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Viking Helgi Cruise Reviews for River Cruises to Baltic Sea

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Great Time Visiting Russia with Viking

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ldcruising

First Time Cruiser

Age 70s

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 situation, some of the reviews added to my doubts about whether this was the right trip to take. I have never posted a trip review before but wanted to address the concerns I read about, ...
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Sail Date: August 2014

Cabin Type: Veranda Stateroom


First time with Viking, really impressed with the whole experience

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LipBalmAddict

2-5 Cruises

Age 40s

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 total) and this was our first time on a river cruise. From our first interactions with Viking sales representatives at the London cruise show in March 2014, we were confident we had chosen ...
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Sail Date: May 2014

Cabin Type: Deluxe Outside Stateroom


Viking in Russia

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NanciEA

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

My husband and I and three other couples recently sailed on the Viking Helgi from St. Petersburg to Moscow. Here is the good, the average, the bad and the ugly. The good: The food was consistently very good to excellent. The lectures by the guides on the boat were also very good, as were the ports of call. We enjoyed both St. Petersburg and Moscow as well as all the stops along the Baltic-Volga ...
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Sail Date: September 2013


Waterways of the Czars Viking River Cruises Helgi July 3-16, 2013

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Barliatone

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

We just returned from a wonderful trip on the Helgi! We recommend starting in Moscow, because the days of touring seem to be longer and later in Moscow and could be tiring at the end of the cruise. Also, if you have any leeway, see if you can select an itinerary that has you in Moscow and St. Petersburg over the weekend, when traffic delays are not as common or lengthy. Our AX cabin on the ...
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Sail Date: July 2013

Cabin Type: Veranda Stateroom


Overpriced And Underwhelmed

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lfn105

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

The ship, or should I say boat, itself is disappointing. The cabin is tiny and the beds really uncomfortable. Worst of all, the cabin has odd angles jutting out, which is a health and safty hazard as we fell over a few times. The boat also make horrible noises in the night which disrupted sleep. When I complained, they said that there is nothing they could do! There was only one chair in the ...
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Sail Date: October 2012


Waterways of the Czars from Moscow to St. Petersburg

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CdMAgFox

10+ Cruises

Age 80s

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 passed through Russian passport control, retrieved our checked baggage, and were collected by Viking personnel at the exit of Sheremetyevo International Airport, and transferred by bus to ...
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Sail Date: July 2011

Cabin Type: Veranda Stateroom


To Russia with Love

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Rikka

First Time Cruiser

Age 70s

My husband and I have cruised on ocean going vessels before and have travelled extensively. We are both in our sixties and are pretty active. When we were on a hiking trip to Germany a few years ago, we ran into some folks who were just off a riverboat and they raved about what a good time they were having. It put the idea in our heads to give it a try. After a lot of research, some of which used ...
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Sail Date: September 2010

Cabin Type: Veranda Stateroom


Church & Icon Tour

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Quiltsalad

First Time Cruiser

Age 70s

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 boy more icons." I thought perhaps we could have done with a few less Churches and some more time in Museums. Only spending 3 hours in the Hermitage is ridiculous.....you can't even begin ...
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Sail Date: September 2009


An Eye-Opening Journey

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Bithynia

First Time Cruiser

Age 70s

My sister and I took the Viking River Cruise, "Waterways of the Czars," September 3-15, 2009, traveling on the newly renovated Viking Surkov. Our experience was extremely positive. The ship, decorated in Scandinavian Modern style, was clean and attractive. It offered a large reception area, library, Internet cafe, two bars, sundeck, coffee/tea/hot chocolate service area, and a well appointed ...
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Sail Date: September 2009


Unpleasant surprises!

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Radster

First Time Cruiser

Age 70s

Booked a Categrory B, Deluxe Cabin on the Viking Surkov for the Waterways of the Czars cruise (Aug. 10-22,2009). On day one of sailing there was an obnoxious smell of raw sewage in our cabin and in the hallway. We informed reception and were told that this is normal when the ship is in motion, the sewage sloshes! We were unable to sleep because of the stench and the fact that the A/C didn't ...
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Sail Date: August 2009


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