Viking River Cruises

Viking River Cruises

When it comes to river cruising, Viking River Cruises is the world leader. From Europe to Russia, from China to Southeast Asia, we offer cruises that allow you to fully experience the wonders of each region. Discover the Far East with a fascinating cruisetour along the Yangtze, Mekong or Irrawaddy Rivers. Take in the European countryside along the Danube, Rhine, Seine, Elbe or Douro. Our river cruises are a great way to explore new places or see a new side of a familiar destination. And a river cruise offers unrivaled convenience - unpack once in your deluxe stateroom, relax and enjoy everything the journey has to offer. State-of-the-art ships, comfortable accommodations, regional cuisine, daily guided shore excursions, and exemplary service all add up to an unforgettable journey at an incredible value.

Viking Cruises continues the Viking tradition of exploration along the world’s great waterways.

Ships

  • Sailing on: 21st Oct 2017
  • Departing from: Amsterdam, Rivers
  • Arriving at: Budapest, Hungary
  • Starting from: AU$15,349 per person, twin share*
  • Duration: 14 nights
Bragi, Grand European Tour ex Amsterdam to Budapest

14 Night Cruise sailing from Amsterdam to Budapest aboard Viking Bragi.

  • Sailing on: 21st Oct 2017
  • Departing from: Budapest, Hungary
  • Arriving at: Amsterdam, Rivers
  • Starting from: Request Online
  • Duration: 14 nights
Skadi, Grand European Tour ex Budapest to Amsterdam

14 Night Cruise sailing from Budapest to Amsterdam aboard Viking Skadi.

  • Sailing on: 21st Oct 2017
  • Departing from: Budapest, Hungary
  • Arriving at: Nuremberg, Germany
  • Starting from: Request Online
  • Duration: 7 nights
Njord, Romantic Danube ex Budapest to Nuremberg

7 Night Cruise sailing from Budapest to Nuremberg aboard Viking Njord.

  • Sailing on: 21st Oct 2017
  • Departing from: Nuremberg, Germany
  • Arriving at: Budapest, Hungary
  • Starting from: Request Online
  • Duration: 7 nights
Freya, Romantic Danube ex Nuremberg to Budapest

7 Night Cruise sailing from Nuremberg to Budapest aboard Viking Freya.

  • Sailing on: 21st Oct 2017
  • Departing from: Bordeaux, France
  • Arriving at: Bordeaux, France
  • Starting from: Request Online
  • Duration: 7 nights
Forseti, Chateaux Rivers & Wine ex Bordeaux Return

7 Night Cruise sailing from Bordeaux roundtrip aboard Viking Forseti.

  • Sailing on: 21st Oct 2017
  • Departing from: Amsterdam, Rivers
  • Arriving at: Basel, Switzerland
  • Starting from: AU$6,299 per person, twin share*
  • Duration: 7 nights
Tialfi, Rhine Getaway ex Amsterdam to Basel

7 Night Cruise sailing from Amsterdam to Basel aboard Viking Tialfi.

  • Sailing on: 21st Oct 2017
  • Departing from: Basel, Switzerland
  • Arriving at: Amsterdam, Rivers
  • Starting from: AU$5,149 per person, twin share*
  • Duration: 7 nights
Alruna, Rhine Getaway ex Basel to Amsterdam

7 Night Cruise sailing from Basel to Amsterdam aboard Viking Alruna.

  • Sailing on: 21st Oct 2017
  • Departing from: Berlin (Warnemunde)
  • Arriving at: Prague, Czech Republic
  • Starting from: Request Online
  • Duration: 9 nights
Beyla, Elegant Elbe ex Berlin to Prague

5 Night Cruise sailing from Wittenberg to Decin aboard Viking Beyla. Hotel stays pre-cruise in Berlin and post-cruise in Prague.

  • Sailing on: 21st Oct 2017
  • Departing from: Prague, Czech Republic
  • Arriving at: Berlin (Warnemunde)
  • Starting from: Request Online
  • Duration: 9 nights
Astrild, Elegant Elbe ex Prague to Berlin

5 Night Cruise sailing from Decin to Wittenberg aboard Viking Astrild. Hotel stays pre-cruise in Prague and post-cruise in Berlin.

  • Sailing on: 21st Oct 2017
  • Departing from: Paris, France
  • Arriving at: Zurich, Switzerland
  • Starting from: Request Online
  • Duration: 11 nights
Hild, Paris to the Swiss Alps ex Paris to Zurich

7 Night Cruise sailing from Trier to Basel aboard Viking Hild. Hotel stays pre-cruise in Paris and post-cruise in Zurich.

  • Sailing on: 21st Oct 2017
  • Departing from: Zurich, Switzerland
  • Arriving at: Paris, France
  • Starting from: Request Online
  • Duration: 11 nights
Herja, Paris to the Swiss Alps ex Zurich to Paris

7 Night Cruise sailing from Basel to Trier aboard Viking Herja. Hotel stays pre-cruise in Zurich and post-cruise in Paris.

