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Japan: A Journey Through Time from Sapporo

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Cruise Overview

  • Duration 23 nights
  • Departs 19 Jun 2023
  • Sails from Otaru, Japan
  • Ship Scenic Eclipse
  • Flights and transfersNo
  • Cruise code ‍1822244‍

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Cruises to Japan

Otaru, Japan Mon 19 Jun 2023

Cruises to Japan

Otaru, a port city on Hokkaido (Japan’s northernmost island), lies northwest of Sapporo on Ishikari Bay. The city is known for glassworks, music boxes and sake distilleries. Nishin Goten (“herring mansion”), a former fish processing plant built in 1897, explores the industry’s key role in the city’s earlier years. Completed in 1923, the Otaru Canal is now lined with cafes and shops in converted old warehouses.

Aomori, Japan

Aomori Thu 22 Jun 2023

Aomori, Japan

Aomori is the capital city of Aomori Prefecture, in the Tōhoku region of Japan. As of 1 April 2020, the city had an estimated population of 278,964 in 136,457 households, and a population density of 340 people per square kilometer spread over the city's total area of 824.61 square kilometers.

Hakodate

Hakodate Fri 23 Jun 2023

Hakodate

Explore Hokkaido, the northernmost island of Japan from the base of Hakodate or fall in love with the city itself.

Sado Island, Japan

Sado Island Sat 24 Jun 2023

Sado Island, Japan

Sado Island is an island located in the eastern part of the Sea of Japan, under the jurisdiction of Sado City, Niigata Prefecture, Japan, with a coastline of 262.7 kilometres. In October 2017, Sado Island had a population of 55,212 people.

Kanazawa, Japan

Kanazawa Sun 25 Jun 2023

Kanazawa, Japan

Kanazawa is the capital of Ishikawa Prefecture, on Japan’s central Honshu Island. It's known for well-preserved Edo-era districts, art museums and regional handicrafts. Kenrokuen Garden, begun in the 17th century, is celebrated for its classic landscape designs incorporating ponds and streams. Adjacent Kanazawa Castle was built in the 1580s, after the defeat of the Peasant’s Kingdom, Japan's only Buddhist fiefdom.

Kyoto (Maizuru), Japan

Maizuru (Kyoto) Mon 26 Jun 2023

Kyoto (Maizuru), Japan

Maizuru is a city in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan, on an inlet of the Sea of Japan. The city was founded on May 27, 1943.

Hagi, Japan

Hagi Tue 27 Jun 2023

Hagi, Japan

Hagi is a coastal city in Japan. The ruins of Hagi Castle sit in Shizuki Park, known for its spring cherry blossoms and the forested slopes of Mt. Shizuki. Nearby is Kikugahama beach. The Castle Town area’s narrow streets are lined with samurai-era residences. Ukiyo-e woodblock prints and ceramics are on display at the Hagi Uragami Museum. Farther east, Tōkō-ji Temple is known for its collection of stone lanterns.

Busan, Japan

Busan, South Korea Wed 28 Jun 2023

Busan, Japan

Busan, a large port city in South Korea, is known for its beaches, mountains and temples. Busy Haeundae Beach features the Sea Life Aquarium, plus a Folk Square with traditional games such as tug-of-war, while Gwangalli Beach has many bars and views of modern Diamond Bridge. Beomeosa Temple, a Buddhist shrine founded in 678 A.D., is at the base of Geumjeong Mountain, which has hiking trails.

Matsuyama

Matsuyama, Japan Thu 29 Jun 2023

Matsuyama

Matsuyama is the capital city of Ehime Prefecture on Japan’s Shikoku Island. It’s known for its central Dōgo Onsen Honkan bathhouse, dating from the Meiji Period, with ornate, tiered wooden buildings. Nearby is Shiki Memorial Museum, dedicated to Masaoka Shiki’s haiku poetry. To the west is the restored, feudal-era Matsuyama Castle, with its hilltop gardens and seasonal cherry blossoms.

Cruises to Japan

Hiroshima Fri 30 Jun 2023

Cruises to Japan

Hiroshima, a modern city on Japan’s Honshu Island, was largely destroyed by an atomic bomb during World War II. Today, Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park commemorates the 1945 event. In the park are the ruins of Genbaku Dome, one of the few buildings that was left standing near ground zero. Other prominent sites include Shukkei-en, a formal Japanese garden, and Hiroshima Castle, a fortress surrounded by a moat and a park.

Uno, JapanUno, Japan

Uno Sat 01 Jul 2023

Uno, JapanUno, Japan

Honshu historically called Hondo is the largest and most populous main island of Japan. It is located south of Hokkaidō across the Tsugaru

Temple in Kobe, Japan

Osaka (Kobe) Sun 02 Jul 2023

Temple in Kobe, Japan

Osaka is a large port city and commercial center on the Japanese island of Honshu. It's known for its modern architecture, nightlife and hearty street food. The 16th-century shogunate Osaka Castle, which has undergone several restorations, is its main historical landmark. It's surrounded by a moat and park with plum, peach and cherry-blossom trees. Sumiyoshi-taisha is among Japan’s oldest Shinto shrines.

Kyoto (Kobe), Japan

Kyoto Tue 04 Jul 2023

Kyoto (Kobe), Japan
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Hakone Thu 06 Jul 2023

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Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo Sat 08 Jul 2023

Tokyo, Japan

A city where you’ll find centuries-old culture jostling for position next to cutting-edge technology – a fabulous blend of history and modernity that has to be seen to be believed.

