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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 8 July 2018

The two day private tour put together by this company was excellent and extremely informative. Lara, the guide, was exceptional. The extent of her knowledge of St Petersburg's history and cultural aspects was astounding. Together with the driver, Nikita, they made for a very pleasant...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank dk0718
DalevskayaO, Manager at Best Guides -Tours in St. Petersburg, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear dk0718, Thank you for your recommendation and review! We are so glad you enjoyed your staying in Saint-Petersburg. Our guides and drivers are great professionals, our office staff is always ready to help you with no matter what question! We hope you will return...More

Reviewed 7 July 2018

Traveling by cruise to ST Petersburg, the tours offered on board were very expensive; there were cautions about not being able to travel without a visa on one's own. I googled getting a visa and it was prohibitively expensive for a three day tour. Solution?...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Raymoel
DalevskayaO, Manager at Best Guides -Tours in St. Petersburg, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Raymoel, Thank you for your review! Our guests told us many times about policy of cruise companies which claim that they are the only ones who can organize a tour for their passengers. But practice shows that those tourists who have chosen alternative way...More

Reviewed 7 July 2018

What a pleasure dealing with this company. I was looking for something that was family friendly and we only had a day. Natasha worked with me to design the perfect day for our family. the booking procedure was easy. Our guide was waiting for us...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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DalevskayaO, Manager at Best Guides -Tours in St. Petersburg, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Bushboy73, Thank you for your kind words! It was a real pleasure read your review! Our guides and correspondence managers are great professionals and they adjust to all your desires and needs (if it is possible of course). We are happy that your day...More

Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

I cannot day enough good things about this company. Communication was great- Kira was very patient in handling all my inquiries and requests. Elena our guide was fun, very informative and accommodating. We were a group of 6. My 2 grown sons,(50’s) my niece, (39)...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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DalevskayaO, Manager at Best Guides -Tours in St. Petersburg, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Susan W, Thank you for your review! We highly appreciate your compliments to our company! All our staff work hard to make your tour best of the best! We hope you will return one day and use our services again in Saint-Petesburg and in...More

Reviewed 5 July 2018

Guide was prepared with ticket reservations made in advance for attractions/museums, therefore no lines were made. She seemed knowledgeable and acted very professional. I would recommend them.More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank IvenetteG1
DalevskayaO, Manager at Best Guides -Tours in St. Petersburg, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Ivenette G, Thank you for your laconic review! We are really happy everything went smooth and you needn't wait in lines. All our guides are great professionals and possess an impressive stock of knowledge. Hope that this tour would motivate you to undertake one...More

Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

We booked best guides for a day tour of Saint Petersburg. We had been here before and have seen everything we were interested in. We only wanted the Fabrege Museum, the Temple And a Russian restaurant for lunch. The temple was lovely to see, and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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DalevskayaO, Manager at Best Guides -Tours in St. Petersburg, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Stealthcritic, Thank you for your review! We are happy we managed to show you something new in Saint-Petersburg, it seems that you are now a great connoisseur of our city! The collection of Faberge museum is really stunning and it strikes you from the...More

Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

We were visiting St. Petersburg on a Cruise and arranged for a two day sightseeing tour with Best Guides St. Petersburg. We could not have taken a better decision! Everything went extremely well. Olga, our tour guide replied to our numerous e-mails and questions fast...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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DalevskayaO, Manager at Best Guides -Tours in St. Petersburg, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Micki2006, We are enormously happy you enjoyed your staying in Saint-Petersburg! This is really great that you have manged to see all the sights despite World Economic Forum cause usually it causes many inconveniences to our tourists... Tickets are bought ahead so that your...More

Reviewed 30 June 2018

We did a "Baltic Capitals" cruise in May of 2018. Instead of using the cruise options, my brother-in-law found Best Guides and we used them in St. Petersburg. Our guide, Anna, was outstanding and using Best Guides was a great choice. Using Best Guides provided...More

Date of experience: May 2018
4  Thank Gary_E_Bren
DalevskayaO, Manager at Best Guides -Tours in St. Petersburg, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Gary_E_Bren, Thank you for your review! We are really happy that your brother-in-law has chosen our company for your acquaintance with Saint-Petersburg! We try to do our best to make your staying in Russia really comfortable! When you travel by yourself you don't have...More

Reviewed 22 June 2018

We booked a 2 day St.Petersburg tour as a group of 4 people in a total or 8 on a 12 seater or so Mercedes (as I recall) minibus for about 11 June. Our guide, in English "Love" (sorry can't remember the two spellings she...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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DalevskayaO, Manager at Best Guides -Tours in St. Petersburg, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear DinoProf, Thank you for your detailed review! Our guides try to give you all the necessary information about our city! Of course they can't know everything but we tend to answer all your questions! Not all the museums have strict time for entrance but...More

Reviewed 19 June 2018

We used Best Guides on June 1 and 2, 2018, and couldn’t have been more pleased. I very highly recommend them. We were a group of four who wanted a personalized private tour. We were on a Baltics cruise and had just two days in...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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DalevskayaO, Manager at Best Guides -Tours in St. Petersburg, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear TCF25, Thank you for you high appreciation of our work! We always try to organize every tour on the highest level! Flexibility is a key point in our tours cause you never know what would impress you most! You were lucky to have Sveta...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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