Viking Akun

Viking Akun Review and Specifications

Specifications of Viking Akun

Flag Ukraine
Builder Rosslauer Schiffswerft GmbH (Germany)
Year built 1990
Length (LOA) 129 m / 423 ft
Gross Tonnage 5600 gt
Passengers - 210
Crew 115
Decks 5
Cabins 104
Decks with cabins 5
Last Refurbishment 2014
Former names MS Marshal Koshevoy

Review of Viking Akun

Viking Akun cruise ship (MS Marshal Koshevoy) cruises on Volga River in Russia, departing from Moscow. Itineraries allow passengers to explore the treasures of Russia on one of the best large-sized river ships sailing there.

The fully refurbished in 2014 Viking Akun is one of the 4 Viking ships in Russia - together with Viking Truvor, Viking HelgiViking Ingvar (all 3 were refurbished in 2013). Each of these vessels carries 204 passengers in 102 staterooms. The middle and upper deck staterooms feature private verandas. The accommodations meet European comfort standards and provide hotel-style beds, 26-inch flat TVs, in-room refrigerators. The beautiful public areas and restaurant facilities help make Viking Akun the finest river cruise ship in Russia.Viking Akun cruise ship Volga River, Russia Also benefit from the open air walk-around promenade, observation lounge, two bars with panoramic views, library and onboard boutique. There is free internet in every stateroom. Even a doctor on board!

  • Passenger decks: 4 (out of 5)
  • Cabin grades number: 6
  • Total number of cabins: 102 (of which 4 Suite, 67 Balcony, 33 with a non-opening window).
  • Restaurants: Neva (dining room).
  • Lounges & Bars: Panorama (observation), Akun Atrium (lobby), Library (2 Internet stations), Shop (Russian gifts and souvenirs), Promenade (deck 1), top-deck (bridge, Sky Bar, shaded relaxation area), 1 elevator.
  • Viking Akun river cruise deals are inclusive of Internet (Wi-Fi), laundry, all land tours/excursions, ground transfers, live onboard entertainment and lecturers, traditional Russian food and wine tastings, 24-hour tea/coffee, replenished daily bottled water.
  • Note: To/from Viking Akun boat transfers and airport meet&greet services are included in the cruise fares only when airfares are purchased through the Viking line.
  • Akun is one of Viking River Cruises Russia and Ukraine ships. The other vessels in this "Europe-Asian" fleet are the Viking Russian ships HelgiIngvarTruvorRurik, and in Ukraine - Sineus. You can compare Russian river cruises as prices also on AMAwaterways AmaKatarinaUniworld River Victoria and Scenic Tours Scenic Tsar - sailing the same route between Moscow and Petersburg.
  • The Viking Akun ship was built during the Soviet Union times in Western Germany, under the name "Marshal Koshevoy". The Koshevoy boat was one of all 27 Russian river vacation ships constructed in the period 1980-1990. Because of its V-bottom hull design, Akun can also operate as Baltic Sea cruising vessel.

Viking Akun cabins

Types/Categories (number, location), high to low

  • Suites - JS (x2, deck3), AA (x2, deck2)
  • Balcony Staterooms - AX (x35, deck3), BX (x32, deck2)
  • Deluxe RiverView Staterooms - CX (x8, deck1), DX (x23, deck1), plus 2x Single rooms.

Viking Akun river cruise prices are per person and based on double occupancy. These are only indicative Viking cruise rates. They might be different when you book your Viking River Cruises Russia cruisetour deals, influenced by travel agency promotions, special offers and discounts, group travel booking or last-minute deals rates. On some Viking Akun cruise tours, the line offers round-trip USA airfare discount deals (on select cabins or itineraries/dates).

Viking Akun itineraries

Follows the list of Viking Akun river cruise itineraries as themes, officially announced by the Viking Cruises line:

