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Japan & South Korea Discovery

14 Days • March 16-30, 2025

Join Sue Nickels and Paula Nadelstern as we sail around Japan and South Korea.

Cruise Itinerary

14 Day Japan & South Korea Discovery

Discover Japan’s historic cities and tranquil islands on a cruise from Tokyo to Yokohama. Take in extraordinary views while scenic cruising through Kanmon Strait and call on some of South Korea’s fascinating and picturesque destinations. Named for the Northern compass point, Noordam dazzles with museum-quality art and lavish staterooms. Classic nautical finishes, modern amenities and a spectacular art collection make it a continued favorite. Numerous enrichment and entertainment activities keep you going from the moment you wake on this cruise ship. When it comes to dining, there are options for everyone, from steak at the Pinnacle Grill to burgers and fries at Dive-In to exquisite Italian cuisine at Canaletto. Hear your favorite tunes all evening long at music clubs, such as the Rolling Stone Lounge and Billboard Onboard. Holland America Line offers over fifty scheduled shipboard activities and many choices of shore excursions in each port. We hope that you join us on this sensational cruise!

Day & Description Arrive Depart
Sunday 3/16
Tokyo, Japan
Monday 3/17
At Sea –
Full Day Quilting Class
Tuesday 3/18
Kagoshima, Japan
8:00AM 5:00PM
Wednesday 3/19
Nagasaki, Japan
8:00AM 6:00PM
Thursday 3/20
Busan, South Korea
8:00AM 5:00PM
Friday 3/21
Jeju City, South Korea
7:00AM 1:00PM
Saturday 3/22
Incheon (Seoul), South Korea
7:00AM 8:00PM
Sunday 3/23
At Sea –
Full Day Quilting Class
Monday 3/24
Cruising Kanmon Strait
Tuesday 3/25
Hiroshima, Japan
8:00AM 5:00PM
Wednesday 3/26
Kochi, Japan
8:00AM 5:00PM
Thursday 3/27
Kobe, Japan
8:00AM 11:00PM
Friday 3/28
At Sea –
Full Day Quilting Class
Saturday 3/29
Shimizu, Japan
8:00AM 5:00PM
Sunday 3/30
Yokohama, Japan

Situations may arise which, in the opinion of Holland America, make it necessary to make changes in itinerary or other travel components.