1. Ukraine
  2. Kiev
  3. Chernobyl

From Kiev: Group Tour to Chernobyl and Prypiat with Lunch

Product ID: 205459
Benefit from a small group tour with a professional, friendly guide in a modern vehicle. See all the iconic locations within Chernobyl, Prypiat, and DUGA in one day and have a once in a lifetime Chernobyl experience that you will never forget.
About this activity
Duration: 12 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the Chernobyl zone with a team of professionals, who make your trip educational, easy-going, and interesting
  • Experience the abandoned world of the Chernobyl zone with enthusiasts who love their job
  • See Prypiat, DUGA, and the town of Chernobyl during one day
  • Take hundreds of great photos inside the Chernobyl zone
Full description
Meet your guide in Kiev and check your passport details before departing. It takes around 2 hours to get to the main entrance of the zone (check point Dytiatky) where you will pass through passport control and begin the tour.

Discover the town of Chernobyl, where almost 5000 people work and live. See the main square in the town of Chernobyl and the the Wormwood Star memorial, with one of the few remaining statue of Lenin left in Ukraine. Move on to the Chernobyl river port with its sunken boats and ships. You make a quick stop at the local shop (if needed) before going to the Memorial to Those Who Saved the World.

Then, head to the village of Kopachi where almost all the buildings were buried in the ground during the decontamination works of 1986. The area is very overgrown now. You will stop near the remaining nursery school. After lunch, go to Prypiat – the ghost town where time stopped on April 26th 1986. Travel back in time and plunge into the communism era. Your professional guide will help you explore and get to understand the town for roughly 2 hours.
Includes
  • Health Insurance
  • More than 35 locations including Chernobyl, Pripyat, Power Plant and Duga
  • Friendly, professional, knowledgeable guides with perfect English
  • Skilled drivers and comfortable vehicles (AC, wifi, TV)
  • Small groups (up to 20 people)
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch (please advise the supplier if you want a vegetarian option)
What’s Not Included
  • An instrument for measuring radiation
  • Souvenirs
  • Pickup and drop-off

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Dnipro Hotel 1/2 Khreshchatyk Str., Kyiv 01001, Ukraine

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Sandals or flip flops
  • Shorts
  • Sleeveless shirts
  • Open-toed shoes
Know before you go
• Passport name, number, citizenship and birthdate is required at time of booking for all participants
• It is obligatory to have your passport with you on the day of the tour (not just your ID)
• Minimum age is 18 years
• Dress code : open type shoes and clothes are prohibited: no T-shirts, no sandals, no shorts. Your body must be covered as much as possible.
• Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
• Lunch: vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
• A moderate amount of walking is involved
• Not recommended for pregnant women
• Not recommended for participants with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 490 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.8 / 5
  • Organization
    4.8 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.6 / 5
  • Safety
    4.8 / 5
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Pick up was well organized and the tour was as advertised. You spend the full day in the exclusion zone and you have enough time to take photos and walk around (in designated areas) on your own. The guide was well prepared and able to tell a lot of stories and speak in well understandable english. We were offered a lot of times to walk around on our own and own pace. We did not miss any spot we wanted to see. We felt all the time safe and did not had any concerns about saftey. The lunch was, ... well as expected not so nice, so take something with you. The transportation vans were nice and we had enough wifi to post photos directly from the bus and backup some of the photos already. We would have appreciated a group discount which was not offered.

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March 24, 2020

Excellent tour from start to finish. Picked up promptly, everything was explained clearly about how are day would be. Natalie our guide was so knowledgeable and answered any questions with ease. We had several stop off, all so interesting with plenty of time for pictures. Lunch in the canteen is different but all part of the experience. Would 100% recommend this tour.

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March 18, 2020

Great tour all the way.Group etc was nice.Wifi and phone charging in the bus. City center start.Didn't get bored.

March 15, 2020

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