ALASKAN DISCOVERY LAND & CRUISE - 2017
ALASKAN DISCOVERY LAND & CRUISE - 2017

Day 1: Anchorage, Alaska - Tour Begins
Your tour opens in Anchorage, in the great state of Alaska. On this adventure we bring together the best of both land and sea.

Day 2: Anchorage - Denali National Park
We begin our journey with a drive along the dazzling George Parks Highway, an attraction unto itself. You may catch your first views of incredible Denali along the way. A stop will be made in Talkeetna to visit the shops and see what is referred to as Alaskan small-town flavor. Once we arrive at the Mt. McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge, the mountain is visible from nearly anywhere on the property (on a clear day). Take in incredible views while relaxing on their amazing deck.

Day 3: Denali National Park
Today you head to the train station to begin an unforgettable journey to Denali. Enjoy every moment inside your luxury domed railcar. View the incredible landscape from glass-ceiling railcars and open-air observation platforms as rail guides provide expert commentary.

Day 4: Denali National Park
Travel deep into Denali National Park on the Tundra Wilderness Tour which affords the best opportunities to view the region’s wildlife. Learn about the history of the park and see why visiting Denali is one of the top three reasons that people visit Alaska. Enjoy an evening of entertainment at the Music of Denali Dinner Theater where you’ll hear the dramatic story of the first ascent of Denali.
Today Dinner is included.

Day 5: Denali National Park - Whittier - Board Cruise Ship
Begin your day with a scenic drive along the Alaska Range. Pass the amazing Turnagain Arm, a deep glacial fjord, and arrive in the port of Whittier. Once in Whittier, embark the ship to begin your 7-night Princess cruise aboard a fabulous floating resort designed to make your stay onboard truly memorable. You will be dazzled by the entertainment in the state-of-the-art lounges and a myriad of dining options. While on board, breakfast, lunch, dinner and nightly entertainment are included.
Today Dinner is included.

Day 6: Cruising - Hubbard Glacier
Your ship cruises past the mammoth Hubbard Glacier, one of Alaska’s advancing glaciers. Have your camera ready as today is filled with amazing natural sights as you linger along its shimmering surface.
Today Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner are included.

Day 7: Cruising - Glacier Bay
Cruise through Glacier Bay, a spectacular national park and preserve that is a treasure trove of tidewater glaciers and scenic coastal islands. Its rich world of marine life and large concentration of tidewater glaciers is Alaska at its best.
Today Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner are included.

Day 8: Cruising - Skagway
Relive Alaska's Gold Rush days in this “Gateway to the Klondike” and home of the famed Chilkoot Trail. In historic Skagway, Alaska’s past lives on in a spectacular natural setting and cries of “gold in the Yukon!” can still be heard.
Today Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner are included.

Day 9: Cruising - Juneau
From massive scenic mountains to historic buildings, there is so much to explore in Alaska’s capital city of Juneau.
Today Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner are included.

Day 10: Cruising - Ketchikan
Your port of call today is Ketchikan, known as the “Salmon Capital of the World” and the “City of Totems.” Located on the tranquil Revillagigedo Island, Ketchikan is home to the world’s largest collection of totem poles.
Today Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner are included.

Day 11: Cruising - Inside Passage
A wonderful day of sightseeing awaits as your ship sails along the amazing Inside Passage, an extensive stretch of land known for its natural beauty and abundant wildlife. You will be awestruck with this natural wonder.
Today Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner are included.

Day 12: Vancouver, B.C. - Disembark Cruise - Seattle, WA Airport Area
Your cruise ends in the vibrant city of Vancouver. Choose an optional city tour featuring Stanley Park, Chinatown and Gastown, home to the world-famous steam-powered clock. Or, explore this lovely city on your own. Next, board your coach for the drive to the Seattle airport area for an overnight stay.
Today Breakfast is included.

Day 13: Seattle Airport Area - Tour Ends
Your tour comes to a close today, leaving you with many wonderful memories of your tour to the last of the great frontiers.


 

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Highlights...
Princess Cruise Line • Anchorage • Denali National Park • Vancouver
Cruising • Hubbard Glacier • Glacier Bay • Skagway • JuneauKetchikanInside Passage

  • A park expert guides you on a Tundra Wilderness Tour deep into Denali National Park.
  • Enjoy an unforgettable rail journey to Denali in a luxury domed railcar.
  • Relax aboard a 7-night cruise and travel through Glacier Bay, where travelers feel they’ve gone back in time to the Ice Age.

