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Viking River
Viking Emerald
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Excellent

215

Very Good

42

Average

19

Poor

11

Terrible

5

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11 Viking Emerald Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews


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jsn55

4 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

The good was OK, but bad was horrid

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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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Gregory S Gush

2 Reviews Written

32 Helpful Votes

Very Disappointed with Viking's China Roof of World Trip

Was looking forward to a great adventure in China. It was a very disappointing trip. So much so, that I don't think I'll trust Viking again. We spent $22k. I don't think the trip was worth half that. Don't waste ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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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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thhuang93

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

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

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 ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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BSinPNS

21 Reviews Written

64 Helpful Votes

Disappointed in Viking (Century) Emerald and Viking in General

Very disappointed in the Century (Viking) Emerald. The ship is leased from a Chinese firm, but there are six Viking employees onboard. The welcome aboard and first day were good, but things quickly turned sour. ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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Junedm1

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Viking Emerald was a great dissapointment

After booking our trip to china with Viking, we were really looking forward to the 5 day trip down the Yangztee. We travelled during September and found the ship very damp, even down to our bedding. This was not ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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pineneedles40

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Disappointing Experience

While the land portion of Viking's Jewels' of China Tour was phenomenal (Hotels were first-class; tour guide was the BEST we've ever experienced; planned activities were well-organized and carried out to ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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CRcruiser13

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Viking Emerald - just okay

We have just returned from the Viking Emerald - China's Cultural Delights August 2013 First and foremost, think twice before traveling to China in August. The temperatures were near 100 with 100% humidity daily. ...
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Sail Date August 2013


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jewrn

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Do Not Do It

Out Viking River Crusie was disappointing from the start overpriced, 2 for 1 sale, that is always on The Emerald Centruy Riverboat is old and dated, musty, damp. and dreary. The young Chisese staff try very hard ...
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Sail Date July 2013


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coold8

8 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Viking River Blunders

Flight was ok, flew connecting through Toronto (continental) to Air Canada first class. No problems going there, food was all right, dinner was pretty good on the plane, breakfast not so much. Service very good, ...
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Sail Date August 2011


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memgame

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Viking Imperial Jewels of China

I just returned from Viking River Cruises' Imperial Jewels of China, September 18 -- 30, 2011. This is a once in a life time kind of trip. I am rather disappointed with the misrepresentations by Viking River ...
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Sail Date September 2011


Viking Emerald Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.2
Dining4.04.4
Entertainment4.04.1
Public Rooms4.04.5
Fitness Recreation4.03.6
Family1
Enrichment5.04.4
Service4.04.8
Value For Money4.04.5
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