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Viking Rurik

Why cruise on this ship?

The fully refurbushed Russian ships are named after the first intrepid Viking explorers who becane fouders of the Rus dynasty that for centuries ruled the land we know today as Russia.

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Dining

It’s been said that the best way to know a culture is through its food and wine. Both engage your senses and provide a window into the traditions and essence of a land. Viking's trained chefs are passionate about food and committed to providing a complete culinary experience. The ships’ dining areas are hospitable and inviting; the service is friendly, attentive and personalised. Menu selections include regional dishes and contemporary cuisine to offer a variety of flavours designed to suit any palate.You have choices for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Not just in food selection, but also in where and how you enjoy them. Greet the morning with a croissant and cappuccino on deck, or begin your day with a sumptuous buffet breakfast. Have a casual lunch or dinner al fresco, or join friends in the restaurant. Open seating allows you to mingle with the same guests every evening or meet someone new each day.

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The Restaurant

Gaze at breathtaking scenery through the Restaurant’s panoramic windows as you dine on regional specialties and contemporary cuisine. The atmosphere is casual yet elegant, with high-quality table linens, china, cutlery and glassware at every meal.

Features

  • Experience: Complimentary
  • Food type: Varies

Entertaining

As with your stateroom, the public areas are designed to make the most of the splendid views. Whether from the sun deck, the Panorama Lounge or the restaurant, a river cruise provides uninterrupted sightseeing, from the time the morning mist rises from the water to when the setting sun announces the end to another remarkable day.

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Panorama Bar

An excellent spot to enjoy a glass of wine and take in the scenery, especially during arrival at one of your historic destinations.

Features

  • Bar
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Onboard Boutique

Forget to bring something? Looking for a magazine or some gift items? The onboard boutique on the Middle Deck—right across from Reception—has everything you need to make your voyage comfortable and convenient.

Features

  • Shop
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Library

Select from a range of informational and inspirational travel books for your browsing pleasure.

Features

  • Library

Sun Deck

Not only does the Sun Deck offer a great place to relax, you'll also find a pool and a golf green there.

Features

  • Sun Deck

Enrichment

Please note: the ship does not have any dedicated Enrichment facilities. There are however onboard talks taking place throughout the cruise.

Activities

Hands-on demonstrations, cooking classes, traditional dance performances, and local tastings. These in-depth experiences are included as an essential part of discovering more about the places through which you cruise, and each activity is planned specifically to illuminate each itinerary.

Features

  • Excursions

Onboard Talks

Sometimes you want to dig a little deeper. Viking offer a series of onboard multimedia talks to shed light on the history and culture of the places you visit. Topics may include the Dutch Masters or French impressionists, castles along the Rhine Valley, the formation of the European Union, the life and works of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, the wine and cuisine of southern France, and key words and phrases in the local language wherever you are traveling. These presentations provide a context for your own observations, enhancing your travel experience.

Features

  • Lectures

Health and fitness

Please note: the ship does not feature any health & fitness facilities.

Kids and teens

Due to the nature of Viking cruises, they do not maintain specific facilities or services for children aboard cruise vessels. In the circumstances you and all members of your party must be aged 18 or over on or before the day you are scheduled to embark on the cruise vessel.

Accommodation

Each stateroom is designed with your comfort in mind—from hotel-style beds, spacious wardrobes and full-size bathrooms to amenities including flat-panel televisions with English programming and bottled water. Plus, Veranda Staterooms let you greet the day with a breath of fresh air and a spectacular panorama of the passing countryside.

Suite (AA)

These suites have 2 flat-panel TVs and panoramic windows. They have hotel-style beds 79 inches x 63 inches (with optional twin-bed configuration); floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors open onto a large veranda along both sleeping and living quarters; there is a large private bathroom with shower, bathtub and premium bath products; a telephone, refrigerator, safe, hair dryer & bottled water replenished daily. Bathrobe and slippers are available upon request. They have air conditioning, space under the bed for storing suitcases; a roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers; 220V and 110V powerpoints in the stateroom and a 26-inch Sony flat-panel TV with premium entertainment package including CNN and other English-language programming.

Features

  • Queen or Twin Configuration
  • Lounge Area
  • Shower
  • Toiletries Provided
  • Room Service Available
  • Suite Benefits
  • TV
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Desk

Junior Suite (JR)

These suites have hotel-style beds 79 inches x 63 inches (with optional twin-bed configuration); floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors open onto a full-sized veranda. There is a private bathroom with shower and premium bath products; a telephone, refrigerator, safe, hair dryer & bottled water replenished daily. Bathrobe and slippers are available upon request. They have air conditioning, space under the bed for storing suitcases; a roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers; 220V and 110V powerpoints in the stateroom and a 26-inch Sony flat-panel TV with premium entertainment package including CNN and other English-language programming.

Features

  • Queen or Twin Configuration
  • Lounge Area
  • Shower
  • Toiletries Provided
  • Room Service Available
  • Suite Benefits
  • TV
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Desk

Veranda

These suites have hotel-style beds 79 inches x 63 inches (with optional twin-bed configuration); a large picture window 4.10 ft. x 2.79 ft. (which can be opened). There is a private bathroom with shower and premium bath products; a telephone, refrigerator, safe, hair dryer & bottled water replenished daily. Bathrobe and slippers are available upon request. They have air conditioning, space under the bed for storing suitcases; a roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers; 220V and 110V powerpoints in the stateroom and a 26-inch Sony flat-panel TV with premium entertainment package including CNN and other English-language programming.

Features

  • Queen or Twin Configuration
  • Shower
  • Toiletries Provided
  • Room Service Available
  • TV
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Desk

Deluxe

These suites have hotel-style beds 79 inches x 63 inches (with optional twin-bed configuration); a large picture window 4.10 ft. x 2.79 ft. (which can be opened). There is a private bathroom with shower and premium bath products; a telephone, refrigerator, safe, hair dryer & bottled water replenished daily. Bathrobe and slippers are available upon request. They have air conditioning, space under the bed for storing suitcases; a roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers; 220V and 110V powerpoints in the stateroom and a 26-inch Sony flat-panel TV with premium entertainment package including CNN and other English-language programming.

Features

  • Queen or Twin Configuration
  • Shower
  • Toiletries Provided
  • Room Service Available
  • TV
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Desk

Deck plans

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Sun Deck

Bar

Grill

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Upper Deck

Promenade

Panorama Bar

Veranda (AX)

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Middle Deck

Promenade

Neva Restaurant

Veranda (BX)

Suite (AA)

Junior Suite (JR)

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Main Deck

Shop

Reception

Library

Promenade

Deluxe (DX)

Deluxe (CX)

Deluxe (EX)