Viking, on Thursday, officially opened reservations to the public for its new Mississippi River cruises, which will start in 2022. The company’s initially tailor made vessel, Viking Mississippi, will debut in August 2022 and will sail voyages on the Lower and Upper Mississippi River, between New Orleans and St. Paul.

Viking’s arrival will carry “modern river cruising” to the Mississippi and will depict a significant determination to tourism and economic development in lots of communities alongside the river. At present scheduled ports of connect with on Viking’s new Mississippi River cruises involve seven U.S. states: Louisiana (Baton Rouge, Darrow, New Orleans and St. Francisville) Mississippi (Natchez and Vicksburg) Tennessee (Memphis) Missouri (Hannibal, St. Louis) Iowa (Burlington, Dubuque and Davenport) Wisconsin (La Crosse) and Minnesota (Pink Wing, St. Paul).

As aspect of an unique preview promised by Viking Chairman Torstein Hagen, past Viking visitors have been capable to guide the new Mississippi River cruises due to the fact March 30, 2020 and some departure dates are already approximately or completely offered out. As of today, all inaugural sailings of Viking Mississippi’s 2022-23 period are now available to the public for booking.

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In other Viking information, in January 2020, the business unveiled Viking Expeditions with the initially 378-guest purpose-crafted expedition ship, Viking Octantis, launching in January 2022 on voyages to Antarctica and then North America’s Great Lakes. A next expedition vessel, Viking Polaris, will debut in August 2022, sailing to Antarctica and the Arctic.

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