Viking River Cruises
Explorer's Sale Extended!

Journey into the heart of Europe, Russia, Asia, Egypt and beyond on a culturally immersive scenic cruise. Whether you yearn to see the castle-lined Rhine, romantic Danube, vineyard-laced Douro, or ancient temples along the Nile, your river cruise with Viking begins here.

Viking's Explorer's Sale

2-for-1 Deposits, Special Cruise Fares and
Free or Discounted Airfare
*
on select River Cruises

Expires July 31, 2019

View our example river cruises in Europe, Asia and Egypt below.

Book with UNIGLOBE Travel today!

 

Sail with the #1 River Cruise Line

Travel with ease, unpacking just once and knowing everything you need is included, from meals and beverages to shore excursions and Wi-Fi. That is what they call Viking Inclusive Value. Enjoy the ever-changing scenery along the river banks as you are gently carried aboard an elegant, intimate ship to your next destination. Nothing compares to a river, and no experience compares to a Viking River Cruise.

 

Example European River Cruise Sailings

Many sailings and itineraries available
Contact us for options, dates and pricing

Romantic Danube
8 Days | 6 Guided Tours | 3 Countries

from $2699
Nuremberg to Budapest
BONUS airfare option from $799*

Sail to charming cities & villages

Visit Budapest's Castle District and cross the famous Chain Bridge. Explore Göttweig Abbey, one of Austria's most revered monastic centers, and make dumplings with Wachau Valley apricots. See Europe's largest pipe organ in Passau, or travel to Salzburg. Celebrate Vienna's musical heritage at a concert featuring works by Mozart and Strauss. With medieval towns, grand cities and stunning scenery, this 8-day journey on the "Blue Danube" is one you are sure to love.

Danube Waltz
8 Days | 6 Guided Tours | 5 Countries

from $2799
Budapest to Passau
BONUS airfare option from $799*

Cruise to enchanting destinations

Soak up soothing steam at a Budapest thermal bath. Learn to waltz at a Viennese dance school. Savor Austro-Hungarian cuisine in Vienna and Budapest. Admire the Wachau Valley's beauty. Explore lesser-known Central European cities like Bratislava and Passau. Witness daily life in an abbey on an exclusive visit to Göttweig. This 8-day itinerary reveals the best of these places, while cruising leisurely through spectacular scenery.

Rhine Getaway
8 Days | 6 Guided Tours | 4 Countries

from $2799
Amsterdam to Basel
BONUS airfare option from $699*

Explore castles & cathedrals

Explore the Black Forest and visit a local workshop to see a cuckoo clock-making demonstration. Discover the culinary traditions of Alsace. Overlook the Rhine from the walls of Germany's best-preserved medieval castle. Turreted fortresses, grand cathedrals, historic cities, medieval towns and spectacular scenery of the Middle Rhine—little wonder that the Rhine is one of Europe's best-loved rivers. This journey reveals a landscape of beauty and culture.

Châteaux, Rivers & Wine
8 Days | 7 Guided Tours | 1 Country

from $3199
Bordeaux to Bordeaux
BONUS airfare option from $799*

Explore Bordeaux like never before

Discover the ports, vineyards, farms and forests of Aquitaine, once Europe's richest kingdom. See Bordeaux's fountains and cellars. Hunt for truffles in Périgord, and create your own personal blend of Cognac at the Camus distillery. Savor France's finest oysters fresh from the bay at Arcachon. Sip Saint-Émilion, Médoc and Sauternes in their own "terroir" on an 8-day cruise through Bordeaux—a region synonymous with fine wine and finer living.

Cities of Light
12 Days | 10 Guided Tours | 4 Countries

from $4299
Prague to Paris
BONUS airfare option from $699*

See great cities & landscapes

Sail Europe's most iconic rivers: the Moselle with its steep vineyards; the castle-studded Rhine; and the Main, lined with quaint villages. Taste legendary Moselle Rieslings. Survey the Rhine from 900-year-old Marksburg Castle. Explore Prague's Lobkowicz Palace on a Privileged Access tour designed just for us by Prince William. Savor French, German and Czech cuisine. With bookends in Paris and Prague, this 12-day journey celebrates Europe's most luminous ports.

Tulips & Windmills
10 Days | 8 Guided Tours | 2 Countries

from $4549
Amsterdam to Amsterdam
BONUS airfare option from $1249*

Discover Holland & Belgium

Admire the genius of the Dutch Masters at Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum. Explore Hoorn's seafaring heritage, Arnhem's World War II history and Antwerp's Renaissance splendor. See colorful ribbons of farmland as Dutch tulips come into bloom. Sample Belgian beers and chocolates. Step into the Middle Ages in Bruges. Roam Keukenhof Gardens, the world's largest floral park. The best time to see the Low Countries is spring, and the best way to see them is on our 10-day cruise.

