Viking Embla

Viking Embla Review and Specifications

Specifications of Viking Embla

Flag Switzerland
Builder Neptun Werft GmbH
Year built 2012
Speed 15 kn / 28 kph / 17 mph
Length (LOA) 135 m / 443 ft
Beam (width) 29 m / 95 ft
Gross Tonnage 5000 gt
Passengers 95 - 190
Crew 50
Decks 4
Cabins 95
Decks with cabins 3

Review of Viking Embla

The Viking Embla boat cruises on Rhine, Main and Danube in Holland, Germany, Slovakia, Hungary, Austria, Serbia, Croatia, Romania, Bulgaria, departing from Budapest, Bucharest and Amsterdam.

Viking Embla cruise ship

Viking Embla longship offers two Explorer Suites with spectacular 270-degrees views and private wraparound verandas. The seven Veranda Suites have two full rooms, veranda off their living room and French balcony in bedroom. There are also 39 Veranda Staterooms, 25 Standard Staterooms and 22 French Balcony Staterooms. The Aquavit indoor-outdoor terrace is located at the bow of ship, ideal spot for relax, as well as the Sun Deck with shaded sitting area and 360-degree views. The Observation lounge and bar have floor-to-ceiling glass doors for panoramic views.Viking Embla river cruise ship Viking “green” ships feature solar panels, hybrid energy-efficient engines and organic herb garden. Viking Emba carries 190 passengers who benefit from the comfortable amenities like flat-panel 40” Sony TVs and in-room refrigerators. Don't forget to try the putting green and the walking track, or have a rest in the library corner. There is also an onboard boutique, laundry service and free wireless internet service shipwide.

Viking Embla ship

Year built 2012 (longship) MMSI number Callsign code Flag State (registered in) 269057407 HE7407 Switzerland
Passenger capacity Crew capacity Gross tonnage weight LOA length 190 50 5,000 tons 444 ft (135 m) Ship builder Owner and Operator Christened by Neptun Werft (Germany) Viking Cruises Alexandra Lobkowicz
  • Passenger decks: 4 (out of 4)
  • Cabin grades number: 8
  • Total number of cabins: 95 (of which 9 Suite, 22 French Balconies, 25 with a non-opening window).
  • Restaurants: Embla (dining room), Aquavit Terrace (al fresco).
  • Lounges & Bars: Observation, Embla Atrium (lobby), Library (Internet), Shop (gifts, souvenirs), top-deck (shaded relaxation area, Sky Bar, Herbal Garden, putting green, walking track, shaffleboard). The Embla longship doesn't have gym room, pool, jacuzzi, spa.
  • Viking Embla cruise deals are inclusive of Internet (Wi-Fi), all tours/excursions, ground transfers, live evening entertainment, daily lecturers, food and wine tastings, 24-hour coffee/tea, replenished daily bottled water.
  • Note: To/from Viking Embla boat transfers and airport meet&greet services are included in the fares only when airfares are purchased through the Viking cruise line.
  • Viking Embla is one of the latest generation Viking Cruises longships. This is a new (patented) Viking river cruise boat design allowing bigger accommodations without the need to shrink public areas size and to compromise the vessel's general comfort.

Viking Embla cabins

Types/Categories (number, location), high to low
  • Suites - ES (x2, deck3), AA (x7, deck 3)
  • Balcony Staterooms - A (x20, deck3), B (x17, deck2)
  • French Balcony Staterooms (with floor to ceiling door-windows) - C (x5, deck3), D (x15, deck2)
  • RiverView Staterooms - E (x18, deck1), F (x7, deck1).
Note: You can see the CruiseMapper's list of all river cruise ships and riverboats in the "itinerary" section of our River Cruises hub. All companies and their fleets are listed there.

