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Japan Explorer & Discovery Collector - W422A

Ship: Westerdam  
Departure: Saturday, March 30, 2024
Nights: 28 nights
Departs: Yokohama
Returns: Yokohama
Return Trip
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Duration
28
Nights
Days at Sea
10
Sea Days
Ports
15
Ports
Countries Visted
2
Countries
  • Itinerary

    Japan Explorer & Discovery Collector - W422A

    Ports of call

    To find out more about the itinerary for this cruise, select the itinerary items below.

    Day Date Port of Call Arrival Departure
    1 Saturday, March 30, 2024 Yokohama, Japan Embark 7:00 PM
    View of Yokohama, Japan

    Yokohama is located on the western coast of Tokyo Bay, less than half an hour's train journey directly south of Tokyo. It is the second largest city in Japan and one of the cities most visited by foreigners. Despite being devastated by bombings in WWII it remains a maritime city and retains an international flavour. Read more about Yokohama, Japan

    2 Sunday, March 31, 2024 At Sea
    3 Monday, April 1, 2024 Himeji, Japan 6:00 AM 10:00 PM
    View of Himeji, Japan

    Himeji, population 535,000, is the second largest city of Hyogo Prefecture after Kobe. It lies on Honshu Island facing the Inland Sea of Japan. One of the local sites worth visiting is Mount Shosha, 30 minutes from the city by bus and ropeway. Read more about Himeji, Japan

    4 Tuesday, April 2, 2024 Kochi, Japan 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Kochi, Japan

    Kochi is the capital of Kochi Prefecture on the southern coast of Shikoku Island, Japan. The city is small and friendly, with a casual atmosphere and a dose of southern flair. It boasts several attractions of interest to travellers. Read more about Kochi, Japan

    5 Wednesday, April 3, 2024 Hiroshima, Japan 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Hiroshima, Japan

    The capital of the prefecture of the same name, Hiroshima, situated at the centre of the Chugoku region in western Honshu – Japan’s largest island – is possibly best known for being the first city in history to be destroyed by a nuclear weapon. Today, though, it is a modern cosmopolitan city with wide boulevards and criss-crossing rivers. Many of the famous attractions are connected to the horrific split second of the bomb blast on August 6, 1945, and are truly well worth visiting. Read more about Hiroshima, Japan

    5 Wednesday, April 3, 2024 Scenic Cruising Kanm
    6 Thursday, April 4, 2024 Busan, South Korea 10:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Busan, South Korea

    Busan (formerly Pusan), the second largest city and principal port of South Korea, is situated in the SE of the peninsula on the Korea Strait. The city has many steep hills, creating a delightful mix of mountains and ocean. While Busan was relatively untouched during the Korean War, the flood of refugees has shaped the city. Read more about Busan, South Korea

    7 Friday, April 5, 2024 Sakaiminato (for Matsue), Japan 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Sakaiminato (for Matsue), Japan

    Sakaiminato is an important fishing port facing Mihio Bay and the Sea of Japan to the east, and inland Lake Nakaumi to the west. It lies in the middle of West Japan. South of the port is the sweeping 15km Yumi-ga-Hama Beach, and 30km to the ESE rises the great snow-capped summit of Mt. Read more about Sakaiminato (for Matsue), Japan

    8 Saturday, April 6, 2024 Tsuruga, Japan 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Tsuruga, Japan

    Tsuruga is a city in Fukui Prefecture, Japan. It faces west to Wasaka Bay and the Sea of Japan. On the other side of the island is Tokyo, 330 km distant. Read more about Tsuruga, Japan

    9 Sunday, April 7, 2024 Toyama
    10 Monday, April 8, 2024 Niigata, Japan 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Niigata, Japan

    Niigata (population 800,000) is the capital of Niigata Prefecture, NW coast of Honshu, Japan. It lies on the Agano and Shinano Rivers, which open to the Inland Sea (Sea of Japan). The port is the largest on the coast, and the city is known for its manufacturing. Read more about Niigata, Japan

    11 Tuesday, April 9, 2024 At Sea
    12 Wednesday, April 10, 2024 Otaru, Japan 7:00 AM 4:00 PM
    View of Otaru, Japan

    Otaru is a small city and port on the island of Hokkaido, Japan, NW of the larger city of Sapporo. It faces on the west the Sea of Japan and mainland China. The original inhabitants were indigenous Ainu people. Read more about Otaru, Japan

    13 Thursday, April 11, 2024 Hakodate, Japan 8:00 AM 11:00 PM
    View of Hakodate, Japan

    Hakodate is the largest city and port in southern Hokkaido, Japan. It is considered to have – as seen from Mt. Hakodate – one of the world's most impressive nightscapes, particularly from June through March, when the bright lights emitted from the squid fishing vessels add a touch of romantic inspiration. Read more about Hakodate, Japan

    14 Friday, April 12, 2024 At Sea
    15 Saturday, April 13, 2024 Yokohama, Japan 6:30 AM 8:00 PM
    View of Yokohama, Japan

