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2015 Check-In Dates
Explorer Suite Suite Junior Suite Veranda Stateroom (A) Veranda Stateroom (B) Veranda Stateroom (C) Veranda Stateroom (D) Veranda Stateroom (E) Veranda Stateroom (F)
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Beijing to ShanghaiShanghai to Beijing
Viking EmeraldOct 14, 24Oct 12, 22; Nov 1

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Once you have paid in full for your trip, you are safe from any additional charges. Airfare increases, currency fluctuations, increased fuel surcharges, new government taxes—none of these will apply to you.


  • 6-day Yangtze River cruise in veranda stateroom
  • 2 nights in Shanghai: Westin, Ritz-Carlton Portman or Jing An Shangri-La; 2 nights in Xian: Sheraton, Hilton or Crowne Plaza; 3 nights in Beijing: Kerry, Regent Beijing or Ritz-Carlton (or similar)
  • Fully escorted: 11 guided tours with audio headset
  • Visit 3 UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • All meals: 12 breakfasts, 11 lunches, 11 dinners, featuring regional specialties with select meals at local restaurants, including Welcome Cocktail Reception & Dinner
  • Complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks with onboard dinner and lunch service
  • Intra-China flights
  • Culture Curriculum: Listen to the sound of the Hubei Bells; attend lectures on the Yangtze River, Three Gorges Dam & current affairs; see a Chinese Tea Ceremony; learn a few Chinese words; hone your skills at mahjong and tai chi
  • All port charges
  • Free internet service, connection speed may vary

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Receive up to 2-FOR-1 on roundtrip air prices on select dates, gateways and staterooms.
See savings below. Prices shown are per person.
For greater comfort, upgrade to Business Class air. Call for details.

Add all-inclusive roundtrip air & transfers
Oct Nov
Los Angeles, Portland, San Francisco, Seattle $1,495 $995 $1,395 $895
Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas/Fort Worth, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Kansas City, Minneapolis, New York, Phoenix, Salt Lake City, San Diego, St. Louis $1,695 $1,195 $1,495 $995
Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Charlotte, Miami, Newark, Orlando, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Raleigh, Tampa, Washington D.C. $1,795 $1,295 $1,595 $1,095

For more information on departure cities, visit Additional gateways.

Additional airline-imposed baggage charges may apply; for more information on Airline Luggage Restrictions or to learn more about allowances and general airline information visit Airline Information & Restrictions.

UPGRADE to Business Class air from $3,495 per person based on select gateways and dates. For more information about customized air services, US gateways and our Frequent Flyer Upgrade Program, visit Viking Air Plus or call the Viking Air Plus department at 1-877-523-0580 between 5:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. Monday–Friday, between 5:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Saturday and between 7:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Sunday, Pacific time. Business Class addons from $3,495 per person from Full Brochure fare on select gateways and dates. No Deviations, stop overs, custom air, land extensions or frequent flyer.

Paid Business Class or Premium Economy Class may require travel in economy on flights within North America, Europe or Asia. Roundtrip airport transfers are included when air is purchased with a cruise or cruisetour package; if air is not purchased from Viking, transfers may be purchased separately. All transfers must be in conjunction with a Viking-purchased cruise, cruisetour, land extension or extra hotel nights. Air prices are per person based on cruise/cruisetour check-in date and include transfers plus all government taxes/fees of approximately $160 and air fuel surcharges. Air seats are limited; airfares are subject to change and are not guaranteed until full payment of air is received.

AIR OFFER RESTRICTIONS: Special air pricing reflects up to 2-FOR-1 savings per guest. Offer expires October 31, 2015.

Note: U.S. flights depart one day prior to check-in date. If your cruisetour begins in Beijing, a forced overnight may be required based on available air schedules; in this case, you will need to depart the U.S. one day earlier and the cost of your extra hotel night in Beijing is covered when you purchase all-inclusive roundtrip international air from Viking. This is only available to passengers whose flights arrive on hotel check-in day; may not be combined with custom air, stopovers, deviations and/or extensions.

2015 SPECIAL SAVINGS DISCOUNT: On all sail dates the discount is per stateroom, per person, based on double occupancy. Single supplement savings are off applicable rates. The 2-FOR-1 cruise and international air discount are considered a single offer. International air does not have to be purchased to get cruise offer. Offer expires October 31, 2015. Book and pay in full by October 31, 2015 or within 90 days of departure, if earlier.

GENERAL RESTRICTIONS: Cruise fares listed are cruise only in U.S. dollars, per person, based on double occupancy. Cruise fares listed are valid for U.S. residents only. Cruise ship fuel surcharge may apply. All fares and offers are for new bookings only as of October 1, 2015, are subject to availability, may not be combinable with other offers except Viking Explorer Society Travel Credit and Referral Rewards Credit, are capacity-controlled and may be withdrawn at any time without prior notice. 2-FOR-1 fares are based upon published full brochure fares; cruise fares do not include pre-paid charges, optional facilities and service fees, and personal charges, as defined in the terms and conditions of the Passenger Ticket Contract which may be viewed elsewhere on this website. Full brochure fares may not have resulted in actual sales in all stateroom categories and may not have been in effect during the last 90 days. Promotional fares may remain in effect after the expiration date. Air promotion applies to roundtrip flights only from select Viking River Cruises U.S. gateways and includes airport-to-ship or hotel transfers, air taxes and air fuel surcharges. Viking reserves the right to correct errors or omissions and to change any and all fares, fees and surcharges at any time. For up-to-date prices, please call Viking or your Travel Agent. The cruise ship fuel surcharge is additional revenue to Viking River Cruises, as are any additional charges relating to currency fluctuation other than for fully paid cruise fares and full fares, which fluctuations are beyond our control. Additional terms and conditions may apply. Complete terms and conditions may be found in the Passenger Ticket Contract.

Imperial Jewels of China River Cruise Dates and Pricing - 2015 Beijing to Shanghai