St. Petersburg Winter Excursion

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Adults/Children Price from

80/65 USD pp




up to 10 pax


8.5 hours




  • Enjoy a horse-drawn sleigh ride on Elagin Island
  • Admire royal collections inside the Hermitage and the Winter Palace
  • Visit the Vodka museum and learn all about famous Russian beverage


  • Transport by A/C coach
  • Professional Tour Guide
  • Vodka tasting and snacks
  • Sleigh ride
  • Top Attractions: Elagin Island, Museum of Russian Vodka, Palace Square, Winter Palace, Hermitage, etc.

Inside visits of

  • Museum of Russian Vodka
  • Hermitage museum


Visa is required for most foreigners arriving to Russia by land. TJ Travel provides with a “Visa Support” letter (Tour Confirmation, Tour Voucher) once you book a St. Petersburg tour with us. This documentation is required to apply for a Russian Visa. 72 h free visa access is only available, if you arrive to St. Petersburg on a cruise ship/ferry.

Payment information  

  • A 50% deposit must be paid at the time of reservation. The remaining balance is due upon your arrival to St. Petersburg. In St. Petersburg you can either pay in cash (only Rubles are accepted) or by credit card;
  • After completing your online payment, you will get a payment confirmation.

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.

Availability and Notes

  • The tour is available for up to 10 people upon request. For larger groups please contact us via
  • The order of the museum visits may change depending on the 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.
  • Please, dress appropriately for the weather.
  • Please, bring some Rubles for toiletstops, water and lunch.If you don’t have Rubles, please ask your tour guide to arrange for a stop at an ATM/exchange office. Please, be aware that US dollars/Euros are not accepted in Russia except for souvenir shops.

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!


9:30 am

Meeting in the lobby of your hotel

9:30 am - 11:00 am

Sightseeing tour with multiple panoramic photo stops and the Palace Square

11.30 am - 12.00 pm

Horse-drawn sleigh ride on Elagin Island.This is one of the largest islands in St. Petersburg where an English landscape park was laid out for the Russian Royal family.

12:30 pm - 1.15 pm

Museum of Russian Vodka. Vodka tasting with Russian snacks

1.30 pm - 2.30 pm

Lunch (optional)

3:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Guided tour of the Hermitage museum: Winter Palace, royal interiors, art collections of Italian, Spanish, Dutch masters, etc

6.00 pm

Return to your hotel

*The timing of the tour is flexible and can be adjusted upon your request.

**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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