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  • 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!


  • General Terms & Conditions:
    Conditions apply. Valid on travel booked through UNIGLOBE Travel. All advertised prices are for the cruise only and include or disclose taxes & fees. Airfare, transfers and other cruise components are additional and not included in advertised prices unless otherwise stated. Certain destinations may include flight connections. Cruise prices are per person, based on double occupancy for total length of stay unless otherwise stated. Taxes & fees due during travel or in destination are additional and may include, but not limited to, local car rental charges & taxes, one-way rental drop fees which are to be paid upon arrival, resort fees & charges, tour ‘kitty’, airline baggage fees and cruise gratuities. All offers and prices are valid on new bookings only for select departure dates and are accurate and subject to availability at advertising deadline, errors and omissions excepted, and subject to change. Cruise offers and prices are accurate at advertising deadline and subject to availability and changes by the supplier. Advertising deadline: July 2, 2019. For full terms & conditions please speak with a UNIGLOBE Travel consultant.

    Viking River Cruises Terms & Conditions:
    PRICE GUARANTEE: Once you have paid in full for your trip, you are safe from any additional charges. Airfare increases, currency fluctuations, increased fuel surcharges, new government taxes—none of these will apply to you.

    2019-2020 RIVER CRUISE AND AIR SAVINGS: Offer valid on bookings made from July 01, 2019 - July 31, 2019. Special cruise fares plus FREE air valid on available 2019 departures of Grand European Tour, European Sojourn, France’s Finest, Waterways of the Tsars (2019 & 2020) and Kiev to the Black Sea. Airfares vary on other gateways & departures. Air does not have to be purchased to get cruise\tour offer. 2-for-1 deposit ($500 CAD per couple) valid on 2020-select 2021 river itineraries. All prices are in CAD dollars and for CA residents only. All cruise fares include cruise taxes, port taxes and fees. Additional restrictions may apply. 2019: Book and pay in full by July 31, 2019. 2020: Book by July 31, 2019; pay in full by August 30, 2019. Offer expires July 31, 2019.

    GENERAL RESTRICTIONS: Cruise fares listed are cruise only in CAD dollars, per person, based on double occupancy and for CA residents only. Cruise ship fuel surcharge may apply. All fares and offers are for new bookings made July 01, 2019-July 31, 2019, are subject to availability; may not combinable with other offers except Viking Explorer Society Credit and Viking Referral Rewards. Special cruise fares are based upon published full cruise fares; cruise fares do not include prepaid charges, optional facilities and service fees, and personal charges, as defined in the terms and conditions of the Passenger Ticket Contract which may be viewed elsewhere on this website. Full cruise fares may not have resulted in actual sales in all stateroom categories and may not have been in effect during the last 90 days. Promotional fares may remain in effect after the expiration date. Air promotion applies to economy, roundtrip flights only from select Viking River Cruises CA gateways and includes airport-to-ship or hotel transfers, air taxes and air fuel surcharges. Viking reserves the right to correct errors or omissions and to change any and all fares, fees and surcharges at any time. For up-to-date prices, please call Viking or your Travel Agent. The cruise ship fuel surcharge is additional revenue to Viking Cruises, as are any additional charges relating to currency fluctuation other than for fully paid cruise fares and full fares, which fluctuations are beyond our control. All fares include cruise taxes, port taxes and fees. Additional terms and conditions may apply. Complete terms and conditions may be found in the Passenger Ticket Contract.

    Additional airline-imposed baggage charges may apply; for more information on Airline Luggage Restrictions or to learn more about allowances and general airline information visit Airline Information & Restrictions.

    AIR UPGRADE: Upgrade to Premium Economy air from $795 CAD per person or Business Class air from $2,995 CAD per person based on select gateways and dates. Flat rate of $1,995 CAD for Grand European Tour, France's Finest and European Sojourn on Suites and above. Additional airline-imposed baggage charges may apply; for more information visit Airline Luggage Restrictions. Air prices are per person based on cruise/cruisetour check-in date and include transfers plus all government taxes/fees of approximately $160 and air fuel surcharges. Air seats are limited; airfares are subject to change and are not guaranteed until full payment of air is received. For more information about customized air services and US gateways, visit the Viking Air Plus page.

    AIR OFFER RESTRICTIONS: Offer expires July 31, 2019.

    NOTE: North American flights depart one day prior to check-in date. Paid Business or Premium Economy Class may require travel in economy on flights within North America or Europe. Premium economy is limited to specific airlines and we may not be able to accommodate based on aircraft type and availability. Roundtrip airport transfers are included when air is purchased with a cruise or cruisetour package; if air is not purchased from Viking, transfers may be purchased separately. All transfers must be in conjunction with a Viking-purchased cruise, cruisetour, land extension or extra hotel nights. Air prices are per person based on cruise/cruisetour check-in date and include transfers plus all government taxes/fees of approximately $160 and air fuel surcharges. Air seats are limited; airfares are subject to change and are not guaranteed until full payment of air is received.

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