2-days Private Tour of St Petersburg and the Catherine Palace

Tour Number

Activity Level

390612


Categories

City, Day Trip / Out of Town, First Time Visitor, Museums / Culture

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 6

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent)

A comfortable way to see the main attractions.


During this 2-days private tour you will see all the main attractions of St Petersburg: the Savior on the Spilled blood church, the main street - Nevsky prospekt, St Isaac's cathedral, the Peter and Paul fortress and the Hermitage museum. Also you will take a half-day trip to the Catherine palace, a former summer residence of Russian tzars, famous for the Amber room and the lavish state rooms. Skip the line entrance to the Catherine palace and the Hermitage museum is included.

A private car with driver will make it easy to visit all the places in 2 days only, but don't hesitate to contact me if you prefer public transport. In that case you will get a significant discount and an opportunity to feel like a local yourself. This tour can also be customized as a visa-free shore excursion.

The tour price includes all museum tickets according to the program and transportation costs.

Itinerary

Sample itinerary:

Day 1:
10:00 - meeting at the hotel
10:00 - 14:00 - city tour by private car with visits to the Savior on the Spilled blood church, St Isaac's cathedral and the Peter and Paul fortress
14:00 - 15:00 - lunch break if needed (payed extra)
15:00 - 17:00 - tour of the Hermitage museum (main complex)
17:30 - return to the hotel (walking or by public transport)

Day 2:
10:00 - 14:00 - private tour of the Catherine palace and the garden (by private car)
14:00 - 15:00 - tour of the most beautiful metro stations.
15:30 - return to the hotel

Please note that the actual order of visiting sights may be different depending on the dates of your stay. The main museums like the Catherine palace and the Hermitage schedule specific entry time that is confirmed at a rather short notice, so it may also affect the schedule of the tour.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Your hotel or any other place convenient for you.

End location: Your hotel or any other place convenient for you.

Duration: 2 days

The actual time the tour starts may vary depending on the dates of your stay and the entry time scheduled by the main museums, but usually it's 10:00 on the first day.

Transportation

A private car for the city tour and a trip to the Catherine palace. We return to the hotel by public transport after the Hermitage museum.
Nevertheless, the whole tour can be customized to the use of public transport only.

What’s Included

- Museum tickets according to the program,
- a private car with driver for the city tour and the Catherine palace tour,
- private guide's service.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

1000 rubles - You may need from 700 rub per person for lunch the first day if you decide to have one. If you decide to buy some souvenirs, they are also extra.

What’s Extra

Meals, souvenirs, personal expenses

Restrictions

As a licensed guide, I have no restrictions.

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 Alisa S.

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