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Small-Group 2-Day Visa-Free St Petersburg Highlights Tour

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Acquiring a visa for Russia and seeing the highlights of St. Petersburg is not always easy, but this tour allows you visit visa-free for two days from your cruise ship. Make the most of your time with a guide and audio headsets for large groups. Entry fees and a photography pass make visiting and photographing museums hassle-free. Travel comfortably in an air-conditioned minivan around St. Petersburg and to Pushkin. Including a boat ride and lunch.
  • Enter Russia visa-free for two days from your cruise ship
  • Explore St. Petersburg with a guide and audio headsets for large groups
  • Travel comfortably in an air-conditioned minivan
  • Snap photos in museums with your photography pass
  • Boat ride
  • Lunch
What to Expect
Meet your guide at your cruise ship port for a tour of the highlights of St. Petersburg with a flexible itinerary. Take a city sightseeing tour and visit the local farmer’s market. Travel in an air-conditioned minivan to Peterhof Fountain Park and Gardens and explore the lower gardens. Pause for an optional lunch of blinis at your own expense. Go by minivan to the town of Pushkin, also known as Tsars’ Village. Visit and admire the ornate amber and gold decorations. Take time to walk in the park. Afterward, return to the city and then to your ship.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Morskoy Fasad, ул. Кораблестроителей, 32, Sankt-Peterburg, Russia, 199397

Traveler pickup is offered

Port of St. Petersburg
15h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Port fees and all local Russian taxes for duration of the tour
  • Professional English-speaking guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Photography passes for museums (allowing you to take photos on the tours)
  • Metro ride
  • Bottle of water
  • Ponchos in case of rain
  • Audio headset for groups of 10 or more
  • Lunch - Lunch at a local restaurant on both days
  • Canal boat ride
  • Entry/Admission - Park And Gardens of Peterhof
  • Entry/Admission - Neva Embankments
  • Entry/Admission - The State Hermitage Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Savior on the Spilled Blood
  • Gratuities
  • Infant meals are not included
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • This tour is only available for ships in port for 2 days.
  • A minimum of 5 days before tour date are required for visa processing
  • This tour is not suitable for people with mobility restrictions
  • This tour is not wheelchair accessible
  • Vegetarian lunch options are available. Other dietary restrictions can be accommodated but we must know beforehand
  • This tour is visa-free for cruise ship passengers. In order to issue your temporary visas, we require the following passport information from every guest. Please be extra sure that all information is 100% accurate:
  • Full names of all participants exactly as they are listed on your passports
  • Dates of birth for all participants
  • Country of citizenship for all participants
  • Passport numbers for all participants
  • Dates of birth for all members of your party mandatory
  • You must have a valid passport and our printed Tour Tickets to clear customs*
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Took the tour through SPB tours and it was well worth the money. The highlights were magical and the tour guide was fantastic. We visited all the museums, cathedrals, palaces and also went on the metro system as well as a river boat ride.
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We were blown away with how well this tour was run. The driver (don't remember his name) was excellent, we were never stuck in traffic or waited for him to pick us up. The driver was very professional and courteous. We had a early admission to the Hermitage and almost had the
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We had debated between the deluxe version of this tour and the highlights and we’re very pleased we chose this one. We were able to take in so many of the great sights of St. Petersburg, but at a clip that felt relaxed. Our tour guide Alex P. was very knowledgeable and added so
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Olga A (Guide) and Igor 444 (Driver) were amazing hosts in St Petersburg. They were very flexible with our small group 2 day tour and catered to our requests for time for snacks and souvenir shopping. They are both very professional and knew the best times to go to the museums
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I booked this online as I thought the cruise ship was charging excessive prices for St Petersburg tours. Was a little apprehensive but could not have been more satisfied with SPB. They were professional, knowledgeable and very efficient in terms of organisation. Meeting the SPB
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Response from SPB-Tours, Guest Relations Manager at Small-Group 2-Day Visa-Free St Petersburg Highlights Tour
Responded 06 Oct 2019
Dear Neil, I'm really glad you ended up choosing us and that we were able to provide you with a comprehensive and well organised tour in St. Petersburg despite the initial apprehension. :) We would love to have you again with us someday. Best, Andrea SPB-Tours
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Key Details
  • Duration: 15h 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Instant confirmation
  • Languages Offered: English
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