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Explore Otaru on a small ship cruise with Adventure Life. We work with all the top-rated small ship cruise lines visiting Otaru, and we help match you with the perfect small ship and cruise itinerary for your specific tastes and needs. There are countless advantages to visiting Otaru on a small ship cruise versus a large cruise ship including avoiding crowds and being able to visit and explore smaller ports and scenic shorelines that large ships simply cannot access.  The cost of small ship cruises to Otaru start at $8,975 for a trip of 12 to 16 days in 2022. Tell us about your dream small ship cruise to Otaru and our team of Otaru travel experts will help you make it a reality.  
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Evening lights over the Otaru canals
$11,480
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Expedition on the Kitamae Route

Otaru, Hokkaido - Osaka - 12 Day Itinerary aboard Le Soleal
  • Learn about Kitamae route
  • Enjoy local seafood specialties
  • Sail to the small island of Sado
  • Discover spectacular view of Busan
Starts/ Ends in:
Otaru / Osaka
Activities:
Local Market Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover the Empire of the Rising Sun, its numerous customs, and iconic landmarks. From Otaru, go on a brand-new 12-day trip in the footsteps of Japanese merchants using the Kitamae maritime route to Osaka in the mid-18th century. Visit the island of Honshu's north coast, notably the lovely …
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Mt. Fuji beyond the glittering lights of Tokyo
$10,950
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Beyond Japan's National Parks

Kanazawa to Otaru - 16 Day Itinerary aboard Heritage Adventurer
  • Visit Hokkaido's hot springs
  • See Bandai Asahi's volcanic scenery
  • Savor Noshiro cuisine
  • Visit Global Geopark in Dogojima
Starts/ Ends in:
Tokyo / Otaru
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover Japan's distinctive culture and way of life aboard the Heritage Adventurer. In Kanazawa, experience the historic mountain settlement and UNESCO World Heritage Site of Shirakawa-go. Set sail for the port of Sakaiminato and Matsue's port of entry. Cross the Sea of Japan to reach …
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Riverside view of Hiroshima
$9,375
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Discover Eternal Japan

Discover Eternal Japan - 15 Day Itinerary aboard Heritage Adventurer
  • Tour Hokkaido's sake distilleries
  • See Torii Gate in Miyajima Island
  • Explore Matsue Castle
  • Visit Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park
  • Discover Uwajima pearl farm
Starts/ Ends in:
Otaru / Kobe
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Hiking, Small Ship Cruises
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience Japan as it seamlessly blends ancient customs with ultramodern living, cruising from iconic cities to remote coastlines and islands. Explore this in-depth expedition cruise by wandering through medieval castles and shrines from the Edo period, culturally rich islands, and fascinating …
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Bird on perch in Japan
$8,975
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Exploring Asia's Subtropical Islands

15 Day Itinerary aboard Heritage Adventurer
  • Explore the beaches
  • Explore mangrove forests
  • Learn about bonsai
  • Learn history
Starts/ Ends in:
Otaru / Kobe
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience an unforgettable 15-day cruise exploring Asia’s incredibly diverse and exotic subtropical islands from Osaka, Japan to Manila, the Philippines aboard the luxurious expedition shipHeritage Adventurer.Rarely visited and hard to reach, Asia’s subtropical islands comprise a …
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