Three-Day St Petersburg Shore Excursion

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Three-Day St Petersburg Shore Excursion

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

Choose this private shore excursion if:
-Choose our private three-day St Petersburg shore excursion if you would like an excursion with just  your family/friends; we add other visitors to your group (so the price decreases ) ONLY with your permission.

-You want to make the most of your time and money. This shore excursion includes the main attractions in St Petersburg with enough time spent at each.

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

Evening programs

 Group Size

  • Minimum: 2 people
  • Maximum: You determine the size of the group (though we do not recommend  arranging  groups of more than 12 people).

 Included Attractions

Activity level: Moderate

Excursion Duration: 25 hours

Three-Day St Petersburg Shore Excursion Itinerary

Itinerary will be adjusted to accomodate the museum day off

Day 1
9:00 am Meet near your ship
9:00 am - 11:00 am Driving / walking excursion of St Petersburg
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Boat ride: bridges and canals of the “Venice of The North”
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm Guided excursion of the Church of Our Savior (Resurrection Cathedral)
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm Lunch (optional)
2:30 pm - 5:00 pm Guided excursion of the State Hermitage Museum
5:30 pm - 6:00 pm Return to your ship or optional evening program
Day 2
9:00 am Meet near your ship.
9:00 am - 10:00 am Travel to Pushkin. Visit the farmer’s market (upon request).
10:15 am - 10:45 am St Petersburg Siege Memorial guided excursion.
11:30 am - 1:00 pm Guided excursion of the Golden Suite of rooms in Catherine Palace (including the Amber Room).
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Scenic drive to Peterhof including Lower Park with Fountains and Upper Garden.
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Lunch (optional, but highly recommended for the group of 8+).
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Walking excursion of Peterhof including the Upper Garden and Lower Park with fountains, and the famous trick fountains
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm Return to the city by car with visit to several St Petersburg Metro stations.
6:00 pm Return to the ship or optional evening program.
Day 3
9:00 am Meet at your ship.
10:00 am - 11:00 am Guided excursion of St Peter and Paul Cathedral in Peter and Paul Fortress (the burial place of the Romanovs’). Interesting Russian history discussion.
11:30 am - 1:00 pm Yusupov Palace mansion tour including exclusive tour of the room where Rasputin was assassinated.
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm Lunch.
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Guided excursion of St Isaac’s Cathedral (with an option  of  climbing  the colonnade - 262 steps - it is the 4th tallest cupola construction in the world).
4:00 pm Return to your ship.

Price Per Person Includes:

  • Visa waiver for the shore excursion
  • Guide services for 3 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  
  • Permits for video and photos in the museums( besides Yusupov Palace)
  • Bottled water (one bottle per person per day)
  • Rain ponchos in case of inclement weather while visiting Peterhof Lower park
  • All port fees and 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)
  • Permit for taking pictures and video in Yusupov palace  -$5 per camera  


Three-Day St Petersburg Shore Excursion
Number of people in your group 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11-12
Price Per Person US $ 725 520 430 380 340 315 295 280 275 260

 Note: Children under 7 are included  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 $20 off the cost of the shore excursion.

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