We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Insider Tour
Booking unavailable on TripAdvisor

Want other options you can book now?
214
All photos (214)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent94%
  • Very good5%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“private tour”(114 reviews)
“cruise ship”(95 reviews)
“two days”(94 reviews)
About
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
Contact
St. Petersburg 199004, Russia
Vasilyevsky Island
Website
+7 812 953-82-33
Call
Improve This Listing
Recommended experiences in and around St. Petersburg
from $210.00
More Info
from $199.00
More Info
from $299.00
More Info
from $285.00
More Info
Reviews (685)
Filter reviews
627 results
Traveler rating
586
39
2
0
0
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
586
39
2
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews private tour cruise ship two days day tour catherine's palace russian history credit card driver sergei via email vast knowledge us dollars excellent tour church on spilled blood personal tour went out of her way visited st petersburg small group
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 627 reviews
Reviewed yesterday

This was the best tour I have ever taken. Everything was organized very efficiently and according to our pre-approved plan. Our guide spoke perfect English. Our group was small, just six people, that made for a very personal experience with the guide. She even managed...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank damegaga
Reviewed yesterday

Four of us connected with Insider Tours in April last year. The main reason for taking the Baltic cruise was to revisit Leningrad that we went to as students back in the ’90s. After reading many good reviews on Tripadvisor we decided to go with...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank blubellen
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We took a one day walking tour of the Hermitage and the surrounding area with Elena. Her excellent knowledge and enthusiasm were catching. A lot of history and interesting works of art.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank urshammer
Reviewed 2 days ago

We took a lot of time to research various private tour providers in St. Petersburg, Russia. We wanted to hire a company that had prior experience in working with Aussies. We went ahead with Insider Tour because of how excellent their pre-cruise communication was. On...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank awesomejeans
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is what we did through Insider Tour. We wanted to experience St. Petersburg in the company of a local tour guide. Natalia, our personal tour planner, designed a personalized itinerary for us that was a good combination of museums and walking activities. We paid...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank waldau1
Reviewed 3 days ago

Last year when we watched the World Soccer Cup on TV we were amazed at how beautiful Moscow and St. Petersburg were. Because we do not speak any Russian and were apprehensive of the visa formalities, we decided to contact several tour companies in Russia...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank YKU2000
Reviewed 4 days ago

we greatly enjoyed the private tour of St. Petersburg, Russia that was arranged by Insider Tour. They customized our itinerary to fit our schedule and budget constraints. Emailing back and forth was a breeze, sometimes several times per day. We certainly felt that all our...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank js13930
Reviewed 4 days ago

Insider Tour was recommended to me by a co-worker who had used them a couple of years earlier. From the first moment I made contact with Alexandra I knew I did not need to look elsewhere. They always responded within a couple of hours –...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Lexis1111
Reviewed 5 days ago

I am not a review person. However, after receiving a request to post this review about our private tour with Insider Tours I decided to write this review. If anyone reading this has any reservation about this company, rest assured they are for real. They...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MikeStern
Reviewed 6 days ago

It gives me great pleasure to write this testimonial in relation to our trip to St. Petersburg last July. Two couples from NZ, in our late fifties, who wanted to see Russia once in our lifetime. Our dreams came true thanks to the excellent service...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank passport4yu
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 444 nearby hotels
Art-hotel Trezzini
117 reviews
.09 miles away
Solo Sokos Hotel Vasilievsky
1,481 reviews
.18 miles away
Mark Hotel
6 reviews
.19 miles away
Trezzini Palace Hotel
266 reviews
.20 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 11,833 nearby restaurants
Taverna Grolle
306 reviews
.10 miles away
Stary Tbilisi
59 reviews
.11 miles away
Tan Zhen
118 reviews
.07 miles away
Pryanosti & Radosti
177 reviews
.14 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 3,433 nearby attractions
Egyptian Sphinxes
139 reviews
.22 miles away
Temple of Assumption
66 reviews
.20 miles away
St. Petersburg House of the Optina Pustyn Friary
32 reviews
.20 miles away
Cathedral of St. Andrew the First-Called
37 reviews
.10 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
BobShallotte_NC
March 23, 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from spb_insider | Property representative |
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
0
Votes
E K
August 8, 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
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.
0
Votes