The Moscow River

The Moscow (usually the Moskva River) is a river in Central Russia; the left tributary of the Oka (Volga basin) located in the Moscow and partly in the Smolensk regions. Its length is 502 km; the basin area is 17600 square kilometers.

It originates from the Starkovsky swamp on the slope of the Smolensk-Moscow Upland. Its source was called “Moskvoretskaya puddle.” In the upper reaches (16 km from the source) it crosses the Smolensk region, passing through Lake Mikhalevsky. It flows into the Oka near the city of Kolomna. The total drop from source to mouth is 155.5 m.

The largest tributaries are the Ruza and the Istra (left) and the Pakhra (right). The river’s waters are widely used for water supply to the city of Moscow.

There are cities on the Moscow River: Mozhaisk, Zvenigorod, Krasnogorsk, Moscow, Dzerzhinsky, Lytkarino, Zhukovsky, Ramenskoye, Bronnitsy, Voskresensk, Kolomna.

Our cruises on The Moscow River
From Moscow to Rostov-on-Don
Moscow - Rostov-on-Don, 19 days

Our Russian river cruise «Great Mother Volga» covers vast territories of the Central and the Southern Russia between Moscow and Rostov-on-Don.

You will enjoy seeing Volgograd with its monument-ensemble «Heroes of the Battle of Stalingrad» on Mamaev Kurgan, a city with a thousand-year history, the cities of the Golden Ring of Russia – Yaroslavl and Kostroma and much more. Some of the cruises also visit the Russian «Caviar capital» Astrakhan.

The river Volga is identified with the Motherland and is a symbol of freedom, breadth and strength of the Russian Spirit. Nevertheless, the Volga Region is very multinational: Tatars, Bashkirs, Chuvashs, Mordovians, Udmurts, Mari, Ukrainians, Kazakhs, Armenians, Komi-Permyaks, Azerbaijanis, Germans, Cossacks and several other nationalities have their homeland there.

So, get ready to listen to exciting legends and informative stories while cruising the Great Mother Volga!

The vessels cruising on the route are Kandinsky Prestige (14-day cruise) and Rachmaninoff (19-day crouse).

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From Moscow to Saint Petersburg
Moscow - St. Petersburg, 11 days
  • Services in English/German/French/Italian/Spanish languages from speaking board guides.
  • Excursions included in the program, no additional charges for mentioned languages.
  • Discover every bit of Moscow and St. Petersburg. Explore the cities during the several days and experience service in comfort on the ship.
  • Immerse yourself in Russian culture and reach history with extended tour program on board!
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From Moscow to Saint Petersburg
Moscow - St.Petersburg 7 days
  • Services in English/German/French/Italian/Spanish languages from speaking board guides.
  • Excursions included in the program, no additional charges for mentioned languages.
  • Discover every bit of Moscow and St. Petersburg. Explore the cities during the several days and experience service in comfort on the ship.
  • Immerse yourself in Russian culture and reach history with extended tour program on board!
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From Moscow to Rostov-on-Don
Moscow – Rostov-on-Don, 14 days

Our Russian river cruise «Great Mother Volga» covers vast territories of the Central and the Southern Russia between Moscow and Rostov-on-Don.

You will enjoy seeing Volgograd with its monument-ensemble «Heroes of the Battle of Stalingrad» on Mamaev Kurgan, a city with a thousand-year history, the cities of the Golden Ring of Russia – Yaroslavl and Kostroma and much more. Some of the cruises also visit the Russian «Caviar capital» Astrakhan.

The river Volga is identified with the Motherland and is a symbol of freedom, breadth and strength of the Russian Spirit. Nevertheless, the Volga Region is very multinational: Tatars, Bashkirs, Chuvashs, Mordovians, Udmurts, Mari, Ukrainians, Kazakhs, Armenians, Komi-Permyaks, Azerbaijanis, Germans, Cossacks and several other nationalities have their homeland there.

So, get ready to listen to exciting legends and informative stories while cruising the Great Mother Volga!

The vessels cruising on the route are Kandinsky Prestige (14-day cruise) and Rachmaninoff (19-day crouse).

