office 208, Griboedovа canal, 5,
Saint-Petersburg, Russia

Visa FREE 3-day Private tour of St. Petersburg

3 days
Type of excursion:
Private Tours, Sightseeing tours, Suburbs of Saint Petersburg
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Visa FREE 3-day Private tour of St. Petersburg


The first excursion of the program is a city tour along the streets and granite embankments of the city in a comfortable car or a minibus with multiple stops for pictures. Also you visit to St Peter and Paul Fortress and Cathedral – the burial place of the Romanov family. Afterwards you had a boat ride. Our comfortable boat will take you along the granite embankments to the main waterway of St.Petersburg, showing you the familiar highlights from a different perspective. After boat trip along the rivers & canals you visit the Hermitage Museum, which will amaze you with the gorgeous collections of European art exhibited there. In the end of your 1st day of your tour you visit inside of the St.Isaac’s Cathedral. The cathedral’s massive central gold dome - one of the largest in the world – is covered with 220 pounds of pure gold and dominates the city skyline.

On the second day of the tour, you will be taken to Peterhof - the ensemble of palaces and parks which is located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland. On our way to Peterhof, experience a short subway ride to see some of the most beautiful metro stations. Discover the summer royal residence - The Grand Palace of Peterhof or Petrodvorets. After lunch you visit the Church of our Savior on Spilled Blood, which is a symbol of St Petersburg and a unique representative of Russian style and art.

On the third day of the tour, you will drive to 30km South of St.Petersburg to Pushkin (the Tsars’ Village). In Tsarskoe Selo you may enjoy the beauty of the Catherine’s Palace (named after Catherine I, the wife of Peter the Great), which houses excellent Baroque interiors, including the luxurious Grand Hall, a long, gold, mirrored ballroom, and the unique Amber Room.The last excursion of your shore tour is walking tour on Nevsky prospect & Shopping.


Day 1
08.30 Meeting your guide at the pier

9:00-10:30 City Tour around St. Petersburg with the visit to Active Russian Orthodox 
Cathedral or Grand Choral Synagogue

10.30-12.00 Visit to St. Peter & Paul`s Fortress & Cathedral

12.00-13.00 Private Boat Trip along the rivers & canals

13.00-14.00 Lunch at the local restaurant (Russian food)

14.00-17.00 Visit to the Hermitage. State Rooms of the Winter Palace

17.00-18.00 Excursion to the St. Isaac's Cathedral

19.00 Back to the ship

Day 2

08.00 Meeting your guide at the pier

09.30-13.00 Tour to the Peterhof. Inside visit to the Grand Palace& Lower Fountains Park (Special Early Opening to avoid the main crowd). Back to the city by hydrofoil through the Gulf of Finland

13.00-14.00 Luch at the local restaurant (Russian food)

14.00-15.00 Excursion to Our Savior’s Church on the Spilled Blood

15.00-17.00 Visit to the Yusupov Palace

18:00 Back to the ship

Day 3

08.00 Meeting your guide at the pier

09.30-12.30 Tour to the Pushkin (formerly Tsarskoye Selo). Catherine's Palace; the Amber Room is definitely the highlight here. Enjoy beauty of the park

12.30-13.00 Metro tour

13.00-14.00 Lunch at the local restaurant (Russian food)

14.00-16.30 Walking tour on Nevsky prospect & Shopping

17:00 Back to the ship


♦ If there are 7 or more people in your group, please, request the special price

♦ If you are travelling with children, please, request additional discount

Have questions? Please, you are welcome to contact us at to make your inquiry. We will reply to your email no later than 12 hours.

  • MINI-GROUP     

Do I need a Russian visa if I travel on a cruise ship? No, but you need get the Tour Ticket. More information about: NO VISA REQUIRED FOR CRUISE PASSENGERS

According to the Russian Federation Government Decree #532 of 28th, August 2003, cruise passengers arriving onboard the cruise ship and staying in the country for less than 72 hours (accommodation provided onboard), do not need a Russian visa, if they are given service by the official Tour Operator.

North Palmyra Tours is a licensed, registered tour operator by the Ministry of Culture of Russia's Federal Agency for Tourism. Our registration number is РТО 019610. By clicking the link you can see our official listing on the Ministry of Culture's website (in Russian). If you are booking shore excursions with us, we take care of your visa for Russia for the duration of your ship’s stay. 

For easy disembarkation you need to do these steps:

1. Send a tour request. For cruise travelers we recommend you to make your reservation no later than two weeks prior to the start of your tour

2. Get our booking confirmation

3. We send you the tourticket (Voucher, blanket visa) after receiving your passport data from you. All of your private information is submitted through our secure servers to protect your identity information.  We require the following information to complete your Tour Tickets: passport names, passport number, date of birth, citizenship.

4. Receive a “Tour Ticket” and print it out. It is be on each passenger, including children.

5. When in Saint-Petersburg, show your Tour Ticket, passport and passport copy to the customs officer, receive your SHORE PASS.

6. The guide and driver will meet you at the pier holding sign with your name.

! Put your passports and Tour tickets safely away. These are very important documents and you need them again for leaving the ship.


Foto Gallery


  • - Grand Choral Synagogue
  • - Peter & Paul`s Fortress & Cathedral
  • - Hermitage
  • - St. Isaac's Cathedral
  • - Grand Palace
  • - Yusupov Palace
  • - Savior’s Church on the Spilled Blood
  • - Catherine's Palace
  • - Nevsky prospect