Viking announced that it will expand its restart with operations with sailings around Bermuda and Iceland beginning in June 2021.
For the new Bermuda Escape itinerary, the Viking Orion will homeport in Hamilton for eight-day roundtrip itineraries. The ship will overnight in Hamilton and St. George and visit King’s Wharf.
On the new Iceland’s Natural Beauty itinerary, the Viking Sky will homeport in Reykjavik for eight-day roundtrip itineraries. The ship will visit Isafjördur, Akureyri, Seydisfjördur, Djúpivogur, and Heimaey in the Westman Islands.
It’s part of the company’s “Welcome Back” sailings that launched with domestic sailings in England for U.K. residents starting in May 2021. Viking said that as a result of strong demand among past Viking guests in the United Kingdom, Viking has also added two additional sailings of the England’s Scenic Shores itinerary in June 2021.
All of Viking’s new “Welcome Back” require proof of COVID-19 vaccination, in accordance with local entry rules in many of the destinations Viking ships will visit.
Viking has been working closely with officials in the UK, Bermuda and Iceland for months; adding that these destinations were chosen specifically because of their popularity among Viking guests,
Reservations for the new Bermuda, Iceland and U.K. voyages are now open.