EXTEND YOUR CRUISE WITH 2 NIGHTS IN SHANGHAI
Shanghai has been called the New York City of China—give yourself two more days to further explore this fascinating modern metropolis.ALL THIS IS INCLUDED:
- 2 nights in Shanghai: The Westin Bund Center, Shanghai (or similar)
- 3 meals: 2 breakfasts & 1 lunch
- Guided Tour of Suzhou
- Fully escorted by your Viking Tour Director
Day 1 | Shanghai
After breakfast, take a full-day included tour to the nearby city of Suzhou. Built in 514 BC, this ancient city—42% of which is covered by water—is renowned for its canals, bridges and classical gardens, earning it the name “Venice of the East,” as well as its unique double-chessboard layout of canals and streets. Here, visit the Master of Nets Garden; one of the finest classical gardens in China, it is recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. After, discover how silk is made from start to finish at a silk-spinning factory. Enjoy a canal ride before you have lunch in a local restaurant and return to Shanghai. This evening, dine at your First-Class hotel or try some of the local specialties. Your Viking Tour Director is available to help you plan your time in Shanghai so you can make the most of your visit. (L)
Day 2 | Shanghai
Enjoy breakfast at your hotel and a full free day in Shanghai. Wander around Nanjing Road, explore the Bund in more detail, check out the Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Center, take in Shanghai’s famous Oriental Pearl Tower cityscape, stroll through the modern financial district or take a ride on the Shanghai Maglev, the first commercially operated high-speed magnetic levitation train line in the world. You may also choose to go on an optional Tianzifang, Jade Buddha Temple and Maglev Train tour, which can be booked with your Viking host upon your arrival. (B)
Day 3 | Shanghai
After breakfast, check out of your hotel and proceed to the airport for your return flight.* (B)
The following meals are included for all days as listed:
B = Breakfast; L = Lunch
* Airport meet and greet transfers included when air is purchased from Viking Cruises.
NOTE: Explore More pricing is based on extension hotel check-in date. Extension availability is limited and some restrictions apply with regard to departure date and cruise direction. Please call for details.