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Amazon River Cruises

Welcome to the jungle. An Amazon River cruise will take you through some of the most astonishingly biodiverse landscapes in the world. Monkeys, sloths and tropical birds inhabit the trees, jaguars prowl the forest and manatees, dolphins and otters float through the river's murky waters. Most of the river ships that operate on the Amazon hold about 30 passengers, so you certainly won't feel crowded.
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  • The second-longest river in the world, the Amazon runs through Brazil, Columbia and Peru; the portion running through Peru is especially popular with riverboats.
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  • Outstanding.   carrolldouglas
    04/14
    We took the 14-day cruise, Vienna to Amsterdam, & found it outstanding. Scenery was beautiful & being so close to the center of towns & cities was fantastic. We were worried about spring rain, but we had only 1 rainy day--the day we ... Read more
  • The Unriver cruise   Mpickett
    05/15
    On our way to the airport on May 5 we received an email from Viking River Cruises telling us that because of rising water levels, our ship, the Delling, would not be able cruise. We would be housed in a hotel, the Novotel, for at least 1 night in ... Read more
  • Don't Tell   edwardburch
    05/15
    We sailed from Amsterdam on the Eir and enjoyed the first four nights. The trip was to be seven nights, ending in Basel.The chef was excellent and we had a happy ship. Due to high water we were transferred by bus to the Mani and the Mani passengers ... Read more
  • 05/15
    My wife and I sailed on the third sailing of the new SS Maria Theresa. We enjoyed much about the cruise although a few things left us scratching our heads. I will hit the highlights of the good, the not so good, and the unacceptable. The good: ... Read more
  • 05/15
    We were on Emerald Sky early May from Basel to Amsterdam. It was docked in Kembs in France on the Canal d'Alsace. As we were already in Basel we had to go to the airport to be bussed to the ship. It looked very smart. The food was good and the ... Read more
  • 09/14
    This was my first cruise experience and it was a blast. Hats off to Viking Cruises for the very efficient handling of everything: from the flight bookings, to airport transfers, embarkation and disembarkation to and from the ship, the tours, the ... Read more
  • 04/15
    All in all the cruise was a total delight and we were treated like royalty. The Captain and his entire crew went out their way to make this such an enjoyable trip. When my sister in law realized she had left a piece of luggage after debarkation, a ... Read more
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