2-day Private Tour Of St Petersburg - Imperial Palaces & Summer Estates - Saint Petersburg

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 Days
  • Departure Time :
    09:00 am, 10:00 am. The exact starting time will be confirmed by mail after the booking.
  • Departure Details :
    Please, provide the hotel name for a pick up at the time of booking.
  • Return Details :
    Hotel or other central point of your choice.

Overview

Explore the imperial palaces of St Petersburg during this intense private tour with a knowledgeable and friendly guide. On the first day, your local guide will give you a tour of the Hermitage Museum including the Winter Palace, which was an official residence of Russian Tsars. You will also see St Isaacs Cathedral and the Savior on the Spilled Blood. After a delicious 3-course lunch, you will see the summer estate of Peter the Great, magnificent Peterhof decorated with fountains and cascades. On the second day, head for the Tsars Village to explore Catherine's Palace and the Amber Room. Another imperial residence to visit is Pavlovsk Palace, an elegant summer estate of The Romanov family. Once back to the city, take a sightseeing boat ride to enjoy the views from the water.

Inclusions

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Unlimited bottled water and juice
  • 3-course traditional Russian lunches on both days
  • One-way hydroforil ride (if weather permits)
  • All admission tickets as per itinerary
  • Professional & friendly guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Welcome gifts

Exclusions

  • Not specified

Know More about this tour

Meet your private guide in the hotel lobby and take a seat in a comfortable a/c car or a minivan to explore the imperial heritage of St Petersburg in a nice company of your family, friends and a local guide. During these 2 days, you are going to see the best palaces of the Russian monarchs and other important highlights of the city.  

Day 1 (9 hours)

  • Hotel pick up
  • City Tour with picture stops. You will see the Spit of Basil's Island, St Peter & Paul Fortress, Nevsky prospect, Kazan cathedral, Zinger House and other sights.
  • Tour to the Winter Palace and the Hermitage Museum
  • Visit the Church of our Savior on the Spilled Blood
  • Visit St Isaacs Cathedral
  • 3-course lunch in a local restaurant (included)
  • Subway (metro) tour, see the stations called 'underground palaces'
  • Transfer to Peterhof, the summer residence of Peter I full of precious fountains, cascades, sculpture and pavilions. 
  • Tour of Peterhof Gardens. You will see the Grand Palace, the Grand Cascade, the Marine Canal, joke fountains and much more.
  • Hydrofoil ride back to St Petersburg (if weather permits)
  • Hotel drop off

Day 2 (9 hours)

  • Hotel pick up
  • Transfer to the city of Pavlovsk
  • Tour to Pavlovsk palace and parkthe biggest landscape park in Europe
  • Short ride to Tsarskoye selo
  • 3-course lunch in a local restaurant (included)
  • Tour to Catherines Palace and the Amber Room
  • Return to St Petersburg
  • Boat cruise along the Neva River and the canals
  • Return back to the port

The order of the sightseeing may change depending on traffic and museum opening hours. 

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability

Not wheelchair accessible

A high amount of walking is involved

Children must be accompanied by an adult

The hydrofoil ride may be canceled in case of bad weather conditions, you will return to St Petersburg by car/minivan.

The hydrofoil and the boat ride is only available from middle April to middle October.

Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.