Experience the most unique exclusion zone on planet Earth. Included is the exploration of the secrets and history of the ghost city Pripyat, mysterious military radar Duga as well as a visit close to the “well-known” Chernobyl nuclear power plant. Visitors will also meet local inhabitants who survived the explosion of reactor number 4 and the following evacuation. You will witness how nature overcame the human opus. Not just during the expedition itself, but also while sitting at the hotel directly in Chernobyl, you will get to know new facts about V.I. Lenin Nuclear Power Plant, as well as about the accident that followed. Thanks to experts equipped with the contemporary photos of Pripyat and Chernobyl, you will be travelling in time – back to 1986.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: CHERNOBYLwel.come - Day Tours, KievDAY 18:00 Pick up at the Kiev Central Railway station (in front of KFC) - you will be given hand outs, maps, tickets, respirators. You will watch Chernobyl documentary during the bus ride (bus with AC and wi-fi)10:00 Arriving at Dytyatky checkpoint - entering the Chernobyl exclusion zone10:45-11:45 City of Chernobyl sightseeing: City sign, Memorial park, Church, Docks11:45-12:30 Check-in to Chernobyl** hotel and lunch at the hotel restaurant13:00-18:00 Pripyat sightseeing: City sign, Red Forest, Bridge of death, Tree of friendship, Hospital, River port, Landing stage (Houseboat), Collapsed elementary school, Cinema Prometheus, Music school, Town Hall, Hotel, Palace of culture, Grocery store, Sports center, Amusement park (with ferris wheel), Football stadium, Department store, Elementary school, Swimming pool18:30 Shopping at local store in Chernobyl: souvenirs, drinks, snacks19:00 Dinner at the hotel restaurant20:00-22:00 Meet up at the Hotel barDAY 27:30-8:30 Breakfast and hotel check-out9:00-11:00 Secret military radar Duga (Chernobyl-2) sightseeing: Antennas, Barracks, Command center, Control room, Propaganda room, Server room, Training center11:30-13:30 Pripyat sightseeing: Police station, Firefighters station, Underground shooting range, Block of flats, Roof-view on the city, Kindergarten, Gasmasks storage, Secret military factory Jupiter, Highly radioactive grab, *Railway station14:00 Chernobyl power plant safe distance photo shooting: old and new sarcophagus 14:30 Feeding of extra large catfish15:00-15:45 Parishev village: Meeting local inhabitants who returned to Chernobyl zone after the evacuation, Firefighters station with tanks 16:00 Lunch at Chernobyl hotel restaurant17:00-17:30 Rossoha military vehicle scrapyard: tanks, trucks, helicopters, buses, ambulance and police cars, firetrucks18:00 Last dosimetric control on the way out of Dytyatky checkpointAround 20:00 arriving back to Kiev Central Railway stationDesigned to be maximally safe - you'll avoid contaminated areas. During the two days you receive 4-6 microsieverts of gamma radiation (compared to 5-8 hours of flight)Every visitor can borrow a Geiger-Muller counter (dosimeter) free of charge.Guide will take care of your maximum safety and comfort during the whole trip.Duration: 2 days