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We are a group of professional licensed tour guides of St. Petersburg. We all graduated from St. Petersburg State University. We all have been working as guides and interpreters for the best tour companies and providing private tours in St...more
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Reviewed 4 September 2018

I visited St. Petersburg this summer on the Norwegian Breakaway cruise ship. Only two days is a very short time to see the whole of St. Petersburg. But I'm happy that I was lucky to find Best Guides Company ahead of time and order a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank chenxu73
MashaV_BestGuides, Owner at Best Guides -Tours in St. Petersburg, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2018

Thank you for your review! It really makes me happy 😊 You know It’s much easier to please an adult group that children. I’m very proud of our guides and especially Maria. I’ve already send her the link to your review. Thank you! I hope...More

Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

There is only one way to experience St.Petersburg: Best Guides for the one and only best way! From start to finish Best Guides were professional, helpful and courteous - a model that should be used worldwide!More

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank JaffaSue
MashaV_BestGuides, Owner at Best Guides -Tours in St. Petersburg, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Dear Jaffa Sue! It’s the most impressive review we’ve ever got! I’m more than proud …. And I will keep this review in my memory forever! We all will do our best to keep such high level of service in future. Thank you! Masha, Best...More

Reviewed 2 September 2018

Booking up with Best Guides was truly the best thing we could have done. We were on a cruise with a two day stop over in St Petersburg. We really appreciated the small groups and the Russian flavour that we were given in addition to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank Debbie L
MashaV_BestGuides, Owner at Best Guides -Tours in St. Petersburg, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2018

Dear Debbie L Thank you for taking time to write such a detailed review and many thanks for the good words about Elena. I’m very proud of our guides. For me the most important words in your review are “we…. got a real flavour for...More

Reviewed 29 August 2018

Best Guides helped with all facets of our trip to Moscow for one week and St. Petersburg for 9 days. They first helped us with getting a visa, which is no easy task. They were excellent communicators and were quick to respond to all my...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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MashaV_BestGuides, Owner at Best Guides -Tours in St. Petersburg, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2018

Dear Early Rizers, thank you so much this review. It’s a great pleasure for me to read so many good words about our company. We did our best to provide these tours and we all really happy you enjoyed your time in St. Petersburg and...More

Reviewed 28 August 2018

A Group of 10 People from Norway was very satisfied With Best Guides and especially the knowledgeable and enthusiastic guide Maria! She took us to the important sights and made our experience unforgettable in every way! She knows so much and had stories and anecdotes...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank Ole L
MashaV_BestGuides, Owner at Best Guides -Tours in St. Petersburg, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2018

Dear Ole L it's a great pleasur for me to read your review. Thank you for the good words about Maria. We all love and apreciate her. Thank you for recomendations, Masha Vankova and Best Guides Team

Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

We organised a two day tour with Best Guides whilst visiting St Petersburg by cruise. Sophia navigated the crowds brilliantly. We saw all the highlights and everything went like clockwork. The car and driver was also superb. Fantastic tour that I would highly recommend.

Date of experience: August 2018
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MashaV_BestGuides, Owner at Best Guides -Tours in St. Petersburg, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2018

Dear Fun2have Thank you! Thank you for the good words about us. I'm very glad you like Sophia. All the best and hope you will return back! Masha Vankova and Best Guides Team

Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

We are very happy to have organised a private tour to the Hermitage. The crowds inside make it almost impossible to try a self guided tour! Our guide through the Hermitage was Fatima. She is such a sweet and enthusiastic young girl! Her knowledge of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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MashaV_BestGuides, Owner at Best Guides -Tours in St. Petersburg, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2018

Dear CaroFT, thank you for a 5 star review! I'm very happy to hear good words about Fatima. She just started to work in our company and your good words about her it's a double pleasure for me. Thank you for feed back! Masha Vankova...More

Reviewed 19 August 2018

We couldn't have been more pleased with the places we saw and the knowledge of our tour guide, Lyuba. She was able to facilitate our entrance to the highly popular tourist places with ease and very short wait periods. Would highly recommend this touring agency

Date of experience: May 2018
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MashaV_BestGuides, Owner at Best Guides -Tours in St. Petersburg, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2018

Dear Tutor5 Thank you for the good words about Lyuba. It's a plasure to read! Thank you for recomendations and hope to see you again! Masha Vankova and Best Guides Team

Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Our group of six was met promptly at the pier by Irena and our driver Vladamir. What a wonderful two days we had. Exhausting as we saw so many of the sights around the city. We started by driving to Peterhoff Palace to see the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank mfrs
MashaV_BestGuides, Owner at Best Guides -Tours in St. Petersburg, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2018

Dear mfrs, Thank you so much for taking time to write such a detailed review. Yes, Irina is a fantastic guide. We all know it, but it’s such a pleasure to hear it again. Thank you! Thank you for letting us know about the problem...More

Reviewed 17 August 2018

We had an amazing two days in St Petersburg with Best Guides, June 9-10, 2018. Our tour guide, Irena, was so knowledgeable and a lot of fun. Because we were a small tour group, we were able to see a lot more than the larger...More

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank travelbug201859
MashaV_BestGuides, Owner at Best Guides -Tours in St. Petersburg, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2018

Dear travelbug201859 Thank you very much for such a detailed review, no doubts it will be very useful for future travelers. I’m very pleased you enjoyed your time in St. Petersburg. Special thanks for the good words about our guide Irena. She is obviously a...More

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Aditi M
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Response from MashaV_BestGuides | Property representative |
Hi! Sory for the late response. Yes, we have a guide avalable for you 22 US $ per hour with the minimumum order of 3 hours. You also can join a mini group tour 120 US $ for the whole day - guide service, transportation... More
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Hello Hi There! I am a VIP TripAdvisor contributor and cruise critic member who also uses Viator. I’d love to obtain the Best of the BestTour for your special price of $241.32. I can get a group together on cruise critic! Alternatively, We have a friend who obtained an English speaking tour guide to obtain a free pass for cruise passengers and tour them around.what would the cost be for the tour below if you can do it? Can you kindly help? We have four people— me, my husband, our daughter and her fiancée. Is this possible? Thanks! Sharon DAY 1 8.30 am (or 1 hour after ship arrival time) Meeting at the ship Drive around the city – part I (most famous highlights) Hydrofoil to Peterhoff Guided Tour of the park and inside visit to one of the small palaces Lunch at a nice local restaurant (Russian cuisine) Drive to Pushkin guided tour Catherine’s Palace with the famous amber room Drive back Evening program: 6 pm to 10 pm Extra time in the city for exploring the nightlife in the city and visit Faberge Museum and dinner (we pay for meal). DAY 2 8.00 Meeting at the ship Drive around the city – part II (visit to an active church, Famers' market, short metro ride) Hermitage Museum – early entrance Walking tour of Nevsky prospect Guided tour Spilt Blood Cathedral Lunch at a nice local restaurant (Russian cuisine) Boat tour along rivers and canals Drive back with a souvenir stop if possible 5 pm Back to the ship Sent from my iPhone
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Response from MashaV_BestGuides | Property representative |
Hi the itinerary which you print with the evening will be 1415 $ for a party of 4. Lunches are included, evening meal is not included. Alternatively, if you get a grpoup of 12 and book it via our website you will get a free... More
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