Discover the shores and shrines of the “Land of the Rising Sun” on this 10-night cruise with host Joanie Curts, director emeritus of IU Travels.
You will board the elegant Nautica in Tokyo before sailing to Shimizu Ward, which offers a stunning view of Mount Fuji.
In Kyoto, Japan’s old imperial capital, walk through Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines before visiting Hiroshima’s thriving metropolis.
Next, cruise along the waters of the Kanmon Strait to Busan, the second largest city in South Korea. There, you can haggle at the fish market, visit the beachside Haedong Yonggung Temple, or wind your way through the multi-colored Gamcheon Culture Village.
Before the ship returns to Tokyo, try Nagasaki’s street food and snap photos of Sakurajima—one of Japan’s oldest and most active volcanoes—in Kagoshima.
Take the next step with us—check out this trip’s official brochure. It includes the complete itinerary and booking information.
Trip Name: Japan in Bloom
Date: April 10–21, 2021
Tour Operator: GO NEXT
Price: From $4,599 per person, based on double occupancy, airfare included from select cities.