13 Days • 21 Meals:
7 Breakfasts • 6 Lunches • 8 Dinners

Starting at $3,324*

*per person, land only, double occupancy.
Call for airfare from your gateway.


YOUR ITINERARY AT A GLANCE

DAY 1
Hotel Captain Cook, Anchorage
DAY 2
McKinley Princess Wilderness Hotel
DAYS 3, 4
Denali Princess Wilderness Hotel
DAYS 5 - 11
Princess Cruises
DAY 12
Red Lion Hotel, Seattle Airport

On some dates alternate hotels may be used.


Optional Excursions

Skagway Tour and Summit Overlook - $65
Skagway
Duration: 2 Hours
This is the ideal tour for the traveler seeking a short but in depth look at Skagway’s natural and historical wonders. This tour showcases the best of everything that has made Skagway famous and parallels much of the train route to the White Pass Summit and beyond. Historical highlights include Brackett’s Toll Road, Dead Horse Gulch and spectacular views of the White Pass Rail. Also included is a visit to the Gold Rush Cemetery where the legendary Soapy Smith was laid to rest. There will be plenty of photo opportunities so be sure to bring along your camera.

Helicopter & Glacier Walk - $329
Juneau
Duration: 2 Hours
Nothing compares to the total exhilaration of soaring above some of the most incredible scenery the world offers. Board a helicopter for the adventure of a lifetime as you fly over Mendenhall Glacier, Juneau’s Ice Field and breathtaking mountains. Then, your helicopter will land on a glacier and your pilot will guide you on an interpretive walk on its surface! Glacier boots are provided for this truly memorable experience you won’t want to miss. Actual flight is approximately 25 minutes. You must give your exact weight at the time of booking. Only one option may be chosen while in Juneau. Note that there is about a 10 minute walk from the ship to the tour bus. Weather in Juneau can be inclement so bringing an umbrella is strongly recommended. Due to the nature of this optional item, once purchased it will be non refundable.

Jet Boat Whale Watching - $159
Juneau
Duration: 3 Hours
Climb aboard your Jet Boat – a marine mammal-friendly mode of transportation – and set sail for an incredible experience! Discover the Alaskan wildlife during an expedition that takes you up close to the whales, porpoises, sea lions, seals, eagles and other wildlife abundant in this area. Marvel at the sounds of nature and the sea – your tranquil soundtrack while a local expert narrates.

Dog Sled and Helicopter Flight - $579
Juneau
Duration: 3 Hours
Experience Alaska’s most famous mode of travel during this “once in a lifetime” excursion operated by qualified Iditarod Mushers. Your very special adventure begins as you board your helicopter. The helicopter flight is only one part of this legendary experience that includes flying over the Juneau Icefield to the dog camp, the kennel tour and the dogsled ride. When you take off, glaciers are seemingly within arm’s reach. Glacier-carved mountains will unfold in front of your eyes as you embark on your flight to the camp. When you arrive at your destination, you will share this adventure with 80 Alaskan Huskies and hear unique personal accounts of the Iditarod, back country experiences and have the opportunity to ask questions. You’ll have ample photo opportunities and can dress up in original Iditarod Trail gear and finishing bibs.


For more information call Pam Adair at 216.751.8301 or 888.878.8187


Please Note:
• This tour includes average physical activity. Walking tours, as well as walking slightly longer distances, up stairs or on uneven walking surfaces should be expected. Some of the most unique sightseeing can mean accessing locations that restrict motorcoaches, especially in historic areas. For your comfort, we recommend bringing walking shoes. If you require a walker or wheelchair, or have difficulty walking, you may not be able to access some of these areas and may want to consider an alternate vacation. Our travel counselors can provide additional information or assistance to help you determine the perfect trip for you.
• Single accommodations are limited and are available on a first come, first served basis.
• To complete your vacation, we include roundtrip airport-to-hotel transfers when purchasing airfare from us with your tour. If you have arranged for your own air, we are pleased to provide you the option of purchasing these transfers. Please note that all transfers will leave at pre-scheduled times.
• Passport is required.

 

Vacation updated: 12/27/2016 1:20:50 PM