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View the seal and cormorant colonies as you sail across the Beagle Channel
$8,480
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Adventure in Patagonia

14 Day Itinerary aboard Le Soleal
  • Discover Quemchi on Chiloé
  • Stop in Puerto Williams
  • Observe Patagonia's wildlife
  • Visit the picturesque Tortel
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover Patagonia during a14-day expedition cruise. Explore the most beautiful sceneryArgentinaand Chilehave to offer, including glaciers, fjords, and winding channels. Embark inUshuaia, the world’s southernmost city, and round the mythicalCape Horn. Puerto Williams, considered as the …
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Penguins in Antarctica
$22,760
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Beyond the Polar Circle

18 Day Itinerary aboard Le Soleal
  • Enjoy unique lectures onboard
  • Cross the Polar Circle
  • Observe magnificent landscapes
  • Discover Antarctica's wildlife
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Start your journey at the charming city of Buenos Aires, fall in love with the magic of the capital city of Argentina. Board the Le Soleal in Ushuaia and embark on a spectacular 18-day voyage across Antarctica. Set sail for theFalkland Islands, whose wild beauty is sure to captivate you.This …
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Touring the icy water of Antarctica on an expedition cruise
$21,660
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Christmas and New Year in Southern Lands

18 Day Itinerary aboard Le Soleal
  • Spend the holidays in the Antarctic
  • Enjoy the region's diverse scenery
  • Behold magnificent wildlife
  • Explore with naturalist guides
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
On this 18-day expedition cruise aboard Le Soleal, celebrate Christmas and the New Year by exploring the world's southernmost territories. The undulating hills and verdant moors of the Falkland Islands mark the beginning of the Antarctic adventure. Cruise to South Georgia, where imposing …
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Icebergs and sunshine during Antarctic cruise
$10,230
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Emblematic Antarctica

Overnight in Santiago (Chile) - 12 Day Itinerary aboard Le Soleal
  • Marvel at the dynamic landscapes
  • Observe magnificent wildlife
  • Visit research and whaling stations
  • Learn from a team of expert guides
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Tabletop icebergs, growlers, drift or pack ice... the Antarctic has a language unto itself. After this 12-day voyage, you too can understand the slight variations that make this southernmost landscape so unique. Join Le Soleal for a chance to sail through the Heart of the Antarctic Peninsula to an …
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Penguins navigating the icy slopes
$13,570
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Emblematic Antarctica

12 Day Itinerary aboard Le Soleal
  • Visit research stations
  • Explore imposing glaciers
  • Meet the Gentoo penguins
  • See beautiful landscapes
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the Le Soleal at Ushuaia and cross the Drake Passage. Reach theWhite Continent, the realm of the unexpected. Weather and ice conditions permitting, this extreme environment where nature reigns supreme will reveal to you its most beautiful secrets through numerous discoveries. On this …
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Cherry blossoms frame Osaka castle
$5,000
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Exploring Ogasawara Islands

10 Day Itinerary aboard Le Soleal
  • Discover Hachijo-jima and Ogasawara
  • View endemic fauna and flora
  • Explore “Galapagos of the East”
  • Visit the Japanese Volcano Islands
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark in Osaka, Japan’s second city, which is home to a fortress dating back to the 16th century, before setting sail towards the island ofHachijo-jima, which lies off the coast of Tokyo and is composed of two magnificent volcanos. Reach then Ogasawara Islands, aUNESCOWorld Heritage Site …
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An Arctic fox scouts the terrain
$13,710
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Fire and Ice in the Arctic

Seward to Nome - 17 Day Itinerary aboard Le Soleal
  • Visit landscapes of Alaska & Russia
  • Explore Wrangel Island Reserve
  • Sail in the heart of the Bering Sea
  • View beautiful wildlife
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
View Geographic Harbor, situated in the heart of the stunning Katmai National Park and Reserve. There is a strong chance you’ll be able to observe grizzlies, as they reign supreme here. Later sail along the Alaska Peninsula, an emerged part of the Pacific Ring of Fire. Here, each island is a …
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Evening lights over the Otaru canals
$6,000
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Japanese Shores

12 Day Itinerary aboard Le Soleal
  • Discover Land of the Rising Sun
  • Explore pleasant Noshiro
  • View Itsukushima Shinto Shrine
  • Try some local seafood specialties
Activities:
Local Market, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover the northern point of theisland of Honshu. Sail toOgi, on the smallisland of Sado. Stop in Kanazawa and from there, go for a visit to Shirakawa-goandGokayama villages which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites particularly famous for their traditional houses in thegassho-zukuri style. …
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Le Soleal
$1,970
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Ocean Voyage: Honolulu - Vancouver

