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Capacity

199

Passenger capacity is 264 but limited to 199 exclusively on A&K charters. This allows us to deliver an authentic small-ship cruising experience, optimised to offer comfortable, uncrowded access to beautiful public spaces.
Holiday Length

13 nights

Price guide

From £15,000pp

The price shown is a guide – based on two people sharing and excluding international flights. Please reference the Departure dates & prices box below for more details and ask your travel specialist for more information.
Holiday type

Cruise

Highlights

A&K expedition – Wonders of Japan

Experience fascinating Japan during springtime with a chance to witness the country’s iconic cherry blossoms alongside a professional photographer. Spanning five islands, this all-encompassing cruise explores Japan’s culturally rich coastline with a pre-cruise stay in Osaka and included shore excursions throughout, including a visit to Hiroshima’s Peace Memorial Park, the Adachi Museum of Art and its gardens, and Kanazawa’s historic district.

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A&K expedition – Wonders of Japan

Inclusions

  • An exclusively chartered, all-inclusive voyage led by A&K’s Expedition Team
  • Pre- and/or post-cruise stays at stylish, ideally located hotels and A&K-led city tours
  • Airport meet and greet and transfers
  • Private balcony with every onboard accommodation and Butler Service with every suite
  • Maximum personnel-to-guest Ratio of 1 to 1.3
  • Culinary program featuring French-inspired cuisine, including house drinks, afternoon tea and pastries
  • 24-hour room service and breakfast in bed
  • Complimentary expedition parka, backpack and water bottle, and use of waterproof pants, boots and trekking poles
  • Zodiac excursions led by expert naturalist driver-guides
  • Traveller’s Valet® laundry service
  • All gratuities, port charges and taxes
  • Complimentary Wi-fi on board and in hotels
  • Onboard Service from an English-speaking staff, Including an accredited physician
  • 24/7 A&K on-call support
  • Witness private performances by the world-renowned Kodo taiko drummers, Kabuki warriors and geishas
  • Immerse yourself in mesmerising Japanese gardens, perhaps visiting the Adachi Museum of Art gardens
  • Visit Gyeongju, South Korea, ancient dynastic capital and UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Reflect on Japan’s turbulent history and witness its miraculous resurgence in Hiroshima
  • Enjoy fascinating onboard lectures and presentations led by our enrichment specialists on photography, Japanese history, culture and gardens
 Cabin  Per person from  Special offer price
 Classic Balcony Stateroom  £16,665  £15,000
 Deluxe Balcony Stateroom  £18,750  £17,080
 Prestige Balcony Stateroom  £19,580  £17,915
 Deluxe Balcony Suite  £24,580  £22,915
 Privilege Balcony Suite  £28,330  £26,665
 Prestige Two-room Suite  £35,415  £33,750
 Grand Deluxe Balcony Suite  £39,580  £37,915
 Owner’s Balcony Suite  £43,330  £41,665

 

Departure date

The departure date for this Luxury Cultural Expedition is:

25 March 2021 – 7 April 2021 (14 days) (Cherry Blossom Season)

Accommodation

This departure is aboard Le Laperouse

View Le Laperouse deck plan (PDF – 1,072KB)

Featured Experts

Michelle Valberg, Photograph, Nikon Ambassador

An award-winning photographer, Michelle is a Canadian Nikon Ambassador and a Canadian Geographic photographer-in-residence. She looks forward to shooting the idyllic Japanese spring.

Suzana Machado Doliveira, Expedition Director

Leading A&K cruises for nearly 30 years, Suzana has travelled everywhere, including Greece, the Arctic and Antarctica. She has led A&K’s Japan program for years with a strong passion for Japanese culture.

Pre- & post-tour extensions

Kyoto pre-tour extension – available on selected departures.

Tokyo post-tour extension – available on selected departures.

Journey details

Due to the nature of Luxury Expedition Cruises, itineraries are for guidance purposes only and may be adjusted due to unforeseen circumstances including weather, wildlife, ice, medical emergencies and other conditions beyond A&K’s control at the sole discretion of the Captain onboard.

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