Far East & Alaska - Hong Kong to Vancouver
Make a historic Pacific crossing
Combine Far Eastern Horizons and North Pacific Passage for an epic 37-day cruise. From imperial treasures and cities risen from ash to former Soviet ports and the magnificent beauty of Alaska, you will accompany locals as they reveal what they love most about the varied places they call home. A historic Pacific crossing links these diverse cultures, and overnight stays in six ports let you explore fully and take in the nuances and complexities of the North Pacific.
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Day By Day
Day 1 - Hong Kong, China
Hong Kong's glittering forest of skyscrapers stands between mountains and sea.
Day 2 - Hong Kong, China
Hong Kong is home to long-cherished Eastern traditions amid modern Western sensibilities.
Day 3 - Cruise the East China Sea
The East China Sea, one of the four seas of legend, has a storied history.
Day 4 - Taipei, China
Taipei exudes an intriguing blend of Chinese, Japanese and Western influences.
Day 5 - Cruise the East China Sea
The East China Sea carried early traders from afar to the shores of Shanghai.
Day 6 - Kagoshima, Japan
Set in the shadow of a towering volcano, Kagoshima's scenic bay is a sunken caldera.
Day 7 - Nagasaki, Japan
East and West converge in Nagasaki, where Dutch traders resided for two centuries.
Day 8 - Busan, South Korea
South Korea's "second city," Busan boasts 17 centuries of history.
Day 9 - Hiroshima, Japan
Hiroshima's Peace Memorial Park embodies its residents' hopes for the future.
Day 10 - Hiroshima, Japan
Resilient Hiroshima has been gloriously rebuilt as a modern, forward-looking city.
Day 11 - Osaka, Japan
Osaka is home to ancient shrines that draw pilgrims from all over Japan.
Day 12 - Shimizu, Japan
Watched over by Mt. Fuji's snowy, symmetrical cone, Shimizu enjoys a dramatic setting.
Day 13 - Shimizu, Japan
Shimizu, long a thriving harbor town, exports green tea leaves cultivated in nearby hills.
Day 14 - Tokyo, Japan
Lively capital of the "Land of the Rising Sun," Tokyo is the cultural heart of Japan.
Day 15 - Tokyo, Japan
Energetic Tokyo is a spellbinding blend of towering skyscrapers and tranquil Shinto shrines.
Day 16 - Tokyo, Japan
Once a tiny fishing village, Tokyo's history was shaped by emperors and shoguns.
Day 17 - Scenic Cruising: Tsugaru Strait
The Tsugaru Strait is surrounded by the green slopes of Japan's dramatic coastal mountains.
Day 18 - Sapporo (Otaru), Japan
The cultural center of Hokkaido, Sapporo is renowned for its traditional cuisine.
Day 19 - Sapporo (Otaru), Japan
Sapporo's lovely green spaces, shrines and markets are spread at the foot of Mt. Moiwa.
Day 20 - Korsakov, Russia
Korsakov enjoys a bayside setting at the southern end of Sakhalin Island.
Day 21 - Cruise the Sea of Okhotsk
Cruise the waters of the Sea of Okhotsk today, named for the first Russian settlement in the Far East.
Day 22 - Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russia
Ringed by volcanoes, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky is an important Russian settlement.
Day 23 - Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russia
Set in scenic hills by the Sea of Okhotsk, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky is a fishing center.
Day 24 - Cruise the Bering Sea
This body of water is named for Danish explorer Vitus Bering, who under Russian service chartered these waters in 1728.
Day 25 - Cross the International Date Line
As you cross the International Date Line today, you will "cruise into yesterday," gaining a day.
Day 26 - Cruise the Bering Sea
Some 30 species of seabird skim the Bering Sea for sustenance, from the tufted puffin to the albatross.
Day 27 - Dutch Harbor, United States
Alaska's scenic Dutch Harbor was once central to the Russian fur trade.
Day 28 - Scenic Cruising: Gulf of Alaska
The Gulf of Alaska is surrounded by lush forests, soaring mountains and gleaming glaciers.
Day 29 - Kodiak, United States
Kodiak, "Alaska's Emerald Isle," is a fascinating blend of Alutiiq and Russian heritage.
Day 30 - Seward, United States
Seward enjoys a scenic setting, nestled between soaring peaks on Resurrection Bay.
Day 31 - Valdez, United States
Valdez enjoys a breathtaking setting in a deep-cut fjord in Prince William Sound.
Day 32 - Scenic Cruising: Yakutat Bay
Yakutat Bay, fed by the Hubbard Glacier, is surrounded by snow-covered mountain slopes.
Day 33 - Icy Strait Point, United States
A former canning station, Icy Strait Point is steeped in Tlingit heritage.
Day 34 - Sitka, United States
Scenic Sitka is a fascinating mix of Tlingit and Russian culture.
Day 35 - Ketchikan, United States
Ketchikan is home to the world's largest collection of standing totem poles.
Day 36 - Scenic Cruising: The Inside Passage
The Inside Passage winds through a fjord-like maze of snowcapped mountains and emerald islands.
Day 37 - Vancouver, Canada
Set between mountains and sea, Vancouver boasts endless cultural and natural riches.
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- Cruise Line
- Viking Ocean Cruises
- Offer valid through 9/30/2018
- 37 Days
- Cruise Ship
- Viking Orion
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|Day 1||Hong Kong|
|Day 2||Hong Kong|
|Day 3||Cruise the East China Sea|
|Day 5||Cruise the East China Sea|
|Day 17||Scenic Cruising: Tsugaru Strait|
|Day 21||Cruise the Sea of Okhotsk|
|Day 24||Cruise the Bering Sea|
|Day 25||Cross the International Date Line|
|Day 26||Cruise the Bering Sea|
|Day 27||Dutch Harbor|
|Day 28||Scenic Cruising: Gulf of Alaska|
|Day 32||Scenic Cruising: Yakutat Bay|
|Day 33||Icy Strait Point|
|Day 36||Scenic Cruising: The Inside Passage|