For those who have loved all the features, amenities and service provided by Viking River Cruises, a new world of cruising has begun. It’s almost difficult to believe that just a few years ago Viking Ocean Cruises® was still in the planning stage. Now, the oceangoing arm of Viking River Cruises boasts a fleet of two elegant 930-guest ships that have been winning accolades … [Read more...]
Viking River Cruises
Viking River Cruise planning tips, guides, photos and advice from our team to ensure your vacation is filled with memories and experiences you’ll never forget from the Danube River to the Mekong River.
The Yangtze River is China's longest and busiest river, and it also passes through some of this country's most beautiful scenery. A cruise down this important waterway typically lasts between three to five days, so it is often combined with land-based stays in some of China's most interesting and exciting cities. For example, the 14-day Imperial Jewels of China itinerary … [Read more...]
From the charming ports of Cambodia to the bustling hubs of Vietnam, Stuart Forster immerses himself into local life on the Mekong River, the lifeblood of Southeast Asia. Let Stuart show you what to expect on a 15 night Viking cruisetour along the Mekong River, which includes 270 miles between Kampong Cham, Cambodia, and My Tho, Vietnam - a tenth of the mighty River … [Read more...]
Cruise travel writer Aaron Saunders gives us a first hand review of why Viking Sea will top your list. I’ve been sitting in the Viking Bar on Deck 1 aboard Viking Cruises’ Viking Sea now for over an hour. I’ve already finished Cappuccino No. 1 and I’m disturbingly close to finishing Cappuccino No. 2. And I have very little to show for all that caffeinated power. See, I’m … [Read more...]
Although not as well known as the Rhine River, the Elbe River should be on your list of must-do cruises. Why? Because the Elbe, which is a major river in Central Europe, will dazzle you with lovely scenery and stops in elegant cities, such as Dresden in Germany and Prague in the Czech Republic. This 680-mile river also cuts through gorgeous wetlands and woodlands and … [Read more...]