Intensive 2-Day Tour With Faberge Museum & Yusupov Palace - Saint Petersburg

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 2 Days
  • Departure Time :
    9:00 - 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 :
    Drop off at the hotel or other central point of your choice.
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable

Overview

Chose this activeprivate tourwith a professional local guide to stroll the most exciting tourist attractions and museums in 2 days. Apart from the classic sightseeing program, you will also visit the Faberge Museum to see the biggest collection of the Faberge Eggs in the worldand other authentic pieces of jewelry art. Another fabulous and extremely interesting museum to visit is the Yusupov Palace, famous for being the site of Rasputin's assassination. You will seean exposition dedicated to this mysterious historical event.

Know More about this tour

Your private guide will meet for you at the hotel lobby and show you to a private a/c vehicle depending on your party size. Get your cameras ready and start exploring St Petersburg and its vicinity. 
What you will do and see:
Day 1 (9 h):

  • City tour of St Petersburg with multiple photo stops - see the University Embankment, the Spit of the Basil's Island, St Peter & Paul Fortress, the Palace Square, Nevsky Prospect, the Zinger House, Kazan cathedral and other sights. 
  • Inside visit to the Church of Our Savior on the Spilled Blood, a marvelous church in Russian Style, decorated with mosaics
  • Guided excursion to the Hermitage Museum with the Winter Palace, the biggest museum in Russian possessing over 3 million objects
  • Time for lunch (own expense) 
  • Tour of the Faberge Museum (with audio guide), see the biggest in the world collection of Faberge Eggs and unique jewelry works
  • Excursion to the Yusupov Palace, see the luxurious interiors that rival the royal ones and learn the dark history of Rasputin's death, a man known as a dark magician who had a great influence on the family of Nicolas II.

Day 2 (9 h):

  • Short hydrofoil ride to Peterhof (30 min)
  • Guided visit to the Lower Park of Peterhof, walk in the park and see the Grand Palace, the Grand Cascade and the joke fountains
  • Transfer to Tsarskoye Selo (the Tsars's Village)
  • Time for lunch (own expense)
  • Tour of Catherines Palace, see the luxurious interiors in baroque style and the famous Amber Room
  • Return back to St Petersburg
  • Tour of St Isaacs Cathedral, the biggest Orthodox cathedral in Russia with a capacity of 14 000 people and the biggest gilded dome in the world
The order of the sightseeing may change depending on days of the week, museum opening hours, and traffic.

Inclusions

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Unlimited bottled water and juice
  • 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

  • Meals

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 5 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability

A hight amount of walking is involved

Not wheelchair accessible

The boat tour is available from mid April to mid October

Hydrofoil ride may be canceled in case of unfavorable weather conditions. You will get to Peterhof by car/minivan.

Children must be accompanied by an adult

You will have an audio guide in the Faberge Museum

Children must be accompanied by an adult