Two-day group tour to Chernobyl

Day Trips & Excursions in Central Ukraine

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Two-day trip gives you full range tour in Chernobyl and suburbs. You have enough time to absorb the atmosphere of post - apocalyptic word.  Already, after only three decades of abandonment, these cities are beginning to be swallowed up by the surrounding forest. Someday soon, they will no doubt be completely overgrown. Book a trip now and soon you'll be able to take part in the stunning journey of your life.
Day 18.00 – 8.30 Gather group near the Kyiv railway station at S. Petliura street 28   ((Old Comintern) in the parking lot near the service center ″Stolichniy″. Pass registration, check documents.8.30 – 10.00 Leave Kyiv to Chernobyl Exclusion Zone. The guide will tell you the rules of  safety in radiation zone. Watch specially prepared video materials about Chernobyl disaster in 1986.10.00 – 10.30 Arrival at the checkpoint ″Dityatki″, go through passport control, listen information from the local guide, who will accompany us on our way. We drive into the 30 km.10.30 - 12.30 In Chernobyl we will visit museum, Elias church, park of glory, river port, memorial ″Those who saved the world″ and many other interesting places.12.30 – 13.30 We are moving in the direction of tragedy′s epicenter. You can see abandoned villages, memorial ″To the heroes of Chernobyl″. Then we bypass channel, where you can feed giant catfish. Photo and video shooting is permitted.13.30 – 14.00 Reactor number 4.You will see the construction of a new confinement and get to know some aspects of complex engineering solutions about transformation the ″Shelter″ into ecologically safe one. You can even have a talk with plant employees.14.00 – 14.30 Then we move to abandoned village Zalessie. Until 1986 this village was one of the most populated in the zone. There lived more than two thousand people. Empty houses, schools, shops are still waiting for people.15.00 – 15.30 Next stop is village Kopachi. It is 4 km. from Chernobyl. This village was developing rapidly in 1986 but after the Chernobyl accident it was damaged by radiation and buried under the ground. Monument dedicated to soldiers of WWII, kindergarten and machine-tractor station are still opened for tourists.15.30 – 17.00 ″Black Pearl″ of the Chernobyl exclusion zone is the city of Pripyat. You will have the opportunity to walk along this empty but not forgotten city.17.00 – 18.00 Chernobyl. Here you will see the exhibition of equipment that was used in liquidation of the Chernobyl accident. 19.00 Hotel. The radiation level here is the same as in Kyiv.Day 29.00 – 20.00 You have absolute freedom of choice. The group decides where to go and what to do. You can spend this day as you wish.

What’s included

  • Overnight accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Lunch
  • All activities
  • Driver/guide
  • Tour escort/host
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan

What’s not included

  • Drinks