Cruise in Alaska, Japan & Vancouver

Cruise Japan & Alaska on the Queen Elizabeth

Two bucket list cruises in one!

This May the Queen Elizabeth returns to Alaska after a 20 year absence! Setting sail from Japan, this exciting journey will show you Alaska's beautifully remote landscapes and thriving wildlife en route to Vancouver.

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17 nights
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About this holiday

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Board the Queen Elizabeth for the start of her long-awaited Alaska 2019 season!

Departing Yokohama 5 May 2019
Arriving Vancouver 21 May 2019
Extended 27-night itinerary also available, featuring extended scenic cruising in Alaska. More details below.

Discover more of Japan and three maiden ports on this Alaskan cruise. Take a helicopter ride or kayak around 1000 year old glaciers. Join a guided tour to see native bears and historic towns at Kodiak and the capital, Juneau. Watch for the Northern Lights in Anchorage.

Leaving Tokyo (from Yokohama), you will sail to Japan’s Aomori with its snow-covered mountains and cherry blossoms. Then onto Muroran with tours to Sapporo, capital of the mountainous northern Japanese island of Hokkaido.

Reaching Alaska, be amazed at Hubbard Glacier, more than six miles wide where it meets the ocean. Visit Kodiak, a haven for native wildlife, then the beautiful capital of Juneau before passing the pristine Tracy Arm Fjord.

After discovering the tiny town of Skagway, gateway to the gold fields of old, Icy Strait Point offers native Alaskan culture, old forests, and maybe whales. Visit Sitka, before exploring Ketchikan’s world-famous collection of historic totem poles. You'll then reach Canada’s Garden City, Victoria, before ending your journey in cosmopolitan Vancouver


The luxurious Queen Elizabeth is an all-inclusive cruise.
Christened by her namesake, Her Majesty The Queen in October 2010, Queen Elizabeth is renowned for her comfort and luxury. Her sophisticated and spacious interior offers everything you’d wish for on board.


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  • Inside stateroom from $2,399pp twin share
  • Upgrades available. Please contact us for availability and pricing.

Travel dates

Pricing based on 5 May 2019 departure. Please contact us for alternative itinerary availability and pricing.

Or extend the voyage to a whopping 27 nights! The longer version of this cruise includes an additional 10 night circuit (return from Vancouver) with more immersive scenic cruising ofthe Tracy Arm, Hubbard Glacia and Icy Strait Point.

This extended itinerary starts at $5,779pp. Contact us now to learn more.


  • Sun 5 May - Tokyo, Japan (from Yokohama)
  • Mon 6 May - At Sea
  • Tue 7 May - Aomori, Japan
  • Wed 8 May - Sapporo (from Muroran), Japan
  • Thu 9 May - At Sea
  • Fri 10 May - At Sea
  • Sat 11 May - At Sea
  • Sun 12 May - Cross International Dateline
  • Mon 13 May - At Sea
  • Tue 14 May - At Sea
  • Wed 15 May - Anchor in Kodiak, Alaska, USA
  • Thu 16 May - Anchorage, Alaska, USA
  • Fri 17 May - At Sea
  • Sat 18 May - Juneau, Alaska, USA
  • Sun 19 May - At Sea
  • Mon 20 May - Cruise by Inside Passage Scenic Cruising
  • Tue 21 May - Vancouver, Canada

Add an additional 10 nights for a more immersive time in Alaska. Prices for the extended 27-night itinerary begin at $5,779pp, and covers all of the above PLUS:

  • Wed 22 May - Cruise by Inside Passage Scenic Cruising
  • Thu 23 May Juneau, Alaska, USA
  • Thu 23 May - Cruise by Tracy Arm
  • Fri 24 May Skagway, Alaska, USA
  • Sat 25 May - Cruise by Hubbard Glacier
  • Sun 26 May - Icy Strait Point, USA
  • Mon 27 May Sitka, Alaska, USA
  • Tue 28 May Ketchikan, Alaska, USA
  • Wed 29 May - Cruise by Inside Passage Scenic Cruising
  • Thu 30 May - Victoria, Canada
  • Fri 31 May Vancouver, Canada


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