Uncovering The Beauty Of Japan On A Cruise


Japan is one of the most impressive countries in the world, thanks to its huge array of things to see, do and eat! It’s got incredible history, state-of-the-art technology and so much more!

In recent years, Japan cruises have grown in popularity, and we’ve decided to highlight some aspects of these sailings. So you can pick the perfect itinerary and make the most of each day you spend ashore here.

Sailings often depart from Yokohama and Tokyo, and end in Nagasaki, Kagoshima and Kobe.

Cruises to Okinaway

Kabira Bay, Ishigaki island, Okinawa

Japan Cruises Highlights

Japan is a fascinating country that offers a wealth of highlights for visitors. There are so many things to see and do! We couldn’t possibly list them all, but these are some of our top suggestions!

Tokyo – The capital of Japan is a modern metropolis that is home to some of the world’s tallest buildings, cutting-edge technology, and vibrant culture.

Kyoto – Known for its stunning temples, gardens, and traditional architecture, Kyoto is a must-visit for anyone interested in Japanese culture.

Mount Fuji – Japan’s highest peak is a popular destination for hikers, photographers, and nature enthusiasts.

Hiroshima – Site of the first atomic bombing, Hiroshima is a city with a tragic past but a bright future, known for its peace park and museum.

Osaka – A bustling city famous for its food culture, Osaka is home to some of Japan’s best street food and local specialties.

Nara – A small city located near Kyoto, Nara is famous for its ancient temples and tame deer that roam freely through its parks.

Okinawa – A tropical paradise in the south of Japan, Okinawa is known for its beautiful beaches, clear waters, and unique culture.

Cruises to Kobe

Hyogo Daibutsu, Buddha, Nofukuji, Kobe, Japan

Cruise Lines Sailing Japan Itineraries

There are multiple cruise lines that offer sailings to Japan. Several of these are roundtrip options, meaning that most of your itinerary will only include stops in Japan. Ideal for those that want to soak up everything the country has to offer.

We have 2 specific sailings to showcase for you and we’re sure you’ll agree, they’re both rather epic!

Cunard – Queen Elizabeth

9 nights sailing from Yokohama (Japan) on cruise ship Queen Elizabeth

Itinerary: Sailing from Yokohama (Japan), visiting Yatsushiro (Japón), Fukuoka (Japan), Busan (South Korea), Kanazawa (Japan), Akita (Japan), ending in Yokohama (Japan).

This fabulous itinerary is based around The Beatles, and is ideal for music lovers! Queen Elizabeth will play host to the special Beatles and Beyond: Celebrating the Best of British voyage. Through music, film, tastings, and demonstrations, Cunard celebrates much-loved aspects of British culture.

Enjoy music and dancing to the sounds of the ’60s and ’70s. The Queens Room will come alive with hits of the likes of The Rolling Stones, The Who, The Kinks, Small Faces and Tom Jones. A spectacular finale awaits in the Royal Court Theatre with a standout show from the Bootleg Beatles, the world’s leading Beatles tribute band.

MSC Cruises – MSC Bellissima

MSC Bellissima is offering numerous sailings in Japan, from Yokohama. At Logitravel, we have also packaged up a selection of cruise and stay options, so you can extend your time here. Our Japan and South Korea option is always a popular choice.

All MSC Cruises sailings from Yokohama can be viewed in one convenient place on our website. These sailings range in duration from 6 to 9-nights, but can also be booked as cruise & stay packages or even as back-to-back cruises. Meaning you can spend more time in your favourite Japanese locations.

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