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Old November 6th, 2013, 02:39 AM
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Question VOLGA cruise questions (cabin & date selection)

Hi there,

I'm planning to go on a river cruise on the Volga next summer. This will be my first river cruise experience and I'm really looking forward to it.
I'm 33 and I will be travelling with my mom.

So here are my questions:

1) How bad are lower decks? We are thinking of getting a cabin on the main deck but I wanna hear your thoughts on this. (The ship will be either MS Krasin/MS Karamzin or MS Litvinov/MS Chekhov)

2) We have two date options: 6th June or 28th June. It will be a 10days itinerary either ways. Which date sounds better?

I'm sure I will have more questions after booking the cruise but these are all for now.

Thanks for your help and wish you all a great day/night.
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Old November 6th, 2013, 10:13 AM
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We just returned from a Volga cruise on the Lev Tolstoy. Based on our weather experience, I would select the later cruise.
As far as which deck, I do not think the ship has elevators, so pick a deck with the least amount of stair climbing. We were on the main deck, but had to go down one deck to the dining room, and 2 decks to leave the ship.
We enjoyed our cruise in spite of the weather.
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Old November 7th, 2013, 04:09 AM
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Thank you.
I'm now checking your review.
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