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Moscow Viking Helgi Cruise Reviews

Viking River
Viking Helgi
Destination
Moscow

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17

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6

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23 Moscow Viking Helgi Cruise Reviews


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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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Often Travelling

1 Review Written

A very interesting and information insight to the life of Russia and its people.

We had travelled this cruise a few years ago and wished to revisit the sights because there is so much to take in. Our friends joined us on this cruise as they had heard so much about it from us over the years that ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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RHandGL

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Pleasantly surprised by Russia

We enjoyed the cruise, despite the flights arranged by Viking. The flights home were particularly difficult - two layovers, not sitting together on 2 flights, chosen seats not provided - despite having paid for ...
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Sail Date June 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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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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gdwise

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

The crew was fantastic! Every need satisfied. Every hunger satisfied.

This seemed like a great opportunity to get to know the Russian people and tour Western Russia. Previous experience with Viking indicated we would be well cared for and have great tours aside from the cruise itself. ...
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Sail Date July 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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JimFitzsimons

3 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

Enchanting!

So let me begin by my impression of Russia, at least cruising from Moscow to St. Petersburg, stopping at several towns on the way. My fourth river cruise, but none so beautiful as the rivers between Russia’s two ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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globalpgm

3 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Highs and lows of Viking Russia

I wanted to see Russia and this cruise offered a 2 week onboard stay that covered a lot of area. The ship, service and food were all excellent, typically Viking. Excursions and guides were also excellent. 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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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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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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ldcruising

2 Reviews Written

27 Helpful Votes

Great Time Visiting Russia with Viking

Just returned from the trip that started in Moscow on August 24. About a week before leaving I finally read the reviews of this trip posted on this site and found them to be very mixed. Along with the political ...
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Sail Date August 2014


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LipBalmAddict

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

First time with Viking, really impressed with the whole experience

My husband and I wanted an immersive experience of Russia, and we decided that a river cruise would be the best way for us to experience it. We have sailed with Regent and Crystal previously (3 ocean cruises in ...
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Sail Date May 2014


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CdMAgFox

24 Reviews Written

85 Helpful Votes

Waterways of the Czars from Moscow to St. Petersburg

Waterways of the Czars Viking River Cruise July 5 - 17, 2011 ~~Welcome to Moscow! July 5th~~ By noon today, July 5th, we had deplaned our Delta flight 46 from Atlanta - a 10.5 hour flight, had ...
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Sail Date July 2011


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Quiltsalad

3 Reviews Written

Church & Icon Tour

Just Returned We just returned Sunday from the Moscow to St. P on the Surkov and it was a most pleasant, relaxing and enjoyable trip. You do get your fill of churches though, it got to be a bit of a joke...."oh ...
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Sail Date September 2009


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gnsalter

1 Review Written

Wonderful Experience

I can't imagine a better way to experience Russia than on a Viking River Cruise. We visited the big cities as well as the smaller towns along the river, we welcomed into private homes, saw some of the most amazing ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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cpyates45

2 Reviews Written

Wonderful cruise-visit to Russia

Chose this cruise for the opportunity to visit St. Petersburg and Moscow, and points in between. The excursions to visit all the cities and sites were wonderful. Everything was fascinating, and pleasantly ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Jarrisoniii

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

The service and attention to detail by every member of the crew was exemplary.

Have traveled the world during 27 years in the Us Navy. Never been to Russia before. Not only were we shown the country, our Viking guides provided us with in-depth political and social background to better ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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