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E X PLOR ER SALE DESIGNED FOR TR AVELLERS WITH CURIOUS MINDS AND TRUE EXPLORER SPIRITS

NO KIDS | NO CASINOS | VOTED THE WORLD’S BEST

EXPLORE A SELECTION OF SPECIAL OFFERS ON OCEAN AND RIVER CRUISES


“Viking’s cruise ships are justly renowned for their cultured, civilised air. Whether you’re sailing around the Caribbean islands, up the Nor wegian fjords or between historic Mediterranean por ts, a Viking voyage is a treat for the thinking traveller.” – STEVE MCK ENNA, FR EEL ANCE TR AVEL W R ITER

THIS PAGE: GEIR ANGER , NORWAY ON THE COVER: LOFOTEN, NORWAY


DESIGNED FOR DISCERNING T R AV E L L E R S W I T H CURIOUS MINDS AND TRUE EXPLORER SPIRITS At Viking, we believe that travel is

more than just a holiday — it should be a doorway to cultural insight and personal enrichment.

Just like the original Vikings, we are true innovators when it comes to exploring the world. Our range of Local Life,

Working World and Privileged Access experiences allow you to immerse

yourself in the unique history and culture of each destination on a truly profound level. They have also earned us the

title of the Thinking Person’s Cruise®. If you yearn for exploration, knowledge

and connection, a Viking cruise is for you.

THE EXPLORER SALE Throughout the following pages,

discover our collection of exclusive offers and bespoke itineraries that

will open your mind, stir your curiosity and feed your desire for adventure. We’re also offering new Viking

guests a special welcome gift: $200 per couple off your first cruise*.

The Explorer Sale ends 31 March 2020. Don’t let these incredible deals sail by — book now!

FLIGHT

OFFERS

FREE

CITY EXTENSION

NEW TO VIKING

SAVE

$200

*‘New To Viking’ saving is per couple, and valid only for guests who are new to Viking and make their first booking between 27 December 2019 – 31 March 2020.


WE’RE NOT FOR E VERYONE — A N D T H AT ’ S P R E C I S E LY T H E P O I N T At Viking, we design enriching cruises for curious, experienced travellers with true explorer spirits. We could tell you all things you’ll find on board a Viking cruise, but we think what we are NOT is what truly sets us apart from the rest.   No kids

 No entrance fee or sales pressure at our Nordicinspired spa, complete with Snow Grotto

  No casinos   No charge for wine or beer with lunch and dinner   No inside staterooms   No art auctions or professional photographers   No extra costs for alternative dining options

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 No extra port charges, on board tipping or gratuities   No formal nights or butlers  No charges for specialty coffees, teas or bottled water

  No charge for Wi-Fi

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LIVE MUSIC AL PERFORMANCES

SC ANDINAVIAN DESIGN

ONBOARD LEC TURERS

ONBOARD ART COLLEC TION

THE VIKING DIFFERENCE As the Thinking Person’s Cruise®, we take great pride in designing unique itineraries with more time in port to discover

exciting new destinations. On board you’ll discover that a Viking cruise is an experience like no other, you’ll enjoy:  Fascinating talks presented by our resident

 Spacious, Scandinavian-inspired ship interiors

 Fewer sailing days, giving you more time to

 Onboard Viking heritage exhibits containing artefacts

 Onboard libraries that have been carefully

 Interactive, destination-specific cooking

 Impressive original onboard art collections

 An included shore excursion in every port, led by

 The freedom to bring your own wine on board

 Your own private veranda to enjoy the ever-

historians and guest lecturers explore each port

curated by London’s Heywood Hill bookshop complete with self-guided audio tours

— either from home or from the cellar doors that you visit during your journey

created by hotel designers

that can be traced back to the early Vikings demonstrations and wine tasting events an expert local guide changing views

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B E C AU S E I T ' S I M P O R TA N T T O YOU, W E M A KE SURE IT ’S A LL INCLUDED IN THE PRICE A Viking ocean cruise is excellent value. From a complimentary shore excursion at every port of call to free Wi-Fi, spa access and 24 -hour room service, we give you everything that you need to enjoy yourself at no extra charge.

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YO U R O W N P R I VAT E V ER A N DA

CHOICE OF EIGHT DINING OPTIONS

S PA FAC I L I T I E S

All staterooms and suites have kingsize beds. They also feature a private veranda, because everyone deserves not just a view, but a veranda on which to sit and take it all in.

Variety is the spice of life, so we give you eight dining options to choose from. No hidden surcharges — it is all included.

Chill out in the Snow Grotto. Step into the steam room. Relax on a heated bed. Unwind in the hydrotherapy pool.

24 - H O U R R O O M S ER V I C E

S EL F - S ER V I C E L AU N D RY

T E A & CO F F EE

For those days when you feel like breakfast in bed or dinner under the stars. It’s complimentary.

Available on multiple decks, these laundries feature top-quality washers, dryers and ironing facilities.

Help yourself to specialty teas, coffees and bottled water at any time on board.

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AT T E N D A V I K I N G I N F O R M AT I O N S E S S I O N Never travelled with Viking before? Come along to one of our free information sessions and discover more about our award-winning range of ocean and river cruises.

We’ll be holding sessions throughout March and May in Sydney, Canberra, Newcastle, Brisbane, Perth, Melbourne, Adelaide and Hobart.

To learn more about our information sessions and to register visit www.vikingcruises.com.au/infosessions

S H O R E E XC U R S I O N S

EN R I C H I N G C U LT U R E

E V EN I N G EN T ER TA I N M EN T

We offer a free shore excursion in every port. Discover more with an expert local guide who brings the people, culture and cuisine of each destination to life.

