St Petersburg Shore Excursions

Private tours

Here you can find descriptions and examples of our standard private St Petersburg Shore Excursions. We have prepared for you one, two and three day itineraries so you can fully enjoy your time in St Petersburg. Of course your tour may vary depending on days of the week and itinerary intensity. Please USE our "FIND YOUR SHORE TOUR NOW" search engine on your right to see the selection and book your SHORE TOUR.

For those who want to check out our line of GROUP St Petersburg Shore Excursions please read about our Guaranteed Departure Tours here.

 
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1-day Private St Petersburg Shore Excursion

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$128 pp

Cruise ships docking in St Petersburg for just one day do not leave
their passengers with a lot of choice. There is simply so much to see
and visit - it's hard to bring it all together in 7 - 9 hour itinerary.
Nevertheless we have carefuly put together 3 types of one-day tours
for you depending on the pace you are willing to go for.

Check "FIND YOUR SHORE TOUR NOW" search engine to choose and book your excursion.

Below please find our sample 1-DAY PRIVATE MODERATE shore excursion:

9:00 Meet at the Terminal
9:00 - 11:30 City orientation drive with a visit to Peter and Paul Fortress + Cathedral and St Isaac’s Cathedral
11:30 - 12:30 Time for lunch
13:00 - 14:00 Canal tour
14:30 - 17:00 The guided tour of the The Hermitage Museum
18:00 Back to the ship or join our Optional evening program

Please note: tour sequence can be changed by your guide because of the traffic and other unexpected circumstances

 
Number of people in your party 2 4 6 8 10 12 - up
Price per person US$ 345 196 160 151 140 128

Price includes:

  • Admission fees to all museums in the program + boat ride
  • Services of a professional licensed tour guide for the whole day
  • Driver’s services for the whole day (modern western car/van or Mercedes mini bus with A/C)
  • All port fees
  • Cost of blanket visa
  • All local taxes
  • Bottled water
  • Ear phones sets for the group of 10 and up

Please note:

  • Discounts: kids age up to 6 go for free, kids up to 16 and students (have to possess ISIC) have a $20 discount
  • Gratuities to a guide and driver are not included in the price of the tour. In Russia it is usually 10-15% from the cost of a tour, but it is always up to you!

Evening program

Ships that are staying in St Petersburg for 1 day never leave the city before midnight. This gives you the opportunity to take advantage and visit one of St Petersburg unique cultural events. You can admire famous St Petersburg ballet performance - Swan Lake by Tchaikovsky. Or go for something maybe more entertaining and easy - Russian Folk Show - St Petersburg.

Go to FIND YOUR SHORE TOUR NOW to book your excursion!

Have questions? Please Contact us to make your inquiry.

2-day Private St Petersburg Shore Excursion

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$215 pp

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.
We have carefully selected for you a choice of 3 Private tours - presented in "FIND YOUR SHORE TOUR NOW" search engine - depending on your budget and the itinerary intensity.

Below Please find our sample 2-DAY PRIVATE MODERATE shore excursion:

DAY 1

9:00 Meet at the Terminal
9:00 - 12:30 City tour with a visit to Peter and Paul Fortress + Cathedral
12:30 - 13:30 Time for lunch
14:00 - 16:30 The guided tour of the The Hermitage Museum
17:00 - 18:00 Canal tour
18:30 Back to the ship or join our Optional evening program

DAY 2

9:00 Meet at the Terminal
9:00 - 12:00 Tour of the Catherine's Palace + Amber room (Can be changed for the Pavlovsk Palace if the tour takes place on the last Monday of the month)
12:00 - 13:00 Drive to Peterhof
13:00 - 15:30 Tour of the Peterhof Gardens (no inside visits), time for lunch in one of the coffee shops in the park
15:30 - 16:30 Back to St. Petersburg with a Metro tour on the way
17:00 Back to the ship

Please note: tour sequence can be changed by your guide because of the traffic and other unexpected circumstances


Number of people in your party 2 4 6 8 10 12 - up
Price per person US$ 505 352 295 259 239 215

Price includes:

  • Admission fees to all museums in the program + boat ride
  • Services of a professional licensed tour guide for the two days
  • Driver’s services for two days (modern western car/van or Mercedes mini bus with A/C)
  • All port fees
  • Metro tokens
  • Cost of blanket visa
  • All local taxes
  • Bottled water for each day
  • Ear phones sets for the group of 10 and up

Please note:

  • Discounts: kids age up to 6 go for free, kids up to 16 and students (have to possess ISIC) have a $35 discount
  • Gratuities to a guide and driver are not included in the price of the tour. In Russia it is usually 10-15% from the cost of a tour, but it is always up to you!

