All Masterpieces of Saint-Petersburg + Novgorod the Great (hotel is not included)
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Arriving at the airport
Transfer from St. Petersburg airport to your centrally-located hotel.
Check-in at the hotel. Once you have had a chance to get settled in and store your luggage, you will have the rest of the day free to relax or explore the surroundings.
Welcome by the Comprehensive City Tour of St.Petersburg - an excellent introduction to the second largest and most beautiful city in Russia. You see all Saint-Petersburg most famous sights and make 5 -7 stops: Winter Palace, Nevsky Prospect, Kazan Cathedral, Admiralty, Palace Square, Peter and Paul Fortress, Naval Museum, St.Petersburg University, Menshikov Palace, Academy of Fine Arts, the Bronze Horseman, Alexandrinsky Theatre, Smolny Cathedral, monument to Catherine the Great, Square of Arts, State Russian Museum, Cathedral of Saviour-on-the-Spilled Blood, the numerous canals and rivers, beautiful bridges crossing them. Enjoy a walking excursion on the cobblestones of Peter & Paul's Fortress - the oldest and most historical construction of the city. Originally put up for fortification purposes but used as a political In the Fortress you visit a unique sample of Russian 18th-century architecture - The Peter and Paul Cathedral.
Come and discover Peterhof - St. Petersburg's most famous and spectacular Imperial estate on this half-day tour. Located on the sea shore The Grand Palace and park complex of Peterhof with its unique array of fountains is considered to be one of the most beautiful in the world.
Visit the Russia's best gallery of world art - Saint-Petersburg's famed Hermitage Museum, one of the most prominent art museums in the world and definitely the main attraction of St.Petersburg. Nowadays, the Hermitage has about 2.7 million exhibits The collection is huge and very exciting. The exquisite buildings of the Hermitage with magnificent galleries and rooms make themselves an excellent work of art. Visit St.Isaac's - the main and the largest Russian Orthodox Cathedral. Now it is a Museum. During this Tour of St. Petersburg we show you the some significant sights in the city center close up, giving you some of the historical background and the stories that lie behind the facades of this most fascinating city with a knowledgeable guide.St. Isaac's Cathedral built in St. Petersburg in 1858 by the architect Montferrand, the fourth highest among the world's cathedrals under the single cupolas. The observation platform at the foot of the dome commands a fine view over St. Petersburg and its surroundings! Enjoy the relaxing Boat Trip "Rivers & Canals" sailing through the picturesque rivers and canals, viewing the city's main sights from the water.
Free time for self-exploration of the city and shopping.The evening begins at the Nikolayevsky Palace where you discover traditional Russian dances and music during an elegant reception with Russian vodka, red and black caviar included. We offer you to enjoy this enchanting festival of Russian spirit! The magic continues with "Illuminations" tour along the spectacular floodlit monuments. Magical and magnificent by night, a drive through Saint-Petersburg and its beautiful illuminated buildings should not be missed by any visitor of the northern capital. In summer time you will have an opportunity to enjoy the romantics of the White Nights
Visit historic Novgorod Kremlin, amazing St. Sophia's Cathedral, the Church of the Saviour with its frescos by Theophanus the Greek, the Yuriev Monastery with St. George's Cathedral on this must-do Ancient Great Novgorod tour! This unforgettable full-day tour offers the perfect introduction to the city’s rich history. Russia's oldest city, Veliky Novgorod is a cradle of Russian democracy, medieval centre of trade and crafts. Hear tales of Russian tsars while exploring the Kremlin walls and ancient towers and enjoy wonderful dinner at a restaurant in old Russian style!
Check-out of the hotel
Transfer from your St. Petersburg hotel to the airport.
- Transfer St.Petersburg airport - your centrally located hotel - St.Petersburg airport;
- 9 excursions (4 by car/mini-van, 1 by boat, 4 on foot);
- 3 lunches: on the 3nd, 4rd and 6th days + 1 drink reception at Nikolaevsky palace on the 5th day;
- Driver’s services as per the program (Comfortable car/minivan with A/C): 2nd day - 4 hours, 3rd day - 5 hours, 5th day - 3 hours, 6th day - 5 hours; 7th day - 9 hrs
- Professional English-speaking guide assistance. Other languages upon request (additional charge may apply);
- Entrance fee to the Hermitage museum;
- Entrance fee tо Peter and Paul’s Fortress and Cathedral;
- Entrance fee to St.Isaak’s Cathedral (+ observation platform);
- Entrance fee tо Peterhof Grand Palace;
- Entrance fee tо Catherine's Palace;
- Tickets for the Neva river boat ride;
- Tickets for Nikolaevsky Palace folk show.
- Full-day trip to Novgorod-the-Great (with private guide, driver and lunch)
- Meals/beverages (except mentioned)
- Personal expenses
- Gratuities to guide/driver (optional)
Order of tour days may be changed due to days-off on particular sights
Russian visa support (Russian visa invitation letter) is included.
Sights included in program
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2 person - US$ 2508 (US$ 1254 per person)
3 person - US$ 3,107 (US$ 1,036 per person)
4 person - US$ 3,621 (US$ 905.35 per person)
5 person - US$ 4,156 (US$ 831.25 per person)
6 person - US$ 4,760 (US$ 793.25 per person)
7 person - US$ 5,254 (US$ 750.50 per person)
8 person - US$ 5928 (US$ 741 per person)
9 person - US$ 6669 (US$ 741 per person)
10 person - US$ 7410 (US$ 741 per person)
Our flexible payment options allow you to pay 20% of a deposit first and the remaining 80% in 14 days prior to your tour date - payment can be done both online or over the phone. This gives you the peace of mind knowing your spaces are booked on the tours and that you do not miss out on making the most of your time in Russia.
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