Viking has launched three new longitudinal world cruises for 2026, including two extended expedition voyages from the “White Continent” to the Americas.

Viking says the itineraries will provide extra choices for travellers seeking to discover more of the world in comfort in one journey. 

The 69-day Longitudinal World Cruise VI from Buenos Aires to Milwaukee combines five itineraries on a journey across nine countries. It will sail to Antarctica and the remote South Georgia Island and then onto North America’s Great Lakes.

Along the journey, passengers will enjoy the culture of Peru and the majestic glaciers of Chile. The ship will also will journey through the Panama Canal and passengers have the option of a visit the unique wildlife of the Galápagos. The voyage departs February 24, 2026 on Viking Octantis. It is priced from $95,995 per person with Business Class airfares included.

The 63-day Longitudinal World Cruise VII from Buenos Aires to Milwaukee also combines five shorter itineraries across nine countries. It will visit world-class cities, historical sites and wildlife reserves, including Niagara Falls, before arriving at its final port in the Great Lakes. This voyage departs February  21, 2026 on Viking Polaris and is priced from $88,995 with Business Class airfares included.

Back view of female tourist descending stairs overlooking Machu Picchu ruins at sunset, Peru
Immersing yourself in the culture of Peru will be part of the Viking experience.

“Viking’s Longitudinal World Cruises are popular with travellers curious about experiencing the diversity in nature, wildlife and culture between the ends of the earth,” said Michelle Black, Viking ANZ Managing Director.   

“These two new longitudinal itineraries combine several of our popular shorter expedition voyages, providing a one-of-a-kind experience for true explorers. Both journeys offer just one sailing annually, allowing guests an extended travel experience in comfort, in one seamless trip.”

LA to London via 23 countries

Viking Sky will cruise the ocean from Los Angeles to London for 121 days.

Viking World Journeys ocean voyage on board the Viking Sky from Los Angeles to London is also open for booking. The 121-day voyage offers 50 included tours across 23 countries. 

The ocean voyage is priced from $92,495 per person with Business Class airfares included.

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