Japan & Southeast Asia Cruises

"An easier, cheaper way to tour Japan" - Gene Sloan, USA TODAY

There’s a reason CNN hails Japan as one of the “Top 10 Places to Travel in 2014,” and you’ll see more of this fascinating island nation with Princess – the No. 1 North American cruise line in Japan. With an array of roundtrip cruise vacations from three Japan homeports, you’ll visit the top-rated ports by travel experts like Trip Advisor and Conde Nast. You’ll also enjoy unique Japanese experiences onboard from local cuisine and cultural events to Japanese-infused entertainment. Porthole magazine named us “Best Asia Itineraries” and our enriching cruises to Japan more than live up to the billing.

Shiretoko Peninsula - A Cruise Wonder

Shiretoko Peninsula - A Cruise Wonder

Embark on a magical voyage that leads you along the shores of Japan's northernmost island, Hokkaido, where a variety of whales make their home and the verdant coastline is so spectacular that Condé Nast Traveler named it one of its Cruise World Wonders — and you can experience it with Princess.

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Japan Cruise Scenery – Princess Cruises

Why Cruise Japan?

Japan is steeped in tradition and lore, with ancient sites, hallowed temples and natural wonders throughout the island chain. It was meant to be seen from the sea and Princess cruise vacations can introduce you to the color, culture and flavors of Japan, onboard and ashore.

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Japan Cruise Cuisine – Princess Cruises

Japan-Inspired Onboard Cruise Activities

Joined by Japanese passengers and crew on your voyage, you’ll enjoy a unique “local” experience onboard with Japanese meals and noodle bars, traditional tea, sake tastings, Japanese-themed entertainment and more, along with signature Princess favorites.

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Gardens in Tokyo – Princess Cruises

Cruise from Tokyo (Yokohama), Japan

The mesmerizing metropolis of Tokyo seamlessly blends ancient tradition with technological wonders. This city of startling beauty offers a mix of world-class shopping, entertainment and dining, as well as exquisite museums, serene gardens and historic temples and palaces.

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Port in Kobe, Japan – Princess Cruises

Cruise from Kobe, Japan

Nestled between the sea and the magnificent Rokko mountain range, Kobe is known as one of the most scenic cities in Japan.This prominent port, anchored by the world's longest suspension bridge, shines today with an ideal blend of ancient cultures and modern attractions.

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