On Thursday, Viking Cruises opened reservations for their new Mississippi River cruise ship to the general public.
The Viking Mississippi, scheduled to set sail on August 22, 2022, and accommodates 386-passengers and will cruise between New Orleans and St. Paul, calling on 15 ports in 7 US states.
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During her inaugural 2022-2023 season, Viking Mississippi will be sailing 4 different itineraries, spanning both the upper and lower Mississippi River:
- America’s Heartland: 8 days – Between St. Louis and St. Paul
- Heart of the Delta: 8 days – Between New Orleans and Memphis
- Southern Celebration: 8 days – New Orleans Roundtrip
- America’s Great River: 15 days – Between New Orleans and St. Paul
Viking Cruises past guests have been able to book the 2022-2023 inaugural season since March 30, and some sail dates are sold out or approaching sold-out status, Viking said in a statement.
Pricing begins at $3,699 per person for a January 2023 Southern Celebration cruise in a 268 sq. ft. category V1 Veranda stateroom.
Viking Cruises have been hinting at building ships on the Mississippi River for years and announced their first ship in early April.
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