18-night Russian Far East Expedition Cruise

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Silversea Cruises
Silver Explorer
Otaru/Anchorage (Seward)
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  • $500 per Couple Shipboard Credit


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7/6/2020 4:00:00 PM

Otaru is located on Ishikari Bay of the Sea of Japan on Hokkaido Island. With a name meaning "sandy beach", Otaru developed as a modern town in the late 19th century. Provided with a good natural harbour, it is the port for the city of Sapporo, the largest city and capital of Hokkaido Island and site of the 1972 Winter Olympics. Visit the Asarigawa Spa, Otamoi Park, and the Otaru Aquarium, one of the largest in Japan. Sapporo, laid out in 1871, features wide, tree-lined boulevards and some beautiful Botanical Gardens incorporating the Ainu Museum and Sapporo Art Park. The Sapporo Beer Garden and Museum and the Historical Village of Hokkaido are also well worth visiting.

7/7/2020 2:00:00 PM
7/7/2020 8:00:00 PM

Although Korsakov and the Sakhalin District owe their existence to the less-than-glamorous industries of fishing, coal and oil, the typically Russian cities of this peninsula have always managed to sneak in a little fun, even during the height of Communism. Amid the Lenin statues and austere buildings, colorful flowers add cheer to the city streets, and lively markets offer brightly hued fruits and vegetables that make it from the hinterland to the table in just a matter of hours.

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Yankicha Island
7/10/2020 6:30:00 AM
7/10/2020 5:00:00 PM

Once a place of sacred initiation rites, the steep peaks and volcanic vents make Yankicha Island a magical, mystical place. The caldera has formed a pristine valley of green whose centerpiece is the serene lagoon, nearly isolated from the sea beyond it. The soil and landscape provide sanctuary to many species of birds and other wildlife.

Atlasova Island
7/11/2020 2:30:00 PM
7/11/2020 9:00:00 PM

Atlasova is a small island that is made of just one gigantic volcano, called Alaid volcano island is named after Vladimir Atlasov, a 17th century Russian explorer who incorporated the nearby Kamchatka Peninsula into Russia. It is essentially the cone of a submerged volcano called Vulcan Alaid protruding above the Sea of Okhotsk. 

Its near perfect shape gave rise to many legends about the volcano among the peoples of the region, such as the Itelmens and Kuril Ainu. The Russian scientist Stepan Krasheninnikov was told the story that it was once a mountain in Kamchatka, but the neighboring mountains became jealous of its beauty and exiled it to the sea, leaving behind lake Kurile in southern Kamchatka.

7/12/2020 8:00:00 AM
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7/13/2020 5:30:00 AM
7/13/2020 5:00:00 PM

The extravagant tastes of the Czars extended all the way to the Russian Far East, which lured with the promise of caviar, sable and mink. Today, the draw is volcanoes—some dormant, some active—rising majestically from a chromatic tundra.

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Cross International Dateline

Travel across the International Dateline and step forward or backward in time one day.

Attu Island
7/14/2020 8:00:00 AM
7/14/2020 5:00:00 PM

Formerly called the Catherine Archipelago, the Aleutian Islands comprise some 150 mostly volcanic islands extending twelve thousand miles west of the Alaskan Peninsula. Attu Island is covered with a luxuriant, dense growth of herbage, including grasses, sedges, and many flowering plants. But the Aleutians are best know for their wildlife. More than 10 million birds nest on the islands, and visitors can see puffins, tufted ducks, harbor seals, sea otter and reindeer, just to name a few.

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Seguam Island
7/17/2020 5:30:00 AM
7/17/2020 10:30:00 AM

Seguam island is a volcanic island in the Aleutian Islands of Alaska. The census reported a population of one person in the year of 2000. Roughly 10 historical eruptions were recorded since the 18th century. 

Dutch Harbor
7/18/2020 8:00:00 AM
7/18/2020 12:00:00 PM

Dutch Harbour is a port in the Aleutian Islands. Geologically, the archipelago is a continuation of the Aleutian Range, which is on the Alaskan mainland, and contains a number of volcanic peaks. Few trees, all of stunted growth, are found, but grasses grow in abundance. Although a few good harbours are found in the archipelago, navigation is dangerous because of almost perpetual fog and numerous reefs.

Castle Bay
7/20/2020 7:30:00 AM
7/20/2020 1:00:00 PM

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Larsen Bay
7/21/2020 7:30:00 AM
7/21/2020 5:45:00 PM

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Chiswell Islands
7/22/2020 12:30:00 PM
7/22/2020 6:00:00 PM

Carved by high tides and rough seas, a group of rocky islands that sits uninhabited trails off to sea. These are the Chiswell Islands accessible only by boat or airplane. It sits on the Kenai Peninsula Borough of Alaska in the Gulf of Alaska. Millions of species of marine birds and mammals are permanent residents of Chiswell. And every year, birds of all species take refuge on the island. Visitors are encouraged to bring their binoculars and a warm jacket upon their visit!

Holgate Glacier
7/22/2020 7:15:00 PM

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Anchorage (Seward)
7/23/2020 6:30:00 AM

Seward and its surroundings comprise a land of memorable beauty--saltwater bays, blue glaciers, majestic mountains and alpine valleys. Located on the Kenai Peninsula at the head of Resurrection Bay, the city is one of Alaska's oldest communities, and also one of the most scenic.

Itinerary subject to change without notice. Please confirm itinerary at time of booking.

Port, security and handling fees, government fees and taxes are included in the fare. Price does not include airfare, transfers and airline government fees and taxes.

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  • Spacious Ultra-Luxury Suites - over 85% with Private Verandas
  • Butler Service - All Suites
  • Complimentary Beverages Served Throughout the Ship
  • Gratuities
  • Open-Seating Dining
  • In-Suite Dining and 24-Hour Room Service
  • In-Suite Beverages
  • Free Wi-Fi Throughout the Ship*
  • Transportation into Town

*Every guest will receive one free hour of Wi-Fi per day, with select suites receiving unlimited Wi-Fi.

Available Addons:
  • Optional shore excursions
  • Air/Hotel Program
  • Hotel-Only Program
  • Extra Night Accommodations
  • Transfer-Only Package
  • Air Upgrades and Special Requests


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House of Travel
17813 Biscayne Blvd.
Aventura, FL 33160
(305) 931-3002