Viking River Cruises

Viking River Cruises Showcases Vibrant Destinations

See all the sights easily with Viking River Cruises, the world’s top river cruise line. Imagine sailing down the Danube River knowing you’re on your way to Vienna? Some Viking River Cruises include hotel stays for a deeper immersion.

Aboard your Viking River cruise, you’ll relish every experience. Attend a live concert or taste vintage wines from your ports. Savor cuisine influenced by your destinations or listen to a lecture on history or art.

Comfortable, airy staterooms and suites greet you at the end of each day. Warm and cushy, Viking River accommodations provide a content and welcoming home away from home. Most sport balconies or verandas so you can take in the scenery privately.

Viking River Cruises sail France and Germany, as well as Egypt, Russia, the Ukraine and more.
 

Recommended For:

Adventurous travelers who love local culture and in-depth exploration. Experienced cruisers looking to try something new.

Ship Rating Launched Pax Crew Pools Bars Casino Kids Programs CDC Score Minimum Price 

Viking Akun

199920411501- $5,499

Viking Douro Osfrid

20161063601- $2,849

Viking Emerald

201125613801- $3,524

Viking Hemming

20141063601- $2,799

Viking Ingvar

1990/201319911501- $5,099

Viking Longship Aegir

20121904801- $2,849

Viking Longship Alruna

20161905001- $2,049

Viking Longship Alsvin

20141904801- $3,199

Viking Longship Atla

20131905001- $1,999

Viking Longship Baldur

20131905001- $3,519

Viking Longship Bragi

20131905001- $2,749

Viking Longship Buri

20141904801- $2,299

Viking Longship Delling

20141904801- $1,999

Viking Longship Egil

20161905001- $1,999

Viking Longship Eir

20151905001- $2,049

Viking Longship Embla

20121905001- $2,749

Viking Longship Forseti

20131905001- $2,299

Viking Longship Gefjon

20151905001- $2,999

Viking Longship Gullveig

20141904801- $1,999

Viking Longship Heimdal

20141904801- $1,999

Viking Longship Herja

20161905001- $2,249

Viking Longship Hermod

20141904801- $1,999

Viking Longship Hild

20161905001- $3,299

Viking Longship Hlin

20141904801- $2,249

Viking Longship Idi

20141904801- $2,749

Viking Longship Ingvi

20141904801- $2,749

Viking Longship Jarl

20131905001- $1,999

Viking Longship Kadlin

20161905001- $2,249

Viking Longship Kara

20141904801- $2,249

Viking Longship Kvasir

20141904801- $2,749

Viking Longship Lif

20141905001- $2,749

Viking Longship Lofn

20151905001- $2,649

Viking Longship Magni

20131905201- $2,849

Viking Longship Mani

20141905001- $2,049

Viking Longship Mimir

20151905001- $2,999

Viking Longship Modi

20151904801- $4,799

Viking Longship Rinda

20131905001- $2,449

Viking Longship Rolf

20161905001- $1,999

Viking Longship Skadi

20121904801- $2,799

Viking Longship Skirnir

20151905001- $2,999

Viking Longship Tialfi

20161905001- $2,049

Viking Longship Tor

20131905001- $1,999

Viking Longship Var

20131905001- $1,999

Viking Longship Ve

20151905001- $2,749

Viking Longship Vidar

20151905001- $2,299

Viking Longship Vilhjalm

20151905001- $1,999

Viking Longship Vili

20151905001- $2,749

Viking Mekong

2001603001- $3,599

Viking Torgil

20141063601- $2,799

Viking Truvor

1988/201320410501- $5,499

Viking All Inclusive Cruising

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With the world's largest and best fleet of river cruise ships, more awards than any other river cruise line and choice in every aspect of your travels, Viking delivers remarkable value.