Elegant Elbe
10 Days | 7 Guided Tours | 2 Countries

from $4599
Prague to Berlin
BONUS airfare option from $799*

Journey to Berlin, Dresden & Prague

Discover Berlin's modern chic, Potsdam's rococo whimsy and Prague's Gothic exuberance. Walk in Martin Luther's footsteps in Wittenberg, birthplace of the Protestant Reformation. Admire delicate Meissen porcelain. Celebrate Dresden, a phoenix risen from the ashes of war. View Saxon Switzerland's monoliths. See the Elbe Biosphere Reserve. The Elbe is one of Europe's most unspoiled rivers and it awaits you—from Berlin to Prague—on our 10-day cruisetour.

Paris to the Swiss Alps
12 Days | 10 Guided Tours | 4 Countries

from $4599
Zürich to Paris
BONUS airfare option from $699*

Explore Paris & sail the Rhine

Pay your respects at the Luxembourg American Cemetery. Discover Roman Trier. Taste Moselle Rieslings and visit the wine town of Bernkastel-Kues. Enjoy scenic cruising past the town of Sankt Goar, home of the Lorelei Rock, and through the Rhine Gorge, a UNESCO Site. Visit fascinating Worms and the university town of Heidelberg. Vineyard-flanked slopes and historic cities, along with hotel stays in Paris and Zürich, make this 12-day cruisetour irresistible.

Grand European Tour
15 Days | 12 Guided Tours | 4 Countries

from $5349
Budapest to Amsterdam
BONUS airfare option from $299*

Travel through the heart of Europe

Absorb the atmosphere of Budapest's Café Gerbeaud and learn the Viennese waltz. Sample the food and wine of Austria's Wachau Valley. Admire Rhine Valley vistas from a 900-year-old castle. Our most iconic itinerary traces the Danube, Main and Rhine Rivers between the stunning landscapes of Hungary and the windmill-dotted waterways of Holland, with engaging encounters at every bend.

Portugal's River of Gold
10 Days | 8 Guided Tours | 2 Countries

from $5349
Lisbon to Porto
BONUS airfare option from $1549*

Enjoy the Douro's beauty & history

Experience the renaissance of Lisbon, newly invigorated with trending galleries and restaurants. Explore two of Iberia's oldest university towns: Coimbra, Portugal and Salamanca, Spain. Roam the port warehouses of Porto. Enjoy traditional cuisine, wine and fado singing. Cruise the Douro River Valley, the world's oldest demarcated wine region and a UNESCO Site. Our 10-day cruisetour includes a hotel stay in Lisbon and the added bonus of a visit to Spain.

France's Finest
15 Days | 14 Guided Tours | 1 Country

from $6149
Avignon to Paris
BONUS airfare option from $949*

Explore Paris, Burgundy & Provence

Pay your respects at Normandy's World War II beaches. Walk in Joan of Arc's footsteps at Rouen. Luxuriate in Paris's sophistication. Savor Lyon's culinary heritage. Toast the Beaujolais vineyards. Explore Avignon's Palace of the Popes. Celebrate the Provençal lifestyle. Art, cuisine, style, joie de vivre—if you love everything Français, this is for you: a 15-day journey that combines our popular Paris & the Heart of Normandy and Lyon & Provence cruises into one tour de force.

Waterways of the Tsars
13 Days | 10 Guided Tours | 1 Country

from $7299
Moscow to St. Petersburg
BONUS FREE* airfare from 12
Canadian cities

Explore the real Russia

See the swirling onion domes and stout towers of Moscow's Red Square. Share stories at the kitchen table of an Uglich family. Savor Russian caviar with your blini pancakes. Soak up the steam in a traditional banya in riverside Mandrogy village. Envision Peter the Great luxuriating in massive Peterhof Palace, then see how multiple families shared living space at a Soviet-era kommunalka. From Moscow to St. Petersburg, this 13-day voyage reveals the real Russia as never before.

European Sojourn
23 Days | 18 Guided Tours | 8 Countries

from $10,599
Bucharest to Amsterdam
BONUS airfare option from $399*

Explore 3 rivers & 8 countries

Cruise Amsterdam's canals. See castles on the Rhine. Behold the grandeur of Vienna. Celebrate folk traditions in Hungary, Croatia, Serbia, Bulgaria and Romania. These travel icons—and more—await you on a 23-day journey combining our Grand European Tour and Passage to Eastern Europe cruises. Discover eight countries in Western, Central and Eastern Europe while cruising the Rhine, Main and Danube. Enjoy a lifetime's worth of experiences on a single voyage.

Contact us by July 31, 2019 to book!

 

Example Asia & Egypt River Cruises

More sailings and itineraries available
Limited Availability - Contact us today!

