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Japan Explorer & Circle Hokkaido Cruise - M131A

Departure: Monday, August 23, 2021
Nights: 17 nights
Departs: Yokohama
Returns: Yokohama
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Duration
17
Nights
Days at Sea
6
Sea Days
Ports
10
Ports
Countries Visted
3
Countries
  • Itinerary

    Japan Explorer & Circle Hokkaido Cruise - M131A

    Ports of call

    To find out more about the itinerary for this cruise, select the itinerary items below.

    Day Date Port of Call Arrival Departure
    1 Monday, August 23, 2021 Yokohama, Japan Embark 5:00 PM

    Yokohama is located on the western coast of Tokyo Bay, less than half an hour's train journey directly south of Tokyo. It is the second largest city in Japan and one of the cities most visited by foreigners. Despite being devastated by bombings in WWII it remains a maritime city and retains an international flavour. Nissan and city of Yokohama have launched Japan’s first-ever car-sharing program with ultra-compact EVs (electric vehicles). learn more

    2 Tuesday, August 24, 2021 At Sea
    3 Wednesday, August 25, 2021 Osaka, Japan 9:00 AM 9:00 PM

    Osaka, the heart of the Greater Osaka Area, is located at the mouth of the Yodo River on Osaka Bay, and is the third largest city in Japan. Historically it is also regarded as the commercial capital of Japan, as evidenced by its daytime population being over a million greater than its night time population. From above ground and underground shopping malls and specialised shopping complexes, to the unusual America Mura which offers both new and used clothing, as well as flea markets, and the Asia Pacific Trade Centre with its international wholesale market, shopping here truly is a fascinating experience. learn more

    4 Thursday, August 26, 2021 Kochi, Japan 7:00 AM 5:00 PM

    Kochi is the capital of Kochi Prefecture on the southern coast of Shikoku Island, Japan. The city is small and friendly, with a casual atmosphere and a dose of southern flair. It boasts several attractions of interest to travellers. A well-preserved, original, elegant, hilltop castle from the feudal period is designated Important Cultural Property, and also provides great views of all of Kochi city. learn more

    5 Friday, August 27, 2021 Hiroshima, Japan 9:00 AM 6:00 PM

    The capital of the prefecture of the same name, Hiroshima, situated at the centre of the Chugoku region in western Honshu – Japan’s largest island – is possibly best known for being the first city in history to be destroyed by a nuclear weapon. Today, though, it is a modern cosmopolitan city with wide boulevards and criss-crossing rivers. Many of the famous attractions are connected to the horrific split second of the bomb blast on August 6, 1945, and are truly well worth visiting. Today, Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park commemorates the 1945 event. learn more

    6 Saturday, August 28, 2021 At Sea
    7 Sunday, August 29, 2021 Busan, South Korea 7:00 AM 6:00 PM

    Busan (formerly Pusan), the second largest city and principal port of South Korea, is situated in the SE of the peninsula on the Korea Strait. The city has many steep hills, creating a delightful mix of mountains and ocean. While Busan was relatively untouched during the Korean War, the flood of refugees has shaped the city. Tourists often come to this region to hike and to visit the Buddhist Temples located deep within the region's mountains. learn more

    8 Monday, August 30, 2021 Nagasaki, Japan 7:00 AM 4:00 PM

    Nagasaki City, on the island of Kyushu in Japan, lies at the heart of Nagasaki-hanto Peninsula. As one of Japan's closest port cities to the Asian mainland, Nagasaki has played a prominent role in foreign trade relations for many centuries. This is a port city that developed up the steep slope of a mountain, while also stretching horizontally to hug the Nagasaki Gulf. For an excellent view of the city one should go to the top of Inasa. learn more

