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Viking Kara First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

Viking River
Viking Kara
Destination
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

9

Very Good

2

Poor

1

Cruise type

Senior Cruises

25

River Cruises

21

Romantic Cruises

16

First-Time Cruisers

12

Family Cruises

10

12 Viking Kara First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews


joan_martino@hotmail.com avatar

joan_martino@hotmail.com

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Rhine River Cruise, Basel to Amsterdam

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I cannot say enough good things about this cruise and highly recommend it. The staff made us feel very special from the pickup at Basel right through to our departure at Amsterdam. Everything was taken care of ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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thefagan7

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Virgin Vikings

We cruised the Rhine from Basel to Amsterdam this past December on the Viking Kara. The weather was cold and rainy as expected but we enjoyed the Christmas markets and the various tours. The tour guides were ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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philnleslieshatzer

2 Reviews Written

Well organized relaxing vacation

Booking was easy and all questions answered. The room was very comfortable and cleaned throughout the trip. All stops were organized with options offered. The food, drink, and service at every meal was wonderful. ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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autumnriver

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Excellent Experience

Our 7-day Rhine river cruise was our first, after having taken many ocean cruises. As we expected, the experience is quite different. The river cruise affords the opportunity to see a lot more; the ship is ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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DHA/PAA

1 Review Written

Our First Viking Cruise

Our first will not be our last. The crew was so pleasant and helpful and the service and food in the restaurant was outstanding. Veranda room was roomy enough and when we sailed you were not even aware of ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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kzerbe

1 Review Written

Excellent Cruise with Our Adult Friends!

Our first River Cruise and we did not know what to expect. It was great. We enjoyed the city tours and touring some of the Castles. Majority of the tour guides did a great job. We decided to go on three extra ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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glsparkes

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

4 hours of wonderful scenery!!!

Viking is a shrewd marketing Company. Spend a week on a river which at any moment in time has 10,000 barges to have a few hours of wonderful scenery!! Book an upper level balcony cabin and realize at the end of ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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Jannaleo

1 Review Written

Rhine River Cruise Aboard the Kara; Excellent!

We sailed the first week in June aboard the new ship Kara from Basel to Amsterdam along the Rhine river. The weather was divine. The ship and crew were outstanding - 5 star!!! The food was amazing and well ...
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Sail Date June 2015


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LP2015

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Amazing Experience at Any Age!

Background Information: I am a 22 year old who went on the 8 day rhine getaway cruise with my parents (53/52 yo) and sister (24 yo). Service/Staff: All the staff on the ship were amazing and very helpful. ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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TomRoss

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Discovering a Dream on the Rhine

It is with great pleasure that I share my opinion of a recent cruise aboard the Rhine River longboat, Kara. At age 70, I had never taken a cruise of any type. Fortunately for me, my wife, Amy, suggested a ...
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Sail Date June 2015


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mpreau

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Viking Kara

It was my first trip on a river cruise and on a Viking Ship. It was AMAZING. The food was excellent, the service great and the room and veranda wonderful. The cruise director could not have done a better job. ...
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Sail Date April 2015


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pilatestennis57

1 Review Written

Excellent Cruise for Adults and Especially Those with Celiacs

I was worried about the food on the cruise - even though Viking assured me it would not be a problem accommodating my gluten free diet. I was given a menu for lunch and dinner every morning so I could choose my ...
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Sail Date August 2015


Viking Kara Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.5
Dining4.04.6
Entertainment3.04.1
Public Rooms5.04.7
Fitness Recreation1.03.7
Family1.0N/A
Enrichment4.04.5
Service4.04.8
Value For Money3.04.4
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