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3 days Land Tour of St. Petersburg Samples

EASY
1) 10:00 - 16:00
2) 10:00 - 16:00
3) 10:00 - 16:00
(18 hours)

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DAY 1

10:00 Your private, fully licensed guide and professional driver of a comfortable air conditioned vehicle will greet you at the lobby of your hotel.

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 Palaceincluding 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 hotel

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 hotel

DAY 3

 

10:00 Your private guide and driver meet you at the lobby

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 hotel

MODERATE
1) 9:00 - 17:00
2) 9:00 - 18:00
3) 9:00 - 17:00
(25 hours)

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DAY 1

9:00 Your private, fully licensed guide and professional driver of a comfortable air conditioned vehicle will greet you at the lobby of your hotel.

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.

 

17:00 Return to the hotel

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 Tsars' summer residence – Catherine's Palaceincluding 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 hotel

 

DAY 3

 

9:00 Your private guide and driver meet you at the lobby

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.

17:00 Return to the hotel

INTENSIVE
1) 9:00 - 21:30
2) 9:00 - 23:00
3) 9:00 – 17:00
(34,5 hours)

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DAY 1

9:00 Your private, fully licensed guide and professional driver of a comfortable air conditioned vehicle will greet you at the lobby of your hotel.

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, 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.

21:30 Return to the hotel

DAY 2

9:00 Your private guide and driver meet you at the lobby.

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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 Palaceincluding 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 hotel

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.

17:00 Return to the hotel

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

3 Day Land Tour 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.
1865
1062
808
682
607
557
521
499
483
470
459
450
442
434
395
392

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)

*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.