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SPECIAL OFFER FOR 2017 CRUISE SEASON.

ALL INCLUSIVE 2 DAY GROUP SHORE EXCURSIONS OF ST.PETERSBURG.

2 day all inclusive group tour INTENSIVE ACTIVITY - $ 330 USD p.p.

2 day all inclusive group tour MODERATE ACTIVITY - $ 265 USD p.p.

We offer 2 options of group shore excursions of St. Petersburg designed for you to enjoy the most of St Petersburg without big stress for your travel budget.

We promise:

  • Maximum size of your group will not be more than 16 members
  • Fixed price
  • Guaranteed departure of your tour even if there is only one member
  • Perfect balance of price and quality
  • Good tasty lunches
  • Much fun and pleasure!

These are all inclusive tours which cover the most interesting and famous sights of St. Petersburg and its surroundings. The programs have been created taking into consideration the recommendations of our earlier guest to make your visit to St. Petersburg the highlight of your Baltic cruise. Both programs include the brakes for lunch. Do not take it as a waste of time but as a chance to take some rest and recharge your batteries, tasting Russian food and sharing your impression of the tour with other party members.

Please note that these are group tours. They are not suitable for any individuals who are slow walkers, who have any walking or mobility restrictions. The average distance required for walking on each day is not less than two miles. If you wish to have more privacy and flexibility please take a look at our 2 day private tour samples and prices.

2 DAY GROUP TOUR/ MODERATE ACTIVITY/ $ 265 USD p.p.

DURATION 16 HOURS. THIS TOUR IS IDEAL FOR PEOPLE WITH LIMITED WALKING ABILITY AND FAMILIES WITH YOUNG CHILDREN

Day 1

8:00-8:30 Your private fully licensed guide and professional driver of comfortable, air conditioned vehicle will greet you at passport immigration control next to your ship.

You will be taken for a CITY TOUR which includes such prominent sights as: Nevsky Prospect (the main boulevard of St. Petersburg), Anichkov Bridge and Anichkov Palace, the Fontanka and Moika Rivers, Kazan Cathedral, Admiralty, Winter Palace, Palace Square, General Headquarters Arch, Senate Square with the Bronze Horseman (monument to Peter the Great), Palace Bridge, monument to Nicholas the First, University Embankment with its historical buildings including: Kunstkammer, Academy of Sciences, and St. Petersburg State University, Menshikov Palace, and the Academy of Fine Arts. Along with way You'll become acquainted with the history of St. Petersburg and the Romanov family. You will see and take pictures of the marvelous panoramic sights along the banks of the Neva River and the most famous and beautiful sights of the city center.

HERMITAGE EXCURSION - Includes the 4 buildings of this ensemble the Winter Palace, the small Hermitage, the New Hermitage, and the Old Hermitage. Observe the magnificent interiors of the buildings, State Halls, and the most important masterpieces of the Western European artists.

12:30-13:30 Lunch at the Russian Restaurant

PETER AND PAUL FORTRESS TOUR is the birth place of St. Petersburg. The fortress developed into a city under the rule of the Romanovs - the ruling dynasty in Russia from Peter's grandfather Mikhail until the last Russian Emperor Nicholas II. You will visit PETER AND PAUL CATHEDRAL where nearly all the Russian emperors are buried.

ST.ISAAC'S CATHEDRAL TOUR. The dome is gilded with 100 kilograms of gold. St. Isaac's is ranked as number one in the world for the richness of its interior decoration.

17:00 Return to the ship

Day 2

9:00 Your private guide and driver meet you at passport control next to your ship.

Then set off for a JOURNEY TO PUSHKIN (TZARSKOE SELO) - another 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 with its many beautiful pavilions, sculptures and ponds.

DRIVE TO PETERHOF - Former summer residence of Russian emperors. You will tour the Upper Garden which resembles Versailles in its planning and, of course, the Lower Park with its incomparable Fountains. You'll be astonished by the Great Cascade with its gold-embossed sculptures glistening amidst springs of crystal clear water! Your guide will show you many beautiful fountains along with pavilions and sculptures that bear historical significance.

Lunch in the park cafe (optional)**

HYDROFOIL* back to St. Petersburg

SHOPPING Your guide can assist you in your purchase of Russian souvenirs, gifts for your relatives and friends such as shawls, objects made of malachite and lapis-lazuli, 'Matroyshka' dolls, painted wooden ecology-friendly toys for kids, watches with revolutionary or Soviet symbols, fur, crystal, gold, icons, stamps with pictures of the Russian Imperial Family, caviar, vodka and much more. We know the stores where the prices are lowest and the selections larger than usual. We want you to get the high quality you desire at a fair price.

16:00 Return to the ship

Included:

  • Guide services
  • Driver services
  • Air conditioned vehicle
  • Blanket visas (visa-free service)
  • Admissions to all museums as per program
  • Hydrofoil
  • Lunch on the first day

Not included:

  • Lunch on the second day
  • Gratuity

* Please note, that in case of weather conditions not permitting the hydrofoil ride, we use our van instead.

