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Private Half-Day Tour of St Petersburg's Royal Suburbs Including a Horse Ride in a Traditional Russian Sleigh

Escape the hustle and bustle of St. Petersburg with a private tour of its suburbs. With your guide, tour the former imperial palaces and parks in Pushkin and Pavlovsk. This winter tour includes a ride in a traditional horse-drawn Russian sleigh. Pickup and drop-off at your St. Petersburg hotel or cruise terminal is included.
  • Duration: 5 hours
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$114.00 USD
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  • Duration: 5 hours
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$114.00 USD

Private Imperial Residences Day Trip to Peterhof and Catherine Palace by Car

Devote your attention to two of Russia’s most celebrated imperial residences on a private 7-hour tour from St. Petersburg. Leave the city for the baroque Catherine Palace in Tsarskoye Selo. Tour the interiors as you hear about the tsars who lived here, and see the showpiece Amber Room and gardens. Afterward, explore the palace and parks of the Peterhof estate, including the world-famous Grand Cascade fountains. Hotel pickup and drop-off, plus entrance fees included.
  • Duration: 7 hours
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$85.20 USD
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  • Duration: 7 hours
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St. Petersburg Private Visa-Free Shore City and Peterhof Tour

While your ship is in St. Petersburg, enjoy a private full-day, visa-free shore excursion around the city. Admire must-sees including the Peter and Paul Fortress and Nevsky Prospect on a panoramic drive, and visit the onion-domed Church on Spilled Blood (excluding Wednesdays). Plus, tour the highlights of the Hermitage and Peterhof’s palace and fountains. Private air-conditioned transport, metro ride, port pickup and drop-off, plus Church on the Spilled Blood, Peterhof, and Hermitage entrance fees included.
  • Duration: 10 hours
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$132.00 USD
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  • Duration: 10 hours
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$132.00 USD

Tour to Circum-Baikal Railway

The Transsiberian Railway is one of the world’s most iconic train rides. But you can still experience the historic cross-country journey without spending days on the road. On this guided tour, you’ll follow the tracks by foot, getting a real-life immersion into the train’s celebrated landscapes. Tours include a stop at stunning Lake Baikal and free time for a picnic and cafe lunch.
  • Duration: 10 hours
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$105.00 USD
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  • Duration: 10 hours
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$105.00 USD

One-Day Trip to St Petersburg from Moscow by Train

Make the most of a day in St. Petersburg on this full-day tour from Moscow via train. Travel by high-speed rail and meet your guide at the station in St. Petersburg. Head out in an air-conditioned vehicle for a private tour of the city. Skip the lines and visit  the Hermitage Museum and the Church on the Spilled Blood. Take a boat ride through the canals and rivers of the city.
  • Duration: 16 hours
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$359.00 USD
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  • Duration: 16 hours
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Day Trip to Suzdal and Vladimir from Moscow

See the highlights of Suzdal and Vladimir, two of Russia’s Golden Ring cities, without getting lost on this day trip from Moscow, a tour with special appeal for first-time visitors. Learn about the history of medieval Russia and visit UNESCO-listed monuments and historical attractions such as the Cathedral of Saint Demetrius and the Suzdal Kremlin. Your tour includes hotel pickup and drop-off.
  • Duration: 12 hours
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$166.00 USD
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  • Duration: 12 hours
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Private Tour: Golden Ring Day Trip to Suzdal and Vladimir from Moscow

Discover the charming architecture and rich historical heritage of prominent Golden Ring towns, Suzdal and Vladimir, on a full-day tour from Moscow. With a knowledgeable private guide, discover two of the most enchanting towns in the remarkable Russian region; marvel at the grand Assumption Cathedral during a guided tour of Vladimir and then explore Suzdal to see the magical onion domes and golden spires that typify the town. Receive the undivided attention of your guide and adapt the itinerary of this private tour to suit your interests.
  • Duration: 14 hours
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$157.53 USD
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  • Duration: 14 hours
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Private St. Petersburg Tour with Boat Ride

Take in the most popular sights of St. Petersburg on this 8-hour private tour of the city. You can customize your itinerary so it takes you to the places you request, and your private guide's commentary is based on your interests. Plus, this private tour includes a 1-hour boat ride along the city’s rivers and a 2-hour tour of the Hermitage Museum.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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$196.00 USD
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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$196.00 USD

