2020 : Imperial Jewels of China - Beijing to Shanghai
View modern & imperial landscapes
Viking deepens your understanding of China's imperial history and forward-thinking modernity on one wide-ranging cruisetour. Trace timeworn steps along the Great Wall. Marvel at 8,000 ancient Terra Cotta Warriors, each distinctly carved. Admire emerald-draped cliff faces and hushed monasteries during a tranquil Yangtze river cruise. Step inside the massive Three Gorges Dam. And gaze upon Shanghai's cutting-edge skyline. Join us on this most enlightening of journeys.
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Day by Day
Day 1 - Beijing, China
Beijing, a grand imperial capital from the 10th century until Communism in 1949, holds over 3,000 years of history.
Day 2 - Beijing, China
From the sprawling Forbidden City to the serpentine Great Wall, Beijing is a massive repository of the monuments of the past.
Day 3 - Beijing, China
Quiet warrens of courtyard homes, Beijing at its most authentic, recall the Peking of old.
Day 4 - Xian, China
Thousands of ancient Terra Cotta Warriors, buried with Emperor Qin Shi Huang over 2,000 years ago, were unearthed in Xian in 1974.
Day 5 - Xian, China
Over 3,100 years old, Xian rivals Egypt and Greece as the birthplace of civilization; its peak came during the glorious Tang Dynasty.
Day 6 - Chongqing, China
Perched on steep hills where the Yangtze and Jialing Rivers meet, Chongqing was one of the Allies' three World War II headquarters.
Day 7 - Shibaozhai, China
Shibaozhai Temple (Precious Stone Fortress) is a gem of Chinese architecture.
Day 8 - Three Gorges, China
At 25 miles long, Wu Gorge is a breathtaking canvas of forest-covered mountains, sheer cliffs, rising mist and cascading waterfalls.
Day 9 - Three Gorges Dam, China
Part of the Three Gorges system on the Yangtze River, Wu Gorge is perhaps the most beautiful stretch in the river.
Day 10 - Jingzhou, China
Within Jingzhou, ancient Ying's city walls, gates and watchtowers help Jingzhou strike a dramatic pose on the Yangtze's banks.
Day 11 - Wuhan, China
One of the most important cities of China's Republican Revolution, this capital of Hubei province is a gateway to the Yangtze Gorges.
Day 12 - Shanghai, China
The metropolis and financial center of Shanghai orbits around its famous Bund, an elegant riverfront promenade overlooked by colonial-era banks.
Day 13 - Shanghai, China
The largest city in China and one of the world's most important ports, Shanghai began as a tiny fishing village 5,000 years ago.
Day 14 - Shanghai, China
Because Shanghai has long welcomed people from all over the world, it has a history of being an open-minded city with a freewheeling character.
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- Cruise Line
- Viking River Cruises
- Offer valid through 12/31/2018
- 14 Days
- Cruise Ship
- Viking Emerald
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