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2-Day Extended Tour to the Chernobyl Zone and Prypiat Town from Kyiv

  • 2-day tour of Chernobyl and Pripyat from Kiev
  • Head into the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone with a guide
  • Visit abandoned villages such as Kopachi and Zalissya
2-Day Extended Tour to the Chernobyl Zone and Prypiat Town from Kyiv
From USD 339.00
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2-Day Extended Tour to the Chernobyl Zone and Prypiat Town from Kyiv
From USD 339.00
Explore Ukraine’s nuclear history and discover the richness of the Chernobyl zone today on this 2-day Chernobyl and Pripyat tour from Kiev. Pass the Dytyatky Checkpoint with a guide and delve into the infamous Chernobyl Exclusion Zone. During your tour, discover derelict hospitals, houses, kindergartens and schools in the villages of Kopachi and Zalissya. See abandoned vehicles used in the clean-up following the 1986 nuclear explosion and gain insight into decontamination efforts. See defunct cooling towers and disused radar, and meet the bold settlers who call Chernobyl and Pripyat home.
What to Expect
Day 1:
● Meeting your guide in Kyiv at 7.30 and driving to the Chornobyl Exclusion Zone, watching topical documentaries
● Dytyatky checkpoint, an official entrance to the Zone;
● Zalissya village with abandoned houses and barns, a shop and the only self-settler Rozaliya Ivanivna;
● An almost fully buried village of Kopachi;
● A decontaminated Red Forest at place of the first and worst radioactive fall-out;
● Pripyat town populated by 50 thousand people before the evacuation:
● The hospital receiving the firefighters and NPP workers, badly affected by the accident;
● A river port and Pripyat café at the embankment;
● A town hall;
● Polissya hotel, a correction point for helicopters;
● Energetic Palace of culture, the main recreational site;
● Ferris wheel in the amusement park;
● A fire station;
● Chernobyl NPP:
● The Sarcophagus and the New Safe Confinement ("Arch") – an observation point at a 300 m distance;
● Memorial "Life for Life”;
● A NPP cooling pond (feeding giant catfish);
● Chernobyl town.
● An open-air exhibition of transport vehicles and robots used in 1986-clean up activities;
● A river port with abandoned radioactive ships and steamers at Pripyat riverbank;
● Memorial "Wormwood Star”;
● Check-in the state hotel;
● Ecologically-clean dinner in a Chernobyl state canteens.

Day 2:
● Breakfast;
● The world’s best memorial "To Those who Saved the World’;
● An amateur zoo at Chernobyl fire station backyard: wild and domestic animals;
● A motor-tractor station in 10-km Zone with radioactive vehicles;
● The secret soviet object Chernobyl-2 (radar "DUGA-1").
● Fish and rodent scientific experimental base;
● Cooling towers of the Chernobyl NPP 3rd stage;
● Yaniv railway station;
● Pripyat-town: in-depth program;
● Paryshiv village, meeting with selfsettlers-samosely;
● Dinner
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Reviews (52)
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Reviewed yesterday
Yes, it really was a 5 Star experience

It was not 100% perfect as there were problems finding the transportation and their instructions could be improved, but in all... a great day. This is something that most people will never experience, will not consider and WE did have a good day with a...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank GlennLittle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have not stopped raving about how amazing this whole tour was since I got back home to the UK. First off, a massive shout out to our tour guide Yaroslav, his knowledge was fascinating! There were 7 of us on the tour and it...More

2  Thank 88PeteF
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Fascinating and well managed tour!

My wife and I had a 2 day tour with over night stop in Chernobyl town. Our guide (Kate) kept the energy and interest levels up in a mixed group of 8 for the full 2 days and gave us fascinating insights into both the...More

Thank nicolah750
Reviewed 14 October 2018
Everything I had hoped for and more

I recently did the 2-day tour with Natalya. I've been wanting to see Chernobyl since I was a kid and this tour really provided me withe everything I could have hoped for. Our guide was extremely knowledgable and so passionate about the story of the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Clone-Radio
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile
Excellent guided tour

Just finished a two-days guide tour in Chernobyl with guide Elena and driver Sergei. A great and informative tour. Certainly the best guided tour I have ever attended. Will definitely come back some day.

2  Thank Alexander N
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Tristian L
31 July 2018|
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Response from Maca_CZE | Reviewed this property |
Yes, exactly how Jo L said. But accomodation in Kiev is very cheap. Flight ticket depends on origin destination, Enjoy