Hermitage museum, churches in the city, Peterhof, Catherine's palace, Yusupov's palace, Faberge, private tour of St-Petersburg
Saint-Petersburg is a special city in Russia. This is not 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 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. Trip along the canals will open the city from a new angle. Stories about Romanovs and famous people like G. Rasputin, K. Faberge, F. Dostoevsky ect are waiting for you. And actually it's a place where you can come back again many times.
Ballet, folk show can be added if you wish
The tour can be customized for you number of people.
8. 30 am Meeting By your ship
Sightseeing tour with insight visits of
the Peter and Paul fortress and the Cathedral
St. Isaac's Cathedral
Savior on the Blood Church
Nicholas Navy Cathedral (Synagogue)
the visit of the Hermitage Museum with Diamond treasure gallery
It's about 9 hours long
9. 00 am Meeting By your ship
Subway ride - upon your wish
tour to Peterhof
to see the Lower Garden with fountains besides Upper Garden and Summer Palace
Tsar's Village to see the Catarine Palace with Amber room inside
about 9 hours long
9 am meeting
Second part of the Sightseeing tour with visits of
Pharmacy of Pel
Local farmer's market
An open legal roof
The boat trip along the rivers and canals
About 8 hours
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: I am going to pick up you by the ship.
I will be waiting in the port terminal holding the sign with your name.
End location: The tour ends by your ship.
Duration: 3 days
By private car or 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.
My service as a guide for you
Private car or minibus.
Visa service (it's also called tour ticket)
Estimated Local Cash Needed
800 Rubles - Lunch can be about 400-800 rubles pp
Museum tickets are extra - about 180USD 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.
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