Autumn in Russia

(5 days / 4 nights)
(program starts every week on Wednesday)

Russian museum - Nevsky prospect - Winter Palace - St.Isaac Cathedral - Kunstkamera - Elagin Palace - Gatchina

St. Petersburg looks quite different in autumn. The pastel shades of warm colors lighten the chaste impression of the city and emphasize its grandeur. The Gold autumn season is perfect for leisurely walking and sees the sights of the most beautiful city in the world – St. Petersburg.

 

1 day

Arrival in St. Petersburg.Meeting at the airport.
(For the groups that come early in the morning it is possible to order breakfast for an additional payment).

12.00 Excursion to Russian museum. The Russian Museum was the first state museum of Russian fine art in our country. The Museum was found in 1895 by decree of Tsar Nicholas II and was open for public in 1898. Nowadays the collection of the Russian Museum numbers circa 400 000 works including Old Russian icons, works of painting, graphic art and sculpture, decorative and applied art, folk art and numismatics, and avant-garde masterpieces as well. 

14.00 Lunch.

15.30 Excursion to the Yusupov palace.  The palace was built in 18 century,  five generations of Russia's elite aristocratic dynasty, the Yusupovs, owned the palace. Also the palace is known as a place where the mysterious monk Grigory Rasputin was assassinated. An art gallery, private mini-theater and luxurious private chambers of the Yusupovs are opened for tourists visit now.

17.00 Settlement in the hotel.

In the evening you have free time. We can suggest you some good places to have a dinner or order a table in a restaurant you would like.

Night at the hotel.

 

2 day

Breakfast at the hotel.

Then you will meet your guide and have a Panoramic city tour.

10.30 – 16.30  Panoramic city tour with break for lunch from 13.00 to 14.00

 St. Petersburg played a great role in Russian history. During the tour you will see many places which were involved into historical context (Nevsky Prospect, Admiralty, Bronze horseman, Palace square and Winter Palace, Spit of Vasilievsky Island, Peter and Paul fortress, The Cruiser Aurora, Field of Mars, Mikhailovsky palace). The tour includes a visit to the main churches of the city: Peter and Paul Cathedral, The Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, Kazan Cathedral, St. Isaac Cathedral (visit to colonnade is included). After the tour you will be taken to the hotel.

In the evening you have free time. We can suggest you some good places to have a dinner or to book a table in a restaurant you would like.

Night boat excursion «Majestic St. Petersburg». (add.payment) – only in summer period!

Night at the hotel.

 

3 day

Breakfast at the hotel.

10.30 Meeting with your guide at the hotel. Excursion to Kunstkamera. The Kunstkamera was the first museum in Russia established by Peter the Great. Kunstkamera means a cabinet of curiosities and dedicated to preserving “natural and human curiosities and rarities”. Now it hosts the Peter the Great Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography with a collection of almost 2 million items.

13.00 Excursion to the Elagin Palace.

The ensemble of Elagin Island was created by decree of Alexander I. The Palace was built for his mother the widow empress Maria Feodorovna as an alternative for Pavlovsk Palace. Elagin island was summer residence of a family of Romanovs till 1917. Since 1918 Elagin Palace became the Museum of history and life.

15.00 Lunch

16.00 Free time for walking in the park or visit to Divo Ostrov lunapark (add. payment).

In the evening we can suggest you to visit theater. You can check the repertoire list of theaters at our event calendar.

Night at the hotel.

 

4 день

Breakfast at the hotel.

10.00 Drive to Gatchina.

Gatchina is a city in St. Petersbug Region, located 45 km south of St. Petersburg by the road leading to Pskov.
Paul I was the owner of Gatchina for eighteen years that was given to him as a present by his mother Catherine the Great, and when Paul the Fifst became the Emperor he granted Gatchina the status of the Imperial City – official residence of the Russian Emperors.

The program:

  • Excursion to the Gatchina Palace with underground passage visiting;
  • “The Private garden” visiting (add. payment) – only in summer period!

14.00 Lunch.

Free time for walking in the park.

17.00 Return to St. Petersburg.

In the evening we can suggest you to visit theater. You can check the repertoire list of theaters at our event calendar.

Night at the hotel.

 

5 day

Breakfast at the hotel.

12.00 Check out (you can leave your luggage at the luggage room in the hotel).

Free day.

Transfer to the airport.

 

The end of the program.

Price for 1 person (in RUBLES) according to number of people in group: 

 
pax
group of
6 people
group of
 16 people
room type
Mini hotel
Standart SGL
33540
30050
Standart DBL
25540
22050
Standart SGL
39780
36290
Standart DBL
31180
27690
Standart SGL
50860
47370
Standart DBL
36660
33170
Standart SGL
53220
49730
Standart DBL
35540
32050

* Prices for rooms of Deluxe and Suite category are on request. 

Included in tour price:
  • Hotel accommodation
  • Transfer Airport-Hotel-Airport or Railway-Hotel-Railway
  • Breakfasts at hotel
  • Lunches (except last day)
  • Guide service: Russian museum, Yusupov palace, panoramic city tour, Peter and Paul Fortress ,The Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, Smolny Cathedral, Kazan Cathedral, St. Isaac Cathedral, Kunstkamera, Elagin palace, Gatchina;
  • Entrance tickets to the museums in the tour
  • Transportation to museums and for excursions
  • Free tourist visa invitation

NOT included in tour price:

  • Airfares to Russia
  • Fee for Russian visa (our company can help you with Russian visa invitation). To find more about visa processing please contact us.
  • Travel insurance
  • Registration fee at the hotel (usually it is about 100-250 rubles)
  • We can include different excursions to the tour on your request.

Daily Business SPb Company keeps the right to change the order of tours route.

The company is out of charge for changing the tour price by the reason of changing the price of transport partner, hotels, and museums. 


 

To book this tour connect to our manager:

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