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

1999 204 115 0 1 - $5,499

Viking Douro Osfrid

2016 106 36 0 1 - $2,949

Viking Emerald

2011 256 138 0 1 - $4,024

Viking Hemming

2014 106 36 0 1 - $2,699

Viking Ingvar

1990/2013 199 115 0 1 - $5,749

Viking Longship Aegir

2012 190 48 0 1 - $2,299

Viking Longship Alruna

2016 190 50 0 1 - $1,849

Viking Longship Alsvin

2014 190 48 0 1 - $3,349

Viking Longship Atla

2013 190 50 0 1 - $1,849

Viking Longship Baldur

2013 190 50 0 1 - $2,599

Viking Longship Bragi

2013 190 50 0 1 - $2,299

Viking Longship Buri

2014 190 48 0 1 - $2,099

Viking Longship Delling

2014 190 48 0 1 - $2,049

Viking Longship Egil

2016 190 50 0 1 - $1,849

Viking Longship Eir

2015 190 50 0 1 - $1,849

Viking Longship Embla

2012 190 50 0 1 - $2,599

Viking Longship Forseti

2013 190 50 0 1 - $2,399

Viking Longship Gefjon

2015 190 50 0 1 - $2,649

Viking Longship Gullveig

2014 190 48 0 1 - $1,849

Viking Longship Heimdal

2014 190 48 0 1 - $1,849

Viking Longship Herja

2016 190 50 0 1 - $2,249

Viking Longship Hermod

2014 190 48 0 1 - $1,999

Viking Longship Hild

2016 190 50 0 1 - $3,299

Viking Longship Hlin

2014 190 48 0 1 - $2,249

Viking Longship Idi

2014 190 48 0 1 - $2,749

Viking Longship Ingvi

2014 190 48 0 1 - $1,849

Viking Longship Jarl

2013 190 50 0 1 - $1,849

Viking Longship Kadlin

2016 190 50 0 1 - $2,099

Viking Longship Kara

2014 190 48 0 1 - $1,999

Viking Longship Kvasir

2014 190 48 0 1 - $2,749

Viking Longship Lif

2014 190 50 0 1 - $3,049

Viking Longship Lofn

2015 190 50 0 1 - $2,599

Viking Longship Magni

2013 190 52 0 1 - $2,299

Viking Longship Mani

2014 190 50 0 1 - $1,699

Viking Longship Mimir

2015 190 50 0 1 - $2,649

Viking Longship Modi

2015 190 48 0 1 - $4,749

Viking Longship Rinda

2013 190 50 0 1 - $1,849

Viking Longship Rolf

2016 190 50 0 1 - $1,999

Viking Longship Skadi

2012 190 48 0 1 - $2,149

Viking Longship Skirnir

2015 190 50 0 1 - $2,649

Viking Longship Tialfi

2016 190 50 0 1 - $1,849

Viking Longship Tor

2013 190 50 0 1 - $1,699

Viking Longship Var

2013 190 50 0 1 - $1,849

Viking Longship Ve

2015 190 50 0 1 - $2,299

Viking Longship Vidar

2015 190 50 0 1 - $2,474

Viking Longship Vilhjalm

2015 190 50 0 1 - $1,849

Viking Longship Vili

2015 190 50 0 1 - $2,299

Viking Mekong

2001 60 30 0 1 - $3,699

Viking Torgil

2014 106 36 0 1 - $2,799

Viking Truvor

1988/2013 204 105 0 1 - $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

1999 204 115 0 1 - $5,499

Viking Douro Osfrid

2016 106 36 0 1 - $2,949

Viking Emerald

2011 256 138 0 1 - $4,024

Viking Hemming

2014 106 36 0 1 - $2,699

Viking Ingvar

1990/2013 199 115 0 1 - $5,749

Viking Longship Aegir

2012 190 48 0 1 - $2,299

Viking Longship Alruna

2016 190 50 0 1 - $1,849

Viking Longship Alsvin

2014 190 48 0 1 - $3,349

Viking Longship Atla

2013 190 50 0 1 - $1,849

Viking Longship Baldur

2013 190 50 0 1 - $2,599

Viking Longship Bragi

2013 190 50 0 1 - $2,299

Viking Longship Buri

2014 190 48 0 1 - $2,099

Viking Longship Delling

2014 190 48 0 1 - $2,049

Viking Longship Egil

2016 190 50 0 1 - $1,849

Viking Longship Eir

2015 190 50 0 1 - $1,849

Viking Longship Embla

2012 190 50 0 1 - $2,599

Viking Longship Forseti

2013 190 50 0 1 - $2,399

Viking Longship Gefjon

2015 190 50 0 1 - $2,649

Viking Longship Gullveig

2014 190 48 0 1 - $1,849

Viking Longship Heimdal

2014 190 48 0 1 - $1,849

Viking Longship Herja

2016 190 50 0 1 - $2,249

Viking Longship Hermod

2014 190 48 0 1 - $1,999

Viking Longship Hild

2016 190 50 0 1 - $3,299

Viking Longship Hlin

2014 190 48 0 1 - $2,249

Viking Longship Idi

2014 190 48 0 1 - $2,749

Viking Longship Ingvi

2014 190 48 0 1 - $1,849

Viking Longship Jarl

2013 190 50 0 1 - $1,849

Viking Longship Kadlin

2016 190 50 0 1 - $2,099

Viking Longship Kara

2014 190 48 0 1 - $1,999

Viking Longship Kvasir

2014 190 48 0 1 - $2,749

Viking Longship Lif

2014 190 50 0 1 - $3,049

Viking Longship Lofn

2015 190 50 0 1 - $2,599

Viking Longship Magni

2013 190 52 0 1 - $2,299

Viking Longship Mani

2014 190 50 0 1 - $1,699

Viking Longship Mimir

2015 190 50 0 1 - $2,649

Viking Longship Modi

2015 190 48 0 1 - $4,749

Viking Longship Rinda

2013 190 50 0 1 - $1,849

Viking Longship Rolf

2016 190 50 0 1 - $1,999

Viking Longship Skadi

2012 190 48 0 1 - $2,149

Viking Longship Skirnir

2015 190 50 0 1 - $2,649

Viking Longship Tialfi

2016 190 50 0 1 - $1,849

Viking Longship Tor

2013 190 50 0 1 - $1,699

Viking Longship Var

2013 190 50 0 1 - $1,849

Viking Longship Ve

2015 190 50 0 1 - $2,299

Viking Longship Vidar

2015 190 50 0 1 - $2,474

Viking Longship Vilhjalm

2015 190 50 0 1 - $1,849

Viking Longship Vili

2015 190 50 0 1 - $2,299

Viking Mekong

2001 60 30 0 1 - $3,699

Viking Torgil

2014 106 36 0 1 - $2,799

Viking Truvor

1988/2013 204 105 0 1 - $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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