Winter Tours

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Winter Tours

Don't let the winter weather fool you. This is one of the best times to visit St Petersburg as there are less tourists and a slew of indoor and outdoor attractions, along with many places to stop and take in a hot cup of tea or coffee to keep you warm along the way. In addition, hotel prices are less, lines at the museums are smaller, and moving around the city is easier. Here we present some special St Petersburg winter tours that can be taken on their own or added into a custom St Petersburg private tour which you can create.

St Petersburg Winter Tours are available from November to March

Two-day St Petersburg tour “Winter Fairytale”
 Choose this private tour  if: -You are planning your  trip to St Petersburg in November- March   when museums are half -empty and prices  for tourist service is not so high as in summer
Note: any changes on your behalf are welcome
Excursion Itinerary
Day 1
 10:oo am Meeting in the lobby of your hotel.
10:00am -1:00pm Driving city tour with photo stops in the most beautiful places.Visit to Peter and Paul Fortress with “Ice Fantasy” sculpture exhibition (in a special covered pavillion); optional visit to  Peter and Paul Cathedral with graves of Russian Tsars and Tsarinas.
1:00 pm -2pm Russian Cuisine Lunch in some non touristy place. Saying goodbye to our driver.
2:00 pm -4:00 pm The Hermitage orientation tour. Leaving you in the museum to keep exploring it on your own.
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm Optional evening program (either Ballet in the Mariinsky Theatre , Folk Show, Faberge Museum independent evening tour, or Dinner with Russian family in their apartment( up to 6 people).
Day 2
 10:oo am Meeting in the lobby of your hotel .
9:00 am - 10:00 am Driving to Tsar Village ( Pushkin ) city.
10:00 am - 11:30 pm Guided tour of Catherine Palace with Amber Room.
11:30 pm - 12:00 pm Coffee break in the palace cafe.
12:00 pm -12:30 pm Driving to Pavlovsk town.
12:30 pm- 1:00 pm Having a shot of nice cold Russian vodka with pickled cucumbers  while  Riding Troyka (see picture)  in Pavlovsk Park.
1:00 pm -2:30  pm Driving back to the city
2:30 pm Leaving you on the open ice  skating rink (operating till March 18,  2018) or return to your hotel.
Price Per Person Includes:
  • Guide services for 2 days
  • Driver services for two days 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
For free:
  • Invitation  letters for getting visas in Russian Embassy/ Consulate in your country
  • Special welcome gift
  • Headphones for guided tours inside the museums fоr groups of 6 or more
  • Permits for video and photos in the museums
  • Short of  vodka with Russian appetizers
Not Included:
  • The cost of lunch and coffee break;
  • The cost of optional evening program;
  • The cost of riding Troyka in Pavlovsk Park ;
  • The cost of possible visit to Peter and Paul Cathedral in the Fortress
Prices:
Winter Fairytale  in St Petersburg tour
Number of people  1  2-3  4  5  6
Price Per Person US $  245  145  120  110  95
Children under 7 y.o are uncluded for free; children of 7-18y.o and students with ISIC  get discounts
Catherine Palace by public transportation (9am - 2pm)
  • When: any day except Tuesday and the last Monday of the month when the museum is closed
  • Where: We will collect you from your hotel to start the tour
  • What is included: experienced English speaking local St Petersburg guide, admittance fee to the museum, and permission for taking photos
  • Not included: cost of public transportation (about $15 p/p, depending on the location of your hotel)
Prices
5 hours Catherine Palace tour
Number of people in your group 1 2 3 4
Price Per Person US $ 75 40 30 25
If you have more people please contact us for a quote
Three hour guided tour of the Hermitage Museum
  • Gala rooms, masterpieces of the European department (including the Impressionist collection) and much more depending on your interests
  • When: Any day except Monday (museum day off)
  • Where: We will collect you from the appointed place and time after receiving your booking request
  • What is included: experienced English speaking local St Petersburg guide, admittance fee to the museum, and permission for taking photos
Prices
3 h Tour of the Hermitage
Number of people in your group 1 2-4
Price Per Person US $ 60 35
If you have more people please contact us for a quote
St Petersburg for first time visitors - Six hour guided tour
  • Includes a three hour driving city tour with a stop at a cozy cafe for a hot cup of tea or coffee
  • Three hours in the Hermitage Museum
  • When: any day except Monday (museum day off)
  • Where: We will collect you from the appointed place and time after receiving your booking request
  • What is included: experienced English speaking local St Petersburg guide, admittance fee to the museum, and permission for taking photos
Prices
6 h guided tour ( city tour+ The Hermitage )
Number of people in your group 1 2 3 4
Price Per Person US $ 120 65 45 35

If you have more people please contact us for a quote.  To book your St Petersburg Winter Tour Contact Us