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St. Petersburg 2 Day All Inclusive City and Sightseeing Excursion S1732

St. Petersburg, Russia

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  • Round trip transportation from your Saint Petersburg cruise ship terminal!
  • Air-conditioned, fully licensed and insured transportation!
  • 2 day guided excursion with English speaking and certified shore excursion guides!
  • All admission fees included!
  • "Blanket" Visa for Russia is included for the duration of the excursion!
  • Complimentary traditional Russian lunch on both days and bottled water!
  • See the best sights of St. Petersburg!
  • Small groups only, personalized service - 16 maximum!


Get away from the large, cattle call ship sponsored cruise ship shore excursions in St. Petersburg, Russia! With a limit of just 16 guests, this is a very personalized shore excursion (for larger groups, please contact us). See the best of St. Petersburg on this 2 day all inclusive city sightseeing excursion. Sightsee, highlights, history, culture and even lunch is provided and included.

Your St. Petersburg cruise excursion guide will be with you every step of the way and will inform, explain and show you the rich wonders of St. Petersburg. With your licensed guide leading the group, you will explore the city along with its highlights and famous sights.

Day 1
Begins with a motor coach city tour of St. Petersburg with photo stops covering all the main highlights of the city - times are approximate. Starting from the cruise terminal, you will drive along Nevsky Prospect, the busiest street in the city. See the former palaces and houses of noble families. Your professional guide will tell the myths and facts of Saint Petersburg, talk about the history and everyday life too. Note that all timings are approximate.

Next is a ride on the Hydrofoil - this fun boat ride is a "short-cut" on the waterway to bypass the street traffic from Hermitage pier down to Lower Fountain Park at Peterhof. Take a walking tour of the Royal Gardens. See over 100 fountains that make a walk here peaceful and relaxing. The view from the lower garden to the Grand Palace is one of the most spectacular views in the city. See the famous fountain of St. Sampson.

Next is a traditional style Russian lunch that is included with your excursion. You will then travel 20km (12.5 miles) to Tzar's Village and see Catherine Palace built for Catherine the Great, walk through the Amber Room and see the doors inlaid with gold. Pure opulence!

On your way back to the city you will have a peek at the Metro system (underground subway) with its elaborate interior and architecture. Then it is on for a stop at St. Isaac Cathedral, known as a masterpiece of 19th-century architecture.

The last stop of day 1 is the Church of Spilled Blood (Church of the Resurrection) with its 7,000 square meters of mosaic-covered walls. Your guide will escort you back to your cruise ship and be waiting for you the next morning to continue the exploration.

Day 2
Start with a boat ride down the canals where you will view the city from a different perspective! Your first stop will be the Hermitage Museum. Ranked among the top 5 in the world, the collection is so large that only 13% is on display at a time and you will get to see some of the sumptuous examples of the Romanov Dynasty and the cream of the collection. You will stop for lunch before heading to your next stop.

Explore the Fortress and the Peter and Paul Cathedral located within its walls. The Cathedral is the resting spot for every Russian Emperor dating back to Peter the Great. Your final stop of the day is Yusupov Palace. The palace is the location of the mysterious murder of Rasputin, the famous Siberian monk. See some of the lavish interiors that still holds the secrets of what happened with the fateful event.

As day 2 comes to a close, your Russia sightseeing shore excursion guide will drop you off at your ship's gangway with plenty of time before your ship leaves port.

You will see the best of St. Petersburg from start to finish. All entrance fees, taxes, transportation, lunch and tour charges are included. Just some of the sights, stops, and items included are:

City tour via motor coach with photo stops - varies
Hermitage Museum Tour - 1.5 - 2 hours
Peterhof Fountain tour - 1.5 hours
Catherine Palace and Amber Room walkthrough - 1.5 hours
St Isaac's Cathedral visit - 30 minutes
Spilled Blood Church visit - 30 minutes
Peter and Paul Cathedral and Fortress visit - 1 hour
Yusupov Palace visit -2 hours
Metro stop visit - 30 minutes
Hydrofoil ride to Peterhoff - 30 minutes
Complimentary private boat trip along the rivers and canals - 1 hour
Traditional Russian lunch each day - 1 hour

Note that this St. Petersburg cruise shore excursion involves a lot of walking and is not wheelchair or stroller friendly. The pace of the excursion is not suitable for those with mobility issues. The order of events may vary according to holiday closures and traffic. Times at each excursion stop and duration are estimates. Also, note that some locations are closed certain days during the week.

PLEASE SEE NOTES TAB FOR SPECIAL ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE VISAS.

Do not be fooled by the cruise lines...they are not the only ones that can provide you access to St. Petersburg, Russia. On this 2 day all inclusive excursion, a "blanket" visa is included that allows you to travel around St. Petersburg with your official, government-sanctioned cruise excursion guide during the allotted tour time.

This St. Petersburg sightseeing cruise excursion is perfect for those guests who are looking to make the most of their time in St. Petersburg and at the best possible price! It is available for those ships staying in St. Petersburg cruise port of call for 2 days. Everything is included from your "blanket" visa to transportation to lunch to your multi-lingual cruise excursion guide.

You will be provided step-by-step instructions on how to clear immigration outside of your cruise ship and exactly where to meet your official excursion guide to start your 2 fun-filled sightseeing days.


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See the best highlights of St. Petersburg! Enjoy two days of a unique guided sightseeing cruise shore excursion with lunch included both days! Best city sightseeing shore excursion in St. Petersburg, Russia! 

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We cruised aboard the Regal Princess last month and St. Petersburg was one of our ports of call. We were greeted by our guide who was very friendly and so fond of russian culture, she provided us all of the information about every place we visited. I don't know where to start, on the first day we visited Catherine Palace, no words can describe the architecture of this place, they lived in a very luxurious manner hahaha On the second day, my favorite place was the Hermitage Museum, I had no idea it was one of the oldest museums in the world!! Lunch was delicious and tasty on both days! After going on this excursion I can recommend you to start saving money if planning on going to Russia and on this excursion, it is a little expensive but totally worth it!!
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