VIKING EXPEDITION - CANADA

    Great Lakes & Canada | COMING 2022 SAILING DATES

    The Viking Difference: Expeditions



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    Great Lakes & Canada COMING 2022 SAILING DATES


    Discover natural wonders: from outstanding beauty to historic cities and a deep connection to nature, the Great Lakes are an undiscovered treasure, boasting stunning national parks best explored via tranquil kayaking and hiking. This area is also rich in culture, with world-class museums, vibrant cities and areas steeped in First Nations traditions.







    UNDISCOVERED GREAT LAKES
    From $8,605 | 8 Days | 2 Countries


    From Boreal Forests to Frontiers

    Cross the width of Lake Superior from Duluth to the Soo Locks, exploring the Apostle Islands and Keweenaw Peninsula along the way. Hike along clifftop trails for sweeping views of the lake. Gain insight into the unique features and ecosystems of remote wilderness islands and admire Kakabeka Falls, the "Niagara of the North." Step back in time at historic Fort William and on the quaint, car-free streets of Mackinac Island.




    Day by Day

    1

    Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada

    Embark your ship and settle in; free time to explore this Lake Superior city on your own.

    2

    Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada

    Hike boreal forests, watch for wildlife and learn about Anishinaabe First Nations heritage.

    3

    Duluth, Minnesota, United States

    Ride a vintage train, stroll the Downtown Waterfront or browse the Great Lakes Aquarium.

    4

    Apostle Islands, Wisconsin, United States

    Look for bald eagles among the sea caves, bogs and wetlands of this 22-island archipelago.

    5

    Houghton, Michigan, United States

    Learn about the region’s copper mining history; admire scenic old‑growth forests and marshlands.

    6

    Scenic Cruising: Soo Locks Transit

    Pass between Lake Superior and Lake Huron via this 1850s-era engineering marvel.

    7

    Mackinac Island, Michigan, United States

    Explore this car-free island by carriage, bicycle or on foot; paddle a kayak along the shoreline.

    8

    Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

    Disembark your ship for your return flight; consider extending your stay to further explore.

    Itinerary and shore excursions are subject to change and may vary by departure.



    GREAT LAKES EXPLORER
    From $8,395 | 8 Days | 2 Countries


    Island Hop the Great Lakes

    Discover the maze of granite islands that comprise Georgian Bay Biosphere Reserve while hiking and kayaking through its tranquil beauty and admiring sweeping vistas. Experience Victorian charm on Mackinac Island and venture into the boreal forests of Sleeping Giant Provincial Park on Lake Superior’s northern shore. Explore coastal wetlands replete with birdlife, comb pristine beaches and get acquainted with native cultures of the northern Great Lakes.




    Day by Day

    1

    Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

    Arrive and embark your ship; free time to explore this revitalized Lake Michigan city on your own.

    2

    Mackinac Island, Michigan, United States

    Explore this car-free island by carriage, bicycle or on foot; paddle a kayak along the shoreline.

    3-5

    Georgian Bay, Canada

    Discover some of the 30,000 islands that comprise this UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.

    6

    Scenic Cruising: Soo Locks Transit

    Pass between Lake Superior and Lake Huron via this 1850s-era engineering marvel.

    7

    Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada

    Hike boreal forests, watch for wildlife and learn about Anishinaabe First Nations heritage.

    8

    Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada

    Disembark your ship for your return flight; consider extending your stay to further explore.

    Itinerary and shore excursions are subject to change and may vary by departure.





    NIAGARA & THE GREAT LAKES
    From $7,795 | 8 Days | 2 Countries


    Journey from Nature to Culture

    From urban skylines to uninhabited islands, discover North America’s wilderness alongside renowned cultural attractions while cruising the striking waterways of the Great Lakes. Immerse yourself in the lakes’ compelling shipping history, experience the power of thundering Niagara Falls and keep watch for scores of migratory birds at Point Pelee. Led by a team of experts, explore sheltered bays and woodlands to uncover complex ecosystems and hidden treasures.




