Private tours to the first Capital of Russia

Duration: 6 to 8 hours
Destination: Russia, Northwestern District, St Petersburg

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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • St Petersburg
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable


Millions of travelers are visiting St.Petersburg but skipping on hidden, truly unique and ancient place just 2 hours away.
This place is the first capital of ancient Russia founded back in 753.
Staraya Ladoga is now featuring a collection of Landmark churches, Monasteries and museums you will visit during this tour.
We will arrange pick up at your convenience, drive you on comfortable sedan or SUV and will let you enjoy this trip!

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Staraya Ladoga Archeological Museum Preserve, Volkhovsky pr., 19, Staraya Ladoga 187412 Russia

In Staraya Ladoga fortress you will discover some of the very first milestones in Russian history having roots back to 862. You will feel yourself unique spirit of this place by witnessing the picture what has been seen by ancient sailors who's been passing this place during their long journey by the Trade route from the Varangians to the Greeks.
At the museum expo you will see ancient body armor, shields, weapons, trade and household goods with more than 1000 years of history.
You will be stunned by great river view and many more.

During this main stop we will visit and explore:

St. George's Church (Staraya Ladoga)
One of the oldest churches of Russia, dating from the second half of the 12th century. It is one of the few surviving pre-Mongol buildings in Russia.

Church of St. John the Baptist on Malyshevaya Hill (Staraya Ladoga)
Known since 1276, it was under direct patronage of Tsar Boris Godunov during his Tsar period from 1598 to 1605

St. Nicholas Monastery
Was built in the 12th century, According to a legend, the Monastery was founded by Saint Alexander Nevsky after The Battle of the Neva.

The reputed burial mound for Oleg of Novgorod (Wise)
Oleg of Novgorod was a Varangian prince who ruled all of the Rus' people during the late 9th and early 10th centuries.

Duration: 4 hours

  • All Fees and Taxes
  • WiFi on board
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private transportation
  • Bottled water
  • Up to 30 professionally edited pictures
  • Entry/Admission - Staraya Ladoga Archeological Museum Preserve

  • Lunch
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up from any of St.Petersburg area hotel, port, train station, airport.


  • Pulkovo Airport, St. Petersburg Russia


  • port of St. Petersburg

Departure Time

7/19/2019 - 10/18/2021

Friday:10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Saturday:09:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Sunday:09:30 AM - 06:00 PM

Voucher info

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


6 to 8 hours

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

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