M. SHOLOKHOV

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

M/S M. SHOLOKHOV

Technical characteristic

Length

129,1 m

 

The total passenger capacity is 272 persons

Breadth

16,7 m

Total number of cabins 138:

Draught

2,94 m

4

Single Standard cabins

Passenger capacity

260

126

Twin Standard cabins

Main engines

3*736 kW.

6

Quad Standard cabins

Speed

25,5 km/h

2

Suite cabins

Type

302

 

 

Built

1985

 

 

Renovation

2001

 

 

 

That ship has been reserved for quests sharing similar tastes and interests in travel. All will be charmed by the ships crew as they have been specially trained to cater to the needs of Western tourists. The ship features outside staterooms, affording majestic views of the passing countryside, and all are air-conditioned. The cabins are comfortably furnished and feature refrigerator.

The dining rooms offer both - Continental and Russia cuisine, as well as specialties of the surrounding regions, served in a warm shipboard atmosphere. There are three bars, a small souvenir shop, music salon, dance hall and beauty salon. All cabins are equipped with mini-fridge, radio channel. W/C are of European standard (with separated shower area). Laundry service is also available. Parties, games, dancing and shipboard entertainment all serve to ensure a memorable cruise holiday. From their spacious loungers to sweeping sundecks, our floating hotel offers unique journeys of distinction. The ship is not equipped with wheelchair access and elevator. The ship do not have extensive soundproofing so you may hear noise from air-conditioning and other machinery onboard at any time.

On every cruise theres a government-licensed guide who will fill you in on the history, mythology, and art of the ports you visit so youll go home with more than just a tan- youll take with you a greater understanding of Russia.

 

Type of cabin

Cabin

Size in meters

Suite boat deck

431, 432

4.68 x 5.64

Twin boat deck

401 - 430

4.68 x 2.16

Single boat deck

441 - 444

4.61 x 1.60

Twin upper deck

301 - 312

4.00 x 2.00

Twin upper deck

313 - 362

4.60 x 2.15

Twin main deck

201 - 234

4.02 x 2.08

Quad lower deck

101 - 106

5.72 x 2.05

Prices for cruise MOS - STP

NET group price per person per night in euro

Cabins

MOS - STP (vv), season

Boat deck

94

Suite boat deck

164

Upper deck

92

Main deck

91

Quad Standard lower deck (2pax in cabin)

87

Quad Standard lower deck (3pax in cabin)

81

        Single Supplement - 50% per pax per night rate

        Port & Fuel charge Euro 50 per person per cruise

 

 

The price includes:

 

Accommodations in all outside cabins, each with private bathroom facilities, individual temperature control and large picture window.

Three meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) per day in the ship's restaurant with the same menu for all passengers irrespective of cabin category; meal service begins with dinner on day of embarkation and ends with breakfast on day of disembarkation.

Captains welcome Cocktail Reception.

Gala farewell Dinner aboard.

Full sightseeing programs in each of the ports of call.

Luggage handling to/from the ship.

Lectures, provided by our guides.

Russian language and song lectures.

Nightly entertainment and dancing.

Daily aerobics.

Tour of the ships bridge.

Airport transfers

 

 

 

The price does not include:

 

Baggage: excess baggage, forwarding of baggage/ souvenirs.

Luggage handling in the airport.

Insurance.

Visas.

Gratuities: gratuities for Cruise director, ships crew members, guides and drivers are not included and are at passengers discretion.

Miscellaneous: Items of a personnel nature such as laundry, bar charges, beauty salon, telephone cable charges and medical services are not included.

 

 

MS M. SHOLOKHOV - 2017

DATES

ROUTE

days / nights

22/05 - 31/05

St. Petersburg - Moscow

10 / 9

31/05 - 10/06

Moscow - St. Petersburg

11 / 10

10/06 - 19/06

St. Petersburg - Moscow

10 / 9

19/06 - 29/06

Moscow - St. Petersburg

11 / 10

29/06 - 08/07

St. Petersburg - Moscow

10 / 9

08/07 - 18/07

Moscow - St. Petersburg

11 / 10

18/07 - 27/07

St. Petersburg - Moscow

10 / 9

27/07 - 06/08

Moscow - St. Petersburg

11 / 10

06/08 - 15/08

St. Petersburg - Moscow

10 / 9

15/08 - 25/08

Moscow - St. Petersburg

11 / 10

25/08 - 03/09

St. Petersburg - Moscow

10 / 9

03/09 - 13/09

Moscow - St. Petersburg

11 / 10

13/09 - 22/09

St. Petersburg - Moscow

10 / 9

oscow St. Petersburg

11 Days / 10 Nights

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LOCATION

MAY 31

JUN 19

JUL 08

JUL 27

AUG 15

SEP 03

Moscow

embarkation

JUN 01

JUN 20

JUL 09

JUL 28

AUG 16

SEP 04

Moscow

City tour.

