5 Year Review

TJ Travel
9-ya liniya, 34a, 509
Saint Petersburg , 199004 Russia
St. Petersburg Mobile: +7-921-953-23-78
St. Petersburg Office: +7-812-325-6531
USA Mobile: +1-262-719-1943
E-mail - [email protected]
http://st-petersburg-tours.ru
Two Day St Petersburg Shore Excursions:
1. All St Petersburg Highlights Tour
2. Relaxed
3. Standard
The price of any two day shore excursion includes:
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Admission fees to all museums in the program
Guide services for 2 days
Driver services for 2 days (Comfortable car (Mercedes)/mini-van with A/C)
A Permit for photo and video at the museums (the only exception is Yusopov Palace)
All port fees and local taxes
Blanket visa= tour ticket
Bottled water per person per day
Head sets for the groups from 10 and more
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Price does not include cost of the lunches except for All St Petersburg Highlights Tour that
has two traditional Russian lunches included into the cost of the tour
Children under 7 years are free of charge
Children/Students over 7 years receive a discount of $40 US for all tours. Students must
have an ISIC card (student’s ID)
Two Day “All St Petersburg Highlights” Shore Excursion
Day 1
7:30-8am – Meeting by the ship. City tour in St Petersburg
10:00-10.30am – Travel to Petergof by hydrofoil
10:30-12:00pm – Guided tour of the Fountain Park
12:00-1:00pm – Traditional Russian lunch
1:00-2:00 pm – Travel to Tsars’ Village
2:00-3:30pm – Inside guided tour of Catherine Palace with the Amber Room
3:30-4:30pm – Driving back to the city. Visit to the subway station
4:30-5:00pm – Inside guided tour of St Isaac’s Cathedral
5:30-6:00 – Inside guided tour of the Church of Our Savior on the Spilled Blood
6:30pm – Return to the ship or evening optional program
Day 2
8am – Meeting by the ship
8:30-9:30am – Boat Ride along the rivers and canals with a glass of Champagne
9:45-12:00am – Inside guided tour of the Hermitage Museum (Early entrance, before
official opening hours)
12:30-1:15pm – Traditional Russian lunch
1:30-2:30 pm – Inside guided tour of St Peter and Paul fortress/Cathedral. Shopping
3:00-4:30pm – Inside guided tour of Yusupov palace
5 pm – Return to the ship
SPECIAL OFFER FOR SHORE EXCURSIONS – Our All St Petersburg Highlights group tour for
2012 is just $300, the same price as 2011. Maximum number of participants is 16. We
guarantee the departure of the tour even if 1 person signs up.
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Price includes:
Admission fees to all museums in the program as well as the cost of hydrofoil ride and a
boat trip along rivers and canals
services of a friendly, and a highly professional guide for 2 days
Driver’s services for 2 days (Comfortable (Mercedes) mini van with A/C)
Photo and video permissions at the museums (except the Yusupov Palace, camera pass is
5$ per person, video pass is 12$ per person)
All port fees
The cost of a blanket visa
All local taxes
Cost of traditional Russian lunches
Bottled water
Headphones for the group from 10 people
Please note:
The tour includes two lunches that will be in a local cafes or restaurants. You will be
served 3 course typical Russian meals.
– Please let us know if you have any food allergies or dietary restrictions
If the hydrofoil ride is cancelled due to the unfavorable weather conditions it cannot be
refunded: we will use our van instead to get to/from Petergof
If you travel with children under 7 years old, you don’t have to pay for them-the tour for
them will be free of charge
Children/Students over 7 years old receive discount of $40 US for the tour. Students must
have ISIC card (student’s ID)
Two Day “Relaxed” St Petersburg Shore Excursion
For those who don’t want to be in a hurry, would like to get know more about everyday
life, those who are travelling with little children.
