If you arrive by plain or train you can email or call me.
If you arrive by cruise ship you can email me confirming the following details:
1. The name of your ship
2. Your sailing date
3. The number of people, including ages of any kids or students
4. The tour you would like to book
I recommend you to book your tour in advance. For example, one month before or even earlier. The deadline for tours booking is three days before your arrival at the port if you come by cruise ship.
However, I do my best to satisfy requests at the last minute. Thus, last-minute reservations are possible.
You can choose one of the following options:
- The lobby of the hotel. This is the most common and convenient place for meetings, especially if your hotel is located in the very center.
-Passenger terminal, the airport or train station, if we meet you directly on arrival.
Most gift shops have a good exchange rate to buy rubles and your guide will be able to recommend you good exchange.We would not suggest that you exchange money on the ship as they usually give bad exchange rate to their passengers.
Nobody can ever really answer this question because it is unpredictable.Don`t forget to look the weather forecasts as well. Rains in Russia are usual for any season, except winter, so take an umbrella with you. Even in summer the temperature sometimes is only +3...+5 degrees C, and warm clothes (jacket and sweaters) are necessary.
You will be safe as long as you don't show around big amounts of money or walk alone at night along dark lonely streets. Murder is considered to be an extraordinary event in Russia that usually happens with people who are involved in organized crime.
You can visit any place and peacefully walk on the streets. However, you can easily become a victim of pickpockets; so take care of your wallet and do not keep big amounts of money with you.
You will have the opportunity to do shopping during your tour in Saint Petersburg. There are many street vendors in museums and nearby. Thus, if who are interested in shopping, I would recommend you some good options.
You can contact me in any convenient way for you, in case I do not have the opportunity to respond immediately, I will write or call you back within a few hours!
I am ready to offer flexible prices for my excursions with a large amount of work (more than 8 hours), and I'm also ready to make good prices for regular customers.
From 1 to 16. Max group size - 16 people.
To get a Russian visa, you must apply to the Russian consulate or embassy which is the closest to your place of residence.
Russian visa for cruise ship passengers is not required.
You don`t need a Russian visa if:
You are a cruise passenger who is in St. Petersburg in less than 72 hours.
You arrive by ferry and stay in St. Petersburg in less than 72 hours (you need a hotel reservation).
To come to Russia by plane or train, you need a visa.
However, there are some exceptions:- for some countries that have an agreement with the Government of the Russian Federation on visa-free entry (Israel or Brazil). The list of these countries is limited and updated every year. Please check the information about your country.