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Far East & Alaska

Ship: Viking Orion   
Departure: Friday, May 2, 2025
Nights: 36 nights
Departs: Hong Kong
Returns: Vancouver
+ Viking Inclusive Value Offer
One Way Trip
One
way trip
Duration
36
Nights
Days at Sea
10
Sea Days
Ports
18
Ports
Countries Visted
6
Countries
  • Itinerary

    Far East & Alaska

    Ports of call

    To find out more about the itinerary for this cruise, select the itinerary items below.

    Day Date Port of Call Arrival Departure
    1 Friday, May 2, 2025 Hong Kong, Hong Kong Embark 12:00 AM
    View of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

    Hong Kong, situated on China's south coast and enclosed by the Pearl River Delta and the South China Sea, is a kaleidoscope of life, a sophisticated fusion of East and West, a city of diversity where new and old meet at every turn. Hong Kong offers a host of memorable tourist attractions within its compact area. Victoria Harbour and the Giant Buddha are among the most awe-inspiring. Read more about Hong Kong, Hong Kong

    2 Saturday, May 3, 2025 Hong Kong, Hong Kong 12:00 AM 11:00 PM
    View of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

    Hong Kong, situated on China's south coast and enclosed by the Pearl River Delta and the South China Sea, is a kaleidoscope of life, a sophisticated fusion of East and West, a city of diversity where new and old meet at every turn. Hong Kong offers a host of memorable tourist attractions within its compact area. Victoria Harbour and the Giant Buddha are among the most awe-inspiring. Read more about Hong Kong, Hong Kong

    3 Sunday, May 4, 2025 Sail The East China Sea
    4 Monday, May 5, 2025 Taipei (Keelung), Taiwan, Province of China 8:00 AM 4:00 PM
    View of Taipei (Keelung), Taiwan, Province of China

    Taipei, located on the Danshui River, is the largest city and the capital of Taiwan, in the Republic of China. It lies 25 km SW of the Pacific Ocean port Keelung in northern Taiwan. Now a sprawling metropolis, for those who love the hustle and bustle of a big city, it truly is a great place to visit. Read more about Taipei (Keelung), Taiwan, Province of China

    5 Tuesday, May 6, 2025 Sail The East China Sea
    6 Wednesday, May 7, 2025 Nagasaki, Japan 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Nagasaki, Japan

    Nagasaki City, on the island of Kyushu in Japan, lies at the heart of Nagasaki-hanto Peninsula. As one of Japan's closest port cities to the Asian mainland, Nagasaki has played a prominent role in foreign trade relations for many centuries. This is a port city that developed up the steep slope of a mountain, while also stretching horizontally to hug the Nagasaki Gulf. Read more about Nagasaki, Japan

    7 Thursday, May 8, 2025 Kagoshima, Japan 7:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Kagoshima, Japan

    Kagoshima lies on the southern tip of the island of Kyushu in Japan. It is the picturesque capital of the Prefecture of the same name. Due to its active stratovolcano Sakurajima – Kagoshima's Vesuvius, seen east of the port – and its 'excitable' inhabitants, it is often compared to its Italian sister city, Naples. Read more about Kagoshima, Japan

    8 Friday, May 9, 2025 Beppu, Japan 9:30 AM 10:00 PM
    View of Beppu, Japan

    Beppu, a city that overlooks Beppu Bay and is backed by mountains, is located in the Oita Prefecture on the island of Kyushu in Japan. It is considered to be Japan’s hot springs capital as it has the second largest volume of hot water in the world - after Yellowstone in the United States - and the largest number of hot spring sources in Japan. This tourist town has nine spectacular geothermal hot springs that are referred to as the ‘nine hells of Beppu’, certainly the major attraction for visitors. Read more about Beppu, Japan

    9 Saturday, May 10, 2025 Hiroshima, Japan 8:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Hiroshima, Japan

    The capital of the prefecture of the same name, Hiroshima, situated at the centre of the Chugoku region in western Honshu – Japan’s largest island – is possibly best known for being the first city in history to be destroyed by a nuclear weapon. Today, though, it is a modern cosmopolitan city with wide boulevards and criss-crossing rivers. Many of the famous attractions are connected to the horrific split second of the bomb blast on August 6, 1945, and are truly well worth visiting. Read more about Hiroshima, Japan

