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Private vs Group Tours

Differences: Private Tours, Group Tours and Small Group Tours

As a Russia Excursions and Tours travel specialist, always embraces the management concept of "Customer Foremost, Service Excellence" to assure clients of our most high-quality services. We specialize in both flexible Private Tours and fixed-date Small Group tours in Russia for independent travelers that wish to make the best out of their trip in the Russian regions. Are you hesitating between a private tour and a small group tour? Let us help you find the tour that is just right for you.

With your own personal guide why not treat yourself to some of the most beautiful areas Russia has to offer through one of our private tour in Russia and leave it to us to suggest the best possible itineraries and places to visit. Small group tours with guaranteed departure dates are best for those who are eager to see the most popular sights in Russia at a lower price. What could travelers get from the small group tour? A favorable price is only a small part of it. Let's see more details as follows.

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Large Group

Small Group

Private Tour

Travel partners Other families and travel groups Other families and travel groups Your family and/friends
Quantity of travelers Up to 70 15-20 Any (you choose)
Tour dates Fixed Fixed Flexible
Tour program Standard, Fixed Standard, Fixed Flexible, Individually tailored
Tour hotels Fixed Fixed Any (you choose)
Your travel experience Impersonal, generic Group-oriented Personalized, Intimate
Average price for 5* hotel package tour (7 days) US$1,730 per person US$2,790 per person US$4,260 per person
  •  Cost effective
  • Money-saving benefits (up to 50% through group rates on travel, lodging and dining)
  • Group-oriented service
  • Program flexibility
  • Private guides and drivers
  • Highly personalized and customer-focused service
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Large Group Tours
Unfortunately if you are with a large group, you may not receive the most authentic and exciting Russian experience with lots of people. The tours have you constantly waiting; wait for a bus, wait for other passengers. It is much more enjoyable to travel with a small group providing the money-saving benefits of large group tours and to see so much more, in less time. Also you can visit Russia on your own schedule using private tours. Unlike the large tours our small tours can show you Russia that the large tours cannot reach.

Each tour is very personable and friendly, unlike large group tours. You will enjoy the company with a friend and experience Russia first hand. You will enjoy and discover what makes Russia a unique country and you will feel like a real Russian native at the end of our small group or private tour.

Small Group Tours
With you join an elite group of travellers. See a vivid kaleidoscope of Russian landscapes, magnificent historical sites and royal cities, colorful people, rich cultures with a group of people who share your thinking. The Tretyakov Art Gallery, Peterhof Palace and the Hermitage always leave profound impression on visitors to Russia and attract thousands of visitors every year.

Private Tours
Our travel experts will create a personalized itinerary in Russia based on your individual interests and budget. Our local experts have already researched the most appropriate accommodations, opening and closing times for local attractions, most efficient travel connections and similar details. Just tell us the kind of places you want to visit and what activities you're most interested in doing. You chose the departure date and you control the pace of the tour. It's your vacation, and we want to make sure it's a once-in-a-lifetime experience filled with pleasant memories. is the leading tour company for travelling in Russia. With decades of experience, we offer the most comprehensive guided tours, from group packages to tailor-made private itineraries, as well as hotel, train ticket bookings and river cruises
If you've avoided taking group tours, preferring to travel on your own, we think you'll be pleasantly surprised by the service, independence, and value our offers. Design your own tour, go where you want, stay as long as you want. And if you're a veteran of traditional group tours, we're confident you'll be impressed by the many advantages of small group travel, as well as by the high quality and outstanding value. Please call 1-888-845-8877 or +7 (812) 309 5339 to learn more about our offers in Russia.