Japan Cruises

A fusion of old and new awaits as you set sail on a cruise to Japan. Marvel at the medieval castles and ornate shrines as you travel Japan’s scenic coastline punctuated with traditional villages and modern cityscapes. From neon lit skylines to peaceful zen gardens and subtropical islands, there is an abundance of scenery and culture waiting to be discovered on a cruise around Japan.

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12 Days Osaka to Sapporo

Operator: Scenic

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13 Days Tokyo to Hong Kong

Operator: Oceania Cruises

From 5,816
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15 Days Tokyo to Tokyo

Operator: Holland America

From 3,590
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10 Days Tokyo to Tokyo

Operator: Cunard

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You can sail to the far corners of the globe on Oceania's small, luxurious ships, but you’ll always feel like you’re coming home to family. From the moment...more you step on board, you’ll feel cared for and cared about because our dedication to service comes from the heart. Our ships radiate warmth and character among their true elegance. All boast exquisite appointments and details one would only expect to find in a luxurious, private estate. With up to six open-seating, gourmet restaurants to choose from, dining is a central highlight of the Oceania Cruises experience and guests may dine when, where and with whom they wish.
Japan Cruises31
Known For:Finest Cuisine at Sea
Fleet Size:7
For more than 36 years Scenic have sought that which lies beyond the horizon, seeking out new experiences, landscapes and cultures to expand your consciousness....more The Scenic Eclipse fleet sets the standard in ocean cruising in terms of technology, size and luxury. State-of-the-art safety features allow us to unlock destinations only others can dream of. Designed to deliver the ultimate experience of a lifetime for only 228 guests, only 200 in the Polar regions, the Scenic Eclipse fleet takes ocean cruising to a whole new level – marrying luxury, discovery and safety, and giving guests the opportunity to explore above and beyond what was previously imaginable.
Japan Tours & Cruises51
Known For:6 Star Cruising
Fleet Size:2
Norwegian Cruise Line
No schedules. No stipulations. Just award-winning entertainment and diverse dining options from the only cruise line built for versatile vacationing. NCL's...more award-winning ships are designed for you to enjoy as you choose while cruising to beautiful destinations around the world. Add a wide range of superb dining options and spectacular entertainment and you'll experience your best holiday ever.
Japan Cruises7
Known For:Entertainment & Race Tracks
Fleet Size:19

Discover Popular experiences and highlights on a cruise around Japan

Marvel at Mt. Fuji

Marvel at Mt. Fuji

Admire the snow covered peak of Mt. Fuji as you travel through varied landscapes en route, then take in spectacular panoramas from its slopes.

Cultural Immersion in Kyoto

Cultural Immersion in Kyoto

Explore the cultural heart of Japan brimming with temples and shrines. From the famed Golden Pavilion to Nijo Castle, there's plenty to discover.

Island Time in Okinawa

Island Time in Okinawa

Switch to island time with a visit to Okinawa. Here you will find subtropical coastlines fringed by coral reefs and dotted with pristine beaches.

Old Meets New in Tokyo

Old Meets New in Tokyo

Explore this cosmopolitan city where tradition meets the cutting edge. Wander through serene Japanese gardens between traditional shrines, all nestled in the shadows of a neon-lit skyline pierced by skyscrapers.

Japan’s Seasonal Colours

Japan’s Seasonal Colours

Whether it is the pink pastels of the cherry blossoms in springtime, or the reddish-orange hue that coats the countryside in autumn, the seasonal shades of Japan’s countryside add colour to an already stunning canvas.

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