2020 : Roof of the World - Beijing - Tibet - Shanghai

Let your spirit soar in Tibet

This ultimate Viking journey leads you high into the Himalayas, where ancient traditions infuse every aspect of life. Immerse yourself in Tibet, the magnificent and moving mountain kingdom, where you can listen as monks debate Buddhism at the Sera Monastery, keep step with pilgrims as they circumambulate the Jokhang Temple and feel the warmth of home at a Tibetan family's residence. Your cruisetour unfolds further as you wander wide-eyed into Beijing's Forbidden City, gaze upon soaring landscapes along the Yangtze River and take in the enormous scale of Shanghai from its famous Bund. Join us for the peak China experience.

Viking Inclusive Value

WE INCLUDE MORE FEATURES & SERVICES THAN OTHERS:

  • One complimentary shore excursion in every port of call
  • Free Wi-Fi (connection speed may vary)
  • Visits to UNESCO Sites
  • Enrichment lectures & Destination Performances
  • Beer, wine & soft drinks with onboard lunch & dinner
  • 24-hour specialty coffees, teas & bottled water
  • Port taxes & fees
  • Ground transfers with Viking Air purchase

    YOUR STATEROOM INCLUDES:

  • Private veranda
  • Hotel-style bed with optional twin-bed configuration; luxury linens & pillows
  • Flat-screen TV with premium entertainment package
  • 110/220 volt outlets
  • Security safe; hair dryer
  • Spacious glass-enclosed shower
  • Premium toiletries; plush robes & slippers
  • Stateroom steward & twice-daily housekeeping

    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 - Lhasa, Tibet


    Known as the "City of the Sun," Lhasa is the economic, spiritual and cultural center of Tibet.

    Day 7 - Lhasa, Tibet


    This city is one of the highest elevated in the world, sitting at an altitude of over 11,000 feet.

    Day 8 - Lhasa, Tibet


    The winter home of the Dalai Lama, Potala Palace, has been in Lhasa since the 7th century.

    Day 9 - 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 10 - Shibaozhai, China


    Shibaozhai Temple (Precious Stone Fortress) is a gem of Chinese architecture.

    Day 11 - 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 12 - 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 13 - Jingzhou, China


    Within Jingzhou, ancient Ying's city walls, gates and watchtowers help Jingzhou strike a dramatic pose on the Yangtze's banks.

    Day 14 - 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 15 - Shanghai, China


    The metropolis and financial center of Shanghai orbits around its famous Bund, an elegant riverfront promenade overlooked by colonial-era banks.

    Day 16 - 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 17 - 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
    Offer valid through 3/31/2019
    Duration
    17 Days
    Cruise Ship
    Viking Emerald

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    DayPortArriveDepart
    Day 1Beijing  
    Day 2Beijing  
    Day 3Beijing  
    Day 4Xi'an  
    Day 5Xi'an  
    Day 6Lhasa  
    Day 7Lhasa  
    Day 8Lhasa  
    Day 9Chongqing  
    Day 10Shibaozhai  
    Day 11Three Gorges  
    Day 12Three Gorges Dam  
    Day 13Jingzhou  
    Day 14Wuhan  
    Day 15Shanghai  
    Day 16Shanghai  
    Day 17Shanghai  
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