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140 Viking Kara Cruise Reviews

rayjitsu avatar


9 Reviews Written

51 Helpful Votes

Great learning experience


Just finished my 1st river cruise. Firstly, I will give you my opinion, and then my journal. This trip for me was a great success, beyond my expectation because it fullfilled my preconceived experience what a ...
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Sail Date October 2019

sally.bluehen avatar


1 Review Written

Extreme pampering

Friends talked us into joining them on the Rhine Cruise to celebrate our 50th Anniversary. We were novices, not sure what to expect. The staff of Viking guided us every step of the way, arranged transportation from ...
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Sail Date April 2019

SherryU avatar


2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote


As our first time in Europe we went on the Rhine River Cruise staring in Basel, Switzerland and last stop was Netherlands. What a beautiful trip, Viking did everything to make sure our trip was the best from the ...
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Sail Date April 2018

denisepianoforte avatar


1 Review Written

Fun on the Rhine

First time on a Viking Cruise, but it will not be my last. The crew was very friendly and helpful during the cruise remembering names and what was your favorite beverage, the service in the dinning room was first ...
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Sail Date August 2018

TimH99 avatar


1 Review Written

A wonderful experience from start to finish!

My wife and i had seen the commercials on public television for years and always talked about how much fun and how different we imagined a river cruise to be. When we were married in 2015, our crazy schedules didn't ...
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Sail Date September 2018

Mijjil avatar


1 Review Written

Rhine Getaway 2017 (Basel to Amsterdam)

Where to even begin... everything was exceptional! The food... every meal was like dining in a five star restaurant, no matter where you ate on board, from the formal dining room to the veranda aft. What really ...
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Sail Date June 2017

ejdares avatar


1 Review Written

Wonderful Viking Kara cruise

A group of 7 couples decided on the Viking Rhine River cruise. We liked the various ports, but particularly the opportunity to visit Basel (our departure city) and Amsterdam. The boat was lovely and just ...
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Sail Date September 2018

jgelliott avatar


1 Review Written

Very relaxing, yet well organized.

A river cruise was attractive based on the size of vessel, the variety and attractiveness of destinations and number of destinations on a single trip. Had seen Viking advertisements over the years and had identified ...
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Sail Date July 2018

ngoth04 avatar


1 Review Written

The Beautiful Rhine

I've been reading about Viking river cruises for years in the brochures that arrive in my mailbox. Two years ago my sister and her husband took this trip. My sister (who is an avid complainer) not only had ...
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Sail Date July 2018

klop avatar


1 Review Written

A little disappointed

I always heard great reviews about Viking river cruises and perhaps I was expecting too much. I found the service on board the ship to actually be less than what we've received on Royal Caribbean or even Carnival. ...
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Sail Date June 2018

Davidheinig avatar


1 Review Written

A Viking river cruise an experience of a lifetime!

Our cruise was outstanding! Every detail was perfect, food, our room, the service and our great excursions everyday! We met some very interesting people on the cruise and truly enjoyed every minute of every day. ...
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Sail Date May 2018

barrysue avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Had a fantastic time on our first river cruise

We saw a 2 for 1 deal and decided to try it. Read about Viking and saw many commercials but when I had several people tell me they just returned from a viking river cruise and loved it we were certain it was going ...
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Sail Date May 2018

I♥cruising avatar


1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Terrific way to travel with limited mobility

Even with knee replacements my rheumatoid arthritis slows me down a bit, so I took my cousin's advice to travel Europe with a river cruise. Traveling on the Viking Kara was far more comfortable than I imagined. I ...
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Sail Date July 2017

Southwoods avatar


7 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Despite weather, it was great!

First impressions of the boat is that it is nothing like an ocean liner. But we found our time well spent. Dining: self seating made it possible for us to choose where we wanted to sit and with whom. This ...
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Sail Date March 2018

gb21599 avatar


1 Review Written

Once in a Lifetime

It was our first cruise, I wanted to go through Germany and I wanted the beginning of October. I did not want my first cruise to be on a huge ocean vessel. I feel we have been spoiled by Viking, I can't ...
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Sail Date October 2017

Klaplume avatar


2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Amazing trip!

The Viking River cruise was beyond our expectations! The food was wonderful, both on the ship and the local eateries at each port allowing us to get a taste of all the local flavors. The staff were fun, helpful, ...
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Sail Date October 2017

lhandersen avatar


1 Review Written

A Wonderful Time

We chose Viking because it was recommended by a family member as something to try. We traveled from Amsterdam Netherlands to Basel Switzerland on the Rhine river and an additional two nights in Lucerne. From the ...
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Sail Date October 2017

coopgrnt avatar


1 Review Written

Great river cruise

Our first river cruise. Good value and opportunity to see Rhine sites. We were with another couple and greatly enjoyed the cruise, even though it was the cooler, wetter season. Ship's staff was so accommodating to ...
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Sail Date November 2017

elryberg avatar


1 Review Written

Love the Rhine and Vikings marvelous choice of excursion sites

The Rhine was our second Viking river cruise. We did the Rhone the last time. Our plan is to work our way through many more of the Viking offerings as time passes. We've started with the eight day sailings in ...
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Sail Date October 2017

Daytoncc avatar


1 Review Written

Rhine River cultural geography

The Rhine Rivet ports of call were all new to me. The river cruise was the perfect way to experience all that was to be seen. Local color was featured on the daily shore excursions. Only on port of call’s ...
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Sail Date October 2017

Weldie avatar


1 Review Written

Beautiful Rhine

We had previously taken the Viking cruise up the Seine from Paris to Normandy and back and enjoyed it so much we wanted to take another cruise. The Rhine is bigger and more picturesque and Germany was a fascinating ...
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Sail Date October 2017

julesface avatar


1 Review Written

Amazing Experience - We plan to do more!

We had heard about river cruises from friends who had really enjoyed a Danube cruise with Viking. We decided to try the Rhine river itinerary and summer is always a good time for us to get out of Phoenix. We ...
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Sail Date August 2017

dbranston avatar


1 Review Written

55th Anniversary Cruise

we had heard rave reviews from many friends who had cruised with Viking before. We were new to this line. Our traveling companions were on their 3rd Viking cruise! Everything was exceptional from the food, ...
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Sail Date September 2017

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Love to cruise 23

3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Best trip ever

Always wanted to go on a River Cruise in Europe and Viking made it the most special trip we ever have taken. They made you feel you were beyond a special person and tried to make your trip the best. When we were ...
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Sail Date September 2016

mjenglish avatar


1 Review Written

Unforgettable in every way, words cannot describe the beauty of the area.

I saw a picture of the Rhine and thought I would never be able to go, Viking Cruises made it possible. Imagine sailing down the Rhine and experiencing all the Castles and legends from your guide, take in the ...
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Sail Date November 2016

Viking Kara Ratings

Public Rooms5.04.7
Fitness Recreation1.03.7
Value For Money3.04.4
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