Optional excursions afford privileged access to places and experiences not offered by other cruise lines, like a visit to a small family farm outside the Norwegian town of Bergen.
Also, Viking's Resident Historian Program, comprising esteemed historians, provides essential historical and cultural highlights to the journey.
Most passengers are upward of 55 years, although you will see an occasional family traveling with younger children.
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Go hunting for truffles in Provence or attend a ballet or opera from the world-renowned Mariinsky Theatre in St. The line has many extended itineraries, several as long as 23 days, in destinations like Europe and Asia, with the ability to add pre- and post-cruise tours.
Viking Ocean Cruises' current fleet of five 930-passenger luxury ships also offers longer itineraries, including a monthslong world cruise.
Mature adults are living longer, healthier lives and are far more active.
When they plan a cruise, they want to curate a memorable experience that includes immersive experiential travel, cultural enrichment, unique under-the-radar offerings, soft adventure and exceptional culinary options.
Or try one of the rotating menus at the Chef's Table, including Mexican and pan-Asian.
When it's time to relax, the sleek Scandinavian design and interior of Viking ships provide bright, comfortable and inviting public spaces perfect for reading a book or playing a board game.
Dinner is also served every evening at the pool grill on all four ships where passengers can take in the sunset while savoring elegant dining room favorites. These include its Grand Voyages ranging in length from approximately one to three months and at least one World Cruise each year.
Other popular cruises for seniors include the Panama Canal itinerary, transatlantic and South Pacific cruises, and the longer Alaska and Mediterranean itineraries.
They want to explore exotic new destinations or old favorites that recapture the first time they fell in love with travel.