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Babushka Travel

St. Petersburg, Russia
+7 911 746-70-04
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She's the best!

Olesya is fantastic! She is full of life and always in a great mood. Our teenagers loved her so... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
cjplus3
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los angeles
Outstanding tour!

Olesya Makarova provided information on "Everything we always wanted to know about Russia"...… Her... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2018
jmworth9
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La Verne, California
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Hassle-free private guided tours and shore excursions in St.Petersburg. All our tours are cultural, educational and a lot of fun. Our passion is to help travellers to explore Russian culture, enrich knowledge of history and arts and get the unique lifetime experience.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Olesya is fantastic! She is full of life and always in a great mood. Our teenagers loved her so much that they used their own money to buy her bath bombs from Lush. She knows St. Petersburg well – not just what to see, but...More

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Reviewed 30 May 2018

Olesya Makarova provided information on "Everything we always wanted to know about Russia"...… Her presentation in all areas was delightful, enthusiastic, and well understood. As a tour guide she responded readily to any questions, and was very very well informed on Russian history, art, the...More

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BabushkaTravel, Владелец at Babushka Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Thank you loads! You are very welcome in St Pete! My warmest regards to you!

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Reviewed 30 May 2018

I highly recommend this tour group. Olesya Makarova was so friendly, outgoing and knowledgeable. She was a lot of fun with a very pleasing personality. It was like being with a great friend rather than a stranger. I especially enjoyed the canal cruise where we...More

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BabushkaTravel, Владелец at Babushka Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Dear Gail! Thank you for your kind words! I'm very glad that you enjoyed :)

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Reviewed 29 May 2018

Olesya Makarova (Babushka Travel), from the beginning to the end, Olesya keep me informed on what was needed and how we would meet her on our arrival. All information was received in a timely manner. Olesya was very informative, friendly and kept us on scheduled....More

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BabushkaTravel, Владелец at Babushka Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Dear DeLease! Thank you for a great review! I had a fantastic time with you and your friends. You are wonderful!

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Reviewed 13 July 2017

We spent a fabulous 2 days in St. Petersburg being guided by Olesya and driven by Dimitry. We chose to book through aviator and save us £100 per couple from what we would have paid onboard. We were a little reticent Getting off the ship...More

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Reviewed 5 June 2017

Very knowledgeable and went out of her way to make our experience pleasant. Speaks English well and constantly makes sure you are well informed.

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Reviewed 17 May 2017

Heard about Olesya and Babushka Travel through a common (travel)friend. Unfortunately she was completely booked during my stay (so no guided tour for me), but I could ask just about anyting I wanted using digital communication. Places to go to at night, things to see...More

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Reviewed 28 April 2017

We booked Olyesa for a quick introduction tour to St Petersburg. She was prompt and very friendly. We got a great walking tour around the city and I would highly recommend her for anyone needing a tour guide.

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Reviewed 5 September 2016

We are a family of 4 including two Teen/Twen aged sons. We wanted to see a lot and Olyesa helped us to manage that in a very flexible form around the wheather forecast! Fun to be around on top of being really knowledgeable. She even...More

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Reviewed 19 July 2016

We were a party of 6 people on a 3 day trip to St Petersburg, we were recommended Babushka Travel by some friends before the holiday.Olesya met us prompt each morning at the cruise ship and took us to all the main attractions she is...More

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ormeaugirl
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Hi! We take care of visa-ticket, so you dont need to apply for regular visa and pay the fee. According to the rules you should get on board the latest till 23:30. The itinerary is always flexible and personal :)
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