** The second day is rather short, often guests ask to skip lunch and spend more time sightseeing on this day, that's why we do not include lunch, leaving it optional. You may grab a snack along the route or have a lunch at the park cafe.

Your guide may change the sequence of sightseeing depending on museum crowds, museum days closed, traffic or other unforeseen circumstances. Please do not be concerned. You will see all the sights mentioned in your itinerary.

2 DAY GROUP TOUR/ INTENSIVE ACTIVITY/ $ 330 USD p.p.

DURATION 20 HOURS. THIS TOUR IS NOT RECOMMENDED FOR PEOPLE WITH LIMITED WALKING ABILITY AND FAMILIES WITH YOUNG CHILDREN

Day 1

7:30-8:00 Your private fully licensed guide and professional driver of comfortable, air conditioned vehicle will greet you at passport immigration control next to your ship.

You will be taken for a CITY TOUR which includes such prominent sights as: Nevsky Prospect (the main boulevard of St. Petersburg), Anichkov Bridge and Anichkov Palace, the Fontanka and Moika Rivers, Kazan Cathedral, Admiralty, Winter Palace, Palace Square, General Headquarters Arch, Senate Square with the Bronze Horseman (monument to Peter the Great), Palace Bridge, monument to Nicholas the First, University Embankment with its historical buildings including: Kunstkammer, Academy of Sciences, and St. Petersburg State University, Menshikov Palace, and the Academy of Fine Arts. Along with way You'll become acquainted with the history of St. Petersburg and the Romanov family. You will see and take pictures of the marvelous panoramic sights along the banks of the Neva River and the most famous and beautiful sights of the city center.

HYDROFOIL* TO PETERHOF - Former summer residence of Russian emperors. You will tour the Upper Garden which resembles Versailles in its planning and, of course, the Lower Park with its incomparable Fountains. You'll be astonished by the Great Cascade with its gold-embossed sculptures glistening amidst springs of crystal clear water! Your guide will show you many beautiful fountains along with pavilions and sculptures that bear historical significance.

12:30-13:30 Lunch at the Russian restaurant.

Then set off for a JOURNEY TO PUSHKIN (TZARSKOE SELO) - another 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 with its many beautiful pavilions, sculptures and ponds.

On the way back to St. Petersburg you will a short METRO TRIP. The interiors recall palaces not subways.

ST.ISAAC'S CATHEDRAL TOUR. The dome is gilded with 100 kilograms of gold. St. Isaac's is ranked as number one in the world for the richness of its interior decoration.

Enjoy the tour of SAVIOR ON THE SPILT BLOOD CATHEDRAL, which amazes visitors with its mighty size, multicolored "onion" domes, magnitude of its decor. The interior has the largest surface in the world covered with mosaics created to depict religious subjects.

18:30 Return to the ship

Day 2

8:00 Your private guide and driver meet you at passport control next to your ship.

PRIVATE CANAL CRUISE along rivers and canals of the "Venice of the North"

HERMITAGE EXCURSION - Includes the 4 buildings of this ensemble the Winter Palace, the small Hermitage, the New Hermitage, and the Old Hermitage. Observe the magnificent interiors of the buildings, State Halls, and the most important masterpieces of the Western European artists.

12:30-13:30 Lunch at the Russian Restaurant

YUSUPOV PALACE TOUR - This Palace was the site of the murder of Gregory Rasputin. Your guide will tell you that most mystical and tragic story: a very dramatic moment of Russian history.

PETER AND PAUL FORTRESS TOUR is the birth place of St. Petersburg. The fortress developed into a city under the rule of the Romanovs - the ruling dynasty in Russia from Peter's grandfather Mikhail until the last Russian Emperor Nicholas II. You will visit PETER AND PAUL CATHEDRAL where nearly all the Russian emperors are buried.

SHOPPING Your guide can assist you in your purchase of Russian souvenirs, gifts for your relatives and friends such as shawls, objects made of malachite and lapis-lazuli, 'Matroyshka' dolls, painted wooden ecology-friendly toys for kids, watches with revolutionary or Soviet symbols, fur, crystal, gold, icons, stamps with pictures of the Russian Imperial Family, caviar, vodka and much more. We know the stores where the prices are lowest and the selections larger than usual. We want you to get the high quality you desire at a fair price.

17:00 Return to the ship

Included:

  • Guide services
  • Driver services
  • Air conditioned vehicle
  • Blanket visas (visa-free service)
  • Admissions to all museums as per program
  • Canal cruise
  • Hydrofoil
  • Lunches

Not included:

  • Gratuity
* Please note, that in case of weather conditions not permitting the hydrofoil ride, we use our van instead.

Your guide may change the sequence of sightseeing depending on museum crowds, museum days closed, traffic or other unforeseen circumstances. Please do not be concerned. You will see all the sights mentioned in your itinerary.

If you wish to book this tour please contact us with: the size of your party, name of your cruise ship, date you arrive in St.Petersburg, and tour activity that you prefer.