    9 Tuesday, August 31, 2021 At Sea
    10 Wednesday, September 1, 2021 Yokohama, Japan 6:30 AM 5:00 PM

    Yokohama is located on the western coast of Tokyo Bay, less than half an hour's train journey directly south of Tokyo. It is the second largest city in Japan and one of the cities most visited by foreigners. Despite being devastated by bombings in WWII it remains a maritime city and retains an international flavour. Nissan and city of Yokohama have launched Japan’s first-ever car-sharing program with ultra-compact EVs (electric vehicles). learn more

    11 Thursday, September 2, 2021 At Sea
    12 Friday, September 3, 2021 Kushiro, Japan 7:00 AM 5:00 PM

    Kushiro is the capital city of the Kushiro Subprefecture and the most populous city in eastern Hokkaido, Japan. It is situated along both banks of the mouth of the Kushiro River, facing the Pacific Ocean. The natural year-round ice-free harbour has been transformed into a very large commercial and fishing port that serves the nearby coalfield. Fifteen kilometres north of the port is Kushiro Marsh, Japan's largest marshland, a year-round home to endangered Japanese cranes, making it popular for birders. learn more

    13 Saturday, September 4, 2021 At Sea
    14 Sunday, September 5, 2021 Korsakov, Russian Federation 6:00 AM 6:00 PM

    Korsakov is a fishing port town with a population of 35,000, situated at the southern end of Sakhalin Island, just east of the Asian mainland. Sakhalin and the adjacent Kuril Islands are administered by Russia. The Korsakov History Museum presents its local frontier history and record of Japanese occupation (1905-1945). Korsakov is drab with its main street lined by small stalls, but do try the summer strawberries and Korean delicacies. learn more

    15 Monday, September 6, 2021 Otaru, Japan 8:00 AM 6:00 PM

    Otaru is a small city and port on the island of Hokkaido, Japan, NW of the larger city of Sapporo. It faces on the west the Sea of Japan and mainland China. The original inhabitants were indigenous Ainu people. Otaru is for many a commuter town for Sapporo. learn more

    16 Tuesday, September 7, 2021 Hakodate, Japan 8:00 AM 11:00 PM

    Hakodate is the largest city and port in southern Hokkaido, Japan. It is considered to have – as seen from Mt. Hakodate – one of the world's most impressive nightscapes, particularly from June through March, when the bright lights emitted from the squid fishing vessels add a touch of romantic inspiration. Take a trip to Mount Hakodate, and on the drive be impressed by the agricultural area that feeds most of Japan. learn more

    17 Wednesday, September 8, 2021 At Sea
    18 Thursday, September 9, 2021 Yokohama, Japan 6:30 AM Disembark

    Yokohama is located on the western coast of Tokyo Bay, less than half an hour's train journey directly south of Tokyo. It is the second largest city in Japan and one of the cities most visited by foreigners. Despite being devastated by bombings in WWII it remains a maritime city and retains an international flavour. Nissan and city of Yokohama have launched Japan’s first-ever car-sharing program with ultra-compact EVs (electric vehicles). learn more

  • Ship

    Diamond Princess Overview

    Diamond Princess

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    Being a large resort ship, built in 2004 and refitted in 2019, on-board entertainment and facilities are state-of-the-art for cruise ships. The ship itself is a cruise destination.

  • Cabins

    Diamond Princess Cabins

    Inside

    Inside

    Inside on the Diamond Princess Inside on the Diamond Princess

    Cabin Types

    IA, IB, IC, ID, IE, IF

    Average Cabin Size – 14.5 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    The Interior stateroom is approximately 168 to 182 square feet and richly appointed with fine amenities. Some also have Pullman beds to accommodate 3rd and 4th passengers.Features - Twin beds that convert to a queen size bed*, Private bathroom with shower, Shampoo, conditioner, body lotion, 100% Egyptian cotton linens, Satellite TV, refrigerator, hairdryer, safe, closet, phone and desk, 110V, 60-cycle alternating current (AC) with standard U.S. plug fittings, Daily housekeeping service, Evening bed turn-down.*Due to some cabin configurations, the two twin beds may not convert to a queen size bed.

