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CRUISE TOUR

Tokyo Roundtrip

Sushi, Sake & Shimizu with Regent Seven Seas Cruises

16 NIGHTS FROM £9,995 per person

From lush rainforests and beautiful beaches, to rural towns and futuristic cities, expect to be spellbound by the diversity and spirituality of Japan, ‘Land of the Rising Sun’, on this luxury cruise with Regent Seven Seas Cruises. After a night spent at a luxury hotel in the heart of tantalising Tokyo, you’ll head east to discover more of this captivating country – from the cultural heart of Kyoto, home to no less than 17 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, to the deep green forests and mystical limestone caves of Kochi. During the route, you’ll also stop at a duo of ports in South Korea, learning more about its natural, cultural and culinary heritage. All the while, you can embrace the ship's fabulous facilities, superlative service and wealth of space, as well as eye-opening excursions that are all complimentary.

Dates: 26 Mar 2023 (one night pre cruise in Tokyo, plus 14 nights sailing aboard the Seven Seas Explorer)

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Begin your luxury cruise adventure in Tokyo, a capital city of captivating contradictions. Soaring skyscrapers and cutting-edge technology exist in harmony alongside ornate Buddhist temples and bustling food markets.

Discover just how diverse Japan is as you visit cutting-edge cities, cultural hotspots, mountainous hot springs, beautiful beaches and traditional craft villages.

Stop at two ports in South Korea, learning more about the country’s culture, heritage and natural assets.

Sail on the ultra-luxurious Seven Seas Explorer, part of the world's most luxurious fleet of ships.

Authentic Experience

There is a huge range of unforgettable excursions on offer at no extra cost. You may choose to test out the healing powers of Japan’s natural hot springs, ascend mighty Mount Fuji, experience a reflective South Korean tea ceremony, or discover the art of Japanese Washi paper making at a craft village near the beautiful Niyodo River.

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TOUR DETAILS

    DAY DETAILS ACCOMMODATION

    TRANSFERS

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    DAY 2-3 DETAILS ACCOMMODATION

    Leading the way in technology, architecture and innovation, Japan’s capital Tokyo resembles something from a sci-fi film, flaunting towering skyscrapers, sleek structures, neon-lights, an ultra-efficient subway system and creative hubs that produce cutting-edge art and popular culture trends consumed around the world. However, amid the modernity, there are glimpses of traditional Japan in the form of temples, shrines, markets and museums. This is where your journey begins. Spend a night in a luxury hotel, before departing on your cruise.

    TRANSFERS

    Transfer to the port to embark the Seven Seas Navigator.

    Hilton Tokyo
    • Summary: An impressive hotel towers over the heart of Shinjuku
    • Feature: rooftop tennis, an indoor pool and 24-hour health club
    • Rooms: 830
    MEAL BASIS

    Breakfast

    DAY 4 DETAILS ACCOMMODATION

    Perhaps less known than several other Japanese cities, cosmopolitan Nagoya offers plenty to explore, home to an array of museums, temples and green spaces. In this birthplace of Toyota, absorb the ancient spirituality of Atsuta Shrine, one of Japan’s three most important Shinto shrines and a perfect spot to enjoy a lunch of kishimen (flat noodles), a local specialty. Alternatively, immerse yourself in over 10,000 pieces of Japanese art, theatre, fashion, samurai culture and more at Tokugawa Art Museum.

    Seven Seas Explorer
    • Summary: An exquisitely finished, all-suite luxury ship
    • Feature: Facilities include a spa, cookery school and infinity pool
    • Rooms: 375 suites
    MEAL BASIS

    All-Inclusive

    DAY 5-6 DETAILS ACCOMMODATION

    Your next stop is Kyoto, a culture-rich city of artisans, tradition and heritage, where the ship will dock for two nights. Choose from an array of complimentary excursions - whether joining a Japanese tea ceremony, exploring some of the 2,000 shrines and temples that call the city home, or strolling through the geisha district. As you will disembark in Kobe, there is also the chance to explore this coastal city. Alternatively, you can enjoy a guided tour of nearby Osaka or stroll through an urban park in Nara, famous for its population of over 1,000 free-roaming deer.

    Seven Seas Explorer
    • Summary: An exquisitely finished, all-suite luxury ship
    • Feature: Facilities include a spa, cookery school and infinity pool
    • Rooms: 375 suites
    MEAL BASIS

    All-Inclusive

    DAY 7 DETAILS ACCOMMODATION

    Beppu is a city and spa resort on the southern Japanese island of Kyushu. Set between Beppu Bay and volcanic mountains, it's home to more than 2,000 onsen (hot springs). Unsurprisingly then, Regent excursions include trips to several of these natural baths, the thermal water said to have restorative powers. You can also learn to decorate a bamboo bell on a hands-on workshop, visit an 8th-century shrine, or delve into the history of Usuki, a former castle town famous for its many Buddha sculptures carved into the surrounding rock cliffs.

