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Guide to Crimea Arthur Lookyanov in Gurzuf
Guide, driver, and photographer Arthur Lookyanov in the background of the pier “Dacha Chekhova” in Gurzuf, Crimea

Tour Guide, Driver, and Photographer Introduction

My name is Arthur Lookyanov. I have extensive experience working with foreign clients as a private guide and as a personal driver in Moscow, Russia. I have worked with overseas clients, tourists, and business people for more than 15 years, and have a solid background in organizing tours for my clients in Moscow, the cities of the Golden Ring of Russia, and of course in Crimea.

In addition to providing my clients with extensive tours around the Russian capital, I am also able to offer my services to people who wish to explore the exceptionally beautiful Crimean peninsula for nature, cultural and leisure activities.

Honda CR-V at Vesyoloye Village and Crimean Mountains
My car Honda CR-V in the background of the village of Vesyoloye (Eng translation: Cheerful, Fun) located in the valley of the Kutlak River on the southeastern slope of the Main Ridge of the Crimean Mountains.

I am fluent in conversational English, so you can rely on me to be your Russian-English translator. From our first meeting at Simferopol airport, I will be with you constantly providing transportation in my private crossover Honda CR-V, personalized tour services, and capturing the exciting moments of your journey on my professional Nikon D700 camera. My main goal is to make your stay in Crimea as comfortable and carefree as possible, which is why upon your request, I can help you with booking accommodation in either a good hotel or guesthouse in the different places of interest in Crimean peninsula, organize exciting cultural, hiking, boat tours with locals, or help you to find good restaurants or cafes to taste delicious Crimean-Tatar or Russian cuisines. I know the most beautiful and best attractions in Crimea and can plan interesting and complete sightseeing itineraries depending on your preferred actives and the available time.

So, are you ready to discover Crimea in a week with me? – Just send me your message/request from here right now or try to contact me another way using my contact information.

If you wish to find out more about me and my experience of working with overseas clients, please check the Testimonials from my clients at my website Moscow-Driver.com and on TripAdvisor.

Why choose me as your private guide?

  1. Private Tour GuideFlexible guide services providing tours that suit your interests, budget, and expectations;

  2. Personal DriverProfessional transportation services by private Honda CR-V crossover to organize all your transportation in Crimea;
  3. Professional PhotographerPersonal photography services capturing all the exciting and memorable moments of your trip using professional Nikon D700 camera;

  4. Handling of Banking IssuesSolving problems for use of credit cards for foreign citizens in the Crimean peninsula due to sanctions;

  5. Always ConnectedProviding your personal smartphone with Russian SIM card for unlimited Internet coverage during your stay in Crimea;

  6. Booking AccommodationAssistance with booking quality hotels and guest houses in different locations in order to discover the best of the Crimean peninsula.


My mission is to improve the quality of your stay in the country, opening up new opportunities for a vacation in Russia. I am continually expanding and improving the range of tours and services I can provide for my valued clients. I am able to provide assistance with language barriers, problems with banks, and internet connections. You will always be in touch with the world during your stay in Crimea.

Just contact me and I will do everything in order to make your trip as unforgettable and enjoyable as possible without you needing to worry about anything.

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