8 days from Vancouver
$2849 + $399 tax
- 3 Night Cruise MS Zaandam
- Lynn Canal Flightseeing
- Glacier Bay Cruise
- Luxury Dome Rail
- Denali Park Tour
- 9 Meals
Day 1 Depart Vancouver
Depart Vancouver for Alaska aboard the MS Zaandam. 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)
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
This morning enjoy more vistas along the Inside Passage. This afternoon you cruise the Gastineau Channel into Juneau, Alaska’s capital city. One of the most popular optional shore excursions is to Mendenhall Glacier or you might consider sportfishing, flightseeing, tram ride up Mt Roberts or whale watching. (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’s tour will take 43miles along the Denali Park Road. Your guide will point out the various sights along the way and stops will be made for pictures. A snack is provided on this tour.
You will free time to take advantage of other tours in the Park area. Click here for more Park Tour options.
In the late afternoon you board the Alaska Railroad for your short Adventure Class ride to Fairbanks. Along the way travel through Nenana where the “golden spike” was driven by President Harding. On arrival you are transferred to your hotel for the evening.
Day 8 Arrangements End
Today your arrangements with Knightly Tours end.
|Departure Dates (2024)
|Double||3rd and 4th||Single|
|May 22, May 29||$2,849||$2,349||$3,899|
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