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Arrive UK Wed 12 Jul 2023

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What's included *

  • Complimentary unlimited premium branded beverages
  • Spacious all-verandah suite accommodation
  • Personal service with an almost 1:1 guest-to-staff ratio
  • Only up to 228 guests on board
  • 10 dining experiences, from casual to fine dining
  • Butler service for every guest
  • All tipping on board and ashore
  • Comprehensive choice of shore excursions included
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Expert local guides and discovery team on board
  • ABTA & ATOL Protection

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Spa Suite

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Our beautiful Spa Suites are located on Decks 8 and 9. Enjoy 48 square metres of space and featuring stylish bedroom and living areas complete with luxury amenities. There is plenty of room to stretch out and relax. The highlight of these suites are the indulgent spa baths, which offer the perfect way to unwind after a shore excursion or two.

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Deluxe Verandah Suite

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Private Verandah Luxury king size Slumber Bed Separate sleep zone Separate lounge area En-suite bathroom with shower and vanity Luxury bathroom amenities Hypoallergenic air purification system Butler service Shoeshine service Early morning tea/coffee service In-suite beverage service In-suite dining service Full mini bar re-stocked daily Personalised butler bar featuring Illy coffee and specialty teas (replenished daily) HDTV and Bose sound system

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Verandah Suite

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Our Verandah Suites provide a spacious and comfortable introduction to ocean cruising with the finest appointments and amenities. Private Verandah Luxury king size Slumber Bed Separate sleep zone Separate lounge area En-suite bathroom with shower and vanity Luxury bathroom amenities Hypoallergenic air purification system Butler service Shoeshine service Early morning tea/coffee service In-suite beverage service In-suite dining service Full mini bar re-stocked daily Personalised butler bar featuring Illy coffee and specialty teas (replenished daily) HDTV and Bose sound system

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2-Bedroom Penthouse Suite

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Our oversized Owner’s Penthouse Suites are the ultimate indulgence. Located on Deck 9 and elegantly appointed with spacious curved terraces featuring a private Jacuzzi and the best views on board, you will never want to leave. Combine our Owner’s Penthouse Suite with a Spa Suite to create a magnificent Two-bedroom Penthouse Suite.

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Panorama Suite

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Located at the front of the yacht on Deck 8 these opulent suites feature spacious curved terraces, additional features, services, and much more.

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Grand Deluxe Verandah Suite

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Choose from our Deluxe Verandah Suites to larger Grand Deluxe Verandah Suites, which provide even more room to relax.

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Owners Penthouse Suite

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Our oversized Owner’s Penthouse Suites are the ultimate indulgence. Located on Deck 9 and elegantly appointed with spacious curved terraces featuring a private Jacuzzi and the best views on board, you will never want to leave.

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Grand Panorama Suite

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Located at the front of the yacht on Deck 6 these opulent suites feature curved terraces and spacious interiors with additional services and more.

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The Ship - Scenic Eclipse

  • Occupancy228
  • Tonnage17,085 tons
  • Length551 ft (167.95 m)
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Intimate and luxurious, with every amenity you could wish for, the Scenic Eclipse fleet has been designed with you in

mind. Delighting both the keen explorer and elegant traveller, the World’s First Discovery Yachts are certain to surpass all

your ocean cruising expectations. With an almost 1:1 staff-to-guest ratio, your time on board will be one of unparalleled

indulgence. From the opulent Spa Sanctuary to the expansive array of dining experiences, spacious lounges and bars,

outdoor terraces, and multiple pool areas, the luxurious wonders on board never cease.

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  • Our ABTA membership & ATOL license protects all our package or tailormade holidays booked through ROL Cruise so you can book with confidence knowing you are fully protected
  • Award winning Cruise Miles® loyalty programme; with over 400,000 UK members
  • Winners of more than 50 Cruise Awards over the last 5 years
  • The UK's No.1 Independent Cruise Specialist; delivering impartial advice
  • Customer satisfaction at 98% and a Feefo score of 4.8/5.
  • Expert staff with over 1,000 years of combined travel expertise offering 5★ service
  • Flexible Payment Options Available
  • Celebrating our 25th year as a cruise-only specialist
  • Key strategic partner with the major cruise lines
  • Voted The UK & Ireland's No.1 Ocean Cruise Specialist in TTG's 2020 Top 50 Travel Agencies Awards
  • Ambassadors representing us and guiding our customers onboard and at key locations on their holidays

Frequently Asked Questions about Scenic Ocean Cruises

Does Scenic have a flexible cancellation policy?

Yes, Scenic Ocean Cruises does have a flexible cancellation policy. With Scenic Ocean Cruises, you can transfer to an alternative Scenic Eclipse sailing up to 60 days prior to departure, up until 31 December 2022.

Scenic cancellation fees will be waived, and you will receive a refund of monies paid in a form of a Future Cruise Credit to use on an alternative Scenic Eclipse sailing.

Please note third party cancellation fees may apply. Further Cruise lines terms & conditions will apply.


Do I need a COVID-19 vaccine to travel aboard a Scenic cruise ship?

 

Yes, you will need to have both of your COVID-19 vaccinations with the last administered date at least 14 days prior to departure.


Last updated: 22.06.21

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