Retro Chernobyl Tour

Travel back in time. Now even more affordable!

Your Chernobyl experience will be taken to another level. Chernobyl, Pripyat, and Duga from a retro-perspective

  • 200+ captivating photographs
  • 150+ abandoned buildings
  • 25 breathtaking stops
  • 3 dosimetric controls
  • 2 microsaieverts received
  • 1 day to remember


         Our safe excursions to the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone in a soviet style car with a knowledgeable guide will take you 30 years back in time. It is the ultimate experience for every adventurer and passionate tourist. A one-day tour to Chernobyl with CHERNOBYLwel.come will be the highlight of your stay in Kiev. 

Chernobyl Trip Includes

The 12-hour day trip is packed with the best of what Chernobyl and Pripyat can offer. The unique communist atmosphere, the chance to drive an UAZ or Lada, and pictures in communist uniforms will give you a unique perspective of the Chernobyl area and the country before and after the Chernobyl accident. You will visit abandoned buildings, including a swimming pool, a hospital, a school, a kindergarten, a police station, and an amusement park, which will be followed by a visit to the secret military radar station, Duga. The CHERNOBYLwel.come guide is equipped with photos of Pripyat and Chernobyl, giving you the chance to go back in time to 1986. You will experience the communist propaganda and its artifacts—buildings, signs, slogans, and military technique. Surprising facts and stories will let you peek into a time when the world was just a small step away from a nuclear catalyst. 

Chernobyl Tour locations

Although pictures say a thousand words, they cannot express emotion, which you will feel at the Chernobyl expedition with CHERNOBYLwel.come. Peep into the places that will give you goosebumps while on your trip. Entering buildings in Pripyat is, unfortunately, prohibited since 2012.

The program is subject to change due to actual constraints in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone

In order to make your trip to Chernobyl a unique and safe experience, CHERNOBYLwel.come will take care of all documents, permits, accommodations, transportation, insurancedining, and safety measures. Moreover, we will provide the most intense, most photogenic, and most adventurous trip to the Chernobyl exclusion zone. Guaranteed.

The 32nd Anniversary is coming. Book your retro adventure for even better price! Limited time offer

£89/€99/$119* £149/€169/$189

*The price is final, no hidden fees. The reservation is not binding until you confirm it. 100% money back guarantee.

Price includes: Comfortable transportation from/back to Kiev, Dining (lunch) with traditional Ukrainian food, Helpful guide (English, German, French, Spanish, Russian, Czech or Slovak) for all languages other than English, a surcharge may apply, due to limited capacity. Geiger-Müller counter, Entry to all 3 safety zones of the Chernobyl exclusion zone & Obligatory insurance. The sum is paid via PayPal or in cash at the bus, no need for booking/cancellation fees!


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If you cannot find the right Retro Chernobyl Tour in the calendar, please order a PRIVATE TOUR. CHERNOBYLwel.come will offer you a private tour during your suitable dates, which are often used by professional photographers, TV crews or people who would like to experience Duga and Chernobyl-2 alone without any company.

What is behind the price of tours?

  • Maximum program - we want you to see more than everything
  • Urban exploration to the maximum
  • Small groups (maximum 15 people)
  • No advance payments - we trust you
  • Bus with AC and wifi and retro bus/car
  • Never hungry with us - tasty all inclusive dining included
  • Time - our groups are always first to enter the Chernobyl zone and last to exit
  • History with you - old photographs, stories, myths, controversy, live inhabitants, videos
  • Friendly - we will not forget you after the tour, you are a part of Chernobyl friends family!
  • Geiger-Muller counter - you can get it anytime during the tour for free
  • Free ticket to Chernobyl Museum in Kiev
  • Postcard service - we give you Chernobyl postcards for free and send one for you
  • Obligatory insurance included in the price
  • And a surprise...we cannot tell, or we'll spoil it :-)

Meet your guides

  • Tanya

    Lara Chernobyl Croft Guide

    A young daring person filled with life, energy and exuberance that tends to be contagious. She has got enough bravery (though some people call it craziness :) )to step out of her comfort zone into another kind of zone - the exclusion one :) Being deeply curious about all things in the world she is always ready to share her knowledge with others, and she gladly does that during the tours, along with keeping people alive in Chernobyl! If you wish to cherish your Chernobyl tour to the max she will do her best to combine sightseeing and safety in the best way possible!


    Lara Chernobyl Croft Guide
  • Tanya

    Tatya Sunshine Guide

    She is one of those people you meet and feel like you've known each other for years. Your trip would be as if you met a very good friend that you haven't seen for a while. She is very cheerful, adventurous, creative and open minded. She fell in love with Chernobyl   in 2016 and from that time their love has been mutual. With Tanya, will experience trip of a lifetime which you will remember with a smile on your face. She radiates warm Sun rays which you will be able to keep forever. 


    Tatya Sunshine Guide
  • Katka

    Pripyat FireFox

    Chernobyl became Kate's second home in the mid of 2016. Be close to her and beware of wolves, foxes and other Katie's friends. Dogs, who live inside the zone, are her guardians, so do not try to make her angry. Get her as a guide and you never forget her encyclopedic knowledge, black humour and pink dozie.


    Pripyat FireFox
  • Ludmilla

    Cyber Angel Guide

    This ever-smiling, positive girl with a great sense of humour has German as her second language (almost). She loves to catch up with new words in other languages too so it is pretty probable that she will also know some words in your native language. She is passionate about the nature in Chernobyl and loves having good people (you) around. At school she hated physics but thanks to Chernobyl she now realises that physics, especially in connection with radioactivity, is very interesting. Ludmilla has a big heart and in her leisure time, besides reading books, listening to music or spending time with her family, she also finds time for children in orphanages and those with cancer in the Ukraine.


    Cyber Angel Guide

Media with us

  • CNN
  • The Guardian
  • The Mail
  • Die Welt
  • lemonde
  • Maxim
  • Markiza
  • CT
  • Fun radio
  • TA3
  • Pluska
  • Novy Cas

Retro Chernobyl Tour as a gift

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Free download of the Chernobyl exclusion zone and Pripyat maps. Travel with your finger to places that you will soon experience in person.

Download your tour itinerary in detail

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Is it Safe to Travel to Ukraine Nowadays?

The answer is as travelling to any other country if you follow rules and stay away from restricted ‘no-go’ zones.  Ukraine is back on the rails but as we all know situation on Ukrainian eastern border is quite tense. We strongly do not recommend travelling across regions of Donetsk and Luhansk, that’s for sure. Kiev to Russian borders near Luhansk it’s almost 1,000 kilometres. Chernobyl is even further from Luhansk. During your whole Chernobyl tour we guarantee your safety from pick up to drop off, as always.

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