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141 Viking Asia Cruise Reviews


Gregory S Gush avatar

Gregory S Gush

2 Reviews Written

32 Helpful Votes

Very Disappointed with Viking's China Roof of World Trip

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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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Baysilv

1 Review Written

Imperial Jewels of China was a terrific insight into China and it’s history.

Viking as always made this land and river travel comfortable and easy. The person that made everything so easy and rewarding was Leo, the guide that was assigned to our small group. Leo was so accommodating, ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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martin9889

5 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Undiscovered China

The six day river trip on the Yangtze River was part of aa eighteen day adventure in China. From the modern high-rise and lights of Shanghai to the mountain village of Lijiang, this was an exciting and educational ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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nreeder

6 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Viking knows how to make this trip special

We did the Viking "Undiscovered China" version (there are two other shorter alternatives). While onboard, you are together with 250 passengers, but on land you are usually with about 25-30 and one tour guide for ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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buttam

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

A WONDERFUL EXPERIENCE

Wanted to see and learn about viet nam. Could not do it in a better fashion than a vrc. It was outstanding from a historic,cultural and shopping point of view. Returned home being much more knowledgeable about ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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wanderer9268

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

First Viking Cruise. Loved it.

We had been wanting to take a river cruise, but several people on our African Safari had been to China and said it was a "Must See", so we decided to combine our interest in a river cruise with seeing all the things ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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bdwest5

4 Reviews Written

27 Helpful Votes

Dated ship

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 ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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s2r2l@aol.com

3 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Excellent Viking tour guide and attentive service by all Viking staff

Choose Viking based on recommendation of prior Viking guest. Planning to take another viking tour. Chose Viking China-Tibet-Hong Kong tour to fill in places we had not traveled to before. Viking Tour guides truly ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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Journey Girl

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Truly memorable!

We selected Viking for our trip to China based on the fantastic service and programs we had experienced with Viking on a Danube cruise. The China trip was a cruise/tour and we were very pleased that each small group ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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Andy200

8 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

Land and Cruise in China: "Imperial Jewels of China"

We had an excellent experience with this, our third Viking cruise. We had land-based stays in Shanghai, xian, and Beijing. The hotels, which Viking had arranged, were fabulous, especially the Wyndem Grande in ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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Andy200

8 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

Land and Cruise in China

We had an excellent experience with this, our third Viking cruise. We had land-based stays in Shanghai, xian, and Beijing. The hotels, which Viking had arranged, were fabulous, especially the Wyndem Grande in ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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dspotter

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

I didn't know I would love China.

This was the Roof of the World Tour so the river cruise was just a portion of the total trip. The tour guide for our 18-person group, Jamie, was amazing - knowledgable, compassionate, communicative. She helped us ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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traveling chick

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Fantastic China Tour

This was a 13 day land and river cruise package from Beijing to Shanghai in April of 2016 The air connections were very good. The hotels were top notch A1, the guides were excellent, the food was very good and the ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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audiA4

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

A great well planned itinerary and well worth while

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 ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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Linanbob2

2 Reviews Written

25 Helpful Votes

Viking

--Viking's Style in China-- The interesting thing Viking does in China (don't know if their Europe river cruises are the same), is combine the concepts of the land tour with the river cruise. There are seven ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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Lmclean111

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Beyond expectations! Could not have done China better!

My mom and I chose to travel with Viking to China because we had heard great things about Viking tours, and wanted to travel with a reputable company. When we looked at the available cruises we chose the 'cruise' ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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laurachristy

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Highs and Lows of Viking Emerald

We chose this cruise because we really enjoyed our Viking cruise in France, and the excursions covered a lot of sights we wanted to see. Unfortunately, this one didn't go as well as our French cruise. There were ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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DCTraveler2

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

A Fascinating Tour of an Important and Captivating Country

this was a Yangtze River cruise. We had time in Shanghai before leaving--great museum, would have liked a bit more time to explore city sights. Transition to ship was smooth--all Viking staff were ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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jhammer

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Extraordinary Cruise of China

We wanted to see China and when we heard about this cruise/tour, we knew that it was what we needed to book since it covered so many of the sites we wanted to see. We have traveled Viking before on the Danube ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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Eliza45

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Viking thought of everything, but the local people were the icing on the cake.

My 76-year old lady-friend's husband did not want to fly from Florida to China, so this 70-year old accompanied her friend who wanted to see the terra cotta soldiers near Xi'an. Both of us had been flight ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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PlanoRick

1 Review Written

17 Helpful Votes

Viking Imperial Jewels of China (April, 2016)

We traveled with Viking River Cruises on the Imperial Jewels of China trip (April, 2016) in the direction from Beijing to Shanghai. The trip was absolutely wonderful! The Viking staff took care of everything for us; ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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connie45

1 Review Written

18 Helpful Votes

Beijing to Shanghai

The Viking Emerald is not the usual Scandinavian design, it is definitely Chinese. Beautifully decorated with shops where you can have silk clothing MADE on board, watch a very good artist paint, and more. The ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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s2r2l@aol.com

3 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Viking China, Tibet, Hong Kong tour

Choose Viking based on itinerary and positive recommendation of previous tour participant. Our China tour was a combination of land, river and air. All went smoothly. Viking pays attention to detail in addition to ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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captainmcd

10 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

Voyage through a land that has been rebuilt.

There are a few different companies that offer similar cruises up the Mekong, but we had sailed with Viking River Cruises in the past and were happy with them. I booked the April sailing, the last of the season ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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TJMcConville

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

15 days in Vietnam and Cambodia

My wife had wanted to see Vietnam and Cambodia for sometime and we were able to tie this into a reunion in the Australia. Because this was and land and river cruise adventure we were able to see and experience ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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