  • Sailing on: 21st Oct 2017
  • Departing from: Nuremberg, Germany
  • Arriving at: Budapest, Hungary
  • Starting from: Request Online
  • Duration: 7 nights
Egil, Romantic Danube ex Nuremberg to Budapest

7 Night Cruise sailing from Nuremberg to Budapest aboard Viking Egil.

  • Sailing on: 21st Oct 2017
  • Departing from: Budapest, Hungary
  • Arriving at: Nuremberg, Germany
  • Starting from: AU$6,249 per person, twin share*
  • Duration: 7 nights
Gullveig, Romantic Danube ex Budapest to Nuremberg

7 Night Cruise sailing from Budapest to Nuremberg aboard Viking Gullveig.

  • Sailing on: 22nd Oct 2017
  • Departing from: Amsterdam, Rivers
  • Arriving at: Basel, Switzerland
  • Starting from: AU$16,749 per person, twin share*
  • Duration: 7 nights
Kara, Rhine Getaway ex Amsterdam to Basel

7 Night Cruise sailing from Amsterdam to Basel aboard Viking Kara.

  • Sailing on: 22nd Oct 2017
  • Departing from: Amsterdam, Rivers
  • Arriving at: Budapest, Hungary
  • Starting from: Request Online
  • Duration: 14 nights
Magni, Grand European Tour ex Amsterdam to Budapest

14 Night Cruise sailing from Amsterdam to Budapest aboard Viking Magni.

  • Sailing on: 22nd Oct 2017
  • Departing from: Budapest, Hungary
  • Arriving at: Amsterdam, Rivers
  • Starting from: Request Online
  • Duration: 14 nights
Baldur, Grand European Tour ex Budapest to Amsterdam

14 Night Cruise sailing from Budapest to Amsterdam aboard Viking Baldur.

  • Sailing on: 22nd Oct 2017
  • Departing from: Budapest, Hungary
  • Arriving at: Nuremberg, Germany
  • Starting from: AU$6,799 per person, twin share*
  • Duration: 7 nights
Jarl, Romantic Danube ex Budapest to Nuremberg

7 Night Cruise sailing from Budapest to Nuremberg aboard Viking Jarl.

  • Sailing on: 22nd Oct 2017
  • Departing from: Nuremberg, Germany
  • Arriving at: Budapest, Hungary
  • Starting from: Request Online
  • Duration: 7 nights
Atla, Romantic Danube ex Nuremberg to Budapest

7 Night Cruise sailing from Nuremberg to Budapest aboard Viking Atla.

  • Sailing on: 22nd Oct 2017
  • Departing from: Basel, Switzerland
  • Arriving at: Amsterdam, Rivers
  • Starting from: AU$5,149 per person, twin share*
  • Duration: 7 nights
Hlin, Rhine Getaway ex Basel to Amsterdam

7 Night Cruise sailing from Basel to Amsterdam aboard Viking Hlin.

  • Sailing on: 22nd Oct 2017
  • Departing from: Lyon, France
  • Arriving at: Avignon, France
  • Starting from: AU$6,849 per person, twin share*
  • Duration: 7 nights
Buri, Lyon & Provence 2017 ex Lyon to Avignon

7 Night Cruise sailing from Lyon to Avignon aboard Viking Buri.

Dining is a highlight with Viking River Cruises. The Viking chefs create a variety of delicious offerings featuring European, Russian and Chinese specialties – adapted for Western tastes – with fresh seasonal vegetables and soups prepared throughout your cruise.

For breakfast, choose from a delectable array of European pastries, cereals, breakfast meats, smoked fish, fresh fruit and selected cheeses. Or you may prefer a hot dish, such as an omelette. At lunch, select from the soup and sandwich bar, or choose an entrée and dessert from the day’s luncheon menu.

For dinner, a five-course gourmet menu awaits – with regional specialities like Viennese schnitzel. On the Viking China cruisetours, enjoy one of celebrity chef Martin Yan’s Chinese delights, as well as favourites like roast beef or poached salmon. And if none of these meet your preference, then grilled steak, chicken and Caesar salad are always available as dinner options – all prepared in Viking’s state-of-the-art onboard kitchens.

If an itinerary has included meals ashore, you visit restaurants carefully selected by Viking’s in-country staff – where you can sample regional favourites, like Peking duck in Beijing.

While meals are casual, open-seating affairs, the atmosphere is always elegant. Dinner attire is “evening casual”: open-neck shirts, slacks, dresses and sport outfits. Captain’s Welcome and Farewell Nights are dressy, but not formal.

What is the Tipping Policy ?

Tipping Policies of Viking River Cruises

Europe - Shipboard gratuities for shipboard personnel are included in your cruise fare. Gratuities for local guides are not included in your cruise fare but are a way of showing satisfaction for good service. For local guides, we recommend tipping at the end of each tour in cash.

Russia / Ukraine - Shipboard gratuities for shipboard personnel and your Program Director are included in your cruise fare. Gratuities for local guides are not included in your cruise fare but are a way of showing satisfaction for good service. For local guides, we recommend tipping at the end of each tour in cash.

China - Shipboard gratuities for crew and your Program Director are included in your cruise fare. Gratuities for your Tour Escort and local guides are not included but are a way of showing satisfaction for good service.

Egypt - Gratuities / tips are not included in your cruise price, but are a way of showing satisfaction for good service. You may tip onboard staff in cash or charge your tips to your credit card at the end of the cruise. Your pre-cruise information will include guidelines on the amount to tip the Egyptologist/Tour Escort, ship crew, coach drivers and other service people.

Additional tipping is at the passengers' discretion. Your pre-cruise information will include further guidelines for other service providers you may wish to tip.

Is Childcare Available ?

Due to the nature of these cruise itineraries, Viking River Cruises does not maintain facilities or services for children aboard their vessels. On all Viking River Cruises, minors under the age of 18 must be accompanied and share a cabin with a parent, legal guardian or other responsible adult over the age of 21. They cannot accommodate children under 12 years of age, and reserve the right to limit the number of minors on board under the age of 18 years.