Viking Cruises has announced a new world cruise which will last for 136 days across 27 countries and 56 ports departing in 2021.
Viking Cruises 136-Day World Voyage
Forget about the difficult times the cruise industry is currently going through and why not look ahead to an epic 136-day world cruise with the Viking Star luxury cruise ship. The cruise line has announced just that and the voyage will depart from Fort Lauderdale, Florida on December 24, 2021.
The cruise will sail to 27 different countries including 56 ports offering the ultimate pinnacle in luxury cruising. There is also a shorter 119-day voyage departing Los Angeles on January 10, 2022. The shorter world cruise includes 22 countries and 49 port visits.
Torstein Hagen, Chairman of Viking, said:
“For more than 20 years, we have been committed to providing our guests with immersive and culturally enriching experiences while traveling the world in comfort.”
“This has been an unusual year for all travelers, but we remain focused on the future and are pleased to offer our guests a new destination-focused World Cruise that allows for extensive exploration in 2021-2022.”
The newest Viking World Cruise itinerary visits iconic cities and ports of call in one seamless itinerary. Overnight stays in 11 iconic cities allow guests to explore further in Yangon, Myanmar; Auckland, New Zealand; Singapore, Singapore; Mumbai, India; Luxor, Egypt; Haifa, Israel; and Istanbul, Turkey.
While on board, Viking offers cultural enrichment through onboard lectures and entertainment, such as Viking’s Resident Historian program, which provides guests with a high-level historical and cultural education specific to their journey.
Pricing for the 2021-2022 Viking World Cruise starts at $49,995 per person and 2022 shorter World Cruise Horizons starts at $45,995 per person, based on double-occupancy.
Both of Viking’s new world cruise itineraries include Business Class international air, transfers to and from the ship, all gratuities and service fees, complimentary visa services, the Silver Spirits Beverage Package, and free luggage shipping services for embarkation.
Guests who book between now and September 30, 2020 will receive an additional $2,000 per person in shore excursion credit for any optional land programs and $1,000 per person in shipboard credit which can be used toward optional tours, spa services, onboard shops and beverages
Viking Star has a guest capacity of 930 and features 465 staterooms.