OUTSTANDING: Viking Orion Sep 20, 2019 14 Night Far East Discovery (Hong Kong To Beijing)

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

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
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Overall rating:

5 out of 5
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Viking Orion

14 Night Far East Discovery (Hong Kong To Beijing)

Sail date: September 20, 2019

Ship: Viking Orion

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 5038

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

Our travel agent Janet Castro is a super star. Janet does the "heavy lifting"!!!!

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Super job by Viking scheduled air transportation, local representative met us upon Hong Kong arrival, provided porters who moved luggage and limo service transportation to ship

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
At different meals (B, L D) throughout the day with no additional fees, Viking offers up to 6 dining locations ranging from buffet, to pool side grill to table service dining all with differing menus. The menus are different from day-to-day and the service is OUTSTANDING!

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
Recommend the Fitness Center. Excellent equipment, accessible attendants, spacious locker room, sauna, steam, pools

Entertainment

5 out of 5
Terrific lectures presented by highly qualified subject matter experts focused on the areas to be visited ranging from matters of history and geography to trade and commerce to historical leadership and dynasties.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
WOW. Clean, polite, courteous, very good second language English spoken. To a person fabulous attention to detail and manners. Top drawer!!!!

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Small ship with multiple stairs and elevators to easily traverse with short walks all of the staterooms, public rooms, stage shows, meals, libraries, recreation areas

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Very adequate, well designed 270 sq ft. Great layout including adequate sized wc and shower, king size bed, large closet including hanging for dresses and shirts, 6 drawers, security safe, desk and desk chair, two comfortable sitting chairs, coffee table, ceiling to floor sliding glass door accessing the veranda which contained two outdoor chairs and a small table.

Ship tip

Enjoy the experience.

Ports of call

Hong Kong

5 out of 5
Well planned outing

Xiamen, China

5 out of 5
Well planned outing

Cruise East China Sea

5 out of 5
Restful day at sea with lots of ship traffic to enjoy.

Ishigaki, Japan

5 out of 5
Well planned outing

Okinawa

5 out of 5
Well planned outing

Shanghai, China

5 out of 5
Well planned outing

Cruise Yellow Sea

5 out of 5
Restful day at sea with lots of ship traffic to enjoy

Qingdao, China

5 out of 5
Well planned outing

Dalian, China

5 out of 5
Well planned outing

Tianjin (Beijing), China

5 out of 5
Well planned outing

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
Well organized typical of Viking's attention to detail and always customer focused
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