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 Pontant cruises


 Le Soleal - The Kuril Archipelago

Petropavlovsk, Russia to Kanazawa, Japan

September 29 - October 14, 2015
16 days / 15 nights on board

  • Part of the Earth’s history is written in Russia...
  • We invite you to join us aboard Le SOLEAL to discover the origins of the world, a part of our planet that is still unknown to most, where Ocean and Fire have fashioned a wild, free and almost forgotten paradise.
    Save up to $2100 per person on your flight fare by booking a cruise and flights from this selection with PONANT. This offer is only valid for the first hundred bookings of the above cruises and is not cumulative with any other offers, except those from our brochures. This offer can be modified or cancelled without prior notice. Offer subject to availability and non-retroactive. 

(1) The supplement for single usage of a double cabin is waived, according to availability and staterooms categories

Day & Port



Day 1 -Petropavlovsk (Russia) 
Embarkation from 5pm to 6pm.


8:00 pm

Day 2 - Petropavlovsk (Russia) 


8:00 pm

Day 3 - Atlasova (Russia)



Day 4 - Shumshu (Russia) 



Day 5 - Paramushir (Russia) 



Day 6 - Onekotan (Russia) 



Day 7 - Shiashikotani / Lovushi (Russia)



Day 8 - Matua (Russia) 



Day 9 - Yanchicha / Shimushir (Russia) 



Day 10 - Chirpoy (Russia) 



Day 11 - Tulenyi (Russia) 



Day 12 - Korsakov (Russia) 



Day 13 -Otaru (Japan) 

6:30 am

6:30 pm

Day 14 - At sea



Day 15 - Kanazawa (Japan) 

7:30 am


Day 16 - Kanazawa (Japan) 



Cruise Fares

Special Savings up to 30%!  Contact us today & save!
Fares listed are per person, based on double occupancy

Brochure Fare

Superior Stateroom


DeLuxe Stateroom


Prestige Stateroom - Deck 4


Prestige Stateroom - Deck 5


Prestige Stateroom - Deck 6


Deluxe Suite


Prestige Suite - Deck 5


Prestige Suite - Deck 6


Owner Suite


Safety and port taxes (for information purposes)


Airport Taxes


One Child (8-11 years old) sharing cabin with 2 adults


3rd adult Passenger in a Superior Stateroom


3rd Passenger in a Prestige Suite


Single supplement in cabin¹


¹Single supplement from, according to cabin category
* Special Bonus fares and single supplements are on request and subject to availability. Rates and discounts are per person based on double occupancy and may be subject to fuel adjustement according to our terms and conditions.

Fares may be subject to fuel adjustement according to our terms and conditions 

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Those fares may be subject to Fuel adjustement according to our terms and conditions* On request. Limited availability.

The rates of our cruises are per person and include the following:

  • All meals while on board the ship (from dinner on the day of embarkation to breakfast on the day of disembarkation)
  • Captain’s welcome cocktail and gala dinner
  • Mineral water, tea, filter coffee, a selection of white, red and rosé wines offered during meals; afternoon tea
  • Evening entertainment and events
  • Luggage transfer from pier to the ship and vice versa
  • Room service 24h (special selection)
  • English speaking lecturer on selected sailings.
  • Water sports activities (except scuba diving) using the ship’s equipment, when permitted by local authorities and confirmed by ship Master according to safety and sea conditions onsite
  • Open Bar (pouring wines, house champagne, alcohol except premium brands...list available upon request),

Cruise rates don’t include:

  • Airport taxes (subject to modification) Port and safety taxes, environmental charges, landing and access fees to National Parks, special and/or Protected zones or sites subject to specific permits from National authorities and/or local communities (included only in cruise package sold in US/Canada)
  • Any ground services before and/or after the cruise other than the ones mentioned in each “Cruise & Flights” package and for which details are available upon request.
  • Optional Spa package to be booked prior your departure; please ask for more information
  • Optional shore excursions
  • Beverages other than the ones mentioned
  • Laundry services, hair salon and à la carte Spa treatments
  • Personal expenses, on board medical consultations and drug prescriptions, Gratuities Cancellation/luggage/assistance/repatriation/medical insurance(s) 
  • Visa fees, if applicable