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Full-Day Tour of Chernobyl and Prypiat from Kiev

Highlights
  • Full-day trip to the Chernobyl nuclear power plant site from Kiev
  • A guided tour of the abandoned site is the only permissible way to see it
  • Tour the exclusion zone to see the secret military radar station
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Full-Day Tour of Chernobyl and Prypiat from Kiev
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Full-Day Tour of Chernobyl and Prypiat from Kiev
From US$111.00
Overview
Visiting Chernobyl, the nuclear power plant whose 1986 explosion was one of the world’s worst radio-ecological disasters, isn’t permitted unless by guided tour. This full-day trip from Kiev offers a hassle-free excursion and the essential commentary needed to understand the site and its catastrophic event. Explore the Chernobyl exclusion zone, and visit abandoned nearby towns, including Pripyat. Dinner at an eco-clean canteen is also included for your convenience.
What to Expect
Board an air-conditioned bus in central Kiev with a guide and travel to Chernobyl while watching documentaries about the 1986 disaster. Compulsory insurance and a radiation meter to use on your visit are included.

On arrival, enter the Exclusion Zone via the Dytyatky gate, and pass the abandoned villages of Zalissya and Kopachi, and the decontaminated Red Forest, the first victim of the radioactive fallout.

Visit the derelict town of Pripyat, seeing the hospital that received the firefighters and workers affected by the explosion, and the town hall, fire station, Polissya hotel, and the never-opened amusement park.

Take a guided tour of the plant, seeing the Sarcophagus and New Safe Confinement arch from observation points, plus the fire station, cooling towers, and Soviet radar station.

Finally, visit Chernobyl town and have an eco-clean dinner at a canteen for exclusion zone workers before your tour ends in central Kiev.
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Excellently Planned and Very Professional

I recently took this tour with a friend and can honestly say it’s one of the best tours I’ve ever done. Bus was easy to find and staff were very helpful and knowledgable. We were also away for about 13 hours. I thought we would...More

Thank MFRG2014
Reviewed 1 week ago
Amazing and eductional

We booked in advance and did the Tour on Saturday 9th June. The whole trip was so well organised, our guides Denis & Angelina were so professional and knowledgeable, giving us a great insight into the disaster and the days that followed. So very informative...More

2  Thank sallyfranklin3
Reviewed 1 week ago
Great adventure!

Great organization, good contact with organizers (before the trip - we recieived really detailed information via e-mail). Wonderful guide Igor, who knows everything about Chernobyl and listening to whom was a pleasure. One day trip makes me want to explore more:)

Thank Joanna K
Reviewed 1 week ago
Fascinating and well organized tour

We booked this tour via tourkiev.com after it was recommended to us by a friend. The full-day tour (it was pretty expensive) was very well organized: during the 2-hour drive we were shown documentaries about the accident and about building the cupola over the nuclear...More

Thank annehe
Reviewed 1 week ago
Safe and educational

This is a MUST DO experience! I did my homework and learned how radiation worked and also the current levels in the zones, so I was not worried, but nevertheless, i was not expecting the LOW levels that we experienced. We flew 1.5 hours to...More

3  Thank sibermike
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Longkai Z
5 June 2018|
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Response from Judit N | Reviewed this property |
I think It is so risky, the daily program ended in the zone after 16 pm, after then we check out from the zone with radiation checks, document checks, and you and the others can buy some souvenir in the shop, go to the... More
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Helen S
4 June 2018|
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Response from mel- w | Reviewed this property |
Depends on where you're starting. We've started at central Kiev and it took us 1 hour 50 minutes to get there while trafic was quite clear
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