Kiev sightseeing tours are different from Carpathians travel or Crimea mountain trips. They have less physical requirements on travellers, but on the other, they demand a Kiev tour guide of a deeper knowledge level about Kiev and its sights.
One Kiev tour guide should be prepared for: place names, local terminologies and nature of people. If you are familiar with the local name of a place, but be aware that your clients may know its description in English. It is better to make some research in advance, and try to avoid a misunderstanding for such cases. For basic background information like the name, location, establishment date, history, etc. – Kiev tour guide needs to stick to facts and be as accurate as possible.
Kiev city sightseeing tours can not be complete without noticing people and the life in and around Kiev. At the sightseeing spot, or during transportation in the city, one Kiev tour guide can introduce how people live and work here. Local traditions and customs are very welcomed. It is best to combine such introduction with what you see along the way. Take into account, as a rule the travelers are not coming for a lesson. Therefore, to be interesting as a Kiev tour guide, it is better to tell interesting stories and anecdotes during Kiev sightseeing tours. These stories may be legends or partly true stories. They help to arouse interest of travelers and make the place remembered.
Travelers are welcomed to make all the possible questions by Kiev tour guides. The more knowledge you can give, the better travelers will experience Kiev city tours, the best impressions they will have.
And the main thing in Kiev sightseeing tours is the more practical experiences you have, the better you will be Kiev tour guide.
Prepared by the Kiev private tour guide Anna Dmitrenko.
Экскурсии по Киеву