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All Highlights Excursion with Faberge Museum

Best of Copenhagen Shore Excursion from TJ Travel
Price from

340 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 time of the beginning 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 (optional)
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 the Grand Palace
11:00 am – 12:30 pm Stroll along the Fountain Park
12:30 pm – 1:00 pm Hydrofoil back to the city
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Traditional Russian lunch (optional)
2:15 pm – 2:45 pm Guided tour of the Church on the Spilt Blood
3:00 pm – 4:30 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)
5:00 pm Return to the ship or optional evening 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, before
the official working hours)
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Traditional Russian lunch (optional)
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

Please note, that the sequence of the tour can be changed by your guide because of the traffic and museums days-off

 

Number of Tourists 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
Price in US $$ p/p 1350 840 695 550 505 460 440 420 410 400 390 380 370 360 350 340

 

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 3 days
  • Driver’s services for 3 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:

  • Cost of the lunches but it is possible to add them to the cost of your tour, especially for the groups from 8 and more (20$ per person per 1 lunch in a local cafe 30$ per person per 1 lunch in a local restaurant )
  • Photo and video permit at  Yusupov Palace (camera pass is 5$ per person, video pass is 12 per person)
  • Photo and video at the Faberge Museum is prohibited
 

 

Note, please:

  • If you travel with children up to 6 years old, you don’t have to pay for them - the tour for them will be free of charge
  • Children/Students from 7 years old receive a discount of $50 US for the tour. Students must have a valid ISIC Card – Please, let us know about students in your group in advance so that we can reserve the right tickets for them.
  • 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
  • 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!
  • The timing and the sequence of the museums's visits are given approximate and depend on the days of the week. The sequence of the tour can be changed by your guide because of the traffic and museums days-off.


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