The three sister ships, MS FEDIN, MS CHICHERIN and MS SIMONOV, have all enjoyed a long period of popularity. The large Sun Deck with its deck chairs and full-length promenade invite guests to relax and view the every changing scenery. The cheerful Russian crew serve up a variety of traditional meals in the intimately styled Restaurant. There is a very extensive programme of on-board events, including performances of music and dance, lectures and courses in elementary Russian.
Facilities on board
Two Restaurants, two Bars, Sun Deck, Lecture Theatre, Sauna and Shop
Language on board
The main on board language with NICKO Cruises is German. Please note that there is no special program for English-speaking guests.
The cabins are 2-bed outside cabins, around 10 square metres in size with large, opening panoramic windows (those on the Lower Deck have a non-opening porthole). The cabins are furnished in a practical style with a heating and ventilation system, shower/WC, fridge and a roomy wardrobe. The 2-bed cabins all have lower separate beds. The cabins on the Lower Deck measure around 13 square metres containing two lower separate beds and two upper foldaway beds, so that they can accommodate either 2, 3 or 4 guests. The 2-bed suites have a separate bedroom (with a king-size bed) and lounge area and are about 30 square metres in size. The 1-bed cabins have around 8 square metres of floorspace.
Restaurant / Cuisine
Meals are served at a single sitting in the two Restaurants. The menus offer traditional Russian cuisine. At breakfast time there is a large buffet selection, whereas lunch and dinner are served at table.
A variety of events, including lectures on the country and its people, Russian lessons, music and dance performances, folkloric evenings and classical music.