Viking River Cruises

Take an unforgettable river cruise to the best destinations in the world with Viking River Cruises. Top destinations include cruises in Europe, Asia and North America.
Viking River Cruises

Viking Cruises has been one of the fastest growing companies in the cruising industry. Discover Europe, Russia, Asia and Egypt with Viking River Cruises.

The renowned Viking Longships are making waves across Europe, and breaking records for their fast growth and contemporary design. There are only outside facing cabins and suites which offer ultimate comfort and elegance, with picturesque views. A benefit of river cruising, is the long stays in port, and the short distance between port of calls.

Whether you are a first time cruiser or an experienced cruise goer, you are able to find a balance between relaxing opportunities and stimulating enrichment activities. You are able to cruise with peace of mind, knowing that every port of call includes guided shore excursions with your cruise fare.

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Expert Viking River Cruise Tips
Our Recommendations
  Asian River Adventures
Journey with Viking River Cruises from Beijing
Journey with Viking River Cruises from Beijing
13 Nights with the Viking Emerald
 May 2019 - November 2019
p.p.from $6,195
Travelling from Ho Chi Minh City via Sa Dec
Travelling from Ho Chi Minh City via Sa Dec
14 Nights with the Viking Mekong
 December 2019 - December 2019
p.p.from $8,495
Expedition from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City via Hanoi
Expedition from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City via Hanoi
14 Nights with the Viking Mekong
 July 2019 - December 2019
p.p.from $6,095
Sail with Viking River Cruises from Shanghai to Beijing
Sail with Viking River Cruises from Shanghai to Beijing
13 Nights with the Viking Emerald
 May 2019 - November 2019
p.p.from $6,995
Trip with the Viking Emerald to Beijing from Shanghai
Trip with the Viking Emerald to Beijing from Shanghai
16 Nights with the Viking Emerald
 June 2019 - July 2019
p.p.from $8,095
  Cruises to Croatia
Sailing from Budapest via Rousse
Sailing from Budapest via Rousse
10 Nights with the Viking Sigyn
 September 2019 - November 2020
p.p.from $5,695
11 day cruise from Budapest to Bucharest
11 day cruise from Budapest to Bucharest
10 Nights with the Viking Aegir
 November 2019 - November 2019
p.p.from $4,695
Trip from Bucharest to Budapest via Giurgiu
Trip from Bucharest to Budapest via Giurgiu
10 Nights with the Viking Vidar
 April 2020 - October 2020
p.p.from $5,695
Memorable Bucharest to breath-taking Budapest
Memorable Bucharest to breath-taking Budapest
10 Nights with the Viking Lif
 August 2019 - November 2020
p.p.from $5,195
11 day cruise on board the Viking Idun from Bucharest
11 day cruise on board the Viking Idun from Bucharest
10 Nights with the Viking Idun
 November 2019 - November 2019
p.p.from $4,495
  European River Cruises
10 day journey on board the Viking Astrild from Prague
10 day journey on board the Viking Astrild from Prague
9 Nights with the Viking Astrild
 May 2019 - November 2020
p.p.from $4,695
Breath-taking voyage from Paris with Viking River Cruises
Breath-taking voyage from Paris with Viking River Cruises
11 Nights with the Viking Hild
 June 2019 - November 2020
p.p.from $5,395
Picturesque journey from Zurich with Viking River Cruises
Picturesque journey from Zurich with Viking River Cruises
11 Nights with the Viking Hild
 May 2019 - November 2020
p.p.from $5,495
Sailing from Budapest via Rousse
Sailing from Budapest via Rousse
10 Nights with the Viking Sigyn
 September 2019 - November 2020
p.p.from $5,695
12 day expedition on board the Viking Alsvin from Paris
12 day expedition on board the Viking Alsvin from Paris
11 Nights with the Viking Alsvin
 November 2019 - November 2020
p.p.from $5,295
Our Expert Tips
Nikki
Travelling from Ho Chi Minh City via Sa Dec
Sail along the Mekong river on board the perfect cruise to see Cambodia and Vietnam. Over two weeks you will visit Vietnam's Sa Dec and Tan Chau, before heading to an overnight stay in Kampong Cham, Cambodia:
Our advice:
With two overnight stays in a hotel in My Tho, Vietnam, there's lots of time to discover the fascinating history and culture´of Vietnam'S largest city.

  • Ho Chi Minh City - Hanoi (Halong Bay)
  • Asia,Mekong River, Asia,Asian Rivers
  • December 2019 - December 2019

from $8,495
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Jocelyn
Journey with the Viking Tir from Budapest
Explore the European rivers as you sail through Hungary, Germany, Austria and the Netherlands. Enjoy an overnight stay in Vienna and see the incredible architecture and cafes that make the Viennese culture so unique.
Our advice:
Cruise in comfort and elegance on board the Viking Tir, which features a 360-degree Sun Deck and organic herb garden.

  • Budapest - Amsterdam
  • Northern Europe,European Rivers,Benelux, Europe (River),Danube River, Europe
  • July 2019 - November 2020

from $6,995
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Harvey
Sail with Viking River Cruises from Cairo
Explore Cairo, Egypt's largest metropolitan area and Capital, before flying to Luxar and beginning your exciting cruise through southern Egypt.
Our advice:
During an overnight stay in Aswan, journey through Egyptian ruins and discover this country's incredible past.

