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Sail to opposite ends of the Earth

Traverse the globe from the far north to the extreme south on this ultimate global journey. Start in Norway’s northernmost town and continue past rugged peaks and quaint fishing villages to rolling landscapes of Scotland’s Shetland Islands and Ireland’s green shores. Next, cross the equator on your trans-Atlantic voyage to arrive in Rio de Janeiro, then further on to Buenos Aires and finally—to the “Last Continent”—to be amazed by the otherworldly scenery, pristine nature and abundant penguins, seals and other wildlife few will ever see.

Arctic Tern, Svalbard

Sail to opposite ends of the Earth

Traverse the globe from the far north to the extreme south on this ultimate global journey. Start in Norway’s northernmost town and continue past rugged peaks and quaint fishing villages to rolling landscapes of Scotland’s Shetland Islands and Ireland’s green shores. Next, cross the equator on your trans-Atlantic voyage to arrive in Rio de Janeiro, then further on to Buenos Aires and finally—to the “Last Continent”—to be amazed by the otherworldly scenery, pristine nature and abundant penguins, seals and other wildlife few will ever see.

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Day by Day

To learn more about each port of call and our included as well as optional excursions, click on the individual days below.

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 cruisetour. 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.

Map of the From the Arctic to Antarctica itinerary