Trip Overview

Platinum Venice of the North

Tour rating: 4.89 / 5, Based on 49 Reviews
Private tour to Russia

Embark on an incredible journey to Russia's northen capital - Saint Petersburg and see the best of the city with your fully customizable seven day tour. Explore the most beautiful Russian city and visit famous sights like the Hermitage Museum, Bath Cottage, The Faberge Museum and enjoy a private boat ride along the canals and rivers and feel the true meaning of Saint Petersburg's second name - Venice of the North.

Platinum Venice of the North

7 days1 city
Russia1 country
Private tour to Russia
From
$4,881
Tour rating: 4.89 / 5, Based on 49 Reviews

Embark on an incredible journey to Russia's northen capital - Saint Petersburg and see the best of the city with your fully customizable seven day tour. Explore the most beautiful Russian city and visit famous sights like the Hermitage Museum, Bath Cottage, The Faberge Museum and enjoy a private boat ride along the canals and rivers and feel the true meaning of Saint Petersburg's second name - Venice of the North.

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Day-By-Day

Saint Petersburg

first destination
7 days in the city
6 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 1
Arrival to Saint Petersburg
Transfer
Transfer

Welcome to the legendary Venice of the North and the brilliant Northern capital of Russia - St. Petersburg! Your driver meets you at the airport and transfers you to your centrally located hotel for check-in.

Day 2
Saint Petersburg City Tour
City tour
City tour
Tasting
Tasting

After breakfast you meet your guide in the hotel lobby and go on an amazing panoramic city tour around the most cherished gems of St. Petersburg, including Palace Square, the Hermitage Museum, the Mariinsky Theater, Nevsky Prospect and many other popular attractions.

Day 3
Visit to the Hermitage Museum & Diamond Room
Museum
Museum

Following breakfast you meet your guide in the hotel lobby and go to the legendary Hermitage Museum before hours to avoid large crowds. Hermitage houses its unique collection of world art, including the masterpieces of Leonardo da Vinci, Rembrandt, El Greco, Francisco Goya and Thomas Gainsborough in the halls of the Winter Palace.

Day 4
Trip to Peterhof
Day tour
Day tour
Boat ride
Boat ride

After breakfast you meet your guide in the hotel lobby and travel to the outskirts of Saint Petersburg to explore the former summer residence of Russian tsars and the gem of palace architecture - Peterhof.

Day 5
Tour of the Faberge Museum, Boat Ride and Grand Staff Building
Museum
Museum
Boat ride
Boat ride

After breakfast your guide meets you in the hotel lobby and takes you to one of the the most beautiful palaces in Saint Petersburg - the Shuvalov Palace located on the Fontanka River to show you the world's largest collection of works by Carl Faberge, including nine of the famous Imperial Easter Eggs, regarded not only as the finest jeweled works of art, but also as unique historical artifacts.

Day 6
Trip to Pushkin
Day tour
Day tour
Dinner
Dinner

Following breakfast you meet your guide in the hotel lobby and head for Pushkin (Tsarskoye Selo) to explore the brilliant Catherine's Palace that is a striking example of baroque architecture gifted by Peter the Great to his wife Catherine I.

Day 7
Departure from Saint Petersburg
Transfer
Transfer

This is the final day of your amazing Saint Petersburg tour.
We hope you have enjoyed magnificent Venice of the North and return home with lifelong memories and unforgettable impressions.

5-star hotel
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Collect memories of a lifetime and enjoy your perfect vacation, staying in a stylish 5-star hotel. Offering a wide range of impeccable services, central location, and great facilities to take advantage of, the hotel provides everything a traveler can ask for a nice stay. The pictures in the gallery are examples of 5-star hotels we offer.

What's Included

What's Included

  • Accommodation at a luxurious 5-star hotel in Saint Petersburg in upgraded rooms;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Meals according to the itinerary;
  • Traditional Russian afternoon tea ceremony;
  • Farewell dinner with a guide;
  • Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Rich sightseeing tours with professional English-speaking guides;
  • Entrance tickets in Saint Petersburg: Peter and Paul Fortress, St Isaacs Cathedral, Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, Faberge Museum, General Staff Building, Diamond Room of the Hermitage, Pushkin Park and Catherine's Palace, Peterhof Park and Bath Cottage, before opening hours entrance to Hermitage;
  • Private boat ride in Saint Petersburg;
  • Full Russian visa processing service for US, Canadian, Australian and New Zealand citizens and visa support service (invitation) for customers from all other countries;
  • Emergency line support during the trip.

Not included: international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

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Tour Highlights

  • Guided city tour of Saint Petersburg
  • A visit to the Hermitage Museum's Diamond room
  • Trip to Peterhof & Catherine's Palace and its Amber Room
  • Tour of the Faberge Museum
  • A boat ride along the canals of St. Petersburg

What To Know

  • Russian climates are unpredictable and weather can be quite harsh even during summers
  • Bringing a water-resistant jacket, umbrella, and some warm clothes is a must
  • Usual tip size in restaurants is 10% of the check. Recommended tips for guides and drivers is $8-12 per day for a great level of service
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