Three-Day Basic St Petersburg Tour

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Three-Day Basic St Petersburg Tour


Choose a Three-Day St Petersburg Tour if:

-You have arrived to St Petersburg by ferry, train or plane.

-You are planning to spend three relaxed days in St Petersburg and would like to see some basic attractions in St Petersburg that are  better to see with a local, experienced. English speaking guide while learning about art, history, and everyday life in St Petersburg, have enough time to spend in the city on your own( following your guide’s recommendations if  needed)

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

 Group Size

  • Minimum: 2 people
    If you are alone let us know and we can possibly join you with another small group or compose a special custom tour so you stay within budget.
  • Maximum: You determine the size of the group

 Included Attractions

  • State Hermitage Museum
  • Church of our Savior on Spilt Blood
  • Catherine Palace with the Amber Room
  • Peterhof Lower Park with visit to the Bath Block and Upper Park
  • St Petersburg Metro ride
  • St Isaac’s Cathedral
  • Peter and Paul Cathedral & Peter and Paul Fortress

Tour Duration: 10.5 hours

Activity level: Light

Three-Day Basic St Petersburg Tour Itinerary
This itinerary will be adjusted to accomodatethe days  museums are closed

Day 1
9:00 am Meet in the lobby of your hotel: we will be waiting for you with a sign that has your name on it.
9:00 am - 12:00 pm Driving /walking city tour with visit of Peter and Paul cathedral in the Fortress.
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm Guided tour of the Hermitage Museum .We will leave you in the museum to keep exploring it on your own.
After 7:00 pm Optional: Ballet/Folk Show/ lunch with Russian family in their apartment, Faberge Museum.
Day 2
9:00 am Meeting near your hotel.
9:00 am - 10:00 am Travel to Peterhof, Russian Versailles, by car.
10:30 am  - 1:00 pm Tour of Fountain Park in Peterhof with a visit to the Bath Block (or Catherine Block or Mon Plaisir ).  
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Drive back to St Petersburg with visit of Metro (subway) Stations
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Visit of St Isaac's Cathedral. Drop you off  near Cathedral.
After 7:00 pm Optional: Ballet/Folk Show/lunch with a Russian family in their apartment.
Day 3
10 am Meet in the lobby of your hotel.
10:00 am - 11:00 am Travel to Tsar Village.
11:00 am - 12:30 pm Guided tour of Catherine palace with Amber Room.
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm Driving back to the City.
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm The Church of Our Savior on The Spilt Blood  guided tour leaving you near the Church (not far from Nevsky Prospect).  
After 7:00 pm Optional: Ballet/Folk Show/lunch with Russian family in their apartment.

Price Per Person Includes:

  • Visa invitation letter for receiving a VISA at the Russian Embassy (Consulate) in your country - if you need it
  • Guide services for 3 days
  • Driver services for 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
  • Permits for video and photos in the museums
  • Bottled water (one bottle per person per day)
  • Rain ponchos in case of inclement weather while visiting Peterhof Lower park
  • all local taxes
  • Headphones for guided tours inside the museums fоr groups of 8 or more
  • Special welcome gift

Not Included:

  • The cost of lunches (about $10-15 per person at a traditional Russian pancake or pie house)
  • The cost of permit for taking pictures in Yusupov Palace - $5 per person


Three-Day Basic St Petersburg Tour
Number of people in your group 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9+
Price Per Person US $ 440 335 280 255 235 215 210 upon request 

Note: Children under 7 are travelling for free; children from 7 to 18 years and students from 18 to 24 (upon showing their ISIC student card only) receive a discount of $15 off the cost of the tour.

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