Our 5-star private tour to St. Petersburg is a dream come true: the best accommodation at centrally located landmark hotels, private drivers, and tours around the main highlights with hand-picked professional local guides.
City:
Saint Petersburg
Duration:
7 days
Type:
Private tour
From:
$2,298
Next date:
Flexible

Overview

Day 1
Arrival in Saint Petersburg

Welcome to the legendary Venice of the North and the brilliant Northern capital of Russia - St. Petersburg! Your driver meets you at the airport and transfers you to your centrally located hotel for check-in.

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Day 2
Tour of the Hermitage Museum & the Savior on Spilled Blood

Following breakfast, you meet your guide at the hotel lobby and walk to the legendary Hermitage Museum along the Nevsky Prospect and admire the Kazan Cathedral and the Admiralty building along the way.

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Day 3
St. Petersburg City Tour

After breakfast, you meet your guide at the hotel lobby and go on an amazing panoramic city tour around the most cherished gems of St. Petersburg with your private driver.

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Day 4
Free Day
Today is reserved for you to explore the magnificent Venice of the North on your own. Alternatively, we suggest you take one of our carefully planned optional tours. Read more
Day 5
Trip to Peterhof

It is impossible to imagine a trip to St. Petersburg without a visit to the famous Russian Versailles - the glorious Peterhof! And today you travel with your private guide and driver to the outskirts of St. Petersburg to explore the former summer residence of Russian Tsars.

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Day 6
Trip to Pushkin

After breakfast, you meet your guide at the hotel lobby and head with your private driver to one of the gems of Russian palatial architecture - the brilliant Catherine's Palace.

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Day 7
Departure from St. Petersburg

This is the final day of your amazing St. Petersburg tour! After breakfast, you check out from your hotel and meet your private driver who takes you to the airport for your flight back home.

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Price

$2,498
Deposit $500
Friends trip: 4+ travelers: High Season (May - September)
$2,098
Deposit $500
Friends trip: 4+ travelers: Midseason (October - April)
$2,698
Deposit $540
Two travelers: double occupancy: High Season (May - September)
$2,298
Deposit $500
Two travelers: double occupancy: Midseason (October - April)

*Please note: the Midseason prices do not apply for Christmas and New Year holidays and are eligible for tours booked after September 14, 2018.

What's included

  • Accommodation at a remarkable 5-star hotel in St. Petersburg;
  • Breakfasts at the hotel;
  • Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Rich sightseeing tours with professional English-speaking guides;
  • Private Rivers & Canals Boat Ride;
  • Full Russian visa processing service for US, Canadian, Australian and New Zealand citizens and visa support service (invitation) for customers from all other countries;
  • Emergency line support during the trip.

 

Not included: international flights, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses and gratuities.

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Saint Petersburg

Welcome to the legendary Venice of the North and the brilliant Northern capital of Russia - St. Petersburg! Your driver meets you at the airport and transfers you to your centrally located hotel for check-in. 

The rest of the day is free to relax in your cozy room, dine in one of the nearby restaurants or start exploring the amazing city center on your own.

No meals included.

Day 2: Tour of the Hermitage Museum & the Savior on Spilled Blood

Following breakfast, you meet your guide at the hotel lobby and walk to the legendary Hermitage Museum along the Nevsky Prospect and admire the Kazan Cathedral and the Admiralty building along the way.

The Hermitage Museum houses its unique collection of world art, including the masterpieces of Leonardo da Vinci, Rembrandt, El Greco, Francisco Goya and Thomas Gainsborough in the halls of the Winter Palace.

You then cross the Palace square to enter the General Staff Building which houses Hermitage's superb collection of Modern European Art, primarily consisting of the world-famous French impressionist and post-impressionist paintings.

After a short break for coffee, you explore the Palace Square, have a tour of the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, which stands where Russia's great emperor Alexander II was mortally wounded. You then walk to the Arts Square and explore its beautiful ensemble including the Mikhailovsky Palace and the Mikhailovsky Theater.

After the tour, you walk to your hotel and have the rest of the day free.

  • Optional tour: Feel Yourself Russian Folk Show, Nikolaevsky Palace
    Enchanting festival of Russian spirit "Feel yourself Russian" is performed by a professional folk ensemble at the Nikolaevsky Palace.

Breakfast is included.

Day 3: St. Petersburg City Tour

After breakfast, you meet your guide at the hotel lobby and go on an amazing panoramic city tour around the most cherished gems of St. Petersburg with your private driver.

You start the day with a drive along the Summer Garden, and after crossing the Neva River you have a chance to see the legendary Cruiser Aurora. Afterward, you visit the Peter and Paul Fortress - a burial place of almost all the Russian emperors and empresses from Peter the Great to Nicholas II and his family.

After a scenic drive along the University Embankment, you have a chance to see the Bronze Horseman, an equestrian statue of Peter the Great.

A highlight of the day is a guided tour of the magnificent St. Isaac's Cathedral, which is known to be the second tallest Orthodox church in the world.

Before returning to your hotel you see some other major sights as the Mariinsky Theater, St. Nicholas Naval Cathedral and the Alexandrinsky Theatre.

Breakfast is included.

Day 4: Free Day

Today is reserved for you to explore the magnificent Venice of the North on your own. Alternatively, we suggest you take one of our carefully planned optional tours.

