JAPAN CRUISES

Japan is a country of contrasts. Tokyo speaks of the future, yet Japan’s ancient eastern spirit is ever-present and the stunning natural landscape provides an enduring backdrop.

JAPAN PORTS

Discover our Japan ports of call.

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    Aomori

    Aomori is the northernmost prefecture on Japan's main island of Honshu. The triangular Aspam Tourism Centre has an observation deck that offers spectacular views of the harbour and city.

  • Ishigaki

    Often called the most beautiful place in Japan, part of Okinawa Prefecture, Ishigaki Island is where many Tokyoites come to escape the big city. They seek the warm weather, great food, and friendly people.

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    Hakodate

    Hakodate occupies a long strip of land, providing a southern route to Hokkaido. One of the first port cities to accept international trade, Hakodate has a rich history.

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    Hiroshima

    Hiroshima dates back to 1589. The Peace Memorial Park serves to commemorate its tragic past, but Hiroshima has once more become a lively, bustling and promising place.

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    Kagoshima

    The city of Kagoshima is often compared to its Italian sister city, Naples, due to a similarly mild climate, streets lined with palm trees, and Sakurajima, Kagoshima's version of Vesuvius.

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    Kobe

    At 354ft, Kobe Port Tower is an iconic landmark offering heart-stopping views from its upper deck. If heights are not your thing, sample the local speciality – teppanyaki-grilled kobe beef.

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    Kochi

    The meeting point between India and China, Kochi has been an intriguing and fascinating mix of cultures for over 600 years, drawing the most intrepid travellers to its shores.

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    Mt Fuji (Shimizu)

    On clear days, particularly in winter, Mount Fuji (Fuji-san in Japanese) is visible from as far as Tokyo, 60 miles away. When capped with snow, it’s a picture-perfect volcanic cone.

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    Nagasaki

    Revisit WW2 at the Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum or take a boat trip to Hashima Island, inspiration for the ghost island in the Skyfall Bond movie.

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    Okinawa

    Okinawans have grown accustomed to sharing their distinctive customs with visitors from all over the world. Shuri Castle should be at the top of your list of places to go.

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    Otaru

    Otaru is nicknamed 'the town of hills', and it’s true to its name. The observation point on Mt. Tenguyama offers unforgettable, panoramic views of Otaru and its port area.

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    Sapporo (Muroran)

    Located in western Hokkaido, Sapporo is the largest city on the island. Odori Avenue Park is a stunning space filled with beautiful sculptures, fountains and 92 species of trees.

Japan highlights: futuristic cityscapes, natural beauty, age-old traditions

Japan, the land of the rising sun, is one of the most fascinating countries in the world. It is home to both cutting-edge technology and ancient traditions.

In Tokyo, enjoy the super-efficient metro, shop for high tech gadgets and be dazzled by the neon lights. Or step away and experience the beauty the Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden or a traditional tea ceremony in one of Tokyo’s teahouses.

Other highlights of your Japan Cruise include Mount Fuji, the snow-capped volcano that is a World Heritage Site. And, further round the coast, visit the atmospheric Nagasaki Peace Park, a moving memorial to the awful events at the end of the Second World War.

And there is so much more, from cherry blossom in spring to the joys of sushi to the ancient temples and the traditions that include Geisha girls and samurai warriors. Get the full Japanese experience on your next Celebrity cruise.

Weather & what to pack

Tokyo sees warm summers and reasonably mild winters. The summer temperature averages 31 degrees Celsius while in winter the average is around 5 degrees Celsius. 

Pack some light summer clothes and some layers so that you can adjust according to the weather. There is a rainy season in summer when waterproofs and a brolly will be needed. 

 

JAPAN CRUISES

Discover the heart of your destination with our unparalleled itineraries.

12 Night Best Of Southern Japan Cruise
Ship Celebrity Solstice
Departs Oct 26, 2022
Starting From £ 1,422 Cruise only

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15 Night Bering Sea & Japan Transpacific
Ship Celebrity Solstice
Departs Sep 16, 2022
Starting From £ 1,139 Cruise only

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Enjoy all the benefits of the Elevate package plus an upgrade to streaming Wi-Fi and up to an additional $200 onboard credit.

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12 Night China, Taiwan, & Japan Cruise
Ship Celebrity Solstice
Departs Nov 19, 2022
Starting From £ 1,400 Cruise only

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As well as Wi-Fi & tips you'll enjoy an upgrade to a premium drinks package plus a shore excursion credit.

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Enjoy all the benefits of the Elevate package plus an upgrade to streaming Wi-Fi and up to an additional $200 onboard credit.

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13 Night Japan & Bering Sea Transpacific
Ship Celebrity Solstice
Departs Apr 21, 2023
Starting From £ 945 Cruise only

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Upgrade your cruise for the ultimate all-inclusive holiday. Choose from our Elevate or Indulge packages.

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As well as Wi-Fi & tips you'll enjoy an upgrade to a premium drinks package plus a shore excursion credit.

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Enjoy all the benefits of the Elevate package plus an upgrade to streaming Wi-Fi and up to an additional $200 onboard credit.

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12 Night Best Of Japan Cruise
Ship Celebrity Solstice
Departs Oct 10, 2021
Starting From £ 1,369 Cruise only
14 Night Best Of Japan Cruise
Ship Celebrity Solstice
Departs Mar 27, 2022
Starting From £ 2,653 Cruise only

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Upgrade your cruise for the ultimate all-inclusive holiday. Choose from our Elevate or Indulge packages.

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As well as Wi-Fi & tips you'll enjoy an upgrade to a premium drinks package plus a shore excursion credit.

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Enjoy all the benefits of the Elevate package plus an upgrade to streaming Wi-Fi and up to an additional $200 onboard credit.

Select your package upon booking.

14 Night Vietnam, Taiwan, & Japan Cruise
Ship Celebrity Solstice
Departs Feb 27, 2022
Starting From £ 1,810 Cruise only

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Upgrade your cruise for the ultimate all-inclusive holiday. Choose from our Elevate or Indulge packages.

Upgrade to Elevate text: 'upgrade to elevate'
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As well as Wi-Fi & tips you'll enjoy an upgrade to a premium drinks package plus a shore excursion credit.

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Enjoy all the benefits of the Elevate package plus an upgrade to streaming Wi-Fi and up to an additional $200 onboard credit.

Select your package upon booking.

14 Night Best Of Southern Japan Cruise
Ship Celebrity Solstice
Departs Oct 22, 2021
Starting From £ 1,189 Cruise only
16 Night Japan, Hong Kong, & Vietnam
Ship Celebrity Solstice
Departs Nov 5, 2021
Starting From £ 1,349 Cruise only

* From price is the lowest available fare, based on 2 people sharing.