Asia: Osaka, Kochi, Jeju & Nagoya Asia: Osaka, Kochi, Jeju & Nagoya Asia: Osaka, Kochi, Jeju & Nagoya

11-day Cruise on Norwegian Spirit

Asia: Osaka, Kochi, Jeju & Nagoya

from Seoul (Incheon), South Korea

Discover the history, cultures and stunning landscapes of South Korea and Japan with Norwegian. Explore Manjanggul lava tube outside of Gangjeong or one of the many other volcanic features, unwind on a scenic beach or visit the Haenyeo Museum to learn about the island’s incredible women deep sea divers. 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. Then experience the best of Nagoya during a guided tour that will take you to top attractions including the famous Atsuta Shrine.
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    Enjoy more time to explore with an overnight in Osaka.
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    Be the first to cruise Asia aboard the renewed Norwegian Spirit.
  • + Taxes, fees and port expenses $190.00 USD
11 Days. 11 Ports. 1 Amazing Vacation.
Port of Call
Seoul (Incheon), South Korea
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Travel to Seoul and discover its 5,000-year-old heritage amidst the ultra-modern high-rises. Visit the magnificent 14th century Gyeongbok Palace and stone pagoda, the National Museum and the bustling antique district. Or spend a day in the serene atmosphere of a Zen Buddhist temple and a historic Korean village. Tour the DMZ and rediscover the drama of recent history. Or simply wander the fish market and promenade at Incheon.

Port of Call
Jeju, South Korea
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The dormant volcano Hallasan formed many of the natural attractions found on Jeju. As South Korea’s tallest mountain, Hallasan offers an abundance of hiking opportunities and is an UNESCO Biosphere Reserve showcasing a crater lake and an abundance of plants and wildlife. The Manjang Cave, formed by cooling lava, is the world’s longest lava tube and is partially open for tours. Head from the mountain to the magnificent beaches and watch famed haenyo (powerful sea-women) dive for octopus, abalone, clams and more without the aid of a breathing apparatus. Don’t miss the opportunity to sample fresh seafood dishes at a local restaurant.

Port of Call
Sasebo, Japan
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What used to be an old fishing village, Sasebo has been a major naval port since the late 19th century — first with Imperial Japanese Navy and today as a base for the U.S. Navy. Don’t miss a boat tour of the emerald-green 208 Kujuku Islands nearby, a beautiful sight set against the deep-blue waters of the bay. On shore, explore Sasebo’s Zoological and Tropical Botanical Garden, featuring 80 animal and 1,200 plant species, all with spectacular views of the Kujuku Islands. And if you want to go Dutch, head to Huis Ten Bosch, a recreated 17th-century Dutch village complete with colorful tulip fields. For something more authentically Japanese, head to the Yorozu-cho district to visit a market teeming with fresh produce and seafood as well as handmade clothing and pottery.

Port of Call
Kagoshima, Japan
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Visit the exquisite Iso-Teien Garden and its villa, built in 1660, and enjoy gorgeous views before a short ferry ride to smoking Sakurajima for a close-up view of the volcano and its lava fields. Or journey into the countryside to Chiran and its well-preserved streets lined with samurai homes. Enjoy the beautiful landscape of Lake Ikeda and the stunning vistas of the Satsuma Peninsula. Local Satsuma dolls, unique cards printed with ink made from volcanic ash, and unusual wooden toys make interesting souvenirs. And be sure to try some miso soup, sashimi or ramen, the area’s famous noodles.

Port of Call
Miyazaki (Aburatsu), Japan
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Surf, sand and historic shrines define Miyazaki, a popular resort town with scenic views and notable monuments. Venture out to the Miyazaki Shrine, which was established over 2600 years ago as a dedication to Japan's first emperor Jinmu, and sits in the middle of a vast forest filled with magnificent wisteria trees. Heiwadai Park, or Peace Tower Park, is another distinguished landmark, believed to be the original site of Jinmu's capital. The Peace Tower positioned inside the park is constructed of stones sent from all across Asia, while Haniwa Garden holds 400 clay burial statues. Head to the SeaGaia region for entertainment such as the Phoenix Zoo, natural Onsen hot springs and beaches with world-class surfing.

