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Dancing Bear Tours - Day Tours

Kosmonavtov Avenue, 15A-6H, St. Petersburg 196211, Russia
+7 921 324-46-40
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Shore Excursion: St Petersburg Guided Two Day - Like a Local
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Shore Excursion Two Day Group Tour - All St Petersburg in 20 hours
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- 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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Kosmonavtov Avenue, 15A-6H, St. Petersburg 196211, Russia
+7 921 324-46-40
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a two day private tour with guide Helen and driver Vlad. Helen is the best tour guide we've ever had and we've hired private guides all around the world. The owner Julia was even able to get us a private tour in the...More

Thank MimiMiami2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had an excellent 2 day tour with guide Venus. This was a private tour and we were able to choose our own itinerary. We also went to the Folk Show the first night. Which I highly recommend. Venus was an excellent guide. On the second...More

Thank bartpat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great 2 day tour in St Petersburg in advance of our cruise. While there were other options, including those from the ship, Julia and her guide Helena were fabulous and far more accommodating than we would ever get with a group tour...More

Thank Kevin S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I can recommend Julia and her crew to anyone interested in a top tour in Russia. This is based on hiring over 50 such firms around the world. Our guide Kate and driver Ed were just great. Our car was a Mercedes Benz wagon with...More

Thank GalvestonJT
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We chose to travel with an independent tour company because we were not happy with the tours offered by our cruise ship. After asking around for recommendations, we were referred to Dancing Bear Tours and are glad we chose them. We planned to spend three...More

Thank david92130
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Julia and Helen made her one day tour in SPB memorable. The attentive service even before arrived was the reason we chose the company. The day we arrived via cruise and met Julia on first day itself she won our hearts with her surprise gifts...More

Thank tandondubai
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Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

We just completed a two day tour with Victoria (guide) and Edward (driver). Victoria is an exceptional guide. She is so knowledgeable, thoughtful and sweet. She has an excellent sense of humor too. I highly recommend her. Edward's english is very good too and would...More

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Reviewed 27 August 2017

Julia runs an outstanding business. Her promo replies during the booking process and communication was excellent. We were provided with Elena as a guide and Andrew as a driver. Having a driver and a guide made our aggressive custom itinerary possible, and Elena could focus...More

Thank topgun151
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Having never been to Russia, we decided to have a short break in St Petersburg, the tour guide was just brilliant and the driver 'Andrew' was super friendly and helpful. I would not hesitate in recommending this tour company to anyone, and I look forward...More

Thank IanPuddick
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Our family of 5 went on a 2 day tour with this company and it was exceptional. Julia was a pleasure to work with during preparations; very helpful and responsive to our needs. We were a bit anxious entering the country and Julia was there...More

Thank terra091024
Julia I, Owner at Dancing Bear Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2017

Dear terra091024, Thank you for your review! Your kind words are the best possible reward that we can get for our job. If you ever come back to Russia, we will be happy to help you see more of Russia.

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7 August 2016|
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Response from Julia I | Property representative |
Dear YH, please get in touch with us via e-mail -we have a lot to offer even if you spend one day in our city
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26 July 2016|
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Response from Julia I | Property representative |
Hello garehotep and thanks for your question.We e-mail tour tickets to our guests as well as disembarcation instruction ; tour ticket is based on your passport info , name of your ship and days you are in SPb
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8 July 2016|
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Response from Emily C | Reviewed this property |
Peter, there were 4 in our group. The cost per person was the same regardless of the number when you book a private tour. Well worth the money. Ask for Elena if you go-she is excellent.