see the city in its full beauty with a local guide!
Welcome to St. Petersburg and see its highlights in 2 days!
This tour perfectly suits those who are on a short stay in the city but are eager to see the city in its full beauty.
You will see the Imperial city and will learn more about art by visiting one of the biggest museums in the world - the HERMITAGE.
You will see several Orthodox churches including PETER AND PAUL CATHEDRAL (a burial place of Russian Royal Family), SPILLED BLOOD CHURCH and several others.
We will go to two summer residences of Russian tzars - PETERHOF and TZARS VILLAGE.
We can visit a new museum of Faberge, tickets are sold on the day of visit.
You can also get acquainted with local cuisine.
We may visit a museum of Faberge, Russian museum, Grand maket (a model of Russia), very good if you have children in the group.
If you have any special requests or you are coming in a group over 6 persons I will customize a tour for you. I am here to make your trip comfortable!
Day 1 (car for the city tour)
9:30 Meeting at the hotel
9:30-13:00 Highlights city tour on a private car, with several photo stops at the main sights of the city including visit of Peter and Paul and St. Isaac's cathedrals, Spilled blood church.
14:00-17:30 visit to the Hermitage museum
18:00 walk back to the hotel
Day 2 (car for the program)
09:30 Meeting at the hotel
09:30-10:30 way to Peterhof (optional by hydrofoil boat)
10:30-12:30 walk in Peterhof fountain garden
12:30-13:30 way to Tsars village
14:30-17:30 travelling and visit of the Catherine palace with Amber room
18:00 back to the hotel
Day 3 (optional)
09:30 meeting at the hotel
10:00-12:00 visit to Yusupov palace
14:00-16:00 visit to Russian museum or Fabergé museum (group visit) or a canal boat ride
16:30 back to the hotel
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
Duration: 2 days
If you wish to add 3rd day to the tour with offered itinerary, let me know!
Transportation Method: We will mainly use private vehicle, also we will do some walking on short distances.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
115 $ - admissions to the museums per person (can be paid in rubles, £ $ €). Most restaurants and shops accept VISA or MASTER cards.
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I had a two day tour in Saint Petersburg, Russia. I'd been to other parts of Eastern Europe extensively, yet never to S.P, so I was not going to be a "fish out of water" - hence the personal tour As with my personal tour in Israel 8 years ago, this ranks at or above that experience. The young woman Elina was a charm! Extremely bright, fully immersed in her city and tolerant of two "typical" Americans, she made this experience complete. This company and Elina deserve 5 stars made of Gold.