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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...more
St. Petersburg 199004, Russia
Vasilyevsky Island
+7 812 953-82-33
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 9 March 2012

Last summer (July, 2011) we visited St. Petersburg, Russia on a Holland America cruise. We passed on the ship sponsored tours and booked a private two day tour for four with INSIDER TOUR, an excellent decision. Our guide Elena Orlova was wonderful. She provided excellent...More

17  Thank Buf0rdT
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Reviewed 17 July 2012

Recently had an excellent 2-day tour of St. Peterburg (organised by Insider), led by local resident Yana - her knowledge, enthusiasm, helpfulness and first-class English were a great bonus, and contributed greatly to our memory of such a beautiful city. Only one thing spoilt the...More

3  Thank EnglishNomad02
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arranged for a two day private tour for six people on out Baltic cruise everything was handled perfectly they arrangd for all tickets and took us to all the main sites always dropped off right in front in the van was always waiting for us...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were 3 couples (from Canada & Australia) visiting St Petersberg for 2 days during our NCL cruise. We signed up for the “Roll like a Russian” tour and Irena was our guide. Irena was a wealth of information, efficiently whisking us to our stops...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I booked the tour for 1 1/2 days as I had a very limited time in the city. Did the center and the church the first day and Hermitage and Peterhof the second day. I was on my own and was all on my pace....More

Thank Lenky2015
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

As a group of ten friends, we booked this tour and we really enjoyed it. the booking is very easy and simple, the river cruise was private for our group, and was really good, worth the extra. Valentina’s professional knowledge about the art and history...More

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Reviewed 4 October 2018

Using Insider Tour in St Petersburg was a great idea and the guide and driver made our visit top notch. We saw so much and there were many highlights aside from the museum. We liked the subway tour and restaurants chosen for lunch. Without the...More

Thank Anne Elizabeth S
Reviewed 24 September 2018

We took a Celebrity Cruise of Scandinavia and St. Petersburg with a two night stay in St. Petersburg. I have some mobility issues and yet wanted to see all the highlights of St. Petersburg. The cruise line tours did not wish for people with limited...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2018

My friends and I recently took a tour with Insider Tour of St. Petersburg. It was a private tour for six (6) of us, I want to say how much we enjoyed the tour. It was everything that we wanted to see and a little...More

Thank Ian H
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Our guide, Kashirina and driver, Sergei made our 2-day personal tour of St. Petersburg a joyous,informative experience which we shall savor for years to come. Kashirina's depth of knowledge and ability to make history come alive are outstanding. They tailored this personal tour to our...More

Thank suzidmar
Reviewed 16 September 2018

I loved our tour with Insider. They were very accommodating and changed our itinerary around to suit our needs. We did the 3 day tour. Our guide was Valentina and she was very knowledgeable. St Petersburg was amazing and I could not imagine seeing it...More

Thank TravelLikeaStar
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Our tour guide was fantastic arranging the best time to visit all of the sites, missing all of the queues. Packed in most of the sites and at a very reasonable cost compared to the cruise organised tours. Couple of things would have loved to...More

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Dear Sir, Thank you for your question and for confirming this negative review was indeed written by you. The reason we had to suspect this review was not legitimate is twofold: • We tried to contact the author of this... More
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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.