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Viking Kara Cruise Review to Europe

Cruises: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 48

Overall rating:

5 out of 5
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Viking Kara

7 Night Rhine Getaway Northbound (Basel To Amsterdam)

Sail date: May 19, 2015

Ship: Viking Kara

Cabin type: Oceanview

Cabin number: 118

Traveled as: Singles/Friends

Reviewed: 6 years ago

Review summary

We celebrated our 50th wedding anniversary on the Rhine Getaway and it was wonderful.  The ship, the tours, the crew, our fellow guests were all we expected and more.  Thank you Viking.  We hope to cruise again in the near future. 

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Sufficient variety and good quality.

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5


3 out of 5
Not the variety we have had on ocean cruises. The classical music night was not as enjoyable as it could have been.

Children's Programs

Not aware of children programs.

Service and Staff

3 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Very Clean and everything was easily accessible.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Need firmer pillows and top sheets for better comfort. Rooms small but adequate.

Ports of call

Basel, Switzerland

3 out of 5

Strasbourg, France

5 out of 5
The cathedral was spectacular.

Mannheim (Heidelberg), Germany

5 out of 5
The free time in the town was great.

Rudesheim, Germany

3 out of 5

Cologne, Germany

5 out of 5
We had a great guide and the best tours of the trip.

Kinderdijk, Netherlands

3 out of 5
Weather was cold and windy and the tour quite could have been louder, but a great place to tour,
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