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Viking Ra Cruise Reviews

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20 Viking Ra Cruise Reviews


Kirklulu avatar

Kirklulu

2 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

Amazing sites, beautiful ship, wonderful memories!

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WARNING! This review is long. After reserving this cruise almost two years ago, we (group of 8) were a bit concerned if our cruise down the Nile on the Viking Ra scheduled to begin on March 6, 2020, would be ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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umbrellagirl

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

A Wonderful Cruise on the Viking RA

This is a fascinating, educational cruise. While there was plenty of down time for relaxation, we enjoyed the excursions very much. Abu Simbal was fantastic and worth the extra expense and travel. Onboard there ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Retired1811

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Great visit to Egypt

This was our second Viking cruise and it was outstanding. We started with the optional Israel pre-cruise land tour. The tour guide, Jo Lane, was knowledgeable and outstanding. We visited all the biblical sites and ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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josielawrence

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Viking RA and Egypt are magnificent.

This was a gift to me from my sister. Ever since I was about 10, I have read everything about the King Tut finding by Howard Carter in 1922. EGYPT could not have been more fascinating, PLUS augmented by our ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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booksfan

3 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

Cairo-Nile River cruise

We recently returned from our Nile River cruise on the Viking Ra, October 1. It was an amazing, eye-opening experience! We traveled with dear friends, booked the cruise almost 2 years ago while on another cruise. ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Queen of the Nils

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Israel and the Nile cruise

This was our first Viking cruise and it was amazing. We started our adventure with the optional Israel pre-cruise land tour. The tour guide, Jo, was amazing. We visited all the biblical sites and more. The Dead Sea ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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801Jeff

6 Reviews Written

28 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Experience, but not quite perfect

We were met by a Viking representative as soon as we entered the arrivals hall at Cairo airport. But for his help, we might still be mixed up in the chaos there. We got to the Cairo Ritz Carlton about 2 hours after ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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vvmanley

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Amazing ship and crew - and Egyptian tombs and temples!

Very comfortable well run ship with an excellent crew. All but four of the cabins on the Ra are suites, with a separate living room and bedroom, and a balcony. The décor is clean Scandinavian, similar to the ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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louise15

5 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Thank you Viking for a dream trip of a lifetime

Have always dreamed of seeing the ancient wonders of Egypt, but was hesitant to go until I saw that Viking offered a wonderful package that included three days in Cairo, then a cruise up the Nile from Luxor. The ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Moandjc

3 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

Amazing Egypt

We were in cabin 105 so only a window. All cabins are 2 room suites and lovely. Full size shower. Ship smaller in size so max of 50 people. The chef was a genius and some of the best food on a cruise. We had prime ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Moandjc

3 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

Wonderful trip

The itinerary was inviting and did not disappoint. Did the pre trip Israel for 4 nights (King David Hotel)then on to Cairo for 3 nights ( Ritz Carlton Cairo ) then a short flight to Luxor to catch the Viking Ra ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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AldenPyle

1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

Viking Ra - Pyramids and Pharoahs

The Ra is wonderful - large and comfortable two-room cabins, but only 26 of them. Beautiful, typically Viking understated elegance throughout. The guides are spectacular; Viking recruits Egyptologists to serve ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Soozwood

1 Review Written

20 Helpful Votes

Substitute boat - Nile River Cruise - huge disappointment

We chose Viking River Nile cruise because of a great experience on the Grand European cruise last September. Viking commissioned a new river boat - The Ra - with the promise of an early. March launch. About 5 weeks ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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BIGIAN

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Viking has conquered Egypt

After having a great experience with Viking in Russia, my wife and I again chose Viking for our tour of Egypt. We were met at Cairo airport at the arrival gate (before immigration) by Viking's airport ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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LadyImpactOhio

5 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Not one complaint or issue the entire 2 weeks.

This is a new Nile River ship and takes only 48 people in 24 cabins. We did the pretrip in Israel, then flew to Cairo for 3 days. We saw the pyramids, took a camel ride, went to Saquarra and the Sphinx, the Egyptian ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Wodie

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Brilliant experience

We chose this cruise as the best way to see the amazing sights in Egypt and to learn about its people. This holiday greatly exceeded our expectations. Michael, our guide was awesome in his knowledge and enthusiasm ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Sara Barnes

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

A Don't Miss in Every Way!

This was a cruise we always wanted to go on and it did not disappoint. The excursions were just marvelous and our outstanding guide, Walid El-Batouty, made it all come alive for us. By the end of our cruise, we ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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mbethmc

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Egypt and cruising the Nile were fantastic

We had been on other Viking Riverboats and knew they would do a great job taking care of us in Egypt. This trip had been on our bucket list for a long time. We had booked it over two years ago. We particularly liked ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Conestoga Charlie

4 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Pharaohs & Pyramids Spectacular!

We had previously visited the Giza Plateau area on a one day excursion from an ocean cruise, but wanted to see more of Egypt and to visit Petra in Jordan for the first time. We had to sign up for the Viking ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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BeefyLean

1 Review Written

Your Cruise RA

We choose this awesome river cruise because it’s fun and adventurous to travel with Viking! The food and public rooms are a great feature to the learning about cultures and experiences. This is recommended ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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