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Moscow to Russia River Cruise Reviews

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Russia River
Moscow

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141 Moscow to Russia River Cruise Reviews


Pavinrb avatar

Pavinrb

1 Review Written

Great River Cruise through Russia

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Was looking to visit/travel Eastern Europe as we’ve traveled in every country of Western Europe, but never anywhere in Eastern Europe. This trip dovetailed perfectly into a transatlantic cruise we wanted to be ...
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Sail Date May 2019


suszun avatar

suszun

2 Reviews Written

Fabulous time!

This was our first cruise. We had a fabulous time due to the well thought out excursions, the incredible crew and the comfort of the ship. The menus at meals offered healthy options and a vast selection of items ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Often Travelling

1 Review Written

A very interesting and information insight to the life of Russia and its people.

We had travelled this cruise a few years ago and wished to revisit the sights because there is so much to take in. Our friends joined us on this cruise as they had heard so much about it from us over the years that ...
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Sail Date October 2019


1Madgreek avatar

1Madgreek

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Not our Best Viking Experience

Our ship was berthed in Moscow for 3 nights the last cruise of this season. We had a portside cabin. We were in front of the main terminal building which was in process of being refurbished. Next year it will be ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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stuartyates

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

A suberb Russian River Cruise

Our expectations were constantly exceeded by a company that really takes their client's best interests to heart! Our itineraries every day were designed to minimise the crowds and maximise the impact. For example we ...
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Sail Date July 2019


dlsteuer avatar

dlsteuer

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

The Perfect Way To Enjoy Russia

We have wanted to visit Russia for a long time, but were a bit concerned about going independently due to potential language barrier, safety, etc. Viking took care of all of the details and we were able to just ...
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Sail Date May 2019


Senior Citizen avatar

Senior Citizen

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Wonderful river cruise

From the moment I contacted Vodohod to book this cruise to the time we were dropped off at our hotel in St. Petersburg, we were pleased. Customer service was great. My emails to the company were responded to ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Blaise Buic

1 Review Written

Russia was genuinely surprising and awe inspiring.

A lot of friends asked us why we chose a Russian cruise as a destination, as if saying Why go there? I was apprehensive given all the stereotypical images portrayed in all the media and films over the years while ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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elizabethivesruyter

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great Cruise

i chose to book with a Russian company as I felt we would have a more authentic Russian experience. It was excellent! Each day we stopped and had a tour of a different town/city. We had sufficient free time ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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RHandGL

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Pleasantly surprised by Russia

We enjoyed the cruise, despite the flights arranged by Viking. The flights home were particularly difficult - two layovers, not sitting together on 2 flights, chosen seats not provided - despite having paid for ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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JaapPoll

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Top Russian Scenic Tour Leaders

Russia was a total unknown to us - an eye opener of its people and lifestyle in Moscow and St Petersburg. The three Russian Tour Leaders employed by Scenic were superb - their command of the English language was ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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AnelaKamuela

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Journey on the Volga Dream

We surveyed a number of possibilities before settling on the Volga Dream for our trip from Moscow to St Petersburg on the Volga River. We wanted a small ship--the Volga Dream accommodates 100 passengers although we ...
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Sail Date June 2019


RGN avatar

RGN

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Russian River Cruise

We took this cruise as an anniversary present and it was the best thing we could have done. The entire cruise throughout Russia was beautiful and always exciting. The museums and the palaces were truly awe ...
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Sail Date October 2018


Buffy500 avatar

Buffy500

1 Review Written

Everything was Wonderful

We throughly enjoyed the cruise. It really showed us Russia. The excursions presented by Viking gave us a true feeling of the culture and people. It provided us with a new appreciation of Russia, her people and ...
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Sail Date July 2018


foser22 avatar

foser22

2 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Exceeded our Expectations!

We were considering a Baltic Cruise, but decided we didn't want to miss out on seeing Moscow. We decided on Viking's Waterway of the Tsar's and were so glad we did. The entire trip was fabulous, from our first ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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chris enebo

1 Review Written

12 days of pampered perfection!

I always wanted to see russia....but the overseas issues made me a little queezy ....viking cruise people walked me through the entire process....no question was to silly. ...i received my visa and set my date! Our ...
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Sail Date August 2018


bi11m avatar

bi11m

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Russia River Cruise

I wanted to see Russia and thought this would be a good way. I would definitely recommend the Viking cruise. The dock in St Petersburg is out in an industrial area so if you want to explore on your own you ...
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Sail Date September 2018


VanderScott avatar

VanderScott

1 Review Written

Russia

Love river cruises. This was our 6th criuise and Russia was one of the top cruises we did. The visa application was a pain to apply for and get, but well worth the agrivation. The tours were great, the food, the ...
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Sail Date August 2018


careddig avatar

careddig

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Viking River Cruise of Russia from Moscow to St Petersburg

With a career in retail management, I traveled all over the world: Europe, Asia, India, but I never experienced Russia. As Viking Cruise HQ is two blocks from my home, I wanted to experience a Viking River Cruise. ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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copiteck

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Absolutely sensational trip in every way

We loved both Moscow and St. Petersburg and all the little stops along the cruise. Food was very good. We enjoyed the regional choices available. Waitstaff was top notch. Tour director did a great job. We ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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bennetthardy

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

My Russian wife approves!

My wife Vika is Russian. She has wanted me to see St Petersburg for our whole marriage. Finally we decided because Viking offered a river cruise that would let us see so many places including St Petersburg. We ...
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Sail Date July 2018


gdwise avatar

gdwise

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

The crew was fantastic! Every need satisfied. Every hunger satisfied.

This seemed like a great opportunity to get to know the Russian people and tour Western Russia. Previous experience with Viking indicated we would be well cared for and have great tours aside from the cruise itself. ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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TravelDelight

2 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

DELIGHTED BY RUSSIA AND VIKING!

We've always wanted the adventure of traveling to Russia so when we saw this opportunity with Viking, we took it and we are so glad we did. Our experience from the first phone call to Viking to the end of the trip ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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RussianAlphabet

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Waterway of the Czars

We have travelled to 40 countries on our own - walking, renting vehicles, taking trains, using local airlines - visiting the major sites as well as exploring places tourists normally choose not to see. But, felt a ...
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Sail Date September 2018


bcohen5818 avatar

bcohen5818

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Very enlightening. We learned a lot about Russia that is not advertised on TV.

We wanted to do something different. All of our friends are going to Europe ie Italy, Greece Germany. We wanted to learn more about how the average Russian people live, eat & work. The guides were Russian and ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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