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Shore Excursion: 2-Day St. Petersburg City Tour

By: TJ Travel
  • See the highlights of St. Petersburg in two days while your ship is docked
  • Hear informative guide commentary about the city and its landmarks
  • Early morning access to the popular Hermitage lets you avoid crowds
Shore Excursion: 2-Day St. Petersburg City Tour
From US$210.00
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Shore Excursion: 2-Day St. Petersburg City Tour
From US$210.00
Spend two days exploring St. Petersburg on a guided tour when your ship pulls into port. With a guide handling navigation and transportation, visit landmarks such as the Peter and Paul Cathedral, the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, Peterhof, and the Catherine Palace and Park, hearing in-depth commentary about each place along the way. You’ll also get early access to the popular Hermitage, meaning you won’t have to deal with the pesky crowds.
What to Expect
When your cruise ship pulls into St. Petersburg's port, disembark and meet your guide. On the first day, you’ll head to Peterhof for a tour of the Upper Gardens and the Lower Fountain Park, where you’ll hear about the history of this impressive landmark.

Spend the afternoon in Pushkin exploring Catherine Palace and Park. Return to St. Petersburg for a subway station and farmers market visit, which gives you a window into the life of locals. Return to the ship or opt for an evening program of a folk show and boat trip.

On the second day, enjoy convenient pickup and head directly to the Hermitage Museum, where you’ll enjoy the privilege of early-morning admission. Move on to the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood before stopping for lunch (at your expense), and then take off for a boat ride on the city's canals. In the late afternoon, take a walking tour with your guide along Nevsky Prospect, where you can take in the ambiance of the city and do some shopping at Gostiny Dvor and the Eliseyev Emporium food hall.

End the day with included transportation back to the cruise port.
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Reviews (240)
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Great Way to See St. Petersburg!!

This was an extremely organized tour with a very knowledgeable guide and experienced driver. It was a great overview of what St. Petersburg has to offer. Communication with TJ Travel was excellent. They were also very accommodating when our ship was one and a half...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sonja C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Amazing Tour!

We visited Russia as part of a Baltic cruise, our ship docked in St Petersburg for 2 days. We decided to do a 2 day tour with TJ Tours as well as a night time Vodka Tasting and walking Tour! Both were amazing. I would...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank j0urney_girl
Reviewed 8 October 2018

we had a fantastic 2 days. our guild and driver were brillaint and he worked with us to tweet things. they made us feel special. the driver even bought a bullit melon and cut it up and gave us slices of it. they were a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank bazsue745
Reviewed 4 October 2018
Outstanding tour of St Petersburg

We were on the Norwegian Breakaway and had a two day stop at St Petersburg. We booked a 2 day excursion with TJ Tours. The reviews looked pretty good and we really didn’t know what to expect not having toured in Russia before. We travel...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Kevin20124
Reviewed 3 October 2018
2 Day St. Petersburg Tour

We were part of a small group which made it any easy tour. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable of Russian History which made our trip very interesting. We were very happy of our decision to use trip advisor.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank qsmommo
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4 December 2018|
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Response from Charley44 | Reviewed this property |
Yes! Our little group (organized by my wife on "TripAdvisor") included people with passports from at least 3 different nations. There were no issues!
21 September 2018|
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Response from Howlo | Reviewed this property |
You will pass the Museum whilst on the River Cruise, what I suggest is email them and ask if they will include on your tour, or look at another company, to see if it's included. The folks at TjTravel are very friendly and... More
18 August 2018|
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Response from William-008Z | Reviewed this property |
The timing was tight, but yet not rushed on this tour. There were was one stop for shopping each day, and you could buy from street vendors at some of the sightseeing locations. After the tour, you're dropped at the... More