St. Petersburg Shore Excursion: Visa-Free 2 Day Essential Tour In Small Group With Faberge Museum - Saint Petersburg

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Enjoy this comprehensive 2-day shared-group tour covering all the major highlights of St. Petersburg including the Faberge Museum. Russian Visa is not required on this visa-free shore excursion. Tour includes driver and guide, entrance fees and lunch on day 1 and numbers are limited to ensure the best experience.


  • All-inclusive tour
  • All entrance fees included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Small-group tour by minibus
  • All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included

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This 2-day tour of St. Petersburg begins when you meet your guide in the arrival hall of the cruise terminal just past passport control. After checking in, sit comfortable in an air-conditioned Mercedes mini-bus during the drive to the Russian metropolis. 

Day 1:
Meet your guide in the morning at the cruise ship and stop along the way  at the Church on the Spilled Blood. Afterwards, depart for Pushkin/Tsarskoye Selo to enjoy a tour of Catherine's Palace with its famous Amber Room and Park. In the latter part of the morning, drive to Peterhof also known as The Kingdom of Fountains. Explore the wonderful gardens and enjoy lunch (included) in the park's cafe. After lunch, return to St. Petersburg by the comfortable min-van. Attend the Faberge Museum where you will see highlights of more than 4,000 works including the famous Imperial Easter eggs. At around 6 pm, return to the ship.

Day 2:
Meet your guide and driver at 9 am outside your ship. Take a short drive to the Hermitage Museum. Upon arrival, enjoy a tour of the museum complexes including the Winter Palace. In the early afternoon, take an hour of free time for shopping or lunch in a local restaurant/cafe (meal at own expense). After, continue the overview of St. Petersburg with several photo stops, pay a visit of St. Isaac's cathedral. in the late afternoon, return to the ship.
4pm Return to the ship

Please note: itinerary may be adjusted according to the days of the week and cruise ship's arrival/departure time. Tour order might vary, but inclusions will remain the same. Tour departure time may be adjusted depending on ships actual docking time.

Inclusions for St. Petersburg Shore Excursion: Visa-Free 2 Day Essential Tour In Small Group With Faberge Museum

  • Professional guide
  • Admissions to all museums as per itinerary
  • Photo permits where allowed to take photos
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly (if the group is over 6 people)
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Lunch on day 1 (the days might be switched over depending on museum schedule on specific tour dates)
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan (almost all vehicles are equipped with wifi)
  • Welcome gift
  • A bottle of water daily
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges, local taxes

Exclusions for St. Petersburg Shore Excursion: Visa-Free 2 Day Essential Tour In Small Group With Faberge Museum

  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Lunch on day 2

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Not recommended for child aged 5 and under.

Children 4 - 6 y.o. go at special child price, because they occupy a seat on the bus and admission to Catherine's palace is mandatory for all clients above 2 y.o.

Please note that NO CHILD MEAL for children 4 - 6 y.o. is provided. If your child needs a separate meal, please contact your tour operator to arrange for one. Average cost for child meal is 10 USD.

At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information : ship name, docking time, passport details

Passport name, number, date of birth and citizenship is required at time of booking for all participants

Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking (vegetarian/gluten-free etc), otherwise you will be served the same meal as the rest of the group

Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required

Not wheelchair accessible

A current valid passport is required on the day of travel

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

Cancellation Policy
All sales related to this product are final and non-refundable. In case you wish to cancel the reservation you will be charged 100% cancellation fees.

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2 reviews by the users

  • Tour was informative, and jam packed. Sites visited were very large sites and required a lot of time to fully enjoy and take in. The schedule was so accelerated that many areas were skimmed over without an opportunity to fully enjoy. Tour guide was courteous and knowledgeable and very nationalistic which I probably should have expected. But overall we did get to see a little bit of everything. The owner of the tour company was very helpful prior to my trip by helping me to correct several errors that i made on my tour ticket application, which could have prevented my participation in the tour had she not become involved. My thanks to her!

  • This was a great tour, made wonderful nearly 100 by the tour guide herself. I'd say outside of the guide, the tour would have been average. But with the particular guide we had, the tour was truly exceptional and will be a memory for life.

    In my opinion, skip the Faberge Museum and buy the cheaper tour. The museum had only perhaps a dozen eggs, and a few rooms of other things, not entirely interesting. The non-Faberge parts of the tour were fabulous. The Heritage Museum is overcrowded, but any tour you schedule will hit that problem.

USD 248.92