Best of St Petersburg in 2 Days with Professional Guide

Duration: 2 days
Destination: Russia, Northwestern District, St Petersburg

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  • 2 days
  • St Petersburg
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable


This private 2-day tour introduces the best sights of St Petersburg. You will have a private vehicle and a professional guide for the 2 days of the tour. Ride along the main streets and explore the city center, visit the Hermitage Museum, the Spilled Blood Chuch and take a boat cruise on the canals. On the second day, your guide will take you to the environs of St Petersburg to see the fountains and cascades of the Lower Park of Peterhof and visit Catherine's Palace.


Day 1: Exploring the city and the Hermitage

Stop At: Kazan Cathedral, Kazanskaya Sq., 2 Metro Nevskiy Prospect, St. Petersburg 191186 Russia
10:00 - meet the guide in your hotel and start to explore the city with a visit to the main religious center of the city - Kazan Cathedral
Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Saint Isaac's Square, Isaakiyevskaya Sq., St. Petersburg Russia
10:45-11:00 - continue the city tour with a picture stop on St Isaac's Square
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: The State Hermitage Museum, Palace Emb., 30-38, St. Petersburg 191055 Russia
11:15-13:45 - 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.

14:00-15:00 - time for lunch (at your expense)
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

Stop At: Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, Griboyedova Kanala Emb., 2B/A, St. Petersburg 191186 Russia
15:15-15:45 - explore the picturesque Spilled Blood Church decorated with mosaics from inside and outside
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Neva Embankments, St. Petersburg Russia
16:00-17:00 - take a boat cruise along the rivers and canals and enjoy the postcard views of St Petersburg

17:00-18:00 - continue the city tour and return to your hotel by 6 pm
Duration: 1 hour

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

Day 2: The Parks and Palaces of the vicinity

Stop At: St. Petersburg Metro, St. Petersburg Russia
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: 2 hours 30 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 joke fountains and much more.

12:00-12:45 - a trip to Tsarskoye Selo

12:45-13:30 - time for a quick lunch (at your expense)
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Catherine Palace and Park, Sadovaya St., 7 Tsarskoye Selo, Pushkin, St. Petersburg 196601 Russia
13:30-15:45 - visit Tsarskoye Selo, the magnificent example of parks and palaces ensemble famous for the opulent Catherine's Palace and the Amber Room

15:45-16:30 - return to the hotel
Duration: 2 hours

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

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

  • Lunch
  • 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
  • On some dates, tickets to Catherine's Palace might not be available due to the high demand and closing days of the museum. The group will visit the Grand Palace of Pavlovsk instead.
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • 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.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Pickup is available from any hotel within the city limits. Please, provide the hotel name/address at the booking. The private guide will be waiting for you 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.


2 days

For a full refund, cancel at least 3 days in advance of the start date of the experience.

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