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.
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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 - 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 valid through 3/31/2019
- 17 Days
- Cruise Ship
- Viking Emerald
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|Day 11||Three Gorges|
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