Enjoy an exciting choice of performances, live talks and hands-on demonstrations that add even greater insight to your journey and the places that you visit.

Watch a show in the theatre. Listen to live classical music in the Viking Living Room. Head to Torshavn bar for some dancing, or catch a movie at the theatre or in your stateroom.

W i - Fi

NO NA ST Y SURPRISES

B E V ER AG E S

Enjoy free Wi-Fi on board, so family and friends can keep up to date with your amazing journey.

All onboard gratuities, port charges and government taxes are included in your cruise fare, making budgeting simple and stress-free.

Enjoy premium wine, beer and soft drinks with your lunch and dinner, in the dining venue of your choice.

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OCEAN CRUISING

TROMSØ, NORWAY

Norwegian Sea

NARVIK , NORWAY

NORWAY

IN SEARCH OF THE NORTHERN LIGHTS FE E L T H E SPI R I T OF T H E NORT H Experience a land where dawn and twilight merge on the edges of the long Arctic night. Cruising far north in Norway’s winter, witness what few others see: wondrous snow-dusted landscapes, cities hushed in slumber and the luminous aurora borealis dancing in the sky. Sami legends, a sled dog ride and mysterious rock carvings bring you close to your destination. Join us on this truly illuminating cruise.

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Alta Tromsø Narvik Bodø

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North Sea

Bergen Stavanger

ENGLAND London (Tilbury)

LONDON – BERGEN or vice versa 13 DAYS  |  6 GUIDED TOURS  |  2 COUNTRIES SET SAIL  FEB – MAR 2021; JAN – MAR 2022 From From

$7,195pp in Veranda stateroom $8,495pp in Penthouse Veranda


OCEAN CRUISING

Akureyri

‘Isafjördur

GODAFOSS, ICEL AND

Reykjavík ICELAND

ICEL AND’S MA JESTIC L ANDSCAPES SE E U N PA R A L L E L E D NAT U R A L BE AU T Y From Norway, travel to the end of the North Sea and beyond to unlock mysteries of the far north and experience nature at its most magnificent. Contrast the pleasant urban setting of Ålesund with the robust beauty of Geiranger’s fjord landscape. Meet the people who thrive on the water’s edge of the Faroe archipelago, and encounter arctic foxes, terns, eider ducks and members of the whale family in Iceland’s majestic, distant north.

Ålesund Geiranger Flåm Bergen NORWAY

BERGEN – REYK JAVÍK or vice versa 13 DAYS  |  9 GUIDED TOURS  |  3 COUNTRIES SET SAIL  JUN – AUG 2020; JUL – AUG 2021 From $8,495pp in Veranda stateroom From $10,495pp in Penthouse Veranda

Bergen GDAŃSK , POL AND

TOU R SC E N IC FJOR DS, TOW NS & CI T I E S Sail the clear waters of Scandinavia and the Baltic on this 15-day cruise. Enjoy overnights in cosmopolitan Stockholm, majestic St. Petersburg and scenic Bergen, and explore charming historic city centres in Tallinn and Gdańsk. Visit Helsinki, Berlin and Copenhagen and witness breathtaking scenery from your ship as she glides through majestic Norwegian fjords in the legendary homelands of the Vikings.

Tórshavn FAROE ISLANDS

Atlantic Ocean

NORWAY

VIKING HOMEL ANDS

Norwegian Sea

Seydisfjördur

Eidfjord

FINLAND

SWEDEN

Helsinki Oslo

Stavanger North Ålborg Sea DENMARK

Stockholm

St. Petersburg

Tallinn ESTONIA

RUSSIA

Baltic Sea

Copenhagen ‘ Gdansk GERMANY Berlin POLAND (Warnemünde)

STOCKHOLM – BERGEN or vice versa 15 DAYS  |  11 GUIDED TOURS  |  8 COUNTRIES SET SAIL  APR – SEP 2020; APR –SEP 2021 From From

$9,295pp in Veranda stateroom $10,795pp in Penthouse Veranda 9


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ST. PETERSBURG, RUSSIA

SWEDEN St. Petersburg

GR AVL A X, SC ANDINAVIA

Stockholm

R U S S I A & T H E B A LT I C S E A

DENMARK

E X PE R I E NC E T H E BA LT IC DI FFE R E N T LY Discover Stockholm’s maze of waterways as you explore its archipelago. Marvel at St. Petersburg’s art and architecture, and enjoy more during a three-day stay. Visit the charming medieval trading ports of Tallinn and Visby, see the exquisitely beautiful Bornholm and find out why so many visitors return to the island year after year. Embrace the relaxed atmosphere of Copenhagen and experience first hand why the Danes are considered among the world’s happiest people. 10

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Copenhagen

Stockholm Archipelago

Gotland (Visby) Baltic Sea Bornholm (Rønne)

Tallinn ESTONIA

STOCKHOLM – COPENHAGEN or vice versa 11 DAYS  |  6 GUIDED TOURS  |  4 COUNTRIES SET SAIL  MAY, JUL 2020; JUN – AUG 2021 From From

$7,595pp $9,195pp

in Veranda stateroom in Penthouse Veranda

RUSSIA


OCEAN CRUISING

Honningsvåg Norwegian Sea

ORKNEY ISL AND, SCOTL AND

INTO THE MIDNIGHT SUN

Arctic Circle

Tromsø Lofoten (Leknes) NORWAY

Shetland Islands (Lerwick)

SCOTLAND

Geiranger Bergen Oslo Orkney Islands (Kirkwall)

Edinburgh

G A Z E U PON NOR DIC SPL E N DOU R Cruise deep-cut fjords along the fabled Norwegian coast. Sail across the Arctic Circle where the midnight sun shines 24 hours a day. Then follow the path of Vikings from the remote beauty of North Cape to the windswept Shetland and Orkney Islands of Scotland. Enjoy an overnight stay in the former Hanseatic League city of Bergen and visit the Scottish capital of Edinburgh, where medieval glory mingles with classic beauty.

