2-day Group Shore Excursion in St Petersburg with Yusupov Palace & Boat Cruise

Shore Excursions in St Petersburg
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Tour description

This two-day visa-free tour is the best way to explore Saint Petersburg in a small group (max. 16). Enjoy an active sightseeing program covering the most popular sights. Visit the Hermitage Museum, amazing summer residencies of Peterhof and Catherine's Palace, Yusupov Palace where Rasputin was killed, and much more. Rest during a relaxing boat cruise, taste traditional Russian food and have some time for shopping! Skip the line tickets, visa-free voucher, gifts, restaurant lunches and lots of fun are included!

Get the most of your stay in St Petersburg with this carefully planned visa-free program in a small group. Your guide will meet you in the port terminal after the passport control and the adventure will start! Enjoy panoramic rides along the embankments of the city in a comfortable air-conditioned minivan, photo stops at the most picturesque places and the commentery provided by a professional guide. This tour not only covers the main attractions of the city, but also gives you an opportunity to devour traditional Russian 3-course lunches on both days and allows some time to shop.  The itinerary 2-day group tour of St Petersburg: Day 1 (10 hours) 8:00 - 8:30 am - Meeting at the port terminal (the exact time depends on the cruise ship docking time) 8:30 - 9:30 am - City tour with picture stops at the most remarkable spots 9:30 - 10:30 am - Transfer to Peterhof with a short subway ride 10:30 - 12:00 am - Guided tour of the Lower Park of Peterhof (a chance to witness a breathtaking ceremony of fountains opening) 12:00 - 1:00 pm - Traditional Russian 3-course lunch in a local restaurant (included) 1:00 - 1:45 pm - Transfer to Tsarskoye Selo (Tzars' Village) 1:45 - 3:30 pm - Excursion to Catherine's Palace & Park3:30 - 4:30 pm - Return back to St Petersburg 4:30 - 5:30pm - Time for shopping on Nevsky Prospect, visiting Eliseevs Food Hall 6:00pm - Return back to the cruise ship Day 2 (9 hours) 8:00 am - Meeting at the port terminal  8:30 - 9:30 am - Sightseeing boat cruise on the rivers and canals of St Petersburg 10:00 - 12:00 am - Guided tour of the Hermitage Museum including the Winter Palace (skip the line entry) 12:30 - 1:00 pm - Excursion to the Church on the Spilled Blood1:00 - 2:00 pm - Traditional Russian 3-course lunch in a local restaurant (included) 2:00 - 3:30 pm - Guided visit to Yusupov Palace where Rasputin was murdered 3:45 - 4:15 pm - Excursion to St Isaac's Cathedral 5 pm - Return back to the cruise ship 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.

What's included

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Tour tickets (allow disembarking visa-free)
  • All entrance fees as per itinerary
  • Unlimited bottled water and juice
  • Traditional Russian 3-course lunches on both days
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly (for groups 10+)
  • Professional & friendly guide
  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Welcome gifts

What's not included

  • Not specified