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A fantastic 2 days in St Petersburg, such beauty and splendour. Diana our guide was the best and we would never have seen all that we have without her knowledge and expertise. A treasured memory for life! Thank you.

Yvonne and John Sheahan
Russian Federal Registry of Tour Operators Baltic Cruise Association - Uniting Baltic travel experts for the benefit of all!
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 Select your activity:


What's in the tour? EASY      
 MODERATE    INTENSIVE


Panoramic City tour
Included               
Included                       
Included                   



Hermitage Museum & Winter palace
Included Included Included


Peter and Paul Fortress & Cathedral
Included Included Included


St. Isaac's Cathedral
Included Included Included


Peterhof Park
Included Included Included


Catherine's palace (Amber Room)
Included Included Included


Hydrofoil ride
Included Included Included


Church on the Spilled Blood
photostop
Included Included


Peterhof Grand Palace
photostop Included photostop
Included = Inside guided tour included
Yusupov Palace
not included not included Included
photostop = Photo stop only
Private Boat tour
not included not included Included
not included = Not included, no photostop

 


 

 

EASY Activity  Also available as a GDT at a group rate


Duration: 16 hrs          Activity: Low

Schedule: Day 1 08:00 - 17:00, Day 2 09:00 - 16:00

Language: You choose

Group size: Your private party

Minimum group size required: No

Lunches: Included for groups 8+

Included: Licensed tour guide, transportation and all

admissions as per program, port fees, taxes,

bottled water, welcome gift, activity kit for kids,

ponchos (when raining), radio-headphones

for groups exceeding 6 passengers, visa paperwork.

NOT included: lunches for groups under 8 pax, tips/gratuity.

 

 

Highlights:

1. Hermitage museum & Winter Palace (inside)

2. Catherine's palace (inside) in Tsarskoye Selo

3. St.Isaac's Cathedral (inside)

4. Peterhof park

5. photo stop by Church on the Spilled Blood

6. A hydrofoil trip

7. Shopping (upon request)

 

Enjoy a relaxed 2-day exploration of St Petersburg at your own pace. You will be met by your professional tour guide right after passport control, comfortably seated in your private vehicle and whisked away on a fascinating exploration trip of the city.
See  the best during the two days in St.Petersburg!  
Highlights of St Petersburg tour

Detailed Program:

 Day 1 : 08.00 - 17.00

08.00                
Meet your guide and driver by the ship.                               
08.10 - 12.00  
Start City Overview Tour with multiple photo stops, including a photo stop by the Church on the Spilled Blood. Guided tours of Peter and Paul Fortress (duration 30-40 min)  and St.Isaac's Cathedral (duration 20-30 min).
12.00 - 13.00
Lunch in a local restaurant/cafe during the day.
13.00 - 16.30
Tour of the splendid Hermitage Museum (tour duration 3 hrs).
17.00                 
Return to the ship

 

Day 2: 09.00 - 16.00

9.00            
Meet your guide and driver by the ship             
9.10 - 11.30 Depart to Pushkin/Tsarskoye Selo to tour Catherine's palace with the famous Amber Room and Park. (actual palace tour duration 1 hr)
11.40 - 12.30
Drive to Peterhof, the kingdom of fountains
12.40 - 15.00
Explore the wondeful gardens of Peterhof.  Lunch in the park cafe.
15.00 - 16.00
Hydrofoil* back to St. Petersburg

16.00                  

 Return back to the ship

* please note, that in case of weather conditions not permitting the hydrofoil ride, there`s no refund for unused hydrofoil trip. We use our van instead 

 

best price guaranteedPER PERSON TOUR PRICE: 

 

Please contact us NOW for your special quote.


You will be surprised at how low it is!

 

Children under 6 (without a reserved seat) are FREE

Special Discounts for Schoolchildern (7-16)  and Students (17 +, MUST have a valid ISIC card)

 

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MODERATE Activity   

Important

This tour is NOT suitable for Mobility-restricted travelers

 

Duration: 19 hrs          Activity: Medium

Schedule: Day 1 08:00 - 19:00, Day 2 09:00 - 17:00

Language: You choose

Group size: Your private party

Minimum group size required: No

Lunches: Included for groups 8+

Included: Licensed tour guide, transportation and all

admissions as per program, port fees, taxes,

bottled water, welcome gift, activity kit for kids,

ponchos (when raining), radio-headphones

for groups exceeding 6 passengers, visa paperwork.

