Intense 3-Day Private Shore Excursion - All Of St Petersburg Visa-Free - Saint Petersburg

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Duration: 3 Days
  • Departure Time :
    8:00-8:30 am. Exact starting time depends on the cruise ship docking time and will be stated on the tour ticket.
  • Departure Details :
    St Petersburg cruise port terminal
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

If you are lucky to spend whole 3 days in St Petersburg, do not miss your chance to see all it has to offer. This worry-free shore excursion is perfect for real art and history lovers, who want to get familiar with Russian culture and visit all the important sights. Apart from the standard sightseeing program of St Petersburg and Vicinity, you will visit the Faberge Museum with its unique collection of Faberge Eggs, the Yusupov Palace, famous as the site of Rasputin's Murder and the Palace of Pavlovsk, an elegant residence of the Romanov family. Every day you will discover new sights of the city to get the full understanding of its history and culture. Enjoy traditional 3-course lunches, a romantic boat ride and time for shopping as well. Do not worry about the visa, this tour is visa-free.

Know More about this tour

Meet your guide in the port terminal right after the passport control. You will be escorted to your private car or minivan, where you will take your seat and take off to explore St Petersburg in a company of a professional and friendly guide who will be happy to answer any of your questions. Here is the list of activities scheduled for you visa-free experience:
Day 1 (9 hours)

  • City Tour with photo stops
  • Tour to St Peter & Paul Fortress and Cathedral, the citadel of the city
  • Excursion to the Hermitage Museum, including the Impressionists Collection
  • 3-course lunch in a local restaurant
  • Inside visits to St Isaac's Cathedral and the Church on the Spilled Blood
  • Excursion to the Faberge Museum

Day 2 (9 hours) 

  • Transfer to Tsarskoye Selo (the city of Pushkin)
  • Tour of Catherine's Palace, including the Amber Room + walk in the Park
  • 3-course lunch, short ride to the city of Pavlovsk
  • Tour of Pavlovsk Palace + walk in the park
  • Transfer back to St Petersburg
  • Sightseeing boat trip on the rivers and canals

Day 3 (8 hours)

  • Transfer to Peterhof with a short subway ride
  • Walk in the Lower Gardens of Peterhof, the capital of fountains
  • Excursion to the Grand Palace of Peterhof, summer residence of Peter I
  • Hydrofoil ride to St Petersburg (will be substituted with a car/minivan ride in case of bad weather conditions)
  • 3-course lunch in a local restaurant
  • Tour to the Yusupov Palace, including Rasputin's exhibition
  • Time for shopping (1 hour)

The actual starting and ending time will be adjusted in accordance with the cruise ship's schedule. The order of the sightseeing may change depending on traffic and museum opening hours. Please note, at the time of booking each cruise ship passenger is required to provide his passport data in order to obtain the tour ticket, which allows entering Russia visa-free. The tour ticket (substitute for visa) will be sent to you via e-mail. 

Inclusions

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Visa-free arrangments (please, provide the passport data at booking)
  • Unlimited bottled water and juice
  • 3-course traditional Russian lunches every day
  • All admission tickets as per itinerary
  • Professional & friendly guide
  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Transport by air-conditioned car/minivan
  • Welcome gifts

Exclusions

  • Not specified

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

Please, provide the cruise ship name (1), your full name as in the passport (2), date of birth (3), country of citizenship (4) and passport number (5). The tour ticket (substitute for visa) will be sent to you via e-mail. 

Printed out tour ticket and a current valid passport is required on the day of travel

Due to the port formalities, any booking made less than 5 days before the cruise arrival will not be treated.

Children must be accompanied by an adult

You will have an audio guide in the Faberge Museum