Viking's 2021-22 World Cruise To Visit 27 Countries In 136 Days
Anna Kroupina, Open Jaw
Viking's newly released2021-2022 Viking World Cruiseon boardViking Starwill span 136 days, 27 countries and 56 ports, with overnight stays in 11 iconic cities. Setting sail from Fort Lauderdale on 24DEC, 2021, the itinerary will include three new ports of call for Viking, including Phillip Island and Eden, Australia, as well as Yangon, Myanmar.
Guests may also choose a shorter, 119-day portion of the sailing,2022 Viking World Horizons, which departs from Los Angeles on 10JAN, 2022 and visits 22 countries and 49 ports.
Both world cruises end in London, but all guests also have the complimentary option to remain on board for three additional days and disembark in the ship’s home port of Bergen, Norway.
“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,” said Torstein Hagen, Chairman of Viking.
“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.”
Highlights of the 2021-2022 Viking World Cruise itinerary include:
Phillip Island, Australia (NEW Viking Port): Guests will enjoy some of Australia’s most dramatic scenery and diverse wildlife including the island’s famed Little Penguins.
Eden, Australia (NEW Viking Port): Guests will explore Eden and the Sapphire Coast, famed for its conservation efforts protecting the whale population.
Yangon, Myanmar (NEW Viking Port): Guests will spend three days in Yangon, Myanmar’s largest city, where they can visit the Shwedagon Paya, explore the colonial architecture or take in the beautiful scenery.
Komodo Island, Indonesia: Guests will enjoy a day ashore visiting Komodo National Park and the Tamarind Woods, home to the famed Komodo dragon.
London (Tilbury), England: Guests end their sailing in London, allowing easy access to the British capital’s iconic sights, including the Tower of London, Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace and St. Paul’s Cathedral.
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