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Owned and operated by Viking, Viking Ra was specifically built to navigate the Nile. She was completely stripped down to her steel frame and reconfigured to be a modern, elegant vessel, launched in 2018. Fully reimagined to international standards and Viking design specifications, she is now an all-suite, state-of-the art ship with the clean, elegant Scandinavian design for which Viking is known. Accommodating just 52 guests, she offers the ultimate in comfort.

  • Only 52 guests
  • Crew: 55
  • Length: 413 feet
  • Refurbished: 2017

Interactive Deck Plan

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Ship Features

  • All-suite state-of-the art ship for just 52 guests
  • Veranda Suites are 291 sq ft, feature two rooms with a veranda off the living room and a French balcony in the bedroom, and have two flat-panel TVs
  • Veranda Suites are 291 sq ft, feature two rooms with a veranda off the living room and a French balcony in the bedroom, and have two flat-panel TVs
  • All suites have hotel-style beds with optional twin-bed configuration
  • Sun Deck with 360-degree views and shaded sitting areas
  • Pool and two Jacuzzis
  • Lounge & Bar with floor-to-ceiling glass doors
  • Restaurant with floor-to-ceiling windows for panoramic views
  • Free Wi-Fi (connection speed may vary)
  • Laundry service

Stateroom Features

Our intimate, all-veranda ships offer a wide variety of staterooms for your selection. From Veranda Staterooms to the abundance of extra perks and amenities in our spacious Explorer Suites, there’s no finer way to travel. And whichever stateroom you choose, you will find it beautifully designed in the understated elegance for which Viking is known.

Veranda Suite (AA, AB)

  • Stateroom size: 291 sq ft (includes private veranda)
  • River-view suite featuring two rooms, floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors opening to a full-size veranda off the living room, and French balcony in the bedroom
  • Queen-size Viking Explorer Bed (optional twin-bed configuration) with luxury linens & pillows
  • Free Wi-Fi (connection speed may vary)
  • 32" Flat-screen TV
  • Additional 49" flat-screen TV in sitting area
  • 110/220 volt outlets
  • Private bathroom shower, hair dryer
  • Premium Freyja® toiletries
  • Plush robes & slippers (upon request)
  • Telephone, safe, refrigerator
  • Individual climate control
  • Bottled water replenished daily
  • Stateroom steward & twice-daily housekeeping
  • Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers

Suite (AC)

  • Stateroom size: 291 sq ft
  • River-view suite featuring two rooms, each with large picture window
  • Queen-size Viking Explorer Bed (optional twin-bed configuration) with luxury linens & pillows
  • Free Wi-Fi (connection speed may vary)
  • 32" Flat-screen TV
  • Additional 49" flat-screen TV in sitting area
  • 110/220 volt outlets
  • Private bathroom shower, hair dryer
  • Premium Freyja® toiletries
  • Plush robes & slippers (upon request)
  • Telephone, safe, refrigerator
  • Individual climate control
  • Bottled water replenished daily
  • Stateroom steward & twice-daily housekeeping
  • Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers

Itineraries This Ship Sails

Ship Highlights

Specifically built to navigate the Nile River, our Egypt ships have been fully reimagined to international standards of comfort and elegance. With French balconies, hotel-style beds in every spacious stateroom and public areas bathed in light, these ships are the most sophisticated river ships sailing the region.

Ship Videos

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The World of Viking

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The Viking Experience

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