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Viking Rurik

With understated elegance and trademark Viking interiors, this is the very best ship on Russia’s waterways today. Fully refurbished for the 2012 sailing season, Viking Rurik offers private verandas on every stateroom on the upper and middle decks!

Itineraries This Ship Sails

Unpack just once on our small, state-of-the-art ships, enjoy your spacious stateroom, and spend more time immersed in your destination. See why Viking is the world’s leader in river cruising.

Russia Ship Features

  • All staterooms are outside with river view
  • Suites are 400 square feet, have 2 flat-panel TVs & panoramic windows
  • Most Deluxe staterooms & Suites have hotel-style beds with optional twin-bed configuration
  • All Suites & Cat AX-BX staterooms have a veranda
  • All CX-DX staterooms have a large picture window that opens
  • Private, modern bathrooms with separate shower & premium bath products; bathrobe & slippers upon request
  • Sony 26” flat-panel TV with CNBC, CNN, BBC & more
  • Telephone, safe, refrigerator, hair dryer & air conditioning
  • Bottled water replenished daily
  • Sun deck with shaded sitting area
  • A walk-around, open air promenade deck
  • Restaurant with panoramic views
  • Elevator
  • The Lounge & two bars with panoramic windows
  • Free internet service
  • Doctor on board
  • Laundry service
  • Voltage: 220V & 110V (U.S. outlet) in stateroom

Interactive Deck Plan

Suite (AA) Features

  • Suite size: 405 sq. ft.
  • 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
  • Private bathroom with bathtub, shower and premium bath products
  • Walk-in wardrobe with wooden hangers
  • Telephone, refrigerator, safe, hair dryer & bottled water replenished daily
  • Bathrobe and slippers available upon request
  • Air conditioning
  • Space under bed for storing suitcases
  • Voltage: 220V and 110V in stateroom
  • 26-inch Sony TV with premium entertainment package including CNN and other English-language programming

Junior Suite (JR) Features

  • Junior suite size: 340 sq. ft.
  • 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
  • Private bathroom with shower, bathtub and premium bath products
  • Telephone, refrigerator, safe, hair dryer & bottled water replenished daily
  • Bathrobe and slippers available upon request
  • Air conditioning
  • Space under bed for storing suitcases
  • Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers
  • Voltage: 220V and 110V in stateroom
  • 26-inch Sony TV with premium entertainment package including CNN and other English-language programming

Veranda (AX) Features

  • Stateroom size: 230 sq. ft.
  • Hotel-style beds 79 inches x 63 inches (with optional twin-bed configuration)
  • Floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors open onto a private veranda
  • Private bathroom with shower and premium bath products
  • Telephone, refrigerator, safe, hair dryer & bottled water replenished daily
  • Bathrobe and slippers available upon request
  • Air conditioning
  • Space under bed for storing suitcases
  • Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers
  • Voltage: 220V and 110V in stateroom
  • 26-inch Sony TV with premium entertainment package including CNN and other English-language programming
  • PLEASE NOTE: Category A Deluxe staterooms 408, 409, 434 and 435 are slightly smaller at 215 square feet.

Veranda (BX) Features

  • Stateroom size: 240 sq. ft.
  • 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
  • Private bathroom with shower and premium bath products
  • Telephone, refrigerator, safe, hair dryer & bottled water replenished daily
  • Bathrobe and slippers available upon request
  • Air conditioning
  • Space under bed for storing suitcases
  • Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers
  • Voltage: 220V and 110V in stateroom
  • 26-inch Sony TV with premium entertainment package including CNN and other English-language programming

Deluxe (CX) Features

  • Stateroom size: 142 sq. ft.
  • Hotel-style beds 79 inches x 63 inches (with optional twin-bed configuration)
  • Large picture window 4.10 ft. x 2.79 ft. (can be opened)
  • Private bathroom with shower and premium bath products
  • Telephone, refrigerator, safe, hair dryer & bottled water replenished daily
  • Bathrobe and slippers available upon request
  • Air conditioning
  • Space under bed for storing suitcases
  • Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers
  • Voltage: 220V and 110V in stateroom
  • 26-inch Sony TV with premium entertainment package including CNN and other English-language programming

Deluxe (DX) Features

  • Stateroom size: 142 sq. ft.
  • Hotel-style beds 79 inches x 63 inches (with optional twin-bed configuration)
  • Large picture window 4.10 ft. x 2.79 ft. (can be opened)
  • Private bathroom with shower and premium bath products
  • Telephone, refrigerator, safe, hair dryer & bottled water replenished daily
  • Bathrobe and slippers available upon request
  • Air conditioning
  • Space under bed for storing suitcases
  • Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers
  • Voltage: 220V and 110V in stateroom
  • 26-inch Sony TV with premium entertainment package including CNN and other English-language programming

Deluxe (EX) Features

  • Stateroom size: 164 sq. ft.
  • Hotel-style beds 79 inches x 63 inches (with optional twin-bed configuration)
  • Large picture window 4.10 ft. x 2.79 ft. (can be opened)
  • Private bathroom with shower and premium bath products
  • Telephone, refrigerator, safe, hair dryer & bottled water replenished daily
  • Bathrobe and slippers available upon request
  • Air conditioning
  • Space under bed for storing suitcases
  • Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers
  • Voltage: 220V and 110V in stateroom
  • 26-inch Sony TV with premium entertainment package including CNN and other English-language programming

Panorama Bar Features

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

The Restaurant Features

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.

Boutique Features

Filled with interesting and unique items, our onboard boutique is the ideal place to pick up a gift for yourself or a loved one back home.

Library Features

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

Reception Features

The middle deck lobby area is a great place to get information during your journey. Your Program Director’s desk is located here, so that you can easily ask questions or discuss the day’s activities. There is a 24-hour tea and coffee station with a fruit basket and convenient restrooms.

Stateroom Features

Our Viking cruise ships offer you a choice of stateroom category. From spacious Deluxe Staterooms and Veranda Staterooms with a private veranda, to Junior Veranda Suites, each offers understated elegance and sweeping river views. Our exquisite Suites boast separate living rooms, and private verandas with gorgeous river views.

Suite (AA)

  • Suite size: 405 sq. ft.
  • 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
  • Private bathroom with bathtub, shower and premium bath products
  • Walk-in wardrobe with wooden hangers
  • Telephone, refrigerator, safe, hair dryer & bottled water replenished daily
  • Bathrobe and slippers available upon request
  • Air conditioning
  • Space under bed for storing suitcases
  • Voltage: 220V and 110V in stateroom
  • 26-inch Sony TV with premium entertainment package including CNN and other English-language programming

Junior Suite (JR)

  • Junior suite size: 340 sq. ft.
  • 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
  • Private bathroom with shower, bathtub and premium bath products
  • Telephone, refrigerator, safe, hair dryer & bottled water replenished daily
  • Bathrobe and slippers available upon request
  • Air conditioning
  • Space under bed for storing suitcases
  • Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers
  • Voltage: 220V and 110V in stateroom
  • 26-inch Sony TV with premium entertainment package including CNN and other English-language programming

Veranda (AX)

  • Stateroom size: 230 sq. ft.
  • Hotel-style beds 79 inches x 63 inches (with optional twin-bed configuration)
  • Floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors open onto a private veranda
  • Private bathroom with shower and premium bath products
  • Telephone, refrigerator, safe, hair dryer & bottled water replenished daily
  • Bathrobe and slippers available upon request
  • Air conditioning
  • Space under bed for storing suitcases
  • Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers
  • Voltage: 220V and 110V in stateroom
  • 26-inch Sony TV with premium entertainment package including CNN and other English-language programming
  • PLEASE NOTE: Category AX Deluxe staterooms 408, 409, 434 and 435 are slightly smaller at 215 square feet.

Veranda (BX)

  • Stateroom size: 240 sq. ft.
  • 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
  • Private bathroom with shower and premium bath products
  • Telephone, refrigerator, safe, hair dryer & bottled water replenished daily
  • Bathrobe and slippers available upon request
  • Air conditioning
  • Space under bed for storing suitcases
  • Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers
  • Voltage: 220V and 110V in stateroom
  • 26-inch Sony TV with premium entertainment package including CNN and other English-language programming

Deluxe (CX, DX)

  • Stateroom size: 142 sq. ft.
  • Hotel-style beds 79 inches x 63 inches (with optional twin-bed configuration)
  • Large picture window 4.10 ft. x 2.79 ft. (can be opened)
  • Private bathroom with shower and premium bath products
  • Telephone, refrigerator, safe, hair dryer & bottled water replenished daily
  • Bathrobe and slippers available upon request
  • Air conditioning
  • Space under bed for storing suitcases
  • Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers
  • Voltage: 220V and 110V in stateroom
  • 26-inch Sony TV with premium entertainment package including CNN and other English-language programming

Deluxe (EX)

  • Stateroom size: 164 sq. ft.
  • Hotel-style beds 79 inches x 63 inches (with optional twin-bed configuration)
  • Large picture window 4.10 ft. x 2.79 ft. (can be opened)
  • Private bathroom with shower and premium bath products
  • Telephone, refrigerator, safe, hair dryer & bottled water replenished daily
  • Bathrobe and slippers available upon request
  • Air conditioning
  • Space under bed for storing suitcases
  • Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers
  • Voltage: 220V and 110V in stateroom
  • 26-inch Sony TV with premium entertainment package including CNN and other English-language programming

Where We Sail

Volga River

Ship Highlights

The Viking fleet in Russia and Eastern Europe offers exceptional ambiance with all the comforts of a fine hotel. Enjoy spacious staterooms and suites, an inviting restaurant and beautiful public spaces on elegant ships that set a new standard of river cruising excellence in the region.