Explore Ukraine's enigmatic capital on this great value city break to Kyiv, which includes a day excursion to Chernobyl and private return airport transfers.
This city break is based on spending 3 nights at one of our favourite hotels the conveniently located Hotel Rus, but there are plenty of other hotel options to meet every taste including:
Speak with your Regent Ukraine Travel Specialist about upgrading your hotel and including any other excursions.
Arrive in Kyiv, transfer to hotel and check in for 3 nights.
Today explore Kyiv either under your own steam or book an additional private city tour with us. Perhaps pre- book a tour of the newly opened Mariyinsky Palace. Visitors can now tour the ceremonial hall among other rooms. The tour which takes around 45 mins takes place every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 to 17:00. (B)
Today meet at Maidan Nezalezhnosti (Independence Square) for a day excursion to Chernobyl. On this excursion, gain an insight into the Chernobyl story from past to present and learn about this massive nuclear disaster that rocked the Soviet Union and the world in April 1986. Once home to 50,000 residents, the town of Pripyat now lies abandoned and overgrown. Discover derelict apartment blocks and schools, and the iconic ferris wheel - a haunting symbol of the tragedy. Tour inside the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant Exclusion Zone, stop for lunch at the Power Plant canteen, and meet the self-settlers who chose to come back to their homes after the evacuation. (B)
Please note: It is a condition of entry to the Exclusion Zone that long sleeved tops and long trousers must be worn at all times. Open toed shoes of any type are also not permitted.
Transfer by private car to the airport for the flight back to the UK. (B)
This is an example itinerary staying at our best value hotel in Kyiv, accompanied by a guide price. If you would like alternative options, or if you have a higher or lower budget than the guide price, please ring one of our travel specialists on 0207 666 1244 and we can tailor this trip to suit your precise requirements.