Night tour to Pripyat


Two day tour with a night visit to Pripyat is for those who want to explore the abandoned town under the moonlight. Scary night views of the town and liquidator’s vehicle graveyard will surround you with an apocalyptic atmosphere and give you a look at a lost civilization. Get to know all the locations of the atomic town of Pripyat under both daylight and a starry night sky. CHERNOBYL ADVENTURE team finds night walks in the abandoned town one of the most impressive things that you can experience in the Exclusion Zone.

The price of two day trip with the night tour to Pripyat town:

  • For Ukrainian citizens: from 230$ / 199€
  • For CIS countries’ citizens: from 305$ / 259€
  • For foreign citizens: from 330$ / 279€

To book a tour and see the excursion program follow the page below.






To book a tour please pick the necessary date on the calendar and register for the trip or give us a call:

+38 (044) 229-29-33

+38 (050) 900-29-33

+38 (096) 900-29-33



The price of two day trip with the night tour to Pripyat town:

  • For Ukrainian citizens: from 230$ / 199€
  • For CIS countries’ citizens: from 305$ / 259€
  • For foreign citizens: from 330$ / 279€

Extra services:

  • The meals for the tour period: 20$ / 17€
  • Dosimeter rent: 20$ / 17€
  • English-speaking guide: 20$ / 17€

The price of the tour includes:

  • Arranging the program of the tour and issuing all the legal permissions;
  • Insurance during the tour (in case of accidents and/or immediate hospitalization);
  • The original route of the tour;
  • Accommodation in the hotel with breakfast during the tour;
  • Comfortable transportation;
  • Professional tour guides;
  • Printed and interactive materials about the Exclusion Zone;
  • Individual traveler package from CHERNOBYL ADVENTURE.

The price of the tour does not include:

  • Dining during the tour (extra option);
  • Personal Geiger-counter (extra option);
  • English (or other languages) speaking guide (extra option);

Duration of the tour: 36 hours.

Transport: Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, Mercedes-Benz Vito

Meeting point and departure time:

- Kyiv, Kontraktova Ploshcha, meeting point on Google Maps

- the beginning of the group gathering at 7:50 AM, the start of the tour at 8:20 AM. Back to Kyiv next day at ~ 8:00 PM.


The program of two day trip to Chernobyl Exclusion Zone with the night tour to abandoned Pripyat town:

Day 1

  • ‘Dityatki’ checkpoint at the border of the Zone of Compulsory and Unconditional Resettlement. Passport and dosimetric control 
  • deactivation site of PUSO transportation ‘Rudnya-Veresnya’
  • The stele of Chernobyl town – the history of the town in one stele. 
  • Check in into ‘Desyatka’ hotel 
  • The town of Chernobyl: transfer through the city center to the memorial park “Sagebrush Star”. The alley of evacuated towns and villages →  “The Third Angel” monument→ the monument “Chernobyl-Fukushima”→the monument to Vladimir Lenin → ‘the house of culture’ where the trial for people who were responsible for the accident took place. 
  • The lowland and a huge ferriage through Pripyat river, Chernobyl backwater and the vessel’s graveyard
  • The ‘Eternal Call’ shop: Soviet trade and night life exemplary place
  • Monument ‘For those who saved the world’
  • Robots and vehicles that participated in the ChNPP catastrophe liquidation (radio-controlled dump truck ‘Komatsu’, moon-rover robot STR-1, robot MOBOT-Ch, robot-scout MF-2, robot Beloyarets, manipulator Foresteri, deactivating machine APC-14, BTR - 70, BRDM-RHB).     
  • Fire station #3 in Chernobyl town (PPCh #17): the third brigade that arrived on the night of the accident to extinct the NPP’s power unit came from here
  • Observational stop on the bridge through Pripyat river: an overview of the ChNPP and Chernobyl backwater
  • ‘Lelev’ checkpoint at the border of the 10 kilometer Zone. Passport and dosimetric control
  • ‘Chernobyl-2’ checkpoint, document check. 
  • Technical and working zones of ‘DUGA’ station
  • The military unit #74939 (officially: the center of the distant tropospheric communication): an object that was included in the missile attack warning system in order to spot the US intercontinental ballistic missiles starts 
  • Phased antenna lattice (large and small antennas) - the only survivor element of signal spot that belonged to ‘DUGA’ complex
  • Communication space: covered technological corridor 800 meters length that sustained signal sending to computational center
  • Computational center: part of DUGA-1 that included control room and Soviet supercomputer
  • Educational center (imitation) that prepared personnel serving the DUGA complex
  • Lunch in the canteen #19: full lunch in the ChNPP canteen. The menu is designed for treating and preventing purposes of the personnel of the NPP. 
  • Pripyat Stele
  • The first sector of the ‘Red forest’ – a piece of forest just next to the station, where trees used to die soon after the accident as the result of contamination. 
  • Pripyat town – Druzhby Narodov (People Friendship) street, first built micro district
  • People Friendship monument – the unity of Soviet people monument 
  • Special purpose washing house – a place of deactivation of personnel and liquidators clothing 
  • Pripyat town hospital (MSCh 126) – a place where first ChNPP explosion victims were sent 
  • River station and ‘Pripyat’ cafe – your town tour will start from here
  • View of the post cranes and landing stage from the river station pier in Yanov backwater
  • Kurchatova street: ‘Prometey’ cinema, musical school, common service combine, Litovchenko’s mosaic panels
  • Pripyat city center: the building of town’s executive committee. After the accident, the building hosted leadership of ‘Complex’ special enterprise, that worked on deactivation, utilization and burying of radioactive disposals and contaminated technics. 
  • ‘Polesye’ hotel (outside) – a place of State committee meeting. On the hotel’s rooftop in the summer restaurant terrace, USSR’s air forces gunners were located 
  • Shopping center and self-service shop – Soviet supermarket and city’s central restaurant
  • Cultural Palace ‘Energetic’ – center of the town’s cultural life. This building hosted a lot of courses and sports club. It also had its own concert hall, cinema, pool, library, movie studio and radio station
  • Amusement park – a park that was supposed to be open on May 1st, 1986 (Ferris wheel, dogged cars, swings and ‘Romashka’ attraction)
  • The school – one of the town’s schools built upon the individual project
  • City police station – law enforcement place with the custody and road police office 
  • The fire station PPCh-6. This station’s units were the second to arrive at the ChNPP’s fourth unit extinction 
  • GNPP “RADEK” – a dosimetric laboratory that monitored the radiation level all over the Exclusion Zone
  • Clamshell gripper: one of the most radioactive objects in the Zone. The clamshell was used to sort the blockages 
  • Robots’ remains: after the accident in the former city auto workshops, the storage and service station of the robots was established. Those robots worked in the highest radioactive fields
  • ‘Jupiter’ Factory: officially this factory produced radio devices and details for record players, however, its secret section was specialized on the “technical control tools” for KGB and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of USSR
  • Sunset in Pripyat – panoramic view of the town and the ChNPP
  • Night walk around the town – observing the starry sky 
  • Arriving back to Chernobyl

