Ultimate Alaska & The Yukon With Alaska Cruise

Day 1 - Arrive in Anchorage. Welcome to Alaska! Meet your Tour Director this evening between 5 pm and 8 pm in the hotel reception area.
Day 2 - Anchorage - Wasilla - Talkeetna - Alaska Railroad - Denali National Park. Traveling north into the majestic wilds of Alaska, visit the IDITAROD HEADQUARTERS, home of the world-famous dogsled race. Arrive in Talkeetna, the jumping-off point for climbers attempting to summit Denali (formerly known as Mount McKinley), the highest peak in North America at 20,320 feet. Board the historic ALASKA RAILROAD for a scenic trip to DENALI NATIONAL PARK (see page 39 for information about your train). Enjoy dinner at the Murie Science & Learning Center, followed by an exclusive [LF] PRESENTATION on Denali National Park by a local Naturalist. (B,D)
Day 3 - Denali National Park. Today, a guided WILDERNESS TOUR takes you into 6-million-acre Denali National Park to explore the majestic wilderness and seek out grizzly bear, caribou, moose, and other wildlife! Your afternoon is free for optional adventures such as float trips, a dogsled demonstration, a helicopter ride over the park, or a delicious dinner and rollicking musical comedy performed in a camp house reminiscent of the Gold Rush era. (B,L)
Day 4 - Denali National Park - Fairbanks. This morning, spend a little more time marveling at the wonder of Denali National Park. Then, enjoy a friendly atmosphere during lunch at the [LF] 49th STATE BREWERY, where you'll have a chance to sample some local specialties. Travel into the heart of Alaska to Fairbanks, where the remainder of the day is at leisure. (B,L)
Day 5 - Fairbanks. This morning, board the sternwheeler Discovery for a CRUISE on the Chena and Tanana Rivers, with a stop at a recreated Chena Indian Village to learn about Athabascan Native culture. Later, visit the UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA - FAIRBANKS MUSEUM during your Fairbanks city tour, and also stop at the Trans-Alaska Oil Pipeline. (B)
Day 6 - Fairbanks - Dawson City. Continuing the journey into Gold Rush history, motor over the Top of the World Highway and enter the Yukon. Passing through the village of Chicken, today promises to be filled with breathtaking scenery. Tonight you have reservations at DIAMOND TOOTH GERTIE'S, featuring ragtime music, can-can girls, and an old-fashioned casino. (B)
Day 7 - Dawson City. Today, step back in time at the site of CLAIM #1, where the first gold strike was made. Continue to the ROBERT SERVICE INTERPRETIVE CENTER and learn about the "Bard of the Yukon" and the numerous poems and ballads he composed while exploring this remote area. The remainder of the day is at leisure. Your Tour Director will have suggestions for additional sightseeing, shopping, and dining. (B)
Day 8 - Dawson City - Whitehorse. Today, trace the trail of the gold seekers on their way to the Klondike. View the Five Finger Rapids, which once posed a major obstacle to the hordes of fortune seekers stampeding into the Yukon. Your day concludes in Whitehorse, capital of the Yukon. (B)
Day 9 - Whitehorse. A city tour stops at the YUKON BERINGIA INTERPRETIVE CENTRE, where you can meet the Ice Age giant mammals that once ruled the ancient subcontinent. See the SS KLONDIKE RIVERBOAT and learn about its importance on the Yukon River in the Gold Rush days. Later, head to Whitehorse's premier dogsled facility, [LF] MUKTUK ADVENTURES, where you will personally meet the huskies and their trainers. Here, learn about the training and care of Alaskan Huskies as well as the lifestyle required to race in world-famous competitions such as the Iditarod and Yukon Quest. Afterward, enjoy a special Taste of the Yukon dinner. (B,D)
Day 10 - Whitehorse - Tok. Return to Alaska, traveling along the rugged mountains of Kluane National Park, home to 19,625-foot Mount Logan, Canada's highest peak. Continue on the Alaska Highway to Tok, the "Dog Sled Capital of the World." (B)
Day 11 - Tok - Valdez. Head to Alaska's northernmost ice-free port, Valdez, home of the Alyeska Pipeline Terminal. As you travel toward some of the highest coastal mountains in the world, enjoy views of Thompson Pass, Worthington Glacier, and Bridal Veil Falls before arriving in the "Switzerland of Alaska""Valdez. Visit the unique VALDEZ MUSEUM late this afternoon. (B)
Day 12 - Valdez - Whittier - Anchorage. Board a BOAT today and get a closer look at the Trans-Alaska Pipeline Terminal, the many massive glaciers, and the playful sea life of PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND. Keep your eyes open for eagles, whales, mountain goats, dolphins, and sea lions! This evening, enjoy a farewell dinner. (B,L,D)
Day 13 - Anchorage - Seward (Embarkation). Transfer to the pier to embark on your Holland America cruise ship, the MS Noordam (sailing on the following departures: May 30, June 13, July 25, and August 8, 22) or MS Zaandam (sailing on the following departures: May 23, June 20, July 4, 18, and August 1, 29). (B,D)
Day 14 - Cruising: Gulf of Alaska. Enjoy breathtaking scenery as we travel the route of Alaska's Marine Highway. The entire shoreline of the Gulf of Alaska is a rugged combination of forests, mountains, and tidewater glaciers. Be on the lookout for Alaska's wildlife including whales, seals, otters, puffins and more. (B,L,D)
Day 15 - Scenic Cruising: Glacier Bay National Park. This Biosphere Reserve and UNESCO World Heritage Site protects a unique ecosystem in an ever-changing glacial landscape. Witness the spectacle of thunder and flying spray as huge slabs of ice break off and "calve" into the sea"making for lasting memories. National Park rangers accompany the ship, adding expert commentary to the day's events. (B,L,D)
Day 16 - Haines. Nestled on the shores of America's longest fjord, Haines enjoys a spectacular setting. You may choose to take a float trip through Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve, home to the largest annual gathering of bald eagles, or maybe visit the Sheldon Museum, art galleries, or local shops in town. (B,L,D)
Day 17 - Juneau. Visit one of the most remote capital cities"Juneau. Accessible only by air and water, Juneau is located at the base of two towering mountains in the heart of Alaska's Inside Passage, and is home to a rich Gold Rush history, Native culture, wildlife, and a wealth of natural wonders. Shop for gold nuggets, visit the stately Governor's Mansion, saunter through the swinging doors of the historic Red Dog Saloon, or visit mighty Mendenhall Glacier, an impressive river of ice that is 12 miles long and 1.5 miles wide. (B,L,D)
Day 18 - Ketchikan. Experience Native Alaska firsthand. Meet the spirits of the raven, whale, and eagle as you view the largest collection of totems in the world at Saxman Totem Park or Totem Bight State Historic Park. Or, explore Creek Street, now home to contemporary art galleries and quaint boutiques. (B,L,D)
Day 19 - Scenic Cruising: Inside Passage. Sit back and relax as you cruise through the beautiful and awe-inspiring scenery of the Inside Passage. Keep your cameras ready for spouting whales, soaring eagles, barking seals, and other wildlife. (B,L,D)
Day 20 - Vancouver (Disembarkation). The vacation ends this morning with guests departing on individual schedules; airport transfers are provided. Please schedule flights after Noon. (B)