    Seven Seas Explorer
    • Summary: An exquisitely finished, all-suite luxury ship
    • Feature: Facilities include a spa, cookery school and infinity pool
    • Rooms: 375 suites
    MEAL BASIS

    All-inclusive

    DAY 8 DETAILS ACCOMMODATION

    Embrace the fabulous facilities aboard the Seven Seas Explorer as you sail through the Canmon Strait.

    Seven Seas Explorer
    • Summary: An exquisitely finished, all-suite luxury ship
    • Feature: Facilities include a spa, cookery school and infinity pool
    • Rooms: 375 suites
    MEAL BASIS

    All-Inclusive

    DAY 9 DETAILS ACCOMMODATION

    Located on the southeastern tip of the Korean Peninsula, Busan is South Korea’s second-largest city, often referred to as the country’s ‘summer capital’ due to its exceptional beaches, scenic cliffs and ancient temples high in the mountains. There are a variety of excursions that showcase this intriguing city. Admire an ornate Buddhist temple in World Heritage Site Gyeongju, watch a traditional dance performance at a cultural centre, observe the resident monks of Beomosa temple chanting and practicing a once-secret martial art, or experience a ritual tea ceremony that has been practiced for thousands of years.

    Seven Seas Explorer
    • Summary: An exquisitely finished, all-suite luxury ship
    • Feature: Facilities include a spa, cookery school and infinity pool
    • Rooms: 375 suites
    MEAL BASIS

    All-Inclusive

    DAY 10 DETAILS ACCOMMODATION

    Jeju Island is often called the ‘Island of the Gods’, for its breathtaking landscape and natural wonders, including waterfalls, white sand beaches and a dormant volcano - South Korea's highest mountain - at the centre of the island. Excursions invite you to explore nearby UNESCO-listed Manjanggul Cave, formed by rising lava from deep in the ground, or take in the spectacular view from atop crater-shaped Seaongsan Sunrise Rock. Jeju is also home to haenyo divers, also known as ‘Korean mermaids’, who dive for conch, clams and other marine life. The women free dive without oxygen tanks and carry only a pair of goggles, a ball-like tube for balance and a basket for their collected items. The work is perilous, and the divers have become symbols of female independence and strength in Jeju.

    Seven Seas Explorer
    • Summary: An exquisitely finished, all-suite luxury ship
    • Feature: Facilities include a spa, cookery school and infinity pool
    • Rooms: 375 suites
    MEAL BASIS

    All-Inclusive

    DAY 11 DETAILS ACCOMMODATION

    The capital and largest city of Nagasaki Prefecture in Japan, Nagasaki was once became a major Imperial Japanese Navy base during the First Sino-Japanese War and Russo-Japanese War, as well as becoming the second city in the world to be bombed by a nuclear weapon, following Hiroshima. Explore Nagasaki's turbulent past and striking beauty during an orientation tour of this panoramic city, experience its stunning beauty and sombre legacy during this visit to the historic Peace Park, browse the poignant Atomic Bomb Museum, or work up an appetite walking on nearby Iojima Island, before dining on a traditional Buddhist meal prepared by monks.

    Seven Seas Explorer
    • Summary: An exquisitely finished, all-suite luxury ship
    • Feature: Facilities include a spa, cookery school and infinity pool
    • Rooms: 375 suites
    MEAL BASIS

    All-Inclusive

    DAY 12 DETAILS ACCOMMODATION

    Kayaking, snorkelling and hiking best showcase the natural beauty of this island, home to white sand beaches, vibrant coral reefs and wildlife-rich mangroves. If you’d rather stay on land, you can tour a distillery that produces rare spirits, visit an art gallery showcasing work from late artist Tanaka Isson, or watch artisans produce kimono textiles dyed with mud and natural extractions from trees.

    Seven Seas Explorer
    • Summary: An exquisitely finished, all-suite luxury ship
    • Feature: Facilities include a spa, cookery school and infinity pool
    • Rooms: 375 suites
    MEAL BASIS

    All-Inclusive

    DAY 13 DETAILS ACCOMMODATION

    Discover the ancient and cosmopolitan wonders of Naha with its rich cultural history and unique traditions. Explore colourful Shuri Castle for an overview of Okinawa’s history and heritage, or step into the tranquil beauty of the nearby Shikinaen Gardens once the royal family’s second home. Excursions include descending into the Japanese navy’s underground headquarters in the Battle of Okinawa, creating your own traditional bingata-dyed fabric to take home as a souvenir, or stopping in the local eateries, shops and galleries of vibrant Kokusai Dori in central Naha.

