Springtime in Japan & Scenic Alaska

24 Day Fly, Tour & Cruise Holiday With $4000 Bonus Value including Escorted Touring, Sightseeing, Exclusive Package Savings & More

Deal Code: MC-98762

from $... per person
Book by September 30, 2021

Your 24 Day Fly, Tour & Cruise Holiday Includes

Economy flights to Osaka returning from Seattle

Your 8 Day Best of Japan Tour
8 Day Leisurely Guided Tour From Osaka to Tokyo
7 Night’s Accommodation in Hand Selected Hotels Whilst Touring with breakfast
Airport, Hotel & Cruise Terminal Transfers in Japan

Tour Highlights: 
Feed the Gentle Sika Deers in Nara Park, Visit Iconic Traditional Japanese Castles, Shrines & Temples, Stroll the Streets of Gion; One of the Most Famous Geisha Districts, Visit the Famous Mt Fuji from Picturesque Locations, Enjoy a City Tour of Tokyo Including Visits to the Imperial Palace, Tsukiji Market, Hamarikyu Garden & the Tokyo Tower

Your 16 Night Tokyo to Seattle Cruise
16 Night Cruise from Tokyo to Seattle Onboard Norwegian Sun in an Interior Stateroom
Onboard Dining Across A Range Of Complimentary Venues
Onboard Entertainment including Live Music & Performances
Bonus Onboard Beverage Package with Cocktails, Spirits, Wine, Beer & Soft Drinks 
Bonus Onboard Wifi Package
Bonus Onboard Specialty Dining Package
Bonus Shore Excursion Credit
Bonus Onboard Prepaid Gratuities
Onboard Port Taxes & Charges

Bonus Low Deposit from $199 pp*
Bonus My Cruises Holiday Savings

General Travel Date Information
Tour departs Osaka on 18 April 2023
Set sail on 25 April 2023

Day 1: Osaka, Japan

Welcome to Osaka! Renowned for its modern architecture, nightlife, and delicious street food. Arrive at Kansai International Airport in Osaka and be transferred to your hotel by Airport Limousine Bus. Have a free evening to explore and soak up the traditional Japanese Culture.

Day 2: Osaka, Japan

You will enjoy a full day of sightseeing today. Activities include feeding the gentle Sika Deer in Nara Park, Todaiji Temple ( famous for the Great Buddha) and Kasuga Shrine Treasure House.
You will be taken back to the hotel in the early evening with time to get ready before meeting for a group welcome dinner at a nearby local restaurant

Day 3: Kyoto (day trip)

Head over to Kyoto today and discover why this beautiful city is so famous. Immerse yourself in Japanese traditions as you explore this city filled with history and stunning sights.
Activities include the Fushimi Inari Shrine, sitting at the base of Inari Mountain, visiting the historical and unspoiled alleys of Ninenzaka & Sannenzaka, Kodaiji Temple and the famous Gion Area, renowned for it’s Geishas

Day 4: Osaka/Amagasaki – Nagoya – Hamamatsu

Today you will leave Osaka and travel to Hamamatsu through Nagoya. Nagoya is the fourth largest city in Japan, sitting in the charming Aichi region. It is perhaps best from for been the centre of the automotive industry & birthplace of Toyota.
See the Grand Nagoya Castle, Osu Shopping District & the Toyota Commemorative Museum of Industry

Day 5: Hamamatsu – Mt Fuji Area – Tokyo

Travel to Tokyo today with stops along the way for the famous Mt Fuji, where you will get the chance to take some breathtaking pictures, from Oshino Hakkai, a small scenic village with made up of eight spring water ponds, full of natural snow that has dripped down from Mt Fuji itself & then discover the views from Gotemba Peace Park, offering classic springtime panoramas.

Day 6: Tokyo, Japan

Enjoy a full day city tour today taking in sights including the Imperial Palace, Tsukiji Market, the famous fish market, Hamarikyu Garden & the Tokyo Tower with never ending city views.
Enjoy a group dinner this evening with your fellow travellers at a local restaurant.

Day 7: Tokyo, Japan

Free Day – Explore Tokyo at your leisure . Discover new sights, shop until your drop, sample local street eats or revisit your favourite your places from yesterday.

Day 8: Yokohama, Japan

Yokohama has completely transformed over the past few decades and is now one of Japan’s largest ports and the gateway to Tokyo. You will be transferred from your hotel to Yokohama cruise port to embark your cruise.

Day 9: At Sea

Your day at sea will allow you to take full advantage of everything the ship has to offer. Seek out hidden treasures and make the most of the facilities onboard. All of the ship’s activities can be found in the vessel’s daily newsletter. If relaxation is on your mind then your sea day will allow you to sit back, soak in ship life and watch the world as it floats by you.

Day 10: Hakodate, Japan

If Japan ever had a wild west, it was Hokkaido. Oh, all the classic movie stuff of samurai bashing each other with swords never made it this far north, but the image of the West—open spaces, places to disappear, actual land horizons (which no other island in Japan has)—lingers.

Day 11 – 12: At Sea

Enjoy relaxing days at Sea.

Day 13: Petropavlovsk, Russia

Sublime views of two giant volcanoes and a long line of snow-capped mountains greet you upon arrival in Petropavlovsk. Wander the streets of this fishing town past a quaint wooden chapel and historic monuments, and stop for a beer at a charming café. Visit the Kamchatka Museum, overlooking the bay, where dioramas of nomadic herders, old cannonballs, and other artifacts will take you back in time. Or explore ancient geological relics at the Museum of Volcanoes.

