We give 5% off the cost of this tour!
Choose our 2-Day Active St Petersburg Tour if:
— Choose our two-day active St Petersburg tour if you have arrived to St Petersburg by ferry, train or plane. You are planning to spend two full days in St Petersburg and 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 in trying traditional Russian food at local spots while and still having enough time to spend in the city on your own. You are fit and active adults wishing to see as much as possible, without spending much time at each attraction.
- 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
Tour Duration: 19 hours
Activity level: High
(we do not recommend this excursion for handicapped visitors or very small children).
Two-Day Active St Petersburg Tour Itinerary
Itinerary will be adjusted to accommodate the day the museum is closed
|8:00 am||Meet in the lobby of your hotel: we will be waiting for you with a sign that has your name on it.
City tour of St Petersburg by car with numerous stops at the most beautiful places in the city (drive along The Neva River Embankment).
|9:30 am - 11:00 am||Travel to Pushkin (25 km from St Petersburg).Visit the St Petersburg Metro and local Farmer’s Market.|
|11:00 am - 12:30 pm||Indoor tour of Catherine Palace with the Amber Room.|
|12:30 pm - 1:30 pm||Drive to Peterhof|
|1:30 pm - 2:30 pm||Traditional Russian Lunch (optional)|
|2:30 - 4:00 pm||Guided tour of the Lower park with fountains.|
|4:00 pm - 4:30 pm||By hydrofoil (a boat with underwater wings) back to the city.|
|4:50 pm - 5:30 pm||Guided tour of St Isaac’s Cathedral|
|6:00 pm||Return to your hotel or explore on your own with a stroll down Nevsky Prospekt, Faberge Museum tour (Friday is an off day), Ballet / Folk Show performance, or dinner with a Russian family in their apartment.|
|9:00 am||Meet with your tour guide in the lobby of your hotel|
|9:00 am - 10:00 am||Second part of the city tour|
|10:00 am - 10:45 am||Indoor guided tour of Peter and Paul Cathedral inside Peter and Paul Fortress - the birthplace of St Petersburg|
|11:00 am - 1:30 pm||Guided tour of the famous Hermitage Museum (no impressionists department visit).|
|2:00 pm - 3:00 pm||Quick Lunch (optional)|
|3:30 pm - 4:30 pm||Tour of the mysterious and beautiful Yusupov Palace (with Rasputin assassination exhibit)|
|5:00 pm - 5:30 pm||Guided tour of the “icon of St Petersburg” - The Church of Our Savior on Spilt Blood|
|6:00 pm||Return to your hotel or optional evening program of your choice|
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 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
- 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
- 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
|Private Two-Day Active St Petersburg Tour|
|Number of people in your group||2||3||4||5||6||7||8+|
|Price Per Person US $||500||370||315||290||265||245||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 this St Petersburg tour.