Viking Emerald

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Cruise line
Century Cruises China (Viking Cruises)

Currentcruise:
6 nights / 7 days, one-way from Shanghai to Xian
16 Sep, 2017 - 23 Sep, 2017

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Viking Emerald Review and Specifications

Specifications of Viking Emerald

Year built 2010  /  Age : 7
Builder Chongqing East Wind Co Ltd (Chongqing, China)
Owner Century Cruises China
Operator Viking River Cruises Asia
Length (LOA) 110 m / 361 ft
Passengers 256
Crew 138
Decks 6
Cabins 128
Decks with cabins 4
Former names MS Century Emerald

Review of Viking Emerald

The Viking Emerald ship cruises on Yangtze River in China, departing from Shanghai and Beijing.

Viking Emerald is a state-of-the-art beautiful river cruise vessel sailing along the Yangtze River, built for 2011 sailing season. It accommodates 256 guests with hotel-style beds and full verandas in every stateroom and spacious suite. With such an outstanding crew, the Emerald is among the most sophisticated ships in the world. Viking River Cruises management team is 100% Swiss-trained and employs the most knowledgeable staff, all English-speaking.Viking Emerald cruise ship, Yangtze River, China Enjoy the roomy 250-sq.foot staterooms on board Viking Emerald, or treat to a Suite/Junior Suite. You would also enjoy one of the 603-sq.foot Explorer Suites featuring a private wraparound veranda and separate sitting room. Have a rest on the Sun deck with shaded sitting area and panoramic views. Explore the Observation bar and lounge, the Emerald Bar and the Restaurant with panoramic views. Viking Emerald boasts an onboard boutique, library, gym, sauna, massage services, beauty salon and internet café. You can find even a tailor and onboard doctor.

Viking Emerald river cruise prices are per person and based on double occupancy. These are only indicative Viking cruise rates. They might be different when you book your Viking River Cruises Asia cruisetour deals, influenced by travel agency promotions, special offers and discounts, group travel booking or last-minute deals rates. On some Viking Emerald's China cruise tours, the line offers round-trip USA airfare discount deals (on select cabins or itineraries/dates).

Viking China River Cruise Itineraries

Follows the list of Viking Emerald river cruise itineraries as themes, officially announced by the Viking Cruises line:

  • "IMPERIAL JEWELS OF CHINA" are 13-days Yangtze river cruises from Beijing to Shanghai, and the reverse from Shanghai to Beijing, with 11 complimentary land tours/excursions included in the fares. These deals are also inclusive of 3-night Beijing luxury hotel package, rickshaw tour, flight to Xian (1-night luxury hotel package, Terracotta Army necropolis), flight to Chongqing (on Yangtze river, boarding), Three Gorges cruise (Qutang Gorge /small boat "Lesser Three Gorges" excursion, Wu Gorge /Three Gorges Dam locks, and Xiling Gorge), flight to Shanghai (2-night luxury hotel package), with two optional choices- 2-night Shanghai hotel or guided land tour with hotel packages for 3-nights in Hong Kong and 1-night in Guilin.
  • "CHINA CULTURAL DELIGHTS" are 18-days Tibet and China river cruises from Beijing to Shanghai, and the reverse from Shanghai to Beijing, with 16 complimentary land tours/excursions included in the fares. These deals additionally feature Fengdu (Snow Jade Cave tour), Shibaozhai Temple tour, Dongting Lake cruise (the Yueyang wooden tower), Jingdezhen (Ceramic History Museum), Jiu Hua mountain tour, Nanjing bus travel to Suzhou (Fishermen’s Garden), bus travel to Shanghai 2-night (luxury hotel package included). Optional are two hotel packages- 2-nights in Shanghai or 3-nights in Hong Kong plus 1-night in Guilin.
  • "ROOF OF THE WORLD" are 15-days Tibet and China river cruises from Beijing to Shanghai, and the reverse from Shanghai to Beijing, with 18 complimentary land tours/excursions included in the fares. These deals are also inclusive of 3-night Beijing hotel package, Xian (Terra Cotta Warriors, Big Wild Goose Pagoda), flight to Tibet (2-night Lhasa hotel, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Market, Tibetan Museum, Potala Palace /Dalai Lama, Sera Monastery), flight from Lhasa to Chongqing (on Yangtze river, boarding the Viking Emerald ship), disembarkation in Wuhan, flight to Shanghai (2-night hotel package). Optional are 2-night Shanghai hotel or the guided land program inclusive of 2 hotel packages - 3-nights in Hong Kong and 1-night in Guilin.

