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11-Day Asia from Tokyo to Tokyo: Osaka, Nagoya, Kochi & Busan
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11-Day Asia from Tokyo to Tokyo: Osaka, Nagoya, Kochi & Busan

Cruise Southeast Asia on the renovated Norwegian Sun.
Explore more with an overnight stay in Osaka.
Starting From
1,399 EUR
Avg Per Person
Ship Norwegian Sun

Immerse yourself in the cultures, landscapes and traditions of Japan when you set sail aboard Norwegian Sun.The city of Beppu is considered Japan's most famous hot springs resort where you can choose from a range of ways to unwind - whether by indulging in a mud bath, steam bath, sand bath or a traditional hot springs water bath. Then explore Nagasaki's museums and memorials dedicated to World War II and pause to appreciate the city's natural beauty with its rolling hills and serene gardens. 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.

11-Day Asia from Tokyo to Tokyo: Osaka, Nagoya, Kochi & Busan

11-Day Asia from Tokyo to Tokyo: Osaka, Nagoya, Kochi & Busan

Day Cruise Ports Arrive Depart
Fri Tokyo, Japan (EMBARK) --- 7:00 pm
Tokyo, Japan
  • Day:
    Fri
  • Arrive:
    ---
  • Depart:
    7:00 pm

Tokyo, Japan

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 amongst 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. Savour 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.
Sat At Sea --- ---
Sun Kochi, Japan 7:00 am 4:00 pm
Kochi, Japan
  • Day:
    Sun
  • Arrive:
    7:00 am
  • Depart:
    4:00 pm

Kochi, Japan

Engage with locals and indulge in local flavours in this welcoming city, known for its famed dish Katsuo no tataki (a type of tuna Tataki). The city centre 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 honours this legendary Japanese peace negotiator.
Mon Beppu, Japan 7:00 am 4:00 pm
Beppu, Japan
  • Day:
    Mon
  • Arrive:
    7:00 am
  • Depart:
    4:00 pm

Beppu, Japan

As you approach the coastal town of Beppu, it might appear as if the town were smoldering. In reality, it's steam escaping from its many hot springs, Beppu's claim to fame-along with hot spring experiences, from mud baths to sand baths. Their most famous, Hell circuit (Jigoku), are only for admiring, not bathing. Beppu Park, in the city's centre, offers green space and a vibrant Japanese garden. In spring, cherry blossoms attract thousands of visitors; in fall, autumn leaves do the same. Tomonaga Panya, a local bakery since 1916, has an English menu and a signature delicacy, wanchan (doggie) bun. Guests love its custard filling and raisin face.
Cruise Kanmom Strait --- Overnight
  • Day:
  • Arrive:
    ---
  • Depart:
    Overnight

Cruise Kanmom Strait

A visit to Kanmon Straits is an opportunity to experience one of the Japan's most incredible waterways. This expansive channel connects two of Japan's four main islands, Honshu and Kyushu. The best views of the surrounding scenery are from above. Hop on a helicopter ride or visit Mt. Hinoyama in Shimonoseki on the north side of the strait. On the south side, you can visit Kokura Castle in Kitakyushu. Make your way to either side using an underground pedestrian walkway or crossing Kanmon Bridge, one of the 50 largest suspension bridges in the world.
Tue Busan, South Korea 8:00 am 6:00 pm
Busan, South Korea
  • Day:
    Tue
  • Arrive:
    8:00 am
  • Depart:
    6:00 pm

Busan, South Korea

Busan - South Korea's second largest city - is a harmonious blend of age-old culture and contemporary metropolitan flair. The downtown skyline and Bampo Bridge are two of Busan's visual wonders. The old-world Buddhist temples and vintage structures preserve the essence of Korean history and culture. Equally captivating is the abundance of Busan's natural landscape, from miles of unspoiled beaches to expansive mountainous terrain. Busan is also home to one of the largest trading ports in the world, and its growing popularity in tourism and commerce makes this South Korean city a must-see destination.
Wed Nagasaki, Japan 6:00 am 3:30 pm
Nagasaki, Japan
  • Day:
    Wed
  • Arrive:
    6:00 am
  • Depart:
    3:30 pm

