Child-Friendly Excursion

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

210/180 USD pp

Maximum Group Size

up to 16 pax

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
  • Boat ride
  • Hydrofoil ride


8:30 am Meeting by the ship. (Please note: the time of the beginning of the tour is given approximately and 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 Lunch (expenses not included)
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Return to the city
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm Stroll on New Holland island
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm A visit to the subway station and a farmers market
5:00 pm Return to the ship or evening optional program (theatre/folk show/boat trip)

Evening Tours


8:00 am Meeting by the ship. Payment for the tour
8:30 am - 9:30 am Boat ride along the rivers and canals
10:00 am - 12:30 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.
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch (expenses not included)
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm Inside guided tour of the Church of the Spilt Blood
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm Inside guided tour of the Grand Maket (scale model (1:87) of Russia covering the
country on 800 square meters of permanent interactive exhibition)
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 museum days-off

The price of the tour is 210 USD per adult and 175 USD per child.  Maximum group size is 16. We guarantee the departure of the tour even if 1 person signs up. Please note it’s not available from some ships.


Price includes:

  • Admission fees to all museums in the program (including the early entrance to the Hermitage)
  • Guide’s services for 2 days
  • Driver’s services for 2 days (Comfortable car(Mercedes)/minivan with A/C)
  • A permit for photo/video at the museums per person
  • Metro ride
  • All port fees
  • All local taxes
  • Blanket visa
  • Bottled water
  • Head sets for the group of 10 and more

Price doesn’t include:

  • Lunches

Note, please:

  • 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 30$ 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 tour is available from the ships staying in St. Petersburg for two days. If you would like to book one-day tour from the 2 or 3-day ship please contact us to get further details
  • It's not possible to mix the days from different 2-day group tours
  • 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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