About DCS Touristik
Founded in Germany in 1985 DCS Touristik specializes in high-quality bus-ship combinations. The program includes group tours, river cruises, event tours, city trips, wellness trips and musical travels. The ships operate mainly on the rivers Main, Rhine and Danube and with some exceptions also on Volga and Nile.
About Nizhny Novgord
The river cruise ship was built in Germany in 1977. Guests can explore beautiful places in Russia with Nizhny Novgorod. The ship was modernized last in 2019 and the maximum 216 travellers enjoy the comfort of it. In total there are five decks which are connected with stairs.
Life on board of Nizhny Novgorod
The staterooms are located on four of five decks. Apart from that there are various public areas as well. On the main deck there are the reception and a room for medical cases. For culinary highlights there are two restaurants and two bars. Guests who look for a nice souvenir should not miss to visit the souvenir shop on the middle deck. Apart from the outside area on the sun deck there are a solarium and a conference room located as well. The onboard languages are English, German, French, Spanish and Italian. The currency on the ship is the Russian rouble.
Nizhny Novgorod staterooms
In total there are 112 oceanview staterooms which are furnished comfortably and have an own bathroom with shower. Air condition, a radio, a tv, a safe and a fridge belong to the basic equipment of every stateroom. The portholes on the lower deck cannot be opened. The staterooms on the further decks are equipped with panoramic windows which can be opened. The suites with a size of approx. 28 sqm are located on the middle deck. There is a separate living and sleeping area in the suites and the bathrooms are bigger.
Food and Beverage
In the beginning of the voyage the crew welcomes the guests with bread and salt. Additionally, a welcome reception with the captain takes place. Afterwards the passengers enjoy the delicious welcome dinner. There are two restaurants and two bars on the ship. For breakfast and lunch a buffet is prepared. In the evening a several course menu is served. Slavic and Russian dishes related to the visited places are served as well. The Russian tea ceremony is celebrated with live music and dance. At the end of every cruise a farewell dinner with the captain takes place.
DCS Touristik offers numerous shore excursions which are already included in the cruise price. Walking tours and bus trips often belong to the activities. It is a good chance to see the famous sights and to get to know the different culture even better.
To spend your holiday aboard Nizhny Novgorod is a great idea if you like to find out more about the Russian culture and do not want to miss the well-known comfort and service of DCS Touristik.