PER PERSON :
$ 2,440.00 (double occupancy)
$ 2,975.00 (single occupancy)
Helsinki: Hotel Haven*****
St. Petersburg: Ambassador Hotel****
* 4 nights accommodation with buffet breakfast
* Daily 3-course or buffet dinner per itinerary packed lunch on train Helsinki – St. Petersburg.
* Complete programme in St. Petersburg: 3H City Tour
* Visit to Peter and Paul Fortress
* Visit to St. Isaac Cathedral
* Hermitage and Winter Palace
* Pushkin with Catherine Palace and Amber Room
* 1H guided canal tour
* Folklore show at Nikolaevsky Palace incl. snacks
* Dinner at Backstage Restaurant.
* Train Helsinki – St. Petersburg, incl. transfers between hotels and railway stations.
* Luggage assistance at all hotels.
* Tour escort throughout.
* Transportation by modern deluxe coach with reclining seats etc.
* Transfers airport/hotel on first and last days.
Transfer from Helsinki Vantaa Airport in connection with your flight arrival. Dinner and accommodation at the Hotel Haven, a first class hotel centrally located. Your tour escort will meet you at 19.50 hrs (before dinner) in the hotel lobby.
Breakfast followed by transfer by coach from hotel to railway station. 10.00 hrs: Departure from Helsinki on train “Allegro” for St. Petersburg. Lunch box on train. 14.36 hrs: Arrival in St. Petersburg. Coach transfer from railway station to hotel combined with 1 hour’s guided boat cruise along the Neva River and visit at St. Isaac’s Cathedral. Welcome dinner incl. shot of vodka and 1 glass wine, and accommodation at Ambassador Hotel, a four star hotel located in the city centre, near the famous Mariinsky Theatre.
Buffet breakfast at hotel. The day begins with a transfer to Neva River cruise harbour for cruise by hydrofoil to Peterhof, including Grand Palace and lower parks with fountains. Lunch at local restaurant. After lunch, tour of the world-famous Hermitage Art Museum and the State Rooms of the Winter Palace. Return to hotel. Dinner and accommodation at Ambassador Hotel.
Buffet breakfast at hotel and transfer to town of Pushkin followed by a visit to Catherine’s Palace including the famous Amber room. Lunch at local restaurant. After lunch 3 hours tour of the city by coach with local English-speaking guide. St. Petersburg is a city of outstanding architectural beauty, famous for its magnificent palaces, cathedrals, fountains and bridges and the tour includes sights as the Square of Arts, the Russian Museum, the Cathedral of Our Saviour on the Spilt Blood, Griboedov canal, Nevsky prospect, the Palace Square with the Winter Palace, the spit of the Basil’s Island, the Menshikov Palace, the Senate Square, and the Bronze Horseman. A visit will be paid to Peter & Paul Fortress. This evening you will be taken to see a colourful Russian folklore show at the Nikolaevsky Palace, with snacks during the intermission. Dinner at the Dostoevsky Restaurant or similar. Accommodation at Ambassador Hotel.
Your Baltic tour ends after breakfast, with transfers to St. Petersburg Airport in connection with your flight home.
All departures are guaranteed
Maximum group size is 43 people
The driving distances on our Scandinavian tours vary a lot from day to day. The longest day in Norway is Geiranger – Oslo when we travel approx. 10-11 hours including several stops for restrooms, lunch, and sightseeing.
No hiking is involved, you can opt out of walking too much, but must be able to get in/out of the bus, ferries, etc. on your own. We need to know in advance if they need to carry any medical aids to arrange proper storage and other logistics.