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Private Shore Excursion: St. Petersburg Experience provided by TJ Travel

Private Shore Excursion: St. Petersburg Experience

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Updated 17/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 17/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Itinerary
  • You'll get picked up
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  • 1
    Park And Gardens of Peterhof
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Faberge Museum
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Neva Embankments
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 4
    The State Hermitage Museum
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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  • 5
    Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • 6
    Nevsky Prospekt
    Stop: 60 minutes
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  • 7
    Peter and Paul Fortress
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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Important Information
Duration
17h 30m
Inclusions
  • Port pick-up and drop-off
  • Guide’s services for 2 days
  • Driver’s services for 2 days (comfortable car (Mercedes)/minivan with A/C)
  • A permit for photo/video at the museums per person
  • Boat ride (non-private)
  • Metro visit
  • All port fees
  • All local taxes
  • Blanket visa
  • Bottled water
  • Headsets for groups of 5 and more
  • Entry/Admission - Park And Gardens of Peterhof
  • Entry/Admission - Faberge Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Neva Embankments
  • Entry/Admission - The State Hermitage Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood
  • Entry/Admission - Peter and Paul Fortress
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Lunch expenses
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Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • BLANKET VISA will be provided separately from the tour voucher. Please make sure to print it out before you set off (each passenger MUST receive and print a blanket visa (tour ticket) from local operator to pass the customs during disembarkation).
  • Visa-free tour is available only for cruise passengers
  • Please provide the following information for the blanket visa (tour ticket): 1. Your full names as shown on your passports 2. D.O.B(s) 3. Citizenship(s) 4. Passport number(s) 5. Dates of the trip
  • Not wheelchair-accessible
  • Not recommended for guests with back problems
  • No special dress code
  • To clear the customs in St. Petersburg port you should have: 1. Valid passport 2. Printed blanket visa provided by local operator
  • Your blanket visa requires you to be accompanied with a guide at all times
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Please note the Faberge museum tour and the boat ride are not private
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Pasquale D wrote a review Nov 2020
2 contributions1 helpful vote
We had the most remarkable tour with TJ Travel. Not only everything was perfect, but we felt, in every instance, that our guides truly cared about us and did their best to make this trip memorable. This definitely has become the most eye-opening, adventurous, and stunning
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from TJ T, Manager at Private Shore Excursion: St. Petersburg Experience
Responded 1 week ago
We are so happy to hear you enjoyed the tour! Thank you for your kind words. We will be glad to welcome you again!
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Raechel Donahue wrote a review Jan 2020
San Antonio del Mar, Mexico111 contributions15 helpful votes
Daria and her driver were prompt, professional, and courteous. Daria has a background in art education and thus was able to guide us through the sites and palaces with great aplomb and a fount of knowledge. She even found us a local place for pirogi and got us into the Vodka
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Date of experience: April 2019
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Edward C wrote a review Aug 2019
Castries, St. Lucia25 contributions12 helpful votes
In August 2019, we cruised the Norwegian Getaway. In St. Petersburg, we found the cruise tours did not accommodate to what we wanted and chose to do a private tour. We TJ Travel online and decided to use them, because they were more flexible and cheaper than the cruise tours.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Tony M wrote a review Aug 2019
Bournemouth, United Kingdom3 contributions4 helpful votes
Very impressive private tour with guide and driver who surpassed our expectations. We saw all the items on our list and were given just the amount of detail we wanted. Would recommend to anyone.
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Date of experience: July 2019
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TucoRich wrote a review Jul 2019
Hong Kong, China112 contributions66 helpful votes
Avoided the high price cruise tours and was thankful I chose TJ. Very responsive throughout the booking process. Punctual, factual and attentive throughout our 2-day private tour and even managed to source Hermitage tickets on a Monday when the museum is usually closed. Many
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About the operator

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By: TJ Travel
yildirim176
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excellent
Very good customer service and good experience help customer and work very well no long waiting time Thank you
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Goldenhike
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Honest and trustworthy!
We had to cancel a 3 day tour through St. Petersburg with TJ Travel because of Covid-19. Although their business wa
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phillip g
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Professional, honest Tour Company
We booked a Tour with T J Travel for May 2020 to see St Petersburg. Unfortunately our cruise was suspended and we
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johnnlinda2018
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Good Company to book with
We were booked with TJ Tours to go on a private 2 day shore excursion in July for 1 day Moscow, 1 day St Petesburg
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BarbC997
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Excellent
Used Shore Excursions 5 years ago (2015) while on a Celebrity Cruise to the Baltic. Our cruise rep suggested Shor
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DonL120
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The Best Way to see St.Petersburg
We did the two day tour, booking on our Royal Caribbean ship. Tour takes care of visa requirements. Busy schedule
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E8651MTdennisw
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TJ Travel
Fantastic 2 day tour from a cruise. Highly recommended! By - passed all of the lines ... everything, including Visa
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Ray A
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Tour was well organized!!
Wonderful 2 day tour of a beautiful city. We had a great time visiting some amazing and opulent sites.
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christinaf982
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Great two day tour of St. Petersburg
This was the highlight of our cruise!! Dina was FANTASTIC. So glad we did this over the tours offered from the crui
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nmlux
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I had a wonderful time in St Pertersburg
Thanks to TJ travel I had a wonderful time in St Petersburg. Svetlana was a wonderful guide and the drivers and the
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David E
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Great Guide and So Much History Shared
We would use TJ Travel over and over, our guide was so informed, and were lucky as she was an older guide who lived
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Dawn O
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Great Tour
We had a great experience with TJ tours. They picked us up from the cruise port soon after our ship arrived and we
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Joybelle2015
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A wonderful city
Day 2 of our tour was just as full as the first day taking in shopping and a river cruise among lots of other sight
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BrettRiddett
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Brilliant two days
My wife and I had a fantastic two day tour, and while the group was slightly larger than we anticipated the guide a
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Lynne E
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Two sight-filled days with a knowledgeable and friendly guide in a new Mercedes mini van.
The cruise lines begin warning you as soon as you book your cruise to St. Petersburg, that ship excursions include
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Key Details
  • Duration: 17h 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English, Chinese, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
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