Russia & Baltics Tours

Best of Saint-Petersburg Shore Excursion (Small Group)

ID 1115, Group tour min 1 person max 16 person

From $293 ($293 per person)

Please enter number of persons:
Children, 8-15yo
Children, 4-7yo
Children, 0-3yo

Excursion category:

  • Shore excursions
  • Group tours
  • Small group tours

Excursion options:

  • Canal and river cruise
  • Lunch
  • Admission included
  • Shore excursions
2 Days
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Sights included:

  • Palace Square

    Palace Square

  • The State Hermitage Museum

    The State Hermitage Museum

    * Monday not available
  • Church of the Savior on the Spilt Blood

    Church of the Savior on the Spilt Blood

  • Catherine Palace

    Catherine Palace

  • Amber Room

    Amber Room

  • St.Isaac's Cathedral

    St.Isaac's Cathedral

  • Canal Cruise

    Canal Cruise

  • Peterhof Parks & Fountains

    Peterhof Parks & Fountains

  • Nevsky Prospect

    Nevsky Prospect

  • Fabergé Museum

    Fabergé Museum

With a fully licensed guide, discover the most sought-after sights, including the Peterhof Residence and Hermitage, and be inserted into Russian history and culture.
Visit iconic landmarks and recieve personalized attention from your guide on this small-group tour, limited to 16 people.

The actual tour sequence will vary depending on overcrowding at venues, museums’ closing days, and traffic conditions.

Day 1

08:30am-09:00am Meeting at Saint-Petersburg port
09:00am-11:00am Seeing the sights
visit to the Metro station / ride on the subway (if time allows)
10:00am-10:45am A guided tour in Peter and Paul Cathedral - the burial place of all the Russian Emperors
11:00am-11:45am Drive to Peterhof Fountain Park – Russian “seaside paradise”
11:45am-01:00pm excursion in the Peterhof Fountain park and Lower and Upper Gardens 01:15pm-02:15pm Russian lunch
02:15pm-03:15pm Drive to the most significant summer residence of Russian Royal Family – Tsars’ Village
03:15pm-05:00pm Guided tour in the Catherine's palace with ‘the 8th Wonder of the earth’ - Amber room and a walk in Catherine’s Park
05:00pm-06:00pm Drive back to Saint-Petersburg
06:00pm Return to the port

Day 2

08.00 am Meeting in the port
08.30-09.30 am Sightseeing Rivers and Canals tour
10.00-12.00 pm Excursion in the Hermitage Museum (Pre-booked entry time*)
12.00-01.00 pm Typical Russian lunch
01.00-01.30 pm Tour in the Church of Our Saviour on the Spilled Blood, a place where Alexander II was killed
02.00-03.30 pm An excursion in majestic Faberge Museum
03.45-04.30 pm Enjoying the interiors of St.Isaac's cathedral
05.00 pm Return to the port

Important: Entry times can be varied as pre-booked time slots are scheduled to minimize waiting are assigned solely by the Hermitage museum.

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Inclusions :
•	All port fees for two days and all local Russian taxes 
•	Russian visa-waivers (Tour Tickets) 
•	Professional and personable English-speaking guide for two days 
•	Vehicle for two days with this timing 
•	Admission tickets to all the museums shown on the itinerary 
•	Pre-booked entry to the Hermitage museum 
•	Subway ride 
•	Bottled water
Departure Point - Cruise Ship Terminal 
Departs - Daily 
Departure Time - 08:00am (in most cases, but depends on arrival time of your cruise ship) Crowding at the port can affect the actual departure time. Your mini-bus will depart once all passengers are present.

Important information:
•	Not wheelchair accessible. Please, book a private tour in this case.  
•	Please, provide the cruise ship name (1), your full name as in the passport (2), date of birth (3), country of citizenship (4), passport number (5). The tour ticket (substitute for visa) will be sent out to you. Printed out tour ticket and a current valid passport is required on the day of travel. 
•	Due to the port formalities, any booking less than 5 days from the cruise arrival will not be treated  
•	Minimum age of participant is 4 years old. Children must be accompanied by an adult  
•	You will have a boat ride with an audio guide or a live guide depending on your group size
•	The tour is only available for the cruise ships that are docked in St Petersburg for 2 days