    Seven Seas Explorer
    • Summary: An exquisitely finished, all-suite luxury ship
    • Feature: Facilities include a spa, cookery school and infinity pool
    • Rooms: 375 suites
    MEAL BASIS

    All-Inclusive

    DAY 14 DETAILS ACCOMMODATION

    Embrace the fabulous facilities aboard the Seven Seas Explorer as you sail across the Philippine Sea.

    Seven Seas Explorer
    • Summary: An exquisitely finished, all-suite luxury ship
    • Feature: Facilities include a spa, cookery school and infinity pool
    • Rooms: 375 suites
    MEAL BASIS

    All-Inclusive

    DAY 15 DETAILS ACCOMMODATION

    Kochi boasts beautiful and abundant natural landscapes, from an expansive coastline running with the Kuroshio Current to the clear Shimanto River and the deep green forests that surround it. Here, the excursions appeal to a variety of interests. You may like to gain an understanding of the Japanese history of paper making a trip to a traditional crafts village, take in the serenity of Chikurinji Temple, an important stop on a Buddhist pilgrimage route, or walk through one of Japan’s largest stalactite caves, learning more about the people that lived in them some 2,000 years ago!

    Seven Seas Explorer
    • Summary: An exquisitely finished, all-suite luxury ship
    • Feature: Facilities include a spa, cookery school and infinity pool
    • Rooms: 375 suites
    MEAL BASIS

    All-Inclusive

    DAY 16 DETAILS ACCOMMODATION

    On a clear day, you can see Mount Fuji from the lively Port of Shimizu, while excursions to the mighty mountain are also available – whether you admire it from the seaside pine grove Miho no Matsubara, which has inspired artists for centuries, reflect at a pilgrimage site where climbers pray before ascending the UNESCO-listed landmark, or soar beside it by scenic cable car. Other activity options include joining a traditional tea ceremony and gaining a deeper understanding of Japan’s history by visiting a 17th-century shrine.

    Seven Seas Explorer
    • Summary: An exquisitely finished, all-suite luxury ship
    • Feature: Facilities include a spa, cookery school and infinity pool
    • Rooms: 375 suites
    MEAL BASIS

    All-Inclusive

    DAY 17 DETAILS ACCOMMODATION

    Your unforgettable luxury cruise holiday comes to an end back in captivating Tokyo.

    TRANSFERS

    Disembark the Seven Seas Explorer and transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK.

    Seven Seas Explorer
    • Summary: An exquisitely finished, all-suite luxury ship
    • Feature: Facilities include a spa, cookery school and infinity pool
    • Rooms: 375 suites
    MEAL BASIS

    All-Inclusive

    DAY DETAILS ACCOMMODATION

    TRANSFERS

    • Type:
    • Summary:
    • Feature:
    • Rooms:
    • Location:
    • Star rating:
    MEAL BASIS

DAY ACCOMMODATION

TRANSFERS

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  • Summary:
  • Feature:
  • Rooms:
  • Location:
  • Star rating:
MEAL BASIS

DAY 2-3ACCOMMODATION
Japan, Tokyo

Leading the way in technology, architecture and innovation, Japan’s capital Tokyo resembles something from a sci-fi film, flaunting towering skyscrapers, sleek structures, neon-lights, an ultra-efficient subway system and creative hubs that produce cutting-edge art and popular culture trends consumed around the world. However, amid the modernity, there are glimpses of traditional Japan in the form of temples, shrines, markets and museums. This is where your journey begins. Spend a night in a luxury hotel, before departing on your cruise.

TRANSFERS

Transfer to the port to embark the Seven Seas Navigator.

Hilton Tokyo
  • Summary: An impressive hotel towers over the heart of Shinjuku
  • Feature: rooftop tennis, an indoor pool and 24-hour health club
  • Rooms: 830
MEAL BASIS

Breakfast

DAY 4ACCOMMODATION
Nagoya, Japan

Perhaps less known than several other Japanese cities, cosmopolitan Nagoya offers plenty to explore, home to an array of museums, temples and green spaces. In this birthplace of Toyota, absorb the ancient spirituality of Atsuta Shrine, one of Japan’s three most important Shinto shrines and a perfect spot to enjoy a lunch of kishimen (flat noodles), a local specialty. Alternatively, immerse yourself in over 10,000 pieces of Japanese art, theatre, fashion, samurai culture and more at Tokugawa Art Museum.

