St Petersburg Private 2 Day Essential Shore Excursion

St Petersburg Private 2 Day Essential Shore Excursion
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$195
Duration: 2 days
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Description

Enjoy 2 days with your private tour guide and a professional driver at your own pace covering all the major highlights of St Petersburg! See all the main sights and museums and have enough free time for photo stops, lunch in a traditional Russian style, shopping, exploring some off beaten path etc. This tour is suitable for families with kids. No Russian Visa required for cruise ship passengers! The tour is suitable for hotel guests as well.

Your tour guide will meet you in the arrival hall of the cruise terminal, right after passport control. After comfortably seated in your private vehicle, you will start your tour. See sample itinerary below: 

Day 1 
8 a.m. - Meet your guide and driver by the ship
8:10 a.m. - Start city tour, including a photo stop by the Church of the Savior on the Spilled Blood. Guided tours of Peter and Paul Fortress (duration 30-40 min) and St. Isaac's Cathedral (duration 20-30 min).
12 p.m. -  Lunch in a local restaurant/cafe during the day (included for groups of 8+ only)
1 p.m. - Tour of the Hermitage (tour duration three hours or less, you can also make it shorter and walk around the city center instead).
5 p.m - Return to your ship

Day 2 
9 a.m. - Meet your guide and driver by the ship
9:10 a.m. - Depart to Pushkin/Tsarskoye Selo to tour Catherine Palace with the famous Amber Room and Park (actual palace tour duration one hour)
11:40 a.m. - Drive to Peterhof, the kingdom of fountains
12:40 p.m. - Explore the gardens of Peterhof. Lunch in the park cafe (included for groups of 8+ only)
3 p.m. - Hydrofoil to St. Petersburg
4 p.m. - Return back to your ship

Enjoy 2 days with your private tour guide and a professional driver at your own pace covering all the major highlights of St Petersburg! See all the main sights and museums and have enough free time for photo stops, lunch in a traditional Russian style, shopping, exploring some off beaten path etc. This tour is suitable for families with kids. No Russian Visa required for cruise ship passengers! The tour is suitable for hotel guests as well.