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Kiev, Ukraine

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Go on a trip to the Chernobyl-Pripyat nuclear disaster/accident site

Pripyat - Chernobyl Tour

Certified All-inclusive English-guided Tour



Small Groups and


and Private Tours

Kiev pick-up and drop-off, Zone access pass, all-around transportation, certified Zone guide, lunch, English.

Chernobyl Tour, Ukraine: Reactor, Nuclear Disaster/Accident
According to the current requirements of the Exclusion Zone administration,
the exclusive operator of the Chernobyl tours, a formal booking application has to be submitted in advance. Since this is a strictly regulated operation, a fairly limited number of individuals can visit Chernobyl and Pripyat on a given day. Make sure to plan/book your trip well in advance and contact us as soon as you possibly can.

Chernobyl Tour - Visit to Pripyat near Kiev, Ukraine

  Schedule / Itinerary:

The political situation in the most parts of Ukraine, in Kiev. is normal. This tour is operating as usual. Book with confidence! 

  • Chernobyl Tour, Ukraine: Reactor, Nuclear Disaster/AccidentDuration of our standard Pripyat-Chernobyl tour is one day - you will leave Kyiv at 9:00 in the morning and will return from your trip back to Kyiv at 6:00 in the evening.
    (Extended hours are optional. Visiting the Chornobyl Museum in Kiev the day before the excursion is optional.)
  • Transfer: Kiev - Dytyatky, your first check-point before entering the 30-km Exclusion zone. 
  • Arrival at the town of Chernobyl. Meeting with the authorities of "Chernobyl Interinform" agency.
  • Transfer to the village of Leliyov. Passing the 10-km zone border.
  • Transfer to the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Station and sightseeing of Reactor 4.
  • Visit to Pripyat (Prypiat), the highlight of your trip. Sightseeing of "The Dead (Ghost) Town" - swimming pool area, ferris wheel, amusement park, river boats, abandoned buildings, school, etc, .
    If you wish to see more of Pripyat, please contact us to arrange for a customized (private) trip; 2 day trips are available too.
  • Chernobyl Zone: Nuclear Disaster/Accident and TourStop nearby the "Red Forest".
  • Return to Chernobyl. Lunch*. (Food is clean, it is delivered from outside of the Exclusion zone.)
  • Visit to Chernobyl Scientific Center: physical and radiochemical laboratories (optional). 
  • Visiting the Opachychi village, meeting with "re-settlers", people who have moved back to their villages after evacuation (optional).
  • Passage to the village of Rossokha, a cemetery of military machineries (currently not available due to hazardous radiation levels around it).
  • Passage through the Dytyatky check-point. Checking the radiation, deactivation.
  • Return to Kiev at around 6 p.m.
  • Visiting "Duga-1" ("Russian Woodpecker") antenna array (radar) is optional.

Taking pictures and shooting video during the excursion is permitted. On entering and leaving the 30-kilometer zone, participants undergo radioactivity checkup. Personal dosimeters are allowed on the tour. 

     from  $98, €89, £66


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Our Suggestion

7 - 17
(mini-van, van)

$98 - $160

it is ok, if there is no spots left on a semi-private tour
3 - 6
$149 - $225 most beloved group size.
1 - 2
contact us >> although pretty expensive, you are going to love it a lot, especially if you are into photography
18 +
(mini-bus, coach)
contact us >>

NOT recommended, stay away

Discounts contact us >> Various discounts are applicable: student, volume, senior, etc. 

This Chernobyl tour operates virtually every day, all year round.

If the date your are interested in is not listed above, just contact us. Chances are great for it to be available too.

Terra P + Plus Radiation Geiger counter/dosimeter/detector2-day trips and customized private excursions to the Exclusion zone are available upon request. You might be interested in one of these pre-set 2-day fixtures.

Terra-P Radiation Geiger Counter/Dosimeter (for rent or purchase).

Video is shown on the trip.


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Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster

It happened on April 26 of the distant 1986 some 100 km north of Kiev, the capital city of this Eastern European nation. Reactor # 4 of the Chernobyl (Chornobyl) nuclear power station exploded as a result of a mistake that occurred at the time of a routine daily maintenance operation was performed. Tons of radioactive stuff were propelled into the open skies. That was an equivalent of  90 Hiroshima bombs.

The heavily populated city of Kiev was spared - in a way - from disastrous nuclear contamination, as the winds were blowing mostly north and west over a few days immediately after the accident. The fallout scattered over the neighboring Belarus, Russia, and Poland, as well as in part over the Baltic region, and even Scandinavia. It affected one-fifth of the territory of Belarus. It also covered 5% of Ukrainian territory as well as select parts of Russia.

A zone with a 30-kilometer radius around the power plat was demarked shortly thereafter. More than 130,000 people were evacuated from the zone and the adjacent areas remaining at a high risk of radiation exposure and contamination. Reactor 4 was enclosed in a so-called sarcophagus, a huge construction of steel and concrete. It is supposed to keep the radian inside.

About 600,000 people from all over the former Soviet Union joined a gigantic clean-up operation inside the Exclusion zone. They are known as "liquidators".

Although the status of the 180 tons of radioactive material entrapped inside the nuclear power plant is still unclear, there is a consensus among the scientists that the risks of the sarcophagus exploding are truly minimal. They better be right .....

*Rates are exclusive of the mandatory $10 accidental trip insurance sold by the zone authorities. 

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