From Kiev: Chernobyl and Pripyat Small Group Tour
- Explore the deserted streets of Pripyat and see its abandoned playground
- Learn little-known facts about the Chernobyl catastrophe and its consequences
- Discover the top secret military “Russian Woodpecker” of the Cold War era
- Marvel at how nature changes a town if people don’t live there for 30 years
- See the sarcophagus that covers the fourth reactor of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant
See the impact of the disaster on the now almost-abandoned city, and learn how the residents were evacuated in the aftermath of the tragedy. Pass the deserted village of Zalecie and look at the memorial to the first victims of the explosion. Discover the large concrete sarcophagus that was erected over reactor number 4.
Go to the impressive Cold War defense antenna of Duga 1, also known as the "Russian Woodpecker." Walk the streets of the ghost town of Pripyat and see a desolate swimming pool and playground. Look at the ghost-like amusement park and its Ferris wheel that no child ever had the chance to ride. Pause to reflect at an abandoned school and hotel before leaving the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone.
Pass a special security control to check the radiation levels before you journey back to Kiev for an evening drop off in in the city center.
- English-speaking guide service along the route
- Transportation services along the route
- Formal permissions
- Pregnant women
- Wheelchair users
- Children under 18 years
Prepare for the activity
- Passport or ID card
- Short skirts
- Sleeveless shirts
- Open-toed shoes
• You’ll need to provide your passport details, date of birth and nationality to complete the booking
• This tour is only available for those aged 18 and over
• You must bring a valid passport on the day of the tour to pass security control and enter the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone