Frequently Asked Questions

Where are you located?
Since 2015, our head office is located in the UK with a second office in Kiev, Ukraine. In Ukraine, we have a complete infrastructure to support every tourist.

How will I get to Chernobyl?
Getting to Chernobyl is easy now. All you have to do is come to Kiev and that's it. The rest is ours. Contact our managers to clarify information about transport and addresses.

What does “unique package tour” mean?
A comprehensive Chernobyl tour means that our company provides you with all the services you need: private transport from / to the airport in a comfortable car, hosting at the hotel, additional excursions, etc. Everything is ready with us.

In what languages ​​are tours to Chernobyl carried out?
Chernobyl tours are conducted in English and local languages. We speak English fluently, so you won't have any problems understanding. In addition, we can provide you with a translator for your language.

What is the best time of the year to go to Chernobyl?
It depends on your tastes. Each season is a special charm and experience of the Chernobyl exclusion zone. In spring, when everything is blooming, but not yet covered with foliage, guests of the ghost town can see its buildings and take unique photographs. In summer, the Zone is green, and Pripyat looks like a real "town in the jungle", demonstrating the omnipotent nature. In autumn, the Zone is a bit dull and gloomy, evoking special emotions and increasing tension among tourists. And the winter of the Zone opens up for everyone the real atmosphere of abandoned places and gives the opportunity to see local wild animals such as wolves and warthogs.

Are tours to Chernobyl dangerous?
Tours to Chernobyl are no more dangerous than trips to any other place on the planet. Radiation levels are high only in certain areas. They are not on the itineraries of tourist groups, or guests spend safe periods near them. To ensure you return home healthy and happy, our specialists conduct radiation monitoring sessions twice a day. During the trip you will receive a respirator and a Geiger-Muller dosimeter as a gift.

Will I be able to visit the Chernobyl Power Plant on my Chernobyl tour?
Yes, and it's a great choice. The three-hour tour of the station is deep and informative as it is the only nuclear power plant in the world that is not in use. You can visit the Chernobyl nuclear power plant together with a group. In the case of a private tour, you will be able to see the factory for an additional fee (159 euros for a minimum of 2 people).

Do I need a gas mask or respirator for the Chernobyl tour?
No, you do not need respirators or gas masks to spend time in Chernobyl, Pripyat and the surrounding area. But upon entering Chernobyl, the company will provide you with a respirator free of charge to make you feel comfortable.

Can I be photographed during the Chernobyl tour?
Yes, you can take photos and videos during your trip. The only areas with restrictions on photo and video are the power plant from a point closer than 200 m and checkpoints. You can take pictures and shoot videos on a special observation deck at a safe distance from the reactor of the 4th NPP (Shelter Structures). Amateur and professional camera tripods are also allowed in the Chernobyl zone, so you can bring your own equipment. There you can also launch unmanned aerial vehicles for an additional fee (except for closed places). Please contact our customer service for more details.

At what age can you go to Chernobyl tours?
Only persons aged 18 and over can visit the Chernobyl exclusion zone. This is a requirement of the law.

Can I get to Chernobyl by my own car / motorcycle / bicycle?
The Chernobyl exclusion zone is a zone of special control. In most cases, the use of private cars (buses) is allowed inside the zone. Unfortunately, all open vehicles such as motorcycles and bicycles are prohibited. If you are planning to visit the Zone with your car, please contact us.

How comfortable are hotels in Chernobyl?
Hotels in the Chernobyl exclusion zone are not inferior to two-star hotels in Europe in terms of comfort level. Each room has a heater and TV. clean towels, soaps and shampoos are also there for you. Usually the bathroom (which includes 3 toilets and 2 showers) is in a block of 4 rooms. The hotel has Wi-Fi.
Please note that there are no new hotels in the Zone that could provide a level of comfort equal to Kiev. The room can accommodate up to 3 people. If you would like to get a separate room for one person for an additional fee, please let us know in advance.

What documents are needed to visit Chernobyl?
To enter the Zone through checkpoints, you will need a valid passport or ID. The most important thing is to bring with you the same document that you provided when booking your tour. If your passport number has been changed after you registered it for travel, please let us know at least one week prior to travel. Otherwise, you will not be able to get into the Chernobyl exclusion zone.

Can I cancel the tour?
Cancellation of the tour is possible only in case of emergency (for example, weather conditions that physically do not allow access to the Zone, accidents or actions of official state bodies that make it impossible, etc.).

What clothes to wear for the Chernobyl tour?
Each visitor must comply with the dress code: long-sleeved clothing and closed shoes (entry to the Zone in shorts, T-shirts, slippers, etc. is prohibited). Our company also recommends choosing old clothes that can be easily washed or thrown away if necessary: ​​get ready for adventure!