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Circle Hokkaido & Southern Islands Cruise -

Departure: Tuesday, August 23, 2022
Nights: 18 nights
Departs: Yokohama
Returns: Yokohama
Return Trip
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Duration
18
Nights
Days at Sea
7
Sea Days
Ports
10
Ports
Countries Visted
3
Countries
  • Itinerary

    Circle Hokkaido & Southern Islands Cruise -

    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 Tuesday, August 23, 2022 Yokohama, Japan Embark 5:00 PM
    View of Yokohama, Japan

    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). Read more about Yokohama, Japan

    2 Wednesday, August 24, 2022 At Sea
    3 Thursday, August 25, 2022 Aomori, Japan 7:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Aomori, Japan

    Aomori is the capital city of Aomori Prefecture, situated on the northernmost tip of the main Japanese island facing Hokkaido. It has a cold maritime climate with short cool summers and has heavy snowfalls in winter. It is a World Heritage Site, as it has the world's largest virgin forest of beech trees. Also fascinating are the Sannai-Maruyama Ruins, the largest historic site in Japan, said to have revealed structures of a traditional village dating back some 5,500 years. Read more about Aomori, Japan

    4 Friday, August 26, 2022 Kushiro, Japan 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Kushiro, Japan

    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. Read more about Kushiro, Japan

    5 Saturday, August 27, 2022 At Sea
    6 Sunday, August 28, 2022 Korsakov, Russian Federation 6:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Korsakov, Russian Federation

    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. Read more about Korsakov, Russian Federation

    7 Monday, August 29, 2022 Otaru, Japan 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Otaru, Japan

    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. Read more about Otaru, Japan

    8 Tuesday, August 30, 2022 Hakodate, Japan 8:00 AM 11:00 PM
    View of Hakodate, Japan

    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. Read more about Hakodate, Japan

    9 Wednesday, August 31, 2022 At Sea
    10 Thursday, September 1, 2022 Yokohama, Japan 6:30 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Yokohama, Japan

    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). Read more about Yokohama, Japan

    11 Friday, September 2, 2022 At Sea
    12 Saturday, September 3, 2022 At Sea
    13 Sunday, September 4, 2022 Okinawa, Japan 7:00 AM 5:30 PM
    View of Okinawa, Japan

    Okinawa Island is the largest of a group of one hundred and fifty islands, the Ryukyu islands, scattered over a wide area in the southernmost prefecture of Japan. The city of Okinawa is second to the capital Naha, 22km to the SW. It has a separate history from the rest of Japan, having originally been an independent kingdom (Ryukyu), then under the power of China, followed by the US military which still has many occupied military bases there. Today there continue struggles between the local residents and the Japanese government. Read more about Okinawa, Japan

    14 Monday, September 5, 2022 Ishigaki, Japan 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Ishigaki, Japan

    Ishigaki is the largest city for the Yaeyama Island Group, and is located on Ishigaki Island, as is the area's major boat terminal, Ishigaki Port. It is the southernmost of the Ryukyu (or Nansei) Islands chain, of which the largest is Okinawa. The island enjoys a thriving culture steeped in traditions that are a mixture from Japan, China, nearby Taiwan (230km to the west), and its former trading partners. Much of the island and surrounding waters including Mount Omoto and Kabira Bay are protected as part of Iriomote-Ishigaki National Park. Read more about Ishigaki, Japan

    15 Tuesday, September 6, 2022 Hualien, Taiwan, Province of China 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Hualien, Taiwan, Province of China

    Hualien City is located on the east coast of Taiwan, on a strip of land between the Pacific Ocean and the Central Mountain Range, and is the capital of the Hualien County. Tourists visit the city for its own beauty and interest, and it is also the base for a tour to the famous Torako Gorge, just a short distance north of the city. Hire a motor scooter or take a taxi to visit the numerous tourist spots. Visit the scenic area of beautiful greenery along the full length of the city's foreshore, made up of three separate parks. Read more about Hualien, Taiwan, Province of China

    16 Wednesday, September 7, 2022 Taipei (Keelung), Taiwan, Province of China 7:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Taipei (Keelung), Taiwan, Province of China

    Taipei, located on the Danshui River, is the largest city and the capital of Taiwan, in the Republic of China. It lies 25 km SW of the Pacific Ocean port Keelung in northern Taiwan. Now a sprawling metropolis, for those who love the hustle and bustle of a big city, it truly is a great place to visit. It is renowned for its Shopping Malls, among the most popular being Core Pacific City. Read more about Taipei (Keelung), Taiwan, Province of China

    17 Thursday, September 8, 2022 At Sea
    18 Friday, September 9, 2022 At Sea
    19 Saturday, September 10, 2022 Yokohama, Japan 6:30 AM Disembark
    View of Yokohama, Japan

    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). Read more about Yokohama, Japan

  • 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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    Circle Hokkaido & Southern Islands Cruise -

    Cruiseline: Princess Cruises Ship: Diamond Princess Departure: Tuesday, August 23, 2022 Nights: 18 nights Departs: Yokohama Returns: Yokohama

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