Princess Japan 2023
Promotions New Programme Releases Princess - NEW Japan Season 2023

Princess - NEW Japan Season 2023


Cruising in Japan just got better!


You've dreamed about it. Now, with Princess Cruises, you can visit Japan in all it's splendour. Diamond Princess® returns to Japan in 2023, sailing out of Tokyo (Yokohama) and Kobe, calling to 38 destinations in 4 countries on 43 unique itineraries of 57 departures.

Diamond Princess® sails Japan in 2023 departing from Tokyo (Yokohama) and Kobe on a diverse array of itineraries spanning from the southern tropical islands of Okinawa to the northernmost island of Hokkaido. Discover the culture, history, cuisine and natural wonders of this island nation, where ancient traditions and fast-paced modernity exist in harmony. Sail on Diamond Princess,® designed with the destination in mind. Enjoy regionally infused cuisine, unique entertainment and soak in Izumi, the largest Japanese bath at sea.

The Japan festival season reaches its height during the summer months of July and August and in 2023 Diamond Princess® will offer the opportunity to experience seven different festivals including the following:

  • Kyoto Gion Festival (July 17 from Osaka and July 24 from Kobe), Japan's biggest festival with more than 1000 years of history, features massive "Yama" and "Hoko" floats weighing up to 12 tons and up to 24 metres high
  • Aomori Nebuta Festival (Aug 2 and Aug 7) which features Nebuta float figures accompanied by traditional music, many vibrant dancers and audience participation, is easily accessible on foot from the port
  • Kumano Fireworks Festival (Aug 17) a display of over 10,000 fireworks visible from the decks of the Diamond Princess®


2023 Seasons Highlights


Festivals, flowers & foliage: There are many opportunities to see storied local festivals, including the Kyoto Gion Festival and the popular Aomori Nebuta Festival. We also have sailings that arrive when Japan’s famed spring flowers are in bloom and during the vibrant fall foliage. Don’t miss an opportunity to wander under canopies in Kochi, and see the striking scenery of cherry blossoms surrounding Kochi Castle.

Legendary sites: You’ll have the opportunity to visit seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites including Mount Fuji, Ancient Kyoto, the Buddhist Monuments in the Horyu-ji Area, the Hiroshima Peace Memorial and the Shrines and Temples of Nikko.

Authentic & accessible: Enjoy itineraries and offerings crafted with area tourism boards to showcase the best of local culture, from local landmarks to cuisine. Take in the night life with More Ashore late-night calls in Akita, Busan, Hakodate, Kobe, Tokushima and more. Onboard, enjoy folkloric shows and regional dishes, as well as familiar favorites like our signature pastas and pizza, Broadway-style shows and Movies Under the Stars.

Japan cruisetour: The Highlights of Japan cruisetour includes the main sights in Kyoto and Tokyo. Enjoy sightseeing at Nijo Castle and famed Kinkakuji Temple (Golden Pavilion), the Great Buddha of Todaiji Temple and Kasuga Taisha Shrine. Plus explore the UNESCO World Heritage site of Mt. Fuji with stunning views from Togendai and Lake Ashi.

Princess MedallionClass Experience


This effortless, personalized vacation is now available on all ships. Dine when, how and where you want, and have drinks, snacks and services delivered wherever you are. Stream your favourite shows, post photos, and video chat with fast, reliable MedallionNet® Wi-Fi. Watch your stateroom door unlock as you approach, and find family and friends anywhere on board. It’s your vacation your way.


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