St.Petersburg Private Shore Excursion: Visa-Free 2 Day All-Highlights Tour with Grand Palace of Peterhof

St.Petersburg Private Shore Excursion: Visa-Free 2 Day All-Highlights Tour with Grand Palace of Peterhof
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$200
Duration: 2 days
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Description

Enjoy this comprehensive 2-day All Highlights tour including the magnificent Grand Palace of Peterhof at your own pace! You'll have a special VIP early entrance to the Grand Palace to avoid any lines, and see the fountains opening ceremony after the guided tour of the Palace! Apart from Peterhof Residence, you'll also see the Hermitage Museum, Catherine's palace in Tsarskoye Selo, Church on the Spilled Blood, St.Isaac's Cathedral and Peter and Paul Fortress with Cathedral. No Russian Visa required for cruise ship passengers!
The tour is available for hotel guests in the low season (October - April)

Your tour guide will meet you in the arrival hall of the cruise terminal, right after passport control. You'll meet your private driver and start the tour. Please note the tour program will be adjusted to the days of the week.

Day 1 : 8am - 7pm
8am: Meet your guide and driver by the ship.
8:10am - 9:30am: Start City Overview Tour including some photo stops. Depart to Peterhof, the kingdom of fountains.
9:30am - 10:40am Guided tour of the Grand Palace of Peterhof with special VIP early opening (tour duration: 1 hour)
11am - 12:15pm: Tour of Peterhof Lower Gardens
12:30pm - 1pm: Depart BY HYDROFOIL back to St. Petersburg
1:30pm - 2:30pm: Lunch in a local cafe/restaurant (included for groups 8+ only)
2:45pm - 5:25pm: Tour of splendid Hermitage Museum (tour duration: 2 hours)
5:45pm - 6:30pm: Guided tour of St.Isaac`s cathedral (actual tour duration: 20-30 min)
7pm: Return back to the ship

Day 2 (9am - 5pm)
9am: Meet your guide and driver by the ship.
9:10am - 1pm Depart to Pushkin/Tsarskoye Selo to tour Catherine's palace with the famous Amber Room and Park. (actual palace tour 1 hour)
1pm - 2pm: Lunch in a local cafe/restaurant (included for groups 8+ only)
3pm - 4:40pm: Arrive back to the city and continue City Tour. Guided tours of Peter and Paul Fortress (duration: 30-40 min) and Church on the Spilled blood (duration: 20-30 min).
5pm: 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. We use our van instead.

IMPORTANT: Lunches are included only for groups of 8 participants and more at a restaurant of tour operator's choosing. All participants get identical meals (typically a salad, a soup, a main course, tea/coffee). It's a client's responsibility to inform his/her manager about any dietary restrictions (Vegetarian, Gluten-free, etc) so that a proper meal could be ordered individually.

Enjoy this comprehensive 2-day All Highlights tour including the magnificent Grand Palace of Peterhof at your own pace! You'll have a special VIP early entrance to the Grand Palace to avoid any lines, and see the fountains opening ceremony after the guided tour of the Palace! Apart from Peterhof Residence, you'll also see the Hermitage Museum, Catherine's palace in Tsarskoye Selo, Church on the Spilled Blood, St.Isaac's Cathedral and Peter and Paul Fortress with Cathedral. No Russian Visa required for cruise ship passengers!
The tour is available for hotel guests in the low season (October - April)