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Viking Orion Cruise Review to Other (Asia/Africa/Middle East)

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 23

Overall rating:

4.7 out of 5
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Viking Orion

35 Night Voyage Of Marco Polo (Athens To Bangkok)

Sail date: August 19, 2018

Ship: Viking Orion

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 5011

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

This was the cruise of a life time for us and I would say the only downside would be the quality of internet available. When you are gone for an extended period of time you have to be able to pay bills at home and this was difficult due to lack of signal or it falling on its face just when you needed it the most. But that being said still better than when I actually paid for it!


5 out of 5
Easy and uneventful just how I like it!

Ship experiences


5 out of 5
we had a diverse type of entertainment, including comedians, magic, flutist, harmonica, pianist and list goes on the on, it was wonderful!! Did I mention the lectures on the regions we went to. It was all worth while and if you missed a lecture you could go to the tv and watch it later.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
The bed was heaven, I have never slept so well! The room and balcony were regularly cleaned

Ship tip

book your specialty restaurants as soon as you are on board, they fill up fast.

Ports of call

Piraeus (Athens), Greece

5 out of 5

Haifa, Israel

5 out of 5


3 out of 5

Suez Canal Transit

5 out of 5

Safaga (Luxor), Egypt

4 out of 5

Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

4 out of 5

Aqaba (Petra), Jordan

4 out of 5

Salalah, Oman

4 out of 5

Muscat, Oman

5 out of 5

Mumbai (Bombay), India

3 out of 5


5 out of 5
this also was made easy due the fact we had arranged transport to the airport previously
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