Muse, Voyage 200903020 ex Vancouver to Tokyo

Cruise Line
Silversea Cruises
Ship
Silver Muse
Cruise Departs
03 Sep 2020
Cruise Duration
20 Nights
Embark Ship
Vancouver, BC. Canada
Disembark Ship
Tokyo, Japan
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Cruise Itinerary

DateActivityArriveDepart
03 Sep 2020
Vancouver, BC. Canada
06:00 PM
04 Sep 2020
Inside Passage, Alaska
Cruising
05 Sep 2020
Ketchikan, Alaska
08:00 AM 02:30 PM
06 Sep 2020
Juneau, Alaska
09:30 AM 11:00 PM
07 Sep 2020
Skagway, Alaska
08:00 AM 04:00 PM
08 Sep 2020
Sitka, Alaska
08:30 AM 05:00 PM
09 Sep 2020
Hubbard Glacier, Alaska
Cruising
10 Sep 2020
Seward, Alaska
07:00 AM 07:00 PM
11 Sep 2020
Kodiak, Alaska
09:00 AM 03:00 PM
12 Sep 2020 At sea    
13 Sep 2020
Dutch Harbour, Unalaska, Alaska
08:00 AM 02:00 PM
14 Sep 2020 At sea    
15 Sep 2020
Date Line Crossing
16 Sep 2020 At sea    
17 Sep 2020 At sea    
18 Sep 2020
Petropavlovsk, Russia
07:00 AM 08:00 PM
19 Sep 2020 At sea    
20 Sep 2020 At sea    
21 Sep 2020
Kushiro, Japan
07:00 AM 05:00 PM
22 Sep 2020
Hakodate, Japan
08:00 AM 06:00 PM
23 Sep 2020 At sea    
24 Sep 2020
Tokyo, Japan
08:00 AM

All itineraries and ports of call at the discretion of the cruise line subject to local weather conditions and may change without notice.

20 Night Cruise sailing from Vancouver to Tokyo onboard Silver Muse.

With plenty of sea days to provide ample wildlife watching opportunities, get your cameras, binoculars and sketchbooks at the ready because this is a “whale” of an adventure! Exploring the vast wilderness of Alaska is on everyone’s bucket list but to do it while relaxing in fabled Silversea style is only for a select few. If a change is what you are after, this voyage is the perfect place to start.

Highlights of this cruise:

Vancouver
Vancouver is a delicious juxtaposition of urban sophistication and on-your-doorstep wilderness adventure. The mountains and seascape make the city an outdoor playground for hiking, skiing, kayaking, cycling, and sailing—and so much more—while the cuisine and arts scenes are equally diverse, reflecting the makeup of Vancouver’s ethnic (predominantly Asian) mosaic. Vancouver is consistently ranked as one of the world’s most livable cities, and it’s easy for visitors to see why. It’s beautiful, it’s outdoorsy, and there’s a laidback West Coast vibe. On the one hand, there’s easy access to a variety of outdoor activities, a fabulous variety of beaches, and amazing parks. At the same time, the city has a multicultural vitality and cosmopolitan flair. The attraction is as much in the range of food choices—the fresh seafood and local produce are some of North America’s best—as it is in the museums, shopping, and nightlife.

Cruise Inside Passage
If it is drama that you are after, then you certainly need look no further that the dramatic beauty of the Inside Passage. With isolated communities nestling in shoreside villages, mountains rising from the tidal waters, seals basking on ice floes and massive glaciers calving with a thunderous snap in the distance, this stretch of water is quite unique. Named after early explorers who were looking for the Northwest Passage (found much further north), cruising the Inside Passage has become a must for any sailing aficionado. Perhaps it is the massive – and advancing – glaciers that look like they have been sculpted by Mother Nature herself that is the draw; or maybe it is the calm waters that are protected from the otherwise enervated Pacific. Or it could be it is the plethora of wildlife that can be spotted above and below the water that will stay with you forever. One thing is certain; this serene stretch of water embodies the best of Alaska.

