Viking Sun Sets Sail on First World Cruise
Viking celebrated the kickoff of its inaugural World Cruise on its fourth and newest ocean ship, Viking Sun, Dec. 15 welcoming guests in Miami for the sold-out 141-day itinerary.
Viking Sun will spend nearly the next five months on the World Cruise, which spans five continents, 35 countries and 64 ports. During this journey from Miami to London, guests will first explore Cuba and the Caribbean, before sailing the Panama Canal to call on Los Angeles, the home of Viking’s US headquarters and first West Coast port of call. Viking Sun will then sail to the South Pacific, Australia and Asia, where the ship will be christened in Shanghai on March 8. From there, the ship will continue on with ports of call in Asia and then Europe, before finishing the World Cruise in London on May 5.
Viking Sun will continue to sail the globe during Viking’s 2019 World Cruise. The recently announced 128-day itinerary from Miami to London will visit five continents and immerse guests in the rich cultures of 21 countries from South America and the South Pacific to Australia and Africa.