****Update: this tour is stopped till the end of January 2020****
Our Alternative Yerevan Walking Tour is a paid private tour. It covers areas which are not regularly visited by tourists, on the west side of the small center of Yerevan; the pedestrian tunnel, Children’s Railway Station, Hrazdan River with it’s old bridge, Kond area, ethnographic area and St. Sargis Church (with breathtaking view of the Victory bridge, the brandy factories and Mount Ararat), the covered market, the Blue Mosque, etc. It includes some good (and bad) graffiti, the oldest private houses in Yerevan and general info about history, cultural and night life.
We finish the tour on Mashtots Avenue and give you a free copy of Backpackers’ Map of Yerevan.
What time do we meet?
1 pm (13:00)
Any day, but by reservation only.
Where do we meet?
By the entrance to the History Museum on Republic Square. Not by the pond, not by the fountains. Please note that the address of the museum is 4 Republic Square, but Google Maps doesn’t configure it yet. So, follow the drop pin on the map here. You can check the photo on the Main Tour page for the exact meeting point.
How do we find the guide?
Look for the guide with Yerevan Free Walking Tour (orange logo) badge. We don’t use umbrellas or flags.
For the time being the tour is available only in English.
How long does it take?
Around 2 hours.
How many kilometers does it run?
Around 4 km.
Is it an easy walk?
it is, but it includes a few hundred meters of uphill-downhill roads in the gorge and the Kond neighborhood.
Do we do the tours if it rains or snows?
How much is it?
15 000 AMD for 1-3 people, and 2000 AMD for each additional person. Please note that this is your private tour. So, we don’t add people from our side. You pay the same: 15 000 AMD single payment if you are 1 person or 2 or 3 people.
How do I book?
In order to secure your participation in our tours, please reserve at least a day before. Please go to the Contact page to book and we will get back to you.