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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
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My elderly mother has difficulty walking and so we could not take any of the ship tours due to her mobility restrictions. We did a lot of research online looking for a reliable local tour company. We decided to work with INSIDER TOUR seeing a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Kateber123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend this tour company. Great communication throughout and I felt well looked after. My tour guide Dmitry was extremely knowledgeable and made the tour really fun - I learnt a lot of interesting information about St Petersburg, and got a good taste of the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank tori_parker
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

St Petersburg tour was excellent, out of this world. It was a dream come true. Some of the images are still fresh in our minds and possibly will remain with us forever. The two-day tour was short but it was structured in such a way...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was an excellent trip! I’ve spent two days in St. Petersburg, Russia while on business a few years back. Did not get to see much. So I got so excited when my new employer sent me to this city for a few meetings. My...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank manufanz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just came back to Boston, thanks for organizing a wonderful tour for us in St. Petersburg. Valentina is really knowledgeable she described the area, art, architecture, history etc. very well and answered any question in many subjects and we really enjoyed her guiding very much....More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank wchen64
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Four of us were on the Silver Spirit that docked in St. Petersburg, Russia for three days (Sep 2-4, 2018). Our group consisted of myself and my husband, our daughter and our son-in-law. We did not want to join cruise ship tours and wanted to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Claudenn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our cruise ship docked in St. Petersburg for only one day. Because the ship tour format did not appeal to us and we wanted to customize our tour plan, we decided to reach out to two local tour companies. Insider Tour was a clear winner....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank debbie4243
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We reserved a private three-day tour of St. Petersburg with Insider Tour last September. Traveling by cruise ship usually means relatively short calls at various ports, usually a day. Because there is so much to see in St. Petersburg, we chose Nautica that advertised 72...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank MikePTN
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent two days in the company of our tour guide Natalia. She was charming and very intelligent. Her English was perfect and was easy to understand. Everywhere we went she told us interesting stories about the city. As a native of St. Petersburg, Natalia...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Katie1236
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
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March 23, 2018|
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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.