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Motorship “Mstislav Rostropovich” is luxurious four-deck vessel, built in Czechoslovakia in 1980, fully refurbished from the hull in 2009. There are spacious cabins on the ship, most featuring balconies.  The cabins are equipped with extended bathroom with shower stall and furnished with two separate beds that can be joined, bedside tables, console mirror, chairs, wardrobe, TV, fridge, radio, telephone, hair dryer and safe.

Length – 135,7 m, Width – 16,8 m, Immersion – 2,9 m, Passenger capacity – 212.

Vessel features:

  • Solarium with chaise-longues
  • Coffee Station
  • Ironing room
  • Lift
  • Outside bar
  • Medical room
  • Bar-Restaurant “Symphony”
  • Lounge-bar “River Melody”
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Smoking area
  • Restaurant “Opera”
  • Gym
  • Reception
  • “Maestro” Conference Hall/Movie theater
  • Playing Room

  • 16 Deluxe Twin/Double sun deck with balcony (Category A+)
  • 2 Hermitage Suites (Twin/Double) sun deck with balcony (Category HS+)
  • 18 Deluxe Twin/Double Boat deck with balcony (Category B+)
  • 2 Bolshoi Suite (Twin/Double) Boat deck with balcony (Category BSB+)
  • 4 Mariinski Suite (Twin/Double) Boat deck with balcony (Category MSB+)
  • 2 Standard Twin/Double Boat deck with balcony (Category G+)
  • 4 Junior Suite (Twin/Double) Middle deck without balcony (Category D-)
  • 23 Deluxe (Twin/Double) Middle deck with balcony (Category C+)
  • 2 Bolshoi Suite (Twin/Double) Middle deck with balcony (Category BSM+)
  • 4 Mariinski Suite (Twin/Double) Middle deck with balcony (Category MSM+)
  • 6 Standard Twin/Double Middle deck with balcony (Category H+)
  • 1 Imperial Suite (King size bed Double) Middle deck with Panoramic balcony (Category IS++)
  • 10 Deluxe Twin/Double Main deck without balcony (Category F-)
  • 1 Junior Suite (Twin/Double) Main deck without balcony (Category E-)
  • 7 Standard Twin Main deck without balcony (Category I-)
  • 4 Standard Double Main deck without balcony (Category J-)

All cabins are outside with large scenic windows, equipped with extended bathroom with shower stall and furnished with two separate beds that can be joined, bedside tables, console mirror, chairs, wardrobe, TV, fridge, radio, telephone, hair dryer, safe and 220 volt sockets.


Standard Double Main Deck Without Balcony 11,7-12,1 sq.m. (Category J-)

Cabins 111, 112, 122, 123 are equipped with private facilities, air conditioning, 220 volt socket and large scenic window. The cabin is furnished with a double bed, bedside tables, console mirror, chair, wardrobe, TV, fridge, radio, telephone, hair dryer and safe.  

Standard Twin Main Deck Without Balcony 13 sq.m. (Category I-)

Cabins 103 - 109 are equipped with private facilities, air conditioning, 220 volt socket and large scenic window. The cabin is furnished with two separate beds, bedside tables, console mirror, chair, wardrobe, TV, fridge, radio, telephone, hair dryer and safe.  

Standard Twin/Double Middle Deck With Balcony 12,4-13,4 sq.m.(Category H+)

Cabins 214, 234, 218, 237, 219, 238 are equipped with private facilities, air conditioning, 220 volt socket. The cabin is furnished with two separate beds (can be joined) or double bed, bedside tables, console mirror, chair, wardrobe, TV, fridge, radio, telephone, hair dryer and safe.  

Standard Twin/Double Boat Deck With Balcony 12,7 sq.m. (Category G+)

Cabins 312, 325 are equipped with private facilities, air conditioning, 220 volt socket. The cabin is furnished with two separate beds (can be joined) or double bed, bedside tables, console mirror, chair, wardrobe, TV, fridge, radio, telephone, hair dryer and safe.  