    10 Sunday, May 11, 2025 Hiroshima, Japan 12:00 AM 12:00 PM
    View of Hiroshima, Japan

    The capital of the prefecture of the same name, Hiroshima, situated at the centre of the Chugoku region in western Honshu – Japan’s largest island – is possibly best known for being the first city in history to be destroyed by a nuclear weapon. Today, though, it is a modern cosmopolitan city with wide boulevards and criss-crossing rivers. Many of the famous attractions are connected to the horrific split second of the bomb blast on August 6, 1945, and are truly well worth visiting. Read more about Hiroshima, Japan

    11 Monday, May 12, 2025 Osaka, Japan 9:00 AM 8:00 PM
    View of Osaka, Japan

    Osaka, the heart of the Greater Osaka Area, is located at the mouth of the Yodo River on Osaka Bay, and is the third largest city in Japan. Historically it is also regarded as the commercial capital of Japan, as evidenced by its daytime population being over a million greater than its night time population. From above ground and underground shopping malls and specialised shopping complexes, to the unusual America Mura which offers both new and used clothing, as well as flea markets, and the Asia Pacific Trade Centre with its international wholesale market, shopping here truly is a fascinating experience. Read more about Osaka, Japan

    12 Tuesday, May 13, 2025 Shimizu, Japan 6:00 PM 12:00 AM
    View of Shimizu, Japan

    Shimizu is located on the coast of Suruga Bay, 140km SW of Tokyo, on the island of Honshu, facing the Pacific Ocean. Shimizu-ku is actually a ward or sub-division of the city of Shiuoka. The Kakita River flows through the town. Read more about Shimizu, Japan

    13 Wednesday, May 14, 2025 Shimizu, Japan 12:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Shimizu, Japan

    Shimizu is located on the coast of Suruga Bay, 140km SW of Tokyo, on the island of Honshu, facing the Pacific Ocean. Shimizu-ku is actually a ward or sub-division of the city of Shiuoka. The Kakita River flows through the town. Read more about Shimizu, Japan

    14 Thursday, May 15, 2025 Tokyo, Japan 8:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Tokyo, Japan

    Tokyo, located on the eastern side of the main island of Honshu, is the core of the most populated area in the world (urban area 38M). The small fishing village of Edo was fortified in 1457 with Edo Castle (The Imperial Palace now stands at this location) and became one of the largest cities in the world by the 18th C. Its stringent policy of seclusion ended in 1854 and opened Japan to outside trade. Read more about Tokyo, Japan

    15 Friday, May 16, 2025 Tokyo, Japan 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Tokyo, Japan

    Tokyo, located on the eastern side of the main island of Honshu, is the core of the most populated area in the world (urban area 38M). The small fishing village of Edo was fortified in 1457 with Edo Castle (The Imperial Palace now stands at this location) and became one of the largest cities in the world by the 18th C. Its stringent policy of seclusion ended in 1854 and opened Japan to outside trade. Read more about Tokyo, Japan

    16 Saturday, May 17, 2025 Tokyo, Japan 12:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Tokyo, Japan

    Tokyo, located on the eastern side of the main island of Honshu, is the core of the most populated area in the world (urban area 38M). The small fishing village of Edo was fortified in 1457 with Edo Castle (The Imperial Palace now stands at this location) and became one of the largest cities in the world by the 18th C. Its stringent policy of seclusion ended in 1854 and opened Japan to outside trade. Read more about Tokyo, Japan

    17 Sunday, May 18, 2025 Scenic Sailing: Tsugaro Strait
    18 Monday, May 19, 2025 Otaru, Japan 6:00 PM 12:00 AM
    View of Otaru, Japan

    Otaru is a small city and port on the island of Hokkaido, Japan, NW of the larger city of Sapporo. It faces on the west the Sea of Japan and mainland China. The original inhabitants were indigenous Ainu people. Read more about Otaru, Japan

    19 Tuesday, May 20, 2025 Otaru, Japan 12:00 AM 2:30 PM
    View of Otaru, Japan

    Otaru is a small city and port on the island of Hokkaido, Japan, NW of the larger city of Sapporo. It faces on the west the Sea of Japan and mainland China. The original inhabitants were indigenous Ainu people. Read more about Otaru, Japan

