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Voyage Of Marco Polo

Ship: Viking Venus   
Departure: Sunday, September 28, 2025
Nights: 35 nights
Departs: Athens
+ Viking Inclusive Value Offer
One Way Trip
One
way trip
Duration
35
Nights
Days at Sea
14
Sea Days
Ports
17
Ports
Countries Visted
11
Countries
  • Itinerary

    Voyage Of Marco Polo

    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 Sunday, September 28, 2025 Athens, Greece Embark 5:00 PM
    View of Athens, Greece

    Athens, the capital and largest city of Greece, is also one of the world's oldest cities with an unparalleled history that spans around 3,400 years. Experiencing long periods of sunshine throughout the year, and known as "the cradle of Western civilisation", it is a 'must-see' destination for world travellers. The city contains a fascinating variety of different architectural styles, ranging from Greco-Roman through Neo-Classical, to Modern. Read more about Athens, Greece

    2 Monday, September 29, 2025 Sail The Aegean Sea
    3 Tuesday, September 30, 2025 Haifa, Israel 8:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Haifa, Israel

    (NOTE: Check that your cruise still visits Haifa due to current safety concerns.) Israel’s third largest city and one of its prettiest, Haifa is situated on the Israeli Mediterranean Coastal Plain, the historic land bridge between Europe, Africa, and Asia. The city is split over three tiers. The lowest is the centre of commerce and industry including the Port of Haifa, the middle level is on the slopes of Mount Carmel consists of older residential neighbourhoods, while the upper level is known for its modern suburbs. Read more about Haifa, Israel

    4 Wednesday, October 1, 2025 Haifa, Israel 12:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Haifa, Israel

    (NOTE: Check that your cruise still visits Haifa due to current safety concerns.) Israel’s third largest city and one of its prettiest, Haifa is situated on the Israeli Mediterranean Coastal Plain, the historic land bridge between Europe, Africa, and Asia. The city is split over three tiers. The lowest is the centre of commerce and industry including the Port of Haifa, the middle level is on the slopes of Mount Carmel consists of older residential neighbourhoods, while the upper level is known for its modern suburbs. Read more about Haifa, Israel

    5 Thursday, October 2, 2025 Cairo, Egypt 6:00 AM 11:00 PM

    Cairo is the capital and largest city of Egypt, and often referred to as The City of a Thousand Minarets due to its amazing Islamic architecture. It is situated along the banks of the River Nile. Be sure to visit the Giza Pyramids and the nearby Saqqara Pyramid Complex where visitors will see Egypt's first step pyramid. Read more about Cairo, Egypt

    6 Friday, October 3, 2025 Scenic Sailing: Suez Canal
    7 Saturday, October 4, 2025 Safaga, Egypt 6:00 AM 11:00 PM
    View of Safaga, Egypt

    Port Safaga is a town in Egypt on the coast of the Red Sea, in what is now known as the Red Sea Riviera. With its unpolluted atmosphere, black sand-dunes and mineral springs, Safaga City is considered - by important medical researchers - an important therapeutic tourist centre, and has resulted in attracting international tourism. It also serves as an embarkation point for flights to Luxor and the Upper Nile, enabling visitors to explore the wonderful highlights of Egypt that include the Karnak Temple complex and Valley of the Kings at Luxor. Read more about Safaga, Egypt

    8 Sunday, October 5, 2025 Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt 6:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt

    Sharm el-Sheikh, or just Sharm, is a well-known port and resort town at the southern tip of the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt. It includes smaller coastal towns as well as the very well-known Saint Catherine’s Monastery and Mount Sinai which, for many, are essential places to be visited. With its dramatic landscape, mainly dry, temperate climate, crystal clear water, magnificent corals, exotic under water flora and rare tropical fish, it is not surprising that Sharm el-Sheikh's major industry is foreign and domestic tourism. Read more about Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt

    9 Monday, October 6, 2025 Aqaba, Jordan 6:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Aqaba, Jordan

    Aqaba, in the far south of Jordan, is the country’s only port city and, due to the rich coral reefs in the Gulf, is one of the top scuba diving destinations in the world. Cooled by a steady northerly breeze, and ringed by mountains that change in colour with the change of hours, many visitors simply just relax on the sandy beaches. Aqaba is the port for the 3800 year-old ‘hidden city’ of Petra, 100 km to the north. Read more about Aqaba, Jordan

    10 Tuesday, October 7, 2025 Sail The Red Sea
    11 Wednesday, October 8, 2025 Jeddah, Saudi Arabia 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

    Jeddah is a Saudi Arabian city located on the coast of the Red Sea and is the major urban center of western Saudi Arabia. The city is the principal gateway to Mecca, Islam's holiest city. With a thousand years of trading behind it and home to some of the world most successful merchants, it is natural that Jeddah is the commercial capital of Saudi Arabia. Read more about Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

    12 Thursday, October 9, 2025 Sail The Red Sea
    13 Friday, October 10, 2025 Sail The Gulf Of Aden
    14 Saturday, October 11, 2025 Sail The Gulf Of Aden
    15 Sunday, October 12, 2025 Salalah, Oman 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Salalah, Oman

    Salalah, which lies in the southern Dhofar region, is the second largest city in Oman, and is known for its glorious history, heritage, rich culture, traditions and wonders of nature. The beautiful beaches are also very popular, with scuba diving and bird watching favourite tourist activities. Not surprisingly, it is known as the ‘Stunning Jewel’ of Oman. Read more about Salalah, Oman

    16 Monday, October 13, 2025 Sail The Arabian Sea
    17 Tuesday, October 14, 2025 Muscat, Oman 9:00 AM 11:00 PM
    View of Muscat, Oman

    Muscat, lying on the Arabian Sea along the Gulf of Oman, is the capital and largest city in the Sultanate of Oman. The climate is very hot, with annual average temperatures ranging from 24C. to 33C., but it can get as high as 49C in the summer. Read more about Muscat, Oman

    18 Wednesday, October 15, 2025 Sail The Arabian Sea
    19 Thursday, October 16, 2025 Sail The Arabian Sea
    20 Friday, October 17, 2025 Mumbai, India 8:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Mumbai, India

    Mumbai, with its natural deep harbour on India's west coast, is its most populous city as well as the richest. Comprising seven islands that once were home to communities of fishing colonies, over time, joined to form the city earlier known as Bombay. It is now the commercial and entertainment capital of India. Read more about Mumbai, India

    21 Saturday, October 18, 2025 Mumbai, India 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Mumbai, India

    Mumbai, with its natural deep harbour on India's west coast, is its most populous city as well as the richest. Comprising seven islands that once were home to communities of fishing colonies, over time, joined to form the city earlier known as Bombay. It is now the commercial and entertainment capital of India. Read more about Mumbai, India

    22 Sunday, October 19, 2025 Mumbai, India 12:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Mumbai, India

    Mumbai, with its natural deep harbour on India's west coast, is its most populous city as well as the richest. Comprising seven islands that once were home to communities of fishing colonies, over time, joined to form the city earlier known as Bombay. It is now the commercial and entertainment capital of India. Read more about Mumbai, India

    23 Monday, October 20, 2025 Goa, India 9:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Goa, India

    The small Indian state of Goa, with a 100 km coastline and extending 50 km inland, is situated at the centre of the western shores of India, facing the Arabian Sea. For 450 years Goa was a Portuguese province, until annexed by India in 1961. As India’s smallest and richest state, it offers the best quality of life in the country. Read more about Goa, India

    24 Tuesday, October 21, 2025 Sail The Laccadive Sea
    25 Wednesday, October 22, 2025 Colombo, Sri Lanka 12:30 PM 12:00 AM
    View of Colombo, Sri Lanka

    Colombo is the largest city, and the commercial, industrial and cultural capital of Sri Lanka. Despite its frenetic traffic and the general hustle and bustle of being where you can see some of the tallest buildings in Asia, it does offer some interesting attractions. In the northern part of the city you can find the British fort, dating from the 19th C, as well as the gracious old buildings of previous colonial eras. Read more about Colombo, Sri Lanka

    26 Thursday, October 23, 2025 Colombo, Sri Lanka 12:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Colombo, Sri Lanka

    Colombo is the largest city, and the commercial, industrial and cultural capital of Sri Lanka. Despite its frenetic traffic and the general hustle and bustle of being where you can see some of the tallest buildings in Asia, it does offer some interesting attractions. In the northern part of the city you can find the British fort, dating from the 19th C, as well as the gracious old buildings of previous colonial eras. Read more about Colombo, Sri Lanka