Your cruise includes:

  • Exceptional Accommodations aboard the newest, most deluxe river cruise fleet.
  • Enjoy your choice of staterooms, including Suites, Junior Suites and staterooms with verandas and French balconies Attentive Service from their award-wining, English-speaking staff, plus the personalized assistance of your onboard Viking Concierge - so you're well taken care of.
  • Enlightening Daily Shore Excursions, led by friendly, knowledgeable local guides utilizing a high-tech audio headset system - so you never miss a word. Engaging Cultural Enrichment with informative talks, performances, hands-on cooking and craft demonstrations, and much more.
  • All Onboard Meals created by their Swiss-trained chefs, featuring fresh ingredients and regional specialty options, served in a variety of settings including the most al fresco dining available on the rivers.
  • Complimentary Wine, Beer, & Soft Drinks with onboard dinner and lunch service; bottled water and complimentary cappuccino, coffee and tea at our 24-hour beverage bar
  • Complimentary Internet Service throughout their ships In-Room Infotainment Systems featuring movies on demand, plus CNBC, CNN, National Geographic and more
  • Deluxe Hotels for overnight stays during their pre and post packages, and land portions of their cruise tour itineraries.
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Immerse Yourself in Local Culture, Travel in Comfort

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Inspiring destinations, thoughtful itineraries, immersive cultural explorations, state-of-the-art ships, fine cuisine, excellent service and remarkable value - crafted with personal attention to every detail. We call this the Viking Experience. It's the way your bartender has your drink prepared at just the right moment. The gentle guidance from your tai chi master during your lesson in China. Or the handwritten directions from your concierge to the oldest coffeehouse in Vienna.

Every aspect of your time with Viking - from expertly prepared meals to carefully created enrichment programs and beautifully appointed ships - is planned to bring you closer to experiencing the most from your destination. By owning and operating their ships, no detail escapes their attention. It is what sets them apart from their competitors. And they never forget that looking after you well is how they became the world's leading river cruise line. It's why their guests return again and again. And why they have consistently been the most awarded river cruise line worldwide.

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Once in a Lifetime Shore Excursions

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Viking River knows that you travel to explore, to learn, to understand, to gain more insight and appreciation than can be obtained from simply passing through. Whether it is castles and cathedrals, museums or outdoor markets, or a UNESCO World Heritage Site, when it comes to showing you the world Viking River is dedicated to delivering the extraordinary; with the opportunity to explore your way.

Discover your Destination: Viking Rivers' daily shore excursions include must-see highlights and delightful surprises. These expertly guided tours bring you closer to the art, architecture, history and people of the land.

Gain Greater Insight: Watch a local German glassblower or learn about French Impressionism.

Viking River's Culture Curriculum, an enriching onboard program, infuses every cruise and brings history to life.

Capture the Culture: Accompany Viking River on a shopping trip to the local market. Walk through the door of a centuries-old cathedral or visit a contemporary art museum. Meet local fine food and wine purveyors. Viking River's tastings and demonstrations expand your mind and satisfy your senses.

Explore Ashore: Have you yearned to visit the vaults of the famed Hermitage Museum? Attend a classical concert in Vienna? Enjoy a Tang Dynasty dinner show in Xian?

Your Program Director can organize a variety of optional tours.

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Viking Redefines the Meaning of Service

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Can a reservations agent make booking your journey a pleasure? Will a waiter learn the name of your favorite wine, remember your food preferences and tailor his service to you? Is it possible for a concierge to feel like a close friend? Yes, if that team works for Viking.

When you have the best people, you have the best service - and Viking has both. From stateroom stewards to waiters to program directors, our English-speaking staff is trained to the highest standards. Superb Service At Viking, they have almost 3,000 of their own staff worldwide, all devoted to making your stay aboard the most memorable possible.

The Viking River Cruise ships are small and intimate, and every member of their crew is dedicated to personally hosting you. Viking is so confident they will exceed your expectations that they are the only river cruise company to guarantee their award-winning service. Personalized Attention From the moment you first plan your journey to the time you return home, Viking's staff takes care of you. They are the reason why Viking has won more consumer and industry awards than any other river cruise line. And why their guests have awarded them a 99.6% customer satisfaction rating, saying that they have met or exceeded their expectations. Friendly Smiles, Familiar Faces Loyal members of the Viking family, their staff returns year after year.

