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Luxury Expedition Cruises

Wonders of Japan Cruise 2024

Departure dates Cherry Blossom Season: Mar 27 - Apr 09, 2024 and Sep 20 - Oct 03, 2024

14 days from $21,495 per person was $23,495

Limited to 199 guests


Book early and save $2,000 per person on all stateroom categories and suites.

Experience the wonders of Japan alongside A&K’s award-winning Expedition Team as you capture all the magic with help from a professional photographer. Spanning five islands, this all-encompassing cruise explores Japan’s culturally rich coastline with a pre-cruise stay in Osaka and shore excursions throughout, including a visit to Hiroshima’s Peace Memorial Park, the Adachi Museum of Art and its gardens, and Kanazawa’s historic district.

A&K Advantages

  • Witness private performances by the world-renowned Kodo taiko drummers, Kabuki warriors and geishas
  • Immerse yourself in mesmerizing Japanese gardens, perhaps visiting the gardens at the Adachi Museum of Art
  • Visit Gyeongju, South Korea, ancient dynastic capital and UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Reflect on Japan’s turbulent history and witness its miraculous resurgence in Hiroshima
  • Enjoy fascinating onboard lectures and presentations led by our enrichment specialists on Japanese history, culture and gardens
  • On our March departure, experience the magical atmosphere of cherry blossom season

Itinerary at a Glance

Arrive Osaka, Japan
Osaka | Cultural Wonders
Osaka | The Adventure Begins
Takamatsu | Explore Your Way
Hiroshima & Miyajima | Memorials & Shrines
Uwajima | Seaside Splendor
Karatsu | Ancient Trading Post
Gyeongju, South Korea | Korean Capital
Matsue, Japan | Verdant Gardens
DAY 10
Kanazawa | Immersion into the Arts
DAY 11
Sado-ga-Shima | Kodo Taiko Drummers
DAY 12
At Sea | Cruising to Hokkaido Island
DAY 13
Otaru | Historic Canals
DAY 14
Depart Sapporo

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