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Full-Day Tour of Chernobyl and Prypiat from Kiev

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  • 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.
Reviews (369)
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Reviewed today
Would give them 10 stars if I could!

What an amazing tour. Absolutely loved it. Vickie was a super tour guide and she explained everything very well. It was very interesting and I would definitely recommend booking this tour if you have the chance. The tour group wasn't too big either as we...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank remcocopops
Reviewed 4 days ago
a tour to consider

It was a really interesting experience, how could something like this happened? Well, you get to discover it with this great experience. Me and my couple enjoyed it a lot, despite of the cold weather, and the snow, which actually adds a speciall beauty to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Laura f
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile
Wow

This is amazing tour. Our guide Yaroslav was great. Tour itself very well organized. And Chernobyl and the zone is really unforgettable experience.

Thank TanyaPink
Reviewed 5 days ago
Great!!!

Everything was intersting, the guide, the bus, the visit. Maybe it would be intersting spending more time in Pripyat and enter some buildings there, but even like it is now it's been a touching and unforgettable experience.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mario91x
Reviewed 5 days ago
Very interesting tour

There where so many new thing one could learn on this tour. Angelina explained everything really well and also was really friendly. Really nice that we could see everything for a whole day and not only a few hours like other tours.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank italo7ch
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20 November 2018|
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We were with 17 people from various countries and travelled by minivan.
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Between 8PM and 9PM
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As far as I know yes we booked 2 months in advance
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