I suggest you check out the following St. Petersburg wheelchair accessible tour offer. It’s a visa-free shore excursion that is meant for 2 days and includes the main St. Petersburg highlights and activities, such as Hermitage, Peterhof, Church on Spilt Blood,, city sightseeing tour and even a river and canal boat tour by a small accessible boat arranged privately for your group.
St. Petersburg Wheelchair Tour Details:
9 a.m. – meet your guide in the port terminal. You will be picked up by the ship side by a special wheelchair van with a lift.
The day starts with St. Petersburg wheelchair accessible sightseeing tour. You will see such famous landmarks as St. Isaac’s Square, Bronze Horseman, Rostral Columns,, Field of Mars, St. Nicholas Cathedral, Summer Gardens and many others and visit St. Isaac’s and Church on Spilt Blood (official name is Resurrection Cathedral).
12:30-13:30 – lunch/snack in an accessible venue. We recommend to have it pre-arranged so that you don’t waste time ordering from a menu.
14:00-16:30 – after a lunch break you’ll continue a cultural St. Petersburg wheelchair tour and head for the world-famousMuseum. You’ll see the opulent halls of the Winter Palace and masterpieces of West European Art collections.
Optional: Impressionists and Postimpressionists collection is located in a separate building of General Staff across the Palace Square. You are welcome to add the General Staff building to your accessible tour itinerary.
The Hermitage has access ramps and lifts, however please note that it’s not 100% accessible: the lifts have a limited capacity. Please advise on your weight with a wheelchair and the weight of the wheelchair alone, so I could tell you it’s suitable or we’ll need to figure out how to get in (in case the wheelchair is too heavy)
Palace Square walk.
17:30-18:00 – return on board the ship
9 a.. – pick up by your guide and wheelchair van by the ship side, continue St. Petersburg wheelchair tour. This day is dedicated to Peterhof fountain parks and mostly will include outdoor tours.
10:15-10:40 – tour of Peterhof Upper Garden.
10:45 – enterin time to see launch of the Grand Cascade ceremony at 11 a.m. Tour of Peterhof Lower fountain park.
Optional: Monplaisir Palace of Peter the Great in Peterhof is the only accessible inside visit possible in Peterhof. By chance it is also the most authentic building of the entire Peterhof complex that survived the destruction of WWII. You are welcome to add this interesting inside visit to your St. Petersburg wheelchair accessible tour plan.
Time for lunch/snack/coffee-break. Return to St. Petersburg city centre.
14:30-16:00 – St. Petersburg river and canal cruise by a wheelchair accessible boat.
16:30-17:00 – return on board the ship.
|Number of people||Price per person|
|2 pax||624 USD|
|4 pax||336 USD|
|6 pax||240 USD|
St. Petersburg Wheelchair Tour Inclusions:
- port access fees for your guide and transport to pick you up by the ship side;
- visa-free arrangements (complimentary for our customers);
- local English-speaking tour guide for 2 days (timing as per program);
- head-sets to hear the guide clearly (for groups larger than 6 persons);
- transportation by a comfortable wheelchair van with a lift (timing as per program);
- museum entrance fees to: Hermitage Museum (incl. the Winter Palace), St.Isaac’s Cathedral, Church on the Blood, Peterhof fountain parks;
- Neva river and canal boat cruise (separate accessible boat, accessible pier);
- bottled water supply for 2 days;
St. Petersburg Wheelchair Tour Exclusions:
- gratuities for the guide and drivers.