If you have some time up your sleeve and a taste for the finer things in life a luxury cruise ship holiday is an ideal way to enjoy a visit to Japan as part of a relaxing ocean voyage.
There are several international Cruise Lines featuring Japanese ports such as Nagasaki, Kobe, Hiroshima and Kagoshima in their itineraries. Many also offer shore excursions, giving passengers the opportunity to explore some of Japan's popular inland attractions such as the ancient capital of Kyoto with its many exquisite shrines and temples, and the pottery town of Arita on the island of Kyushu.
Cruise companies featuring Japan in their itineraries include:
Fred Olsen Cruise
Holland America Line
P & O Cruises
Royal Cribean International
Cruise ship holidays can be booked through your local travel agent.