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UlkoTours -Day Tours

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Address: 88 Sredniy ave of Basil Island, St. Petersburg 199106, Russia
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ULKOtours delivers highest standards of service for any budget. The success...

ULKOtours delivers highest standards of service for any budget. The success we have had during the years we have been on the market with the ULKO brand proves that we work hard and we deliver to our promises. Our clients attest to that. We provide Customised city tours for independent travelers to Russia (Moscow, St.Petersburg and Golden Ring)as well as Private and Group (GDT) VISA-FREE shore excursions for cruise visitors in multiple Baltic destinations.

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$69.00*
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Russian Folk-Show at Nikolayevsky Palace
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$39.10*
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Private Shore-Excursion: 1-Day Fully Flexible St Petersburg Tour
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$49.00*
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4-hour Semi-Private Catherine's Palace and Amber Room Tour

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We recently used a private guide, Marina, provided by Ulko Tours during a 3 day stay in St Petersburg. We were a party of 2 adults and 2 teenage boys. From my first contact via... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We recently used a private guide, Marina, provided by Ulko Tours during a 3 day stay in St Petersburg. We were a party of 2 adults and 2 teenage boys. From my first contact via email with Ulko tours I had a very positive impression. Ksenia, the sales person whom I was in contact with to create a tailor made... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We arrived by cruise ship in St. Petersburg on a horrible rainy morning. Ulko Tours made a bad weather day fabulous. Our tour guide and driver were unequaled. All connections were smooth, admission to all attractions quick, and the expertise of our tour guide was astounding. Our driver was also on point at all times. The cold rainy days, and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

I have used Ulko tour services multiple times since 2008. This is a first class, wonderful tour company that is thorough with details, anticipates needs and flexible with change of tour itineraries, time frames etc. I used Ulko tours on 2 separate occasions this past summer. I had one family member that experienced an accident prior to the trip (a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

Visited Hermitage with very attentive, patient, and sweet guide Kaesinaja, who was full of historical, artistic, and architectural detail. Made sure we did not miss important art and architectural detail. Also was driven across city to famous resturant by UKLO boss Elena, who was stunningly attractive area historical guide. Most enjoyable true Russian pork/beef borsch meal, shaslick (sic), sturgeon, and... More 

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ElenaUlko, Owner at UlkoTours -Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear David, Thank you for your kind words! It was also my pleasure to meet you and to be able to take you out to Podvorye for late lunch/early dinner:) We spent great time together and I and delighted to hear that you were also pleased with your experience and time spent. Too bad it was raining most of the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016

We only had one day in port on a cruise and wanted to see specific things without the hassle of a large group excursion. So we booked a private tour for myself, my husband, and our two children age 18 and 20. Nadya, was our tour guide, and she was FANTASTIC! She gave us insight about Russsia, and the history... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

I'll admit that I was a little nervous about booking with a smaller company for our private tour. But they were very responsive (via internet) to my questions, honest in their dealings, and offered better prices...so I decided to give them a try. It was definitely the right decision! Our guide (Liza) was such a pleasure to deal with: knowledgeable,... More 

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Rochester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

Visited St Petersburg on a short hop visa free overnight stay with 4 friends cruising from Finland. We booked a private two day guided tour to try to see as much as possible in the time that we had. We couldn't have asked for anything more from Ulko tours. They were prompt in picking us up, our guide Nadya was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

An absolutely amazing two days made extra special by our guide, Nadya, whose knowledge of both English and St Petersburg were outstanding. She kept on track for both days of a very intensive tour of the city and nearby palaces. She even managed to find time to fit in an extra request of mine to visit the Bronze Horseman. Also... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

We enjoyed a Baltic Cruise on MV Magellan, the highlight of which was a two day stopover in St Petersburg. The cruise company recommended their in-house tours, but they did not cover all the sights we wanted to see. After some research, we chose Ulko. Making this kind of decision is really a pig in a poke job, as one... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

After WEEKS of research, I selected Ulko for our three day visit to St. Petersburg because (1) they offered the greatest flexibility/ability to customize our itinerary, (2) had the best feature-for-feature pricing of any of their competitors, and (3) Elena's (the owner of the company) responses to all my email and phone questions left me feeling that I was working... More 

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