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51-DAY MAJESTIC JAPAN

Ship: Westerdam   
Departure: Tuesday, September 3, 2024
Nights: 51 nights
Departs: Vancouver
Returns: Seattle
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One Way Trip
One
way trip
Duration
51
Nights
Days at Sea
29
Sea Days
Ports
22
Ports
Countries Visted
3
Countries
  • Itinerary

    51-DAY MAJESTIC JAPAN

    Ports of call

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    Day Date Port of Call Arrival Departure
    1 Tuesday, September 3, 2024 Vancouver, Canada 4:00 PM
    View of Vancouver, Canada

    Vancouver is a sophisticated coastal city located to the south of British Columbia, Canada. The city is linguistically and ethnically diverse as reflected in the fact that 52 percent of its inhabitants do not speak English as their first language. Ranked highly in worldwide ‘liveable city’ rankings for many years and being surrounded by nature’s scenery at its best, makes tourism its second largest industry. Read more about Vancouver, Canada

    2 Wednesday, September 4, 2024 Inside Passage, Canada
    View of Inside Passage, Canada

    The Inside Passage is a coastal route for ocean-going vessels along a network of passages that weave through the islands on the Pacific coast of North America. The route extends from southeastern Alaska in the United States, through western British Columbia in Canada, to northwestern Washington State in the USA. Ships using the route can avoid some of the bad weather in the open ocean and may visit some of the many isolated communities along the route. Read more about Inside Passage, Canada

    3 Thursday, September 5, 2024 Sitka, USA 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Sitka, USA

    Sitka, the fourth largest city by population in Alaska, is nestled on the west side of Baranof Island, and is thought to be the most beautiful of SE Alaska cities. The flora and fauna of Sitka and its surrounding area are notable attractions. Residents and visitors alike enjoy fishing, hiking, wildlife viewing, and simply experiencing all this dynamic town has to offer. Read more about Sitka, USA

    4 Friday, September 6, 2024 Haines, USA 6:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Haines, USA

    Standing out is the scenic beauty of Haines, probably the best of any Alaskan town. It is in the northern part of the Alaska Panhandle, near Glacier Bay National Park. Skagway is 25 km away further along the fjord. Read more about Haines, USA

    5 Saturday, September 7, 2024 Hubbard Glacier, USA 10:00 AM 3:00 PM
    View of Hubbard Glacier, USA

    Hubbard Glacier enters Disenchantment Bay near the top end of the Alaska panhandle. Marching to the beat of a different drum, Hubbard Glacier is advancing while the rest of Alaska's ice rivers are receding rapidly. In 1986 and again in 2002 the glacier protruded forward, blocking off Russell Fjord to create an entirely new lake. Read more about Hubbard Glacier, USA

    6 Sunday, September 8, 2024 At Sea
    7 Monday, September 9, 2024 At Sea
    8 Tuesday, September 10, 2024 Aleutian Islands, USA 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Aleutian Islands, USA

    Actually the peaks of a submarine mountain range, the Aleutian Islands, part of the U.S. state of Alaska, are now part of the National Wildlife Refuge. They were set aside in 1980 as a 3.3-million-acre unit of the 4.9-million-acre Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge. Read more about Aleutian Islands, USA

    9 Wednesday, September 11, 2024 At Sea
    10 Thursday, September 12, 2024 At Sea
    11 Friday, September 13, 2024 At Sea
    12 Saturday, September 14, 2024 Cross Dateline
    13 Sunday, September 15, 2024 At Sea
    14 Monday, September 16, 2024 At Sea
    15 Tuesday, September 17, 2024 Kushiro, Japan 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Kushiro, Japan

    Kushiro is the capital city of the Kushiro Subprefecture and the most populous city in eastern Hokkaido, Japan. It is situated along both banks of the mouth of the Kushiro River, facing the Pacific Ocean. The natural year-round ice-free harbour has been transformed into a very large commercial and fishing port that serves the nearby coalfield. Read more about Kushiro, Japan

    16 Wednesday, September 18, 2024 Hakodate, Japan 8:00 AM 5:00 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

    17 Thursday, September 19, 2024 At Sea
    18 Friday, September 20, 2024 Yokohama, Japan 8:00 AM
    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

    19 Saturday, September 21, 2024 Yokohama, Japan 9:00 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

    20 Sunday, September 22, 2024 Shimizu, Japan 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Shimizu, Japan

    Shimizu is located on the coast of Suruga Bay, 140km SW of Tokyo, on the island of Honshu, facing the Pacific Ocean. Shimizu-ku is actually a ward or sub-division of the city of Shiuoka. The Kakita River flows through the town. Read more about Shimizu, Japan

    21 Monday, September 23, 2024 At Sea
    22 Tuesday, September 24, 2024 Osaka, Japan 7:00 AM 7:00 PM
    View of Osaka, Japan

    Osaka, the heart of the Greater Osaka Area, is located at the mouth of the Yodo River on Osaka Bay, and is the third largest city in Japan. Historically it is also regarded as the commercial capital of Japan, as evidenced by its daytime population being over a million greater than its night time population. From above ground and underground shopping malls and specialised shopping complexes, to the unusual America Mura which offers both new and used clothing, as well as flea markets, and the Asia Pacific Trade Centre with its international wholesale market, shopping here truly is a fascinating experience. Read more about Osaka, Japan

    23 Wednesday, September 25, 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

    24 Thursday, September 26, 2024 Hiroshima, Japan 8:00 AM 11:59 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

    25 Friday, September 27, 2024 Scenic Cruising Kanm
    26 Saturday, September 28, 2024 Sakaiminato (for Matsue), Japan 9:00 AM 3:00 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

