Children Excursion

Best of Copenhagen Shore Excursion from TJ Travel
Adults/Children Price from

161/131 USD pp

Activity Level

medium to high


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:

  • Fountain Park in Peterhof
  • Church on Spilt Blood
  • Hermitage Museum
  • Grand Maket of Russia or Matrioshka-painting lesson
  • Shadow museum

As well as:

  • Subway visit
  • Farmers’ market
  • Boat ride
  • Hydrofoil ride


8:30 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) 
8:30 am - 10:00 am 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. "Trick" fountains
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Return to the city
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Lunch (expenses not included)
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Shared boat ride along the rivers and canals (with audio-guide)
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm "Shadow Museum" is a unique art space. Here you can learn more about St. Petersburg and its history through unusual art objects. If you want to boost your creativity and see ordinary everyday items under a new angle, this is a place to visit! 
5:00 pm Return to the ship or evening optional program (theatre / folk show / boat trip)

Evening Tours


9:00 am Meeting by the ship. Payment for the tour. Shopping
9:00 am - 10:00 am Subway tour. Food market
10:00 am - 12:30 am 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. The Knight's Hall. Italian High Renaissance art, Rembrandt's paintings, the collection of Dutch and Flemish masters etc.
12:30 am - 1:30 pm Lunch (expenses not included)
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

*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.

The number of people 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
Price in USD p/p 860 550 425 320 300 280 270 260 242 230 217 208 200 193 187 185 184 183 182 181
The number of people 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40+
Price in USD p/p 180 179 178 177 176 175 174 173 172 171 170 169 168 167 166 165 164 163 162 161

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 or VW)/minivan with A/C)
  • A Permit for photo/video at the museums per person
  • Metro ride
  • All port fees
  • All local taxes
  • Blanket visa
  • Bottled water
  • Headsets for the group of 10 and more

Price doesn’t include:

  • Cost of lunches. It's recommended to add lunch if your group is 8 people+. The additional cost is $20 per person per 1 lunch/ or $30 per person per 1 lunch in an upscale restaurant
  • Tips for guide (10% of the tour cost) and driver (5% of the tour cost)

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
  • 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 tour is free for children up to 6 y.o. Children (7 - 17 y.o.)/Students get 30 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!
  • Please, ensure that you 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 late bookings sent in less than 4 days will be rejected.

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