The premium brand Viking Ocean Cruises announced a new Viking World Cruise 2022-2023. The 138-day itinerary visits ports in 28 different countries (total 58 cruise ports) with overnights in 11 port cities.
Departing December 22, 2022, from Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades, Florida), guests will sail on the fleet's newest vessel - Viking Neptune, which is expected to join the ocean fleet of 930-passenger liners in late-2022.
World Cruise guests will sail from Florida to Central America, prior to transiting the Panama Canal and sailing up North America's West Coast.
A 121-day Viking World Journeys itinerary allows travellers to join Viking Neptune in Los Angeles CA and cross the Pacific to call in Hawaii, Australia and New Zealand, before exploring Asia and the Middle East.
Finally, the liner will head to the Mediterranean to conclude the cruise in Greenwich-London UK.
Viking's World Cruise itinerary offers overnight stays in 11 ports, including Haifa Israel, Istanbul Turkey, Sydney NSW, and double overnights in Benoa Bali Indonesia, Saigon Vietnam, Yangon, Mumbai, Auckland NZ, Singapore, Colombo Sri Lanka.
Onboard, the company offers cultural enrichment through lectures and entertainment like the Viking Resident Historian program. Guests will be able to immerse themselves in the rich cultures of the world during included excursions that provide insight into daily life, and Privileged Access visits to various cultural institutions.
Highlights of the 2022-2023 Viking World Cruise include:
- Kauai (Nawiliwili, Hawaii): The Garden Island
- Sydney NSW Australia: Iconic Harbor
- Singapore: A Melting Pot of Cultures
- Mumbai India: A City of Old and New
- Istanbul Turkey: Where East Meets West (an overnight stay)
- London-Greenwich England: The Royal Borough
Fares for Viking World Cruise 2022-2023 start at USD 49,995 per person (with double occupancy), while fares for Viking World Journeys 2023 itinerary start at USD 46,995 pp.
Viking's World Cruise itineraries offer up to USD 50,000 per couple in Viking Value, featuring Business Class international air, transfers to/from the ship, complimentary visa services, shipboard gratuities, service fees, the Silver Spirits Beverage Package, free luggage shipping services for embarkation.
Passengers who book until February 28, 2021, receive an additional USD 2000 per person in shore excursion credit (for booking optional land tours) and USD 1000 per person in OBC (onboard credit) that can be used toward optional tours, as well as shipboard shopping, beverages and spa services. Viking Explorer Society members receive an additional USD 1000 in OBC per person.