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The Ultimate 2-Day Chernobyl Tour from Kiev

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Experience the most unique exclusion zone on planet Earth. Included is the exploration of the secrets and history of the ghost city Pripyat, mysterious military radar Duga as well as a visit close to the “well-known” Chernobyl nuclear power plant. Visitors may also meet local inhabitants who survived the explosion of reactor number 4 and the following evacuation. You will witness how nature overcame the human opus. Not just during the expedition itself, but also while sitting at the hotel directly in Chernobyl, you will get to know new facts about V.I. Lenin Nuclear Power Plant, as well as about the accident that followed. Thanks to experts equipped with the contemporary photos of Pripyat and Chernobyl, you will be travelling in time – back to 1986.
  • Explore Chernobyl and Pripyat in-depth on a 2-day small-group tour from Kiev
  • Delve deeper into sights with a guide and maximum of 15 group members
  • Tour Chernobyl and Pripyat, see reactor 4, meet “returnees,” and more
  • All-in: 2-star hotel, meals, radiation counter, and full safety measures
What to Expect
Day 1: Kiev–Chernobyl (L, D) From Kiev, journey to Chernobyl by climate-controlled minivan. Receive handouts, maps, and a respirator, and watch a documentary on the 1986 accident and its aftermath. Enter the Exclusion Zone via Dytyatky checkpoint and tour Chernobyl before check-in at your basic-but-clean 2-star hotel. After lunch, view Pripyat’s must-sees, such as the Red Forest, school, swimming pool, and amusement park. Shop for souvenirs and refreshments (own expense) at a Chernobyl store, and finish with a hotel dinner and optional bar meetup. Day 2: Chernobyl–Kiev (B, L) After breakfast and checkout on the second day, see the Soviet-era military Duga radar system, and explore more of Pripyat, including its derelict fire station. View reactor 4 from a distance, feed giant catfish in the cooling pond, and visit nearby Parishev. Meet some villagers who have returned to live in this haunted place. After lunch and viewing more Chernobyl relics, return to Kiev. Your tour ends at the original starting point. Please note: Designed for maximum safety, your tour avoids contaminated areas throughout. During your trip, you’ll absorb around 0.40–0.60 rem (4–6 millisieverts) of gamma radiation (about the same as on a 5- to 8-hour flight). Use a Geiger–Muller counter to measure radiation levels, if you wish.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Polzunova St, 1, Kyiv, Ukraine, 02000
Departure Time
7:30 AM
2 days
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Overnight accommodation
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Professional guide
  • Local guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Lunch - 2-course lunch
  • Entry/Admission - CHERNOBYLwel.come
  • 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
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum age is 18 years
  • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
  • 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
  • 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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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We planned this trip for a year and Chernobylwel.com quickly became a top pick for our Chernobyl tour as well as our Kiev city tour, and we were not disappointed. Communication before hand was wonderful and our tour guide was fluent in English and informative....More

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Yurij_1986, Public Relations Manager at CHERNOBYLwel.come, responded to this reviewResponded today

Dear Stacy, 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...More

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Second time there, first time 1 day and seeing not so lot. Second time The guide was amazing and the tour was fun and enjoyable for two days, seeing houses and places what you can imagine

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I originally was just going to go on the 1 day tour but after being convinced by Karina I went all in for the 2 day.. Our tour guide max was so insightful and genuinely wanted to give us the best experience possible. The personal...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm overall super happy! The best experience in my life so far. And the guide was just the best i could have asked for! If you ever go there ask for a guide called Max. He's really worth it!

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked the tour several months in advance and from start to finish the flow of information was first class, always in touch and we knew what to expect regarding payment, dates, times and pick up point. We researched pick up so booked the Ibis...More

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Im not sure, i expect it to pick up where it left off, yours truly Chunkster Supreme
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  • Duration: 2 days
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Languages Offered: French, German, Russian
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