2 days
Duration
Public
Tour category
Shore excursion
Tour type
May-Oct
Dates

Does your cruise ship arrive in the evening and you have but one night and one day in St. Petersburg? What a great excuse to have an informal night tour of the city or have a sample-tasting Russian dinner in a local restaurant! Or see raised bridges and return back on board in the wee hours in the morning! Do fun things at night and plan conventional tours the next day. We composed several Norwegian Getaway late arrival tours you can check out. Take one of the options as a base and alter it to your tastes and interests. St. Petersburg is a cultural treasury, so you won’t have difficulties in filling your time here.

We provide Norwegian Getaway late arrival tours in St. Petersburg to Baltic cruise passengers on a visa-free basis.

TOUR DURATION Day 1 – about 3 hours 30 minutes. Day 2 – about 9 hours.
TOUR TYPE Private. Visa-free shore excursion.
GROUP SIZE From 2 up to 14-15 persons on one vehicle. Larger groups are welcome, we’ll arrange a bus for you.
ACTIVITY LEVEL Moderate to active.
TRANSPORTATION Comfortable air-conditioned vehicle of the necessary size.
TOUR GUIDE Professional English-speaking tour guide for the entire time in St. Petersburg.
INSIDE VISITS Check out the 4 ready made tour itineraries to see what’s included in each of them. Entrance fees to the museums listed in each itinerary are included in the price.
ALSO INCLUDED IN THE PRICE  Local taxes & port access fees, blanket visa (= cruise passenger visa = tour tickets), photo-permits inside the museums (where necessary) – 1 per person, headsets to hear the guide clearly (for groups larger than 6 persons), bottled water supply. Metro (=subway) and river and canal boat ride – as per program.
It may be necessary to see sites in a different order, subject to the entrance time confirmed by the major museums.
Your licensed guide WILL accompany you on all the inside visits and provide the commentary and answer your questions.

 

NUMBER OF ADULTS 2 PAX 4 PAX 6 PAX 8 PAX 10 PAX 12 PAX 14 PAX
PRICE PER ADULTS 343 USD 210 USD 165 USD  140 USD 130 USD 120 USD 110 USD

Price per kid/school or college student depends upon the number of paying adults in the group. If the group has 6 or more paying adults, price per school/college student is 30 USD per person.

1

Day 1 - 19:30

Disembarkation, going through the passport control, meet your guide and driver in the port terminal (behind the passport control stalls.
2

19:30-21:30

St. Petersburg city tour by car. You will have stops to take pictures in the famous squares, by St. Petersburg’s most famous sights and monuments.
3

21:30-22:30

River and canal boat tour.
4

23:00

Return on board the ship.
5

Day 2 - 09.00

Meeting.
6

9:00-10:00

Continue the city tours. Drive outside the city to Pushkin, former Tsarskoye Selo (=Tsars’ Village)
7

10.15-12:30

Tour of the Catherine Palace and Amber Room, followed by a walk in the Catherine Gardens.
8

12.30 - 13.30

Time for lunch/snack/coffee-break (a la carte – not included in the price).
9

13:30-14:15

Drive back to St. Petersburg downtown.
10

14:30-16:30

Hermitage Museum tour, including the Winter Palace of the Russian tzars, Small, Old and New Hermitages.
11

16:30-17:30

Palace Square walk. Time for walking and shopping.
12

18:00

Return on board the ship

 

NUMBER OF ADULTS 2 PAX 4 PAX 6 PAX 8 PAX 10 PAX 12 PAX 14 PAX
PRICE PER ADULTS 292 USD 190 USD 160 USD  130 USD 125 USD 110 USD 105 USD

Price per kid/school or college student depends upon the number of paying adults in the group. If the group has 6 or more paying adults, price per school/college student is 25 USD per person.

1

Day 1 - 19:30

Disembarkation, going through the passport control, gathering the group.Your tour starts directly at the cruise terminal, after the passport control stalls. Your guide will meet you at the arrivals area.
2

19:30 – 23:00

St. Petersburg city tour by car. You will have stops and short walks in the most famous squares, take pictures with famous monuments and sights. A walk along the main street of St. Petersburg – Nevsky Avenue, you will see the famous monument to Catherine the Great pedestrian streets with some informal monuments, check out Yelisseev grocery store and shop in Gostiny Dvor and Passage Department stores.
3

23:00

Return on board the ship.
4

Day 2 - 09.00

Meeting.
5

09:00 - 10.30

Continue the city tours.

