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All Highlights Excursion with Russian Museum

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

267/217 USD pp

Activity Level

medium

Duration

23 hours

During this three 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
  • Boat trip

 

DAY 1

9:00 am Meeting at the ship (please, note the start time of the tour will be adjusted depending on your ship arrival time)
9:00 am – 12:00 pm City tour with a boat ride, Farmers’ Market visits. Guided tour of Peter and Paul Fortress. Sightseeing tour includes driving and photo stops in the most beautiful, historical places in St Petersburg
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Traditional Russian lunch (expenses not included)
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Drive to Pushkin
2:30 pm – 4:00 pm Guided tour of Catherine Palace with the Amber Room
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Drive back to the city with a metro visit on the way
5:00 pm Return to the ship or optional evening program (theatre / folk show)

Evening Tours

DAY 2

9:00 am Meeting at the ship
9:00 am – 10:00 am Drive to Peterhof
10:00 am – 11:00 am Guided tour of the Grand Palace
11:00 am – 12:30 pm Stroll along the Fountain Park
12:30 pm – 1:00 pm Drive back to the city
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Traditional Russian lunch (expenses not included)
2:30 pm – 3:00 pm Guided tour of the Church on the Spilt Blood
3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Guided tour of the Russian Museum
5:00 pm Return to the ship or evening optional program (theatre / folk show)
Evening Tours

DAY 3

9:00 am Meeting at the ship
10:00 am – 1:00 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.
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Traditional Russian lunch (expenses not included)
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Guided tour of Yusupov Palace
3:00 pm – 3:30 pm Guided tour of St Isaac’s Cathedral
4:00 pm Return to the ship
*The order of museum visits and the time spent at each venue may vary depending on ticket availability, museums’ days-off, and the traffic situation in the city.

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 1390 820 605 505 435 385 370 358 348 338 333 328 325 320 318 315 313 311 309 307
Price in USD p/p w/ lunch 1450 880 665 565 495 445 430 418 408 398 393 388 385 380 378 375 373 371 369 367
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 305 303 301 299 297 295 293 291 289 287 285 283 281 279 277 275 273 271 269 267
Price in USD p/p w/ lunch 365 363 361 359 357 355 353 351 349 347 345 343 341 339 337 335 333 331 329 327
 

Price includes:

  • Admission fees to all museums in the program, boat ride and metro visit
  • Early admission to the Hermitage Museum
  • Guide’s services for 3 days
  • Driver’s services for 3 day (Comfortable car [Mercedes or VW]/ minivan with A/C)
  • Photo and video permissions at the museums (except for Yusupov Palace)
  • Blanket visas
  • All port fees
  • All local taxes
  • Headsets for the groups of 10 and up
  • One bottle of water per person per day
 

Price doesn’t include:

  • Cost of the lunches. It's recommended to add lunch if your group is 8 people+. The additional cost is $20 per person per 1 lunch/ or $30 per person per 1 lunch in an upscale restaurant
  • Photo and video permit at Yusupov Palace (camera pass is 3 USD per person, video pass is 6 USD per person)
  • Photo and video permit at the Russian museum (camera/video pass is 8 $ per person)
  • Tips for guide (10% of the tour cost) and driver (5% of the tour cost)
 

Note, please:

  • The tour is free for children up to 6 y.o. Children (7 - 17 y.o.)/Students get 50 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, but it is always up to you!
  • Please, ensure that you make your booking at least 4-5 days prior to your ship's arrival to St. Petersburg. The port authorities require all passport information in advance and late bookings sent in less than 4 days will be rejected.

 


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