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All Highlights Excursion with Faberge Museum

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

338/288 USD pp

Activity Level

medium

Duration

25 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

8.30 am - 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 – 11:00 pm City tour with a Farmers’ Market visits. Guided tour of Peter and Paul Fortress. Peter and Paul Cathedral. Sightseeing tour includes driving and photo stops in the most beautiful, historical places in St Petersburg
11.00 pm -12.00 pm Shared boat ride along rivers and canals
12:15 pm - 1:15 pm Traditional Russian lunch (expenses not included)
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Guided tour of Yusupov Palace
2:45 pm – 3:15 pm Guided tour of the Church on the Spilt Blood
3:30 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 15-18 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 2

8:30 am Meeting at the ship
8:30 am – 10:00 am Drive to Peterhof with a metro visit
10:00 am – 11:00 am Guided tour of the Grand Palace (Early entrance, before official opening hours)
11:00 am – 12:30 pm Stroll along the Fountain Park
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Drive to Pushkin
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Traditional Russian lunch (expenses not included)
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
5:00 pm Return to the ship or optional evening program (theatre / folk show)

Evening Tours

DAY 3

8:30 am Meeting at the ship
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, Rembrandt's paintings, the collection of Dutch and Flemish masters etc.
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Traditional Russian lunch (expenses not included)
2.00 pm - 3.00 pm  Guided tour of the General Staff Building. Impressionist and Post-Impressionist art collection.
3:15 pm – 3:45 pm Guided tour of St Isaac’s Cathedral
4:30 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 1400 830 615 515 445 395 380 368 358 348 343 338 335 330 328 325 323 321 319 317
Price in USD p/p w/ lunch 1460 890 675 575 505 455 440 428 418 408 403 398 395 390 388 385 383 381 379 377
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 315 313 311 309 307 305 303 301 299 297 295 293 291 289 287 285 283 281 279 278
Price in USD p/p w/ lunch 375 373 371 369 367 365 363 361 359 357 355 353 351 349 347 345 343 341 339 338

 

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]/ 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 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)

 

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.
  • 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 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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