During this two day program you will get to know:
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The history of St Petersburg and its founder Peter the Great
The Romanovs dynasty (facts and anecdotes)
St Petersburg – city of 3 revolutions
Gorbachev: “the father” of perestroika
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St Petersburg as the cultural capital of Russia and Soviet Union
Soviet Regime: Lenin and Stalin
Modern life in Russia and St Petersburg: housing, educational system, health care system,
family life – don’t hesitate to ask any questions
Based on the references of our clients we have included in our 2-day relaxed program:
Inside visits of:
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Fountain Park in Peterhof
Catherine Palace with Amber Room
Hermitage Museum
Church on Spilt Blood is optional
As well as:
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Subway ride
Farmers’ market
Please note we can customize this program for you!
Day 1
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8:00 – 9:00 am - Meet your guide near your ship (depending on your ship’s arrival and as
soon as you clear the customs)
9:00 – 10:30 am - City tour in St Petersburg – We can start either with the visit to the
Orthodox cathedral or Synagogue (upon your wish). City tour includes driving and photo
stops in the most beautiful, historical places in St Petersburg. You will see: Nevsky
prospect (the main street in St Petersburg), National Library, Kazan Cathedral, the Square
of Arts, Russian Museum, Ethnographical Museum, Michael’s Castle, Summer Gardens of
Peter the Great, the log cabin of Peter the Great, Aurora Battleship, the Spit of Basil Island,
The St Petersburg State University, the Monument of Peter the Great, Admiralty, Theatre
Square with famous the Mariinsky Theatre. The city tour will be divided in two days and
includes photo stops at St. Isaac’s Cathedral and Peter & Paul Fortress.
10:00 – 11:00 am - Scenic drive to Peterhof
11:00 am – 12.30 pm - Guided Tour of Fountain Park in Peterhof , “RussianVersailles” — a
jewel of the Russian art, a town of parks, palaces and fountains which is very often
compared with French Versailles. But don’t believe those who state this: our Peterhof is
much better!
12:30 – 1:30 pm - Lunch (optional)
1:30 – 2:30 pm - Drive from Peterhof to Pushkin
2:30 – 4:00 pm - Inside Guided Tour of Catherine Palace with the Amber Room
4:00 – 5:00 pm - Drive back to the city with a subway station visit
5:00 pm - Return to your ship or enjoy an optional evening program (theatre / folk show /
boat trip)
Day 2
9:00 am - Meet your guide near your ship. Second part of the city tour. Local farmer’s
market. Walking along Nevsky prospect and souvenir shopping
11:30 am -12:00 pm - Church on the Spilt Blood (outside only, but your guide will help you
with tickets if you are interested in getting inside)
12:00 – 1:00 pm - Lunch (optional) for example in Pirogi cafe - Stolle” – the best pie caf? in
the city. These pies (aromatic, juicy, warm and soft) quickly conquered the city. First
visitors compared them with grandmother’s pies but a bit later they stopped referring to
grandmothers and just took them as models. The widest choice of fillings is during
summer when to traditional fish, meat, chicken and cottage cheese they add wild
berries. We drop there with all our tourists just to have a bite during excursions – believe
us everybody is very pleased!
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1:30 – 3:30 pm - Guided Tour of the Hermitage Museum
4:00 pm - Return to your ship
Number 2
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tourists
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
12
14
16
Price per 450
person in
$ USD
375
300
275
250
235
220
210
200
190
180
170
Price includes: Please note, that the sequence of the tour can be changed by your guide
because of the traffic and museums days-off
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Admission fees to all museums in the program
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
All port fees
All local taxes
Blanket visa
Bottled water
Price doesn’t include:
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Cost of the lunches
Note, please:
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If you travel with children under 7 years old, you don’t have to pay for them -the tour for
them will be free of charge
Children/Students over 7 years old receive a discount of $40 US for the tour
Gratuities to a guide and driver are not included in the price of the tour. In Russia it is
usually 10-15% from the cost of a tour, but it is always up to you!!!
Two Day “Standard” St Petersburg Shore Excursion
This program is for those who would like to visit and see all the main highlights of St
Petersburg!
