2-day Group Tour "BALTIC GURU" in St. Petersburg from Cruise Ship

St Petersburg Cruise Port
St Petersburg Cruise Port
Baltic Guru Group Tour
Baltic Guru Group Tour
Our Transport
Our Transport
Hydrofoil to The Hermitage
Hydrofoil to The Hermitage
The Hermitage, Ambassadors' Staircase
The Hermitage, Ambassadors' Staircase
Church of Savior on the Spilled Blood
Church of Savior on the Spilled Blood
Lunch time
Lunch time
Peterhof Gardens
Peterhof Gardens
Stolle Pie Restaurant
Stolle Pie Restaurant
Catherine Palace in Pushkin
Catherine Palace in Pushkin
Amber Room
Amber Room
Catherine Palace
Catherine Palace


COMPREHENSIVE.    AFFORDABLE.    GUARANTEED.

ONLY 280US/person
Max 12 people

 Fixed rate, no cancellation fees
 Lunch included
 Less hectic, only best attractions
 Lower price
 Smaller groups 
 Visa-free
 Guaranteed departure
 On-time return guarantee
A Welcome gift included

HURRY! Limited number of seats! 

 18 hours

ITINERARY:

DAY 1:
7:30-8:00am - meet your guide and tour coordinator.
8:00-10:00am - introductory city tour, take a metro ride
10:00-10:30am - take hydrofoil to Peterhof.
11:00am-12:30pm - tour Peterhof Fountain Park.
12:30-1:30pm  - transfer to Pushkin.
1:30-2:30pm  - lunch at a restaurant.
2:30-4:30pm - tour Catherine Palace.
4:30-5:30pm - transfer to the ship.

8:00-10:30pm - Extra Evening Offer!!! 'VODKA UNWIND CANAL CRUISE' for only $60US/person

DAY 2:
8:30am - meet your guide. Visit the Farmers' Market (optional).
9:30am - early entry to the Hermitage
9:30-11:30am - tour The Hermitage and Winter Palace.
11:30am-12:00pm - visit Spilled Blood church.
12:00-1:00pm - lunch at a Russian style restaurant.
1:00-2:00pm - Visit Peter Paul Fortress with cathedral.
3:00-4:00pm - visit the Yusupovs' Palace.
4:30pm - onboard the ship.

*Tour sequence may change depending on the day of the week, logistics, museum openining hours. Please note the visit to the Hermitage does not include the collection of impressionists and post-impressionists which moved to the new building of General Staff. You can request it additionally when booking a tour. The extra fee of $15US/person will apply. The visit takes 1 hour.

INCLUDED:

private guide, private comfortable A/C vehicle, admission fees (no line-ups), blanket visa, lunch, hydrofoil, photo/video permits, bottled water, raincoats (in case of rain), port fees, bank fees, a Welcome gift,  headsets (for groups larger than 10 people).

NOT INCLUDED:

gratuity (suggested is 10% to the guide, 5% to the driver to be given separately).

Find out more about our St. Petersburg Excursions For Cruise Ship Passengers


Cruisecritic st petersburg tours I can tell you that we had wonderful tours with Guide-Guru and Natalia --- never have I been so lucky as to have had such knowledgable guides who got us through several hours of intense sightseeing in extremely crowded venues with such professionalism. With the exception on of one destination (where the scheduled guide took ill) all were exemplary and were lower costs than any of the other tour operators. Cindi M., visited June 2013, Oceania Cruises
We booked a 2 day tour in St. Petersburg with Guide Guru and have to say it was wonderful. Ada was an excellent guide for an intensive program throughout this beautiful city. We were able to get into everything quickly and without any hassles.This tour became the highlight of our trip to the Baltic. Ada made sure we saw all that we wanted to plus she took us to a wonderful store for shopping and an excellent restaurant for lunch. Dimitri, our driver, and Ada made our visit special.No problems, no worries, and no regrets. Strongly recommend this tour company. Donna & Steve, visited July 2013 
What a 2 day experience!! Excellent value and what fantastic persons that took us around the city for 2 days. Ada is the best tour guide I have ever met and the driver, Dimitri, was also superb. We saw all the possible sights, and with so much passion from Ada! They were both so professional and being a small touring group was great compared to the large excursions offered by other companies and the cruise liner. The lunches on both days were great and cannot recommend them enough. I am insisting that a friend who is traveling in August use the services of Guide Guru! Thank you to Ada and Dima - you made our short stay very memorable! George and Morne, Visited in June, 2013  Read more reviews
  Is Russian visa required on this tour?
No, Russian visa is not required. Guide-Guru, LLC. is the certified tour operator (MBT 010048 reference number in the Registry of Russian Tour Operators). There is a decree permitting visa-free stay in Russia for cruise passengers who take tours of the local authorized tour operators. Our tour ticket is your blanket visa.
 Where do we meet our guide?
Major cruise ships dock at the St Petersburg Cruise Terminal 'Marine Facade'. Our guide and tour leader meet the groups inside the terminal in front of the passport control area. 
 Can the tour be customized?
No, the tour is not customizable.
 What happens if the ship is delayed?
We will be informed of this circumstance and the guide will be waiting for you until you disembark. If the ship arrives in time and you do not show up, the waiting time will be maximum 1,5 hours. Please disembark according to the time specified on your tour ticket.
 What time do we meet our tour guide?
The meeting time will be confirmed and mentioned in your tour tickets. The time shifts are possible to match your ship's docking time. The time can also be customized if you are a private group.
 What if we miss the ship?
We do not plan distant afternoon trips on the day of your ship's departure. Our excursion programs are designed to make sure you stay close to your cruise ship on the sailing date. Our excursions normally bring you to the ship 1,5 hours before the ship's departure. 
How to book:
1. Send a tour booking and passport information.
2. Receive our Confirmation and your tour ticket for visa-free disembarking.

Payment:
No deposit or prepayment is required. Payment is made at the beginning of your tour.
 
 Credit cards (Visa/Mastercard/Amex). No extra bank fees.
 Cash.
Cancellation: there is no cancellation fee. Please inform us as soon as possible if your plans change and you have to cancel your trip via e-mail info@guide-guru.com or 24-hour phone +7-812-903-28-81.
 
Discounts:
No discounts for children and students.
 
Tour mates:
You must be fit to participate in our small group tours. If you have any mobility issues, it is necessary to book a private tour.

Other:
If hydrofoil is cancelled due to unfavourable weather conditions, the fare will be non-refundable.



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