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Viking Emerald

Viking Emerald

Cruise the Yangtze River on Viking Emerald, a state-of-the-art river cruise vessel. Accommodating 256 guests with full verandas, hotel-style beds in every spacious suite and stateroom, public areas bathed in light and an English-speaking crew, Viking Emerald is one of the most sophisticated river ships sailing the region.

Itineraries This Ship Sails

Explore the world with the Comfort of Viking Cruises. Spend more time at your destination, unpack once on our small luxury ships, enjoy your spacious cabin and unique programming with our all-inclusive cruising. See why Viking is ranked the world’s leader in River Cruising.

Viking Emerald Ship 360° Tour

Get an up-close look at this state-of-the-art river cruise vessel.

Ship Tour

Viking Emerald Ship Features

  • Explorer Suites are 603 square feet, have separate sleeping & sitting quarters, 2 flatpanel TVs, bathtub/shower, refrigerator, panoramic windows & wraparound veranda
  • All staterooms & Suites have hotel-style beds with optional twin-bed configuration
  • All staterooms have a veranda with sliding glass doors
  • Private bathroom with shower & premium bath products; bathrobe & slippers upon request
  • Flat-panel TV with CNN & more
  • Telephone, safe hair dryer & air conditioning
  • Bottled water replenished daily
  • Sun deck with shaded sitting area
  • Restaurant with panoramic views
  • 2 elevators
  • The Lounge & bar
  • Onboard boutique & tailor; library
  • Free Internet service
  • State-of-the-art Western kitchen offers a choice of expertly prepared Asian and European cuisines
  • Hotel & catering services overseen by Viking’s Swiss management
  • Doctor & hairdresser on board
  • Laundry service
  • Voltage: 220V & 110V (U.S. outlet) in stateroom

Interactive Deck Plan

Explorer Suite (PS) Features

  • Stateroom size: 603 sq. ft.
  • Hotel-style beds 79 inches x 71 inches (with optional twin-bed configuration)
  • Sitting area with sofa, armchair and desk
  • 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
  • Voltage: 220V and 110V in stateroom
  • Two flat-panel TVs with premium entertainment package including CNN and other English-language programming
  • View the Explorer Suite in our 360° Emerald Ship Tour

Suite (AA) Features

  • Stateroom size: 301 sq. ft.
  • Hotel-style beds 79 inches x 35 inches (with optional twin-bed configuration)
  • 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
  • Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers
  • Voltage: 220V and 110V in stateroom
  • TV with premium entertainment package including CNN and other English-language programming
  • View the Suite in our 360° Emerald Ship Tour

Junior Suite (JR) Features

  • Stateroom size: 260 sq. ft.
  • Hotel-style beds 79 inches x 35 inches (with optional twin-bed configuration)
  • 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
  • Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers
  • Voltage: 220V and 110V in stateroom
  • TV with premium entertainment package including CNN and other English-language programming
  • View the Junior Suite in our 360° Emerald Ship Tour

Veranda (A) Features

  • Stateroom size: 250 sq. ft.
  • Hotel-style beds 79 inches x 35 inches (with optional twin-bed configuration)
  • 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
  • Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers
  • Voltage: 220V and 110V in stateroom
  • TV with premium entertainment package including CNN and other English-language programming
  • View the Veranda Stateroom in our 360° Emerald Ship Tour

Veranda (B) Features

  • Stateroom size: 250 sq. ft.
  • Hotel-style beds 79 inches x 35 inches (with optional twin-bed configuration)
  • 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
  • Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers
  • Voltage: 220V and 110V in stateroom
  • TV with premium entertainment package including CNN and other English-language programming
  • View the Veranda Stateroom in our 360° Emerald Ship Tour

Veranda (C) Features

  • Stateroom size: 250 sq. ft.
  • Hotel-style beds 79 inches x 35 inches (with optional twin-bed configuration)
  • 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
  • Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers
  • Voltage: 220V and 110V in stateroom
  • TV with premium entertainment package including CNN and other English-language programming
  • View the Veranda Stateroom in our 360° Emerald Ship Tour

