St. Petersburg Visa-Free 2-Day All Highlights Group Tour

Shore Excursions in Peterhof

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Tour description provided by Viator

Enjoy this comprehensive 2-day all-highlights group tour at the lowest price possible, yet with a comfort of sharing a small mini-bus with several other passengers. This is a Visa-Free service which means you do not need to obtain a Russian Visa required. Group size is limited to 16 people.
Your tour guide will meet you in the arrival hall of the cruise terminal, right after passport control. After checking in, take a seat in a comfortable air-conditioned Mercedes mini-bus. Once everyone has joined the group, the tour will begin. Waiting time is limited to 30 minutes after scheduled tour start time. Maximum number of passengers is 16. Day 1 7:30 a.m. — Meet your guide and driver by the ship 8 a.m. — Panoramic city tour around St. Petersburg's most popular sights including a great panoramic view of Peter and Paul Fortress - the heart of Saint Petersburg  - and the golden spire of the Peter and Paul Cathedral - the tallest historical structure in the city!  Subway tour 9:30 - 10:30 Drive to Peterhof, the kingdom of fountains 10:30 a.m. — Guided tour of the lower park with fountains, watch fountain opening ceremony 12 p.m. — Traditional Russian lunch 2 p.m. — Guided tour of Catherine Palace with Amber Room 3:30 p.m. — Drive back to St. Petersburg 4:30 p.m. — Guided tour of St. Isaac's Cathedral 5:30 p.m. — Guided tour of Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood  6:30 p.m. — Return back to the ship   Day 2 8 a.m. — Meet your guide and driver by the ship 9 a.m. - 10 am — River and canal boat tour 11 a.m. — Guided tour of the Hermitage Museum 1:45 p.m. — Traditional Russian lunch 3 p.m. — Guided tour of Yusupov palace with Rasputin Exhibit  5 p.m. — Return back to the ship

What’s included

  • Professional guide
  • Admissions to all museums as per itinerary
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines 
  • Lunch (if appropriate option"2 Day Intensive With Lunch" is chosen)
  • Private canal boat tour
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan (almost all vehicles are equipped with WIFI)
  • Welcome gift
  • A bottle of water daily
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges, local taxes

What’s not included

  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Lunch (if appropriate option "2 Day Intensive Without Lunch" is chosen)
  • Please note that no child meal for children 4 - 6 years old is provided. If your child needs a separate meal, please contact your tour operator to arrange for one. Average cost for child meal is $10 USD.


  • All-inclusive tour
  • All entrance fees included
  • Lunch included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Small-group tour by minibus
  • All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included