Embark on this extraordinary 15-day journey aboard Norwegian Sun. From Juneau, hike through the Glacier Gardens Rainforest and soak in incredible views of Mendenhall wetlands, Gastineau Channel and Admiralty Island as you travel to the base of Mendenhall Glacier. Then cruise across the Pacific Ocean and the International Date Line to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. A remote port city in eastern Russia surrounded by tall snow-capped mountains, volcanoes and Avacha Bay, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky offers a glimpse into Russian culture and the opportunity for a grand outdoor adventure - whether hiking in the mountains or enjoying a whale-watching tour. In Hakodate, enjoy panoramic city views from Mount Hakodate, or learn of the famous battles that transformed Japan as you tour Fort Goryokaku.
Where in the world do you want to cruise? Chances are the recently refurbished Norwegian Sun can take you there with cruises to the laid-back Caribbean, sun-drenched Bahamas, the world's greatest shortcut the Panama Canal, or to the exotic depths of South America. Whilst you're becoming a world traveller, you won't have to worry about what to do or where to go, as there are plenty of dining options, a variety of bars and lounges, the relaxing Mandara Spa, and the always-exciting Sun Club Casino.
Day Cruise Ports
Tue Seattle, Washington (EMBARK)
- Seattle sits on the slip of land between Puget Sound and Lake Washington, with the Olympic and Cascade Mountains serving as a dramatic backdrop for this oh-so cosmopolitan city. Soar up the futuristic Space Needle and experience the views atop this stunning landmark created for the 1962 World's Fair.
Wed At Sea
Thu Ketchikan, Alaska
- Its Tlingit Indian name, Kach Khanna, means "spread wings of the eagle." Chances are you'll see one of these magnificent birds perched atop a Sitka tree. Thanks to its abundant rainfall, Ketchikan is surrounded by some of the world's most lush wilderness.
Fri Juneau, Alaska
- Juneau has been called “Alaska's peak experience,” certainly due in part to its unparalleled glacier viewing from such places as Tracy Arm Fjord, the Juneau Icefields and Glacier Bay National Park. Kayak up one of the area's many protected waterways, go flightseeing, tour historic downtown or try your hand at panning for gold. The majestic Mendenhall Glacier lies nearly 12 miles outside Juneau, a treck worthwhile.
Sun Seward, Alaska
- Best known for its beautiful parks and mountain scenery, Seward, Alaska is not to be missed. There is nearly an endless variety of outdoor activities to enjoy in Seward, from mountain biking and climbing, to rafting, sea kayaking, and dog-sledding, and even skiing, fishing or white water rafting. Explore scenic hiking trails or have a picnic amongst the pristine landscape. There's no shortage of enjoyable pastimes in Alaska's City of Seward.
Mon At Sea
Tue At Sea
Thu Crossing the International Date Line
Fri At Sea
Sat 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.
Sun At Sea
Mon At Sea
Tue Hakodate, Japan
- The best view of Hakodate is seen from high atop its namesake mountain. Ride the gondola to the observation deck and gaze down at the spectacular vista below. Immerse yourself in history within the star-shaped walls of Fort Goryokaku and explore the site of famous battles that transformed Japan. Work up an appetite strolling along the city's sloping streets and enjoy a mouth-watering seafood rice bowl (kaisen-don) from the Hakodate Morning Market.
Wed At Sea
Thu Tokyo (Yokohama), Japan (DISEMBARK)
- Once a sleepy fishing village, Yokohama is now one of Japan's largest ports and your gateway to Tokyo. Ancient traditions and historic sites blend into modern culture, crafting a city unlike anywhere else. In Tokyo, you can walk amongst both neon-glowing skyscrapers and regal temples. Browse stores showcasing the latest advances in technology or retreat to one of the tranquil gardens surrounding the Imperial Palace. Savour traditional cuisine at a Michelin-starred restaurant and witness the centuries-old sport of sumo wrestling. This cosmopolitan hub offers a vast selection of attractions and activities and a wealth of culturally and historic sites. Whether this is your first or fifth visit to the city, Tokyo will captivate your imagination.
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