Our Viking Embla river cruise prices are per person and based on double occupancy. These are only indicative Viking cruise rates. They might be different when you book your Viking River Cruises Europe cruisetour deals, influenced by travel agency promotions, special offers and discounts, group travel booking or last-minute deals rates. On some Viking Embla cruise tours, the line offers round-trip USA airfare discount deals (on select cabins or itineraries/dates).Viking River Cruises longships infographic Follows the list of Viking Embla river cruise itineraries as themes, officially announced by the Viking Cruises line:

  • "GRAND EUROPEAN TOUR" are 14-days river cruises from Amsterdam to Budapest, and the reverse from Budapest to Amsterdam. These deals offer 5 countries to visit and 13 complimentary tours/excursions. On departures from Budapest, the sailing part starts in the evening on the second day, and ends in Amsterdam (with optional 2-night Amsterdam hotel package). Disembarkation in Budapest offers an optional 3-night Prague hotel package (Czech Republic).
  • "PASSAGE TO EASTERN EUROPE" are 10-days Rhine-Main-Danube river cruises from Budapest to Bucharest, and the reverse from Bucharest to Budapest. These deals offer 5 countries to visit and 7 complimentary land tours/excursions. Disembarkation in Hungary (Budapest) includes 2-night Budapest hotel package, with optional 2-nights in Budapest or a 3-nights in Prague (Czech Republic). Embarkation in Budapest includes 2-night Budapest luxury hotel package. Departures from Romania (Bucharest) include 1-night Bucharest luxury hotel package and embarkation in Giurgiu. Disembarkation in Bucharest includes 1-night Bucharest luxury hotel, or optional 3 more days in the Danube-Black Sea region.
  • "EUROPEAN SOJOURN" are 23-days Black Sea river cruises from Amsterdam to Bucharest, and the reverse from Bucharest to Amsterdam. These deals offer 9 countries to visit and a total of 19 complimentary land tours/excursions. Disembarkation in Bucharest includes 1-night Bucharest luxury hotel package, with optional 3 more days in the Danube-Black Sea region. Disembarkation in Holland (Amsterdam) offers an optional 2-night Amsterdam hotel package.

Viking Embla Itineraries 2017

The below listed Viking Embla cruise prices on 2017 itineraries are only indicative and Per Person (in US dollars, based on double occupancy). These are the cheapest Viking Cruises fares on the ship’s lowest category cabins available for booking. Cruise fares typically change with departure dates approaching, last minute deals, discounts, promotions, independent travel agency offers.