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Viking River Cruises Showcases Vibrant Destinations

See all the sights easily with Viking River Cruises, the world’s top river cruise line. Imagine sailing down the Danube River knowing you’re on your way to Vienna? Some Viking River Cruises include hotel stays for a deeper immersion.

Aboard your Viking River cruise, you’ll relish every experience. Attend a live concert or taste vintage wines from your ports. Savor cuisine influenced by your destinations or listen to a lecture on history or art.

Comfortable, airy staterooms and suites greet you at the end of each day. Warm and cushy, Viking River accommodations provide a content and welcoming home away from home. Most sport balconies or verandas so you can take in the scenery privately.

Viking River Cruises sail France and Germany, as well as Egypt, Russia, the Ukraine and more.
 

Ship Rating Launched Pax Crew Pools Bars Casino Kids Programs CDC Score Minimum Price 

Viking Akun

199920411501- $5,499

Viking Douro Osfrid

20161063601- $2,849

Viking Emerald

201125613801- $3,524

Viking Hemming

20141063601- $2,799

Viking Ingvar

1990/201319911501- $5,099

Viking Longship Aegir

20121904801- $2,849

Viking Longship Alruna

20161905001- $2,049

Viking Longship Alsvin

20141904801- $3,199

Viking Longship Atla

20131905001- $1,999

Viking Longship Baldur

20131905001- $3,519

Viking Longship Bragi

20131905001- $2,749

Viking Longship Buri

20141904801- $2,299

Viking Longship Delling

20141904801- $1,999

Viking Longship Egil

20161905001- $1,999

Viking Longship Eir

20151905001- $2,049

Viking Longship Embla

20121905001- $2,749

Viking Longship Forseti

20131905001- $2,299

Viking Longship Gefjon

20151905001- $2,999

Viking Longship Gullveig

20141904801- $1,999

Viking Longship Heimdal

20141904801- $1,999

Viking Longship Herja

20161905001- $2,249

Viking Longship Hermod

20141904801- $1,999

Viking Longship Hild

20161905001- $3,299

Viking Longship Hlin

20141904801- $2,249

Viking Longship Idi

20141904801- $2,749

Viking Longship Ingvi

20141904801- $2,749

Viking Longship Jarl

20131905001- $1,999

Viking Longship Kadlin

20161905001- $2,249

Viking Longship Kara

20141904801- $2,249

Viking Longship Kvasir

20141904801- $2,749

Viking Longship Lif

20141905001- $2,749

Viking Longship Lofn

20151905001- $2,649

Viking Longship Magni

20131905201- $2,849

Viking Longship Mani

20141905001- $2,049

Viking Longship Mimir

20151905001- $2,999

Viking Longship Modi

20151904801- $4,799

Viking Longship Rinda

20131905001- $2,449

Viking Longship Rolf

20161905001- $1,999

Viking Longship Skadi

20121904801- $2,799

Viking Longship Skirnir

20151905001- $2,999

Viking Longship Tialfi

20161905001- $2,049

Viking Longship Tor

20131905001- $1,999

Viking Longship Var

20131905001- $1,999

Viking Longship Ve

20151905001- $2,749

Viking Longship Vidar

20151905001- $2,299

Viking Longship Vilhjalm

20151905001- $1,999

Viking Longship Vili

20151905001- $2,749

Viking Mekong

2001603001- $3,599

Viking Torgil

20141063601- $2,799

Viking Truvor

1988/201320410501- $5,499

Viking All Inclusive Cruising

attract
With the world's largest and best fleet of river cruise ships, more awards than any other river cruise line and choice in every aspect of your travels, Viking delivers remarkable value.