  • Cairo - Cairo
  • Nile River
  • May 2019 - January 2020

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Viking River Cruises

Viking Aegir
The Viking Aegir allows guests to choose from a variety of stateroom classes, on board entertainment and locations which you can enjoy, all while enriching your time in some of Europe's most remarkable destinations.
  •  135 m
  •  190
  •  4
  •  0 out of 5
Viking Akun
With Viking's trademark elegance and interiors, Viking Akun is the very best ship on Russia's waterways today. Refurbished for 2014, it offers private verandas on every stateroom on the upper and middle decks.
  •  430 m
  •  210
  •  3
  •  0 out of 5
Viking Alsvin
The Viking Alsvin provides guests with many ways to personalize their trip, from a variety of stateroom classes, on board entertainment and locations, everyone can find their ideal way to take in the best of Europe' waterways.
  •  135 m
  •  190
  •  4
  •  0 out of 5
Viking Atla
The Viking Atla features more full-size staterooms and full-size verandas than any other river ship in Europe. Choose an Explorer Suite, Veranda Suite, Veranda Stateroom or French Balcony Stateroom tor suit your travel style.
  •  135 m
  •  190
  •  4
  •  0 out of 5
Viking Baldur
The Viking Baldur features full-size staterooms and full-size verandas. Choose an Explorer Suite, Veranda Suite, Veranda Stateroom or French Balcony Stateroom-whichever suits your travel style.
  •  135 m
  •  190
  •  4
  •  0 out of 5
Viking Bestla
The Viking Bestla provides guests with more ways to personalize their trip. Choose from a variety of stateroom classes, onboard entertainment options and ship locations from which you can enjoy sailing through the scenery, all the while enriching your time in some of Europe's most remarkable destinations.
  •  135 m
  •  190
  •  4
  •  0 out of 5
Viking Bragi
The Viking Bragi let you choose from a variety of stateroom classes all with verandas, entertainment options and locations from which you can enjoy sailing through the scenery of Europe's most remarkable destinations.
  •  135 m
  •  190
  •  4
  •  0 out of 5
Viking Buri
The Viking Buri cruises the Elbe offers you the chance explore the sights and scenes of the river Elbe and some of Europe's finest destinations, all in the luxury and comfort of this fine viking ship.
  •  135 m
  •  190
  •  4
  •  0 out of 5
Viking Delling
The Viking Delling features your choice of an Explorer Suite, Veranda Suite, Veranda Stateroom or French Balcony Stateroom-whichever suits your travel style for you to be able to see the best of Europe's waterways in style.
  •  135 m
  •  190
  •  4
  •  0 out of 5
Viking Embla
The Viking Embla like the other Viking river cruise ships, allow for a completely personal experience with a range of staterooms, on board entertainment and destinations to take in, all from the comfort of Embla.
  •  135 m
  •  190
  •  4
  •  0 out of 5
Viking Emerald
The Viking Emerald offers the comfort and amenities of a 5-star hotel. You will cruise in comfort knowing that it is equipped with state-of-the art navigation and safety systems to offer our guests only the best.
  •  135 m
  •  264
  •  5
  •  0 out of 5
Viking Forseti
The Viking Forseti is well equipped to allow you to tailor your cruise to you. From many different stateroom options, entertainment and places to visit, you can relax on the sun deck, or get hands on in of the best of Europe.
  •  135 m
  •  190
  •  4
  •  0 out of 5
Viking Freya
The Viking Freya explores the rivers of Europe and offers you the choice of room size, entertainment options and the opportunity to explore the destinations or relax on the comfort of a Viking cruise.
  •  135 m
  •  190
  •  4
  •  0 out of 5
Viking Gullveig
The Viking Gullveig takes you through some of the finest waterways of Europe in the comfort of your choice of rooms so enjoy the fantastic sights of some of the lesser traveled parts of Europe.
  •  135 m
  •  190
  •  4
  •  0 out of 5
Viking Helgi
The Viking Helgi travels the waterways between Moscow and St. Petersburg. Built to European standards and extensively refurbished in 2008, is one of the two best river cruise ships in Russia, featuring one restaurant and two bars, three walk-around open air promenade decks, a sun deck and doctor on board, and 106 deluxe outside staterooms each equipped with individual climate control.
  •  131 m
  •  199
  •  3
  •  0 out of 5
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Viking River Cruises

Initially established as Viking River Cruises in 1997, Viking Cruises has become one of the world’s fastest growing global corporations in the cruise industry. Originally founded by a Scandinavian and Dutch consortium, the Viking Cruises we know today operates an extensive fleet of vessels purpose-built for river cruises. Viking Cruises offer luxury cruises along the rivers of Europe, Russia, Egypt, Southeast Asia and China. As if that wasn’t enough, as of 2015 Viking Cruises has expanded to offer ocean cruises! Travel with Viking and sail away to some of the most intriguing destinations. Soak up the friendly atmosphere on-board and experience Europe’s most breathtaking vistas. Viking Cruises’ tours offer the unique experience of in-depth excursions to exotic regions steeped in rich history and culture.

The Fleet

Enjoy convenient access to a plethora of stunning destinations aboard an elegant Viking cruise ship! Viking Cruises boasts a high-quality professional service and serves appetising meals aboard each vessel, specially designed to navigate along the world’s most impressive rivers. Viking Cruises make cruise holidays like no other, with ships featuring a library corner, restaurant with floor-to-ceiling panoramic windows and free ship wide wireless internet service so you can remain connected.

Built with a time-honoured tradition of innovation, Viking Cruises’ revolutionary longboats are something to behold! These Viking Longships are part of Viking Cruises’ award-winning European fleet. Check out the impressive Viking Longship Eistla, and discover beautiful landscapes on a streamlined vessel of understated elegance and exciting modern features. Get the most out of your cruise experience and enjoy 270˚ views on a wraparound veranda. Exceptional accommodation can be found in Viking Cruises’ Explorer Suite. Spacious and sophisticated, it features separate sleeping and lounging quarters!