What Are Some Destinations of Viking River Cruises?


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Europe, Russia, Egypt and Asia are some of the destinations of Viking River Cruises. Viking offers several cruises with a variety of itineraries on different rivers for most destinations. Some of the Viking cruises offer experiences with multiple rivers included in the same cruise package. Most of the cruises have land tours included at the many stops.

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Viking offers cruises on the Rhine, the Main, the Danube, the Seine and other rivers in Europe, with many cruise routes between famous cities. The cruise line's Grand European Tour takes visitors from Amsterdam to Prague on the Rhine, Main and Danube rivers during a 15-day trip. The Cities of Lights cruise sails from Paris to Prague for 12 days on the Moselle, Main and Rhine. Many other regional itineraries are available.

The Waterway of the Tsars cruise travels from Moscow along the Volga River to St. Petersburg, where the Neva River empties into the Baltic Sea. Land tours of Red Square in the Russian Capital and the Catherine Palace and Hermitage in St. Petersburg are included along with nine others at different stops.

Asian tours include cruises from Beijing to Shanghai on the Yangtze river, Hanoi to Ho Chi Ming City on the Mekong and a circumnavigation of the Irrawaddy River that takes cruisers to Yangon, Myanmar and then returns to Bangkok, Thailand.

In Egypt, passengers sail from Cairo up the Nile through the Valley of the Kings, past the Sphinx and to the statues of Ramses II and III and Nefertari on the shores of Lake Nasser. Shore excursions to many of the country's famous historical landmarks are included.

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