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From Kiev: Chernobyl and Pripyat Private Helicopter Tour

Product ID: 374796
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Fly above the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone on a private helicopter ride with an expert guide. Enjoy a unique experience that shows you the consequences of the Chernobyl disaster and capture astonishing aerial pictures of the desolate city of Pripyat.
About this activity
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
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Duration: 96 - 108 minutes
Starting times 11:00 AM, 1:00 PM, 3:00 PM
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Live tour guide
Spanish, Ukrainian, English, German, Italian, Polish, Russian

Pickup included

From your hotel or apartment in Kiev.

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  • Feel the adrenaline of a helicopter flight over the ghost town of Pripyat
  • Get a bird’s-eye view of the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone
  • Enjoy a safe private helicopter flight with an experienced pilot
Full description
Meet your guide at your hotel and head to the helicopter pad where your thrilling adventure begins. Get on board a private helicopter and take off to one of the most mysterious places in the world — the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone. 

From the comfort of a private helicopter flight, listen to the comprehensive commentary of your expert guide. On the way to Chernobyl, fly over Kiev and take in the scenic views of Kyiv Pechersk Lavra, the Motherland Monument, Dynamo Stadium, and the Dnieper River. Moreover, fly above the Mezhyhirya Residence and learn interesting facts about so-called “Museum of Corruption.”

The highlight of the tour is a breathtaking flight over the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone. Take a look at the astonishing Duga radar, discover the famous abandoned amusement park of Pripyat with its Ferris wheel still standing, and see from a distance a new safety confinement over the notorious Reactor No. 4. of Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant.

One of the main advantages of the tour is that you’ll be accompanied by an expert private guide who will enlighten you of the tragic events of the Chernobyl catastrophe that happened in 1986. At the end of a breathtaking experience, return to Kiev where your driver will drop you off at your hotel.
  • 96- or 108-minute private helicopter flight (based on the selected option)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Experienced pilot
  • Private expert guide
  • Insurance
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
Not suitable for
  • Children under 10 years
  • Wheelchair users
  • People afraid of heights
  • People with vertigo

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• There is a maximum capacity of 4 persons (including the pilot and the guide) in the helicopter
• Operates only in good weather conditions. If canceled due to the bad weather, you’ll be offered an alternative date or refund
• Minimum age to participate is 10 years. Children must by accompanied by adult
• Operating hours are subject to change due to the weather conditions and helicopter availability. You'll be informed of the exact flight time one day before travel

From US$ 1,076.74 per person

Organized by

Green Tour Ukraine

Product ID: 374796