First Peek at Viking Mississippi River Ship Design Plans

In case you didn’t know, Viking – of Viking Cruises fame – just lately introduced the debut of their first Mississippi river cruise ship, Viking Mississippi.  The yr 2022 feels like a great distance off proper now, so to fulfill everybody’s curiosity, right here’s a preview of what Viking Mississippi will appear to be in two years. 

Viking Mississippi, Viking's new Mississippi river cruise ship.

When the brand new made-in-the-USA river ship is launched in 2022, the vast majority of the cruise itineraries can be seven-night cruises from New Orleans.  Most cruises can be round-trip from the Huge Simple.  A number of one-way north or southbound cruises on the decrease Mississippi are provided.  A only a few particular, full-length Mississippi river cruises are deliberate. 

Some options included on Viking’s new ship

  • Free Wi-Fi when out there
  • Self-service launderettes and laundry service
  • 42″ flat-screen, interactive LCD TV with intuitive distant & complimentary Films On Demand
  • Elevators conveniently positioned all through the ship
  • Infinity plunge pool

Viking Mississippi river cruise ship – Sneak peek at artist renderings of the river ship’s inside areas. 

Viking Mississippi Living Room
Viking Mississippi Residing Room, one of many first locations you’ll see upon boarding the river ship.


Viking Mississippi The Bow
Aptly named, The Bow, you have got a entrance row seat to chill out and watch the surroundings.

As you scroll by these pictures, for those who’ve ever taken a Viking river or ocean cruise, you’ll see some acquainted areas. 

Viking Mississippi Sun Terrace
Just like the infinity swimming pools on Viking’s ocean ships, there can be an infinity plunge pool right here.

It will get fairly darn humid in late summer time on the decrease Mississippi.  This pool and terrace can be a welcome retreat, particularly in July and August.  

Viking Mississippi River Cafe
Viking Mississippi’s River Café options American classics and Mamsen’s Norwegian specialties.

One in every of my favourite spots on Viking’s ocean ships is Mamsen’s for genuine Norwegian meals.  

Viking Mississippi the Restaurant
A well-recognized title to Viking cruisers, The Restaurant is once more the principle eating room.


Explorers Lounge
The 2-story Explorers Lounge presents an virtually panoramic view.


Viking Mississippi Aquavit Terrace
My favourite eating spot on each Viking’s river and ocean ships, Aquavit Terrace.

Viking Mississippi Verandah and French Balcony staterooms

Viking Mississippi French Balcony Stateroom
Artist rendering of a French Balcony Stateroom.

In whole, there can be 193 all exterior staterooms.  Of those, 128 are Veranda & Deluxe Veranda Staterooms, eight staterooms have French Balconies, 24 Penthouse Veranda Staterooms, 16 Penthouse Junior Suites, seven Terrace Suites and 10 sprawling Explorer Suites.

Viking Mississippi Deluxe Verandah
Right here’s the Deluxe Verandah. Whereas the precise stateroom is much less sq. footage than the French Balcony, it’s made up for with the outside area.

Reservations are open at Viking, and a number of the sailings are already offered out.  Extra information about this new ship as quickly as we hear about it.

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