Port of Call
Kyoto (Osaka), Japan
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Cradled by rolling hills on three sides, Kyoto is considered the historical and cultural epicenter of the country. The city was Japan’s capital for more than 1,000 years (794 – 1868) and approximately 1,600 Buddhist temples and more than 400 Shintō shrines are peppered throughout the city. From numerous historic sites and tranquil gardens to delicious local cuisine and boutique shopping, Kyoto offers you a window into the heart of Japan’s traditions and culture.

Port of Call
Kyoto (Osaka), Japan
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Cradled by rolling hills on three sides, Kyoto is considered the historical and cultural epicenter of the country. The city was Japan’s capital for more than 1,000 years (794 – 1868) and approximately 1,600 Buddhist temples and more than 400 Shintō shrines are peppered throughout the city. From numerous historic sites and tranquil gardens to delicious local cuisine and boutique shopping, Kyoto offers you a window into the heart of Japan’s traditions and culture.

Port of Call
Hiroshima, Japan
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History is never far from mind in Hiroshima, thus the city has created one of the most important and breathtaking memorials in the world, the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park and Museum. Statues, halls, and monuments at this World Heritage Site honor those who fell in World War II. As one of Japan's largest islands, Hiroshima also offers rich natural beauty and a myriad of outdoor activities like biking, hiking and beaching. The local cuisine is plentiful, especially the signature “Okonomiyaki,” a crepe filled with meat, seafood, cabbage, and vegetables. Oysters (usually grilled) serve as an additional fresh and delicious culinary draw.

Port of Call
Kochi, Japan
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Engage with locals and indulge in local flavors in this welcoming city, known for its famed dish Katsuo no tataki (a type of tuna Tataki). The city center was initially settled in 1601 as a town surrounding Kochi Castle, which is now one of the region's principal attractions. Delve into times gone by as you stroll along the famed, red Harimaya-bashi – the basis for an old local folklore song. Discover the lovely Katsurahama beach area, where the Sakamoto Ryoma Memorial overlooks the sea and honors this legendary Japanese peace negotiator.

Port of Call
Nagoya, Japan
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Japan’s fourth largest city by population, Nagoya, is a center of modern commerce, with Toyota, Noritake china and a Legoland theme park calling this capital home. Tour the Toyota Exhibit Hall, experience Noritake Gardens and sit amongst the stars in the planetarium at the Science Museum. Nagoya Castle, deemed a National Treasure, is a must-see, as is exploring their entertainment district, Sakae. This busy hub is where you’ll find Nagoya TV Tower, the city’s symbol, and Oasis 21, a multi-level public park with a futuristic water theme.

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
Tokyo, Japan
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Once a sleepy fishing village, Tokyo is now one of Japan’s largest ports. Ancient traditions and historic sites blend into modern culture, crafting a city unlike anywhere else. 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.

Dates & prices
  • + Taxes, fees and port expenses $190.00 USD
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.
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  • Suite

  • Oceanview

  • Inside

Experience Norwegian Spirit
Welcome aboard your best vacation yet.
  • 2014 Best Overall
    2014 Best Overall
  • 2022
    Remodeled Date
  • 1,972
    Double Occupancy
Serving a wide variety of culinary delights to please every palate, our complimentary dining options include two 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.
  • The Local

    The Local

  • Le Bistro

    Le Bistro

  • Garden Cafe

    Garden Cafe

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.
  • Magnum's Champagne & Wine Bar

    Magnum's Champagne & Wine Bar

  • Spice H20

    Spice H20

  • Bliss Ultra Lounge

    Bliss Ultra Lounge

When it comes to entertainment, there’s never a dull moment. Tickle your funny bone during our comedy variety show inside the Stardust Theatre. Rock the night away with this high energy party that celebrates the sounds of soul to the raw force of Rock ‘n’ Roll. Or don your best attire and dance the night away at Norwegian's Night Out. It’s showtime, all the time on Norwegian Spirit.
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  • Blazing Boots

    Blazing Boots

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 at our award-winning Casinos at Sea®. 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.
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  • Sports Court

    Sports Court

  • Pool Deck

    Pool Deck

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.
  • Bamboo Massage

    Bamboo Massage

  • Facial Treatments

    Facial Treatments

  • Relaxing


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.
  • Jewelry Shopping

    Jewelry Shopping

  • Duty Free Shops

    Duty Free Shops

  • Trade Routes

    Trade Routes

Explore Top Shore Excursions

We know the destinations you'll be visiting and what there is to see, do and experience. We offer you a variety of excursions to choose from, in every port you'll visit.