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Insider Tour

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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About Insider Tour
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 guide's area of expertise. Fully licensed. No visa required for cruise guests. We offer tours in St. Petersburg, Moscow, Novgorod, and across the Baltics.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were glad we had decided to contract with Insider Tour in relation to our private tours in Berlin, Stockholm, Oslo and St. Petersburg. The tour guides that they had assigned to our group at each location were spot on, articulate and highly educated individuals....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ketofn
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is the best way to describe this company. Early on during our cruise planning effort, we decided not to use the ship tours and to arrange a private tour with a local company. This is how we toured Rome the year earlier. After reading...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank teenagr
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Thank you, dear Alexandra, for putting together such a marvelous trip for our family! We were very pleased with the whole experience indeed. Your succinct and always to the point instructions guided us throughout the planning process. Thanks to you we learnt so many new...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank cougrrz
Reviewed April 20, 2019

We made the right choice in choosing Insider Tour for our recent visit to Russia. They were very professional and accommodating throughout our pre-cruise communication. Our tour tickets arrived without a glitch following a week-long tour planning process. We managed to squeeze in a lot...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed April 16, 2019

We loved everything about this tour. Excellent pre-tour planning by Natalia. Efficient and fast communications throughout. No issue leaving the ship and getting to Russia without visas. But best of all was our tour guide Marina! We were so fortunate to have her as our...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank bvi838
Reviewed March 31, 2019

We just finished our private tour with Kate and Vlad. A truly phenomenal and eye-opening visit. Lots of art, historic buildings, and palaces clustered around Nevesky Prospekt. When you go (and I don't' say 'if') be sure to contact Alexandra at Insider Tour and she...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank JimBemer
Reviewed March 27, 2019 via mobile

Wonderful tours! Very informative and engaging, guides were super friendly and nice. Will come more.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank vic2riadeg
Reviewed March 26, 2019 via mobile

Thank you so much Insider tour! We had amazing time ! Our tour guide was very helpful, knowledgeable and funny ! All tricky questions were answered :) We will definitely recommend Insider to our friends and family !

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed March 19, 2019 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 March 3, 2019 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
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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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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.
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