2-day city highlights private tour of Saint Petersburg

 (3)

Tour Number

Activity Level

387605


Categories

Youth and Family, Shore Excursion, Museums / Culture, Day Trip / Out of Town

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), Spanish (advanced)

All-cost Inclusive tour for cruise passengers


This 2-day guided sightseeing tour with must-see attractions both in St Petersburg and outside the city is the best way to explore the former capital of Russia. The tour is perfect for cruisers who want to enjoy their time in Saint Petersburg in informative and relaxing way, with no rush.

You will explore the Hermitage museum with one of the greatest art collection in the world and also the Winter Palace the official residence of Russian Royal Family, walk along magnificent park of Peterhof with fountains (Russian Versailles), admire famous Amber room in Catherine's palace and visit St Isaac's Cathedral, Church of the Savior on the Spilled Blood, Peter and Paul Cathedral, feel yourself like locals tasting the tradition cuisine, and many more.

It is a VISA-FREE shore excursion!
Please, book the tour no later than 2 weeks before the arrival.

If you have any special requests I will customize a tour for you.
Extra evening program (ballet, folk show, and restaurant) can be added if you wish

Itinerary

DAY 1 City tour visiting cathedrals and the Hermitage museum (8 hours)

After meeting with you at the port, we will have a city tour with some photo stops.

Then we will go the Hermitage Museum. We will explore state rooms of the Winter Palace and one of the world's greatest art collections and see art treasures by Da Vinci, Raphael, Rembrandt, and more.

After a three-hours tour of Hermitage we can have a break for a lunch and then visit St. Isaac's Cathedral with its impressive facades and interiors and the Church on Spilled Blood, the symbol of Saint Petersburg, after which we will go back to the port.

DAY 2 Peterhof park and Catherine's palace with Amber room (8 hours)

After meeting with you at the port, we will go to Tsar's village to visit the Catherine's palace with famous Amber room.

Then we will head to Peterhof and have a walk in the Lower Park with Fountain ensembles.

On the way back to the port we can take a subway and see one of the most beautiful undergrounds in the world.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: I will meet you at the cruise ship terminal (outside customs) with a sign with your name.

End location: At the port

Duration: 2 days

The order of the visits to the museums and palaces may be different according to the days-off at the museums.

Transportation

Rental car/ minivan

What’s Included

Other: Private Guide Service
Private Transportation
Museum tickets
Bottled water

Estimated Local Cash Needed

1000 Russian Rubles - Lunch in the cafe / restaurant (USD 15-25), but it also can be paid by credit card (except American Express)

What’s Extra

Other: Food and Shopping costs

Restrictions

I am not a driver guide but I can arrange transportation upon request.

A Recent Review of this tour

Irina spent 2 days with us. She was young and fresh. We could not have asked for a better guide. She knew her city and related history. We can't thank her enough. Thank you so much Irina for making our brief stay special.
Lorraine Skoda

Read More Reviews For This Tour
Private tour guide Irene K.

Contact this Guide

Questions about the tour? Not seeing exactly what you’re looking for? Contact this guide with questions, or to create a custom itinerary for you and your travel companions.

Message Irene K.

Web address (URL) of this page: http://www.toursbylocals.com/2dayShoreExcursionPetersburg

Tours by Irene K.

See more of the tours offered by this guide.

Saint Petersburg Christmas Tour

Saint Petersburg Christmas Tour

 unrated

The highlights, illumination, magic & more...!

190 USD per tour

(max 6 people)

6 hours

learn more
The Hermitage Museum with private guide

The Hermitage Museum with private guide

 unrated

Skip-the-line and enjoy the mains artworks

115 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

4 hours

learn more
Highlights of Saint Petersburg Private Walking Tour

Highlights of Saint Petersburg Private,...

Main tourist attractions of Saint Petersburg in 6 hours

170 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

6 hours

learn more
One day Private Tour in Saint Petersburg

One day Private Tour in Saint Petersburg

Visit the Highlights of St Petersburg with a local guide!

450 USD per tour

(max 10 people)

8 hours

learn more
Family-friendly private tour in Saint Petersburg

Family-friendly private tour in Saint,...

 unrated

A memorable experience in Saint Petersburg for kids and adults

420 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

8 hours

learn more
One day in Saint Petersburg with Private Guide

One day in Saint Petersburg with Private,...

A personalised tour of Saint Petersburg's highlights for cruise passengers

430 USD per tour

(max 6 people)

8 hours

learn more
3 day tour in Saint Petersburg with private guide

3 day tour in Saint Petersburg with private,...

 unrated

History, Architecture and Modern life of Saint Petersburg

1600 USD per tour

(max 10 people)

3 days

learn more