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Viking Akun Cruise Review
5.0 / 5.0
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Russia was the best river cruise ever!

Viking Akun Cruise Review by Ccnottingham

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  • Sail Date: Aug 2017
  • Destination: Russia River

The time of year was an important consideration, because we didn't want to go during the height of the summer heat or as weather was turning cold. We have spent a lot of time in Western Europe and thought it was time to go to Russia. First, the food was fantastic, as Viking always serves great food. The cabins and the longboat were immaculate. The daily tours were worth every moment as history unfolded in front of you. We enjoyed the guides giving optional free lectures on the history of Russia for during the days we were traveling between towns. The variety of tours covered all aspects of Russian culture and the Russian peoples lives from ancient days through current today. The variety of activities included night tours, city tours, tours by water in Moscow and St. Petersburg, museums, summer and winter palaces and plenty of churches with fascinating histories. We didn't really know what to expect and are so glad for the Russian experience with Viking Tours.


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Cabin Veranda 303

Cabin was wry clean. We had done a Viking Ocean cruise and the cabin seemed smaller on the Akun. We needed more drawers or storage room.


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