  • "WATERWAYS OF THE TSARS" are 12-days luxury Volga river cruises from Saint Petersburg to Moscow, and the reverse from Moscow to Saint Petersburg. There are 11 complimentary land tours/excursions and no hotel packages included in the fares. Feature port activities and tours along the route are:
  • St Petersburg excursions (Winter Palace, the Hermitage Museum - one of the world's largest and oldest, with a huge and unique collection of arts and antiquities, jewelries, sculptures, traditional Russian ballet performances, Pushkin district excursion, Catherine Palace - the summer residence of the Russian monarchs/"tsars"), St Petersburg bus tour, optional tour to Peterhof Palace (gardens, fountains), St Petersburg departure in early evening (on day 4)
  • Neva River cruise and crossing Lake Ladoga (the largest in Europe, on day 5)
  • Svir River cruise to Mandrogy (local Vodka Museum, Russian handmade souvenirs. Optional excursions in Mandrogy are themed  "banya" (visiting a traditional Russian bathhouse) and "matryoshka" (traditional Russian wooden doll making)
  • Cruising along the Russian “Blue Route” (225 km / 139 ml in length)
  • Onega Lake cruise (the Europe's second largest)
  • Kizhi (local Museum of Architecture /outdoor exposition of traditionally built Russian wooden houses, windmills, churches, most of them built without nails))
  • Volga-Baltic waterways cruising (370 km / 230 ml long system of small rivers, canals and 7 locks connecting Volga River with Baltic Sea
  • Kuzino (Kirillo-Belozersky Monastery, Assumption Cathedral, local museum)
  • Yaroslavl (local covered market for food and handmade items)
  • Moscow Canal cruise (arrival during lunch time, half-day long tour in Moscow visits Bolshoi Theater, Red Square, St Basil Cathedral, GUM Store, Metro. The second day offers full day long parks and monuments tour, with optional half-day long excursion to Tretyakov Gallery (fine art museum). Third day Moscow touring visits Kremlin and two cathedrals, with optional Kremlin Armory tour.
  • Departures from St Petersburg offer optional 2-night Moscow hotel package. On departures from Moscow, the line offers optional 3-night Helsinki hotel package (Finland).

Note: You can see the CruiseMapper's list of all river cruise ships and riverboats in the "itinerary" section of our River Cruises hub. All companies and their fleets are listed there.

Viking Akun Itineraries 2017

The below listed Viking Akun cruise prices on 2017 itineraries are only indicative and Per Person (in US dollars, based on double occupancy). These are the cheapest Viking 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.