ENGLAND

North Sea

London (Greenwich)

BERGEN – LONDON or vice versa 15 DAYS  |  9 GUIDED TOURS  |  3 COUNTRIES SET SAIL  JUN – JUL 2020; MAY – JUL 2021 From $9,995pp in Veranda stateroom From $12,495pp in Penthouse Veranda

Arctic Circle Honningsvåg

Norwegian Sea

Tromsø Lofoten (Leknes)

TALLINN, ESTONIA

B A LT I C J E W E L S & T H E M I D N I G H T S U N S A I L ACROSS 10 COU N T R I E S I N 29 DAYS Our most sweeping Scandinavia itinerary combines two of our hero journeys: Viking Homelands and Into the Midnight Sun. On this 29-day cruise, enjoy 19 ports in 10 countries, including Baltic gems Tallinn, Helsinki and Gdansk, Norway’s magnificent fjords and overnight stays in Stockholm, St. Petersburg, Bergen and London.

NORWAY

FINLAND SWEDEN Geiranger St. Petersburg Eidfjord Helsinki Bergen Stockholm Stavanger RUSSIA Tallinn Baltic Ålborg Sea ESTONIA DENMARK Copenhagen Berlin ‘ Gdansk (Warnemünde)

Shetland Islands (Lerwick) Orkney Islands North (Kirkwall) Sea SCOTLAND Edinburgh ENGLAND London (Greenwich)

GERMANY

POLAND

STOCKHOLM – LONDON or vice versa 29 DAYS  |  19 GUIDED TOURS  |  10 COUNTRIES SET SAIL  MAY – JUN 2020; MAY – JUL 2021 From From

$19,995pp in Veranda stateroom $23,695pp in Penthouse Veranda 11


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EDVARD MUNCH MUSEUM, OSLO, NORWAY

NORWAY Flåm Bergen

Oslo

Stavanger Kristiansand

AMSTERDAM, NETHERL ANDS

Skagen DENMARK

V I K I N G S H O R E S & FJ O R D S

North Sea

S A I L I N TO T H E V I K I NG AGE Immerse yourself in a rich heritage steeped in Nordic tradition. Admire the tranquil old fishing village of Skagen, Denmark’s northernmost town. Visit cosmopolitan Oslo, Norway’s historic capital. Browse the fish market and fortress of Kristiansand, stroll among Stavanger’s remarkably preserved wooden buildings and marvel at the magnificent fjord setting of tiny Flåm. Join us on this richly rewarding journey into Scandinavia’s most scenic and fascinating corners. 12

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Amsterdam THE NETHERLANDS

AMSTERDAM – BERGEN or vice versa 8 DAYS  |  5 GUIDED TOURS  |  3 COUNTRIES SET SAIL  SEP 2020; MAY, AUG – SEP 2021 From From

$5,495pp $6,695pp

in Veranda stateroom in Penthouse Veranda


OCEAN CRUISING

NORWAY Shetland Islands (Lerwick) Orkney Islands (Kirkwall) The Highlands The Highlands (Ullapool) (Invergordon) North Sea

Edinburgh

NORTHERN IRELAND Belfast

BRITISH ISLES EXPLORER T R AV E R SE T H E ISL E S, NORT H TO SOU T H Immerse yourself in the British Isles, with overnight stays in Bergen, Norway and Greenwich, England. Discover Scotland’s legendary Highlands and Western Isles and the capital of Edinburgh. Visit the Shetland and Orkney Islands and contrast modern Belfast with traditional Dublin. Witness Welsh culture in Snowdonia. In England, visit maritime Liverpool, see historic Dover and enjoy a tour of London.

SCOTLAND

Atlantic Ocean

LONDON, ENGL AND

Bergen

Dublin IRELAND

ENGLAND

Liverpool Holyhead WALES London (Greenwich) Dover English Channel

BERGEN – LONDON or vice versa 15 DAYS  |  12 GUIDED TOURS  |  6 COUNTRIES SET SAIL  MAY – AUG 2020; MAR – SEP 2021 From $8,795pp in Deluxe Veranda From $9,995pp in Penthouse Veranda

Venice

CROATIA Dubrovnik

ITALY

Adriatic Sea

ISTANBUL , TURKEY

MONTENEGRO Kotor Istanbul GREECE

A N C I E N T A D R I AT I C T R E A S U R E S WA L K I N T H E FOOTS T E PS OF A N T IQU I T Y Discover Adriatic and Aegean treasures on this journey that begins with an overnight amid Venice’s iconic canals, then call on the magnificent walled city of Dubrovnik. Walk through Kotor’s medieval streets, marvel at Olympia’s ancient ruins and overnight in historic Athens. Explore Troy’s archaeological marvels, a UNESCO site, before ending with two days in intriguing Istanbul.

