St. Petersburg Private 3-Day Essential Tour

St. Petersburg Private 3-Day Essential Tour
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$250
Duration: 3 days
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Description

Enjoy this comprehensive 3-day all-highlights private tour at the easy pace! See the main highlights of the city such as Hermitage, Peterhof, Tsarskoe Selo at your own pace, with no rushing, having enough time for photo stops, walking, shopping, enjoying lunch! No Russian Visa required!

Your tour guide will meet you in the arrival hall of the cruise terminal, right after passport control. After checking in, you'll be seated in your private comfortable air-conditioned sedan or Mercedes mini-bus (depends on the size of the group). After that, your tour starts.

Day 1: 
9 a.m. — Meet your guide and driver by the ship
9:10 a.m. — City tour starts. Guided tour of Peter and Paul Fortress and Peter and Paul Cathedral (duration 20 - 30 min). Makes lots of picturesque stops for photos.
12:10 p.m. — Drive past Smolny cathedral and Alexander Nevsky monastery
1 p.m. — Guided tour of Church on the Spilled Blood. (tour duration 20-30 min)
1:40 p.m. —  Lunch in a local restaurant (included for groups of 8+ only)
3 p.m. —  Take a refreshing canal boat ride
4 p.m. —  Souvenir and gift shopping (if you wish)
5 p.m. —  Return back to the ship
 
Day 2
10 a.m. — Meet your guide and driver by the ship
10:10 a.m. —  Depart to Pushkin/Tsarskoye Selo
11 a.m. — Guided Tour of Catherine Palace with the famous Amber Room and Park. (actual palace tour duration 1 hr)
12:40 p.m. —  Depart to Peterhof Palace and Garden (Petrodvorets)
1:30 p.m. —  Explore the wonderful gardens of Peterhof. Lunch in a Peterhof park cafe (included for groups of 8+ only)
4:30 p.m. —  Hydrofoil* back to St. Petersburg
5:30 p.m. —  Return back to the ship

Day 3
10 p.m. —  Meet your guide and driver by the ship
10:10 p.m. — Depart to the Hermitage Museum
10:40 p.m. — Guided tour of Hermitage museum (main exposition and Impressionists collection, actual duration 3 hrs)
2:40 p.m. — Lunch in a local restaurant (included for groups of 8+ only)
4 p.m. — Guided tour of St. Isaac's Cathedral (duration 30 - 40 min)
5 p.m. — Return back to the ship

*Please note that in case of weather conditions not permitting the hydrofoil ride, there's no refund for unused hydrofoil trip, and you'll go on a van ride instead.

Enjoy this comprehensive 3-day all-highlights private tour at the easy pace! See the main highlights of the city such as Hermitage, Peterhof, Tsarskoe Selo at your own pace, with no rushing, having enough time for photo stops, walking, shopping, enjoying lunch! No Russian Visa required!