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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Volga Dream left Moscow first week in October, 13 night cruise. Cabin was comfortable, food was good. Autumn colours along the riverbank were beautiful, weather was cold most days but it seemed like all passengers were prepared for this. Casual dress on board. Unfortunately...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 7, 2018

The Viking River Cruise from Moscow to St Petersburg was a delight in all ways and far exceeded our expectations. To travel this waterway in the Autumn was a bonus as the trees still had their beautiful autumn foliage.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Patricia G
Reviewed November 7, 2018

Our cruise was Sept 3-15, 2018. Ship:Chernishevsky.We flew from Toronto- Warsaw-Moscow with LOT Polish Airlines. Came back from St. Petersburg to Warsaw-Toronto. ( We need to stay overnight in Warsaw). The main drawback was when we arrived Warsaw, Nexus tour promised to have someone to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Becky W
Reviewed November 4, 2018

Booked through Firebird/Travel All Russia Tours, which I will review separately, I will try to provide you with the pluses and minuses of our experience, but sadly for us it was an overall disappointing experience - Pros – For the 1 night prior and the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I just arrived home from a 10 day Russian River Cruise from St Petersburg to Moscow. We booked the flights & cruise as a package through Destination International Holidays out of Melbourne for $3,999 each. Great value for money!! We did not...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank iggyricho
Reviewed October 11, 2018

We sailed from Moscow to St Petersburg on the Vodohod cruiser Chernyshevsky. I had seen some adverse comments about the Chernyshevsky but it has been refurbished. While the cabins are small you don't actually spend much time there and there was ample storage space to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank AJMacD
Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

I traveled with a family member on the Jules Verne river cruise from St Petersburg to Moscow. We had a great time. The staff were terrific, especially our tour manager Paul. We had two Mosturflot on-board guides who were also excellent, and some very good...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank travelwise7
Reviewed October 7, 2018

Just back from our cruise aboard MS Chernishevsky with Archers holidays Moscow to Saint Petersburg . The drive from airport to the ship in Moscow was a killer and took over 3 hours in traffic you are never likely to see again. The plus sign...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Toff779
Reviewed October 2, 2018

One of the best experiences I have had in many years of travelling. Moscow to St. Petersburg. A lot to see, do, learn, etc. This is the third Viking Rive Cruise we have been on and have nothing but praise for the entire value and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Albert B
Reviewed September 30, 2018

I took a Viking Volga River cruise from Moscow to St. PETERSBERG in September 2018. Overall the trip was quite nice. I stayed in the bargain basement which is nicer than the Viking boats on the Danube or the Rhine. The window was one I...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Aida R
July 10, 2018|
Response from 13carolg | Reviewed this property |
Hello. Which port are you referring to? The boat stops each day along the cruise. Ports are close to the towns visited, except for Moscow where it is not in a central location. I hope this helps.