Split

Corfu (Kérkyra) Ionian Sea

Aegean Sea

Troy (Çanakkale) TURKEY

Katakolon Athens (Piraeus)

Ephesus (Kuşadasi) Rhodes

Mediterranean Sea

Heraklion Crete

VENICE – ISTANBUL or vice versa 15 DAYS  |  12 GUIDED TOURS  |  5 COUNTRIES SET SAIL  APR – OCT 2021 From From

$10,495pp $12,895pp

in Veranda stateroom in Penthouse Veranda

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OCEAN CRUISING

FREE 2-NIGHT

EX TENSION ATHENS or BARCELONA

ATHENS, GREECE

MONACO FRANCE Montpellier (Sète)

DUBROVNIK , CROATIA

M E D I T E R R A N E A N & A D R I AT I C S O J O U R N SPA N T H E M E DI T E R R A N E A N From ancient Athens and Croatia’s stunning Dalmatian Coast to the rustic shores of Italy and the glamorous French Riviera, you will immerse yourself in rich cultures and traditions and marvel at spectacular coastal beauty. Overnight stays in Venice, Florence and Barcelona help you delve more deeply into this historic and legendary region.

Barcelona SPAIN

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CROATIA

Šibenik Split Dubrovnik Florence/Pisa MONTENEGRO (Livorno) Adriatic Kotor Sea Bari Rome GREECE Naples (Civitavecchia) Corfu (Kérkyra) Crotone

Mediterranean Sea

Messina Sicily

Katakolon Ionian Sea

ATHENS – BARCELONA or vice versa 22 DAYS  |  17 GUIDED TOURS  |  7 COUNTRIES SET SAIL  MAR – SEP 2021; FEB 2022 From From

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Venice Monte Carlo ITALY Marseille

$13,995pp $16,295pp

in Deluxe Veranda in Penthouse Veranda

Athens (Piraeus)


OCEAN CRUISING

“One of the joys of a smaller cruise ship is not only the “cosy feeling” on board, but also the convenience of being docked so close to all the ac tion, of ten walking distance to the city/town. Food is varied, delicious and reflec ts the local cuisine of the places you are visiting, along with some classical favourites. On board the décor is modern, light and has such a spacious feel. The crew seem to love being par t of the Viking family and soon become your friends, anticipating your ever y need.” – JO C O OL E N, T R AV E L AG E N T

SLOVENIA Koper CROATIA

Venice

Zadar Dubrovnik MONTENEGRO Adriatic Kotor Sea GREECE

ITALY

SANTORINI, GREECE

EMPIRES OF THE MEDITERR ANEAN V ISI T A NCI E N T RU I NS & ICON IC CI T I E S Ten days. Nine magnificent destinations. One epic journey. Cruise the Adriatic and Aegean, taking in all the riches of this fabled region. On an exploration bookended by iconic Venice and Athens, discover the ancient ruins of Olympia and the Acropolis. Explore the medieval warrens of Zadar, Dubrovnik and Kotor. Delight in the beauty of Corfu, and visit Koper for an in-depth exploration of picturesque Slovenia.

Corfu (Kérkyra) Aegean Sea Athens (Piraeus) Katakolon Santorini Mediterranean (Thíra) Sea Ionian Sea

VENICE – ATHENS or vice versa 10 DAYS  |  8 GUIDED TOURS  |  5 COUNTRIES SET SAIL  MAR – OCT 2021; MAR 2022 From From

$6,995pp $8,295pp

in Veranda stateroom in Penthouse Veranda

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OCEAN CRUISING

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C I T I E S O F A N T I Q U I T Y & T H E H O LY L A N D T H E R E V E R E D A N D T H E S ACR E D Join us on a timeless journey that unravels secrets of the ancients. Visit Naples, gateway to Pompeii, and Crete. In Israel, a day in Ashdod and an overnight in Haifa put the holiest sites in easy reach: Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Nazareth and more. Visit the Cypriot city of Limassol and the Greek islands of Rhodes and Mykonos.

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ROME – ATHENS or vice versa 15 DAYS  |  9 GUIDED TOURS  |  4 COUNTRIES SET SAIL  FEB 2021; JAN 2022 From From

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OCEAN CRUISING

Venice

VENICE, ITALY

MONACO FRANCE Monte Carlo Marseille Florence/Pisa (Livorno) SPAIN Barcelona

Split Dubrovnik Adriatic Sea Naples

Rome (Civitavecchia)

M E D I T E R R A N E A N O DY S S E Y JOU R N E Y T H ROUGH T H E AGE S Set course for unforgettable exploration to some of the Mediterranean’s most historic ports: the fabled towns of Tuscany, ancient Rome and canallaced Venice. Enjoy ample time to savour Barcelona’s easy going spirit with an overnight stay, discover the French Riviera’s seaside pleasures in Marseille and Monte Carlo, and visit Dubrovnik, a hidden medieval jewel. Along the way, gracious hosts and fine regional cuisine connect you to this remarkable region.

ITALY

CROATIA

GREECE

Stromboli Volcano

Mediterranean Sea

Ionian Sea

Strait of Messina

Corfu (Kérkyra)

VENICE – BARCELONA or vice versa 13 DAYS  |  10 GUIDED TOURS  |  6 COUNTRIES SET SAIL  MAR – OCT 2021; MAR 2022 From $8,995pp in Veranda stateroom From $10,495pp in Penthouse Veranda

ITALY FRANCE Montpellier (Sète)

BARCELONA , SPAIN

ICONIC WESTERN MEDITERR ANEAN E X PLOR E FR A NC E’S R I V I E R A & T USC A N Y France’s famed southern coast and Italy’s Renaissance treasures take centre stage on this eight-day Mediterranean sojourn between Barcelona and Rome. Immerse yourself in Catalonian and Tuscan art, architecture and history during overnights in Barcelona and Tuscany. In the South of France, call on historic Montpellier, picturesque Marseille and Monte Carlo, Monaco’s glamorous city by the sea.

