07:45 a.m. We meet in Kyiv and check your passport details.
08:00 a.m. Departure from Kyiv. It takes around 2 hours to get to the main entrance of the zone –check point “Dytiatky”, where we pass passport control, sign radiation safety rules and a tour starts.
Discover the town of Chernobyl – the busiest part of the zone nowadays. Almost 5000 people work and live there in shifts. Radiation background in the town of Chernobyl is lower than in Kyiv. – The main square of the town of Chernobyl/memorial “the Wormwood Star” – Statue of Lenin (one of not many left in Ukraine) – Chernobyl river port with sunken boats and ships – Quick stop at the local shop (if needed) – Memorial “To those who saved the world” – Exhibition of original, remotely controlled robotic machines used during cleanup)
Leliv checkpoint , entrance to the 10km zone
The village of Kopachi where almost all buildings had been buried into the ground during the decontamination works in 1986. The area is very overgrown now. We stop near the remaining nursery school.
Industrial site of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant – New Safe Confinement ("Arch")
13:30-14:00 Lunch (included) (vegetarian meal available upon request): Ukrainian cuisine, all products are delivered from Kyiv.
Prypiat – the ghost town Time stopped there on April 26th 1986. And you have a unique chance to travel back in time and plunge into the communism era. Our professional guides perfectly know the area and you will explore the town on foot for roughly 2 hours.
Top secret military base Chernobyl -2 and Duga OTH Radar Radiation check at 10km zone checkpoint Final stop at Chernobyl road sign, last pictures
Obligatory radiation control at 30km zone checkpoint
18:30 - 20:00 Arriving back to Kiev
Important! Persons under 18 are not allowed to enter the zone.
The permits processing time is about 2 working days!
Tour itinerary may change due to weather conditions and upon request of the group!