Reasons to Choose a Viking River Cruise

Reasons to Choose a Viking River Cruise

There are countless reasons why you’ll love exploring the world on a Viking river cruise. Here are just ten…


We offer great savings

A Viking river journey offers fantastic value for money, and there are often times when we also offer extra savings. To find out more, call us on 0800 319 66 60.

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No one offers more choice

As the world’s leading river cruise line, only Viking gives you more ships, more destinations and more flexibility across Europe, Asia, Egypt, the Mississippi and beyond.

Where do you want to go?


It’s all included

Return scheduled flights from the UK, a river view stateroom, all meals on board, wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner on board and a guided excursion almost every day are just some of the great value benefits. And they are all included in the cost of your cruise.

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Elegant, Scandinavian-style ships

Soft restful hues; warm, natural woods and fabrics, light-filled open spaces and an unflinching eye for detail are the hallmarks of our award-winning Viking Longships®.

Seeing is believing.

Step out in style


See more, do more, learn more

Discover more about the people, culture, history and cuisine of every destination. You will spend longer in each place and enjoy entertaining talks, cookery demonstrations and lively performances to bring it to life back on board. All included of course.

Experience more


Choose where you fly from

It makes life so much easier when you can fly from an airport closer to home. Choose from up to 10 regional airports at no extra cost.

Fly from home


You’re in safe hands

No other river cruise company has more experience. Our expertise has been honed over decades. Our fleet of 80 innovative ships is the largest in the world. Our English-speaking staff are all employed and trained by Viking. And, as you would expect, we are a member of ABTA, and are ATOL licensed.

The biggest and the best fleet


Included excursions

You can do as much or as little as you want on a Viking river cruise. Join the included daily guided excursion to see the main sights. Choose from a menu of fascinating optional tours to explore more. Or head out on your own with the assistance of our front desk team who can furnish you with everything you need to discover each destination your way.   

See more, do more


People like you, like Viking

Laid-back, easy-going, sociable. The ambience on board a Viking river ship is very much like the kind of guest we attract.

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The food is so good

Which river cruise? It’s all a matter of taste. Which is exactly why more people choose Viking every time. Fresh, delicious, beautifully cooked and served food is one of the real highlights, morning, noon and night. From regional specialities to perfectly prepared classics, we promise to take your taste buds on a journey of discovery, too.

A culinary journey

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