"The Caucasus Tours" Team
Our team at the office consists of tour designers with more than 15 years of professional guiding experience who share an unbridled enthusiasm, love and passion for their country. Now we are behind the computer with an in-depth knowledge of “every inch” of our destination ready to provide with a perfectly customized itinerary. We will take care of every minute of your precious holiday time to make sure you are not visiting less-important sites but the best of the best.
Mariam Ghazaryan - CEO & Founder of the Caucasus Tours
An enthusiastic globetrotter and photographer, Mariam Ghazaryan is the founder of The Caucasus Tours.
She is an expert in ancient history and Armenian culture, as well as a linguist proficient in four languages: Russian, Spanish, English and Armenian. A graduate of Yerevan State University, Faculty of Romance and Germanic Philology, she started her career as a tour guide in 2003.
Mariam has guided thousands of travelers from all over the world together with whom she has hiked nearly every corner of Armenia, Nagorno Karabakh Republic and Georgia. Born in Armenia, raised in a wine-making family, Mariam is a long time wine enthusiast. It is not a secret the Caucasus is the place where wine-making originated and throughout her career, Mariam visited most of the wineries in the region which has led her to develop excellent relationships with some of the best winemakers. Her company specializes in food and wine tours combined with cultural and historic sightseeing in South Caucasus region. Through these experiences she has gained an understanding of the cultural differences around the world making her the right person to take care of all your travel requests.
She is the guide of our company's most semi-private tours.
Nour Kh. - Director
After living in several countries, Nour came back to his motherland where he studied pharmacy at the most prestigious medical university in the region, Yerevan State Medical University. While a student he started his career as tour guide at the Caucasus Tours in 2012 where he attended a tourism course. His passion and love for Armenia, made him forget about his career as a pharmacist and become one of the best private tour guides in Armenia leading upscale tours for the VIP delegations and many celebrities visiting Armenia.
He traveled and hiked in the most remote corners of Armenia in search of forgotten thousand-year old castles and monasteries. His guiding experience, in-depth knowledge of “every inch” of his country makes him a top-notch tour designer for your curated journeys through Armenia. He has been to absolutely everywhere in Armenia. He will hand-pick the most fascinating tourist attractions, local experiences in the most unique rural areas to provide with the most refined travel experiences to maximize your enjoyment. His itineraries are designed in a way so anyone choosing us says their journey to Armenia and South Caucasus was a lifetime trip. He guides our company's small groups.
Hasmik Grigorian - Tour Operator
Born in Armenia, Hasmik’s joy of travel was first awoken at the age of 7 when her family moved to London. By the time she was 17 she had already traveled to 15 countries. After university in the UK she traveled to Spain with the goal of working in tourism. After having worked as a luxury travel consultant in Spain for a year Hasmik decided to promote Armenia as well. She is back to her motherland and joined our company.
Levon K. - Head of Transportation Department
Levon is a bus driver with 40 years of experience. He is the head of our transportation department arranging buses, minibuses and smaller vehicles for both large and small groups. He loves to drive for our small groups. His experience is useful especially during the wintertime as he can drive safely in snowy and icy conditions.
Anahit Harutyunyan - Tour operator for the Russian market
Before joining our team, Anahit worked as a teacher in Armenia in the past 15 years. She specializes in foodie tours as she her hobby is visiting the most remote villages in Georgia and Armenia collecting old recipes. Currently she is writing a cookbook with the best recipes of the traditional Armenian and Georgian cuisine. She is our foodie tours' designer.