Viking River Cruises

Viking River Cruises, the world’s leading river cruise line, offers the discerning traveller opportunities to explore destinations in-depth yet in a most relaxing and comfortable way. Viking operates the world’s largest and best fleet of deluxe vessels built specifically for river travel in Europe, Russia and China. Sail effortlessly from cosmopolitan capitals to quaint riverside towns. Enjoy daily included sightseeing tours and meals, demonstrations, hands-on activities and leisure time to explore. Viking River Cruises offers delightful journeys along the world’s greatest waterways and with 175 years of river cruise heritage, Viking is truly qualified to provide clients an unforgettable holiday.


Flagship Itinerary

  • Grand European Tour – 15-day cruise between Amsterdam and Budapest


2013 Fleet

  • Total of 31 ships across Europe, Russia and China
  • 110 – 198 pax on European ships


New for 2013

  • Debut of 6 additional Longship class vessels in Europe:Viking Forseti, Viking Rinda, Viking Tor, Viking Var, Viking Skadi and Viking Bragi
    • More full-size verandas and full-size staterooms than on any other ship in Europe
    • Aquavit Terrace with floor-to-ceiling windows that roll aside to create a unique area that combines the comfort of the indoors with the fresh air and exhilaration of the outdoors.



  • Active baby boomers interested in history and culture
  • Couples or friends looking to explore the world in comfort
  • Often engaged in charitable organisations
  • Newspaper subscribers
  • Have travelled overseas in the past



  • Europe: Select dates from March to December
  • Russia: Select dates from May to October
  • China: Select dates from March to November



  • Every stateroom has an outside river view with a window, French balcony or Veranda for viewing scenery, and on every ship most windows open to fresh air.
  • Hotel-style beds with European linens and duvets and satellite television


Dining & Beverages

  • Menu combines regional specialties with classic cuisine
  • Complimentary on board Silver Spirits beverage package if you book before 31 July, 2012*



  • All onboard meals & complimentary beverages
  • Daily shore excursions
  • Cultural enrichment
  • Port charges
  • All gratuities for Europe and Russia, , if you book before 31 July, 2012*
  • Deluxe accommodation during land portions
  • Wi-Fi in Europe and Russia and internet café in China


Passenger Loyalty Program

  • Clients who reserve their next journey within one year receive $200pp in travel credit; if they reserve within two years, they receive $100pp in travel credits



  • World’s Leading River Cruise Operator – 2010 & 2011 World Travel Awards


Paris To Swiss Alps With Viking

11 nights Viking River Cruises

  Paris From 08 Mar 23 to 04 Nov 23

From $5,195*/person>