Wonders of Japan Cruise: Cherry Blossom Season (2025)

Explore Japan’s coastal cities, mesmerising gardens and spectacular UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Journey Overview

Experience the wonders of Japan alongside A&K’s award-winning Expedition Team as you capture all the magic with help from a professional photographer. Spanning five islands, this all-encompassing cruise explores Japan’s culturally rich coastline with a hotel stay in Osaka and shore excursions throughout, including a visit to Hiroshima’s Peace Memorial Park, the Adachi Museum of Art and its gardens, and Kanazawa’s historic district.

Journey Highlights

  • Cruise the best of Japan for 11 nights aboard luxurious ‘Le Jacques Cartier,’ enjoying a capacity limited to just 148 guests
  • Spend two nights in one of Osaka’s most luxurious hotels
  • Experience the magical atmosphere of Japan’s cherry blossom season
  • Witness private performances by the world-renowned Kodo taiko drummers, Kabuki warriors and geishas
  • Immerse yourself in mesmerising Japanese gardens, perhaps visiting the gardens at the Adachi Museum of Art
  • In South Korea, explore the ancient dynastic capital Gyeongju or the bustling seaside enclave of Busan
  • Reflect on Japan’s turbulent history and witness its miraculous resurgence in Hiroshima
  • Enjoy fascinating onboard lectures and presentations led by our enrichment specialists on Japanese history, culture and gardens