Asia: Taipei, Shanghai, Osaka & Shimizu Asia: Taipei, Shanghai, Osaka & Shimizu Asia: Taipei, Shanghai, Osaka & Shimizu

12-day Cruise on Norwegian Sun

Asia: Taipei, Shanghai, Osaka & Shimizu

from Tokyo, Japan

Immerse yourself in the storied past, rich cultures and delicious cuisine of Southeast Asia with Norwegian Sun. Encompassing an impressive castle, citadels, imposing stone walls, motes and a sprawling garden boasting hundreds of cherry trees, Osaka Castle Park is a major landmark and a must-see during your overnight stay in Osaka. Stand in awe before the priceless white jade Buddha in Shanghai and visit the renowned Shanghai Museum that houses over 110,000 historical objects and 430,000 reference pieces. During your overnight stay in Hong Kong, explore the city’s modern marvels and ancient wonders as temples and street markets intersect with ultra-sleek high rise buildings.
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    Enjoy more time to explore with 3 overnight stays.
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    Cruise East Asia on the renovated Norwegian Sun.
Cruise Offers From
929
PP / USD
12 Days. 8 Ports. 1 Amazing Vacation.
Port of Call
Tokyo, Japan
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Once a sleepy fishing village, Yokohama is now one of Japan’s largest ports and your gateway to Tokyo. Ancient traditions and historic sites blend into modern culture, crafting a city unlike anywhere else. In Tokyo, you can walk among both neon-glowing skyscrapers and regal temples. Browse stores showcasing the latest advances in technology or retreat to one of the tranquil gardens surrounding the Imperial Palace. Savor traditional cuisine at a Michelin-starred restaurant and witness the centuries-old sport of sumo wrestling. This cosmopolitan hub offers a vast selection of attractions and activities and a wealth of culturally and historic sites. Whether this is your first or fifth visit to the city, Tokyo will captivate your imagination.

Port of Call
Mount Fuji (Shimizu), Japan
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In the shadow of Mount Fuji, Shimizu is one of the most beautiful ports in Japan. Walk through the pine groves of Miho, home to a 650-year-old Japanese black pine, or enjoy spectacular views of Mount Fuji from the lush, forested hill of Nihondaira. Take in the seascapes on a bay cruise, or learn of undersea delights at Japan’s first sushi museum, and get a glimpse at feudal life in Japan in 200 BC at the archaeological site of Toro. Shop for traditional Japanese wooden handcrafts and fabrics unique to the region, and sample some yokan, a sweet jellied confection.

Port of Call
Kyoto (Osaka), Japan
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Visit the breathtaking temples and shrines of Japan's old imperial capital, Kyoto, or explore ancient Nara, the cradle of Japanese arts, literature and crafts, with its magnificent shrines and temples that predate Kyoto's. Stroll through Nara Park, famed for its deer and impressive Kasuga Grand Shrine. Then travel on to Osaka and its famed castle.

Port of Call
Kyoto (Osaka), Japan
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Visit the breathtaking temples and shrines of Japan's old imperial capital, Kyoto, or explore ancient Nara, the cradle of Japanese arts, literature and crafts, with its magnificent shrines and temples that predate Kyoto's. Stroll through Nara Park, famed for its deer and impressive Kasuga Grand Shrine. Then travel on to Osaka and its famed castle.

Port of Call
Shanghai, China
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As China’s largest and most prosperous city, Shanghai is an international metropolis that draws travelers from around the world. Stroll past city sculptures along the Bund – a famous waterfront situated along the Huangpu River that’s nicknamed a “Museum of International Architecture” because of impressive buildings lining the street. To view a classic Chinese garden in the city, the Yu Gardens are a must see. Shanghai’s bustling markets are ideal for browsing for a wide range of local goods. This fast-paced, ever-evolving city offers an abundance of attractions and activities and is continuously offering new ways to enjoy Shanghai.

Port of Call
Shanghai, China
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As China’s largest and most prosperous city, Shanghai is an international metropolis that draws travelers from around the world. Stroll past city sculptures along the Bund – a famous waterfront situated along the Huangpu River that’s nicknamed a “Museum of International Architecture” because of impressive buildings lining the street. To view a classic Chinese garden in the city, the Yu Gardens are a must see. Shanghai’s bustling markets are ideal for browsing for a wide range of local goods. This fast-paced, ever-evolving city offers an abundance of attractions and activities and is continuously offering new ways to enjoy Shanghai.

Port of Call
Naha, Okinawa, Japan
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Enjoy the scenic countryside, WWII memorials, magnificent limestone caves and a reconstructed Ryukyu village where the island’s heritage and crafts are on display. Take home exquisite Bingata fabric, handmade paper, colorful tsuboya-yaki pottery and other craft items. You’ll also find foods to suit any palate, but traditional Okinawan cuisine blends influences from Chinese and Southeast Asian cuisines.

Port of Call
Ishigaki, Japan
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Discover this remote and picturesque island’s lush mountains, beautiful beaches and magnificent coral reef from island viewpoints. See the native palm forest and the lavishly decorated Chinese tomb. Journey to isolated Irimote to trek through the island’s dense jungles and mangroves or enjoy fantastic snorkeling amid beautiful coral reefs. Back in Ishigaki, search for local textiles, pottery, crafts and black pearls, and enjoy local meat-centered specialties in the town’s restaurants.