Deluxe Twin/Double Main Deck Without Balcony 18,7-19,6 sq.m.(Category F-)

Cabins 100, 101, 102, 115, 117, 118, 119, 120, 110, 121 are equipped with private facilities, air conditioning, 220 volt socket and large scenic window. The cabin is furnished with two separate beds (can be joined), bedside tables, console mirror, chair, wardrobe, TV, fridge, radio, telephone, hair dryer and safe.  

Junior Suite (Twin/Double) Main Deck Without Balcony 22,6 sq.m. (Category E-)

Cabin 116 is equipped with private facilities, air conditioning, 220 volt socket and large scenic window. The cabin is furnished with two separate beds (can be joined), bedside tables, console mirror, chair, wardrobe, TV, fridge, radio, telephone, hair dryer and safe.  

Junior Suite (Twin/Double) Middle Deck Without Balcony 21,7 sq.m. (Category D-)

Cabins 200, 201, 220, 221 equipped with private facilities, air conditioning, 220 volt socket. The cabin is furnished with two separate beds (can be joined), bedside tables, console mirror, chair, wardrobe, TV, fridge, radio, telephone, hair dryer and safe.  

Deluxe Twin/Double Middle Deck With Balcony 15,3-17,3 sq.m.(Category C+)

Cabins 202-209, 213, 215-217, 222-229, 233, 235, 236 are equipped with private facilities, air conditioning, 220 volt socket. The cabin is furnished with two separate beds (can be joined), bedside tables, console mirror, chair, wardrobe, TV, fridge, radio, telephone, hair dryer and safe.  

Deluxe Twin/Double Boat Deck With Balcony 15,7-16,5 sq.m. (Category B+)

Cabins 300-307, 311, 313-320, 324 are equipped with private facilities, air conditioning, 220 volt socket. The cabin is furnished with two separate beds (can be joined), bedside tables, console mirror, chair, wardrobe, TV, fridge, radio, telephone, hair dryer and safe.

Deluxe Twin/Double Sun Deck With Balcony 15,7-16,3 sq.m. (Category A+)

Cabins 400-406, 408, 409-415, 417 are equipped with private facilities, air conditioning, 220 volt socket. The cabin is furnished with two separate beds (can be joined), bedside tables, console mirror, chair, wardrobe, TV, fridge, radio, telephone, hair dryer and safe.

Bolshoi Suite (Twin/Double) Middle Deck With Balcony 19 sq.m. (Category BSM+)

Cabins 210, 230 are equipped with private facilities, air conditioning, 220 volt socket. The cabin is furnished with two separate beds (can be joined), bedside tables, console mirror, chair, wardrobe, TV, fridge, radio, telephone, hair dryer and safe.

Bolshoi Suite (Twin/Double) Boat Deck With Balcony 19 sq.m.(Category BSB+)

Cabins 308, 321 are equipped with private facilities, air conditioning, 220 volt socket. The cabin is furnished with two separate beds (can be joined), bedside tables, console mirror, chair, wardrobe, TV, fridge, radio, telephone, hair dryer and safe.  

Mariinski Suite (Twin/Double) Middle Deck With Balcony 21,2-21,6 sq.m. (Category MSM+)

Cabins 211, 212, 231, 232 are equipped with private facilities, air conditioning, 220 volt socket. The cabin is furnished with two separate beds (can be joined), bedside tables, console mirror, chair, wardrobe, TV, fridge, radio, telephone, hair dryer and safe.  

Mariinski Suite (Twin/Double) Boat Deck With Balcony 21,2-21,6 sq.m. (Category MSB+)

Cabins 309, 310, 322, 323 are equipped with private facilities, air conditioning, 220 volt socket. The cabin is furnished with two separate beds (can be joined), bedside tables, console mirror, chair, wardrobe, TV, fridge, radio, telephone, hair dryer and safe.  