    27 Sunday, September 29, 2024 Toyama
    28 Monday, September 30, 2024 Kanazawa, Japan 8:00 AM 5:00 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

    29 Tuesday, October 1, 2024 At Sea
    30 Wednesday, October 2, 2024 Nagasaki, Japan 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Nagasaki, Japan

    Nagasaki City, on the island of Kyushu in Japan, lies at the heart of Nagasaki-hanto Peninsula. As one of Japan's closest port cities to the Asian mainland, Nagasaki has played a prominent role in foreign trade relations for many centuries. This is a port city that developed up the steep slope of a mountain, while also stretching horizontally to hug the Nagasaki Gulf. Read more about Nagasaki, Japan

    31 Thursday, October 3, 2024 At Sea
    32 Friday, October 4, 2024 Ishigaki, Japan 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Ishigaki, Japan

    Ishigaki is the largest city for the Yaeyama Island Group, and is located on Ishigaki Island, as is the area's major boat terminal, Ishigaki Port. It is the southernmost of the Ryukyu (or Nansei) Islands chain, of which the largest is Okinawa. The island enjoys a thriving culture steeped in traditions that are a mixture from Japan, China, nearby Taiwan (230km to the west), and its former trading partners. Read more about Ishigaki, Japan

    33 Saturday, October 5, 2024 Naha, Japan 7:30 AM 5:45 PM
    View of Naha, Japan

    Naha is the capital and main city of the Okinawa Prefecture in Japan, and is located on Okinawa Island, the largest of a long stretch of islands between mainland Japan and Taiwan. With the only sub-tropical climate in all of Japan it is a major tourist destination for the Japanese. Till recently there were not many foreign tourists to these shores, but this is quickly changing. Read more about Naha, Japan

    34 Sunday, October 6, 2024 At Sea
    35 Monday, October 7, 2024 Iwo Jima, Japan 2:00 PM 5:00 PM
    View of Iwo Jima, Japan

    The volcanic island of Iwo Jima is part of a chain that makes up the southern end of the Ogasawara Islands of Japan. It actually lies 1100 km SE of the main islands of Japan. (In 1779, the island was charted as Sulphur Island, the literal translation of its official name Iwo Jima, during Captain James Cook's third surveying voyage.) The island is just 21 sq.km., with highest point Mount Suribachi at 169m. Read more about Iwo Jima, Japan

    36 Tuesday, October 8, 2024 At Sea
    37 Wednesday, October 9, 2024 At Sea
    38 Thursday, October 10, 2024 At Sea
    39 Friday, October 11, 2024 At Sea
    40 Saturday, October 12, 2024 Cross Dateline
    40 Saturday, October 12, 2024 At Sea
    41 Sunday, October 13, 2024 Scenic Cruising Midw
    42 Monday, October 14, 2024 At Sea
    43 Tuesday, October 15, 2024 At Sea
    44 Wednesday, October 16, 2024 Honolulu, USA 8:00 AM
    View of Honolulu, USA

    The birthplace of Barack Obama, the 44th President of the Unites States, Honolulu is the cultural, industrial, commercial, and governmental centre of Hawaii, with Waikiki Beach the epicentre of the tourist industry. It is a thriving world-class city, with nearly one million people in its metropolitan area. Oahu is the most popular of the Hawaiian Islands, and as the city is packed with sights, activities, and tourist attractions, it is easy to understand why there is so much to do in this southernmost major U.S. Read more about Honolulu, USA

    45 Thursday, October 17, 2024 Honolulu, USA 5:00 PM
    View of Honolulu, USA

    The birthplace of Barack Obama, the 44th President of the Unites States, Honolulu is the cultural, industrial, commercial, and governmental centre of Hawaii, with Waikiki Beach the epicentre of the tourist industry. It is a thriving world-class city, with nearly one million people in its metropolitan area. Oahu is the most popular of the Hawaiian Islands, and as the city is packed with sights, activities, and tourist attractions, it is easy to understand why there is so much to do in this southernmost major U.S. Read more about Honolulu, USA

    46 Friday, October 18, 2024 Hilo, USA 7:00 AM 3:00 PM
    View of Hilo, USA

    Hilo is the largest settlement on The Big Island of Hawaii, the southernmost of the Hawaiian islands, in Polynesia. It overlooks Hilo Bay, at the base of active Mauna Loa (4169m) and dormant Mauna Kea (4207m) volcanoes. Hilo is an impressively beautiful town overlooking beaches, caves, rivers, and waterfalls within its limits. Read more about Hilo, USA

    47 Saturday, October 19, 2024 At Sea
    48 Sunday, October 20, 2024 At Sea
    49 Monday, October 21, 2024 At Sea
    50 Tuesday, October 22, 2024 At Sea
    51 Wednesday, October 23, 2024 At Sea
    52 Thursday, October 24, 2024 Seattle, USA 7:00 AM Disembark
    View of Seattle, USA

    Located just two hours south of Vancouver, Canada, the city of Seattle in USA is an international port that boasts three professional sports teams, hundreds of restaurants, a myriad of cultural venues and a lifestyle that is unique to the Pacific Northwest. It is known as Emerald City due to the lush evergreen forests in the area. Well known for its impressive musical history, from jazz to the rock music style of grunge, to this day Seattle hosts a diverse and influential alternative music scene. Read more about Seattle, USA

  • Ship

    Westerdam Overview

    Westerdam

    3.7
    (from 47 verified customers)

    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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