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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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152 Viking Emerald Cruise Reviews

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knicelyalee@yahoo.com
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Tour began in Shanghai, Ritz Carlton hotel, flew to Wuhan for 6 night cruise on Yangtze River, Viking Emerald , first ... Read more
BSinPNS
11 Reviews
Member Since 2009
348 Forum Posts
Very disappointed in the Century (Viking) Emerald. The ship is leased from a Chinese firm, but there are six Viking ... Read more
geno 63
1 Review
Member Since 2009
2 Forum Posts
This was our first time cruising with Viking and the second river cruise. The cruise itself was excellent! It was ... Read more
Junedm1
1 Review
Member Since 2015
After booking our trip to china with Viking, we were really looking forward to the 5 day trip down the Yangztee. We ... Read more
steverhodes
3 Reviews
Member Since 2014
9 Forum Posts
This Imperial Jewels of China Viking trip in May, 2015 was the best trip we've ever taken! And we are seasoned ... Read more

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pineneedles40
1 Review
Member Since 2015
While the land portion of Viking's Jewels' of China Tour was phenomenal (Hotels were first-class; tour guide was the ... Read more
Lindadirk
1 Review
Member Since 2015
As usual, Viking arranged five star hotels and an excellent guide! Our hotel in Shanghai, The Fairmount Peace Hotel was ... Read more
PhillF1
2 Reviews
Member Since 2015
I gave a poor review of a Celebrity cruise earlier this year; we couldn't wait for that cruise to finish. This Viking ... Read more
Fpacifico
2 Reviews
Member Since 2013
3 Forum Posts
Before embarking, our tour guide, Johanna gave us a preview of what to expect and to make reservations for the optional ... Read more
Nancy Mary Lange
1 Review
Member Since 2015
This was my first Viking River Cruise and it was outstanding. I took this trip alone with no expectations and was ... Read more

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Yvonne Wareham
1 Review
Member Since 2015
This was our very first cruise and it was absolutely amazing. We were looked after so well from the minute we were ... Read more
2pretty
1 Review
Member Since 2012
5 Forum Posts
We had an amazing but busy and somewhat exhausting (due to the high temperatures) time in Beijing and Xian and were ... Read more
Cruise Critic 666
1 Review
Member Since 2015
We visited wonderful places - in awe factor order - Forbidden City, Great Wall, Terra Cotta Soldiers, Yangtze River ... Read more
moswalt
1 Review
Member Since 2015
I might mention that the air part of the trip was terrible (and scheduled by Viking) . Not booked directly to Shanghai ... Read more
snortis
1 Review
Member Since 2015
The trip was great. The hotels were all very nice. It was nice to be in the same small group with the same tour guide ... Read more

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Timc53
1 Review
Member Since 2015
From booking to landing in Beijing we were supported all the way. (Make sure that you have Viking sort out your visa's, ... Read more
icemom5120
1 Review
Member Since 2009
94 Forum Posts
What a wonderful trip, this being my second time with Viking in China. This is a different ship that the last time, ... Read more
Bernard Klein
1 Review
Member Since 2015
This was out second Viking River cruise. A fair amount of time was spent ashore, so the entire "cruise" was ... Read more
spanishjay
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Although this is presented as a cruise the time on the water is only half of the trip. Nor did we embark at Shanghai ... Read more
Vickyd
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Our first cruise on a Viking ship was all that was promised and more! Our Chinese Guide Bob spoke excellent English as ... Read more

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Gorgeous Diva
1 Review
Member Since 2015
This was our maiden voyage with Viking River Cruises and our experience was far above as we expected. We took the one ... Read more
hwmpg
1 Review
Member Since 2015
As mentioned in other reviews, the on board staff couldn't have been more pleasant and efficient. The ship itself ... Read more
GretaS
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Don’t think of this three-week odyssey as a vacation, but as a journey. It’s not an easy trip for several ... Read more
Piatravelgal
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Overall, I would give our trip a 98%. It was full of wonderful sites and great guides (Special thanks to our guide, ... Read more
jtmccand
1 Review
Member Since 2014
This was a first class tour of China. I would rate the 4 hotels we stayed in as 5 star. The Viking Emerald was modern ... Read more

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