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Welcome to Tickets and Tours. 

If you are new to Tickets and Tours the best place to start lerning about shore excursions, 

Why Choose Tickets and Tours?

Tickets and Tours  is an experienced and industry respected Russian government licensed tourism company to provide tours and shore excursions for cruise ship passengers arriving in St Petersburg without visas. Tickets and Tours is not only the innovative leader in custom tours but also the American pioneer in hosting western visitors in St. Petersburg.

From the beginning of the Russian-American tourism in the late 1970s, still during the years of the former Soviet Union, Tickets and Tours' affiliate, Rahim Group Inc., a Florida corporation, has been opening the western world to the adventure, art, beauty, history, and mystery of Russia.
Why choose Tickets and Tours as your host in St. Petersburg for shore excursions? 
  1. Operating under Western, and American business practices and ethics
  2. Longevity and stability, established in 2002
  3. Highly respected within the Tourism Industry
  4. Every passenger is fully Insured (unique in Russia), by the same cruise industry insurance pool that the cruise lines use, the only company able to offer this in Russia.
  5. We are known for attention to detail, elegance, quality, service and style. We have been called the yardstick for others.
  6. Easy on-line reservations and payment
  7. Credit Card payment in USA, in US Dollars without any fees or currency conversions.
  8. Customer service, with both local St. Petersburg and American experts ready to answer any question and resolve any problem
  9. Direct USA to Russia toll-free phone line: +1-(
  10. International Skype phone connection: Tickets and Tours 
  11. Highly competitive pricing on all services
  12. We respect our customers wishes and deliver dream tours
  13. We offer both customized private tours and guaranteed group tour departures
  14. We operate in a total of eight (8) Baltic Sea ports
  15. Flexible Innovative programs, activities and scheduling
  16. We are not agents, brokers, or mediators. We create and operate all our tours, and service you with our own employees, and host you with our own Tickets and Tours trained staff guides and resources 
  17. We service passengers with special needs e.g. invalids, wheelchairs, children and others
  18. They say: "Tickets and Tours wrote the book on Russian Shore Excursions"
  19. The best guides in St. Petersburg – We train our own guides
  20. Guide service available in 25 different languages as you may request
  21. Every person reserving our tours will receive two issues of our “Tickets and Tours Cruse Passenger News” newspaper
  22. Every Tickets and Tours guests arriving in St. Petersburg will receive a Welcome Gift envelope, which includes a detailed 4 color itinerary, Tickets and Tours exclusive St Petersburg photo and map DVD, 10% discount coupon for shopping,wet hand towels, post card to be mailed, raincoat just in case, and other gifts.
  23. "Cruise Passenger Visa" processing free of charge always included.
Tickets and Tours has what any quality conscious passengers seek and expect from a service provider: safety, quality, experience, professionalism, style and elegance, and attractive prices. Our goal is to provide cruise ship passengers with the most fascinating and unforgettable Russian shore excursion experiences possible! Our tens of thousands of enthusiastic guests confirm we have succeeded. 

Cruise ship passengers touring St. Petersburg on Tickets and Tours  Deluxe Group Tours or Custom Shore Ex Tours do not need Russian Visa.

Published in Tickets and Tours

This very popular program is tailored for the cruise ship passenger who wants to see the most St. Petersburg has to offer during a 3 day visit.

Additional Info

  • Max passengers 16
  • Lunch included Three Course 4-5 Star
  • Slow walkers permitted? No
  • Faberge Museum No
  • Gold Room in Hermitage 2
  • Hermitage/Winter Palace Yes
  • Catherine Palace with Amber Room Yes
  • Tsarina Pavilion No
  • Canal and River Cruise Yes
  • Peterhof Fountain Park Yes
  • Cottage Palace Peterhof No
  • Church on Spilled Blood Inside Visit
  • St Isaac Cathedral Inside Visit
  • Peter and Paul Fortress/Cathedral Photo Stop
  • Peterhof Train ride No
  • City Tour St. Isaac Cathedral and Square, Narva Gate, Rostral Columns on the Spit of Vasilevsky Island, Cruiser "Aurora", Log Cabin of Peter the Great, St. Nicholas Cathedral, Grand choral Synagogue, Armenian Church, Square of arts, Church on Spilled Blood, Equestrian Monument to Peter the Great
  • Metro Ride Yes
  • Yusupov Palace No
  • Use of Wireless Audio System Free for groups of 10 or more
  • Activity Level Moderate
  • Bottled Water in Vehicle Yes
  • Rain Coats Yes
  • Free Stamped Post Cards Yes
  • Welcome Gift Pack Yes
  • Tour Duration 16 hours
  • Free Cruise Visa Yes
Published in Deluxe Group Tours

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