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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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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
We just returned from the Viking Imperial Cruise with the Guilin/ Hong Kong extension. There are many other reviews ... Read more
09/12
This was our 6th river cruise and first cruise with Viking. We chose this cruise because we've done all the rivers in ... Read more
Emerald on the River Lori Dobson
09/12
Just returned from the 12 day land tour/river cruise Imperial Jewels of China with Viking River cruises! What a ... Read more

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09/12
China is an amazing country to visit.Viking has organized this trip to allow a comprehensive view of major cities in ... Read more
09/12
Cruise accommodations on Viking Emerald excellent. Food was best of any cruise we have taken. Ports of call were poor ... Read more
Talk about a "bucket list" trip!. Start in Beijing with all of its history and majesty. On to Xi'an for a visit with ... Read more
China Venture barcroft2697
09/12
Our visit to China --- traveling with a group of 8 --- was an excellent travel experience. We booked our flight ... Read more
China Experience Waylaine
09/12
We have just returned from the Viking Cruise/land tour Imperials Jewels of China. This trip covered 3 days in ... Read more

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Sailed on Viking Emerald from Bejing to Shanghai Aug 3-19. We sailed from Amsterdam to Budapest last year with Viking ... Read more
Fun China Cruise plumeria702
08/12
This was our first trip to China and Viking provided a great itinerary to give travelers that little taste of the ... Read more
We just came back from Viking's 12 day tour of China. First, I need to say that we are not generally "cruisers" or ... Read more
08/12
Flight was ok, flew connecting through Toronto (continental) to Air Canada first class. No problems going there, food ... Read more
Our Viking cruise On teh Viking Emerald in China was the best trip we have been on. The sites, tours, food and beverage ... Read more

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My wife and I had been interested in China from a social, economic, and tourist perspective for many years, but did not ... Read more
We are experienced travelers, having sailed on 35 cruises in Europe, Mexico, Central & South America, Asia, the ... Read more
The trip that we thought would be the trip of a lifetime turned into the trip from Hell! Viking is not doing ... Read more
06/12
I recently returned from the Imperial Jewels trip through Viking River Cruises. This ws our second trip with Viking. ... Read more
Our Viking River Cruise on the "Viking Emerald" began (after 4nights in Beijing and a visit to Xian) in CHONGQING, ... Read more

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Viking China Cruise txgirlsailor
06/12
Viking River Cruises are an incredible experience! Our second cruise with Viking was a land/river cruise in China. ... Read more
06/12
When my friend and I embarked in the Viking Emerald I immediately noticed that it was much bigger than the Viking ... Read more
We used Viking air and joined about 15 other couples on the optional Helsinki Finland pre-cruise. Viking provides a ... Read more
This took care of a couple of items on my bucket-list specifically the Terra Cotta Warriors and the Great Wall. We ... Read more
We were so delighted with our recent Imperial Jewels of China cruise that, on our return, I actually emailed a review, ... Read more

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