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Japan in Bloom

March 31–April 11, 2021

Tour Operator: Go Next & Oceania Cruises

Activity Level: Easy

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Welcome spring by reveling in the exquisiteness of cherry blossom season in Japan on this 10-night voyage aboard Oceania’s Nautica.


  • Retreat inside Kobe’s Sorakuen Gardens, an oasis in the heart of downtown noted for its azaleas, which typically begin to flower in April
  • Reflect on lessons to be learned and the resilience of humanity at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park
  • Take in the views from Busan’s Haedong Yonggung Temple, a Buddhist temple dating to 1376 that is built on a rocky outcrop facing the sea
  • Outside Kagoshima, open your pores and renew your body with a hot sand bath in Ibusuki, a coastal city known for its underground hot springs


Day 1: Depart for Japan

Day 2: Tokyo (Yokohama), Japan

Day 3: Shimizu, Japan

Day 4 & 5: Kyoto (Kobe), Japan

Day 6: Hiroshima

Day 7: Cruising the Kanmon Strait

Day 8: Busan, South Korea

Day 9: Nagasaki, Japan

Day 10: Kagoshima, Japan

Day 11: Cruising the Pacific Ocean

Day 12: Tokyo (Yokohama), Japan

Program Itinerary is subject to change. See final brochure for complete details.

Cost Details

Cruise rates vary by cabin category. Please see tour brochure for details.

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