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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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My husband and I went on our first river cruise with Viking this past April. We selected the Imperials Jewels of China ... Read more
Not rated
09/13
six of us departed Houston on august 20 bound for Beijing. This was all booked through Viking, and I must say they did ... Read more
Roof of the World GrandmaNana
09/13
We recently returned from a 16 day Roof of The World trip to China. Booked with Viking River Cruises. Started in ... Read more
09/13
We have just returned from the Viking Emerald - China's Cultural Delights August 2013 First and foremost, think twice ... Read more
Do Not Do It jewrn
08/13
Out Viking River Crusie was disappointing from the start overpriced, 2 for 1 sale, that is always on The Emerald ... Read more

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08/13
I don't want to go into details as to how BAD this trip was but here is the list. 1- First Hotel, Mildewy and dirty ... Read more
We decided on a tour of China to celebrate our joint 50th birthdays. We wanted a completely different cultural ... Read more
We recently returned home after completing the Imperial Jewels of China Tour with Viking River Cruises on board Viking ... Read more
I will try to stay on matters relevant to prospective travellers and not to dwell on incidentals. A few specifics that ... Read more
The earlier reviews of this cruise were spot on: the Viking itinerary is well-organized and operated; the ... Read more

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Great Trip zoombib
06/13
My wife and I have been a number or cruises but this was the first River Cruise.We traveled from JFK to Japan, a long ... Read more
06/13
My husband and I fulfilled his lifelong dream of touring China in booking and going on the VRC cruise Imperial Jewels ... Read more
We did the 3 week cruise tour with Viking River Cruises in late April/early May of this year. The experience was ... Read more
Our 5 night cruise down the Yangtze River on the Viking Emerald was a core highlight of the 12 day Viking Imperial ... Read more
Our 17 day trip to China included Shanghai to Beijing offering. It is a trip not to be missed... the boat was fine for ... Read more

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04/13
We had a wonderful time on the Imperial China tour in November, from the time that we arrived in Beijing to when we ... Read more
We have just returned from the Apr. 4th Imperial Jewels in China. Wow. Before any other comments count - had hotels, ... Read more
Overall I must say my wife and I were happy with the cruise and the stay in Shanghai and Beijing. We got to see ... Read more
The cruise began in Shanghai, moved to the Viking Emerald in Wuhan, disembarking in Chongqing and then Beijing. We ... Read more
Beijing to Hong Kong painlessone
01/13
After talking with a friend who had taken the same cruise one year ago, my wife and I decided to move China up on our ... Read more

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A most amazing experience myisabellaprincess
12/12
Hats off to Viking River Boat cruises for designing and flawlessly carrying out the most amazing trip of a lifetime. ... Read more
The Imperial Jewels of China was more than we expected. We had always wanted to go to China but could not figure out ... Read more
I do not have enough good things to say about our recent trip to China. Run by Viking River Cruises, it included 8 days ... Read more
We combined this cruise with 8 days of independent travel in the Yunnan province just before the tour. While we loved ... Read more
10/12
This was our first experience with a river cruise and with Viking, and we were very nicely impressed. The itinerary ... Read more

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