2 Days Private Shore Excursion in St. Petersburg

Tour Number

Activity Level



City, First Time Visitor, Museums / Culture, Shore Excursion


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 10



Russian (fluent), English (fluent)

Skip-the line tour/visa-free

Taking this tour itinerary for 2 days in St Petersburg - You will never get bored or miss anything! It is carefully planned and includes ALL the highlights of St Petersburg and the best activities that this city offers!

Apart from visiting the most outstanding city landmarks, we'll take a ride outside the city to enjoy Russian Tsar's summer palaces - visit unique Amber room, enjoy Peterhof - the city of fountains, take a look at legendary Faberge museum exquisite collection of eggs and jewellery, get impressed with Winter Palace interiors and Hermitage masterpieces.

Taking a boat ride along the rivers and canals of St Pete to see the city from the water is one of the most pleasant things to do on a summer day. Shopping at legendary Eliseevs Store for vodka and chocolate + exploring Soviet Metro stations!! + enjoying Russian cuisine experience with Vodka Tasting.

Anything else we missed? ;)

- Evening program upon request :)
Swan Lake ballet or Folk show.


Day 1
9:30 meeting your guide
9:30 -10:30 city tour with photo stops
10:30 -11:00 Saviour on Spilled Blood
11:00 -12:45 Hermitage Museum
13:00 -14:00 canal boat ride
14:00 -15:30 lunch time, coffee break at Russian local restaurant "Katyusha"
15:30 - 16:00 Faberge museum
16:00 - 16:30 visiting Eliseevs shop
16:30 - 17:00 St Isaacs cathedral
17:30 back on boat

Day 2
9:30 - meeting guide
9:30 -10:30 driving to Catherine Palace
10:30 -12:30 visiting the palace with its legendary Amber room and park
12:30 -13:30 driving to Peterhof
13:30-15:00 visiting Peterhof park with fountains (lunch-picknick)
15:00 -16:30 driving back to the city with short subway tour
16:30 back to the ship

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Cruise terminal.

End location: Cruise terminal.

Duration: 2 days


Private rented minivan.

What’s Included

FREE Visa tickets, SKIP THE LINE museum tickets, port fees, car service, guide service (English), free bottled water, FREE wifi.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

2500 RUB - Lunch costs depends on the choice of the restaurant.

What’s Extra

Lunch cost and vodka tasting around 1600-2500RUB.


I will not drive myself but hire a driver or van (or accompany you in your vehicle) on the tours that requires driving. (Both for insurance reasons and because I like to focus on the guiding).

Contact this Guide

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Message Olesya M.

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