9 Day Itinerary aboard Le Soleal
  • Enjoy Waikiki beach in Honolulu
  • Observe delightful sunsets onboard
  • View the spectacle of the waves
  • Explore art museums
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise
Activity Level:
Relaxed
A few times year sea lovers, dreamers, and keen observers of endless horizons join the non-stop journeys, to enjoy the comfort of the ships for an extended period and share the daily lives of the crew. As the days go by, you can explore the waves from the upper deck, keep fit in the spa and make …
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Moai of Easter Island
$1,760
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Ocean Voyage: Talcahuano - Hanga Roa

8 Day Itinerary aboard Le Soleal
  • Discover nature of Talcahuano
  • Delight with magnificent sunsets
  • Take in the ocean breeze
  • Explore Hanga Roa's famous statues
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Sail from Talcahuano to the spectacular Easter Island on this 8-day small ship cruise of a discovery of the wonders of the Pacific Ocean. As the days go by, you can admire the waves from the upper deck, keep fit in the spa and make good use of the pool or the gym, share the daily life of the crew, …
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Port of Juneau, Alaska
$6,290
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On the Trail of the Gold Prospectors: Juneau to Vancouver

8 Day Itinerary aboard Le Soleal
  • Discover Alaska’s landscapes
  • View the wonderful wildlife
  • Explore American Indians Art
  • Visit the gateway to “Golf Rush”
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Start your voyage at Juneau, the capital of Alaska, long inhabited by the Tlingit people. Sail alongTracy Arm, one of Alaska’s most beautiful fjords. VisitSkagway, where many pioneers came in search of gold at the end of the 19thcentury, andHaines, where majesticbald eaglesare often spotted …
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Icebergs everywhere in Tracy Arm Ford
$6,290
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On the Trail of the Gold Prospectors: Juneau to Vancouver

8 Day Itinerary aboard Le Soleal
  • See the Sawyer glacier
  • Discover totems
  • Spot animal inhabitants
  • Enjoy Vancouver Art Gallery
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark in Juneau, the capital of Alaska long inhabited by the Tlingit people. Sail along Tracy Arm,one of Alaska’s most beautiful fjords, which will undoubtedly be one of the highlights of your cruise. Do not miss the chance to visit Haines were many pioneers came in search of gold at the end …
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Adventures in Juneau, Alaska
$5,590
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On the Trail of the Gold Prospectors: Juneau to Vancouver

8 Day Itinerary aboard Le Soleal
  • Discover Alaska’s fjords, glaciers
  • See the Sawyer glacier
  • Explore the wildlife
  • Sail in the Tracy Arm Fjord
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board on Le Soleal atJuneau, the capital of Alaska and sail towardsSkagway, where many pioneers came in search of gold at the end of the 19thcentury. Next, visitHaines where majestic bald eagles are often spotted flying over the houses. Sail alongTracy Arm, one of Alaska’s most beautiful …
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Adventures in Juneau, Alaska
$6,320
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On the Trail of the Gold Prospectors: Vancouver to Juneau

8 Day Itinerary aboard Le Soleal
  • Discover Alaska’s landscapes
  • See brown bears
  • Learn about Tlingit American Indian
  • Sail in the Tracy Arm Fjord
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Urban Exploration, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Follow in the footsteps of thegold prospectorson this8-day cruiseaboardLe Soleal.Sail fromVancouver andmake your way up the coast of Alaska, whose Inside Passage, shaped by the sculpture of imposing glaciers, is home tovertiginous fjords. Here, the natural environment includes glaciers, coniferous …
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Moai of Easter Island
$6,080
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Polynesia & Easter Island

14 Day Itinerary aboard Le Soleal
  • Discover the impressive Ahu Tahai
  • Visit the Pitcairn's museum
  • Explore Aukena's pearl farm
  • View Saint Michel’s Cathedral
Activities:
Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Enjoy an unforgettable experience with a team of naturalists, discovering atypical destinations in the heart of the Pacific. Embark on the intriguing Easter Island, some 3,700 km away from the South American continent. Discover its famous wooden tablets called “Rongorongo” and the Moai, …
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Sea turtle
$6,200
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Polynesia: the Austral Islands & Bora Bora

