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2-Day Private St Petersburg Tour - with unbiased reviews

2-Day Private St Petersburg Tour

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This all-inclusive two-day private tour will show you the most famous sights in the city and take you to the most famous museums by car and boat. The overview of the Hermitage museum, inside visits to St. Isaac's Cathedral and Church on the Blood, Yusupov Palace, and Rasputin murder tour. On the second day start with Peter and Paul Fortress tour. Head outside the city and have a walk in the famous Peterhof fountain gardens. A tour to Peterhof will be followed by the Catherine Palace and Amber room visit. This tour is a perfect introduction to the Russian culture and life within a short period of time.
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Stop At: Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, Griboyedova Kanala Emb., 2B/A, St. Petersburg 191186 Russia

Resurrection Cathedral or Spilled Blood Church (as locals call it) is an outstanding museum of mosaics. Beautiful outside, it's stunning inside: every inch of the walls and floors are covered with mosaics. You will learn the history of its construction and enjoy wonderful mosaics.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Saint Isaac's Square, Isaakiyevskaya Sq., St. Petersburg Russia

You will have a stop for picture-taking at on of St. Petersburg's most famous central squares.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Memorial Sign Strelka Of Vasilievskiy Island, Birzhevaya Square, St. Petersburg 199034 Russia

You will have a photo-stop at the Spit of Vassilievsky Island, see the Rostral Columns and enjoy beautiful panoramic views of St. Petersburg downtown.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: The State Museum St. Isaac’s Cathedral, St Isaac_s Square, 4 Nevskiy Prospekt metro station, St. Petersburg 190000 Russia

You will visit St. Isaac's Cathedral, enjoy the beauty of Russia's biggest church and learn the history of the grandiose construction that took almost half a century.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Neva Embankments, St. Petersburg Russia

During the 1-hour river and canal boat tour, you will see the gala St. Petersburg centre - Neva Embankments from water. Also the boat tour will take you to the narrow downtown rivers and canals that intersect out city.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Palace Square, St. Petersburg 191055 Russia

Time for walking and taking pictures in the very heart of St. Petersburg - Palace Square

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: The State Hermitage Museum, Palace Emb., 30-38, St. Petersburg 191055 Russia

You will have an overview tour of the extensive art collections of the Hermitage. The tour will start with the Winter Palace - the former official winter-time residence of the Russian tsars, and take you through the main museum complex, including the Small, Old and New Hermitage.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Yusupov Palace on Moika River, Emb. Reki Moiki, 94 Entrance for individual visitors and small groups from Dekabristov Street, 21, St. Petersburg 190000 Russia

Last but not least by the role in the history of St. Petersburg and Russia is the Yusupov Palace. You will see how the wealthiest noble family of Russia before the 1917 revolution lived. The tour will also take you to the part of the palace where the dark force at the crown of the Russian Empire - Rasputin - found his death.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Peter and Paul Fortress, Petropavlovskaya Fortress, 3, St. Petersburg 197022 Russia

Peter and Paul Fortress, the foundation place of St. Petersburg is a must for every historical city tour. You will take a walk on the territory of the fortress and visit Sts. Peter and Paul Cathedral.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Tsarskoye Selo State Museum Preserve, Sadovaya St., 7, Pushkin, St. Petersburg 196601 Russia

You will visit the strikingly beautiful and excessive Catherine's Palace and see the famous Amber Room. The inside visit will be followed by a walk in the Catherine's gardens.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Peterhof State Museum Preserve, Razvodnaya ul., d. 2, Peterhof, St. Petersburg 198516 Russia

The most famous feature of Peterhof is its fountain gardens. You will walk through the Upper and Lower fountain gardens and see most famous fountains and cascades of the maritime summer residence of the Russian tsars.

Duration: 3 hours
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Important Information
Duration
2 days
Inclusions
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Photo-permits (where necessary) - 1 per person
  • All activities, including river and canal boat tour (privately for your group - separate boat)
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly (for groups larger than 6 persons
  • Local guide for the entire 2-day tour, fluent in English (French, German or Spanish - upon request)
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle of the necessary size
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood
  • Entry/Admission - The State Museum St. Isaac’s Cathedral
  • Entry/Admission - Neva Embankments
  • Entry/Admission - The State Hermitage Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Yusupov Palace on Moika River
  • Entry/Admission - Peter and Paul Fortress
  • Entry/Admission - Tsarskoye Selo State Museum Preserve
  • Entry/Admission - Peterhof State Museum Preserve
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Port pickup and drop-off (port access fee is required)
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Additional Info
  • Infant seats available
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • A maximum of 14 people per booking
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • A great deal of walking is involved
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Dress code is smart casual, appropriate for the weather
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Stroller accessible
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
Cancellation Policy
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Thea H wrote a review Jul. 2018
69 contributions19 helpful votes
Subway Metro tour Catherine's Palace and the Amber Room. Peterhof palace and park. Tour upper and lower Peterhof, fountain and gardens Pushkin formerly the Tsars Village River and Canal boat tour Faberge Museum tour - a VIP guided tour for the group The State Hermitage Museum -
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Date of experience: June 2018
eddr595 wrote a review Jun. 2018
70 contributions16 helpful votes
Our guided tour of St. Petersburg with I Love Travel SPB was most definitely the highlight of our 9-day Baltic Sea cruise. Our travel guide Dinara Yarullina was absolutely amazing: very knowledgeable and professional. And I would also like to mention our driver Konstantin who
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Date of experience: June 2018
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