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Viking Emerald

Former name: MS Century Emerald

Viking Emerald Review and Specifications

Specifications of Viking Emerald

Year built2010  /  Age : 9
BuilderChongqing East Wind Co Ltd (Chongqing, China)
OwnerCentury Cruises China
OperatorViking River Cruises Asia
Length (LOA)110 m / 361 ft
Passengers256
Crew138
Decks6
Cabins128
Decks with cabins4
Former namesMS Century Emerald

Current itinerary of Viking Emerald

Viking Emerald current cruise is 6 days, one-way from Wuhan to Chongqing. The itinerary starts on 13 Nov, 2019 and ends on 19 Nov, 2019.

All Itineraries Current Position

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)

Cabins

Viking Emerald has a total of 128 cabins (of which 20 Suite and 108 Balcony staterooms) in 9 grades. Enjoy the roomy 250-sq. foot staterooms onboard 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.

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.

Shipboard facilities

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 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.

Viking Emerald river cruise prices are per person and based on double occupancy. These are only indicative of Viking cruise rates. They might be different when you book your Viking River Cruises Asia cruise tour 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" is 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.

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 - user reviews and comments

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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 a 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).

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

The below listed Viking Emerald cruise prices on 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.

DateCruise NameDeparture PortPrice from
2019 Oct 26 6 days, one-way from Chongqing to Wuhan Chongqing
2019 Nov 01 6 days, one-way from Wuhan to Chongqing Wuhan
2019 Nov 07 6 days, one-way from Chongqing to Wuhan Chongqing
2019 Nov 13 6 days, one-way from Wuhan to Chongqing Wuhan
2020 Mar 22 6 days, one-way from Chongqing to Wuhan Chongqing $6445
2020 Mar 28 6 days, one-way from Wuhan to Chongqing Wuhan $3745
2020 Apr 03 6 days, one-way from Chongqing to Wuhan Chongqing $3995
2020 Apr 09 6 days, one-way from Wuhan to Chongqing Wuhan $4195
2020 Apr 15 6 days, one-way from Chongqing to Wuhan Chongqing $4195
2020 Apr 21 6 days, one-way from Wuhan to Chongqing Wuhan $4295
2020 Apr 27 6 days, one-way from Chongqing to Wuhan Chongqing $4345
2020 May 03 6 days, one-way from Wuhan to Chongqing Wuhan $4345
2020 May 09 6 days, one-way from Chongqing to Wuhan Chongqing $4395
2020 May 15 6 days, one-way from Wuhan to Chongqing Wuhan $6005
2020 May 21 6 days, one-way from Chongqing to Wuhan Chongqing $4345
2020 May 27 6 days, one-way from Wuhan to Chongqing Wuhan $4245
2020 Jun 02 6 days, one-way from Chongqing to Wuhan Chongqing $4195
2020 Jun 08 6 days, one-way from Wuhan to Chongqing Wuhan $6745
2020 Jun 14 6 days, one-way from Chongqing to Wuhan Chongqing $4345
2020 Jun 20 6 days, one-way from Wuhan to Chongqing Wuhan $4195
2020 Aug 25 6 days, one-way from Chongqing to Wuhan Chongqing $4045
2020 Aug 31 6 days, one-way from Wuhan to Chongqing Wuhan $4045
2020 Sep 06 6 days, one-way from Chongqing to Wuhan Chongqing $4345
2020 Sep 12 6 days, one-way from Wuhan to Chongqing Wuhan $4295
2020 Sep 18 6 days, one-way from Chongqing to Wuhan Chongqing $6345
2020 Sep 24 6 days, one-way from Wuhan to Chongqing Wuhan $4295
2020 Sep 30 6 days, one-way from Chongqing to Wuhan Chongqing $4295
2020 Oct 06 6 days, one-way from Wuhan to Chongqing Wuhan $4345
2020 Oct 12 6 days, one-way from Chongqing to Wuhan Chongqing $4345
2020 Oct 18 6 days, one-way from Wuhan to Chongqing Wuhan $4245
2020 Oct 24 6 days, one-way from Chongqing to Wuhan Chongqing $4195
2020 Oct 30 6 days, one-way from Wuhan to Chongqing Wuhan $3495
2020 Nov 05 6 days, one-way from Chongqing to Wuhan Chongqing $3495
2020 Nov 11 6 days, one-way from Wuhan to Chongqing Wuhan $6245
2021 Mar 21 6 days, one-way from Chongqing to Wuhan Chongqing $3195
2021 Mar 27 6 days, one-way from Wuhan to Chongqing Wuhan $3195
2021 Apr 02 6 days, one-way from Chongqing to Wuhan Chongqing $3195
2021 Apr 08 6 days, one-way from Wuhan to Chongqing Wuhan $5295
2021 Apr 14 6 days, one-way from Chongqing to Wuhan Chongqing $3495
2021 Apr 20 6 days, one-way from Wuhan to Chongqing Wuhan $3495
2021 Apr 26 6 days, one-way from Chongqing to Wuhan Chongqing $3495
2021 May 02 6 days, one-way from Wuhan to Chongqing Wuhan $3695
2021 May 08 6 days, one-way from Chongqing to Wuhan Chongqing $3695
2021 May 14 6 days, one-way from Wuhan to Chongqing Wuhan $3745
2021 May 20 6 days, one-way from Chongqing to Wuhan Chongqing $3695
2021 May 26 6 days, one-way from Wuhan to Chongqing Wuhan $3695
2021 Jun 01 6 days, one-way from Chongqing to Wuhan Chongqing $3695
2021 Jun 07 6 days, one-way from Wuhan to Chongqing Wuhan $3495
2021 Jun 13 6 days, one-way from Chongqing to Wuhan Chongqing $3495
2021 Jun 19 6 days, one-way from Wuhan to Chongqing Wuhan $3495
2021 Aug 24 6 days, one-way from Chongqing to Wuhan Chongqing $3495
2021 Aug 30 6 days, one-way from Wuhan to Chongqing Wuhan $3495
2021 Sep 05 6 days, one-way from Chongqing to Wuhan Chongqing $3495
2021 Sep 11 6 days, one-way from Wuhan to Chongqing Wuhan $3795
2021 Sep 17 6 days, one-way from Chongqing to Wuhan Chongqing $3795
2021 Sep 23 6 days, one-way from Wuhan to Chongqing Wuhan $3795
2021 Sep 29 6 days, one-way from Chongqing to Wuhan Chongqing $3795
2021 Oct 05 6 days, one-way from Wuhan to Chongqing Wuhan $3695
2021 Oct 11 6 days, one-way from Chongqing to Wuhan Chongqing $3695
2021 Oct 17 6 days, one-way from Wuhan to Chongqing Wuhan $3695
2021 Oct 23 6 days, one-way from Chongqing to Wuhan Chongqing $3695
2021 Oct 29 6 days, one-way from Wuhan to Chongqing Wuhan $2995
2021 Nov 04 6 days, one-way from Chongqing to Wuhan Chongqing $2995
2021 Nov 10 6 days, one-way from Wuhan to Chongqing Wuhan $2995

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