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Volga River

Central Russia, Russia
+7 495 363-20-60
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Amazing Russia - worth a visit.

You will be amazed at Russia. I arrived in Moscow to join a river cruise, sights around Moscow are... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Gold Coast
Well organized, great staff, basic ship

The boat - MS Zosima Shashkov is a 3 star ship, so don't expect luxury. It is small but neat and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Central Russia, Russia
+7 495 363-20-60

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Reviewed 6 days ago

You will be amazed at Russia. I arrived in Moscow to join a river cruise, sights around Moscow are eyeopeners, then cruising through the river locks canals and lakes was so picturesque. Visiting little villages and islands along the way we learnt and saw so...More

1  Thank GoldCoastJfh
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The boat - MS Zosima Shashkov is a 3 star ship, so don't expect luxury. It is small but neat and clean (think veneer wood walls and old European picture frames). The cabins are cleaned daily with fresh towels and chocolates left on the pillows,...More

Thank Disrad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have traveled extensively around the world and I can say that this trip with Volga Dream river cruise line is one we have enjoyed the most. The service on board is excellent, the food is amazing and truly Russian since all the kitchen staff...More

Thank Evelia Penelope R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very often one asks the question 'Why Russia for a holiday'? Volga Dream Cruises gave us the answer. Our journey from Moscow to St Petersburg was surprisingly memorable. our accommodation in Moscow was, as another reviewer commented, close to all Moscow has to offer, the...More

Thank john B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved the Volga Dream cruise. The reason we chose this cruise was because the first and last days were based in Moscow/St Petersburg and we did not want to be ferried out of the port each day for sightseeing. The traffic in both places...More

1  Thank ImpulsivePerth
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was very excited about taking this cruise, which covers not only Russia's two largest cities but also 1550 kilometres of rivers, lakes, canals and reservoirs on Russia's "Golden Ring" route -- some 50% of the inland waterway system of European Russia. The highlights were...More

2  Thank Patrick Y
Reviewed July 13, 2017

We booked our cruise on the MS Lev Tolstoy through a British agency Select-a-Cruise after having sent enquiries to many other booking agents. They were quick to respond, always efficient and offered a lot of useful information. Because of this, we decided to book through...More

Thank LizaBee
Reviewed June 7, 2017 via mobile

Seven nights on a river cruise ship was perhaps five nights too many!! The accommodation was adequate and the lounge comfortable. The food was plentiful with lovely salads but the hot food was invariably cold and to my taste over cooked. All the staff on...More

1  Thank Calum M
Reviewed June 3, 2017

I just finished the river cruise from Moscow to St Petersburg hosted by Gate 1 Travel aboard the MS Zosima Shashkov. My goal in writing this review is to provide people with an understanding of what you are getting into, to help you decide if...More

4  Thank DeWitt66
Reviewed May 30, 2017

I am writing this at Munich airport where I am waiting for the flight home to Toronto, Canada after flying in from Moscow this morning. 6 of us Canadians just finished our 11-day river cruise on Zosima Shashkov from St. Petersburg to Moscow. Overall we...More

2  Thank Florence M
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July 19, 2017|
Response from LizaBee | Reviewed this property |
Sorry we went on the MS Lev Tolstoy so I don't know about Truvor.
June 29, 2017|
Response from DeniseToday |
On Vodahod ships, they accept Credit Cards.
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March 15, 2017|
Response from niruDurbs | Reviewed this property |
Hi yes u can. Transportation system in Russia is excellent. Taxis are also suitable. The cruise is absolutely awesome so make every effort to enjoy it. Hope you have a fabulous trip as I did. All the best.