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Dancing Bear Tours - Day Tours

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Address: Kosmonavtov Avenue, 15A-6H, St. Petersburg 196211, Russia
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- Private and Small Group Tours (2 to 12 people)

- St Petersburg Tours for...

- Private and Small Group Tours (2 to 12 people)

- St Petersburg Tours for land passengers

- St Petersburg shore excursions for cruise ship passengers

- Baltic tours for cruise ship passengers including Tallinn, Stockholm, and Helsinki. Save time and money by letting us be your guide for all your ports of call.

Tell us about your likes, dislikes, hobbies, and preferences and will create an unforgettable tour customized especially for YOU. We focus on the featured attractions as well as art and architecture, Russian & Soviet history, WWII events, Jewish Heritage, shopping and experiencing local Russian cuisine, learning about famous Russian Vodka, Faberge Eggs, and Russian spy stories.

We know how to surprise first time visitors and those who fell in love with St Petersburg and decided to come back again to our beautiful city.

Cruise passengers wishing "to see everything" during 2 short days can join our small mini-groups (up to 8-12 people) or create their own customized tour.

We are an officially registered tour company (cruise passengers do not need a VISA to experience our shore excursions) and demand no deposits upfront.

"Your Tour, Your Way, with Dancing Bear Tours!"

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US$ 285.00*
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Shore Excursion Two Day Group Tour - All St Petersburg in 20 hours
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US$ 205.00*
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Shore Excursion: St Petersburg Guided Two Day - Like a Local

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Dancing bear tour is the best tour in St.petersburg.Julia worked good for me since i contacted her about hiring car.She suggessed me a lot about my plan each day and also helping... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dancing bear tour is the best tour in St.petersburg.Julia worked good for me since i contacted her about hiring car.She suggessed me a lot about my plan each day and also helping for arrangment about ticket and car. Dancing bear tour make my group was spend wonderfull time in St.petetsburg. Et who is my driver,he was very nice.He told me... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We (2 adult couples) arranged a private 3 day tour of St. Petersburg during a Celebrity cruise. We exchanged an email or two with Julia who very clearly laid out our itinerary. Kate, our guide for the tour, along with Vladimir, our driver, was waiting for us after we cleared the customs line. Kate was, far and above, the best... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

My husband and I chose Dancing Bear Tours to see St. Petersburg because of a recommendation from friends. We now want to second that and pass the name along to others. We were searching for a smaller, more personal tour than we thought we would get if we had chosen one sponsored by our cruise line and this exceeded our... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Thanks so much to the great organizing of Julia and outstanding 2 days with Elena (and driver Vlad) we did not have to worry about anything! From pick up to drop off (of our choice) we loved the experience and relaxing, hassle free tours of St Petersburg and the Summer palace. Nothing was too hard to accomplish, so much information... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

From the very start our communication with Julia, the company manager, was easy and uncomplicated. She was friendly explained everything we. Ended to know via skype and we got a good idea of what to expect. Our tour guide Elena was just wonderful. She was knowledgeable, kind and thoughtful. Our tour was perfect having been customized for us by Julia... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

I really appreciated the tour we had to novogorod. our tour guide was excellent and the driver we had was really good they both spoke English very well and assisted us in everything. it was a one day tour but it was worth it since we saw so much in one day. thank you dancing bears tours! our trip was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Just completed a two day private tour using Dancing Bear. Can't speak highly enough about this company. Right from our initial enquiry they helped arrange a custom tour for our stay in this wonderful city. They made recommendations but also tailored the tour to our group tastes. There is simply too much to see in just two days but they... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Our family of five spent two days touring SPb with Dancing Bear tours and it was absolutely amazing! We did the 'active' tour, and 'active' is an understatement. We saw more in two days than we ever would have imagined, and yet we never once felt rushed or that we didn't have enough time at a site. We customized the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

There are many private tour companies in st petersburg - though save yourself the trouble of sifting through them and contact Julia from Dancing Bears! She answers emails etc promptly, her English is great, and everything went as planned without a hitch. Our guide Kate and driver Ed were flawless- they were prompt/ adjusted our schedule according to our wishes... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We have just come back from St. Petersburg and where lucky enough to have an amazing 2 day tour with Olga and Andrew. From the organisation of the tour with Julie the whole things was brilliant. Olga's knowledge is amazing and she will make sure you get to see everything you want and will also give you a great understanding... More 

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Empuriabrava, Spain
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Hi Dancing Bear Tours,

We are a group of 4 and will have 2 days in St Petersburgh in May 2016 and are wondering if it would be possible to see the following attractions within this time frame or should we delete a couple of attractions? We are arriving by cruise ship

At this stage, we don't think we are interested in museum entrances and internal tours of palaces, we like scenic and photo opportunities

Definitely want to see: Peterhof Palace and gardens

                                                                          Church of the Saviour on Spilled Blood

                                                                            Winter Palace and Hermitage

                                                                          Canal Cruise

                                                                            Peter and Paul Fortress

                                                                          Chesme Church

Maybe a less detail stop at these : Summer Palace

                                                                                                                Vasil Island

                                                                                                                  Russian Cruiser Aurora

                                                                                                                    Catherine Palace ? Time permitting

And in the evening a ballet performance with a city lights return drive

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