Private Exclusive Tour to Chernobyl

Visit the Zone with your own group!

Radio-active

Experience and fully understand what radiation really is! It’s highly recommended that you order a dosimeter-radiometer Terra-P. You’ll be able to get a clear reading of the radiation rating around you. Experience what radiation feels like. You’ll also be able to measure the amount of radiation you’ve absorbed.

Book a trip now and experience the Chernobyl Zone first hand! We’ll even include the related places you would like to visit.
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Chernobyl Power Plant

You will be accompanied by a three man team. This consists of a professional guide, a Chernobyl Power Plant employee, and an interpreter.

Our one-day trip includes the following:

All formal permissions and transportation from Kiev-Zone-Kiev are provided. You will also be provided with an English-speaking guide of the Chernobyl Zone. You will be granted the maximum time permitted in the Zone (leaving Kiev at 8.00 a.m., arriving back at 7.30 – 8.30 p.m.), and insurance is included.

An extended program of the visit, teaching skills of radiation survival, and route map will be available as well. Finally, you will be given a personal certificate recognizing your visit to the Chernobyl zone.

Be sure to book at least 7 days before the date of the visit!

1-DAY TRIP

Changes may occur because of weather conditions, and upon request of the group..

Places

  • First is the 25th Brigade field camp for radiation chemical and bacteriological protection.
  • Then visit the Dytyatky Checkpoint – official entrance to the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone.
  • After passing the checkpoint, Zalissya VIllage – with abandoned houses and barns, a shop and the house of the only self-settler Rozaliya Ivanivna.
  • Next is the Kopachi Village – an almost fully buried village of with a remaining kindergarten school.
  • Also in the trip is a concrete-reloading unit, responsible for the Sarcophagus erection in 1986.
  • The Red Forest – A decontaminated forest at the place of the disaster.
  • The Ghost City of Pripyat, previously with a population 50 thousand people before the evacuation. (without entering the buildings).
  • An abandoned hospital receiving firefighter and NPP workers affected by the disaster.
  • NPP fire station – whose crew were the first to extinguish fire at the NPP after the explosion.
  • Chernobyl New Safe Confinement (Arch) formerly called the Sarcophagus – Has an observation point.
  • NPP Cooling Pond – was one of the major source of 90sr migration from the Chernobyl site.
  • DUGA-1 Radar Facility – A top secret military facility of the Soviets and was part of the missile defense early-warning radar network.
  • Monument to Those Who Saved the World – a monument to the firefighters that died putting out the fire at the NPP. The monument is also dedicated to the Chernobyl liquidators that cleaned up after the accident.

2-DAY TRIP

DAY 1

Changes may occur because of weather conditions, and upon request of the group..

Places

Villages and camps

  • First, 25th Brigade field camp for radiation chemical and bacteriological protection.
  • Second, Dytyatky Checkpoint – official entrance to the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone.
  • Third, Zalissya VIllage – with abandoned houses and barns, a shop and the house of the only self-settler Rozaliya Ivanivna.
  • Then a bypass road to the NPP around the town of Chernobyl, built a month after the accident to facilitate the traffic of military vehicles.
  • After which is the Kopachi Village – an almost fully buried village of with a remaining kindergarten school.
  • The Red Forest – A decontaminated forest at the place of the disaster.

Pripyat and significant structures

  • The Ghost City of Pripyat, previously with a population 50 thousand people before the evacuation. (without entering the buildings).
  • An abandoned hospital receiving firefighter and NPP workers affected by the disaster.
  • An abandoned town hall. The first headquarters for mitigation of the accident consequences.
  • Polissya Hotel, which helicopters dropped lead bags over the 4th reactor ruins.
  • Palace of Culture Energetik. This was a focal point for people to enjoy a range of recreational and artistic activities.
  • Pripyat Amusement Park. This is an abandoned amusement park where the iconic ferris wheel stands. This became the symbol of the Chernobyl disaster.
  • Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant. Ground zero of the nuclear catastrophe.
  • NPP fire station. Their crew were the first to extinguish fire after the explosion.
  • Chernobyl New Safe Confinement (Arch) formerly called the Sarcophagus. This has an observation point from 300 m distance.
  • Life for life memorial. This stands in front of the administrative building. There used to be an enormous parking lot previously before the disaster.
  • The NPP Cooling Pond was one of the major source of 90sr migration from the Chernobyl site.

Chernobyl

  • The Town of Chernobyl. Before its evacuation, the city had about 14,000 residents.
  • Monument to Those Who Saved the World. A monument to the firefighters that died putting out the fire at the NPP. The monument is also dedicated to the Chernobyl liquidators that cleaned up after the accident.
  • Wormwood Star Memorial. This place honors the people who risked it all to combat the catastrophe.
  • Check-in the state hotel.
  • Dinner in Chernobyl-town.

DAY 2

  • Breakfast in Chernobyl-town.
  • Pripyat-town: extended acquaintance and photo sessions.
  • NPP Cooling Towers was built to cool down Chernobyl’s reactors because the cooling pond was not enough to cool all reactors.
  • Fish and rodent scientific experimental base.
    Yanov – railway station.
    DUGA-1 Radar Facility. A top secret military facility of the Soviets and was part of the missile defense early-warning radar network.
    Pripyat river left bank, acquaintance with nature of the river flood plain.
  • Paryshiv village, meeting with selfsettlers-samosely.