Private Full-Day Trip to Velikiy Novgorod from St. Petersburg

Delve into Russia’s rich history and Orthodox religion on a private 10-hour trip to Veliky Novgorod from St. Petersburg. One of Russia’s most important historical cities, UNESCO-protected Novogord is filled with well-preserved medieval churches and landmarks. Visit the walled Kremlin, multi-domed St. Sophia Cathedral, fresco-painted churches and more, and see the traditional, nail-less wooden buildings on show at the open-air Wooden Architecture Museum. Private transport, hotel pickup and drop-off, and lunch included.
  • Duration: 10 hours
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$138.04 USD
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  • Duration: 10 hours
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1 Day Best of St Petersburg City and Peterhof by Hydrofoil on Small Group Shore Excursion Tour

Explore St Petersburg when your cruise ship is in port on this shore excursion that includes city sightseeing, a river cruise and hydrofoil boat ride. See top attractions like the Winter Palace, the Hermitage and the Church on Spilled Blood; enjoy a relaxing cruise on the Neva River to admire the city from the water; and travel along the Gulf of Finland by hydrofoil boat to Peterhof. You’ll see the best of the city in one day with transportation by van from the port.
  • Duration: 9 hours
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$181.00 USD
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  • Duration: 9 hours
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$181.00 USD

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Private Tour to the Fountains of Peterhof and Catherine's Palace by Hydrofoil

Visit two former residences of Russia's imperial family in one day on this private tour from St. Petersburg. You'll travel by hydrofoil boat to reach the Lower Park of Peterhof, known for its many fountains, and then continue to Catherine Palace and Park, located in Tsarskoye Selo, part of the town of Pushkin. Learn about the history of Russian tsars as you admire the extravagant architecture of these royal estates.
  • Duration: 7 to 8 hours
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$130.00 USD
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  • Duration: 7 to 8 hours
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$130.00 USD

Private Tour: Trip to Sergiev Posad from Moscow

Explore history-steeped Sergiev Posad on this private day trip from Moscow. Ride a train or bus to the ‘Golden Ring’ town, a group of once-powerful towns, and admire its wooden architecture, churches, and museums. Tour the showpiece UNESCO-listed Trinity Lavra monastery with its gold- and onion-domed cathedrals, monks, and museums; and visit Sergiev's Toy Museum, seeing its 'matryoshka' (Russian nesting dolls). Break for some 'kvas' (rye bread brew) and tasty local bread during your explorations.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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$197.00 USD
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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$197.00 USD

Novgorod Small-Group Tour from St Petersburg

Visit Veliky Novgorod, the historic Russian trade city that straddles the banks of the Volkhov River. With a guide, you’ll travel from St Petersburg to the city, and visit key sights including the Cathedral of St Sophia, St George’s Monastery and the Church of the Transfiguration of Our Savior — home to the only surviving frescoes of Theophanes the Greek. A market visit and traditional Russian lunch are also included.
  • Duration: 10 hours 30 minutes
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$139.20 USD
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  • Duration: 10 hours 30 minutes
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Private Moscow Boat Tour

See Moscow from the water on a 3-hour, private boat cruise along the Moskva River. Learn about Moscow history as you navigate past the Kremlin, the Peter the Great Statue, and several historic bridges, then walk to Gorky Park for coffee at an atmospheric café.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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$92.00 USD
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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$92.00 USD

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Peterhof palace and gardens tour with hydrofoil ride

Combine a private tour of the Peterhof Grand Palace with a high-speed boat ride back to central St. Petersburg. This combo tour checks all the sightseeing boxes, ensuring you’ll discover the highlights of both St. Petersburg and its most elaborate palace. Stroll around the palace and its fountain-filled gardens, then cruise back to the city by hydrofoil boat.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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$95.00 USD
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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$95.00 USD

Golden Ring and Trinity Lavra Private Day Trip from Moscow

Get out of Moscow and into the surrounding countryside without the hassle of figuring out public transport or traveling in a large group. This private guided tour is exclusively for your party and takes you to the Golden Ring town of Sergiev Posad, with visits to the Trinity Lavra of St. Sergius and Chernigov Skete monasteries, as well as a matryoshka doll-painting class.
  • Duration: 9 hours
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$329.00 USD
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  • Duration: 9 hours
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$329.00 USD

Sergiev Posad Day Trip from Moscow Including Troitse-Sergiev Monastery

Skip the hassle of renting a car or navigating public transportation and visit Sergiev Posad and the centuries-old Troitse-Sergiev Monastery on this stress-free day trip from Moscow. Enjoy easy transportation by coach and explore the spiritual center of the Russian Orthodox Church with a guide. Learn about the history of the monastery and see the whitewashed cathedral with its gold and star-studded blue onion domes.
  • Duration: 7 hours
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$274.67 USD
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  • Duration: 7 hours
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$274.67 USD

