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Full-Day Tour of Chernobyl and Prypiat from Kiev

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You are welcome to join one-full-day Chernobyl  and Pripyat tour, during which you will spend maximum time inside of the Zone and see all of the possible locations. Professional and friendly guides. Exclusive routes. An open-eye experience.
Highlights
  • 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
  • Explore the abandoned nearby towns, including Pripyat
  • Learn about the impacts of the explosion from your guide
  • Includes use of a personal dosimeter (radiation meter)
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.
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I really recommend this trip for everyone who has a possibility :) Our tour guides were really nice people, who seemed to love their job as well as they had enormous knowledge about the area and how USSR was behaving during the days of the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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ILYA is the best guide in the world!! Everything is intresting and emotive! I honestly wish I would have done a two day tour if I had time. Thank You!

Date of experience: August 2019
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It was a good experience. Tour guides were professional and helped you understand all information. A lifelong memory for me.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Very precise communication via mail about clothing, payment, etc. We had two tour guides - Sasha and Vicky -, both of them spoke English quite well and answered all our questions. With the tour itself we visited many places - Zalissya, Kopachi, Radar Duga-1, Prypiat...More

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Very interesting tour. Guides were professional, knowledgeable, and helpful. If you are a amateur photographer (I am not...) Chernobyl is amazing. I honestly wish I would have done a 2 day tour if I had time. Remember to have a long sleeve shirt or jacket!...More

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August 13, 2019|
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Response from SKYLARK1978dd | Reviewed this property |
Contact the team direct via email and ask as they are pretty quick to get back to you ... either they are full booked or don’t run across those dates ... but ask they are very good
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August 8, 2019|
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Sorry, I do not know the answer to this question, but I would imagine that drones are banned. Check with the tour operator, I am sure they will advice accordingly.
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August 8, 2019|
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Response from RobbieBStockport | Reviewed this property |
The standard tour is 13 hours but there are visits that go into more detail and take 2 - 3 days.
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