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1 Day St. Petersburg Private Land Tour

Description

During one day program you will get to know:

- The history of St Petersburg and its founder Peter the Great

- The Romanov dynasty (facts and anecdotes)

- St Petersburg – city of 3 revolutions

- Gorbachev: “the father” of Perestroika

- St Petersburg as the cultural capital of Russia and Soviet Union

- Soviet Regime: Lenin and Stalin

- Modern life in Russia and St Petersburg: housing, educational system, health care system, family life – don’t hesitate to ask any questions

- Guaranteed departure: if only 1 person signs up, the tour will take place

Itinerary

Program A

inside visites of:

- Fountain Park in Peterhof
- Catherine block or Monplesir (on your choice)
- Hermitage Museum

9:00 am Meeting your guide near your hotel.

9:00 am - 11:00 am City tour including driving and photo stops in the most beautiful, historical places in St Petersburg.

11:00 am - 1:30 pm Excursion in the Hermitage Museum with lunch at the Hermitage café (Lunch is optional).

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm Drive to Peterhof, Russian Versailles (or by hydrofoil as optional).

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm Upper park and Lower park with fountains. One of the small palaces: Catherine block or Bath Block (on your choice)**

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Return to the ship or optional evening program (theatre / folk show).

5:00 pm Return to your hotel.

 

* Please note that hydrofoil to Peterhof is not operating starting from October until the end of April, extra cost of this option is 15 Euro per person

** During the winter season the park is covered with snow and all fountains are kept under wooden boxes for their preservation. In the off-season you will have more time to explore one of the small palaces.

Program B

9:00 am Meeting your guide near your hotel.

9:00 am - 12:00 pm City tour with a guided tour of Peter and Paul Fortress and the Church on Spilt Blood.

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Lunch (optional).

1:30 pm – 3:30 pm Excursion at the Hermitage Museum.

4:00 pm – 4:30 pm St Issac’s Cathedral.

5:00 pm Back to the hotel.

Program C

Inside visits of:

- Catherine Palace with the Amber Room
- St. Peter & Paul Cathedral
- Church on the Spilt Blood


9:00 am Meeting your guide near your hotel.

9:00 am – 12:00 pm City tour with a guided tour of Peter and Paul Fortress and the Church on Spilt Blood.

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch (optional).

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm A scenic drive to Pushkin.

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Guided tour of Catherine Palace with the Amber Room and park.

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Back to the hotel.

Pictures

Pickup

at your hotel.

Dropoff

at your hotel.

Things to bring

printed voucher.

photo / video camera.

Inclusions

  • Admission fees to all museums in the program
  • Guide’s services for 1 Day
  • Driver’s services for 1 Day (Comfortable car (Mercedes)/minivan with A/C)
  • Permission for photo/ video at the museums

Exclusions

  • Lunch

Cancellation

Cancellations more than a week in advance only administration costs of 15%
Cancellation between a week and 48 hours prior to departure date: 50% of the total amount
Cancellation less than 48 hours prior to departure date: 100% of the total amount
No show: no restitution

Additional Info

Pirces:

private group 1 person: 320 EUR per person.

private group 2 persons: 160 EUR per person.

private group 3-4 perons: 100 EUR per person.

private group 5-6 perons: 85 EUR per person.

Duration: 1 day.

Languages: English, German, French, Spanish. Other languages upon request.

Note, please:

  • The hydrofoil to Peterhof is not operating starting from October until the end of April, extra cost of this option is 15 Euro per person
  • During the winter season the park is covered with snow and all fountains are kept under wooden boxes for their preservation. In the off-season (October 13th 2014  – April 24th 2015) you will have a guided tour of the Grand Palace
  • If you travel with children under 7 years old, you don’t have to pay for them – the tour for them will be free of charge. Children/Students over 7 years old receive discount of 15 euro for the tour. Students must have an ISIC card, otherwise the discount is not available.