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MSC Splendida Japan Tour Cruise
Silver Week 8 Days Japan Tour

MSC’s Japan Tour Cruise was operative in 2018, and it is available in 2019 too.
Why not spending the 2019 Silver Week holidays with your loved ones and friends, enjoying your time on a cruise travelling to different locations?
An unique experience of cruise travel awaits you on a stylishly designed ship.
Come on a journey to rediscover Japanese beauty with MSC Splendida.


Silver Week 8 Days Tour around Japan

8 Days Itinerary: date, port, arrival time, deparure time, activity
DAY DATE PORT ARRIVAL DEPARTURE ACTIVITY*
1 Saturday, 14 Sep 2019
Yokohama, Japan
18:00 Docked
2 Sunday, 15 Sep 2019 At Sea
3 Monday, 16 Sep 2019
Sakata/Yamagata, Japan
09:00 17:00 To be check
4 Tuesday, 17 Sep 2019
Kanazawa, Japan
08:00 16:00 Operation limit 20knt
5 Wednesday, 18 Sep 2019
Busan, Korea, Republic of
12:00 18:00 Docked
6 Thursday, 19 Sep 2019
Kagoshima, Japan
13:00 22:00 Docked
7 Friday, 20 Sep 2019 At Sea
8 Saturday, 21 Sep 2019
Yokohama, Japan
07:00 Docked

* Information subject to change as a consequence of wheather conditions, final berth or anchorage effective availability.

Charges

Cabin category Experience fee (yen) *
Inner cabin Bella ¥ 109,800
Inner cabin Fantastica ¥ 119,800
Ocean view Bella ¥ 149,800
Ocean view Fantastica ¥ 169,800
Cabin with balcony Bella ¥ 189,800
Cabin with balcony Fantastica ¥ 199,800
Cabin with balcony Aurea ¥ 275,000
Suite with balcony Aurea ¥ 329,800
Suite with a viewing window Aurea ¥ 329,800
MSC Yacht Club Deluxe Suite ¥ 385,000
MSC Yacht Club Executive & Family Suite ¥ 440,000
MSC Yacht Club Royal Suite ¥ 550,000

* Per person rate for 2 people per room. Port charge ¥ 28,000 and departure tax ¥ 1,000 will be charged separately.

Please contact us for different options, such as 3 people or single persons.

Port Area Sightseeing Tours

Please contact us for information about guided tours.
* “MSC Voyagers Club Cruise Special Discount 5%” is not applicable.
* We also offer “2019 Golden Week Resort Cruise 10 Days”.

Japan Tour Cruise: Silver Week Cruise 8 Days

msc cruise japan map

Ship name MSC Splendida
Ports Sakata (Yamagata Prefecture), Kanazawa (Ishikawa Prefecture), Busan (Korea), Kagoshima, Yokohama
Boarding port Yokohama
Period 7 nights 8 days
Departure day Saturday, 14 Sep 2019

Port of call, guidance of passenger ship

Guidance of port of call

Yokohama (Kanagawa Prefecture) Yokohama (Kanagawa Prefecture)
Yokohama, a Welcoming City. MSC Japan Tour Cruise starts here.

On its southern borders Tokyo merges with Yokohama, Japan’s second most populous city and a major international port. When you step aground from your MSC cruise you will find that Yokohama feels far more spacious and airy than the capital, thanks to its open harbour frontage and generally low-rise skyline. Since its opening about 160 years ago, Yokohama has actively developed foreign culture and information as a gateway to Japan, and has developed as a city where tradition and internationality are in harmony. There are many things that are Japan’s first, from food to culture, such as ice cream, beer, railways, photography, etc. In addition, close to the port are the world’s largest “Chinatown”, “Sanjoen” of Japanese gardens, “red brick warehouse” used as a bonded warehouse at the time of the port opening, and “Yokohama Landmark Tower” with a height of 300m. There are a lot of The close coexistence of these is one of the manifestations of Yokohama’s unique history and culture.
Please enjoy “Yokohama” where the East and the West, the old and the new are fused.
Photo: Yokohama Minatomirai

Sakata (Yamagata Prefecture) Sakata (Yamagata Prefecture)
A city that has prospered as the starting point of the Nishimae route of the Kitamaesen during the Edo period, and has developed with culture from other influential areass such as Kyoto

Sakata Port is located in the northeastern Japan Sea side, in the northwestern part of Yamagata Prefecture, at the end of the Mogami River, which serves the magnificent Shonai Plain. During the Edo period, it prospered as a starting point for the Nishimae route of the Kitamaesen, and it had a history developed by incorporating the culture of Kyoto and other upper places. From Sakata Port, Matsuo Makoto has the most haiku writing, including Dewa Miyama, which has the “August tree and stone steps” certified as Michelin Green Guide Japon three stars, and “Toha Miyama”, which has the only national treasure five-storied pagoda “Haguro five-storied pagoda”. There are plenty of attractions such as “Mochikawa Yuuri” that enjoys the beauty of the valley of Kamikawa, “Yamai Warehouse” where the Doso-zo warehouses built in 1893 and the row trees are beautiful, and “Sama Hina” where you can enjoy the lovely dance of Sakata Maiko. In addition, Yamagata Prefecture, which boasts gastronomy and sake, is a treasure trove of rich nature and food grown through the four seasons. Experience the best of the boat trip by touching the rich food culture.
Photo: Yamagata Warehouse and Sakai (Photo: Sakata City)

Kanazawa (Ishikawa Prefecture)
Kanazawa is a city relevant for history and culture, sitting in a place rich in nature and good food.

