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Kiev Friendly Tours

Kiev, Ukraine
+380 98 237 7377
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Amazing tour of Mezhyhirya Residence

We took a tour of ex-president Victor Yanukovich’s former residence called Mezhyhirya. I highly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Leah C
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Ottawa, Canada
Kiev Tour

I was very lucky to have Olga Karpenko as my guide to Kiev for a half-day walking tour of the city... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
andyml006
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Kyiv Friendly tours are a mix of engaging adventure and cultural experiences. Wide variety of walking and driven city tours with English speaking guides. Our mission is to make you fall in love with Kiev!
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Kiev, Ukraine
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a tour of ex-president Victor Yanukovich’s former residence called Mezhyhirya. I highly recommend you ask for Larissa (Lara). We had an outstanding tour! She was very knowledgeable and her English is very good. She offered insight about the man and what it was...More

Thank Leah C
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Svyatoslava1, Owner at Kiev Friendly Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Leah, Thank you much for taking time and sharing your comment with us! We are happy to know you enjoyed the tour with Larissa! Looking forward to seeing you back in Kyiv! Best regards, Slava and Larissa

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was very lucky to have Olga Karpenko as my guide to Kiev for a half-day walking tour of the city! Olga was a great guide - very personable, very knowledgeable, and very likable! Really enjoyed the tour and the time she took to show...More

Thank andyml006
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Svyatoslava1, Owner at Kiev Friendly Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Andy, Thank for taking time and leaving your comment! We are happy youve enjoyed our tour! Looking forward to seeing you back in Kyiv. Best regards, Olga and Slava

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a twelve hour layover in Kiev so I decided to book a tour. Kiev friendly tours always responded to my messages quickly and were able to put together a great tour for me. Olga was a great guide and despite me being tired...More

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Svyatoslava1, Владелец at Kiev Friendly Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Amy, Thank you for taking time and leaving a comment about your experience with us! We are happy youve enjoyed your layover in Kiev and our service! Thank you much and looking forward tonseeing you back again ;)

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had a one free evening in Kiev from the tour schedule and Kiev Friendly Tours was able to arrange a beer tasting at the timings I required. This was a walking tour taking approx 3-4 hours (I believe shorter versions are also available from...More

Thank LakshR
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Svyatoslava1, Owner at Kiev Friendly Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Lakshita, Thank you much for your comment! We are happy youce enjoyed our Beer tasting tour! Looking forward to seeing you back in Kyiv! Best regards, Slava and Olga

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For me holidays are precious, few and far between. It is incumbent upon one make to most of valuable few days and immerse in a place, try and touch if not experience a nation's essence. Consequently it is important if not critical to understand a...More

Thank sha123456
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Svyatoslava1, Owner at Kiev Friendly Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear guest, (sorry, we couldnt recognize your name due to the nick in TripAdvisor) Thank you so much for your review! This is such a hapiness to read a comment like that, it inspires us a lot! We are looking forward to see you back...More

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Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

I would highly recommend Kiev Friendly Tours! I was well looked after from the first contact; organising my private tour was made very easy by Sviatoslava and I really enjoyed spending my day in Kiev with Olga. She was fun, enthusiastic and most importantly, very...More

1  Thank Anna S
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Svyatoslava1, Owner at Kiev Friendly Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Anna, Thank you much for leaving a comment! We are glad youve enjoyed our tour! We are looking forward to seeing you again ;) Hugs, Slava and Olga

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Reviewed 9 June 2018

I really enjoyed it. Natalie the guide spoke perfect English. She was entertaining, informative and was happy to pitch the tour to suit me. I love history and her knowledge was brilliant. I would recommend this to anyone. I will certainly do this again.

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Svyatoslava1, Владелец at Kiev Friendly Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2018

Dear Paul, Thank you very much fpr your comment! We are happy you’ve enjoyed our tour and looking forward to seeing you back in Ukraine.

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Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

I've really enjoyed this visit with Olga who is enthousiastic and friendly. She showed us Kiev through the great history and through the small one! Thanks Olga!

1  Thank Valerie D
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Svyatoslava1, Owner at Kiev Friendly Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2018

Dear Valerie, Thank you much for your comment! We really appreciate you being with us! Hope to see you back in Kyiv!

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Reviewed 28 May 2018

We booked a tour the day before Champions League final. It was three of us originally just booking the Nightlife tour. We then decided to extend to a tour of the city as well. Our guide was Olga, a great guide and fun person. She...More

1  Thank Jose M
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Svyatoslava1, Владелец at Kiev Friendly Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2018

Dear Jose,thnak you much for your comment! We are so glaf you’ve enjoyed our tour! Sending you Hugs from Olga. Looking forward to seeing you back in Ukraine :)

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Reviewed 27 May 2018

My son and I had the day before the Champions League Final to kill and luckily got to spend it with Olga of Kiev Friendly Tours. She was the perfect host bringing the history of the fascinating city to life. Highly recommended way to experience...More

1  Thank Duncan R
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Svyatoslava1, Владелец at Kiev Friendly Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2018

Dear Duncan, Thank you much for your comment! We are happy you’ve enjoyed our service, guide and city! Looking forward to seeing you again ;)

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