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285 Beijing Cruise Reviews


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SabreSailor

2 Reviews Written

28 Helpful Votes

Really Disappointed

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I've waited a few months to write this review; I didn't want to overreact, but rather give some time for reflection. We have sailed with HAL 13 times, and once each with Windstar and Paul Gauguin. We like great ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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JohkneeB

1 Review Written

Another fantastic cruise with an amazing guide and fantasic staff

This was another fantastic Viking experience made all the more special by our personal guide, Terry, who stayed with us from day 1 til we left. All the staff we met along the way were, as always, very welcoming and ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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maureendwyer

1 Review Written

Love, love love Viking Ocean!!

Our son and his wife were recently posted to China, we were going to wait a few more months before going but our very good friends had booked this trip and asked us to join them. We had done a river cruise with ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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chloerb

1 Review Written

Absolutely best cruise ever!

My husband and I were looking to do something special to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary. We wanted a memorable event, and particularly a cruise. So we narrowed our choices down to travel to the Galapagos ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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uplandbobw

1 Review Written

Far East Discovery

The cruise was everything we hoped it would be. From the moment we arrived in China Viking handled everything for us. The hotel in Bejing was first class. The tours provided were wonderful and the guides did all ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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jsn55

4 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

The good was OK, but bad was horrid

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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MikeCPhx

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Exciting Asian Port Cities

Cruise provided 1) enjoyable and educational excursions. 2) a lot of history. 3) a good understanding of modern China. 4) a great sense of hstory of Okinawa. All accommodations,food, spa and exercise equipment ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Kathygathome

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Wonderful trip

First time on a Viking ocean cruise. Great ship. Great staff. Great food. So organized! The daily tours took us places we probably wouldn’t have ventured to on our own. The tour guides were very knowledgeable. ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Wektreisender

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Cruise was much better than thought before we started

We will not write too much about the horrible Immigration to China on 4th of October. We needed 7 hours after a long distance flight from Europe to get the 144 hours Visa and to find the luggagev( which was ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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ElizaBettyLou

2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Viking Orion Beijing to Hong Hong

We just got back from our first Viking cruise that departed Beijing and ended in Hong Kong. We traveled with another couple and had a great time. We loved China and Hong Kong. However, I am not sure I would ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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phbr

12 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

China... Not for the Faint Hearted

We chose this particular cruise for the ports of call, none of which we have been to before and also the chance to see the sights around Beijing before the cruise. It all started out so normally. An Emirates ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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billyjey

10 Reviews Written

43 Helpful Votes

Far too big

We sailed on Quantum of the seas on a repositioning cruise from Tianjin Beijing to Singapore on 7th Oct 19. the ship is huge but well laid out and we didn’t get lost once. We spent 2 nights in Beijing then 2 ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Cruisebuddy50

1 Review Written

18 Helpful Votes

Trip of a Lifetime

Having previously read bad reviews before travelling, we feel it is only right to set the record straight regarding this particular sailing. Like may others reading the poor reviews regarding the ship, we were ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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alldog49

16 Reviews Written

51 Helpful Votes

China Land & Cruise - The Truth

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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husky1982

1 Review Written

19 Helpful Votes

Royal Failure

If you and read this, this cruise is probably not for you. We take Royal for their brand consistency and attention to detail. This one fails. IF YOU PLAN AN EXCURSION IN ENGLISH it will be cancelled and you ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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H20Fanatic

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Don't expect a Caribbean cruise - Research and Enjoy!

This cruise and the experience was amazing. As 4 of only a limited number of English speaking guests on board, we were treated a bit differently from the other passengers. The staff from the stateroom (Ya Mei) to ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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MPBCruiser2

5 Reviews Written

47 Helpful Votes

Royal Caribbean Loyalists be Aware

Chose this cruise because if the Japan itinerary. Having been on a total of five RCCL/Celebrity cruises in the past, we felt comfortable knowing that seeing a completely different part of the world would be met by ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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amandamays

1 Review Written

48 Helpful Votes

Worst Cruise Experience Ever

This was the worst cruise I have ever been on. There was no formal nights, no theme nights, no special fun things, horrible entertainment and horrible food. There were three ship days and nothing to do! It was a ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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JPJPJP58

2 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Perfect Way to See the Real China

First of all I apologize for the lateness of this review as I've been busy with life since getting back. We went on the Viking Emerald Yangtze River cruise because a.) we wanted to see the real China, and b.) our ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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CruiseOhoy

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

More like a Sitcom than a real Holiday

I had to wait for six months before I could write down this review more objectively. Meaning without the disbelief or all the other first negative reactions. So in short - everything the others have already ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Marty18

1 Review Written

viking emerald

Always wanted to visit China and found the Viking trip highlighted everything we wanted to see without having to make our own arrangements to get to the different places. Everything was very well organized and ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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JohntheLast11

3 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Very good cruise

Viking did their typical great job of organizing and running a three week Roof of the World visit to China. Can't really complain about anything. The food was great. The guide we had (for the entire duration of the ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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sharont69

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Yangtze Cruise

We chose this Cruise because I wanted to see areas of China I had not seen in my previous visit. My partner had never been to China it seemed like a very good way for him to see a lot of the country and the ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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Bunky39

1 Review Written

Poor

Friends told us but ours was different no zoo tour air food and lodging were bad we were sick the whole time and sick for 6 weeks upon return air born virus I broke 2 teeth eating at the restaurant inbejing first ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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2smooklers

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great ship, especially the cabin size.

Wanted a smaller, less crowded ship, as we are not fans of the 3000 person ships. This had an itinerary that was heavy in ports with many overnight stays in bigger cities. We do not prefer so many "at sea" ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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