All Highlights St Petersburg Excursion - 2 Days

During this two day program you will get to know:

  • Present and past history of St Petersburg and its founder Peter the Great
  • The Romanov dynasty (facts and anecdotes)
  • St Petersburg as the cultural capital of Russia and the Soviet Union
  • Soviet Regime: Lenin and Stalin
  • Modern life in Russia and St Petersburg: transportation, housing, educational system, health care system, family life – don’t hesitate to ask any questions
  • Fascinating stories about tzars’ residences

Inside visits of:

  • Fountain Park in Peterhof
  • Catherine Palace with the Amber Room
  • St. Peter & Paul Cathedral
  • Church on Spilt Blood
  • Hermitage Museum (early admission)
  • St. Isaaс’s Cathedral
  • Yusupov Palace

As well as:

  • Subway visit
  • Farmers’ market
  • Boat trip

Note, please:

  • The tour includes two lunches that will be in a local cafes or restaurants. You will be served  typical Russian Lunch. Please let us know if you have any food restrictions.
  • If the hydrofoil ride is cancelled due to the unfavorable weather conditions it is not refunded: we use our van instead to get to/from Peterhof
  • Kids under 6 yo are travelling for free, elder kids and students (7-21 yo) receive 30$ off the cost of the tour. Students must have an ISIC card.
  • Gratuities to the guide and driver are not included in the tour price. The sum you wish to give to your guide and driver after a well-done tour should be up to the western standards (approximately 15%). It is a good idea to divide gratuity between your guide and driver and give it separately to them: 10% to the guide and 5% to the driver. Please have some cash with you (USD, EUR or RUB) for this reason.
  • The order of museum visits may change depending on availability of entrance tickets, museums days-off, traffic situation in the city. Museums also reserve the right to shift an entrance time on a very short notice, but you will still visit all the venues listed on the itinerary.
Day 1
Peterhof by hydrofoil & Catherine Palace

08:30 am Meeting you.

08:30 am – 10:00 am City tour includes driving and photo stops in the most

beautiful, historical places of St. Petersburg.

10:00 am – 10:30 am Travel to Peterhof by hydrofoil

10:30 am – 12:00 pm Guided tour of the Fountain Park and Upper gardens

12:00 pm – 01:00 pm Traditional Russian lunch (expenses not included)

01:00 pm – 02:00 pm Travel to Tsars’ Village

02:00 pm – 03:30 pm Inside guided tour of Catherine Palace with the Amber Room

03:30 pm – 04:30 pm Driving back to the city. Visit to the subway station

04:30 pm – 05:00 pm Inside guided tour of St Isaac’s Cathedral

05:30 pm – 06:00 pm Inside guided tour of the Church on Spilt Blood

06:30 pm Return to the ship or evening optional program

Day 2
Evening Tours

07:30 am Meeting you.

07.30 am – 08.30 am Continuation of the city tour

08:30 am – 09:30 am Boat Ride along the rivers and canals

10:00 am – 12:00 pm Guided tour of the State Hermitage Museum (early

admission). In order to minimize the flow of tourists inside

the museum, the Hermitage authorities reserve the right to

adjust the entrance time slot.

12:30 pm – 01:15 pm Traditional Russian lunch (expenses not included)

01:30 pm – 02.30 pm Inside guided tour of St. Peter and Paul Fortress. Peter and

Paul Cathedral. Payment for the tour. Shopping

03:00 pm – 04:30 pm Inside guided tour of Yusupov Palace

05:00 pm End trip

Price includes:

  • -Admission fees to all museums in the program, boat ride, hydrofoil ride and metro visit
  • -Early admission to the Hermitage Museum
  • -Guide’s services for 2 days
  • -Driver’s services for 2 day (Comfortable car [Mercedes]/ minivan with A/C)
  • -Photo and video permissions at the museums (except for Yusupov Palace)
  • -One bottle of water per person per day

Price doesn't include:

  • -Photo and video permit at Yusupov Palace (camera pass is 3 USD per person, video pass is 6 USD per person)
  • -Lunches

You can send your enquiry via the form below.

All Highlights St Petersburg Excursion