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Children Excursion

Best of Copenhagen Shore Excursion from TJ Travel
Price from

205 USD pp

Activity Level

medium

Duration

17,5 hours

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
  • Farmers’ market
  • Hydrofoil ride
  • Boat ride
 
 

DAY 1

8:00 am Meeting by the ship. (Please note: the time of the beginning of the tour is given approximately and 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 - 12:00 pm Guided tour of the Upper Gardens and Lower Fountain Park
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Traditional Russian lunch (optional)
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Driving to Pushkin city
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm Inside 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 and a farmers market
5:00 pm Return to the ship or evening optional program (theatre / folk show / boat trip)

Evening Tours

DAY 2

8:00 am Meeting by the ship. Payment for the tour. Shopping
8:30 am - 9:30 am Boat ride along the rivers and canals
10:00 am - 12:30 am Inside guided tour of the Hermitage Museum early admisson, before the official opening hours)
12:30 am - 1:30 pm Traditional Russian lunch (optional)
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm Inside guided tour of the Church of the Spilt Blood
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm Inside guided tour of the Grand Maket (scale model (1:87) of Russia, permanent interactive exhibition) or Matrioshka-painting lesson (paint your own Matrioshka-dolls under the guidance of professional painters)
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

number of people 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
price in $$ p/p 860 550 425 320 300 280 275 270 260 250 240 230 220 215 210 205

Price includes:

  • Admission fees to all museums in the program (including the early entrance to the Hermitage)
  • Guide’s services for 2 days
  • Driver’s services for 2 days (Comfortable car(Mercedes)/minivan with A/C)
  • A Permit for photo/video at the museums per person
  • Metro ride
  • Hydrofoil ride
  • All port fees
  • All local taxes
  • Blanket visa
  • Bottled water
  • Head sets for the group of 10 and more

Price doesn’t include:

  • Cost of lunches
 

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 discount of $35 US for 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, but it is always up to you!
  • 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
  • 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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