3-DAY TRIP

DAY 1

Changes may occur due to weather conditions, and upon request of the group..

Places

Ivankiv

  • First is Ivankiv town, Sukachi Village and New-Ladyzhychi Village (built from scratch for the evacuees of the Chernobyl Zone).
  • Then Ecopolis recreation base at the bank of Teterev-river. An amateur folklore museum (optional, on request of the group).
  • Thirdly, 25th Brigade field camp for radiation chemical and bacteriological protection.
  • After, Dytyatky Checkpoint – official entrance to the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone.
  • Next is Zalissya VIllage – with abandoned houses and barns, a shop and the house of the only self-settler Rozaliya Ivanivna.
  • After which we will visit a bypass road to the NPP around the town of Chernobyl, built a month after the accident to facilitate the traffic of military vehicles.
  • Then the Kopachi Village – an almost fully buried village of with a remaining kindergarten school.
  • The Red Forest – A decontaminated forest at the place of the disaster.

Pripyat

  • The Ghost City of Pripyat, previously with a population 50 thousand people before the evacuation. (without entering the buildings).
  • Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant – Ground zero of the nuclear catastrophe.
  • NPP fire station – whose crew were the first to extinguish fire at the NPP after the explosion.
  • Chernobyl New Safe Confinement (Arch) formerly called the Sarcophagus – Has an observation point from 300 m distance.
  • Life for life memorial – stands in front of the administrative building, there used to be an enormous parking lot previously before the disaster.
  • NPP Cooling Pond – was one of the major source of 90sr migration from the Chernobyl site.
  • NPP Cooling Towers – built to cool down Chernobyl’s reactors because the cooling pond was not enough to cool all reactors.

Chernobyl

  • The Town of Chernobyl – Before its evacuation, the city had about 14,000 residents.
  • Monument to Those Who Saved the World – a monument to the firefighters that died putting out the fire at the NPP. The monument is also dedicated to the Chernobyl liquidators that cleaned up after the accident.
  • Wormwood Star Memorial – Honors the people who risked it all to combat the catastrophe.
  • St Ilya Orthodox Christian church.
  • Jewish history of Chernobyl-town: a synagogue, graves of Chernobyl tsaddiks (a place for Hasid pilgrimage from all over the world), Jewish cemetery, a monument for the Holocaust victims.
  • Check-in the state hotel.
  • Dinner in Chernobyl-town.

DAY 2

Chernobyl

  • Breakfast in Chernobyl-town.
  • 10-km-zone checkpoint “Lelev”.
  • An abandoned village of Leliv with almost intact private dwellings.
  • A motor-tractor station in 10-km Zone with lots of radioactive vehicles including tractors, trucks and obstacle-removing military tanks.

Pripyat

  • Pripyat-town: extended acquaintance and photo sessions.
  • Main Bus Station.
  • Barbed-wire fence, built by the liquidators around the town.
  • NPP fire station – whose crew were the first to extinguish fire at the NPP after the explosion.
  • A river port home to the most famous café in Pirpyat at the embankment.
  • Prometheus cinema with a moving monument.
  • Polissya Hotel, a correction point for helicopters dropping lead bags over the 4th reactor ruins.
  • Lenin Square – Palace of culture, soviet supermarket, restaurant.
  • Pripyat Amusement Park – an abandoned amusement park where the iconic ferris wheel stands in which become a symbol of the Chernobyl disaster.

Radio-active

  • A unique phenomenon – Moss as a radiation collector.
  • Debunking the radiation myth – A mutated pine tree.
  • An abandoned football stadium – A pitch that turned into a forest.
  • NPP fire station – whose crew were the first to extinguish fire at the NPP after the explosion.
  • A unique phenomenon – Moss as a radiation collector.
  • Debunking the radiation myth – A mutated pine tree.
  • An abandoned football stadium – A pitch that turned into a forest.
  • NPP fire station – whose crew were the first to extinguish fire at the NPP after the explosion.
  • A police station with cells and interrogation room.
  • Dinner in Chernobyl-town.
  • Presentation and discussion about Chernobyl and othervradiation accidents, their consequences mitigation and survival.

DAY 3

  • Breakfast in Chernobyl-town.
  • Pripyat-town: extended acquaintance and photo sessions.
  • NPP Cooling Towers – built to cool down Chernobyl’s reactors because the cooling pond was not enough to cool all reactors.
  • Fish and rodent scientific experimental base.
  • Yanov – railway station.
  • DUGA-1 Radar Facility – A top secret military facility of the Soviets and was part of the missile defense early-warning radar network.
  • Pripyat river left bank, acquaintance with nature of the river flood plain.
  • Paryshiv village, meeting with selfsettlers-samosely
  • Dinner at the Chernobyl.
  • A quick “decontamination shot” at “The Hunter’s hut” restaurant (optional, on request of the group).
  • 8-8.30 p.m – arrival to Kiev main railway station.

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