3-Day Imperial Tour of St Petersburg with Private Guide

This 3-day tour covers the highlights of St Petersburg. You will see the most famous museums in the city center, as well as summer residences, located on the outskirts of the city. Your private guide and driver will pick you up from the hotel and drop you off in the hotel or city center every day. It is a wonderful choice to get to know the city of St Petersburg in 3 days.

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3 days


Hotel pickup available


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  • What's included :
    • All tickets to mentioned museums
    • Bottled water
    • Headsets starting from party of 7
    • Private guide speaking the chosen language
    • Private transportation
    • Entry/Admission - The State Hermitage Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood
    • Entry/Admission - Neva Embankments
    • Entry/Admission - Metro Station Pushkinskaya
    • Entry/Admission - Grand Peterhof Palace
    • Entry/Admission - Park And Gardens of Peterhof
    • Entry/Admission - Yusupov Palace on Moika River
    • Entry/Admission - Faberge Museum
    • Entry/Admission - The State Museum St. Isaac’s Cathedral
    • Entry/Admission - Peter and Paul Fortress
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch expense

  • Day 1: St Petersburg Highlights 7 h

    Stop At: St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District
    10.00 am. Your friendly guide and private driver will meet you in your hotel lobby.
    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Kazan Cathedral, Kazanskaya Sq., 2 Metro Nevskiy Prospect, St. Petersburg 191186 Russia
    You will have a city tour about the historical center of St Petersburg.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: The State Hermitage Museum, Palace Emb., 30-38, St. Petersburg 191055 Russia
    Head to the biggest museum of Russia and one of the richest museums in the world. You will visit the Winter Palace and other historical buildings of the museum complex.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Nevsky Prospekt, Nevsky Avenue, St. Petersburg 191025 Russia
    Take a break from sightseeing and taste some local food for lunch.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, Griboyedova Kanala Emb., 2B/A, St. Petersburg 191186 Russia
    Visit one of the most notable monuments of the city and enjoy its rich inner decoration famous by the mosaics.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Neva Embankments, St. Petersburg Russia
    You will have a relaxing canal trip and enjoy the postcard views of the city.
    Return back to your hotel by 5 pm
    Duration: 1 hour

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 2: Half-Day Trip to Peterhof

    Stop At: Metro Station Pushkinskaya, Zagorodny ave., St. Petersburg Russia
    9.00 am. Explore the famous Russian metro and its most beautiful stations on the way to Peterhof.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Grand Peterhof Palace, Razvodnaya St., 2, Peterhof, St. Petersburg 198516 Russia
    Visit the luxurious Grand Palace of Peterhof or Petrodvorets. You will learn more about the life of the Russian Tsars and the history of Russia.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Park And Gardens of Peterhof, Razvodnaya st., 2, Peterhof, St. Petersburg Russia
    Discover the beauty of endless water jets and the abundance of sculptures during a guided walk in the Lower Park of Peterhof.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Pass By: Petergof, St Petersburg, Russia
    Pass through the residential areas of this satellite city and learn more about the everyday life of the locals.

    Pass By: St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District
    Return to the city center/your hotel.

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 3: Yusupov Palace and Faberge Museum 7 h

    Stop At: Yusupov Palace on Moika River, Emb. Reki Moiki, 94 Entrance for individual visitors and small groups from Dekabristov Street, 21, St. Petersburg 190000 Russia
    Your guide will take you to Yusupov Palace which once belonged to the noble family of the count Yusupov, one of the richest men in the country. You will see the luxurious gala and private interiors of the palace including the unique home theatre, the Oriental bathroom, and concert halls.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Faberge Museum, Fontanka River Embankment 21 Shuvalov Palace, St. Petersburg 191011 Russia
    Explore the rare collection of the Faberge Easter Eggs and the finest examples of jewelry of all times. The most skillful craftsmen of the last century worked 16 hours a day for 1 year to create just one Faberge Egg.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Nicholas Naval Cathedral of The Epiphany, Nikolskaya Sq., 1/3, St. Petersburg 190068 Russia
    Pass by the Naval Cathedral of Saint Nicolas. It is one of the most important religious centers in the city.
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: The State Museum St. Isaac’s Cathedral, St Isaac_s Square, 4 Nevskiy Prospekt metro station, St. Petersburg 190000 Russia
    Visit the biggest Orthodox Cathedral of Russia decorated with marbles and mosaics from the inside.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Peter and Paul Fortress, Petropavlovskaya Fortress, 3, St. Petersburg 197022 Russia
    Visit the first construction of the city which used to guard the young city against the enemies. The guide will tell you the history of the creation of St Petersburg.
    Duration: 1 hour

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    The guide will be waiting in the hotel lobby.
    Departure Time :
    10:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 5 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • Infant seats available
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Near public transportation
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • 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 Shore Excursions St Petersburg

Activity ID: V-236289P42

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