Three-Day St Petersburg Tour

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Three-Day St Petersburg Tour

Prices for  this tour are valid till the end of December 2017

Choose a Three-Day St Petersburg Tour if:

  • you have arrived to St Petersburg by ferry, train or plane and you have three full days in St Petersburg.
  • you would like to explore the city with an experienced English speaking guide while learning about art, history, and everyday life in St Petersburg.
  • you are interested to trying authentic Russian food at local spots and still having enough time to spend in the city on your own.
  • You want to move at your own pace spending enough time in each museum and to ask  questions and learn more about local life in St Petersburg.

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

Tour Duration: 23.5 hours

Activity level: Moderate

Three-Day St Petersburg Tour Itinerary
This itinerary will be adjusted to accomodate the days museums are closed and your arrival time to St Petersburg ( if you are ferry passengers)

Day 1
9:00 am Your tour guide will meet you in the lobby of your hotel: we will be waiting for you with a sign that has your name on it
9:00 am - 11:00 am Driving /walking city tour with a boat ride along the  rivers and canals of St Petersburg
11:00 am - 2:00 pm Guided excursion of  the Hermitage Museum
2:15 pm - 3:00 pm Lunch (optional). There will be a chance to try traditional Russian dumplings with meat (pelmeni) as an option
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Second part of the city tour with  a visit  of the Church of Our Savior on Spilt Blood with a great photo stop
5:00 pm Explore on your own with a stroll on Nevsky Prospekt or a possible tour of the Faberge Museum (after 6:00 pm), or return to your hotel
Day 2
9:00 am Meet your guide near your hotel
9:00 am - 10:30 am Travel to Peterhof, the famous "Russian Versailles", by car. Visit several Stalin Era St Petersburg Metro stations
10:30 am - 12:30 pm Tour of Fountain Park in Peterhof with a visit to the Bath Block and Upper Garden
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch (optional) with a chance traditional Russian borscht soup or beef stroganoff
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm Travel to the Tsar’s Village
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm Guided Tour of the opulent Catherine Palace with the Amber Room
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Drive back to St Petersburg with visits to a local Farmer’s Market and the somber St Petersburg Siege Memorial
Day 3
9:30 am Meet in the lobby of your hotel
10:00 am - 11:00 am Guided tour of Peter and Paul Cathedral inside Peter and Paul Fortress - burial place of Romanov dynasty, including famous Anastasia and her sisters and parents killed by the Bolsheviks
11:30 am - 1:00 pm Tour of Yusupov Palace - this is the private palatial mansion of the richest family in Russia and the assassination place of the notorious Grigori Rasputin
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm Lunch (optional) at a traditional Russian pie cafe
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm St Isaac’s Cathedral guided tour
4:00 pm Return to your hotel or possibly   climb the colonnade of St Isaac’s Cathedral

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 St Petersburg Tour
Number of people in your group 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9+
Price per person in US $ 650 475 395 360 325 300 285 Upon Request

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 tour.

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