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35 Day Japan, Alaska & Canada with Cruise and Flights

Osaka - Nagoya - Tokyo - Aleutian Islands - Ketchikan - Juneau - Seattle - Vancouver - Jasper - Banff

Roundtrip international flights included

13-night Japan to Canada cruise onboard Celebrity Millenium

7-night Vancouver to Seattle cruise onboard Celebrity Solstice

Sail through Alaska

 

From $9,299 $10,199 Include flight pp twin share

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Description


This tour departs on 15 March, 2019.

The trip of a lifetime! Spend 35 days sailing across the Pacific Ocean and experiencing some of the highlights of the North.

Your journey begins in Japan with a visit to sites such as Kyoto, Osaka, and Mt. Fuji before embarking your ship and home for the next 13 nights sailing to Vancouver.

While in North America, you'll set sail again exploring Alaska before continuing on to the famous Banff and Jasper National Parks and enjoying the unrivalled beauty of Western Canada.

Itinerary


Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 Day 6 Day 7 Day 8 Day 9 Day 10 Day 11 Day 12 Day 13 Day 14 Day 15 Day 16 Day 17 Day 18 Day 19 Day 20 Day 21 Day 22 Day 23 Day 24 Day 25 Day 26 Day 27 Day 28 Day 29 Day 30 Day 31 Day 32 Day 33 Day 34 Day 35

Day 1

Depart Australia

Fly from Australia to Japan.

 

Meals included: inflight only

 

 

Day 2

Osaka

Arrive in Osaka. Your friendly tour guide will be waiting at the airport to transfer you to the airport hotel.

 

Accommodation: Hotel Vischio by Granvia or similar, Osaka

 

Meals included: inflight only

 

 

Day 3

Kyoto and Nara

This morning, travel to Kyoto and visit Fushimi Inari Shrine and Nijo Castle before heading to Nara. Visit Todaiji (Great Eastern Temple), with its Great Buddha Hall – the world’s largest wooden building. This impressive building houses the world’s largest (15m) bronze statue of the Buddha Vairocana. Wander through Nara Park, where over 1,200 wild sika deer roam free, before travelling back to Osaka.

 

Accommodation: Hotel Vischio by Granvia or similar, Osaka

 

Meals included: breakfast

 

Day 4

Osaka

Spend today free at your own leisure. You may spend the day visiting one of the most spectacular Japanese aquariums, Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan; or taking a day trip to Hyogo to visit Himeji Castle, an enormous and unique castle decorated in white.

 

Accommodation: Hotel Vischio by Granvia or similar, Osaka

Meals included: breakfast

 

Day 5

Nagoya

This morning, head to Nagoya and visit Inuyama Castle. Then, head to Atsuta Shinto Shrine (covering 200,000 square meters and established almost 2000 years ago) before enjoying some time for shopping it the Osu Kannon Shopping Quarter. Transfer to your hotel in the evening.

 

Accommodation: Loisir Hotel Toyohashi or similar, Nagoya

Meals included: breakfast

 

Day 6

Mt. Fuji and Tokyo

Today, visit Oshino Hakkai. Known as the springs of Mount Fuji, the eight ponds are fed by melting snow filtering down from the slopes of nearby Mount Fuji, through porous layers of lava, resulting in very clear spring water that is revered by locals. Afterwards, visit Hakone Shinto Shrine. Standing at the foot of Mount Hakone along the shores of Lake Ashi, the shrine buildings are hidden in dense forest. Finally, visit Owakudani – ‘Great Boiling Valley’ is a valley formed by the explosion of Hakone volcano more than 300 years ago, and contains hot springs and steaming sulphur vents – visitors usually eat eggs cooked in the boiling, sulphurous waters. At the end of the day we head to Tokyo.

 

Accommodation: Shinjuku Washington Hotel Main or similar, Tokyo

Meals included: breakfast

 

 

Day 7

Tokyo

Spend today free at leisure. You may wish to visit Tokyo Disneyland or DisneySea or join the Nikko Day Tour or Tokyo Day Tour. Alternatively, you can join our wide range of optional programs; tea ceremony, kimono photo shoot, robot restaurant.

 

Accommodation: Shinjuku Washington Hotel Main or similar, Tokyo

Meals included: breakfast

 

 

Day 8

Japan to Vancouver Cruise (depart Yokohama)

Transfer to Yokohama Cruise Port for your cruise to Vancouver on Celebrity Millennium. The ship will depart at approximately 7 pm.

 

Accommodation: Celebrity Millennium cruise twinshare inside^ cabin with private bathroom
Meals included: breakfast

Day 9

Japan to Vancouver Cruise (at sea)


Enjoy the ship’s facilities as you cruise the North Pacific Ocean.

 

Accommodation: Celebrity Millennium cruise twinshare inside^ cabin with private bathroom
Meals included: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 10

 

Japan to Vancouver Cruise (Hakodate, Japan)

Arrive into port at approximately 9 am, depart at around 7 pm.

 

Accommodation: Celebrity Millennium cruise twinshare inside^ cabin with private bathroom
Meals included: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 11

Japan to Vancouver Cruise (Muroran, Japan)

Arrive into port at approximately 7 am, depart at around 6 pm.

