Chernobyl Ecological Tours from Kiev

Chernobyl Ecological Tour

Being only dozen milles from unfamous Chernobyl nuclear plant, Kiev offers unique opportunity to visit the scene of worst ecological catastrophe in history of humanity.
The 9 hours full day tour includes two-way transfer from Kiev, pre-registered entry to the restricted area around Chernobyl, sightseeing of the reactor nr. 4 (from safe distance of 100 meters), visit to dead-town Pripyat with famous rusty roundabout, lunch, visit of scientific center, meeting with "resettlers" who are living within the restricted area.


This full day tour includes:
• Departure from Kiev (around 9.00 AM)
• Drive to Chernobyl with passing 'Dytyatky' (on the border of the 30 km 'Zone of Estrangement').
• Arrival to Chernobyl. Meeting with the leadership of 'Chernobylinterinform' Agency.
• On the way to Power Plant we pass 10-km border and check point
• Sightseeing of reactor # 4(from 100 m. distance).
• Visit to Pripyat. Sightseeing of 'Dead town'.
• Stop near the 'Red forest'.
• Return to Chernobyl.
• Lunch.
• Visit to the Scientific Centre (physical, radiochemical laboratories and others).
• Calling in 'Opachychi' village, meeting with 'resettlers', people who have moved back to their villages after evacuation(optional).
• Passage through Control Point 'Dytyatky'. Measuring of radiation.
• Return to Kiev (around 6.00 PM)


Chernobyl Tour is available in English. Other languages are on request.


From 136 EUR or 169 USD for one person in the public (join-in) tour and from 149 EUR or 194 USD per person for small private tours.


Tips are not included, these are at your discretion.

Location, starting point & return details

The tour starts from a centrally located hotel in Kiev, which will be specified latest 7 days before the tour.

Starting time

The tour starts at 9:00 (9.00 AM), although it is recommended to be at the meeting place at 8:45 (8.45 AM).


The entire Chernobyl Tour takes 9 hours, which may vary slightly based on the traffic.
The return is around 18:00 (6.00 PM) to the same hotel in downtown Kiev.