Viking River Cruises Deals

The world's largest river cruise line, Viking River Cruises has nearly seventy ships currently operating on rivers across Europe, Russia and Asia, expecting to increase that to 71 ships by the end of 2019, and sailing on rivers including the Danube, Douro and Elbe in Europe, the Volga river in Russia, the Yangtze and Mekong rivers in Asia and many more across the world. Most famous for their river longships, these ships are of Scandinavian design with open to the air interiors, staterooms with river views, some with balconies, most of which have windows that open to fresh air, and all the comforts and amenities of a luxury hotel.

Latest Viking River Cruises Cruise Deals


Oberammergau, Innsbruck & the Rhine

16 Jul 2022 (7 Nights) Fly Cruise from £4395pp
Viking Alruna

Elegant Elbe

16 Mar 2022 (5 Nights) Fly Cruise from £2095pp
Viking Astrild

Elegant Elbe

29 Aug 2021 (5 Nights) Cruise Only from £2945pp
Viking Beyla

Portugal's River of Gold

08 Nov 2021 (7 Nights) Cruise Only from £3595pp
Viking Hemming

Waterways of the Tsars

01 Jul 2023 (12 Nights) Fly Cruise from £3645pp
Viking Truvor

Portugal's River of Gold

05 May 2021 (7 Nights) Cruise Only from £2945pp
Viking Osfrid

Portugal's River of Gold

30 Jun 2021 (7 Nights) Cruise Only from £2945pp
Viking Osfrid

Oberammergau, Innsbruck & the Rhine

02 Jul 2022 (7 Nights) Fly Cruise from £4395pp
Viking Alruna

Waterways of the Tsars

15 May 2021 (12 Nights) Cruise Only from £4095pp
Viking Helgi

Elegant Elbe

20 Nov 2023 (5 Nights) Fly Cruise from £2295pp
Viking Astrild

Portugal's River of Gold

11 Jun 2021 (7 Nights) Cruise Only from £2945pp
Viking Torgil

Elegant Elbe

10 Jul 2021 (5 Nights) Cruise Only from £2945pp
Viking Astrild

Viking River Cruises' Cruise Fleet


Why choose Viking River Cruises ?


In Europe, Viking use their signature vessels, longships, which are basically identical in design, offer luxurious accommodation and dining facilities, and can carry 190 passengers. These ships are spread over 4 decks, and all cabins are at least outside cabins, with a full view of the river and surroundings. On some sailings in Europe you may also come across the "baby" longships which although of a similar aesthetic to the main longships, only have three decks, so cabin options will vary.

In Russia, the ships will be more varied as they are refurbished older vessels, and not custom built by Viking. These ships are able to carry more passengers (up to 204 depending on the ship) and have a single dining area. They do offer though a wider variety of cabin and suite, but some public areas may seem a bit smaller. Generally though the design remains Scandinavian, but with a Russian flair.

The ships that operate in Asia are once again more varied. The Viking Emerald which sails on the Yangtze river is the largest in the Viking fleet, closer to a small ocean cruise ship than river, and able to carry up to 256 passengers, and also has more public spaces, whereas the Viking Mekong is one of the smaller vessels only carrying up to 60 guests, and is unlike any other Viking ship, designed as it is to mimic a traditional French colonial riverboat.

River cruises are all about the destinations, more than the stay on-board experience, but don't worry, the stay will leave you relaxed and pampered, feeling fresh for each excursion you decide to take to visit the marvellous locations on your journey. Viking offers a collection of wonderful voyages across many of the famous rivers of the world, Including the Danube, Rhine, Douro,  Elbe,  or further afield to Mekong or Yangtze . Onboard, there are few activities in which to engage but the occasional onboard lecture, or local dance or music troupe tends to draw a crowd. Evening music (most often a piano player) is often popular too.

If you are looking for an expert in river cruises, then Viking River Cruises is the company to choose. Luxury cruises, beautiful destinations, and amazing experiences, available to every guest who chooses to sail with the most popular river cruise company in the world.

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