Viking River Cruises

Viking River Cruises

What is different about Viking River Cruises?

Viking River cruise longships provide all the amenities of a luxury hotel while offering a comfortable, relaxing backdrop for your cruise. Spectacular scenery beckons from every part of the ship.  The intimate, inclusive itineraries are designed to help you explore your destination’s food, culture, people and customs.

Viking River Cruises offers itineraries that are destination focused and include mix of cosmopolitan and smaller ports of interest.  You can travel to Europe, Russia, The Ukraine, China, South East Asia and Egypt. Each cruise is specifically designed to offer more time in port, including late evening stays and overnights so you can take advantage of night life in select ports.

Hot coffee and tea are free all day; your meals are always accompanied by hot tea, iced tea or coffee, house wines, beers and soft drinks.

Complimentary bottles of water are supplied in your stateroom each day. There is no corkage fee, so you may bring local wine aboard and enjoy it with your meals

Shore excursions and Wi-Fi is also included with every cruise.

Viking provides local guides and serves regional foods in the dining room. The Viking Culture Curriculum program brings history and culture to life through onboard enrichment lectures; language classes; hands-on cooking demonstrations and classes; and local entertainment to complement included shore excursions.

Is a Viking River Cruise right for you?

A Viking River cruise is designed for the discerning traveler, ranging in age from late 30s to retirees, perfect for travelers who enjoy experiencing a culturally enriched cruise and exploring exotic and historic destinations.  

Each cruise brings local history to life with lectures on history and art; tasting of vintage wines from your destinations; restaurant menus inspired by local cuisine; informative port talks, folkloric shows and musicians playing regional and classical music.

Viking longships have 95 staterooms ranging from river view to Explorer suites with wrap around verandas. 

All meals are prepared by local chefs.  Meals are open seating during set meal times. Room service is not offered.

Mixed drinks must be purchased. Tips are not included in your cruise price.

Dress aboard and ashore is casual; we suggest you dress comfortably and bring sturdy walking shoes for sightseeing excursions. Dinner attire is “evening casual,” and the Captain’s Dinner is dressy, but not formal.