Your cruise includes:

  • Exceptional Accommodations aboard the newest, most deluxe river cruise fleet.
  • Enjoy your choice of staterooms, including Suites, Junior Suites and staterooms with verandas and French balconies Attentive Service from their award-wining, English-speaking staff, plus the personalized assistance of your onboard Viking Concierge - so you're well taken care of.
  • Enlightening Daily Shore Excursions, led by friendly, knowledgeable local guides utilizing a high-tech audio headset system - so you never miss a word. Engaging Cultural Enrichment with informative talks, performances, hands-on cooking and craft demonstrations, and much more.
  • All Onboard Meals created by their Swiss-trained chefs, featuring fresh ingredients and regional specialty options, served in a variety of settings including the most al fresco dining available on the rivers.
  • Complimentary Wine, Beer, & Soft Drinks with onboard dinner and lunch service; bottled water and complimentary cappuccino, coffee and tea at our 24-hour beverage bar
  • Complimentary Internet Service throughout their ships In-Room Infotainment Systems featuring movies on demand, plus CNBC, CNN, National Geographic and more
  • Deluxe Hotels for overnight stays during their pre and post packages, and land portions of their cruise tour itineraries.
View Less

Immerse Yourself in Local Culture, Travel in Comfort

attract
Inspiring destinations, thoughtful itineraries, immersive cultural explorations, state-of-the-art ships, fine cuisine, excellent service and remarkable value - crafted with personal attention to every detail. We call this the Viking Experience. It's the way your bartender has your drink prepared at just the right moment. The gentle guidance from your tai chi master during your lesson in China. Or the handwritten directions from your concierge to the oldest coffeehouse in Vienna.

Every aspect of your time with Viking - from expertly prepared meals to carefully created enrichment programs and beautifully appointed ships - is planned to bring you closer to experiencing the most from your destination. By owning and operating their ships, no detail escapes their attention. It is what sets them apart from their competitors. And they never forget that looking after you well is how they became the world's leading river cruise line. It's why their guests return again and again. And why they have consistently been the most awarded river cruise line worldwide.

View Less

Once in a Lifetime Shore Excursions

attract
Viking River knows that you travel to explore, to learn, to understand, to gain more insight and appreciation than can be obtained from simply passing through. Whether it is castles and cathedrals, museums or outdoor markets, or a UNESCO World Heritage Site, when it comes to showing you the world Viking River is dedicated to delivering the extraordinary; with the opportunity to explore your way.

Discover your Destination: Viking Rivers' daily shore excursions include must-see highlights and delightful surprises. These expertly guided tours bring you closer to the art, architecture, history and people of the land.

Gain Greater Insight: Watch a local German glassblower or learn about French Impressionism.

Viking River's Culture Curriculum, an enriching onboard program, infuses every cruise and brings history to life.

Capture the Culture: Accompany Viking River on a shopping trip to the local market. Walk through the door of a centuries-old cathedral or visit a contemporary art museum. Meet local fine food and wine purveyors. Viking River's tastings and demonstrations expand your mind and satisfy your senses.

Explore Ashore: Have you yearned to visit the vaults of the famed Hermitage Museum? Attend a classical concert in Vienna? Enjoy a Tang Dynasty dinner show in Xian?

Your Program Director can organize a variety of optional tours.

View Less

Viking Redefines the Meaning of Service

attract
Can a reservations agent make booking your journey a pleasure? Will a waiter learn the name of your favorite wine, remember your food preferences and tailor his service to you? Is it possible for a concierge to feel like a close friend? Yes, if that team works for Viking.

When you have the best people, you have the best service - and Viking has both. From stateroom stewards to waiters to program directors, our English-speaking staff is trained to the highest standards. Superb Service At Viking, they have almost 3,000 of their own staff worldwide, all devoted to making your stay aboard the most memorable possible.

The Viking River Cruise ships are small and intimate, and every member of their crew is dedicated to personally hosting you. Viking is so confident they will exceed your expectations that they are the only river cruise company to guarantee their award-winning service. Personalized Attention From the moment you first plan your journey to the time you return home, Viking's staff takes care of you. They are the reason why Viking has won more consumer and industry awards than any other river cruise line. And why their guests have awarded them a 99.6% customer satisfaction rating, saying that they have met or exceeded their expectations. Friendly Smiles, Familiar Faces Loyal members of the Viking family, their staff returns year after year.

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