Explore the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone in winter on this exciting short break accompanied by our expert photographer David Short (ARPS), who will offer advice to help you get the perfect photographs of this uniquely haunting location. Kiev - Visit the fascinating Chernobyl Museum, an ideal introduction before travelling in to the exclusion zone Self Settlers - Speak with people who lived through the event. Returning home after the initial evacuation they permanently reside in the exclusion zone Chernobyl - Discover the ghost town of Pripyat, the Red Forest, and the 'New Safe Confinement' structure around Reactor 4
This exciting trip begins in Ukraine's capital city, Kiev, and your Leader will meet you in the hotel reception at 6pm for the welcome meeting. After introductions there is a chance to head out for dinner and perhaps a taste of some local horseradish vodka! There are no other activities planned today, so you are free to arrive in Kyiv at any time. If you would like to receive a complimentary airport transfer today, you'll need to arrive into Kyiv Boryspil International Airport (KBP) . Should you miss the welcome meeting, your Leader will inform you of any essential information as soon as you catch up
Meals: ,No Meals,
You will have the option to book your own flights independently with the operator.
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