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Viking Kara Cruise Reviews

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Exquisite!

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Carol Florida
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

We choose this "bucket list" cruise for the places it was going, excursions that were happening and impressive reviews by others. It was more than I even dared hope it would be. Staff was amazing: attentive but not intrusive. We were able to become part of the "leisure" tourers and had many of the photographers with us, which was wonderful. Lots of variation in what we saw and did. Learned ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom


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


Viking Rhine River Cruise

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Irep4you
6-10 Cruises • Age 80s

This was my daughter's first cruise. She wanted to go to Amsterdam and see the gardens. We were able to do just that and explore even more. When we boarded our cruise ship we were met by a staff person who took our bags and welcomed us aboard. Everyone did their best to make our cruise perfect. Our cabin was very nice and we were very comfortable. We met so many nice people and dined with ...
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Sail Date: April 2019


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


A wonderful experience from start to finish!

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TimH99
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

My wife and i had seen the commercials on public television for years and always talked about how much fun and how different we imagined a river cruise to be. When we were married in 2015, our crazy schedules didn't allow us to take a proper honeymoon. So we decided to save up for something really special -- and three years later, we were sailing up the Rhine from Basel to Amsterdam. We enjoyed ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Cabin Type: Veranda Stateroom


Our View from the Rhine

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nburdick
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We chose to go on Viking because they had the schedule that fit our calendar. We had a good recommendation from friends who had been on the exact cruise and loved it. We loved the intimacy and personal attention given to us by everyone on board. The layout of the vessel was good and the service was top rate! Although the room was smaller than others, it was sufficient and always clean. We ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom


Wonderful Viking Kara cruise

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ejdares
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

A group of 7 couples decided on the Viking Rhine River cruise. We liked the various ports, but particularly the opportunity to visit Basel (our departure city) and Amsterdam. The boat was lovely and just spacious enough. We have a French Balcony room and were very happy with our accommodations. The bed was very comfortable, and we were able to look our the balcony door. Most of our sailing ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Cabin Type: French Balcony


Fun on the Rhine

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denisepianoforte
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

First time on a Viking Cruise, but it will not be my last. The crew was very friendly and helpful during the cruise remembering names and what was your favorite beverage, the service in the dinning room was first rate, although the food could have been better, but the wine was excellent. The cabins were small but had everything you needed, you really don't spend much time in your cabin. The ...
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Sail Date: August 2018

Cabin Type: French Balcony


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