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Chernobyl Tour with Transnistria

Chisinau & Bucharest

Jul 19th - Jul 28th 2019
10 Days
840

At a glance
Kiev Chernobyl Tour Pripyat Odessa Tiraspol Bendery Chisinau Bucharest

Welcome to the Soviet adventure of a lifetime. Our Chernobyl Tour kicks-off in Bucharest the capital city of Romania and will finish in Kiev, Ukrain. Before we spend the next 8 days travelling through Ukraine, Transnistria, Moldova and Romania, on the first night, you will have the opportunity to get to know your fellow travellers over dinner in one of the best restaurants in Bucharest (in our opionion!), Care Cu Bare, followed by a few drinks in the old town. We will also do a ‘Ceausescu’s City’ walkabout where we relive the hectic revolution that eventually turned Romania into turmoil when thousands of citizens marched towards the ex-Soviet leader’s palace to end his tyranny.

During this tour, we will explore a tragic period, especially so in Ukrainian and Belarussian history as we visit Chernobyl, the site of the nuclear disaster and explore the exclusion zone and surrounding areas. We will spend the night in the zone at The Chernobyl Hotel. You will visit the abandoned city of Pripyat and our local guides are able to show us some sites that are not ordinarily accessible to tourists! During our visit to the area, we may also have the chance to meet and speak with some of the ‘self-settlers’ who have chosen to live here.

We will visit the historic city of Odessa which sits at the edge of the Black Sea. The city’s tree-lined boulevards, beaches and food scene makes this is a popular location for Ukranian and international visitors. The city is of major economic and strategic importance. Onto Tiraspol, the de facto capital city of the unrecognised, breakaway Soviet republic of Transnistria, nestled between Ukraine and Moldova. You will see all that Tiraspol has to offer as we stroll and drive around to lots of sights of interest including the home stadium (outside) of Europe’s most secretive soccer club! It’s amazing to soak up the atmosphere in Tiraspol and check out some of the really inexpensive food and drink in the bars and restaurants. The hotel we will stay at here is Soviet kitsch at its absolute best.

Chisinau is Moldova’s green capital dating back to 1420 to experience a landscape rich in parks, lakes and wildlife. There are plenty of examples of older buildings side by side with joyfully Soviet-era buildings. We will take a walking tour around the city and get plenty of Moldovan food and wine as well as sampling the nightlife. As a trip highlight, we will pay a visit to the Crecova Winery just outside of Chisinau. 

 

Price:(Group 1 ) Kiev > Chernobyl > Pripyat  €450

(Group 2) Odessa > Tiraspol > Bendery > Chisinau > Bucharest €450

(Group 1 & 2) Kiev > Bucharest €840

Inclusive of

  • All transportation (except transport to Kiev for start of the tour, onward travel from Kiev after group 1 and onward travel from Bucharest after the tour finishes)
  • All Accommodation
  • Some local tours (unless otherwise stated)

Exclusive of

  • Visa Fees
  • Food and drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Local guide tips

Price

€840

Length

9 Nights,
10 Days

At a glance

  • Kiev
  • Chernobyl Tour
  • Pripyat
  • Odessa
  • Tiraspol
  • Bendery
  • Chisinau
  • Bucharest
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Chernobyl Tour with Transnistria

Chisinau & Bucharest

Jul 19th - Jul 28th 2019
10 Days
840

Welcome to the Soviet adventure of a lifetime. Our Chernobyl Tour kicks-off in Bucharest the capital city of Romania and will finish in Kiev, Ukrain. Before we spend the next 8 days travelling through Ukraine, Transnistria, Moldova and Romania, on the first night, you will have the opportunity to get to know your fellow travellers over dinner in one of the best restaurants in Bucharest (in our opionion!), Care Cu Bare, followed by a few drinks in the old town. We will also do a ‘Ceausescu’s City’ walkabout where we relive the hectic revolution that eventually turned Romania into turmoil when thousands of citizens marched towards the ex-Soviet leader’s palace to end his tyranny.

During this tour, we will explore a tragic period, especially so in Ukrainian and Belarussian history as we visit Chernobyl, the site of the nuclear disaster and explore the exclusion zone and surrounding areas. We will spend the night in the zone at The Chernobyl Hotel. You will visit the abandoned city of Pripyat and our local guides are able to show us some sites that are not ordinarily accessible to tourists! During our visit to the area, we may also have the chance to meet and speak with some of the ‘self-settlers’ who have chosen to live here.

We will visit the historic city of Odessa which sits at the edge of the Black Sea. The city’s tree-lined boulevards, beaches and food scene makes this is a popular location for Ukranian and international visitors. The city is of major economic and strategic importance. Onto Tiraspol, the de facto capital city of the unrecognised, breakaway Soviet republic of Transnistria, nestled between Ukraine and Moldova. You will see all that Tiraspol has to offer as we stroll and drive around to lots of sights of interest including the home stadium (outside) of Europe’s most secretive soccer club! It’s amazing to soak up the atmosphere in Tiraspol and check out some of the really inexpensive food and drink in the bars and restaurants. The hotel we will stay at here is Soviet kitsch at its absolute best.

Chisinau is Moldova’s green capital dating back to 1420 to experience a landscape rich in parks, lakes and wildlife. There are plenty of examples of older buildings side by side with joyfully Soviet-era buildings. We will take a walking tour around the city and get plenty of Moldovan food and wine as well as sampling the nightlife. As a trip highlight, we will pay a visit to the Crecova Winery just outside of Chisinau. 

 

Price:(Group 1 ) Kiev > Chernobyl > Pripyat  €450

(Group 2) Odessa > Tiraspol > Bendery > Chisinau > Bucharest €450

(Group 1 & 2) Kiev > Bucharest €840

Show itinerary

At a glance
Kiev Chernobyl Tour Pripyat Odessa Tiraspol Bendery Chisinau Bucharest

Inclusive of

  • All transportation (except transport to Kiev for start of the tour, onward travel from Kiev after group 1 and onward travel from Bucharest after the tour finishes)
  • All Accommodation
  • Some local tours (unless otherwise stated)

Exclusive of

  • Visa Fees
  • Food and drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Local guide tips

Chernobyl Tour with Transnistria Enquiry

Your name

Email

Specific Requests (optional)