Experience the timeless splendor of Japan while cruising the full length of the tranquil Inland Sea, plus stop in South Korea's port of Ulsan for a special visit to historic Gyeongju, the “museum without walls.”

Starting at: $6,995 Ask Us A Question or Call 855-330-1542
 Torii Gate near Miyajima  Entrance to Nijo Castle (detail), Kyoto  Himeji Castle  Nijo Castle Garden, Kyoto  Kinkaku-ji, the Golden Pavilion, Kyoto  Ryoan-ji Zen Garden, Kyoto  Young geishas. Japan Tourism Bureau  Bulguksa Temple, Gyeongju, South Korea

A Cruise of Japan

Featuring a Stop in South Korea From Himeji to Matsue and Osaka Aboard the 220-guest L’Austral

11 days from $6,995

Experience the timeless splendor of Japan while cruising the full length of the tranquil Inland Sea, plus stop in South Korea's port of Ulsan for a special visit to historic Gyeongju, the “museum without walls.”

or Call 855-330-1542

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Category 8
Ocean-view, one large window. Deck 3, Calicut, forward. (limited availability)
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$6,995 $1,595 $1,425 Double
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Category 7
Ocean-view, small window, and single door onto private, partial wall balcony. Deck 3, Calicut, aft. (limited availability)
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$8,595 $1,595 $1,425 Double
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Category 6
Ocean-view, small window, and single door onto private, partial wall balcony. Deck 3, Calicut, midship.
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$8,995 $1,595 $1,425 Double
$16,095 $2,295 $1,725 Single
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Category 5
Ocean-view, expansive floor-to-ceiling sliding glass door onto private, partial wall balcony. Deck 4, Chandernagor, forward.
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$9,395 $1,595 $1,425 Double
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Category 4
Ocean-view, expansive floor-to-ceiling sliding glass door onto private balcony. Deck 4, Chandernagor, midship.
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$9,995 $1,595 $1,425 Double
$18,295 $2,295 $1,725 Single
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Category 3
Ocean-view, expansive floor-to-ceiling sliding glass door onto private balcony. Deck 5, Bengale, forward.
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$10,395 $1,595 $1,425 Double
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Category 2
Ocean-view, expansive floor-to-ceiling sliding glass door onto private balcony. Deck 5, Bengale, midship.
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$10,795 $1,595 $1,425 Double
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Category 1
Ocean-view, expansive floor-to-ceiling sliding glass door onto private balcony. Deck 6, Mahe.
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$11,195 $1,595 $1,425 Double
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Deluxe Suite
Ocean-view, expansive floor-to-ceiling sliding glass door onto private balcony, and sitting area with sofa. Deck 6, Mahe. (limited availability)
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$11,795 $1,595 $1,425 Double
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Prestige Suite II
Two-room, ocean-view, expansive floor-to-ceiling sliding glass door onto large private balcony, two bathrooms, large sitting area with sofa, two closets, writing desk, and dressing table. Deck 5, Bengale. (limited availability)
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$12,795 $1,595 $1,425 Double
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Prestige Suite I
Two-room, ocean-view, expansive floor-to-ceiling sliding glass door onto large private balcony, two bathrooms, large sitting area with sofa, two closets, writing desk, and dressing table. Deck 6, Mahe. (limited availability)
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$13,795 $1,595 $1,425 Double
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Owner's Suite (On Request Only)
Deck 6, Mahe.
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$15,795 $1,595 $1,425 Double
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A NOTE ABOUT PRICING: Early Interest Reservations are being accepted for this program and you may secure your spot on this popular trip by making a deposit. Please note that the Estimated Starting Price per Traveler is based on the entry-level pricing category, with limited availability. Our staff will contact pre-registered travelers as soon as final details, including final pricing and any itinerary changes, are available (approximately 9-12 months prior to departure). At that time, you will have two (2) weeks to reconfirm your reservation, after which your deposit will become subject to cancellation penalties as outlined on our website. 


Estimated Starting Price
$5995
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Price Notes

Taxes are an additional $455 per person.

Pre- and post-cruise options are available at additional cost. Details will be included with your reservation confirmation.

*Please note: 2019 taxes are still to be determined. 

Prices are based on rates of exchange, airfare & fuel (where applicable), tariffs, taxes and other costs as of the tour publication date. We reserve the right to correct errors and to increase program prices to cover increased costs, tariffs, and taxes received after prices are published and to reflect currency fluctuations.