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All Highlights St Petersburg Excursion

Best of Copenhagen Shore Excursion from TJ Travel
Adults/Children Price from

246/216 USD

Activity Level

high

Duration

20 hours

During this two day program you will get to know:

  • Present and past history of St Petersburg and its founder Peter the Great
  • The Romanov dynasty (facts and anecdotes)
  • St Petersburg as the cultural capital of Russia and the Soviet Union
  • Soviet Regime: Lenin and Stalin
  • Modern life in Russia and St Petersburg: transportation, housing, educational system, health care system, family life – don’t hesitate to ask any questions
  • Fascinating stories about tzars’ residences

Inside visits of:

As well as:

  • Subway visit
  • Boat trip
 

DAY 1

8:30 am Meeting by the ship. (please, note the start time of the tour will be adjusted depending on your ship arrival time).
8:30 am - 10:00 am City tour includes driving and photo stops in the most beautiful, historical places of St. Petersburg.
10:00 am - 10:30 am  Travel to Peterhof by hydrofoil
10:30 am - 12:00 pm Guided tour of the Fountain Park and Upper gardens
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Traditional Russian lunch (expenses not included)
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Travel to Tsars’ Village
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm Inside guided tour of Catherine Palace with the Amber Room
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Driving back to the city. Subway station visit
4:30 pm - 5:00 pm Inside guided tour of St Isaac's Cathedral
5:30 pm - 6:00 pm Inside guided tour of the Church on Spilt Blood
6:30 pm Return to the ship or evening optional program

Evening Tours

DAY 2

7:30 am Meeting by the ship
7.30 am - 8.30 am  Continuation of the city tour
8:30 am - 9:30 am Boat Ride along the rivers and canals
10:00 am - 12:00 pm Guided tour of the State Hermitage Museum (Early admission. In order to minimize the flow of tourists inside the museum, the Hermitage authorities reserve the right to adjust the entrance time slot). Winter Palace Staterooms. Italian High Renaissance art, the collection of Dutch and Flemish masters etc.
12:30 pm - 1:15 pm Traditional Russian lunch (expenses not included)
1:30 pm - 2.30 pm Inside guided tour of Peter and Paul Fortress. Peter and Paul Cathedral. Payment for the tour. Shopping
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Inside guided tour of Yusupov Palace
5:00 pm Return to the ship
Please note, that the sequence of the tour can be changed by your guide because of the traffic and museums days-off

The number of people 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
Price in USD p/p w/o lunch 1120 640 530 420 380 330 325 310 305 300 295 290 280 270 260 245 243 241 239 237
Price in USD p/p w/ lunch 1160 680 570 460 420 370 365 350 345 340 335 330 320 310 300 285 283 281 279 277
The number of people 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40+
Price in USD p/p w/o lunch 235 233 231 229 227 225 223 221 219 217 215 214 213 212 211 210 209 208 207 206
Price in USD p/p w/ lunch 275 273 271 269 267 265 263 261 259 257 255 254 253 252 251 250 249 248 247 246

Price includes:

  • Admission fees to all museums in the program, boat ride, hydrofoil ride and metro visit
  • Early admission to the Hermitage Museum
  • Guide’s services for 2 days
  • Driver’s services for 2 day (Comfortable car [Mercedes]/ minivan with A/C)
  • Photo and video permissions at the museums (except for Yusupov Palace)
  • Blanket visas
  • All port fees
  • All local taxes
  • Head sets for the groups of 10 and up
  • One bottle of water per person per day

Price doesn’t include:

  • Photo and video permit at Yusupov Palace (camera pass is 3 USD per person, video pass is 6 USD per person)
  • Lunches
 

Note, please:

  • The tour includes two lunches that will be in a local cafes or restaurants. You will be served typical Russian Lunch. Please let us know if you have any food restrictions.
  • If the hydrofoil ride is canceled due to the unfavorable weather conditions it is not refunded: we use our van instead to get to/from Peterhof
  • The tour is free for children up to 6 y.o. Children (7 - 17 y.o.)/Students get 30 USD off the tour price. Students must have an ISIC card, otherwise the discount is not available.
  • Gratuities to the guide and driver are not included in the tour price. The sum you wish to give to your guide and driver after a well-done tour should be up to the western standards (approximately 15%). It is a good idea to divide gratuity between your guide and driver and give it separately to them: 10% to the guide and 5% to the driver. Please have some cash with you (USD, EUR or RUB) for this reason.
  • The order of museum visits may change depending on availability of entrance tickets, museums days-off, traffic situation in the city. Museums also reserve the right to shift an entrance time on a very short notice, but you will still visit all the venues listed on the itinerary.

 


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