Highlights of Saint Petersburg | Private tour to Russia
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Highlights of Saint Petersburg

2 days1 city
Russia1 country
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Private tour to Russia

We will be happy to show you all of the must sees of St Petersburg during your short 2 day visit to this majestic city. We only plan private tours with your own guide and driver, no big buses or large groups. Everything is planned around your schedule and preferences.

2 days1 city
Russia1 country
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.

Day by day
Day-by-day program
Trip to Peterhof & Visiting the Hermitage Museum
Welcome to the legendary Venice of the North and the brilliant Northern capital of Russia - St. Petersburg! Your guide and driver meet you at the pier and transfer you to the outskirts of St. Petersburg to explore the former summer residence of Russian tsars and the gem of palace architecture - Peterhof. During the tour you visit the famous Bath Cottage and 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. The highlight of the tour is a unique hydrofoil ride over the Gulf of Finland and the Neva River back to St. Petersburg.
  • Note: The hydrofoil ride may be replaced with a transfer by car due to unsuitable weather conditions.
Upon arrival you enjoy a guided tour of the legendary Hermitage Museum to see its unique collection of world art, including the masterpieces of Leonardo da Vinci, Rembrandt, El Greco, Francisco Goya and Thomas Gainsborough. After the tour you return to your ship and have the rest of the day at leisure. No meals included.
Trip to the Catherine’s Palace & St. Petersburg Sightseeing Tour
In the morning your guide and driver pick you up on the pier and take you to Pushkin (Tsarskoye Selo) to explore the brilliant Catherine's Palace that is a striking example of baroque architecture gifted by Peter the Great to his wife Catherine I. During the tour you 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. You then return to St. Petersburg and enjoy a wonderful panoramic city tour around the most cherished city gems, including Palace Square, the Mariinsky Theater, Nevsky Prospect, the St. Isaac's Cathedral and many other popular attractions (no entrances included). After the tour you return to your ship and have the rest of the day at leisure. No meals included.
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What's included

  • Rich sightseeing tours with professional English-speaking guides;
  • All transfers according to the itinerary with a private driver;
  • Entrance fees to all museums according to the itinerary;
  • Russian port visas;
  • Support line during the trip.

Note: we include 1 vehicle for your arrival and departure transfers. If multiple vehicles are required additional transfer costs will apply.

Not included: international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, visas, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

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Tour Highlights

  • Customizable day-by-day itinerary
  • Professional local guides
  • Guided sightseeing tour of St. Petersburg
  • Day trip to Peterhof

What To Know

  • The currency used in Russia is the Russian Ruble. Although debit cards are widely accepted, it is good to have some cash on you for minor purchases.
  • Make sure to pack comfortable walking shoes as you'll spend many hours exploring major sights on foot.