Ketchikan
Ketchikan is famous for its colorful totem poles, rainy skies, steep–as–San Francisco streets, and lush island setting. Some 13,500 people call the town home, and, in the summer, cruise ships crowd the shoreline, floatplanes depart noisily for Misty Fiords National Monument, and salmon-laden commercial fishing boats motor through Tongass Narrows. In the last decade Ketchikan’s rowdy, blue-collar heritage of logging and fishing has been softened by the loss of many timber-industry jobs and the dramatic rise of cruise-ship tourism. With some effort, though, visitors can still glimpse the rugged frontier spirit that once permeated this hardscrabble cannery town. Art lovers should make a beeline for Ketchikan: the arts community here is very active. Travelers in search of the perfect piece of Alaska art will find an incredible range of pieces to choose from.

Juneau
Juneau, Alaska’s capital and third-largest city, is on the North American mainland but can’t be reached by road. The city owes its origins to two colorful sourdoughs (Alaskan pioneers)—Joe Juneau and Richard Harris—and to a Tlingit chief named Kowee, who led the two men to rich reserves of gold at Snow Slide Gulch, the drainage of Gold Creek around which the town was eventually built. That was in 1880, and shortly thereafter a modest stampede resulted in the formation of a mining camp, which quickly grew to become the Alaska district government capital in 1906. The city may well have continued under its original appellation—Harrisburg, after Richard Harris—were it not for Joe Juneau’s political jockeying at a miner’s meeting in 1881. For some 60 years after Juneau’s founding gold was the mainstay of the economy. In its heyday the AJ (for Alaska Juneau) Gold Mine was the biggest low-grade ore mine in the world.

Cruise Hubbard Glacier
Hubbard Glacier, off the coast of Yakutat, Alaska, is the largest glacier in North America, with a calving front that is more than six miles wide. One of the main sources for Hubbard Glacier originates 76 mi inland. It has been a very active glacier, experiencing two major surges in the past 30 years. This glacier was named after Gardiner Greene Hubbard, a U.S. lawyer, financier, and philanthropist. He was the first president of the National Geographic Society.

Seward
It is hard to believe that a place as beautiful as Seward exists. Surrounded on all sides by Kenai Fjords National Park, Chugach National Forest, and Resurrection Bay, Seward offers all the quaint realities of a small railroad town with the bonus of jaw-dropping scenery. This little town of about 2,750 citizens was founded in 1903, when survey crews arrived at the ice-free port and began planning a railroad to the Interior. Since its inception, Seward has relied heavily on tourism and commercial fishing.

Dutch Harbour
The crumpled peaks, and tranquil scenery, of Dutch Harbor belies its history as one of the few places on American soil to have been directly attacked by the Japanese – who bombed the significant US military base here during the Second World War. Located on a string of islands, which loops down into the Pacific from Alaska, a visit to this Aleutian Island destination offers comprehensive military history, and extraordinary ocean scenery. Hike the volcanic, gloriously green landscapes, and look out for wonderful wildlife, like bald eagles, as they survey the surroundings.

Petropavlovsk
The Kamchatka Peninsula is part of the Eastern frontier of Russia. Due to its close proximity to the United States, the region has played a strategic role in the defense of Russian territory throughout modern history. As a result, the territory was closed for many years to foreigners and Russians alike. Fortunately, the region’s isolated position played a significant role in preserving and protecting its unique wilderness and rich biodiversity. With few roads, most regional transportation is by plane, boat, or helicopter.

Hakodate
Facing out on two bays, Hakodate is a 19th-century port town, with clapboard buildings on sloping streets, a dockside tourist zone, streetcars, and fresh fish on every menu. In the downtown historic quarter, a mountain rises 1,100 feet above the city on the southern point of the narrow peninsula. Russians, Americans, Chinese, and Europeans have all left their mark; this was one of the first three Japanese ports the Meiji government opened up to international trade in 1859. The main sights around the foot of Mt.

Tokyo
Lights, sushi, manga! Sprawling, frenetic, and endlessly fascinating, Japan’s capital is a city of contrasts. Shrines and gardens are pockets of calm between famously crowded streets and soaring office buildings. Mom-and-pop noodle houses share street space with Western-style chain restaurants and exquisite fine dining. Shopping yields lovely folk arts as well as the newest electronics. And nightlife kicks off with karaoke or sake and continues with techno clubs and more. Whether you seek the traditional or the cutting edge, Tokyo will provide it.

