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Expedition To The Kitamae Route

Ship: Le Soléal  
Departure: Tuesday, April 9, 2024
Nights: 11 nights
Departs: Otaru
Returns: Osaka
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One Way Trip
One
way trip
Duration
11
Nights
Days at Sea
13
Sea Days
Ports
5
Ports
Countries Visted
2
Countries
  • Itinerary

    Expedition To The Kitamae Route

    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 Tuesday, April 9, 2024 Otaru, Japan Embark 6:00 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

    2 Wednesday, April 10, 2024 At Sea
    3 Thursday, April 11, 2024 Sakata, Japan 12:00 AM 12:00 AM

    Sakata – a “city of rice” – is city of 105,000 on Japan’s island Honshu, facing the Sea of Japan. It is 1000km due east of North Korea. It has the Mogami River running through it, and 25km to the NE is the symmetrical 2236m Mount Chokai, in the Chokai Quasi-National Park. Read more about Sakata, Japan

    4 Friday, April 12, 2024 Sado
    5 Saturday, April 13, 2024 Wajima
    6 Sunday, April 14, 2024 Ine
    6 Sunday, April 14, 2024 Miyazu
    7 Monday, April 15, 2024 Uratomi Coast
    7 Monday, April 15, 2024 Tottori
    8 Tuesday, April 16, 2024 Busan, South Korea 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    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

    9 Wednesday, April 17, 2024 Crossing Kanmon Strait-West
    9 Wednesday, April 17, 2024 Shimonoseki, Japan 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Shimonoseki, Japan

    Shimonoseki is located at the SW tip of Honshu, Japan. It faces the narrow Tsushima Strait that separates Japan’s largest island Honshu from Kyushu to the south. The 20 km strait links the Sea of Japan on the west, to the Inland Sea on the east. Read more about Shimonoseki, Japan

    10 Thursday, April 18, 2024 Shimokamagari
    10 Thursday, April 18, 2024 Mitarai
    10 Thursday, April 18, 2024 Passing Kurushima Strait
    11 Friday, April 19, 2024 Onomichi
    11 Friday, April 19, 2024 Tomonoura
    12 Saturday, April 20, 2024 Osaka, Japan 7:00 AM Disembark
    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

  • Ship

    Le Soléal Overview

    Le Soléal

    Le Soléal (the Sun/Sunlight in French) offers itineraries that are impressive. She joined Compagnie du Ponant as a premium vessel in 2013, showing magnificent lines, elegance and furnishings that reflect modern French marine architecture. She is 5-star, “your own private yacht.” With 264 guests and 140 crew service is personal.

  • Cabins

    Le Soléal Cabins

    Suite

    Suite

    Suite on the Le Soléal Suite on the Le Soléal

    Cabin Types

    SA, PS6, PS5, DS6

    Average Cabin Size – 33.7 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 7.0 m2

    Size: 484 sq.ft. + 97 sq.ft. balcony. Owner's Suites are decorated by French interior designers and will provide you a breathtaking panoramic sea view. Amenities: bull; Individually-controlled air-conditioning bull; Cabin layout : king-size bed, or twin beds, communicating cabins available bull; Bathtub or shower bull; Minibar bull; Flat screen satellite TV bull; Desk with stationery bull; DVD, CD and Ipodtrade; players bull; Video on demand bull; Safe bull; Hairdryer bull; Bath robes bull; Satellite direct line telephone bull; 110/220 volts outlet bull; French bath products bull; 24hr room service bull; Internet access wifi bull; Another Flat screen satellite TV bull; Large bathtub bull; Sofa bull; Table with 4 chairs bull; Armchair amp; Pedestal table

    Prestige Balcony

    Prestige Balcony

    Prestige Balcony on the Le Soléal Prestige Balcony on the Le Soléal

    Cabin Types

    PR6, PR5, PR4

    Average Cabin Size – 18.5 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 4.0 m2

    Size: 200 sq.ft. + 43 sq.ft. balcony. Prestige Staterooms with private balcony. Amenities: bull; Individually-controlled air-conditioning bull; Cabin layout : king-size bed, or twin beds bull; Shower bull; Minibar bull; Flat screen satellite TV bull; Desk with stationery bull; DVD, CD and Ipodtrade; players bull; Video on demand bull; Safe bull; Hairdryer bull; Bath robes bull; Satellite direct line telephone bull; 110/220 volts outlet bull; French bath products bull; 24hr room service

    Deluxe Balcony

    Deluxe Balcony

    Deluxe Balcony on the Le Soléal Deluxe Balcony on the Le Soléal

    Cabin Types

    DEL

    Average Cabin Size – 18.5 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 4.0 m2

    Size: 200 sq.ft. + 43 sq.ft. balcony. Deluxe Staterooms with private balcony. Amenities: bull; Individually-controlled air-conditioning bull; Cabin layout : king-size bed, or twin beds bull; Shower bull; Minibar bull; Flat screen satellite TV bull; Desk with stationery bull; DVD, CD and Ipodtrade; players bull; Video on demand bull; Safe bull; Hairdryer bull; Bath robes bull; Satellite direct line telephone bull; 110/220 volts outlet bull; French bath products bull; 24hr room service bull; Internet access wifi

    Superior Ocean

    Superior Ocean

    Superior Ocean on the Le Soléal Superior Ocean on the Le Soléal

    Cabin Types

    SP3

    Average Cabin Size – 21.0 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    Size: 226 sq.ft. superior staterooms located on Deck3. Amenities: bull; Individually-controlled air-conditioning bull; Cabin layout : king-size bed, or twin beds bull; Shower bull; Minibar bull; Flat screen satellite TV bull; Desk with stationery bull; DVD, CD and Ipodtrade; players bull; Video on demand bull; Safe bull; Hairdryer bull; Bath robes bull; Satellite direct line telephone bull; 110/220 volts outlet bull; French bath products bull; 24hr room servicebull; Internet access wifi

  • Deck Plans

    Deck Plans for Le Soléal

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Prestige Balcony

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  • Expedition To The Kitamae Route

    Cruiseline: Ponant Cruises Ship: Le Soléal Departure: Tuesday, April 9, 2024 Nights: 11 nights Departs: Otaru Returns: Osaka

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