Viking Emerald wiki

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  • Cabin grades number: 9
  • Total number of cabins: 128 (of which 20 Suite and 108 Balcony staterooms).
  • Restaurants, Lounges & Bars: Emerald (dining room), Emerald Lounge & Bar (observation), Emerald Bar, Shop, Tailor, Beauty Salon, Massage Room, Gym, Sauna, Library (Internet), Promenade (deck 4), Sun Deck (observation /with shaded seating), special services onboard (laundry, concierge, tailor, doctor).
  • Viking Century Emerald cruise ship deals are inclusive of Internet (Wi-Fi), all China and Tibet tours/excursions, flights and motorcoach transfers in China, live evening entertainment, daily expert lecturers, 24-hour coffee/tea, replenished daily bottled water.
  • Note: To/from Viking Emerald ship transfers and airport meet&greet services in China are included in the fares only when airfares are purchased through the Viking Cruises line.
  • Viking Emerald cruise ship is the line's only vessel cruising in China. It was built under the name "Century Legend" as part of the Chinese line "Century River Cruises". The Century Emerald ship is operated under charter (branded as "Viking Emerald") since 2011. The list of the rest Viking Cruises Asia ships includes Mekong (on Mekong River /in Vietnam and Cambodia), and Mandalay and Orient (both on Irrawaddy River /in Burma).

Cabins Types/Categories (number, location), high to low

  • Suites - PS (x2, deck2), JR (x4, deck2-3), AA (x14, deck4)
  • Balcony Staterooms - A (x24, deck3), B (x16, deck3), C (x28, deck2), D (x15, deck2), E (x16, deck1), F (x9, deck1)
  • Deluxe RiverView Staterooms - none.

Note: You can see the CruiseMapper's list of all river cruise ships and riverboats in the "itinerary" section of our River Cruises hub. All companies and their fleets are listed there.

Viking Emerald Itineraries 2017

The below listed Viking Emerald cruise prices on 2017 itineraries are only indicative and Per Person (in US dollars, based on double occupancy). These are the cheapest Viking Cruises fares on the ship’s lowest category cabins available for booking. Cruise fares typically change with departure dates approaching, last minute deals, discounts, promotions, independent travel agency offers.

Departure
Itinerary ports
Three Gorges Dam cruise port

04 September 2017 6 nights / 7 days, one-way from Shanghai to Xian
fly-cruise (Shanghai,Xian)
Prices starting
from $4792
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04 Sep      Departing from Shanghai (flight)   
04 Sep      Departing from Wuhan, Yangtze River, China   
06 Sep     Wuhan, Yangtze River, China   
06 Sep     Yangtze River   
07 Sep     Jingzhou, Yangtze River, China   
08 Sep     Three Gorges Dam, Yangtze River, China   
08 Sep     Xiling Gorge, Yangtze River, China   
09 Sep     Qutang Gorge, Yangtze River, China   
09 Sep     Lesser Three Gorges, Daning River, China   
09 Sep     Wu Gorge, Yangtze River, China   
10 Sep     Yangtze River   
10 Sep     Shibaozhai, Yangtze River, China   
11 Sep     Chongqing, China   
11 Sep      Arriving in Xian (flight)   
Chongqing cruise port

