Viking Vali Review and Specifications
Specifications of Viking Vali
|Year built||2019 new ship|
|Builder||Neptun Werft GmbH (Rostock, Germany)|
|Operator||Viking River Cruises|
|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|
|Decks with cabins||3|
|Christened by||Minxuan Zhao|
Current itinerary of Viking Vali
|Date / Time||Port|
|17 Oct||Departing from Budapest, Hungary hotels|
|18 Oct||Budapest, Hungary|
|19 Oct||Vienna, Austria|
|20 Oct||Vienna, Austria|
|21 Oct||Melk, Austria|
|21 Oct||Wachau Valley, Austria|
|22 Oct||Passau, Germany|
|23 Oct||Regensburg, Germany|
|24 Oct||Nuremberg, Germany|
|24 Oct||Main-Danube Canal, Germany|
|25 Oct||Bamberg, Germany|
|26 Oct||Wurzburg, Germany|
|27 Oct||Main River, Germany|
|27 Oct||Wertheim am Main, Germany|
|28 Oct||Koblenz, Germany|
|28 Oct||Rhine River|
|29 Oct||Cologne, Koln, Germany|
|30 Oct||Kinderdijk, Holland|
|30 Oct||Scenic Cruising|
|31 Oct 01:00||Arriving in Amsterdam, Holland hotels|
Review of Viking Vali
These riverboats will be deployed in Europe, on the rivers Rhine and Danube. Detailed information on their exact itineraries will be revealed at a later date. Each of Viking Cruises longships features innovative corridor configuration (patented design), modern engineering and technologies, signature Scandinavian-themed decor, premium stateroom amenities, itinerary-based and expert-led enrichment program, themed onboard entertainment, efficiency of public spaces, Viking's signature lounge Aquavit Terrace, large number of balcony cabins (including 2 of the European river cruising industry's largest suites, each with separate bedroom and living room).
Viking Vali has a total of 95 cabins (of which 9 Suite, 22 French Balconies, 25 with a not-opening window) in 8 grades. Longship Vali has two Explorer Suites featuring 270-degree scenery views and private wraparound balconies. The boat's 7 Veranda Suites are with two separate rooms - living room (with step-out balcony) and bedroom (with French Balcony). There are also 39 Veranda staterooms.
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).
Viking Vali dining options include Vali Restaurant (dining room) and Aquavit Terrace (al fresco). The Aquavit Terrace (indoor-outdoor lounge) is located at the ship's bow. The Observation Lounge has floor-to-ceiling glass doors for panoramic views. The Sun Deck has sunbathing and shaded seating areas and offers 360-degree scenery views. Other facilities include an Atrium (lobby), Library (Internet), Shop (gifts, souvenirs), Sky Bar, Herbal Garden, putting green, walking track, shuffleboard. The longship doesn't have a gym room, swimming pool, jacuzzi, spa.
Viking Vali 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.
Viking Vali river cruise prices are per person and based on double occupancy. These are only indicative of Viking cruise rates. They might be different when you book your Viking River Cruises Europe cruise tour deals, influenced by travel agency promotions, special offers and discounts, group travel booking or last-minute deals rates. On some Viking Vali cruise tours, the line offers round-trip USA airfare discount deals (on select cabins or itineraries/dates).
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In 2019, together with Vali, Viking River Cruises launched the longships Einar, Sigrun, Sigyn, Tir, Ullur and Helgrim. The 7-ship "virtual" naming ceremony was via satellite connections and held on March 19, 2019, in four riverports - Basel Switzerland (Sigrun and Einar), Rostock Germany (Ullur and Sigyn), Brunsbuttel Germany (Vali and Tir) and Oporto Portugal (Helgrim). Vali boat's godmother is Minxuan Zhao (Viking China's executive manager).
To/from Viking Vali boat transfers and airport meet-and-greet services are included in the fares only when airfares are purchased through Viking Cruises.
Viking Vali 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. The Viking ship Vali represents the company's latest Longship-class riverboat design. Viking Cruises longships feature energy-efficient hybrid engine technology, solar panels and interior design by "Yran & Storbraaten" (Norway). The patented "longship" design ("Rottet Studios", USA) allows much larger passenger accommodations with full-size balconies. The additional cabin space is created by 1 m (3,3 ft) off-centre shifting of the deck's corridor.
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Viking Vali Itineraries
The below listed Viking Vali cruise prices on 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.
|Date||Cruise Name||Departure Port||Price from|
|2019 Sep 19||14 days, one-way from Budapest to Amsterdam||Budapest||$4395|
|2019 Oct 03||14 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Budapest||Amsterdam||$5695|
|2019 Oct 17||14 days, one-way from Budapest to Amsterdam||Budapest||$3995|
|2019 Oct 31||14 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Budapest||Amsterdam|
|2019 Nov 14||14 days, one-way from Budapest to Amsterdam||Budapest|
|2020 Mar 30||9 days, round-trip Tulips & Windmills||Amsterdam||$2395|
|2020 Apr 08||9 days, round-trip Tulips & Windmills||Amsterdam||$2995|
|2020 Apr 17||9 days, round-trip Tulips & Windmills||Amsterdam|
|2020 Apr 26||9 days, round-trip Tulips & Windmills||Amsterdam||$3495|
|2020 May 05||9 days, round-trip Tulips & Windmills||Amsterdam||$3395|
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