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Viking Emerald Review

4.0 / 5.0
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Review for Viking Emerald to Asia
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2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Apr 2018

Pros: It is nice to only have 200 people on board the ship. The staff was lovely and accommodating. The food was fine. The hotels were excellent! The tour guide was good. The intra- country flights were well organized. The live performances were good. Embarkment and disembarkment went smoothly. The pandas, the Great Wall, The three gorge dam, the terra cotta warriors and Tiananmen square were the highlights.

Cons: The Viking Emerald is a ship that needs to be updated. The cabins, rugs, and couches are old and worn. Three excursions were canceled and filled with mediocre activities. It was so disappointing not to go to the school, the Shanghai Museum and the Hubei Museum and bells performance.

This trip is not an easy one. It requires three intra- country flights, climbing many stairs, packing and unpacking, three different hotels, and many shore excursions that require walking long distances. Be prepared! You need to be mobile for this trip.

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Thank you for taking the time to review your recent cruise on Viking Emerald, Bdwest5. While we’re glad to hear that you enjoyed many aspects of this sojourn, we understand the cancellation...

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