16#1 INTERNATIONAL CRUISE
LINE IN JAPAN*
Discover all the country's inviting cities, wonderful
sights and seasonal festivals, as well as visit neighboring
destinations, including Taiwan, South Korea and Russia,
on a variety of roundtrip sailings from Kobe and Tokyo.
*Cruise Magazine (Japan)
BEST ENRICHMENT PROGRAMS^
East truly meets West on our Japan cruises where you
can revel in rich traditions on board. Enjoy live traditional
Japanese music, and folkloric dance performances,
traditional Rakugo comedic storytelling and our colorful
World Festival celebration.
^Cruise International (UK)
BEST SHORE EXCURSIONS†
Experience award-winning shore excursions to the best
attractions, including Aomori's Shirakami Mountains, the
samurai village at Shimabara Castle in Nagasaki and the
treasures of Ancient Kyoto, a UNESCO World Heritage
sites. Take world exploration to a whole new level with
Discovery™ and Animal Planet™ Recommended and
Exclusive tours you can only get with Princess.
BEST CRUISES FOR FOOD LOVERS‡
From culinary creations by award-winning Chef Curtis
Stone to authentic regional offerings like fresh sushi,
noodle dishes and traditional Japanese breakfast, as well
as fine Japanese whiskeys and sakes, you'll have more
opportunities to experience the flavors of Japan.
‡Food & Wine Magazine
The sparkling Diamond Princess features the Izumi
Japanese bath, the largest of its kind at sea, as well as
signature favorites like Movies Under the Stars, The
Sanctuary, a spa-like retreat for adults, and the dazzling
Atrium offering gourmet treats, shopping and lively
ENJOY MORE TIME ASHORE
Our Japan itineraries are crafted to give you more
opportunities to immerse yourself with our More Ashore
port calls. Enjoy Late Night (9:00pm or later) calls in Aomori
and Akita that give you the chance to see a firework festival
or view the city of Hakodate on an aerial tram at night.
We also offer an overnight experience in Hong Kong.
For those looking to delve deeper into Japan's rich
treasures and spectacular scenic wonders, we offer two
cruise tours that pair your voyage with a land tour. The
"Highlights of Japan" tour visits an unparalleled array
of temples, castles and monuments in Ancient Kyoto.
Or explore the unique spirituality of Buddhism with our
"Temples & Traditions" tour in the UNESCO - designated
cities of Kyoto and Kanazawa.
LET THERE BE LIGHT
Summer in Japan is - "hanabi" - fire flower season. And
throughout the country, fireworks displays light up the
night sky - including an array of fireworks festivals. Many
of our itineraries are planned to coincide with some of the
most popular celebrations.
Japan is a land of exquisite beauty, where bustling modern cities and sacred temples exist in harmony. Each itinerary is an immersion in the most treasured sights and authentic
experiences of this fabled country. Sail with Princess and see why we're the best cruise line in Asia.
the beauty of Japan with Princess Cruises