10 Day Itinerary aboard Le Soleal
  • Discover most beautiful islands
  • Explore turquoise lagoons
  • View Polynesia’s culture
  • Visit lovely Moorea
Activities:
Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Between pearl farms and white sandy beaches, French Polynesia will reveal its many mysteries to you. Surrounded by superb lagoons of translucent waters edged by exceptional coral reefs, the islands of Polynesia are undoubtedly some of the most beautiful in the world and home to astonishing and rich …
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A young woman walks through a field of flowers
$4,630
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The Best of Japan

9 Day Itinerary aboard Le Soleal
  • Explore the famous Korakuen Gardens
  • Visit the Hiroshima Peace Memorial
  • See Kagoshima & Sakurajima Volcano
  • Honor the events at Nagasaki
  • Discover medieval Japan
Activities:
Local Market, Small Ship Cruise
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Set sail for the "Land of the Rising Sun" on this 9-day voyage aboard the luxurious Le Soleal. Experience a blend of modernity and tradition in your ports of call. Japan opens its doors to you and reveals its imperial past, where the history of the Samurais rubs shoulders with the subtle …
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Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky cityscape and Koryaksky volcano
$12,510
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The Best of Kamtchatka

Alaska to Kamtchatka - 15 Day Itinerary aboard Le Soleal
  • Cruise to Russian Far East
  • View abundant and varied wildlife
  • Explore vast expanses of tundra
  • Discover fascinating mountains
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the ship in Alaska, before charting course towards Russia. Sail the strait discovered by the Danish explorer V. Jonassen Bering at the beginning of the 18th century. This 83-km-long natural border connecting the Bering Sea to the Chukchi Sea is used at the end of summer every year by numerous …
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Explore rocky beaches of the Russian Far East
$11,160
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The Sea of Okhotsk

15 Day Itinerary aboard Le Soleal
  • Cruise to the Russian Far East
  • Discover beautiful natural region
  • Visit amazing Magadan
  • Explore abundant & varied wildlife
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the ship in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, in the south of Kamchatka, a peninsula of spectacular volcanic landscapes, where you may have the chance to observe the Kamchatka brown bear. Sail on the Sea of Okhotsk, covered with ice for a large part of the year. If luck is on your side, it is …
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Explore the wonder of coral reefs
$6,560
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Treasures of Polynesia

10 Day Itinerary aboard Le Soleal
  • Discover Polynesia’s culture
  • Enjoy white sand beaches
  • Visit pineapple plantations
  • View most beautiful islands
Activities:
Kayaking, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Boar Le Soleal and start the fascinating 10-day voyage. The first stop on this trip: the Tuamotus. A gigantic atoll with breathtaking underwater scenery, Rangiroa is most known for the cultivation of its famous black pearls. Be sure to try snorkeling in these natural aquariums where colorful fish, …
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Honolulu Harbor Oahu
$6,190
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Treasures of the Marine World with the Oceanographic Institute of Monaco

16 Day Itinerary aboard Le Soleal
  • View exceptional coral reefs
  • Explore the Marquesas Islands beaut
  • Enjoy the French Polynesia's waters
  • Discover famous museums
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Between pearl farms and white sandy beaches, French Polynesia will reveal its many mysteries to you. At the heart of the Tuamotu Islands, spend some time in the magnificent Rangiroa Atoll. This gigantic atoll with breathtaking underwater scenery is most known for the cultivation of its famous black …
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Moose found on an Alaska wildlife tour
$8,800
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Wildlife and Forests of Alaska