From 14 days
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From Moscow to Saint Petersburg
Moscow – St. Petersburg, 11 days, LUXURY
  • Best Moscow to St. Petersburg River Cruises on the Deluxe ships 2020-2021
  • Best Prices for Cruising the Volga River in Style
  • Seniors have Compliments
  • Russian River Cruise perfect for Senior Travelers – the ship is equipped with an Elevator
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From Rostov-on-Don to Moscow
Rostov-on-Don - Moscow, 19 days

Our Russian river cruise «Great Mother Volga» covers vast territories of the Central and the Southern Russia between Moscow and Rostov-on-Don.

You will enjoy seeing Volgograd with its monument-ensemble «Heroes of the Battle of Stalingrad» on Mamaev Kurgan, a city with a thousand-year history, the cities of the Golden Ring of Russia – Yaroslavl and Kostroma and much more. Some of the cruises also visit the Russian «Caviar capital» Astrakhan.

The river Volga is identified with the Motherland and is a symbol of freedom, breadth and strength of the Russian Spirit. Nevertheless, the Volga Region is very multinational: Tatars, Bashkirs, Chuvashs, Mordovians, Udmurts, Mari, Ukrainians, Kazakhs, Armenians, Komi-Permyaks, Azerbaijanis, Germans, Cossacks and several other nationalities have their homeland there.

So, get ready to listen to exciting legends and informative stories while cruising the Great Mother Volga!

The vessels cruising on the route are Kandinsky Prestige, Ivan Bunin, Rachmainoff.

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From Rostov-on-Don to Saint Petersburg
Rostov-on-Don – St. Petersburg, 20 days

The ship tours 17 federated states of Russia – these are the lands of Russians and Tatars, Ingermanlanders and Veps, Chuvash and Mordovians, Kalmyks and Cossacks.The itinerary takes you to the biggest Russian city through the «tribal lands» via its grand waterways with stops in the cities of more than 20 cultures! This journey provides you with boundless insight into the country’s cultural and historic treasures. The cruise combines our «Moscow – St. Petersburg» voyage with «Great Mother Volga» one, the difference is that «From Baltic to Caspian» does not have Moscow included into the itinerary; however the capital of Russia can always be visited by way of pre- or a post-cruise extension.

The vessel cruising on the route is Svchenko (20-day cruise)

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From Saint Petersburg to Rostov-on-Don
Saint Petersburg – Rostov, 20 days

The ship tours 17 federated states of Russia – these are the lands of Russians and Tatars, Ingermanlanders and Veps, Chuvash and Mordovians, Kalmyks and Cossacks.The itinerary takes you to the biggest Russian city through the «tribal lands» via its grand waterways with stops in the cities of more than 20 cultures! This journey provides you with boundless insight into the country’s cultural and historic treasures. The cruise combines our «Moscow – St. Petersburg» voyage with «Great Mother Volga» one, the difference is that «From Baltic to Caspian» does not have Moscow included into the itinerary; however the capital of Russia can always be visited by way of pre- or a post-cruise extension.

The vessels cruising on the route are Shevchenko, Ivan Bunin.

From 20 days
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From Saint Petersburg to Moscow
St. Petersburg - Moscow 11 days LUXURY
  • Your Dream Volga River Cruise to Moscow, Russia
  • 2020-2021 Dates & Best Rates
  • Luxury Ship from St. Petersburg
  • Hermitage & Kremlin Tours Included
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From Saint Petersburg to Moscow
St. Petersburg - Moscow, 11 days
  • Services in English/German/French/Italian/Spanish languages from speaking board guides.
  • Excursions included in the program, no additional charges for mentioned languages.
  • Discover every bit of Moscow and St. Petersburg. Explore the cities during the several days and experience service in comfort on the ship.
  • Immerse yourself in Russian culture and reach history with extended tour program on board!
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From Saint Petersburg to Moscow
St. Petersburg - Moscow, 7 days
  • Services in English/German/French/Italian/Spanish languages from speaking board guides.
  • Excursions included in the program, no additional charges for mentioned languages.
  • Discover every bit of Moscow and St. Petersburg. Explore the cities during the several days and experience service in comfort on the ship.
  • Immerse yourself in Russian culture and reach history with extended tour program on board!
From 7 days
From USD 1800
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