MONACO Monte Carlo

Marseille

Florence/Pisa (Livorno)

SPAIN

Rome (Civitavecchia)

Barcelona Mediterranean Sea

BARCELONA – ROME or vice versa 8 DAYS  |  5 GUIDED TOURS  |  4 COUNTRIES SET SAIL  JAN – DEC 2021; FEB 2022 From From

$3,995pp $5,395pp

in Veranda stateroom in Penthouse Veranda

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OCEAN CRUISING

GARDENS BY THE BAY, SINGAPORE

CHINA Hong Kong Mumbai INDIA

Bay of Bengal

South Hue China (Chan May) Sea THAILAND Bangkok (Laem Chabang) CAMBODIA Andaman Sea Sihanoukville SRI LANKA Koh Samui Cochin (Nathon) Ho Chi Minh City Colombo

Goa (Mormugao)

MEKONG DELTA , VIETNAM

ASIA & INDIA ARTISTRY BA SK I N C A P T I VAT I NG E A S T E R N A PPE A L See dazzling capitals and coastal enclaves as you explore southern Asia. Your journey starts in Hong Kong, where Eastern heritage meets Western spirit. Take in Vietnam’s verdant rice paddies and busy streets alike, visit colourful markets in Thailand en route to sophisticated Singapore and call on lively Kuala Lumpur and colonial Sri Lanka before ending in intriguing Mumbai. Overnights in six cities let you appreciate the area’s remarkable diversity and style. 18

VIETNAM

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Indian Ocean

MALAYSIA

George Town Kuala Lumpur (Port Klang)

Singapore SINGAPORE

HONG KONG – MUMBAI 28 DAYS  |  13 GUIDED TOURS  |  8 COUNTRIES SET SAIL  MAR 2021 From From

$14,995pp in Veranda stateroom $17,995pp in Penthouse Veranda


OCEAN CRUISING

“Itineraries are developed with the curious, experienced traveller in mind - and once onboard, ever y detail of the Viking ships has been designed to enhance and enrich the travel experience.” – M IC H A E L MC H UGH, E DI TOR M I N DF O OD M AG A Z I N E

JAPAN Yellow Sea

Hiroshima

Tokyo

Osaka

Beppu

Shimizu

Nagasaki

MT. FUJI, JAPAN

East China Sea

CHINA

FA R E A S T ER N H O R IZO N S DISCOV E R I M PE R I A L T R E A SU R E S Unravel the mysteries of one of the most captivating corners of Asia. Mingle with merchants at Hong Kong’s famed Stanley Market, learn the nuances of Taiwan from a local, and hear about the recovery of Nagasaki and Hiroshima in Japan. Witness the dazzling cultures of Shimizu and Tokyo.

Kagoshima

Pacific Ocean Hong Kong

Taipei (Keelung) TAIWAN

HONG KONG – TOKYO or vice versa 15 DAYS  |  9 GUIDED TOURS  |  3 COUNTRIES SET SAIL  SEP 2020; APR, SEP – OCT 2021 From From

$10,495pp $12,495pp

in Veranda stateroom in Penthouse Veranda

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SYDNEY, AUSTR ALIA

INDONESIA Java Sea

Komodo

Bali (Benoa) Lombok Indian Ocean

UBUD, INDONESIA

E NCOU N T E R E N DL E SS NAT U R A L WON DE R S Discover cultural splendours and cerulean beauty on the Indonesian archipelago and Australia’s legendary coast. Witness colourful traditions on Lombok Island, explore Komodo National Park with a trained naturalist, experience the charms of Darwin with a local, and uncover the cosmopolitan culture of Brisbane with a welcoming guide.

Townsville Whitsunday Islands Brisbane Newcastle Sydney

BALI – SYDNEY or vice versa 17 DAYS  |  8 GUIDED TOURS  |  2 COUNTRIES SET SAIL  MAR, OCT 2020; MAR, NOV 2021 From From

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Thursday Island Cairns

AUSTRALIA

KO M O D O & T H E AU S T R A L I A N C OA S T

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Darwin

$7,995pp $9,995pp

in Veranda stateroom in Penthouse Veranda

Coral Sea


OCEAN CRUISING

Sydney AUSTRALIA

ROTORUA , NEW ZEAL AND

AUSTR ALIA & NE W ZE AL AND DISCOV E R ICON IC AUSSI E & K I W I T R E A SU R E S From the metropolitan cities of Melbourne and Sydney to the natural beauty of coastal New Zealand, you will explore nine ports of call during this 15-day journey. Sip on famous regional wines, explore UNESCO World Heritage sites, including the Blue Mountains; see the historic treasures of Dunedin, and capture panoramic views from Mt. Victoria in New Zealand.

Auckland Rotorua Napier NEW ZEALAND

Melbourne Bass Strait TASMANIA Hobart

Wellington

Tasman Sea

Christchurch Dunedin Foveaux Strait South Pacific

SYDNEY – AUCKL AND or vice versa 15 DAYS  |  9 GUIDED TOURS  |  2 COUNTRIES SET SAIL  NOV – DEC 2020; JAN – FEB, DEC 2021 From $7,995pp in Veranda stateroom From $9,995pp in Penthouse Veranda

Santiago (Valparaíso)

URUGUAY

Buenos Aires CHILE

FALKL AND ISL ANDS, UNITED KINGDOM

Puerto Montt Puerto Madryn

S O U T H A M E R I C A & T H E C H I L E A N FJ O R D S JOU R N E Y TO T H E E N D OF T H E WOR L D Soak in the eclectic mix of Latin and European influences in Buenos Aires, the birthplace of tango. Visit Port Stanley, home to more than one million penguins, before exploring the scenic surroundings of Ushuaia, the city at the “End of the World”. Sail through the Strait of Magellan, passing rugged mountain peaks and blue-tinted icebergs en route to the vibrant city of Santiago.

