Book the tour till the end of May and get a 5% discount!
9.00 – 10.00am – Our guide meets you by the ship.
City tour of St. Petersburg. Within the City Tour you will drive along the most popular sights of our beautiful city such as Point of the Basil Island, Palace Square with famous Winter Palace, Academy of Fine Arts, St. Isaac’s Square, Bronze Horseman, Naval (St. Nicolas) Cathedral. At the most beautiful places that are suitable to your route the guide will supply you with more information and will offer you to make a stop for taking photos.
10.00 – 10.45am – Going to Peterghof by car (by hydrofoil – extra charge 15$ per person).
10.45am – 12.10pm – A tour of Upper Gardens and Lower Fountain Park of Peterhof. Peterhof, called the seaside paradise, the capital of fountains, an entertainment previously unknown in Russia, was opened to the public on August 15, 1723 by Peter the Great himself. This imperial residence on the shore of the Gulf of Finland became a triumphal memorial symbolizing Russia’s access to the Baltic Sea. In the park you will see Grand Fountain Cascade, Marine Canal, 4 smaller cascades, many statues and a lot of other beautiful things.
12.30 – 1.30pm – A Tour of Tsarina and Olga’s Pavilions in Peterhof.
1.30 – 2.15pm – Lunch (optional). The cost of food and drinks is not included into the tour price.
2.15 – 3.15pm – It will take you about 1 hour to get back to the city as Peterhof is about 30km from the city.
3.15 – 4.00pm – On the way back you will get acquainted with some special features that belong only to our wonderful city, such as famous St. Petersburg courtyards-wells, a famous Eliseev shop with its illumination and a variety of food it offers. Also, you will drive along Nevskiy Prospekt – the main street of our city.
4.00 – 5.30pm – Yusupov Palace inside tour. Yusupov Palace is a building in St. Petersburg with a 250-year architectural biography. It is a luxurious, gorgeous mansion where passed the lives of five generations of an ancient aristocratic family of Yusupov. By the Queen of England this Palace was included into the list of the best European Mansions. Within this tour you will see Grand Halls and the place where famous Rasputin was killed by Felix Yusupov (this option is possible only with a private guide).
6.00pm – You are back at your ship.
09.00am – Our guide meets you by the ship. Visits of the farmers’ market, one or two of our metro stations.
10.30am – 2.00pm – Inside tour of the State Hermitage Museum. The State Hermitage is the largest museum of Russia. Our idea is to show you the departments that are not easy to get into – Gold or Diamond Room and the collection of impressionists that is exhibited in a separate building.
2.00 –2.45pm – Lunch (optional). The cost of food and drinks is not included into the tour price.
3.00 – 4.00pm – Tour Along Rivers and Canals of Saint-Petersburg. Boat trips on the city’s rivers and canals have lately gained a great popularity. The navigation season in St. Petersburg lasts from April to October. The covered cabins of boats allow having trips in any weather. This is a 1-hour tour by boat. It is a very nice opportunity to take excellent photos from the water.
4.15 – 5.30pm – Inside Tour of Faberge Museum with audio guides. If you would like to have a private tour for your party only, please, ask us for the price. The biggest collection of Faberge works in the world is located in Shuvalov Palace in Saint-Petersburg. The collection includes nine Imperial Easter eggs as well as other masterpieces made by Carl Faberge workshop for the members of Romanov Tsar Family and members of nobility.
6.00pm – You are back at your ship.
10.00am – Our guide meets you by the ship.
10.00 – 11.00pm – Driving to Pavlovsk.
11.00am – 1.00pm – Inside tour of Pavlovsk Palace and Park – Imperial summer residence that was a present from Catherine the Great to her son Paul. In 1776 he married a 17-year-old Sophie Dorothea Augusta von Wurttemberg, converted to Russian Orthodoxy with the name of Maria Foedorovna. Up to the end of Maria’s life Pavlovsk remained under her tender and loving care. This residence became the child of this clever, talented and energetic Empress. It was the greatest creation of this remarkable woman. Pavlovsk is full of charm and taste, nature and art are combined here in a graceful harmony.
1.00– 2.00pm – Driving back to the city.
2.00 – 3.00pm – Lunch (optional). The cost of food and drinks is not included into the tour price.
3.00 – 4.00 – Inside tour of Russian Vodka Museum + Vodka Tasting. The museum is located in the center of the city not far from St Isaac’s square. It is the first in Russia, and even in the world, museum that tells its visitors about the drink that has become the integral part of our life and holidays. Within this tour you will know the history of vodka and Russian drinking traditions. You will participate in the ceremony of drinking vodka and will be taught how to drink it correctly and what to eat with it.
4.30pm – You are back at your ship.
The price per each person is calculated according to the quantity of people in the group.
Group size (number of people). Price per person.
NB Children from the age of seven as well as students get 30USD discount for the tour. Students must have an ISIC card.
The price includes:
• a professional English-speaking guide for 3 days,
• a professional driver with a comfortable air-conditioned car or mini-bus for 3 days,
• tickets to all museums and parks for all people in the party,
• photo passes for all museums,
• blanket visas for all people in the party,
• 1 bottle of water per person per day,
• all local taxes,
• all port fees,
• umbrellas if needed,
• raincoats if needed,
• radio equipment for parties from 6 people and more,
• traditional Russian snacks.
The price does not include:
• The cost of lunches or dinners in restaurants.