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This vessel is going to be refurbished for season 2019. All the following information regarding the ship's features is relevant only for 2019 cruises
Motorship “Nizhny Novgorod” is a comfortable four-deck vessel (type 301). Built in Germany in 1977, refurbished in 2019, the motorship is equipped with modern navigational facilities and exceeds the speed of 26 km per hour (around 17MpH).
  • Length – 125 m
  • Width - 16, 7 m
  • Immersion - 2, 8 m
  • Passenger capacity – 212 (triple cabins for double accommodation)

Vessel features:

  • Small bar
  • Sauna
  • Souvenir store
  • Solarium
  • Panorama bar
  • Medical room
  • Coffee bar
  • Conference hall/bar
  • 2 restaurants

Accommodations:

  • 6 suites
  • 40 deluxes
  • 20 singles
  • 48 twins
  • 10 triples
All cabins are outside with large (except lower deck) scenic windows, equipped with private facilities, air-conditioning, wardrobes, refrigerators and 220 volt sockets.​

SUITE

2 room cabin with separate bedroom and lounge area, around 30 square meters, equipped with private facilities, heating and ventilation system, 220 volt sockets, radio, 4 large opening scenic windows. Lounge area is furnished in a stylish way with a roomy wardrobe, occasional table, cushioned furniture, TV/video, refrigerator. Bedroom is furnished with a king-size bed, a wardrobe and a console-mirror. Suite can accommodate up to 3 people. Extra bed type – sofa-bed.  

SINGLE

One-bed outside cabin with a large opening scenic window, around 8 square metres in size, equipped with private facilities, heating and ventilation system, refrigerator, wardrobe, console-mirror, 220 volt socket, radio. Cabin is furnished in a practical style.

TWIN

Two-bed outside single-staged cabin with a large opening scenic window, equipped with private facilities, heating and ventilation system, refrigerator, wardrobe, console-mirror, 220 volt socket, radio. Cabin is furnished in a practical style.

TRIPLE

Three-bed single-staged cabin with two non-opening portholes, around 11 square meters in size, equipped with private facilities, heating and ventilation system, refrigerator, wardrobe, console-mirror, 220 volt socket, radio. Cabin is furnished in a practical style. Can be used for double accommodation as one of the beds is a foldaway bed.

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SEASON 2019

Dates Days / Nights Itinerary Season
05 May – 16 May 12 days/11 nights Moscow-Saint Petersburg A
16 May – 26 May 11 days/10 nights Saint Petersburg-Moscow B
26 May – 06 June 12 days/11 nights Moscow-Saint Petersburg C
06 June – 16 June 11 days/10 nights Saint Petersburg-Moscow C
16 June – 27 June 12 days/11 nights Moscow-Saint Petersburg D
27 June – 07 July 11 days/10 nights Saint Petersburg-Moscow D
07 July – 18 July 12 days/11 nights Moscow-Saint Petersburg D
18 July – 28 July 11 days/10 nights Saint Petersburg-Moscow C
28 July – 08 Aug 12 days/11 nights Moscow-Saint Petersburg D
08 Aug – 18 Aug 11 days/10 nights Saint Petersburg-Moscow C
18 Aug – 29 Aug 12 days/11 nights Moscow-Saint Petersburg A
16 May – 26 May 11 days/10 nights Saint Petersburg-Moscow C
08 Sept – 21 Sept 12 days/11 nights Moscow-Astrakhan B
21 Sept – 04 Oct 11 days/10 nights Astrakhan-Moscow A

Excursion Program:

Moscow – Astrakhan

Day Port of call Excursion programme
1-3 Moscow Transfer airport – ship, bus city tour, Kremlin with the visit to 1 Cathedral, Tretyakov Gallery
4 Uglich Walking city tour with the visit to the territory of Kremlin, Dmitry on the Blood Church, Transfiguration Cathedral
5 Yaroslavl Bus city tour, local market (free time), inside visit of Church of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker, Church of St. Elijah the Prophet (outside), Interactive tour of former Governor’s House (Art Gallery)
5 Kostroma Bus city tour, Ipatiev Monastery, Trinity Cathedral
6 Nizhny Novgorod Bus city tour, Kremlin grounds
7 Cheboksary Bus city tour
8 Kazan Bus city tour, Kremlin grounds
9 Samara Bus city tour, Art Gallery
10 Saratov Bus city tour
11 Volgograd Bus city tour, Mamayev Mound
12 Day on board Entertainment on board
13-14 Astrakhan Bus city tour, Kremlin grounds, transfer ship - airport

Astrakhan – Moscow

Day Port of call Excursion programme
1-2 Astrakhan Transfer airport – ship, bus city tour, Kremlin grounds
3 Day on board Entertainment on board
4 Volgograd Bus city tour, Mamayev Mound
5 Saratov Bus city tour
6 Samara Bus city tour, Art Gallery
7 Kazan Bus city tour, Kremlin grounds
8 Cheboksary Bus city tour
9 Nizhny Novgorod Bus city tour, Kremlin grounds
10 Kostroma Bus city tour, Ipatiev Monastery, Trinity Cathedral
10 Yaroslavl Bus city tour, local market (free time), inside visit of Church of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker, Church of St. Elijah the Prophet (outside), Interactive tour of former Governor’s House (Art Gallery)
11 Uglich Walking city tour with the visit to the territory of Kremlin, Dmitry on the Blood Church, Transfiguration Cathedral
12-14 Moscow Bus city tour, Kremlin with the visit to 1 Cathedral, Tretyakov Gallery, transfer ship - airport

Additional terms:

  • Cruise booking term is instant full payment
  • The payment can be made by bank card Visa or MasterCard
  • Children under age 2 free of charge
  • Children aged 2 - 12 years old with special discount
  • TWIN for single use +75%
  • Discounts don’t sum up

Cancellation policy:

  • In case of cancellation of the cruise 90 days before beginning of the tour, penalty is not charged. In case of cancellation of the tour later than 90 days before its beginning, penalty at the amount 100% of the tour price shall be charged.

Included services:

  • Guaranteed accommodation according to your reservation
  • 1 transfer to the port and 1 transfer from the port only on embarkation/disembarkation days
  • Luggage handling in river ports and on board the ship
  • Full board catering (three times meal) including dinner upon arrival and breakfast on the departure day. Breakfast is buffet style, dinner and lunch are with fixed menu and preliminary order, BBQ outdoors in Mandrogui (instead on lunch on board, subject to weather conditions)
  • Welcome “bread and salt” ceremony
  • Captain’s welcome cocktail reception
  • English/French/German/Spanish/Italian speaking board guides; services of guides speaking other foreign languages can be provided at additional cost
  • On board entertainment including Russian language course and Russian songs lessons, live music concerts, dancing music in bars nightly, Captain’s bridge tour, etc.
  • Included excursion program (in Moscow and St. Petersburg all tour buses are air-conditioned)
  • Captain’s Farewell dinner (special menu)
  • Visa support letter

Not included services:

  • Additional drinks and water in ship restaurant and drinks in on-board bars
  • Optional tours
  • Tips for the crew and ship staff
  • Travel insurances
For more details please contact our managers:
tel.: +7 (495) 223-96-04, +7 (495) 223-96-09
e-mail: sales@vodohod.ru, ipigalova@vodohod.ru
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