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Samara city tourist and orientation tour

You will learn a lot about Samara and it's history during the excursion around the city by car. It is worth spending your time on this trip after which you will be able to say, "I know Samara".

But it is not only a simple ""guided tour for tourists" , but also a way to make you self-sufficient and comfortable. You will learn the following topics:

  • Public transportation - buying subway, bus and streetcar tickets, minibuses, etc.

  • Taxi - understanding the price structure and negotiating taxi fares

  • Where to shop AND NOT TO SHOP for food and goods.

  • Samara cafes and restaurants, Samara night life etc.

  • Layout of the city and staying oriented.

  • Survival Russian. Help compiling and remembering 8-12 key Russian phrases.

  • Internet cafes - finding them and figuring out the Russian interface.

  • Railroad, airplane, theatre tickets - how to buy them at local prices or close to it.

  • Common tricks played on foreigners.

  • Russian facial expression - Learn to maintain tough and unapproachable to avoid being pestered by scammers.

  • WHAT TO DO IN CASE OF EMERGENCY. HOW TO CALL THE POLICE.

  • Samara for travelers with special needs or concerns, vegetarians, single women, gays, families with children, Russian bride seekers etc. etc.