Evening program

Thinking of how to spend your precious time here instead of going for ship evening shows? Take advantage and visit one of St Petersburg unique cultural events. You can admire famous St Petersburg ballet performance - Swan Lake by Tchaikovsky. Or go for something maybe more entertaining and easy - Russian folk show. And maybe after - a romantic white nights boat ride underneath raised bridges?

Go to FIND YOUR SHORE TOUR NOW to book your excursion!

Have questions? Please Contact us to make your inquiry.

3-day Private St Petersburg Shore Excursion

from
$320 pp

According to Russian law cruise and ferry passengers are allowed
VISA-FREE stay in St Petersburg for not longer than 72 hours. So this
makes 3 days to be probably the best option if you have such a choice.
You will have an opportunity to see virtually everything you wish and acting
on your own pace. This is also the best chance to take a quick one day visit to Moscow (we would recommend doing it during your day 2).

We have carefully selected for you a choice of 3 Private tours depending on your budget and the itinerary intensity.

Below Please find our sample 3-DAY PRIVATE MODERATE shore excursion:

DAY 1

9:00 Meet at the Terminal
9:00 - 12:30 City tour with a visit to Peter and Paul Fortress
12:00 - 13:00 Time for lunch
13:30 - 16:00 Visit to Yusupoff Palace
16:30 Back to the ship or Optional evening program

DAY 2

9:00 Meet at the Terminal
9:00 - 12:00 Tour of the Catherine's Palace + Amber room
12:00 - 13:00 Drive to Peterhof
13:00 - 15:30 Tour of the Peterhof Gardens (no inside visits), time for lunch in one of the coffee shops in the park
15:30 - 16:30 Back to St. Petersburg with a Metro tour on the way back
17:00 Back to the ship or Optional evening program

DAY 3

10:00 Meet at the Terminal
10:30 - 13:30 The guided tour of The Hermitage Museum
13:30 - 14:30 Time for lunch
15:00 - 16:00 Canal tour
16:30 Back to the ship

Please note: tour sequence can be changed by your guide because of the traffic and other unexpected circumstances


Number of people in your party 2 4 6 8 10 12 - up
Price per person US$ 795 495 405 377 348 320

Price includes:

  • Admission fees to all museums in the program + boat ride
  • Services of a professional licensed tour guide for three days
  • Driver’s services for 3 days (modern western car/van or Mercedes mini bus with A/C)
  • All port fees
  • Metro tokens
  • Cost of blanket visa
  • All local taxes
  • Bottled water for each day
  • Ear phones sets for the group of 10 and up

Please note:

  • Discounts: kids age up to 6 go for free, kids up to 16 and students (have to possess ISIC) have a $45 discount
  • Gratuities to a guide and driver are not included in the price of the tour. In Russia it is usually 10-15% from the cost of a tour, but it is always up to you!

Evening program

Thinking of how to spend your precious time here instead of going for ship evening shows? 3-day stay will give you a wide choice of what to do. Take advantage and visit one of St Petersburg unique cultural events. You can admire famous St Petersburg ballet performance - Swan Lake by Tchaikovsky. Or go for something maybe more entertaining and easy - Russian folk show. And maybe after - a romantic white nights boat ride underneath raised bridges?

Go to FIND YOUR SHORE TOUR NOW to book your excursion!

Have questions? Please Contact us to make your inquiry.

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Optional tours
Russian Folk Show

Russian Folk Show

When you are in St. Petersburg, ballet is one of the things you can't miss! This is where the Russian Composer Peter Tchaikovsky wrote Swan Lake, one of the most beautiful and dramatic ballets of all times. Ballet here is always accompanied by an orchestra and you can be guaranteed that you will see a high quality performance.

Duration: 2 hours
Russian Ballet

Russian Ballet

If you are looking for a great way to relax after a day of sightseeing and want to get to know the Russian culture and mind, then this show is definitely for you. You will see Russian & Cossack dancing, listen to famous national instruments while beautiful voices sing of the joyful traditions in the Russian countryside. Feel yourself Russian!

Duration: 2-3 hours
Canal Tour

Canal Tour

What can be more impressive than seeing the beauty of St. Petersburg leisurely from the water? The city is criss-crossed with small rivers and canals which make the city look like Venice or Amsterdam. Our comfortable boat will take you past the granite embankments along the main waterways of St. Petersburg.

Duration: 1 hour