Viking River Cruises

Viking River Cruises is the world’s largest river cruise company sailing the rivers of Europe, Russia, China and Egypt. It is an award winning cruise line both with the travel agent community and the travelling public. Viking River Cruises started in 1997 and has grown to a fleet of 21 vessels. They provide unique, deluxe vacations to experienced travelers with an interest in geography, culture and history.

Viking River Cruise Destinations

Europe: Danube, Main, Rhine, Moselle, Elbe Rivers
France: Rhône, Saône, Seine Rivers
Russia & Ukraine: Volga River
China: Yangtze River
Egypt: Nile River

Viking River Cruise Ships

Called “Longships“, Viking River Cruises boasts the most extensive fleet of river cruises vessels in the industry.  View The Long Ship Fleet

Points of Distinction

  • Most award-winning river cruise line
  • Best ships in Russia
  • Brand new ships on the Yangtze River
  • Casual dining in elegant style
  • Local culinary specialties
  • House wine with dinner and lunch
  • Highest customer satisfaction
  • Great service guaranteed
  • Comprehensive shore excursions
  • Quietvox audio system
  • All-inclusive packages


  • Conde Nast Traveler’s Gold List
  • World Travel Awards
  • Travel & Leisure World’s Best
  • National Geographic’s The 10 Best of Everything
  • British Travel Awards
  • Travel Weekly Reader’s Choice Awards
  • TravelAge West WAVE Awards
  • Recommend Reader’s Choice Awards
  • Leisure Travel Leaders Awards
  • Luxury Travel Advisor Awards of Excellence