David SteeleReno, NV, United States
Very knowledgable and interesting regarding history of the country and buildings. Highly recommend Irina S as a guide in St. Petersberg. She also navigated crowds well.
What a great 2 day tour of St Petersburg. Everything we expected. Irina was an excellent guide and her knowledge of the city is amazing. So much to see in such a short time - Irina is definitely the person to see it with. Had issues with immigration at the port - took nearly 2 hours to get through - Irina made sure that our itinerary didn't change too much and still managed to fit it all in. Would highly recommend this tour!
Janine JonesUnited States
Irina spoke excellent English and was an excellent guide. She was informative and flexible. She tried very hard to please. She made extraordinary effort to allow us viewing of the impressionists in the Hermitage which was greatly appreciated by our group of 10. Our only problem was that she was 15 minutes late on our 2nd day of touring which gave us some anxiety as we were the only ones left. Her paperwork to get us through passport control was all in order. Her restaurant choices were excellent.
Ken WayUnited Kingdom
A very enjoyable 2 days with Irena. Very knowledgeable and very good comminicator. A very full itinerary which was well managed by Irena. We learned a lot from Irena in a short time and thoroughly enjoyed our Russian pies! Good fun. You will not be disappointed.!
Linda AbramsUnited States
We thoroughly enjoyed our private tour with ire a. She was knowledgable,spoke English well,sweet and efficient. Ire a is what a tour guide is supposed to be. We would recommend her to all
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you for your nice words! It was my pleasure! Warm regards, Irina
Sindee FurshmanUnited States
Anne-Marie FontaineUlverton, QC, Canada
We had a two day tour with Irina. Everything was perfect. She was extremely kind, knowledgeable, intelligent and pleasant. The tour fulfil our expectations. We traveled with our four year old girl, and she was extremely charming with her. A driver took us around the city and he was also very kind and effective. Our experience was really positive and it make us love this great city.
Geoffrey MarshallUnited States
Irina is an outstanding guide - excellent communication, vast knowledge about her city and its treasures, sensitive to all members of the group(young and old) and efficient(she kept the tour moving so that we saw everything and met the necessary time schedule). Irina is also a really NICE person and interesting to be with. It was fun and stimulating. Thank you , Irina.
Bert G.United States
A most enjoyable two days. Irina was very knowledgeable and made the tour very pleasant.
Aleksandra KhomitskayaUnited States
We are extremely satisfied with Irina's services! She's very nice, knowledgeable, punctual. Everything was organized well and very personable, catered to every member of our small group.
Richard Van SickleUnited States
Irina was ill, but had Alexandra substitute for her. We had a great two days and saw most of what we wanted to see. The ship being late made it not possible to see the treasure room.
TOURSBYLOCALS RESPONSE: In the unusual case where a guide can't personally deliver a tour, the traveler is notified in advance and given the opportunity to cancel or accept the substitute.
Florence FujiwaraUnited States
Irina was wonderful, so knowledgeable about all things Russian. She is a true professional. I would definitely recommend her to my friends. We all came away with a real fondness for St. Petersburg and much better informed. Thank you very much, Irina.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: You are very welcome! We had really good time! Thank you for your great sense of humor and positive attitude! Best, Irina
John PartridgeHenniker, NH, United States
Our tour was given by Irina P., due to the illness of Irina S. Irina S. let us know about the change and did a wonderful job 'introducing' us to our new 'Irina'. We feel extremely fortunate to have had this guide! Her depth of knowledge from the historical perspective of St. Petersburg, as well as her love of the city, constantly engaged us. She is knowledgeable, personable, and is a strong asset to your company. She left us wanting to return and experience more of her city!
Irina was an amazing guide!! In two days we were able to see many of the main points of interest and get a very good sense of the history of St. Petersburg. Irina was very helpful before the trip helping us to organize what we wanted to do and answering our questions. During the time we were with her she was very professional. extremely knowledgeable, very personable and kind and very well organized. Her English is excellent and she went out of her way to make our tour a memorable experience.
Amalia OrtegaUnited States
Irina is a great it person!!!We enjoyed her company and knowledge every single day. We booked A two day tour with Irina and it has been the best experience with a tour guide in our lives!!! If you planing to visit St Petersburg trust me she is the tour guide you want to have. Thank you for everything Irina, Hopefully we will see you again!!!!!!
Judith MitchellUnited States
Irina and our driver Sergei were right on time each day, picking us up and dropping us back. Irina kept in touch with me from booking to the date of the trip which was appreciated. The size of our group at 8 was perfect. We blew by the bus loads of other tourists. The lunch spots were thoughtfully chosen and great spots. All in all well worth the money and time.
Annette GallardPoint Clare, NSW, Australia
Irina is an amazing guide with incredible knowledge of St Petersburg. She is very friendly and happy to share her experiences with you which adds to the tour. I would highly recommend Irina to anyone travelling to Petersburg. Thank you Irina for making our tour for two days to your beautiful city so amazing and memorable. Hopefully we will return. Annette & Geoff, Margaret & Doug. Australia
Cynthia GrahamUnited States
Nancy CarringerUnited States
While all your guides were very professional and knowledgable, your real 5+ star person was Irina (with driver Andre) in St Petersburg. I don't know if you have met Irina but she is very petite, pretty, and a dynamo at getting through the massive crowds and dealing with the officials. Three people joined us for that tour and we all agreed that we would have been totally lost without her. Irina is a very special person and real asset to your organization. Andre is a great driver!
Tom TrussBC, V4K 2T2, Canada
This was an add on of people to our original tour.
Tom TrussBC, V4K 2T2, Canada
We had a party of 13 and we all thought Irina was one of the best tour guide we have ever been with, she was a wealth of information on a city with long historical past. We saw everything we had talked about and more. I would highly recommend her to anyone.
(John) Garry HayterUnited Kingdom
Excellent guide and driver.
Thank you very much Irina for a wonderful two days tour of St. Petersburg. Irina is extremely energetic and knowledgeable about the history, arts and architecures of the city. Her English is impeccable. In addition she is flexible and always willing to accomodate our needs. She was able to help us navigate / avoid the long lines at the popular museum doors (minimum wait time). We would gladly have her as our tour guide again and we highly recommend her service to anyone.