NOT included: lunches for groups under 8 pax, tips/gratuity.

 

 

Highlights:

1. Hermitage museum & Winter Palace (inside)

2. Catherine's palace (inside) in Tsarskoye Selo

3. St.Isaac's Cathedral (inside)

4. Peterhof Grand Palace (inside) & park

5. Church on the Spilled Blood (inside)

6. A hydrofoil trip

7. Shopping (upon request)

 

The ONLY 2-day tour that takes you into Grand Palace of Peterhof!!! Apart from which, you will also see: the Hermitage Museum, Catherine's palace in Tsarskoye Selo, Peterhof gardens, Church on the Spilled Blood, St.Isaac's Cathedral and Peter and Paul Fortress with Cathedral.

2-day Moderate Private tour

Detailed Program:

Day 1: 08.00 - 19.00

08.00    
Meet your guide and driver by the ship.
08.10 Start City Overview Tour including multiple photo stops. Depart to Peterhof, the kingdom of fountains        
09.30 – 10.40
Guided tour of the Grand Palace of Peterhof (tour duration 1 hr)
11.00 - 12.30
Tour of Peterhof Lower Gardens.
12.30 - 13.00
Depart by Hydrofoil* back to St. Petersburg
13.30 - 14.30
Lunch in a local restaurant during the day (included for groups 8+ only)
14.45 - 17.25 
Tour of the splendid Hermitage Museum (tour duration 2 hrs) 
17.45 - 18.30 Guided tour of St. Isaac`s Cathedral (actual tour duration 20-30 min)
19.00                    
Return back to the ship 

 

Day 2: 09.00 - 17.00 

09.00           
Meet your guide and driver by the ship.
09.10- 13.00 Depart to Pushkin/Tsarskoye Selo to tour Catherine's palace with the famous Amber Room and Park. (actual palace tour 1 hr)        
13.00 - 14.00
Lunch in a local cafe/restaurant (included for groups 8+ only)
15.00 - 16.40
Arrive back to the city and continue City Tour. Guided tours of Peter and Paul Fortress (duration 30-40 min) and Church on the Spilled Blood (duration 20-30 min).
17.00                  
Return back to the ship 

*please note, that in case of weather conditions not permitting the hydrofoil ride, there`s no refund for unused hydrofoil trip. We use our van instead 

 

best price guaranteedPER PERSON TOUR PRICE: 

 

Please contact us NOW for your special quote.


You will be surprised at how low it is!

 

Children under 6 (without a reserved seat) are FREE

Special Discounts for Schoolchildern (7-16)  and Students (17 +, MUST have a valid ISIC card)

 

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INTENSIVE Activity   Also available as a GDT at a group rate  

Important

This tour is NOT suitable for Mobility-restricted travelers.

 

Duration: 20 hrs          Activity: Intense

Schedule: Day 1 07:30 - 18:30, Day 2 08:00 - 17:00

Language: You choose

Group size: Your private party

Minimum group size required: No

Lunches: Included for groups 8+

Included: Licensed tour guide, transportation and all

admissions as per program, port fees, taxes,

bottled water, welcome gift, activity kit for kids,

ponchos (when raining), radio-headphones

for groups exceeding 6 passengers, visa paperwork.

NOT included: lunches for groups under 8 pax, tips/gratuity.

 

 

Highlights:

1. Hermitage museum & Winter Palace (inside)

2. Catherine's palace (inside) in Tsarskoye Selo

3. St.Isaac's Cathedral (inside)

4. Peterhof  park

5. Church on the Spilled Blood (inside)

6. A hydrofoil trip

7. Private canal boat tour

8. Yusupov palace (inside)

9. Shopping (upon request)

 

 See as much as you can during the two days in St.Petersburg! The program includes guided visits and tours of the Hermitage museum, Catherine's palace in Tsarskoye Selo, Peterhof park, Yusupov palace, Church on the Spilled Blood, St.Isaac's Cathedral, Peter and Paul Fortress and Cathedral, Canal boat tour.

