Viking announced exciting news today, they floated out their latest Egypt ship, Aton built for the Nile River was floated out April 11, 2023. The Aton will join Viking’s growing fleet.
The Viking Nile River Ship Aton is a new luxury cruise ship and set to debut in August 2023. It will be one of the newest additions to Viking’s fleet of river cruise ships, which are known for their elegant design, spacious accommodations, and exceptional service.
The Aton will be specifically designed for cruising along the Nile River, offering guests the opportunity to explore the ancient wonders of Egypt in style and comfort. The ship will feature 36 deluxe cabins and will be able to accommodate up to 72 guests.
Some of the key features of the Viking Nile River Ship Aton will include:
- Private balconies in every cabin
- A sun deck with a swimming pool and lounge area
- Multiple dining options, including a main restaurant and an outdoor grill
- A bar and lounge area for cocktails and entertainment
- A fitness center and spa
- Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the ship
The Viking Aton will sail Viking’s bestselling 12-day cruise, Viking Pharaohs and Pyramids. Viking Pharaohs and Pyramids is a river cruise that takes you on a journey along the Nile River in Egypt, stopping at various historical and cultural sites such as the Pyramids of Giza, the Karnak and Luxor temples, and the Valley of the Kings. This cruise provides an opportunity to learn about ancient Egyptian history and see some of the world’s most iconic landmarks.
Overall, the Viking Nile River Ship Aton promises to be an exciting new option for travelers looking to explore Egypt and the Nile River in luxury and comfort.
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