$89 for foreigners (Ukrainians get discount from the state)
Cost of the urgent tour is $99 for Ukrainian citizens and $149 for all other foreigners.
08.00–11:00Meeting, passport control and entrance to the Exclusion Zone on Dityatki checkpoint.
11:00–12:30You`ll go to 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 and others memorial places.
12:30–14:00You'll enter to 10 kilometer Zone on Lelev checkpoint, see the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, cooling water pond , the very Reactor No.4 and the arch-shaped shelter over it.
14:30–15:30You'll walk around the ghost town of Pripyat, see abandoned buildings and take a lots of pics!
15:30–17:00You'll visit huge secret station (the Russian Woodpecker, or brain scorcher).
17:00–19:00Radiological control and return to Kiev.
The lunch time could be arranged with a guide(optional).
The tour program can be changed due to the length of daylight hours, weather conditions, and directions of the CEZ administration.
Radiation background is different in different areas of the Exclusion zone - in some places it's near-zero, in others - quite high. That's why we've worked out speial route that is absolutely safe to follow - some places here are even less radiated than in Kiev.
What to wear to the Exclusion Zone?
You don't need any special outfit, footwear or security features. You just need to wear long-sleeved clothes (T-shirts, shorts and slippers are not appropriate).
Do I need any special security features?
Actually, no. But if you doubt, choose option "Chemical protection suit". It protects from radiation and makes your pics more exotic.
Do I need a dosemeter?
No, you don't. But you can use your devices for radiation measurement or rent one of ours by ticking option "Dosemeter".
What language the excursion is held in?
We provide excursions in English, Russian and Ukrainian. If a group is multilingual the excursion is held in the language most people speak in, the main poits of the excursion are translated into other languages. Anyway nobody will get bored - the Exclusion Zone is full of breathtaking places that are interesting to see and feel.
Can I book the excursion for tomorrow?
Yes. As an official parter we provide tours on a day-to-day basis and we can arrange the excursion even for tomorrow (in group or private).
We booked the group tour and were in total 13 or 14 people plus our guide. During our tour we saw big busses with 30+ people so I am pretty happy that we booked that tour. I think this group size is totally ok. The tour includes a lot of driving (from kiev to the exclusion zone and of course in the exclusion zone). Our mini-bus was very comfortable so that was no problem. We also booked the lunch which was a simple three course ukrainian meal (salad, soup, main, dessert). Totally adequate for the price and the circumstances (you are in an exclusion zone!!!).
Our tour guide was very nice, laughed a lot, showed us cool stuff, made sure we are safe and told us everything we wanted to know. Thank you Oxana!
All in all it was a crazy unique experience.
When I found Chernobyl Exclusive Tours, I was a little bit suspicious, as their prices were a full fifteen to twenty dollars cheaper than their competitors, even on a short notice tour, but I assure you that they’re legit and the tour was amazing. As soon as I booked the tour, I received information about it. A few days later, when I had a subsequent question about the tour, they answered me in literally five minutes via WhatsApp. I had an unforgettable experience with Chernobyl Exclusive Tours, and I recommend them to everyone!