M / V "K. A. Timiryazev": history, technical characteristics, equipment, schedule, and reviews about the trips on Board


2019-09-09 15:00:24




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Hearing the word "cruise", many are handsome ocean liner, sedately floating on the waves along the strange land of Golden sand beaches and screaming on the palms of apes. But such a journey can take place not only in the ocean waters. For example, the ship «Timiryazev, K. A.” specializiruetsya on river cruises.

Historical background

The Ship was created in the GDR in 1959. It is included in the widely known project 588. In the framework of shipbuilding for Russia was in the period from 1953 to 1961. And was initially built 11 vessels. Then in the project documentation have been made a number of changes: the revised planning characteristics passenger cabins, dimensions, add-ins and some technical data. After that, the world saw another 38 vessels, including the ship «Timiryazev, K. A.”, which is the namesake of a Russian scientist, studied the physiological characteristics of plants and photosynthesis.

After the distillation of the shipyards of Germany to Russia, the ship was handed over to Volga shipping company and assigned to Astrakhan. After quite a successful operation for four decades it was sold to companies engaged in tourist and commercial activities. His cruise direction with the release of Astrakhan was Volgograd, Samara, Kazan, Nizhny Novgorod, Rostov–on–don, Perm, Ribinsk.

ship Timiryazev

From 2013 to 2016, the ship was not maintained and was put up for sale. New owner – TK "White Swan" port – Nizhny Novgorod. Then the ship was slightly reconstructed. From April 2017, it again went on a cruise.

Specifications and equipment

The Ship «Timiryazev, K. A." has the following dimensions:

  • Length of 95.8 m;
  • Width of 14.36 m;
  • Draft - 2.45 m;
  • Displacement - 1548 t;
  • Load capacity - 145 T.

This three-deck river vessel. Has 3 engines and can reach a maximum speed of 25 km/h. It serves fifty people.


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For a comfortable accommodation of passengers there are 104 cabins. They differ in capacity and comfort.

  • Suite. These two cabins. They are located on the boat deck. This double room superior. They have bathroom, TV, refrigerator, air conditioning.
  • Junior. This category features 12 double cabins on the middle deck. They are equipped with bathrooms, TV, refrigerators, air conditioners.
  • 1-A. 17 single cabins on middle and boat deck.
  • 1-A. 21 double cabin on the middle deck in the fore and aft with single beds.
  • 2-A. Two quadruple cabins on the middle deck.
  • 2-A. 16 double cabins on the main deck.
  • 2-B. 8 quadruple cabins on the main deck.
  • 3 class. 26 double cabins on the lower deck.

The Last four options have bunk accommodation. All but the first two, equipped with a sink with hot and cold water.

ship Timiryazev schedule

For the entertainment of the traveller there is a conference hall that can accommodate about a hundred people, cinema, music salon, concert and reading rooms, 2 restaurants and a karaoke cafe, a massage room and Solarium, a small gym.

Cruise schedule

Today is the implementation of flight in 2018. And this is done with consideration of discounts for early booking. The schedule of the ship «Timiryazev, K. A.” has cruises from three to 20 days. In this case the cost included not only maintenance on the ship with entertainment, but also a tour service when you disembark on the way.

The First voyage is scheduled for 23 may 2018. It will cruise Nizhny Novgorod – Moscow for 5 days. End navigation–2018 for the ship «Timiryazev, K. A." September 27, 5-day route Moscow – Nizhny Novgorod. Thus he will return to the current port.

Feedback about the journey

Only positive feedback about the ship «Timiryazev, K. A.” leave the travelers who have benefited from the hospitality of the ship on the cruise. Enjoyed our stay as tourists–the singles, and couples with children. All noted the friendly atmosphere on Board, the attention and sensitivity of the staff.

ship Timiryazev reviews

Cleaning of cabins is carried out regularly, so they are very clean. Food in all restaurants is beyond praise, very diverse, and most importantly – delicious. There is animation for children and adults, do not give bored. Tour program rich and interesting.

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