Silver necklace of Russia. St. Petersburg with a visit to Valaam Island on a meteor

Come with us to incredibly beautiful and historically significant places in Russia — St. Petersburg and Valaam Island.

You will have a rich tour of the city with a rich history and culture — St. Petersburg, where you will visit the Hermitage, Peterhof, Yusupov Palace, as well as take a boat trip along the Neva River. 

And then you will take a meteor trip to Valaam Island, where you can enjoy the beauty of nature, visit ancient monasteries and get acquainted with the unique architecture and history of this place.

Location

Saint-Petersburg
from
US$ 299
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Duration
5 Days
4 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 29 May – 2 Jun
    • 5 – 9 Jun
    • 12 – 16 Jun
    • 19 – 23 Jun
    • 26 – 30 Jun
or
Accommodation
  • Hotel
    4 nights
Comfort
  • Midscale
  • Upscale
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 50 people
Minimum age
4 years old
Group meet at
Saint-Petersburg
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Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

Imperial residences
Let's admire the beauty of Peterhof, which embodies the sophistication of the imperial court and the wealth of the state
Ticket to the Hermitage
Immerse yourself in the educational and cultural world, exploring the masterpieces of Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, ancient artifacts and works of art of ancient Russia
Boat trip along rivers and canals
We will see the city in the "smooth turns" of Fontanka, Moika, Neva and small canals
Valaam Island
We will learn about the history and sights of the Ladoga region, about the monastic way of life both in pre-revolutionary Russia and today

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Arrival. Bus sightseeing tour of St. Petersburg. Excursion to the Yusupov Palace

    You arrive at the hotel on your own.

    A shuttle service to the hotel is available for an additional fee and must be booked in advance: private transfer from the train station/ airport (from 2000 rubles/car). 

    Guaranteed hotel accommodation after 14:00. You can leave your belongings free of charge in the luggage room of the hotel.

    From 11:00 until departure for the program, a representative of the company with a sign "Sightseeing Petersburg" will meet you in the lobby of the hotel. He will answer all your questions, give you updated tour programs and offer additional excursions that you can purchase at will.
     
    Important information:

    • tourists staying in the Dostoevsky, Rus, Orbita hotels go on excursions from the accommodation hotel;
    • tourists staying at the apart-hotel "Port Comfort on Ligovsky" come to the Dostoevsky Hotel (Vladimirsky Prospekt, 19) for a meeting and departure on an excursion - 15 minutes on foot.

    14:00 Departure from the hotel by bus.

    Bus sightseeing tour of St. Petersburg.

    A sightseeing bus tour will introduce you to more than three hundred years of the history of St. Petersburg. You will admire the panorama of the beautiful Neva River, see the magnificent ensembles of the central city squares and the famous St. Petersburg monuments. 

    You will meet with the grandiose St. Isaac's Cathedral, the famous monument to Emperor Peter I the Bronze Horseman, the former residence of the Russian emperors - the Winter Palace. You will also see Nevsky Prospekt, the Arrow of Vasilyevsky Island, the Kunstkamera, the Admiralty, the Field of Mars, the Peter and Paul Fortress. The excursion route will take you through the most beautiful places of our city – the main streets and avenues, ceremonial embankments and squares. All the most important and interesting, the most beautiful and famous things are waiting for you in St. Petersburg!

    Excursion to the Yusupov Palace.

    An excursion to the Yusupov Palace will allow you to get acquainted with the history of a noble noble family. The Yusupovs belonged to the highest aristocracy and the richest people in Russia. The luxury in which the Yusupovs lived amazed even the members of the imperial family. The Yusupov Palace in St. Petersburg on the Moika River embankment is another confirmation of this. Yusupov Palace is one of those rare mansions that have preserved the magnificent decoration of the state apartments and living quarters. This palace went down in Russian history as the place of Grigory Rasputin's murder.

    The place of completion of the program: the hotel.

    Program duration: ~ 5 hours.

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  • Day 2 - Peterhof
  • Day 3 - Hermitage. Boat trip "Northern Islands of the Neva Delta"
  • Day 4 - Valaam Island
  • Day 5 - Free day. Completion of the program
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Hotel
    4 nights
Comfort
  • Midscale
  • Upscale

The tour includes accommodation in a hotel in St. Petersburg.

