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46 Viking Helgi Cruise Reviews


Pavinrb avatar

Pavinrb

1 Review Written

Great River Cruise through Russia

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Was looking to visit/travel Eastern Europe as we’ve traveled in every country of Western Europe, but never anywhere in Eastern Europe. This trip dovetailed perfectly into a transatlantic cruise we wanted to be ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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roxiecruises

3 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Waterways of the Tsars River Cruise

My wife and I have recently returned from our Russia river cruise via Viking. We actually sailed on a combination of canals, rivers, and lakes from Moscow to St Petersburg on the Viking Helgi. The Helgi is ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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bettyboop491

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Sailing with Viking is Wonderful

This is our 2nd cruise with Viking. We had taken the Grand European Cruise the summer before and fell in "love" with the way Viking does cruises and does business. The cabins are awesome, we always get a veranda ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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RGN

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Russian River Cruise

We took this cruise as an anniversary present and it was the best thing we could have done. The entire cruise throughout Russia was beautiful and always exciting. The museums and the palaces were truly awe ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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bi11m

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Russia River Cruise

I wanted to see Russia and thought this would be a good way. I would definitely recommend the Viking cruise. The dock in St Petersburg is out in an industrial area so if you want to explore on your own you ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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bennetthardy

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

My Russian wife approves!

My wife Vika is Russian. She has wanted me to see St Petersburg for our whole marriage. Finally we decided because Viking offered a river cruise that would let us see so many places including St Petersburg. We ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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bcohen5818

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Very enlightening. We learned a lot about Russia that is not advertised on TV.

We wanted to do something different. All of our friends are going to Europe ie Italy, Greece Germany. We wanted to learn more about how the average Russian people live, eat & work. The guides were Russian and ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Cruiseoverkayaking

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Wonderful!

We were invited to join friends on this cruise, it being our first with Viking. We enjoyed everything about it. Tours interesting and well organized. Rooms wonderful with nice sized bathrooms. The ship was clean and ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Barbnpete

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Fascinating Russia, exceeded our expectations

We had always wanted to travel to Russia and so pleased we finally did. Our cruise was the first of the season which was lucky in so many ways. The crew and guides were so enthusiastic and welcoming. The slight ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Singlewhip

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Excellent! Thought-provoking.

I thoroughly enjoyed this cruise, finding Russia fascinating. The ship and cabins were, as usual, excellent, and the on-board Vodka tasting is definitely not to be missed. You learn more than you ever knew there was ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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dunnsoffc

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Excellent Cruise Experience

Although my husband and I are not cruisers, we thought it was the best way to see Russia and we were right. The itinerary and the excursions offered were outstanding. We had opportunities to see other places that ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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Patrick Andrews

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

A beautiful country and beautiful people!

I had been to St. Petersburg before and consider it the most beautiful city I've visited. I wanted to see more, though, so I chose a Viking River Cruise and traveled from Moscow to St. Petersburg and everywhere ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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shirleneleongnakano

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Excellent tours, food, on board lectures and activities.

We sailed on the Helgi from St. Peterburg to Moscow in the late Spring. I initially wanted just to visit the Hermitage in St. Petersburg, but was happy that the rest of the trip was completely delightful. The ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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kftravel17

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

A cruise that exceeded my expectations

I chose thiis cruise because I have always wanted to see St. Petersburg because of the history of the Romanov dynasty. I was not disappointed. Embarking and disembarking was smooth and efficiently handled. We ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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janebloggs

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Great Russian Experience

We chose Viking on the recommendation of a friend who had done the Waterways of the Tsars some years ago. It was everything that we had hoped that the cruise and experience in Russia would be and a whole lot more. ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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wheimsoth

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Honest Russia

It was a wonderful exposure to the county of Russia, the history, and the current climate. Having three tour people on the ship full time, really helped. And everything went off like clock work. We were fortunate ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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nswanson51

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Russia is Beautiful!

We have always wanted to travel to Russia and see the sites, meet the people and learn about this incredible country. We started n St. Petersberg and loved that we didn't have to stay in a hotel, but went ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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Burke23

6 Reviews Written

92 Helpful Votes

Russia from St Petersburg to Moscow

This cruise provided an excellent opportunity to see and experience new and different places from our previous adventures and being our 7th Viking cruise (river and ocean combined), we were confident that it would ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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arge10005

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Best time ever!

We choose this river cruise as a 40th wedding present for ourselves, and anticipated it with excitement for months. We did not know what to expect, coming from the Midwest USA, and traveling to Russia, but it would ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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Happy Guy 01

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

The unexpected great cruise

We did hear so many good things about Viking that we simply had to book a cruise and Russia was our first choice of destination. Everything about the cruise was fantastic.We Spent 3 days in St. Petersbourg, and ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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Kurt Wellar

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Felt like cruising the Arctic

We had a wonderful experience on the Viking Helgi just recently from Sankt Petersburg to Moscow. It was was our 3rd Viking cruise and we have been spoiled so far in France and on the Danube, no sure what to expect ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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Ermarwen

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Russian River Cruise: Waterways of the Tsars on Viking Helgi

This was my first cruise experience and it was a blast. Hats off to Viking Cruises for the very efficient handling of everything: from the flight bookings, to airport transfers, embarkation and disembarkation to ...
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Sail Date September 2014


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GeneTree

5 Reviews Written

33 Helpful Votes

Russian River Cruise - St. Petersburg to Moscow

Make sure your passport is good for at least six (6) months after dates of travel. This is required by Russia for Visa as well as Viking. Visa for Russia is a pain and needs to be taken care of well in advance. It ...
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Sail Date September 2014


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shawno59

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

St. Petersburg-Moscow

This was my second Viking River Cruise, and it was just as well-run as the first. The staff was amazing - I can't say enough about them, from the cleaning people to the restaurant staff to the guides to the cruise ...
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Sail Date September 2014


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HoopJ

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Russia by River

The stand out feature was the quality of the guides. They made the experience a real education. Russia was a bit of a surprise for these two Aussies. Viking/Russia had been recommended by fellow passengers on the ...
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Sail Date June 2013


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