Private 1-Day Trip to St Petersburg with Hermitage & Peterhof

Private & Custom Tours in Russia
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Tour description

This carefully planned private trip allows discovering the most remarkable attractions of St Petersburg just in a day. You will be picked up from your hotel in Moscow to catch a fast 3,5-hour train to the Northern Capital. Your guide will meet you at the train station and you will head out to discover the landmarks of the city. Visit the world-famous Hermitage Museum and the Lower Park of Peterhof, where you will see the unique fountain complex. At the end of the day, you will be taken back to the train station and in Moscow, to your hotel.

The program of the tour includes round-trip transfer from your Moscow hotel to the train station in the morning and return back to the hotel in the evening. Here is an approximate itinerary of your one-day trip to St Petersburg: 5:30 am - Pickup from the hotel, transfer to the train station 6:50-11:00 pm - High-speed train 'Sapsan' to St Petersburg 11:00-12:00 pm - Panoramic  City Tour with picture stops 12:00-1:00 pm - Time for lunch (own expense) 1:00-3:00 pm - Tour to the Hermitage Museum and the Winter Palace. You will see the interiors of the reception halls of the former Imperial residence and discover the vast collections of European art.3:15-3:45 pm - Trip to Peterhof by hydrofoil along the Neva River and the Gulf of Finland4:00-5:30 pm - Excursion to the Lower Park of Peterhof. You will enjoy the breathtaking views of the Grand Palace and the Grand Cascade with hundreds of water jets and gilded statues.5:30-6:30 pm - Return back to the city6:30-7:00 pm - Transfer to the train station 7:15-11:15 pm - High-speed train to Moscow  11:15-12:00 am - Transfer from the train station to the Moscow hotel The order of the sightseeing may change depending on traffic and museum opening hours. In winter season (from November to middle April) the hydrofoil boat ride will be substituted with a car/minivan ride.

What's included

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Bottled water and juice
  • Professional local guide in St Petersburg
  • Round-trip transfer from the hotel to the train station and back to the hotel
  • Transport by air-conditioned car/minivan in St Petersburg
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Welcome gifts, raincoats in case of rain
  • All admission fees per program
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines

What's not included

  • Meals