Exclusive Excursion with Faberge Museum

Best of Copenhagen Shore Excursion from TJ Travel
Price from

250 USD pp

Activity Level



17,5 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
  • Farmers’ market
  • Hydrofoil ride


8:00 am Meeting at the ship (please, note the start time of the tour will be adjusted depending on your ship arrival time). City tour includes driving and photo stops in the most beautiful, historical places of St. Petersburg. Photo stop near St Isaac’s Cathedral.
10:00 am - 10:30 am Travel to Peterhof by hydrofoil
10:30 am - 12.00 pm Guided tour of the Upper Gardens and Lower Fountain Park
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Traditional Russian lunch (optional)
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Driving to Pushkin
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm Guided tour of Catherine Palace with the Amber Room
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Driving to the city. A visit to the subway station
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm Guided tour of the Faberge Museum (At this point of the tour you will join a small group tour up to 15 people, in all other museums you will have private tours. If you prefer to have a private Faberge tour, please contact us for more details)
6:30 pm Return to the ship or optional evening program (theatre / folk show / boat trip)

Evening Tours


9:00 am Meeting at the ship. Payment for the tour. Shopping
10:00 am - 1:00 pm Guided tour of the State Hermitage Museum (early admission, before the official opening hours)
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Traditional Russian lunch (optional)
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm Inside guided tour of the Church of the Spilt Blood
2:45 pm - 3:15 pm Inside guided tour of Peter and Paul’s Cathedral
4:00 pm Return to the ship
Please note, that the sequence of the tour can be changed by your guide because of the traffic and museum days-off

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Price includes:

  • Admission fees to all museums in the program, boat ride, hydrofoil ride and metro visit
  • Faberge tour is held in the group up to 15 people
  • 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 Faberge museum)
  • 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:

  • Cost of lunches








Note, please:

  • The tour includes two lunches that will be in a local cafe or restaurant.  You will be served a typical Russian Lunch. Please let us know if you have any food restrictions
  • If the hydrofoil ride is cancelled due to the unfavorable weather conditions it is not refunded: we use our van instead to get to/from Peterhof
  • Kids under 6 yo are traveling for free, elder kids and students (7-21 yo) receive 35$ off the cost of the tour. Students must have an ISIC card.
  • 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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