4-Day Privately Guided St. Petersburg Tour.
Discover Royal and Revolutionary city.
Stay at the luxury Astoria hotel.
Visit the world-famous Hermitage, Catherine’s Palace and Peterhof.
Eat at the trendy restaurants.
Admissions to the museums
Highly-educated private guide
3 buffet breakfasts and 2 lunches, daily bottled water
Private arrival and departure transfers, on-tour transportation by business class car or van
Visa support, registration fees, luggage handling
Evening performance tickets and transfers
|Occupancy||Double (shared hotel room, per person), Single (individual hotel room, per person)|
Day 1: Private transfer to the hotel
Driver will meet you at the airport or at the ship and escort to your hotel. Check in to the 5-star Astoria Hotel.
Day 2: Royal and Revolutionary St. Petersburg tour and Hermitage
After breakfast join the tour of the northern capital of Russia. The tour will feature the impressive St. Isaac’s Cathedral, Bronze Horseman statue of Peter the Great and splendid view of the city from the Spit of Vasilievsky Island. Follow your guide to the oldest part of the city – Peter and Paul Fortress where the town of Peter started in 1703. Continue past the Field of Mars and the Summer Gardens to the most famous church in the city the Church of Our Savior on the Spilled Blood.
Then view the Palace square and take in the spectacular panorama of the General Staff building, Alexander column, and the Hermitage.
Have lunch at the local restaurant and then enjoy a guided visit to the famous Hermitage Museum with its masterpieces by hundreds of artists including Renoir, Da Vinci, and Matisse. The State Hermitage occupies six magnificent buildings and is one of the oldest and largest art galleries in the world. It is estimated that you would need eleven years to view each exhibit on display for just one minute!
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 3: Imperial Treasures of Catherine's Palace and Peterhof fountains
Today, you will depart to the Pushkin town or Tsarskoye Selo, just outside St. Petersburg. It is famed for its majestic Catherine’s palace where Empress Catherine the Great lived and died. Its main attractions are the mirrored Grand Ballroom and the opulent Amber Room. You will continue to the beautiful Catherine Park surrounding the palace.
Then after lunch join for an unforgettable tour to Peterhof Park – the “capital of fountains” – with the most famous Grand Cascade. It is beautiful in the summertime! There are 64 different fountains and numerous bronze statues, bas-reliefs, and other decorations. The architecture and decor of Peterhof reflects all the artistic styles of the past and the personal tastes and preferences of every Russian monarch.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 4: Depart St. Petersburg
Departure transfer to the ship, airport or rail station for your onward journey.
Price based on double accommodation:
- 1905$ per person starting from 2 guests
1550$ per person starting from 4 guests
Single supplement $855
- Travel any day
- Please dress in accordance with the weather conditions
Deposit: 10% of the price
Final Payment: 90 days prior to departure
91 days prior to departure or more: 10% of the price
90-61 days prior to departure: 20% of the price
60-31 days prior to departure: 50% of the price
30 days prior to departure or less: 100% of the price
- 3 nights in St. Petersburg at the 5-star Astoria Hotel
A city landmark since 1912, Hotel Astoria has hosted many eminent guests, including dancer Isadora Duncan and poet Sergei Yesenin. This luxury hotel is situated directly across from St Isaac’s Cathedral and a short walk from leading attractions such as Nevsky Prospect, Palace Square, and the Mariinsky Theatre.