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.
Tokyo - Mount Fuji and Lake Ashi tour
During your Tokyo stay, you’ll enjoy a tour of the sacred Mount Fuji, Japan’s highest mountain. You’ll admire the symmetrical beauty of its near perfect volcanic cone surrounded by pink cherry blossom and take in stunning panoramic views from halfway up the mountain. You’ll also take a sky ride on the Hakone gondola and a boat trip across the serene Lake Ashi, before the bullet train whisks you back to Tokyo.
Tokyo - Hotel Stay
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. In the evening, head to the Nakameguro Cherry Blossom Illuminations where over 800 cherry trees are lit up along the river lined with red lanterns and festive food stalls.
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.
With four hot springs, Gamagori caters to visitors who come to take the waters with numerous resorts dotted along its coastline. However this picturesque city is also home to many shrines and temples, beautiful mountain scenery and a wealth of marine sports, including wind-surfing and yachting.
Osaka is one of the best cities in Japan to see spectacular cherry blossom. Head to Kema Sakuranomiya Park, where seemingly endless rows of cherry trees can be admired from the scenic riverside promenade, or Osaka Castle where you can sit and enjoy a picnic among the 4,000 cherry trees in its grounds.
This small and friendly city has a laid-back atmosphere and plenty of attractions for visitors. The Chikurenji Temple on the mountain of Godaisan is an important stop for those on the Skikoku Pilgrimage. Visit the original hilltop castle for panoramic views, see how Japanese handmade paper is made or sample sake in one of the city’s traditional breweries.
Hiroshima is a thriving, bustling city surrounded by natural beauty. The Chugoku Mountains surrounds the city with rivers, valleys, plains and basins landscaping the area; whilst The Peace Memorial Park and Museum recall the city's tragic past. Miyajima Island, a short ferry ride away, offers one of the country's most alluring and oldest Buddhist and Shinto shrines.
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.
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.
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 Yokohama where you’ll disembark for your flight home.
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