travel42 Cruise Ship Review: Viking River Cruises Viking Emerald

Viking Emerald travel42 Professional Ship Review

The six-deck Viking Emerald is not owned by Viking, but is managed by a Swiss-trained team to assure high western standards.

Viking River Cruises draws North American, British and other English-speaking passengers, mostly on up there in age, especially for the long itinerary on China’s Yangtze River. Children are not present, and there are no special facilities for them.

An elegant atrium rises through five decks, and elevators connect all passenger decks.

The Sun Deck has a partly cove...

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