EXTEND YOUR CRUISE WITH 2 NIGHTS IN SHANGHAI
Shanghai has been called the New York City of China—give yourself two more days to further explore this fascinating modern metropolis.ALL THIS IS INCLUDED:
- 2 nights in Shanghai: Fairmont Peace Hotel, Shanghai (or similar)
- 3 meals: 2 breakfasts & 1 lunch
- Guided Tour of Suzhou
- Fully escorted by your Viking Tour Director
Day 1 | Shanghai
Arrive at the Shanghai airport and transfer to your First-Class hotel.* Relax, or if time permits begin exploring the city on your own. Your Viking Tour Director is available to help you plan your time in Shanghai so you can make the most of your visit.
Day 2 | Shanghai
After breakfast, take a full-day included tour to the nearby city of Suzhou. Built in 514 BC, this ancient city—42% of which is covered by water—is renowned for its canals, bridges and classical gardens, earning it the name “Venice of the East,” as well as its unique double-chessboard layout of canals and streets. Here, visit the Master of Nets Garden; one of the finest classical gardens in China, it is recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. After, discover how silk is made from start to finish at a silk-spinning factory. Enjoy a canal ride before you have lunch in a local restaurant and return to Shanghai in the evening. Tonight, dine at the hotel or try some of the local specialties. (B, L)
Day 3 | Shanghai
After breakfast, enjoy some leisure time that you may decide to spend in the city center, or take a ride on the Shanghai Maglev, the first commercially operated high-speed magnetic levitation train line in the world. You may also choose to go on an optional Tianzifang, Jade Buddha Temple and Maglev Train tour, which can be booked with your Viking host upon your arrival. (B)
The following meals are included for all days as listed:
B = Breakfast; L = Lunch
* Airport meet and greet transfers included when air is purchased from Viking Cruises.
NOTE: Explore More pricing is based on extension hotel check-in date. Extension availability is limited and some restrictions apply with regard to departure date and cruise direction. Please call for details.