Visit the Great Wall & pandas

See the pavilions of Shanghai’s Yuyuan Garden. Cruise a sampan on the Yangtze’s Goddess Stream. Behold the 50,000 statues of the 7th-century Dazu Rock Carvings. Discover the Dongba culture of the Naxi people. Wander Lijiang’s 800-year-old Dayan Town. See Beijing’s Summer Palace. Our 19-day cruisetour combines a 7-day Yangtze cruise; land discovery in Beijing, Xian and Shanghai; and even more exploration in rarely visited locales whose treasures elude most tourists.

  • 19-day cruisetour (7-day cruise) visiting 1 country, 5 ports & 5 additional cities by land
  • 3 nights at the Fairmont Beijing Hotel, 2 nights at the Wyndham Grand Xian South, 2 nights at the Four Seasons Hotel Shanghai, 2 nights at the InterContinental Lijiang Ancient Town Resort, 2 nights at the St. Regis Chengdu & 1 night at the Westin Chongqing Liberation Square (or similar)
  • Visit 6 UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • 19 included shore excursions with local guide & headset
  • Culture Curriculum®: enjoy evening entertainment on board & ashore, ranging from traditional opera to acrobatics; attend lectures on current affairs in China, the Three Gorges Dam, the Yangtze River & Chinese history; discover the secrets of a traditional Chinese tea ceremony; experience the wonderful scents of a Chinese market
  • Complimentary Internet service
  • Beer, wine and soft drinks with onboard lunch & dinner
  • Meals included on board & ashore: 18 breakfasts, 16 lunches, 16 dinners
  • Onboard meals featuring regional specialties & always available American classics
  • Welcome Cocktail Reception & Farewell Dinner
  • 24/7 specialty coffees, teas & bottled water
  • River-view stateroom
  • Room steward & twice-daily housekeeping service
  • Evening turndown service
  • Hotel-style bed with optional twin-bed configuration; luxury linens & pillows
  • Flat-panel TV with CNN & more
  • Security safe
  • Hair dryer
  • 110/220 volt outlets
  • Direct-dial satellite phone
  • Bathrobes & slippers (upon request)
  • Glass-enclosed shower
  • Premium bath toiletries
  • Doctor & hairdresser on board
  • 24/7 Guest Services for special requests
  • Port taxes & fees
  • Intra-China flights: Beijing–Xian; Xian–Chengdu; Chengdu–Lijiang; Lijiang–Chongqing; Wuhan–Shanghai
  • Airport transfers on date of embarkation/disembarkation with Viking Air program

More days means more to discover, with extension packages you can add before or after your Viking cruise or cruisetour. Maximize the value of your overseas flight and enjoy additional days to explore your embarkation or disembarkation city, or see a new destination altogether with a choice of exciting cities.