    Oceanview

    Oceanview

    Oceanview on the Diamond Princess Oceanview on the Diamond Princess

    Cabin Types

    O5, OC, OF, OV, OW, OY, OZ

    Average Cabin Size – 14.5 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    The Premium Oceanview stateroom is approximately 200 square feet and features a forward-facing cabin for memorable views. The Premium Oceanview stateroom is richly appointed with fine amenities.Features - Twin beds convertible to a queen-size bed*, Private bathroom with shower, Shampoo, conditioner, body lotion, 100% Egyptian cotton linens, Satellite TV, refrigerator, hairdryer, safe, closet, phone and desk, 110V, 60-cycle alternating current (AC) with standard U.S. plug fittings, Daily housekeeping service, Nightly turn-down service.*Due to some cabin configurations, the two twin beds may not convert to a queen size bed.

    Balcony

    Balcony

    Balcony on the Diamond Princess Balcony on the Diamond Princess

    Cabin Types

    B2, B4, BA, BB, BC, BD, BE, BF

    Average Cabin Size – 15.5 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    The spacious 237 to 277 square foot Premium Balcony stateroom is appointed with the same fine amenities as the Balcony stateroom. Select staterooms feature a large balcony of 88 square feet and/or have a rear-facing balcony from which to enjoy dramatic wake views. Some staterooms also have Pullman beds to accommodate 3rd and 4th passengers. Features - Balcony with patio furniture, Twin beds that convert to a queen-size bed*, Private bathroom with shower, Shampoo, conditioner, body lotion, 100% Egyptian cotton linens, Satellite TV, refrigerator, hairdryer, safe, closet, phone and desk, 110V, 60-cycle alternating current (AC) with standard U.S. plug fittings, Daily housekeeping service, Evening bed turn-down, chocolates on your pillow. *Due to some cabin configurations, the two twin beds may not convert to a queen size bed.

    Suite

    Suite

    Suite on the Diamond Princess Suite on the Diamond Princess

    Cabin Types

    S1, S2, S3, S4, S5, S6, S8, M1, MB, MD, ME

    Average Cabin Size – 31.0 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    Approximately 1,329 sq. ft. including balcony, the Grand Suite features an expansive cabin and oversized aft-facing balcony. Enjoy exclusive suite-only upgrades and benefits. Suite staterooms include a spacious cabin and large 114 to 181 square foot balcony, along with special suite-only benefits. All Suites include a separate seating area with a sofabed, walk-in closet, full bathroom and deluxe amenities.Features - Separate seating area with a sofa bed, Upgraded balcony furniture with room for four: two comfortable loungers, a table and two chairs, Complimentary mini-bar set-up, Walk-in closet with personal safe, Comfortable luxury pillow-top mattress, Twin beds that convert to a queen-size bed*, 100% Egyptian cotton linens, Upgraded bathroom amenities and hairdryer, Two flat-panel satellite TVs, Evening bed turn-down, chocolates on your pillow, Refrigerator, Writing desk and phone, 110V, 60-cycle alternating current (AC) with standard U.S. plug fittings, Daily housekeeping service, Enhanced nightly turn-down service, A host of other benefits and amenities.*Due to some cabin configurations, the two twin beds may not convert to a queen size bed.

  • Deck Plans

    Deck Plans for Diamond Princess

    Legend

    • Cabin with Porthole Windows
    • Interconnecting staterooms with private balcony (8 persons)
    • Queen bed not convertible to two twin beds
    • Two lower beds not convertible to queen. Shower only
    • Wheelchair Accessible
    • Will accommodate 3rd and 4th person
    • Will accommodate 3rd person
    • Will accommodate a rollaway
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    Japan Explorer & Circle Hokkaido Cruise - M131A

    Cruiseline: Princess Cruises Ship: Diamond Princess Departure: Monday, August 23, 2021 Nights: 17 nights Departs: Yokohama Returns: Yokohama

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