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Viking Ingvar sails the 13-night "Waterways of the Czars" themed trips between St. Petersburg and Moscow, with calls at culture-filled villages and unique towns along the way, such as Yaroslavl, Uglich and ...
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Woggler
Member Since 2016
1 review
We chose this cruise because we wanted to see Russia and the Ocean cruise visits are restricted by virtue of being visa free - this means that you are 'herded' in organised groups; counted off and counted on. Vikings cruise from St ... Read more
mmbrower
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
We had taken two previous Viking cruises and knew the quality would be wonderful. Also loved the opportunity to meet other guests which is impossible on the ocean cruises. It is a joy to be part of a ship's cruise that you are able to ... Read more
Gilmac
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed May 2016
My review tends to compare this trip with our previous Viking cruise on the Danube from Budapest to in November 2013. The high point of both was the Hotel Manager, Rebekka, who had the same role on both. Her brightness and that of her ... Read more
bobfaye
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
Loved it all. Great crew, great food and great ports. Even though we had to change ships. because of a problem with a river lock, the transition was done seamlessly. Viking does a great job with the things it can control and it does an ... Read more
pdabbs
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
The top of my bucket list included Austria, and we had heard that river cruising was the way to go. We were not disappointed. From the moment we were met at the airport to the time we were picked up to leave for home, we were the most ... Read more

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blaw49
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
3 helpful votes
Great ship, crew and food. Cabin was very comfortable. It was difficult to understand some of the guides because of their heavy accents. Why doesn't Viking use native-Engish speakers? Most of the shore excursions were terrific. ... Read more
sixgun6
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 helpful votes
This was the absolute best way to get a taste of Russian metropolitan and village life! Viking's shore excursions were perfectly tailored to provide that broad overview of life in Russia. This was our third Viking River Cruise. We love ... Read more
superwife
Member Since 2012
1 review
61 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
We chose Viking to be sure the ship would be nice. The ship was in good condition and met and exceeded our expectations. Going to Russia can be daunting. Once we got past the hassle and expense of the Visa, everything was fine. Customs ... Read more
Phyllisblitz
Member Since 2015
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
My cruise was perfect! The ship is so clean and well maintained that you could eat off of the bathroom floor! Housekeeper Angelica was always available whenever I left my room to clean and tidy up. The personal attention I received from ... Read more
Agnes10
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
My Husbands wish was to go to Russia. He loved every minute of the cruise, I was not as thrilled. Service was wonderful, our room was fine and the balcony was excellent. The food was very good. The amenities on the ship were fine. ... Read more

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Likesboats
Member Since 2015
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
From the moment we were met at the St. Petersburg airport (in spite of a short hike to the bus, but that's Russia, we had a great time. The crew, food, guides, ambiance on board, port stops, were all just great. The food was also very ... Read more
Mike Schaul
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
Russian river cruising is how Viking River Cruises started and as you would expect they have perfected this journey absolutely! The accommodation on board the ship, the food, the itineraries, are all perfect! Everything operates smooth as ... Read more
eileennorth
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed August 2015
From the moment we stepped aboard the Viking Ingvar we felt at home. We were made to feel a welcome friend and nothing was too much trouble for the crew at whatever level from tour director to waiting or cabin staff. The food and service ... Read more
jsfalk
Member Since 2015
1 review
3 helpful votes
The Viking Ingvar has simple modern design, ample public spaces, excellent food, and a caring, competent staff. Cabins were, as expected, small but very well designed and the veranda cabin is worth the added cost. The ports were all ... Read more
Dukedom
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 helpful vote
We had a WONDERFUL time on Viking. We had gone on Viking 10 years ago from Amsterdam to Budapest and we thought it was good, but this time it was terrific. Our room was perfect, the food was quite good and the staff were so helpful and ... Read more

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andreating
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed August 2015
The cruise was amazing, and the service superb. They were very accomodating to my dietary needs (vegetarian), and even made special Indian dishes each night for an Indian family on board. The maitre d' would meet with me each day to ... Read more
viajera77
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed July 2015
My husband and I have travelled a lot around the world and this time we choose Viking for a river cruise in Russia. What an excellent choice we did.! We enjoyed every minute of the cruise, the staff was so friendly and courteous. The food ... Read more
peterjacquie
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed June 2015
My husband retired this year and He wanted a slightly different Holiday, so we choose the Viking, St. Petersburg to Moscow cruise, Waterways of the Tsars. This Holiday cruise will stay with us for the rest of our lives. The ship ... Read more
ciduval
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 helpful vote
We'd never been on a cruise before as we like to travel independently, but were converted after this wonderful trip. The destination - Russia - is not an easy one to organise with all the visa issues but once we arrived at the airport ... Read more
sandralawes@msn.com
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed June 2015
First I have dreamed of going to Russia all my life and here I went. The country is spectacular with wonderful culture, architecture and history. The Viking tour guides were Russians and knew their areas perfectly. They provided great ... Read more

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jfkbrit
Member Since 2013
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed June 2015
Two things ruined this trip, when we booked, we were told they used United or Delta for the flight from NY, eventually, they booked us at the back of the bus on Aeroflot 10 abreast seating! We would have never made the booking had we ... Read more
carolink
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
This was a trip of a lifetime! All we had to do was to get ourselves to St. Petersburg. The flight there on Russian Airlines was an unexpected treat! At the airport, Viking Cruise personnel with warm greetings, took charge of our luggage ... Read more
blaw49
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
Viking was highly recommended to us by friends who have done several Viking cruises. We did like the river cruise and will most likely do another one but on a different line as we'd like to compare Viking's offerings. The rooms were ... Read more
Hazeleigh
Member Since 2015
1 review
Sailed May 2015
Our third river cruise but did not know quite what to expect because we had never been with Viking previously. Viking Ingvar was larger than expected but our cabin 207 on the main deck was small although adiquate. Our real problem with it ... Read more
Schnubbs
Member Since 2014
1 review
I was thoroughly impressed with Viking River Cruises, from the cleanliness and comfort of the stateroom (which we weren't in very often) to the on-board and local tour guides, to the food and service, and the overall value. I had a ... Read more

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