Pacific Ocean

Montevideo

ARGENTINA

Chilean Fjords Amalia Glacier

Punta Arenas Ushuaia

Atlantic Ocean Falkland Islands UNITED KINGDOM Port Stanley

Cape Horn

BUENOS AIRES – SANTIAGO or vice versa 18 DAYS  |  8 GUIDED TOURS  |  4 COUNTRIES SET SAIL  NOV – DEC 2020; JAN – FEB, DEC 2021 From From

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OCEAN CRUISING

SENSŌ-JI TEMPLE, TOKYO, JAPAN

RUSSIA

PetropavlovskKamchatsky Dutch Harbor

KETCHIK AN, AL ASK A

USA CANADA Alaska Hubbard Glacier Valdez Icy Strait Point Seward Sitka Kodiak Ketchikan Inside Passage

JAPAN

DISCOV E R W H E R E E A S T & W E S T CON V E RGE Unravel the mysteries of Japan with local guides. Learn about life in a remote Russian city with one who calls it home. Cross the Bering Sea, tracing the legendary path of the first human migration to the Americas. In Alaska, cruise into glacier-strewn, mountain-ringed bays, stopping in former frontier towns to hear stories of trappers and lumberjacks. Overnight stays in Tokyo and Sapporo help you explore fully.

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Sapporo (Otaru)

Tokyo

Pacific Ocean International Date Line

N O R T H PA C I F I C PA S S A G E

TOKYO – VANCOUVER or vice versa 23 DAYS  |  11 GUIDED TOURS  |  4 COUNTRIES SET SAIL  MAY, AUG 2020; APR, AUG 2021 From From

$11,995pp in Veranda stateroom $14,895pp in Penthouse Veranda

Vancouver


OCEAN CRUISING

“You’re a firm believer that travel is a wonder ful educator but even on guided tours you find it dif ficult obtaining historic or social nitty gritty without doing the research yourself? Imagine this: roundtable discussions with Orion’s resident historian or astronomer, specialised guest lec turers, pre-recorded itinerar y specific Ted Talks, destination insight films and an onboard museum.” – J A N E L AW S ON, T R AV E L W R I T E R

USA

Valdez

Hubbard Glacier Skagway

Seward Yakutat Bay SPASSKI RIVER VALLEY, AL ASK A

Icy Strait Point

CANADA

Sitka Ketchikan

A L A S K A & T H E I N S I D E PA S S A G E SE E T H E W I L DS OF A GR E AT FRON T I E R Immerse yourself in a world of Tlingit heritage with hints of Russia, where an outpost atmosphere prevails in charming, mountain-ringed seaside towns. As you cruise this pristine wilderness of misty fjords, lush forests and gleaming walls of ice, pan for gold like prospectors of old, meet local Tlingit who have fished these waters for centuries, and hear tales both tall and true of a region where a Wild West spirit still feels very much alive.

Juneau

Pacific Ocean

Inside Passage

Vancouver

VANCOUVER – SEWARD or vice versa 11 DAYS  |  7 GUIDED TOURS  |  2 COUNTRIES SET SAIL  JUN – AUG 2020; MAY – AUG 2021 From From

$7,095pp in Veranda stateroom $8,295pp in Penthouse Veranda 23


A N O T H E R W AY T O E X P L O R E – RIVER CRUISING Our innovative, award-winning Viking Longships have set the standard in river cruising, allowing you to easily explore a variety of destinations, expanding your mind and delighting your senses.

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AWA R D - W I N N I N G S ER V I C E

Q UA L I T Y C U I S I N E

Whether you’re in a Standard Stateroom or an Explorer Suite, you will enjoy a hotel-style bed topped with luxurious European linens, a spacious bathroom and premium Freyja® toiletries.

Our Swiss-trained staff members are graduates of the Hotel School Academy. They are dedicated to ensuring that you have the most comfortable and memorable journey possible.

Our talented chefs prepare a vast selection of local and international dishes using only the freshest ingredients. Dine in The Restaurant or al fresco on the Aquavit Terrace.

EN R I C H I N G C U LT U R E

I N - R O O M I N F OTA I N M EN T

CO M P L I M EN TA RY

Enjoy exciting live performances, inspiring talks and hands-on demonstrations that will expand your mind and feed your curiosity.

Sometimes a quiet night in is all you want. Enjoy music and movies on demand, plus BBC, CNN and National Geographic programs. Offers end 31 March 2020

D E S T I N AT I O N G U I D E S Before you leave on your Viking cruise, you receive a complimentary destination guide to help you prepare for your upcoming trip.


“Viking’s longships are the staple that have created the biggest river fleet in the world. Filled with light, bright Scandinavian charm and adhering to Viking’s mantra of “the thinking person’s cruise line”, there are no kids, no casinos and no hidden charges.” – PE T E R LY NC H, E DI TOR C RU I S E PA S S E NG E R M AG A Z I N E

S H O R E E XC U R S I O N S

P R EM I U M B E V ER AG E S

Q U I E T VOX AU D I O H E A D S E T S

We offer a free excursion in every port. Discover more with an expert local guide who brings each and every destination, its people, culture and cuisine to life.

