near Kiev, Ukraine
You have to bring your passport / travel document / photo ID with you to the tour and have it on you for the entire duration of the tour .Otherwise you will not be permitted to enter the Chernobyl Zone.
Make sure it is the same ID you have used for your tour booking purposes.
There is a dress code in effect designed with your safety in mind. The
bottom line of it is that all the parts of your body have to be properly
covered at all times. In other words, you have to wear pants (no shorts or skirts),
a long-sleeve shirt/top (no short-sleeve shirt or tees), closed-type
footwear (no sandals, flip-flops, etc), and a cap to cover your head.
Failure to comply with this code will result in your non-admission to the
Those who have been drinking alcohol immediately before the tour or being under influence of other intoxication, will not be permitted on the tour. Consuming alcohol during the tour as well as bringing it into the Zone is strictly prohibited.
cold weapons are not permitted on
the tour. Failure to comply may result in criminal prosecution according
to the laws of Ukraine.
explosives, or cold weapons are not permitted on the tour. Failure to comply may result in criminal prosecution according to the laws of Ukraine.
Visitors are not allowed to smoke tobacco (or anything else) in the
Visitors are not allowed to have meals in the open air. You are not allowed to use or drink water from open water sources (lakes,
Touching of objects, structures, vegetation, or the ground is not
permitted. Sitting on the ground is also not permitted.
Taking pictures and shooting video IS permitted. However, you have to
be very careful and avoid placing your photo/video equipment on the ground.
Taking items away from within the Zone is considered a serious
violation of the tour regulations.
At all times while within the Zone, you will be accompanied and guided
certified tour guide who works for the Zone administration. It is
essential that you strictly follow all the verbal instructions,
recommendations, and suggestions.
Please remember that the Chernobyl tour is nothing like your regular river boat excursion. It is a really unique experience. The more carefully you follow the rules above, the safer you will be at the end of the day.
Thank you for your understanding !
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