Seven Seas Explorer
  • Summary: An exquisitely finished, all-suite luxury ship
  • Feature: Facilities include a spa, cookery school and infinity pool
  • Rooms: 375 suites
MEAL BASIS

All-Inclusive

DAY 5-6ACCOMMODATION
Kyoto (Kobe), Japan

Your next stop is Kyoto, a culture-rich city of artisans, tradition and heritage, where the ship will dock for two nights. Choose from an array of complimentary excursions - whether joining a Japanese tea ceremony, exploring some of the 2,000 shrines and temples that call the city home, or strolling through the geisha district. As you will disembark in Kobe, there is also the chance to explore this coastal city. Alternatively, you can enjoy a guided tour of nearby Osaka or stroll through an urban park in Nara, famous for its population of over 1,000 free-roaming deer.

Seven Seas Explorer
  • Summary: An exquisitely finished, all-suite luxury ship
  • Feature: Facilities include a spa, cookery school and infinity pool
  • Rooms: 375 suites
MEAL BASIS

All-Inclusive

DAY 7ACCOMMODATION
Beppu, Japan

Beppu is a city and spa resort on the southern Japanese island of Kyushu. Set between Beppu Bay and volcanic mountains, it's home to more than 2,000 onsen (hot springs). Unsurprisingly then, Regent excursions include trips to several of these natural baths, the thermal water said to have restorative powers. You can also learn to decorate a bamboo bell on a hands-on workshop, visit an 8th-century shrine, or delve into the history of Usuki, a former castle town famous for its many Buddha sculptures carved into the surrounding rock cliffs.

Seven Seas Explorer
  • Summary: An exquisitely finished, all-suite luxury ship
  • Feature: Facilities include a spa, cookery school and infinity pool
  • Rooms: 375 suites
MEAL BASIS

All-inclusive

DAY 8ACCOMMODATION
Cruising the Canmon Strait

Embrace the fabulous facilities aboard the Seven Seas Explorer as you sail through the Canmon Strait.

Seven Seas Explorer
  • Summary: An exquisitely finished, all-suite luxury ship
  • Feature: Facilities include a spa, cookery school and infinity pool
  • Rooms: 375 suites
MEAL BASIS

All-Inclusive

DAY 9ACCOMMODATION
Busan, South Korea

Located on the southeastern tip of the Korean Peninsula, Busan is South Korea’s second-largest city, often referred to as the country’s ‘summer capital’ due to its exceptional beaches, scenic cliffs and ancient temples high in the mountains. There are a variety of excursions that showcase this intriguing city. Admire an ornate Buddhist temple in World Heritage Site Gyeongju, watch a traditional dance performance at a cultural centre, observe the resident monks of Beomosa temple chanting and practicing a once-secret martial art, or experience a ritual tea ceremony that has been practiced for thousands of years.

Seven Seas Explorer
  • Summary: An exquisitely finished, all-suite luxury ship
  • Feature: Facilities include a spa, cookery school and infinity pool
  • Rooms: 375 suites
MEAL BASIS

All-Inclusive

DAY 10ACCOMMODATION
Jeju, South Korea

Jeju Island is often called the ‘Island of the Gods’, for its breathtaking landscape and natural wonders, including waterfalls, white sand beaches and a dormant volcano - South Korea's highest mountain - at the centre of the island. Excursions invite you to explore nearby UNESCO-listed Manjanggul Cave, formed by rising lava from deep in the ground, or take in the spectacular view from atop crater-shaped Seaongsan Sunrise Rock. Jeju is also home to haenyo divers, also known as ‘Korean mermaids’, who dive for conch, clams and other marine life. The women free dive without oxygen tanks and carry only a pair of goggles, a ball-like tube for balance and a basket for their collected items. The work is perilous, and the divers have become symbols of female independence and strength in Jeju.

Seven Seas Explorer
  • Summary: An exquisitely finished, all-suite luxury ship
  • Feature: Facilities include a spa, cookery school and infinity pool
  • Rooms: 375 suites
MEAL BASIS

All-Inclusive

DAY 11ACCOMMODATION
Nagasaki, Japan

The capital and largest city of Nagasaki Prefecture in Japan, Nagasaki was once became a major Imperial Japanese Navy base during the First Sino-Japanese War and Russo-Japanese War, as well as becoming the second city in the world to be bombed by a nuclear weapon, following Hiroshima. Explore Nagasaki's turbulent past and striking beauty during an orientation tour of this panoramic city, experience its stunning beauty and sombre legacy during this visit to the historic Peace Park, browse the poignant Atomic Bomb Museum, or work up an appetite walking on nearby Iojima Island, before dining on a traditional Buddhist meal prepared by monks.

