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Viking River Cruise-Grand European Tour

Took the Viking River Cruise-Grand European Tour from Budapest to Amsterdam. If you are looking for... read more

Reviewed 27 December 2014
Windsor, Canada
Great experience

We did a balloon ride with Viking Air in November. It was a really great experience, one we almost... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2013
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27 Dec 2014
“Viking River Cruise-Grand European Tour”
26 Feb 2013
“Great experience”
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Reviewed 27 December 2014

Took the Viking River Cruise-Grand European Tour from Budapest to Amsterdam. If you are looking for discount code, scroll down to bottom of review. 15 wonderful days on the Danube and 5 countries. Staff on the boat was wonderful and could not do enough for...More

5  Thank Dezorzi1
Reviewed 26 February 2013

We did a balloon ride with Viking Air in November. It was a really great experience, one we almost repeated a few days later (but in the end were too lazy to do another 4am start) There was a good safety briefing beforehand and our...More

Thank banana1980
Reviewed 16 February 2013 via mobile

If you want to catch the sunrise you have to be prepared to get up very early but it is worth it. Very well organised, robust baskets, safety briefing, around 15-20 in a balloon. 2000 feet up over the valleys and temples. Amazing...

1  Thank Suesbrew
Reviewed 13 February 2013

We paid around 45 Egyptian pounds each. Early start - but definitely worth it. The balloon accommodated around 16 people, with one captain who was very competent and flew the balloon well. Breakfast and certificate provided. Don't miss it!

Thank charlottem92
Reviewed 11 February 2013

One of the most memorable things we have done. Don't miss it, good value for money as well. Its just like floating - no turbulance, so don't worry if you are a bit apprehensive of a balloon flight, as I'm sure you will enjoy it....More

Thank sandy m
Reviewed 31 January 2013

It,s an early start, it,s dark and your not sure where your being taken. The mini bus picks up the pilot, Ahmed. You get dropped off at a quay on the east bank. You chug across the Nile, disembark on the West Bank, pile into...More

Thank Nemesis13
Reviewed 4 October 2012

A 4.00 am start - Only the two of us from our Hotel - Picked up by Viking rep and whisked by taxi to the boat to the west bank where we we joined by the others going on the flight. Orange juice and a...More

Thank Oysterman_12
Reviewed 12 April 2012

A 04:15 alarm clock on holiday was not how we like it, but it was really worthwhile. We paid Egyptian 350 per adult and half price for our kids, bringing the total to about GBP 95 for the four of us. Good organisation, great pilot...More

Thank Ed L
Reviewed 25 January 2012

I have flown with viking a few times and always had a great safe experience they offer great service and price I book through mohammed at the Luxor hotel (its the old Mercure Etap hotel on corniche next to Governate building) Viking have a desk

Thank mchawkins1
Reviewed 22 October 2011

I have been on Viking balloon rides twice and enjoyed the experience so much!!! Good value for money and very professional it's up early in the morning but it's worth it!!!

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