Enjoy complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks with your onboard lunch and dinner services, as well as 24-hour access to specialty coffees, teas and bottled water.

There is a complimentary audio system for each guest, so on our shore excursions, no matter where you are standing, you won’t miss a word from your expert local guide.

W i - Fi

NO NA ST Y SURPRISES

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Enjoy free Wi-Fi on board, so family and friends can keep up to date with your amazing journey.

All onboard gratuities, port charges and government taxes are included in your cruise fare, making budgeting simple and stress-free.

Enjoy complimentary specialty teas, coffees and bottled water at our 24hour beverage bar.

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RIVER CRUISING

MARKSBURG C ASTLE, RHINE RIVER

THE North NETHERLANDS Sea Amsterdam Kinderdijk

Cologne MAIN Bamberg MAIN–DANUBE Koblenz CANAL Miltenberg Nuremberg Würzburg Krems Rothenburg Regensburg Passau Melk Vienna AUSTRIA

IRON GATE, DANUBE RIVER

EUROPEAN SOJOURN

DANUBE

E X PLOR E T H R E E R I V E R S & E IGH T COU N T R I E S Cruise Amsterdam’s canals. See castles on the Rhine. Behold the grandeur of Vienna. Celebrate folk traditions in Hungary, Croatia, Serbia, Bulgaria and Romania. These travel icons, and more, await you on this spectacular 23-day journey. Discover eight countries in Western, Central and Eastern Europe while cruising the Rhine, Main and Danube. Enjoy a lifetime’s worth of experiences on a single voyage.

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GERMANY

RHINE

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HUNGARY Budapest Kalocsa

Transylvania ROMANIA

Iron Gate CROATIA Osijek Golubac Belgrade DANUBE Vidin Belogradchik SERBIA

Bucharest Giurgiu Russe Veliko Tarnovo BULGARIA Black Sea

AMSTERDAM – BUCHAREST or vice versa 23 DAYS  |  19 GUIDED TOURS  |  8 COUNTRIES SET SAIL  APR – OCT 2020; MAR – OCT 2021 From From

$9,995pp in Standard stateroom $12,595pp in Veranda stateroom


RIVER CRUISING

THE NETHERLANDS GERMANY

Amsterdam Kinderdijk Cologne

COLOGNE, GERMANY

CZECH REPUBLIC Bamberg MAIN–DANUBE CANAL Prague Miltenberg Würzburg Nuremberg Rothenburg DANUBE Krems Regensburg Passau Melk Vienna AUSTRIA MAIN

Koblenz

GR AND EUROPEAN CRUISE T R AV E L T H ROUGH T H E H E A RT OF EU ROPE Absorb the atmosphere of Budapest’s Café Gerbeaud and learn the Viennese waltz. Sample the food and wine of Austria’s Wachau Valley. Admire Rhine Valley vistas from a 900-year-old castle. Our most iconic itinerary traces the Danube, Main and Rhine Rivers between the stunning landscapes of Hungary and the windmill-dotted waterways of Holland, with engaging encounters at every bend.

RHINE

DANUBE Budapest

HUNGARY

BUDAPEST – AMSTERDAM or vice versa 15 DAYS  |  12 GUIDED TOURS  |  4 COUNTRIES SET SAIL  APR – NOV 2020; MAR – NOV 2021 From $5,995pp in Standard stateroom From $6,995pp in Veranda stateroom

North THE Sea NETHERLANDS Amsterdam GERMANY RHINE Kinderdijk Bruges Cologne BELGIUM Rüdesheim MOSELLE Koblenz

STR ASBOURG, FR ANCE

R H I N E G E TA W AY E X PLOR E C A S T L E S & C AT H E DR A L S Explore one of Europe’s best-loved rivers, the Rhine. Discover the turreted fortresses, grand cathedrals, historic cities, medieval towns and spectacular scenery of the Middle Rhine — a UNESCO World Heritage site. Sip the region’s renowned white wines, the roots of its terraced vineyards reaching back to Roman times. Savour the various culinary traditions of Alsace. From Basel and Cologne to Amsterdam, this journey reveals a rich landscape of beauty and culture.

FRANCE

Speyer

Strasbourg

Basel

RHINE Breisach SWITZERLAND

BASEL – AMSTERDAM or vice versa 8 DAYS  |  6 GUIDED TOURS  |  4 COUNTRIES SET SAIL  MAR – DEC 2020; MAR – DEC 2021 From From

$3,495pp $4,795pp

in Standard stateroom in Veranda stateroom

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RIVER CRUISING

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PARIS – AVIGNON or vice versa 15 DAYS  |  14 GUIDED TOURS  |  1 COUNTRY SET SAIL  MAR – NOV 2020; MAR – NOV 2021 From From

$6,495pp $8,795pp

in Standard stateroom in Veranda stateroom


RIVER CRUISING

PA R I S & T H E H E A R T O F N O R M A N DY E N JOY PA R IS & NOR M A N T R E A SU R E S Explore Giverny and visit the beautiful gardens and charming farmhouse where Claude Monet lived and worked, the setting that inspired many of his masterpieces. Trace the footsteps of Joan of Arc in Rouen, experience history first hand at the Normandy beaches and sample the local cuisine. This eight-day cruise along the Seine River celebrates history, art, food and customs in the country’s most dazzling urban and pastoral settings.