Seven Seas Explorer
  • Summary: An exquisitely finished, all-suite luxury ship
  • Feature: Facilities include a spa, cookery school and infinity pool
  • Rooms: 375 suites
MEAL BASIS

All-Inclusive

DAY 12ACCOMMODATION
Naze (Oshima Island), Japan

Kayaking, snorkelling and hiking best showcase the natural beauty of this island, home to white sand beaches, vibrant coral reefs and wildlife-rich mangroves. If you’d rather stay on land, you can tour a distillery that produces rare spirits, visit an art gallery showcasing work from late artist Tanaka Isson, or watch artisans produce kimono textiles dyed with mud and natural extractions from trees.

Seven Seas Explorer
  • Summary: An exquisitely finished, all-suite luxury ship
  • Feature: Facilities include a spa, cookery school and infinity pool
  • Rooms: 375 suites
MEAL BASIS

All-Inclusive

DAY 13ACCOMMODATION
Okinawa (Naha), Japan

Discover the ancient and cosmopolitan wonders of Naha with its rich cultural history and unique traditions. Explore colourful Shuri Castle for an overview of Okinawa’s history and heritage, or step into the tranquil beauty of the nearby Shikinaen Gardens once the royal family’s second home. Excursions include descending into the Japanese navy’s underground headquarters in the Battle of Okinawa, creating your own traditional bingata-dyed fabric to take home as a souvenir, or stopping in the local eateries, shops and galleries of vibrant Kokusai Dori in central Naha.

Seven Seas Explorer
  • Summary: An exquisitely finished, all-suite luxury ship
  • Feature: Facilities include a spa, cookery school and infinity pool
  • Rooms: 375 suites
MEAL BASIS

All-Inclusive

DAY 14ACCOMMODATION
Cruising the Philippine Sea

Embrace the fabulous facilities aboard the Seven Seas Explorer as you sail across the Philippine Sea.

Seven Seas Explorer
  • Summary: An exquisitely finished, all-suite luxury ship
  • Feature: Facilities include a spa, cookery school and infinity pool
  • Rooms: 375 suites
MEAL BASIS

All-Inclusive

DAY 15ACCOMMODATION
Kochi, Japan

Kochi boasts beautiful and abundant natural landscapes, from an expansive coastline running with the Kuroshio Current to the clear Shimanto River and the deep green forests that surround it. Here, the excursions appeal to a variety of interests. You may like to gain an understanding of the Japanese history of paper making a trip to a traditional crafts village, take in the serenity of Chikurinji Temple, an important stop on a Buddhist pilgrimage route, or walk through one of Japan’s largest stalactite caves, learning more about the people that lived in them some 2,000 years ago!

Seven Seas Explorer
  • Summary: An exquisitely finished, all-suite luxury ship
  • Feature: Facilities include a spa, cookery school and infinity pool
  • Rooms: 375 suites
MEAL BASIS

All-Inclusive

DAY 16ACCOMMODATION
Shimizu, Japan

On a clear day, you can see Mount Fuji from the lively Port of Shimizu, while excursions to the mighty mountain are also available – whether you admire it from the seaside pine grove Miho no Matsubara, which has inspired artists for centuries, reflect at a pilgrimage site where climbers pray before ascending the UNESCO-listed landmark, or soar beside it by scenic cable car. Other activity options include joining a traditional tea ceremony and gaining a deeper understanding of Japan’s history by visiting a 17th-century shrine.

Seven Seas Explorer
  • Summary: An exquisitely finished, all-suite luxury ship
  • Feature: Facilities include a spa, cookery school and infinity pool
  • Rooms: 375 suites
MEAL BASIS

All-Inclusive

DAY 17ACCOMMODATION
Tokyo, Japan

Your unforgettable luxury cruise holiday comes to an end back in captivating Tokyo.

TRANSFERS

Disembark the Seven Seas Explorer and transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK.

Seven Seas Explorer
  • Summary: An exquisitely finished, all-suite luxury ship
  • Feature: Facilities include a spa, cookery school and infinity pool
  • Rooms: 375 suites
MEAL BASIS

All-Inclusive

DAY ACCOMMODATION

TRANSFERS

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  • Summary:
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  • Rooms:
  • Location:
  • Star rating:
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16 NIGHTS FROM £9,995 per person

Price based upon economy flights from London, transfers, UK airport lounge passes and meals and excursions as specified.

A variety of shore excursions is offered on each cruise itinerary. Please speak to your Luxury Travel Specialist for more details.

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