In addition, this cruise offers free air* from 43 gateway cities, a $1,000-per-couple shipboard credit and many complimentary features aboard ship, including all shipboard gratuities and port taxes, personal butler service, beverages in your suite and throughout the cruise, and even complimentary fitness classes. Book NOW for the best opportunity to participate in the Free Air* Program! *Free Air and Low Air Add-Ons have limited availability and are not guaranteed.
Join us for this unique 14-night transpacific voyage from Japan to Alaska and enjoy the luxury of cruising aboard the six-star Silversea M.V. Silver Shadow, which carries 382 guests and provides an unmatched cruising experience. We’ll step ashore at seldom-visited ports along the water and land bridges that served as a highway of human culture connecting the East and West. Along our route, we’ll experience the natural wonders of Japan’s stunning and serene Northern Islands; the dramatic beauty of Russia’s Kamchatka Peninsula, a World Heritage site; the rugged yet alluring Aleutian Islands and the Bering Sea; and the magnificent wilderness expanse of Alaska and towns of Kodiak and Homer. Our Smithsonian Expert Patrick Abbott and other guest speakers provide educational discussions on the region’s geology, local history, nature, and culture. Enjoy the flexibility of our cruise program, which allows you to choose shore excursions of your preference through your shipboard credits. A Kyoto Pre-Cruise Option and a Denali National Park/Fairbanks Post-Cruise Option are also offered.
Throughout this cruise, travel in the company of an exceptional Smithsonian Study Leader. Patrick Abbott has a Ph.D. in geology from the University of Texas at Austin and is a long-time professor of geology at San Diego State University. Other guest speakers will discuss additional topics that relate to your itinerary.
Experience an unforgettable transpacific crossing aboard the all-suite luxury ship Silversea M.V. Silver Shadow, carrying 382 guests and offering six-star service, amenities, and facilities.
Throughout your cruise, enjoy lectures, presentations, and conversations with personable experts who enjoy sharing their knowledge.
Be among the few travelers to explore the seldom-visited ports along the water and land bridges that connect East and West, from Tokyo, Japan, to Alaska.
Discover the fascinating cultures and natural wonders of Japan’s serene Northern Islands.
Marvel at the dynamic beauty of Russia’s Kamchatka Peninsula, a World Heritage site.
Call on the rugged yet inviting Aleutian Islands as you cross the Bering Sea.
Enter the magnificent wilderness expanse of Alaska and make stops at the fascinating towns of Kodiak and Homer.
World Heritage Sites
This tour features the following World Heritage sites: