Vik­ing’s new prod­uct for 2017

Travel Bulletin - - CRUISE REPORT -

Vik­ing Cruises has just chris­tened six new Vik­ing Long­ships and launched some hot new river itin­er­ar­ies and pre/post pack­ages for 2017. Four of the new Long­ships will be de­ployed on Vik­ing’s most pop­u­lar itin­er­ar­ies on the Rhine, Main and Danube Rivers and the re­main­ing two will sail the Seine River on Vik­ing’s Paris and the Heart of Nor­mandy itin­er­ary. Here’s a taster of the new itin­er­ar­ies to whet your travel ap­petite:

Paris to the Swiss Alps: This 12-day cruise tour has 10 guided tours ven­tur­ing from Paris to Zurich. Ex­plore four coun­tries with ho­tel stays in Paris and Zurich and cruise along the cas­tle and vine­yard-lined Rhine and Moselle Rivers. This tour un­cov­ers Tri­ers’ Ro­man past; me­dieval Cochem, Mainz, Bernkas­tel and Stras­bourg, and dis­cov­ers tiny Lux­em­bourg. Prices start from $6,349pp.

Undis­cov­ered China: Un­cover a sur­pris­ing side of China on this in-depth, 18 day cruise tour trav­el­ling from Shang­hai to Bei­jing. Wan­der the canal-lined war­rens of Li­jiang, China’s most unique Old Town, and see the mag­nif­i­cent Dazu Rock Carv­ings. In Chengdu, wit­ness pan­das in their nat­u­ral habi­tat and see the gold and jade col­lec­tions at the Sanx­ing­dui Mu­seum. This tour also in­cludes Bei­jing and the Great Wall, glit­ter­ing Shang­hai and Xian’s Ter­ra­cotta War­riors. At the cen­tre of your jour­ney, en­joy a five-night so­journ along the gorge-lined Yangtze River on the deluxe Vik­ing Emer­ald. Prices from $8,549pp.

Vik­ing Emer­ald on the Yangzte A Vik­ing long­ship in Durn­stein

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