13 Day Itinerary aboard Le Soleal
  • Visit admirable College Fjord
  • Sail along the Interior Passage
  • Discover Alaska's rainforests
  • Explore the Tongass National forest
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Journey to the heart of wild and unspoiled natural environments aboard Le Soleal. Visit Prince William Sound, in the Gulf of Alaska, and surrender to the beauty of the icy décor all around you. During your Zodiac outings, exploring the meanders of stunningfjords lead you to impressive …
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2020
EmbarksDays 
Dec 2218Christmas and New Year in Southern Lands
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EmbarksDays 
Jan 0712Emblematic Antarctica
Jan 1712Emblematic Antarctica
Jan 1712Emblematic Antarctica
Jan 2712Emblematic Antarctica
Feb 1618Beyond the Polar Circle
Mar 0414Adventure in Patagonia
Mar 318Ocean Voyage: Talcahuano - Hanga Roa
Apr 0714Polynesia & Easter Island
May 0410Polynesia: the Austral Islands & Bora Bora
May 1310Treasures of Polynesia
May 2216Treasures of the Marine World with the Oceanographic Institute of Monaco
Jun 069Ocean Voyage: Honolulu - Vancouver
Jun 148On the Trail of the Gold Prospectors: Vancouver to Juneau
Jun 218On the Trail of the Gold Prospectors: Juneau to Vancouver
Jun 218On the Trail of the Gold Prospectors: Juneau to Vancouver
Jun 288On the Trail of the Gold Prospectors: Vancouver to Juneau
Jul 058On the Trail of the Gold Prospectors: Juneau to Vancouver
Jul 058On the Trail of the Gold Prospectors: Juneau to Vancouver
Jul 058On the Trail of the Gold Prospectors: Juneau to Vancouver
Jul 128On the Trail of the Gold Prospectors: Vancouver to Juneau
Jul 198On the Trail of the Gold Prospectors: Juneau to Vancouver
Aug 028On the Trail of the Gold Prospectors: Juneau to Vancouver
Aug 028On the Trail of the Gold Prospectors: Juneau to Vancouver
Aug 028On the Trail of the Gold Prospectors: Juneau to Vancouver
Aug 098On the Trail of the Gold Prospectors: Vancouver to Juneau
Aug 2313Wildlife and Forests of Alaska
Sep 0417Fire and Ice in the Arctic
Sep 2015The Best of Kamtchatka
Oct 0415The Sea of Okhotsk
Oct 1812Japanese Shores
Oct 299The Best of Japan
Nov 069The Best of Japan
Nov 1410Exploring Ogasawara Islands
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Max Passengers: 264
Ship Type: Luxury Expedition Ship

Like all of the superb megayachts in the luxurious Ponant fleet, Le Soleal reflects a chic French style and elegance that is a signature of their refined brand of expedition vessels. Luxury and comfort fuse aboard this ice-strengthened 132-stateroom ship. 

In each of the luxurious rooms, you will melt into the plush beds at the end of an active day of exploration and excursions led by the expert guide and crew. You'll also be delighted to find a minibar, flat screen TV, ample storage space, and private en-suite bathrooms. There are 9 classes of rooms to choose from to accommodate families, romantic getaways, or any other groups you might be traveling with. 

In addition to the cabins, each of the five decks features social areas as well. Just like its sister ship, Le Boreal, it features a full service bar and two restaurants, multiple lounge areas, a spa and fitness center, and even a swimming pool. If you want to take in the beautiful sights of nature, the panoramic terrace on the upper deck is always open. 
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Superior Stateroom
Superior Stateroom
The Superior Stateroom has a capacity of up to 3 passengers per cabin, with a king-sized bed or twin beds.
Deluxe Stateroom
Deluxe Stateroom
The Deluxe Stateroom has a capacity of up to 2 passengers per cabin, with a king-sized bed or twin beds and a private balcony.
Prestige Stateroom
Prestige Stateroom Deck 4
The Prestige Stateroom on Deck 4 has a capacity of up to 2 passengers per cabin, with a king-sized bed or twin beds and a private balcony.
Prestige Stateroom
Prestige Stateroom Deck 5
The Prestige Stateroom on Deck 5 has a capacity of up to 2 passengers per cabin, with a king-sized bed or twin beds and a private balcony.
Prestige Stateroom
Prestige Stateroom Deck 6
The Prestige Stateroom on Deck 6 has a capacity of up to 2 passengers per cabin, with a king-sized bed or twin beds and a private balcony.
Deluxe Suite
Deluxe Suite
The Deluxe Suite has a capacity of up to 2 passengers per cabin, with a king-sized bed or twin beds and a private balcony.
Prestige Suite
Prestige Suite Deck 5
The Prestige Suite on Deck 5 has a capacity of up to 4 passengers per cabin, with a king-sized bed or twin beds and an 8m² private balcony.
Prestige Suite
Prestige Suite Deck 6
The Prestige Suite on Deck 6 has a capacity of up to 4 passengers per cabin, with a king-sized bed or twin beds and an 8m² private balcony.
Owner's Suite
Owner Suite
The Owner's suite is situated on Deck 6 with a capacity up to 2 passengers per cabin. With a king-sized bed, it has been decorated by French interior designers and provides you with a breathtaking panoramic sea view.
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