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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  Asian River Adventures
Cruising with the Viking Mekong  to Ho Chi Minh City from Kampong Cham
Cruising with the Viking Mekong to Ho Chi Minh City from Kampong Cham
8 Nights with the Viking Mekong
 August 2020 - April 2021
p.p.from $6,795
7 day voyage from Chongqing
7 day voyage from Chongqing
6 Nights with the Viking Emerald
 August 2020 - November 2021
p.p.from $6,395
Vibrant cruise from Ho Chi Minh City with Viking River Cruises
Vibrant cruise from Ho Chi Minh City with Viking River Cruises
7 Nights with the Viking Mekong
 August 2020 - March 2021
p.p.from $6,795
Journey from Wuhan with the Viking Emerald
Journey from Wuhan with the Viking Emerald
6 Nights with the Viking Emerald
 August 2020 - November 2021
p.p.from $7,595
Cruising from Shanghai to Xingang (Beijing)
Cruising from Shanghai to Xingang (Beijing)
18 Nights with the Viking Emerald
 April 2020 - November 2020
p.p.from On Request
  Cruises to Croatia
Mesmerising Budapest to mesmerising Bucharest
Mesmerising Budapest to mesmerising Bucharest
8 Nights with the Viking Jarl
 April 2021 - April 2021
p.p.from $5,195
Expedition with Viking River Cruises from Amsterdam
Expedition with Viking River Cruises from Amsterdam
28 Nights with the Viking Lofn
 July 2020 - October 2021
p.p.from $10,995
Trip with Viking River Cruises from Bucharest
Trip with Viking River Cruises from Bucharest
8 Nights with the Viking Vidar
 July 2020 - October 2021
p.p.from $5,195
Magnificent journey from Budapest with Viking River Cruises
Magnificent journey from Budapest with Viking River Cruises
8 Nights with the Viking Lif
 July 2020 - November 2021
p.p.from $5,695
29 day cruise with the Viking Vidar to Bucharest
29 day cruise with the Viking Vidar to Bucharest
28 Nights with the Viking Vidar
 July 2020 - October 2021
p.p.from $10,195
  European River Cruises
8 day expedition to Basel from Amsterdam
8 day expedition to Basel from Amsterdam
7 Nights with the Viking Ullur
 May 2020 - May 2020
p.p.from $4,895
Expedition with the Viking Skadi from Budapest
Expedition with the Viking Skadi from Budapest
14 Nights with the Viking Skadi
 May 2020 - May 2020
p.p.from $6,854
Travelling from Budapest to Amsterdam
Travelling from Budapest to Amsterdam
14 Nights with the Viking Gefjon
 May 2020 - June 2020
p.p.from $6,854
8 day expedition from Basel to Amsterdam
8 day expedition from Basel to Amsterdam
7 Nights with the Viking Eir
 April 2020 - April 2020
p.p.from $3,752
Cruising with the Viking Skadi to Budapest from Amsterdam
Cruising with the Viking Skadi to Budapest from Amsterdam
14 Nights with the Viking Skadi
 May 2020 - June 2020
p.p.from $6,854

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!