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Imperial Jewel on the Neva River

Destination:
Easy - nothing more than normal walking while sight-seeing
Moderately Easy - 1-3 hours of physical activity daily
Moderate - 3-5 hours of physical activity daily
Challenging - 5-7 hours of challenging physical activity daily
Extreme - 7+ hours of challenging/extreme physical activity daily
Difficulty
Basic — most of nights in tents or rooms with shared WC, some nights in comfortable rooms.
Standard — most of nights in comfortable rooms, some nights in tents or rooms with shared WC.
Upgraded — all nights in comfortable rooms.
Comfort
Minimum age of the participant of this trip
Days
Highlights
  • Extension of the tour “In the footsteps of Russian Princes”
  • Three-day getaway in the heart of Tsar capital
  • Hermitage museum’s outstanding collections
  • Peterhof Imperial residence & gardens
Tour Overview

In the early 18th century, Tsar Peter-the-Great decided to build a new capital for the Russian Empire, a jewel city on the Neva, “a window to the West”: St Petersburg.

Tsar Peter-the-Great invited many European and Russian architects and artists to build this graceful, cosmopolitan and artistic city, proudness of the Russian Empire. St Petersburg: A fairytale city, which tells its stories along water flows and palaces.

After a walking tour through the historic city centre, visit of the Hermitage museum outstanding collections. Then rivers and canal tour to enjoy the city from another point of view.

Visit of two amazing sites: St Isaac’s Cathedral and the imperial residence of Peterhof.

The tour ends up with a visit of Paul and Peter fortress and St Paul and St Peter Cathedral where members of the Romanov Imperial family are buried.

 

Tour programme
  • Day 1
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  • Day 2
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  • Day 3
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        Detailed description
        New departures available soon
        Price includes
        • English-speaking guide
        • Accommodation as per itinerary
        • Transport as per itinerary
        • Excursions and visits as per itinerary
        • Administrative registration
        • Boat trip
        • Letter of invitation
        • Breakfasts
        • Dinners
        Price does not include
        • Lunches
        • Personal expenses and tips
        • Visa fees and travel insurance
        • Transfer from airport / railway station on first day
        • Transfer to airport / railway station on last day
        • Optional activities
        • Photo and video permit at visited places
        • Beverages
        For more info, please download the detailed description of the trip.
        Note

        Guaranteed departure: minimum 6 guests

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