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Best Guides -Tours in St. Petersburg

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About Best Guides -Tours in St. Petersburg
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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Reviewed 5 days ago

2 years ago we had a great tour (handmade for a week) with Svetlana (very knowledgable, friendly, intrested, ...."the best" guide) so last december we booked new tours with Olga (very knowlegable, friendly, intrested, ..."the best" guide). All tours were taken care of, the driver...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank karinm1970
MashaV_BestGuides, Owner at Best Guides -Tours in St. Petersburg, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear karinm1970, thank you for taking time to write this lovly review. I'm so glad you like both of our guides. I will let Olga know about this review. Thank you! We all are looking forward to your next trip to St. Petersburg!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved the knowledge both of history and geographical etc of Elena but also personal experiences through different decades. Elena understood the children and was very understanding. I highly recommend this tour.

2  Thank 272nataschar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did the Best of the Best tour in St. Petersburg during July 2018, and had such a great experience with Best Guides that I wanted to make sure I posted about it, although almost six months late. I wanted a tour for the two...More

Date of experience: July 2018
4  Thank saergang
Reviewed November 30, 2018 via mobile

Best Guides customized a trip for my family (with two boys ages 9 and 12) for an incredible tour of the Hermitage. Our guide did a really nice job of keeping the boys engaged, giving them tasks of finding the next pieces of art, telling...More

Date of experience: November 2018
5  Thank KatD559
MashaV_BestGuides, Owner at Best Guides -Tours in St. Petersburg, responded to this reviewResponded December 2, 2018

Dear KatD559 Thank you! I’m always pleased when our guest enjoy the tours but I’m more than happy when kids enjoy them! We worked a lot to develop our child friendly tours, it’s really our “no how” and we all are happy you like the...More

Reviewed November 29, 2018 via mobile

Dariya of Best Guides organised a great tour for 6 of our days in St Petersburg. Svetlana our guide,with a beautiful smile, was so knowlegable about all aspects of our tours. Art or palaces,she was always able to answer our questions. Great clear English, I...More

Date of experience: November 2018
4  Thank colinpmarsh
MashaV_BestGuides, Owner at Best Guides -Tours in St. Petersburg, responded to this reviewResponded December 2, 2018

Dear colinpmarsh, Thank you very much for taking time to write this review. I’m very pleased to hear good words about Dariya and Svetlana. Thank you! I will let them know. We all are very pleased you enjoyed your time in St. Petersburg. Best regards,...More

Reviewed November 28, 2018

One of the most knowledgeable and well organized tours I have ever been on!!! If you find yourself in st petersburg hire this company and you will see what I am talking about :)

Date of experience: August 2018
4  Thank Stan N
Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

We had sooo much fun. So many things to see and be amazed. Unbelievable arts and museums. I would go there again any! Time. Very secure country despite what media say. Never once felt threatened nor scared. Loved it.

Date of experience: December 2017
4  Thank Parisalilly
Reviewed November 11, 2018

We had 5 days in St Petersburg as independent travellers. Prior to traveling we had frequent communication with Kira to organise what we should visit. Olga our guide was really good, excellent English and such depth of Knowledge. Our driver was also very friendly and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
4  Thank WestSussexWhitefox
Reviewed September 22, 2018

We just completed a 3 day custom tour of St. Petersburg for a group of 6 seniors. We chose Best Guides on the recommendation of an acquaintance. In the planning stages the staff at Best Guides were very helpful in suggesting an initial tour which...More

Date of experience: September 2018
5  Thank Tour779864
MashaV_BestGuides, Owner at Best Guides -Tours in St. Petersburg, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2018

Dear Tour779864 Thank you for taking time to write this review. I’m very happy you like Irina. Thank you for the god words about her. I’m very pleased you consider us to be very flexible. I believe it’s our special feature. We always try to...More

Reviewed September 16, 2018

At the end of August 2018, my wife and I had a three days private tour with this company. The program was OK. Our guide had a very good knowledge in history and arts. She explained everything very well in clear English. Unfortunately, on the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
4  Thank Acacia9051
MashaV_BestGuides, Owner at Best Guides -Tours in St. Petersburg, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2018

Dear Acacia9051 I’m so sorry for this situation. Of course it couldn’t be any excuses for our guide and for our team at all. We all apologize for her. I’m sure it had never happened before and it will never happen in future. All our...More

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Aditi M
June 29, 2018|
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Response from MashaV_BestGuides | Property representative |
Hi! Sory for the late response. Yes, we have a guide avalable for you 22 US $ per hour with the minimumum order of 3 hours. You also can join a mini group tour 120 US $ for the whole day - guide service, transportation... More
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Hello Hi There! I am a VIP TripAdvisor contributor and cruise critic member who also uses Viator. I’d love to obtain the Best of the BestTour for your special price of $241.32. I can get a group together on cruise critic! Alternatively, We have a friend who obtained an English speaking tour guide to obtain a free pass for cruise passengers and tour them around.what would the cost be for the tour below if you can do it? Can you kindly help? We have four people— me, my husband, our daughter and her fiancée. Is this possible? Thanks! Sharon DAY 1 8.30 am (or 1 hour after ship arrival time) Meeting at the ship Drive around the city – part I (most famous highlights) Hydrofoil to Peterhoff Guided Tour of the park and inside visit to one of the small palaces Lunch at a nice local restaurant (Russian cuisine) Drive to Pushkin guided tour Catherine’s Palace with the famous amber room Drive back Evening program: 6 pm to 10 pm Extra time in the city for exploring the nightlife in the city and visit Faberge Museum and dinner (we pay for meal). DAY 2 8.00 Meeting at the ship Drive around the city – part II (visit to an active church, Famers' market, short metro ride) Hermitage Museum – early entrance Walking tour of Nevsky prospect Guided tour Spilt Blood Cathedral Lunch at a nice local restaurant (Russian cuisine) Boat tour along rivers and canals Drive back with a souvenir stop if possible 5 pm Back to the ship Sent from my iPhone
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Response from MashaV_BestGuides | Property representative |
Hi the itinerary which you print with the evening will be 1415 $ for a party of 4. Lunches are included, evening meal is not included. Alternatively, if you get a grpoup of 12 and book it via our website you will get a free... More
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