    20 Wednesday, May 21, 2025 Okhotsk, Russian Federation 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    21 Thursday, May 22, 2025 Okhotsk, Russian Federation 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    22 Friday, May 23, 2025 Okhotsk, Russian Federation 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    23 Saturday, May 24, 2025 Sail The Pacific Ocean
    24 Sunday, May 25, 2025 Crossing International Dateline - East
    25 Sunday, May 25, 2025 Sail The Bering Sea
    26 Monday, May 26, 2025 Dutch Harbor
    27 Tuesday, May 27, 2025 Aleutian Islands, USA 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Aleutian Islands, USA

    Actually the peaks of a submarine mountain range, the Aleutian Islands, part of the U.S. state of Alaska, are now part of the National Wildlife Refuge. They were set aside in 1980 as a 3.3-million-acre unit of the 4.9-million-acre Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge. Read more about Aleutian Islands, USA

    28 Wednesday, May 28, 2025 Kodiak
    29 Thursday, May 29, 2025 Kodiak, USA 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Kodiak, USA

    The City of Kodiak is situated on the second largest island in the United States, SW of Anchorage in the Gulf of Alaska. Kodiak Island is famous for huge Kodiak brown bears, elk, Sitka deer (black tail), and mountain goats, all of which invite tourists to the Kodiak Archipelago. The magnificent green that the island turns during the summer is why Kodiak is affectionately called Alaska's Emerald Isle. Read more about Kodiak, USA

    30 Friday, May 30, 2025 Anchorage (Seward), USA 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Anchorage (Seward), USA

    Seward is the most often used cruise ship port for Anchorage, Alaska. (Whittier is used by Princess Cruises.) It lies at the head of a fjord that enters the Gulf of Alaska in the North Pacific Ocean. Seward is a two to four hour trip by car, bus or train from Anchorage. Read more about Anchorage (Seward), USA

    31 Saturday, May 31, 2025 Valdez, USA 1:00 PM 7:00 PM
    View of Valdez, USA

    Valdez is an important ice-free port (pop. 4000) in Alaska, at the head of a fjord 24 km from its mouth at Prince William Sound. It was at the mouth of the sound that Exxon Valdez hit Bligh Reef and spilled 40-120 thousand tonnes of oi in 1989. Read more about Valdez, USA

    32 Sunday, June 1, 2025 Icy Strait Point
    33 Monday, June 2, 2025 Valdez, USA 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Valdez, USA

    Valdez is an important ice-free port (pop. 4000) in Alaska, at the head of a fjord 24 km from its mouth at Prince William Sound. It was at the mouth of the sound that Exxon Valdez hit Bligh Reef and spilled 40-120 thousand tonnes of oi in 1989. Read more about Valdez, USA

    34 Tuesday, June 3, 2025 Sitka, USA 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Sitka, USA

    Sitka, the fourth largest city by population in Alaska, is nestled on the west side of Baranof Island, and is thought to be the most beautiful of SE Alaska cities. The flora and fauna of Sitka and its surrounding area are notable attractions. Residents and visitors alike enjoy fishing, hiking, wildlife viewing, and simply experiencing all this dynamic town has to offer. Read more about Sitka, USA

    35 Wednesday, June 4, 2025 Ketchikan, USA 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Ketchikan, USA

    Alaska’s ‘first city’ Ketchikan is situated along the shores of Alaska's Inside Passage within the heart of the Tongass National Forest. Evergreen mountains rise out of the water, the lush green landscape nurtured by the abundant rainfall of the temperate rainforest environment. Visitors are presented with a remarkable array of activities and attractions that highlight the town's history, industry and culture, and bring them up close to resident wildlife. Read more about Ketchikan, USA

    36 Thursday, June 5, 2025 Vancouver
    37 Friday, June 6, 2025 Vancouver, Canada 7:00 AM Disembark
    View of Vancouver, Canada

