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!

Cruise on board MS M.Rostropovich


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  • VODOHOD takes part at CITM 2016 in Shanghai 23.11.2016 VODOHOD takes part at CITM 2016 in Shanghai

    Dear Friends and Partners!

    VODOHOD Company is constantly developing its image on the global stage and recently we have taken part in the China International Travel Mart (CITM) which is considered to be the biggest professional travel event in Asia.

    This year CITM 2016 was held since 11th of November until 13th of November and took place in Shanghai – one of the largest cities in China famous as business center of this country.

    VODOHOD’s counter was placed in the Russian stand and one of our Chinese-speaking representatives was providing all the visitors with the most accurate information about Russian River cruises.

    We are grateful to the participants of CITM 2016 and we will be happy to start successful and fruitful cooperation in 2017!

    Faithfully yours,
    Vodohod Team

  • 16.11.2016 WTM London 2016 with the participating of VODOHOD

    Dear Friends and Partners!

    We are pleased to draw your attention that VODOHOD has participated in the annual exhibition World Travel Market in London from the “07th” until the “09th” of November 2016.

    Traditionally the WTM is connected with the numerous meetings and negotiations among the most successful travel companies and agencies in the world. This year wasn’t an exception. There were plenty of people crowded near the VODOHOD stand all the time. Due to the fruitful discussions and talks with various partners we have got a number of new requests and at the moment we absolutely sure that season 2017 will be in strong demand among the travelers all over the world. Summing up we can ascertain that in 2017 are guests will come from absolutely different parts of the world – Italy, China, Canada, Mexica, the United Kingdom, Australia, Turkey and many others. We are also happy to conclude that the new boost of interest to travel in Russia is obvious and the main proof of it – new requests and bookings for VODOHOD cruises without number.

    We would like to thank all the participants of WTM 2016 including our new visitors and long-standing partners for effective discussions and we wish you a successful season! See you next year at WTM 2017 for the further cooperation!

    Faithfully yours,
    Vodohod Team

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“Amazing Gate1 Russian MS Zosima Shashkov River Trip!!!”

We traveled on the Volga river aboard the Russian ship, MS Zosima Shashkov from St. Petersburg to Moscow this past June (2016). Although I worried about many things (cabin size, meals, condition of the ship, any language or culture difficulties, etc.), it was one of the most beautiful, enjoyable, and memorable trips we've taken (and in the past five years, we've been to Paris, Rome, Edinburgh, and London). All the Gate 1 Travel guides and front desk helpers (Karina, Irina, Maria, Gayana, and Aiya) were fantastic and their Manager Tanya was absolutely incredible (she delivered my lost bag from the airport to our cabin door at 3am)!! The ship was immaculate (thanks to our daily maid Anna!); the cabin was really comfortable (there's more than enough room for luggage under the bed, a closet with hangers for clothes, a shower that really is easy to use once you get the hang of it, a refrigerator, and each cabin had a large window over the small table between the beds (each bed was probably about 3' x 6' or so..we were fine, but a really tall person might be uncomfortable)...



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  • The ship MS Chernyshevsky, was comfortable, and thankfully not as “WHA-WHA” as the cruise ships around the Americas, which can be very noisy and...

    Mr. and Mrs. Willis , travelling on board MS Nikolay Chernyshevsky
  • We returned home last week and I have a need to write without delay to let you know that we had a fantastic time in Russia despite the cold...

    Two families Nguyen, travelling on board MS Lev Tolstoy
  • Ce fut une très belle croisière avec des excursions toutes intéressantes. Le guide que nous avons eu à Moscou parlait parfaitement bien le français....
    Jacqueline et André, travelling on board MS Georgy Chicherin
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