    Yokohama is located on the western coast of Tokyo Bay, less than half an hour's train journey directly south of Tokyo. It is the second largest city in Japan and one of the cities most visited by foreigners. Despite being devastated by bombings in WWII it remains a maritime city and retains an international flavour. Read more about Yokohama, Japan

    16 Sunday, April 14, 2024 Omaezaki
    17 Monday, April 15, 2024 Kobe, Japan 9:00 AM 7:00 PM
    View of Kobe, Japan

    Kobe is the capital of the Hyogo Prefecture and lies on the southern side of the main island of Honshu, Japan. A cosmopolitan port city with an international flavour it is hemmed in by Mt. Rokko, and it constantly comes up number one in expatriate rankings of the best place to live in Japan. Read more about Kobe, Japan

    18 Tuesday, April 16, 2024 Kochi, Japan 8:00 AM 2:00 PM
    View of Kochi, Japan

    Kochi is the capital of Kochi Prefecture on the southern coast of Shikoku Island, Japan. The city is small and friendly, with a casual atmosphere and a dose of southern flair. It boasts several attractions of interest to travellers. Read more about Kochi, Japan

    19 Wednesday, April 17, 2024 Scenic Cruising Kanm
    19 Wednesday, April 17, 2024 Fukuoka, Japan 8:00 AM 4:00 PM
    View of Fukuoka, Japan

    Fukuoka, the capital of the Prefecture of the same name, is located on Kyushu Island in Japan, and spreads out around scenic Hakata Bay. It is an interesting city with its attractive coastlines, shrines and relics of the aborted Mongolian invasion. Surrounded by mountains and sea and an untouched natural environment, interestingly its attractions are contemporary rather than traditional, but they are still very much worth seeing. Read more about Fukuoka, Japan

    20 Thursday, April 18, 2024 Sokcho, South Korea 10:00 AM 10:00 PM

    Sokcho is a city of 90,000 population, a port on the Sea of Japan, just 50km south of the border with North Korea. Many of its people have relatives in North Korea, and the city was in North Korea until the end of the Korean War in 1953. The city attracts many national and international tourists as it is a well-known gateway to nearby Seoraksan National Park. Read more about Sokcho, South Korea

    21 Friday, April 19, 2024 At Sea
    22 Saturday, April 20, 2024 Kanazawa, Japan 8:00 AM 8:00 PM
    View of Kanazawa, Japan

    Kanazawa, situated on the Sea of Japan between the Sai and Asano Rivers, was founded as a castle town in 1583, but today is a typical peaceful Japanese city of traditional crafts. It is the capital city of Ishikawa Prefecture. Kanazawa sits on the Sea of Japan, bordered by the Japanese Alps, Hakusan National Park and Noto Peninsula National Park. Read more about Kanazawa, Japan

    23 Sunday, April 21, 2024 Niigata, Japan 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Niigata, Japan

    Niigata (population 800,000) is the capital of Niigata Prefecture, NW coast of Honshu, Japan. It lies on the Agano and Shinano Rivers, which open to the Inland Sea (Sea of Japan). The port is the largest on the coast, and the city is known for its manufacturing. Read more about Niigata, Japan

    24 Monday, April 22, 2024 At Sea
    25 Tuesday, April 23, 2024 Otaru, Japan 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Otaru, Japan

    Otaru is a small city and port on the island of Hokkaido, Japan, NW of the larger city of Sapporo. It faces on the west the Sea of Japan and mainland China. The original inhabitants were indigenous Ainu people. Read more about Otaru, Japan

    26 Wednesday, April 24, 2024 Aomori, Japan 9:00 AM 7:00 PM
    View of Aomori, Japan

    Aomori is the capital city of Aomori Prefecture, situated on the northernmost tip of the main Japanese island facing Hokkaido. It has a cold maritime climate with short cool summers and has heavy snowfalls in winter. It is a World Heritage Site, as it has the world's largest virgin forest of beech trees. Read more about Aomori, Japan

    27 Thursday, April 25, 2024 Hakodate, Japan 7:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Hakodate, Japan

    Hakodate is the largest city and port in southern Hokkaido, Japan. It is considered to have – as seen from Mt. Hakodate – one of the world's most impressive nightscapes, particularly from June through March, when the bright lights emitted from the squid fishing vessels add a touch of romantic inspiration. Read more about Hakodate, Japan

    28 Friday, April 26, 2024 At Sea
    29 Saturday, April 27, 2024 Yokohama, Japan 6:30 AM Disembark
    View of Yokohama, Japan

    Yokohama is located on the western coast of Tokyo Bay, less than half an hour's train journey directly south of Tokyo. It is the second largest city in Japan and one of the cities most visited by foreigners. Despite being devastated by bombings in WWII it remains a maritime city and retains an international flavour. Read more about Yokohama, Japan

  • Ship

    Westerdam Overview

    Westerdam

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    Taking her maiden voyage in 2004, the Westerdam can carry up to 1916 passengers with a 82,348 GT. Hallmarks of HAL include spacious staterooms and public areas, rich timber furnishings set with museum-quality paintings and antiques, discreet personal service, and artful itineraries that allow for overnights in key cities.

