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Cruise shore excursions in St Petersburg

Private Shore Excursions

Dear ladies and gentlemen!

Firebird travel offers you a wide choice of shore excursions in St Petersburg, Russia, fitting your schedule, activity level, budget and interests. We have tailored our itineraries to meet and satisfy our customers’ expectations and let them enjoy their visit to the Russia’s cultural capital. We provide visa free tours in St Petersburg to all types of tourists, including:

  • Young couples
  • Senior travellers
  • Disabled persons
  • Families with little children
  • Newlyweds
  • First time visitors and those, who have been to St. Petersburg before and decieded to come back to deepen the impression and to make new discoveries

Each of our guests has a chance to get exposure to the history of Peter the Great’s city, to look at art masterpieces our museums, art galleries, palaces and other fascinating places have on display, to attend various concerts, opera and ballet performances or to learn what traditional Russia cuisine is about. If our customers do not speak Russian, it poses no problem as we arrange Saint Petersburg shore excursions in English delivered by qualified and experienced guides. Caring for each our guest, we work hard to make their vacations in the Russia’s northern capital as perfect and fantastic as possible, trying to satisfy all their wishes and demands. Visa free travel to Russia gives foreign tourists a chance to explore this country and realize why it is considered special.

Cruise excursions in Russia

You can pick a tour from our ready made 1 day2 day and 3 day packages  or tailor a tour of your own, choosing from our «A La Carte» options.

Different activity level packages are available:

  • COMFORT – recommended for easy-going and relaxed guests, families with children and seniors
  • MODERATE – recommended for active and curious travellers
  • STRENUOUS – challenging, but rewarding experince recommended for those, who want it all and now

All our shore packages include:

  • museum admission fees
  • transportation - private vehicle/minivan/bus with a/c
  • professional multilingual guide services
  • port fees
  • blanket visa
  • all local taxes
  • rain ponchos in case of rain
  • photo permit ( ex. The Usupov palace: photo permit - 5$ per person, video camera permit - 12$ per person )
  • bottled water ( 1 bottle per person per day )
  • lunch
  • audioguide equipment for groups, numbering over 7 people

Visa free shore tours in Saint Petersburg

Going on a cruise vacation to Russia, do not miss your opportunity to enjoy your trip to the country completely. You can easily book shore excursion tours online and be sure that you will have the time of your life. No matter whether you travel on your own, with family members or friends, we are always ready to help you get to know our city better. To book private shore excursions you should just take several simple steps:

 To make a booking:

  1. Choose your ship and arrival date
  2. Find your shore tour now
  3. Choose activity level
  4. Choose a package
  5. Press «book now» button
  6. Choose, if you please, one of our optional evening tours from «A La Carte» menu/ or proceed to registration
  7. Add the evening optional tour to your shopping bag
  8. Please, check the tours in your shopping bag and proceed to registration to finalize your order

Having dealt with arranging cruise shore ship excursions for foreigners for a long time, we have become true experts in delivering the best service and unforgettable experience to our clients. We aspire to make each foreign tourist see the beauty of our country and keep the warmest feelings over visiting it for years.  Besides choosing one of the tours we offer, one can tailor their own one as well, proceeding to the A La Carte menu.

To tailor the tour of your own, please, proceed to the "A La Carte" menu.

We will make your St-Petersburg experience different and unforgettable!

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