2-day Intensive Private tour

Detailed Program:

Day 1: 07.30 - 18.30

07.30 - 08.00    
Meet your guide and driver by the ship (depending on the ship`s docking time)    
08.00 - 10.00 Panoramic City tour around St. Petersburg`s most popular sights.           
10.00 - 10.30
Hydrofoil* to Peterhof
10.30 – 12.00
Guided tour of the Lower Park with Fountains, watch Fountain opening ceremony  
12.00 - 13.00
Traditional Russian lunch (included for groups 8+ only)
14.00 – 15.30
Guided tour of Catherine`s palace with Amber Room (actual palace tour 1 hr)
15.30 – 16.30
Drive back to St. Petersburg, Subway tour on the way.
16.30 – 17.00 Guided tour of St. Isaac's Cathedral (duration 20-30 min) 
17.30 – 18.00
Guided tour of Church on the Spilled Blood (duration 20-30 min)
18.30                 
Return back to the ship

 

Day 2: 08.00 - 17.00 

08.00             
Meet your guide and driver by the ship   
08.30 - 09.30
Private River and Canal Boat tour
09.45 - 10.45 
Guided tour of Peter and Paul Fortress with inside visit of Peter and Paul Cathedral (tour duration 30-40 min)  
11.00 - 13.30 Guided tour of the Hermitage Museum (tour duration 2 hrs)
13.45 - 14.30
Traditional Russian lunch in a local cafe/restaurant (included for groups 8+ only)
15.00 - 16.30
Guided tour of Yusupov Palace with Rasputin Basement (tour duration 1-1.5 hrs)

17.00                  

Return back to the ship

*please note, that in case of weather conditions not permitting the hydrofoil ride, there`s no refund for unused hydrofoil trip. We use our van instead 

 

best price guaranteedPER PERSON TOUR PRICE: 

 

Please contact us NOW for your special quote.


You will be surprised at how low it is!

 

Children under 6 (without a reserved seat) are FREE

Special Discounts for Schoolchildern (7-16)  and Students (17 +, MUST have a valid ISIC card)

 

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 City tour includes: Aurora cruiser, Peter's Log cabin,  Nevsky Prospect - the main street of St. Petersburg,  Anichkov Bridge and Anichkov Palace, Fontanka and  Moika Rivers, Kazan Cathedral, Admiralty, Palace Square and Alexander Column,  General Headquarters Arch, Senate Square with the Bronze Horseman monument to Peter the Great, Palace Bridge, the monument to Nicholas the First, St. Nicholas Cathedral, University Embankment with its historical buildings : Kunstkammer, the Academy of Sciences, and St. Petersburg State University,  Menshikov Palace,  the Academy of Fine Arts, the Square of Arts with Michael's Palace, the Mosque,  the Aurora Cruiser, the Smolny Convent, the Taurida Palace, the Foundry Bridge and the Foundry Prospect with the "Big House" (the KGB headquarters) and many more!

 

Hermitage tour includes:  Tour of state palace interiors of the Winter Palace, the most glorious tzar residence in Russia, started by Empress Elizabeth I and finished under Catherine the Great's rule. Exploration of magnificent art collections assembled by the Imperial family and carefully saved from destruction by the staff of the musem during the Second World War. You will see the highlights of the 15th-18th century European Art collection like Da Vinci, Michaelangelo, Raphael, Veronese, Tintoretto, Tiepolo and other world-famous names, as well as enjoy the museum's collection of Impressionists and Post-Impressionists.

 

 Catherine's palace tour includes: Explore the favourite residence of Empress Catherine the Great and see what was left from it after the hard days of the Second World War. Enjoy the unconventional beauty of the newly-recreated Amber Room, which is considered to be the 8th wonder of the world. Walk the peaceful grounds of Catherine's residence and relax.

 

Peterhof tour includes: Park - Explore the world-famous gardens and enjoy the multitude of beautiful fountains and realise that the nick-name this place was given - Russian Versailles - is more than justified! Palace (certain tours only) -  Enjoy the cosiness of this 'miniature' (in comparison to the Winter palace and Catherine's palace) Imperial residence rebuilt by Rastrelli from Peter's modest mansion into a truly splendid gala residence of Elisabeth!