St Petersburg Full Day Van with Driver and a Guide Visa-Free

St Petersburg Full Day Van with Driver and a Guide Visa-Free
Tours & Sightseeing > Full-day Tours > All-day Tour
$429
Duration: 8 hours
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Description

Full 8 Hours touring with a late model comfortable touring van, for up to 15 passengers, with professional driver plus a fully licensed friendly tour guide. Gather your friends and explore St Petersburg and surrounding area with your own plan with the help of your guide who will act as adviser, interpreter and facilitator.

This tour is a for cruise passengers or land visitors who would like to create their own itinerary, using the assistance of a professional guide who is fully licensed to guide in all the major museums, palaces and cathedral. For less than the cost of a visa, your whole group up to 15 members can have a free-form tour or activities as you please. 

Tickets to museums are not included and a few might be hard to get by walking up due to appointment entry times are required for Catherine Palace, and Grand Palace in Peterhof. Tickets for most museums are available from the ticket booths near entrances.
The driver stays with the 15 passenger van, usually a late model Mercedes Benz so you can bring extra items that can be left in the van is not needed.

Your guide will be able to interpret so you can converse with locals, shop clerks, although a lot of local Petersburgers speak English.

We greet you at your ship or hotel  in the morning and begin your tour. The scheduled time before returning to the port is 8 hours after pickup. There are options for extending the van 4 hours into the evening perfect for dining or attending a performance. Additionally, there is an option of a second day.
The tour does not include meals, but your guide will be familiar with a wide variety of restaurants and cafes in a wide range of prices and cuisines. She will also know the best deal in shopping in general and can suggest  stops for particular items you are searching for.
This tour is best suited to people who are less interested in the museum intense conventional tours, and instead want to explore in a free form way, going where your mood and interests lead, just ask your guide. Many activities available do not require tickets, such as churches, parks, general exploration. This van option is well suited to photographers who often feel restricted during conventional tours because the pace does not allow setting up tripods or getting optimum shooting positions.  

Full 8 Hours touring with a late model comfortable touring van, for up to 15 passengers, with professional driver plus a fully licensed friendly tour guide. Gather your friends and explore St Petersburg and surrounding area with your own plan with the help of your guide who will act as adviser, interpreter and facilitator.