Traveler Reviews of Private Tours in Minsk-Belarus by Tour Guide Vladimir G. (Guide #20025)


Ariane Barker

Australia
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Tour: #446211, World War II tour, Minsk, Belarus    view tour
Date: Jan 8/20

Loved this tour! Vladimir is one of the best guides I have ever met, engaging, entertaining and extremely well informed on his subject. He looked after my daughter and I, answering all our questions and ensuring we had a really good experience. If you go to Belarus, you must go on tour with Vladimir!

Joseph Ng

Hong Kong
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Tour: #484908, The castles of Belarus, Minsk, Belarus    view tour
Date: Dec 20/19

Vladimir is undoubtedly a guide whom I would definitely recommend if anyone visits Belarus in the future. In terms of introducing new places to tourists like us, his ability to combine personal insights with the official historical narrative of the castles is truly commendable, such that any new visitor to Belarus would feel like as if they have had a first-rate history and geography lesson of the country. Attitude-wise, Vladimir answered questions we had on the castles, with immaculate professionalism.

Harold McElhinny

United States
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Tour: #464025, Wildlife and nature of Belarus in short, Minsk, Belarus    view tour
Date: Sep 13/19

Everything a guide should be: friendly, knowledgeable, fluent, flexible and helpful. He's even a safe driver. Belarus is a beautiful country with layers and layers of fascinating history. Somehow we covered it all. The forests and marshes are unlike what we see in the US. Vlad made time to stop in a local village to introduce us to forest architecture and culture. Throw in tips on how to get to the airport, confirming flight reservations, restaurant suggestions - he did it all. We feel fortunate.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you, Harold, for your warm words and the great review. Hope to see you again. Best regards, Vladimir

Alex Morris

United Kingdom
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Tour: #446213, Back to the USSR tour, Minsk, Belarus    view tour
Date: Aug 24/19

Dani Marks

South Africa
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Tour: #440521, Haradzhischa/History&Culture, Minsk, Belarus    view tour
Date: May 10/19

Firstly a guide is a must in Belarus unless one speaks and reads Russian and/or Belorussian. Nothing is in English outside of Minsk! Vladimir was punctual on the day he took us out to the town we asked to visit. He is an extremely knowledgeable guide and explained a lot about the country and its past and provided context as to where the country is today. He took us to memorial sites that pertained to our search and he was invaluable in translating all the information for us. Thank you

Pedro Eugenio Pasamar Vidal

Spain
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Tour: #446211, World War II tour, Minsk, Belarus    view tour
Date: Apr 19/19

Spectacular experience with Vladimir. The tour of Stalin Line was impressive. The Khatyn Memorial overwhelming. His sympathy and great knowledge of the subject, together with his personal experiences made this tour one of the best I've done.

Elliot Altmann

Australia
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Tour: #440521, Minsk City Tour/WWII museum & Stalin line, Minsk, Belarus    view tour
Date: Apr 10/19

Barbara Adde

United States
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Tour: #440521, Smorgon town/History&Culture, Minsk, Belarus    view tour
Date: Apr 6/19

Vladimir provided a truly wonderful experience, with descriptions of everything we saw and was helpful in finding off the beaten track sites. Definitely 5 stars out of 5. I would be glad to have another tour with Vladimir and highly recommend him.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you, dear Barbara, for such a wonderful review and very warm words!!! I was happy myself to help you around and glad, that we succeeded))) Hope to see you again too. Very warm regards, Vladimir

Steven LeBlanc

United States
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Tour: #446211, World War II tour, Minsk, Belarus    view tour
Date: Mar 20/19

Vladimir's knowledge, energy and friendliness made my experience in Belarus to be outstanding. I WILL use his tour expertise again when visiting Belarus...He is an outstanding guide, and answered all my questions with insight and depth. I have traveled to many countries, he is the best guide I have ever had...he is that good, and very professional. If you are going to Belarus, use Vladimir's service! Thank you Vladimir.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Dear Steven, thank you for your generous review!! Hope to see again someday, somewhere))) Best regards, Vladimir

Ignacio Rodriguez Ruiz

Spain
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Tour: #446211, World War II tour, Minsk, Belarus    view tour
Date: Nov 2/18

Hicimos el tour de Segunda Guerra Mundial y fue la mejor elección que pudimos hacer. Visitas en un mismo día 3 lugares únicos y poco conectados: Línea Stalin, Kathyn y Monte de la Gloria. Vladimir tiene experiencia en temas históricos bélicos y militares y sus explicaciones detalladas hacen que realmente merezca la pena contratar el tour para ver estos lugares, sino no tienen el mismo significado. Y tuvimos largas conversaciones sobre la vida en la Unión Soviética y la actualidad de sus ex-repúblicas.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Dear Ignacio, thank you very much for this wonderful review. It was my pleasure to share my knowledge and experience with such interesting people. Hope to see you again. Yours sincerely, Vladimir

David Spaeth

United States
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Tour: #446213, Back to the USSR tour, Minsk, Belarus    view tour
Date: Oct 6/18

Ying Zhang

Australia
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Tour: #464025, Wildlife and nature of Belarus in short, Minsk, Belarus    view tour
Date: Aug 17/18

It was our first trip to Belarus and Berezinsky was a great option to see wildlife and nature in close proximity to Minsk and we are so happy to have done this trip with Vladimir! Vladimir was very professional in all our interactions from initial communication until the end of the tour. He had great energy and we really enjoyed the conversations and learnt so much about Belarus from a person who has had so much diverse experience! Very thoughtful and accommodating to ensure we got the most from our trip!

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Dear Ying, thank you so much for the wonderful words. It was my pleasure to tour around with such enthusiastic and interesting people, like you. Hope to see you again, yours sincerely, Vladimir

Mats Henriksson

Sweden
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Tour: #446213, Back to the USSR tour, Minsk, Belarus    view tour
Date: Jun 24/18

Vladimir is an excellent guide, knowledgeable, flexible, engaged and he speaks very good English.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Dear Mats, Thank you for the excellent review and the good words. It was my pleasure to get acquainted with such interesting people! Best regards, Vladimir

Andrew Featherstone

South Africa
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Tour: #440521, Minsk City Tour, Minsk, Belarus    view tour
Date: May 22/18

Vladimir was an excellent guide, fluent in English and knew his subject well. We all really enjoyed his tour of Minsk and would recommend him for future tours

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you, dear Andrew, for your generous appraisal and warm words. The pleasure was all mine. Hope to see you all again. Very best regards, Vladimir