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Elena P.

St-Petersburg, Russia

GET THE MOST OUT OF YOUR HOLIDAYS IN ST-PETERSBURG TRAVEL - I design your tour.

I analyse and offer you a perfect tour that meets all your requirements.
ENJOY - You book my tour and nothing else to worry.
SAVE - Exclusive tours for the price of standard.

Why to choose me?
- Reasonable rates - all tours are designed to work with your budget.
- High level of professionalism. All of my guests are well cared 24hrs/7days.
- Booking at short notice. You can book your private tour even 1 day in advance.
- Providing tour tickets (permission to leave the cruise ship without a Russian visa), museum, theatre, folklore performances tickets, transportation, restaurant reservation.
- All tours are completely configurable, change any part and include the attractions you like.

I am a professional guide and tour manager who worked long enough for huge corporations to see all the flaws of the mass tourism system. If you have ever travelled to the other countries using the services of any large tourist company, you probably had the doubtful pleasure of acquainting with them by yourself. You surely remember how much of your limited vacation time was wasted while collecting tourists from various hotels, or while your guide was looking for a missing people from your group, or when you had to wait for those your fellow travellers who were not as organized and conscious as your. You may still regret missing those wonderful places that you were looking forward to see, but never did, because of inflexibility of available sightseeing tours. And above all you may recall how upset you were when the personnel ( be it a guide or a tour manager were unreceptive to your complaints and wishes and how impersonal overall was the way they treated you.
Because of these major problems and myriad of minor ones which were not mentioned, many people choose to travel by themselves, so that they can plan a nice vacation schedule that would fit their needs. While being very effective this method often requires a lot of time, energy and knowledge about the place that will be visited and thus this option is not available to all, people unwillingly have to subject themselves to mass tourism, hoping for the best. But I can offer you another alternative and the following advantages: you can expect very personal approach to your needs as a tourist; possibility to custom-tailor your tour with the places you want to see; possibility to choose from a wide range of my carefully designed excursions, which passed the test of time and won appreciation of thousands of tourists during decades of my work in the industry.

A Recent Review of this guide

Elena was a great guide. My family and I did a three day tour with her. She was super knowledgeable, time efficient, and applied logical sequencing to the order of the site visits. She also picked great lunch locations, souvenir shops, and helped with a special dinner reservation. Highly recommend.
Stephen Novakovich

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Credentials

-State Pedagogical University, English language department
-Diploma of the Intourist Training School for Guides, St-Petersburg
-Tour Guide Accreditation Certificate of St-Petersburg Government and Committee of Culture
Licences: The State Hermitage museum, the Russian museum, Faberge museum, the Yussupovs Palace, Peter and Paul Fortress, St-Isaac's Cathedral, Church on the Spilled Blood, Peterhof, Catherine's Palace, Pavlovsk, Museum of the Besieged city, Alexandro- Nevskiy Monastery, Kronstadt.

Restrictions

- I am not a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle or I can arrange for a separate car and driver.

Guide Requirements for Russia

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Tours by Elena P.

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Private tour guide Elena

Private St-Petersburg Walking Tour

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See the great building icons of St-Petersburg from the best possible,...

237 USD per tour

(max 10 people)

7 hours

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Private tour guide Elena

1 Day Private St-Petersburg Panoramic,...

St-Petersburg in 1 day. City Highlights Tour covering the major sights,...

517 USD per tour

(max 10 people)

8 hours

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2 Day Private St-Petersburg Panoramic,...

St-Petersburg in 2 days. City Highlights and Splendid Imperial Country,...

1247 USD per tour

(max 10 people)

2 days

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3 Day Private St-Petersburg Panoramic,...

St-Petersburg in 3 days. City Highlights, Splendid Imperial Country,...

1623 USD per tour

(max 10 people)

3 days

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Private tour guide Elena

Russian Private Tour

To feel, to watch, to taste Russia with a local private guide

452 USD per tour

(max 10 people)

8 hours

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Private tour guide Elena

Summer seasonal St-Petersburg Private,...

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Enjoyable and easy with a private guide

350 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

8 hours

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Highlights of the Hermitage Museum

For connoisseurs and art lovers join me on this Private Tour!

172 USD per tour

(max 10 people)

5 hours

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