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3 day Shore Excursion

St Petersburg Shore Excursions

EASY
1) 10:00-16:00
2) 10:00-16:00
3) 10:00-16:00
(14 hours)
MODERATE
1) 9:00 - 18:00
2) 9:00 - 18:00
3) 9:00 - 16:00
(25 hours)
INTENSIVE
1) 9:00 - 22:00
2) 9:00 - 22:00
3) 9:00 – 16:00
(33 hours)
INTENSIVE + MOSCOW
1) 8:30 - 22:00
2) 6:00 - 00:00
3) 9:00- 16:00
(38,5 hours)

DAY 1

10:00 Your private, fully licensed guide and professional driver of a comfortable air conditioned vehicle will greet you at passport immigration control next to your ship.

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

12:00-13:00 lunch( optional)*

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.

PETER AND PAUL FORTRESS TOUR – the birth place of St. Petersburg

visiting PETER AND PAUL CATHEDRAL where nearly all the Russian emperors are buried.

16:00 Return to the ship

DAY 2

10:00 Your private guide and driver meet you at passport immigration control next to your ship.

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.

12:00-13:00 lunch( optional)*

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.

Enjoy the beauty of SAVIOR ON THE SPILT BLOOD CATHEDRAL, which startles 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.

16:00 Return to the ship

DAY 3

10:00 Your private guide and driver meet you at passport immigration control next to your ship.

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.

Walk along Nevsky Prospect( central avenue of the city)

12:00-13:00 lunch( optional)*

HERMITAGE EXCURSION – Includes the 4 buildings of this ensemble: the Winter Palace, the small Hermitage, the New Hermitage, and the Old Hermitage.

16:00 Return to the ship

DAY 1

9:00 Your private, fully licensed guide and professional driver of a comfortable air conditioned vehicle will greet you at passport immigration control next to your ship.

You'll 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.

PETER AND PAUL FORTRESS TOUR – the birth place of St. Petersburg, visiting PETER AND PAUL CATHEDRAL where nearly all the Russian emperors are buried.

12:00-13:00 lunch( optional)*

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.

18:00 Return to the ship ( or optional evening activities)*

DAY 2

10:00 Your private guide and driver meet you at passport immigration control next to your ship.

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 Tsar's summer residence – Catherine's Palace including the famous Amber Room - the 8th "wonder" of the World and Catherine's Park

12:00-13:00 lunch( optional)*

Pavlovsk TOUR - The Palace in Pavlovsk, has the most exquisite interiors decorated to the tastes of Paul and Maria. This palace is known for its outstanding collection of antique sculptures, European furniture, bronze, China sets, and silk fabrics.

TOUR OF THE Russian museum It contains the largest collection of the Russian Art in the world.

18:00 Return to the ship ( or optional evening activities)*

DAY 3

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

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.

12:00-13:00 lunch( optional)*

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.

Enjoy the beauty of SAVIOR ON THE SPILT BLOOD CATHEDRAL, which startles 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.

16:00 Return to the ship

DAY 1

9:00 Your private, fully licensed guide and professional driver of a comfortable air conditioned vehicle will greet you at passport immigration control next to your ship.

You'll 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 and visit ST. NICHOLAS and KAZAN CATHEDRALS..

PETER AND PAUL FORTRESS TOUR – the birth place of St. Petersburg, visiting PETER AND PAUL CATHEDRAL where nearly all the Russian emperors are buried.

Enjoy the beauty of SAVIOR ON THE SPILT BLOOD CATHEDRAL, which startles 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.

13:00-14:00 lunch( optional)*

HERMITAGE EXCURSION – Includes the 4 buildings of this ensemble: the Winter Palace, the small Hermitage, the New Hermitage, and the Old Hermitage.

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.

FOLKLORE SHOW “Feel Yourself Russian”: Russian dances, songs, tricks, traditional Russian instruments (balalaika, gusli, playing on wooden spoons, or on saws) and much more. Russian Buffet is included: snacks, caviar, and champagne.

22:00 Return to the ship

DAY 2

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

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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 with its many beautiful pavilions, sculptures and ponds.

12:00-13:00 lunch( optional)*

Pavlovsk TOUR - The Palace in Pavlovsk, has the most exquisite interiors decorated to the tastes of Paul and Maria. This palace is known for its outstanding collection of antique sculptures, European furniture, bronze, China sets, and silk fabrics.

TOUR OF THE Russian museum It contains the largest collection of the Russian Art in the world.

18:00- 19:30 dinner in the city( optional)*

RUSSIAN BALLET at one of the best theaters of St. Petersburg(optional)*

22:00 Return to the ship

DAY 3

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

PRIVATE CANAL CRUISE along rivers and canals of the “Venice of the North”

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.

12:30-13:00 lunch( optional)*

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 and tour the TSARS BATH HOUSE.

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.

16:00 Return to the ship

 

DAY 1

9:00 Your private, fully licensed guide and professional driver of a comfortable air conditioned vehicle will greet you at passport immigration control next to your ship.

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

12:00-13:00 lunch( optional)*

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 and tour the TSARS BATH HOUSE.

