“Tikhiy Don” History and Technical Details
Tikhiy Don cruise ship is named after the famous novel written by Mikhail Sholohov “Quiet is the Don”. In Russian the novel’s name sounds like Tikhiy Don. Tikhiy Don cruise ship is a four deck ship or fourdecker. It had been designed and built in Germany in 1977 and then it was remodeled according to the high standards of a modern comfortable 4 stars hotel in 2005 in Romania by it’s new US owner Grand Circle Cruises Inc.
The river cruise ship is equipped by all modern navigation utilities. It’s maximum speed in 26 kilometers per hour or some 15 miles per hour. Its length is 125 meters and it’s 167 meters wide. The maximum number of passengers is 220. All the cabins are DeLuxe quality.
“Tikhiy Don” Description
“Tikhiy Don” has all 110 one room de-luxe double or triple cabins with all modern conveniences. There’s a big window in each cabin. All cabins have air conditioning, a radio and a SAT TV set, a phone, a safe with code lock, a fridge, a shower, hot and cold water, toilet, closet, electricity plug sockets.
The ship also has
- a luxurious restaurant,
- 2 bars: A Tzar Bar and a Presedent Bar with a show stage,
- a laundromat;
- a massage saloon,;
- a hairdo saloon,
- a solarium.
There’s a variety music and exotic dance show every night.
The cruise price includes
- a place at a cabin with all modern conveniences;
- 3 meals a day at the ship’s restaurant (breakfast, lunch, dinner ALL INCLUDED);
- lectures, concerts, games, movies, variety shows, discos.
To see the itinerary and prices and to choose the cruise you like click on DOWNLOAD PRICELIST link at the top of the page.
To make reservations click on BOOK IT link at the top of the page.
To pay your cruise please visit one of SamaraTour offices in Samara, Russia or wire your payment through your nearest bank. We do not accept on-line payments now.
Reservation is valid without payment during ONE day only, after which it’s cancelled automatically in case the customer has not made payment. The earlier you make the reservation the better is the chance you get the cruise you like. The best time to make cruise reservations is in May and June or at least 3 weeks prior to the cruise date.
We hand in, fax, e-mail, or mail the cruise ticket according to the wish of the customer.
We provide guides and interpreters on request.
WE GUARANTEE EXCELLENT SERVICE IN ALL TIMES.