Katmai Bear Trek & Kantishna Fly Over Cruisetour 12A (Post Tour)
12 Day Cruise Tour (Northbound)
Cruise Tour Description
After your departure from Vancouver on the stately Radiance of the Seas, you'll spend your first few hours at sea cruising through the scenic Inside Passage. Traveling north, you'll make stops in the ports of Ketchikan, Icy Strait Point, Juneau and Skagway. While in these towns, you'll have the opportunity to experience and explore Alaska's rich cultural heritage. You'll sail alongside the Hubbard Glacier until you arrive in Seward, where you will embark on your land adventure.
On LandFrom Seward, you will enjoy a scenic drive to Alyeska. There, you'll have the chance to ride up the Mt. Alyeska tramway and enjoy breathtaking views as you soar 2,300 feet above the valley. Your next two days will be spent within the famed Denali National Park. As a spectator on the Natural History Tour, you'll see the park's beautiful taiga forests and rolling tundra. You'll depart Denali via deluxe motorcoach to Talkeetna. After a day there, you'll board the glass-domed railcars of the Wilderness Express en route to Anchorage to conclude your once-in-a-lifetime Alaska Cruise Tour.
Cruise Tour Sailings
Cruise Tour Itinerary
Day 1Vancouver, British Columbia
Vancouver, British Columbia
Day 2Inside Passage, Alaska
Day 3Ketchikan, Alaska
Day 4Icy Strait Point, Alaska
Icy Strait Point, Alaska
Day 5Juneau, Alaska
Day 6Skagway, Alaska
Day 7Hubbard Glacier, Alaska
Day 8Seward, Alaska
Seward is perched on a peninsula where the ice age has had lasting power. Where ocean and mountains meet, the frosty waters and rugged coast of Resurrection Bay sustain birds, sea mammals and other marine life. Tour the Alaska SeaLife Center, home to an aquarium and marine exhibits, then ride the deluxe motor coach to Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, which cares for orphaned and injured animals. From 5:30 p.m., the offbeat village of Talkeetna is yours to discover. Stroll the main street lined with bars, welcoming cafes, roadhouse eateries, unique shops and galleries.
Day 9Talkeetna, Alaska
The morning is free for optional activities like flightseeing or river float trips. Then board the glass-domed Wilderness Express for the train ride to Denali National Park. From 4:30 p.m., Denali is yours to explore. Stroll the trails on the lodge's 20-acre waterfront property or book an optional excursion like a guided ATV ride.
Day 10Denali National Park, Alaska
A trained naturalist is your guide for a full day in the park, looking for wildlife along the full 92-mile stretch of road. At the secluded lodge in Kantishan, you'll have the option to enjoy hiking, biking and more. Return to the park entrance by plane, flying over the Muldrow Glacier and past the north face of Denali, the mountain. Your meal while at the Kantishna Lodge is included. From 6:00 p.m., Denali is yours to discover. Enjoy the serenity of your lodge set on the banks of the Nenana river.
Day 11Denali National Park, Alaska
Your Adventure Specialist can recommend an optional morning excursion. Then board the motor coach for the drive to Anchorage. From 5:00 p.m., your time in Anchorage is your own. The Big City has a lively summertime ambience, with bars, live music and an eclectic dining scene.
Day 12Anchorage, Alaska
It's a full day of adventure, starting with a 2-3 hour flightseeing trip to Katmai National Park. From the safety of an elevated boardwalk, enjoy unobstructed, close-up views of brown bears in their natural habitat. On the return flight, your pilot will take you over rugged areas while looking for wildlife below. After your tour, relax back at your Anchorage hotel.
Day 13Anchorage, Alaska
Your Adventure Specialist will make sure you get to the airport on time. * All Alaska Cruisetour arrival times are tentative and subject to change. * Flights on this Cruisetour are not wheelchair accessible. Flights are subject to change due to weather conditions. Alternate experience/transportation will be provided if necessary.
Cruise Tour Helpful Information
- Transportation by Cruise Ship, Rail, Motor Coach
- Cruise Ship Accomodations
- Hotel Accomodations
- Most Meals on Cruise
- Some Cruise Beverages
- Most Cruise Entertainment
- Transfers and Sightseeing as Indicted
What's Not Included
** Unless indicated otherwise.
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