Viking River Cruises


Viking Rivers has more than 30 ships sailing on waterways you’ll feel fortunate to experience, such as the Nile, Danube, and more. Their itineraries will engage you, provoke thought, and allow you to explore. Their staff will guide you, assist you, and make you feel as if you’re a Viking king. You’ll be comfortable, relaxed, and content with amazing accommodations and service. Experience the Viking Advantage for your next cruise vacation.


  • Travel Weekly Readers’ Choice Awards: Best River Cruising (2018-2006)
  • Conde Nast Traveler’s Readers’ Choice Awards: #1 River Cruise Line (2018)
  • Travel Weekly Magellan Awards: Gold for Overall River Cruising (2018)
  • Travel Weekly Magellan Awards: Gold for Overall River Cruise Ship, Viking Longship Herja (2018)
  • Luxury Travel Advisor’s Awards of Excellence: Best Luxury River Cruise Company (2018, 2016)
  • USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards: Best River Cruise Line (2017, 2016)
  • Town & Country Cruise Awards: Best for Suites + Design (2016)
  • Cruise Critic Editors’ Picks Awards: Best River Cruise Line (2016-2011)
  • Fodor’s Travel: 10 Best River Cruises (2016, 2015)
  • Travel Weekly: Best River Cruise Line (2016-2006)
  • TravelAge West: Best River Cruise Line (2016-2006)

Onboard Activities

Viking Rivers has created a series of multimedia presentations where you can learn about the region you are sailing in. In Russia you might learn about the Czars. In France you could discover the paintings and life of Claude Monet. These are enriching experiences that allow you to go deeper into your travels.
This is the spot for great cuisine. Breakfast, lunch and a five-course dinner are all available in the main dining room. There is plenty of variety onboard, from simple and classic American comfort foods to the most refined French dishes.

  • Full breakfast buffet from 6 to 9 a.m.
  • Lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Dinner from 7 to 9 p.m.





Amsterdam, Netherlands

Antwerp, Belgium

Avignon, France

Bamberg, Germany

Basel, Switzerland

Bordeaux, France

Budapest, Hungary

Kiev, Ukraine

Lyon, France

Moscow, Russia

Nuremberg, Germany

Odessa, Ukraine

Passau, Germany

St Petersburg, Russia


When Will We Receive Our Final Documents?
Travel documents or itinerary details will be issued approximately 3 weeks prior to departure.
Is There Internet Access Aboard The Ship? Are There Computers, Or Should I Bring My Laptop?
All of our ships offer free Wi-Fi. You may use your personal device or one of the ship’s computers in the Internet Café. The connection relies on a satellite terminal,the best possible solution for river cruising.
Are The Ships Nonsmoking? Are There Smoking Areas?
All Viking ship interiors, staterooms and verandas are nonsmoking; this policy also applies to e-cigarettes. Each ship has an outdoor smoking area, generally on the Sun Deck.
Are there any onboard shop?
Yes. Ship has an onboard shop offering Viking-branded items, souvenirs and toiletries.
What Do I Need To Embark The Ship?
Please be sure to have a valid passport. A copy of your printed (or electronic) Cruise Documents may expedite embarkation at certain ports but is not required to embark your ship.
Can I Use My Credit Card Throughout My Journey?
MasterCard, Visa and American Express are accepted in major shops, restaurants and hotels, and may also be used to settle your shipboard account. Notify your credit card companies that you will be traveling abroad to avoid any restrictions on your account. American credit cards with magnetic stripes may not work in European automated ticketing machines (such as transit vending systems) as these require chip and pin cards; contact your credit card company for details.


Vikas Kutiala

Meticulously planned to the last details and very well executed plan. Great and thoroughly enjoyable holidays.

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