    27 Friday, October 24, 2025 Scenic Sailing: Bay Of Bengal
    28 Saturday, October 25, 2025 Scenic Sailing: Bay Of Bengal
    29 Sunday, October 26, 2025 Scenic Sailing: Strait Of Malacca
    30 Monday, October 27, 2025 Penang, Malaysia 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Penang, Malaysia

    Penang Island is located on the NW coast of the Malaysian Peninsula, by the Strait of Malacca, while Penang State includes a narrow hinterland that is separated from the island by a channel. All tourists should visit the World Heritage Listed site of George Town. Take a trishaw ride or a guided walking tour to explore the nooks and crannies of George Town which, with its unique architectural and cultural townscape, and where every clanhouse and building represents a page of its colourful history, is definitely a ‘must-see’. Read more about Penang, Malaysia

    31 Tuesday, October 28, 2025 Port Klang, Malaysia 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Port Klang, Malaysia

    Kuala Lumpur - or KL as it is known - is situated midway along the west coast of the Malaysian Peninsula, and as the nation's capital city it is the focal point of the new Malaysia. The city truly brings together Malaysia's past and present and its varied cultures. Visitors can appreciate the evocative British buildings as well as the unbounded spirit of progress that symbolises Malaysia's unhesitating leap into the future. Read more about Port Klang, Malaysia

    32 Wednesday, October 29, 2025 Singapore, Singapore 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Singapore, Singapore

    Singapore is an island nation located at the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula. It lies 137 km N of the Equator, just south of the Malaysian state of Johor. One of the few remaining city-states in the world, Singapore is a thriving cosmopolitan city that is brimming with diversity and has a multiplicity of culture, language, arts and architecture and a world famous variety of cuisine. Read more about Singapore, Singapore

    33 Thursday, October 30, 2025 Scenic Sailing: Gulf Of Thailand
    34 Friday, October 31, 2025 Ko Samui, Thailand 8:00 AM 4:00 PM
    View of Ko Samui, Thailand

    Ko Samui is an island off the E coast of the Kra Isthmus in Thailand, about 35 km NE of Surat Thani town on the mainland peninsula. It lies in the Gulf of Thailand, and is Thailand's second largest island, though only 15 km across. The central part of the island is an uninhabitable mountainous jungle. Read more about Ko Samui, Thailand

    35 Saturday, November 1, 2025 Bangkok (Laem Chabang), Thailand 8:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Bangkok (Laem Chabang), Thailand

    Bangkok, the capital, largest urban area and primary city of Thailand, is about a two-hour trip from Laem Chabang Port. The city is situated at the mouth of the Chao Phraya River. It is a place where the past, present, and future live harmoniously together, as reflected by the luxury hotels and gleaming skyscrapers that grace the skyline alongside dazzling, historical temples. Read more about Bangkok (Laem Chabang), Thailand

    36 Sunday, November 2, 2025 Bangkok (Laem Chabang), Thailand 12:00 AM Disembark
    View of Bangkok (Laem Chabang), Thailand

    Bangkok, the capital, largest urban area and primary city of Thailand, is about a two-hour trip from Laem Chabang Port. The city is situated at the mouth of the Chao Phraya River. It is a place where the past, present, and future live harmoniously together, as reflected by the luxury hotels and gleaming skyscrapers that grace the skyline alongside dazzling, historical temples. Read more about Bangkok (Laem Chabang), Thailand

  • Ship

    Viking Venus Overview

    Viking Venus

    Viking’s all-inclusive cruises mean guests are freed from concern about additional costs. The ship – while not the destination – provides a super level of luxury; and on shore the focus is on the food, culture and customs of ports. Expand your horizons on this comfortable, award-winning ship, intimate and thoughtfully created by experienced nautical architects and designers to enrich your interaction with your destination in every way.

