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Private 4-hour Sightseeing Tour of St Petersburg & Optional Boat Canals Cruise provided by Horosho! Tours, Trips & Guides

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Private 4-hour Sightseeing Tour of St Petersburg & Optional Boat Canals Cruise

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Updated 06/18/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 06/18/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
  • You'll get picked up
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  • 1
    Palace Square
    Stop: 20 minutes
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    Pass by
    Nevsky Prospekt
  • 2
    Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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    Pass by
    The State Hermitage Museum
    Kazan Cathedral
  • 3
    The State Museum St. Isaac’s Cathedral
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • 4
    Peter and Paul Fortress
    Stop: 40 minutes - Admission included
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  • 5
    Moika Embankment
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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Important Information
4–5 hours
  • Professional private guide service
  • Comfortable transportation with a business class car
  • Professional & experienced driver
  • Hotel pick-up
  • Boat cruise tickets (if option is chosen upon booking)
  • Entry/Admission - Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood
  • Entry/Admission - The State Museum St. Isaac’s Cathedral
  • Entry/Admission - Peter and Paul Fortress
  • Entry/Admission - Moika Embankment
  • Food and drinks
  • Visit to the Colonnade of St Isaac Cathedral
  • Hotel Drop-Off
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Your tour ends near St. Isaac Cathedral, or after canal boat cruise near the pier (if option is chosen).
  • This tour is not available for cruise ship passengers.
  • This is a sample itinerary. The order of museum visits may change depending on availability of entrance tickets, museum's days-off, traffic situation in the city.
  • The exact entrance times can vary. Pre-booked time periods to enter the museums are assigned only by the management of the museums and is a subject to changes. It is possible that there will be a line of people entering the museum at the same time.
  • This tour is not recommended for wheelchair passengers, and if a person with a wheelchair decides to participate he/she must have a personal helper to assist in boarding/disembarking the vehicle, and entering the restrooms and restaurant, and all sites. At certain locations a wheelchair person may not be able to exit the bus, and may have to stay inside the bus.
  • If you want to take this tour at your preferable time, please leave a note upon making booking or call to confirm your preferred time at least 2 days before the tour
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • 2 starting times available: 10am, 1:45pm
  • Boat cruise activity is included in special tour option. If you want to experience this activity please choose special tour option upon booking.
  • The guide will not be with you on a boat. You will be provided with radio-guides while onboard. It will be a public boat with other people on it.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • It is not guaranteed that the boat cruise will be done immediately after the city tour is over. You may have to wait up to 1 hour for the boat departure.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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By: Horosho! Tours, Trips & Guides
not the standard company! top!
Over the years we have dealt with a number of private tour agencies and I am sure that Horosho is one of the we hav
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Sofia was wonderful tour guide for St. Catherine's Palace
Sofia and the driver met us in the lobby of our hotel and we drove to Pushkin to see the Palace. Sofia provided com
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Early spring was a good time for visit
My daughter and I greatly enjoyed the tour of the Catherine and Peterhof palaces led by Irina who did a great job o
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Excellent tour and very informative - highly recommended!
We had an excellent time with Irina at the Hermitage. She was an excellent guide with a deep knowledge of everythin
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Great tour if this amazing place
We had an amazing few hours looking around this wonderful palace... Irina was friendly and informative and we thoro
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Thank you!
My husband and I spent three days in St Petersburg at the end of October and absolutely loved it. Kate was our pri
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It was really convenient for us as we were picked up at our hotel, and we were dropped off at the end as well. Our
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Two Splendid Palaces
This excellent tour started with a hotel pick up.The first palace, Catherine's, is stunningly beautiful, the spaces
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Veronica W
Private tour of Catherine palace and Peterhof palace
Catherine was and excellent and knowledgeable guude. Driver was punctual, friendly and helpful, would recommend. A
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Carol Y
On Time, easy to get hold with, everything is as advertised, some extras are nice touch, overall strongly recommend
If your time is tight, strongly recommend to go with their tour for Saint Petersburg, comfortable Mercedes van, sma
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Excellent guide and service
What a great tour..we were kept informed of pick up times and where welcomed on time by our fabulous guide Daria an
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My husband and I booked a tour of Peterhof and Catherine Palace with Amber Room via the very patient Misha of Horos
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Jim G
I am going to run out of superlatives for the tour. First the basics, we were picked up at out hotel as promised on
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We had a private tour with a great guide named Natalia and a driver. We had no trouble getting off the ship with
Great tour with Natalia and a driver. We saw so much more than we would have on a bus tour and skipped the lines f
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Highly recommend
We had a wonderful tour of the Hermitage with our very informative tour guide Lydia. I had just booked the trip the
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Key Details
  • Duration: 4–5 hours
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish
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