10 Night Asia
Kobe, Kochi, Nagoya & Mt Fuji
with Norwegian Cruise Line
- Free Beverage, Specialty Dining & Wi-Fi Package plus Shore Excursion Credit included
- Ship designed for the adult cruiser
- Ship packed full of features including mouth-watering dining options and Broadway entertainment
- Receive US$150 Onboard Credit^
Tour Japan and Taiwan on Norwegian Spirit, designed for the adult cruiser. Cruise through Asia and immerse yourself in every city you visit.
Cruise Asia on the refurbished Norwegian Spirit, designer for the adult cruiser. All venues and staterooms have been upgraded as part of an over US$100million revitalisation. With unique and port-intensive itineraries departing from 6 convenient departure ports in Asia, there’s no better time to book your next cruise with NCL.
- Gross Register Tonnage: 75,904
- Guest Capacity: 2032 (double occupancy)
- Overall Length: 268m
- Max Beam: 37m
- Refurbished: 2022
- Year Built:1998
- Ship Crew: 904
Inside: Experience stylish comfort with everything you need inside. Smart and stylish appointments include a sitting area and more.
Oceanview: Experience style, comfort and amazing ocean views. These modern and cozy staterooms feature excellent appointments. All enhanced by stylish touches and clear views of the ocean.
Balcony: Perfect for sun seekers and stargazers. Floor-to-ceiling glass doors open to your own private balcony. Well-appointed and stylish accommodation offer plenty of room to unwind.
Suite: Revel in spacious serenity at sea. Our luxurious suites offer only the finest appointments throughout, butler service, and more.
- Free Beverage Package: Enjoy unlimited beverages for all guests in your stateroom
- Free Specialty Dining: Savour meals at our Specialty Dining venues free for Guests 1 & 2
- Free Wifi Package: Stay connected with internet you can use throughout the ship
- Shore Excursion Credit
- US$150 Onboard Credit (for Balcony staterooms)
Delicious food awaits you in Kobe, where you can grab a bite in between touring historical sites and local gardens on a two-day visit. Pick up the pace a little and enjoy the hustle and bustle of Nagoya, where you can explore the bustling entertainment district, museums and a castle. Learn about both the island's heritage and its history in World War II as you tour Naha (Okinawa).
Day 1: Tokyo, Japan 7pm embark
Once a sleepy fishing village, Tokyo is now one of Japan's largest ports. Ancient traditions and historic sites blend into modern culture, crafting a city unlike anywhere else. Walk among both neon-glowing skyscrapers and regal temples. Browse stores showcasing the latest advances in technology or retreat to one of the tranquil gardens surrounding the Imperial Palace. Savour traditional cuisine at a Michelin-starred restaurant and witness the centuries-old sport of sumo wrestling. This cosmopolitan hub offers a vast selection of attractions and activities and a wealth of culturally and historic sites. Whether this is your first or fifth visit to the city, Tokyo will captivate your imagination.
Day 2: Mount Fuji (Shimizu), Japan 7am - 5pm
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. Shop for traditional Japanese wooden handcrafts and fabrics unique to the region, and sample some yokan, a sweet jellied confection.
Day 3: Nagoya, Japan 7am - 5pm
Japan's fourth largest city by population, Nagoya, is a centre of modern commerce, with Toyota, Noritake china and a Legoland theme park calling this capital home. Tour the Toyota Exhibit Hall, experience Noritake Gardens and sit amongst the stars in the planetarium at the Science Museum. Nagoya Castle, deemed a National Treasure, is a must-see, as is exploring their entertainment district, Sakae. This busy hub is where you'll find Nagoya TV Tower, the city's symbol, and Oasis 21, a multi-level public park with a futuristic water theme.