JUN 02

JUN 21

JUL 10

JUL 29

AUG 17

SEP 05

Moscow

Optional tours Sat sail

JUN 03

JUN 22

JUL 11

JUL 30

AUG 18

SEP 06

Uglich

Cathedral of the Resurrection and Dmitry Bloods Church

JUN 04

JUN 23

JUL 12

JUL 31

AUG 19

SEP 07

Yaroslavl

City tour, Spaso-Preobrazgenskiy Monastery, Church of Elijah the Prophet

JUN 05

JUN 24

JUL 13

AUG 01

AUG 20

SEP 08

Goritsy

Kirillo-Belozersky Monastery

JUN 06

JUN 25

JUL 14

AUG 02

AUG 21

SEP 09

Kizhi

Open-air Museum of Wooden Architecture

JUN 07

JUN 26

JUL 15

AUG 03

AUG 22

SEP 10

Mandrogi

green stop

JUN 08

JUN 27

JUL 16

AUG 04

AUG 23

SEP 11

St. Petersburg

City tour

JUN 09

JUN 28

JUL 17

AUG 05

AUG 24

SEP 12

St. Petersburg

Optional tours

JUN 10

JUN 29

JUL 18

AUG 06

AUG 25

SEP 13

St. Petersburg

Disembarkation

St.Petersburg - Moscow

10 Days / 9 Nights

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LOCATION

PROGRAM

MAY 22

JUN 10

JUN 29

JUL 18

AUG 06

AUG 25

SEP 13

St. Petersburg

Embarkation

MAY 23

JUN 11

JUN 30

JUL 19

AUG 07

AUG 26

SEP 14

St. Petersburg

City tour

MAY 24

JUN 12

JUL 01

JUL 20

AUG 08

AUG 27

SEP 15

St. Petersburg

Optional tours Set sail

MAY 25

JUN 13

JUL 02

JUL 21

AUG 09

AUG 28

SEP 16

Mandrogi

green stop

MAY 26

JUN 14

JUL 03

JUL 22

AUG 10

AUG 29

SEP 17

Kizhi

Open-air Museum of Wooden Architecture

MAY 27

JUN 15

JUL 04

JUL 23

AUG 11

AUG 30

SEP 18

Goritsy

Kirillo-Belozersky Monastery

MAY 28

JUN 16

JUL 05

JUL 24

AUG 12

AUG 31

SEP 19

Uglich

Cathedral of the Resurrection and Dmitry Bloods Church

MAY 29

JUN 17

JUL 06

JUL 25

AUG 13

SEP 01

SEP 20

Moscow

City tour.

MAY 30

JUN 18

JUL 07

JUL 26

AUG 14

SEP 02

SEP 21

Moscow

Optional tours

MAY 31

JUN 19

JUL 08

JUL 27

AUG 15

SEP 03

SEP 22

Moscow

Disembarkation

 

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Please, note the itinerary is subject to change because of the weather conditions and the program is subject to change as it depends on museums workings hours

 

 

 

MOSCOW

 

Spend three unforgettable days in the capital of Russia and admire numerous treasures of its history and present days and enjoy its beauty!

 

City tour

Stop at St. Sofia Embankment of the Moskva-river; The Bolshoy Stone Bridge; stops at Cathedral of Christ the Savior and Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts; the new monument to Peter the Great; Gorky Park; stop at New Maiden Convent; observation platform of Sparrow (Lenin) Hills; Viktory Park and Poklonnaya Hill with World War II Memorial; Kutuzov Avenue; White House.

 

*                Optional tours

 

KREMLIN The former residence of Russian czars, an architectural ensemble of unique beauty, which took shape between the 15-th and 20-th centuries. Cathedral Square - the center of the Kremlin with the 15-th century Assumption Cathedral, the main church of Russia, the 15-th century Annunciation Cathedral, the private church of Russian czars and the 16-th century Cathedral of the Archangel, the burial place of the czars. On the ground of the Kremlin there are famous Czar Cannon of the 16-th century and Czar Bell of the 18-th century.

 

The Armory Chamber

The treasury of Russian Czars with unique collections of gold and silver items of the 12-19th centuries, Russian arms and armor of the 12-16th centuries, the state regalia, thrones, carriages and coronation dressers of the 16-19th centuries, as well as ambassadorial gifts of the 16-19th centuries

 

State Tretyakov Art Gallery

It is a national museum of Russian founded in 1856 by Peotr Tretyakov. The collection with its 100 thousand exhibits includes 5,000 works of ancient Russian art and world famous paintings by Russian and Soviet artists as well as sculptures and examples of graphic art..

 

Moscow by night &Metro Briefly: Photo stops at St. Sofia Embankment of the Moskva-river, the Bolshoy Stone Bridge; driving along the Cathedral of Christ the Savior, Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, the new monument to Peter the Great; Gorky Park; photo stop at the New Maiden Convent; observation platform of Sparrow (Lenin) Hills; short stop at Poklonnaya (Bow) Hill with World War II Memorial; White House and the Kremlin. During the Moscow by night excursion you will be taken to Moscow underground stations (the most beautiful ones).

