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St Petersburg Private Custom Day Tour

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    What to Expect
    Your private tour guide will meet you in the lobby of your hotel holding a sign with your name on. Afterwards you will discuss what you will going to see. You can then set off for your tour and let your guide fill you in with all information possible.

    It is highly recommended to inform the tour provider in advance about any special sightseeing wishes so that your admissions could be pre-ordered to ensure skip-the-line entry.  Your tour operator will pre-order your tickets, so that you do not have to wait in the line (admissions however not included in the price).

    As much as you can decide what you want to see, here are some highlights that you should not miss: Church on the Spilled Blood, St Isaac's cathedral, Peter and Paul Fortress, Hermitage, Yusupov palace, Russian Museum, Faberge Museum, Alexander-Nevsky Lavra, River and Canal tour etc...   If you want, you can spend your entire day in Hermitage, or visiting Imperial residences outside of St Petersburg - like Catherine's palace and park, Pavlovsk palace and park, Peterhof palace and park or Gatchina castle and park.   You will then be taken back to the point of departure.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    You guide will meet you in your hotel located in St. Petersburg
    Departure Time
    Recommended time: 09:00am or 10:00amPlease specify your preferred time when booking.
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Professional guide for private walking tour
    • Lunch
    • Gratuities
    • Transportation to/from attractions
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • This is a custom tour, so while booking, please specify the following:
    • Your preferred language
    • Lead passenger (if different from the one making a reservation)
    • Sightseeing preferences (so that your tour operator can pre-order your tickets)
    • The tour is NOT suitable for cruise ship passengers. The cruise port is located far from the city center. If you would like to book, you need to pay $100 for visa-free paperwork to your guide upon arrival in cash + taxi services for your guide and yourself, as the nearest subway station is located within half an hour walk from the port + buses come very unregularly to the port. VERY FEW taxi companies are allowed to enter the port's territory
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Ulko Tours arranged the perfect 4 day solo private tour of St Petersburg highlights for me. Ksenia in the office was a delight and customized my tour to my liking and was also very responsive to any questions. Sergei, my wonderful driver picked me up...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank dreamcarter1
    JuliaKharlamova, Public Relations Manager at ULKOtours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Denise, On behalf of the ULKO Tours team, I would like to thank you for such a great review! Ksenia, Liza, and Sergey make one of the dream-teams of UlkoTours, indeed. We are grateful to hear that you've enjoyed your time in Saint Petersburg...More

    Reviewed 16 July 2019

    ULKO arranged with my wife and me to map out a day trip that would optimize our time and see a broad range of sites. Nadya, our tour guide, was absolutely wonderful and we immediately felt a close tie to her. Her command of English...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Rick P
    Reviewed 10 July 2019

    Our tour guide, Margarita, had a vast knowledge ranging from art to culture to history. She was cheerful and enthusiastic and made the tour enjoyable for our group ranging from ages 14-60. An action-packed day with not a dull moment in the 8 hours. I...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank nadkarnitravels
    Reviewed 17 September 2018

    Our group of four included one mobility handicapped individual (myself). We had two days in St. Petersburg with our first day consisting of two tours provided by the cruise line. When we arrived in St. Petersburg, I was advised that they could not allow use...More

    Date of experience: September 2018
    1  Thank thekozels
    ElenaUlko, Управляющий at ULKOtours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2018

    Dear thekozels, Thank you for this review. It is always important for us to work with every guest individually, even if they come in a group tour. Therefore, we try to develop touring programmes for any tourist category. We are happy that our team has...More

    Reviewed 5 September 2018

    First of all, I would like to express my thanks to Ulko Tours for the flexibility they demonstrated right from the beginning when I first contacted them. We were on a cruise stopping at St Petersburg for only 1 day so time was very limited...More

    Date of experience: August 2018
    Thank Pongster68
    ElenaUlko, Управляющий at ULKOtours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

    Dear Pongster68, Thank you for this review. Nadia, indeed, is a good guide and we do everything for our guests to feel like VIPs. We hope to see you again in Russia soon enough, so that you could see more of our beautiful country. Best...More

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