Trip to Chernobyl

 

One day sightseeing tour is designed for those who are new to the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone. It is perfect for travelers of various ages. You won’t have any substantial physical exercises and will make a lot of stops to take beautiful pictures near all the main sites of the Zone.

Even if you have already been to Chernobyl Exclusion Zone, professional team at CHERNOBYL ADVENTURE will impress you with an all new format of tour and will show you some hidden places of the Zone that usually are only available in two day tours.

The price of one day sightseeing tour to the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone:

  • For Ukrainian citizens: from 39 USD / 34 EUR
  • For foreign citizens: from 89 USD / 78 EUR

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

e-mail: info@chernobyladventure.com

 

The price of one day sightseeing tour to the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone:

  • For Ukrainian citizens: from 39 USD / 34 EUR
  • For foreign citizens: from 89 USD / 78 EUR

Extra services:

  • Lunch: included
  • Dosimeter rent: 5 USD / 4 EUR
  • English-speaking guide: included

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;
  • 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:

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

Duration of the tour: 12 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 at ~ 8:00 PM.

 

The program of one day sightseeing tour to the Chernobyl Zone and Pripyat town:

 

  • ‘Dityatki’ — checkpoint at the border of the Zone of Compulsory and Unconditional Resettlement. Passport and dosimetric control
  • The stele of Chernobyl town – the history of the town in one stele
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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
  • ‘Pripyat’ checkpoint, document check
  • 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
  • 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 
  • Living areas of Pripyat: Soviet city construction site of ‘higher comfort’, city panoramic view 
  • ‘Pripyat’ checkpoint, document check
  • ‘Lelev’ checkpoint at the border of the 10 kilometer Zone. Passport and dosimetric control
  • ‘Dityatki’ checkpoint at the border of the Zone of Compulsory and Unconditional Resettlement. Passport and dosimetric control
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One day or a day off tour to Chernobyl

To go to Chernobyl and see with your own eyes the abandoned world of a dead city saturated with post-apocalyptic landscapes is safe and not expensive now. Chernobyl today, one of the obligatory tourist points that foreign tourists often include in their itinerary visit to Ukraine. Ukraine and Chernobyl are two inextricable words, which are automatically associated with foreigners. The Chernobyl nuclear power plant accident occurred in 1986 left an indelible mark not only in the history of the USSR, but the world as a whole.
Nowadays the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone is a huge ecological reserve that every tourist can visit having proper permit or pass. The easiest way to go to Chernobyl and see not only Pripyat, but the very ChNPP, is to buy an excursion to Chernobyl in our company. The tour price to Chernobyl starts from $ 33 and depends on the tourist’s citizenship. You can buy an excursion to Chernobyl for one or more days, including weekends, Saturdays and Sundays. In one-day tour to Chernobyl you will see such attractions as the city of Chernobyl and its monuments, the Pripyat town, the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, the DUGA-1 radar and much more. For more information, read the tour program.