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Exclusive Excursion with Faberge Museum

Best of Copenhagen Shore Excursion from TJ Travel
Price

265 USD pp

Maximum Group Size

up to 12 pax

Activity Level

medium

Duration

17,5 h

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
  • One lunch in traditional Russian style
  • Farmers’ market
  • Hydrofoil ride

DAY 1

8:00 am Meeting at the ship (please, note the start time of the tour 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 - 12:00pm Guided tour of the Upper Gardens and Lower Fountain Park
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Traditional Russian lunch (included)
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Driving to Pushkin
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm Guided tour of Catherine Palace with the Amber Room
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Driving to the city. A visit to the subway station.
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm Guided tour of the Faberge Museum
 6:30 pm Return to the ship or optional evening program (theatre / folk show/boat trip)

Evening Tours

DAY 2

9:00 am Meeting at the ship. Payment for the tour. Shopping
10:00 am - 1:00 pm Guided tour of the State Hermitage Museum (early admission, before the official opening hours)
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Traditional Russian lunch (optional)
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm Inside guided tour of the Church of the Spilt Blood
2:45 pm - 3:15 pm Inside guided tour of Peter and Paul’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 museum days-off

The price of the tour is 265 US dollars per person.  Maximum group size is 12. We guarantee the departure of the tour even if 1 person signs up. Please note it’s not available from all the ships.

 

Price includes:

  • Admission fees to all museums in the program, boat ride, hydrofoil ride and metro visit
  • Faberge tour is held in the group up to 15 people
  • Early admission to the Hermitage Museum
  • Guide’s services for 2 days
  • Driver’s services for 2 day (Comfortable car [Mercedes]/ minivan with A/C)
  • Photo and video permissions at the museums (except for Faberge museum)
  • 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
  • One lunch in traditional Russian style

Price doesn’t include:

  • Cost of lunch on the second day
 

Note, please:

  • The tour includes one lunch that will be in a local cafe or restaurant.  You will be served a typical Russian Lunch. Please let us know if you have any food restrictions
  • 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 35$ off the cost of the tour. Students must have an 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.
  • 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 possibile to mix the days from different 2-day group tours
  • 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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