Departure
Itinerary ports
18 April 7 nights / 8 days, one-way from Budapest to Oltenita
Prices starting
from $3292
19 Apr        Departing from Budapest, Hungary
20 Apr        Kalocsa, Hungary
20 Apr        Rhine River
21 Apr        Vukovar, Croatia (Osijek)
22 Apr        Belgrade, Serbia
23 Apr        Kostolac,Serbia
23 Apr        Iron Gate, Serbia-Romania
24 Apr        Vidin, Bulgaria
25 Apr        Ruse, Bulgaria (Veliko Tarnovo)
26 Apr        Arriving in Oltenita, Romania
26 April 7 nights / 8 days, one-way from Oltenita to Budapest
Prices starting
from $3292
27 Apr        Departing from Oltenita, Romania
28 Apr        Ruse, Bulgaria (Veliko Tarnovo)
28 Apr        Svishtov, Bulgaria
29 Apr        Vidin, Bulgaria
30 Apr        Iron Gate, Serbia-Romania
01 May        Belgrade, Serbia
02 May        Vukovar, Croatia (Osijek)
03 May        Rhine River
03 May        Kalocsa, Hungary
04 May        Arriving in Budapest, Hungary
30 May 7 nights / 8 days, one-way from Budapest to Oltenita
Prices starting
from $3742
31 May        Departing from Budapest, Hungary
01 Jun        Kalocsa, Hungary
01 Jun        Rhine River
02 Jun        Vukovar, Croatia (Osijek)
03 Jun        Belgrade, Serbia
04 Jun        Kostolac,Serbia
04 Jun        Iron Gate, Serbia-Romania
05 Jun        Vidin, Bulgaria
06 Jun        Ruse, Bulgaria (Veliko Tarnovo)
07 Jun        Arriving in Oltenita, Romania
07 June 7 nights / 8 days, one-way from Oltenita to Budapest
Prices starting
from $3742
08 Jun        Departing from Oltenita, Romania
09 Jun        Ruse, Bulgaria (Veliko Tarnovo)
09 Jun        Svishtov, Bulgaria
10 Jun        Vidin, Bulgaria
11 Jun        Iron Gate, Serbia-Romania
12 Jun        Belgrade, Serbia
13 Jun        Vukovar, Croatia (Osijek)
14 Jun        Rhine River
14 Jun        Kalocsa, Hungary
15 Jun        Arriving in Budapest, Hungary
11 July 7 nights / 8 days, one-way from Budapest to Oltenita
Prices starting
from $3442
12 Jul        Departing from Budapest, Hungary
13 Jul        Kalocsa, Hungary
13 Jul        Rhine River
14 Jul        Vukovar, Croatia (Osijek)
15 Jul        Belgrade, Serbia
16 Jul        Kostolac,Serbia
16 Jul        Iron Gate, Serbia-Romania
17 Jul        Vidin, Bulgaria
18 Jul        Ruse, Bulgaria (Veliko Tarnovo)
19 Jul        Arriving in Oltenita, Romania
19 July 7 nights / 8 days, one-way from Oltenita to Budapest
Prices starting
from $3442
20 Jul        Departing from Oltenita, Romania
21 Jul        Ruse, Bulgaria (Veliko Tarnovo)
21 Jul        Svishtov, Bulgaria
22 Jul        Vidin, Bulgaria
23 Jul        Iron Gate, Serbia-Romania
24 Jul        Belgrade, Serbia
25 Jul        Vukovar, Croatia (Osijek)
26 Jul        Rhine River
26 Jul        Kalocsa, Hungary
27 Jul        Arriving in Budapest, Hungary
22 August 7 nights / 8 days, one-way from Budapest to Oltenita
Prices starting
from $3442
23 Aug        Departing from Budapest, Hungary
24 Aug        Kalocsa, Hungary
24 Aug        Rhine River
25 Aug        Vukovar, Croatia (Osijek)
26 Aug        Belgrade, Serbia
27 Aug        Kostolac,Serbia
27 Aug        Iron Gate, Serbia-Romania
28 Aug        Vidin, Bulgaria
29 Aug        Ruse, Bulgaria (Veliko Tarnovo)
30 Aug        Arriving in Oltenita, Romania
30 August 7 nights / 8 days, one-way from Oltenita to Budapest
Prices starting
from $3442
31 Aug        Departing from Oltenita, Romania
01 Sep        Ruse, Bulgaria (Veliko Tarnovo)
01 Sep        Svishtov, Bulgaria
02 Sep        Vidin, Bulgaria
03 Sep        Iron Gate, Serbia-Romania
04 Sep        Belgrade, Serbia
05 Sep        Vukovar, Croatia (Osijek)
06 Sep        Rhine River
06 Sep        Kalocsa, Hungary
07 Sep        Arriving in Budapest, Hungary
03 October 7 nights / 8 days, one-way from Budapest to Oltenita
Prices starting
from $3742
04 Oct        Departing from Budapest, Hungary
05 Oct        Kalocsa, Hungary
05 Oct        Rhine River
06 Oct        Vukovar, Croatia (Osijek)
07 Oct        Belgrade, Serbia
08 Oct        Kostolac,Serbia
08 Oct        Iron Gate, Serbia-Romania
09 Oct        Vidin, Bulgaria
10 Oct        Ruse, Bulgaria (Veliko Tarnovo)
11 Oct        Arriving in Oltenita, Romania
11 October 7 nights / 8 days, one-way from Oltenita to Budapest
Prices starting
from $3742
12 Oct        Departing from Oltenita, Romania
13 Oct        Ruse, Bulgaria (Veliko Tarnovo)
13 Oct        Svishtov, Bulgaria
14 Oct        Vidin, Bulgaria
15 Oct        Iron Gate, Serbia-Romania
16 Oct        Belgrade, Serbia
17 Oct        Vukovar, Croatia (Osijek)
18 Oct        Rhine River
18 Oct        Kalocsa, Hungary
19 Oct        Arriving in Budapest, Hungary