NCL Excursion

Best of Copenhagen Shore Excursion from TJ Travel

Adults/Children price from

131/116 USD pp




12,5 hours




  • Visit the former residence of the Russian tzars and admire Peterhof Fountain Park
  • Explore the Hermitage – the largest museum in the country
  • See the elaborate mosaic décor of the Church on the Spilled Blood


  • Blanket Visa (Tour Ticket)
  • Transport by A/C coach, hydrofoil
  • Professional Tour Guide
  • Boat ride
  • Subway visit
  • Time for shopping
  • Top Attractions: Peterhof (Lower Park), Hermitage, Church on the Spilled Blood, St. Isaac’s Cathedral, Peter and Paul Fortress etc.

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Visa/Tour Tickets

According to the Russian legislation a licensed tour operator has the right to arrange visa-free tours for cruise passengers arriving to St. Petersburg port. TJ Travel is an officially registered tour operator authorized to issue blanket visas. You will receive your free blanket visas (tour tickets) through email once you book a shore excursion with us. Please ignore warnings from your cruise ship company indicating that only a cruise ship company is allowed to operate visa-free tours in St. Petersburg. Warnings/notifications of that kind don’t have any legitimate basis.

To join our tours you must print out blanket visas received via email from TJ Travel and bring it along with your passports on the day of your tour. Blanket visas and your passports should be presented to an immigration officer on duty during disembarkation/embarkation in St. Petersburg.

Payment information  

A 20% deposit must be paid 30 days prior to the day of your tour. The remaining balance is due upon your arrival to St. Petersburg.

Cancelation policy

If you or any other member of your party decides to cancel your confirmed booking you must notify us in writing. All payments are fully refundable 72 hours prior to the date of your tour; payments are non-refundable within 72 hours prior to the date of your tour. In case of no-show, no refund is granted.


  • Available for NCL Getaway passengers for selected days:  July 6-7, August 2-3, 12-13.
  • Please ensure to make your booking at least 4-5 days prior to your ship's arrival to St. Petersburg. The port authorities require all passport information in advance, and the bookings sent in less than 4 days prior to arrival will be rejected.


  • Please note that in case the Hermitage is overcrowded, museum authorities may limit the entrance which cause an extra waiting time – up to 30 min.

Tips and Discounts

  • Children (7 - 17 y.o.)/students get 15 USD off the tour price. Students must have an ISIC card, otherwise the discount is not available. 
  • 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!


DAY 1, EVENING TOUR (July 6, August 2, 12)

8.00 pm

Meeting at the ship

8.00–9.30 pm

City tour includes driving and photo stops in the most beautiful, historical places in St Petersburg

9.30–10.30 pm

Shared boat ride along rivers and canals

11.00 pm

Return to the ship

DAY 2 (July 7, August 3, 13)

8.30 am

Meeting at the ship

8.30–9.30 am

Continuation of the city tour

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Inside 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, etc.

12.15–12.45 pm

Guided tour of the Church on Spilt Blood

1.00–2.00 pm

Lunch (expenses not included)

2.00–2.30 pm

Hydrofoil to Peterhof

2.30–4.00 pm

Stroll in the Peterhof Fountain Park

4.00–5.30 pm

Back to the city by car with a subway visit. Shopping

6.00 pm

Return to the ship

*The order of museum visits and the time spent at each venue may vary depending on ticket availability, museums’ days-off, and the traffic situation in the city.

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