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Dancing Bear Tours - Day Tours

Kosmonavtov Avenue, 15A-6H, St. Petersburg 196211, Russia
+7 921 324-46-40
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Shore Excursion: St Petersburg Guided Two Day - Like a Local
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Shore Excursion Two Day Group Tour - All St Petersburg in 20 hours
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- Private and Small Group Tours (2 to 12 people) - St Petersburg Tours for land passengers - St Petersburg shore excursions for cruise ship passengers - Baltic tours for cruise ship passengers including Tallinn, Stockholm, and Helsinki. Save time and money by letting us be your guide for all your ports of call. Tell us about your likes, dislikes, hobbies, and preferences and will create an unforgettable tour customized especially for YOU. We focus on the featured attractions as well as art and architecture, Russian & Soviet history, WWII events, Jewish Heritage, shopping and experiencing local Russian cuisine, learning about famous Russian Vodka, Faberge Eggs, and Russian spy stories. We know how to surprise first time visitors and those who fell in love with St Petersburg and decided to come back again to our beautiful city. Cruise passengers wishing "to see everything" during 2 short days can join our small mini-groups (up to 8-12 people) or create their own customized tour. We are an officially registered tour company (cruise passengers do not need a VISA to experience our shore excursions) and demand no deposits upfront. "Your Tour, Your Way, with Dancing Bear Tours!"
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Kosmonavtov Avenue, 15A-6H, St. Petersburg 196211, Russia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I cannot say enough positive things about Dancing Bear Tours. Julia, the owner, was absolutely wonderful to work with. She responded quickly and patiently to many emails regarding our 3 day visit and created a tour that was exactly what we wanted. She also was...More

Thank Torfamm
Reviewed 4 days ago

Julia arranged our recent 3 day tour in St Petersburg on 9th, 10th and 11th of July 2017. Unfortunately our tour guide Lana was taken ill after the first day so we had Lisa and Elena as guides the following days. All were equally knowledgeable...More

Thank BernieGuernsey
Reviewed 1 week ago

Julia and her selective team of tour guides are fantastic!! It was really easy to work with Julia over e-mail to get just the right itinerary of places that would maximize my 9 hours in St. Petersburg. I had only a couple must-see spots and...More

Thank smotis
Julia I, Owner at Dancing Bear Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Smotis, many thanks for your warm words- we realy need them Julia P.Ivanushkina , Dancing Bear Tours, owner

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking for a 2 day tour of St Petersburg 3 days before our arrival and Julia was extremely helpful and very quick to attend to our needs. Since we were coming into St Petersburg via cruise, most of the tour operators told us...More

Thank JaxonC C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dancing Bear Tours met all of our expectations. We had no issues getting through Russian customs with our tour ticket printout. Kate was our guide; she's a native of St Petersburg and spoke good English. She's knowledge and answered all of our questions - no...More

Thank JayLed
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my 2nd visit to St Petersburg. A member of our group of 7 arranged a day with Dancing Bear Tours. Julia met us at our ship, the Zuiderdam, to introduce herself and our guide, Kate and Vladimir, our excellent driver. Kate, who was...More

Thank Julia B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I loved the tour and how we were treated. We called last minute and Julia worked her magic for a 2 day tour. She gave us great recommendations and also adapted the schedule to what we liked. We were able to see...More

Thank Arisrivera
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived by cruise ship in June, and arranged for a 20 hours 2 days visa free tour for me and my wife. We were met promptly at the pier by Julia, the owner, and joined with a family of 4 from another ship for...More

Thank manhk
Julia I, Owner at Dancing Bear Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear manhk, it was my true pleasure to read your review- we are absolutely happy to learn you like our small group tour and do hope you will share your impressions with your relatives and friends which bring more tourists to our beautiful city with...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are a group of ladies from Norway (6 people) who had a long weekend trip to St. Petersburg in late June. I had experience with "Dancing Bear" and good contact with Julia before. So I knew we can discuss and plan together very good...More

Thank Tatiana R
Julia I, Owner at Dancing Bear Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Tatiana, many thanks for finding time to write so wonderful review -we now understand that all our efforts to make your tour perfect were not in vain ; hope it was not your last trip to Russia Julia P.Ivanushkina, Owner, Dancing Bear Tours

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dancing Bear Tours, they are best. 8 of us joined their excursion tour and it turned out to be most memorable. The tour guide Olga was excellent. She speaks good English and her knowledge of the history, architecture and varous sites description was excellent. The...More

Thank Iris Y
Julia I, Owner at Dancing Bear Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Iris, many thanks for finding time to write wonderful words about our service- it was a our true pleasure to arrange a tour for so nice guests . Julia P.Ivanushkina , Dancing Bear Tours owner

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blackbeauty1951
7 August 2016|
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Response from Julia I | Property representative |
Dear YH, please get in touch with us via e-mail -we have a lot to offer even if you spend one day in our city
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garehotep
27 July 2016|
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Response from Julia I | Property representative |
Hello garehotep and thanks for your question.We e-mail tour tickets to our guests as well as disembarcation instruction ; tour ticket is based on your passport info , name of your ship and days you are in SPb
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Peter M
9 July 2016|
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Response from Emily C | Reviewed this property |
Peter, there were 4 in our group. The cost per person was the same regardless of the number when you book a private tour. Well worth the money. Ask for Elena if you go-she is excellent.
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