07-04-2011 KATH AND MARTIN (UK)
I’ve just got back from 17 days in Syria. For 7 of those we travelled with Ahmad Magribi and his driver. Ahmad was very helpful when I was planning the trip, and patiently answered my endless questions beforehand. He made good suggestions for hotels and restaurants, and planned an intinerary that gave us a comprehensive experience of Syria, according to our own particular interests.He was thorough, dependable and enhanced our experience of Syria immensely. I felt very confident with the skills of his driver (in this case Mohammed). Both were excellent company, and we were very sad to depart at the end of our tripWe had a fantastic time in Syria and would have no hesitatation in recommending Ahmad.
01-04-2011 Robert and Family (UK)
Ahmad is an excellent guide, completely dependable. Importantly he uses competent drivers, essential in some of the big cities. We have travelled under the guidance of Ahmad from Damascus down to Bosra and an amazing journey across the dessert to arrive in Aleppo. Ahmad is fantastic, very knowledgeable and all the arrangements have worked to perfection (given that all we did was send a few e-mails).The country is extremely friendly and what you want to hear – stable!! There are no signs of any problems, although we are aware of some issues from the BBC world news they may as well be in Iceland for all we know. The drivers are also worth a mention because I would never try to drive here – worse than Italy!! Seriously his drivers are excellent, safety is the number one factor followed by flexibility and courtesy.We wanted to try traditional hotels, ie Arab courtyard houses converted to small hotels, Ahmad has sorted these for us wherever they are available, mainly in the big cities.So in summary, Ahmad would be a great choice, we found him on Tripadvisor.com, we went for him and it has been brilliant.Hope you have an enjoyable trip to this wonderful country.
2010年10 月 日本の旅行会社で募集していた観光ツアーに参加してシリアを訪れました。その時の現地ガイドがアハメッドさんです。シリアは日本人にとってはまだマイナーな観光地ですが、想像よりもずっと穏や かで良い国でした。そして、シリアの人たちは皆一様に明るく親切でした。観光場所は沢山有り、どこも魅力的な場所ばかりです。ガイドのアハメッドさんはとても丁寧なガイドをしてくれました。アハメッドさんは良いガイドをする為に常日頃から熱心に勉強しているという感じがしました。そしてツアー仲間は皆、アハメッドさんの気のきいた心配りに感謝していました。シリア旅行はあっという間に過ぎてしまいました。私は再びシリアを訪れたい気持ちでいっす。
Anna-Karin Guindy – Denmark
Kala Carruthers Azar (USA ) 2010/08/12 at 10:47 pm
CET Academic Programs, based in Washington DC, recently launched an Intensive Arabic and Culture Studies program at the University of Aleppo. In addition to Intensive Modern Standard Arabic and Levantine Dialect classes, CET students also take part in a range of trips and activities. Ahmad was a huge help in organizing a trip to Palmyra and Krak des Chevaliers for our first group of CET students and Syrian language partners this summer (2010). Ahmad was very helpful and kind and went out of his way to prepare extra Arabic handouts for our students. We will definitely rely on Ahmad again in future programs!
Sara and Luca ( Italy) (16:38:41) : 08-06 -2010
We just came back from Syria where we relied on Ahmad’s guidance…He planned our itinerary so well we could not believe how many sites we managed to visit in just 8 days! Ahmad is a very enjoyable company and he is endowed with common sense, which helped a lot in a couple of tricky situations! We were on our honeymoon so we were full of expectations and we were not disappointed: Ahmad knows how to be discrete but he is also a very chatty person. We had nice conversations with him on our trip about everything from History to Culture with even a touch of Politics… Thanks to Ahmad and his driver we had a very satisfying experience, which ended up in Lebanon where they escorted us to meet our friend Charbel.. The trip through the mountains was an amazing way to finish our journey…
We left Syria with many good memories and also found a new friend.
We surely reccomend Ahmad as your guide to discover Syria’s rich heritage, and Insha’Allah we hope to be back one day and meet him again.
Sara and Luca
ahmad is a excellent & knowledgeable guide , a very friendly & warm person . he organized a brillant tour of both hama & palmyra for myself . ahmad & his driver mohammed are very good company & both are very professional people . i would recommend without hesitation the skills & knowledge of ahmad as a guide in syria & mohammed is a excellent driver who can be relied on .
carpe diem Alan Skilling
Tarik & family from Istanbul – Turkey 2009/12/28 at 7:42pm
Ahmad is a trusted friend and a reliable and valuable guide. Aleppo is a gem and discovering its magic together with a local connoisseur like Ahmad makes it even more pleasurable and not last efficient. I will ask Ahmad to assist my friends who will visit Aleppo in the future.
Jan& mother, Czech
Submitted on 2009/04/06 at 1:52pm
Hi all, i have enjoyed Ahmad’s company this spring (2009) in Syria & it was amazing… nice weather, kind people, beautiful landscape, ancient monuments Ahmad is a good man and patient guide and I can fully recommend…