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Full-Day Private Tour to Chernobyl and Pripyat Town from Kiev

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You can book a trip to the Chernobyl Zone for yourself and your friends/colleagues on the most convenient date and with the route, which will include the objects and places you are most interested in.

Jointly, with you, the best program will be tailored to make your visit most informative and truly remarkable!

In the trip you will be accompanied by a professional guide, a worker of the Zone and an interpreter (if necessary).

Please contact us if you have not received a letter with all the details about your tour (your passport details, meeting time, departure point, clothing, etc.). Only this letter confirms that your tour has been successfully booked.
  • Visit Chernobyl and Pripyat on a private day trip from Kiev
  • Tour the sights with personalized attention and insight from a private guide
  • See derelict Pripyat and Chernobyl’s monuments, view reactor 4, and more
  • Enjoy a flexible itinerary, private transport, and crowd-free touring
What to Expect
Meet your guide at your Kiev hotel or railway station and travel by private air-conditioned minivan to Chernobyl. En route, hear about the April 26, 1986, Chernobyl accident, which devastated the area. In the 18.6-mile (30-kilometer) zone, pass the derelict villages of Zalissja and Kopachi (deliberately buried to reduce contamination). Stop at the decontaminated Red Forest and Pripyat to see its decaying buildings and amusement park. View reactor 4, encased in a concrete sarcophagus, and check out the Soviet-era Duga-1 over-the-horizon radar system. In Chernobyl town, see the monument to Chernobyl’s firefighters. View the fire station and abandoned decontamination vehicles. Your tour ends at the original departure point. Note: Please contact us if you don’t receive a letter containing your tour details, including passport requirements, meeting time, departure point, and clothing in advance of your tour. This letter provides official confirmation that your tour is booked.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Your Kiev hotel or near Kiev Railway station
Departure Time
7:30 AM
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Lunch
  • Knowledgeable and friendly guides
  • Private tour
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • The maximal available duration of the tours
  • Flexibility of the route
  • Dosimeter rent (10USD paid locally if required)
  • Airport transfer (16-36USD paid locally if required)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • ATTENTION! To make your trip successful, please,while filling booking application, kindly write your email address and phone number into field "Special requirements", so tour managers will be able to provide you with all necessary information and tour-details about the trip and to stay in touch on a day-trip in the case of any emergency.
  • PLEASE NOTE: Tours booked within 7 days of departure are unlikely to be confirmed.
  • Minimum age is 18 years
  • It is obligatory to have your passport with you for each participant (and it should be the one that you specified in the application for the trip! Please check information you have sent to us thoroughly - it is required to send the full name, passport number, date of birth (dd\mm\yyyy) and citizenship per EACH PARTICIPANT. Any mistake in passport data may be a reason not to let you pass passport control at checkpoint successfully)
  • Dress code is long sleeves (jacket, shirt), pants(no skirts!), closed comfortable shoes
  • The Rules of stay in the Zone prohibit: - eating, drinking and smoking in open air; - touching buildings, trees, plants; - gathering and eating mushrooms, berries, fruit and nuts in forests and gardens of the abandoned settlements - sitting on the ground - putting photo and video cameras, bags, backpacks and other personal belongings on the ground.
  • Persons under alcoholic/drug intoxication are not allowed to take a trip to the Zone.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a day very well spent. The guide was knowledgable and friendly, she managed to keep us away from other tour groups, and there was a diversity of information and sites. Very well done.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Jessica L
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was awesome tour. Our guides was Olena and Denis, We were in the main places and they talked a lot about them. Extreme knowledges. It was very interesting and well organized. Memories for lifetime

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank nitropropain
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful day, made special by our tour guides Oksana (who has a wicked sense of humour!) and the extremely knowledgable Denis. The day is long (we left Kiev at 8 am and returned at 9pm) but, although it was very tiring,it was...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Thrumhall
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our guide from Chornobyl Tours was Stacey and our driver was Yan. They arrived on time at Kiev to transport us to the nuclear accident site. It was a very good visit and we saw all the main sights including the new sarcophagus covering the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank Toni B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My father and I travelled out from Cornwall, UK to take a private tour of Chernobyl on the 3rd April 2019. Seeing Chernobyl and Pripyat with my own eyes was something I've wanted to do for the last 15+ years, this year I finally had...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank MxWinters
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Ravid S
30 September 2019|
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Response from Vacation777561 | Reviewed this property |
We got back at about 8pm dropped off at the railway station. You will get within 50m of the reactor. However the reactor is the least intersesting part of the tour. The towns and cities are so amazing.
25 August 2019|
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Response from Paul C | Reviewed this property |
I’ve never seen this as an option, but would love to know if you do manage to find a tour that covers this.
4 July 2019|
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Response from CharlesandCharlie | Reviewed this property |
Hey! sorry for the delay. We booked via Viator in advance (recommended as we found it lots of hassle booking directly with the company itself as they wanted up front bank transfers/copies of our passports etc etc - we just... More
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