Cruising has transitioned from being a vacation style only for the affluent to a more accessible option for vacationers of all ages, so the Viking 245-Day Ultimate World Cruise has been unveiled as an expansive new trip for travelers to partake in.
Spanning a staggering 35 weeks, the cruise visits 59 countries on six continents and offers travelers access to 113 guided tours to ensure they can make the most of the time they spend in each port. The cruise begins in London before exploring virtually every spot a vacationer might ever want to visit, while also keeping them totally comfortable thanks to luxury amenities onboard.
The Viking 245-Day Ultimate World Cruise costs over $90,000 per traveler, but is likely to be a hit amongst retirees looking to spend almost an entire year at sea.
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The Viking 245-Day Ultimate World Cruise Visits 59 Countries
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