Pradiz is a bespoke tour operator catering to discerning travelers with original, authentic, personal and exquisite experiences.

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Pradiz' guests from the United States at the Kremlin with guide Viktor during the WC2018
Pradiz' guests from the United States at the Kremlin with guide Viktor during the WC2018.

Our Story

From lavish cultural landscapes of Moscow and St. Petersburg in Russia, to the fortified Tatev Monastery in the mountainous idyll of Armenia, to the vibrant and lively authenticity of Ukraine, and Soviet architectural gems of Minsk in Belarus; we custom-craft tour packages for all tastes and considerations.

Since Pradiz was founded in 2011, our friendly team has enjoyed receiving thousands of delighted travelers from more than 45 countries to discover one-of-a-kind Eastern European holidays. We hope to welcome you to the splendid and captivating destinations that we’re proud to call home.

The President of the Brazilian Football Confederation Rogerio Caboclo with spouse; Diana, Pradiz travel director, and Sergey, tour guide

Mission & Vision

Here at Pradiz, we believe that we’re all born to explore. This is at the heart of our vision- that travel and exploration creates understanding and connection among humans. Our mission is to bring people together through the shared wonder, discovery and inspiration that comes from truly seeing the world around us. 

Our passion is designing exquisite travel experiences perfect for your personal path of exploration. We’re dedicated to finding the ultimate Eastern European destinations, balanced with just the right amount of adventure and comfort for your individual needs, preferences and personality.


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85 years+

of combined experience


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"Dear fellow travelers,
The special moments are what really count in life. Here at Pradiz, we honor and cherish these moments by bringing you and your loved ones the sweetest travel experiences.
We are guided by five fundamental values – quality, value, trust, dedication and personal service. These are at the heart of our focus, all you need to contemplate is the thrill of the journey ahead. We’ll take care of the rest."

Diana Zalenskaya

Founder & Travel Director

Our Values


Quality without a catch is our mantra. Experiences that inspire are our specialty. We leverage an impressive network of local resources to deliver unforgettable moments to your high standards – including museum curators, architectural experts, classic car collectors, private chefs, exclusive photographers, as well as behind-the-scenes experiences. All you have to do is dream it, and we’ll create it.  


Pradiz has been creating customized Eastern European journeys for almost a decade. Each of our team members have a personal passion for travel, and our expert consultants and guides live and work in the cities they cover. This ensures that every experience designed for you in an authentic immersion that uncovers hidden gems that you will personally find to be extraordinary.


We believe that our attention to service and local expertise in each of the destinations in which we operate in makes our value for money unmatched. At Pradiz, we’ve mastered the art of luxury and made it a reality for different budgets. Our team of professionals are travel insider superheroes with incredible contacts and access to hidden deals, great perks and lots of complementary advantages that we pass along to clients.


We understand that your holiday time is precious, so our entire team is dedicated to making sure you have the best experience possible. From the time you begin to research travel options with us, to creating the dream itinerary for your interests, to ensuring silky-smooth operations during your journey, to consulting with you on feedback after your trip has ended, we’ll take great care of you at every step.


Trust is the ultimate luxury. And you travel with confidence when you travel with Pradiz. We are an official tour operator licensed and registered (# 017660) with the Federal Agency For Tourism of Russia. Pradiz travel experts and tour guides are handpicked for their high level of expertise, judgement and taste, with over 85 years of combined professional travel experience. Our team are members of various professional organizations, and are fluent in English, German, Spanish, French, Mandarin, in addition to Russian. Kremlin Tours, a subsidiary of Pradiz, is also highly rated on TripAdvisor.

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Some of Our Tour Guides

Snezhana is a professional linguist & historian. She is a board member of the Russian Tourist Guides Association and won the title of Moscow's Best Tourist Guide 2018. She has 16 years of guiding experience and is fluent in English and German.

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Maria as a registered tour guide of St. Petersburg Guide Association. She graduated in Art History and Philology from two of the most prestigious St. Petersburg Universities and is fluent in English and German.

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St. Petersburg

Gennady is a member of the Russian Association of Tour Guides & has over 20 years of experience in the travel industry. He travelled all across Russia from Vladisvostok to St. Petersburg. Guests he gave tours to include official delegations from the US government, members of the American Bar Association and fashion industry celebrities – Tommy Hilfiger.

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Anna is a member of the Tourist Guides Association of St. Petersburg, is an native of St. Petersburg (former Leningrad) and has been working as a guide since 2011.

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St. Petersburg

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Viktor is a professional English-speaking tour guide. He was graduated at the History Faculty and participated in various archaeological excavations including in the Kremlin grounds. He is fond of history and for many users was a guide at the Cold War Museum (Bunker-42) and Kolomenskoye Estate Museums.

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Svetlana is a member of the Russian Association of Tour Guides. She has over 10 years of experience as a tour guide and is a native of St. Petersburg.


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Katerina is a member of the Tourist Guides Association of St. Petersburg. She graduated the Saint Petersburg State University with degrees in art history and linguistics, and have been working as a guide for more than 8 years.

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St. Petersburg

Why Book With Us

Reason 1 – Quality & Service

At Pradiz, quality and service are intertwined, and at the heart of our core values. Everyone you come in contact with will work hard to exceed your expectations, every time, in every way.


Reason 2 – Value For Money

There are tour operators that are less expensive than Pradiz, but our service and local Eastern European expertise offers unparalleled value for money. We make every minute of your cherished holiday time count by filling your holiday with bespoke experiences that are both unique and unforgettable.


Reason 3 – Private, Personal & Customized Tours

As purveyors of exquisite private, custom-arranged tours throughout Eastern Europe, we’ll spoil you with extraordinary travel designed for you. Whether it’s a fully-staffed villa in Sochi for a sea-to-ski vacation suitable for the whole family, or a romantic star-filled night flight tour by helicopter high above Moscow, we’ll handle all the details to create an outstanding experience.


Reason 4 – Friendly & Knowledgeable Local Staff

Pradiz travel consultants and professional guides are hand-selected for their in-depth expertise, high-quality reputation, and understanding of their local areas throughout Eastern Europe. We have over 30 staff members who live and work in all the destinations in which we conduct tours, and are bursting with extensive, first-hand knowledge. What makes Pradiz travel professionals even more special is a true passion for their home cities and towns, and a friendly, warm way of communicating with our guests.


Reason 5 – Turn-key, Stress-Free Travel 

Organizing your own travel plans- especially with multiple family members or other travel companions- can be a daunting task. Let Pradiz take the stress out of it for you, and coordinate a package that brings magical moments that suit the tastes of each and every one in your party.


Reason 6  – Safety & Security

From the first time you contact us, throughout your journey and even after you’ve returned home, we look after you with the utmost care. You’ll have a dedicated travel consultant that you will get to know personally, so that help is within reach if you need it. We also have 24/7 staff on call to assist with any unforeseen circumstances, and private security services available for ultimate peace of mind.


Reason 7 – Established & Trustworthy

Pradiz has welcomed over 2000 guests from 45+ countries over almost a decade of operations. We are a fully licensed and insured tour company, registered with the Federal Agency For Tourism of Russia. As such, we are held to a high standard of professional conduct.

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