Hermitage Suite (Twin/Double) Sun Deck With Balcony 19 sq..m. (Category HS+)

Cabins 407, 416 are equipped with private facilities, air conditioning, 220 volt socket. The cabin is furnished with two separate beds (can be joined), bedside tables, console mirror, chair, wardrobe, TV, fridge, radio, telephone, hair dryer and safe.  

Imperial Suite (King Size Bed Double) Middle Deck With Panoramic Balcony 30 sq.m. (Category IS++)

Cabin 239 equipped with private facilities, air conditioning, 220 volt socket. The cabin is furnished with double bed, bedside tables, sofa and two armchairs, coffee table, console mirror, chair, wardrobe, TV, fridge, radio, telephone, hair dryer and safe.  

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Excursion Program:

Moscow - Saint Petersburg

Day Port of call Excursion programme
1-2 Moscow Welcome to the capital of Russia. During bus city tour you will have a chance to get acquainted with the most interesting sights of this vibrant city. After substantial lunch in one of the city restaurants you’ll be ready to explore the Kremlin, historic fortified complex which serves as the official residence of President of Russia, walk along the Cathedral Square and visit one of its Cathedrals.
3 Uglich Enjoy walking tour along this ancient town with more than 1000 years of history. Visit Kremlin grounds Transfiguration Cathedral and Church of St. Dmitry on the Blood, which was built on the spot, where prince Dmitry, son of Ivan the Terrible, was murdered.
4 Goritsy We are delighted to invite you on the tour to Monastery of St. Cyril on the White Lake, which was one of the largest, richest and most famous monasteries in Russia in XV-XVII centuries. You’ll have a chance to walk around its territory, visit archimandrite’s chambers and worship ancient icons in the museum of icons.
5 Kizhi Set foot on this unique island in the Onega lake and begin your journey in open-air museum of wooden architecture. The Architectural Ensemble of the Kizhi Pogost is a UNESCO World Heritage-listed site.
6 Mandrogui Enjoy free time in Mandrogui - reconstructed village, built to illustrate the traditions and lifestyle of Russia’s past. Today’s lunch is outdoor BBQ, where you have a chance to savor Russian shashlik (kebab).
7-8 St. Petersburg During bus city tour along the cultural capital of Russia see celebrated sights including Church of Our Savior on the Spilled Blood, Palace embankment, St. Isaac’s Cathedral, Nevsky Prospect, etc. Visit the Peter and Paul Fortress and the Peter and Paul Cathedral which served as a royal burial-vault. After lunch in city restaurant, get ready for a visit to the State Hermitage Museum, which features one of the largest art collections in the world.

Saint Petersburg - Moscow

Day Port of call Excursion programme
1-2 St. Petersburg Welcome to “the Northern capital” of Russia. During bus city tour see celebrated sights including Church of Our Savior on the Spilled Blood, Palace embankment, St. Isaac’s Cathedral, Nevsky Prospect, etc. Visit the Peter and Paul Fortress and the Peter and Paul Cathedral which served as a royal burial-vault. After lunch in city restaurant, get ready for a visit to the State Hermitage Museum, which features one of the largest art collections in the world.
3 Mandrogui Enjoy free time in Mandrogui - reconstructed village, built to illustrate the traditions and lifestyle of Russia’s past. Today’s lunch is outdoor BBQ, where you have a chance to savor Russian shashlik (kebab).
4 Kizhi Set foot on this unique island in the Onega lake and begin your journey in open-air museum of wooden architecture. The Architectural Ensemble of the Kizhi Pogost is a UNESCO World Heritage-listed site.
5 Goritsy We are delighted to invite you on the tour to Monastery of St. Cyril on the White Lake, which was one of the largest, richest and most famous monasteries in Russia in XV-XVII centuries. You’ll have a chance to walk around its territory, visit archimandrite’s chambers and worship ancient icons in the museum of icons.
6 Uglich Enjoy walking tour along this ancient town with more than 1000 years of history. Visit Kremlin grounds Transfiguration Cathedral and Church of St. Dmitry on the Blood, which was built on the spot, where prince Dmitry, son of Ivan the Terrible, was murdered.
7-8 Moscow During bus city tour you will have a chance to get acquainted with the most interesting sights of the capital of Russia. Explore the Kremlin, historic fortified complex which serves as the official residence of President of Russia, walk along the Cathedral Square and visit one of its Cathedrals. Relax and share your impressions with your fellow-travelers at dinner in the city restaurant.