Day 4 & 5: Kyoto (Kobe), Japan 8am - 8pm
The compact city of Kōbe is ideally situated between the mountains and the sea. It only takes a short time in this walker's paradise to see why Kōbe is considered one of Japan's most beautiful cities. Where else can you find natural waterfalls (Nunobiki Falls) in an urban setting that have inspired artists for centuries? Historic sites and museums intertwine with immaculate parks and vibrant culinary, arts and jazz music scenes. Come savour a day in this unique cosmopolitan city with Norwegian.
Day 6: Kochi, Japan 8am - 5pm
Engage with locals and indulge in local flavours in this welcoming city, known for its famed dish Katsuo no tataki (a type of tuna Tataki). The city centre was initially settled in 1601 as a town surrounding Kochi Castle, which is now one of the region's principal attractions. Delve into times gone by as you stroll along the famed, red Harimaya-bashi - the basis for an old local folklore song. Discover the lovely Katsurahama beach area, where the Sakamoto Ryoma Memorial overlooks the sea and honours this legendary Japanese peace negotiator.
Day 7: At Sea
Day 8: Naha (Okinawa), Japan 7.30am - 7pm
Enjoy the scenic countryside, WWII memorials, magnificent limestone caves and a reconstructed Ryukyu village where the island's heritage and crafts are on display. Take home exquisite Bingata fabric, handmade paper, colourful tsuboya-yaki pottery and other craft items. You'll also find foods to suit any palate, but traditional Okinawan cuisine blends influences from Chinese and Southeast Asian cuisines.
Day 9: Miyakojima (Okinawa), Japan 9am - 6pm
Pacific perfection awaits at Miyakojima in Okinawa Prefecture. This Japanese island paradise is known for its natural beauty and vibrant local culture. The Eastern Cape is a nationally-designated Place of Scenic Beauty with a spectacular view of the surrounding ocean. Stop by the beaches of Sunayama or Aragusuku for sunshine and snorkelling. A visit to the Shigira hot springs will help you relax or take a ride across the expansive Ikema bridge for a scenic drive across the beautiful blue waters.
Day 10: Hualien, Taiwan 6am - 5pm
The gateway to the east coast of Taiwan, Hualien is a bustling city full of good food, majestic architecture and beautiful green spaces. Tour temples both old and new, stroll through the city centre, or get a taste of Taiwan at one of many restaurants or markets. If you're looking for natural beauty, you'll find it just up the coast. Visit Taroko National Park, where the Liwu River carved a scenic gorge with hills rising up on either side.
Day 11: Taipei (Keelung), Taiwan 7am disembark
The capital of this fascinating island, once known as Formosa ("beautiful island" in Portuguese), has a rich aboriginal, colonial and political history. Snap a selfie at the ornate, dragon-adorned Mengjia Longshang Temple or photograph the changing of the guard at Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, a must-see site. Experience 360-degree views of the city from the 91st floor observation deck of Taipei 101. Selfies and panoramic pics done, head off to shop for Taiwanese lacquerware, silk and fine art.
|Category||Price per person, twin share||RAC member offer
Onboard credit per stateroom
|26 May - 05 June 2024|
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*Advertised price is based on the best available fare for a Balcony stateroom, is per person based on twin share, inclusive of fuel costs (subject to change). Price, itinerary and offers are correct as at 21 November 2023 and are subject to change, availability and withdrawal. Price does not cover all products and service offerings that relate to the cruise. Included in fare: Shore excursion credit of US$50 per excursion & port and is applicable to 1st guest in the stateroom. 3rd and 4th guests sail at a reduced rate only valid on selected dates and selected cruises. Sailaway categories receive US$50 shore excursion credit offer only.
^Up to US$150 Onboard Credit: is valid on all open for sale 4+ nights sailings excluding Sailaway categories, Inside and Studio cabins, and is per stateroom. Onboard credit is per stateroom and stated in US$. Offer is non-transferable, have no monetary value and are valid for new bookings only. Offers are subject to change or withdrawal at any time and combinability with other promotional offers is subject to change.
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