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Legal tours to Chernobyl

A haunting journey to the past
3 years of  experience
3 years of
experience
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Tours   for tomorrow
Tours
for tomorrow
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Different
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Insurance included
Insurance
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Comfortable
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Our guides are experts in the history of the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone. They’ll tell you everything about important sights and places of the mysterious zone and answer all your questions.

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  • All main locations
  • Small group
  • Professional guide
  • Amazing selfies and videos
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Private tour
  • Perfect for a group of friends
  • Exclusive locations
  • Access to “forbidden areas”
  • Private tour guide
  • Individual route according to your wishes
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Excursion of the power plant
  • Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant
  • Сentral control panel of the Chernobyl NPP
  • Integrated automatic shelter system
  • Main circulating pumps
  • Golden corridor
  • Pripyat
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Author's tour to the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone with a professional guide

The accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant took place more than 30 years ago. Until now, mankind feels the effects of the global catastrophe. Our company offers exclusive tours to the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone for citizens of Ukraine and other countries. We organize trips completely legally, we have all the necessary licenses and permits. We invite you to visit the place where the great tragedy took place on April 26, 1986.

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For many tourists, visiting the site of the greatest nuclear catastrophe has become an interesting format of travelling. You can assess the scale of the Chernobyl disaster yourself by ordering a trip from our company.

Varieties and features of excursions

Our company organizes excursions to the most interesting places of the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone. These include the city of Pripyat, the Red Forest, the secret Duga radar, the Pripyat amusement park, the Soviet command center, the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, the buried village of Kopachi, and cooling towers. We provide three types of tours to these places.

Group tour

A tour designed for a small group of tourists in the format "The disaster of the USSR on April 26, 1986 in one day". During the trip you will get many unforgettable emotions and impressions, you will visit the site of one of the most terrible man-made disasters. Our guides will show and tell you the history of important places, where a large amount of technology is still preserved. You will see nature gradually conquering the ghost town of Pripyat.

Group tours to the Chernobyl exclusion zone include:

  • main locations;
  • reliable information about events;
  • guided visit;
  • preparation of the necessary documents for the admission to the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone;
  • Kyiv-Chernobyl-Kyiv transfer;
  • insurance;
  • opportunity to take great selfies and make videos.

As part of the bus tour, there are stops at all interesting places in the restricted zone. You will get unforgettable impressions which you won’t be able to stop sharing with your friends and family.

The cost of the tour:

  • for Ukrainians it costs from $ 49;
  • for foreigners - from $ 99.

We gather small groups for the trip and provide our tourists with comfortable buses and minibuses.

Individual tour

If you do not want to travel with random travel companions, but you’re eager to get even more travel experience, we suggest ordering an individual tour to the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone. We will organize a trip exclusively for one or more tourists, taking into account your preferences regarding the choice of route, type of transport.

As part of a one-day individual tour lasting 12-14 hours, you can visit Pripyat with all its monuments, Chernobyl NPP viewpoint, Red Forest, secret radar "Duga", Soviet command center, Chernobyl nuclear power plant, buried village of Kopachi, cooling towers, the city of Chernobyl. For you to see all the places of interest in the exclusion zone, we provide individual tours to Chernobyl lasting 2-5 days with hotel accommodation.

The tour package includes:

  • visiting exclusive places;
  • preparation of the necessary documents for admission to the Exclusion Zone;
  • insurance;
  • accommodation in Chernobyl (if ordering a multi-day trip);
  • lunch for each of the participants (meals in case of a multi-day trip);
  • dosimeter rental;
  • guided tour;
  • individual route taking into account preferences;
  • transfer from any point in Kiev;
  • opportunity to take photos and make great videos;

All tourist routes are checked for radiation levels prior to the visit. Photo shoots are permitted during the tour. Individual tours to the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone are slightly more expensive than group tours.

The cost of the tour:

  • For Ukrainians the standard package price is from $370;
  • for foreigners - from $ 410.

A private (individual) trip to Chernobyl will be suitable for those who like to immerse themselves in history.

Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant Tour

Visiting the nuclear power plant facilities is perfectly legal - we have permission to conduct tours in this format. An individual trip to the Chernobyl nuclear power plant includes visiting the most atmospheric places of the exclusion zone and a walk around the ghost city of Pripyat. Apart from it, within the trip, you can see:

  • the central control panel of the nuclear power plant;
  • main circulation pumps;
  • pcontrol panel of reactor no.4
  • golden corridor;
  • Integrated Shelter system.

Comfortable travel conditions are provided for tourists - a comfortable bus, an interesting walking route, lunch in the dining room at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. For Ukrainians and foreigners, the cost of this tour is the same - from $ 530. The tour package includes a guided visit, insurance, transfer and official entry permit, lunch for each of the participants, dosimeter rental.

Locations

There are still echoes of the Chernobyl disaster in the area. To ensure the safety of tourists, we choose approved official routes with acceptable levels of radiation for sightseeing. Depending on the format of your tour, you can visit amazing unique places.

This is where time stopped on April 26, 1986. After the explosion of the nuclear power plant as a result of the destruction of the fourth power unit, the abandoned city of Pripyat, where mostly young people used to live, became a ghost. Today it is difficult to recognize the city streets, step by step giving way to wild nature.

The village of Kopachi is located 4 km from the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, which received a shock dose of radiation. The houses are buried underground, the settlement is buried for decontamination.

