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St. Petersburg: Visa Free 2-Day Essential Group Tour

Product ID: 67216

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2 days
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What You'll Do
  • Take advantage of this comprehensive visa-free tour that will intorduce you to the highlights of Saint Petersburg in two days
  • Enjoy the company of a professional local guide
  • Visit all the important sights of the city including Peter & Paul Fortress, St Isaac's Cathedral, Catherine's palace with Amber Room and Peterhof park
  • Try delicious local cuisine for lunch at Russian Restaurants
  • Make new friends with your tour companions as the group size is limited to only 16 passengers
Enjoy this comprehensive 2-day shared group tour, covering all the major highlights that cannot be missed while in Saint Petersburg. No Russian Visa required! The tour will take place even if 1 person signs up.
What to Expect
Your tour guide will meet you in the arrival hall of the cruise terminal, right after passport control holding a sign with your name on it. After checking in, you will be seated in a comfortable a/c Mercedes mini-bus. Once everyone has joined the group (please note that waiting time is limited to 30 minutes after scheduled tour start time), the tour will depart.

While on tour you will enjoy a Panoramic City Overview Tour with multiple photo stops, including a photo stop by the Church on the Spilled Blood, Peter and Paul Fortress, and will have a chance to admire the stunning St. Isaac's cathedral.

In the middle of the day you will stop at a nice local restaurant to enjoy a delicious Russian lunch, which is included in your tour cost. Afterwards, you will proceed to the splendid Hermitage Museum, where you will see not only the amazing art collections of Russian Tsars, but will also walk through the stunning interiors of the Winter Palace, the residence of the Romanovs. 
At the end of the day you will be returned back to the ship by around 17:00.

On the second day you will visit two main Suburban Residences of the Russian Tsars, once of them is Tsarskoye Selo with it's incredible Catherine's palace with the World-Famouns Amber Room. After savoring another typical Russian lunch at a local restaurant, you will proceed to Peterhof - a magnificent residence located on the Gulf of Finland, which amazes all visitors by hundreds of sparkling fountains all around the park. 

At the end of the day, you will board a fast hydrofoil boat that will take you back to Saint Petersburg and then you will be safely returned back to your ship. Please note that the itinerary order above might change depending on the day of the week, but tour inclusions will always stay the same.
What's Included
  • Professional English-speaking guide
  • Admissions to all museums as per itinerary
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly (if the group is 7+ people)
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Lunch each day
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan (almost all vehicles are equipped with WIFI)
  • Welcome gift
  • A bottle of water daily
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges, local taxes
What's Not Included
  • Gratuities (recommended)
Meeting Point

Your guide will meet you with a large sign ULKOTORS and smaller sign with your name on it right after passport control in the cruise terminal. (Open in Google Maps)

Know Before You Go
• Not recommended for child aged 5 and under
• At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information: ship name, docking time, passport details
• Passport name, number, date of birth and citizenship is required at time of booking for all participants
• Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking (vegetarian/gluten-free etc), otherwise you will be served the same meal as the rest of the group
• Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
• Not wheelchair accessible
• A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
• Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
• This is a Worry-Free shore excursion, and the tour operator guarantees that you will be delivered to the port on time and will not miss your ship. In the extremely unlikely case of that happening, you will be delivered to the next port of call at the tour operator's expense.

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Product ID: 67216