Viking River Cruises

The world's leading river cruise line


The rivers of Europe, Asia, Egypt and the USA are filled with wonders. Experience them in comfort with Viking - rated best for river cruises by Cruise Critic globally. With state-of-the-art small ships that deliver a spacious and comfortable way to explore the world’s waterways and priority docking arrangements in the centre of cities and towns, Viking takes you deeper into the heart of your destination.

Award-winning Longships

Spacious, never crowded, Viking’s fleet of sleek and small Longships set the standard for modern river cruising, showcasing streamlined Scandinavian design and understated elegance. With no more than 190 guests, each Longship offers unparalleled levels of comfort, including spacious staterooms with full-size verandas, the largest suites on Europe’s rivers and the most al fresco dining on the waterways. It’s all complemented by award-winning service from a crew that will always keep you comfortable and feeling safe and secure.

The Thinking Person's Cruise

Created for curious, experienced travellers. With Viking, you’ll enjoy the company of likeminded travellers as well as insights from guest lecturers, regional cuisine and destination-inspired musical performances. Every detail of the experience – both onboard and on-shore – is designed to enhance your connection to the destination and enrich your knowledge of the world around you.

Inclusive value

A Viking fare includes everything you need, such as a complimentary shore excursion in each port of call; free wi-fi onboard; beer, wine and soft drinks served with lunch and dinner; all meals; enrichment lectures and destination performances; 24-hour specialty tea, coffee and bottled water and gratuities.

Viking River Cruises

Premium journeys at exceptional value


The rivers of Europe, Asia, Egypt and the USA are filled with wonders. Experience them in comfort with Viking - rated best for river cruises by Cruise Critic globally. With state-of-the-art small ships that deliver a spacious and comfortable way to explore the world’s waterways and priority docking arrangements in the centre of cities and towns, Viking takes you deeper into the heart of your destination.

Viking River Cruises' Longships

The Thinking Person's Cruise

Spacious, never crowded, Viking’s fleet of sleek and small Longships set the standard for modern river cruising, showcasing streamlined Scandinavian design and understated elegance. With no more than 190 guests, each Longship offers unparalleled levels of comfort, including spacious staterooms with full-size verandas, the largest suites on Europe’s rivers and the most al fresco dining on the waterways. It’s all complemented by award-winning service from a crew that will always keep you comfortable and feeling safe and secure.

The Thinking Person's Cruise

The Thinking Person's Cruise

Created for curious, experienced travellers. With Viking, you’ll enjoy the company of likeminded travellers as well as insights from guest lecturers, regional cuisine and destination-inspired musical performances. Every detail of the experience – both onboard and on-shore – is designed to enhance your connection to the destination and enrich your knowledge of the world around you.

Viking's all inclusive value

Inclusive Value

A Viking fare includes everything you need, such as a complimentary shore excursion in each port of call; free wi-fi onboard; beer, wine and soft drinks served with lunch and dinner; all meals; enrichment lectures and destination performances; 24-hour specialty tea, coffee and bottled water and gratuities.