Two-Day Standard St Petersburg Tour

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Two-Day Standard St Petersburg Tour

We give 5% off the cost of this tour!

Choose this 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 to try authentic Russian food in non tourist places while still having enough time to spend in the city on your own.

-​Move at your own pace to make sure you spend 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 traveling alone let us know and we can try to pair you up with another small party, or create a special custom tour so you will stay within the limits of your budget.
  • Maximum: You determine the size of the group

Included Attractions

Activity level: Moderate

Tour Duration: 16.5 hours

Two-Day Standard St Petersburg Tour Itinerary
Ltinerary will be adjusted to accommodate the day the museum is 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 - 10:30 am First part of the city tour: drive along the embankments of the Neva River with stops near Egyptian Sphixes and on the Spit of Vasilyevsky Island, 3 main squares - Art Square, Palace Square and St Isaac’s Square. Tour of Nevsky Prospekt.
10:30 am - 11:00 am Indoor tour of the Church of our Saviour on the Spilt Blood.
11:30 am - 1:30 pm Guided tour of the Hermitage Museum: Gala Rooms and masterpieces of the European Department.
1:45 pm - 2:45 pm Lunch (optional) or skip lunch to spend more time in the Hermitage Museum.
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Public boat ride along the rivers and canals of St Petersburg or a private boat ride (for groups of 6 or more).
4:30 pm - 5:00 pm Stroll on Nevsky Prospekt (on your own) or Faberge Museum tour (also on your own) or return to your hotel.
Day 2
9:00 am Meet in the lobby of your hotel.
9:00 am - 11:00 am Travel to the Tsar’s Village (25 km from the center of St Petersburg) with a visit to the Farmer’s  Market, a stop near Chesme Church and guided tour of the St Petersburg Siege Memorial (closed on Wednesday).
11:00 am - 12:30 pm Indoor guided tour of Catherine Palace with the Amber Room and a leisurely stroll in the Royal Park.
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Drive to Peterhof, Russian Versailles.
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm Lunch (optional).
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm Walking tour of the Upper Gardens and Lower Park with fountains; optional: visit to the famous Bath Block.
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm Drive back to St Petersburg with a visit inside the most beautiful St Petersburg Metro stations.
7:00 pm Optional evening program (Theatre, Folk Show, dinner in a restaurant, dinner with a Russian family in their apartment, evening walking tour, etc.).

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

Not Included:

  • The cost of lunches (about $10-15 per person at a traditional Russian pancake or pie house) 



Private Two-Day Standard St Petersburg Tour
Number of people in your group 2 3 4 5 6 7 8+
Price Per Person US $ 460 340 280 250 225 210 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 $15 off the cost of this St Petersburg tour.

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