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Great way into a beautiful area

A day hike with Alaverdi Guides was a great way to glimpse a little deeper into this beautiful... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
ohl1v1a
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Burlington, Vermont
Amazing guides! Amazing discoveries!

The Alaverdi guides really made our stay in Alaverdi memorable. Local guides from the town who know... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2018
Kevin G
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This is part of a local community economic initiative to improve your experience when visiting our region. In addition, unemployment in the region is high and to encourage youngsters to stay in their home town it is essential that job opportunities...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A day hike with Alaverdi Guides was a great way to glimpse a little deeper into this beautiful area. We hiked to Sedvi and Odzun churches with a guide, and along the way, we stopped to have a barbecue, walked on beautiful dirt road trails,...More

1  Thank ohl1v1a
alaverdiguides, Founder at Alaverdi Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your day with us and we enjoyed it very much too! Thank you

Reviewed 18 August 2018

the small mining town of alaverdi is drawing lately more and more tourists and a big part of the credit is due to the alaverdi guides which started as an english club for locals. they offer quite a few hikes and tours to the monasteries...More

1  Thank wonderingcorse
alaverdiguides, Founder at Alaverdi Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and we are very sorry that you felt your hike was mediocre and didn't meet your expectations. We do our utmost to offer the hike which will best meet our tourists expectations and unfortunately on this occasion we clearly didn't...More

Reviewed 16 August 2018

The Alaverdi guides really made our stay in Alaverdi memorable. Local guides from the town who know their way around the land and are passionate about the historical architecture. It's the best way to visit this UNESCO World Heritage site. I can't recommend this organization...More

1  Thank Kevin G
alaverdiguides, Manager at Alaverdi Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Kevin and we're delighted you enjoyed Alaverdi as much as we do!

Reviewed 6 August 2018

We did a tour from Tsaghkashat via Haghpat to Sanahin with Alaverdi guides and visited the Mikoyan Brothers museum which is also staffed by this organization. Guides are very passionate and knowledgable about their area - history, nature, monasteries, etc. For the lack of hiking...More

1  Thank ChP85
alaverdiguides, Manager at Alaverdi Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely comments and yes, we will keep working hard with our English

Reviewed 31 July 2018

The guide was very interesting, she knows the town as her pocket, and she will explain you all the subtilities. She is part of a foundation working for children and people in difficulties. We must support her work !

1  Thank Fa Z
alaverdiguides, Manager at Alaverdi Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind comments and we really appreciate your support

Reviewed 24 July 2018

Alaverdi Guides is a lesson in how to organise tourism where the local authorities do little. Our two guides each lived in the same village as a monastery and taught us all sorts about Armenia, with one of them, Anush, unexpectedly performing a folk song...More

2  Thank kennethd324
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful and funny day with David from the Alaverdi Guides. We are two German girls and we felt very welcomed. The tour was interesting and we learnt a lot about life in Armenia. David was answering all our questions and we had...More

1  Thank Gabriela S
Lena K, Manager at Alaverdi Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Jeanette and Gabby, you did one of the best hikes and the view from a high point of Tsaghkashat is really stunning. Looking forward to seeing you in Armenia again.

Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

We highly recommend the tour to everyone who visits Armenia. It was probably one of our most interesting days we spent in the country. The guides were super motivated, spoke perfect English and we could ask any kind of question. So we got deep knowledge...More

1  Thank Sebastian8989
Lena K, Manager at Alaverdi Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Sebastian, we are glad to know, that our efforts have not been in vain and such good people like you, always appreciate it:-)

Reviewed 5 July 2018

We visit Odzun with 8 teenagers. They live in Alaverdi and we are from Holland. Lena has giving a good impression about the church of Odzun. And Azganush in Hayeren for the teenagers. We have had a amazing pick nick after the tour. We talked...More

1  Thank Jeanne B
Lena K, Manager at Alaverdi Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Jeanne, we had an interesting day with you and local children too. Thanks a lot for your trust in our work. I hope we could encourage them.

Reviewed 23 June 2018

We did 2 walks with alaverdi guides. One day we walked from Hagpat monastery to Sanahin. We really enjoyed it. We also opted to include the explanation of both monasteries both at the beginning and end of our walk. That was very interesting because the...More

1  Thank Zaratoestra
Lena K, Manager at Alaverdi Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks a lot for your nice words, encouraging other people to use our service and supporting the local community !!!

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