St Petersburg 2 Day Grand Mini-Group Tour

This very popular, small group shore excursion introduces  St Petersburg in a relaxed and very friendly way. The tour includes all the must sees and features St Petersburg city life. The Grand tour is the way to explore the city and to see its the most requested  surroundings. The tour balanced program offers to visit with no rush: Hermitage/Winter Palace, Catherine Palace/Amber Room, Imperial Park, Peterhof Fountain Park, Metro, canal and Neva River cruise, and more. The tour is limited to a maximum of 15 group members.

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  • What's included :
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan with 4G High Speed Internet
    • Professional guide
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Bottled water
    • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
    • Headsets to hear the guide clearly for groups of 7 or larger
    • Day 1 evening extension/free-time (optional)
    • Entry/Admission - PORT
    • Entry/Admission - City Sightseeing Neva. Canal Cruise
    • Entry/Admission - The State Hermitage Museum
    • Entry/Admission - The Menshikov Palace
    • Entry/Admission - Saint Petersburg Metro Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Park And Gardens of Peterhof
    • Entry/Admission - Catherine Palace and Park
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Entry/Admission - Neva River
    • Entry/Admission - Nevsky Prospekt

  • Day 1: City Tour

    Stop At: Ludmila Tours - Tours in Russia, St. Petersburg 192284 Russia
    St Petersburg Tour operator
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: PORT, 5 5-Y Predportovyy Proyezd, 12 Корпус 2, помещение 8-Н, Sankt-Peterburg, Russia, 196240
    8 30 am Your fully licensed guide will greet you at the port terminal
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Neva River, St Petersburg, Russia, 191187
    Opulent embankments and impressive facades of the most famous St Petersburg buildings facing the Niva River will give lots of opportunities to see breathtaking views of the city.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Peter and Paul Fortress, Petropavlovskaya Fortress, 3, St. Petersburg 197022 Russia
    A simbol of St.Petersburg and one of the few remaining fortresses of the 18th century which is an imposing fortified structure originally built on a small island in St. Petersburg
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: City Sightseeing Neva. Canal Cruise, Fontanka river embankment, 21, Sankt-Peterburg, Russia, 190005
    Venice atmosphere will greet you on a boat cruise
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: The State Hermitage Museum, Palace Emb., 30-38, St. Petersburg 191055 Russia
    A guided look inside the former Winter royal residence , seeing the highlights of the art collections and rooms of world famous museum
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Summer Garden, Dvortsovaya Emb., 2D, St. Petersburg 191028 Russia
    The first formal park of the new capital city of Russia was created by the best gardeners of France and Italy invited to St Petersburg by Peter the Great
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Pass By: Anichkov Bridge, Fontanka River across Nevskiy Ave., St. Petersburg Russia
    Have a drive along the symbolic spots of th city to hear the fascinating stories from your guide

    Pass By: Anichkov Palace Saint Petersburg City Palace of Youth Creativity, Nevskiy Ave., 39 m. Gostiny Dvor, St. Petersburg 191023 Russia
    Palace build by the order of empress Elizabeth for her secret husband keeps lots of the legends in a secret and your friendly guide will tell you why...

    Pass By: Kazan Cathedral, Kazanskaya Sq., 2 Metro Nevskiy Prospect, St. Petersburg 191186 Russia
    The Kazan Cathedral overlooks Nevsky Prospect, the most central street of the city. The Cathedral’s proximity to the colorful Church of the Spilt Blood means it is often overlooked by visitors to the city, but this Orthodox Cathedral is a must-see

    Stop At: Nevsky Prospekt, Nevsky Avenue, St. Petersburg 191025 Russia
    Have CITIZENS VIEW TOUR and a lovely stroll down the majestic streets, visit the local market, do some shopping or simply enjoy a city life.

    17:00 Return to the ship.
    * After your tour program you may have your choice of returning to the ship or having 3-hour extension to stay in the city center.

    Optional evening activities (available for an extra fee):
    • The Faberge Museum-20 USD pp
    • The ballet - 128 USD pp
    • Folk show 96 USD pp
    • Concert of classical music 96 USD pp
    • Vodka museums and vodka tasting 52 USD pp

    5 pm Return to the port
    Duration: 40 minutes

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

    Day 2: St Petersburg Royal Beauty

    Stop At: PORT, 5 5-Y Predportovyy Proyezd, 12 Корпус 2, помещение 8-Н, Sankt-Peterburg, Russia, 196240
    8 30 am Meet your guide at the port terminal
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Pass By: The Menshikov Palace, Universitetskaya Emb., 15 Vasiliostrovskaya Metro Station, St. Petersburg 199034 Russia
    On the way to the former summer residences you will see the historical buildings and hear the story about the royal past

    Pass By: The Building Of The Admiralty, Admiralteyskiy Drive, 1 metro Nevskiy Prospekt, St. Petersburg Russia
    The Building Of The Admiralty, St. Petersburg, Russia

    Stop At: Saint Petersburg Metro Museum, Odoevskogo ul., d. 29, St. Petersburg 199155 Russia
    St Petersburg metro (subway system) –is an attraction in itself – find out why they are known as the magnificent "Palaces of the People".
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Park And Gardens of Peterhof, Razvodnaya st., 2, Peterhof, St. Petersburg Russia
    One time imperial residence of Russia's tsars famous for the 18th century fountains
    Duration: 2 hours

    Pass By: The National Congress Palace (Constantine Palace), Beryozovaya Alley, 3, Strelna, St. Petersburg 198515 Russia
    Have a look at The National Congress Palace on the way to Pushkin

    Stop At: Catherine Palace and Park, Sadovaya St., 7 Tsarskoye Selo, Pushkin, St. Petersburg 196601 Russia
    You will visit former Tsars' summer residence - Catherine's Palace and Catherine's Park.
    Duration: 2 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    St Petersburg Hotel or Port Terminal or centrally located hotelPorts
    • Marine Facade
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infant seats available
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
    • Russian Visa-Free Entry for Cruise Passengers
    • Visa-Free entry requires full names, date of birth, country of citizenship, passport number for each member of your group, which must be provided to the local operator well in advance of departure
    • Separate visa-free tour ticket will be sent by email after confirmation of your booking
    • Please note: you must have your visa-free tour ticket and your passport with you on the day of travel, and present them to the Passport Control Officer
    • Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship
    • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • This tour is visa-free for cruise passengers only. Land travellers will be required to attend to their own visa arrangements
    • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • 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 Ludmila Tours

Activity ID: V-31968P25

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