Viking Emerald

Cruise the Yangtze River on Viking Emerald, a beautiful, state-of-the-art river cruise vessel. Enjoy a roomy stateroom, junior suite or Explorer Suite every one boasting sliding glass doors opening onto a private veranda. One of the most extraordinary river cruising vessels in the world.


    • 361

    • Length
    • 2011

    • Built Year
    • 137

    • Crew
    • 256

    • Pax Capacity
    • 128

    • Staterooms
    • 20

    • Suites

Sailings

Click any destination, month or below to view available cruises.
Sail Date Operator Ship Departs Returns Length Price
Mar 30, 2017VikingViking EmeraldShanghaiBeijing19$5,324
Mar 30, 2017VikingViking EmeraldShanghaiBeijing14$4,124
Apr 02, 2017VikingViking EmeraldBeijingShanghai14$4,324
Apr 11, 2017VikingViking EmeraldShanghaiBeijing14$4,324
Apr 11, 2017VikingViking EmeraldShanghaiBeijing17$5,839
Apr 11, 2017VikingViking EmeraldBeijingShanghai17$5,839
Apr 14, 2017VikingViking EmeraldBeijingShanghai14$4,324
Apr 23, 2017VikingViking EmeraldShanghaiBeijing19$5,724
Apr 23, 2017VikingViking EmeraldShanghaiBeijing14$4,524
Apr 23, 2017VikingViking EmeraldBeijingShanghai17$5,939
Apr 26, 2017VikingViking EmeraldBeijingShanghai14$4,224
May 05, 2017VikingViking EmeraldShanghaiBeijing19$5,524
May 05, 2017VikingViking EmeraldBeijingShanghai17$5,939
May 05, 2017VikingViking EmeraldShanghaiBeijing14$4,324
May 08, 2017VikingViking EmeraldBeijingShanghai14$4,424
May 17, 2017VikingViking EmeraldShanghaiBeijing19$5,724
May 17, 2017VikingViking EmeraldShanghaiBeijing14$4,524
May 17, 2017VikingViking EmeraldShanghaiBeijing17$6,039
May 20, 2017VikingViking EmeraldBeijingShanghai14$4,324
May 29, 2017VikingViking EmeraldShanghaiBeijing14$4,324
May 29, 2017VikingViking EmeraldShanghaiBeijing17$5,839
Jun 10, 2017VikingViking EmeraldBeijingShanghai17$5,039
Jun 10, 2017VikingViking EmeraldShanghaiBeijing14$3,324
Jun 10, 2017VikingViking EmeraldShanghaiBeijing17$4,839
Jun 13, 2017VikingViking EmeraldBeijingShanghai14$3,524
Jun 22, 2017VikingViking EmeraldBeijingShanghai17$5,039
Jun 22, 2017VikingViking EmeraldShanghaiBeijing17$5,039
Jun 22, 2017VikingViking EmeraldShanghaiBeijing14$3,524
Jun 25, 2017VikingViking EmeraldBeijingShanghai14$3,524
Jul 04, 2017VikingViking EmeraldBeijingShanghai17$4,639
Jul 04, 2017VikingViking EmeraldShanghaiBeijing19$4,324
Jul 04, 2017VikingViking EmeraldShanghaiBeijing14$3,124
Jul 07, 2017VikingViking EmeraldBeijingShanghai14$3,124
Jul 16, 2017VikingViking EmeraldShanghaiBeijing17$4,539
Jul 16, 2017VikingViking EmeraldBeijingShanghai17$4,639
Jul 16, 2017VikingViking EmeraldShanghaiBeijing14$3,024
Jul 19, 2017VikingViking EmeraldBeijingShanghai14$3,124
Jul 28, 2017VikingViking EmeraldBeijingShanghai17$4,639
Jul 28, 2017VikingViking EmeraldShanghaiBeijing19$4,324
Jul 28, 2017VikingViking EmeraldShanghaiBeijing14$3,124
Jul 31, 2017VikingViking EmeraldBeijingShanghai14$3,124
Aug 09, 2017VikingViking EmeraldBeijingShanghai17$5,139
Aug 09, 2017VikingViking EmeraldShanghaiBeijing14$3,724
Aug 09, 2017VikingViking EmeraldShanghaiBeijing17$5,239
Aug 12, 2017VikingViking EmeraldBeijingShanghai14$3,624
Aug 21, 2017VikingViking EmeraldShanghaiBeijing14$3,724
Aug 21, 2017VikingViking EmeraldShanghaiBeijing19$4,924
Aug 21, 2017VikingViking EmeraldBeijingShanghai17$5,839
Aug 24, 2017VikingViking EmeraldBeijingShanghai14$4,324
Sep 02, 2017VikingViking EmeraldBeijingShanghai17$6,439
Sep 02, 2017VikingViking EmeraldShanghaiBeijing17$6,439
Sep 02, 2017VikingViking EmeraldShanghaiBeijing14$4,924
Sep 05, 2017VikingViking EmeraldBeijingShanghai14$4,924
Sep 14, 2017VikingViking EmeraldBeijingShanghai17$6,339
Sep 17, 2017VikingViking EmeraldBeijingShanghai14$4,824
Sep 26, 2017VikingViking EmeraldShanghaiBeijing17$6,439
Sep 26, 2017VikingViking EmeraldShanghaiBeijing14$4,924
Sep 26, 2017VikingViking EmeraldBeijingShanghai17$6,439
Sep 29, 2017VikingViking EmeraldBeijingShanghai14$4,924
Oct 20, 2017VikingViking EmeraldShanghaiBeijing14$4,624
Oct 20, 2017VikingViking EmeraldBeijingShanghai17$6,139
Oct 20, 2017VikingViking EmeraldShanghaiBeijing17$6,139
Oct 23, 2017VikingViking EmeraldBeijingShanghai14$4,624
Nov 01, 2017VikingViking EmeraldShanghaiBeijing17$5,239
Nov 01, 2017VikingViking EmeraldShanghaiBeijing14$3,724
Nov 01, 2017VikingViking EmeraldBeijingShanghai17$5,239
Nov 04, 2017VikingViking EmeraldBeijingShanghai14$3,724
Nov 13, 2017VikingViking EmeraldShanghaiBeijing14$3,524

