Moderate 2-Day Shore Excursion in St Petersburg

Duration: 2 days
Destination: Russia, Northwestern District, St Petersburg
from
38396

Check Availability

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

Overview

Choose this private 2-day shore excursion if you want to cover all the must-sees during your short stay in St Petersburg. You will skip the lines to famous museums such as the Hermitage, the Spilled Blood Church, and Catherine's Palace. Visit the fountain park of Peterhof and take a canal cruise to enjoy the spectacular view. A professional guide and a private vehicle with a driver will be at your services for 2 days.

Itinerary

Day 1: The Royal Suburbs of Tsarskoye Selo and Peterhof (9 hours)

Stop At: Rostral Columns, Birzhebaya Sq., St. Petersburg 199034 Russia
9:00 - meeting with the guide

9:00-10:00 - panoramic city ride with picture stops at the Spit of Basil's Island to see the rostral columns and the views of the Palace Embankment
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: St. Petersburg Metro, St. Petersburg Russia
10:00-11:15 - 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
11:15-12:45 - 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
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Tsarskoye Selo State Museum Preserve, Sadovaya St., 7, Pushkin, St. Petersburg 196601 Russia
12:45-13:30 - transfer to Tsarskoye Selo

13:30-14:30 - lunch in a local cafe
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Catherine Palace and Park, Sadovaya St., 7 Tsarskoye Selo, Pushkin, St. Petersburg 196601 Russia
14:30-16:45 - tour the most opulent palace of Russia in the baroque style and visit the Amber Room. After the excursion, you will have time to walk in Catherine Park.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Passenger Port St. Petersburg "Marine Facade", St Petersburg, Russia, 199226
16:45-18:00 - return back to St. Petersburg and the cruise port.
Duration: 1 hour

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

Day 2: The Hermitage, City Highlights and Canal Cruise

Stop At: Nevsky Prospekt, Nevsky Avenue, St. Petersburg 191025 Russia
9:00 - meet your private guide in the cruise terminal

9:00-10:30 - have a panoramic city tour with picture stops
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, Griboyedova Kanala Emb., 2B/A, St. Petersburg 191186 Russia
10:30-10:50 - visit the picturesque Church of the Resurrection of Christ decorated with mosaics
Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: The State Hermitage Museum, Palace Emb., 30-38, St. Petersburg 191055 Russia
11:00-13:00 - 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: Palace Square, St. Petersburg 191055 Russia
13:00-13:45 - take a quick stop for lunch in one of the local cafes
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Neva Embankments, St. Petersburg Russia
14:00-15:00 - 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: Passenger Port St. Petersburg "Marine Facade", St Petersburg, Russia, 199226
15:00-16:00 - return back to the cruise ship
Duration: 30 minutes

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

Inclusions
  • Visa-free tour tickets (please, provide the passport data at booking)
  • Port pickup and drop-off, transportation by air-conditioned car/minivan
  • Professional & friendly guide speaking the language of your choice
  • All admission fees as per program SKIP-THE-LINE
  • Bottled water
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly (for groups 6+)
  • Entry/Admission - St. Petersburg Metro
  • Entry/Admission - Park And Gardens of Peterhof
  • Entry/Admission - Catherine Palace and Park
  • Entry/Admission - Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood
  • Entry/Admission - The State Hermitage Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Neva Embankments

Exclusions
  • Meals
  • 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
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • 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
Please, do not forget to bring with you printed out TOUR TICKETS to present them at the passport control. The guide will be waiting in the port terminal with a sign saying CITY BREAK TOURS.

Ports

  • St Petersburg Passenger Port Marine Façade



Departure Time

9:00 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 3 days in advance of the start date of the experience.

User's Reviews

No review available.

User's Picture Gallery


Similar Packages