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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 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

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 - 11:00 am Travel to Peterhof by car
11:00 am - 12:30pm Guided tour of the Upper Gardens and Lower Fountain Park
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Driving to Pushkin 
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm Traditional Russian lunch (included)
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm Guided tour of Catherine Palace with the Amber Room
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Driving to the city. A visit to the subway station. Payment for the tour. Shopping
5:30 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. 
10:00 am - 12:30 pm Guided tour of the State Hermitage Museum (early admission, before the official opening hours)
12:45 pm - 1:45 pm Traditional Russian lunch (expenses not included)
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm Inside guided tour of the Church of the Spilt Blood
2:45 pm - 3:45 pm Guided tour of the Faberge Museum
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 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 some 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
  • 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.
  • 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 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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