Our price includes:

  • Onboard guides’ services during the cruise (French, Italian, English, German, Spanish-speaking)
  • 1 transfer to the port and 1 transfer from the port only on embarkation/disembarkation days
  • Excursion program detailed in the cruise itinerary (optional tours are available onboard)
  • Daily international entertainment on board: concerts, lessons, master classes, movies, welcome “Bread and sault” ceremony, captain’s cocktail and dinner
  • Luggage handling onboard the ship
  • Use of cabin safe
  • Visa Support Letter.

Our price does not include:

  • Travel insurances
  • Optional excursions (available on board)
  • Gratuities (10 € per person per day)
  • Personal spendings
  • Cabin numbers are provided 7 days before the cruise, or at 50 € supplement per person per cruise when booking.

Included meals:

  • full board, three meals per day (from the dinner on the arrival day to the breakfast on the departure day):
    breakfast and lunch are buffet style, dinner is with fixed menu and preliminary order, BBQ outdoors in Mandrogui (instead of lunch onboard, subject to the weather forecast)
  • water is included for all meals at the restaurant plus daily in a cabin (1 bottle 0.33ml per person), one glass of house wine per person for each dinner
  • Coffee-station for early risers
  • Welcome “Bread and salt” ceremony (arrival day), Welcome cocktail (hereon the start of the navigation), Russian, Slavic and Pirate thematic dinners as well as Welcome dinner onboard, Captain's farewell dinner with a special menu, Cocktail Party

More details about catering:

  • 1)Breakfast onboard is buffet style
  • Water in pitches is provided for breakfast on the table. Buffet line offers cocoa, milk, juice in assortment, as well as numerous hot and cold dishes to guest’s choice. Tea/coffee is served to the table.
  • 2) Lunch onboard is buffet style
  • Water in pitches is provided for lunch on the table, while tea/coffee is served to the table.
  • 3) Dinner onboard is served according to the menu:

    • Starter
    • Main course (a choice of 3 dishes: meat or fish or vegetarian)
    • Dessert (3 variants to choose from)

Water in pitches as well as 1 glass of red/white wine or juice is provided for each dinner. Tea/coffee is served to the table.

NB During stay in Moscow and St. Petersburg the menu is fixed (no choice of dishes). During the navigation days of the cruise the choice of main course/dessert is provided – the guests choose the dishes for next day each previous day.

  • 1 bottle of still water (0.33l per person per day) is provided in cabins.
  • There is a coffee-station onboard the ship available for guests from 06:00 am till 07:00 pm (which includes coffee, decaf coffee, hot water, milk, cocoa, packed tea, sugar, sweetener, and cookies)

The following events are organized for guests onboard the ship:

  • Welcome “Bread and salt” ceremony on the embarkation day
  • Welcome cocktail including 1 glass of champagne or juice per pax
  • “Russian tea ceremony” with tea and Russian pies and “Vodka show” with vodka and blini tasting
  • Cocktail party – once per tour – 1 cocktail to choose from 3 variants
  • Captain’s dinner with upscaled menu
  • Mulled wine (during cold weather)/ Ice tea (during hot weather) upon returning to ship after shore excursions.

Any other drinks can be purchased additionally at the restaurant or at the bar onboard.

For more details please contact our managers:
tel.: +7 (495) 223-96-04, +7 (495) 223-96-39,
e-mail: sales@vodohod.ru, ipigalova@vodohod.ru
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