    Vancouver is a sophisticated coastal city located to the south of British Columbia, Canada. The city is linguistically and ethnically diverse as reflected in the fact that 52 percent of its inhabitants do not speak English as their first language. Ranked highly in worldwide ‘liveable city’ rankings for many years and being surrounded by nature’s scenery at its best, makes tourism its second largest industry. Read more about Vancouver, Canada

  • Ship

    Viking Orion Overview

    Viking Orion

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  • Cabins

    Viking Orion Cabins

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    Suite on the Viking Orion Suite on the Viking Orion

    Cabin Types

    OS, ES3, ES2, ES1, PS3, PS2, PS1

    Average Cabin Size – 43.3 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 13.7 m2

    Size including veranda: 757+ sq. ft. At 11:00 a.m. embarkation. At 11:00 a.m. priority stateroom access. Priority shore excursion reservations: 97 days prior. 3 guaranteed priority reservations at each specialty restaurant (90 days prior to departure). King-size Viking Explorer bed with luxury linens. Large flat-screen LCD TV. Mini-bar with alcoholic beverages, soft drinks, water amp; snacks, replenished once daily. In-suite binoculars, coffee maker amp; cashmere blanket. Luxury robes, slippers amp; toiletries. Direct dial satellite phone amp; cell service. Security safe, hair dryer, 110/220 volt outlets. Wi-Fi. Interactive TV amp; movies-on-demand. 24-hour room service. Laundry, dry cleaning, shoe shine amp; pressing. Bottle of champagne. *Stateroom configuration varies depending upon location on each deck

    Penthouse

    Penthouse

    Penthouse on the Viking Orion Penthouse on the Viking Orion

    Cabin Types

    PV3, PV2, PV1

    Average Cabin Size – 26.0 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 5.4 m2

    Size including veranda: 338 sq. ft. 11:00 a.m. embarkation. 1:00 p.m. stateroom access. Priority shore excursion reservations: 77 days prior. 2 guaranteed priority reservations at each speciality restaurant (70 days prior to departure). King-size Viking Explorer bed with luxury linens. Large flat-screen LCD TV. Mini-bar with alcoholic beverages, soft drinks, water amp; snacks, replenished once daily. In-suite binoculars, coffee maker amp; cashmere blanket. Luxury robes, slippers amp; toiletries. Direct dial satellite phone amp; cell service. Security safe, hair dryer, 110/220 volt outlets. Wi-Fi. Interactive TV amp; movies-on-demand. 24-hour room service. Shoe shine amp; pressing. Bottle of champagne.

    Deluxe Veranda

    Deluxe Veranda

    Deluxe Veranda on the Viking Orion Deluxe Veranda on the Viking Orion

    Cabin Types

    DV6, DV5, DV4, DV3, DV2, DV1

    Average Cabin Size – 20.8 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 4.3 m2

    Size including veranda: 270 sq ft. 11:00 a.m. embarkation. 2:00 p.m. stateroom access. Priority shore excursion reservations: 67 days prior. 1 guaranteed priority reservations at each specialty restaurant (60 days prior to departure). King-size Viking Explorer bed with luxury linens. Large flat-screen LCD TV. Mini-bar with soft drinks, water amp; snacks, replenished once daily. In-suite binoculars, coffee maker amp; cashmere blanket. Luxury robes, slippers amp; toiletries. Direct dial satellite phone amp; cell service. Security safe, hair dryer, 110/220 volt outlets. Wi-Fi. Interactive TV amp; movies-on-demand. 24-hour room service.

    Veranda

    Veranda

    Veranda on the Viking Orion Veranda on the Viking Orion

    Cabin Types

    V2, V1

    Average Cabin Size – 20.8 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 4.3 m2

    Size including veranda: 270 sq. ft. 11:00 a.m. embarkation. 3:00 p.m. stateroom access. Priority shore excursion reservations: 60 days prior. King-size Viking Explorer bed with luxury linens. Large flat-screen LCD TV. Luxury toiletries. Direct dial satellite phone amp; cell service. Security safe, hair dryer, 110/220 volt outlets. Wi-Fi. Interactive TV amp; movies-on-demand. 24-hour room service.

  • Deck Plans

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    Cruiseline: Viking Cruises Ship: Viking Orion Departure: Friday, May 2, 2025 Nights: 36 nights Departs: Hong Kong Returns: Vancouver

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