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Viking Kara Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews

Viking River
Viking Kara
Destination
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

21

Very Good

2

Poor

2

Cruise type

Senior Cruises

25

River Cruises

21

Romantic Cruises

16

First-Time Cruisers

12

Family Cruises

10

25 Viking Kara Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews


ngoth04 avatar

ngoth04

1 Review Written

The Beautiful Rhine

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I've been reading about Viking river cruises for years in the brochures that arrive in my mailbox. Two years ago my sister and her husband took this trip. My sister (who is an avid complainer) not only had ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Davidheinig

1 Review Written

A Viking river cruise an experience of a lifetime!

Our cruise was outstanding! Every detail was perfect, food, our room, the service and our great excursions everyday! We met some very interesting people on the cruise and truly enjoyed every minute of every day. ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Southwoods

7 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Despite weather, it was great!

First impressions of the boat is that it is nothing like an ocean liner. But we found our time well spent. Dining: self seating made it possible for us to choose where we wanted to sit and with whom. This ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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coopgrnt

1 Review Written

Great river cruise

Our first river cruise. Good value and opportunity to see Rhine sites. We were with another couple and greatly enjoyed the cruise, even though it was the cooler, wetter season. Ship's staff was so accommodating to ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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Daytoncc

1 Review Written

Rhine River cultural geography

The Rhine Rivet ports of call were all new to me. The river cruise was the perfect way to experience all that was to be seen. Local color was featured on the daily shore excursions. Only on port of call’s ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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Love to cruise 23

3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Best trip ever

Always wanted to go on a River Cruise in Europe and Viking made it the most special trip we ever have taken. They made you feel you were beyond a special person and tried to make your trip the best. When we were ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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mjenglish

1 Review Written

Unforgettable in every way, words cannot describe the beauty of the area.

I saw a picture of the Rhine and thought I would never be able to go, Viking Cruises made it possible. Imagine sailing down the Rhine and experiencing all the Castles and legends from your guide, take in the ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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MsMyka

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Not impressed, not one bit.

1.0 star rating 8/7/2017 Not impressed, not one bit. Took the rhine tour in august 2017 on the viking kara. Here's the honest truth. Everyone is old- there were about 2 or 3 couples that were not retired on ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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potsal

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

A fairy tale/dream-come-true!!!

I liked the destinations. I had a pre-cruise with a couple of friends, in Basel, where we did our own adventure,then, had a wonderful walking tour with a Viking Cruise tour guide the next morning and also,by a local ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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sisterida

1 Review Written

5 G cruise- Great food, company, cruise director, sites, sounds

We had always wanted to see the Danube. The food on the ship was super. I loved the informal dining where we could dine with different groups of people at each meal. The cruise director, Ulie was fantastic. She was ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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Drj922

1 Review Written

Exceptional views, food and rooms

Smaller boat than ocean cruises which we liked very much. Wonderful views from anywhere on the boat of Germany and the Netherlands. Excursions we're interesting with multiple options and got you back to the boat ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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bankspa

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Excellent Experience with Viking

We chose Viking due to it`s ratings from previous clients. From the moment that we checked in on Sunday morning, the rooms, the meals, the service and the excursions everything was first class. Our tour director ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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sailagainsoon

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Relaxing, educational and a wonderful adventure

This was a wonderful and relaxing cruise. The staff is VERY organized and helpful with emphasis on the details. We were traveling with a group of 10. Each time we left for an excursion the staff had already ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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jjonesdtrt

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Rhine on the Kara/Viking

We were recommended Viking and this cruise in particular by friends who had just returned from it. It was absolutely everything we had hoped for -- the boat was more than adequate to the task, the staff was stellar, ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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jgeorge636

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

A beautiful and relaxing cruise holiday

Seemed like a romantic and interesting cruise. It was between this and the Danube, this time. We had never done a cruise of any kind before. It was recommended by several people from a previous vacation in ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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Kathleen McGreevy

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Viking Cruise down the Rhine from Switzerland to Amsterdam

My roommate had sailed with Viking before and made all the plans for this cruise - which I highly recommend!! The staff was terrific, food was great, accommodations very comfortable, and the excursions fun. ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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adelljayne38

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

All Around Great Experience

This trip was a gift to ourselves for our 50th wedding anniversary. It was well worth it. We decided on the Rhine River Cruise because it fit our interests and looked like an experience we would enjoy. We like ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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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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Kmusic

1 Review Written

Awesome Rhine River Experience!

The title says it all. We cruised from Amsterdam to Basel Switzerland and saw so many cultural and outstanding landmarks . We were treated like kings and queens and we only had positive experiences! The Viking ...
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Sail Date April 2015


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kathicomcast.net

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Our Best Vacation by Far!

From the moment we landed in Basel until the time we left in Amsterdam, our trip was wonderful. The weather was amazing, although a little on the warm side. We arrived at the airport late morning and were ...
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Sail Date June 2015


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Patty and Cheryl

1 Review Written

Rhine River Cruise

This was our first cruise with the Viking Lines. The ship sailed from Amsterdam in the Netherlands to Basel Switzerland. We were greeted at the airport in Amsterdam by Viking employees and driven to our ship the ...
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Sail Date April 2015


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Pamwhj

1 Review Written

Excellent

We had traveled extensively and done many ocean cruises, but this was our first experience on a river boat. In every way it met and more often exceeded our expectations! One of the most impressive features of this ...
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Sail Date June 2015


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gmziegler

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

What a great vacation!

We have traveled quite a bit but this was our first Riverboat Cruise! It was a wonderful experience and a great way to some of European cities we hear so much about plus some smaller towns that you don't hear so ...
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Sail Date September 2014


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Merle Hanson

1 Review Written

Aroma of baking bread!

My wife and I had visited Norway twice, particularly because we had relatives who still reside in Norway. But this summer we wanted to try the cruise ship option and wanted to see Europe that lies along the ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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Carol Florida

1 Review Written

Exquisite!

We choose this "bucket list" cruise for the places it was going, excursions that were happening and impressive reviews by others. It was more than I even dared hope it would be. Staff was amazing: attentive but not ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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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