Two-Day All St Petersburg in 20 Hours Mini-Group Tour

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Two-Day All St Petersburg in 20 Hours Mini-Group Tour

Choose this shore excursion if:

You want to make the most of your time and money. This shore excursion includes all the main attractions in St Petersburg with just a bit less time spent at each to ensure you see the maximum amount of attractions.

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

Evening programs

 Group Size

  • Minimum: Group excursion (4 people) / Private excursion (2 people)
  • Maximum: 12 people
    We can add people to your group but the final the number is never more than 12. The group size can be larger if you decide to take a private shore excursion.

Included Attractions

Activity level: High (we do not recommend this excursion for handicapped visitors and very small children)

Excursion Duration: 20 hours

St Petersburg Shore Excursion Itinerary

Day 1
7:00 am - 8:30 am Meeting by your ship (depending on the ship arrival time) Orientation and city excursion in St Petersburg
9:30 am - 11:00 am Scenic drive to Tsar’s Village. St Petersburg Metro ride on the way there.
11:00 am - 12:30 pm Inside guided excursion of Catherine Palace featuring the Amber Room
12:45 pm - 1:30 pm Traditional Russian lunch
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm Scenic drive to Peterhof
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm Peterhof with Lower park and fountains and Upper Garden
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm Hydrofoil ride on the Neva River back to the city
4:50 pm - 5:30 pm Guided excursion of St Isaac’s Cathedral
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Return to your ship or optional evening program
Day 2
8:00 am Meeting by your ship
8:00 am - 10:00 am Visit to a local farmer’s market. Second part of the city excursion including a scenic walk along Nevsky Prospekt and souvenir shopping
10:00 am - 12:00 pm Early admission and guided excursion of the State Hermitage Museum
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm Inside guided excursion of Peter and Paul Cathedral inside Peter and Paul Fortress
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm Traditional Russian lunch (optional)
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Church of Our Savior on Spilt Blood inside guided excursion
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Inside guided excursion of Yusupov Palace
5:00 pm Return to your ship

Price Per Person Includes:

  • Visa waiver for the shore excursion
  • 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
  • Traditional Russian lunch on the first day
  • 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 lunch on day 2 (about $10-15 per person at a traditional Russian pancake or pie house)
  • Permit for taking pictures and video in Yusupov Palace   


Two-Day All St Petersburg in 20 Hours Group Shore Excursion
Number of people in your group 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Price Per Person US $280

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 $20 off the cost of the shore excursion.

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