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2-day Light shore excursion

2-day Light shore excursion

This tour is for those who want to see the city and explore it leisurely. On the 2nd day in the afternoon you will have some free time in the city. You may go for a walk in the city center, drink a cup of Russian tea with delicious pirrogi, go to the farmer’s market or do some shopping. Our experienced guide and driver will accompany and advise you.

2 day(s)
  • This tour includes

    Our most moderate tour of St. Petersburg includes the highlights of the city, romantic boat ride and shorter days in port.

    This tour is visa free for cruise ship passengers docking in St. Petersburg for less than 72 hours. Red Sun Tours is a licensed tour operator in the Russian Federation and has the legal right to offer Visa-Free excursions for cruise ship passengers.

    The tour includes:

    — city sightseeing tour. You will see the most historic and beautiful part of the city, know the history of the foundation and development of St. Petersburg

    —  Canal boat ride

    — Peterhof Lower gardens — famous «Russian Versailles»

    — the Church on Spilled Blood — one of the most beautiful cathedrals in the world

    —  Hermitage — Russia’s largest museum

    — Subway ride and tour of the opulent Metro station

    — free time in the center of the city with your guide and driver

  • The itinerary of the tour

    Day 1

    9.00 — Meeting at the ship

    9.00 — 12.00 — city sightseeing tour with the visit the Farmer’s market and  St. Nicolas Cathedral

    12.00 — 13.00 — drive to Peterhof, subway ride

    13:00 — 14. 30 — Tour of the Peterhof Lower fountain park and gardens, including the Grand Cascade.

    14:30 — 15:00-  Drive back to the city

    15.00 — 16.00- Canal boat ride

    16.30 — return to the ship


    Day 2

    10. 00 — Meeting by the ship

    10:30 — 13. 30 — Tour of the Hermitage museum

    13:30 — 14. 00 — visit to Spilled Blood Church

    14.00 — 16.30 — free time in the city center with your guide and driver

    17. 00 — return to the ship

    Please note: This is a sample itinerary. The tour can be modified on your request!

  • Price

    Please note: This is a sample itinerary. The tour can be modified on your request!

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  • Tour price includes
    • all port fees for 2 days and all local Russian taxes
    • visa support
    • professional English-speaking guide for 2 days with this timing (other languages available for private tours upon request)
    • A/C vehicle for 2 days with this timing
    •  admission tickets to the museums shown in the itinerary
    •  subway ride

PLEASE NOTE: According to the Russian Federation Law, all cruise ship passengers, staying in Russia for up to 72 hrs, do not need a Russian visa if they book the tour with us. We will legally provide you with an officially authorized document (Tour Ticket or Blanket Visa) which is considered a Russian visa equivalent.



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