Winter-spring 2 day private tour in St.Petersburg

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Tour Number

Activity Level

63233


Categories

Youth and Family, Museums / Culture, First Time Visitor, City

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. If they are supervised by an adult. We can visit St.Petersburg zoo or Zoological museum.

Friendly: Yes.
You must be able to get in and out of a car. Unfortunately some of the museums are not equipped for handicaps. Please let me know in advance about your physical limits and we will customize the tour to meet your requirements.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent)

See our beautiful city in snow with a local guide!


Welcome to St. Petersburg and enjoy its highlights without a high season crowds! 2-3 days are perfect to see the city in its full beauty without rushing here and there.
You will see 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 St. Isaac's and Peter and Paul Cathedrals, Spilled blood church and several other.
We will go to two summer residences of Russian tzars - Peterhof and Tzars' village.
You can also get acquainted with local cuisine and will see many more according to your preferences.

We may visit a museum of Faberge (tickets are sold on the day of visit) 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!

Itinerary

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.
Lunch
14:00-17:30 visit to the Hermitage museum
18:00 walk back to the hotel

Day 2
09:30 Meeting at the hotel
10:00-10:30 way to Peterhof
10:30-12:30 visit to the Grand palace in Peterhof
12:30-13:30 way to Tsars village
13:30-14:30 lunch
14:30-17:00 visit of the Catherine palace with Amber room
17:30 back to the hotel

Day 3 (optional)
09:30 meeting at the hotel
10:00-12:00 visit to Yusupov palace
12:30-13:30 lunch
14:00-16:00 visit to Russian museum or Fabergé museum (group visit) or a canal boat ride
16:30 back to the hotel

Note that:
HERMITAGE is closed on Mon
CATHERINE PALACE - Tue
SPILLED BLOOD CHURCH, ST. ISAAC'S, Peter&Paul - on Wed
In Faberge museum group visit is with a museum guide in English or audio-guide

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: at the lobby of your hotel

End location: at the lobby of your hotel or in the city center you want to stay longer

Duration: 2 days

You may add third day if you wish

Transportation

In the morning of day 1 and all 2nd day mainly use private vehicle, also we will do some walking on short distances. We will walk back to your hotel from the Hermitage museum or we will take a taxi.

What’s Included

Other: - Your personal tour guide's service
- AC vehicle with a driver during the tour according to the program

Estimated Local Cash Needed

95 $ - admissions to the museums per person (can be paid in rubles, £ $ €); most restaurants and shops accept VISA and MASTER cards

What’s Extra

Other: - Admissions to the museums 95$ per person
OPTIONAL:
- Evening program: ballet, opera (price depends on a theater and seats, Feel Yourself Russian show 3900 rub per person)
- $275 day 3
- $30 admissions to the museums on day 3

A Recent Review of this tour

We and our friends had toured with Elina the previous day, so when they left and it was just the 3 of us, we knew we were in for a treat. Elina is very knowledgable, very organized, and her English is impeccable. She was also very helpful in organizing tickets for the ballet and the Russian folk performance, including setting up a taxi for us that night and delivering tickets to us the next day, even though she was no longer our guide. We really enjoyed our time with her and recommend her to all!
Lorey Hallada

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