Russia & Baltics Tours

Mini-Group 2-Day Shore Excursion of St Petersburg Must-Sees and Boat Cruise

ID 1666, Group tour min 1 person max 15 person

From $160 ($160 per person)

SPECIAL OFFER $170 Save $10

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
  • Admission included
  • Boat / Water tours
  • Shore excursions
2 Days
Book now

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

  • Peter & Paul Fortress

    Peter & Paul Fortress

  • 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

  • Kazan Cathedral

    Kazan Cathedral

Your guide meets your small group at the port each day to take you in a comfortable minibus to the sights. Visit the Hermitage, the Church of Our Savior on Spilled Blood, Catherine Palace and famed Amber Room, the fountains and gardens of Peterhof Palace and more, including a cruise along the canals of the city.
-See the cultural and historic highlights of St. Petersburg over two days
-Each group is capped at 18 participants, you won’t be lost in the crowd
-Enjoy skip-the-line access to the attractions: don’t waste time queuing
-This excursion allows you to visit without visa arrangement headaches

Day 1 

8:30-9:00 - Meeting in the port terminal. The guide will be holding a City Break Tours sign.

9:00-10:30 - Drive through the city center to the suburban town of Peterhof. On the way, we will take a short metro ride to see the most beautiful subway stations. 

10:30-12:00 - Walking in the Lower Park of Peterhof. You will see the Grand Cascade and the fountains, numerous statues, small palaces, pavilions.
12:00-13:00 - Transfer to Tsarskoye Selo (the city of Pushkin).
13:00-14:00 - Time for lunch in a local restaurant (not included).
14:00-16:00 - Tour to Catherine's Palace including the Amber Room, the extraordinary example of Russian baroque style. 

Monument To Peter I Pass by the most famous monument to Peter the Great, the founder of the city

16:00-17:00 - Transfer back to the city, return to the port. Optional: let us know if you are interested to book an evening activity such as ballet, folk show, a night boat cruise, a classical music concert, a tour to Vodka Museum with tasking, etc

Day 2 

8:30-10:30 - meet the guide in the port terminal and have a city tour with picture stops. You will see the Spit of Basil's Island, the Summer Garden, Arts Square, and many other sights.

Take a look at the principal Orthodox Kazan Cathedral of the city (from outside) 

Saint Isaac's Square Take a dozen pictures of glorious St Isaac's Cathedral (from outside) 

10:30-11:00 - Tour of the Savior on the Spilled Blood, the iconic church in Russian style (inside visit).

11:15-13:15 - Tour to the Hermitage Museum, including the Winter Palace. You will see the unique interiors of the palace and the vast collections of the best European art.

13:30-14:30 - Time for lunch at a local cafe (own expense). 

15:00-16:00 - Taking a relaxing canal cruise on the rivers and canals of St Petersburg by boat. 
 Enjoy the views of the first construction of the city from the water

16:00-16:30 - Return back to the cruise ship. The order of the sightseeing will be adjusted to the days of the week, the museums' availability, time-slots, and traffic.

To add a comment please log in

What's Included 

-All taxes, fees and handling charges 
-Visa-free arrangements (please, provide your full names at booking) 
-Headsets to hear the guide clearly (for groups 6+) 
-Professional & friendly English speaking guide 
-Port pickup and drop-off each day 
-Transportation by an air-conditioned Mercedes minibus 
-All admission fees per program SKIP-THE-LINE
-Bottled water 

If you arrive by cruise ship, we will be greeting you with EXCOOR sign next to your ship at the Passport/Immigration Control. Meeting time is 8:30 am, if disembarkation takes longer please do not be concerned we will be waiting for you.  If you arrive by air/rail we will be greeting you at the lobby of your hotel at 9:00 am