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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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- 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 were so pleased to have booked this tour with Julia and have Kate as our guide. We got to see everything on our must see list, plus more!! As it was our first trip to St P we used it on our first full...More

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Dancing_Bear_Tours, Owner at Dancing Bear Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Sommelier, your positive review on TA is highly appreciated ! Wish you to spend more days in our beautiful St Petersburg . Julia P.Ivanushkina, owner, Dancing Bear Tours

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dancing Bear Tours was recommended by our walking tour guide in Moscow. I contacted Julia by email, and she phoned to discuss what our focus would be for the tour as we had a history mad teenager in tow! I was a bit worried as...More

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Julia I, Owner at Dancing Bear Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear FlanFam11, many thanks for your warm words- please check your private e-mail with recommended book for your son Julia P.Ivanushkina

Reviewed 16 December 2017

We would have no reservations with using Dancing Bear Tours again for touring St. Petersburg. Ours was a 2 day tour in June of 2017. Julia was very helpful guiding us through the whole process and meeting us at our hotel. Although they also cater...More

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Julia I, Owner at Dancing Bear Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Tom , many thanks for your thoughtfull and warm review on TA. your new friends from St Petersburg , Julia ( the owner) and Dancing Bear Tours team

Reviewed 16 December 2017

Not much to say about Dancing Bear and St. Petersburg … other than AMAZING. Our guide Elena and driver Vladimir (Owner Julia’s husband) were more than excellent. Elena’s breadth and depth of knowledge about each of the excursions, from Picasso’s at The Hermitage to St....More

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Julia I, Owner at Dancing Bear Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Thomas C., we are very grateful to you for your finding time to write so wonderful review on TA! Again, many thanks ! Julia P.Ivanushkina Owner, Dancing Bear Tours

Reviewed 2 December 2017

We had a two day small group (6) tour. The small group was great and much less expensive than the large group tours offered by our ship. We had a different guide each day, but both were very friendly and knowledgeable. In the small group...More

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Julia I, Owner at Dancing Bear Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2017

Dear christine502015, thanks for your positive review -we are very pleased to learn you were not disappointed by your visit to St Petersburg and do hope you will keep your pleasant impressions and warm feelings about Russia and its Cultural Capital forever . Julia P...More

Reviewed 28 November 2017

We were on a cruise to St Petersburg with 9 friends and was recommended to book our tour with Dancing Bear. It was an excellent choice. Great communication and prearrangement. The driver was courteous and extremely helpful. Our guide Elena was remarkable, we had a...More

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Dancing_Bear_Tours, Owner at Dancing Bear Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2017

Dear Selina, many thanks for your kind words- you have been wonderful people and it was plausure to deal with you as well Julia P.Ivnushkina. Dancing Bear Tours, owner

Reviewed 28 September 2017

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

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Reviewed 28 September 2017

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

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Reviewed 27 September 2017

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
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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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27 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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9 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.