Travel along the Volga

Travel along the Volga
 Cruise tourism in Russia is developing slowly but surely. Since 2005, every year the number of tourists on the Volga towards increased by 25%. For those who are bored just lying by the pool or on the beach, a boat trip along the Volga becomes a great way to have fun.
 River tourism differs from other ways of traveling: in constant slow movement introduce new cities in a rather comfortable environment. Travel companies offer different terms of duration and intensity tours along the Volga. The longest routes suggest parking in the lap of nature or in the Volga city with a rich ancient history. Usually travel plans so that the place overnight stays were on the way back in the afternoon - so miss something interesting will be difficult.

Volga - the largest in the European part of the Russian River. Its role in the formation of the Russian state can not be overestimated. That is why the journey along the Volga - is not just a pastime, but also a touch to the roots. The shortest length of tours in 3-4 days are organized to visit one or two cities. The longest tributary of the Volga can capture - Kama, White, on which you can climb up to Perm and Ufa, respectively. The way from Moscow to Ufa trip usually takes 16 days. Cruises and other cities of the Volga basin.

The classic route is the most popular among tourists, "Moscow - Astrakhan - Moscow" lasts 18-20 days. Long river path that will have to overcome the riverboat, covers about 30 cities, including Uglich, Yaroslavl, Kostroma, Nizhny Novgorod, Kazan, Samara, Saratov, Volgograd. All this - the ancient Russian city that you can visit with a tour group during the stay.

Another route - the so-called "Moscow Around the World", which developed in the 1960s. First, the ship was headed from the capital of Russia in Nizhny Novgorod on the Volga route, and returns back to the rivers Oka and Moscow. Demand and routes from Moscow to St. Petersburg through Kizhi, Valaam. Along the Volga River runs continuously for more than 20 cruise ships, but to get a ticket for them is not so simple: the number of those wishing to ride constantly increasing, the supply remains inelastic.

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