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Viking River Cruises - China's Cultural Delights - 16 Days Guided Tour

Visiting Beijing, Chongqing, Dongting Lake, Great Wall - Beijing, Jingzhou, Lesser Three Gorges, Mt. Jiu Hua, Nanjing, Shanghai, Shibaozhai, Suzhou, Three Gorges, Three Gorges Dam, Wuhan, Xian - Terra Cotta Warriors

Suzhou "Venice of the East" Suzhou

This 16-day adventure delves into China’s cradle of culture with a 10-day cruise on the Yangtze all the way from Chongqing to Nanjing. You see all the wonders of Beijing, Xian, Shanghai and the Three Gorges, and visit small Yangtze River villages, the birthplace of porcelain, ancient Buddhist temples and more.

from $3,470* cruisetour only

Cruise vacation includes:-

  • A welcome cocktail reception
  • 43 meals (15 breakfasts, 14 lunches and 14 dinners)
  • 10-day Yangtze Cruise in balcony stateroom
  • Shore excursions
  • 3 nights 5-star hotel in Beijing
  • 1 night 5-star hotel in Xian
  • 2 nights 5-star hotel in Shanghai
  • 16 guided tours with tour headphones
  • Entertainment and activities
  • Intra-China flights
  • All port charges
Terra Cotta Warriors
Viking Century Sun Lobby



  • BEIJING: 3 nights Westin Hotel Beijing or Ritz-Carlton Hotel Beijing
    Peking Opera; Peking Duck Dinner
  • XI'AN: 1 night Shangri-La Golden Flower Hotel or Sofitel Hotel
    Tang Dynasty dinner show
  • YANGTZE RIVER CRUISE: 10 days on Viking River Cruises' ship the Viking Century Sun (outside cabin with balcony)
  • SHANGHAI: 2 nights St. Regis Shanghai or The Portman Ritz-Carlton Shanghai
    China's world-famous acrobatic show

Evening Entertainments
Yangtze River Cruise - Cultural show on board Viking Century Sun


Average High Temperature (°F)


Beijing to Shanghai Shanghai to Beijing
Jun 15; Aug 14

May 8; Jun 27; Aug 26

2008 Check-in Dates
Stateroom Cat F
Junior Suite
May 8
Sold Out
Jun 15, 27
Aug 14, 26

Optional Roundtrip Air from US Gateway & Transfers

Jun - Aug

Los Angeles, Portland, San Francisco, Seattle
Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Kansas City, Minneapolis, Phoenix, Salt Lake City, San Diego, St. Louis
Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Charlotte, Miami, Newark, New York, Orlando, Philadelphia, Pittsburg, Raleigh, Tampa, Toronto, Washington D.C.

Upgrade to Premium Economy air from $1,700 per person, or Business Class air from $2,900 per person.

Tour Program Details

Call (800) 990-3454 for reservation

* Package prices are in US Dollars, per person, twin or double occupancy. All rates are subject to availability. Restrictions apply. Accomodations may be substituted with hotels of equivalent categories without prior notice.
U.S. flights depart one day prior to check-in date. Transfers are included with roundtrip airfare purchase. If air is not purchased from Viking River Cruises, transfers between airport and ship/hotel may be purchased separately at the cost of $60 per person, per direction, and are available to passengers whose flights arrive or depart on check-in or check-out day only. Airfare includes all government air taxes/fees of approximately $160 as well as all air fuel surcharges. Air seats are limited; airfares are subject to change and are not guaranteed until full payment is received. Additional baggage charges may apply; consult your airline.