Alternative Yerevan Walking Tour

Our Alternative Yerevan Walking Tour covers areas which are not regularly visited by tourists, on the west side of the center of Yerevan; the Kond pedestrian tunnel, Kond historic neighborhood, Dzoragyugh ethnographic area (with breathtaking views of the Victory bridge, the brandy factories and Mount Ararat), St. Hovhannes Church, the Blue Mosque, the covered market, etc.

It includes some good (and bad 😉 ) graffiti, the oldest surviving private houses in Yerevan and general info about history, architecture, art and culture…

We finish the tour on Mashtots Avenue and give you a free copy of Backpackers’ Map of Yerevan.

What time do we meet?

13:00 (1pm).

Which days?

Mondays and Wednesdays, but by reservation only. For other days, contact us if you are a group of 5 people or above and we’ll let you know how it works.

Where do we meet?

By the entrance to the History Museum on Republic Square. Not by the pond, not by the fountains. The address of the museum is 4 Republic Square, and we meet by it’s main entrance (on the Republic Square side not on Aram Street).

Pls note that when you Google our tour it leads you to another tour on Google Maps as our tour listing was merged into the other tour by mistake. That’s why we chose Yandex Maps here. So, if you chose our tour reserve* here on our site 😉

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.

What language?

For the time being the tour is available only in English.

How long does it take?

Around 2.5 hours.

How many kilometers does it run?

Around km.

Is it an easy walk?

It includes a few hundred meters of uphill-downhill roads in the Kond neighborhood.

Do we do the tours if it rains or snows?

Yes we do, but pls let us know if you want to cancel.

How much is it?

AMD10,000 fixed payment, plus AMD2000/person.

Meaning; AMD12,000 for one person, 14,000 for two, 18,000 for four, etc.

Who can join?

Travelers and expats in Armenia.

*How do I book?

In order to secure your participation in our tours, please reserve by going to the Contact page and mentioning ‘A‘ in the Which Tour Section, and we’ll get back to you to reconfirm if the tour is happening.


alternative yerevan walking tour
We don’t go to the Children’s Railway Station (pic above) in Hrazdan Gorge anymore, but will show you directions in case you want to do it.
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