Veranda (D) Features

  • Stateroom size: 250 sq. ft.
  • Hotel-style beds 79 inches x 35 inches (with optional twin-bed configuration)
  • 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
  • Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers
  • Voltage: 220V and 110V in stateroom
  • TV with premium entertainment package including CNN and other English-language programming
  • View the Veranda Stateroom in our 360° Emerald Ship Tour

Veranda (E) Features

  • Stateroom size: 250 sq. ft.
  • Hotel-style beds 79 inches x 35 inches (with optional twin-bed configuration)
  • 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
  • Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers
  • Voltage: 220V and 110V in stateroom
  • TV with premium entertainment package including CNN and other English-language programming
  • View the Veranda Stateroom in our 360° Emerald Ship Tour

Veranda (F) Features

  • Stateroom size: 250 sq. ft.
  • Hotel-style beds 79 inches x 35 inches (with optional twin-bed configuration)
  • 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
  • Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers
  • Voltage: 220V and 110V in stateroom
  • TV with premium entertainment package including CNN and other English-language programming
  • View the Veranda Stateroom in our 360° Emerald Ship Tour

Sun Deck Features

Enjoy sunshine, fresh air and sweeping views of the scenery as you sail through the Yangtze’s stunning Three Gorges region and beyond. Stand at the railings or relax in a comfortable deck chair. The observation deck is covered for those who prefer shade.

See the Sun Deck in the 360° Emerald Ship Tour

Bar Features

Located in the Lounge, the bar is lively and inviting; a gathering place for guests to have a drink and hear live music every evening.

See the Bar in the 360° Emerald Ship Tour

The Lounge Features

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. It is located on the same level as the Suites. The 24-hour coffee station is adjacent to the Lounge, so you can enjoy a delicious coffee drink or get something from the Lounge Bar.

See the Lounge in the 360° Emerald Ship Tour

Restaurant Features

Gaze at breathtaking scenery through the Restaurant’s panoramic windows as you dine on regional specialties and contemporary cuisine. The atmosphere is casual yet elegant, with high-quality table linens, china, cutlery and glassware at every meal.

See the Restaurant in the 360° Emerald Ship Tour

Atrium Features

As you embark your ship, marble floors, crystal chandeliers and a soaring, skylit five-story atrium welcome you to the Yangtze's most elegant river cruise ship.

See the Atrium in the 360° Emerald Ship Tour

Stateroom Features

Our Viking cruise ships offer you a choice of stateroom category. From spacious Veranda Staterooms with panoramic windows that open up to a private veranda, to two elegant suites, each offers understated elegance and sweeping river views. Our exquisite Explorer Suites boast wraparound verandas providing 270° views.

Explorer Suite (PS)

  • Stateroom size: 603 sq. ft.
  • Hotel-style beds 79 inches x 71 inches (with optional twin-bed configuration)
  • Sitting area with sofa, armchair and desk
  • 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
  • Voltage: 220V and 110V in stateroom
  • Two flat-panel TVs with premium entertainment package including CNN and other English-language programming

Suite (AA)

  • Stateroom size: 301 sq. ft.
  • Hotel-style beds 79 inches x 35 inches (with optional twin-bed configuration)
  • 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
  • Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers
  • Voltage: 220V and 110V in stateroom
  • TV with premium entertainment package including CNN and other English-language programming

Junior Suite (JR)

  • Stateroom size: 260 sq. ft.
  • Hotel-style beds 79 inches x 35 inches (with optional twin-bed configuration)
  • 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
  • Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers
  • Voltage: 220V and 110V in stateroom
  • TV with premium entertainment package including CNN and other English-language programming

Veranda (A - F)

  • Stateroom size: 250 sq. ft.
  • Hotel-style beds 79 inches x 35 inches (with optional twin-bed configuration)
  • 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
  • Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers
  • Voltage: 220V and 110V in stateroom
  • TV with premium entertainment package including CNN and other English-language programming

Where We Sail

Yangtze River

Ship Highlights

Elegant comfort. Superb service. Spectacular views. Cultural immersion. It’s all yours to discover aboard Viking Emerald, one of the newest ships on the Yangtze River. The inviting dining room offers delicious local cuisine plus a full Western-style menu, and every stateroom and suite comes with a veranda.

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