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Asia River Family Cruises Cruise Reviews

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23 Asia River Family Cruises Cruise Reviews


alldog49 avatar

alldog49

16 Reviews Written

51 Helpful Votes

China Land & Cruise - The Truth

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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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ColoradoTraveler1120

2 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

15-Day Viking "Imperial Jewels of China" - Much Good, But Room for Improvement

My wife and I chose Viking - and, specifically, their "Imperial Jewels of China" itinerary, for our first trip to China. Overall, we are glad we did so. Though it was not without concerns and drawbacks. To be ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Andrew J. Cat

6 Reviews Written

27 Helpful Votes

Epic 5-star trip. 4-star ship, however.

This was the trip of a lifetime for us. Viking staff made all of the difference in the success of this trip. We began in Beijing. We flew on United from Tampa via Washington Dulles. IAD to PEK was a whopping ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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vrosenfeld

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Exotic China

I have traveled a lot but had never been to China. This cruise stops in several different cities and is a combination of river and land. The cruise was well organized and the food and entertainment were quite good. ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Debbie Kelch

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Nice cruise, beautiful hotels, but unimpressive ship

We had never been to Asia, and the price for this cruise was very good. The hotels we stayed at were absolutely beautiful and top notch. The excursions were great, but there was a lot of down time flying from ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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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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vrosenfeld

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great Value

We selected this cruise because we wanted to see the highlights of China. the itinerary which included a week on land and a week on the cruise took us to visit the major spots and gave us an overview of the country. ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Tangiroo

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Roof of the World China and Tibet

Interesting but exhausting trip. 17 days is a long time which included 3 internal flights which were tiresome. A Highlight of the trip was our tour guide Ray. His amazing communication skills and A+ personality made ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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Rossinidancer

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great holiday

Wonderful experience from start to finish a fully escorted tour we couldn't have done this tour on our own our tour guide Leo was excellent in all aspects couldn't fault him in any way perfect English knowledgeable ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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rayho94066

2 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Undiscovered China Cruise Tour

Both my wife and I had been to Beijing, Shanghai and Xi'an before, so our main interest is the Three Gorges and the Panda base in Chengdu. One caution, Viking told us luggage allowance is very limited, so I ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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rocky13

1 Review Written

Arnold our tour guide was great he spoke perfect English.

The cruise went to excellent ports, the tours were very informative and Arnold our tour guide throughout the cruise was excellent. He was very knowledgeable The junior suite was a good size. The food was good and ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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geoffss1948

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

The Yangtse Gorges

The cruise and the subsequent mainland tour covered most of the China tourist highlights (Yangtse Gorges, Dam, Panda Sanctuary, Terracotta Warriors, Great Wall, Forbidden City). Arrived in Shanghai, but did not ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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Mulguy Boy

8 Reviews Written

42 Helpful Votes

Great way to see some of China but better & earlier information needed.

We traveled with Viking River Cruises on the Imperial Jewels of China trip (April, 2016) in the direction from Beijing to Shanghai. The trip was wonderful and a fantastic experience. A very safe and convenient way ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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jimxxxbell

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Sights, Sounds, and People of China

We took the cruise to find out more about China and the people. It turned out to be a really great journey. Our escort was fantastic and had a lot of patience with the group. He spoke really good English and was ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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cjdtexas

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

The Great Wall was GREAT! And the Terracotta Soldiers were incredible.

Several friends had taken European cruises and lived them, so since I wanted to do China decided on the Viking trip. It hit the must sees like the Great Wall and Terracotta Soldiers and included lots of other ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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mindy56

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Once in a lifetime experience

We took the Windows of the World tour which covered China & then we went on to Tibet. Tibet was by far the most enjoyable part of the trip except for the altitude sickness & the food. Great overview of China even ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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terran_explr

15 Reviews Written

172 Helpful Votes

A perfect way to visit China

This trip is the perfect way to see China. If you want to experience some of the breadth and depth and majesty of China—its history, culture, and natural beauty—with the convenience of English-speaking guides ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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2pretty

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Relaxing finish

We had an amazing but busy and somewhat exhausting (due to the high temperatures) time in Beijing and Xian and were ready to relax. We would recommend starting in Beijing and finishing in Shanghai. The ship was well ...
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Sail Date July 2015


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Cruise Critic 666

1 Review Written

Land/River Vacaion on Viking Emerld

We visited wonderful places - in awe factor order - Forbidden City, Great Wall, Terra Cotta Soldiers, Yangtze River Gorges, school visit, Zoo/Pandas, numerous historical/cultural sites sprinkled throughout our ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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Bernard Klein

1 Review Written

Wonderful Trip on Viking to China

This was out second Viking River cruise. A fair amount of time was spent ashore, so the entire "cruise" was not on the river. The three hotels that we stayed at were magnificent. The staff in the hotels as well as ...
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Sail Date July 2015


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LLW32

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great experience to visit China

It was a great experience, the guided tours to see Great Wall, Terra Cotta Warriors and Yangtze River 3 Gorges Dam were wonderful. The food and service onboard was very good. The hotels in different cities were 5 ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Donhiorth

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Part of Vikings tour of China and Tibet

What really interested me to go on the trip was that it included Tibet. The ship was older but updated and very nice. Ceilings were lower than I am used to and the slower was cramped, but China owns the boat so ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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roger betcher

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

The Great Wall and The Terra Cotta Army

We enjoyed out first Viking River cruise ,The Grand European Tour . We wanted to go to China and Viking had the places and cities we wanted to see. Beijing- The Great Wall,Tiananmen Square & Forbidden City along ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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