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A great holiday starting in Beijing including a 5 day cruise down the Yangtse river and ending in Shanghai ( with a 2 day extension) fantastic itinerary taking in all i wanted to see. Every hotel we stayed at was top class 4-5 star and pampered to our every need. The food choice was huge and the hotels always made available a "western type meal" ie roast beef,roast lamb,beef wellington etc etc along with a large choice of chinese food, salads etc. The cruise itself was fantastic with exceptional food quality and choice, the waiters were very friendly and professional and nothing seemed too much trouble. Entertainment onboard was also very good with different themes each evening. all the shore excursions were included in the price and every one was so well planned and just ran like clockwork. All in all the whole trip was exceptional, at first we thought it was a little expensive compared with the competition but on reflection it was very good value for money and i would recommend Viking to anyboby considering a trip like ours.

A great well planned itinerary and well worth while

Viking Emerald Cruise Review by audiA4

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: August 2016
  • Destination: Asia
A great holiday starting in Beijing including a 5 day cruise down the Yangtse river and ending in Shanghai ( with a 2 day extension) fantastic itinerary taking in all i wanted to see.

Every hotel we stayed at was top class 4-5 star and pampered to our every need. The food choice was huge and the hotels always made available a "western type meal" ie roast beef,roast lamb,beef wellington etc etc along with a large choice of chinese food, salads etc.

The cruise itself was fantastic with exceptional food quality and choice, the waiters were very friendly and professional and nothing seemed too much trouble. Entertainment onboard was also very good with different themes each evening. all the shore excursions were included in the price and every one was so well planned and just ran like clockwork.

All in all the whole trip was exceptional, at first we thought it was a little expensive compared with the competition but on reflection it was very good value for money and i would recommend Viking to anyboby considering a trip like ours.
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