 

 

 

UGLICH

 

Founded in 1148, Uglich is one of the most beloved towns in old Russia. The view of the town as it is approached from the Volga River is especially lovely with the Cathedral of the Resurrection and St.Johns Church looming on the horizon. At the end of the 16th century, Maria Nagaya, seventh wife of Ivan the Terrible, lived in honorary exile in the Kremlin at Uglich. It was here in her garden that the Tsarevich Dmitry met his death and where the Church of St.Demitrius of the Blood was built and still stands today.

 

City tour

Cathedral of the Resurrection and Dmitry Bloods Church

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

YAROSLAVL (Moscow-St.Petersburg 11 days cruise only)

 

Yaroslavl is situated at the confluence of the Volga and Kotorosl rivers. It is renowned for its numerous 17th-century churches and is an outstanding example of the urban planning reform Empress Catherine the Great ordered for the whole of Russia in 1763. While keeping some of its significant historic structures, the town was renovated in the neoclassical style on a radial urban master plan. It has also kept elements from the 16th century in the Spassky Monastery.

 

City tour

with visiting of Spaso-Preobrazhensky Monastery, Church of Ilja the Prophet.

 

 

 

 

GORITSY

 

Goritsy is a tiny settlement seven kilometers from the Kirillo-Belozersky Monastery. Visit what remains of the Nunnery of the resurrection on the banks of the Sheksna River in Goritsy, within a quarter of a mile of where the ship stop, will be interesting for any tourist with a real interest in Russian history

 

Visiting tour

Kirillo-Belizersky Monastery.

 

 

 

 

KIZHI

 

Via the Volga/Baltic canal, our cruise takes us to the tiny island of Kizhi, located at the northern end of lake Onega. Renowned for its open-air Museum of Architecture assembled from various areas of the country and restored to form a glimpse of the past. The Transfiguration Church, with 22 domes, is the ultimate in Russian fairy-tale church architecture. Erected without a single nail or piece of iron, it was built only by chisel and ax.

 

Visiting tour

Open-air Museum of Wooden Architecture.

 

 

 

 

MANDROGI

 

In the village there are some structures built according to the Russian fine traditions of wooden architecture. Village dwellers meet the quests and organize something special for them. There is a museum of Russian Vodka where tourists can get acquainted with the history of Russian vodka industry (payment on the spot). Remeslennays Sloboda, walking in the picturesque woods.

 

 

Green stop

 

 

 

 

SAINT-PETERSBURG

 

St. Petersburg, one of the most beautiful cities in the world, is situated on the bank of the Gulf of Finland, in the delta of the river Neva. Created by Peter the Great to rival Venice, its 101 islands, 66 canals, and hundreds of bridges have secured its reputation as the most beautiful city in the country. It is the northernmost city in the world with a population of over one million.The Historic Centre of Saint Petersburg and Related Groups of Monuments constitute a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Saint Petersburg is home to The Hermitage, one of the largest art museums in the world.

 

City tour

Brief description of what you will see during city tour *( outside view): Nevsky Prospect, Palace Square and Winter Palace+, Spit of the Vassilievsky Island, University Embankmant, Main Building of the State
St.Petersburg University, Admiralty, Senat Square, Monument to Peter the Great (Bronze Horseman), St.Isaak's Cathedral and St.Isaak's Square, Field of Mars+ and Summer Gardens+, Cruiser Aurora, Smolny Cathedral.

 

 

 

 

 

*                Optional tours

 

Hermitage.One of biggest museums of the world, founded 1764; its collection includes over 2.7 million items, including masterpieces of Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, Roden, Rembrandt, Rubens, French impressionists, etc. Gala room of the Winter Palace, a former royal residence

 

Petrodvoretz (Peterhoff)

The imperial summer residence on the Gulf of Finland, 29 km from the city.

At the beginning of the 18th century palaces were built and parks with fountains laid under the order of Peter the Greate to commemorate the victory of the Russian army over the Sweden near Poltava. The highest fountain of Petrodvorets depicting Samaon (21 m) was built as a symbol of the victory 25 years after the battle.

 

Pushkin (Tsarskoe selo)

Located 29 km south of St.-Petersburg. A park in the French style was laid out around it. In the middle of the 18th century Tsarskoye selo became the official royal residence. The Baroque palace of Catherine the Great is a stunning royal retreat well-known the world over. The palace was built at the end of the 18th century for Catherine the Great. The splendor of the palace is magnified by the beautiful park surrounding it. Among its most favored and visited attractions is the Amber Room.

 

Usupov Palace

Built for the Yussupov family, which was considered the richest noble family in Russia, the palace is a fine example of Russian architecture of the 2nd half of the 19th century. Its facade is executed in the classical style. Its interiors, including state rooms, palace theatre, private rooms are decorated with the works by Rembrandt and Rubens, French tapestries and porcelain, Venetian mirrors and wood carvings. It was in the palace basement that Grigory Rasputin was assassinated in 1916.

Plan of the ship