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Queen's University

Emperors & Empires - Tour Summary

Let the fabled lands of East Asia mesmerize you with their inspiring beauty, timeless traditions and mystifying architecture, while cruising in luxury aboard Oceania Cruises Nautica, an intimate vessel offering superb amenities, designer details, and world-class cuisine. Explore Beijing, China’s hypnotic capital, home to acclaimed sites such as Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City and the legendary Great Wall. Admire colonial architecture in Dalian; savour a cultural feast of museums and art galleries in Seoul, South Korea’s vivacious capital city; and explore the celebrated riverfront boulevard and colourful Yuyuan Garden in Shanghai. Sail to Fuzhou, and admire its ancient pagodas and Buddhist temples, then head to Japan and relax on the serene, powdery white beaches of Ishigaki. Continue to the scenic island of Okinawa, where the imposing 14th-century Shuri Castle awaits, followed by Kyoto, an ancient imperial capital sprinkled with lovely temples and shrines. Then visit Nagoya, where the Toyota and Noritake headquarters herald its cutting-edge spirit, and immerse yourself in one of the most astounding cities on the planet, Tokyo, a glittering metropolis that beckons with renowned sites like the Imperial Palace and Meiji Shrine and modern attractions including the lively Ginza shopping district and Tokyo Tower. From tranquil, age-old temples to luminous, state-of-the-art skyscrapers, natural wonders to bustling cities, endless treasures await on this 17-night Asian odyssey.     

Tour Operator:  Go Next, Inc.

Tour Dates:  March 8 - 27, 2015

Tour Cost:  From $5,999 USD per person, based on double occupancy, including airfare from select cities
(*round-trip air  from select cities including Calgary, Edmonton, Montreal, Ottawa, Saskatoon, Toronto, Vancouver)

Ship: Oceania Cruises` Nautica

Activity Level:  Low to Moderate

Reservations: Call the Queen's Alumni Educational Travel office at 1-800-267-7837 or Go Next, Inc. at 1-800-842-9023

Kingston, Ontario, Canada. K7L 3N6. 613.533.2000

For general inquiries about Office of Advancement events and programs, please call our Contact Centre at 1-800-267-7837 (toll free in Canada or the US), or 613-533-2060.