The cost of the tour for 1 person, depending on the selected hotel, RUB.:

HotelRoom categoryPrice validity periodAdult 1/2 DBLChild under 14 1/2 DBLThe third child in the room is under 14 years oldThe third person in the room is an adultSingle Room
Orbit***3-seat economy29.05.202430.06.202429340243402434029340 
03.07.202425.08.202428260232602326028260-
28.08.202401.09.202426770217702177026770-
standard29.05.202430.06.20243123026230197402474041490
03.07.202425.08.20242912024120199902499036890
28.08.202401.09.20242812023120197402474034470
comfort29.05.202430.06.20243272027720--43660
03.07.202425.08.20243055025550--39120
28.08.202401.09.20242919024190--36630
Port Comfort on Ligovskiy****Smart sky attic (without breakfast)29.05.202430.06.20243232027320-- 
03.07.202401.09.20243109026090--43390
smart plus DBL (without breakfast)29.05.202430.06.20243339028390181202312047990
03.07.202401.09.20243163026630181202312044470
Russia****classic29.05.202414.07.202434470294702244027440 
17.07.202401.09.20243149026490224402744039340
junior suite29.05.202414.07.20243799032990224402744055550
17.07.202401.09.20243447029470224402744048530
Dostoevsky****standard29.05.202402.06.20243482029820-- 
05.06.202430.06.20243663031630--49120
03.07.202401.09.20243232027320--41770
superior29.05.202402.06.20243995034950218902689055150
05.06.202430.06.20244096035960218902689057170
03.07.202401.09.20243339028390246202962044190

The surcharge for a foreign tourist will be 830 rubles.

Orbit 3*  or Port Comfort on Ligovskiy 4* or 4 nights
Orbit 3* 

The Orbita Hotel is located in the Kalininsky district of St. Petersburg near the Ploshchad Muzhestva metro station. Private parking is available here for car owners. There is a work area with a computer in the lobby. Vacationers can spend time playing billiards or table tennis. Wi-Fi is provided free of charge.

The hotel offers 3* service and accommodation in 256 rooms. The rooms have a classic interior. In each of them you will feel comfort and coziness thanks to the equipment: high-quality and comfortable furniture, plasma TV, mini-refrigerator and mini-bar, air conditioning and more. The bathroom has a shower cabin, a set of towels, hygiene products, as well as slippers and a bathrobe.

On the sixth floor of the hotel there is a cafe "Arbuz", where breakfast is served every morning, as well as lunch and dinner are additionally served. Guests have the opportunity to hold a celebration there for up to 100 people.

The Orbita Hotel has everything for a successful event: a large conference hall and a meeting room of 22 sq.m., modern technical equipment, organization of coffee breaks.

The nearest Moskovsky Train Station is located within a radius of 8 km. There are many interesting places near the hotel that you can visit in your free time. For example, the Church of the Intercession of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

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Port Comfort on Ligovskiy 4*

Apart-hotel "Port Comfort on Ligovskiy" is located in the very center of St. Petersburg, close to the main attractions and Moskovsky Train Station.

The hotel offers accommodation in stylish rooms of various categories. Each room has a double bed, a sofa, a TV, a bathroom with a shower, a hairdryer, a washing machine and a set of towels. Free Wi-Fi is available on site.

There is a kitchenette with a fridge, microwave, kettle, electric hob and dining table. There are many cafes and restaurants within walking distance.

The distance to the airport is 14.6 km. Nearby you can find a shopping center, recreation parks and other leisure facilities.

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Rus 4*

Rus is a four-star hotel located in St. Petersburg. At the guests' disposal: parking, Internet access, 24-hour front desk, shuttle service, laundry, daily cleaning, luggage storage, tour service, billiards, sauna.

Accommodation is offered in cozy rooms of various categories, which are equipped with all amenities. Each room has: air conditioning, wardrobe, flat-screen TV, desk with chairs.

A delicious and hearty breakfast is served daily for guests, and in the on-site restaurant you can have lunch and dinner, as well as have a good time.

For organizing seminars, negotiations, business meetings and corporate events, there are 4 spacious conference rooms with a maximum capacity of up to 250 people.

Nearby there are: Nevsky Prospekt, Tauride Palace, Kazan Cathedral. The convenient location allows you to easily move around the city and visit famous attractions.

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Dostoevsky 4*

The Dostoevsky Hotel is waiting in St. Petersburg. It offers Wi-Fi, parking, sauna, gym.

The atmosphere and comfort of this place will be remembered only by positive emotions. Each of the rooms has everything for comfort.

There is a restaurant on site where you can taste delicious dishes from the menu, as well as have a great time.

For various events, there is a conference room equipped with related equipment.

Metro stations, historical sights, beautiful squares and parks of the city on the Neva River are within walking distance.

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Tour conditions

Group
up to 50 tourists
Minimum age
4 years old
Duration
5 days 4 nights
Group meets at
Saint-Petersburg

Included in price

  • accommodation in the selected hotel;
  • breakfast at the hotel (if the "no breakfast" rate is not selected);
  • tour service;
  • entrance tickets to museums;
  • the bus according to the program. 

Paid extra

  • travel to St. Petersburg and back;
  • meeting/seeing off at the train station/airport;
  • extra nights;
  • the resort fee of 100 rubles / day will be paid by guests directly at the hotel, and cannot be included in the tourist package (from 04/01/2024, an experiment on the introduction of a resort fee will start in St. Petersburg);
  • luggage storage at the train station; 
  • additional excursions (optional); 
  • lunches and dinners (on your own). 

It's important to know

Are the tickets included in the tour price?

Air and railway tickets are not included in the price of the tour. You can purchase them yourself or contact us for help.

Is insurance included in the price of the tour?
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Dates and Prices

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