Shore Excursion: St Petersburg Guided Two Day - Like a Local

Shore Excursion: St Petersburg Guided Two Day - Like a Local
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$220
Duration: 17 hours
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Description

St Petersburg shore excursion "Like a local" is a two day group tour for those cruise passengers, which would like to see major attractions of this great city without being "ovemuseumed". You will have enough time for shopping, taking photos, trying Russian cuisine lunch with 3 kind of Vodka, strolling along main city thoroughfare -Nevsky prospect- and asking your local, experienced guide any questions. This tour is for minimum 4 people-maximum 12 .Please keep in mind we arrange this tour for the cruise passengers not from all cruise ships .

Day 1
7:30am -8:30am Meeting by your ship ( depending on the ship arrival time). Orientation driving city tour.
9:00am-10:30am Driving to Peterhof (Russian Versailles) with visit of the most beautiful metro stations on the way there.
10:30am-12:30 am Watching the ceremony of the fountains opening in Petergof Lower Park ; guided tour of upper garden and lower park.
12:30pm -1:30pm Driving to Pushkin city( Tsar Village).
1:30pm-2:30pm Russian Cuisine lunch with tasting of 3 kinds of vodka.
2:45pm-4:30pm Guided tour of Catherine Palace with Amber Room; short walk in the park.
4:30pm- 6:00 pm Driving back to the ship.
Day 2
9:00am Meeting by your ship with your guide.
9:00am-10:00 am Visit to a local farmer's market . Souvenir shopping.
10:00am-12:30pm Early admission and guided tour of The Hermitage Museum: beautiful Gala Rooms and masterpieces of European collection ( no impressionists department visit).
12:30pm-1:30pm Lunch ( either Russian pies with different fillings or dumplings with meat or pancakes).
1:30pm-2pm The Church of our Saviour on the Spilt Blood inside guided excursion.
2:00pm-4:00pm Strolling along Nevsky Prospect and nearby : secret courtyards, Eliseev Brothers' Emporium, Russian Porcelain shop, Kazan cathedral and much more.
4:30pm Driving back to the port along the Neva River embankments.

St Petersburg shore excursion "Like a local" is a two day group tour for those cruise passengers, which would like to see major attractions of this great city without being "ovemuseumed". You will have enough time for shopping, taking photos, trying Russian cuisine lunch with 3 kind of Vodka, strolling along main city thoroughfare -Nevsky prospect- and asking your local, experienced guide any questions. This tour is for minimum 4 people-maximum 12 .Please keep in mind we arrange this tour for the cruise passengers not from all cruise ships .