Carmen Dove 4 star review | Travel All Russia

Volga Dream Gold with Helsinki Extension, May 2016

Carmen Dove from United States traveled to Russia, Finland
4

The trip was fantastic. I enjoyed the cruise and the presentations and lectures by the professor, which were very informative, and the best of the "activities" offered while cruising.

Mandrogi, the last stop before St Petersburg was not interesting as the other ones. I believe the fact of not being an authentic village takes away from the quality of the overall trip.

Food and service on the ship were outstanding. Regularly, the ship offers Wi-Fi for about $75 which is quite steep, in my opinion. Because tv was not working properly, in route, they made the decision to not charge for Wi-Fi and give the password to whoever happened to find out about the change. My suggestion would be to include Wi-Fi in the price of the trip, the same way you do for wine served during meals. This way people feel like they getting a good deal and it had the appearance of a bonus even though we really are paying for it. Psychologically, does not feel great to arrive for the cruise and find out you need to pay an additional fee for some service which today is almost essential.

Unfortunately, the hotel in Helsinski was not at par like the ones in Moscow and St Petersburg. Air conditioning did not work in the room so we had to ask them to open the window and housekeeping was a bit lagging. Our guide in Helsinki was outstanding.

Published,
June 10, 2016
Read more Collapse
4
4.00
412 Reviews
4
4.00
412 Reviews
5
4.95
412 Reviews
5
4.95
412 Reviews
1 country, 2 cities
4, 5-starhotels
Russia1 country,2 cities
5
4.87
412 Reviews
5
4.87
412 Reviews
7 days
1 country, 2 cities
4, 5-starhotels
Russia1 country,2 cities
5
5.00
412 Reviews
5
5.00
412 Reviews
1 country, 2 cities
5-starhotels
Russia1 country,2 cities
5
5.00
412 Reviews
5
5.00
412 Reviews
9 days
1 country, 2 cities
4, 5-starhotels
Russia1 country,2 cities
5
4.50
412 Reviews
5
4.50
412 Reviews
1 country, 2 cities
4, 5-starhotels
Russia1 country,2 cities
5
4.98
412 Reviews
5
4.98
412 Reviews
9 days
1 country, 2 cities
5-starhotels
Russia1 country,2 cities
5
4.96
412 Reviews
5
4.96
412 Reviews
1 country, 2 cities
5-starhotels
Russia1 country,2 cities
5
4.89
412 Reviews
5
4.89
412 Reviews
11 days
1 country, 3 cities
4, 5-starhotels
Russia1 country,3 cities
5
4.89
412 Reviews
5
4.95
378 Reviews
5
4.89
412 Reviews
5
4.89
412 Reviews
11 days
1 country, 3 cities
4, 5-starhotels
Russia1 country,3 cities
5
4.86
412 Reviews
5
4.93
412 Reviews
5
4.87
378 Reviews
5
4.87
412 Reviews
5
4.87
412 Reviews
8 days
1 country, 2 cities
4, 5-starhotels
Russia1 country,2 cities
5
4.87
412 Reviews
5
4.87
412 Reviews
12 days
1 country, 3 cities
4, 5-starhotels
Russia1 country,3 cities
5
4.68
378 Reviews
5
4.97
378 Reviews
5
4.87
412 Reviews
5
4.96
378 Reviews
5
4.76
412 Reviews
5
4.76
412 Reviews
7 days
1 country, 2 cities
4, 5-starhotels
Russia1 country,2 cities
5
4.83
376 Reviews
5
4.91
412 Reviews
5
4.91
412 Reviews
8 days
1 country, 2 cities
4, 5-starhotels
Russia1 country,2 cities
5
4.99
378 Reviews
5
4.85
376 Reviews
5
4.85
376 Reviews
2 countries, 4 cities
3, 4, 5-starhotels
RussiaMongolia2 countries,4 cities
5
4.65
376 Reviews
5
4.65
376 Reviews
2 days
1 country, 1 city
5-starhotel
Russia1 country,1 city
RussiaRussia:Moscow
5
4.82
378 Reviews
5
4.82
340 Reviews
5
4.82
340 Reviews
2 days
1 country, 1 city
5-starship
Russia1 country,1 city
5
4.87
378 Reviews
4
4.00
414 Reviews
5
4.84
376 Reviews
5
4.84
376 Reviews
6 days
1 country, 1 city
4-starhotel
Russia1 country,1 city
RussiaRussia:Moscow
5
4.90
377 Reviews
5
4.90
377 Reviews
3 countries, 6 cities
4, 5-staraccommodation
RussiaMongoliaChina3 countries,6 cities
5
4.89
340 Reviews
5
4.89
340 Reviews
7 days
1 country, 1 city
4-starhotel
Russia1 country,1 city
5
5.00
378 Reviews
5
5.00
378 Reviews
1 country, 3 cities
5-staraccommodation
Russia1 country,3 cities
5
5.00
340 Reviews
5
5.00
340 Reviews
7 days
1 country, 1 city
5-starhotel
Russia1 country,1 city
5
4.80
413 Reviews
5
4.80
413 Reviews
13 days
1 country, 5 cities
4, 5-starhotels
Russia1 country,5 cities
5
4.88
412 Reviews
5
4.82
413 Reviews
5
4.82
413 Reviews
13 days
1 country, 3 cities
4, 5-starhotels
Russia1 country,3 cities
5
4.93
412 Reviews
5
4.93
412 Reviews
11 days
1 country, 2 cities
5-starhotels
Russia1 country,2 cities
5
4.89
412 Reviews
5
4.89
412 Reviews
16 days
1 country, 4 cities
4, 5-starhotels
Russia1 country,4 cities
5
5.00
412 Reviews
5
5.00
412 Reviews
11 days
1 country, 2 cities
5-starhotels
Russia1 country,2 cities
5
4.88
412 Reviews
5
4.88
412 Reviews
7 days
1 country, 2 cities
4, 5-starhotels
Russia1 country,2 cities
5
4.92
412 Reviews
5
4.92
412 Reviews
9 days
1 country, 2 cities
4, 5-starhotels
Russia1 country,2 cities
5
4.87
414 Reviews
5
4.87
414 Reviews
9 days
1 country, 4 cities
4, 5-starhotels
Russia1 country,4 cities
5
4.96
413 Reviews
5
4.96
413 Reviews
16 days
5 countries, 8 cities
4, 5-starhotels
DenmarkNorwaySwedenFinlandRussia5 countries,8 cities
CopenhagenOsloFlamBergenStockholmHelsinkiSaint PetersburgMoscow
DenmarkDenmark:Copenhagen
NorwayNorway:Oslo, Flam, Bergen
SwedenSweden:Stockholm
FinlandFinland:Helsinki
5
4.83
376 Reviews
5
4.83
376 Reviews
3 days
1 country, 1 city
5-starhotel
Russia1 country,1 city
RussiaRussia:Moscow
5
4.99
378 Reviews