Original
SIGNATURE Back in the USSR
From Russia with love! Discover locations where the scenes from the famous film «GoldenEye» with James Bond were shot on our signature 2-day Back in the USSR tour
Starting per person at
$ 195 USD
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St. Petersburg
Russia
Small group
up to 16 people
2 days
Must see place
Tour highlights
Hermitage Museum Church on the Spilled Blood St. Isaac's Cathedral The Saint Petersburg Metro Nevsky Prospect Russian cruiser Aurora Field of Mars KGB headquarters Museum of Soviet Lifestyle The State Museum of the Political History of Russia Kirov’s Memorial Apartment Smolny Institute Moyka River Birzhevoy Bridge Bronze Horseman Palace Bridge Michael's Castle 
Itinerary
Tour sequence may vary depending on overcrowding at venues, museum's closing days, etc. The route below is just an example
day 1
day 2
08:30 am
Meeting at the ship
09:00 am
City sightseeing tour with photo stops at James Bond sights
12:00 pm
Inside visit to the Political History Museum
01:00 pm
Lunch at a Soviet cafe
02:30 pm
A visit to the Kirov memorial apartment (Communist party boss of Leningrad)
04:00 pm
Return to the ship
Evening options
Evening Fabergé Museum
3 hours
Take your chance for an evening self-guided exploration of the private Fabergé Museum
This group evening activity gives you a chance for some self-guided exploration of the Fabergé Museum at Shuvalov Palace. You will discover the exquisite pieces designed by the House of Fabergé, including nine of the world-famous Imperial Fabergé Easter Eggs and other exquisite pieces.
$ 90 USD
White Nights magic
4 hours
A unique St. Petersburg experience - don't miss this magical evening activity
White Nights is an atmospheric phenomenon that occurs from the end of May to mid-July. During this period the sun never fully sets and the sky stays bright throughout the night with a light similar to the light of sunset (midnight sun). Don't miss your chance to see the raising of the bridges with a glass of champagne in hand.
$ 170 USD
Private Car
3 hours
Get out to the city center on a private vehicle to explore the spirit of evening St. Petersburg
Get out to the city center on a private vehicle to explore the spirit of evening St. Petersburg on your own. Our driver will drive meet you at the ship and drive you around the city. You can dine at a restaurant of your choice, stroll along the streets of St. Petersburg or shop around - anything you'd prefer doing in the city center. After your time in the city, you will be driven to your ship.
$ 70 USD
Evening Fabergé Museum
3 hours
Take your chance for an evening self-guided exploration of the private Fabergé Museum
This group evening activity gives you a chance for some self-guided exploration of the Fabergé Museum at Shuvalov Palace. You will discover the exquisite pieces designed by the House of Fabergé, including nine of the world-famous Imperial Fabergé Easter Eggs and other exquisite pieces.
$ 90 USD
White Nights magic
4 hours
A unique St. Petersburg experience - don't miss this magical evening activity
White Nights is an atmospheric phenomenon that occurs from the end of May to mid-July. During this period the sun never fully sets and the sky stays bright throughout the night with a light similar to the light of sunset (midnight sun). Don't miss your chance to see the raising of the bridges with a glass of champagne in hand.
$ 170 USD
Private Car
3 hours
Get out to the city center on a private vehicle to explore the spirit of evening St. Petersburg
Get out to the city center on a private vehicle to explore the spirit of evening St. Petersburg on your own. Our driver will drive meet you at the ship and drive you around the city. You can dine at a restaurant of your choice, stroll along the streets of St. Petersburg or shop around - anything you'd prefer doing in the city center. After your time in the city, you will be driven to your ship.
$ 70 USD
Additional Information
  • This tour is visa-free for cruise passengers
  • Please make sure to print out your tour ticket before you set off (each passenger MUST receive and print a blanket visa (tour ticket) from local operator to pass the customs during disembarkation)
  • You must have a valid passport and our printed tour ticket to clear customs in St. Petersburg
  • Your blanket visa requires you to be accompanied by a guide or driver at all times
  • The Hermitage Museum reserves the right to adjust the entrance time slot
  • Vegetarian and other dietary lunch options are available. Please inform us at the time of booking
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately and wear comfortable shoes
  • Lunches are not included for non-paying children (0-6 y/o)
What’s included
  • Lunch costs +$20 per person/per day
  • Air-conditioned vehicle for 2 days
  • WiFi on board
  • Personable licensed English-speaking guide for 2 days
  • All port fees
  • All local taxes
  • Port pick-up and drop-off
  • Blanket visa (tour ticket)
  • Bottled water (1 per day/per person)
  • Headsets and audioguide system (for group of 5 or more)
  • Photo/video permits to all museums
  • Subway ride
  • Raincoats, if needed
Not included
  • Suggested gratuities: 10% for guide and 5% for driver given separately
Is it for me?
Sightseeing
Photostops
Highlights
For active tourists
People with limited mobility
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