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Viking Kara Balcony Cabin Cruise Reviews

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View from ship of Cologne as we were leaving the port.
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What an amazing trip!
"The dining experiences were outstanding - so much from which to choose and the crew was very attentive to a food allergy that one of us had.The entire crew was just outstanding - friendly, helpful, fun, attentive - just wonderful!..."Read More
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Trip of a Lifetime

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Kathy53
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We always wanted to do a European river cruise and because we were coming off a B2B Norwegian Fjords & Scandinavia cruise, we decided to include a Rhine river cruise. In a word, the cruise was outstanding. First and foremost, our Captain, Michael was amazing. He was so engaging, approachable and so personable and shared so much knowledge of his experience cruising the European waterways. The ...
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Sail Date: May 2022

Cabin Type: Veranda Stateroom


Rhine getaway

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Vinodude
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We enjoyed our Rhine river cruise! This was our second Viking river cruise (Danube the orher), and we very much enjoyed the ports, the castles, the Viking hosts and tour guides. We added a pre-cruise extenuto Lake Como (highly recommend), which also took us theu Lucerne on way to Basel - highly recommend Lucerne too! Black Forest stop was only “ok”, as while we witnessed cuckoo’s clock assembly, ...
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Sail Date: May 2022

Cabin Type: Veranda Stateroom


The Rhine with Good Friends

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JANET53HANSEN
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We have done the Upper Danube and the Elbe, both on Viking and wanted to see this part of Germany along with The Netherlands , Strasbourg and Basel. We thoroughly enjoyed the trip, especially visiting the cheese farm, Speyer, Strasbourg and the bus trip through the Black Forest. The food was delicious as always on Viking cruises. We travelled with friends who were on their first Viking cruise ...
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Sail Date: May 2022

Cabin Type: French Balcony


What an amazing trip!

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stroseli
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

We chose Viking because so many friends and colleagues had wonderful experiences. We had not previously been on a cruise, and are not interested in large, ocean-going, thousands-of-passengers cruise lines. Viking River Cruises suited us just perfectly. The cabin, amenities, service, food and shore excursions were excellent. The entire crew was just outstanding - friendly, helpful, fun, ...
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Sail Date: May 2022

Cabin Type: French Balcony


Amazing Castles, Cathedrals, Cuisine, Culture and more!

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leebruz
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

First of all, you can't go wrong with Viking - they are top notch in service, food and tours! This itinerary was so enjoyable. The towns visited were full of incredible architecture, historical sites, castles, museums, restaurants and more. The included and extra tours were all excellent. In most ports, you could walk right off the ship and be right in the middle of town. Cruising on the middle ...
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Sail Date: April 2022

Cabin Type: Veranda Stateroom


Absolutely delightful!

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nrosete
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

Sailing Viking’s Rhine Getaway on the Viking Kara is like traveling through a dream montage full of gothic cathedrals, castles and sweeping countryside vistas. This was a “last minute” travel decision to make up for lost travel time in 2020. I really didn’t think much of it, but I am soooooo happy I made this choice! The Ship One of Viking’s longships, the Kara’s understated elegance and ...
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Sail Date: December 2021

Cabin Type: Veranda Superior


Great learning experience

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rayjitsu
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

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 European adventure should be like. I have had many ocean cruises, mostly Alaska, Panama canal, Hawaii, and Carribean Islands. River cruiseship is very unlike an ocean cruiseship. To be ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: French Balcony


Food was awful

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Jackieh7
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

Desired to return to Germany and sail the Rhine. I met my husband there in 1979. He passed away 5 years ago before we had the opportunity to return. A dear friend offered to go with me. Everything was wonderful but the food. I am vegetarian and while they had vegetarian main course options at every meal, they were not edible, literally. I ended up eating nothing but salad for lunch and dinner for ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Cabin Type: Veranda Stateroom


Extreme pampering

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sally.bluehen
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

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 the airport to the ship, settled us into our stateroom & made us feel comfortable. We experienced solicitous, caring, attentive, friendly, & informative attitudes. The attention we ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: French Balcony


Rhine in the heart of old Europe

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BridgetandDick
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

Food, wine, scenery excellent. We got to know the crew and other passengers due to the small number of people involved. It was great only having to unpack once and staying in the same room every night. We were surprised at the variety of different people on board. Even though it was March, the weather was good and the spring season was far ahead of where it was in Minnesota, with leaves on the ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: French Balcony


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