All the secrets of Saint-Petersburg Grand Voyage

Tour Number

Activity Level

611344


Categories

After Dark, First Time Visitor, Local Experience, Museums / Culture

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), French (basic), German (basic), Russian (fluent)

5 day super tour around Saint-Petersburg and outskirts


The order of days and museums might be changed according to the museums open hours and location of your hotel and your comfort.
1 day Around the city with metro tour
2 day Hermitage museum, General Staff building, Winter Palace of Peter the Great, and a boat tour
3 day Pushkin Catherine park and Catherine palace with Amber room, Alexander park
Pavlovsk park and the palace of our tzar Paul, exposition The Russian Residential Interior in 19th and early 20th Century, The Private Apartments of Empress Maria Fеodorovna
Soviet time district
4 day Petergof, In high season -Palace of Peter the Great Monplaisir or Bath hourse, Grotto museum, low season - Great Palace.
Upper garden, Lower park, wooden village open air museum, soviet constructivism style district
Night tour for Raising of Bridges
5 day Jusupov Palace, State Russian museum, The Summer Garden, secret courtyards
Everyday life, Scale model of Saint-Petersburg 250 years ago, local markets and shops, Russian fast food

Itinerary

1st Day
10. 00-21. 00 Tour around the city, Chuch on the Blood, St. Isaak's cathedral, Peter&Paul fortress & cathedral, prison, Alexandro Nevsky Laura with bakery, House of Peter the Great, Metro tour, local market and everyday life, walking tour
2nd Day
10. 00 Hermitage (Winter Palace)
13. 00 Boat tour
14. 00 Lunch
15. 00 Hermitage Impressionists
17. 00 Winter palace of Peter the Great
18. 00 Hotel
19. 00 Theater of Folk show (not included)
3rd day
10. 00 to Pushkin town
11. 00 Catherine Palace and park
13. 30 Pheodorov tzar's cathedral
13. 45 - Lunch
14. 30 To Pavlovsk town
15. 00 Pavlovsk Palace and park
17. 00 To Saint-Petersburg, Soviet cafe, local life
19. 00 Hotel
4th day
10. 00 to Petergof
11. 15 Petergof park and museums
14. 30 To St. Petersburg
14. 45 Open air wooden village museum
16. 00 Hotel
00. 30 - 2. 30 Night draw bridges tour
5 day
11. 00 Meeting
11. 30 Jusupov Palace
14. 30 Summer Garden and courtyards
16. 00 Russian museum
17. 30 Russian designers, everyday life, shopping
19. 00 Hotel

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

Duration: 5 days

1st day -11 hrs
2nd day - 8 hrs
3rd day - 9 hrs
4th day - 6+2 hrs
5th day - 8 hrs

Transportation

I'm driving my beloved a/c hyundai new solaris car, 2017.
Maximum quantity of passengers supposed is 4, this is if you are ready to sit 3 of you side by side on the back sit. The width of the back seat is 1,36 m = 53,74 inch. If you want a bigger vehicle, please, contact me and I will customize a tour especially for you. I can hire a driver with a bigger car at an additional cost.
If you are a group of more than 4 people please contact me and I'll customize a tour for you with my pleasure

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services
  • Private Transportation
  • Public Transportation Tickets
  • Admission Tickets

Other: Skip the line admissition tickets to the museums:
State Hermitage Main complex (With Winter Palace)
General Staff Building
Winter Palace of Peter the Great
St.Isaak's cathedral
Saviour on the Blood Church
Russian museum
Peter & Paul cathedral
House of Peter the Great
Petergof park and 1 or 2 museums Monplaisir palace or/and Grotto or Great Palace
Catherine Palace and Park in Pushkin (Tzar's village)
Pavlovsk Palace and the park, exibition Russian residential interior of the 19th century, Apartments of Empress (wife of Paul the 1st)
Jusupov Palace: Assassination of Grigory Rasputin display
Living Quarters of Felix and Irina Yusupov
The ceremonial halls
Prince's living rooms
Princes's living rooms
Peter the Great Aquatorium Scale model museum of St.Petersburg 250 years ago

Guding Service
I'm will be driving my car for you
Boat tour
Water
Snacks in soviet style cafe
You can use my umbrellas from the car
Scarves to enter the churches for ladies
Bread in the monastery

Estimated Local Cash Needed

No cash is needed for this tour

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses
  • Souvenirs
  • Public Transportation Tickets
  • Food, Drinks, Snacks

Other: Tickets for folk show or theater tickets
Other: Lunch - fast food place from 7 dollars
Lunch (restaurant) from 20 or 30 dollars.
Tickets to the theater - depends on the seat, theater and show - about 120 - 180 dollars per ticket.
Russian folk show about 45 dollars.
We companies and the theaters which provides me for the tickets accept dollars and euro as well.
The souvenir shops accept dollars and euro, as well as credit cards.
You might like to buy souvenirs, in a majority of good souvenir shops they accept foreign currency, like euro or dollars. Credit cards are also accepted. For water and snacks in the strees you might need some money. Like 100 rubles for a bottle of water for example. 100 rubles - an ice cream.
If you decide, that you need a taxi at a certain moment, I can order it, but for that we will need cash, depends on the distance and traffic. Might be 200 rubles, might be 500 rubles.
Tickets to the museums if you decide to go somewhere on the spot and the tickets are available

Restrictions

I am not permitted to guide for groups in the Russian language in some museums - English only. (Petergof palace, Jusupov Palace). In case you need Russian, please contact me. I'll find a way how to solve the problem.

Private tour guide Svetlana

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