8 days in Chernobyl & Pripyat Itinerary

8 days in Chernobyl & Pripyat Itinerary

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Chernobyl ©
Chernobyl or Chornobyl is a city in the restricted Chernobyl Exclusion Zone situated in the Ivankiv Raion of northern Kiev Oblast, near Ukraine's border with Belarus. Escape the urban bustle at Chernobyl Visit and Mizhrichynskyi Regional Landscape Park. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Nativity of the Virgin Cathedral and Chernobyl Go. Change things up with a short trip to St.Nicolas Church in Kozelets (about 1h 50 min away). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Elijah Church, deepen your knowledge of military history at Duga Radar Russian Woodpecker, and make a trip to Reactor No 4.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Chernobyl road trip planning app.

Portland, USA to Chernobyl is an approximately 22.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Portland to Chernobyl is 7 hours. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in September, and nighttime lows around 50°F. You'll set off for Pripyat on the 28th (Mon).

Things to do in Chernobyl

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Chernobyl Visit ©
Chernobyl Visit
Nativity of the Virgin Cathedral ©
Nativity of the Virgin Cathedral
St. Elijah Church ©
St. Elijah Church


Pripyat ©
Pripyat is a ghost town in northern Ukraine, near the border with Belarus.Named after the nearby Pripyat River, Pripyat was founded on 4 February 1970, as the ninth nuclear city (a type of closed city) in the Soviet Union, to serve the nearby Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant. On the 28th (Mon), find something for the whole family at Pripyat Amusement Park.

For where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Pripyat day trip planner.

Pripyat is very close to Chernobyl. In September, daytime highs in Pripyat are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pripyat

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Pripyat Amusement Park ©
Pripyat Amusement Park