Nagasaki, Japan

Nagasaki is often equated with the dropping of the atomic bomb, and there are many moving museums, memorials and monuments dedicated to its World War II history that shouldn't be missed. Yet modern Nagasaki offers a vibrant and charming atmosphere that's waiting to be explored. Amongst its cobblestone and rolling hills, the city boasts a rich culinary scene that will excite your inner foodie. To capture Nagasaki's scenic beauty, consider a cable car ride or harbor tour. Centuries-old shrines, temples and churches dot the landscape and are a must see.
Thu Cruise Kanmom Strait --- Overnight
  • Day:
    Thu
  • Arrive:
    ---
  • Depart:
    Overnight

Cruise Kanmom Strait

A visit to Kanmon Straits is an opportunity to experience one of the Japan's most incredible waterways. This expansive channel connects two of Japan's four main islands, Honshu and Kyushu. The best views of the surrounding scenery are from above. Hop on a helicopter ride or visit Mt. Hinoyama in Shimonoseki on the north side of the strait. On the south side, you can visit Kokura Castle in Kitakyushu. Make your way to either side using an underground pedestrian walkway or crossing Kanmon Bridge, one of the 50 largest suspension bridges in the world.
Hiroshima, Japan 9:00 am 5:00 pm
Hiroshima, Japan
  • Day:
  • Arrive:
    9:00 am
  • Depart:
    5:00 pm

Hiroshima, Japan

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 honour 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.
Fri Kyoto (Osaka), Japan 2:00 pm Overnight
Kyoto (Osaka), Japan
  • Day:
    Fri
  • Arrive:
    2:00 pm
  • Depart:
    Overnight

Kyoto (Osaka), Japan

Situated between mountains and the sea, Kobe is Japan's sixth-largest city and a port bustling with culture and fine cuisine. Named after its origin, famous Kobe beef is one of the delicacies to enjoy at the many gourmet restaurants. Don't miss the chance to visit Ikuta Shrine - one of Japan's oldest Shinto shrines - or tour a museum to learn about local culture. For sweeping views of the vibrant city, explore one of the nearby mountainsides through a diverse selection of activities.
Sat Kyoto (Osaka), Japan --- 5:00 pm
Kyoto (Osaka), Japan
  • Day:
    Sat
  • Arrive:
    ---
  • Depart:
    5:00 pm

Kyoto (Osaka), Japan

Situated between mountains and the sea, Kobe is Japan's sixth-largest city and a port bustling with culture and fine cuisine. Named after its origin, famous Kobe beef is one of the delicacies to enjoy at the many gourmet restaurants. Don't miss the chance to visit Ikuta Shrine - one of Japan's oldest Shinto shrines - or tour a museum to learn about local culture. For sweeping views of the vibrant city, explore one of the nearby mountainsides through a diverse selection of activities.
Sun Nagoya, Japan 9:00 am 5:00 pm
Nagoya, Japan
  • Day:
    Sun
  • Arrive:
    9:00 am
  • Depart:
    5:00 pm

Nagoya, Japan

Japan's fourth largest city by population, Nagoya, is a centre 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.
Mon Mount Fuji (Shimizu), Japan 8:00 am 4:00 pm
Mount Fuji (Shimizu), Japan
  • Day:
    Mon
  • Arrive:
    8:00 am
  • Depart:
    4:00 pm

Mount Fuji (Shimizu), Japan

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.
Tue Tokyo (Yokohama), Japan (DISEMBARK) 8:00 am ---
Tokyo (Yokohama), Japan
  • Day:
    Tue
  • Arrive:
    8:00 am
  • Depart:
    ---

Tokyo (Yokohama), Japan

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 amongst 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. Savour 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.

Please Note:

  • Disembarkation usually begins 2 hours after docking.
  • Due to security reasons, all guests must be on board 2 hours before sailing.
  • Itineraries are subject to change at any time without notice.
  • Check your specific sailing for exact departure and arrival times. All times are local to the port.
  • Click here for a list of tender ports.
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