Vladimir and Suzdal Private Driving Tour

Maybe you don’t know that there is a great difference between Moscow, St. Petersburg, and all other Russia. It is not easy to understand life here in Moscow when you are stuck in the traffic jam on your way to the Kremlin with a coffee in your hand!Visiting Russian provinces is a great opportunity to explore the real Russia and to see the common life of its ordinary people. The best choice if you have only one day is visiting Vladimir and Suzdal towns. They are among the most visited sites within the the Golden Ring because of many picturesque white-stone medieval structures and architecture, along with later buildings from the 16th–20th centuries.Highlights • White-stone medieval architecture of 12th century • Museum of wooden architecture • Delicious local food (and drinks) • Very local life of the Russian countryside Soviet van is not available from 25 Sept to 3 Oct!
  • Duration: 15 hours
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$94.00 USD
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  • Duration: 15 hours
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$94.00 USD

Private Shore Day Trip: City Tour and Cruise to Peterhof Fountain Complex with Champagne and Traditional Russian lunch with Russian Classical Ballet

Pressed for time during your cruise stop in St Petersburg? This 15-hour private Peterhof, Champagne, Hermitage, lunch and Russian ballet shore excursion could be ideal. After a city sightseeing tour, ride a hydrofoil to the UNESCO-listed Peterhof and gain fast-track access to see the palace and magnificent fountains. Savor a glass of Champagne and snacks back on the hydrofoil, and enjoy skip-the-line access to the Hermitage for a guided tour, including the Winter Palace. Conclude with a traditional Russian lunch and classical evening ballet at one of Russia's premier theaters.
  • Duration: 15 hours
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$374.00 USD
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  • Duration: 15 hours
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$374.00 USD

Private Half-Day Tour of St Petersburg with Faberge Museum

Explore Russia’s cultural capital on this private half-day tour of St. Petersburg. Learn about the history of the city from its formation in 1703 to present-day as you see landmarks such as the Nevsky Project, the Hermitage Museum, the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, and much more. Take a guided tour of the famous Faberge Museum to see the famous Easter eggs created for the Tsars of Russia.
  • Duration: 210 to 240 minutes
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$100.00 USD
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  • Duration: 210 to 240 minutes
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$100.00 USD

St Petersburg Shore Excursion: Visa-Free Moscow Private Day Tour from St Petersburg

Make the most of your cruise to St. Petersburg with a full-day, private excursion to Moscow that doesn’t require a Russian visa. With a guide to accompany you each step of the way, you’ll see the Red Square, the Kremlin Armory, and a priceless collection of diamonds, artifacts, and Fabergé eggs, while learning about Russian history and culture along the way. This full-day St. Petersburg to Moscow trip includes transport by air or rail, all entrance fees, and round-trip transfers from the St. Petersburg port.
  • Duration: 1 day
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$630.00 USD
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  • Duration: 1 day
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$630.00 USD

Private Day Trip to Sergiev Posad from Moscow Including Holy Trinity Lavra

Immerse yourself in the sacred atmosphere of one of Moscow’s most famous monasteries on a private full-day trip to the Sergiev Posad from Moscow. Relax during the scenic 2-hour drive to the UNESCO-listed monastery and receive an interesting introduction to the structure from your expert guide. Admire prominent sites like the Dormition Cathedral, the Holy Gates and the Godunov Burial Vault as you take a comprehensive tour of the world-famous landmark. Lunch and round-trip transportation from your Moscow hotel is included in this tour.
  • Duration: 7 hours
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$75.00 USD
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  • Duration: 7 hours
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$75.00 USD

Private Tour: Sergiev Posad Day Trip and Trinity Lavra Monastery of St Sergius Tour

Explore Russia’s famous Golden Ring route and discover top regional attractions with ease on this private 6- to 8-hour Sergiev Posad and Trinity Lavra Monastery of St Sergius tour from Moscow. Visit the town of Sergiev Posad with your private guide, home to medieval Russian architecture and a 14th-century Orthodox monastery. Explore the UNESCO–listed Trinity Lavra Monastery of St Sergius’ ramparts and churches, and gain insight into their deep religious significance. Marvel at the Cathedral of the Assumption’s beautiful facade, and learn of its place in Lavra’s colorful history.
  • Duration: 10 hours
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$126.44 USD
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  • Duration: 10 hours
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Sergiev Posad and Pereslavl Driving Tour

Get out of Moscow and into the surrounding countryside without the hassle of driving or planning public transport. This private guided tour takes you to two towns on the Golden Ring. Visit the spiritual center of the Russian Orthodox Church in Sergiev Posad and see medieval architecture in Pereslavl Zalessky.
  • Duration: 14 hours
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$94.00 USD
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  • Duration: 14 hours
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$94.00 USD


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