One-Day St Petersburg Shore Excursion

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One-Day St Petersburg Shore Excursion

We give 5% off the cost of this tour when booked before February 1st, 2018

Choose this shore excursion if:

- your ship stays for just one day in St Petersburg and you wish to see the main attractions of the city
-if your ship departs from the city later than 7:30 pm or at 6:00pm let us know and we will change the itinerary and the price per person for you.

Note: You can change this tour in any way you wish picking up ideas here

Evening programs

 Group Size

  • Minimum: 2 people
    If you are traveling alone let us know and we can try to pair up  you with another small party or create  a special custom tour so you will stay within the limits of your budget.

 Included Attractions

 Activity level: Moderate

Excursion Duration: 10.5 hours

One-Day St Petersburg Shore Excursion Itinerary

This itinerary will be adjusted to accomodate the days museums are closed

Day 1
7:30 am Meet by the ship.
7:30 am - 9:00 pm Orientation City tour: drive along the embankments of the Neva River with stops near Egyptian Sphinxes and on the Spit of Vasilyevsky Island;3 main squares - Art Square, Palace Square and St Isaac’s Square. Tour of Nevsky Prospekt.
9:00 pm - 10:00 pm Drive to Pushkin City along Moskovsky Prospekt with Stalin era Buildings.
10:30 pm - 11:30 pm Indoor  guided tour of Catherine Palace with the Amber Room ( will be replaced by Pavlovsk Palace on Tuesdays).
11:30 pm - 12:30 pm Drive to Peterhof , Russian Versailles.
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Tour of Peterhof Lower Park with Fountains.
1:45 pm - 2:30 pm Back to St Petersburg by hydrofoil.
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm Guided tour of the Hermitage Museum: Gala Rooms and masterpieces of the Europe Department.
5:00 pm - 5:30 pm Indoor  guided excursion of the magnificent Church of Our Saviour on Spilt Blood ( will be replaced with a visit to Peter and Paul Cathedral in the Fortress on Wednesday’s).
6:00 pm Return to the ship.

Price Per Person Includes:

  • Visa waiver for the shore excursion
  • Guide services for 1 day
  • Driver services for one day featuring a Mercedes Viano / Sprinter with A/C. Vehicle type depends on the number of people in your group
  • Admittance fees to the museums listed in the program
  • The cost of hydrofoil ride
  • Permits for video and photos in the museums
  • Bottled water (one bottle per person per day)
  • All port fees and all local taxes
  • Headphones for guided tours inside the museums fоr groups of 6 or more
  • Special welcome gift

Not Included:

  • The cost of lunch boxes (about $10 per person)


Private Shore Excursion
Number of people in your group 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Price Per Person US $-private tour 325 245 205 190 175 165 160 150 145 145 140
Group tour   Group tour 4-12 people-$140p/p

Group tour 4-8 people -$160p/p









Note:Children under 7 are included for free, children from 7 to 18 years and students of from 18 to 24 (upon showing their ISIC student card) receive a discount of $10 off the cost of the shore excursion.

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