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103 Viking Ingvar Cruise Reviews


lanebailey51 avatar

lanebailey51

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

The Waterways of the Tsars, from Moscow to St. Petersburg

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We were offered a very good deal by Viking. We assumed the deal was special because ours was the next to last cruise of the season and they wanted to ensure a full ship.Several years ago we were scheduled for ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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suszun

2 Reviews Written

Fabulous time!

This was our first cruise. We had a fabulous time due to the well thought out excursions, the incredible crew and the comfort of the ship. The menus at meals offered healthy options and a vast selection of items ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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1Madgreek

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Not our Best Viking Experience

Our ship was berthed in Moscow for 3 nights the last cruise of this season. We had a portside cabin. We were in front of the main terminal building which was in process of being refurbished. Next year it will be ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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brujoa74

1 Review Written

Staff was excellent. All of the ports and excursions were wonderful.

We had been wanting to go on a river cruise. This was our first one and we chose this itinerary because the timing fit with other plans made. We enjoyed the small passenger feel. The staff worked hard to see that ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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dlsteuer

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

The Perfect Way To Enjoy Russia

We have wanted to visit Russia for a long time, but were a bit concerned about going independently due to potential language barrier, safety, etc. Viking took care of all of the details and we were able to just ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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foser22

2 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Exceeded our Expectations!

We were considering a Baltic Cruise, but decided we didn't want to miss out on seeing Moscow. We decided on Viking's Waterway of the Tsar's and were so glad we did. The entire trip was fabulous, from our first ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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TravelDelight

2 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

DELIGHTED BY RUSSIA AND VIKING!

We've always wanted the adventure of traveling to Russia so when we saw this opportunity with Viking, we took it and we are so glad we did. Our experience from the first phone call to Viking to the end of the trip ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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sfblack

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Dream Come True

I had wanted to go to Russia for 30 years and knew the Viking cruise would give me what I wanted, at least for a first trip. We were able to see the primary points of interest plus some unknown to me. And, going ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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mountedsailor

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Terrific staff and interesting activities

We wanted to visit Russia and thought that this would be a good way to see our primary interests. The Viking Cruise had an appealing itinerary at a reasonable cost. The staff was lovely....all of them and ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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sekrapdjp

5 Reviews Written

35 Helpful Votes

Moscow to Saint Petersburg

This river cruise in July 2018 from Moscow to Saint Petersburg was both our first river cruise and our first holiday with Viking Cruises. We took advantage of Viking’s flexible flight arrangements to fly from our ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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clscpnp

2 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Some good and some not so good

This was our third trip with Viking and the second River cruise. Unfortunately this experience did not meet our expectations based on previous cruises. First the Good: The waitstaff in the Dining room was ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Mrosenow57

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Organized cruise and warm and friendly staff, and knowledgeable Guides

This was a very stress free tour. We were in good hands from the time we were met at the airport to the time we were accompanied back to the airport after the cruise was over. The tours were very organized and they ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Italstar61

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

First Ever Cruise

We have always wanted to visit Russia and took the plunge. The food was very good with plenty of choice and a chance to taste Russian cuisine as well as fairly standard fare. The 24hr coffee/tea/chocolate station ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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mjggrandma

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Wonderful experience

Actually, my travel partner chose this cruise in Russia, but I was happy to go along. The stateroom was nicely appointed, although the bathroom was a bit cramped. We went so late in the season that we didn't get ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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pnbrown

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Viking staff made me feel as if I were on a private yacht

My first Viking cruise. I'd heard so many good things about Viking and I was not disappointed. I thought Russia would be interesting. The staff and guides made it so much more than interesting. I was impressed by ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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gingermarton

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Moscow to St Petersburg

My wife and I had never been to Russia and we thought this cruise would give us a cross section of Russia, which it did. Moscow was a large city with a different subway. Red Square was bigger than expected. The ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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Elaine Watson

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

My Latest Viking Adventure

Four years ago I had spent 1 1/2 days in St. Petersburg on another cruise. It was not enough time and this opportunity came and we (3 other retired school teachers) planned the trip six months before our departure. ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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CDSN

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Wonderful 'Waterways of the Tsars' cruise

This is our second Viking cruise. Loved 'Waterways of the Tsars' cruise. We loved the entire cruise, and all the tours. The tour guides were very knowledgeable and friendly. Viking also had three tour guides who ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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Joel1941

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Exciting and beautiful sights and sounds

I wanted to see what Russia was like. I learned a great deal about and saw a great deal of Saint Petersburg and Moscow and many of the very interesting sights between the two wonderful cities. The excursions ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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BarbaraSegal

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Mixed Review

We received outstanding service in the dining room....personalized. friendly, caring staff. Our cabin was comfortable and clean. However, we had some complaints about this cruise; *One of the included ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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Chatugian

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Waterways of the Tsars!

This is not a first cruise for anyone. It's a cruise for people who've seen a lot, and want more. The "river" between St. Petersburg and Moscow is a combination of lakes, rivers, and canals. Near St. P, it's ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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KarenKal

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

FANTASTIC!

My husband has been wanting to see Russia for years....I always hedged......but finally agreed to go this summer. Wow! What an eye opener. What was I thinking? Russia is just beautiful! We started our cruise in ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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fligT/:Rus

1 Review Written

An amazing journey encompassing Russian history, culture, architecture!

We are frequent international travelers, and Russia had always been on our must see list. The shore excursions were clearly among the best we've ever experienced on any trip. Our ship guides and local guides ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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dickw1

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great cruise through Russia

Wanted to visit Russia and see the magnificent art works and learn its history. The daily tours were very good and informative. Viking did an outstanding job of setting them up. Spent an afternoon with a Russian ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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bryantyoung

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Excellent experience

Read biographies of Peter the Great and Catherine the Great and became very interested in Tsars and the history of Russia. Had no idea what to expect from the cruise, since it was our first. It far exceeded ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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