    Day by Day

    1

    Toronto, Ontario, Canada

    Arrive and embark your ship; enjoy free time to explore this culture-rich city on your own.

    2

    Welland Canal & Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada

    Get a close-up view of the power and majesty of the falls, including the largest, Horseshoe Falls.

    3

    Point Pelee, Ontario, Canada

    Admire the untold numbers of migratory birds and butterflies at Pointe Pelee National Park.

    4

    Detroit, Michigan, United States

    Browse Americana exhibits at The Henry Ford museum, including JFK’s limousine and Edison’s lab.

    5

    Alpena, Michigan, United States

    Visit the Great Lakes Maritime Heritage Center; kayak over shipwrecks in Thunder Bay.

    6

    Mackinac Island, Michigan, United States

    Explore this car-free island by carriage, bicycle or on foot; paddle a kayak along the shoreline.

    7

    Traverse City, Michigan, United States

    Discover the diverse terrain of Sleeping Bear Dunes on foot or while kayaking the shoreline.

    8

    Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

    Disembark your ship for your return flight; consider extending your stay to further explore.

    Itinerary and shore excursions are subject to change and may vary by departure.




    CANADA DISCOVER
    From $11,695 | 13 Days | 2 Countires


    In search of Natural Treasures

    Unleash your inner explorer in the remote wilds of eastern Canada. Discover this region’s rich colonial past amid stunning natural settings. Admire the unparalleled beauty of the rugged coast of the Canadian Maritimes. Cruise along the wide expanse of the St. Lawrence River and marvel at the dramatic cliffs and wildlife of the Saguenay River Valley. Engaging shore excursions in each port allow you to better enjoy all this region has to offer.




    Day by Day

    1

    New York City, New York, United States

    Embark your ship and settle in; enjoy free time to explore this vibrant city on your own.


    2

    Cruise the Atlantic Ocean

    Learn about upcoming adventures during a lecture by your Viking Expeditions Team.


    3

    Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

    Hike to scenic Peggy’s Cove or kayak and explore the history and wilderness of McNabs Island.


    4

    Scenic Cruising: Gulf of St. Lawrence

    View the coast of Cape Breton Highlands National Park, situated in the world’s largest estuary.


    5

    Prince Edward Island (Charlottetown), Canada

    Discover the remote reaches of Prince Edward Island and sample fresh, locally sourced seafood.


    6

    Cap-aux-Meules, Quebec, Canada

    Admire the region’s natural beauty and look for seals and birdlife on uninhabited Brion Island.


    7

    Sept-Îles, Quebec, Canada

    Explore the archipelago by boat, go salmon fishing in the Moisie River or go whale watching.


    8

    Saguenay, Quebec, Canada

    Take a RIB or zodiac through Saguenay Fjord, home to seals, whales and other sea mammals.


    9

    Quebec City, Quebec, Canada

    Hike Mont-Sainte-Anne or the Cap Tourmente National Wildlife Area; kayak scenic Île d’Orléans.


    10

    Trois-Rivières, Quebec, Canada

    Discover North America’s geologic heart during a guided hike through La Mauricie National Park.


    11

    Scenic Cruising: Seaway Locks Transit

    Pass scenic Montreal, then make your way through several locks en route to Lake Ontario.


    12

    Toronto, Ontario, Canada

    Tour the city, stroll St. Lawrence Market, admire the eclectic art scene or kayak Lake Ontario.


    13

    Toronto, Ontario, Canada

    Disembark your ship for your return flight; consider extending your stay to further explore.


    Itinerary and shore excursions are subject to change and may vary by departure.



    Pre & Post Cruise Extensions

    More days means more to discover, with extension packages you can add before or after your Viking cruise or cruise tour. Maximize the value of your overseas flight and enjoy additional days to explore your embarkation or disembarkation city, or see a new destination altogether with a choice of exciting cities.


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