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Viking Beijing Cruise Reviews

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96 Viking Beijing Cruise Reviews


JohkneeB avatar

JohkneeB

1 Review Written

Another fantastic cruise with an amazing guide and fantasic staff

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This was another fantastic Viking experience made all the more special by our personal guide, Terry, who stayed with us from day 1 til we left. All the staff we met along the way were, as always, very welcoming and ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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jsn55

4 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

The good was OK, but bad was horrid

This is an EXTREMELY long report; I don’ seem to be able to anything halfway. Please read it knowing that we are NOT tour people. We don’t like regimentation and we surely do not want to get up at 5am every ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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alldog49

16 Reviews Written

51 Helpful Votes

China Land & Cruise - The Truth

Thirteen nights, 7 land, 6 cruising. A little background. My husband and I have cruised on Celebrity, Royal Caribbean, and Oceania but never on a river cruise. We did do Galapagos but I don't count that as a river ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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JPJPJP58

2 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Perfect Way to See the Real China

First of all I apologize for the lateness of this review as I've been busy with life since getting back. We went on the Viking Emerald Yangtze River cruise because a.) we wanted to see the real China, and b.) our ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Marty18

1 Review Written

viking emerald

Always wanted to visit China and found the Viking trip highlighted everything we wanted to see without having to make our own arrangements to get to the different places. Everything was very well organized and ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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JohntheLast11

3 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Very good cruise

Viking did their typical great job of organizing and running a three week Roof of the World visit to China. Can't really complain about anything. The food was great. The guide we had (for the entire duration of the ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Bunky39

1 Review Written

Poor

Friends told us but ours was different no zoo tour air food and lodging were bad we were sick the whole time and sick for 6 weeks upon return air born virus I broke 2 teeth eating at the restaurant inbejing first ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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sharont69

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Yangtze Cruise

We chose this Cruise because I wanted to see areas of China I had not seen in my previous visit. My partner had never been to China it seemed like a very good way for him to see a lot of the country and the ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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DMowery

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Mowery-Schaffner Asia Viking Emerald May 2018

We (wife and I) chose this Viking Emerald cruise because it has the major destinations (cities), river cruising, and the dates we wanted. The tour was for 14 days. We booked a couple days before and after the ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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ccjabs

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Viking River Cruise 2018 - Beijing, Xian, Yangtze River, Shanghai

We chose this cruise because we had cruised with Viking before and had a lovely experience. Also, we wanted to visit China and see the highlights. Unfortunately this trip did not live up to our expectations. The ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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cliveewar

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

A rather down market experience

Viking has a great reputation and we expected a great cruise on a luxurious ship. it began with a compulsory stay in a business type hotel in Beijing nowhere near anything important. We wished to stay in another ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Will U. Travel

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

River & Land Adventure

Active Adventure! China and Tibet were very new cultural, historical, societal, political and religious experiences for us. Very eye opening. It is best be understanding and flexible. The land based portion had ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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Alex0318

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Amazing Land and Cruise Package. Outstanding premium service

Outstanding service throughout the entire land and cruise. We had 7 days on land and then the 6 day cruise. The land accommodations were excellent at all premium hotels. The river cruise was fabulous. The ships are ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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shipmesomewhere

1 Review Written

37 Helpful Votes

Tips for a great China river cruise on Viking

We chose Viking for our China visit as we knew they'd take good care of us in a country where we don't speak the language and can't read the signs - and they did. From the time we stepped off the plane to the time ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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EzeduzitJim

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

An Eye Opening Trip to China

The objective of this trip (both cruise and land portion) was to experience the highlights of China. We organized this particular trip in conjunction with a trip to Hong Kong and Japan. The trip was excellent. ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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s2r2l@aol.com

3 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Excellent Viking tour guide and attentive service by all Viking staff

Choose Viking based on recommendation of prior Viking guest. Planning to take another viking tour. Chose Viking China-Tibet-Hong Kong tour to fill in places we had not traveled to before. Viking Tour guides truly ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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fischer1

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Imperial Jewels of China Review

Wonderful experience! The tours guides were knowledgeable on all subject matter related to the country and made the transportation transfers effortless for us. They made everyone feel welcome and special. We ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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hrschwartz

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Rating the extensions and cruise.

This was our second Viking River Cruise. The hotels for our pre and post cruise were excellent, the activities were well managed and our guide was better than we could have ever expected. The Viking Emerald was ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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Piercetrips

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Asia

Wonderful way to tour a foreign country. Always felt safe and cared for. Our guide was generous with his time and knowledge. He gave us a new understanding of China. The crew kept us happy, we'll fed and ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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ancaster41

2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

World Heritage Sites tour

This was a lifetime opportunity for my wife and I to personally visit some many wonderful places which are so different than any where else in the world , that had so much significance. Every day was filled with new ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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utterly123

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Imperial Cruises of China

First river cruise and first time with Viking. Trip was great. Be prepared to move along quickly; lots of walking. Staff on ship were wonderful; cruise through the Three Gorges area was awesome. Had a great tour ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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Sharon12

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Imperial Jewels of China

This was my first Viking experience. The service and attention to detail was exceptional. I did not worry about handling my luggage or transfers. There were enough activities to keep you busy if you wanted to do ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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Smbruner

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Excellent trip and cruise!

First time with Viking and wanted to be fully escorted on our first trip to China. Heard great things about Viking in China and it did not disappoint. Viking took care of us from the moment we landed in Beijing ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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rummell95

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Beijing to Shanghai including a Viking river cruise

Excellent Viking land/river cruise 13 day trip. Beijing/Xian/River Cruise/Shanghai. Included 3 in China flights and 3 hotel stays along with the 6 night cruise. Everything went perfect. Flights were very ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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krochen

2 Reviews Written

Great Trip to China

We loved this trip from start to finish. When we arrived in Beijing we were met by the tour guide and quickly on our way to the hotel. They were with us all of the way to the last stop. All of the hotels were ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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