Silversea Cruises is happy to present, Silver Muse. The new ultra-luxury ship was built by Fincantieri and at 40,700 grt accommodates 596 guests. Representing an exciting evolution of Silver Spirit, Silver Muse redefines ultra-luxury ocean travel – enhancing the small-ship intimacy and spacious all-suite accommodations that are the hallmarks of the Silversea experience. The addition of Silver Muse expands Silversea’s fleet to nine ships, and once again significantly raises the bar in the ultra-luxury cruise market with a wealth of enhancements to the onboard experience, while satisfying the uncompromising requirements for comfort, service, and quality of the world’s most discerning travellers.

Ship Profile & Stats

  • Length: 212.8 m
  • Tonnage: 40,700
  • Maiden Voyage: 2017
  • Refurbished: 2017
  • Passenger Capacity (dbl): 596
  • Crew Nationality: International
  • Officer Nationality: European
  • Dining Staff Nationality: International
  • Ship Registration: Bahamas

Ship Amenities

  • Dedicated Butler
  • Plush Etro® bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • One hour complimentary WiFi access per guest/per day
  • Two 42 “ / 106 cm Flat-screen HD TV
  • Interactive Media Library
  • iHome Radio / Alarm charging station (with USB cable or QI wireless charging), NFC Bluetooth connectivity
  • Refrigerator and bar setup stocked with your preferences
  • Writing desk(s) with personalised stationery
  • Wall mounted USB-C mobile device chargers

Ship Facilities

  • Tor’s Observation Lounge
  • The Library
  • Spaccanapoli
  • Jogging Track
  • Lifts
  • Swimming Pool
  • Whirlpools
  • The Grill
  • Pool Bar & Grill
  • Panorama Lounge
  • Activities Room
  • Connoisseur’s Corner
  • Shopping Boutiques
  • Arts Cafe
  • Conference / Card Room
  • La Terrazza
  • Silver Note
  • Casino
  • Zagara Spa
  • Beauty Salon
  • Fitness Centre
  • Dolce Vita Bar
  • Venetian Lounge
  • Atlantide
  • Indochine
  • Kaiseki
  • La Dames by Relais & Chateaux Restaurant

Art inspires. Awakens your emotions and stimulates your thoughts.

In the quiet calm of morning, your private veranda becomes a place of true inspiration. Surrounded by the magnificence of the dawning day, at one with the vista of sea and sky, in awe of nature and the vast beauty of this world. The shoreline of the next port slides closer and closer into view, and with it an undeniable anticipation of things to come and the promise of limitless possibilities.

Silversea creates exceptional ocean journeys with unique opportunities to explore remote ports-of-call from an intimate haven of incomparable luxury, each voyage a unique masterpiece. Discover genuine European expertise reflected in every detail, from our tranquil all-suite accommodation and uncompromising service to distinctive fine dining and a carefree all-inclusive philosophy.

Our guests hail from across the globe, yet share an appreciation for the spectrum of choice offered in Silversea’s array of exotic destinations and exclusive explorations ashore. By blending these elements together with enrichment experiences, each new port becomes more than a destination, it becomes a state of mind, transcending the traditional concepts of cruising. It is this distinction that has earned Silversea the reputation of World’s Best.

ALL-INCLUSIVE VALUE

COMPLIMENTARY BEVERAGES SERVED THROUGHOUT THE SHIP An extensive selection of fine wines, champagne, spirits, bottled water and soft drinks are yours to enjoy — all courtesy of Silversea.

IN-SUITE BEVERAGE CABINET STOCKED WITH OUR COMPLIMENTS Besides the chilled bottle of champagne that awaits you, every suite features a beverage cabinet stocked with your preferred assortment of complimentary beverages.

COMPLIMENTARY IN-SUITE DINING AND 24-HOUR ROOM SERVICE A formal dinner served course-by-course, a late-night snack, or a full breakfast delivered at your request — with no charge and no tipping.

COMPLIMENTARY SILVERSEA EXPERIENCE® A shoreside event exclusively for Silversea guests on select voyages. Recent outings have included dinner in the desert in Namibia and a concert at the ruins of Ephesus.

A FULL SPECTRUM OF ENTERTAINMENT AND ENRICHMENT Production shows, classical concerts, and folkloric performances. Multi-tiered show lounge. Lectures by world affairs experts, renowned authors and destination specialists.

COMPLIMENTARY TRANSPORTATION INTO TOWN Roundtrip transportation from the pier to the heart of town in most ports of call.

Silversea … The art of travel. The art of good living.

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