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Scenic Tsar

Explore Russia
Scenic Tsar, launched in 2013, was the first ‘new-build’ ship to be launched onto Russia’s waterways for over 25 years. It is also the first boutique ‘small’ ship to join our ever-growing fleet of luxury vessels. There are just over one hundred guests on board, so you get a real sense of space, accompanied by an intimate atmosphere.

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Scenic Tsar

Finest Suites

Amongst the most spacious on Russia's rivers, our suites are embellished with luxury features, elegant appointments and the finest amenities akin to a luxury hotel. 

Everything you need

Intimate and friendly, Scenic Tsar is an incomparable blend of luxury, comfort and cultural immersion. On board you'll have access to WiFi, entertainment and a wellness area. 

Fully Inclusive

There's a choice of delicious dining options, including in-room dining, airport transfers and a range of fascinating shore excursions. Allow your cruise director and ever member of our team to create a perfect river cruise experience. 

Explore Russia on the Scenic Tsar

Please note that Scenic Tsar is not a Space-Ship and amenities, inclusions and on board facilities differ from Scenic's standard all-inclusive offering. Soft drinks, wine and beer are serves only with lunch and dinner and specialty coffees are an additional fee. There is no butler service, Tailormade or E-bike facilities and laundry and in-suite mini-bar are charged as extra.

Discover Russia in absolute luxury

Bringing absolute luxury to the majestic waterways of Russia, Scenic Tsar was the first ‘new-build’ ship to cruise the country’s waters upon entering service in 2013. Housing 112 passengers in complete comfort and luxury, this unique river cruise vessel lends itself perfectly to those seeking an intimate break in this far-flung and fascinating country.

No other ship offers luxury passage in Russia quite like Scenic Tsar. The ship is limited to 112 passengers accommodated in 56 beautifully proportioned suites, so each and every guest will enjoy a sense of space, freedom and tranquillity during their time aboard.

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Travel in comfort and style


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Echoing Scenic’s tradition of marrying luxury touches with cutting-edge technology, Scenic Tsar boasts a myriad of pioneering features. We really have thought of everything when ensuring Scenic Tsar offers the utmost in luxury and comfort, including en-suite bathrooms, complimentary Wi-Fi, satellite television, in-cabin safes and, in a first for Russian river cruising, full length balconies in the majority of guest suites and cabins.

This peerless attention to detail extends beyond the private suites and cabins, too. Scenic Tsar boasts a wealth of public lounge, entertainment and dining venues, allowing guests the opportunity to relax and unwind whilst savouring a roster of delicious, locally sourced fare.

the trip of a lifetime

These public areas span all four decks of this unique Space-Ship, and include the Sun Deck, Neva Lounge and Bar, Crystal Dining, Panorama Lounge and Bar, Beauty Salon and inclusive Wellness Area. So no matter where your cabin is located, you’ll never be far from the action.

Of course, one of the biggest advantages of travelling aboard Scenic Tsar on a luxury river cruise is having access to our fantastic service team. On-hand throughout your journey to ensure every aspect goes smoothly, the crew aboard Scenic Tsar will do everything they can to make your time aboard extra special — guaranteeing the trip of a lifetime.


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