Samara Region


About the company

Sputnik-Germes is the largest tour operator, specializing in river cruises in the Samara region.

Group of companies “Sputnik-Germes” is a large holding with 20 years of experience, steady traditions and a professional approach.

The holding deals with organization of river cruises, conferences, corporate services, as well as hospitality for excursion tours.

The holding is an official representative of the major Russian tour operators. It has its own office in the center of Samara and has branch offices in Kazan and Tolyatti.

In 2020, Sputnik-Germes was included into the list of five Russian cruise companies, which are recognized by the Government of the Russian Federation as backbone. Sputnik-Germes was included into the list in accordance with the decision of the Ministry of transport of the Russian Federation.

The company manages 7 river vessels, 4 of which are its property. The number of employees during the season is 400 people.

The total tourist cash flow of all the company’s activity fields is about 40000 people (including cruise field, where there are more than 27 thousand people)

Sputnik-Germes has earned a reputation of a convenient operator, which has its own booking system.

Detailed range of services

  • Organization of individual excursion and medical tours, and many other tours in Russia and abroad.
  • Organization of individual and corporate tours along Russian rivers, hospitality and service for excursion groups in Samara and Kazan, including organization of transfers, accommodation, catering, submitting of highly qualified guides (guides who are able to speak foreign languages).
  • Visa support.
  • Choosing and booking of flight- and railway tickets.

Main news of the company

After 2020, the toughest year in history ever, the company continues to develop and strives to stay client oriented. We don’t have any fears regarding the bravest ideas concerning improvement of our tour product.

We yearly expand our cruise network, while preserving a high level of service.

Company slogan: “Trust the professionals to organize your rest”.


“We greet our colleagues and future partners! The main line of work of Sputnik-Germes is organization of river cruises on big and small vessels. We strive to meet high demands of each tourist, while constantly working out and developing river routes along the whole great river — the Volga river! A successful experience of Samara taking part in the World football cup FIFA 2018 showed us enormous interest of foreign tourists towards provincial cities, their history and cultural heritage.

And in 2021 we want to continue attracting as many foreign guests as possible. We want to attract them with Russian hospitality and endless tour opportunities of the Volga Cruise center in the Samara region.”

Denisova Natalya




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