2 Day Private Shore Excursion: St.Petersburg Highlights & Russian Family Dinner

Do you want to experience something unique on your first tour in Russia? You don't like big buses and crowded places? This tour is for you. Get off your ship and enjoy this exclusive 2 Day Private Tour of St. Petersburg. See the highlights of St. Petersburg and know about history and art of Russia from your expert guide. Visit Catherine's Palace and Peterhof Gardens. Have an exceptional dinner with a local family and try delicious Russian food. See how the locals live and raise children, talk to the family about current economy and politics. Next day walk along Nevsky Prospect and see the Palace Square. Visit the world-known Hermitage museum. Enjoy gorgeous mosaics of the Church on Spilled Blood. Visit the Faberge museum and see the unique collection of the Imperial jeweled eggs.

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  • What's included :
    • 1x Dinner
    • Professional English speaking guide
    • Private comfortable vehicle
    • visa support for cruise ship passengers
    • bottled water
    • All port fees
    • admissions
    • Entry/Admission - Catherine Palace and Park
    • Entry/Admission - Park And Gardens of Peterhof
    • Entry/Admission - Kazan Cathedral
    • Entry/Admission - St. Petersburg Metro
    • Entry/Admission - The State Hermitage Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Faberge Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood
    What's excluded :
    • Cost of Lunches
    • Gratuity

  • Day 1: St. Petersburg. Catherine's palace, Peterhof Gardens, Dinner with a Russian family

    Stop At: Catherine Palace and Park, Sadovaya St., 7 Tsarskoye Selo, Pushkin, St. Petersburg 196601 Russia
    Guided tour of the palace including the famous Amber room. A walk in the park.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Park And Gardens of Peterhof, Razvodnaya st., 2, Peterhof, St. Petersburg Russia
    Guided tour of the fountain park including the Grand Cascade
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Nevsky Prospekt, Nevsky Avenue, St. Petersburg 191025 Russia
    Driving tour
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Bronze Horseman, Monument To Peter I, Dekabristov Square, St. Petersburg Russia
    Driving tour
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Kazan Cathedral, Kazanskaya Sq., 2 Metro Nevskiy Prospect, St. Petersburg 191186 Russia
    Guided tour
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Dinner: Have dinner with a Russian family.Try local food with vodka tastings, see another side of Russia hidden from foreigners.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 2: St.Petersburg: City sightseeing tour, Metro tour, Hermitage museum, Faberge museum, Church on Spilled Blood.

    Stop At: Nevsky Prospekt, Nevsky Avenue, St. Petersburg 191025 Russia
    Drive along the main street to see some of the most historic parts of the city
    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: St. Petersburg Metro, St. Petersburg Russia
    Metro ride to see some opulent metro stations
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Saint Isaac's Square, Isaakiyevskaya Sq., St. Petersburg Russia
    Stop for taking pictures
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Palace Square, St. Petersburg 191055 Russia
    Stop for taking pictures and walk
    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Memorial Sign Strelka Of Vasilievskiy Island, Birzhevaya Square, St. Petersburg 199034 Russia
    Stop for taking pictures and walk
    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: The State Hermitage Museum, Palace Emb., 30-38, St. Petersburg 191055 Russia
    Guided tour of the Hermitage museum
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Faberge Museum, Fontanka River Embankment 21 Shuvalov Palace, St. Petersburg 191011 Russia
    Tour with an audio guide
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, Griboyedova Kanala Emb., 2B/A, St. Petersburg 191186 Russia
    Guided tour
    Duration: 45 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We can pick you up at your ship or hotelPorts
    • St. Petersburg
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 3 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Infant seats available
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Please provide the following information for the blanket visa (tour ticket): 1. Your full names as shown on your passports 2. D.O.B(s) 3. Citizenship(s) 4. Passport number(s) 5. Dates of the trip
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • BLANKET VISA will be provided separately from the tour voucher. Please make sure to print it out before you set off (each passenger MUST receive and print a blanket visa (tour ticket) from local operator to pass the customs during disembarkation).
    • To clear the customs in St. Petersburg port you should have 1. Valid passport 2. Printed blanket visa provided by local operator
    • Visa-free tour available only for cruise passengers
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by Red Sun Tours

Activity ID: V-61943P17

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