Arrival by cruise ship allows passengers to visit St Petersburg for up to 72 hours visa free. Most international cruise ships have 2-3 day port calls, in what is considered the “Gem of the Baltic”. Founders of Tickets and Tours were involved with the first independent visa-free shore excursions dating to 2001. Since that time, booking shore excursions with local authorized tour operators has become a very popular way of visiting and learning about the city and Russia.
We offer popular Group Tours in addition to highly customized private tours or large groups traveling together.
Tickets and Tours is authorized by the Federal government and fully insured to host passengers with or without visas. Due to our volume and long experience, we can offer the best prices and highest quality tours.
Tickets and Tours create custom tours, creates visa support documents(official visa invitation documents needed to apply for a Tourist Visa), for visitors the world over. Planning and conducting large tours for agencies and organizations from foreign countries has been a specialty for almost 2 decades, having a strong affiliation with museums, venues, hotels, transportation companies and restaurants in St Petersburg.
It is in our name, Tickets. We have contracts with most museums, palaces, museum Cathedrals and parks in the region and make tickets available through our web site for those who want to avoid the lines and running around needed to have the tickets for a self-planned exploration of St Petersburg and the region