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Best Guides -Tours in St. Petersburg

Griboyedova Canal, 5, St. Petersburg 191186, Russia
+7 921 906-09-67
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Happy Tour 2 Day St Petersburg Shore Excursion
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We are a group of professional licensed tour guides of St. Petersburg. We all graduated from St. Petersburg State University. We all have been working as guides and interpreters for the best tour companies and providing private tours in St. Petersburg for none less than 10 years, and we all love our city and enjoy our work a lot. At the same time we are very good friends, so we joined together in order to provide you with the best possible guided tours of St. Petersburg and its fabulous sights and museums.
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Griboyedova Canal, 5, St. Petersburg 191186, Russia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a 1-day city tour, with us touring the key sites (St Peter and St Paul, The Church of the Spilled Blood, St Issacs etc.) in a minibus to start with (driver was very courteous and bus was clean and modern), followed by lunch...More

1  Thank StrawberryHillMummy
MashaV_BestGuides, Owner at Best Guides -Tours in St. Petersburg, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear StrawberryHillMummy! Thank you so much for your review! I'm so glad you like Irina. I know she is an excellent guide but each time when I read good words about her it's a great pleasure for me. I will let her know about this...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The office were very responsive when we we designing our tour and the tour itself was excellent. Do not hesitate to book with them.

1  Thank limpsfieldloafers
MashaV_BestGuides, Owner at Best Guides -Tours in St. Petersburg, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Limpsfieldloafers Thank you for a five star review. I'm very pleased you like our service. Thank you! Masha Vankova, Best Guides

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Exeter Tours had been recommended to me by several friends but after several calls to them and a bad attitude, I gave up and found Esperance Travel highly recommended by YELP, Trip Advisor and American Express Departures Magazine who particularly highlighted Madlena Kuklina. Working with...More

Thank Heidi S
Reviewed 16 October 2017

I agree with everything my partner Judith M recently wrote about Best Guides and Ina and Natasha. But I add this note specially to praise Natasha. She made a really nice connection for me at the Popov Museum of Radio and Communications with its principal...More

2  Thank BartSFCA
MashaV_BestGuides, Owner at Best Guides -Tours in St. Petersburg, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

Dear BartSFCA thank you so much for taking time to write such a detailed review. I'm so pleased you liked Natasha and enjoyed your visit to Popov museum. Yes, you are absolutely right Natasha also learned a great deal from the tour. She told us...More

Reviewed 15 October 2017

The tour ticket is a privilege for cruise ship guests like us: Visa-free access for 72 hours in St. Petersburg. It restrict your visit to the time you had on your tourticket. So although we had very very individual tour (just 2 of us) and...More

3  Thank HeinBloed
MashaV_BestGuides, Owner at Best Guides -Tours in St. Petersburg, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

Dear HeinBloed thank you so much for such a detailed review. It has a lot of details which will be very useful for future travelers. Taking in consideration that your itinerary was really tailor made it was not so easy to organize it. The whole...More

Reviewed 14 October 2017

We have been on many tours but this is one of the best we have experienced. We were able to taylor make our tour of St Petersburg to start at a time, and enjoy at a pace, to suit us. Anna Nekrasova, was our guide...More

2  Thank finchannette
MashaV_BestGuides, Owner at Best Guides -Tours in St. Petersburg, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

Dear Finchannette it's such a pleasure for me to know that the tour we provided was one of the best you have experienced. I know Anna Nekrasova is an excellent guide but it always very pleasant to read such words about her. Thank you! Masha...More

Reviewed 4 October 2017

Olga, our guide, met us at our hotel. Over the next two days, she showed a depth of knowledge and a passion for St. Petersburg which made our visit really interesting, even over a two day period. It is certainly worth spending a little extra...More

3  Thank Jalgos
MashaV_BestGuides, Owner at Best Guides -Tours in St. Petersburg, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Dear Jalgos, thank you so much for such a nice review. I'm so happy you liked Olga, she joint our team quite recently and due to that your review and your good words about her are so important for me. Thank you for recommendations! All...More

Reviewed 2 October 2017

My guests wanted a tour of the Cathedral of the Savior on the Spilled Blood that focused more on the history rather than the art. So I asked for a tour guide who could do that. Elena gave us a fascinating tour of the Cathedral....More

2  Thank JudyMrr
MashaV_BestGuides, Owner at Best Guides -Tours in St. Petersburg, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Dear Judy! Thank you for the good words. I know Elena is a fantastic guide and all her tours are very fascinating but each time when I read such review I feel happy. Thank you! Masha

Reviewed 29 September 2017

My wife and I recently went on a cruise of the Baltic Sea on NCL cruise lines with stops in St. Petersberg Russia,Stockholm Sweden and several others. We contacted Best Guides, which are based in St. Petersberg, to book a 2 day tour of St....More

Thank Brakeshoe
MashaV_BestGuides, Owner at Best Guides -Tours in St. Petersburg, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Dear Brakeshoe, as you know we've returned all the money for your day trip in Stockholm, the total amount was 228 euro (or 114 euro per person) which was returned to your card. I'm very sorry for the delay with the refund. It took almost...More

Reviewed 27 September 2017

Katherine was a wonderful guide for our two days in St. Petersburg. She has a very wide body of knowledge about history and art. It was a pleasure spending 2 days wither her packing in as much as possible in such a short time. We...More

2  Thank BerlinMarch2011
MashaV_BestGuides, Owner at Best Guides -Tours in St. Petersburg, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Dear BerlinMarch2011 Thank you for the good words! Katherine is a good friend of mine, so your words is a double pleasure for me. Thank you! We will be happy to see you again! Masha, Best Guides

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Karl A
29 July 2017|
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Response from MashaV_BestGuides | Property representative |
Dear Karl A! First of all sorry for such a situation. To check your tour and the reason you haven't got the confirmation I need to know the following info: 1. For what name the tour was booked? 2. What are the dates of your... More
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lauramaj
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This company more than delivered.
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jacquiwc
9 May 2017|
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Response from MashaV_BestGuides | Property representative |
HI Jacquiwc one day tour to Moscow is suggested in case your ship stops in our port for 3 days. On the second day you can go to Moscow, it will take the whole day. Different one day tours with prices you can find on our... More
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