Departure
Itinerary ports
08 May 12 nights / 13 days, one-way from Saint Petersburg to Moscow
Prices starting
from $3892
09 May        Departing from Saint Petersburg, Russia
10 May        Saint Petersburg, Russia (Tours ashore)
11 May        Saint Petersburg, Russia (Tours ashore)
12 May        Saint Petersburg, Russia
13 May        Svir River
14 May        Kizhi Island, Lake Onega, Russia
14 May        Volga-Baltic Waterway,Russia
15 May        Goritsy, Russia
16 May        Volga-Baltic Waterway,Russia
16 May        Yaroslavl, Russia
17 May        Uglich, Russia
18 May        Moscow, Russia
19 May        Moscow, Russia (Tours ashore)
20 May        Moscow, Russia (Tours ashore)
21 May        Arriving in Moscow, Russia
20 May 12 nights / 13 days, one-way from Moscow to Saint Petersburg
Prices starting
from $4192
21 May        Departing from Moscow, Russia
22 May        Moscow, Russia (Tours ashore)
23 May        Moscow, Russia (Tours ashore)
24 May        Moscow, Russia
25 May        Uglich, Russia
26 May        Yaroslavl, Russia
26 May        Volga-Baltic Waterway,Russia
27 May        Goritsy, Russia
28 May        Volga-Baltic Waterway,Russia
28 May        Kizhi Island, Lake Onega, Russia
29 May        Svir River
30 May        Saint Petersburg, Russia (Tours ashore)
31 May        Saint Petersburg, Russia (Tours ashore)
01 Jun        Saint Petersburg, Russia
02 Jun        Arriving in Saint Petersburg, Russia
01 June 12 nights / 13 days, one-way from Saint Petersburg to Moscow
Prices starting
from $5092
02 Jun        Departing from Saint Petersburg, Russia
03 Jun        Saint Petersburg, Russia (Tours ashore)
04 Jun        Saint Petersburg, Russia (Tours ashore)
05 Jun        Saint Petersburg, Russia
06 Jun        Svir River
07 Jun        Kizhi Island, Lake Onega, Russia
07 Jun        Volga-Baltic Waterway,Russia
08 Jun        Goritsy, Russia
09 Jun        Volga-Baltic Waterway,Russia
09 Jun        Yaroslavl, Russia
10 Jun        Uglich, Russia
11 Jun        Moscow, Russia
12 Jun        Moscow, Russia (Tours ashore)
13 Jun        Moscow, Russia (Tours ashore)
14 Jun        Arriving in Moscow, Russia
13 June 12 nights / 13 days, one-way from Moscow to Saint Petersburg
Prices starting
from $5092
14 Jun        Departing from Moscow, Russia
15 Jun        Moscow, Russia (Tours ashore)
16 Jun        Moscow, Russia (Tours ashore)
17 Jun        Moscow, Russia
18 Jun        Uglich, Russia
19 Jun        Yaroslavl, Russia
19 Jun        Volga-Baltic Waterway,Russia
20 Jun        Goritsy, Russia
21 Jun        Volga-Baltic Waterway,Russia
21 Jun        Kizhi Island, Lake Onega, Russia
22 Jun        Svir River
23 Jun        Saint Petersburg, Russia (Tours ashore)
24 Jun        Saint Petersburg, Russia (Tours ashore)
25 Jun        Saint Petersburg, Russia
26 Jun        Arriving in Saint Petersburg, Russia
25 June 12 nights / 13 days, one-way from Saint Petersburg to Moscow
Prices starting
from $5092
26 Jun        Departing from Saint Petersburg, Russia
27 Jun        Saint Petersburg, Russia (Tours ashore)
28 Jun        Saint Petersburg, Russia (Tours ashore)
29 Jun        Saint Petersburg, Russia
30 Jun        Svir River
01 Jul        Kizhi Island, Lake Onega, Russia
01 Jul        Volga-Baltic Waterway,Russia
02 Jul        Goritsy, Russia
03 Jul        Volga-Baltic Waterway,Russia
03 Jul        Yaroslavl, Russia
04 Jul        Uglich, Russia
05 Jul        Moscow, Russia
06 Jul        Moscow, Russia (Tours ashore)
07 Jul        Moscow, Russia (Tours ashore)
08 Jul        Arriving in Moscow, Russia
07 July 12 nights / 13 days, one-way from Moscow to Saint Petersburg
Prices starting
from $5242
08 Jul        Departing from Moscow, Russia
09 Jul        Moscow, Russia (Tours ashore)
10 Jul        Moscow, Russia (Tours ashore)
11 Jul        Moscow, Russia
12 Jul        Uglich, Russia
13 Jul        Yaroslavl, Russia
13 Jul        Volga-Baltic Waterway,Russia
14 Jul        Goritsy, Russia
15 Jul        Volga-Baltic Waterway,Russia
15 Jul        Kizhi Island, Lake Onega, Russia
16 Jul        Svir River
17 Jul        Saint Petersburg, Russia (Tours ashore)
18 Jul        Saint Petersburg, Russia (Tours ashore)
19 Jul        Saint Petersburg, Russia
20 Jul        Arriving in Saint Petersburg, Russia
19 July 12 nights / 13 days, one-way from Saint Petersburg to Moscow
Prices starting
from $5242
20 Jul        Departing from Saint Petersburg, Russia
21 Jul        Saint Petersburg, Russia (Tours ashore)
22 Jul        Saint Petersburg, Russia (Tours ashore)
23 Jul        Saint Petersburg, Russia
24 Jul        Svir River
25 Jul        Kizhi Island, Lake Onega, Russia
25 Jul        Volga-Baltic Waterway,Russia
26 Jul        Goritsy, Russia
27 Jul        Volga-Baltic Waterway,Russia
27 Jul        Yaroslavl, Russia
28 Jul        Uglich, Russia
29 Jul        Moscow, Russia
30 Jul        Moscow, Russia (Tours ashore)
31 Jul        Moscow, Russia (Tours ashore)
01 Aug        Arriving in Moscow, Russia
