Cruises Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Cruises activity »
  1. 1 RICOH PRINTER 1800:681 :7208 installations CONTACT RICOH Techh care
  2. 2 Trip Report YAHOO @ 1~888-482-3831 Technical Support Phone Number
  3. 3 Hotel -Miami before cruise
  4. 4 Trip Report UNIWORLD River Boat Cruise on the Danube, Budapest to Prague
  5. 5 Antarctica Cruise--Zegrahm or Lindblad and time to go
  6. 6 Transfer from Fiumicino to Civitavecchia
  7. 7 Almost serious :)
  8. 8 Would you live on a cruise ship year round?
  9. 9 Trip Report Antarctica Quark Expedition Travel Report
  10. 10 Best Place to Purchase Cruises
  11. 11 National Geographic Quest
  12. 12 Azamara Journey New Zealand Tours Available
  13. 13 Considering a first-time Caribbean cruise..
  14. 14 Mississippi River Cruise
  15. 15 Time to Explore St Petersburg
  16. 16 roommate wanted
  17. 17 Just back from an NCL East Med & Greek isles Cruise! Any ?
  18. 18 Mediterranean cruise- first week of May?
  19. 19 Danube River Cruise - agent
  20. 20 Multi generation Alaska cruise
  21. 21 Seeking Cozumel Advice
  22. 22 Costa Maya beach
  23. 23 Scenic cruise advice
  24. 24 Small Ship Alaska
  25. 25 Seabourn Alaska Cruise
View next 25 » Back to the top

Trip Report Viking River Cruise on the Danube

Jump to last reply

We just returned from yet another wonderful trip on Viking. This was our 6th cruise and this time it was on the Danube from Budapest to Nuremburg. We had been monitoring the Viking website for current sailing conditions for a few weeks prior to our trip. The water levels on many rivers in Europe have been low this year causing a need to change ships on this particular cruise. We lucked out and our cruise was uninterrupted. I have read a lot of complaints and I understand these cruises are not cheap but no cruise line can predict what mother nature will bring us. We stopped in Passau, Germany, where we were shown high water marks on the 2nd floors of many buildings from the catastrophic floods from just 2 years ago.
In any case, our cruise, ship, crew and local guides were all delightful. The ships crew works very hard to make our trips memorable and most of them are on these ships for the 9 month season. I can tell you that they all were as happy as we were when we were told our ship would sail through. I can only imagine that the crew's tips (which are not included in the fare) probably suffered on previous sailings but I certainly hope not.
We will continue to sail on Viking as we find them a good value and a wonderfully relaxing experience.

1 Reply |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement