Viking Cruises released its 2018-19 itineraries for the Viking Spirit, which will be its first ocean ship in Asia.

To introduce the ship, there will be a 21-day sailing from Athens to Mumbai departing Aug. 18, 2018, with ports of call in Israel, Egypt, Jordan and Oman. That will be followed by a 16-day Mumbai-to-Bangkok sailing in September, and two October sailings between Hong Kong and Beijing.

Viking has three 15-day sailings scheduled between Hong Kong and Bangkok, departing on Sept. 23 and Nov. 4, 2018 and April 7, 2019.

Two 17-day sailings between Sydney and Bali will explore the Australian coast and Indonesia, with departures on Nov. 30, 2018, and March 10, 2019.

Bangkok-to-Bali itineraries are offered on Nov. 18, 2019, and March 26, 2019, while 15-day trips between Sydney and Auckland, New Zealand, sail between December 2018 and February 2019.

A 15-day cruise from Hong Kong to Tokyo departs April 21, 2019.

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