St. Peterburg Maximum
The State Hermitage Museum
* Monday not available
Church of the Savior on the Spilt Blood
Peterhof Parks & Fountains
Yes – “The Energetic” is intense, and some of you will be tired by the end of the tour. But, we know you'll be happy and satisfied – one and all! You will experience the maximum of St. Petersburg that you could possibly cover in 2 days; and you will be exposed to a lot of Russian history, mystery, and folklore! We do caution that “The Energetic” is not for everyone, because it is intense and we cover a lot, but for those of you who are energetic, brave and curious, there really is no better tour in St. Petersburg that immerses you in Mother Russia so deeply in two days, as this tour!
So, let's get started!!!
8.00 - Meet your guide at the ship
8.00-9.30 – Sightseeing City Tour with photo stops at the main sights/squares of the city. Metro ride.
9.30-10.30 - Drive South to Tsarskoye Selo (Tsars’ Village)
10.30-12.00 - visit to the Catherine palace (Amber Room)
12.00-13.00 - Drive to Peterhof
13.00-14.00 - break for lunch (not included)
14.00-15.30 - Walk the Upper and Lower Fountain Parks of Peterhof
15.30-16.00 - Travel back to the city by hydrofoil
16.30-17.00 – Inside visit to Cathedral of Our Savior on Spilled Blood
17.30-18.00 - Inside visit to St.Isaac’s Cathedral
18.30 - Drive back to the ship
9.00-Meet your guide at the ship
9.50-12.00 - Early entrance to the Hermitage to avoid the crowds, and prior to the opening hours of the museum. Tour of the museum.
12.30-13.00 - Inside visit to Peter and Paul’s Cathedral in the territory of Peter and Paul’s Fortress
13.30-14.30 - Break for lunch (not included)
16.00-16.00 - Inside visit to Yusupov Palace
17.00 - Drive back to the ship
Please mind:the order of the days might change due to the days off of museums!
The tour includes:
-Admission fees to all museums in the tour, including specially prearranged “early entrance” to the Hermitage.
-Transport by private comfortable air-conditioned vehicle, metro ( subway ), hydrofoil.
-Personal Licensed Expert Guide for the entire duration of the tour – 2 days.
-Private Driver for the entire duration of the tour -2 days.
-A prepaid blanket visa.
-Photo and video licenses for all the tour locations.
-All local taxes and port fees
-Headphones for groups with 6 or more people.
Please, mind that this tour includes some moderate walking on ground of the Peterhof parks and gardens as well as the park of the Catherine Palace. Prepare comfy shoes, wing jackets, umbrellas and sunglasses, as the weather is changable in St. Petersburg.
All Baltic cruise passangers have to advise all the necessary information 5 days prior the visit to St. Petersburg. The information is the following: 1)name of the cruise ship,2)dates of the visit to St. Petersburg, 3)passengers' name (each member) as in passport, 4)date of birth.
Each passenger must provide their passport and the print out blanket visa (tour ticket) at the Russian Customs.The blanket visa(tour ticket) will be sent out together with the tour comfirmation.
Wheel chair is possible, but there will a heavy sandy part on the grounds of the Peterhof to reach the hydrofoil pier. In case it can be replaced by a transfer by vehicle that will shorten the time of the tour for the wheel-chair at the Peterhof.
All children must be accompanied and fully supervised by an adult.
Refunds are not applicable due to the missed tour (late, non-arrival of the cruise ship)
Land travelers will have to make their own visa arrangements.