2 Day St.Petersburg All Highlights Shore Excursion

This 2 day Shore Tour is our most popular tour at the most competitive price includes visits to the most superb sights of St. Petersburg and excellent presentation of the city.

If you are staying at a hotel we can customize this tour for your stay. The itinerary is made flexible to fit in any timing you have.

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
  • Catherine 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 Fountain Gardens – famous “Russian Versailles”
  • The Church on Spilled Blood – one of the most beautiful cathedrals in the world
  • Hermitage – Russia’s largest museum and Tsar’s Palace (or the Russian museum)
  • St. Peter and Paul’s fortress and cathedral – the birthplace of the city and Crypt of Romanovs
  • Tour of opulent Metro station

Tour itinerary:

Day 1

08:30 – 9:00 – Meeting at the ship

9:00 – 10:00 – City Sightseeing Tour. Preface to the story of St. Petersburg

10:00 – 11:00 – Drive to Peterhof

11:00 – 12:30 – Tour of the Peterhof Fountain Park

12:30 – 13:00 – Coffee/tea break

13:00 – 14:00 – Drive to the Catherine Palace

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

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

Day 2

9:00 – Meeting by the ship.

9:00 – 9:30 – Metro ride. You will see 2-3 opulent stations

9:45 – 10:45 – Tour of St. Peter&Paul Fortress and Cathedral

11:00 – 13:00 – A walk on the Palace Square. Tour of the Hermitage Museum including the Winter Palace

13:00 – 14:00 – Lunch at a local restaurant

14:00 – 16:30 – Sightseeing tour with the inside visit to Spilled Blood Church

17:00 – Return to the ship

Tour cost includes:

  • Pick up and drop off by the ship
  • Professional and personable English speaking guide
  • Experienced driver with a comfortable A/C van
  • All port fees
  • All local taxes
  • Admission fees to the museums shown in the itinerary
  • Photo permissions inside museums
  • Visa Support. You do not need to apply for a Russian visa. We are officially licensed to provide you with a Tour Ticket what will allow you to get off the ship and to have a tour with us. There is no additional charge for visa support
  • Bottled water
  • Audio head sets for groups more than 6 people
  • Individual approach and 24 hours support

Important info:

  • You do not need visa for this tour if you are cruise ship passengers docking in St. Petersburg for less than 72 hours. Red Sun Tours is fully licensed to provide VISA FREE shore excursions in the Russian Federation
  • The itinerary above is just an idea of your St. Petersburg tour. The tour can be customized for you. Please let us know what are your preferences and we will be happy to compose a tour for you
  • This tour is wheelchair-accessible
  • Babies are most welcome! Children aged 0-6 are free of charge
  • Discount for older children and teenagers of 7-17 is 10% per person
  • The tour includes all the must-sees. So you will see the most known highlights of St. Petersburg including the Hermitage museum, Peterhof Gardens, Catherine Palace, St.Peter and Paul Fortress and Church on Spilled Blood
  • Cost of lunches and gratuities is not included in the tour cost

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