Ghost city of Pripyat

Chernobyl and Pripyat are two different cities, the fate of which was terribly affected by the Chernobyl disaster. Only in Pripyat can you assess the scale of the tragedy with your own eyes. Traveling around the mysterious city, located only 3 km from the nuclear power plant, is like shooting a movie about the apocalypse.Amusement park, ferris wheel, abandoned hospitals, skyscrapers - and that’s not the end of the must see list. Due to the state of emergency, you cannot enter the buildings while walking around the city.

Secret "Duga" radar

A magnificent Soviet-era structure is located next to Chernobyl. The facility was classified as very secret until the accident at the nuclear power plant. The strategic radar was designed for the initial detection of rocket launches during the Cold War between the Soviet Union and the United States. Visit to this secret object, preserved in its original shape after the disaster, is included in the program of the official tour.

Soviet Command Center

The Chernobyl-2 secret facility occupies a large area with a checkpoint and several functional buildings. At that time, the command center was equipped with the most modern technology and equipment for long-range ballistic missile tracking. The tour takes place so that tourists can see equipped rooms, posters with Soviet symbols, remains of computer equipment and other interesting things.

Red Forest

One of the most interesting places for foreigners and ukrainians. In the unique Red Forest, a huge amount of flora and fauna suffered from the powerful influence of radiation. Now wild animals live here. Unusual phenomena of vegetation growth are observed in the forest. It was the pines growing in the Red Forest that once stopped a large part of the radioactive particles and saved the lives of the residents of Pripyat.

Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant

Tourist tours to the nuclear power plant are permitted today and are legally held. The territory of the former strategically important facility is gradually being recreated. The radiation level is within normal limits, therefore active work has been carried out here since 2010. In 2017, at the expense of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the construction of a refuge for the fourth block of the nuclear power plant, which was blown up in 1986, was completed.

The Buried Village of Kopachi

A trip to the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone includes a visit to the notorious Kopachi Village. The small settlement was only 3.8 km from the reactor, so it was badly damaged by radiation. It made no sense to leave the houses and buildings afloat from a safety point of view, and the village was completely buried underground. Former Kopachi residents who were the first to be evacuated from the scene of the accident lost all hope of returning home to their former lives forever.

Amusement Park

On May 1, 1986, the grand opening of a large amusement park in Pripyat was to take place. But the Chernobyl tragedy ruined these plans. Today, the amusement park is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Pripyat, it is included in the group and individual tour of the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone. It’s a tacit proof of the scale of those events. Yellowed Christmas banners, posters and faded signs have been preserved in the park so far. The Ferris wheel has become the hallmark of this place, which is still in good condition even now.

Cooling towers in Chernobyl

The next place on the route are the cooling towers at the reservoir. The magnificent structures were not completed before the explosion. Cooling towers rise above the exclusion zone as silent evidence of human error. Tourists have the opportunity to look at the objects from the inside and see how much the condition of large-size structures has changed over the last 30 years.

The Chernobyl sarcophagus

New Safe Confinement (NSC) is a modern facility in the restricted zone, included in the tour program. Above the sarcophagus there is a tufted structure 109 meters high, protecting the area from hazardous emissions. It must be closed. This 19-layer multifunctional design helps you track processes within the complex.

Features of the tour

Before booking a trip to the restricted zone, find out about the tour formula. The tour is permitted for people aged 18 and over. For tourists, we are ready to organize an exciting trip even for tomorrow. The territory is quite extensive, and interesting objects are located at a great distance from each other. That is why our company will create the most comfortable travel conditions for you:

1. comfortable buses, preparation of all necessary documents for the admission to the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone;

2. insurance;

3. lunch at the dining room of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant (optional in a group trip, included in the price of the individual trip) , accomodation at the Pripyat hotel in Chernobyl (when ordering a multi-day trip);

4. guided tour;

5. stops at locations for taking photos and making videos.

Tours to Chernobyl take place on the basis of an official entry permit - we handle the formalities ourselves. We provide full transfer for tourists (included in the price of the tour).

Today it is safe to visit Chernobyl. We choose only proven routes that the administration allows.

Guides

Our company employs experienced guides who know in detail the history and facts about Chernobyl, Pripyat, nuclear power plants and the surrounding area. The company's professional guides will organize an amazing trip for you:

  • interesting facts about the events of 1986;
  • reliable historical information;
  • informative description of the facilities.

Our company guides conduct tours in Ukrainian, Russian and English. If a group tour with tourists from different countries is planned, the tour is in English (can be dubbed in Russian or Ukrainian). A group visit is more suitable for those travelers who want to see everything quickly, in an interesting and informative way. An individual trip to the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone allows you to explore historical sites and monuments in more detail.

Organizational sheet

Within the group tour, we will meet in Kiev, near the Vokzalna metro station or KPI is the meeting point before driving to the restricted area. Meeting time: 7:30 am.

You can order a trip to the Chernobyl exclusion zone online. Tomorrow we can organize a group or individual trip for you. To book a tour, use the calendar and order form on our website. You have to define:

  • the date of the trip to Chernobyl;
  • format of the trip - group, individual;
  • duration of the trip - one day, two days etc;
  • number of tourists in the group;
  • name, surname and citizenship;
  • passport series and number;
  • date of birth;
  • phone number and email address.

Personal protective equipment, special clothing and shoes are not required. Just follow our recommendations. Clothing should be as tight as possible with long sleeves, and shoes should be closed and comfortable. If you want to take nice photos, you can additionally order a "Chemical resistant suit". Also you can rent a dosimeter or buy souvenirs at the meeting point.

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