10 September 2017 6 nights / 7 days, one-way from Xian to Shanghai
fly-cruise (Xian,Shanghai)
Prices starting
from $4792
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10 Sep      Departing from Xian (flight)   
10 Sep      Departing from Chongqing, China   
12 Sep     Yangtze River   
12 Sep     Shibaozhai, Yangtze River, China   
13 Sep     Qutang Gorge, Yangtze River, China   
13 Sep     Lesser Three Gorges, Daning River, China   
13 Sep     Wu Gorge, Yangtze River, China   
14 Sep     Three Gorges Dam, Yangtze River, China   
14 Sep     Xiling Gorge, Yangtze River, China   
15 Sep     Jingzhou, Yangtze River, China   
16 Sep     Wuhan, Yangtze River, China   
16 Sep     Yangtze River   
17 Sep     Wuhan, Yangtze River, China   
17 Sep      Arriving in Shanghai (flight)   
Three Gorges Dam cruise port

16 September 2017 6 nights / 7 days, one-way from Shanghai to Xian
fly-cruise (Shanghai,Xian)
Prices starting
from $4792
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16 Sep      Departing from Shanghai (flight)   
16 Sep      Departing from Wuhan, Yangtze River, China   
18 Sep     Wuhan, Yangtze River, China   
18 Sep     Yangtze River   
19 Sep     Jingzhou, Yangtze River, China   
20 Sep     Three Gorges Dam, Yangtze River, China   
20 Sep     Xiling Gorge, Yangtze River, China   
21 Sep     Qutang Gorge, Yangtze River, China   
21 Sep     Lesser Three Gorges, Daning River, China   
21 Sep     Wu Gorge, Yangtze River, China   
22 Sep     Yangtze River   
22 Sep     Shibaozhai, Yangtze River, China   
23 Sep     Chongqing, China   
23 Sep      Arriving in Xian (flight)   
Chongqing cruise port

22 September 2017 6 nights / 7 days, one-way from Xian to Shanghai
fly-cruise (Xian,Shanghai)
Prices starting
from $4792
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22 Sep      Departing from Xian (flight)   
22 Sep      Departing from Chongqing, China   
24 Sep     Yangtze River   
24 Sep     Shibaozhai, Yangtze River, China   
25 Sep     Qutang Gorge, Yangtze River, China   
25 Sep     Lesser Three Gorges, Daning River, China   
25 Sep     Wu Gorge, Yangtze River, China   
26 Sep     Three Gorges Dam, Yangtze River, China   
26 Sep     Xiling Gorge, Yangtze River, China   
27 Sep     Jingzhou, Yangtze River, China   
28 Sep     Wuhan, Yangtze River, China   
28 Sep     Yangtze River   
29 Sep     Wuhan, Yangtze River, China   
29 Sep      Arriving in Shanghai (flight)   
Three Gorges Dam cruise port

28 September 2017 6 nights / 7 days, one-way from Shanghai to Xian
fly-cruise (Shanghai,Xian)
Prices starting
from $4792
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28 Sep      Departing from Shanghai (flight)   
28 Sep      Departing from Wuhan, Yangtze River, China   
30 Sep     Wuhan, Yangtze River, China   
30 Sep     Yangtze River   
01 Oct     Jingzhou, Yangtze River, China   
02 Oct     Three Gorges Dam, Yangtze River, China   
02 Oct     Xiling Gorge, Yangtze River, China   
03 Oct     Qutang Gorge, Yangtze River, China   
03 Oct     Lesser Three Gorges, Daning River, China   
03 Oct     Wu Gorge, Yangtze River, China   
04 Oct     Yangtze River   
04 Oct     Shibaozhai, Yangtze River, China   
05 Oct     Chongqing, China   
05 Oct      Arriving in Xian (flight)   
Chongqing cruise port

