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Chernobyl & Pripyat Private Day Trip with Lunch & Insurance

Product ID: 77059
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Enter the exclusion zone of one of the world's most infamous disasters on a private day trip to Chernobyl and Pripyat. Benefit from travel arrangements that take care of all permits, and look in awe at abandoned schools, amusement parks and more.
About this activity
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Mobile ticketing
Duration 10 hours - 1 day
Starting time 8:00 AM
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Ukrainian, English, Russian, German, Spanish, Italian

Pickup included

Pickup from all Kiev hotels and apartments.

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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the "Russian Woodpecker" of the secret military Duga 1
  • Explore the deserted streets of Pripyat and see the famous Ferris wheel and playground
  • Learn striking facts about the Chernobyl catastrophe and its consequences
  • Benefit from the comfort of a private tour and the chance to ask your guide questions about Chernobyl
  • Get once-in-a-lifetime impressions of an extraordinary disaster site
Full description
Depart Kiev and journey to Chernobyl to explore the infamous site of the nuclear disaster at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in April 1986. Benefit from a complimentary lunch, pre-arranged permits to enter the Chernobyl Exclusion Zones and the services of an expert guide exclusive to you.

See the impact of the disaster 30 years after the event. From the moment you enter the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone you will experience an almost post-apocaplyptic world. Explore the now almost-abandoned site, and learn how the residents were evacuated in the aftermath of the tragedy. Pass the deserted village of Zalecie and see half-destroyed buildings hidden behind trees.

Go to the Cold War defense antenna of Duga 1, known as the "Russian Woodpecker" for the noise it used to make. Stroll the streets of the ghost town of Pripyat, built in 1979 for the people who worked at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant and their families. Learn how they were evacuated following the explosion in reactor number 4. See the ghost-like amusement park and its Ferris wheel, a former house of culture and a derelict swimming pool.

Safety will always be uppermost during the day, but your guide will show you everything you need to see and acquaint you with dramatic statistics connected to the disaster. Before you leave the Exclusion Zone, pass the security control to check for radiation levels on your clothes. Return to Kiev for a drop off at your hotel at the end of the tour services.
Includes
  • Professional guide service
  • Transportation services along the route by private vehicle
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Formal permissions
  • Insurance
  • Lunch
What’s Not Included
  • Dosimeter rental (optional)
  • Gratuities (optional)
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • Children under 18 years

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
Not allowed
  • Drones
  • Sleeveless shirts
  • Open-toed shoes
Know before you go
• Please provide the passport details, date of birth and nationality of all participants to complete the booking
• Bring a valid passport on the day of travel to pass the security control to the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone
• Dress code for this tour is long-sleeved clothes and fully covered shoes. No shorts and sandals allowed

From £261.87 per person

Customer reviews
Overall rating
5.0 / 5
based on 12 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.9/5
Organization
4.6/5
Value for money
4.4/5
Safety
4.7/5

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Green Tour Ukraine

Product ID: 77059