Discover Russia from the Volga river

Flights Included or Save $2,200 per couple!

2021 Imperial Charms of Russia!

Cruise between St. Petersburg and Moscow

Grand in scale, St. Petersburg embodies Russia’s imperial might. The city is full of architectural highlights, including the Church of Our Savior on Spilled Blood, the Kazan, and Saint Isaac’s Cathedral. A visit to the Hermitage Museum, the former Winter Palace of the Tsars, offers yet more cultural immersion in the captivating ‘Venice of the North’.

Travelling east, you will visit the village of Mandrogi on the banks of Lake Ladoga. The landscape here is dotted with ‘izba’ houses, and you can admire the many local handicrafts which tell of the region’s rich folklore. Moscow, Russia’s inimitable capital, boasts some of Europe’s most significant heritage sights, reflecting 800 years of turbulent history. Walk the flagstones of Red Square, marvelling at St. Basil’s Cathedral, Lenin’s Mausoleum, and the unfathomable Kremlin. Or, visit the State Armoury to understand the military might of this proud country.

Your ship for this outstanding journey, the MS Nizhny Novgorod, is a traditional Russian river cruise ship. on board you will enjoy comfortable furnishings and complimentary wifi, with generous inclusions, such as meals, two drinks with lunch and dinner, plus tea and coffee is available at all times. Air-conditioning, TVs, and a large window are in all cabins.

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Save $2,200 per couple*

It's All Included!

It's All Included - Exceptional EmeraldVALUE

  • 10 nights in one of three cabin choices for your home during the journey
  • The services of an Emerald Waterways Cruise Director throughout your cruise
  • 29 meals including 10 breakfasts, 9 lunches and 10 dinners*
  • 2 drinks per guest with lunch and dinner on-board
  • Complimentary tea and coffee available on-board at all times 
  • 8 included EmeraldEXCURSIONs
  • Knowledgeable local guides
  • Visits to UNESCO World Heritage-listed sites
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi on-board
  • First-class service from English-speaking crew
  • Complimentary bottle of water restocked daily in your cabin
  • Airport transfers to and from your ship
  • Port taxes and charges
  • All tipping and gratuities

Included Excursions

  • Guided coach tour of St. Petersburg and a visit to the Hermitage Museum
  • Shashlik lunch in Mandrogi
  • Tour of Kizhi
  • Visit to the Monastery of St. Cyril on the White Lake
  • Tour of Yaroslavl
  • Tour of Uglich
  • Guided coach tour of Moscow
  • Visit to the Kremlin Grounds

On-Board Facilities 

  • Volga Restaurant serving delicious Russian-influenced dining
  • Panorama Bar on two decks
  • Souvenir Store
  • Panoramic Sun Deck with chairs and loungers 
  • Solarium
  • Three styles of cabins to choose from
  • Air conditioning in all cabins
  • Safe, fridge and hairdryer in all cabins
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
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*Terms and Conditions: Offer valid between July 15, 2020 – March 31, 2021 or until sold out for new 2021 Emerald Waterways Russia River Cruise bookings only and are non-transferable. Valid for new bookings or using Future Travel Credits with Emerald Waterways or Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours. 11+ day cruises: Fly Free or receive $1100 air credit per person. Max ticket value included is $1850 per person. A non–refundable initial deposit of $750 per person is required within 48hrs of booking with full non-refundable payment required 120 days prior to departure date. A second non-refundable deposit of $1,500 per person is due 11 months prior to travel. If your cruise departs in less than 11 months, the second non-refundable is due immediately. Emerald Waterways reserves the right to ticket the airfare upon receipt of the second deposit. Flights are booked in economy class only on Emerald Waterways’ choice of airlines and routes. Included flights are booked from 11 major Canadian gateways: YHZ, YYZ, YOW, YUL, YQR, YXE, YWG, YEG, YYC, YVR, & YYJ. Flight departures from all other Canadian cities shall be subject to additional surcharges. Flights are subject to availability of appropriate airline class and once sold out surcharges shall apply. Full airline terms and conditions apply at all times. Pricing listed in Canadian dollars, based on double occupancy and lowest cabin category available. Availability is limited and subject to change. Port charges and taxes are included in the price. All prices based on double occupancy. This offer is not combinable with any other offer except for EmeraldEXPLORER welcome home vouchers. Offer is available to new groups, booked and deposited during offer period, no retroactivity, and subject to availability. Offers may be changed, cancelled or withdrawn at any time without notice. For full booking terms and conditions, visit © EMERALD WATERWAYS | ALL RIGHTS RESERVED | BC CONSUMER PROTECTION #40178. Please note: MS Nizhny Novgorod is not an Emerald Waterways Star-Ship and facilities and inclusions differ from our Star-Ship fleet.