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UlkoTours

88 Sredniy ave of Basil Island, St. Petersburg 197000, Russia
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$195.00*
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St Petersburg Private 2 Day Essential Shore Excursion
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$28.00*
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Private Shore-Excursion: 1-Day Fully Flexible St Petersburg Tour
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$285.00*
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St. Petersburg Visa-Free 2-Day All Highlights Group Tour
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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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88 Sredniy ave of Basil Island, St. Petersburg 197000, Russia
Vasilyevsky Island
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Reviewed February 11, 2016

We made a day trip to St Petersburg flying from Helsinki. Our time was limited to about 8 hours on the Russian soil so we need a specially arrange tour to match our requirements for the short visit to Russia for the first time. We...More

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Reviewed January 9, 2016

We had a private tour with Maria and Archy, and it was wonderful! Maria is a wealth of knowledge, and she helped Russian history come alive for us. Archy and Maria were patient with us and our kids (we were traveling with a toddler and...More

1  Thank Chris H
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Reviewed December 4, 2015

We were on a Baltic Cruise. St. Petersburg was one of the ports with a two day stopover. We had visited St. Petersburg before. The only tour we required was to Peterhof. I checked out other companies but Ulko was by far the most reasonable...More

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Reviewed November 17, 2015

What a wonderful team to show you this beautiful, richly historic city. Archy picks you up at your hotel, then skillfully maneuvers through the traffic and delivers you to the door of each site, and Marianna describes the history of the location, bringing the buildings...More

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Reviewed October 15, 2015

St. Petersburg, Russia Planning cruise ship excursions for four adults and one child that included family members with medical and mobility problems was challenging. Using excursion bus transportation was not feasible. Discovering Ulko Tours and discussing our needs with Elena set our minds at ease....More

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Reviewed September 29, 2015

We visited St Petersburg, Russia on the 14th September 2015 by Cruise ship - Ocean Princess. A private 2 day tour for the two of us with ULKO was only slightly more expensive than that provided by the Ship for a group. Fortunately we had...More

1  Thank Chris W
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Reviewed September 23, 2015

Unlike a 48 hour cruise passenger, we spent 9 glorious days in St. Petersburg and really learned the nuances of this beautiful city thanks to the guidance of Elena. She helped us book two distinctly different hotels in two unique neighborhoods and assisted with our...More

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Reviewed September 6, 2015

In August 2015, ULKO Tours organized and executed a truly outstanding 2-day private tour of St. Petersburg for our 28-person group, which arrived via a cruise ship. ULKO was extremely knowledgeable, efficient and easy to work with in setting up tour arrangements. They selected and...More

Thank Nate P
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Reviewed September 3, 2015

We visited St. Petersburg, Russia on August 16, 2015. Aside from the fact, the weather could not have been better, sunny, warm and no rain, our tour guide, Maryanna and driver Andrej were a joy to be with. We got to see so many beautiful...More

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Reviewed August 30, 2015

On a recent Baltic Cruise my wife and I utilized Ulko Tours for shore excursions in Berlin and St Petersburg. Some had recommended taking the tours offered by the cruise line, but after hearing of Ulko and doing some research on line, we chose this...More

1  Thank Mitchell P
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RajMurali
April 9, 2018|
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Response from ElenaUlko | Property representative |
Yes, the tour is a private tour in English!
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Preet S
March 16, 2018|
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Response from ElenaUlko | Property representative |
Hi Preet, we will be happy to set up a program for your private party for 5 days in St Peterbsurg in May 2018. Could you please send us an email inquiry with your flight and hotel information so that we could prepare a... More
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985catherinem
July 17, 2017|
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Response from Alan F | Reviewed this property |
Visa is included so no, you don't need to buy an expensive Russian visa for this tour. Your ticket, with your passport, is enough. Be aware, though, that you cannot go off on your own - you must stay with your group. The... More
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