Princess cruises newly released destination aboard ROYAL will make a direct visit to Japan in 2024

Princess Cruises Royal Princess is sailing to Japan, a country known for its cherry trees, ancient Buddhist temples, and unique traditional culture!

See the spring flowers, taste the live cuisine, and join the four summer festivals aboard the first royal-class ship in 2024!

“Japan has been a popular home port and destination for Princess guests for many years and we are thrilled to be able to offer such a culturally rich cruise season in the region for the 2024 season,” said John Padgett, President of Princess Cruises.
Itinerary of the ROYAL PRINCESSES TO JAPAN 2024

– Royal Princess will sail the new Japan-North Pacific crossing, visiting the northern regions of Tohoku and Hokkaido during the cherry blossom season.
– Guests can combine with the cruise line’s popular Voyage of the Glaciers cruise to see Alaska’s majestic glaciers.
– Guests can disembark in Anchorage (Whittier) for a 15-day voyage or continue to Vancouver, BC for a 22-day cruise. The cruise departs Tokyo (Yokohama) on April 27, 2024.


– Diamond Princess will return to Japan from March to August 2024, sailing round trip from Tokyo (Yokohama).
– Diamond Princess will call at 35 destinations in three countries on 31 unique itineraries and 36 departures, ranging from seven to 23 days.
– Diamond Princess will offer a series of four 10-day spring flower cruises, visiting Japan’s main islands.


– On August 2, 2023, and August 7, 2023, the Aomori Nebuta Festival features Nebuta floating figures, traditional music, lively dancers, and audience participation.
– On August 12, 2023, the Kochi Iosakoi Dance Festival, one of the 10 largest festivals in Japan, will present teams of dancers with colorful costumes and unique performances.
– On August 13, 2023, the Tokushima Ava Odori Dance Festival will have dance performances across the city late into the night, highlighted by the famous “Dance of Fools”.
– On August 17, 2023, the Kumano Fireworks Festival will display over 10,000 fireworks visible from the decks of the Diamond Princess.

More information about the 2024 Japan season is available on the company’s website;

Will you be sailing to Japan with Princess Cruises in 2024?