Oceania Cruises Announces New Sirena Exotic Collection

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Oceania Cruises unveiled explorations of the Holy Lands of Egypt, Israel, and Turkey, the Arabian Peninsula, India, Myanmar, and Indonesia.

The Sirena Exotic Collection consists of nine 10- to 24-day sailings beginning in November 2020 and culminating in April 2021. It starts off with a 12-day voyage from Jerusalem to Istanbul; Sirena then treads through the Red Sea to navigate the Emirates, Qatar, Bahrain and Oman and then goes on to India, the Maldives and Myanmar.

All itineraries include overnight port calls with some featuring as many as four overnights, along with several new ports of call, such as Marmaris in Turkey, Sir Bani Yas in the Emirates, Doha in Qatar, Al Bahrain in Bahrain, Al Khasab in Oman, and Sabang in Indonesia.

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Here are the Sirena Exotic Collection Voyages:

Aegean Awakening: 12 Days, Jerusalem to Istanbul; November 9, 2020

  • Jerusalem (Haifa), Israel (two overnights); Jerusalem (Ashdod), Israel; Paphos, Cyprus; Alanya, Turkey; Marmaris, Turkey; Bodrum, Turkey; Chania (Crete), Greece; Athens (Piraeus), Greece; Ephesus (Kusadasi), Turkey; Istanbul, Turkey (overnight)

Footsteps of Discovery: 20 Days, Istanbul to Dubai; November 21, 2020

  • Istanbul, Turkey; Pergamum (Dikili), Turkey; Ephesus (Kusadasi), Turkey; Antalya, Turkey; Limassol, Cyprus; Jerusalem (Haifa), Israel (overnight); Cairo (Port Said), Egypt; Suez Canal Transit; Aqaba, Jordan; Luxor (Safaga), Egypt (overnight); Salalah, Oman; Muscat, Oman; Dubai, UAE (overnight)

Middle East Meandering: 10 Days, Dubai to Dubai; December 11, 2020 & February 28, 2021

  • Dubai, UAE (overnight); Al Khasab, Oman; Fujairah, UAE; Muscat, Oman; Al Bahrain, Bahrain; Doha, Qatar; Sir Bani Yas, UAE; Abu Dhabi, UAE; Dubai, UAE   

Souks, Spices & Sands: 15 Days, Dubai to Mumbai; December 21, 2020

  • Dubai, UAE; Abu Dhabi, UAE; Fujairah, UAE; Muscat, Oman; Malé, Maldives (overnight); Cochin (Kochi), India; Mangalore, India; Goa (Mormugao), India; Mumbai, India (overnight)

Indian Ocean Jewels: 15 Days, Mumbai to Rangoon; January 5, 2021

 

  • Mumbai, India; Goa (Mormugao), India; Mangalore, India; Cochin (Kochi), India; Malé, Maldives (overnight); Sabang, Indonesia; Phuket, Thailand; Rangoon, Burma (Yangon, Myanmar) (two overnights)

Mystical Asia: 15 Days, Rangoon to Bangkok; January 20, 2021

  • Rangoon, Burma (Yangon, Myanmar) (two overnights); Phuket, Thailand; Sabang, Indonesia; Penang, Malaysia; Langkawi, Malaysia; Kuala Lumpur (Port Klang), Malaysia; Singapore, Singapore; Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City), Vietnam (overnight); Bangkok, Thailand(overnight)

Ultimate Asia Odyssey: 24 Days, Bangkok to Dubai; February 4, 2021

  • Bangkok, Thailand (overnight); Ko Samui, Thailand; Singapore, Singapore (overnight); Kuala Lumpur (Port Klang), Malaysia; Penang, Malaysia; Phuket, Thailand; Rangoon, Burma (Yangon, Myanmar) (double overnight); Cochin (Kochi), India; Mangalore, India; Goa (Mormugao), India; Mumbai, India (overnight); Dubai, UAE (overnight)     

Passage Through Time: 22 Days, Dubai to Athens; March 10, 2021

  • Dubai, UAE; Abu Dhabi, UAE; Fujairah, UAE; Muscat, Oman; Salalah, Oman; Luxor (Safaga), Egypt (overnight); Aqaba, Jordan; Suez Canal Transit; Jerusalem (Ashdod), Israel; Jerusalem (Haifa), Israel (overnight); Limassol, Cyprus; Antalya, Turkey; Rhodes, Greece; Ephesus (Kusadasi), Turkey; Athens (Piraeus), Greece

Oceania Cruises recently finished rebuilding Sirena. The vessel has 342 newly revamped staterooms, along with some additional refinements following the work done to the line’s Insignia.

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