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Private Shore-Excursion: 1-Day Fully Flexible St Petersburg Tour

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USD 30.00
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    What to Expect
    Disembark your cruise ship at the St. Petersburg port, walk through passport control, and meet your private guide just outside. Climb into the waiting Mercedes sedan or minibus (depending on group size) and set out on your private tour. 

    You and your group can tailor the tour to visit any sights and landmarks you like. Center your activities around food and drink, walking tours, or just enjoy the sights of the city through the windows of your private vehicle. During the high season, it is suggested that you inform your guide ahead of time of your plans, and the tour company can secure advance reservations with fast-track access. 

    Timely delivery back to your ship is guaranteed at the end of your tour.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    Return Details
    Returns to the port
    • Professional tour guide ( 8 hrs)
    • Headsets to hear the guide clearly (for groups 8+ people)
    • Transport by air-conditioned sedan/minivan
    • A bottle of water daily
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges, local taxes
    • Visa-Free paperwork
    • Entrance fees (highly recommended to pre-order in advance)
    • Lunch (highly recommended to pre-order for all groups of 8 and more)
    • Gratuities
    • Entry/Admission - The Museum Complex The State Museum St. Isaac’s Cathedral
    • Entry/Admission - Catherine Palace and Park
    • Entry/Admission - Peterhof State Museum Preserve
    • Entry/Admission - The State Hermitage Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Savior on the Spilled Blood
    • Entry/Admission - Faberge Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Peter and Paul Fortress
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 5 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Infants are free of charge. Passport details must be provided for infants like for everyone else. Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • 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
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately. In case of rain you will be provided with ponchos
    • No admissions are inlcluded, please contact your tour operator to set up a custom program for you.
    • LAST MINUTE bookings (less than 100 hours before the ship arrives) are not available for cruise ship passengers, as all passport details MUST be submitted to the cruise ship authorities 4 days before the ship arrives - this is the way we provide you with the visa-free entry to Russia.
    • No admissions are inlcluded, please contact your tour operator to set up a custom program for you.
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We had a wonderfull day with Ulko tours in St. Petersburg. And our guide Margarita was really great. Everything was well organised.More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Hildelav
    JuliaKharlamova, Public Relations Manager at ULKOtours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Hilde, Thank you for your kind words about Margarita! We are really happy to have her in our team and each word of customer appreciation is very important both, to us and the guides. We hope your time in Saint-Petersburg was a memorable one!...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I have created account here just to say thanks to our fantastic guide Julia.I strongly recommend this tour and this guide, this was perfect experience of acquaintance with beautiful city of Saint-Petersburg.More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Smith1568
    ElenaUlko, Owner at ULKOtours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you so much for your kind words! It really means a lot to us, especially the fact that you have created an account on TA to let us know you have enjoyed our tour! Thank you! I hope you get a chance to re-visit...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Marina provided a great tour. Very knowledgeable and friendly. A great way to see the city and surrounding areas. We didn’t know what we wanted to see, but she showed as many great places.

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Mitchmc123
    JuliaKharlamova, Public Relations Manager at ULKOtours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Mitchmc123, Thank you for this review. It is truly great that you've enjoyed your tour with Marina. She is a marvelous guide, indeed. We hope you visit our beautiful city again soon! Sincerely, Julia Kharlamova

    Reviewed 14 August 2019

    My daughter, sister-in-law and myself went on a 9 day Baltic Cruise through NCL. Looking over their excursions( which were overpriced) and others through shore excursions, we could not find any that matched what we wanted to see in St. Petersburg. My daughter is a...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
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    Reviewed 12 August 2019

    One day private guided tour of St. Petersburg for my companion and me. Visited Hermitage and Faberge Museum. Visited Theater St. and the old Maryinsky Theater, a place I always wanted to see. Visited several churches; the Church of Spilled Blood is amazing. Alina, out...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Michael T
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    20 September 2019|
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    Response from Michael T | Reviewed this property |
    When you book the tour, a temporary tourist visa is provided by the tour company. You have to stay with the tour guide. You can’t wander around by yourself. My understanding is that if you want to go off by yourself, you... More
    30 August 2019|
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    Response from Michael T | Reviewed this property |
    I used an ULKO private tour, just the two of us with a guide and a driver. (Excellent, BTW.) We had a tour of the city with stops along the way. Since the tour is fully customizable, you can specify your points of interest... More
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