We have carefully chosen for you the Must-See museums, churches, palaces and parks. During this tour you will learn about Russian history, art and culture; have a guided tour of the famous Hermitage Museum; visit the magnificent Peterhof fountain park and enjoy scenic cruise along rivers and canals.
Please notice: Each of the sites included in the tour description will be visited sometime during the day. Tour sequence may vary depending on overcrowding at venues, museums’ closing days and traffic conditions. The itinerary above is a sample only. If your ship is in port for less time, adjustments will be made. Timing will be adjusted depending on your ship’s departure time! You will never miss your ship touring with Us.
Please note the visit to the Hermitage does not include the collection of impressionists and post-impressionists which moved to the new General Staff building. You can request it additionally when booking a private tour. The extra fee of $20US/person will apply. The visit takes 1,5 hour including standing in line to get into this museum.
Comfortable a/c Van and experienced driver for 2 days
Professional and licensed guide (English, German, Spanish, Italian, French)
Entrance tickets to the museums as per itinerary
Photo-video permits inside museums
Blanket visa for cruise passengers
All local Taxes
All port fees
1 bottle of still water (0.5L) per person per day
Special radio-guide equipment for the groups bigger than 6.
Gratuity ( recommended 10% to the guide and 5% to the driver of a total tour cost p/person given separately) .
9:30 Passing the passport control and meeting your guide and driver
9:30 – 12:30 City tour + Visit inside to the St.-Isaac’s Cathedral + time for souvenir shopping
12:30-13:00 lunch (included)
13:00 – 14:00 drive to Peterhof town
14:00 – 16:00 tour of the Upper and Lower Gardens of Peterhof ( lunch time on the way)
16:00 – 17:00 back to St.-Petersburg
17:00 Return to the ship
10:00 meet at the ship
10:00 – 11:30 Tour of Peter and Paul’s Fortress (including Peter&Paul’s Cathedral)
12:00 – 14:00 tour at the Hermitage museum
14:00 – 15:00 tour of the Church on Spilled blood (actual tour duration 20-30 minutes)
15:00 – 16:00 canal boat tour
17:00 back on board
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St.-Petersburg 2 day tour “RELAX”