04 October 2017 6 nights / 7 days, one-way from Xian to Shanghai
fly-cruise (Xian,Shanghai)
Prices starting
from $4792
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04 Oct      Departing from Xian (flight)   
04 Oct      Departing from Chongqing, China   
06 Oct     Yangtze River   
06 Oct     Shibaozhai, Yangtze River, China   
07 Oct     Qutang Gorge, Yangtze River, China   
07 Oct     Lesser Three Gorges, Daning River, China   
07 Oct     Wu Gorge, Yangtze River, China   
08 Oct     Three Gorges Dam, Yangtze River, China   
08 Oct     Xiling Gorge, Yangtze River, China   
09 Oct     Jingzhou, Yangtze River, China   
10 Oct     Wuhan, Yangtze River, China   
10 Oct     Yangtze River   
11 Oct     Wuhan, Yangtze River, China   
11 Oct      Arriving in Shanghai (flight)   
Three Gorges Dam cruise port

10 October 2017 6 nights / 7 days, one-way from Shanghai to Xian
fly-cruise (Shanghai,Xian)
Prices starting
from $4792
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10 Oct      Departing from Shanghai (flight)   
10 Oct      Departing from Wuhan, Yangtze River, China   
12 Oct     Wuhan, Yangtze River, China   
12 Oct     Yangtze River   
13 Oct     Jingzhou, Yangtze River, China   
14 Oct     Three Gorges Dam, Yangtze River, China   
14 Oct     Xiling Gorge, Yangtze River, China   
15 Oct     Qutang Gorge, Yangtze River, China   
15 Oct     Lesser Three Gorges, Daning River, China   
15 Oct     Wu Gorge, Yangtze River, China   
16 Oct     Yangtze River   
16 Oct     Shibaozhai, Yangtze River, China   
17 Oct     Chongqing, China   
17 Oct      Arriving in Xian (flight)   
Chongqing cruise port

16 October 2017 6 nights / 7 days, one-way from Xian to Shanghai
fly-cruise (Xian,Shanghai)
Prices starting
from $4792
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16 Oct      Departing from Xian (flight)   
16 Oct      Departing from Chongqing, China   
18 Oct     Yangtze River   
18 Oct     Shibaozhai, Yangtze River, China   
19 Oct     Qutang Gorge, Yangtze River, China   
19 Oct     Lesser Three Gorges, Daning River, China   
19 Oct     Wu Gorge, Yangtze River, China   
20 Oct     Three Gorges Dam, Yangtze River, China   
20 Oct     Xiling Gorge, Yangtze River, China   
21 Oct     Jingzhou, Yangtze River, China   
22 Oct     Wuhan, Yangtze River, China   
22 Oct     Yangtze River   
23 Oct     Wuhan, Yangtze River, China   
23 Oct      Arriving in Shanghai (flight)   
Three Gorges Dam cruise port

22 October 2017 6 nights / 7 days, one-way from Shanghai to Xian
fly-cruise (Shanghai,Xian)
Prices starting
from $4792
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22 Oct      Departing from Shanghai (flight)   
22 Oct      Departing from Wuhan, Yangtze River, China   
24 Oct     Wuhan, Yangtze River, China   
24 Oct     Yangtze River   
25 Oct     Jingzhou, Yangtze River, China   
26 Oct     Three Gorges Dam, Yangtze River, China   
26 Oct     Xiling Gorge, Yangtze River, China   
27 Oct     Qutang Gorge, Yangtze River, China   
27 Oct     Lesser Three Gorges, Daning River, China   
27 Oct     Wu Gorge, Yangtze River, China   
28 Oct     Yangtze River   
28 Oct     Shibaozhai, Yangtze River, China   
29 Oct     Chongqing, China   
29 Oct      Arriving in Xian (flight)   
Chongqing cruise port