Ship Information


  • Maiden Voyage: 2011
  • Length: 361
  • Passenger Capacity: 256
  • Normal Crew Size: 137
  • Staterooms: 128
  • Suites: 20

Dining

All meals aboard are prepared by local chefs under the guidance of our European management team. Meals are open seating during set meal times no table reservations are accepted. Room service is not available. Guests requiring special diets such as vegetarian, low salt, diabetic or low cholesterol meals must alert Viking River Cruises one month prior to departure and inform the Maitre d' when on board. The chefs will make reasonable efforts to accommodate these requests.

Age Restrictions

Due to the nature of their cruise itineraries, Viking River Cruises does not maintain facilities or services for children aboard river cruise vessels. On all cruises and cruise journeys, minors under the age of 18 must be accompanied and share a cabin with a parent, legal guardian or other responsible adult over the age of 21. They reserve the right to limit the number of minors under the age of 18 years on board.

Tipping

It is customary to give cruise gratuities, subject to your satisfaction of services rendered. Gratuities on board and on land are not included in your tour price.

Cabins

Category F
Square Footage: 250

Category F

Hotel-style beds 79 inches x 35 inches (with optional twin-bed configuration) with panoramic windows that open onto private veranda. Private bathroom with shower and premium bath products, bathrobe and slippers available upon request. Telephone, safe, hair dryer & bottled water replenished daily. Kettle and instant coffee available in the stateroom, air conditioning, space under bed for storing suitcases with a roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers. TV with premium entertainment package including CNN and other English-language programming. Located on the Main Deck.




Category E
Square Footage: 250

Category E

Hotel-style beds 79 inches x 35 inches (with optional twin-bed configuration) with panoramic windows that open onto private veranda. Private bathroom with shower and premium bath products, bathrobe and slippers available upon request. Telephone, safe, hair dryer & bottled water replenished daily. Kettle and instant coffee available in the stateroom, air conditioning, space under bed for storing suitcases with a roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers. TV with premium entertainment package including CNN and other English-language programming. Located on the Main Deck.




Category D
Square Footage: 250

Category D

Hotel-style beds 79 inches x 35 inches (with optional twin-bed configuration) with panoramic windows that open onto private veranda. Private bathroom with shower and premium bath products, bathrobe and slippers available upon request. Telephone, safe, hair dryer & bottled water replenished daily. Kettle and instant coffee available in the stateroom, air conditioning, space under bed for storing suitcases with a roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers. TV with premium entertainment package including CNN and other English-language programming. Located on the Middle Deck.




