Japanese Tale of Two Cities

Cruising - Ocean & River
17 Days
£3,861per person

Spend three nights in both Tokyo and Kyoto exploring independently before embarking on an eight night Princess cruise through the rest of Japan to discover what makes this country truly unique.

Holiday Highlights

  • 3 nights in bustling Tokyo
  • 3 nights in traditional Kyoto
  • Independent touring
  • 8 night Princess cruise

Trip Itinerary

  • Days 1-2

    Fly UK to Tokyo. Arrive the next and be transferred to your hotel for your 3 night stay.

  • Day 3

    Enjoy a panoramic view of the city from Tokyo Tower before participating in a traditional Japanese tea ceremony. Wander through Ginza, Japan’s world renowned shopping and entertainment district. (BL)

  • Day 4

    See the natural beauty of Hakone with its mountains, lakes and view of Mount Fuji. (BL)

  • Day 5

    Take the Bullet Train to Kyoto. Spend the day at leisure to explore this beautiful ancient city. (B)

  • Day 6

    Experience Kyoto with a visit to Nijo Castle, the residence of the Tokugawa era shoguns and the gold-leaf covered Golden Pavilion. Walk through the Kyoto Imperial Palace, visit Heian Jingu Shrine and Sanjusangendo Temple. (BL)

  • Day 7

    Your day is free to explore Kyoto on your own. (B)

  • Day 8

    Enjoy some free time in Kyoto before journeying to Tokyo on the Bullet Train for your cruise. Embark on your Princess cruise.

  • Day 9

    At Sea

  • Day 10

    Kushiro, Japan

  • Day 11

    Shiretoko Peninsula (scenic cruising)

  • Day 12

    Korsakov (Yuzhno – Sakhalinsk), Russia

  • Day 13

    Otaru, Japan

  • Day 14

    Hakodate, Japan

  • Day 15

    At Sea

  • Day 16

    Disembark in Tokyo. Transfer to the airport for your flight home. (B)

  • Day 17

    Arrive London

Holiday Price Overview

Cruising - Ocean & River
17 Days
£3,861per person

Fully ATOL Protected

International Flights

3 nights’ accommodation in Tokyo

3 nights’ accommodation in Kyoto

Independent touring

Bullet train journeys as specified

Interior Cabin on Princess cruise

Full Board on cruise

Other meals as specified (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)

In Tokyo & Kyoto:

Superior Accommodation


On cruise:

Oceanview Cabin

Balcony Cabin


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