Chernobyl Tour – £599

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Chernobyl trip on the 19th of March till the 23rd, 2018. Price is £599 per person (Based on 2 people sharing a double room), £200 deposit required to secure your place. Balance to be paid 6 weeks before the trip, we will send a payment request 7 weeks before.

Our journey starts at London Heathrow airport were we depart for Kiev on the 19th of March 2018. On landing we will head straight to our Hotel in Kiev City and recharge for an action pack day and night in Chernobyl.

We will spend 2 full days in Chernobyl and 1 night, and 3 nights in the capital Kiev.
Our time in Chernobyl will be action packed, exploring the nuclear wasteland and learning about this amazing place.

Flight Info
Departing from London Heathrow 07:55am meet 2 hours before at 05:55am for check in.
Return flight from Kiev 13:55pm all leaving the hotel around 12:00pm
Baggage, each person has a 23kg hand luggage allowance.

Hotel Info
1 Night in the Chernobyl
3 Nights Kiev in Tourist Hotel Complex.
There is a single room supplement of £18.00 per night ( 3 nights in total – £54.00 ) payable 6 weeks before event.

Please make sure you have up to date travel insurance.


DAY #1
Arrive in Kiev, transfer from Kiev airport to our Hotel for the night, the Tourist Hotel Complex, Kiev. Once we get you checked in at around 17:30 the rest of the day/night is your’s to do as you wish. We do however suggest you join us when we head out for something to eat. It’s a great time for the group to get to know each other and talk about the coming days over some good food and a local beer or two.

DAY #2
Up bright and early for a 7:45am pickup, our journey to Chernobyl begins. Please have your passport in your pocket as you will need this when get to the checkpoint to enter Chernobyl.

Journey time from Kiev to Chernobyl is around 2 hours (plus time for stops). On the coach we will watch a documentary called “The Battle of Chernobyl” which is a very good watch and full of information.

We should hit the exclusion zone checkpoint around 10:30 am, this is the main entry checkpoint were you will need to show the guard your passport to gain entry. This checkpoint as a great gift shop but we suggest waiting till we are on our way out on day 3 before buying anything.

Through the checkpoint on our way to Pripyat. Before we arrive in Pripyat we will make a number of stops, visiting villages, the Chernobyl fire station for a photo opportunity of the amazing statue “To Those who Saved the World”. Not forgetting the machinery scrapyard to see the very equipment that helped in the clean up of Chernobyl.

Next we will head to the town of Chernobyl, this is where our hotel is located. A quick stop for lunch at the hotel then back on the coach on our way to Pripyat.

Pripyat is amazing, we will spend the best part of 3 plus hours here exploring.

DAY #3
Another early start, today you will be visiting the “The Russian Woodpecker” (Duga radar) which was a top secret anti-ballistic missile radio listening post. Next up we will head off to the “Chernobyl Cooling Tower” going inside of the massive structure.

Finally we will make our way to reactor number 4. We will get to within approx 100 meters from it. Then it’s off to the canteen on the site for our lunch.

After reactor number 4 we will start to make our way back to Kiev, visiting a few more sites along the way as well as passing through radiation checkpoints where we will all get scanned for trace radiation on our clothes and shoes.

DAY #4
The final day is really a free day, you are free to do anything you like. We will be heading off in to Kiev and you are more than welcome to join us. We will take in a few sites, museums and a spot of shopping. A nice meal and a few drinks at night.

Small print, the trip may not always be set out in this order, we may visit different things on the day. 3 things that never change are Duga radar, Pripyat & The Reactor.

Price is all in, flight, hotels, transport, food for the 1 night in Chernobyl (You will need to buy your own food in Kiev). Deposits are non refundable. Hotel in Chernobyl may very well be basic, food we have no control over it’s a set menu. Details subject to change. 18 and over only. Please read our Terms and Conditions before booking.