Russian river cruises

While you're in Russia, a cruise down its greatest rivers can be a perfect opportunity for you to better understand the Russian soul world-known for its mysteriousness. A Russian river cruise is not a simple trip from one point to another - it's an unforgettable experience that will remain in your memory for all your life. While cruising down the river in Russia, you can enjoy unique Russian cuisine and breathtaking folk music and decorative arts and immerse yourself deeper in Russian history while visiting greatest Russian cities.

And, of course, a Russian river cruise is probably the best way to travel if you want to fully enjoy the beauty of gorgeous Russian landscapes. Just imagine how spectacular the sunset on a river can be!

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  • Meet one more refurbished vessel - MS “Nizhny Novgorod” 2019. 29.05.2018 Meet one more refurbished vessel - MS “Nizhny Novgorod” 2019.

    We are glad to announce that MS “Nizhny Novgorod” is going to be refurbished and upgraded from 3 to4 stars for season 2019.

  • 10.05.2018 VODOHOD enhances the fleet

    Navigation 2018 has officially started in Russia and VODOHOD introduced three newly refurbished ships. This year, in addition to the scheduled maintenance, VODOHOD’s three vessels were upgraded from 3 to 4 stars. On board fully refurbished MS "Nikolay Chernishevsky", MS "Konstantin Fedin" and MS "Kronshtadt" we now offer an enhanced level of comfort, quality and service.

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“Imperial Waterways of Russia, MS Rostropovich”

A Russian river cruise is a quirky sort of holiday. But we had such a good time, I would urge you to give it a try.

The boat is well-appointed. Beds in the cabins are hard – not to everyone's taste – and rather narrow. There is plenty to do, if you are prepared to join in. We were offered a couple of introductory Russian lessons – which I would highly recommend. It is worth taking a little time to get to grips with the alphabet and to learn a few basic phrases...

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  • In September 2017, I chose a Russian cruise line deliberately, knowing it would be a more authentic experience than the more luxurious western...

    Mrs. Julie H. Ferguson , travelling on board MS Zosima Shashkov
  • My wife and I have just done the Volga river cruise from Moscow to St Petersburg which started on the 23rd of September , we just wanted to say thank...
    Anthony Camilleri, travelling on board MS Mstislav Rostropovich
  • Our 12 day First Class Russian River Cruise with St. Petersburg to Moscow on “Mstislav Rostropovich” in July 2017 went exactly on schedule. We were...
    Nina Klein, travelling on board MS Mstislav Rostropovich
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