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Cherry Blossom Japan with Ryokans, Bullet Trains & Snow Monkeys

16 nights from £3749pp

  • See the Snow Monkeys in the Hot Springs
  • Cherry Blossom & Spring Flowers Season in Japan
  • Marvel at the High Speeds of the Bullet Trains
  • See the Geishas & Maiko's of Kyoto with Tea Ceremony

06 March 2020

Cherry Blossom Japan with Ryokans, Bullet Trains & Snow Monkeys

Cruise Highlights

Princess Cruises - Diamond Princess - 16 Nights - 06 March 2020

WHAT'S INCLUDED:

- See the Samurai-era Castle in Nagoya 

- See the Snow Monkeys in the Hot Springs

- Cherry Blossom Season in Japan

- Marvel at the High Speeds of the Bullet Trains

- Explore Mt Fuji & Hakone 

- Relax in a traditional Ryokan (Japanese Inn)

SHIP HIGHLIGHTS:

From relaxing pursuits and enriching activities to gourmet cuisine, when you step aboard, you are setting a course for a world of wonderful new discoveries.

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Your Itinerary

  •      

    06 Mar 20

          

    Fly UK to Osaka

           

  • 07 Mar 20

    Osaka to Kyoto

    Upon arrival, you will be met by an English-speaking assistant and transferred to your hotel in Kyoto by airport shuttle vehicle.

           

  • 08 Mar 20

    Kyoto

    Enjoy a full-day tour of Kyoto by private vehicle with your English-speaking guide. Begin with a visit to the beautiful Kinkakuji Temple. Have some free time for lunch before enjoying a tea ceremony experience with a Maiko. Afterwards, see the Kiyomizu Temple which makes up part of Kyoto’s Historical Monuments of Ancient Kyoto UNESCO World Heritage Site before returning to your hotel.

    Breakfast included

          
  • 09 Mar 20

    Kyoto – Kobe Port

    After breakfast this morning, transfer to Kobe Port by private vehicle with an English-speaking assistant to board your onward cruise.

    Breakfast included

             
  • 10 Mar 20

    At Sea

    Relax in the onboard Ryokan inspired Japanese Spa as your cruise to the tropical islands of Taiwan and Southern Japan. 

          
  • 11 Mar 20

    Okinawa, Japan

    A unique cultural hybrid with its own distinct culture compared to mainland Japan, Okinawa is also a tropical paradise of beaches and jungles.      

     

  • 12 Mar 20

    Taipei, Taiwan

    From the world's tallest building(2004-2010) to the biggest collection of Chinese art, Taipei invites you into a world of fascinating contrasts - a mix of the modern and traditional, with a generous dash of energy and friendly smiles to make this one of your most memorable trips to Asia.

            

  • 13-14 Mar 20

    At Sea

            

  • 15 Mar 20

    Disembark in Tokyo  

    On arrival at Yokohama Port, you will be met by your English-speaking guide and transferred to Nagano by private vehicle. Once you arrive in Obuse you will enjoy a stroll around the old small town and have some free time for lunch; a town in central Japan famous for its chestnuts now becoming a must-see destination with its serenity and quietness of the Japanese countryside. After lunch, depart Obuse and commence the drive by private vehicle to Nagano, where on arrival you will check-in to your hotel

       

  • 16 Mar 20

    Yudanaka – Jigokudani

    After breakfast this morning, transfer by private vehicle with your English-speaking guide to Jigokudani. En route visit Zenko-ji Temple and Nakamise shopping street before enjoying some free time for lunch. Afterwards, transfer to Jigokudani Monkey Park home of the famous Japanese Snow Monkeys, where you will walk through the forested valley. From the bus park, you will walk 30 minutes along snowy paths on an incline, to the main pool where the Monkeys bathe. Later, transfer to your hotel for check-in, where you will also enjoy an Onsen hot spring bath and a Japanese style dinner.

          
  • 17 Mar 20

    Yudanaka - Tokyo

    After a Japanese breakfast, you will be taken to Tokyo by private vehicle. 

    Breakfast included

         
  • 18 Mar 20

    Tokyo

    This morning enjoy the Mt Fuji day trip. On arrival, you will be taken up to to the 5th station (weather permitting). Afterwards, enjoy some free time for lunch before an aerial ropeway ride for spectacular views over the Fuji area followed by a relaxing cruise on the beautiful Lake Ashi.

    Breakfast included

           
  • 19 Mar 20

    Tokyo

    Today enjoy a full day tour of Tokyo with private vehicle and guide. Begin with a visit to Sensoji Temple and Nakamise Shopping Street. Next take part in a sushi making lesson, where you will be able to enjoy your own creations for lunch. In the afternoon, head to the Ginza shopping district before visiting the Imperial Palace and Tokyo Metropolitan Government observatory. 

            

  • 20 Mar 20

    Tokyo, Japan

    Enjoy the day at leisure to soak up some of the culture and spring flowers season at your own pace.

     

  • 21 Mar 20

    Tokyo, Japan

    After checking out of your hotel this morning, you will be transfered to the airport for your onward night flight back to the UK.

     

Your Ship

Diamond Princess

Diamond Princess

This exotic gem explores some of the most intriguing destinations across the world. She boasts great-tasting food and offers an appetising popular Italian restraint with freshly prepared pasta. Professional sommeliers help pair exquisite wine with you dinner to enhance your experience. Visit her hand tossed pizzeria next to the poolside as well as watching a Movie Under the Stars. Serene retreat exclusively for adults.

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Package fares from £pp

  • Inside

    3,749

  • Outside

    3,999

  • Balcony

    4,279

  • Mini Suite

    4,699

To Book Call 0800 408 6228

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