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2-Day City Highlights Tour of St. Petersburg - with unbiased reviews

2-Day City Highlights Tour of St. Petersburg

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Unless you speak Russian, St. Petersburg can be a difficult city to navigate on your own. Make the most of your time in Russia’s second city during a 2-day tour that provides an ideal introduction to first-time visitors. Plus, hotel or port pickup and drop-off on each day ensures you don’t have to worry about finding a meeting point.
  • Delve deeper into Russian culture and history on a tour
  • Get a more intimate glimpse into St. Petersburg with a guide
  • Travel between sights in air-conditioned comfort
  • A great introduction for first-time visitors
Important Information
18h 30m
  • Services of a professional guide for two days
  • Driver’s services for two days (comfortable (Mercedes) mini van with A/C)
  • Photo and video permissions (except Yusupov Palace)
  • All port fees
  • All local taxes
  • Bottled water for each day
  • Earphones
  • Two lunches included
  • Shared boat ride
  • Entry/Admission - Park And Gardens of Peterhof
  • Entry/Admission - Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood
  • Entry/Admission - The State Hermitage Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Yusupov Palace on Moika River
  • Entry/Admission - The State Museum St. Isaac’s Cathedral
  • Entry/Admission - Neva Embankments
  • Entry/Admission - Catherine Palace and Park
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • BLANKET VISA will be provided separately from the tour voucher. Please make sure to print it out before you set off (each passenger MUST receive and print a blanket visa (tour ticket) from local operator to pass the customs during disembarkation)
  • Visa-free tour available only for cruise passengers
  • Please provide the following information for the blanket visa (tour ticket): 1. Your full names as shown on your passports, incl your middle names. 2. D.O.B(s) 3. Citizenship(s) 4. Passport number(s) 5. Dates of the trip
  • Not accessible for people with mobility issues. In case you are travelling with a wheelchair, mobile scooter or a walking frame, please consider taking a private tour
  • Not recommended for guests with back problems
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • No special dress code
  • Infant meals not included
  • To clear the customs in St. Petersburg port you should have 1. Valid passport 2. Printed blanket visa provided by local operator
  • Your blanket visa requires you to be accompanied with a guide at all times
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • The Hermitage reserves the right to adjust the entrance time slot
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Karen K wrote a review Oct. 2019
12 contributions4 helpful votes
I truly was pleasantly surprised by the quality of this 2 day tour. Dimitri was so smart & informative on the history of St Petersburg and it’s incredible palaces & museums. He made Every place we visited so interesting. The river tour, the subway, the gardens, palaces, museums
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Date of experience: October 2019
marinegirlLeeds_UK wrote a review Oct. 2019
5 contributions6 helpful votes
Good , clear communication via e mail throughout from TJ travel. Booked this tour as it was much cheaper than the NCL alternative. Easy pick up from the port, our guide and driver were helpful , knowldgeable and professional throughout. One lunch included in a local restaurant
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Date of experience: September 2019
Kimberly D wrote a review Oct. 2019
3 contributions
Booking this tour was super simple! We were on a cruise and booked this tour in lieu of booking an excursion from the ship. We saved almost 50%. TJTravel has very knowledgeable tour guides and they have an excellent system for picking up and dropping off at the cruise
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Date of experience: August 2019
SuzanneSydney wrote a review Oct. 2019
3 contributions3 helpful votes
Victoria (tour guide) and Ivan the bus driver were very professional. Victoria's English and history knowledge was first class. No difficult question could stump her! She was able to adapt her tour program depending on traffic, tourist queues, the weather and even where the best
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Date of experience: September 2019
Donna M wrote a review Oct. 2019
6 contributions
We had a great two-day tour of St Petersburg. Our tour guide (Dina) was extremely knowledgeable. We learned a whole lot of history in two days. The early admission to the Hermitage was fantastic. It was very nice not to have hoards of people trying to see the artwork at the
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Date of experience: September 2019
Key Details
  • Duration: 18h 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Hotel Pickup
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