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2-day Standard shore excursion

2-day Standard shore excursion

This 2 day moderate tour offers must-see sights of St. Petersburg and valuable insight into intriguing Russian history and culture.

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 shore excursions for cruise ship passengers.

2 day(s)
  • This tour includes

    The most known treasures of the city are included in it:
    — 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
    — Catherine’s palace with the famous Amber room and Catherine’s park
( this palace can be replaced by the tour of Oranienbaum or the tour of Kronstadt)
    — 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
    — walk along Nevsky prospect — the main street of St. Petersburg

    — Subway ride and tour of the opulent Metro station

  • The itinerary of the tour

    Day 1

    9.00 — Meeting at the ship

    9.00 — 10.00 — city sightseeing tour, Subway ride.

    10.00 — 11.00 — drive to Peterhof

    11:00 — 12. 30 — Tour of the Peterhof Lower fountain park and gardens, including the Grand Cascade.

    12. 30 — 13: 00 lunch (optional)

    13. 00 — 14. 00 — Drive to the Tsars’ Village

    14. 00 — 16. 00 — a visit to the Catherine’s Palace, including the famous Amber room. A walk in the park.

    16:00 : 17:00 Drive back to the ship


    Day 2

    9.00 — Meeting by the ship

    9.00 — 10.30 — city tour

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

    13:30 — 14. 00 lunch ( optional)

    14. 00 — 17:00 The inside visit to the Spilled Blood Church and walk along Nevsky prospect

    17. 00 — return to the ship

  • 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 (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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