  • Cabins

    Viking Venus Cabins

    Suite

    Suite

    Suite on the Viking Venus Suite on the Viking Venus

    Cabin Types

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

    Average Cabin Size – 0 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    Size including private veranda: 405 sq. ft. Features: King-size Viking Explorer Bed with luxury linens amp; pillows, Two 42quot; flat-screen, interactive LCD TVs with intuitive remote amp; complimentary Movies On Demand, 110/220 volt outlets amp; USB ports, Mini-bar with alcoholic beverages, soft drinks, water amp; snacks, (replenished once daily); security safe; hairdryer, Direct-dial satellite phone amp; cell service, Large private bathroom with spacious glass-enclosed shower, double-sink vanity, heated bathroom floor amp; anti-fog mirror, Premium Freyjareg; , toiletries; plush robes amp; slippers, Purified water refilled daily, Stateroom steward amp; twice-daily housekeeping, 24-hour room service, Spacious closet amp; drawers, Complimentary laundry, dry cleaning, pressing amp; shoe shine services, Welcome bottle of champagne, In-suite binoculars, coffee brewer amp; traditional Norwegian Marius-weave blanket.

    Penthouse Veranda

    Penthouse Veranda

    Penthouse Veranda on the Viking Venus Penthouse Veranda on the Viking Venus

    Cabin Types

    PV3, PV2, PV1

    Average Cabin Size – 0 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    Size including private veranda: 338 sq. ft. Features: King-size Viking Explorer Bed with luxury linens amp; pillows, 42quot; flat-screen, interactive LCD TV with intuitive remote amp; complimentary Movies On Demand, 110/220 volt outlets amp; USB ports, Mini-bar with alcoholic beverages, soft drinks, water amp; snacks (replenished once daily); security safe; hairdryer, Direct-dial satellite phone amp; cell service, Large private bathroom with spacious glass-enclosed shower, heated bathroom floor amp; anti-fog mirror, Premium Freyjareg; toiletries; plush robes amp; slippers, Purified water refilled daily, Stateroom steward amp; twice-daily housekeeping, 24-hour room service, Spacious closet amp; drawersComplimentary pressing amp; shoe shine services, Welcome bottle of champagne, In-suite binoculars, coffee brewer amp; traditional Norwegian Marius-weave blanket.

    Deluxe Veranda

    Deluxe Veranda

    Deluxe Veranda on the Viking Venus Deluxe Veranda on the Viking Venus

    Cabin Types

    DV6, DV5, DV4, DV3, DV2, DV1

    Average Cabin Size – 0 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    Size including private veranda: 270 sq. ft. Features: King-size Viking Explorer Bed with luxury linens amp; pillows, 42quot; flat-screen, interactive LCD TV with intuitive remote amp; complimentary Movies On Demand, 110/220 volt outlets amp; USB ports, Mini-bar with soft drinks, water amp; snacks (replenished once daily); security safe; hairdryer, Direct-dial satellite phone amp; cell service, Large private bathroom with spacious glass-enclosed shower, heated bathroom floor amp; anti-fog mirror, Premium Freyjareg; toiletries; plush robes amp; slippers, Purified water refilled dailyStateroom steward amp; twice-daily housekeeping, 24-hour room service, Spacious closet amp; drawers, In-suite binoculars, coffee brewer amp; traditional Norwegian Marius-weave blanket.

    Veranda Stateroom

    Veranda Stateroom

    Veranda Stateroom on the Viking Venus Veranda Stateroom on the Viking Venus

    Cabin Types

    V2, V1

    Average Cabin Size – 0 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    Size including private veranda: 270 sq. ft. Features: King-size Viking Explorer Bed with luxury linens amp; pillows, 42quot; flat-screen, interactive LCD TV with intuitive remote amp; complimentary Movies On Demand, 110/220 volt outlets amp; USB ports, Mini-bar with soft drinks, water amp; snacks; security safe; hair dryer, Direct-dial satellite phone amp; cell service, Large private bathroom with spacious glass-enclosed shower, heated bathroom floor amp; anti-fog mirror Premium Freyjareg; toiletries; plush robes amp; slippers, Purified water refilled daily, Stateroom steward amp; twice-daily housekeeping, 24-hour room service, Spacious closet amp; drawers.

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  • Voyage Of Marco Polo

    Cruiseline: Viking Cruises Ship: Viking Venus Departure: Sunday, September 28, 2025 Nights: 35 nights Departs: Athens Returns: Bangkok (Laem Chabang)

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