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Child-Friendly Excursion

Best of Copenhagen Shore Excursion from TJ Travel
Price

145 USD pp

Maximum Group Size

up to 16 pax

Activity Level

medium

Duration

9 hours

During this one 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:

  • Fountain Park in Petergof
  • The Hermitage Museum (early admission)
  • Grand Maket of Russia

As well as:

  • Subway ride
  • Hydrofoil ride
  • Boat ride (only on Mondays)

 

Tuesday-Sunday itinerary

9:00 am Pick up, short city tour
10:00 am – 10:30am Hydrofoil to Peterhof
10:30 am – 1:00 pm Stroll along the Fountain park. Packed lunch
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Driving back to the city
2:00 pm - 3:00 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)
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm Inside guided tour of the Hermitage (closed on Mondays)
5:10 pm - 5:40 pm Payment, shopping
6:00 pm Drop off in the port

Monday itinerary

9:00 am Pick up, short city tour
10:00 am – 11:00am Inside guided tour of Grand Maket Rossya
11:00 am – 12:00 pm Driving to Peterhof
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Stroll along the Fountain park. Packed lunch
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm Hydrofoil to Peterhof
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Boat ride along the rivers and canals
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm Stroll along Nevsky prospect, shopping, Payment
6:00 pm Drop off in the port

 

Price includes:

  • Admission fees to all museums in the program
  • Hydrofoil ride
  • Guide’s services for 1 day
  • Driver’s services for 1 day (Comfortable car (Mercedes)/mini van with A/C)
  • A Permit for photo/video at the museums per couple (except Yusupov Palace, camera pass is 5$ pp, video pass is 12$ per person)
  • All port fees
  • All local taxes
  • Blanket visa
  • Bottled water
  • Cost of the lunch

 

 

 

 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 $25 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!
  • We have created our 1 day program taking into consideration that you have got just 1 day to spend in our city, but would like you to visit as many places as possible and combine it with some children activities.
  • The tour is available from the ships staying in St. Petersburg for one day. If you would like to book one-day tour from the 2-day or 3-day ship please contact us to get further details
  • The timing and the sequence of the museum'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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