Saint Petersburg shore tours

Saint Petersburg shore tours


Please contact us for a customized quote and itinerary. Call +7 812 930 65 74 or +61 2 8007 36 85 or make an enquiry via the form on the contact page.

Our company is a recognised leader at Saint Petersburg market of private tours. We aim to provide the most personalized tour product meeting all possible interests and needs.

Maximize your limited time in beautiful Saint Petersburg and enjoy your personal and private tour-just yourselves, your family or friends.

A private shore tour is a great choice in most cases but particularly highly recommended to people with limited walking abilities, families with young children and for people who are interested in particular subjects or want to have a tour «off the beaten track». We shall create your customized itinerary which suits you best.

Itineraries below are sample ones and can be described as moderate and general sight-seeing. You do not need to book excatly the same ones (oh, you might as well. Why not?). Let us know your interests, needs, desirable tour duration, etc and we shall come back with your tailor-made product designed specially for you.

The itineraries are priced for couples. We price each program individually taking into account tour duration, inclusions and some other factors but it is at least 10-15% reduction of cost for each person joining.

Price inclusions:

  • pre-booked museum admissions incl «early admission» (before the museum opens to the general public) to the Hermitage Museum and Peterhoff Grand Palace (3-day tour);
  • English-speaking local guide;
  • A/C chauffeured transportation;
  • hydrofoil Peterhoff-Saint Petersburg;
  • metro tickets;
  • bottled water;
  • lunches;
  • photo permits
  • blanket visas/tours tickets

EMAIL TO BOOK YOUR TOUR: marina_s_wilson@st-petersburg-visit.com OR tours@st-petersburg-visit.com

1-day tour (390.00 USD per person in 2 PAX group)

The tour is designed for cruises stopping in Saint Petersburg for 1 day. The itinerary depends on a week day.

More details about the "1-day tour"

8.00 Meet your local guide in the arrival area of the port

8.00-10.00 City highlights tour incl photo stops at ST Isaac’s Cathedral, the Cathedral of Our Saviour on Spilled Blood, the Spit of ST Basil Island. Metro visit. Transfer to the Hermitage Museum

  • 10.00-12.00 Hermitage Museum tour 
  • 12.15-13.15 Lunch
  • 13.30-14.00 Transfer to Peterhoff by hydrofoil.
  • 14.00-16.00 Peterhoff Lower fountain park tour incl one of the pavillion palaces
  • 16.00 Transfer to Saint Petersburg
  • 17.00 Return to the ship

2-day tour (590.00 USD per person in 2 PAX group)

Тhe tour is designed for cruises stopping in Saint Petersburg for 2 days and includes all the must-see museums

More details about the "2-day tour"

Day 1:

  • 8.30 Meet your local guide in the arrival area of the port
  • 8.45-10.00 City highlights tour incl photo stops at ST Isaac’s Cathedral, the Cathedral of Our Saviour on Spilled Blood, the Spit of ST Basil Island. Metro visit. Transfer to the Hermitage Museum
  • 10.00-12.00 Hermitage Museum tour
  • 12.15-13.15 Lunch
  • 13.15 Departure to Tsar Village (Pushkin)
  • 14.30-16.30 Tour of Catherine Palace incl Amber room and gardens
  • 16.30-17.30 Transfer to Saint Petersburg
  • 17.30-18.30 Faberge Museum tour
  • 19.00 Return to the ship

Day 2:

  • 9.00 Meet your guide at the port.
  • 9.00-12.30 Peter and Paul Fortress tour and a river and canal cruise. Shopping stop optional
  • 12.30-13.30 Lunch
  • 14.00 Transfer to Peterhoff by hydrofoil
  • 14.30-16.00 Peterhoff Lower gardens tour incl one of the pavillion palaces
  • 17.00 Return to the ship

3-day tour (price at request)

The tour takes an extensive look at every place mentioned in guidebooks or films about Russia. 

More details about the "3-day tour"

Day 1:

  • 9.00 Meet your guide in the arrival area of the port. Transfer to the Hermitage for the «early admission» (before the museum opens to the general public)
  • 10.00-13.00 Hermitage Museum tour incl a private tour of the Golden rooms
  • 13.30-14.30 Lunch
  • 14.30-17.00 City highlights tour incl Peter and Paul Fortress and the Church on Spilled Blood
  • 17.00 Return to the ship

Day 2:

  • 9.00 Meet your guide at the port. Departure to Tsar Village (Pushkin)
  • 10.00-12.00 Catherine Palace incl Amber room and gardens tour
  • 12.00-13.00 Russian traditional lunch
  • 13.00-14.00 Transfer to Saint Petersburg
  • 14.00-14.30 Tour of ST-Isaac’s Cathedral
  • 15.00-16.00 River and canal cruise
  • 16.30 Return to the ship

Day 3:

  • 8.30 Meet your guide at the port. Departure to Peterhoff. Optional stop on the way to visit the metro
  • 10.00-12.30 Peterhoff Grand Palace and Lower gardens tour
  • 12.30-13.00 Transfer to Saint Petersburg by hydrofoil
  • 13.00-14.00 Lunch
  • 14.30-16.00 Yusupoff Palace tour
  • 16.30 Return to the ship

3 Days Shore tour with Moscow (price at request)

Designed for cruises stopping in Saint Petersburg for 3 days, the tour highlights everything Russia is famous for

More details about the tour "3 Days Shore tour with Moscow"

Day 1:

  • 8.30 Meet your local guide in the arrival area of the port
  • 8.45-10.00 City highlights tour incl photo stops at ST Isaac’s Cathedral, the Cathedral of Our Saviour on Spilled Blood, the Spit of ST Basil Island. Metro visit. Transfer to the Hermitage Museum
  • 10.00-12.00 Hermitage Museum tour
  • 12.15-13.15 Lunch
  • 13.15 Departure to Tsar Village (Pushkin)
  • 14.30-16.30 Tour of Catherine Palace incl Amber room and gardens
  • 16.30-17.30 Transfer to Saint Petersburg back to the ship

Day 2:

  • 6.00 Pick up from the ship and transfer to the Moskovsky Train Station
  • 9.00 Moskow transfer pick up and start of the city highlight tour including Palace Square and Orthodox Cathedrals
  • 13.00 Lunch break
  • 14.00 Kremlin and the Armory Tour 
  • 17.00 Sparrow Hills
  • 19.00 Trip to Saint Petersburg from the Leningrad Train Staition
  • 22.00 Transfer back to the Ship

Day 3:

  • 9.00 Meet your guide at the port.
  • 9.00-12.30 City highlights tour incl Peter and Paul Fortress. the Church on Spilled Blood. and a river and canal cruise. Shopping stop optional
  • 12.30-13.30 Lunch
  • 14.00 Transfer to Peterhoff by hydrofoil
  • 14.30-16.00 Peterhoff Lower gardens tour 
  • 17.00 Return to the ship