During this two day program you will get to know:
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The history of St Petersburg and its founder Peter the Great
The Romanov dynasty (facts and anecdotes)
St Petersburg – city of 3 revolutions
Gorbachev: “the father” of perestroika
St Petersburg as the cultural capital of Russia and Soviet Union
Soviet Regime: Lenin and Stalin
Modern life in Russia and St Petersburg: housing, educational system, health care system,
family life – don’t hesitate to ask any questions
Based on the references of our clients we have included in our 2-day active program:
Inside visits of:
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Fountain Park in Peterhof
Catherine Palace with Amber Room
St. Peter & Paul Cathedral
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Church on Spilt Blood
Hermitage Museum
As well as:
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Subway ride
Farmers’ market
Please note we can customize this program for you!
Day 1
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7:30 – 8:00 am - Meet your guide near your ship (depending on your ship’s arrival and as
soon as you clear the customs)
8:00 – 10:30 am - City tour in St Petersburg – We can start either with the visit to the
Orthodox cathedral or Synagogue (upon your wish). City tour includes driving and photo
stops in the most beautiful, historical places in St Petersburg. You will see: Nevsky
prospect (the main street in St Petersburg), National Library, Kazan Cathedral, the Square
of Arts, Russian Museum, Ethnographical Museum, Michael’s Castle, Summer Gardens of
Peter the Great, the log cabin of Peter the Great, Aurora Battleship, the Spit of Basil Island,
The St Petersburg State University, the Monument of Peter the Great, Admiralty, Theatre
Square with famous the Mariinsky Theatre. The city tour will be divided in two days and
includes photo stops at St. Isaac’s Cathedral and Peter & Paul Fortress.
10:00 – 11.00 am - Scenic Drive to Peterhof
11.00-12.30 pm - Guided Tour of Fountain Park in Peterhof , “RussianVersailles” — a jewel
of the Russian art, a town of parks, palaces and fountains which is very often compared
with French Versailles. But don’t believe those who state this: our Peterhof is much better!
12:30 – 1:30 pm - Lunch (optional)
1:30 – 2:30 pm - Travel to Tsars Village
2:30 – 4:00 pm - Inside Guided Tour of the Catherine Palace with the Amber Room
4:00 – 5:00 pm - Drive back to the city with a visit to the subway station and a short visit
to the Farmer’s market
5:00 pm – Return to your ship or enjoy an optional evening program (theatre / folk show /
boat trip)
Day 2
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9:00 am - Meet your guide near your ship. Second part of the city tour including souvenir
shopping.
10:00 – 11:00 am - Peter and Paul Fortress including an inside Guided Tour of Peter and
Paul Cathedral
11:30 am – 12:00 pm - Inside guided tour of the Church on the Spilt Blood
12:00 – 1:00 pm - Lunch (optional) for example in Pirogi caf? - Stolle” – the best pie caf? in
the city. These pies (aromatic, juicy, warm and soft) quickly conquered the city. First
visitors compared them with grandmother’s pies but a bit later they stopped referring to
grandmothers and just took them as models. The widest choice of fillings is during
summer when to traditional fish, meat, chicken and cottage cheese they add wild
berries. We drop there with all our tourists just to have a bite during excursions – believe
us everybody is very pleased!
1:30 – 3:30 pm - Inside guided tour of the Hermitage Museum
4:00 pm - Return to your ship
Number of people
2
4
Price per person in $
USD
520 340
6
8
10
290
260 240
12
14
16
230
210
200
Price includes:
Please note, that the sequence of the tour can be changed by your guide because of the
traffic and museums days-off
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Admission fees to all museums in the program
Guide’s services for 2 days
Driver’s services for 2 days( Comfortable car(Mercedes)/mini van with A/C)
A Permit for photo/video at the museums per person
All port fees
All local taxes
Blanket visa
Bottled water
Price doesn’t include:

Cost of the lunches
Note, please:
1. If you travel with children under 7 years old, you don’t have to pay for them-the tour for
them will be free of charge
2. Children/Students over 7 years old receive discount of $40 US for the tour. Students must
have ISIC card (student’s ID)
3. Gratuities to a guide and driver are not included in the price of the tour. In Russia it is
usually 10-15% from the cost of a tour, but it is always up to you!!!
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