River Boat Trip in St. Petersburg

River Boat Trip in St. Petersburg
Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours > Day Cruises > Sightseeing Cruise
$105
Duration: 3 hours
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Description

Get a scent of the Venice of the North with your local private guide enjoying the romantic and scenic cruise along the Neva river.

The private 3-hour tour combines history, architecture, iconic views, cultural insight and fun facts, thus immersing you in the historical and artistic atmosphere and revealing the charms of the St Petersburg's history and architecture.

You will be able to take a different perspective on St Petersburg, relax and enjoy different stories your knowledgeable guide will share with you along the way. This tour will make you understand why so many world-renowned poets, artists, painters, musicians have found their inspiration in this city.

Relax over a cup of tea or coffee and traditional Russian cakes or bliny (optional, not included in tour) while enjoying the views of scenic Neva River and its photogenic canals and bridges.

Timing is flexible and you can start the tour any time you prefer.  

This tour can be customized to make it a unique experience for you. Your private local guide will meet you in the hotel lobby at about 10am and discuss the tour itinerary with you at the beginning of the tour. Start time can be customized.

You can book any of the 3 options (all boats are public with other passengers on boat):

  • Regular River Boat Tour
  • Drawbridge Night Boat Tour
  • Evening Jazz Boat Tour

10.30am Take the 2-hour Cruise along the Golden Ring of the Northern Venice with the views on the St. Nicholas Cathedral, Mariinsky Theatre, Moika River Embankment, New Holland island, Stroganov and Mariinsky Palaces, St. Isaac’s Cathedral, General Staff Building, Vasilyevsky and Aptekarsky Islands, Peter and Paul Fortress and the Summer Garden (every day, start any time you wish).

If you wish to experience the city at night, you can choose the Drawbridges Boat Night Tour option when booking and engulf yourself in the atmosphere of brilliant lights, fascinating caravan of ships in the night with hundreds of people taking pictures of the ships from the embankments and the old local tradition of raising bridges. You will see the Palace Bridge, Troitsky Bridge, Liteyny Bridge, Bolsheokhtinsky Bridge, Alexander Nevsky Bridge, Sampsonievsky Bridge and Blagoveschensky Bridge along the tour. (every day, start at about 12 am, to be confirmed before the tour).

The Jazz evenings on the Neva Tour option will uncover the fascinating and magnifying beauty of triumphant cathedrals, inimitable monuments, historical fortifications and scenic landscapes of the coastline. You will discover St Petersburg on board of «City Blues» boat & restaurant, stylized as a steamer of the early 20th century, listen to the seductive jazz improvisations and enjoy the main city’s attractions: Hermitage Museum, Summer Garden, Peter and Paul Fortress and more. (Wed-Sat, 7pm only).

Discover the beauty and charm of the Venice of the north, travel through the urban landscape of the aristocratic 18th and 19th centuries, and enjoy the views of the city’s bridges and impressive panoramas of the surrounding landscapes.

Finish the tour at some place in downtown St Petersburg or get back to your hotel..

Get a scent of the Venice of the North with your local private guide enjoying the romantic and scenic cruise along the Neva river.

The private 3-hour tour combines history, architecture, iconic views, cultural insight and fun facts, thus immersing you in the historical and artistic atmosphere and revealing the charms of the St Petersburg's history and architecture.

You will be able to take a different perspective on St Petersburg, relax and enjoy different stories your knowledgeable guide will share with you along the way. This tour will make you understand why so many world-renowned poets, artists, painters, musicians have found their inspiration in this city.

Relax over a cup of tea or coffee and traditional Russian cakes or bliny (optional, not included in tour) while enjoying the views of scenic Neva River and its photogenic canals and bridges.