LES ANDELYS, FR ANCE

PARIS round trip 8 DAYS  |  7 GUIDED TOURS  |  1 COUNTRY SET SAIL  MAR – NOV 2020; MAR – NOV 2021 From $3,495pp in Standard stateroom From $5,295pp in Veranda stateroom

C H ÂT E A U X , R I V E R S & W I N E E X PLOR E BOR DE AU X L I K E N E V E R BE FOR E Discover the ports, vineyards, farms and forests of Aquitaine, once Europe’s richest kingdom. See Bordeaux’s fountains and cellars, hunt for truffles in Périgord, and create your own personal blend of Cognac at the Camus distillery. Enjoy France’s finest oysters fresh from the bay at Arcachon, sip on SaintÉmilion, Médoc and Sauternes in their own ”terroir” on a cruise through the rivers of Bordeaux, a region synonymous with fine wine and finer living.

BORDEAUX, FR ANCE

BORDEAUX round trip 8 DAYS  |  7 GUIDED TOURS  |  1 COUNTRY SET SAIL  MAR – NOV 2020; MAR – NOV 2021 From $3,995pp in Standard stateroom From $5,395pp in Veranda stateroom

LY O N & P R O V E N C E TOU R L A N DS OF FI N E W I N E & C U ISI N E Come and witness the beauty that inspired artists like Cézanne and Chagall on this eight-day Rhône cruise. Tap into your inner Van Gogh at an Arles painting class, discover Roman Provence at Les Arènes amphitheatre and the Pont du Gard and explore Avignon’s Palace of the Popes. Excite your palate in Lyon, capital of French gastronomy, taste the wines of Beaujolais and watch a truffle dog hunt in action at a local farm.

PROVENCE, FR ANCE

LYON – AVIGNON or vice versa 8 DAYS  |  7 GUIDED TOURS  |  1 COUNTRY SET SAIL  MAR – NOV 2020; MAR – NOV 2021 From $3,495pp in Standard stateroom From $4,995pp in Veranda stateroom

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RIVER CRUISING

MOSCOW, RUSSIA

LAKE LADOGA

Kizhi SVIR RIVER

Mandrogy

St. Petersburg NEVA RIVER

BALLET PERFORMANCE

VOLGA–BALTIC WATERWAY

RUSSIA Kuzino RYBINSK RESERVOIR VOLGA RIVER

W AT E R W AY S O F T H E T S A R S

VOLGA RIVER

E X PLOR E T H E R E A L RUSSI A See the swirling onion domes and stout towers of Moscow’s Red Square. Share stories at the kitchen table of an Uglich family. Savour Russian caviar with your blini pancakes. Soak up the steam in a traditional banya in riverside Mandrogy village. Envision Peter the Great luxuriating in massive Peterhof Palace, then see how multiple families shared living space at a Soviet-era kommunalka. From Moscow to St. Petersburg, this 13-day voyage reveals the real Russia as never before. 30

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MOSCOW CANAL

Yaroslavl Uglich

Moscow

MOSCOW – ST. PETERSBURG or vice versa 13 DAYS  |  10 GUIDED TOURS  |  1 COUNTRY SET SAIL  MAY – OCT 2020; MAY – OCT 2021 From From

$7,995pp $9,995pp

in Deluxe stateroom in Veranda stateroom


RIVER CRUISING

Santiago de Compostela

DOURO RIVER

Braga

LISBON, PORTUGAL

Porto

Atlantic Ocean

P O R T U G A L’ S R I V E R O F G O L D E N JOY T H E DOU RO’S BE AU T Y & H IS TORY Experience the renaissance of Lisbon, newly invigorated with trending galleries and restaurants. Explore two of Iberia’s oldest university towns: Coimbra, Portugal and Salamanca, Spain. Roam the port warehouses of Porto. Enjoy traditional cuisine, wine and fado singing. Cruise the Douro River Valley, the world’s oldest demarcated wine region and a UNESCO site. Our 10-day cruisetour includes a hotel stay in Lisbon and the added bonus of a visit to Spain.

SPAIN

Salamanca

Pinhão

Madrid

PORTUGAL Lisbon

LISBON – PORTO 10 DAYS  |  8 GUIDED TOURS  |  2 COUNTRIES SET SAIL  MAR – OCT 2020; APR – NOV 2021 From $4,795pp in Standard stateroom From $6,595pp in Veranda stateroom

DANUBE CROATIA Osijek

PA S S A G E T O E A S T E R N E U R O P E S A I L TO L A N DS R ICH I N T R A DI T IONS See Bucharest’s 3,000-room Palace of Parliament. Make banitsa bread with a home cook in Vidin. Explore Belgrade’s Ottoman and European treasures, including 6th-century Kalemegdan Fortress. View the Danube’s towering Iron Gate. Visit a Croatian family’s Osijek home. Witness Hungary’s daredevil Puszta horsemen. Behold Budapest’s grandeur. Once hidden behind the Iron Curtain, the eastern Danube still has secrets to reveal on this enriching itinerary.

Lamego

Barca d’Alva Vega de Terrón

Coimbra

Budapest

BUCHAREST, ROMANIA

Régua

HUNGARY Kalocsa

Transylvania ROMANIA

Iron Gate Golubac DANUBE Bucharest Belgrade Giurgiu Vidin Belogradchik SERBIA

Veliko Tarnovo BULGARIA

Black Sea

BUCHAREST – BUDAPEST or vice versa 11 DAYS  |  7 GUIDED TOURS  |  5 COUNTRIES SET SAIL  MAR – NOV 2020; APR – NOV 2021 From From

$4,695pp in Standard stateroom $6,195pp in Veranda stateroom 31


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