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2-Day City Highlights Tour of St. Petersburg

By: TJ Travel
  • Sample traditional Russian lunches

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

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

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
Reviews (121)
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Reviewed yesterday

Before going on a cruise in the Baltic I checked tripadvisor and as the reviews for TJ travel were good I booked with them online. Could not have had a better time or better tour guide while there. I can highly recommend that company, we...More

Thank Karin B
Reviewed 5 days ago
Great Experience Organised in a Professional Way

A number of friends recommended TJ Travel before we set sail on our Baltic cruise . I booked online and all the details we required including a detailed itinerary were contained in the email for our 2 day tour of St Petersburg. The tour ticket,...More

Thank Journey541058
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile
Great tour, professional guide, perfect experience!

If you have only 2-3 days to visit St. Petersburg you definitely have to chose TJ Travel 2 Day City Highlights Tour! The easiest way to see this beautiful city. TJ Travel took care of everything: obtaining visa, admission tickets, skip the line, travel by...More

Thank simani
Reviewed 1 week ago
The Best Excursion Ever for Us

My wife and I have been lucky enough to take several cruises and over 30 excursions. The two-day St. Petersburg Highlights excursion we took with TJ Travel on 28-29 Sep 18 is THE BEST excursion we’ve ever had. Thank you, TJ Travel. I arranged this...More

Thank Albert P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Superlative - after breaking out of the port!

Seriously, this was a tour of two days taken around the 16th September. We had arrived on the Viking Sun. Getting thru' Russian security on day 1 was fascinating and a little long winded. All those wonderfully made hats that anyone of any importance seems...More

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Celeste D
19 September 2018|
Response from twinstars616 | Reviewed this property |
No, it did not go there during our trip.
Paula F
8 September 2018|
Response from twinstars616 | Reviewed this property |
I would say no but I am not sure if they may be able to accommodate if you requested it. Best to contact tj travel and inquire about it.