Day 2

  • ‘Lelev’ checkpoint at the border of the 10 kilometer Zone. Passport and dosimetric control
  • The stop near the branch channel of the plant: panoramic view of the plant. First, second and third energy blocks, the ‘Arch’, view of the unfinished fifth block.
  • The stop near the Administrative building of the ChNPP –feeding the huge catfishes that live in the underwater channel of the station. 
  • The Prometheus monument, brought here from Pripyat
  • Circle around the power plant: the view to the nuclear waste storage.
  • Observational platform near the ‘Arch’: the biggest arch-type construction in whole human history. 
  • The third line on the ChNPP: the unfinished 5th and 6th units. Construction of those units was stopped after the accident
  • 130 meters high cooling towers that were supposed to cool the water from the 5th and the 6th units.
  • „Buryakovka” the only survivor cemetery of the technics and equipment. Robots, helicopter, heavy military and automobile technique. 
  • ‘Lelev’ checkpoint at the border of the 10 kilometer Zone. Passport and dosimetric control
  • Rudnya-Veresnya – one of the first evacuated villages
  • ‘Dityatki’ checkpoint at the border of the Zone of Compulsory and Unconditional Resettlement. Passport and dosimetric control
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Two-day tour to Chernobyl with a night walk along Pripyat

Night tour around Pripyat is a two-day tour where tourists can not only sightseeing the main locations of the Pripyat town, but also stay there at night. This tour is held as a standard two-day tour, but in the evening tourists do not go to the hotel in Chernobyl, but remain in Pripyat. In Pripyat, you can thoroughly and leisurely explore the architecture of the city, meet the sunset in a dead city, discover interesting finds of former pre-Chernobyl times and get acquainted with the history of the Pripyat town in details.
You can enjoy the incredible starry sky in an abandoned city surrounded by forests, make a rare tourist still of a night city at the background of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. Night tour around Pripyat is an excellent opportunity to experience the atmosphere of a dead city, when other tourist groups have already left the city and any rustles and shadows in the kindergarten, school or in the hospital complement the sensations of the excursion. You will hear only the night singing of birds, and no city noise.
The two-day night tour to Pripyat is the most atmospheric and detailed excursion, which includes not only a detailed tour of the entire Chernobyl Zone, but also the most detailed tour of Pripyat as it can be.
With the company CHERNOBYL ADVENTURE, you will always get more comfort, service, safety and pleasure from an unforgettable trip to Chernobyl.