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Shore Excursion: Three Day Highlights Tour provided by TJ Travel

Shore Excursion: Three Day Highlights Tour

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2 adults
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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Updated 06/17/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 06/17/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Important Information
1 day
  • Guide’s services for 3 days
  • Driver’s services for 3 days (comfortable car [Mercedes/VW]/minivan with A/C)
  • Three lunches
  • Photo and video permissions at the museums
  • Blanket visas
  • All port fees
  • All local taxes
  • Headsets for the groups of 5 and up
  • One bottle of water per person per day
  • Entry/Admission - Peter and Paul Fortress
  • Entry/Admission - Catherine Palace and Park
  • Entry/Admission - Park And Gardens of Peterhof
  • Entry/Admission - Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood
  • Entry/Admission - Faberge Museum
  • Entry/Admission - The State Hermitage Museum
  • Entry/Admission - The General Staff Building
  • Entry/Admission - Yusupov Palace on Moika River
  • Entry/Admission - The State Museum St. Isaac’s Cathedral
  • Entry/Admission - Neva Embankments
  • Photo and video permit at Yusupov Palace (camera pass is 3 USD per person, video pass is 6 USD per person)
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • BLANKET VISA will be provided separately from the tour voucher. Please make sure to print it out before you set off (each passenger MUST receive and print a blanket visa (tour ticket) from local operator to pass the customs during disembarkation)
  • Visa-free tour available only for cruise passengers
  • Please provide the following information for the blanket visa (tour ticket): 1. Your full names as shown on your passports 2. D.O.B(s) 3. Citizenship(s) 4. Passport number(s) 5. Dates of the trip
  • Not accessible for people with mobility issues. In case you are travelling with a wheelchair, mobile scooter or a walking frame, please consider taking a private tour
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • No special dress code
  • Infant meals not included
  • To clear the customs in St. Petersburg port you should have 1. Valid passport 2. Printed blanket visa provided by local operator
  • Please note that the itinerary may be subject to change depending on traffic and museum availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • The Hermitage reserves the right to adjust the entrance time slot
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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goaskalice wrote a review Oct 2019
Bluffton, South Carolina39 contributions20 helpful votes
Our 3 day tour of St. Petersburg was the highlight of our cruise, guide Victoria and driver Vadim met us every morning and told our small group of 10 the days itinerary. She arranged times to make sure we didn’t wait on lines, i really appreciated her openness about the politics
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Hun_Swiss wrote a review Aug 2019
Abbotsford, BC, Canada3 contributions1 helpful vote
We visited St Petersburg and Berlin during our recent Baltic cruise and decided to go with TJ Travel for our city tours....and this was an excellent choice. In the months leading up to the trip any questions we had were promptly answered by email. All paper work was clear, sent
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Date of experience: July 2019
lovinkat427 wrote a review Aug 2019
Los Angeles, California43 contributions9 helpful votes
Frankly, when I looked at TripAdvisor for a good tour of St Petersburg, the TJ Travel reviews were so good that I wondered how it could be real. Oh, it's real! We just came back from a wonderful trip in the Baltics and St. Petersburg was certainly a major highlight. We would
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Date of experience: July 2019
Veggiefrance wrote a review Aug 2019
Oxford, United Kingdom10 contributions11 helpful votes
These were three days that I will remember for the rest of my life. Alexandra was an extremely knowledgeable and interesting guide, and with the expert driving of Alexei was ingeniously able to circumnavigate the queues and complications of high-season St Petersburg,
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Date of experience: July 2019
A. Collins wrote a review Jul 2019
1 contribution
I booked this tour because I did not want the going back and forth to the ship like we would do on our ship's excursions. I communicated via email several times and they always responded promptly. When we arrived, A TJ rep was right there to meet us. Our guide Helen and van
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Date of experience: July 2019
About the operator

Don’t take it from us – here’s what people have to say about this operator.

By: TJ Travel
"Superb Experience"
We had the most remarkable tour with TJ Travel. Not only everything was perfect, but we felt, in every instance, th
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Very good customer service and good experience help customer and work very well no long waiting time Thank you
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Honest and trustworthy!
We had to cancel a 3 day tour through St. Petersburg with TJ Travel because of Covid-19. Although their business wa
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phillip g
Professional, honest Tour Company
We booked a Tour with T J Travel for May 2020 to see St Petersburg. Unfortunately our cruise was suspended and we
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Good Company to book with
We were booked with TJ Tours to go on a private 2 day shore excursion in July for 1 day Moscow, 1 day St Petesburg
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Used Shore Excursions 5 years ago (2015) while on a Celebrity Cruise to the Baltic. Our cruise rep suggested Shor
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The Best Way to see St.Petersburg
We did the two day tour, booking on our Royal Caribbean ship. Tour takes care of visa requirements. Busy schedule
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TJ Travel
Fantastic 2 day tour from a cruise. Highly recommended! By - passed all of the lines ... everything, including Visa
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Ray A
Tour was well organized!!
Wonderful 2 day tour of a beautiful city. We had a great time visiting some amazing and opulent sites.
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So Incredibly Edifying!
Daria and her driver were prompt, professional, and courteous. Daria has a background in art education and thus was
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Great two day tour of St. Petersburg
This was the highlight of our cruise!! Dina was FANTASTIC. So glad we did this over the tours offered from the crui
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I had a wonderful time in St Pertersburg
Thanks to TJ travel I had a wonderful time in St Petersburg. Svetlana was a wonderful guide and the drivers and the
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David E
Great Guide and So Much History Shared
We would use TJ Travel over and over, our guide was so informed, and were lucky as she was an older guide who lived
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Dawn O
Great Tour
We had a great experience with TJ tours. They picked us up from the cruise port soon after our ship arrived and we
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A wonderful city
Day 2 of our tour was just as full as the first day taking in shopping and a river cruise among lots of other sight
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Key Details
  • Peter and Paul Fortress, Catherine Palace and Park, and 9 more
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English
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