  • Optional tour: Guided Tour of the Faberge Museum, St. Petersburg
    Your private guide takes you to one of the most beautiful palaces in St. Petersburg - the Shuvalov Palace located on the Fontanka River to show you the world’s largest collection of works by Carl Fabergé, including nine of the famous Imperial Easter Eggs.
  • Optional tour: Matryoshka Painting Master Class, St. Petersburg

Breakfast is included.

Day 5: Trip to Peterhof

It is impossible to imagine a trip to St. Petersburg without a visit to the famous Russian Versailles - the glorious Peterhof! And today you travel with your private guide and driver to the outskirts of St. Petersburg to explore the former summer residence of Russian Tsars.

During the tour you visit the famous Bath Cottage, which offers a fascinating insight into everyday life of Russian court, take a walk in the beautiful Lower Park, lavishly adorned with 176 fountains of various forms and styles and numerous gilded statues of ancient gods and heroes, and explore the Grand Palace (from the outside).

After the tour, you return to your hotel and have the rest of the day free.

  • Optional tour: Guided Tour of the Faberge Museum, St. Petersburg

Note: If you're traveling during Midseason we suggest replacing the tour to Peterhof with a tour to Yusupov Palace, as the fountains in Peterhof are shut down during midseason.

Breakfast is included.

Day 6: Trip to Pushkin

After breakfast, you meet your guide at the hotel lobby and head with your private driver to one of the gems of Russian palatial architecture - the brilliant Catherine's Palace which is located in Pushkin (Tsarskoye Selo) about an hour south from the center of St. Petersburg. This striking example of baroque architecture was once gifted by Peter the Great to his wife Catherine I. Later on it serviсed as summer residences to many Russian Emperors and empresses who contributed a lot into its development and further beautification.

During the tour, we walk through the lavish parks and gardens of this outstanding palace and enjoy its gorgeous interiors, including the replica of the world-renowned Amber Room.

After the tour, you return to your hotel in St. Petersburg and have the rest of the day free.

Breakfast is included.

Day 7: Departure from St. Petersburg

This is the final day of your amazing St. Petersburg tour. After breakfast, you check out from your hotel and your private driver takes you to the airport for your flight back home.

We hope you've enjoyed both magnificent Russian capitals and return home with lifelong memories and unforgettable impressions. We wish you a safe flight and hope to work on your future trips!

Breakfast is included.

  • Accommodation at a remarkable 5-star hotel in St. Petersburg;
  • Breakfasts at the hotel;
  • Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Rich sightseeing tours with professional English-speaking guides;
  • Private Rivers & Canals Boat Ride;
  • Full Russian visa processing service for US, Canadian, Australian and New Zealand citizens and visa support service (invitation) for customers from all other countries;
  • Emergency line support during the trip.

 

Not included: international flights, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses and gratuities.

Room at the Grand Hotel Europe
Belmond Grand Hotel EuropeBelmond bar
Grand Hotel Europe, Saint Petersburg
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The Nevsky Prospekt is home to some of the most beautiful sites in the world. The Kazan Cathedral, the elegant Stroganov Palace, dozens of 18th-century churches with varying degrees of extravagance - and the unsurpassed hotel wonder, the five-star Grand Hotel Europe.
Saint Petersburg, Russia

Saint Petersburg, Russia

Often called "The Venice of the North", St. Petersburg is the crown jewel of world capitals and a city of canals and palaces.

Peter and Paul Fortress, Saint Petersburg

Peter and Paul Fortress, Saint Petersburg, Russia

The Peter and Paul Fortress and its bell-tower symbolize the might and power of Russia.

St. Isaac's Cathedral, St. Petersburg

St. Isaac's Cathedral, St. Petersburg, Russia

The most iconic golden dome of Russia and a landmark of over 150 years of St. Petersburg history.

Savior on Spilled Blood, St. Petersburg

Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, St. Petersburg, Russia

The Savior on Spilled Blood stands out in the St. Petersburg skyline with its 5 unique colorful onion-domes.

Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg

The Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia

The world-famous Hermitage Museum is the home to the largest collection of paintings in the world.

Catherine's Palace (Tsarskoye Selo), Saint Petersburg

Catherine's Palace (Tsarskoye Selo), Saint Petersburg, Russia

Catherine's Palace aka Tsarskoye Selo is the luxury summer residence of tsars built by Catherine I. 

Peterhof, St. Petersburg, Russia

Peterhof, St. Petersburg, Russia

Often called "the Russian Versailles", Peterhof Palace and park complex is a luxurious beauty of Imperial Russia.

Yusupov Palace, St. Petersburg, Russia Gallery

Yusupov Palace, St. Petersburg, Russia

The mysterious and stunning Yusupov Palace stands on River Moyka's bank in the heart of St. Petersburg.

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The whole experience was nothing short of amazing

Just wanted to take a quick moment to thank you for putting together such an amazing trip! The tour guides ...

An exceptional holiday!

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Package type Price
Friends trip: 4+ travelers: High Season (May - September)
$2,498
Deposit $500
Friends trip: 4+ travelers: Midseason (October - April)
$2,098
Deposit $500
Two travelers: double occupancy: High Season (May - September)
$2,698
Deposit $540
Two travelers: double occupancy: Midseason (October - April)
$2,298
Deposit $500