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Welcome to Viking River Cruises

Viking River Cruises is known as the world's leading river cruise line. The vast array of endless itineraries is just the beginning of a luxury experience to create memories to last a lifetime. Each voyage is designed to assist you in exploring your destinations with authentic cuisines and culture.

With numerous accolades including World's Best, Readers' Choice, Cruise Critic Editors' Pick just to name a few, these intimate river cruises will satisfy your curiosity of the surrounding world as you discover places otherwise difficult to visit.

As a leader in the industry for more than two decades, their river cruise expertise gets you closer to your destination in luxury and style. Welcome aboard!

The Longships of Viking River Cruises

Viking River Cruises Offers Over 50 Longships

  • Most Built: 2002 - 2016
  • Passengers: 28 - 256
  • Best For: Intimate Cruising, Gourmet Food & Wine, Luxury River Cruising, Honeymoon, Adults

Viking River Cruises offers a vast array of itineraries through the rivers of Rhine, Danube, Main, Elbe and more. The luxury voyages are endless and no matter where you choose to sail, you can be rest assured that your experience includes all amenities throughout the fleet. Enjoy spacious staterooms, indoor and outdoor dining venues, and large windows offering panoramic views of the remote areas through which these vessels travel. Your only decision is... where would you like to explore first?  Click here for current itineraries and fares onboard Viking River Cruises, simply narrow your search using the checkboxes in the left column.

Elbe River Cruises on Viking Astrild and Viking Beyla

  • Built: 2015
  • Passengers: 98
  • Best For: Intimate Cruising, Gourmet Food & Wine, Luxury River Cruising, Honeymoon, Adults

Viking Astrild and Viking Beyla are sister ships that where built specifically for navigating the Elbe River. Both ships boast the same design elements of the Viking Longships. Guests are treated to personalized service while savoring regional cuisine and fine wines. Sail along the elegant Elbe and experience the culture of your beautiful surroundings. Click here for current itineraries and fares onboard Viking River Cruises, simply narrow your search using the checkboxes in the left column.

Douro River Cruises on Viking Hemming, Viking Torgil and Viking Osfrid

  • Built: 2014
  • Passengers: 106
  • Best For: Intimate Cruising, Gourmet Food & Wine, Luxury River Cruising, Honeymoon, Adults

Viking Hemming and Torgil are sister ships that where built specifically for the Douro River and added a third sister ship, Viking Osfrid, in 2016. They are a slightly modified design innovative corridor configurations, modern technologies and spacious staterooms with luxury amenities. Immerse yourself in cultural onboard entertainment and enjoy the various lounges with floor-to-ceiling windows and breathtaking views from every angle. Click here for current itineraries and fares onboard Viking River Cruises, simply narrow your search using the checkboxes in the left column.

Russian Cruises on Viking Akun, Viking Truvor & Viking Ingvar

  • Refurbished: 2013
  • Passengers: 210
  • Best For: Intimate Cruising, Gourmet Food & Wine, Luxury River Cruising, Honeymoon, Adults

Viking River Cruises has been sailing the Russian waterways for more than 20 years. They have since added these ships with complete refrubishments of spacious staterooms and suites, luxury amenities and state-of-the-art technologies. It's the perfect way to discover Russia and all its glory.  Click here for current itineraries and fares onboard Viking River Cruises, simply narrow your search using the checkboxes in the left column.

Viking Legend & Viking Prestige

  • Built: 2009 & 2011
  • Passengers: 188
  • Best For: Intimate Cruising, Gourmet Food & Wine, Luxury River Cruising, Honeymoon, Adults

Viking Legend was built as their first eco-friendly vessel followed by her sister ship Viking Prestige in 2011. Both run on hybrid engines, which adds to your comfort of a much smoother and quieter ride. These ships also offer higher ceilings for a more spacious feel as you move about. Enjoy panoramic views while sailing the calm European rivers in luxury. Click here for current itineraries and fares onboard Viking River Cruises, simply narrow your search using the checkboxes in the left column.

Viking Emerald

  • Built: 2010
  • Passengers: 256
  • Best For: Intimate Cruising, Gourmet Food & Wine, Luxury River Cruising, Honeymoon, Adults

Viking Emerald is the largest longship of the fleet and is a state-of-the-art vessel built specifically for the Yangtze River. She boasts full verandas in every stateroom ensuring your voyage is both comfortable and stylish. She is considered the 'Pearl of the Yangtze', offering authentic cuisines, fashion and art onboard. With panoramic views throughout the ship, you will soon discover the river's elegance and beauty unfold right before your eyes.  Click here for current itineraries and fares onboard Viking River Cruises, simply narrow your search using the checkboxes in the left column.

Viking Mekong

  • Built: 2002 - Refurbished: 2013
  • Passengers: 60
  • Best For: Intimate Cruising, Gourmet Food & Wine, Luxury River Cruising, Honeymoon, Adults

Viking Mekong is a  handcrafted ship designed specifically to navigate the remote Mekong River. Explore one if the most scenic regions of the world with magnificent panoramic views. Indulge yourself in authentic culture and savor the flavors of one of the most fascinating destinations in Southeast Asia. Click here for current itineraries and fares onboard Viking River Cruises, simply narrow your search using the checkboxes in the left column.