Большое спасибо. Thank you very much, Express to Russia , for your perfect service in getting me my invitation, voucher and TransSib tickets. No stress whatsoever! read more
Dudley Naumowicz, UK
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Peggy & Bill, Canada
To Asya & Dasha,
We would like to thank you very much for making the arrangements for our river cruise from St. Petersburg to Moscow in Sept-Oct. We were very pleased with every aspect of the cruise. The accommodation and the meals were excellent, the staff very knowledgeable & courteous, the... read more
Journey down the rivers of Russia with us on our Russian river cruises - travel in the footsteps of the Tsars.
See little visited towns that retain the atmosphere of Russia’s mysterious past. Visit medieval cities along the Volga River - full of history, folklore and legend. Relax in your comfortable cabin or deluxe stateroom. Be entertained by professional dancers and musicians or sunbath on deck and visit one of our onboard bars or cafes after a day of sightseeing.
Enjoy rich, culinary delights from the ship’s restaurant including many Russian specialties. Spend romantic evenings floating under the stars – far from the city lights as you make your way down the river. Visit the museums, theaters and cultural sites of St. Petersburg and the Kremlin in Moscow , all inclusive with your own private guide. This is what Express to Russia offers you – a vacation of a lifetime at the most reasonable prices available. Our all inclusive prices typically range from about $100 to $140 per day per person depending on the class of cabin chosen. Cruises therefore are one of the best and economical ways of visiting Russia.
Russian River Cruises
Express to Russia has been organizing individual and group Russian cruises along the Volga River for the last decade and is the leader in low priced, all inclusive Russian river cruises. We are a Western owned and managed company based in St. Petersburg, Russia with offices in Moscow, Budapest, Italy and the United States. Because of our local presence our customers get the best of both worlds – the lowest prices available for Russian river cruises and high levels of quality. Just compare us with our competition! All Russian cruises are all inclusive and include all transfers*, accommodation, onboard entertainment, meals and guided excursions and tickets in every city or town we visit. Cruise Russia with us!
* - except cruises on MS Russ, MS Nikolay Chernyshevsky, MS Zosima Shashkov, MS Lenin, MS Fidelio and Viking cruises
Each Russian cruise ship features comfortably furnished outside staterooms, affording majestic views of the passing countryside. All personal cabins are air-conditioned with private bathrooms and showers, and can comfortably hold 1 to 3 people per cabin. The dining room offers continental cuisine with samplings of Russian cuisine, as well as some specialties of the surrounding regions you will be visiting. On each of our Russia cruises you will be served in a warm shipboard atmosphere with an extremely friendly staff. There are pleasant bars, a small souvenir shop, a music salon and a beauty salon onboard these vessels as well. Parties, games, dancing and shipboard entertainment additionally all provide for a memorable and exciting vacation!
Our Russian tours and Russia cruises are offered as land only where you arrange your own airfare and we meet you at the airport and handle everything else. You can easily book the discount tickets yourself through our own discount internet ticket office. The airline tickets we offer are the cheapest available on the web. Please browse our discount air tickets section to learn more. We look forward to seeing you on one of our Russian cruises!
Our all-inclusive Moscow St. Petersburg cruises start in Moscow and then take you along the magnificent Volga River, White Lake, Onega Lake, Svir River, Ladoga Lake and Neva River all the way to St. Petersburg. You can also take a cruise running in the opposite direction - from St. Petersburg to Moscow. Both of these cities are rich in history, have beautiful architecture, great restaurants, shopping, vibrant city life and more. By taking a cruise from Moscow to St. Petersburg this summer, you can easily become acquainted with Russia's most important cities, visit ancient towns and admire stunning landscapes along the way. Moscow is known as the medieval and modern capital of Russia and has a wonderful heritage of historic buildings, while St. Petersburg is a dreamland of 18th century architecture and craftsmanship. Besides offering visits to historical and architectural monuments, our Moscow to St. Petersburg cruises afford a relaxing atmosphere aboard the cruise vessel as well as beautiful, tranquil Russian landscapes along the way and fantastic onboard activities. Visit Russia this summer with Express to Russia.
Our Volga river cruises give you an excellent opportunity to visit a wide range of Russia’s different regions and to experience first-hand the link between European Russia with its imperial, old world atmosphere and the Asian part of Russia with its Eastern, oriental feel. Express to Russia offers plenty of Volga River cruise routes to fit any taste and budget: from our 8-day Moscow to Kazan cruise to the 20-day St. Petersburg to Rosov-on-Don cruise. Experience the vibrant city life and historical heritage of Moscow, enjoy the peaceful atmosphere of medieval Yaroslavl and delve into Russian village life in the beautiful towns of Kostroma and Uglich. On your all-inclusive Russian river cruise you will see Nizhny Novgorod, the stunning, historical center of the Volga region. The boat will dock at the Eastern cities of Kazan and Astrakhan that occupy the former territory of the Golden Horde. Every city visited on our Volga cruises is of historical significance and full of outstanding sights and monuments. This cruise will take you down practically the entire length of the Volga River and end at the Caspian Sea. This Volga river cruise will leave you with unforgettable memories and truly be a journey of a lifetime!
Take a voyage through history as you journey down the Dnieper River by river boat from Kiev to Istanbul or from Kiev to Odessa. Learn about the great empires and people that inhabited these lands in the past: the Kievan Rus, Greeks, Romans, Byzantines and Ottomans as you enjoy a relaxing cruise atmosphere. Visit Kiev, the beautiful Ukrainian capital, where you will see medieval cathedrals and monasteries and learn about Ukrainian and Russian history. Relax on the sundeck of our cruise vessel as the tranquil landscape passes by. Enjoy the peacefulness and scenery of Kanev, a charming small town that gave inspiration to Ukraine’s most famous poet, Taras Shevchenko. Visit the Cossack stronghold of Zaporozhye and learn the amazing history of the region and its people. Travel to Kherson, the largest Ukrainian river port and then continue your journey to the cosmopolitan and historically important city of Odessa. Arrive in magnificent Istanbul, the gateway to the East! Visit the Hagia Sophia, the Blue Mosque, the Topkapi Palace and the Grand Bazaar and learn about the city that was capital of four empires. Enjoy local and International cuisine on our all-inclusive cruise. Take part in fantastic onboard activities and programs that will help you understand the region and simply have a great time! Be prepared for the journey of a lifetime as we explore the history, culture, sites and folklore of the Black Sea region on our all-inclusive cruises.
Take a voyage back in time and visit the enigmatic and stunningly beautiful northern lands of Russia! These cruises are relatively short and can be an excellent extension to any of our St. Petersburg tours. Russian North cruises will take you along the picturesque banks of the Neva River and Lake Ladoga to Valaam – an important spiritual center of Russia and home to a large, remote monastery. Enjoy the unique, natural beauty of Valaam and get to know the traditions of Russian religious life, walk along the streets of Petrozavodsk, the capital of Karelia. Delve into traditional Russian village life in Mandrogui and admire the splendid views of the Russian North in Svirstroy. Feel the magic atmosphere of Kizhi with its wooden architecture - a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Relax on the sundeck of our river boat as the tranquil Russian landscape passes by and enjoy fantastic onboard activities. A very Russian journey awaits!