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Cruise Critic's Review 4.0 out of 5+ star rating
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 ... read more
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Viking Emerald Cruise Reviews: 90

Cruise Region Date Member Rating
Viking in Asia did not disappoint. by travelteachersait

We travelled on the Viking Imperial Jewels tour/river cruise at the end of July. We havecruised ... continue

Asia 08/14 5+ out of 5+
Great on land; so so on river by ccomeau

Sailed with Viking River Cruises (Emerald boat) Imperial Jewels of China. The land portion of ... continue

Asia 08/14 3.0 out of 5+
Beijing to Shanghai - Viking Enerald by sueandjohn

We have just returned from China after an amazing experience with Viking Cruises. Our holiday ... continue

Blank 07/14 5+ out of 5+
Beijing to Shanghai by PERRYOAKS

If you are contemplating booking this cruise, I would recommend starting in Beijing and doing ... continue

Asia 06/14 4.0 out of 5+
A Wonderful Way to See China by Longwheelbase24

This was a combination 5 night cruise and 7 night land tour and it hit pretty much all the ... continue

Asia 08/14 5+ out of 5+
Visit China While You are Physically Able to Enjoy the Sights by L-87ouise

We traveled on Viking River Cruise's Imperial Jewels of China trip in May/June 2014. We chose ... continue

Asia 06/14 Not Rated
Wonders of Ancient and Modern China by AvgMom2

My husband and I travelled to China on Viking’s Imperial Jewels of China tour in May. Our ... continue

Asia 06/14 5.0 out of 5+
Imperial Jewels of China by Eugene157

Overall the cruise was good and we enjoyed it. No significant problems during the land part of ... continue

Asia 06/14 5.0 out of 5+
Emerald is truly a jewel , China is truly a cultural pearl by Jomelco

Recently returned from an excellently organised trip with a very comprehensive itinerary. April ... continue

Asia 05/14 5.0 out of 5+
Imperial Jewels of China by bgjnc

This cruise-land tour combination is a great way to see quickly the well-known highlights of the ... continue

Asia 05/14 5.0 out of 5+
Viking Tonle: Mekong River downstream by Mekonger

Preface: I am a 'hard marker' and very critical where I think the tour operator could be better. ... continue

Asia 01/14 5.0 out of 5+
Fantastic Viking River Cruise by ginnystl

Subject: Viking Cruise, China Nov 1-18, 2013 – Tour Guide-Arnold Zheng

We ... continue

Asia 11/13 5+ out of 5+
Roof top of the World with Viking River Cruise by franfrey

We just returned home from a 17 day trip to China starting in Shanghai and ending in Beijing. We ... continue

Asia 11/13 5.0 out of 5+
Wonderful Trip made better by excellent staff by Jobabe13

This was a wonderful trip. We were treated as VIP's throughout the tour. It is a hybrid cruise ... continue

Asia 10/13 5+ out of 5+
Roof of the World by Queen of DaNile

We embarked the Emerald in Chongqing having arrived that morning from Lhasa with our new ... continue

Asia 10/13 5+ out of 5+
September 2013 Imperial Jewels of China by juliesaddiction

A review from the one that went kicking and screaming so Mom could check it off her bucket ... continue

Asia 09/13 5.0 out of 5+
Viking Imperial Jewels of China by jwas1

Just back from China

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Asia 09/13 5.0 out of 5+
Absolutely wonderful Cultural Delights of China Cruise by CChristians

We had an amazing, awesome, wonderful cruise on the China Cultural Delights tour that began Aug. ... continue

Asia 02/14 5+ out of 5+
viking river cruise - wow by n654jb

outstanding trip, great value, wonderful staff, excellent cabin + hotels

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Asia 09/13 Not Rated
Roof of the World by GrandmaNana

We recently returned from a 16 day Roof of The World trip to China. Booked with Viking River ... continue

Asia 09/13 5.0 out of 5+
Viking Emerald - just okay by CRcruiser13

We have just returned from the Viking Emerald - China's Cultural Delights August 2013

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Asia 09/13 2.0 out of 5+
IMPERIAL JEWELS OF CHINA - AWESOME TRIP! And Viking saved me at the G by PamRodgers

My son (25) and I (58) took the July 9, 2013 Shanghai-Beijing "Imperial Jewels of China" 12-day ... continue

Asia 01/14 5.0 out of 5+
Record Breaking Heat Wave, but that wasn't Viking's fault by samyers48

Our total trip, land + river, was 12 days. A viking representative met us at the airport in ... continue

Asia 10/13 5.0 out of 5+
Do Not Do It by jewrn

Viking, not the greatest

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Asia 08/13 2.0 out of 5+
Viking Emerald was no Gem by WW Cruiser

I think before you take a cruise in China you should read and research.

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Asia 08/13 1.0 out of 5+
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