Chernobyl and Pripyat excursion from Kiev
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Excursions & day trips

Chernobyl and Pripyat excursion from Kiev

Free cancellation
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 10 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Visit the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone - one of the most haunted places on the planet
  • Discover abandoned streets and buildings of the ghost town of Pripyat
  • Learn the most striking facts about the biggest nuclear catastrophe in the history
  • See the “Russian Woodpecker”, a top-secret military object of the Cold War period
  • Find out how nature changes the look of the town if people don’t live there for 30 years
What to expect

Visit Chernobyl and Pripyat on a full-day group tour from Kiev and reveal the striking facts about the biggest nuclear disaster in history. This is a once-in-a-lifetime experience you can’t miss.

Meet your guide and the rest of the group in the city center and travel to Chernobyl Exclusion Zone, located in 1.5-hour drive from Kiev. After the tragic events of 26 April 1986, when the reactor of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant had exploded, all the population of the nearby territories was evacuated. Nowadays, the abandoned cities of Chernobyl and Pripyat attract adventure travelers from all over the world with their surreal atmosphere.

During the tour, you will pass a deserted village Zalecie, see a monument to the first victims of the explosion, and abandoned buildings. Your guide will show you an impressive defense antenna Duga-1, also known as the “Russian Woodpecker”.

Moreover, you will walk through the street of the ghost town of Pripyat and see many sights with Soviet symbolic, including the House of Culture. Your guide will show your abandoned school and hotel, a swimming pool, and a playground with a Farris wheel.

Before leaving the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone, you will pass a special control, when the level of the radiation will be checked. You will arrive in Kiev in the evening and the tour will end in the city center.

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What's included
  • Professional English-speaking guide along the route
  • Roundtrip transfer
  • Formal permissions
  • Insurance
  • Lunch
What's not included
  • Gratuities (optional)
Where

Khreshchatyk Str. 1/2, Kyiv, Ukraine, 02000

Meeting point:
  • Meet your guide in front of Dnipro Hotel
What to remember
  • You’ll need to provide your phone number and email address at check-out: the tour operator must contact you before the activity for a safety briefing and request the necessary permissions to local authorities
  • Required dress code: trousers, long sleeve upper body clothing and closed comfortable shoes, prohibited clothing: shorts, breeches, skirts and dresses, open shoes
  • Due to safety measures, it is forbidden to enter any building in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone
  • This group tour operates with a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 15 participants, if this minimum number should not be reached, you will be offered to join the tour on a different date or a full refund
  • The minimum age to join this tour is 18
  • This tour is not wheelchair accessible
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When
  • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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Provider
Green Tour Ukraine
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 72 hours before the experience begins.

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