2-Nights in Moscow 11-Night Cruise on the Volga River 2-Nights in St. Petersburg
Your Ship - MS Victoria
Your second vacation begins aboard a luxury liner on from Moscow to St. Petersburg The Volga is Europe’s largest river in in terms of length, starting in the Valday Hills, northwestern Russia and flows 3,700 km before pouring into the Caspian Sea.
Regarded by Russians as the national river, it flows through Russia’s heavily populated western region, reaching eleven of out of twenty of the big cities, including Moscow at St. Petersburg. The Volga Delta is around 160km in length and streams off into 500 channels. The estuary (largest in Europe) is the only location in Russia where one can find pelicans, lotuses and flamingoes.
The Volga has an abundance of reservoirs, providing irrigation and hydro-power to the cities. Its riverbanks are scattered with ancient towns, villages, fortresses, monasteries and its waters have been fished for generations.
The world-famous Russian Caviar comes from some sturgeon species found in the Volga. Once you have cruised the Volga, you will like many others, say that was one of the most incredible and unforgettable journeys you have ever embarked on and you will do it on the luxury River cruise-ship, the Victoria.
The 206-passenger ship has a sundeck, restaurant, panorama bar, lounge, library, laundry, spa, gym, and medical room. Breakfast, lunch and dinner as well as excursions are included. The suites are tastefully designed, hotel beds with fine linens and duvets along with pillow options, bathroom with toiletries and hairdryer, bathrobes and slippers, air-conditioning, electric sockets (220V), built-in wardrobe, mini-fridge, phone, safe, TV with various channels and private balcony
The Volga Experience
The Sheraton Palace Hotel
The Sheraton Palace Hotel is located on 1st Tverskaya Yamskaya Street, 3 km from Red Square. It offers spacious, modern interiors and a 24-hour gym.
The rooms of the hotel are equipped with air conditioning, soundproofed windows and a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. They also offer a minibar and 24-hour room service.
Guests are offered breakfast at elegant Vladimir Restaurant. The Piano Bar serves European and Pan-Asian cuisine.
There is free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel and free internet workstations in the lobby. Computer rental and full secretarial services are available in the business centre.
Sheraton Palace Hotel Moscow is 300 m from Belorusskaya Metro Station. From there, you can reach the Kremlin or the Bolshoi Theatre in 5 minutes.
Sheremetyevo International Airport is a 35-minute ride with Aeroexpress Train from Belorussky Train Station, also 300 m from the hotel.