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Ex Nuclear Missile Base Tour from Kiev provided by SoloEast Travel Chernobyl Day Trip

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Ex Nuclear Missile Base Tour from Kiev

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Aroma Kava
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    Strategic Missile Forces Museum
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
    Drive Kiev-Odesa Highway approximately two hours, make a left turm to Holovanivsk and then another 30 minutes to the outskirt of Bobuz'ke village. Arrival to Museum. Meeting a manager of the museum, usually ex-officer. Briefing on the history of the Intercontinental Ballistic Missile base of ICBM silo launcher in Pervomaisk in a pavillion with many exhibits. Sightseeing of the premises of the base including passage through 150 meters long underground corridor. Take a lift 12 floors down to the bottom of the Unified Launch Control Center. (Lift can barely fit three people so with a big group it might take time for everybody to take it). Visit rest area of the officers and climb one floor up to the control center, where the launching equipment with "THE BUTTON" was located. See the guards' bunkers, silo's lead, trucks and SS-18 "Satan" Intercontinental Ballistic Missile. On the way back to Kiev we make a stop for lunch at one of the cafes. Arrival back time 6 p.m.
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Aroma Kava
Mykhailivs'ka St, 1, Kyiv, Ukraine, 02000The starting point is Kozatskiy hotel, which is on the main square - Independence (Maidan) - the hotel is the second building on the right from McDonalds. We meet in front of the hotel.
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Departure Point
Aroma Kava, Mykhailivs'ka St, 1, Kyiv, Ukraine, 02000
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
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  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (for private tours only)
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  • Entry/Admission - Strategic Missile Forces Museum
  • Lunch
  • Pick up and drop off (for public tours only). Extra fee of US $10-$40 may be required.
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  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum age is 7 years
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travellers
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Tim Laine wrote a review Dec 2019
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Very intresting trip! I was the only one going there at the time together with the driver Andrej, who was a very nice person! The guide at the base was a fantastic woman! I was there in 2016
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Date of experience: January 2019
Dieppois wrote a review Oct 2019
Sussex UK33 contributions23 helpful votes
I lived through the cold war but this trip showed just how frightening and knife-edge that period was. Russia/Ukraine had spent $billions on these high tech sites at a time when they couldn't feed their own people. The guides are all employed at the site and not by the tour
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Date of experience: October 2019
Pop wrote a review Sep 2019
Yorkshire, United Kingdom110 contributions37 helpful votes
So this is a perfect trip for Cold War fans. Well worth the 3.5 hour drive to get there (do not let this put you off). It was both surreal & fascinating. Who would ever have thought back in the 80s that visitors could one day press the actual nuclear button which could have
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