Japan’s Cherry Blossoms
From Tokyo, Japan To Tokyo, Japan - 16 Nights

Departing from:
Tokyo, Japan
Duration:
16 Nights
Offer:
Fly, Stay & Cruise Holiday with $2000 Bonus Value Including Onboard Beverage Package, City Stay, Exclusive Package Savings & More
Travel Dates:
27/03/23 to 12/04/23
Offer Expires:
31/05/22
Reference Code:
MC-107338

From

AU$4,990

Price per person

Package Details

Overview

Return Economy Flight to Tokyo
Bonus 2 Night Hotel Stay to Explore the City of Tokyo
14 Night Cherry Blossom Season Cruise from Yokohama onboard Westerdam in an Interior Stateroom
Bonus Onboard Signature Beverage Package including Cocktails, Spirits, Wine, Beer & More
Bonus Onboard Specialty Dining Experiences
Bonus Shore Excursion Credit
Highlights
Cruise Line: Holland America
Ship: Westerdam
Departs: Yokohama (Tokyo), Japan
Countries Visited: Japan & Taiwan
Sail Date: 27 March 2023

Details

Westerdam

Westerdam recently underwent an incredible transformation. It now features new bars, entertainment and dining venues! Invigorated new music venues bring on-board entertainment to life. The Lincoln Center Stage, for example, boasts world-class acts with an array of classic and modern styles. They sit alongside the ever-popular B.B. King’s Blues Club which completes the new Music Walk experience. Feel free to relax in the comfort of your luxurious stateroom or dine in delicious restaurants, including The Dining Room, Pinnacle Grill, Sel De Mer and a range of enthralling activities.

Upgrade to an Oceanview Stateroom from only $899 per person
Upgrade to a Balcony Stateroom from only $1199 per person
Upgrade to an Upper Deck Balcony Stateroom from only $1999 per person
Upgrade to a Signature Suite from only $2899 per person

Day 1-2: Tokyo, Japan

Welcome to Tokyo! Enjoy your 2 night hotel stay to explore this amazing city. Japan’s busy capital, mixes the ultramodern and ancient traditions, crafting a city unlike anywhere else. In Tokyo, you can walk amongst neon-glowing skyscrapers and historical temples which make for a truly unmatched experience.

Day 3: Yokohama, Japan

Embark your 14 night Japan cruise from Yokohama onboard Westerdam.

Day 4: Shimizu, Japan

In the shadow of Mount Fuji, Shimizu is one of the most beautiful ports in Japan. Walk through the pine groves of Miho, home to a 650-year-old Japanese black pine, or enjoy spectacular views of Mount Fuji from the lush, forested hill of Nihondaira. Take in the seascapes on a bay cruise, or learn of undersea delights at Japan’s first sushi museum, and get a glimpse at feudal life in Japan in 200 BC at the archaeological site of Toro.

Day 5: At Sea

Your day at sea will allow you to take full advantage of everything the ship has to offer. Seek out hidden treasures and make the most of the facilities onboard. All of the ship’s activities can be found in the vessel’s daily newsletter. If relaxation is on your mind then your sea day will allow you to sit back, soak in ship life and watch the world as it floats by you.

Day 6: Nagasaki, Japan

With the city well known for its misfortune, there are many museums, monuments and memorials dedicated to this. The rebirth of this city boasts a rich culinary scene that will excite your inner foodie, situated throughout its cobblestone streets and rolling hills.

Day 7: At Sea

Enjoy a relaxing day at sea.

Day 8: Ishigaki, Japan

Immerse yourself in the coral reefs, scenic beaches and lush mountains. Search for local textiles, pottery, crafts and black pearls, and enjoy local meat-centred specialties in the town’s restaurants.

Day 9: Hualien, Taiwan

Hualien is the gateway to incredible scenery. Taroko National Park is home to lush forests, soaring cliffs and winding rivers. You’ll discover an abundance of wildlife including deers, boars, bears and birds spread throughout the park.

Day 10: Keelung, Taiwan

Welcome to Keelung! Absorb the ambience of the ornate, dragon-adorned Mengjia Longshang Temple or witness the changing of the guard at Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, a must-see site.

