What should you expect from Private shore excursions in St Petersburg?

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With many names throughout the ages of St Petersburg, the second-largest city in Russia is still nicknamed the Venice of the North.

Private shore excursions in St Petersburg are for those who wants to get the most of their 1-3 days in the cultural capital of Russia . Cruise passengers will visit all the most admired attractions of the city  with special skip-the-line tickets which  give them the chance not to stay  in lines ; your private driver will drop you off at the door of each museum while  a proficient local guide  make your stay in the city truthfully special. We at Dancing Bear Tours provide amazing private shore excursion tours to illustrate all the aspects of Russian culture and local’s social life.

We promise

  • To pick you up and drop you off right next to your ship at passport immigration control
  • To do our best to evade traffic jams and long lines at the entrances to the packed sights of the city
  • To take care of all boring processes for the paperwork for your VISA-FREE disembarkation
  • To book all tickets in advance to save your limited, precious time
  • To take instant care of all your travel needs as well as wishes as they arise
  • To provide 24/7 support for all of our guests

All of our group and individual guided Private shore excursions in St Petersburg, Russia, are  VISA-FREE. In other words, you do not need to apply for a Russian visa because we are legitimately authorized to provide you VISA-FREE disembarking as well as tours. Following the legislation of the Russian Federation, foreign tourists traveling by cruise  ships may arrive at the port of St. Petersburg without a visa and stay in Russia up to seventy-two hours, if they have booked a guided shore excursion with a licensed tour operative.

Very often cruise lines and their agents warn that you can’t go ashore in Russia visa-free unless you book one of their own tours. Please be informed that it’s NOT true, as well as that you should not pay any attention to such warnings. It is nothing more than the cruise lines’ attempt to sell inadequately marketed ship tours that mystify and scare passengers.

We will issue and send you’re a Tour Ticket, which will be your Customs pass to Russia that gives you a hundred percent identical rights with ship tours customers for disembarking. There are no special gates or else lines for private tours customers – you can effortlessly disembark at the time indicated  in your tour program.