2-Day St Petersburg Highlights Private Tour with Boat Cruise

Duration: 2 days
Destination: Russia, Northwestern District, St Petersburg
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  • 2 days
  • St Petersburg
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable

Overview

On this private 2-day tour, the guide will show you the city of St Petersburg and its vicinity full of magnificent museums, palaces, and churches. You will get to know interesting facts about the city's past and present, about the life of the Tsars and everyday life of ordinary citizens. Visit the principal museum of the city, the Hermitage, the Spilled Blood Church and take a canal cruise. On the second day, you will walk through the halls of Catherine Palace including the Amber Room and stroll through the lanes of the Lower Park of Peterhof. Bonus metro ride is included!

Itinerary

Day 1: The Hermitage & St Petersburg Highlights ( 8 hours)

Stop At: Peter and Paul Fortress, Petropavlovskaya Fortress, 3, St. Petersburg 197022 Russia
10:00 - meet your private guide in the hotel

10:00-11:00 - Walk on the territory of the Fortress, the citadel of St Petersburg and learn the history of the city from your professional guide
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: The State Hermitage Museum, Palace Emb., 30-38, St. Petersburg 191055 Russia
11:15-13:15 - discover the halls of the biggest Russian museum during your private tour. Visit the Winter Palace, the former residence of the Russian Tsars and the museum galleries where the works of the Old Masters are exhibited
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Nevsky Prospekt, Nevsky Avenue, St. Petersburg 191025 Russia
13:30-14:30 - time for lunch in a local cafe/restaurant
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Neva Embankments, St. Petersburg Russia
15:00-16:00 - take 1-hour sightseeing canal cruise that will show you the city from the water. Admire the embankments of the Neva River, the Moika, the Fontanka and the canals
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, Griboyedova Kanala Emb., 2B/A, St. Petersburg 191186 Russia
16:15-16:45 - tour of the most picturesque church of the city
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Kazan Cathedral, Kazanskaya Sq., 2 Metro Nevskiy Prospect, St. Petersburg 191186 Russia
16:45-17:45 - visit the principal cathedral of the city and continue the sightseeing discovering such sights as Square of Arts, St Isaac's Square, the Neva Embankments, the Summer Garden, the Field of Mars and others.

18:00 - return to the hotel
Duration: 1 hour

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 2: The Parks and Palaces of St Petersburg Vicinity ( 7 hours)

Stop At: St. Petersburg Metro, St. Petersburg Russia
9:00 - meeting with the guide

9:00-10:30 - a trip to the city of Peterhof with a short subway excursion. You will see the most famous metro stations that resemble underground palaces
Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Park And Gardens of Peterhof, Razvodnaya st., 2, Peterhof, St. Petersburg Russia
10:30-12:00 - explore the Lower and the Upper Park of Peterhof. You will see the Grand Cascades, the Marine Canal, the Chess Hill Cascade, the Golden Mountain Cascade, the joke fountains and much more.

12:00-12:45 - transfer to Tsarskoye Selo
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Tsarskoye Selo State Museum Preserve, Sadovaya St., 7, Pushkin, St. Petersburg 196601 Russia
12:45-13:30 - take a break for lunch in a local cafe
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Catherine Palace and Park, Sadovaya St., 7 Tsarskoye Selo, Pushkin, St. Petersburg 196601 Russia
13:30-15:15 - visit the most opulent palace of Russia, marvel the Amber Room and walk on the grounds of Catherine Park

15:15-16:00 - return to the hotel
Duration: 2 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Inclusions
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • All admission fees as per program SKIP-THE-LINE
  • Professional & friendly guide speaking your language of choice
  • Pickup and drop-off at any hotel in St Petersburg
  • Transport by air-conditioned car/minivan
  • Bottled water
  • Ponchos in case of rain
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly (for groups 6+)
  • Entry/Admission - Peter and Paul Fortress
  • Entry/Admission - The State Hermitage Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Neva Embankments
  • Entry/Admission - Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood
  • Entry/Admission - St. Petersburg Metro
  • Entry/Admission - Park And Gardens of Peterhof
  • Entry/Admission - Catherine Palace and Park

Exclusions
  • Meals
  • Entry/Admission - Tsarskoye Selo State Museum Preserve
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 5 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Sightseeing boat tour is only available in the summer season from April to October. In winter season, you will visit St Peter and Paul Fortress and the Cathedral instead.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Pickup is available for any hotel within the city limits. Please, provide the hotel name/address at booking if it's not listed. The guide will be waiting for your in the hotel lobby with a sign CITY BREAK TOURS.


Departure Time

10:00 AM

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Duration

2 days

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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