Koningsdam Glacier Bay and Denali

8 days from Vancouver

Departs Saturday
$2249 per person + $379 Tax

Features

  • 3 Night Cruise Ms Koningsdam
  • Lynn Canal Flightseeing
  • Glacier Bay Cruise
  • Luxury Dome Rail
  • Denali Park Tour
  • Fairbanks
  • Anchorage
  • 9 Meals

Day 1 Depart Vancouver

Depart Vancouver for Alaska aboard the MS Koningsdam. As you depart Vancouver you pass by Stanley Park and sail underneath the Lion’s Gate Bridge. Your ship gracefully turns to the north and you begin your Inside Passage cruise. (D)
(Upgrade to View Balcony $299 per person)

Day 2 Cruising the Inside Passage

Spend a full day of cruising the protected waters of the Inside Passage, past countless islands, evergreen forests and a continual procession of birds and sea animals. Take time out from the scenery to enjoy some shipboard fun and the lectures on Alaska. (B, L, D)

Day 3 Call at Juneau

Spend a full day of cruising the protected waters of the Inside Passage, past countless islands, evergreen forests and a continual procession of birds and sea animals. Take time out from the scenery to enjoy some shipboard fun and the lectures on Alaska. (B, L, D)

Day 4 Arrive Skagway and fly to Glacier Bay

You arrive in Skagway today. Known as the gateway to the Gold Rush, Skagway is part of the Klondike Gold Rush Historic Park. You are greeted upon arrival and arrangements are made for your flight to Glacier Bay. (B)

Later today you will fly the Lynn Canal and view this part of the Inside Passage by air. You arrive in Gustavus where you are met and transferred to the Glacier Bay Lodge.

Day 5 Full Day cruise of Glacier Bay and fly to Anchorage

The Glacier Bay cruise has a Park Service naturalist onboard who serves as narrator/interpreter. As you cruise into Glacier Bay observe the many different species of birds. You may be lucky enough to see seals, or whales. Look for bears, deer and mountain goats along the shoreline. Cruise up the west arm of Glacier Bay to the face of the Margerie and Grand Pacific Glaciers, two towering masses of ice and snow. Raising 250 feet above the waterline and stretching another 100 feet below the water, the ice calving from the Margerie Glacier is an average of 200 years old. The Margerie and Grand Pacific are two of 16 tidewater glaciers, 30 alpine glaciers and numerous unnamed glaciers that encompass Glacier Bay National Park. Bring your camera and lots of film. Dress warmly. Lunch is included. (L)

After your cruise you are transferred to airport for your flight to Anchorage. Upon arrival, please collect your luggage and call the hotel for a courtesy transfer.

Day 6 Luxury Dome rail to Denali

Sit back and relax as you travel by luxury dome rail travel through some of Alaska’s most spectacular scenery. On board your Rail Guide will keep you posted on points of interest along the way. A no-host, full-service restaurant is available on the lower level and coffee, tea and a no-host bar are available in the dome area for your enjoyment.

On arrival you transferred to your hotel for a free evening in the Denali Park area.

Day 7 Denali Park Tour then on to Fairbanks

Today travel into Denali National Park. You tour offers wonderful diversity for visitors. Incredible scenery, a narrated history of the park road, and some of the best opportunities to view the park’s wildlife inhabitants await you on this tour. A small snack is included.

In the late afternoon you board the Alaska Railroad for you short Adventure Class ride to Fairbanks. Along the way travel through Nenana where the “golden spike” was driven by President Harding. On arrival in you are transferred to your hotel of the evening.

Day 8 Arrangements End

Today your arrangements with Knightly Tours end.

 

May 30-August 29 Saturday (2020) Double 3rd and 4th Single
Koningsdam Glacier Bay and Denali $2,249 $1,799 $3,149
Tax $379 $349 $569
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* 3rd and 4th person rates are based on sharing with two full fare guests.
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