2-Day Group Shore Excursion in St Petersburg with Faberge

Get to know the best of St Petersburg during this visa-free shore excursion in a small group (max. 16 travelers). Professional and friendly guide, comfortable air-conditioned minibus, and skip the line tickets make this tour a great experience. Here is a sample itinerary:

Day 1 (10 hours)

8:30-9:00 am - Meeting at the port terminal

9:00 - 10:00 am – Panoramic city tour with picture stops

10:00 - 11:00 am - Transfer to the city of Pushkin (Tsarskoye Selo)

11:00 - 12:45 am - Excursion to Catherine's Palace with the Amber Room & Park

12:45 - 1:45 pm - Traditional Russian 3-course lunch (included for groups 10+)

1:45 - 2:30 pm - Transfer to the city of Peterhof

2:30 - 4:00 pm - Guided tour of the Lower Park of Peterhof (park only)

4:00 - 5:00 pm - Ride back to St Petersburg

5:00 - 6:00 pm - Sightseeing boat ride on the rivers and canals of St Petersburg

6:30 pm - Return back to the cruise ship

Day 2 (8 hours)

8:30 am - Meeting at the port terminal

8:45-10:30 - City Tour with a short subway ride to see the most stunning metro stations (if time permits)

10:30 - 11:00 am - Excursion to the Church on the Spilled Blood

11:15 -1:15 pm- Guided tour of the Hermitage Museum including the Winter Palace (skip the line entry)

1:30 - 2:30 pm - Traditional Russian 3-course lunch (included for groups 10+)

2:30 - 3:30 pm - Guided visit to the Faberge Museum to see the largest collection of Faberge Eggs

3:45 - 4:15 pm - Excursion to St Isaac's Cathedral

4:30-4:45 pm - Return back to the cruise ship

The actual starting and ending time will be adjusted in accordance with the 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.

Experiences:
Attractions
Art and History
Farmers Market
Landmarks
Nightlife
Outdoor Activities
Shopping
Workshops
Other
Languages spoken: English
Recommended gear: comfortable walking shoes
Included in price: All taxes, fees and handling charges, Visa-free arrangments (please, provide the passport data at booking), Bottled water, juice and biscuits, 3-course traditional Russian lunches on both days (ONLY for groups of 10+), All admission tickets as per itinerary, Headsets to hear the guide clearly (for groups 8+), Professional & friendly guide, Port pickup and drop-off, Transport by air-conditioned minivan, Welcome gifts
Not Included in price: Meals (for group less than 10 pax)
Additional Information: Not wheelchair accessible. Not allowed for people with any mobility restrictions. Please, provide the cruise ship name (1), your full name as in the passport (2), date of birth (3), country of citizenship (4), passport number (5). The tour ticket (substitute for visa) will be sent to you. Due to the port formalities, any booking less than 5 days from the cruise arrival will not be treated. Minimum age of the participant is 7 years old. You will have an audio guide in the Faberge Museum or a live guide depending on your group size. The tour is only available for the cruise ships that are docked in St Petersburg for 2 days. No refunds are provided in case of the cruise delay or cancelation.
Refund policy : 50% for cancelations less than 5 days before the cruise arrival, 100% for cancellations more than 6 days beforehand
Availability : From May to September, according to the cruise ship schedule