Tokyo - Hotel Stay
From the latest trends and technology, to pop culture icons and solemn shrines, Tokyo is a passionate city that seamlessly blends past and present. You’ll be visiting at the time when Japan turns a beautiful shade of pink as the iconic cherry blossom blooms. Not only is the cherry blossom a truly beautiful sight to behold, it is deeply symbolic of Japan’s cultural and philosophical beliefs.
Yokohama - Embark Diamond Princess
Diamond Princess is a treasure trove of exceptional delights waiting to be discovered. Dine on freshly prepared sashimi in Kai Sushi, watch street performers in the dazzling Atrium, or take in a lavish production show in the state-of-the-art theatre. And for a unique treat visit the Izumi Japanese Bath, the largest of its kind at sea.
There is plenty on offer that will help you get the most out of every day at sea. Take time to wander through the magnificent art deco-inspired Grand Plaza atrium browse the smart boutiques. Later, grab a blanket and relax with some popcorn for Movies Under the Stars or chat over cocktails with friends in one of the bars and lounges.
Located on the island of Kyushu in Japan, Miyazaki city offers scenic views of both the ocean and the towering mountains surrounding it. Visit the megalithic tombs at Saitobaru to discover the rich ancient history of the island or explore Manai Falls, a beautiful spot in the deep mountains of Miyazaki prefecture.
In Fukuoka, at the extremity of the Japanese archipelago, you’re closer to Seoul than Tokyo. Step on shore and browse the shops of Canal City, Fukuoka’s stunning shopping arcade on water. You may find time to take in the Tocho-ji Temple, with its 10-metre high wooden Buddha, then admire the ruins of the 17th-century Fukuoka Castle in Maizuru Park.
Surrounded by mountains on the southern tip of the Korean peninsula, Busan has something for all tastes whether you want to enjoy its beaches, hot springs or fantastic fresh seafood. Busan’s laid-back atmosphere and international flair make it a relaxing getaway.
Sasebo is a one of the prefecture of Nagasaki’s hidden gems with friendly locals and sweeping ocean views. Enjoy a drink on the wharf as you look out over the beautiful waters of Sasebo Bay. Take one of the pirate ships out to the 99 islands, head to the Zoological Park to feed the elephants and ring-tailed lemurs or visit Huis Ten Bosch, an amusement park modelled on a Dutch town complete with canals, windmills and flower gardens.
This friendly city lies at the top of the Satsuma Peninsula, a mountainous, geothermal wonderland of hot springs and geysers. Kagoshima is often described as a Japanese version of Naples with a warm and sunny climate and its very own active volcano that towers over the city. Here you can sample some of Japan’s best sake, brewed from the Satsuma sweet potatoes.
This famous hot spring resort produces more hot water than any other resort in the country. Here you can enjoy a fantastic selection of baths – mud, sand, steam or just an ordinary hot water bath if you prefer. There’s also a beautiful park with fantastic cherry blossom that offers a peaceful oasis away from everyday life.
Today you can enjoy the facilities on board from rejuvenating spa treatments and the tranquillity of a top-deck retreat reserved just for adults to original musicals, dazzling magic shows, feature films, top comedians and nightclubs to dance the night away.
Yokohama - Disembark Diamond Princess
You’ll arrive back in Yokahama and disembark for a two night hotel stay in Tokyo. Zip between locations thanks to the city’s sophisticated transport network. Fast-moving Akihabara showcases the best of Japanese technology but when the hustle and bustle gets too much, you can escape to one of Tokyo’s many parks or have green tea in an elegant tea house.
Tokyo - Mount Fuji and Lake Ashi Tour and Hotel Stay
Today your fully escorted tour will take you to the stunning Mount Fuji, a sacred site looped with walking trails and dotted with shrines. You’ll also ride the Hakone Ropeway Cable Car where you can watch steam spiralling up from the active hot springs. At Lake Ashi you’ll take a boat across the still, peaceful water, enjoying the natural beauty of the crater lake before the high-speed Bullet Train whisks you back to Tokyo.
Other regional airports may be available*