Drive outside the city to Peterhof, metro (=subway) tour on the way.

6

10.30 - 12.30

Tour of the famous Upper and Lower fountain parks of Peterhof, including launch of the Grand Cascade at 11 a.m. Inside visits: Monplaisir Palace of Peter the Great, the founder of our city; Grottos of the Grand Cascade (You will go behind the main fountain of Peterhof and see how the whole fountain system operates).
7

12.30 - 14:00

Drive to St. Petersburg city centre with a stop for lunch/snack/coffee-break on the way.
8

14.00 - 14:20

Palace Square walk.
9

14.30 - 17:00

Hermitage Museum tour (main museum complex: Winter Palace, Small, Old and New Hermitage buildings)
10

17:30

Return on board the ship

 

NUMBER OF ADULTS 2 PAX 4 PAX 6 PAX 8 PAX 10 PAX 12 PAX 14 PAX
PRICE PER ADULTS 305 USD 190 USD 160 USD  140 USD 130 USD 115 USD 105 USD

Price per kid/school or college student depends upon the number of paying adults in the group. If the group has 6 or more paying adults, price per school/college student is 30 USD per person.

1

Day 1 - 19:30

Disembarkation, going through the passport control. Your tour starts directly at the cruise terminal, after the passport control stalls. Your guide will meet you at the arrivals area.
2

20:00-21:00

Peter & Paul Fortress tour.
4

21:00-23:00

Driving city tour of St. Petersburg. You will get to see the most famous architectural ensembles and monuments, such as Spit of Vassilievsky Island with Rostral Columns, Smolny Cathedral, Bronze Horseman, St. Nicholas Naval Church, Aurora Cruiser, Fine Arts Square, Admiralty, Egyptian Sphinx, etc and have a Nevsky Avenue walk.
5

23:00

Return on board the ship.
6

Day 2 - 09.00

Meeting, continue the tours. Metro (=subway) tour.
7

10:30-11:30

Yussoupov Palace tour (including main exhibition and Rasputin murder part.
8

12:00-12:30

Inside visit to St. Isaac’s Cathedral.
9

12.30 - 13.30

Time for lunch/snack/coffee-break (a la carte – not included)
10

14.00 - 16:30

Tour of the State Hermitage Museum (main exhibition, including the Winter Palace of the Romanov-Tzars, Small, Old and New Hermitages with the West European Fine Art collections).
11

17:00-17:30

Inside visit to Church on the Blood.
12

18:00

Return on board the ship

 

NUMBER OF ADULTS 2 PAX 4 PAX 6 PAX 8 PAX 10 PAX 12 PAX 14 PAX
PRICE PER ADULTS 305 USD 230 USD 170 USD  145 USD 135 USD 125 USD 115 USD

Price per kid/school or college student depends upon the number of paying adults in the group. If the group has 6 or more paying adults, price per school/college student is 40 USD per person.

1

Day 1 - 19:30

Disembarkation, going through the passport control, meet your guide and driver in the port terminal (behind the passport control stalls.
2

19:30-21:30

St. Petersburg city tour by car. You will have stops to take pictures in the famous squares, by St. Petersburg’s most famous sights and monuments.
3

21:30-22:30

River and canal boat tour.
4

23:00

Return on board the ship.
5

Day 2 - 09.00

Meeting.
6

9:00-10:00

Continue the city tours. Drive outside the city to Pushkin, former Tsarskoye Selo (=Tsars’ Village)
7

10.15-12:30

Tour of the Catherine Palace and Amber Room, followed by a walk in the Catherine Gardens.
8

12.30 - 13.30

Time for lunch/snack/coffee-break (a la carte – not included in the price).
9

13:30-14:15

Transfer to Peterhof.
10

14:30-16:30

Peterhof fountain gardens tour.
11

17:30

Return on board the ship

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