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Russia River Viking Helgi Russia River Cruise Reviews

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A very interesting and information insight to the life of Russia and its people.

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Often Travelling
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We had travelled this cruise a few years ago and wished to revisit the sights because there is so much to take in. Our friends joined us on this cruise as they had heard so much about it from us over the years that they wanted to see the sights of Russia themselves. As we have all travelled with Viking before we are familiar the standard of service, food and entertainment, hence our reason for ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Outside Stateroom

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Good way to visit Russia

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kenrick
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

We wanted to see more of Russia than just Moscow and St. Petersburg, so we looked at the inland waterway between those cities. Most river cruise companies on this route stop at the same places but we chose Viking as it was the first foreign company to develop the route and operates its own boats, giving it greater control. The cruise includes three days in both Moscow and St Petersburg. In both ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Veranda Stateroom


Wonderful cruise-visit to Russia

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cpyates45
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

Chose this cruise for the opportunity to visit St. Petersburg and Moscow, and points in between. The excursions to visit all the cities and sites were wonderful. Everything was fascinating, and pleasantly surprising. Much better than expected. The ship was great. Our cabin was more than adequate and comfortable. The dining areas were very pleasant and well organized. The food was very ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Cabin Type: Veranda Stateroom


A fine cruise but bring your own water bottle

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Vildbill
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We took our very enjoyable 1st ever river cruise - Viking’s River of the Tsars. The quality of accommodation, services, food, and tours was in all cases very good. Our chief disappointment was their disregard for a very simple way to operate in a more environmentally sustainable way by reducing their use of single use water bottles which they pass out by the hundreds daily. Despite repeated ...
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Sail Date: June 2019


Pleasantly surprised by Russia

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RHandGL
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

We enjoyed the cruise, despite the flights arranged by Viking. The flights home were particularly difficult - two layovers, not sitting together on 2 flights, chosen seats not provided - despite having paid for Premium Economy and Viking Air Plus. The ship's crew were wonderful, helpful, friendly and extremely attentive. The food was good and the service on board was excellent. The best aspects of ...
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Sail Date: June 2019

Cabin Type: Veranda Stateroom


Great River Cruise through Russia

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Pavinrb
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Was looking to visit/travel Eastern Europe as we’ve traveled in every country of Western Europe, but never anywhere in Eastern Europe. This trip dovetailed perfectly into a transatlantic cruise we wanted to be on. As it turned-out Viking is heads-above ocean cruises we’ve taken (primarily on Celebrity). Typically we’d be referring to food and service staff, but Viking really understands what we ...
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Sail Date: May 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Outside Stateroom


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RGN
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We took this cruise as an anniversary present and it was the best thing we could have done. The entire cruise throughout Russia was beautiful and always exciting. The museums and the palaces were truly awe inspiring. The professionalism of the Viking crew and guide specialists was without equal. All of the towns and cities we visited on shore excursions had their particular charm and interesting ...
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Sail Date: October 2018

Cabin Type: Veranda Stateroom


Enchanting!

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JimFitzsimons
6-10 Cruises • Age 80s

So let me begin by my impression of Russia, at least cruising from Moscow to St. Petersburg, stopping at several towns on the way. My fourth river cruise, but none so beautiful as the rivers between Russia’s two largest cities. We found Russia impeccably clean, their population friendly, St. Petersburg an incredible beauty and Moscow, as my title suggests, enchanting. Tagging (wall ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Cabin Type: Deluxe Outside Stateroom


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bi11m
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

I wanted to see Russia and thought this would be a good way. I would definitely recommend the Viking cruise. The dock in St Petersburg is out in an industrial area so if you want to explore on your own you will need a taxi. I believe it is possible to take a city bus to the Metro station on the other side of the river. There is an ATM in a souvenir shop on the dock if you need Rubles. In ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Cabin Type: Veranda Stateroom


The crew was fantastic! Every need satisfied. Every hunger satisfied.

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gdwise
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

This seemed like a great opportunity to get to know the Russian people and tour Western Russia. Previous experience with Viking indicated we would be well cared for and have great tours aside from the cruise itself. The major drawback for us was that the ship used on this tour was older than those of our previous tour and the cabins were smaller. We were not as comfortable and we spent more time ...
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Sail Date: July 2018

Cabin Type: Veranda Stateroom


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