28 October 2017 6 nights / 7 days, one-way from Xian to Shanghai
fly-cruise (Xian,Shanghai)
Prices starting
from $4792
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28 Oct      Departing from Xian (flight)   
28 Oct      Departing from Chongqing, China   
29 Oct 23:00 - 23:00     Yangtze River   
29 Oct 23:00 - 23:00     Shibaozhai, Yangtze River, China   
30 Oct 23:00 - 23:00     Qutang Gorge, Yangtze River, China   
30 Oct 23:00 - 23:00     Lesser Three Gorges, Daning River, China   
30 Oct 23:00 - 23:00     Wu Gorge, Yangtze River, China   
31 Oct 23:00 - 23:00     Three Gorges Dam, Yangtze River, China   
31 Oct 23:00 - 23:00     Xiling Gorge, Yangtze River, China   
01 Nov 23:00 - 23:00     Jingzhou, Yangtze River, China   
02 Nov 23:00 - 23:00     Wuhan, Yangtze River, China   
02 Nov 23:00 - 23:00     Yangtze River   
03 Nov 23:00 - 23:00     Wuhan, Yangtze River, China   
03 Nov      Arriving in Shanghai (flight)   
Three Gorges Dam cruise port

03 November 2017 6 nights / 7 days, one-way from Shanghai to Xian
fly-cruise (Shanghai,Xian)
Prices starting
from $3892
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03 Nov      Departing from Shanghai (flight)   
03 Nov      Departing from Wuhan, Yangtze River, China   
05 Nov     Wuhan, Yangtze River, China   
05 Nov     Yangtze River   
06 Nov     Jingzhou, Yangtze River, China   
07 Nov     Three Gorges Dam, Yangtze River, China   
07 Nov     Xiling Gorge, Yangtze River, China   
08 Nov     Qutang Gorge, Yangtze River, China   
08 Nov     Lesser Three Gorges, Daning River, China   
08 Nov     Wu Gorge, Yangtze River, China   
09 Nov     Yangtze River   
09 Nov     Shibaozhai, Yangtze River, China   
10 Nov     Chongqing, China   
10 Nov      Arriving in Xian (flight)   
Chongqing cruise port

09 November 2017 6 nights / 7 days, one-way from Xian to Shanghai
fly-cruise (Xian,Shanghai)
Prices starting
from $3892
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09 Nov      Departing from Xian (flight)   
09 Nov      Departing from Chongqing, China   
11 Nov     Yangtze River   
11 Nov     Shibaozhai, Yangtze River, China   
12 Nov     Qutang Gorge, Yangtze River, China   
12 Nov     Lesser Three Gorges, Daning River, China   
12 Nov     Wu Gorge, Yangtze River, China   
13 Nov     Three Gorges Dam, Yangtze River, China   
13 Nov     Xiling Gorge, Yangtze River, China   
14 Nov     Jingzhou, Yangtze River, China   
15 Nov     Wuhan, Yangtze River, China   
15 Nov     Yangtze River   
16 Nov     Wuhan, Yangtze River, China   
16 Nov      Arriving in Shanghai (flight)   
Three Gorges Dam cruise port

15 November 2017 6 nights / 7 days, one-way from Shanghai to Xian
fly-cruise (Shanghai,Xian)
Prices starting
from $3892
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15 Nov      Departing from Shanghai (flight)   
15 Nov      Departing from Wuhan, Yangtze River, China   
17 Nov     Wuhan, Yangtze River, China   
17 Nov     Yangtze River   
18 Nov     Jingzhou, Yangtze River, China   
19 Nov     Three Gorges Dam, Yangtze River, China   
19 Nov     Xiling Gorge, Yangtze River, China   
20 Nov     Qutang Gorge, Yangtze River, China   
20 Nov     Lesser Three Gorges, Daning River, China   
20 Nov     Wu Gorge, Yangtze River, China   
21 Nov     Yangtze River   
21 Nov     Shibaozhai, Yangtze River, China   
22 Nov     Chongqing, China   
22 Nov      Arriving in Xian (flight)