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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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Helen.of.Troy
2 Reviews
Member Since 2014
1 Forum Post
We thoroughly enjoyed our trip to China with Viking River Cruises, in October 2014. We were very lucky with the weather ... Read more
sandbelly
1 Review
Member Since 2014
Outstanding trip, but quite a bit of walking for us old folks, especially Tiananmen Square. The ship was beautiful, but ... Read more
hotzim
3 Reviews
Member Since 2006
5 Forum Posts
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
KRicard
1 Review
Member Since 2014
This was our first trip to China. Not only were our land travels fantastic, but our experience on this cruise was ... Read more
EvieEngel
1 Review
Member Since 2014
Roof of the World was a trip of a lifetime! My husband and I thoroughly recommend it for both the cultural and ... Read more

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zumaqueen
1 Review
Member Since 2008
80 Forum Posts
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
nessemsarK
1 Review
Member Since 2014
The cultural experience in China was excellent. The guides and ship staff were pleasant and hard working. English ... Read more
Us2travelers
1 Review
Member Since 2014
Pictures, films, books, and magazines fall short of capturing China in it's beauty, frenzy, contradictions, and growth ... Read more
hotzim
3 Reviews
Member Since 2006
5 Forum Posts
We are not easily impressed having been disappointed on many occasions, but this is one time where the trip actually ... Read more
AUTiger72
2 Reviews
Member Since 2007
39 Forum Posts
First of all, I recommend doing the strenuous part of the trip first, Beijing to Shanghai. And spend time on the ... Read more

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davemiller
1 Review
Member Since 2014
As with most of our fellow passengers, this was our first visit to China. The trip comprised three land centres ... Read more
Marsha93003
1 Review
Member Since 2014
I just returned from this trip and it far exceeded my expectations. (I traveled the direction: Beijing to Shanghai.) ... Read more
Longwheelbase24
1 Review
Member Since 2014
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
travelteachersait
1 Review
Member Since 2010
We travelled on the Viking Imperial Jewels tour/river cruise at the end of July. We havecruised frequently on ocean ... Read more
ccomeau
1 Review
Member Since 2014
Sailed with Viking River Cruises (Emerald boat) Imperial Jewels of China. The land portion of the tour in ... Read more

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sueandjohn
1 Review
Member Since 2014
We have just returned from China after an amazing experience with Viking Cruises. Our holiday started in Beijing and ... Read more
PERRYOAKS
1 Review
Member Since 2014
If you are contemplating booking this cruise, I would recommend starting in Beijing and doing all the strenuous part of ... Read more
L-87ouise
1 Review
Member Since 2014
We traveled on Viking River Cruise's Imperial Jewels of China trip in May/June 2014. We chose Viking because of their ... Read more
AvgMom2
14 Reviews
Member Since 2009
1 Forum Post
My husband and I travelled to China on Viking’s Imperial Jewels of China tour in May. Our trip was from Shanghai ... Read more
Eugene157
1 Review
Member Since 2014
Overall the cruise was good and we enjoyed it. No significant problems during the land part of the trip. There are a ... Read more

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Jomelco
1 Review
Member Since 2014
Recently returned from an excellently organised trip with a very comprehensive itinerary. April would appear to be a ... Read more
bgjnc
1 Review
Member Since 2014
This cruise-land tour combination is a great way to see quickly the well-known highlights of the huge country of China. ... Read more
CChristians
1 Review
Member Since 2014
1 Forum Post
We had an amazing, awesome, wonderful cruise on the China Cultural Delights tour that began Aug. 1, 2013. (Just the ... Read more
PamRodgers
1 Review
Member Since 2014
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
Mekonger
1 Review
Member Since 2014
Preface: I am a 'hard marker' and very critical where I think the tour operator could be better. Having said, I have ... Read more

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