Category C
Square Footage: 250

Category C

Hotel-style beds 79 inches x 35 inches (with optional twin-bed configuration) with panoramic windows that open onto private veranda. Private bathroom with shower and premium bath products, bathrobe and slippers available upon request. Telephone, safe, hair dryer & bottled water replenished daily. Kettle and instant coffee available in the stateroom, air conditioning, space under bed for storing suitcases with a roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers. TV with premium entertainment package including CNN and other English-language programming. Located on the Middle Deck.




Category B
Square Footage: 250

Category B

Hotel-style beds 79 inches x 35 inches (with optional twin-bed configuration) with panoramic windows that open onto private veranda. Private bathroom with shower and premium bath products, bathrobe and slippers available upon request. Telephone, safe, hair dryer & bottled water replenished daily. Kettle and instant coffee available in the stateroom, air conditioning, space under bed for storing suitcases with a roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers. TV with premium entertainment package including CNN and other English-language programming. Located on the Upper Deck.




Category A
Square Footage: 250

Category A

Hotel-style beds 79 inches x 35 inches (with optional twin-bed configuration) with panoramic windows that open onto private veranda. Private bathroom with shower and premium bath products, bathrobe and slippers available upon request. Telephone, safe, hair dryer & bottled water replenished daily. Kettle and instant coffee available in the stateroom, air conditioning, space under bed for storing suitcases with a roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers. TV with premium entertainment package including CNN and other English-language programming. Located on the Upper Deck.




Category JR
Square Footage: 260

Category JR

Hotel-style beds 79 inches x 35 inches (with optional twin-bed configuration) with panoramic windows that open onto private veranda. Private bathroom with shower and premium bath products, bathrobe and slippers available upon request. Telephone, refrigerator, safe, hair dryer & bottled water replenished daily. Kettle and instant coffee available in the stateroom, air conditioning, space under bed for storing suitcases and roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers. TV with premium entertainment package including CNN and other English-language programming. Located on the Upper and Middle Deck.




Category AA
Square Footage: 301

Category AA

Hotel-style beds 79 inches x 35 inches (with optional twin-bed configuration) with panoramic windows that open onto private veranda. Private bathroom with shower and premium bath products, bathrobe and slippers available upon request. Telephone, refrigerator, safe, hair dryer & bottled water replenished daily. Kettle and instant coffee available in the stateroom, air conditioning, space under bed for storing suitcases and roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers. TV with premium entertainment package including CNN and other English-language programming. Located on the Observation Deck.




Category PS
Square Footage: 603

Category PS

Hotel-style beds 79 inches x 71 inches (with optional twin-bed configuration), sitting area with sofa, armchair and desk and panoramic windows that open onto private wraparound veranda. Private bathroom with bathtub, shower and premium bath products, bathrobe and slippers available upon request. Telephone, refrigerator, safe, hair dryer & bottled water replenished daily, kettle and instant coffee available in the stateroom, air conditioning, space under bed for storing suitcases Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers. Two flat-panel TVs with premium entertainment package including CNN and other English-language programming. Located on Middle Deck.




Life on Board

Dining

Dining

Restaurant

The restaurant seats all guests at tables which accommodate 8 guests each. The dining room is open seating, so you are free to sit where you like, a great way to make new friends. The atmosphere is casual but elegant, with high-quality table linens, china, cutlery and glassware. Located at Main Deck.

Entertainment

Entertainment

Emerald Bar

The Emerald Bar has panoramic windows and tables and chairs arranged in various configurations, an excellent place to relax over a drink and enjoy conversation or a book while you watch the scenery, or meet up with friends before and after meals. Located on the Sun Deck.

Entertainment

Gift Shop

There is a gift shop onboard with a limited selection of toiletries, souvenirs, and other sundries.

Entertainment

Internet Cafe

Onboard the ship, the Internet Cafe allows you to access the Internet, where you can send and receive email catch up with family and friends. Located on the Observation Deck.

Entertainment

Observation Lounge

This spacious bar area, featuring large picture windows and about three dozen small tables with comfortable chairs, is an excellent place to relax over a drink and enjoy conversation or a book while you watch the scenery, or meet up with friends before and after meals. Located on the Observation Deck.

Entertainment

Reading Room

This is a perfect quite place for you to read onboard. Located on the Sun Deck.

Wellness Activities

Wellness Activities

Beauty Salon

Visit the beauty salon where stylists offer a range of services to help you look your best throughout your vacation. Located on the Sun Deck.

Wellness Activities

Fitness Center

If you want to burn some calories from the delicious food you ate, you can do it at the Fitness center. Located on the Sun Deck.


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