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Viking Helgi

About Viking Helgi

Launched in 2012, Viking Helgi offers her guests contemporary surroundings and luxurious accommodation. You’ll also find lots of opportunities to take in the incredible views as you sail. Sit back and enjoy majestic St. Petersburg and the unique skyline of Moscow on your amazing Viking Russia cruise.

With a maximum of just 204 guests, there’s a casual, easy-going atmosphere onboard. You’ll soon be familiar with your surroundings and ready to make the most of your cruising experience.

There’s a good range of Suites and Staterooms onboard, with many offering direct river views. Choose from options including Veranda Staterooms and Explorer Suites — the likes of which have spacious outdoor areas that are big enough for two people to sit out on. Imagine being able to linger in tranquil privacy over picturesque river-bank scenery at dawn and in the evenings.

The onboard restaurant offers spectacular panoramic views to guests enjoying Viking River Cruises, so linger here and you won’t miss a single thing while you dine. You’ll find appetising meal options to choose from too, including typical Russian specialities for an authentic taste of the local cuisine.

Between your exciting new discoveries you can completely relax as the staff and crew take care of your every need. Lie back and unwind on the Sun Deck where there’s a shaded area with sun-loungers, or take a leisurely stroll around the open-air promenade deck if you feel like stretching your legs.


See What's Inside

Each stateroom is designed with your comfort in mind—from hotel-style beds, spacious wardrobes and full-size bathrooms to amenities including flat-panel televisions with English programming and bottled water. Plus, Veranda Staterooms let you greet the day with a breath of fresh air and a spectacular panorama of the passing countryside.


Suite (AA)

These suites have 2 flat-panel TVs and panoramic windows. They have 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; there is a large private bathroom with shower, bathtub and premium bath products; a telephone, refrigerator, safe, hair dryer & bottled water replenished daily. Bathrobe and slippers are available upon request. They have air conditioning, space under the bed for storing suitcases; a roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers; 220V and 110V powerpoints in the stateroom and a 26-inch Sony flat-panel TV with premium entertainment package including CNN and other English-language programming.

400 square feetSleeps 2

Junior Suite (JR)

These suites have 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. There is a private bathroom with shower and premium bath products; a telephone, refrigerator, safe, hair dryer & bottled water replenished daily. Bathrobe and slippers are available upon request. They have air conditioning, space under the bed for storing suitcases; a roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers; 220V and 110V powerpoints in the stateroom and a 26-inch Sony flat-panel TV with premium entertainment package including CNN and other English-language programming.

337 square feetSleeps 2

Veranda

These suites have hotel-style beds 79 inches x 63 inches (with optional twin-bed configuration); floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors open onto a private veranda. There is a private bathroom with shower and premium bath products; a telephone, refrigerator, safe, hair dryer & bottled water replenished daily. Bathrobe and slippers are available upon request. They have air conditioning, space under the bed for storing suitcases; a roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers; 220V and 110V powerpoints in the stateroom and a 26-inch Sony flat-panel TV with premium entertainment package including CNN and other English-language programming.

220-230 square feetSleeps 2

Deluxe

These suites have hotel-style beds 79 inches x 63 inches (with optional twin-bed configuration); a large picture window 4.10 ft. x 2.79 ft. (which can be opened). There is a private bathroom with shower and premium bath products; a telephone, refrigerator, safe, hair dryer & bottled water replenished daily. Bathrobe and slippers are available upon request. They have air conditioning, space under the bed for storing suitcases; a roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers; 220V and 110V powerpoints in the stateroom and a 26-inch Sony flat-panel TV with premium entertainment package including CNN and other English-language programming.

140-160 square feetSleeps 2

Sun Deck

Sun deck with shaded sitting area

Sky Bar

Upper Deck

Panorama Bar

Junior Suite (JR)

Veranda (AX)

Middle Deck

Neva Restaurant

Veranda (BX)

Suite (AA)

Main Deck

Onboard Boutique

Library

Reception

Promenade Deck

Deluxe (CX)

Deluxe (DX)

As with your stateroom, the public areas are designed to make the most of the splendid views. Whether from the sun deck, the Panorama Lounge or the restaurant, a river cruise provides uninterrupted sightseeing, from the time the morning mist rises from the water to when the setting sun announces the end to another remarkable day.


Onboard talks

Viking offer a series of onboard multimedia talks to shed light on the history and culture of the places you visit. Topics may include Romanian and Bulgarian history, the Orthodox Church, the Vikings in Europe, and key words and phrases in local languages. These presentations provide a context for your own observations, enhancing your travel experience.

Library

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

Panorama Bar

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

Onboard Boutique

Forget to bring something? Looking for a magazine or some gift items? The onboard boutique on the Middle Deck—right across from Reception—has everything you need to make your voyage comfortable and convenient.

Please note: the ship does not feature any health & fitness facilities.


Sun Deck

Not only does the Sun Deck offer a great place to relax, you'll also find a pool and a golf green there.

Please note: the ship does not have any dedicated Enrichment facilities. There are however onboard talks taking place throughout the cruise.


Activities

Hands-on demonstrations, cooking classes, traditional dance performances, and local tastings. These in-depth experiences are included as an essential part of discovering more about the places through which you cruise, and each activity is planned specifically to illuminate each itinerary.

Onboard Talks

Sometimes you want to dig a little deeper. Viking offer a series of onboard multimedia talks to shed light on the history and culture of the places you visit. Topics may include the Dutch Masters or French impressionists, castles along the Rhine Valley, the formation of the European Union, the life and works of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, the wine and cuisine of southern France, and key words and phrases in the local language wherever you are traveling. These presentations provide a context for your own observations, enhancing your travel experience.

Ship Specifications

Launched:
1984
Refitted:
2013
Tonnage:
Language:
en
Length:
129m (423ft)
Speed:
knots
Decks:
5
Crew:
115
Cabins:
106
Occupancy:
204
Currency:
N/A