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2-Day City Highlights Tour of St. Petersburg

By: TJ Travel
Highlights
  • Sample traditional Russian lunches

  • Learn about St. Petersburg from your guide
  • Travel comfortably in an air-conditioned minivan

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2-Day City Highlights Tour of St. Petersburg
From US$ 285.00
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2-Day City Highlights Tour of St. Petersburg
US$ 285.00
Overview

While your cruise ship is docked, see the highlights of St. Petersburg with ease on this 2-day excursion. Accompanied by a guide, travel in an air-conditioned minivan. Visit Catherine Palace and the Amber Room, stroll through the gardens at Peterhof, and visit the Hermitage before the opening hours to skip the crowds. Take a boat ride along the canals and taste traditional Russian lunches.

What to Expect
Your 2-day group tour begins with a pickup from your cruise ship between 8.30 am and 9:00 am. Board the air-conditioned minivan and embark on your city tour.

Highlights of the first day include a a visit to Peterhof Palace. the Tsars' Village, and a guided tour of the rococo Catherine Palace, including a visit to the gilded Amber Room.

Day 1: 

10:00-10:30 am Travel to Petergof by hydrofoil
10:30 am-12:00 pm Guided tour of the Fountain Park. Walk in the Peterhof Lower Fountain Park and the Upper Gardens
12:00-1:00 pm Traditional Russian lunch
1-2pm Driving to Tsars’ Village
2-3:30pm Guided tour of Catherine Palace with the Amber Room
3:30-4:30 pm Drive back to the city. Visit a subway station
4:30-5:00 pm Guided tour of the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood
5:15-6:00 pm Guided tour of the Peter and Paul Cathedral
6:30 pm Return to the ship or evening optional program

Day 2:

The second day begins with an 7.30 am pickup from your cruise ship. Highlights of day two include before-hours access to the Hermitage and a guided tour of Yusupov Palace, noted as the site Grigori Rasputin's murder.

8:30-9:30 am Boat ride along the rivers and canals
9:45-12:00 pm Guided tour of the Hermitage Museum (early entrance, before official opening hours)
12:30-1:15 pm Traditional Russian lunch
1:30-2:30 pm Guided tour of St Isaac Cathedral. Time for shopping
3:00-4:30 pm: Guided tour of Yusupov Palace
5:00 pm: Return to the ship

Please note:
  • The timing and sequence of the museum visits are approximate and depend on the days of the week
  • The sequence of the tour can be changed by your guide due the traffic and museums days closed
  • In order to minimize the flow of tourists inside the museum, the Hermitage authorities reserve the right to adjust the entrance time slot
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Reviewed 3 days ago
Jaw dropping, mind blowing, sensory overload...

We did the 2 day highlight tour of St. Petersburg while there as part of a Baltic cruise on Regal Princess. We were blown away by the artwork, architecture, opulence, gardens, subway system, etc. We had Olesia as our guide, and she was fantastic! She...More

1  Thank MontanaMike65
Reviewed 3 days ago
Two day tour of St Petersburg

My wife and I visited the city as part of a two week cruise on the P&O Arcadia. The cruise was wonderful with glorious weather throughout. St Petersburg was the highlight and we are very pleased we booked the two day excursion with TJ Travels....More

Thank H R
Reviewed 4 days ago
Shore Excursion: 2 Day City highlights of St. Petersburg

We were given our blanket visas much in advance and we had absolutely no troubles in clearing the passport control on arrival of the ship. TJ travel had given us precise instructions on how to pass the passport control. They were also very easy to...More

Thank anushree s
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
St. Petersburg Tour

Our guide for the tour was Alexandra Belaeva. She was just great. We went to so many good places and Alexandra explained everything about them. She was really nice and awesome, and we are very glad we had her as our tour guide. Alexandra has...More

Thank brenda w
Reviewed 6 days ago
Excellent tour .

Well organized . Small group so no time wasted waiting for the group to be complete . Lisa was excellent as well in perfect English . Thank You .

Thank Minnoyo
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Michael & Joan D
23 June 2018|
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Response from himebaut | Reviewed this property |
No we didn’t go inside. We only saw the gardens & Fountains.
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Alan W
6 June 2018|
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Response from clivebarb | Reviewed this property |
Im sorry we did not do any night tours although TJ travel offered them. Contact them.
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