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Shanghai to Asia River Viking Emerald Cruise Reviews

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THIS is THE way to discover China!

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mommala
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

NO COMMENTS ON VESSEL (OR CABINS) BECAUSE THIS WAS HER LAST VIKING CRUISE. A BRAND NEW SHIP IN 2019!!! Our 2-week Imperial Jewels odyssey, Shanghai to Bejing, celebrated our 50th anniversary. It was extremely well-organized by very competent staff. Airfare booked thru Viking provided direct flights on American Airlines & included all transfer of ourselves & bags. Welcoming Viking escorts met ...
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Sail Date: November 2018


Never Dreamed I'd Ever Go to China!

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dnasko
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

Just knowing that someone would be 'holding our hands' throughout the entire trip changed my attitude about traveling in China. After all, there were so many sights - the pandas, the Great Wall, Terracotta Warriors - that I have always wanted to see in person, but the thought of traveling in such a large foreign country - different language, food, customs - was daunting. Viking offered an ...
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Sail Date: May 2018


Great Value

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vrosenfeld
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

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. Embarkation and disembarkation went well. Assistance getting luggage on board was helpful. Cabin was much nicer than expected. All meals were served nicely with a good variety of ...
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Sail Date: April 2018


A Wonderful Cruise

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eighteen and counting
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

My husband & I have always wanted to go to China. What better way than on a Cruise. We saw do much in a short amount of time. The first night we stayed at the Ritz-Carlton. This was a bonus and our meals were included. The next day we boarded the Ship. We were on the second floor which was excellent as the main desk was on this floor and also the Dinning room. We saw the Oriental Pearl ...
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Sail Date: April 2018


Exotic China

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vrosenfeld
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

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. The activities on board were interesting and different than other cruises. All were centered around the Chinese culture. The stops on the land portion were interesting but the food was ...
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Sail Date: April 2018


First time river cruisers! Imperial Jewels of China

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blezette
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

First, our neighbors took this cruise several years ago and recommended it to us...we were extremely happy they did! Our guide was most informative and stayed with us the entire trip. Several times there was a change in program for one reason or another, (sometimes through no fault of Viking), but they always tried to substitute with equal value. The Sampan ride through the Lesser Three ...
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Sail Date: April 2018


A very disappointed land/cruise combined tour - Roof of the World

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thhuang93
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

This is the worst of Viking experience I can imagine, since we sailed with Viking Ocean before and think that their China Yangtze River cruise should also honor that tradition. On the contrary, this is the worst cruise/tour we have had in the past 25 years. 1. Viking had chartered a low-graded local Chinese river cruise ship (called Century Emerald) and only hang up Viking signage during ...
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Thank you, thhuang93, for the time you’ve taken to provide your review to the Cruise Critic community. We are sorry to hear that your experience with Viking Emerald, particularly the interior...

Sail Date: April 2018


Best trip ever

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Silimarin
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

We celebrated our 50th with Viking and they took care of us royally. We liked it so much we may take that same cruise again for our 55th. We are impressed with Viking and will travel again with them. We've done one of the European cruises with them and that was also very much a delight. Thank you Viking! Our guide was awesome, I had some medical issues just before we were to leave and he took such ...
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Sail Date: March 2018


My first Viking river cruise

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irishmuzzie
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

The cruise itinerary offered the most sites within the time frame. There was not ONE thing on this cruise that was not top notch. The trip met or exceeded all expectations. I have been on many ocean cruises and was hesitant to try a smaller ship, but I have nothing but praise for the professionals who work for Viking. Every employee I encountered was helpful, informative and made sure my ...
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Sail Date: November 2017


Surprising window to an amazing country

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Richard-from-Lowell
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We were talked into this cruise by friends who felt it was a good price to see a country none of us had been to and Viking had served us well on a European cruise. We in turn brought a third couple and we were all thrilled with the tour. It was a land and river tour and Viking used first class hotels. The ship was very comfortable. While some of us were nervous about the food, cuisine was ...
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Sail Date: November 2017


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