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  Tour Name   Ultimate Alaska & The Yukon With Alaska Cruise
  Tour Code  
CBI
  Tour Duration    20 Days
  Start City:   Anchorage
  End City:   Vancouver
  Price From   USD $4,979.00   See in Cart
(not including airfare)
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Pricing (Per Person)

Land Start Date Price From:
2017-05-23 USD $5,079.00 See in Cart
2017-05-30 USD $5,199.00 See in Cart
2017-06-13 USD $5,299.00 See in Cart
2017-06-20 USD $5,399.00 See in Cart
2017-07-04 USD $5,399.00 See in Cart
2017-07-18 USD $5,399.00 See in Cart
2017-07-25 USD $5,399.00 See in Cart
2017-08-01 USD $5,299.00 See in Cart
2017-08-08 USD $5,399.00 See in Cart
2017-08-22 USD $5,199.00 See in Cart
    Gratuities for Tour Director and driver are available for pre-purchase. Gratuities for cruise are additional and paid on board ship.

    Pricing is based on inside cabin, category J or K (Noordam) or J (Zaandam); upgrade to an outside cabin category C or D (both ships) for $450 or a verandah cabin category VD (Noordam) from $718 to $1,030 or B (Zaandam) from $1,362 to $1,674.

    Cruise line non-commissionable fare, government taxes, and fees of $428 to $442, depending on ship/date, are not included in cruise price.

    Prices based on double room occupancy.

    Single Room Supplement:
    from $2,195 depending on date and cabin category

    Triple Room Reduction per person:
    from $360 depending on date and cabin category

    Extra Nights per person in Anchorage:
    in single room $272; in twin room $148; in triple room $113

    Extra Nights per person in Vancouver:
    June-August: in single room $352; in twin room $200; in triple room $155
    September: in single room $329; in twin room $188; in triple room $148
 

Features

  • City Highlights
  • WASILLA
    Visit Iditarod Headquarters
    TALKEETNA - DENALI
    Journey aboard the Alaska Railroad in Deluxe Dome Service
    DENALI NATIONAL PARK
    Welcome dinner with [LF] exclusive presentation by a local Naturalist; guided wilderness tour, [LF] lunch and tasting at the 49th State Brewery
    FAIRBANKS
    City tour; cruise aboard the sternwheeler Discovery; visit the University of Alaska-Fairbanks Museum and the Trans-Alaska Oil Pipeline
    DAWSON CITY
    Visit Diamond Tooth Gertie's, Claim #1, and the Robert Service Interpretive Center
    WHITEHORSE
    Visit the Yukon Beringia Interpretive Centre and riverboat SS Klondike; [LF] presentation at Muktuk Adventures with a special Taste of the Yukon dinner
    VALDEZ
    Visit the Valdez Museum; private cruise on Prince William Sound
    ANCHORAGE
    Farewell dinner
    CRUISE
    7-night cruise aboard Holland America's MS Noordam or MS Zaandam
  • Launch Date
  • 09/13/16 8:00pm
  • Meals
  • Breakfast daily, 9 lunches including a picnic lunch in Denali National Park, 10 three-course dinners including a farewell dinner
  • Notes
  • NOTES:
    • This vacation visits remote regions where some facilities are not up to the first-class standards you expect from Globus. However, we have selected the best available hotels that satisfy our high standards of cleanliness and comfort.
    • While wildlife in Alaska is frequently seen, early season (early June) and late-season (September) departures offer even greater opportunities for viewing a variety of wildlife. Departures after mid-August will enjoy blazing fall colors.
    • Experience the Northern Lights: Enjoy the chance to witness the spectacular aurora borealis (Northern Lights) when the aurora dances across the horizon and lights up the sky. An amazing opportunity! The best chances of viewing the Northern Lights is on late August and September departures (if Mother Nature permits).
    • Cruise itineraries are provided by Holland America Line and are up to date at time of printing. Your travel documents will contain the most current information.
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  • Ultimate Alaska & the Yukon with Alaska Cruise
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