Grand Pacific Explorer

  • From $42,894
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  • 93 Days
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  • 45 Guided Tours
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  • 12 Countries

Passports

Important: You must have a valid passport to travel on this voyage. Passport must be valid for 6 months beyond your planned trip dates. For the most up-to-date visa information, all guests including non-US citizens and green card holders should seek advice from their respective embassy, consulate or Travel Agent to determine which documents are needed prior to departure.

US Passport: For current processing times, visit https://vikingcruises.com/passport-processing-times.

Visas

Visa required for: Australia ETA (Electronic Travel Authority). For Australia, US citizens must download and apply through the Australia ETA App. If you are over age 75 (regardless of nationality), Australia may require a physician's medical assessment for the visa. Check with the Australia Government Home Affairs website or visit your local consulate for details. Guests over 75 may need to apply for their visa through the government’s website.

Visa required for: New Zealand NZeTA. For New Zealand, US citizens must download and apply through the NZeTA portal on the NZeTA website.

Vietnam E-Visa only applies when ship's first port of arrival is Ho Chi Minh or Chan May/Hue. When Ho Chi Minh or Chan May/Hue is the first/entry port; Hong Gai is the exit port for Ha Long Bay. For all other port arrivals in Vietnam, guests must obtain a label visa.

Indonesia: e-VOA required for all guests effective May, 2023, and must be submitted to the Indonesia government website: https://molina.imigrasi.go.id/#e-voa. Guests must pay the Indonesia visa fee.

Visa required for: Vietnam (label visa only is accepted, E-Visa is not valid for this cruise itinerary), Cambodia (label visa only, E-Visa is not valid for this cruise itinerary). US passport holders visiting New Zealand after October 1, 2019 will be required to obtain an Electronic Travel Authority (ETA or e-Visa waiver) for visa-free entry into New Zealand.

U.S. citizens do not need a visa for tourist stays of 180 days or less to enter Canada; or for tourist stays less than 90 days to enter the United Kingdom, Spain, Portugal, Monaco, Italy, Greece, Israel, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Israel, French Polynesia, and Singapore; or for tourist stays of 30 days or less to enter Thailand. Non-U.S. passport holders may need a Thailand visa prior to departure; please confirm with your local passport office.

Note: Viking is not responsible for obtaining visas nor for advising guests of passport, visa, or other immigration requirements, so be sure to verify what is needed for your travels. You may be denied boarding or entry to some countries if you have not obtained the correct visas or documents prior to departure. Viking cannot provide any refunds for unused portions of your cruise/hotel stay or cost to change travel plans should you have missing or incomplete documents.

If you require visa or passport assistance, please consider Viking’s partner GenVisa, https://www.genvisa.com/viking/. GenVisa service fees will apply.