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Land of the Rising Sun

April 1–13, 2024

Tour Operator: Oceania Cruises

Activity Level: Easy

Let the variety of Japanese culture surround you as you immerse yourself in the deeply-rooted customs and traditions of these majestic islands on a 12-night cruise aboard Oceania Cruises’ Riviera. From the simplest pleasures of a tea ceremony to the excitement of sumo spectating, this voyage offers a unique insight into the Japanese way of life.


  • In Kochi, visit traditional markets, peruse Kochi castle, and take in the beautiful views of the Pacific Ocean.
  • Enjoy the volcanoes and offshore islands of Nagasaki and see the flourishing art scene, renowned Buddha statues, and beautiful beaches of Busan, South Korea.
  • Sail down the Kanmon Strait to Hiroshima and stroll through the beautifully landscaped Hiroshima Gardens or visit Hiroshima Castle.
  • End your trip with the views of the majestic Mount Fuji from the sea port Shimizu.
  • Ports of Call: Tokyo, Nagoya, Kochi, Kagoshima, Nagasaki, Busan (South Korea), Hiroshima, Beppu, Kyoto, Shimizu.

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

Cost Details

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