Day 11: Naha, Japan

Welcome to Naha the capital of the tropical Okinawa Prefecture. Naha is famous for the Shuri Castel, of the Ryukyu Kingdom & the birthplace of karate. The Tsuboya district is famous for its traditional ceramics & the main street Kokusaidori is lined with shops, restaurants & bars.

Day 12: At Sea

Enjoy a relaxing day at sea.

Day 13-14: Osaka, Japan

Osaka is renown for its modern architecture, nightlife and delicious street food. The 16th-century shogunate Osaka Castle has undergone countless restorations and remains as the city’s most historical landmark. Spend the night onboard the ship.

Day 15: At Sea

Enjoy a relaxing day at sea.

Day 16: Yokohama, Japan

Disembark Westerdam in Yokohama, farewell as you board your flight home or ask about our flexible flights and extend your stay.

Inclusions

Your 16 Night Fly, Stay & Cruise Holiday Includes

Flights
Return Economy Flight to Tokyo

Your Tokyo City stay
Bonus 2 Night Hotel Stay to Explore the City of Tokyo

Your Japan Cherry Blossom Cruise
14 Night Cherry Blossom Season Cruise from Yokohama onboard Westerdam in an Interior Stateroom
Onboard Dining Across A Range Of Complimentary Venues
Onboard Entertainment including Live Music & Performances
Onboard Port Taxes & Charges
Bonus Onboard Signature Beverage Package including Cocktails, Spirits, Wine, Beer & More
Bonus Onboard Specialty Dining Experiences
Bonus Shore Excursion Credit

Bonus My Cruises Holiday Savings
Low Deposit $199pp*

 

Terms

General Travel Date Information
Set Sail on 27 March 2023

Travel based on Cruise Departure 27 March 2023

Prices are per person twin share in AUD, and subject to availability and currency fluctuations.
Pricing is subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Accommodation is subject to change and availability.
Surcharges may apply. Flights may not be direct or operate daily. Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change.
Disruptions to cruising and itinerary may occur. ^Flexible Booking Conditions:  At any time prior to the due date of your second deposit, you have the option to: 1. Change your departure dates OR 2. Cancel your booking, in which case My Cruises will hold all funds paid in the form of a credit; which can used for a future booking with My Cruises.  Changes made after the second deposit payment are subject to standard cancellation terms & conditions. Departure date changes are subject to availability & blackout dates. No refund will be given if you are not able to change your departure date as a result of alternate dates not being available. Your My Cruises Specialist will provide further details at time of booking.  Shore excursions and other items such as alcoholic beverages & laundry are an additional cost. Should gratuities or hotel service charges not already be included in your package, these are mandatory and charged by the cruise line to your onboard account on a day by day basis.
Itineraries are subject to change at any time without notice.
Please note – onboard benefits valued at has been converted into Australian Dollars from the onboard currency. Details of the onboard currency can be provided by your consultant at the time of enquiry.
Due to security reasons, all guests must be on board 2 hours before sailing.
Disembarkation usually begins 2 hours after docking.
These fares/prices may change due to availability or currency fluctuations.
Please note upgrade amounts advertised may be based on lead in obstructed view staterooms.
Please note that a majority of US based (including Hawaii) hotels impose a daily mandatory additional charge that is automatically added to your bill by the hotel. There are various inclusions provided for these resort fees. These fees are separate from, cannot be prepaid prior to arrival and are in addition to our advertised package.
Holland America Signature Beverage Package has a limit of 15 beverages daily. Excludes beverages priced over $11.00, In-Room dining and is non refundable & non transferable.
Specialty Dining Experiences – varies by ship and itinerary – can be confirmed on booking advice.
Shore Excursion Credit – varies by itinerary.

Please note many European hotels charge a nominal daily City Tourist Tax which is utilised locally for tourism-related purposes and to improve the local infrastructure in the area. This tax is collected by the hotels directly from the customer and the amount can vary by region, hotel size or type. Local regulations state this must be collected by the hotel and cannot be prepaid.
All passports, vaccinations and visas are the responsibility of the travelling guest to secure prior to departure from Australia.

Please check Visa requirements for all countries visited on this itinerary.

China, Russia, India, Canada and the USA require visas to be arranged prior to sailing for all Australian passport holders.

For Non-Australian passport holders please check with the appropriate embassy.

** Low Deposit Policy
A second deposit (part payment) will be required/date & amount will be supplied by the consultant at time of booking.

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