Magnificent Mekong
15 Days | 16 Guided Tours | 2 Countries

from $6149
Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City
BONUS airfare option from $1949*

Explore unique places & cultures

Shop Old Hanoi's markets. See the Khmer temple complex of Angkor Wat. Behold the haunting beauty of Ta Prohm, where jungle vines embrace ancient ruins. Explore Phnom Penh by cyclo rickshaw. Discover silk towns, fishing villages, monasteries and floating markets. With hotel stays in Hanoi, Siem Reap and Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) bracketing your 8-day Mekong cruise, this cruisetour reveals the beauty and grace of a land we have only begun to know.

Roof of the World
17 Days | 18 Guided Tours | 2 Countries

from $7349
Beijing to Shanghai
BONUS airfare option from $1249*

Let your spirit soar in China & Tibet

Journey into the Himalayas, where ancient traditions infuse every aspect of life. See the magnificent and moving mountain kingdom of Tibet; call on monks at the Sera Monastery, keep step with pilgrims at the Jokhang Temple and feel the warmth of home at a Tibetan family's residence. Wander into Beijing's Forbidden City, gaze upon soaring Yangtze River landscapes and take in the scale of Shanghai from its famous Bund. Join us for the peak China experience.

Pharaohs & Pyramids
12 Days | 11 Guided Tours | 1 Country

from $7499
Cairo to Cairo
BONUS airfare option from $1949*

Discover Egypt, ancient and modern

Uncover the ancient secrets of Egypt while experiencing the welcoming culture of today. See the pyramids from astride a majestic camel. Wander among 136 soaring pillars in Karnak Temple. Explore Dendera, one of Egypt's best-preserved and less frequented temples. Skim the waters of the Nile by traditional felucca. Delight in the fragrances of Aswan's spice market. Join Viking and our expert Egyptologists on a 12-day Nile cruisetour into the heart of Egypt.

Contact us by July 31, 2019 to book!

River Cruise Destinations

Danube River Cruises
Flowing from the Black Forest to its vast delta at the Black Sea, the Danube has shaped the history of Central Europe. Cruise through the forested slopes of Bavaria, along the terraced hills of Austria's wine region and past the Hungarian steppes into the heart of Eastern Europe.
Rhine River Cruises
Lined with hilltop castles, fairytale villages and sprawling vineyards, Old Father Rhine has long been a major European lifeline of commerce and culture. Its romance and beauty have inspired poets and composers, giving birth to the tales of Lorelei and the music of Wagner. 
France River Cruises
Cultural treasures line the banks of the rivers of France. Along the Rhone and Dordogne, sample world-renowned wines and cuisine and stunning beauty. Follow the winding Seine into breathtaking Norman farmland. And marvel at landscapes immortalized by France's greatest painters.
Douro River Cruise
Central to Portugal's wine industry, the Douro River was long the sole highway that delivered the region's famed port wine to the world. Trace its enchanting route past terraced slopes clocked in lush vineyards, hillside wine estates and stunning olive and almond groves.
Elbe River Cruises
One of Central Europe's most important waterways, the Elbe River traverses the bohemian highlands of the Czech Republic and the untouched forests of Germany. Its waters course past vineyard-laden hills and the soaring rock formations of Saxon Switzerland.
Russia River Cruise
Cruise a vast network of rivers, lakes and canals between St. Petersburg and Moscow, stopping at inviting Golden Ring cities and charming villages. As you explore, meet smiling babushkas, admire the fine art of nesting dolls and gaze up at multi-hued onion-domed churches.
Ukraine River Cruise
The Ukraine will surprise you with its diverse landscapes and traditions. Cruise the Dnieper River from Kiev to the Black Sea, stopping to explore cities and villages woven with the colourful threads of Greek, Mongol, Tatar, Ottoman, Cossack, Jewish, Polish and Russian culture.
Holiday River Cruises

Lined with traditional Christmas markets and the festive spirit of the season, Europe's waterways are pure magic during the holidays. Celebrating along the Rhine, Main and Danube and raise your mulled cider to a joyous Noel you'll always remember.

Asia River Cruises
Explore Asia's waterways with Viking, perhaps cruising the Yangtze through the Three Gorges, with time to see Beijing, Shanghai and Tibetan Lhasa. Our Mekong cruises reveal the emerald splendor of Cambodia and Vietnam. Intriguing cultures and unforgettable beauty await.
Egypt River Cruises
Great pyramids, magnificent cities, massive temples and a fertile agriculture...one of history's greatest civilizations emerged along the banks of the Nile. Discover its secrets with Viking as our expert Egyptologists take you from the pyramids of Cairo and the temples of Luxor to the Valley of the Kings and the desert outpost of Aswan and beyond.

Contact us to book your next river cruise!