2 day private city tour of St-Petersburg

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Tour Number

Activity Level

63637


Categories

Youth and Family, Museums / Culture, City

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.
You must be able to get in and out of a car and walk on level ground, with few stairs to climb

Maximum travelers: 6

Language(s)

explanation

Russian (fluent), English (fluent)

Hermitage museum, Peterhof, Catherine's palace with Amber room, famous churches we'll see during private tour of St-Petersburg


This tour is for those who wants to see all the main attractions during his short visit.

Saint-Petersburg is a special city in Russia. This is not a typical Russian place but the bridge which connects East and West. It in this city in the early 20th century event occurred that changed the history of the whole country - Russian revolution. Here you will find a mix of European architecture, world masterpieces and Russian hospitality. During these two days we are planning to visit the largest museum in the country - the Hermitage museum, see the famous churches and cathedrals. In the suburbs we will visit the elegant former Imperial residences, where you will enjoy parks, fountains and you will see the famous Amber room. Feel yourself like locals tasting the traditional dishes. And actually it's a place where you can come back again many times. See you soon.

You can add: an extra evening program (ballet, folklore, restaurant), a transfer.
The tour can be customized for your number of people.

Itinerary

1st day

Sightseeing tour with insight visits of
the Peter and Paul fortress and the Cathedral
Saviour on the Blood Church
St Isaac's Cathedral
lunch

the visit of the Hermitage Museum

It's about 7 hours long

2nd day

tour to
Local farmer's market
Subway ride - upon your wish
Peterhof to see the Lower Garden with fountains
lunch
Tsar's Village to see the Catherine Palace with Amber room inside

about 7 hours long

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: I am going to pick you up at your hotel in St. Petersburg.
I will be waiting in the lobby of the hotel and holding the sign with your name.

End location: The tour ends at your hotel or in other place upon your request.

Duration: 2 days

Duration of the tour may be changed depending on the traffic but not more than half an hour.

Transportation

Private car/minibus
I drive bmw 5 serie 1998, airconditioned and clean.
As well I drive dodge caravan 2006, airconditioned and clean.
I can provide car and driver or we can use your vehicle.

What’s Included

Other: My service as a tour guide for you

Private car or minibus.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

400 rubles - Lunch can be about 400 rubles.

What’s Extra

Other: Museum tickets are extra - 108USD per person.

Price of the tickets is not included in total cost of the tour because of instability of local currency now. But when you book any tour I will take all our tickets in advance we will escape all lines. You can pay for the tickets right on the spot in any currency.

Lunch or coffee break are additional.

The colonade of St. Isaac Cathedral is not included in the regular tour. (no elevator)

Extra evening program (ballet, folk show, restaurant) can be added if you wish.

A Recent Review of this tour

Irina was the perfect guide for us. She is extremely knowledgeable about Russian history. She did excellent tours of Peterhos and the Hermitage, gave us great restaurant recommendations. She was flexible and proactive. Irina is born and raised in St. Petersburg and knows the city inside and out. She is friendly and speaks English very well. We highly recommend her.
Diane Kaplan

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Private tour guide Irina

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