We are pleased to announce the 2017 Japan sailing programs will open for bookings March 18th!
Japan is known for its timeless festivals and Princess Cruises offers the opportunity to see five different festivals across five different departures. Enjoy the marking of spring with Hanami (viewing of the cherry blossoms) during the Spring Flower Festival cruise or see the illuminated floats of Japanese warriors parade through the streets of Aomori during the Nebuta festival and witness the procession of 200 bamboo poles with lanterns weighing over 100 pounds all carried on the palms, foreheads, shoulders or backs of the celebrants during the Akita Kanto festival.
What's new for Princess Cruises in Japan in 2017?
Exclusively on Diamond Princess® sailings, the world’s largest open air Japanese bath at sea, with both indoor and outdoor bathing areas, evokes the serenity of a classic Japanese spa while you soak in spectacular ocean views.
An exquisitely decorated traditional sushi bar, serving up sushi and sashimi expertly prepared before your eyes. Kai Sushi delivers the unique flavours of the region right on board. Dine at the sushi bar or enjoy an elegant restaurant experience.
To find out more about the departure dates that coincide with the various Japanese Festivals, or with visits to the UNESCO World Heritage Sites, please click on this link here.