 

Accommodation: Celebrity Millennium cruise twinshare inside^ cabin with private bathroom
Meals included: breakfast, lunch and dinner

 

Day 12

Japan to Vancouver Cruise (at sea)


Enjoy the ship’s facilities as you cruise the North Pacific Ocean.

 

Accommodation: Celebrity Millennium cruise twinshare inside^ cabin with private bathroom
Meals included: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 13

Japan to Vancouver Cruise (at sea)


Enjoy the ship’s facilities as you cruise the North Pacific Ocean.

 

Accommodation: Celebrity Millennium cruise twinshare inside^ cabin with private bathroom
Meals included: breakfast, lunch and dinner

 

Day 14

Japan to Vancouver Cruise (at sea)


Enjoy the ship’s facilities as you cruise the North Pacific Ocean.

 

Accommodation: Celebrity Millennium cruise twinshare inside^ cabin with private bathroom
Meals included: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 15

Japan to Vancouver Cruise (at sea)


Enjoy the ship’s facilities as you cruise the North Pacific Ocean.

 

Accommodation: Celebrity Millennium cruise twinshare inside^ cabin with private bathroom
Meals included: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 16

Japan to Vancouver Cruise (Aleutian Islands, USA)

Arrive into port at approximately 8 am, depart at around 6 pm.

 

Accommodation: Celebrity Millennium cruise twinshare inside^ cabin with private bathroom
Meals included: breakfast, lunch and dinner

 

Day 17

Japan to Vancouver Cruise (at sea)

Enjoy the ship’s facilities as you cruise the North Pacific Ocean.

 

Accommodation: Celebrity Millennium cruise twinshare inside^ cabin with private bathroom
Meals included: breakfast, lunch and dinner

 

 

Day 18

Japan to Vancouver Cruise (at sea)


Enjoy the ship’s facilities as you cruise the North Pacific Ocean.

 

Accommodation: Celebrity Millennium cruise twinshare inside^ cabin with private bathroom
Meals included: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 19

Japan to Vancouver Cruise (at sea)


Enjoy the ship’s facilities as you cruise the North Pacific Ocean.

 

Accommodation: Celebrity Millennium cruise twinshare inside^ cabin with private bathroom
Meals included: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 20

Japan to Vancouver Cruise (at sea)


Enjoy the ship’s facilities as you cruise the North Pacific Ocean.

 

Accommodation: Celebrity Millennium cruise twinshare inside^ cabin with private bathroom
Meals included: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 21

Vancouver arrival

Arrive into Vancouver at approximately 7 am. Transfer ships to set off on the next leg of the journey. Leaving Vancouver at around 5 pm.

 

Accommodation: Celebrity Solstice cruise from Vancouver to Seattle in twinshare inside^ cabin with private bathroom

 

Meals included: breakfast

 

Day 22

Alaska Cruise (at sea)

Enjoy the ship’s facilities as you cruise.

Accommodation: Celebrity Solstice cruise from Vancouver to Seattle in twinshare inside^ cabin with private bathroom

Meals included: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 23

Alaska Cruise (Ketchikan, USA)

Arrive into port at approximately 7am, depart at around 4pm.

 

Accommodation: Celebrity Solstice cruise from Vancouver to Seattle in twinshare inside^ cabin with private bathroom

 

Meals included: breakfast, lunch and dinner

 

Day 24

Alaska Cruise (Endicott Arm & Dawes Glacier, USA)

Arrive into port at Tracy Arm at approximately 6am, depart at around 10am, continue to Juneau. Arrive into port at approximately 1.30pm and depart at around 10pm.

 

Accommodation: Celebrity Solstice cruise from Vancouver to Seattle in twinshare inside^ cabin with private bathroom

 

Meals included: breakfast, lunch and dinner

 

Day 25

Alaska Cruise (Skagway & Alaska Inside Passage, USA)

Arrive into Skagway port at approximately 7am, depart at around 6pm, then pass through the Alaska Inside Passage.

 

Accommodation: Celebrity Solstice cruise from Vancouver to Seattle in twinshare inside^ cabin with private bathroom

 

Meals included: breakfast, lunch and dinner

 

Day 26

Alaska Cruise (at sea)

Enjoy the ship’s facilities as you cruise.

Accommodation: Celebrity Solstice cruise from Vancouver to Seattle in twinshare inside^ cabin with private bathroom

 

Meals included: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 27

Alaska Cruise (Victoria, Canada)

Arrive into port at approximately 5.30pm, depart at around 11.59pm.

 

Accommodation: Celebrity Solstice cruise from Vancouver to Seattle in twinshare inside^ cabin with private bathroom

 

Meals included: breakfast, lunch and dinner

 

Day 28

Seattle to Vancouver


Arrive into Seattle at approximately 6am, you will be transferred by bus to Vancouver in Canada. Upon arrival in Vancouver you will be dropped off at the Landmark Empire Hotel in downtown Vancouver.  The remainder of the day is yours to explore Vancouver at leisure. Blessed with a spectacular Pacific Rim location, Vancouver is a study in contrasts and cohesion.

