Viking introduced that its latest river ship, the Viking Saigon℠, has begun its inaugural season in Southeast Asia. Goal-built for the Mekong River, the 80-guest ship sails between Kampong Cham, Cambodia and Mỹ Tho, Vietnam as a part of Viking’s standard 15-day Magnificent Mekong itinerary. With the 2022-2023 season now underway, common crusing dates can be found by March 2023; the 2023-2024 season begins in July 2023.
“The fascinating cultures of Vietnam and Cambodia have at all times made this area a favourite vacation spot amongst our friends,” mentioned Torstein Hagen, Chairman of Viking. “We’re additionally happy to welcome again to Southeast Asia our first friends since early 2020. With arrival of the Viking Saigon, we sit up for introducing much more curious vacationers to this iconic waterway within the coming years.”
The Viking Saigon
Goal-built for the Mekong River, the brand new Viking Saigon hosts 80 friends in 40 exterior staterooms. That includes the clear Scandinavian design for which Viking is thought, all staterooms have hotel-style beds and floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doorways with a Veranda or French Balcony. Friends on the three-deck Viking Saigon additionally get pleasure from a Spa & Health Heart, Infinity Pool and open-air Sky Bar on the Higher Deck.
Throughout this 15-day journey, friends discover the cultural treasures of Vietnam and Cambodia with 16 guided excursions. Lodge stays in Hanoi, Siem Reap and Ho Chi Minh Metropolis (Saigon) bracket an eight-day Mekong River voyage on this distinctive itinerary, throughout which friends can get pleasure from exploring the Previous Quarter of Hanoi and attending a efficiency by Apsara dancers; tasting the distinctive contemporary substances from bustling markets and native eating places; wandering the Khmer temple complicated of Angkor Wat, a UNESCO World Heritage Website; visiting Ta Prohm, the place jungle vines embrace historic ruins; and seeing the sights of Phnom Penh by cyclo rickshaw. On the river voyage portion of the itinerary, friends can uncover silk cities, fishing villages, monasteries and floating markets.
From now by August 31, 2022, Viking is providing particular financial savings on choose river and ocean voyages, with a limited-time $25 deposit as a part of the corporate’s 25th Anniversary Sale. Name Viking toll free at 1-855-8-VIKING (1-855-884-5464) or contact a journey advisor for particulars.