Chernobyl Overnight Tour

What's It All About?

Friday 26th July

  • Arrival in Kiev and check into hotel
  • City walking tour of Kiev followed by an optional trip to a shooting range where we are able to experience firing some high calibre Soviet-era guns (extra charge).
  • We go for dinner and drinks at Ward No 6 (Palata No 6), Be sure to try the shot requiring you to wear a straitjacket and be set on fire… Overnight in Kiev.

Saturday 27th July

  • Very early start for our trip to the Chernobyl exclusion zone. On the way there we stop for breakfast and watch a documentary on the disaster.
  • On arrival, we go through the entry procedure and processing of our permits.
  • Visit an outer village, the main square of the town of Chernobyl, “Fukushima” memorial, Statue to Lenin and the abandoned Synagogue.
  • Lunch at the Workers Cafe.
  • Visit the Dock, local shops, Monument to the Firefighters, hills of the buried village Kopachi, rustic kindergarten, the new sarcophagus, the Stone Road sign of Prypiat, Bridge of Death, Lenin Street, main square of Prypiat, supermarket, Amusement Park, School #3 (with gas masks), and swimming pool.
  • We transfer to the Chernobyl Hotel for dinner, sampling of vodka, and stay overnight in the zone. Rooms are based on twin sharing.

Sunday 28th July

  • Up early with breakfast in the hotel before we head back into the zone.
  • Visit Duga 3, nicknamed the “Russian Woodpecker,” – a Soviet radar base used throughout the cold war.
  • Visit the Cooling towers on the side of the unfinished reactors 5 and 6. Visit the Fish farm and “Red Forest”.
  • Visit the Panel buildings with Soviet emblems.
  • Visit the ruins of the School, hospital and morgue.
  • Pripyat passenger boats on River Port, “Prometheus” cinema, music school and athletic stadium.
  • Laboratory in the former kindergarten, greenhouses and bus station.
  • We board our bus for the drive back to Kiev.
  • End of tour.

  • Chernobyl

    Two full days in the Chernobyl exclusion zone giving you the best opportunity to explore Pripyat and beyond. You'll be one of the very few tourists to sleep overnight in the zone.

  • Kiev

    Walking tour of Kiev taking in all the must - sees. Optional tank driving and shooting range!

  • Hotels

    Hostel accommodation in Kiev and twin share in Chernobyl.

  • Entrance fees

    All entrance fees (unless otherwise stated) including the exclusion zone permit.

  • Guides

    Both an expert local guide and english speaking tour leader.

  • Transport

    All transport in and around Kiev and Chernobyl

  • International Fights

    Flights to and from Erbil.

  • Some Meals

    Some meals are included in Chernobyl but not in Kiev.

  • Visa Fee

    Any associated visa fees.

  • Tips

    Tip are encouraged for your local guides.


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Chernobyl Overnight Tour

  • July 24th - 26th
  • Start & Finish in Kiev
  • 3 Days
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