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Like its fleetmates, Viking Ingvar and Viking Truvor, Viking Helgi offers "Waterways of the Czars" themed trips between St. Petersburg and Moscow, with calls at culture-filled villages and unique towns along ...
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32 Viking Helgi Cruise Reviews

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Ermarwen
1 Review
Member Since 2015
This was my first cruise experience and it was a blast. Hats off to Viking Cruises for the very efficient handling of ... Read more
shawno59
1 Review
Member Since 2014
This was my second Viking River Cruise, and it was just as well-run as the first. The staff was amazing - I can't say ... Read more
GeneTree
2 Reviews
Member Since 2010
Make sure your passport is good for at least six (6) months after dates of travel. This is required by Russia for Visa ... Read more
ldcruising
1 Review
Member Since 2014
Just returned from the trip that started in Moscow on August 24. About a week before leaving I finally read the reviews ... Read more
Travelin' Gal
3 Reviews
Member Since 2009
9 Forum Posts
This was our second Viking River Cruise and while we preferred the cabin aboard the Helgi to the new Viking longship ... Read more
LipBalmAddict
1 Review
Member Since 2013
118 Forum Posts
My husband and I wanted an immersive experience of Russia, and we decided that a river cruise would be the best way for ... Read more
Jdblevins
1 Review
Member Since 2013
An incredible journey along the inland waterway from St Petersburg to Moscow in the lap of luxury. The ship was well ... Read more
NanciEA
1 Review
Member Since 2000
141 Forum Posts
My husband and I and three other couples recently sailed on the Viking Helgi from St. Petersburg to Moscow. Here is the ... Read more
az_tchr
2 Reviews
Member Since 2012
1,616 Forum Posts
The greeting at the ship was efficient and very quick. Luiggage moved immediately to our room and a short tour of the ... Read more
gnomajor
1 Review
Member Since 2013
The Viking Helgi has too many cabins and too little public space and the open air deck is adjacent to the exhaust fumes ... Read more
Barliatone
1 Review
Member Since 2011
We just returned from a wonderful trip on the Helgi! We recommend starting in Moscow, because the days of touring seem ... Read more
HoopJ
1 Review
Member Since 2014
The stand out feature was the quality of the guides. They made the experience a real education. Russia was a bit of a ... Read more
cantante
1 Review
Member Since 2013
Viking River Cruises have won many travel awards but after our recent Viking Helgi experience Im wondering why. ... Read more
SandyBeach45
1 Review
Member Since 2013
We have just returned from a trip to Russia on the Viking River Cruises Viking Helgi ship a holiday ruined by ... Read more
lfn105
1 Review
Member Since 2012
The ship, or should I say boat, itself is disappointing. The cabin is tiny and the beds really uncomfortable. Worst ... Read more
Bousker
1 Review
Member Since 2011
3 Forum Posts
I can't say enough about the guides on this Viking tour. They were friendly, very knowledgeable and fun to be with. ... Read more
Beachnut53
3 Reviews
Member Since 2008
112 Forum Posts
What a fabulous trip! Would highly recommend starting in Moscow. We had a AX room on the 4th floor which was small ... Read more
aaallison
1 Review
Member Since 2012
It's unclear whether Viking management exercises too-strict control over operation of the dining room, the Hotel ... Read more
Quiltsalad
3 Reviews
Member Since 2008
218 Forum Posts
We booked a private tour of China through an Internet Agency. Spent a year setting the tour up emailing on a regular ... Read more
Pestkiller
1 Review
Member Since 2012
My wife and I had never been to Russia. We had been to China, the Caribbean, South America, Alaska, and all over the ... Read more
al468
1 Review
Member Since 2009
47 Forum Posts
We are experienced travellers and what happened to us on this trip has never happened before and the problems we ... Read more
chipper3
1 Review
Member Since 2011
We went on the Viking Waterways of the Czars cruise aboard the Surkov. The cabin was roomy enough that we did not feel ... Read more
CdMAgFox
13 Reviews
Member Since 2005
1,232 Forum Posts
***Welcome to Moscow! July 5th*** By noon today, July 5th, we had deplaned our Delta flight #46 from Atlanta -- a ... Read more
CdMAgFox
13 Reviews
Member Since 2005
1,232 Forum Posts
Waterways of the Czars Viking River Cruise July 5 - 17, 2011 ~~Welcome to Moscow! July 5th~~ By ... Read more
Rikka
2 Reviews
Member Since 2007
89 Forum Posts
My husband and I have cruised on ocean going vessels before and have travelled extensively. We are both in our sixties ... Read more

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