Itinerary: St. Petersburg
Length: 5 days/4 nights
Tour languages: English German Italian Spanish French
DAY 1: ARRIVAL ST. PETERSBURG
Arrival to St. Petersburg, optional transfer to Hotel Ambassador**** and check-in. Welcome meeting and optional welcome dinner at the hotel.
DAY 2: ST. PETERSBURG
St. Petersburg is an amazing city. Its imperial palaces and museums enjoy worldwide fame, while the Neva River and the many canals have deservedly given the city the title “The Venice of the North”. When the city is covered in snow it has a special romantic atmosphere. During the morning sightseeing tour we get acquainted with all the splendours of the city: the Winter Palace, St. Isaac’s Cathedral, the Church of the Bleeding Savior, the Nevsky Convent and much more. The afternoon offers an optional visit to Zarskoye Selo with the impressive Catherine’s Palace and the Amber Room, which vanished during World War II and was restored for St. Petersburg’s tri-centennial celebrations, after we continue to Pavlovsk and experience real Russian winter adventure in a troika ride.
DAY 3: ST. PETERSBURG
Morning offers optional visit to the world-famous Hermitage Art Museum. In the evening we enjoy an optional entertaining fabulous Russian New Year Gala at the hotel.
DAY 4: ST. PETERSBURG
The optional tour this morning offers a visit to a mass in the Orthodox Kazan Cathedral and a visit to the Peter and Paul Fortress to see the Peter-and-Paul Cathedral, the pantheon of the Russian czar from Peter the Great to Nicolas the 2nd. In the evening enjoy an optional farewell dinner at Restaurant Demidov.
DAY 5: ST. PETERSBURG DEPARTURE
Optional transfer to the airport.
VISA FOR RUSSIA: This tour requires a tourist visa for Russia for most passport holders. We DO NOT provide Visa services but we’ll issue invitation letters. Our issued visa invitation letters are not visas itself and valid visa must be obtained before travelling to Russia. The invitation letters we supply should be included with all the required documentation for the Visa application. Please note that the grant or refusal of the Russia Visa is at the sole discretion of the Russian authorities and we are neither involved in the process nor are liable or responsible in any manner whatsoever for any delay in processing or grant or rejection of the visa application of any applicant and the cancellation conditions specified below will apply also in these cases.
Package prices per person
EUR 395.00(double occupancy)
EUR 175.00 (single supplement)
20% upon reservation
80% 40 days before departure
40-21 days 50% refund
20-15 days 20% refund
less than 15 days no refund
4 x overnight at the centrally located Hotel Ambassador*****
4 x buffet breakfast
Welcome meeting with champagne-cocktail or juice
Personalised welcome package
3 hours St. Petersburg sightseeing tour
Service of English and German speaking local guide
Service of Italian and Spanish speaking local guide
Service of French and Portuguese speaking local guide
Service of 1st class motor coaches or 1st class minivans throughout the itinerary
Service and taxes
Transfer from the airport to the Hotel: EUR 70.00 with private car (1-3 persons), EUR 90.00 with private minivan (4-7 persons)
Welcome dinner at hotel: EUR 40.00 pp
3 hours visit to the Hermitage Art Museum: EUR 50.00 pp
6 hours visit to Zarskoye Selo and Catherine’s Palace and troika ride in Pavlovsk Palace parks: EUR 90.00 pp
3 hours visit to Kazan Cathedral and Peter and Paul Fortress: EUR 45.00 pp
Farewell dinner at Restaurant Demidov: EUR 50.00 pp
Transfer from the Hotel to the airport: EUR 70.00 with private car (1-3 persons), EUR 90.00 with private minivan (4-7 persons)
NEW YEAR GALA
New Year Gala at Hotel Ambassador: EUR 260.00 pp