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Set Sail on Monday, April 20, 2020.
*Surcharges may apply
Yokohama has completely transformed over the past few decades and is now one of Japan’s largest ports and the gateway to Tokyo. Ancient traditions and historic sites blend into modern culture, crafting a city unlike anywhere else. In Tokyo, you can walk amongst both neon-glowing skyscrapers and historical temples. Discover the latest advances in technology or retreat to one of the tranquil gardens surrounding the Imperial Palace.Day 2: Ishinomaki, Japan
Ishinomaki is a beautiful port side town in the Honshu mainland, filled with amazing things to see from the Ishinomori Manga Museum, the unique building shaped like an egg. See the beautiful gardens of Hiyoriyama Park, the site where the former Ishinomaki Castle once stood. At the right time of year to can enjoy the beauty of the 400 Cherry Blossom Trees. For a truly unique experience head over to the rural Tashiro Island or Cat Island where the felines outnumber humans!Day 3: Miyako, Japan
Miyako Japan - also known as salmon heaven! Mayako is one of the countries northernmost cities to have rebuilt itself after the counties devastating 2011 Tsunami. This city is known for its beautiful beaches, with the popular Jodogahama Beach, with its unique rock formations. Also, visit the Miyako Fish Market for a closer glimpse into everyday life & meet the locals.Day 4: Aomori, Japan
Here, nature and culture fuse as one. The Shirakami Mountains, which embrace the world's largest virgin forest of beech trees, have been awarded a World Heritage Site designation. Reminders of ancient times abound throughout Aomori Port as well, and you can also indulge in the serene atmosphere of the Sannai-Maruyama Ruins, Japan's largest, which are said to have been established around 4,000 to 5,000 BC. Stroll Aomori’s premiere Shinsen Ichiba seafood market where restaurateurs hand-pick fresh produce then slurp up delicious ramen noodles at one of its counter restaurants.Day 5: Akita, Japan
Welcome to Akita, head to the stunning traditional gardens of Senshu Park home of the historic Kubota Castle. Wander the grounds & experience traditional Japans grandeur & beauty. See the amazing Aoyagi Samurai House one of the best-preserved manors in Japan.Day 6: At Sea
Let the luxury and adventure continue onboard! Spend your day lazing by the sprawling pools, impressing the thrill-seekers with endless family-friendly activities, indulging your tastebuds at the elaborate dining district, sipping cocktails at the chic bars and being amazed as you relish world-class live entertainment. There is so much to see and do onboard, you’ll be begging for more days at sea!Day 7: Busan, South Korea
It is Busan’s trading port that makes it an international metropolis while its beautiful sea vistas make it a charming place to unwind. Experience the serenity of Beomeo-sa Temple, climb the Busan Tower or rejuvenate at Hushimchung Spa.Day 8: Kagoshima, Japan
This city is the southernmost stop on the country’s bullet train. It is commonly referred to as Naples sister due to the comparative climate, palm tree lined streets and Kagoshima’s version of Mt Vesuvius! Plus an abundance of hot springs, mud baths, and spas definitely promote the serenity and relaxation of the traditional lands.Day 9: At Sea
Let the luxury and adventure continue onboard! Spend your day lazing by the sprawling pools, impressing the thrill-seekers with endless family-friendly activities, indulging your tastebuds at the elaborate dining district, sipping cocktails at the chic bars and being amazed as you relish world-class live entertainment. There is so much to see and do onboard, you’ll be begging for more days at sea!Day 10: Yokohama, Japan
Yokohama has completely transformed over the past few decades and is now one of Japan’s largest ports and the gateway to Tokyo. Ancient traditions and historic sites blend into modern culture, crafting a city unlike anywhere else. In Tokyo, you can walk amongst both neon-glowing skyscrapers and historical temples. Discover the latest advances in technology or retreat to one of the tranquil gardens surrounding the Imperial Palace.
Diamond Princess carries 2670 guests and 1100 crew across 18 decks, delivering the exceptional customer service that they are renowned for. Indulge at over 9 included dining options including Crafted by Curtis Stone, Kai Sushi & other specialty dining options, modern cabins, countless activities and entertainment. Explore the plethora of shops, collect fine art from the art gallery auction, dance the night away at The Piazza or take part in enrichment activities such as Festivals of the World and Discovery at SEA programs. As for entertainment, watch the latest Movies Under the Stars, original musical productions, try your luck in the casino or enter Club Fusion and Skywalkers Nightclub once the sun goes down. There are also plenty of activities for the kids and relaxation treatments for the adults. For a unique treat visit the Izumi Japanese Bath, the largest of its kind at sea.
Travel based on cruise departure on 20 April 2020.
Prices are per person twin share in AUD, and subject to availability and currency fluctuations. Pricing is subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Surcharges may apply. Flights may not be direct or operate daily. Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change. Airfares, accommodation and sightseeing are currently out of system range and not published at this time, all of these components are based on 2019 scheduling and pricing. Once they have been released into the system, your consultant will contact you with regards to pricing fluctuation if any, along with correct date and flight information.
Disruptions to cruising and itinerary may occur. Accommodation is subject to change and availability. Shore excursions and other items such as alcoholic beverages & laundry are an additional cost.
Itineraries are subject to change at any time without notice.
Due to security reasons, all guests must be onboard 2 hours before sailing.
Disembarkation usually begins 2 hours after docking.
These fares/prices may change due to availability or currency fluctuations.
All passports, vaccinations and visas are the responsibility of the travelling guest to secure prior to departure from Australia.
The blooming season is eagerly anticipated in Japan every year. Traditionally the Cherry Blossom season passes through the centre of Japan in March & April. As the Cherry Blossom blooms are dependent on climatic conditions, viewing months can vary.
Low Deposit Information:
A second deposit (part payment) will be required/date & amount will be supplied by the cruise agent at the time of booking.
Please check Visa requirements for all countries visited on this itinerary.
China, Russia, India, Canada and the USA require visas to be arranged prior to sailing for all Australian passport holders.
For Non-Australian passport holders please check with the appropriate embassy.
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