Port of Call
Taipei (Keelung), Taiwan
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The capital of this fascinating island, once known as Formosa (“beautiful island” in Portuguese), has a rich aboriginal, colonial and political history. Snap a selfie at the ornate, dragon-adorned Mengjia Longshang Temple or photograph the changing of the guard at Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, a must-see site. Experience 360-degree views of the city from the 91st floor observation deck of Taipei 101. Selfies and panaromic pics done, head off to shop for Taiwanese lacquerware, silk and fine art.

Port of Call
Hong Kong, China
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This former British colony brims with modern skyscrapers, ancient traditions and incredible food. A shopper’s paradise, local shops and markets offer everything imaginable, from silk to jewelry and electronics. The highest point in the city, Victoria Peak, offers sweeping views of this vibrant city. Hollywood Road’s temple and antique shops are worth exploring, or take a junk cruise and explore the magnificent bay. As Asia’s culinary capital, your gastronomic desires are sure to be fulfilled.

Port of Call
Hong Kong, China
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This former British colony brims with modern skyscrapers, ancient traditions and incredible food. A shopper’s paradise, local shops and markets offer everything imaginable, from silk to jewelry and electronics. The highest point in the city, Victoria Peak, offers sweeping views of this vibrant city. Hollywood Road’s temple and antique shops are worth exploring, or take a junk cruise and explore the magnificent bay. As Asia’s culinary capital, your gastronomic desires are sure to be fulfilled.

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Staterooms & Accommodations
Revel in spacious serenity at sea with our amazing, imaginative and luxurious Suites that offer only the finest appointments throughout. The floor-to-ceiling windows in our private balcony accommodations are perfect for sun seekers and stargazers. Our Oceanview and Inside Staterooms are comfortable and well-decorated where you can peacefully recline at the end of the day or linger in the mornings.
  • Mini‑Suite / Club Balcony Suite

  • Suite

  • Oceanview

  • Balcony

  • Inside

Experience Norwegian Sun
Welcome aboard your best vacation yet.
  • Best Mid-size Ship for Value of Money
    Best Mid-size Ship for Value of Money
  • 2018
    Remodeled Date
  • 1,936
    Double Occupancy
Dining
Serving a wide variety of culinary delights to please every palate, our complimentary dining options include three main dining rooms, a help-yourself buffet and a variety of casual cafés, grills and on-the-go choices. Plus, our Main Dining Rooms offer a menu that changes daily, Chefs Signature Dishes and carefully selected wine recommendations, guaranteeing a different culinary adventure with every visit.
  • La Cucina  Italian Restaurant

    La Cucina Italian Restaurant

  • Four Seasons

    Four Seasons

  • Le Bistro French restaurant

    Le Bistro French restaurant

Bars & Lounges
With so many bars and lounges to discover, finding your favorite may take a few days. Try a new vintage to pair with another amazing ocean sunset. Let our talented bartenders shake things up with one of their signature cocktails or choose to kick back with good beer and great conversations. Whether you’re hanging with old friends or making new ones, there’s always an opportunity to mix it up.
  • Champs Bar

    Champs Bar

  • Spinnaker Lounge

    Spinnaker Lounge

  • Bliss Ultra Lounge

    Bliss Ultra Lounge

Entertainment
When it comes to entertainment, there’s never a dull moment. Tickle your funny bone during our comedy variety show in the Stardust Theatre. Enjoy an evening of rocking sounds during the hit Rock You Tonight. Or don your best attire and dance the night away during Norwegian's Night Out. It’s showtime. All the time.
  • Deal or No Deal

    Deal or No Deal

  • Rock you Tonight

    Rock you Tonight

  • World Beat

    World Beat

Activities
From bow to stern, Norwegian has enough onboard activities to fill every minute of your cruise. Indulge in a refreshing swim in the pool or a relaxing dip in one of our covered hot tubs on the pool deck. Wanna get lucky? Bet it all on one of our many casino games. And when all is said and done, enjoy a pamper session at the spa. With so much to do, we’ll always have you coming back for more.
  • Kids Pool

    Kids Pool

  • Golf Driving Net

    Golf Driving Net

  • Pool

    Pool

Spa
Please visit the Spa for the latest pricing on all products & services. Prices are subject to change. Guests must be 18 or older to indulge in our spa services. An 18% gratuity and spa service charge will be added at time of purchase.
  • Couple Deep Tissue Massage

    Couple Deep Tissue Massage

  • Facial Treatments

    Facial Treatments

  • Bamboo Massage

    Bamboo Massage

Onboard Shopping
Forget to pack something? No worries! Our gift shops on board carry everything you'll need to help make your vacation incredible. Shop from a variety of souvenirs, cosmetics, clothing, snacks and sundry items. Treat yourself at our duty-free shops full of fantastic savings on fine jewelry, accessories, perfume, liquor and tobacco.
  • Colombian Emeralds International

    Colombian Emeralds International

  • Galleria Shops

    Galleria Shops

  • Bijoux Terner Boutique

    Bijoux Terner Boutique

Explore Top Shore Excursions

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