Tour to Exclusion Zone

 

Two day sightseeing tours are for those who want to explore the main site of the Exclusion Zone slowly and thoroughly. 
Explore Pripyat and Chernobyl-2 military town in details, visit the abandoned villages and unfinished part of ChNPP. Spending your night in the half-abandoned town of Chernobyl will leave lasting impressions. 

During these two impressive days, the professional team at CHERNOBYL ADVENTURE will show you the most hidden parts of the Exclusion Zone and the interesting stories behind them.

The price of the two day sightseeing tour to the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone and  Pripyat town:

  • For Ukrainian citizens: from 129$ / 119€
  • For foreign citizens: from 265$ / 229€

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 the two day sightseeing tour to the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone:

  • For Ukrainian citizens: from 129$ / 119€
  • For CIS countries citizens: from 245$ / 209€
  • For foreign citizens: from 265$ / 229€

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:

  • The meals for the tour period (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 the two day sightseeing tour to Chernobyl Zone

Day 1

  • ‘Dityatki’ checkpoint at the border of the Zone of Compulsory and Unconditional Resettlement. Passport and dosimetric control 
  • Rudnya-Veresnya village: one of the first evacuated villages 
  • PUSO ‘Rudnya-Veresnya’- the spot of sanitarian maintenance and deactivation of the vehicles
  • The stele of Chernobyl town – the history of the town in one stele. 
  • The town of Chernobyl: check in into ‘Desyatka’ hotel 
  • 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 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’ 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. 
  • 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
  • Arriving back to the hotel ‘Desyatka’ in Chernobyl town for dinner 

Day 2

  • Breakfast at ‘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. 
  • ‘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
  • Chernobyl-2 military town: the fire station, the kindergarten, the school and the officer club 
  • 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.
  • KP-640 gantry crane - the most powerful crane in the USSR, that was used to install the reactor’s elements.
  • Enlargement workshop - a place where reactor corps was compiled
  • ‘Yanov’ railway station: heavy engineering technique and railway transportation sump
  • ‘Dityatki’ checkpoint at the border of the Zone of Compulsory and Unconditional Resettlement. Passport and dosimetric control.
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Weekends in Chernobyl

To go to Chernobyl for the weekend, to spend the night in a hotel in the Chernobyl city, to take a walk in Pripyat, to see everything that can not be seen in one-day tour. It is safe to visit the liquidators' equipment graveyard and see the remains of helicopters and other military equipment that took an active part in the Chernobyl accident liquidation. Leisurely visit the Chernobyl-2 military town and the DUGA-1 radar with control command center, to feel the cooling tower and the Chernobyl nuclear power plant unfinished 5 and 6 units huge scale, to visit abandoned villages and see many other objects that can be seen only in two-day tours, all this you can do if you choose a two-day tour to Chernobyl with CHERNOBYL ADVENTURE.
You can go on a two-day tour to Chernobyl on weekends or on weekdays. The best days for two-day tours around the Chernobyl zone are Friday and Saturday, as the tourist groups number these days is less than on weekends, which makes it possible to feel the atmosphere of a dead city better.
Our experienced guides will take care of your radiation safety and lead you the safest and the most interesting route around the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone. The accommodation in the Chernobyl city is already included in the cost of a two-day tour. The two-day tour to Chernobyl is an unforgettable opportunity to have a great time in the atmosphere of the Soviet post-apocalypse world.