Saint-Petersburg Excursions And Tours

2-Days Shore Excursion in Saint-Petersburg – high activity


Private shore excursion №16


This is a classical 2-days shore excursion in Saint-Petersburg with high level of activity. It offers the very best tourist sights that you can visit in the city. During this tour you will enjoy a panoramic visit of the city and see the most visited attractions: the Peter-and-Paul Fortress and Cathedral, the Hermitage museum,  the Catherine’s Palace and Park in the town of Pushkin (including the Amber room), the magnificient Lower Garden of Peterhof, the Yusupov Palace, the Church on Spilled Blood and the St. Isaak Cathedral.

  • Type of tour: Private tour on a private vehicle with private guide
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Timing: 19,5 hours (10,5 hours on the first day and 9 hours on the second day)
  • Availability: daily, with ajustment to actual dates of arrival
  • Level of activity: high

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DAY 1 : 8:00 – 18:30
7:30 am – 8:00 am Meeting at the ship (please, note the start time of the tour will be adjusted depending on your ship arrival time)
8:00 am – 10.00 am City tour includes driving and photo stops in the most beautiful, historical places in St Petersburg. You will see: Nevsky Prospekt, National Library, Kazan Cathedral, the Square of Arts, Russian Museum, Ethnographical Museum, Michael’s Castle, Summer Gardens of Peter the Great, the log cabin of Peter the Great, Aurora Battleship, the Spit of Basil Island, The State St Petersburg University, the Monument of Peter the Great, Admiralty, Theatre Square with famous Mariinsky Theatre, St Nicholas Cathedral.
 10.00 am – 10.30 am Hydrofoil to Peterhof
10.30 am – 12.00 pm Visit to the beautiful Lower Garden of Peterhof
12.00 pm – 13.00 pm Time for lunch (your guide will advise and point you to the cafe or a fastfood, that is appropriate to your budget)
13.00 pm – 14.00 pm Drive to the town of Pushkin
14.00 pm – 16.00 pm Visit to the beautiful Catherine’s Palace, Amber room and Park of Pushkin
 16.00 pm – 17.00 pm  Drive back to the city.
17.00 pm – 17.30 pm Internal Visit to St. Isaak Cathedral
17.30 pm – 18.00 pm Internal Visit to the Church on Spilled Blood
18.30 pm Return to the ship
DAY 2 : 8:00 – 17:00
08.00 am Meeting with your guide and driver near the ship
08.30 am – 09.45 am  Boat trip by the rivers and canals of Saint-Petersburg
10.00 am – 11.00 am Tour to the Peter-and-Paul Fortress with inside visit to the Cathedral
11.00 am – 13.30 pm Tour to the Hermitage museum
13.30 pm – 14.30 pm Time for lunch (your guide will advise and point you to the cafe or a fastfood, that is appropriate to your budget)
14:30 pm – 16.30 pm Tour to the Yusupov Palace
17:00 pm Return to the ship

Price includes Price doesn’t include:
  • Admission fees to all museums in the program
  • Guide’s services for 2 days
  • Comfortable air conditioned car or minivan with driver for 2 days
  • A Permit for photo/video at the museums
  • All port fees
  • All local taxes
  • Blanket visa
  • Bottled water
  • Cost of the lunch
  • Gratuity for guide and driver

Please note:

  • Children of up to 6 years of age, travelling with parents,  will travel free of charge
  • Children/Students from 7 years old receive a discount of $20 US for the tour. Students must have a valid student ID – Please, let us know about the students in your group in advance.
  • Gratuities to the guide and driver are not included in the tour price, but the decision to leave a tip is always up to you!
  • The timing and the sequence of the museums’s visits are given approximate and depend on the days of the week. The sequence of the tour can be changed by your guide because of the traffic and museums days-off.