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4.5 Editor's Rating
Despite political pressures that have created one of the chilliest travel climates in Russia since the Cold War, Viking Truvor's regular "Waterways of the Tsars" river cruises between St. Petersburg and Moscow ...
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48 Viking Truvor Cruise Reviews

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AlwaysaSailor
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
We were eager to visit Russia and the river cruise seemed to be the simplest method of doing so. We had to request the Letter of Invitation from Viking, because they did not send it automatically. About 10 days after the emailed ... Read more
Ellagogal
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We knew we wouldn't go to Russia on our own, our usual travel plan. This cruise was ideal, we saw two major Russian cities and a few little villages. We were on board for every night, so no daily packing challenges. AND the Viking folks ... Read more
Daisymf
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
This was my first Viking river cruise and it did not disappoint in any way. Russia was nothing like we expected. It was warm and friendly, with culture coming from all sides. The architecture and places we were escorted to. The food ... Read more
Irene Dogmatic
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
I thought the Waterway of the Tsars cruise was excellent! Everything was done to make passengers feel comfortable and we had so many interesting experiences I am still in awe thinking about it. I also enjoyed talking to the tour ... Read more
msmootsie
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
I really enjoyed the whole trip and all the places we visited and would recommend it to people. The crew members were amazing and fun. I would have given it 5 stars, but for three things. i think there should b some type of group ... Read more

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Guttca
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
The crew was friendly and always helpful. The guides were very knowledgeable, well spoken and open to all questions. I enjoyed the historical lectures on the ship. Transportation to St. Petersburg for exploration on your own could be ... Read more
eweiner
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
We are seasoned travelers and have been all over the world on land, sea and river tours. Without a doubt, the Russian River Tour was at the top of our experiences. The activities, tours, guides and lectures were excellent. The guides and ... Read more
jomcc
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
Everything about our Russian River Cruise was beyond enjoyable. The ship, Viking Truvor, was lovely and immaculate, the staff friendly, accommodating, personable, and so efficient. Our cabin was designed well and we had room to spare when ... Read more
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Orderof Magellan
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Great trip - great crew but staying so far out of Moscow and St. Petersburg made for a six nights of 'parking' out of town. Did not get a chance to experience two fabulous cities outside of guided tours. No information was volunteered ... Read more
Vogi
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2015
This was our second Viking river cruise. We did the Danube river a year ago. The Moscow to St. Petersburg was absolutely wonderful. The country was beautiful, the Russian people were wonderful, and the excursions well done. The ... Read more
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Sue and Dick Walton
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
This was our first cruise of any sort, but hopefully will not be our last. Wonderful experience, staff at all levels were superb. Plenty to do and see every day. Our stateroom was bigger than we expected and the bed really comfortable. ... Read more
cswinnerton@hotmail.co.uk
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was our 2nd Viking cruise, and we sailed on Viking Truvor from St Petersburg to Moscow. Russia was on my "bucket list" for several years and at last we made it! It was so worth it and sailing with Viking took all the hard ... Read more
Sharon Treichler
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
This was my second Viking River Cruise and my Husband's first. We were greeted at the train from Helsinki and driven to our ship. We were welcomed on Viking Truvor with pleasure and directed to our cabin where everything was ... Read more
Truvor Traveller
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2015
This was my aunt's cruise and I was accompanying her to help her as she is elderly. I was pleasantly surprised with the help we received although we were very self sufficient. The advice that we received regarding where we were able to ... Read more
nanakbl
Member Since 2011
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
This cruise was the top of my bucket list and it did not disappoint. This is a great way to see Russia if you are not young and too adventurous. This was 2nd Viking cruise (first was Danube). We got a "cannot turn down deal" ... Read more

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kittycol
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This is my 5th Viking cruise and I must say that it was the best in every aspect. the service was unbelievable with a marvelous group of very friendly and helpful employees. Wilhem, the hotel manager, was a marvelous host at all times. ... Read more
HappyHubbyHelper
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
AS this is my second Viking Cruise I had high expectations and once I got to St. Petersburg and on the boat everything was excellent. The Boat, the crew, the food, the drinks, the entertainment... it was all top notch. I'll get back to ... Read more
Cape Cod Dave
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This was our 3rd Viking cruise and proved to be even better than we expected. The vessel was not quite up to the "Longships" standards, but was quite good. There is only so much you can do with old KGB boats and Viking has done ... Read more
jlyon@sc.rr.com
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
A tour of St. Petersburg, RU was the only item on my bucket list and I was delighted to have accomplished my longtime goal. It was an excellent cruise including the accommodations on board the ship, the food, the chef, the servers and the ... Read more
Carolyn P
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was our 3rd Viking cruise and as with our other 2 it was exceptional. Our stateroom was very comfortable and in a convenient location. The crew, everyone of them were wonderful. We began our adventure with a 3 day extension in ... Read more

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TaborPDX
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We were first-time river cruisers and had such a good time that we already have booked another one. We like the more intimate feeling of a longship, especially the open seating at meals. Informative lectures helped us understand more about ... Read more
Keith Clarke
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
From the very start the holiday was wonderful. The coach journey from the airport to the Viking Truvor was comfortable and restful. The cheerful greeting as we boarded was more than expected and we were efficiently shown to our cabins. ... Read more
thom378
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Not rated Sailed September 2014
This was our first river cruise and we were very pleasantly surprised by the quality of the experience. The tours were fantastic, the tour guides exceptional, and the on-board lectures very informative. The food and the food service was ... Read more
Alsagman
Member Since 2010
1 review
9 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Our first and last River Cruise with this company, who we have found aggressive in their various commercial dealings with customers. The boat/ship is obviously rather old but has been refurbed, although there is not great sound insulation ... Read more
FortyNinerLiz
Member Since 2004
1 review
976 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed September 2014
This was one of the best cruises we have ever experienced!!! The staff were fabulous!!! Our tour guide, for the whole cruise (Victoria) was extremely experienced and just a wonderful representative of her country!!! Our dining area staff ... Read more

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