MS Dnieper Princess

MS Dnieper Princess Review and Specifications

Specifications of MS Dnieper Princess

Year built 1967  /  Age : 50
Flag state Ukraine
Builder VEB Elbewerften Boizenburg, East Germany
Class Vladimir Ilyich
Speed 14 kn / 26 kph / 16 mph
Length (LOA) 129 m / 423 ft
Beam (width) 16.7 m / 55 ft
Passengers 150 - 320
Crew 98
Decks 4
Cabins 150
Decks with cabins 4
Last Refurbishment 2008
Former names Yevgeniy Vuchetich (Project 301)

Review of MS Dnieper Princess

MS Dnieper Princess ("Printsesa Dnipra") is a 4-deck Russian river cruise ship sailing along Dnieper River from Kiev to the Black Sea. The vessel is owned and operated by the Russian shipping company "Imperial River Cruises". Vladimir Ilyich class is a class of 4-deck Russian river passenger ships, manufactured in Germany between 1974–1983. The class is named after the first vessel "Vladimir Ilyich".

The ship's interior design is done in classical style. Great attention was paid to arranging of onboard dining areas that came out cozy and spacious. Decorations and design of the public areas add to hospitable and friendly atmosphere and encourage guests to socialize and enjoy their stay.

Dnieper Princess is able to accommodate a maximum of 320 passengers. The cabins are quite small (average 10 m2 /110 ft2), but are functional and feature large picture windows that open (except for the Low Deck cabins that have portholes). Cabin amenities consist of two pull man style berths, radio, air conditioning and private bathrooms with sink and shower.

There are two restaurants on the ship, both serving meals in one seating. The two cozy bars and a concert hall are located on the Sun Deck. Meals include Ukrainian and international choices. Ship's crew is young and friendly. While not on the level of western style vessels or services, Dnieper Princess provides an excellent means of exploring exciting tourist destination. The ship is non-smoking throughout, except the outdoor areas.

MS Dnieper Princess

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MS Dnieper Princess Itineraries 2017

The below listed MS Dnieper Princess cruise prices on 2017 itineraries are only indicative and Per Person (in US dollars, based on double occupancy). These are the cheapest Russian River Cruises fares on the ship’s lowest category cabins available for booking. Cruise fares typically change with departure dates approaching, last minute deals, discounts, promotions, independent travel agency offers.

Itinerary ports
Bucharest cruise port

02 September 2017 11 nights / 12 days, one-way from Bucharest to Kiev
Prices starting
from $2482
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02 Sep      Departing from Bucharest, Romania   
04 Sep     Constanta, Romania   
05 Sep     Izmail, Ukraine   
06 Sep     Vilkovo, Danube Delta, Ukraine   
07 Sep - 08 Sep     Odessa, Ukraine (Overnight)   
08 Sep     Odessa, Ukraine   
09 Sep     Kherson, Ukraine   
10 Sep     Zaporizhia, Zaporozhye, Ukraine   
11 Sep     Dnieper River   
12 Sep - 13 Sep     Kiev, Ukraine (Overnight)   
13 Sep     Kiev, Ukraine   
14 Sep      Arriving in Kiev, Ukraine