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.

CITY OVERVIEW TOUR. You will be able to see and to 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.

FOLKLORE SHOW “Feel Yourself Russian”: Russian dances, songs, tricks, traditional Russian instruments (balalaika, gusli, playing on wooden spoons, or on saws) and much more. Russian Buffet is included: snacks, caviar, and champagne.

22:00 Return to the ship

DAY 2

6:00 Your driver meets you at passport immigration control next to your ship.

Transfer to Moscovsky railway station, boarding bullet train and depart for Moscow.

11:00 Your fully licensed guide and driver will greet you next to the train carriage in Moscow. You begin exploring the capital of Russia visiting the

KREMLIN with Assumption, Archangel, Annunciation Cathedrals.

12:00-13:00 lunch (optional)*

ARMOURY MUSEUM TOUR - It is famous for the Tsar's regalia such as crown jewels and crowns, orbs and scepters, clothing of the Russian tsars and tsarinas, royal carriages, collection of arms and armoury and gifts to the Russian Tsar

DIAMOND FUND is an exceptional exhibition of precious stones, gold and platinum nuggets, and crown jewels of the Russian tsars.

You will have the opportunity to walk down TVERSKAYA Street where almost every notable events are celebrated. You will see famous “personalities” (modern people representing those in Russian history and culture), and you'll visit Moscow's central shopping mall – GUM. Walk to famous RED SQUARE, visiting Russian “stone flower” ST.BASIL CATHEDRAL

19:30 Board bullet train, departure for St. Petersburg.

23:30 Your driver meets you next to the train carriage.

00:00 Return to the ship

DAY 3

9:00 Your private guide and driver meet you at passport immigration 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.

13:00-14:00 lunch(optional)*

Enjoy the beauty of SAVIOR ON THE SPILT BLOOD CATHEDRAL, which startles 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.

16:00 Return to the ship

 

All these samples can be personalized according to your interests and wishes.

3 Day Shore Excursion prices per person:

EASY

Person
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
USD p.p.
1253
712
531
441
387
350
325
309
298
289
281
275
269
265
261
257

Included:

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

NOT Included:

  • Lunches
  • Gratuity

MODERATE

Person
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
USD p.p.
1456
823
612
506
443
401
371
353
340
329
320
312
306
301
296
292

Included:

  • Guide services
  • Driver services
  • A/c vehicle
  • Blanket visas (visa-free service)
  • Admissions to all museums as per program
  • Canal cruise

NOT Included:

  • Lunches
  • Gratuity
  • Optional evening activities

INTENSIVE

Person
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
USD p.p.
1840
1050
800
675
600
550
514
493
477
465
454
446
438
432
393
390

Included:

  • Guide services
  • Driver services
  • A/c vehicle
  • Blanket visas (visa-free service)
  • Admissions to all museums as per program
  • Canal cruise
  • Folk show tickets

NOT Included:

  • Lunches
  • Dinners
  • Gratuity
  • Ballet tickets( $60-$200 depending on a theater and a seat)

Intensive + MOSCOW

Person
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
USD p.p.
2240
1385
1090
942
854
795
752
733
718
707
697
688
682
676
671
667

Included:

  • Guide services
  • Driver services
  • A/c vehicle
  • Blanket visas (visa-free service)
  • Admissions to all museums as per program
  • Canal cruise
  • Folk show tickets
  • Bullet train tickets
  • All the transfers
NOT Included:
  • Lunches
  • Gratuity

*LUNCH/DINNER OPTIONS

Depending upon your preferences you have complete flexibility as to dining choices. We offer bistro, cafe, or restaurant establishments along the route or you may order meals at recommended restaurants. For travel groups larger than 8 people we recommend ordering pre-arranged lunches in advance (a time-saver). All meals are served at the time of guest's arrival.

Quick Lunch at Russian Pie Shop 16 USD p.p.

Russian Restaurant Gogol from 25 USD p.p.

Russian Vodka Room Restaurant about 34 USD p.p.

Summer Palace Restaurant/Peterhof from 32 USD p.p.

Dinner at Gogol Restaurant from $50 p.p

SHOPPING:

If you like 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 quality you desire at a fair price.

EVENING ACTIVITIES:

After the tour of the first day you may return to the ship or to attend the theater either to hear an opera or to watch a ballet ($60 - $200 depending upon theater, performance and seat location). We will reserve the best tickets in advance for you for a very memorable cultural experience. You can visit famous Mariinsky (former Kirov) Theater, Hermitage Theater, Mikhailovsky Theater, Alexandrinksy or any others you may prefer. If you choose to hear and see something that is connected with Russian folklore, there are folklore shows ($60-$85) at your disposal with Russian dances, song, tricks, traditional Russian instruments (balalaika, gusli, playing on wooden spoons, or on saws) and much more, or simply enjoy a dinner at a good (not so touristy) Russian restaurant. Feel free to share all of your travel wishes with us. We are happy to assist.

Your guide may change the sequence of sightseeing, depending on museums occupancy, days off, traffic and other circumstances. Please do not be concerned. You will see all the sights mentioned in your itinerary.