Island-hop your way from Japan to Taiwan aboard the National Geographic Resolution, experiencing a wide array of natural wonders, historic sites, and cultural treasures along the way. From the Edo-period towns on the southern coast of Honshu, set sail to the islands of the Seto Inland Sea, encountering contemporary art and age-old culinary traditions, stunning architecture and iconic shrines. Cruise south to snorkel and kayak among the gemlike islands of the East China Sea before exploring the diverse sites of northeastern Taiwan.
Experience some of Japan’s most cherished sites, from Himeji Castle and the historic merchant towns of Ozu and Uchiko to the “floating” torii gate at Miyajima
Explore Naoshima, an island transformed by art and cutting-edge architecture, and visit the culinary hub of Shodoshima
Snorkel the coral reefs of Kerama Island and venture into the mangrove forests of the Yaeyama Islands by Zodiac or kayak
Hike among ancient cedar trees in Yakushima’s rainforest and marvel at the incredible hoodoo spires in Taiwan’s Yehliu Geopark