St Petersburg Small Group Tour

Shore Excursions
2 day St Petersburg small group shore excursion including the main highlights of St Petersburg

This 2-day St Petersburg small group tour is a comfortable way to see the main sights of this open air museum of a city. This shared visa-free shore excursion is an ideal choice for first-time visitors. It includes such famous attractions as the Hermitage, Catherine Palace and Amber Room and Peterhof. Two famous cathedrals add to the top must-see things, and river and canal boat cruise is like icing on the cake.

2-day St Petersburg small group tour was designed for anyone who would like to savour the history, art and architecture without rushing around. Each day you will focus on one big museum and have short inside visits or activity.

The pace of the tour allows you to also experience some simple local life activities, such as a visit to a farmers’ market or a grocery store.

Details Tours

Small Group Tour Inclusions & Exclusions
Small group tour (shared)
Visa-free shore excursion
2 days of local English-speaking tour guide's services
Transportation by comfortable a/c vehicle of the necessary size
Hermitage Museum (main museum complex inc. Winter Palace)
St. Isaac's Cathedral
Resurrection Cathedral (Church on the Blood)
Catherine Palace & Amber Room
Peterhof fountain parks
River and canal boat tour
For groups of 8 persons and more:Russian traditional lunches (3 courses + drinks) on both days
Bottled water
Headsets to hear the guide clearly (for groups larger than 6 persons)
Min number for the tour to take place: 4 pax
Not wheelchair accessible
Lunches for semi-private groups under 8 pax are not included
Gratuities are not included in the price

It may be necessary to see sites in a different order, subject to the museum days-off and entrance time confirmed by the museums listed in the itinerary.Your licensed guide WILL accompany you on all the inside visits and provide the commentary and answer your questions.


St Petersburg Small Group Tour is 240 USD per adult.

Discount for school and college students (having ISIC) is 30 USD per person.

Discount for younger kids under 7 years old is 45 USD per person.


Day 1 – 08.00

Disembark, go through the passport control, meet your guide.

Your 2-day St Petersburg small group tour starts directly at the cruise terminal, after the passport control stall. Your guide will meet you at the terminal. Detailed city sightseeing tour that includes a stroll along Nevsky Avenue and one of pedestrian streets, an inside visit to a local active church and a visit to Yelisseev’s grocery store.

10:30 – 11.00

Visit to St. Isaac’s Cathedral.

11.30 – 12.00

Visit to Resurrection Cathedral (Church on the Blood).

13.15 – 13.45

Time for lunch/snack/coffee-break (traditional Russian lunch, 3 changes, is included in the price for groups of 8 tourists and more)

14.00 – 16.15

Tour of the Hermitage museum (main museum complex including the Winter Palace and Old Masters’ collections).

16.15 – 16.30

Palace square walk.


Return on board the ship.

Day 2 – 08.00


8:30 – 9.30

St. Petersburg canal and Neva River cruise by a private boat.

10.30 – 12.15

Tour of the Catherine Palace & Amber Room, followed by a walk in the Catherine gardens.

12:30 – 13.30

Time for lunch/snack/coffee-break (traditional Russian lunch, 3 changes, is included in the price for groups of 8 tourists and more)

14.30 – 15.30

Tour of Peterhof fountains and parks.


Return on board the ship with a metro (=subway) ride on the way.

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