MINI-GROUP Shore Excursion 2-day Russian Delights tour

Visa-free mini-group - up to 16 people on the bus. Focused on local everyday life, Russian culture, gourmet food, beautiful architectural sights with numerous photo stops and all must-see museums, this tour is a great introduction for first-time visitors, especially for those who wish to discover new things at a comfortable pace.

Wi-Fi on the A/C Mercedes small bus, personable and friendly English-speaking guide, skip-the-line access to all venues and luxurious treat during the two days of the «Russian Delights» tour add comfort to your unforgettable and enjoyable experience.

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  • What's included :
    • 2x Lunch
    • Air-conditioned vehicle for 2 days
    • All port fees
    • All local taxes
    • Bottled water (1 per day/per person)
    • Photo/video permits to all museums
    • Headsets and audioguide system
    • Personable licensed English-speaking guide for 2 days
    • Port pick-up and drop-off
    • Raincoats, if needed
    • Subway ride
    • Blanket visa (tour ticket)
    • WiFi on board
    • Entry/Admission - Park And Gardens of Peterhof
    • Entry/Admission - Neva Embankments
    • Entry/Admission - The State Hermitage Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood
    • Entry/Admission - Sevkabel Port
    What's excluded :
    • Suggested gratuities: 10% for guide and 5% for driver given separately

  • Day 1: City sightseeing, Subway and Peterhof fountain park

    Stop At: Egyptian Sphinxes, Universiteskaya Emb. next to the Academy of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg Russia
    Our professional guide will tell you the story of the Egyptian Sphinxes and why this attraction is special
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Rostral Columns, Birzhebaya Sq., St. Petersburg 199034 Russia
    The Spit of Basil Island
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Cruiser Aurora, Petrovskaya / Petrogradskaya Emb. Gorkovskaya Metro, St. Petersburg 197046 Russia
    Aurora is a 1900 Russian protected cruiser, currently preserved as a museum ship in Saint Petersburg.
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Smolny Cathedral, Rastrelli Sq., 1, St. Petersburg 191124 Russia
    This Russian Orthodox convent was built to house Elizabeth, the daughter of Peter the Great.
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: The State Museum St. Isaac’s Cathedral, St Isaac_s Square, 4 Nevskiy Prospekt metro station, St. Petersburg 190000 Russia
    Breathtaking photo opportunities at the biggest cathedral in Russia
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Palace Bridge, Bolshaya Neva River Emb., St. Petersburg 190000 Russia
    Main draw-bridge of the city
    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Palace Square, St. Petersburg 191055 Russia
    Central city square of St Petersburg
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Bronze Horseman, Monument To Peter I, Dekabristov Square, St. Petersburg Russia
    An equestrian statue of Peter the Great in the Senate Square
    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Trinity Cathedral, Izmailovskiy Ave., 7 A, St. Petersburg 190005 Russia
    The blue domed Cathedral
    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Field of Mars (Marsovo Pole), St. Petersburg 191186 Russia
    Large square in the centre of Saint Petersburg
    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Summer Garden, Dvortsovaya Emb., 2D, St. Petersburg 191028 Russia
    Admire the beautiful views with photo opportunities
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Mikhailovskiy Castle Historical Museum, Sadovaya St., 2, St. Petersburg 191011 Russia
    Former royal residence in the historic centre of Saint Petersburg
    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Park And Gardens of Peterhof, Razvodnaya st., 2, Peterhof, St. Petersburg Russia
    Tour of the Peterhof Fountain Park and Upper Gardens, including photo opportunities of the breathtaking Grand Cascade and exterior of the Grand Palace.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Lunch: Russian gourmet lunch at an exclusive local restaurant
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 2: Enjoying boat ride down Neva River, Hermitage Museum, visit to Spilled Blood Church, a walk along Nevsky Prospect

    Stop At: Neva Embankments, St. Petersburg Russia
    Admire the views of the beautiful facades of St Petersburg's many palaces and cathedrals
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: The State Hermitage Museum, Palace Emb., 30-38, St. Petersburg 191055 Russia
    Inside guided visit to the second largest museum in the world
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, Griboyedova Kanala Emb., 2B/A, St. Petersburg 191186 Russia
    Inside visit to one of the main sights of Saint Petersburg
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Nevsky Prospekt, Nevsky Avenue, St. Petersburg 191025 Russia
    A walk along Nevsky Prospect with photo stops at:
    * Kazan Cathedral
    * Square of Arts
    * Anichkov Bridge
    * Stroganoff Palace
    * Eliseev Store
    * Singer Building
    Also you will have a chance to visit a local store (Lenta or OK) and/or enjoy a drink at a local coffee shop.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Sevkabel Port, Harbour V. O. Kozhevennaya liniya 40, St. Petersburg 199106 Russia
    Unexplored St. Petersburg
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Lunch: Russian gourmet lunch at a quality local restaurant
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We always meet our guests at the port or hotel with an eye-catchy Red Star Travel sign. We will be there prior to 1 hour of the starting time, so we'll never loss each other.Ports
    • Morskoy Fasad, ул. Кораблестроителей, 32, Sankt-Peterburg, Russia, 199397
    Departure Time :
    8:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Blanket visa (tour ticket) 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)
    • The Hermitage Museum reserves the right to adjust the entrance time slot
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately and wear comfortable shoes
    • You must have a valid passport and our printed tour ticket to clear customs in St Petersburg
    • Your blanket visa requires you to be accompanied by a guide or driver at all times
    • Vegetarian and other dietary lunch options are available. Please inform us at the time of booking
    • The sequence of the sights is subject to change depending on the day of the week and traffic
    • Please provide the following information for the blanket visa (tour ticket): 1. Your full names as shown on your passport, including middle names 2. D.O.B(s) 3. Citizenship(s) 4. Passport number(s) 5. Sailing dates 6. Name of the ship
    • This tour is not suitable for people with mobility issues. Please consider booking a private tour
    • This tour is visa-free for cruise passengers
    • Lunches are not included for non-paying children (0-5 y/o)
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
  • 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 Star Travel

Activity ID: V-201566P10

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