There are dozens of passenger ships in Russia, but how do you choose between them? All are fine vessels built during the Soviet times in 60s through early 90s and refurbished in the past decade, our own MS Volga Dream being the pearl of the current fleet. But time goes ahead quickly and so do technologies in navigation, design and safety. Having mastered our software during the last 8 years with Volga Dream, we finally bring along innovations in the hardware and proudly introduce MS Volga Dream II!
As one of the most luxurious ships ever to cruise the Russian waterways, the 5 star MS Rostropovich is the perfect showcase for the legendary and historic towns and rivers of Russia’s Golden Ring, between Moscow and St Petersburg.
The MS Volga Dream entered service during the spring of 2007 after a comprehensive two-year renovation. This elegant vessel is designed in classic decor with a slight Russian touch and accommodates just 100 passengers. She is the best choice for travelers seeking intimate cruise experience and personalized service.
The Scenic Tsar was reconstructed and renovated in 2012. Because of the extensive renovation, it was actually launched and registered as a new ship in 2013.
The 223-foot vessel is the smallest in Scenic’s fleet, only carrying 112 passengers and 71 crew members.
MS Chekhov is one of two ships built by special Austrian project. This unique vessel is specially designed for long voyages along large rivers. Her technological capabilities allowed cruising the Siberian Yenisei River that gets quite stormy sometimes. Nowadays the ship is in quiet waters doing voyages between Moscow and St. Petersburg and offering her exquisite interior with modern facilities to travelers that seek subtle and intelligent cruise experience. Continental cuisine and Russian Dishes.
MS “General Lavrinenkov” named after famous Soviet air force hero of the WWII General Vladimir Lavrinenkov was built in 1990 in Germany, refurbished in 2016. The ship can accommodate up to 182 passengers and can be compared to a 4* hotel.
MS Konstantin Fedin is a four deck vessel built in Germany in 1980 (project 301), refurbished in 2017. The motor ship is equipped with modern navigation devices and can reach the speed up to 26 km per hour (around 17 MpH). Its length is 125 meters, width is 16.7 meters, and immersion is 2.7 meters. The boat can accommodate up to 212 passengers.
Motorship «Kronshtadt» is a comfortable four-deck vessel (type 301). Built in Germany in 1979 and refurbished in 2017, the motorship is equipped with modern navigational facilities and exceeds the speed of 26 km per hour.
Length – 125 m
Width – 16,7 m
Draught – 2,75 m
Passenger capacity – 212 (triple cabins for double accommodation)
MS Rakhmaninov is a sheer elegance. The ship is named after famous composer. Her thorough refurbishment of winter 2013-14 made her one of the best ships of our fleet. A team of skilled designers and engineers turned her interior into a masterpiece, and now it arouses similar emotions that music by composer Sergey Rakhmaninov does. Continental cuisine and Russian Dishes.
For your trip on the Russian waterways, we have selected MS Alexander Borodin (Russian "Tichy Don") for you. The classic ship of the demanding middle class was built in 1977 in Germany and completely renovated in 2005. All cabins have been renewed, including the bathroom. The large sundeck and the Rundumpromenade invite you to relax and observe the beautiful sights and river landscapes. The very friendly ship crew is anxious for your well-being.
Motorship “Georgy Chicherin” is a comfortable four-deck vessel (type 302). Built in Germany in 1984, refurbished in 2012, the motorship is equipped with modern navigational facilities and exceeds the speed of 26 km per hour (around 17MpH).
Length – 129 m, Width - 16, 7 m, Immersion - 2, 9 m, Passenger capacity – 280 (quad cabins for double accommodation).
This classic four-deck motor ship was built in Germany in 1989 and completely rebuilt in 2010 in order to create maximum comfort in cabins and bathrooms. You will be pleasantly surprised by the comfort level in the restaurant and the music room, the conference hall, the dance hall, the bar with a stunning panoramic view. We will be happy to invite you to visit the hairdresser, souvenir shop, doctor's office and sauna.
Motorship “Nikolay Chernishevsky” is a comfortable four-deck vessel (type 301). Built in Germany in 1981, refurbished in 2017, 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, 9 m, Passenger capacity – 218 (triple cabins for double accommodation).
MS Kandinsky (Project 302) was built in the year 1981 in Germany, specifically for river cruising and was completely refurbished to a high standard in 2000. During the winter season 2013/2014 the ship was refurbished again to a higher standard.
Motorship «Z. Shashkov» is a comfortable four-deck vessel (type 302). Built in Germany in 1986, refurbished in 2013, the motorship is equipped with modern navigational facilities and exceeds the speed of 25,5 km per hour (around 17 MpH).
Length – 129 m. Width – 16,7 m. Immersion – 2,9 m. Passenger capacity – 280 (quad cabins for double accommodation)
On every cruise there’s an accredited guide, who will fill you in on the history, mythology, and art of the ports you visit so you’ll go home with more than just a tan; you’ll take a greater understanding of Russia.
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