Viking River Cruises is far and away the leader in river cruising, which is the fastest growing segment in the travel industry. With more than 30 ships sailing on history's most significant waterways, such as the Nile, the Danube and the Yangtze, Viking offers the most widespread assortment of river cruising itineraries in the world.
Viking strives to offer engaging, thoughtful and exploration-packed itineraries to the cities and towns located along the shores of the world's major rivers. To accomplish this goal, Viking River Cruises has a qualified and dedicated staff that accompanies cruisers on city tours, museum visits and even to the symphony. They have a concierge on their river ships as well, who will make restaurant recommendations and reservations for those travelers looking to explore on their own. In addition to this are the magnificent talks and lectures that allow cruisers to delve deeper into special aspects of the region they are visiting.
While you will be traveling to beautiful destinations, you will also find yourself in modern and comfortable accommodations. The Viking fleet is expanding and growing, even as you read this. By the end of 2013 they plan to debut 14 new ships, and still more ships are set to debut in 2014. These are innovative ships designed to allow cruisers to experience the rivers in all their glory with full verandas that allow you to feel the wind in your hair and the sun on your face as you gaze at some of the most beautiful landscapes in the world.
As Viking River Cruises continues to expand, they look to make river cruising accessible and affordable for people who want to see the world. This means that they offer inclusive pricing. The price you pay includes your stateroom, your meals, your excursions and any pre- and post-hotel accommodations associated with your selected itinerary.
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