1 Day Trips
Discover the basic information about what happened in Chernobyl in 1986 and what has happened since, by seeing all the famous places in Chernobyl and Pripyat.
Most of the 16,000 people visiting the Chernobyl exclusion zone choose a one day trip.
BEST DEAL: 129USD/Person
This reservation is not binding until confirmed by you
The price includes permission to enter the Chernobyl exclusion zone, the Chernobyl power plant area and Pripyat, a comfortable transfer journey on an AC Mercedes minibus from and returning to Kiev, lunch, a professional English speaking guide, compulsory insurance and fabric respirator.
8:00 Departure – Kiev Central Railway Station (Meeting point: KFC Restaurant) or Hotel Kozackyj – Majdan Nezalezhnosti
10:00 Arrival at the Dityatky checkpoint – watching documentaries about the Chernobyl accident and making new friends on the way
10:30 Entry into the Chernobyl exclusion zone and the start of the excursion
11:00 Chernobyl City: Memorial Park, Firefighters Monument, Open Air Military Display, Church, Chernobyl Docks. Here you will learn the history of this former Jewish city whose name in English translates to the “wormwood” plant.
12:00 Lunch in Chernobyl restaurant – traditional Ukrainian meals
13:00 Pripyat: Hospital, Port, Central Square, Hotel, Sports Centre, Courtyard, Amusement Park (with ferris wheel), swimming pool, grammar school. You will learn the history of this typical Soviet city, how it was evacuated and what happened to the city after the evacuation.
15:30 Chernobyl Power Plant; safe distance photography – old sarcophagus and new sarcophagus. Here you will discover details about the Chernobyl accident and how the aftermath is being managed today. You will find out about the largest moving object in the world – the new safety containment (sarcophagus).
16:15 Photography opportunity at Chernobyl-2 (radar Duga). Here you will learn how useless this giant radar system was and why it was more expensive than the construction of the nearby power plant.
16:30 Dosimetric control x2. For your own safety.
17:00 Leave the Chernobyl exclusion zone
19:00 Arrive safely back in Kiev at the meeting point