Visiting Chernobyl is safer than ever before. The radiation dose you get during one day spent in Exclusion Zone is around 300 times less than what would be given off by an X-ray machine at your local hospital – meaning there’s absolutely no risk! Chernobyl is not even close to being as harmful. One day at Chernobyl will make you get about 3-4 µSv, which an absolutely harmless radiation dose! Within 1-hour flight you will get the same amount of radiation.
Since 2015, our head office has been located in the United Kingdom and we also have an additional location to support all of your needs in Ukraine. We got everything covered!
Getting to the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone is easy nowadays. All you’ll need to do is arrive in Kyiv, and that’s it! We take care of the rest. Contact our managers right away so they can provide all necessary information upfront.
We deliver a smooth experience from start to finish, with private transport and hotel hosting services that will make you feel comfortable in no time! Don’t worry about navigating through the city on foot or public transportation – we’ll take care of everything from pick up service right down to adding an extra guided tour if needed. If there’s anything else our company can do just say so!
Chernobyl tours are available in English, and local languages. We speak English fluently so you will not have issues understanding us!
Every season in the Chernobyl Zone has its own charm and impressions you get from it. The most popular seasons are spring and autumn.
Tours to Chernobyl are safe and fun. You’ll get a dosimeter control session twice daily. The amount of radiation received during Chernobyl tours equals 1-hour flight.
The tour around the plant is deep and informative. You can visit it in a group or go on a solo adventure at a higher price point.
No need to wear a gas mask or respirator when visiting Chernobyl. No worries about going into the Exclusion Zone – we got all of your protection covered here at Chernobyl Tours.
A dose of radiation you will get during one day spent in Chernobyl is equal to a natural level found anywhere else on Earth. You’ll receive 3-4 µSv from gamma rays and this does not pose any danger whatsoever!
You can pay for the entire tour while booking (with a credit card or Paypal) or make an upfront 20% payment. There are no booking commissions or canceling fees if you cancel 24 hours before start date.
You can take photos and videos during your trip in the Chernobyl Zone. There are some restrictions, though-you cannot get too close to any of its nuclear power plant (200 m) or security checkpoints!
Only persons at their 18 or older can visit the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone. This is a legal requirement.
Chernobyl Exclusion Zone is a special area of control that you can enter with your personal vehicle. The zone does not allow buses or any other type of public transportation, so make sure to contact us before going there if you plan on driving in!
At Chernobyl Exclusion Zone hotels, you can enjoy the comfort of a two-star hotel in Europe. Each room comes equipped with heater and TV set; there are clean towels available for use as well! The bathrooms contain 3 toilets per block (4 rooms) which have been cleaned daily. Wi-Fi is available.
When you visit the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone, it is important to take along either a valid passport or ID card. You should have this with you when entering and exiting security checkpoints, so make sure it’s on or near-hand at all times! If there are passport changes made after tour booking, notify us least one week before arrival because without notification we cannot guarantee entrance into Exclusion Zones.
Residents of the following countries entering Ukraine for 90 days or less don’t need a visa: Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Korea (South), Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Mongolia, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Vatican, United Kingdom, United States of America, Uzbekistan.
In case your country is not on the list, a tourist visa to Ukraine is not difficult to get. You’ll receive an invitation automatically after booking a room in any Hotel in Kyiv. In any other case, please, contact us. We’ll be happy to help you with the invitation document to get a visa.
The tour cancelation is possible only in emergency cases (like weather conditions physically not allowing to get into the Zone, accidents, or official state actions making it impossible, etc.).
Our company reminds all visitors that they must follow the dress code for entering The Zone: long sleeves and closed-up boots. It is also recommended to wear something like old clothes so it can easily be washed or thrown away if needed!
The one-day trip gives you the opportunity to immerse into the exact same area where the most dreadful disaster took place. The radiation background is still excessively high in some places, but we offer you a safe route through this dire Zone, together with necessary protection equipment.
The two-day trip to the Chernobyl Zone opens for you the door to this unique place. In this short time, you will get not only the tour around Chernobyl nuclear power plant and Pripyat town, but also the exclusive experience to spend the night in an empty town. This is definitely the deepest dive into the history of the drastic disaster.
The three-day program includes a huge amount of sites to visit. Professional guides will explain the reasons and chronology of events that were happening during the most dreadful nuclear disaster in the world’s history. The real-based stories told by the guide will give you the shivers, so tragic they are. You will relieve the events of that dreadful night of explosion together with the ex-residents of Pripyat town.
This four-day trip makes it easier for you to get permission to enter the Extinction Zone, because we take care of official confirmations. Besides, we provide you will all the necessary protection. It is vital while traveling these, since the complete decay of the last radioactive element in the contaminated areas (plutonium-239) to the state of natural material will occur in 26486, or 24,500 years after the explosion.
Nothing is better than planning a five-day trip to the Chernobyl Zone! We offer you the opportunity to learn the most important facts about the night of the tragedy, alongside fascinating myths and legends about the place. Following the stories of your guides, you will have the chance to wander around the ghost towns of Chernobyl and Pripyat. Don’t miss out on the occasion to hang around the streets and locations from the world-renowned series!
This six-day trip to the Chernobyl Zone will open the Zone to you with top-secret information from our guides. During these six days, you will get the opportunity to explore the ghost towns of Pripyat and Chernobyl by yourself and it is not a secret that the Exclusion Zone has a lot of fascinating places.
Private Chernobyl Tour is the opportunity to communicate with the experienced guide rather than simply listen to his or her story. You can ask questions about precise topics that interest you. Moreover, you can determine how much time you want to be in one location or another, arrange the photoshoot and explore the objects deeper.