Viking Akun


Cruise line
Viking Cruises

Current cruise:
01 Jan, 1970 - 01 Jan, 1970

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Viking Akun Review and Specifications

Specifications of Viking Akun

Flag Ukraine
Year of built 1990
Length 129 m
Former name Marshal Koshevoy
Passengers - 210
Crew 115
Decks 5
Decks with cabins 5
Last Refurbishment 2014

Review of Viking Akun

The Viking Akun ship cruises on Volga River in Russia, departing from Moscow.

Viking Akun cruise ship

Discover the treasures of Russia on one of the best 4 ships sailing there: the fully refurbished in 2014 Viking ship Akun, or the Viking Truvor, Viking HelgiViking Ingvar (all 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!

Viking Akun ship

Year built Refurbished 1990 (as "Koshevoy") 2014 MMSI number Callsign code Flag State (registered in) 272559000 UVUX Russia
Passenger capacity Crew capacity Gross tonnage weight LOA length 210 115 5,600 tons 431 ft (131 m) Ship builder Owner and Operator Rosslauer Schiffswerft GmbH (Germany) Viking Cruises
  • 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 Helgi, Ingvar, Truvor, Rurik, 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.
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 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).

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.

Itinerary ports
26 April 12 nights / 13 days, one-way from Moscow to Saint Petersburg
Prices starting
from $5242
27 Apr        Departing from Moscow, Russia
28 Apr        Moscow, Russia (Tours ashore)
29 Apr        Moscow, Russia (Tours ashore)
30 Apr        Moscow, Russia
01 May        Uglich, Russia
02 May        Yaroslavl, Russia
02 May        Volga-Baltic Waterway,Russia
03 May        Goritsy, Russia
04 May        Volga-Baltic Waterway,Russia
04 May        Kizhi Island, Lake Onega, Russia
05 May        Svir River
06 May        Saint Petersburg, Russia (Tours ashore)
07 May        Saint Petersburg, Russia (Tours ashore)
08 May        Saint Petersburg, Russia
09 May        Arriving in Saint Petersburg, Russia
24 June 12 nights / 13 days, one-way from Saint Petersburg to Moscow
Prices starting
from $5092
25 Jun        Departing from Saint Petersburg, Russia
26 Jun        Saint Petersburg, Russia (Tours ashore)
27 Jun        Saint Petersburg, Russia (Tours ashore)
28 Jun        Saint Petersburg, Russia
29 Jun        Svir River
30 Jun        Kizhi Island, Lake Onega, Russia
30 Jun        Volga-Baltic Waterway,Russia
01 Jul        Goritsy, Russia
02 Jul        Volga-Baltic Waterway,Russia
02 Jul        Yaroslavl, Russia
03 Jul        Uglich, Russia
04 Jul        Moscow, Russia
05 Jul        Moscow, Russia (Tours ashore)
06 Jul        Moscow, Russia (Tours ashore)
07 Jul        Arriving in Moscow, Russia
28 October 12 nights / 13 days, one-way from Saint Petersburg to Moscow
Prices starting
from $4642
29 Oct        Departing from Saint Petersburg, Russia
30 Oct        Saint Petersburg, Russia (Tours ashore)
31 Oct        Saint Petersburg, Russia (Tours ashore)
01 Nov        Saint Petersburg, Russia
02 Nov        Svir River
03 Nov        Kizhi Island, Lake Onega, Russia
03 Nov        Volga-Baltic Waterway,Russia
04 Nov        Goritsy, Russia
05 Nov        Volga-Baltic Waterway,Russia
05 Nov        Yaroslavl, Russia
06 Nov        Uglich, Russia
07 Nov        Moscow, Russia
08 Nov        Moscow, Russia (Tours ashore)
09 Nov        Moscow, Russia (Tours ashore)
10 Nov        Arriving in Moscow, Russia
25 November 12 nights / 13 days, one-way from Moscow to Saint Petersburg
Prices starting
from $5242
26 Nov        Departing from Moscow, Russia
27 Nov        Moscow, Russia (Tours ashore)
28 Nov        Moscow, Russia (Tours ashore)
29 Nov        Moscow, Russia
30 Nov        Uglich, Russia
01 Dec        Yaroslavl, Russia
01 Dec        Volga-Baltic Waterway,Russia
02 Dec        Goritsy, Russia
03 Dec        Volga-Baltic Waterway,Russia
03 Dec        Kizhi Island, Lake Onega, Russia
04 Dec        Svir River
05 Dec        Saint Petersburg, Russia (Tours ashore)
06 Dec        Saint Petersburg, Russia (Tours ashore)
07 Dec        Saint Petersburg, Russia
08 Dec        Arriving in Saint Petersburg, Russia