2-day private shore excursion 'The Best of St.Petersburg'


Tour Number

Activity Level



Shore Excursion, Museums / Culture, First Time Visitor, City


Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 10



English (fluent)

2-day Private Visa-Free tour of St.Petersburg and its surroundings for the cruise ship passengers

I m pleased to welcome you onto the wonderful two-day journey dedicated to the Russian history, culture and nowadays life.
I have picked all the best, meaning the most impressive, the most interesting, the most unforgettable sights of my city St. Petersburg and its beautiful environs.
This two-day private visa-free tour will give you a taste of the city, it's history and culture.
Even though it's two full sightseeing days with many museum visits included I design and run it at a comfortable pace without any rush.
Along this tour we visit the State Hermitage museum, Catherine's palace with Amber room, Our Savior on the Spilled Blood church, Peterhof Fountain park and Yusupov palace.
Aside of visiting museums and palaces we will have time for nice lunch and relaxed conversation about today's life in Russia.
I am always open to any questions and pleased to tell you how an average family lives in St. Petersburg today - where we shop, what we eat for breakfast, how our hospitals and schools look like and so on.


Day 1
9:00 meet your guide and the driver at the port terminal
Start the city sightseeing tour, then drive to Pushkin town
Visit Catherine's palace and park with Amber room
Lunch break
Drive to Peterhof
Visit Peterhof Fountain park
Return to the city by the hydrofoil
Continue the city sightseeing tour
Visit Our Savior on the Spilled Blood church
19:00 back to the ship or stay in the city for the optional evening activities (not included into the tour cost):
Opera or Ballet or Folk Show or Evening canal cruise or Russian cooking class or Dinner at the restaurant

Day 2
9:00 meet your guide and the driver at the port terminal
Continue the city sightseeing tour
Hermitage museum visit (Main Complex and newly opened General Staff Building)
Lunch break
Yusupov palace with Rasputin's murder exhibition tour
17:00 back to the ship

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: St.Petersburg Cruise Ship port

End location: St.Petersburg Cruise Ship Port

Duration: 2 days


I will arrange a private vehicle - modern air-conditioned car or minivan or van with professional driver for the whole tour

What’s Included

Visa-free arrangements and port fees,
English-speaking licensed guide for two days,
Air-conditioned modern vehicle with the driver for two days,
All mentioned museums entrance fees and photo permits,
All mentioned museums priority entry without waiting in line,
Local taxes

Estimated Local Cash Needed

2000 Russian Rubles - Lunch

What’s Extra

You are only responsible for the purchases of a personal nature and lunch

A Recent Review of this tour

Svetlana was an excellent tour guide. She was friendly, very knowledgeable, and extremely interesting. I would highly recommend her to anyone seeking a comprehensive tour of St. Petersburg.
Francine Ricki Horwitz

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