EDITORS’ PICKS – 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012 & 2011
Viking's river cruises have been honored for six 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 – 12 YEARS OF RECOGNITION
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 twelve times from 2004 to 2016 with these annual awards.
CONDE NAST TRAVELER
READERS’ CHOICE AWARDS – 11 YEARS OF RECOGNITION
Viking has been recognized eleven times from 2002 to 2016 with these annual awards. Condé Nast Traveler states, “Complimentary Wi-Fi and select shore excursions encourage passengers to share experiences both on land on the water, and Viking’s ‘Culture Curriculum’ offers experiential learning through events like regional wine tastings and menus that change with the season.”
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.
11 TIME WINNER: BEST RIVER CRUISE LINE
Viking has now been named “Best River Cruise Line” eleven times (2006 to 2016) by this prestigious travel industry publication in its Readers Choice Awards.
11 TIME WINNER: BEST RIVER CRUISE LINE
For the eleventh consecutive time, Recommend magazine awarded Viking “Best River Cruise Line” in its Readers’ Choice Awards.
PORTHOLE CRUISE MAGAZINE
READER’S CHOICE AWARDS – 2016, 2013, 2011, 2010, 2008
Viking has been honored five times by Porthole Cruise Magazine readers, with awards including Best River Cruise Line and Best River Ship.
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.
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.”
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.