Alaska Wilderness Spectacular Cruisetour 8A (Post Tour)
13 Day Cruise Tour (Northbound)
Cruise Tour Description
Following your departure from Vancouver, you'll spend your first day at sea sailing through the scenic Inside Passage. As you head north, you'll make stops in the ports of call 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. On the last day aboard your ship, you'll cruise alongside the majestic Hubbard Glacier before disembarking in Seward.
On LandUpon your arrival in Seward, you'll enjoy a scenic drive to Anchorage. While in Alaska's largest city, you'll be treated to a visit to the Alaska Native Heritage Center. The next morning, you'll travel on the glass-domed railcars of the Wilderness Express to Talkeetna and then on to Denali National Park. As a spectator on the Tundra Wilderness Tour, you'll venture deep into the park to look for rarely-seen wildlife. After two nights in Denali, you'll take the Wilderness Express to Fairbanks. You'll spend the last day of your Alaska Cruise and Land Tour on a city tour and a cruise down the Chena River on the Riverboat Discovery sternwheeler.
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 8Anchorage, Alaska
Upon arrival in Seward, you'll meet your Adventure Specialist at the pier and board a deluxe motorcoach and enjoy a scenic drive to Anchorage. In Anchorage you will have time for lunch on your own before visiting Alaska Native Heritage Center where you will learn about all of the Native cultures indigenous to Alaska. The evening is yours for independent activities in this cosmopolitan city. Overnight at the Anchorage Downtown Marriott.
Day 9Talkeetna, Alaska
In the morning, travel on the Wilderness Express®, our glass-domed traincars, to Talkeetna. The remainder of the day is free to explore Talkeetna where you will find a multitude of optional activities to participate in from zip lining to float trips and fixed wing flightseeing of Mt. McKinley. Overnight at the Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge.
Day 10Denali National Park, Alaska
In the morning, enjoy the nature trails that surround the lodge before you depart on the Wilderness Express to Denali. Upon arrival you will have free time to explore the area on your own. Be sure to consult with your Adventure Specialist on the many options available to you. Retire for a restful night in Denali.
Day 11Denali National Park, Alaska
In the morning head out on the Tundra Wilderness Tour deep into Denali National Park. Look for Alaska's "big five": caribou, moose, bear, grey wolves and Dall sheep. The remainder of the afternoon and evening is free to relax. Spend a second night in Denali.
Day 12Fairbanks, Alaska
You have the morning and portion of afternoon free to book an optional Shore Excursion or relax. Be sure to consult with your Adventure Specialist on the many options available such as the Husky Homestead Tour or white-water rafting. The highlight of your day will no doubt be as depart on the Wilderness Express®, our glass-domed traincars, to Fairbanks: the golden heart of Alaska. Take advantage of our onboard dining and indulge in a made to order dinner in our onboard bistro style dining room. Overnight in Fairbanks.
Day 13Fairbanks, Alaska
After breakfast, you'll enjoy a fun-filled day in Fairbanks, including a Fairbanks City Tour and a cruise down the Chena River on the Riverboat Discovery Sternwheeler. You will also visit the Museum of the North situated on the campus of the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Here you will find a large collection of Alaskan artwork and historical exhibits. Spend a second night in Fairbanks.
Day 14Fairbanks, Alaska
Your Adventure Specialist will see that you are transferred to the Fairbanks airport for your flight home.
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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