Experience a premiere: the EUROPA 2 is heading to the spectacular destination of Japan for the first time. Your cruise will take you to tranquil temple gardens and bustling metropolises and reveal volcanic springs and mystical islands.
Extend your stay with the previous cruise EUX1907 or with the subsequent cruise EUX1909 and save € 1,500 per person (applies to categories 1 – 14).
Scheduled flight from Germany to Hong Kong
Transfer to the embarkation point
Relaxation at sea
Keelung/Taiwan, 8.00 – 20.00 hrs
Relaxation at sea
Jeju/South Korea, 12.00 – 19.00 hrs
Pusan/Südkorea, 8.00 - 18.00 Uhr
Von Südkoreas zweitgrößter Metropole aus erreichen Sie Gyeongju*, UNESCO-Weltkulturerbe und alte Hauptstadt der Silla-Dynastie mit zeitlos schöner Architektur und bedeutenden Königsgräbern.
Nagasaki/Japan, 8.00 – 19.00 hrs
Fukuoka/Kyushu/Japan, 8.00 – 18.00 hrs
Get to know the most beautiful parts of the island of Kyushu on a tour* with a stop on the observation deck of Fukuoka Tower.
Hiroshima/Miyajima/Japan, 8.00 – 22.00 hrs
Beppu/Kyushu/Japan, 8.00 – 18.00 hrs
Welcome to one of the best-known spa resorts in Japan! Discover the hot thermal springs of Beppu and the Tatsumaki Jigoku geyser on an excursion*. Or discover the rich cultural heritage of Usuki*with its stone Buddhas – which are up to 3 m (almost 10 ft) tall – and its old samurai houses by the Usuki Castle ruin
Kobe/Japan, arrival 18.00 hrs
Kobe, departure 17.00 hrs
Shimizu/Japan, 13.00 – 18.00 hrs
An excursion will take you from the centre of the country’s tea trade to the Toshogu shrine* with its impressive carvings on the steep Kunozan mountain. Ride to the top of the mountain by cable car and enjoy the fantastic view.
Tokyo/Japan, arrival 8.00 hrs
Overnight stay on board
The metropolis is full vibrant life and striking contrasts. Visit the imperial palace and the Ginza district at your own pace – or enjoy a view over the city on a helicopter flight*. Another exciting adventure awaits you on an excursion to Mount Fuji*, the highest mountain in Japan. The high-speed Shinkansen train will whisk you back to Tokyo, where your cruise will end with a final night on board the EUROPA 2.
Transfer to scheduled flight to Germany
Golden Week – The cruise includes four Japanese public holidays in what is known as Golden Week – one of the most important holiday weeks in Japan. * The pre- and post-cruise programmes and shore activities are not included in the cruise price and are in the planning stage. Subject to change.
The following programmes can be booked.
Please note that our pre- and post-cruise programmes are conducted in German and are charged additionally to the travel package. The prices and conditions for these programmes can be found on the German travel details page and are charged additionally to the travel package. For individual programmes kindly consult your travel agent.
The following programmes are offered in German:
Our popular pre- and post-cruise programmes include a broad spectrum of excursions and are usually accompanied by experienced Hapag-Lloyd Cruises tour guides. Recommended for guests who like to share their experiences with a group of like-minded travellers. Explore specially selected highlights of your holiday destination and enjoy the convenience of group travel – we will take care of the transfers, excursions and overnight stays.
Our travel concierge would be happy to put together travel arrangements tailored to your very own preferences. Whether you’re interested in boutique hotels, luxurious beach resorts, theatre-ticket reservations or restaurant recommendations in the most exciting cities, you can find exclusive tips here and by visiting www.hl-cruises.com/travel-concierge. Our travel concierge will be at your service before the cruise and when on board, of course.