FAQ: I AM IN THE RED ZONE BUT I WANT TO VISIT CHERNOBYL, UKRAINE

There is a solution SoloEast tourists have already checked You are planning a trip and you still have some concerns. We are here to tell you about the procedure of visiting Ukraine with no headache: 1. You need to buy an insurance that will cover covid (around 30 US dollars, depending on the amount of days you are going to spend in Ukraine, it can be cheaper) – we... Read more

Ukrainian government has published a new list of the countries of « red » and « green » zone

The list of red-zone countries is the following: the United States, Israel, Brazil, Montenegro, Armenia, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Romania, Serbia, Switzerland, Canada, France, Poland, Germany, Czech Republic, Kyrgyzstan, Japan, etc. The list of green-zone countries includes Ukraine, Sweden, Portugal, Belarus, Croatia, the United Kingdom, Egypt, Italy, Greece, Sri Lanka, Estonia, Latvia, etc. People coming from the green zone don’t have to self-isolate. People coming from the red zone will have... Read more

Ukrainian border is opened for foreign travelers now

Dear friends, with the Chernobyl Exclusion zone open for business again, we are welcoming you, friends and family to come on tour with us this summer/fall! Since June 15th, air service and flights to Ukraine have been recovered. Foreigners are permitted entry into Ukraine. With Ukraine being in the adaptive quarantine stage, this means most of the restrictions have been lifted. Upon entry into the country, all visitors must... Read more

THE MOST UNIQUE PLACES OF CHERNOBYL

Chernobyl area was decided into two administrative territories: the specialized 10 kilometer zone and the 30 kilometer zone. The first legal tour to the Chernobyl exclusion zone was organized by SoloEast travel in 1999. .⠀ . We have prepared a list of places to visit while tour to Chernobyl: ⠀ 👉AMUSEMENT PARK This amusement park has become an iconic place for tourists. Unfortunately the inhabitants of Pripyat didn’t get... Read more

KYIV (LAST-CHANCE EUROPE): THE BEST FOODIE DESTINATIONS TO VISIT BEFORE BREXIT

Kyiv’s foodie scene is decidedly underrated (surprise: it’s not all about the chicken kiev, the city’s most famous export). Its other homegrown star dish is varenyky, flabby filled dumplings that often come drizzled with a thick sauce. Find that and other traditional Ukrainian dishes (pig ears, beetroot borsch) at Kanapa, a wooden ski chalet of a restaurant on cobbled street Andriivs’kyi Descent that’s faintly reminiscent of Montmartre. For a... Read more

Geotourist launches digital audio tour for Chernobyl region

HBO’s recent production, ‘Chernobyl’, has stopped the world in its tracks. Now, the Solo East tour of the region, on the Geotourist platform, helps both visitors to the area and people from all over the world to listen to an audio tour that covers 157 km from Kiev to Pripyat and the remains of the Chernobyl power plant itself.     Visitors use their own smartphone and the free Geotourist... Read more

Chernobyl suddenly becomes visitor hotspot

(CNN) — It was the scene of the world’s worst nuclear disaster, but three decades later Chernobyl is emerging as one of the planet’s hottest tourism tickets after a new TV series. For the past few years, a steady stream of adventurous visitors has been drawn to the macabre spectacle of the deserted, decaying city around the power station. Now, since the recent launch of HBO series “Chernobyl,” travel interest in the... Read more