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Insider Tour

9th Line V.O. 56, St. Petersburg 199004, Russia
+7 812 953-82-33
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St Petersburg in a day

Our Tour Guide was called Valentina and she kept us moving throughout the day which enabled us to... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2017
Graham P
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
St Petersburg and Moscow

Travelling alone I was quite nervous. My guides instantly put me at ease. Travelling with a guide... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2017
London, United Kingdom
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Established in 2003, Insider Tour offers a unique perspective on all things Russian - history, architecture, arts, and present day life. All tours are conducted by experienced career tour guides with your unique interests matched with your tour guide's area of expertise. Fully licensed. No visa required for cruise guests. We offer tours in St. Petersburg, Moscow, Novgorod, and across the Baltics.
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  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
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“private tour” (91 reviews)
“cruise ship” (71 reviews)
“two days” (76 reviews)
9th Line V.O. 56, St. Petersburg 199004, Russia
Vasilyevsky Island
+7 812 953-82-33

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Reviewed 29 September 2017

Our Tour Guide was called Valentina and she kept us moving throughout the day which enabled us to see and hear about everything we wanted to including an underground station (Admiralty). We were met at the ship and driven around in a Mercedes-Benz which had...More

Thank Graham P
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Travelling alone I was quite nervous. My guides instantly put me at ease. Travelling with a guide and driver was for me a wonderful way to see Russia. Both guides were a wealth of knowledge. It was so convenient having all the entrance tickets pre...More

Thank 841robyn
Reviewed 9 September 2017

My husband and I booked a 4 hour tour. I cannot tell you how much we enjoyed this private tour. Dimitry knew the ins and outs of the Hermitage even took us up back passages and around crowds. We would have not been able to...More

Thank michellehM6608JE
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

We as a group of eight organised to spend our two days in Saint Petersburg with Insider Tours. I cannot commend this company enough for the superb organisation of the tour. Our tour guide Natalia was outstanding in her knowledge, professionalism, punctuality and commitment to...More

Thank Vicki L
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Two of us had a two day private tour with guide Dimitry and driver Valery. The Insider Tour was great in helping customize an itinerary for us before hand, and Dimitry was terrific in focusing in on our interests and needs. He met all our...More

Thank Leah C
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Forget your Cruise Shop Tour. Go with Insider Tours. Ignore the Cruise Ship info about Visas. Go with Insider Tours. Irina the Guide and Sergei the driver were brilliant. AND a very special thanks to Alexandra the local manager for all of his help via...More

Thank nejbiii
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We visited St Petersburg in July as part of a Baltic cruise. We were met at the cruise terminal by our guide and driver and had them to ourselves for two action packed days. Natalya was our guide and what she didn't know about the...More

Thank Myffi650
Reviewed 5 August 2017

I was a bit skeptical about all the wonderful, glowing reviews about this agency. Let me assure you they are spot on! We arranged via e-mail a 2 day privately guided tour of St. Petersburg to coincide with a cruise ship visit (on Viking Ocean...More

Thank Boston T
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Our Tour Guide was a lady called Valentina. She was the best! Her knowledge of St. Petersburg was amazing. How she could remember every date of the City's history, how she described every place we passed or went to, kept the five of us interested...More

Thank phc1944
Reviewed 31 July 2017

3 day cruise stop. Did 2 days in St. Petersburg and one long day in Moscow. Good communication before the cruise. It is intimidating, even for experienced travelers, to trust that all the visa issues are taken care of because if not, you are stuck...More

Thank Daniel S
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9 August 2017|
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Response from RHMorea | Reviewed this property |
They take cash or credit cards. If you are in a mixed group they will need the currency to be the same. So 1 person can't pay by credit card and the rest by cash. Has to be all the same.
22 April 2017|
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Response from spb_insider | Property representative |
Dear ChuckGee, We do arrange evening performances for our clients complete with tickets and transportation both ways. Please note that we arrange private, available only for yourself transfers and not public bus transfers... More