Day 14 – 17: At Sea

Enjoy relaxing days at sea.

Day 18: Seward, Alaska

Seward is a port city in southern Alaska, acting as a gateway to Kenai Fjords National Park, where glaciers flow from the Harding Icefield into coastal fjords. Surrounded by peaks, the fjords are a whale habitat and afford visitors the memories of a lifetime.

Day 19: Hubbard Glacier (Cruising)

With its dramatic and vast 7-mile-wide face, and ever-changing wall of ice, the Hubbard Glacier is a guaranteed bucket list item that will be etched into the mind of every Alaskan visitor.

Day 20: Sitka, Alaska

Located on the Alaskan island of Baranof, Sitka was once the capital of Russian America. Discover the city’s history, go on a fishing trip, or visit the Raptor Centre to see where injured eagles and other wild birds are rehabilitated and eventually released into the wild.

Day 21: Icy Strait Point, Alaska

Icy Strait Point offers travellers the chance to view stunning wildlife like humpback whales, orcas, seals, eagles, and brown bears. You can then explore monuments of the region’s fishing heritage.

Day 22: Ketchikan, Alaska

Today’s adventure brings us to Ketchikan, another fascinating location on the Alaskan coast. Visit a Native American village, watch a lumberjack show, take a trip to the Misty Fjords or go crab fishing!

Day 23: At Sea

Enjoy a relaxing day at sea.

Day 24: Seattle, Washington

Welcome to Seattle! Famous for its bustling waterfront, numerous green spaces, and historic neighborhoods. Your cruise journey concludes as you disembark this morning and bid Seattle farewell for your flight home or ask us about our flexible flights & extend your stay.

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A smaller ship accommodating 1,936 cruise passengers, the Norwegian Sun offers Mexican Riviera cruises which sail through the Panama Canal, Alaska cruises, and Caribbean cruises. Built-in 2001 and refurbished in 2018, she is equipped with everything you would expect from an NCL cruise liner including a spa, casino, 14 dining options, daily activities, nightly entertainment plus 12 bars and lounges. Choose from two main dining rooms, casual cafes, grills, and signature dishes with an array of wine options. Head to Cagney’s Steakhouse for a delicious steak & wine combo, authentic Italian meals at La Cucina, or French cuisine at Le Bistro. You’ll be hard-pressed to decide on your favourite bar and lounge. Enjoy a casual coffee or cocktail at the Atrium Cafe & Bar, spend a night under the disco lights in Dazzles Nightclub, or head to the sports bar to watch live games all around the world.

Travel based on Cruise Departure 25 April 2023

Prices are per person twin share in AUD, and subject to availability and currency fluctuations.
Pricing is subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Accommodation is subject to change and availability.
Surcharges may apply. Flights may not be direct or operate daily. Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change.
Disruptions to cruising and itinerary may occur. ^Flexible Booking Conditions:  At any time prior to the due date of your second deposit, you have the option to: 1. Change your departure dates OR 2. Cancel your booking, in which case My Cruises will hold all funds paid in the form of a credit; which can used for a future booking with My Cruises.  Changes made after the second deposit payment are subject to standard cancellation terms & conditions. Departure date changes are subject to availability & blackout dates. No refund will be given if you are not able to change your departure date as a result of alternate dates not being available. Your My Cruises Specialist will provide further details at time of booking.  Shore excursions and other items such as alcoholic beverages & laundry are an additional cost. Should gratuities or hotel service charges not already be included in your package, these are mandatory and charged by the cruise line to your onboard account on a day by day basis.
Itineraries are subject to change at any time without notice.
Please note – onboard benefits valued at has been converted into Australian Dollars from the onboard currency. Details of the onboard currency can be provided by your consultant at the time of enquiry.
Due to security reasons, all guests must be on board 2 hours before sailing.
Disembarkation usually begins 2 hours after docking.
These fares/prices may change due to availability or currency fluctuations.
Please note upgrade amounts advertised may be based on lead in obstructed view staterooms.
Please note that a majority of US based (including Hawaii) hotels impose a daily mandatory additional charge that is automatically added to your bill by the hotel. There are various inclusions provided for these resort fees. These fees are separate from, cannot be prepaid prior to arrival and are in addition to our advertised package.
Please note many European hotels charge a nominal daily City Tourist Tax which is utilised locally for tourism-related purposes and to improve the local infrastructure in the area. This tax is collected by the hotels directly from the customer and the amount can vary by region, hotel size or type. Local regulations state this must be collected by the hotel and cannot be prepaid.
All passports, vaccinations and visas are the responsibility of the travelling guest to secure prior to departure from Australia.

Please check Visa requirements for all countries visited on this itinerary.

China, Russia, India, Canada and the USA require visas to be arranged prior to sailing for all Australian passport holders.

For Non-Australian passport holders please check with the appropriate embassy.

** Low Deposit Policy
A second deposit (part payment) will be required/date & amount will be supplied by the consultant at time of booking.

Experience the best Japan has to offer to start in traditional Osaka and to end in the futuristic Tokyo
Dive into the Culture as your travel through Japan from the delectable food to the warm, friendly people
Witness the breathtaking glaciers & wildlife as your cruise Alaska’s coast
Ask us about our flexible flights & extend your stay to explore more of the USA


Cruise Line: Norwegian Cruise Line
Ship: Norwegian Sun
Departs: Yokohama, Japan
Countries Visited: Japan, Russia, Alaska, USA
Sail Date:
25 April 2023

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