3-day Baltic Extravaganza in St. Petersburg *JEWISH HERITAGE*



THOUGHTFUL.      LIGHT.       INSPIRING.

Book online with 5% discount.

 Visa-free, no cancellation fees 
 Slow pace
 Only main attractions
 Early dmission to the Hermitage
 Time for shopping 

 A Welcome gift included 

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The price in red is indicated for cash payments. Lunch & headsets included for groups larger than 10 people.

 24 hours

ITINERARY:

DAY 1:

8:30am - meet your guide at the St. Petersburg cruise port passenger terminal, payment.
8:30-11:30am - City tour, featuring the former Jewish living quarters and also overview of St. Petersburg historical sites, visit Grand Synagogue, visit inside Spilled Blood church.
11:30am-1:30pm - tour The Hermitage and Winter Palace.
1:30-2:30pm - lunch break.
2:30-3:30pm- view Impressionists and Post-Impressionists in the General Staff building.
4:00-5:00pm - visit the Museum of Ethnography with the exhibition describing the life of Russian Jews.
5:30pm - back onboard the cruise ship.

Check on our Evening options.

DAY 2:
9:00am - meet your guide.
9:30-10:30am - transfer to Pushkin town. Stop at Holocaust Memorial near Alexander Palace.
10:30am-12:00pm - tour Catherine Palace with the Amber Room, walk in the Park.
12:30-1:30pm  - lunch break.
1:30-2:30pm  - transfer to Peterhof.
2:30-4:00pm - tour Peterhof Fountain Park.
4:00-4:45pm - transfer to St. Petersburg by hydrofoil.
5:30pm - onboard the ship.

Check on our Evening options.

DAY 3:
9:30am - meet your guide.
9:45-11:00am -  visit Peter and Paul Fortress with Cathedral and Prison in Trubetskoy Bastion where Alter Rebbe (Shneur Zalman of Liadi) was imprisoned in 1798 for 52 days.
11:00am-12:00pm - visit YESOD Jewish community center.
12:00-12:30pm - lunch time.
1:00-2:00pm - Canal cruise.
2:15-3:30pm - visit the Russian Museum.
4:00pm - onboard the ship.

*Tour sequence may change depending on the day of the week, logistics, museum openining hours.

INCLUDED:

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

NOT INCLUDED:

lunch, 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 


 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. Smaller ships dock in the city center and the guide will be meeting you on the pier in front of the passport control area.
 What time do we meet our 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.
 Can the tour be customized?
Yes, the tour is customizable for private groups.
 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 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. 
 Small group tour - what does it mean?
If you would like to reduce the tour costs, you are welcome to reserve a seat in our 6-people group. We will be forming a group ourselves and you don't have to worry about finding tour mates. You are guaranteed the rate in a 6-people group at the moment of booking. If you are less than 6 people by the tour beginning, you will be anyway paying the guaranteed fixed rate. This condition applies only to English-speaking groups. You have to book for 6 people if you require the tour in any other language.
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:
Child younger than 6 y.o. may travel with 1 parent free of charge. Schoolchildren, students and children over 6 y.o. receive a discounted rate. (Students must provide their international ISIC ID card to our Tour Coordinator upon payment to claim their discount. If they fail to do this, they will be charged the full adult price).
 
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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