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Full-Day Tour of Chernobyl and Prypiat from Kiev

  • 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
Full-Day Tour of Chernobyl and Prypiat from Kiev
From US$111.00
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Full-Day Tour of Chernobyl and Prypiat from Kiev
From US$111.00
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 (347)
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Reviewed 2 days ago
Well organised tour with an enthusiastic guide!

This tour is ideal for those who want to see most of the Chernobyl exclusion zone in one day. The ride to and around the exclusion zone is in a modern comfortable minivan. The guide has great knowledge and happy to answer al you questions,...More

Thank Global17808753338
Reviewed 3 days ago
Excellent, interesting and full of information!

I loved this tour - we had a great tour guides (Yaroslav and Alexandra) and I totally enjoyed it! You learn A LOT about history, facts, about the power of nature and also about humans...and how they sacrificed lives to really help to save the...More

1  Thank matejko
Reviewed 5 days ago
The silence made me cry. Overwhelming!

It is hard to find appropriate words to describe, how touching this tour has been. The tour takes you to the exclusion zone, where you can see how the people lived - until the day when the world stopped. It is simply breathtaking - the...More

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Thank natasaPo
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile
Absolutely Brilliant

Had one of the most full packed adventures days in a long while, it was brilliant I cannot recommend this tour enough please do not come to Kiev with out going for the day! Our tour guide Vicky was so knowledgeable she knew I’d say...More

Thank reyno1986
Reviewed 5 days ago
Excellent insight into the Chernobyl disaster from a human and environmental perspective

There are plenty of tour companies offering tours of Chernobyl and Pripyat from Kiev, with many getting five star reviews from first time trip advisor reviewers, so I was pleased to see great reviews for 'Chernobyl Tour' from established reviewers and therefore decided to book...More

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11 November 2018|
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Response from Gavin B | Reviewed this property |
We got back around 8. Indeed it depends on traffic and weather (with rain and such the traffic is worse).
6 November 2018|
Response from jscotier | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know yes we booked 2 months in advance
3 November 2018|
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Response from Charlie C | Reviewed this property |
you may enter the buildings in the outlying villages, but not in Pripyat itself.