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Full-Day Chernobyl Tour from Kiev

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    Stop At: CHERNOBYLwel.come, Saksahanskoho street 147/5 Second Floor Apartment No. 18, Kiev 01032 Ukraine

    This 12-hour day trip is packed with the best of what Chernobyl and Pripyat can offer. The unique post-apocalyptic atmosphere and our friendly and helpful guides will give you a unique perspective of the Chernobyl area and the country before and after the Chernobyl accident. You will visit the surrounding of the abandoned buildings, including a swimming pool, a hospital, a school, a kindergarten, a police station, and an amusement park, which will be followed by a visit to the secret military radar station, Duga. The guide is equipped with photos of Pripyat and Chernobyl, giving you the chance to go back in time to 1986. You will experience the communist propaganda and its artifacts—buildings, signs, slogans, and military technique.


    7:30AM Pick up at Kiev Central Railway Station - KFC restaurant

    10.00 Dytyatky checkpoint - entering Chernobyl exclusion zone

    10:15-11:15 City of Chernobyl sightseeing: City sign, Memorial park, Church, Docks

    11:45-15:30 Pripyat sightseeing: City sign, Red Forest, Bridge of death, Tree of friendship, Hospital, River port, Landing stage (Houseboat), Collapsed elementary school, Cinema Prometheus, Music school, Town Hall, Hotel, Palace of culture, Grocery store, Sports center, Amusement park (with ferris wheel), Football stadium, Department store, Elementary school, Swimming pool, Kindergarten

    15:45 Chernobyl power plant - safe distance photo shooting of old sarcophagus and New safe confinement.
    16:30-17:00 Lunch

    17:30-18:45 Duga radar, Chernoby-2 town

    19:15 Shopping at local store in Chernobyl: souvenirs, drinks, snacks

    19:45 leaving Chernobyl exclusion zone

    Around 21:00 Coming back to Kiev
    • Designed to be maximally safe - avoiding contaminated areas.
    • Every group has a Geiger-Muller counter (dosimeter) in disposition free of charge.

    Duration: 12 hours
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    KFC Restaurant - Kiev Central Railway station
    Departure Time
    7:30 AM
    Return Details
    1 Polzunova str. Kyiv, Ukraine
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    • Live commentary on board
    • Professional guide
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
    • Entry/Admission - CHERNOBYLwel.come
    • Drinks
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Minimum age is 18 years
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • In the Chernobyl zone it is forbidden to: • Carry any kind of weapons • Drink liquors or take drugs • Have meal and smoke in the open air • Touch any structures or vegetation • Sit or place photo and video equipment on the ground • Take any items outside the zone • Violate dress code (open-type shoes, shorts, trousers, skirts) • Gather, use and bring vegetable and cattle breeding products (vegetables, fruits, berries, mushrooms, plants, fish etc.), which were cultivated on the area of the exclusion zone • Bring in and bring out any animals (dogs, cats etc) • Drink water from wells, rivers and other open water sources. It is allowed to use water only from Chernobyl water supply system or water from stores
    • Leaving the Chernobyl zone it is necessary to: • Pass compulsory radiation control of clothes, foot wear, personal items • Pass compulsory radiation control of transport If contamination exceeds the established control levels, personal clothes, foot wear, and items are subject to decontamination
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Had an amazing time visiting the exclusion zone with Chernobylwel.come! The zone certainly demands respect given the disaster that led to the evacuation and establishment of the zone, but is both eerie and beautiful in equal measure given the natural beauty of the area. I would
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    Wow what a day! So sad at what man destroyed but so fascinating as well! Tom our guide was great we covered a lot in our day! We saw loads of things! You have to be able bodied to do this trip! We climbed 64 flights stairs in a old block flats and covers around 9 miles! Worth
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    This trip is well worth your money! Our guide Alina was great and could answer all our questions and more.
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    I was a bit nervous about going but it was an absolute highlight of my trip. It was both beautiful and haunting. If you are a photographer you will love it and get some incredible pics. Definitely a once in a lifetime experience. Guide was super knowledgeable and helpful. I
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    Response from Yurij_1986, Public Relations Manager at Full-Day Chernobyl Tour from Kiev
    Responded 4 days ago
    Dear traveler , Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience online and for giving us a perfect raking. We are happy that you enjoyed your Chernobyl tour out 100% with our guide, because we work really hard to provide a unique experience and we are always glad to see that those efforts pay off on your visit! Looking forward to seeing you in Ukraine 🇺🇦 again. Kind regards! Greetings 🤝 Yurij
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    Very nice tour! Got to see a different side of Pripyat. Very interesting! Much useful information from an excellent guide ( Andrei)! Will return for sure!
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    • Languages Offered: English, French, German, Russian
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