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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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This cruise-land tour combination is a great way to see quickly the well-known highlights of the huge country of China. ... 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
We just returned home from a 17 day trip to China starting in Shanghai and ending in Beijing. We had a 6 day cruise ... Read more
This was a wonderful trip. We were treated as VIP's throughout the tour. It is a hybrid cruise and tour. Because of ... Read more

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Roof of the World Queen of DaNile
9/13
We embarked the Emerald in Chongqing having arrived that morning from Lhasa with our new "family" of 28. We went ... Read more
First of all, this was not my choice of trips, it was my mom's. She wanted to go for a long time and since she treats ... Read more
Just returned from Viking Imperial Jewels of China cruise. We booked our own air with Delta. A Viking local tour guide ... Read more
We had an amazing, awesome, wonderful cruise on the China Cultural Delights tour that began Aug. 1, 2013. (Just the ... Read more
Roof of the World GrandmaNana
8/13
We recently returned from a 16 day Roof of The World trip to China. Booked with Viking River Cruises. Started in ... Read more

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8/13
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
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We have just returned from the Viking Emerald - China's Cultural Delights August 2013 First and foremost, think twice ... 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
Our total trip, land + river, was 12 days. A viking representative met us at the airport in Shanghai and from that ... Read more
Do Not Do It jewrn
7/13
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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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
The earlier reviews of this cruise were spot on: the Viking itinerary is well-organized and operated; the ... 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
We recently returned home after completing the Imperial Jewels of China Tour with Viking River Cruises on board Viking ... Read more

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Although the cruise portion of itinerary was only 5 nights, Viking's 12 day itinerary allowed us to see many more ... Read more
This trip was a 50th anniversary gift to ourselves and our second Viking River Cruise. We knew from our prior one not ... 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
In April my husband and I did our first river cruise in China with Viking. It was a fabulous experience with virtually ... Read more
We are experienced travelers and cruisers and we had never taken an escorted vacation before the Viking Emerald ... Read more

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