The Best of SPb in 2 Day Shore Excursion

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

Overview

The tour includes all the must sees and features the city culture including  all the most requested inside visits in St Petersburg and its surroundings: Hermitage/Winter Palace, Peter an Paul Fortress, Church on Spilled Blood, Catherine Palace/Amber Room, Imperial Park, Peterhof Fountain Park, Metro, canal and Neva River cruise, and more. 3-hour extension to see the city after the tour will let you have a citizen view of the every day life of St Petersburg. The optional Faberge museum visit will leave an unforgettable memory of the World's largest collection of works by Faberge at the Shuvalov Palace.  The tour is limited to a maximum of 15 group members.

Itinerary

Day 1: St petersburg Royal Suburbs

Stop At: PORT, 5 5-Y Predportovyy Proyezd, 12 Корпус 2, помещение 8-Н, Sankt-Peterburg, Russia, 196240
8:30 am Your fully licensed guide and professional driver of a comfortable air conditioned vehicle will greet you at passport immigration control next to your ship.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Neva Embankments, St. Petersburg Russia
You will be taken for a CITY OVERVIEW TOUR. You will be able to see and take pictures of the most famous and beautiful sights of St. Petersburg center, get acquainted with the history of the city and the Romanov family

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Bronze Horseman, Monument To Peter I, Dekabristov Square, St. Petersburg Russia
One of the most impressive monuments of St Petersburg


Stop At: Catherine Palace and Park, Sadovaya St., 7 Tsarskoye Selo, Pushkin, St. Petersburg 196601 Russia
Set off for a JOURNEY TO PUSHKIN (TZARSKOE SELO) - one of St. Petersburg's suburbs within an hour drive from the city center. You will visit former Tsars' summer residence - Catherine's Palace including the famous Amber Room - the 8th "wonder" of the World and Catherine's Park.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Park And Gardens of Peterhof, Razvodnaya st., 2, Peterhof, St. Petersburg Russia
PETERHOF TOUR - Another summer residence of Russian emperors. You will see the Upper Garden which resembles Versailles in its planning and, of course, the Lower Park with its incomparable Fountains
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: St. Petersburg Metro, St. Petersburg Russia
On the way back to St. Petersburg you will have a chance to see the "not so touristy" St. Petersburg and to have a short METRO TRIP the interiors recall palaces not subways
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: PORT, 5 5-Y Predportovyy Proyezd, 12 Корпус 2, помещение 8-Н, Sankt-Peterburg, Russia, 196240
5:30pm Return to your ship.At 5:30pm, choose to return to your ship or use your 3-hour optional extension to explore the city, or sign on for optional evening activities (available for an extra fee), including • the Faberge Museum, • Russian ballet, Folcklore Show, a guided walking tour in the city center ( it could be stop for souvenirs, short walking tour of the center or stop at a city café)
Duration: 15 minutes

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

Day 2: St Petersburg City Tour and Boat Cruise

Stop At: PORT, 5 5-Y Predportovyy Proyezd, 12 Корпус 2, помещение 8-Н, Sankt-Peterburg, Russia, 196240
8:00am Your fully licensed guide and professional driver of a comfortable air conditioned vehicle will greet you at passport immigration control next to your ship

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: The Building Of The Admiralty, Admiralteyskiy Drive, 1 metro Nevskiy Prospekt, St. Petersburg Russia
Peter the Great's original fortified shipyard. Its weather vane atop the spire has become the symbol of the city.


Stop At: Masks Of Lions On The Strelka Of Vasilievsky Island, Birzhevaya Square, St. Petersburg Russia
The magick place of st Petersburg where all the newlyweds come to make a wish and take impressive panoramic photos.
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: City Sightseeing Neva. Canal Cruise, Fontanka river embankment, 21, Sankt-Peterburg, Russia, 190005
A romantick baot ride along rivers and canals of the "Venice of the North".
Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Peter and Paul Fortress, Petropavlovskaya Fortress, 3, St. Petersburg 197022 Russia
Peter and Paul Fortress (Petropavlovskaya Krepost), St. Petersburg, Russia

See the PETER and PAUL FORTRESS - one of the few remaining fortresses of the 18th century, the burial place of Russian emperors


Stop At: The State Hermitage Museum, Palace Emb., 30-38, St. Petersburg 191055 Russia
Visit the HERMITAGE MUSEUM – Includes the 4 buildings of this ensemble: the Winter Palace, the small Hermitage, the New Hermitage, and the Old Hermitage. Enjoy art collections with over three million works of art, the spectacular state and private rooms

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: The General Staff Building, Dvortsovaya Sq., 6-10 Metro Kanal Griboyedova, Nevskiy Prospekt, Gostiny Dvor, St. Petersburg 191186 Russia
Unforgettable GENERAL HEADQUATER-the collections of Impressionist and Postimpressionist paintings, Matisse, and Picasso and more.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, Griboyedova Kanala Emb., 2B/A, St. Petersburg 191186 Russia
Enjoy the beauty of SAVIOR ON THE SPILT BLOOD CATHEDRAL, which startles visitors with its mighty size, multicoloured "onion" domes.
Duration: 40 minutes

Pass By: Summer Garden, Dvortsovaya Emb., 2D, St. Petersburg 191028 Russia
The beauty of Italian, French and Russian cultures united in the one of the most romantic gardens of St Petersburg.

Pass By: Kazan Cathedral, Kazan Square, 2, Sankt-Peterburg, Russia, 191186
The church modelled after St Peter's cathedral in Rome located on the main street of st Petersburg, Nevsky prospect.

Stop At: Nevsky Prospekt, Nevsky Avenue, St. Petersburg 191025 Russia
The main street of St Petersburg which attracts all the visitors of St Petersburg.
Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: PORT, 5 5-Y Predportovyy Proyezd, 12 Корпус 2, помещение 8-Н, Sankt-Peterburg, Russia, 196240
5:00pm Return to your ship.
Duration: 15 minutes

Meals included:
• Lunch: Have a nice lunch in a cafe to enjoy the local food and peaceful atmosphere
No accommodation included on this day.

Inclusions
  • 1x Lunch
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan with 4G High Speed Internet
  • Professional guide
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Bottled water
  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly for groups of 7 or larger
  • Raincoats if needed
  • Entry/Admission - PORT
  • Entry/Admission - Catherine Palace and Park
  • Entry/Admission - Park And Gardens of Peterhof
  • Entry/Admission - St. Petersburg Metro
  • Entry/Admission - City Sightseeing Neva. Canal Cruise
  • Entry/Admission - The State Hermitage Museum
  • Entry/Admission - The General Staff Building
  • Entry/Admission - Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood

Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Neva Embankments
  • Entry/Admission - Masks Of Lions On The Strelka Of Vasilievsky Island
  • Entry/Admission - Peter and Paul Fortress
  • Entry/Admission - Nevsky Prospekt
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
  • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
  • Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • This tour is visa-free for cruise passengers only. Land travellers will be required to attend to their own visa arrangements
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
St PetersburgPort, Centrally located Hotel or Specified Place

Ports

  • St Petersburg Port Marine Facade


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.

User's Reviews

Richard C

14 Oct, 2019

This was an excellent tour with all the highlights of St Petersburg covered by a very knowledgeable tour guide. I highly recommend this tour.

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