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St Petersburg Shore Excursion: Visa-Free 2-Day Private Tour

Highlights
  • St Petersburg private shore excursion over two days
  • Check out top attractions like Peter and Paul Cathedral and Fortress and the Hermitage Museum
  • Visit Catherine Palace and Peterhof Gardens
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St Petersburg Shore Excursion: Visa-Free 2-Day Private Tour
From US$251.00
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PRIVATE Tour - 6 adultsMost Popular
2 days is the most popular period for cruise chips to stay in St Petersburg. This gives passengers the opportunity to see the most of the city and its environs.
From US$340.00
PRIVATE Tour - 5 adults
2 days is the most popular period for cruise chips to stay in St Petersburg. This gives passengers the opportunity to see the most of the city and its environs.
From US$360.00
PRIVATE Tour - 4 adults
2 days is the most popular period for cruise chips to stay in St Petersburg. This gives passengers the opportunity to see the most of the city and its environs.
From US$408.00
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Overview
When your cruise ship docks in St Petersburg, explore the city and surrounding sights over two days on a private shore excursion that does not require Russian travel visas. With a private guide, take a city tour on Day 1 to see attractions like Peter and Paul Fortress, and visit the Hermitage Museum. On Day 2, visit Catherine Palace and Peterhof Gardens.
What to Expect
Itinerary. (Please note: actual tour timing and sequence of sites may be changed depending on days of the week, traffic, etc. Substitutions may apply due to museums days off, official ceremonies, etc.)

Day 1
9:00am Meet at the Terminal
9:00am City tour with a visit to Spilled Blood Cathedral
The guided tour of the The Hermitage Museum
Time for lunch
Canal tour
~5:00pm Back to the ship or join our Optional evening program (Russian ballet or Folk show at Palace - please check with tour operator about availability)

Day 2
9:00am Meet at the Terminal
Drive to Peterhoff with a Metro tour on the way
Tour of the Peterhof Gardens (no inside visits), time for lunch in one of the coffee shops in the park
Drive to Pushkin
Tour of the Catherine's Palace + Amber room
Back to St. Petersburg
~ 4:30pm Back to the ship
Reviews (10)
1 - 5 of 9 reviews
Reviewed 17 September 2018
Fantastic private tour - even for those with mobility issues

My family and I took a private 2 day tour with Arina as our guide and Alexi our driver in June. It was a wonderful experience. We had 7 family members traveling along with my elderly mother in a scooter. We brought our own scooter...More

Thank Sylvia T
Reviewed 25 June 2018
Best way to experience St. Petersburg!

Masha was an excellent guide. Not only she will provide you with all the historic and cultural insights but she will make you feel and understand all about St. Petersburg. We loved it and we definitely recommend it!

Thank salma s
Reviewed 22 June 2018
Great for people in wheelchairs!

We were on a P&O cruise in May (2018), which included an overnight in St. Petersburg. Although some of the ship-organised excursions ARE accessible, I've been on some of those before (on a previous cruise) and you don't get to see a lot. Because of...More

Thank R0bW84
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile
Natalia - excellent guide

We booked with maxi Balt because we knew SPB is very busy with lots of tourists and multiple cruise ships. No question this is only way to see the sights and enjoy them. No time was spent in line on our full but enjoyable 2...More

Thank karenradlett
Reviewed 10 June 2018
Excellent, does not rate this company high enough.

Our tour was on the 1st and 2nd of June 2018. After we cleared Russian immigration at the cruise terminal we were met by Alexi who introduced us to our guide Metri, and driver Tony. ( Sorry if I spelt your names wrong guys). We...More

1  Thank Derrick W
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