31 July 12 nights / 13 days, one-way from Moscow to Saint Petersburg
Prices starting
from $5242
01 Aug        Departing from Moscow, Russia
02 Aug        Moscow, Russia (Tours ashore)
03 Aug        Moscow, Russia (Tours ashore)
04 Aug        Moscow, Russia
05 Aug        Uglich, Russia
06 Aug        Yaroslavl, Russia
06 Aug        Volga-Baltic Waterway,Russia
07 Aug        Goritsy, Russia
08 Aug        Volga-Baltic Waterway,Russia
08 Aug        Kizhi Island, Lake Onega, Russia
09 Aug        Svir River
10 Aug        Saint Petersburg, Russia (Tours ashore)
11 Aug        Saint Petersburg, Russia (Tours ashore)
12 Aug        Saint Petersburg, Russia
13 Aug        Arriving in Saint Petersburg, Russia
12 August 12 nights / 13 days, one-way from Saint Petersburg to Moscow
Prices starting
from $5242
13 Aug        Departing from Saint Petersburg, Russia
14 Aug        Saint Petersburg, Russia (Tours ashore)
15 Aug        Saint Petersburg, Russia (Tours ashore)
16 Aug        Saint Petersburg, Russia
17 Aug        Svir River
18 Aug        Kizhi Island, Lake Onega, Russia
18 Aug        Volga-Baltic Waterway,Russia
19 Aug        Goritsy, Russia
20 Aug        Volga-Baltic Waterway,Russia
20 Aug        Yaroslavl, Russia
21 Aug        Uglich, Russia
22 Aug        Moscow, Russia
23 Aug        Moscow, Russia (Tours ashore)
24 Aug        Moscow, Russia (Tours ashore)
25 Aug        Arriving in Moscow, Russia
24 August 12 nights / 13 days, one-way from Moscow to Saint Petersburg
Prices starting
from $5242
25 Aug        Departing from Moscow, Russia
26 Aug        Moscow, Russia (Tours ashore)
27 Aug        Moscow, Russia (Tours ashore)
28 Aug        Moscow, Russia
29 Aug        Uglich, Russia
30 Aug        Yaroslavl, Russia
30 Aug        Volga-Baltic Waterway,Russia
31 Aug        Goritsy, Russia
01 Sep        Volga-Baltic Waterway,Russia
01 Sep        Kizhi Island, Lake Onega, Russia
02 Sep        Svir River
03 Sep        Saint Petersburg, Russia (Tours ashore)
04 Sep        Saint Petersburg, Russia (Tours ashore)
05 Sep        Saint Petersburg, Russia
06 Sep        Arriving in Saint Petersburg, Russia
05 September 12 nights / 13 days, one-way from Saint Petersburg to Moscow
Prices starting
from $4642
06 Sep        Departing from Saint Petersburg, Russia
07 Sep        Saint Petersburg, Russia (Tours ashore)
08 Sep        Saint Petersburg, Russia (Tours ashore)
09 Sep        Saint Petersburg, Russia
10 Sep        Svir River
11 Sep        Kizhi Island, Lake Onega, Russia
11 Sep        Volga-Baltic Waterway,Russia
12 Sep        Goritsy, Russia
13 Sep        Volga-Baltic Waterway,Russia
13 Sep        Yaroslavl, Russia
14 Sep        Uglich, Russia
15 Sep        Moscow, Russia
16 Sep        Moscow, Russia (Tours ashore)
17 Sep        Moscow, Russia (Tours ashore)
18 Sep        Arriving in Moscow, Russia
17 September 12 nights / 13 days, one-way from Moscow to Saint Petersburg
Prices starting
from $4642
18 Sep        Departing from Moscow, Russia
19 Sep        Moscow, Russia (Tours ashore)
20 Sep        Moscow, Russia (Tours ashore)
21 Sep        Moscow, Russia
22 Sep        Uglich, Russia
23 Sep        Yaroslavl, Russia
23 Sep        Volga-Baltic Waterway,Russia
24 Sep        Goritsy, Russia
25 Sep        Volga-Baltic Waterway,Russia
25 Sep        Kizhi Island, Lake Onega, Russia
26 Sep        Svir River
27 Sep        Saint Petersburg, Russia (Tours ashore)
28 Sep        Saint Petersburg, Russia (Tours ashore)
29 Sep        Saint Petersburg, Russia
30 Sep        Arriving in Saint Petersburg, Russia
29 September 12 nights / 13 days, one-way from Saint Petersburg to Moscow
Prices starting
from $4642
30 Sep        Departing from Saint Petersburg, Russia
01 Oct        Saint Petersburg, Russia (Tours ashore)
02 Oct        Saint Petersburg, Russia (Tours ashore)
03 Oct        Saint Petersburg, Russia
04 Oct        Svir River
05 Oct        Kizhi Island, Lake Onega, Russia
05 Oct        Volga-Baltic Waterway,Russia
06 Oct        Goritsy, Russia
07 Oct        Volga-Baltic Waterway,Russia
07 Oct        Yaroslavl, Russia
08 Oct        Uglich, Russia
09 Oct        Moscow, Russia
10 Oct        Moscow, Russia (Tours ashore)
11 Oct        Moscow, Russia (Tours ashore)
12 Oct        Arriving in Moscow, Russia
11 October 12 nights / 13 days, one-way from Moscow to Saint Petersburg
Prices starting
from $3892
12 Oct        Departing from Moscow, Russia
13 Oct        Moscow, Russia (Tours ashore)
14 Oct        Moscow, Russia (Tours ashore)
15 Oct        Moscow, Russia
16 Oct        Uglich, Russia
17 Oct        Yaroslavl, Russia
17 Oct        Volga-Baltic Waterway,Russia
18 Oct        Goritsy, Russia
19 Oct        Volga-Baltic Waterway,Russia
19 Oct        Kizhi Island, Lake Onega, Russia
20 Oct        Svir River
21 Oct        Saint Petersburg, Russia (Tours ashore)
22 Oct        Saint Petersburg, Russia (Tours ashore)
23 Oct        Saint Petersburg, Russia
24 Oct        Arriving in Saint Petersburg, Russia