Private 2-Day Shore Excursion in St Petersburg: Visa-free Tour with Canal Cruise

Multi-day & Extended Tours in Peterhof
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Tour description

This tour has a classic sightseeing program that includes all the must-see attractions of St. Petersburg. Enjoy the full attention of your professional private guide, the best sights of the city and tasty traditional meals. You will see the main avenues and squares of the historical center, as well as visit the famous Hermitage Museum including the Winter Palace. Marvel the Church on the Spilled Blood in picturesque Russian style, St Isaac's Cathedral and relax during a romantic boat cruise. Head out of the city to visit luxurious summer residencies - the fountain Park of Peterhof and Catherine's Palace with the precious Amber Room. The tour is totally private and visa-free.

This private visa-free tour is the best way to explore Saint Petersburg during a Baltic Sea cruise. Your professional and friendly guide will make you familiar with the highlights of the Northern Capital. On the day of your arrival, our guide will be waiting for you at the port terminal, do not be worried if the line at the passport control takes time, your guide will not leave without you. Hop into an a/c car or minivan and start exploring St Petersburg making picture stops and enjoying magnificent views. The itinerary of your private 2-day shore excursion:Day 1 (8 hours) • Meeting at the port • Sightseeing city tour of St Petersburg. You will see the most famous landmarks as the Rostral Columns, the embankments of the Neva River, the Summer Garden, the Field of Mars, St Michael's Castle, the Nevsky prospect, Zinger House and others. • Tour of St Peter and Paul Fortress • Visiting the Church of Our Savior on the Spilled Blood and St Isaac's Cathedral • Traditional Russian 3-course lunch (salad + soup + main dish + dessert + drink of choice) • Excursion to the Hermitage Museum (skip the line tickets) • Sightseeing boat tour of the rivers and canals  • Returning to the port Day 2 (8 hours) • Meeting at the port • Transfer to Peterhof with a short metro excursion • Walk in the Lower Park of Peterhof (if the time permits, you will see the ceremony of fountain opening) • Traditional Russian 3-course lunch  • Excursion to Catherine's Palace in Tsarskoye Selo, including the Amber Room • Returning to the city, time for shopping • Back to the port The actual starting and ending time will be adjusted in accordance with cruise ship's schedule. The order of the sightseeing may change depending on days of the week, museum opening hours, and traffic. Please note, at the time of booking each cruise ship passenger is required to provide his passport data in order to obtain the tour ticket, which allows entering Russia visa-free. The tour ticket will be sent via email (different from the Viator voucher)

What's included

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Visa-free arrangments (please, provide the passport data at booking)
  • Bottled water and juice
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly (for groups 7+
  • 2 traditional Russian 3-course lunches
  • Professional & friendly guide
  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Transport by air-conditioned car/minivan
  • Welcome gifts
  • Lunch
  • Snacks
  • Bottled water
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines

What's not included

  • Not specified