Saint-Petersburg pathfinders 3 day active combined tour

Duration: 3 days
Destination: Russia, Northwestern District, St Petersburg
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  • 3 days
  • St Petersburg
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable

Overview

Our combined 3-days tour gives you a great opportunity to see St. Petersburg from a car, a hydrofoil boat and by traveling on foot. Your friendly guide will show you all the must see museums and places of the city and tell the most important and interesting information about architecture and history of the monuments as well as past, present and future of Russia. You will visit State Hermitage, Church of the Savior on Blood, St.Isaac's Cathedral, Peter and Paul Fortress, have a pleasant relaxed walk along the alleys of the Summer Garden, a hydrofoil trip to Peterhof and a car tour to Tsarskoye Selo.

If you arrive by a cruise ship, you need to make e-visa in advance to go ashore.

Itinerary

Day 1: Walking city tour with visits to Hermitage, St. Isaac's cathedral, Church of Savior on Spilled Blood and Summer garden

Stop At: BeAbo, St. Petersburg 197101 Russia
Your private licensed guide will meet you in the hotel (if it is situated in the downtown part of SPb) and after the tour you will be forwarded back to your hotel or to another place in the city centre you prefer.

During the tour you will have enough time for lunch. The guide will recomend you good restaurants and cafes on the way or we can make a preliminary reservation at your wish.

Your journey will start with a panoramic city tour covering major sights of St. Petersburg: main street - Nevsky Prospect with its historical buildings, Kazan Cathedral, Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, Saint Michael's Castle, Winter Palace where Hermitage is situated and Palace Square, St. Isaac’s Cathedral and Bronze Horseman, Admiralty, Spit of Vasilyevsky (Basil) Island with wonderful view on Neva river, Peter and Paul Fortress, Summer Garden and other great sights.

The itinerary may vary depending on your hotel location.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: The State Hermitage Museum, Palace Emb., 30-38, St. Petersburg 191055 Russia
Private excursion in the State Hermitage – world-wide famous museum will astonish you with its interiors and grand scale. The winter residence of the Russian Emperors, one of the biggest museums in the world, with 25 kilometers total halls length, nowadays presents the rich collection of the world masterpieces. Our guides will show you the most interesting and important items from the whole variety of the museum exhibits!
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: The State Museum St. Isaac’s Cathedral, St Isaac_s Square, 4 Nevskiy Prospekt metro station, St. Petersburg 190000 Russia
Private excursion in St. Isaac's Cathedral - a prominent sample of the Russian cult constructions with unique rich decoration. There are more than 150 art pieces of the middle of the XIX century in its interior. Stained-glass windows, mosaics, sculptures and fine combination of colored stones create the great color scheme, which amazes every visitor of the museum.
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, Griboyedova Kanala Emb., 2B/A, St. Petersburg 191186 Russia
Private excursion in the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood - wonderful, fabulous nine-dome cathedral, which was constructed on the spot of the fatal attempt at the Tsar the Liberator Alexander II. Its interior is a real mosaic museum, which you can look over for hours. This is one of the biggest collections in Europe.
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Summer Garden, Dvortsovaya Emb., 2D, St. Petersburg 191028 Russia
It is a pearl in the garden necklace of St. Petersburg, laid out by Peter the Great. It is a place where Summer Palace is situated and a home to marble statues, rare flowers and plants, as well as beautiful fountains which allow to feel the atmosphere of Peter's time.The Neva fencing of the Summer Garden is an architectural masterpiece of universal fame.
Duration: 45 minutes

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

Day 2: Hydrofoil trip to Peterhof

Stop At: Peterhof State Museum Preserve, Razvodnaya ul., d. 2, Peterhof, St. Petersburg 198516 Russia
On the second tour day you will meet your private guide in the hotel (if it is situated in the downtown part of SPb) and move to the pier to start your hydrofoil trip to splendid Peterhof. It is the favorite suburban residence of Peter the Great, a real pearl of Russian Baroque and Empire Style, often called Russian Versailles. Great palace and park ensemble, amazing fountains and golden sculptures, playing in the sun, create absolutely unique combination, which is a must see for every visitor of St. Petersburg. During this excursion you are welcomed to walk through the Lower Park, admire the famous fountains and visit gorgeous Grand Palace.

Important: If the hydrofoil trip is cancelled due to the unfavorable weather conditions it is not refunded because we will use our van or taxi instead to get to/from Peterhof.
Duration: 2 hours

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

Day 3: Car tour to a splendid suburb - Tsarskoye Selo and visit to Peter & Paul fortress

Stop At: Peter and Paul Fortress, Petropavlovskaya Fortress, 3, St. Petersburg 197022 Russia
Private excursion in Peter and Paul Fortress - the first architectural monument of St.Petersburg. On its territory the burial place of Romanov tzar family is situated and you will see it in Peter and Paul Cathedral as well as view fortifications, the prison of Trubetskoy Bastion, an unusual monument to Peter the Great and other important places of Russian history.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Tsarskoye Selo State Museum Preserve, Sadovaya St., 7, Pushkin, St. Petersburg 196601 Russia
Private excursion in Catherine Palace and park of Tsarskoye Selo - the former summer residence of the Russian monarchs, also known as "the town of muses", because in different periods it was a refuge for the great Russian writers A. S. Pushkin, M. Y. Lermontov, S. A. Esenin.

You will walk along the Catherine Park, on the territory of which more than 100 different sculptures, pavilions, bridges, monuments and other constructions are situated.

And, of course, you will visit the Catherine Palace, see its marvelous interiors and admire restored famouse Amber room.

On the way to Tsarskoye Selo you may visit a Monument to the heroic defenders of Leningrad during the great Patriotic war.
Duration: 2 hours

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

Inclusions
  • Professional guide service in your chosen language for 22h and private museum tours
  • Comfortable vehicle with A/C and driver service for 7 hours (Day 3)
  • Hydrofoil trip to Peterhof and back
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Skip the line admission tickets - State Hermitage
  • Skip the line admission tickets - St.Isaac's cathedral
  • Skip the line admission tickets - Church of the Savior on Blood
  • Skip the line admission tickets - Grand Palace and Lower gardens of Peterhof
  • Skip the line admission tickets - Peter and Paul Fortress
  • Skip the line admission tickets - Catherine Palace & park in Tsarskoye Selo
  • Entry/Admission - The State Hermitage Museum
  • Entry/Admission - The State Museum St. Isaac’s Cathedral
  • Entry/Admission - Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood
  • Entry/Admission - Summer Garden
  • Entry/Admission - Peterhof State Museum Preserve
  • Entry/Admission - Peter and Paul Fortress
  • Entry/Admission - Tsarskoye Selo State Museum Preserve

Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Any other language and bigger group size are available upon request.
  • If you make e-visa, please, double-check that all data is entered correctly.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Please, inform us, if you have any specific requirements. And we will do our best to fulfill them.
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
On day 1 and 2 your private licensed guide will meet you in the hotel (if it is situated in the downtown part of SPb) and after the tour you will be forwarded back to your hotel or
to another destination in the city centre you need. On day 3 you will have hotel pickup & drop-off by car.

Voucher info

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

Duration

3 days

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

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