Viking River Cruises
About Viking River Cruises
Viking River Cruises are one of the leaders in deluxe river cruises featuring itineraries throughout Europe, Russia and the Ukraine, Egypt and Asia. Their 28 ships offer diverse itineraries, exceptional service, fine cuisine and excellent value. The staterooms on a Viking River cruise ship are elegant and beautifully appointed. They feature large picture windows or balconies, hotel-style beds, comfortable duvets, ample storage, televisions with multiple channels and in-room movies, complimentary bottled water, and internet connection on most vessels.
Dining is an integral part of the travel experience and every meal on a Viking River Cruise highlights the regional cuisine of the area visited. The menus focus on the freshest local ingredients, flavors and recipes that give additional insight to the areas visited. A breakfast menu and full buffet starts the day. A gourmet lunch menu is served in conjunction with buffet options. A five course gourmet dinner combines local favorites with continental cuisine. Complimentary wine is served with lunch and dinner. All ships also feature complimentary cappuccino and latte is served throughout the day.
Ultimately the focus of a Viking River Cruise is the destination. Discovering a destination and learning about its history and culture is what makes it so special. Every cruise includes excursions in each port led by experienced guides. These guides provide a true insight into the history and culture of the destination. Unique optional excursions are also offered such as visits to local homes where guests are able to interact with local residents and to gain a better understanding of the perceptions of current and historical events. The onboard enrichment programs feature lectures on history, politics, language lessons and cooking demonstrations.
Viking Cruises feature sailings in Europe, Russia and the Ukraine, Asia and Egypt. Their European ships sail on many rivers including the Rhine, the Danube, the Moselle, the Seine, the Elbe, the Saône, the Maine, the Rhone and the Waterways of Holland and Belgium. Their Russian river cruises sail on the Volga, Svir and Dnieper rivers. Their Egypt cruises feature the Nile River. In Asia, their deluxe ships sail on the Yangtze and Mekong Rivers. Viking Cruises offer over 90 itineraries ranging from 7 to 16 days.
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Viking River Cruise Highlights
Viking River Cruises offers deluxe river cruises throughout most of the European rivers as well as offering itineraries throughout Russia and the Ukraine, Asia and Egypt. This vast range of itineraries provide an in-depth opportunity to explore these destinations and to learn about the cultures, histories and insights that make these destinations so interesting.
From the time a guest boards they are warmly welcomed by a friendly and professional English-speaking staff. The exceptional personal service offered by Viking River Cruises has earned them the award for the "Best Small Ships" in Conde Nast Traveler magazine.
Viking River Cruises are a celebration of fine food and regional specialties. Their chefs introduce the local cuisines using the freshest ingredients and regional menus pared with local wines to give a unique perspective into the area that is being visited.
A Viking River Cruise provides guests with a unique perspective of the cruise destination which they are visiting. Their complimentary excursions in each port combined with the experience of the expert guides, on board lectures and guest interactions provide a unique insight into the history and culture of the area.