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Premium St Petersburg 2 Day Small Group Tour

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    What to Expect

    Day 1: St. Petersburg - inside the city

    Stop At: The State Hermitage Museum, Palace Emb., 30-38, St. Petersburg 191055 Russia
    You will have an introductory tour to Russia's biggest and most famous museum. The Winter Palace of the Russian tsars and West European Fine Arts collections (Old Masters) are included in the tour.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: The State Museum St. Isaac’s Cathedral, St Isaac_s Square, 4 Nevskiy Prospekt metro station, St. Petersburg 190000 Russia
    St. Isaac's Cathedral is a stunning monument of architecture. Inside more beautiful than outside, the grand cathedral never fails to impress. Constructes to serve to the fame of Russia, it's the 4th largest church on the world.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, Griboyedova Kanala Emb., 2B/A, St. Petersburg 191186 Russia
    World's largest museum of mosaics is indeed a striking architectural and historic monument. Inside mosaics are breathtakingly beautiful.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Peter and Paul Fortress, Petropavlovskaya Fortress, 3, St. Petersburg 197022 Russia
    A walk in Peter and Paul Fortress, the very rist building of St. Petersburg will give you an idea of early days of St. Petersburg's history.
    Duration: 50 minutes

    Stop At: Peter and Paul Cathedral, Sobornaya Sq., 1 Petropavlovskaya Fortress, St. Petersburg 197046 Russia
    St. Petersburg's oldest cathedral served as a burial vault of the Romanov-tsars all throught it's history. You'll see tombs of the Russian tsars, including the burial vault of the last Romanovs - Nicholas and Alexandra.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Yusupov Palace on Moika River, Emb. Reki Moiki, 94 Entrance for individual visitors and small groups from Dekabristov Street, 21, St. Petersburg 190000 Russia
    Visit to the Yussoupov Palace includes the overview of the palace, it's most famous ball rooms, parlours and the private home theatre of Russia's wealthiest family of the past. Exhibition dedicated to Rasputin, his life, mysterious influence on the Russian tsars and death is included in our tour.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Lunch: Russian traditional lunch, 3 changes, tea/coffee
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 2: St. Petersburg - travel to the famous country-side Royal residences

    Stop At: Neva Embankments, St. Petersburg Russia
    During the boat tour arranged for the group you will see the famous gala embankments of the Neva River with their pompous palaces, as well as small canals intersecting historic city centre.
    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Tsarskoye Selo State Museum Preserve, Sadovaya St., 7, Pushkin, St. Petersburg 196601 Russia
    This country-side summer residence of the Russian tsars boast several palaces. You will visit the most famous of them - Catherine Palace and see the unique Amber Room as part of the tour.

    Time permitting, a walk through the Catherine gardens will add to your impression of this residence.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Peterhof State Museum Preserve, Razvodnaya ul., d. 2, Peterhof, St. Petersburg 198516 Russia
    The other most famous country-side summer residence of the Russian tsars - Peterhof boast of unique intricate fountain system. During our tour you will see the famous Peterhof fountain gardens, most beautiful and interesting fountains, famous cascades.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Lunch: Russian traditional lunch, 3 changes, tea/coffee
    No accommodation included on this day.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We meet cruise passengers in the port terminal, in the arrivals area after the passport control.


    • Marine Facade
    Departure Time
    8:30 AM
    2 days
    • 2x Lunch
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Blanket visa
    • Photo-permits (where necessary) - 1 per person
    • Bottled water
    • All activities, including river and canal boat tour (privately for your group - separate boat), metro (subway) tour
    • Headsets to hear the guide clearly (for groups larger than 6 persons)
    • Live commentary on board the boat during canal boat tour
    • Local guide for the entire 2-day tour, fluent in English
    • Port pickup and drop-off
    • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
    • Transport by air-conditioned van
    • Entry/Admission - The State Hermitage Museum
    • Entry/Admission - The State Museum St. Isaac’s Cathedral
    • Entry/Admission - Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood
    • Entry/Admission - Peter and Paul Fortress
    • Entry/Admission - Peter and Paul Cathedral
    • Entry/Admission - Yusupov Palace on Moika River
    • Entry/Admission - Neva Embankments
    • Entry/Admission - Tsarskoye Selo State Museum Preserve
    • Entry/Admission - Peterhof State Museum Preserve
    • Guaranteed to skip the lines
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase during lunches)
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Infant seats available
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • The tour is available only for those cruise passengers who arrive by the ships docking in St. Petersburg for 2 days. The tour is not available for tourists staying in hotels or cruise passengers having a 3-day stay in St. Petersburg
    • A maximum of 14 people per booking
    • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
    • Infant meals not included
    • A great deal of walking is involved
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Dress code is smart casual, appropriate for the weather
    • At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
    • Mandatory: Passport name, number, date of birth, expiry and country for all participants is required at time of booking for all cruise ship passengers
    • Cruise passenger visas (=visa waivers, tour tickets) require 5 days to process. Bookings are accepted and confirmed no later than 5 days prior to your cruise ship's arrival to St. Petersburg
    • Cruise passenger visas (tour tickets) will be provided separately from the tour voucher. Make sure you receive them and print them out. For your visa-free disembarkation in St. Petersburg you need: your valid passports and tour tickets printed out.
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Stroller accessible
    • Travelers should have a strong physical fitness level
    • 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 14 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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