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Launched in 2011, Viking Emerald is Viking River Cruises' sole ship operating on China's Yangtze River. A chartered vessel, it has all the "feel" of a Viking-owned ship with the familiarity of branded ...
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12/14
Outstanding trip, but quite a bit of walking for us old folks, especially Tiananmen Square. The ship was beautiful, but ... Read more
This was our first experience with Viking and although the cruise part of the tour and pre cruise trip was only 5 days, ... Read more
This was our first trip to China. Not only were our land travels fantastic, but our experience on this cruise was ... Read more
Roof of the World was a trip of a lifetime! My husband and I thoroughly recommend it for both the cultural and ... Read more
This was our first venture into China, so we booked all air and transfers through Viking. They flew us to Beijing a day ... Read more

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The cultural experience in China was excellent. The guides and ship staff were pleasant and hard working. English ... Read more
We are not easily impressed having been disappointed on many occasions, but this is one time where the trip actually ... Read more
Facinating China Us2travelers
11/14
Pictures, films, books, and magazines fall short of capturing China in it's beauty, frenzy, contradictions, and growth ... Read more
First of all, I recommend doing the strenuous part of the trip first, Beijing to Shanghai. And spend time on the ... Read more
Highlights of China davemiller
09/14
As with most of our fellow passengers, this was our first visit to China. The trip comprised three land centres ... Read more

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I just returned from this trip and it far exceeded my expectations. (I traveled the direction: Beijing to Shanghai.) ... Read more
08/14
This was a combination 5 night cruise and 7 night land tour and it hit pretty much all the things we'd thought about ... Read more
08/14
We travelled on the Viking Imperial Jewels tour/river cruise at the end of July. We havecruised frequently on ocean ... Read more
Sailed with Viking River Cruises (Emerald boat) Imperial Jewels of China. The land portion of the tour in ... Read more
We have just returned from China after an amazing experience with Viking Cruises. Our holiday started in Beijing and ... Read more

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07/14
If you are contemplating booking this cruise, I would recommend starting in Beijing and doing all the strenuous part of ... Read more
We traveled on Viking River Cruise's Imperial Jewels of China trip in May/June 2014. We chose Viking because of their ... Read more
My husband and I travelled to China on Viking’s Imperial Jewels of China tour in May. Our trip was from Shanghai ... Read more
06/14
Overall the cruise was good and we enjoyed it. No significant problems during the land part of the trip. There are a ... Read more
Recently returned from an excellently organised trip with a very comprehensive itinerary. April would appear to be a ... Read more

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This cruise-land tour combination is a great way to see quickly the well-known highlights of the huge country of China. ... Read more
We had an amazing, awesome, wonderful cruise on the China Cultural Delights tour that began Aug. 1, 2013. (Just the ... Read more
My son (25) and I (58) took the July 9, 2013 Shanghai-Beijing "Imperial Jewels of China" 12-day tour, which included 5 ... Read more
Preface: I am a 'hard marker' and very critical where I think the tour operator could be better. Having said, I have ... Read more
Subject: Viking Cruise, China Nov 1-18, 2013 – Tour Guide-Arnold Zheng We experienced 18 amazing days in China! ... Read more

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