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Open Russia Tours, founded in 2011, is a unique travel company that merges the considerable talents of three eminent Russian women academics, authors and cultural pundits. Simply put, the mission of Open Russia Tours is to serve and fulfil the...more
Our guide Julia Korn was extremely helpful and knowledgeable. She gave us an in depth appreciation of what a remarkable country Russia is. She was brilliant at avoiding the crowds and was highly efficient.
I and my wife booked a 6 day break to St Petersburg. We then decided to visit Moscow. Searched online for tour companies. We found Open Russia Tours contacted the Irina Orlova from that moment all our questions were answered with details in clear English....More
Date of experience: September 2018
Irina O, Генеральный директор at Open Russia Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018
Great review, Michael. Thanks a lot. It was pleasure to work for you. Open Russia Tours team
Hello Julia. We had a fantastic time here in St. Petersburg. Your guides Anna and Natalya along with driver Vladimir were such a pleasure to work with for the 3 days.
Everything on time, access to museums and churches went so smooth. Pick up from...More
Open Russia Tours was recommended to us by another family who raved about the experience. We can now add our compliments to the growing list of people who have had the pleasure of being escorted by such a marvelous, well-versed tour guide. Every detail of...More
Every aspect of our trip from start to finish was on the highest level. Our guide was very knowledgable, spoke impeccable English and was extremely attentive to us. We were especially impressed with fast track entrances to the most popular attractions such as Catherine Palace...More
We were 2 couples who didn't want a cruise ship tour of St Petersburg. Irina from ORT organised a superb 2 day trip for us and was also our guide. She arranged everything from visas, entry tickets, lunches in authentic Russian restaurants and private taxi....More
Date of experience: May 2018
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irik2005, Генеральный директор at Open Russia Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2018
Thank you very much, Mr.Fowler, for this wonderful review
We had only 3 days, and would never have seen a quarter of the sights our list without such a brilliant guide - The Hermitage, Cathedral of Spilled Blood, Catherine Palace, Siege Museum, Impressionists, Dutch Masters, Russian Art etc. Our guide organised our itinerary from...More