In the 1990s after all the necessary urgent measures to eliminate the consequences of the Chernobyl accident and after a significant decrease in the level of radiation in the adjacent territories, the abandoned territory has become very popular with both legal and illegal excursions.
The first Chernobyl visit was in the mid-90s. In 2002, the United Nations Organization presented a report according to which most of the places of the exclusion zone were now possible to visit without much harm for your health. Since then the number of tourists is rising every year. In 2007 a computer game ‘S.T.A.L.K.E.R’ appeared. This game helped people to plunge into a mysterious city. In 2009, Forbes magazine announced that the most exotic tourist destination was – Chernobyl Visit.
Can you visit Chernobyl now? Having chosen a convenient tour for yourself and following all the requirements – visit Chernobyl will be as easy as a trip to any other city in Europe. Over one hundred twenty thousand people managed to see a ghost town in 2019.
Trips to Chernobyl with its professional guides will not only help you but will draw up the necessary documents to enter the area for you. They will also give you a lecture on behavior and prohibitions about Chernobyl Visit. Travel agencies offer you multi-language guides who speak Russian, English, German, French, Polish, etc. A real tourist will always bring many good travel photos. Fortunately, photo and video shootings are allowed (although limited) during the Chernobyl visit. It’s necessary to wear only closed and tight clothing.
Attention! It’s prohibited:
- To eat and smoke outdoors;
- To touch plants and structures;
- To take out any items outside the zone;
- To drink water from land sources.
As the number of visitors is becoming bigger, new kinds of tours are appearing. You may spend only one day in Chernobyl but for those who are burning with a thirst for fresh and long-lasting impressions, there is a 5-day tour. Chernobyl visit offers you 147 best photo and video locations, as well as visits to all infamous sites. If something went wrong or your plan changed, we will refund you 100% of the money paid. (If the tour is canceled more than 24 hours before the start.). There is also a 15% discount when booking a tour, a month in advance or if your best friend is keen on visiting an unusual place – you can buy him a gift certificate to Chernobyl.
Chernobyl tour organizations divide all visitors into different groups. The first one -is foreign and Ukrainian scientists who conduct research; the second one – is reserved for journalists; the third – is people who previously lived in this area and came to visit and tidy up the graves of their relatives and friends. The last one – for those who decided to look at the site of a large-scale tragedy and its consequences.
To which group belong you?