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Princess Cruises Announces 2021 Japan Sailings

By ,   December 18, 2019 ,   Cruise Industry

Princess Cruises announced the remaining 2021 Japan itinerary program, offering passengers an authentic immersion in the history, culture, and cuisine of the region. 

Rounding out the 2021 cruise season, Diamond Princess is scheduled for Princess' longest Japan season yet (March through December 2021) providing more chances than ever to see the spring flowers and participate in traditional festivals.

On sale today, December 18, Japan cruisers can choose from a total of 48 itineraries, ranging between 4-19 days, visiting 4 countries and 44 destinations, and themed as Getaway, Spring Flowers, Fall Foliage, Festival, Circle Hokkaido, Circle Japan, Southern Islands, Taiwan Cruises. Departures are from homeports Kobe and Tokyo (Yokohama).

Diamond Princess cruise ship

The upcoming season offers more opportunities to visit Japanese festivals than ever before with 8 festivals across 6 sailings, including the introduction of the Osaka Danjiri Festival on a Japan Explorer voyage and the return of the famous Northern Japan with Nebuta Festival. 

Vacationers can also enjoy 5 Spring Flowers trip options with hand-crafted itineraries that are moving from south to north according to the blooming season. Guests can witness the changing colours of the maple and gingko trees, with sailings from north to south according to the autumn foliage season.

Diamond Princess will visit 5 new call ports - Hitachinaka (Ibaraki, port to Nikko, Tochigi), Omaezaki (Shizuoka), Ube (Yamaguchi), Shimonoseki (Yamaguchi) and Jeju (Korea).