Small Group Visa Free St Petersburg and Moscow 3 Day Grand shore excursion

Shore Excursions in Peterhof

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This small group (maximum 16 people), all-inclusive three day grand tour of St. Petersburg and Moscow offers the most dazzling highlights of both St. Petersburg and Moscow for those who wish to make the most of their 3 days in port and is the perfect introduction to these beautiful and exciting Russian capitals! Immerse yourself in a 2 day exploration of the best of magnificent St. Petersburg in a small group tour, allowing for a more personalized and intimate experience with premium service including lunches, a canal boat ride. Enjoy a ride to Moscow on the Sapsan (high speed train) and visit the Kremlin, Red Square and savor your introduction to the highlights of this fabulous Russian capital. The 3 day grand tour of St. Petersburg and Moscow covers all of the most dazzling must-see sights of these cities with our dedicated, friendly, hand-picked guides who bring to life the fascinating sights and history of these cities.
Please note: The itinerary is a sample. The actual itineraries are adjusted to coordinate with your ship's arrival and departure.Day 18:30 Meet at the ship 8:30-10:00 City highlights drive tour through the historical downtown with the nice views on the bridges, squares; palaces and the Neva river embankments. Short walks and picture stops. Subway ride 10:00-11:30 Excursion in Yusupov palace incl. Gregory Rasputin exposition 11:30-12:30 Excursion in Saint Isaac Cathedral 12:30-13:30 Lunch in a local restaurant 13:30-14:30 Excursion in Church on the Blood 14:30-15:30 Travel to Tsars Village (Tsarskoe Selo) 15:30-17:00 Excursion in Catherine palace incl. Amber room and walk through the park 17:00-18:00 Travel back to the city Payment for the tour 18:00 Onboard 19:00 Optional evening program Day 26:00 Meeting on the pier 6:00-6:25 Transfer to the train station. 6:45-10:40 Sapsan train to Moscow. 10:40-14:00 City introduction tour incl. KGB headquarters. 14:00-15:00 Lunch in a local restaurant 15:00-17:30 Excursion in the Kremlin: Cathedrals and Armory chamber (tsars regalia, diplomatic gifts, Faberge eggs) 17:30-18:30 Walking tour on Red Square , exteriors of Lenin’s mausoleum, St Basil cathedral 18:30-19:00 Tour of subway stations 19:15 Arrival to the train station 19:45-23:30 Travel back to St Petersburg by train. 00:00 Onboard Day 38:00 Meet at the ship 8:45-9:45 Boat ride: City tour from the water angle 10:00-13:00 Excursion in Hermitage museum (early entry) 13:00-13:30 Drive to Peterhof. Packed lunch. 13:30-15:00 Tour of the Lower Fountain Park and Upper gardens. 15:00-16:00 Travel back to the city 16:00-17:00 Excursion in St. Peter and Paul Fortress incl. inside visit to Cathedral 17:00 Onboard 18:00 Sailing off

What’s included

  • Expert, professional and personable guide for two days
  • Experienced and conscientious driver with a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle for two days
  • All port fees & local Russian taxes
  • Admission fees to all places shown in the itinerary
  • Lunch on 3 days
  • Subway ride
  • Canal cruise (boat ride)
  • Bottled still water (one bottle per person per day only in St. Petersburg)
  • Electronic headsets for groups of 7 and more
  • Photo permissions inside museums
  • Visa-waivers (tour tickets). This is a VISA-FREE tour for cruise ship guests!
  • Round trip train tickets for second class

What’s not included

  • Photo permissions inside Yusupov palace: photo $3, video $6.
  • Gratuity. Recommended gratuity is 10% for the guide and 5% for the driver, given separately.