1 day shore excursion Private Tour of St-Petersburg


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Activity Level



Shore Excursion, Museums / Culture, City


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.
You must be able to get in and out of a car

Maximum travelers: 6



Russian (fluent), English (fluent)

Hermitage museum, famouse churches during private tour of St-Petersburg

One day shore tour is very flexible, it can be your customized tour.
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. Feel yourself like locals tasting traditional cuisine. Stories about Romanovs and famous people like G. Rasputin, K. Faberge, F. Dostoevsky ect are waiting for you. See you soon.

Tuesday, Thursday-Sunday: The best churches with tour of the Hermitage museum.

Monday: instead of the Hermitage museum (day off) we will do a trip to the Tsar's village with Catherine's palace and Amber room.

Wednesday: A motor city tour with several photo stops, a boat trip along rivers and canals and Hermitage museum as all churches-museums are closed on Wednesday.

The tour can be arrranged for any number of people.


8. 30 am the meeting By the ship
City tour:
Peter and Paul's fortress
Senate Square and monument to Peter I
Academy of Fine Arts and 3000 year old Sphinxes
Church on the Spilled Blood
St. Isaac's cathedral
Nevsky prospect
Kazan Cathedral/St. Nicholas Naval Cathedral
Mariinsky Ballet theater and Alexandrinskij drama theater
Palace Square with the Winter Palace
the farmer's market
the metro ride.
Hermitage museum OR Tsar's village with Catherine's palace and Amber room (on Monday)

On Wednesday the same plus boat ride

The duration is 9 hours.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: I am going to pick you up By your ship.
I will be waiting inside the port terminal holding the sign with your name.

End location: The tour ends by your ship.

Duration: 9 hours

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


Private car/minibus: modern, clean and air-conditioned.
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

My service as a tour guide for you.

Private car or minibus.

Blanket visa service.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

400 rubles - Lunch can be about 350-400 roubles per person

What’s Extra

Museum tickets are extra - about 45USD per person. (general program without Catherine's palace and boat ride)
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)

A Recent Review of this tour

Irina is such a knowledgeable and professional tour guide that bring us walked around in Hermitage, Spilled Blood, Isaac, Peter The Great Statue, Catherine The Great Statue and lots of other places. She brought us lots of histories and stories and cultures in perfect English and with love of the city. It's so great to have her as our private tour guide on our first day in St. Petersburg. MUST visit with her!!
Poi Yu

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