 
Ishikawa Prefecture has attractive tourism resources such as Noto, where nature and ingredients are abundant, Kaga where high-quality hot spring resorts are concentrated, and Kanazawa, which is very important for its role in the history and culture of Japan. In particular in Kanazawa you can visit the Kenrokuen Garden, one of the three major gardens in Japan, the castle town and Samurai Residence. kanazawa is olso known for traditional arts such lacquer art and gilt, traditions still present even now. In addition, new landmarks such as “Kanazawa 21st Century Museum of Art” and “Kanazawa Station”, which were selected as one of the “most beautiful stations in the world” in the US travel magazine, were born one after another, gain attention to the city.
 
Photo: Kenrokuen Garden (Photo courtesy of Kanazawa City)

Busan (Korea)
Korea’s second largest city after Seoul

 
Take a panoramic view of Busan City at Yongsan Park in Korea’s second largest city after Seoul, and enjoy nature and culture, such as the famous Bong Yu Temple with its unique Buddhist architecture. In addition, it is recommended to enjoy shopping and Korean gourmet in downtown.

Photo: Ornament of the ceiling of Beomeosa Temple

Kagoshima Kagoshima Kagoshima
Oriental Naples

Kagoshima, located at the southernmost tip of the Japanese mainland, has many remote islands in a vast prefectural soil approximately 600km north to south, and is blessed with a rich culture and climate. Kagoshima City, where Kagoshima Port is located, has a close relationship with the City of Naples, the home of MSC Cruises, and has signed sister city agreements. The landscape is similar to Naples City with Mount Vesuvius overlooking the gulf. In Kagoshima, Mount Sakurajima overlooks the Kagoshima Bay, a wonderfull view of an active vulcan. In addition, please enjoy a variety of foods unique in Kagoshima, such as black pork and shochu.
 
Photo: Sakurajima (Photo: K.P.V.B)

MSC Splendida Introduction

Let’s go on a virtual shipboard tour

MSC Splendida, an eco-ship equipped with environmentally friendly technology.
The stylish and luxurious cruise ship is also a worthy travel destination for the ship itself.

Enjoy a variety of themed bars for enjoying live music

The in-house restaurant offers a varied menu, including Mediterranean cuisine. In the evening, enjoy a world-class show at the Strand Theatre, a great game at the Royal Palmo Casino, or a dance at Club 33 disco.

Other facilities include a swimming pool, jogging track, squash courts and a sports facility with a state-of-the-art gym.

If you’re looking for the ultimate in relaxation, make sure to visit the MSC Aurea Spa.

In addition, for guests who desire the ultimate private space, we offer “ship in ship” MSC Yacht Club where you can enjoy dedicated services such as 24-hour butler service and concierge and dedicated facilities.

Interested?

Pleas contact us for detailed information about the MSC Splendida Japan Tour Cruise.

Activities

Exploring, Sight-seeing

Itinerary

Day 1: departing from Yokohama, Japan

Day 2: At Sea

Day 3: arriving atSakata/Yamagata, Japan

Day 4: arriving atKanazawa, Japan

Day 5: arriving atBusan, Korea, Republic of

Day 6: arriving atKagoshima, Japan

Day 7: At Sea

Day 8: returning to Yokohama, Japan

Available departures

Unfortunately, no places are available on this tour at the moment

Kanto Region

Kanto Region    Welcome to Kanto Kanto is Japan’s largest plain and very densely populated. The large metropolises of Tokyo and Yokohama are located in the Kanto Region which consists of seven prefectures Ibaraki, Tochigi, Gunma, Saitama, Chiba, Tokyo and Kanagawa.Read more

Kyushu Region

Kyushu RegionKyushu is Japan’s third largest island, located southwest of the main island. Kyushu has seven prefecture Fukuoka, Saga, Nagasaki, Kumamoto, Oita, Miyazaki and Kagoshima. Kyushu offers many historic treasures, modern cities and natural beauty.Read more

Chubu Region

Chubu RegionWelcome to Chubu. Chubu is the central region of central Honshu, main island in Japan. It is located between two megalopolises Kanto (Tokyo) and Kansai (Kyoto-Osaka). The region of Chubu is filled with traditional towns, the massive Japan Alps, Mount Fuji and northern coastline. The region consists of nine prefectures Aichi, Fukui, Gifu, Ishikawa, Nagano, Read more

Tohoku Region

Tohoku RegionThe Tohoku Region is located at North East Region and consists of six prefectures, Aomori, Iwate, Miyagi, Fukushima and Yamagata. Tohoku is well known for its countryside, mountains, lakes, hot springs, high quality rice and rough winters.Read more

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