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Why Viking

The Most Honored River Cruise Line

Viking Cruises includes the most award-winning river cruise line in the industry.

CRUISE CRITIC

EDITORS’ PICKS – 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012 & 2011

Viking's river cruises have been honored for five consecutive years with awards including Best River Cruise Line, Best New River Ships for the Viking Longships, and Best River Cruise Itineraries. Cruise Critic states, “In an expanding river market, Viking continues to reign.”

TRAVEL + LEISURE

WORLD’S BEST – 2015, 2013

In 2015 the readers of Travel + Leisure awarded Viking the highest score of all river and ocean cruise lines in the magazine’s annual World’s Best List.

Viking River Cruises was also named the #1 River Cruise Line on Travel + Leisure’s 2013 and 2015 World’s Best List. Viking has been recognized 11 times from 2004 to 2015 with these annual awards.


©2015 Time Inc. Affluent Media Group. Used under license. Travel + Leisure and Time Inc. Affluent Media Group are not affiliated with, and do not endorse products or services of, Viking Cruises.

TRAVELAGE WEST

11 TIME WINNER: BEST OVERALL CRUISE LINE FOR RIVER CRUISING

Viking has now been named “Best River Cruise Line” eleven times (2006 to 2016) by this prestigious travel industry publication in their WAVE Awards.

TRAVEL WEEKLY

10 TIME WINNER: BEST RIVER CRUISE LINE

Viking has now been named “Best River Cruise Line” ten times (2006 to 2015) by this prestigious travel industry publication in its Readers Choice Awards.

RECOMMEND

10 TIME WINNER: BEST RIVER CRUISE LINE

For the tenth consecutive time, Recommend magazine awarded Viking “Best River Cruise Line” in its Readers’ Choice Awards.

PORTHOLE CRUISE MAGAZINE

4 TIME WINNER: BEST RIVER CRUISE

Viking was honored for the fourth time as “Best River Cruise Line” in the 15th annual Porthole Cruise Magazine Readers’ Choice Awards.

CRUISEREPORT.COM

WINNER: BEST WAY TO SEE RUSSIA & BEST RIVER CRUISE LINE

CruiseReport.com honored our river cruises with “Best Way to See Russia” and “Best River Cruise Line” awards at the 2012 Editors’ Choice Awards.

LUXURY TRAVEL ADVISOR

3 TIME BEST LUXURY RIVER CRUISE COMPANY

For the third time, Viking was awarded “Best Luxury River Cruise Company” in the 2016 Awards of Excellence.

SEATRADE INSIDER

River Cruise Innovation Award (first ever) Presented to Viking in 2011 for our innovative Viking Longships, this was the first-ever award presented to “a company, organization or individual who has provided an exceptional service, or product or initiative in the river cruise sector.”

FODOR'S TRAVEL

World's Best Cruises for 2015 Viking was awarded “World's Best Cruises for 2015” for its Legends of the Rhine.

River Cruises Through the World’s Must-See Destinations

When it comes to river cruising, Viking River Cruises is the world leader. From Europe to Russia, from China to Southeast Asia, we offer cruises that allow you to fully experience the wonders of each region. Discover the Far East with a fascinating cruisetour along the Yangtze, Mekong or Irrawaddy Rivers. Take in the European countryside along the Danube, Rhine, Seine, Elbe or Douro. Our river cruises are a great way to explore new places or see a new side of a familiar destination. And a river cruise offers unrivaled convenience - unpack once in your deluxe stateroom, relax and enjoy everything the journey has to offer. State-of-the-art ships, comfortable accommodations, regional cuisine, daily guided shore excursions, and exemplary service all add up to an unforgettable journey at an incredible value. Please explore our website to see what cruise itineraries we have to offer; read the details and see what our guests have enjoyed most when traveling with Viking. Call your Travel Agent or contact us when you are ready to book your trip of a lifetime.

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