 


Accommodation: Rosedale on Robons or similar, Vancouver
Meals included: breakfast

Day 29

Jasper

Depart from Vancouver and drive through the farming communities of the Fraser Valley. Ascend into the Coastal Mountains and follow the Coquihalla Highway to Kamloops, in the arid interior of British Columbia. After lunch, retrace the route of the famous Overlanders along the North Thompson River to reach your hotel in Jasper.

 

Accommodation: Lobstick Lodge or similar, Jasper
Meals included: breakfast

Day 30

Banff

Your day starts with a scenic hike through Maligne Canyon before heading South. Then, travel along the world-famous Icefields Parkway to take in some of nature’s most spectacular mountain scenery. Have your camera ready for possible wildlife sightings! Highlights include Athabasca Falls, Peyto Lake, and the Columbia Icefield. Ride the “Ice Explorer”* on Athabasca Glacier or visit the Glacier Skywalk* (*at own expense).

 

Accommodation: Caribou Lodge or similar, Banff
Meals included: breakfast

Day 31

Banff National Park

Enjoy a full day of sightseeing in Banff National Park. Start your morning with a leisurely hike in Johnston Canyon and stroll along the shores of picturesque Lake Louise and Moraine Lake. In the afternoon, visit the world famous Banff Springs Hotel and Bow Falls. With your free time in Banff, you may also choose from optional activities such as soaking in the natural spa at the Upper Hot Springs* or taking a gondola ride to the top of Sulphur Mountain* (*at own expense).

 

Accommodation: Lake Louise Inn or similar, Lake Louise
Meals included: breakfast

Day 32

Vancouver

This morning, enjoy a drive through Rogers Pass, the highest part of the route to the Rockies. On your scenic return journey through Yoho National Park, catch a glimpse of an engineering marvel: the Spiral Tunnels. Arrive in downtown Vancouver in the evening.

 

Accommodation: Rosedale on Robons or similar, Vancouver
Meals included: breakfast

 

Day 33

Vancouver

Time at leisure to explore Vancouver.

 

Blessed with a spectacular Pacific Rim location, Vancouver is a study in contrasts and cohesion. Set between the mountains and the sea, the city blends cultures and landscapes, allowing visitors to enjoy a modern, cosmopolitan city alongside the great outdoors. You could spend all weekend exploring Stanley Park, but you don't want to miss the panoramic vistas from the Capilano Bridge or the Sea to Sky Highway, or the opportunity to ski or explore a mountain trail. A temperate year-round climate makes Vancouver enjoyable in any season, though the winter months do bring a string of rainy days.

 

Accommodation: Rosedale on Robons or similar, Vancouver
Meals included: breakfast

 

Day 34

Vancouver

After you check out of your hotel today, transferi to Vancouver airport for your flight home to Australia.  Tours Concludes – Memories Begin.

 

Meals included: breakfast

Day 35

Arrive in Australia

Arrive home.

 

Meals included: inflight only

Inclusions & Exclusions


Inclusions

 

  • Return economy class airfares from Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane,Perth, Adelaide, Hobart*, Canberra* or Darwin* (*surcharge applies)
  • International flights with Cathay Pacific, Qantas or China Southern Airlines  (subject to availability).
  • 13 nights Celebrity Millennium cruise from Japan to Vancouver, Canada in twinshare inside^ cabin with private bathroom (^upgrade to Oceanview or Balcony cabins available)
  • 7 nights Celebrity Solstice cruise from Vancouver to Seattle in twinshare inside^ cabin with private bathroom (^upgrade to Oceanview or Balcony cabins available)
  • 6 nights hotel accommodation in Canada on twinshare basis
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary: 32 breakfasts, 18 lunches and 18 dinners
  • Airport and cruise port transfers
  • Tipping for cruises and Japan tour are included

 

Accommodation

Osaka - Hotel Vischio by Granvia or similar
Nagoya - Loisir Hotel Toyohashi or similar
Tokyo - Shinjuku Washington Hotel Main or similar
Japan to Vancouver cruise - Celebrity Millennium cruise from Japan to Vancouver, Canada in twinshare inside^ cabin with private bathroom (^upgrade to Oceanview or Balcony cabins available).
Vancouver to Seattle cruise - Celebrity Solstice cruise from Vancouver to Seattle in twinshare inside^ cabin with private bathroom (^upgrade to Oceanview or Balcony cabins available)
Vancouver - Rosedale on Robons or similar
Jasper - Lobstick Lodge or similar
Banff - Caribou Lodge or similar
Lake Louise - Lake Louise Inn or similar

 

Exclusions

  • Entry visas (where required)
  • Meals and drinks not mentioned
  • Any additional requests
  • Travel insurance (strongly recommended)
  • Tipping during Canada tour

 

Child Policy

 

Children 2 to 11 years of age will receive a 15% discount. A full-priced voucher must be purchased for all children 12 years and over. Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult 18 years old and over to travel. No unaccompanied minors are allowed.

Departure Dates


MAR 2019
15 th
Friday 15 Mar 2019  ‐  Thursday 18 Apr 2019
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