Russia & Baltics Tours

Shore Excursion 2-Day St.Petersburg City Tour

ID 1046, Group tour min 1 person max 15 person

From $190 ($190 per person)

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

Excursion category:

  • Shore excursions
  • 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

  • St.Isaac's Cathedral

    St.Isaac's Cathedral

  • Canal Cruise

    Canal Cruise

  • Nevsky Prospect

    Nevsky Prospect

Alongside an expert guide, visit the majestic residences of Catherine Palace and Peterhof; browse intriguing exhibits in the Hermitage, Russia’s largest museum; and absorb the sacred ambience of ecclesiastical structures like the Church on the Spilled Blood and the Peter and Paul Cathedral. Gain valuable insight into the rich history of the city and travel by luxury, air-conditioned vehicle for the duration of your tour.

- 2-day shore excursion to the histroical highlights and arresting landmarks of St Petersburg
- Marvel at the imperial majesty of Catherine Palace and Peterhof Embark on guided tours of sacred structures, the Church on the Spilled Blood and the Peter and Paul Cathedral
- Discover the enriching exhibits of the Hermitage, Russia's largest museum
- Receive an insightful introduction to the history and culture of the city from your expert guide

Day 1:

8:30 am Meeting by the ship. (Please note: the start time of the tour is given approximately and will be adjusted depending on your ship's arrival time). City tour includes driving and photo stops in the most beautiful, historical places of St Petersburg. A visit to a subway station and a farmers market 10:00-11:00 am Driving to Peterhof 11:00-12:30 am Guided tour of the Upper Gardens and Lower Fountain Park 12:30-1:30 pm Lunch (not included) 1:30-2:30 pm Driving to Pushkin city 2:30-4:00 pm Inside guided tour of Catherine Palace with the Amber Room 4:00-5:00 pm Driving to the city 5:00 pm Return to the ship or evening optional program (theatre/folk show/boat trip)

Day 2:

7:30 am Meeting by the ship. Continuation of the city tour 8:30-9.30 am Boat ride along rivers and canals 10:00 am-12:00 pm Guided tour of the State Hermitage museum (early admission, before the official opening hours) 12:15-12:45 am Inside guided tour of the Church of the Spilt Blood 1:00-2:00 pm Lunch (not included) 2:15-3:15 pm Stroll along Nevsky prospect. You will find yourself in the heart of St. Petersburg, feel the vibe of the city, pass by iconic buildings, including the oldest shopping mall – Gostiny Dvor. You will also get a unique chance to learn more about Russian local life and walking along the busiest thoroughfare of the great city. If time permits, there will be a shopping stop 3:30-4:00 pm Inside guided tour of St. Isaac's Cathedral 4:30 pm Return to the ship

Please note:

-The timing and sequence of the museum visits are given approximate and depend on the days of the week
- The sequence of the tour can be changed by your guide because of the traffic and museums' days-off
- In order to minimize the flow of tourists inside the museum, the Hermitage authorities reserve the right to adjust the entrance time slot
- Not accessible for people with mobility issues. In case you are travelling with a wheelchair, mobile scooter or a walking frame, please consider taking a private tour

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-Port pick-up and drop-off 
-Admission fees to all museums in the program (including the early entrance to the Hermitage) 
-Guide’s services for 2 days
- Driver’s services for 2 days (comfortable car (Mercedes)/minivan with A/C) 
-A permit for photo/video at the museums per person 
-Boat ride 
-Metro ride 
-All port fees
- All local taxes 
-Blanket visa 
-Bottled water 
-Headsets for groups of 10 and more 
 -Gratuities (recommended) 

Additional Info
- Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability 
-BLANKET VISA will be provided separately from the tour voucher. Please make sure to print it out before you set off (each passenger MUST receive and print a blanket visa (tour ticket) from local operator to pass the customs during disembarkation) 
-Visa-free tour available only for cruise passengers 
-Please provide the following information for the blanket visa (tour ticket): 1. Your full names as shown on your passports 2. D.O.B(s) 3. Citizenship(s) 4. Passport number(s) 5. Dates of the trip 
-Not accessible for people with mobility issues. In case you are travelling with a wheelchair, mobile scooter or a walking frame, please consider taking a private tour 
-Not recommended for guests with back problems 
-Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required 
-No special dress code Infant meals not included 
-To clear the customs in St. Petersburg port you should have: 1. Valid passport 2. Printed blanket visa provided by local operator Your blanket visa requires you to be accompanied with a guide at all times

Departure & Return

Departure Point
Cruise port of St. Petersburg

Departure Time
Your arrival time

Return Details
Returns to original departure point