  • Inclusions

    Westerdam Inclusions

    • B.B. King's Blues Club
    • BBC Earth In Concert
    • Billboard Onboard
    • Lincoln Center Stage
  • Cabins

    Westerdam Cabins

    Suite

    Suite

    Suite on the Westerdam Suite on the Westerdam

    Cabin Types

    PS, SA, SB, SC, SS, SY, SZ

    Average Cabin Size – 39.5 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 13.5 m2

    Bedroom with 1 king-size bed, oversize whirlpool bath amp; shower amp; additional shower stall, living room, dining room, dressing room, private verandah with whirlpool, pantry, 1 sofa bed for 2 persons, microwave, refrigerator, guest toilet, private stereo system, floor-to-ceiling windows. Approximately 1,150 sq. ft. with verandah Include all the suite amenities, plus: bull;Neptune Lounge: A very special amenity exclusively for guests cruising in a Deluxe Verandah Suite or Penthouse Verandah Suite, the industry-leading Neptune Lounge features a private place to relax, socialize with other suite guests and enjoy the personalized service of a concierge. The fleet-wide lounges provide worktables, large screen television, library, sofas and chairs, refreshments throughout the day and wi-fi for a small charge. One-Touch 24-hour Concierge Service is available when the Neptune Lounge is closed

    Verandah

    Verandah

    Verandah  on the Westerdam Verandah  on the Westerdam

    Cabin Types

    VA, VB, VC, VD, VE, VF, VH

    Average Cabin Size – 18.4 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 5.0 m2

    2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub or shower, sitting area, private verandah, floor-to-ceiling windows. Approximately 212-359 sq. ft. including verandah. Stateroom amenities include: bull;Our signature Marinerrsquo;s Dreamtrade; bed featuring plush Sealy Posturepedicreg; Euro-Top mattress and finely woven cotton linens bull;Luxurious bathrobes for use during your voyage bull;100% Egyptian cotton towels bull;Premium massage showerhead bull;5x magnifying lighted make-up mirror and salon-quality hair dryer bull;Fragrant soaps, lotions, shampoo and other bath amenities from Elemis Aromapure bull;Complimentary fresh fruit on request bull;Elegant ice bucket and serving tray for in-stateroom beverages bull;Flat-panel TV and DVD player bull;Ice service, shoeshine service and nightly turndown service

    Oceanview

    Oceanview

    Oceanview on the Westerdam Oceanview on the Westerdam

    Cabin Types

    C, D, DD, E, F, G, H, HH

    Average Cabin Size – 15.6 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub or shower. Approximately 174-180 sq. ft. Stateroom amenities include: bull;Luxurious beds featuring Sealyreg; Premium Euro-Top mattresses and finely woven cotton linens bull;Deluxe waffle weave and terry cloth bathrobes for use during your voyage bull;100% Egyptian cotton towels bull;Premium massage showerheads bull;5X magnifying make-up mirrors and salon-quality hair dryers bull;Fragrant soaps, lotions, shampoo and other bath amenities from Elemis Aromapure bull;Complimentary fresh fruit on request bull;Elegant ice bucket and serving tray for in-stateroom beverages bull;Flat-panel TV and DVD player bull;Ice service, shoeshine service and nightly turndown service

    Interior

    Interior

    Interior on the Westerdam Interior on the Westerdam

    Cabin Types

    I, J, K, L, M, MM, N

    Average Cabin Size – 15.6 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, shower. Approximately 151-233 sq. ft. Stateroom amenities include: bull;Luxurious beds featuring Sealyreg; Premium Euro-Top mattresses and finely woven cotton linens bull;Deluxe waffle weave and terry cloth bathrobes for use during your voyage bull;100% Egyptian cotton towels bull;Premium massage showerheads bull;5X magnifying make-up mirrors and salon-quality hair dryers bull;Fragrant soaps, lotions, shampoo and other bath amenities from Elemis Aromapure bull;Complimentary fresh fruit on request bull;Elegant ice bucket and serving tray for in-stateroom beverages bull;Flat-panel TV and DVD player bull;Ice service, shoeshine service and nightly turndown service

  • Deck Plans

    Deck Plans for Westerdam

    Legend

    • Triple (two lower beds, one sofa bed)
    • Quad (two lower beds, one sofa bed, one upper)
    • Two lowers beds (convert to queen size bed)
    • Shower only
    • Connecting rooms
    • Partial sea view
    • Fully obstructed view
    • Single sink vanity
    • Staterooms have solid steel verandah railings (instead of clear Plexiglass railing)
    • Wheelchair accessible staterooms
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  • Japan Explorer & Discovery Collector - W422A

    Cruiseline: Holland America Cruises Ship: Westerdam Departure: Saturday, March 30, 2024 Nights: 28 nights Departs: Yokohama Returns: Yokohama

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