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Viking Herja

4 Reviews
Viking River Cruises

Whether you’re an admirer of river views, love the sound of the breeze sailing by or find sunsets to be relaxing, you’ll never miss a scenic view onboard the Viking Herja. Each public space offers an atmosphere that allows you to enjoy the most out of your cruise and the destinations you visit. Your journey continues to be enriched with delicious specialties at the dining venues inspired by regional and contemporary cuisine, entertainment created for various interests and staterooms that match your luxurious desires.

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Dress Code

Casual and comfortable attire is highly recommended for onboard activities and excursions. Formal attire is not required for the Captain’s Dinner, however, some guests do like to dress for the occasion. It is suggested to be comfortable, “elegant casual” is appropriate. When visiting places of worship, it is highly encouraged to dress respectfully and conservatively.

Suggested items and apparel include:

- Comfortable walking shoes
- Dressier shoes
- An umbrella and light rain gear
- Sunglasses, sunhat or sun visor
- A warm coat, gloves, water-resistant shoes

It is advised to check the weather of your destination(s) to pack appropriate clothing.


Guests can enjoy a variety of areas onboard the ship for fun activities including the Sun Deck for scenic walks, the Library for a good read, or the Viking Lounge and Bar for a refreshing cocktail.

Gratuity / Tipping

Tips are completely voluntary and appreciated. You may provide your tips in cash or by credit card (on select itineraries) at the end of your cruise. Tour Escorts and Program Directors are not included with onboard staff, and it is customary to give them tips in cash separately.

For cruises doing a European itinerary, it is recommended to tip in Euros. For sailings going to Russia, Ukraine, China, Southeast Asia and Egypt, tipping in U.S. Dollars is recommended.


Guests can treat themselves to some retail therapy and purchase apparel, magazines or souvenirs at the Onboard Boutique.


Outdoor dining is a signature of Viking River Cruises and an experience guests can enjoy onboard Viking Herja at the Restaurant and Aquavit Terrace. The menus feature dishes for every type of palate and diet. Low-salt, gluten-free and vegetarian options are available onboard. Should you require any special dietary needs, it is advised to notify Viking River Cruises a month in advance, so that they may try to accommodate special requests.



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