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Ancestral Japan

Manila - Osaka

Dates:
9/23/2020
to  10/5/2020

13
days
12
nights on board
Starting from*
$6,950

PONANT takes you to the crossroads of three cultures and religions during an exceptional sea voyage between the Philippines, Taïwan and Japan.

Aboard Le Lapérouse from Manila to Osaka, this 13-day cruise will have you discovering stunning scenery, places which have significant history as well as traditional villages and crafts.

From Manila, a city full of contrasts, you will join Hualien on the lush island of Taiwan, before heading towards the Japanese islands in the country’s south.

Okinawa, famous for having been the theatre of one of the bloodiest battles of World War II, is also known for its centenarians, who may just reveal to you the secret of their longevity!

Le Lapérouse will then sail to Hiroshima, now proclaimed “City of Peace”: Facing the Inland Sea, only the Hiroshima Peace Memorial stands as a reminder of past events. You will also be able to admire the remarkable Shukkeien Garden, which stretches out over some 4 hectares.

Miyajima, the island where people and gods live together, is also accessible from Hiroshima. The Itsukushima Shrine, a Shinto sanctuary listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a fine example of exceptional artistic and technical ability.

You will then cruise to Osaka, the second largest city in Japan which is home to a fortified castle dating back to the 16th century.


Your itinerary

Discovering the Japanese islands in the country’s south, with a specialised lecturer on board. UNESCO World Heritage Sites: the island of Yakushima and its thousand-year cedar forests, the Shinto sanctuary...


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1 888 400 1082
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Choose your stateroom

Choose your stateroom

Deluxe Stateroom
 

(19 m²)

Fully booked

Prestige stateroom Deck 4
 

(19 m²)

Fully booked

Prestige stateroom Deck 5
 

(19 m²)

From $8,140

Prestige Deck 6
 

(19 m²)

From $8,530

Deluxe Suite Deck 3
 

(27 m²)

From $11,850

Deluxe Suite Deck 4
 

(27 m²)

Fully booked

Deluxe Suite Deck 5
 

(27 m²)

From $11,850

Deluxe Suite Deck 6
 

(27 m²)

Fully booked

Prestige Suite Deck 5
 

(38 m²)

From $16,050

Prestige Suite Deck 6
 

(32 m²)

From $16,840

Privilege Suite Deck 5
 

(38 m²)

From $17,670

Privilege Suite Deck 6
 

(38 m²)

From $17,670

Grand Deluxe Suite Deck 5
 

(45 m²)

Fully booked

Grand Deluxe Suite Deck 6
 

(45 m²)

Fully booked

Owner's Suite
 

(45 m²)

From $20,370


      

Complete your trip

Complete your trip

Additional services
For more peace of mind, PONANT selects flights and takes care of your transfers for your trip as well as shore visits before and after the cruise.


Additional services


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*Price is per person, double occupancy, is based on availability, and subject to change at any time. The category of cabin to which this price applies may no longer be available.