Alaska Discovery Land & Cruise
Fairbanks, Denali National Park, Talkeetna, Denali, Anchorage, Whittier, Hubbard Glacier, Glacier Bay, Skagway, Juneau, Ketchikan, Inside Passage
Traverse the Pacific coast by land and sea aboard one of Princess Cruise Lines' lovely ships on a breathtaking journey that takes you from Alaska to Vancouver, British Columbia. Cruise the Sternwheeler Discovery and encounter Alaska's diverse culture and rich history. In a modern saloon, enjoy local dishes inspired by Fannie Q, the famed Alaskan pioneer. Enjoy three nights at stunning Princess lodges and hotels. Ride a luxury domed railcar from Denali to Talkeetna, soak in views of the incredible landscapes from glass-ceiling railcars and open-air observation platforms as guides provide expert commentary. Travel deep into Denali National Park for the best opportunities to view the region's wildlife. Cruise through Glacier Bay and the Inside Passage, taking in rugged natural wonders.
Our prices start from3,965 LAND ONLY
12 Days • GUIDED • 25 MealsOperated Tour
- 11 nights accommodation
- On some dates additional accommodations may be used
- Services of a tour manager
- All on-tour transportation and related fees
- Hotel-to-hotel baggage handling
- Round trip home to sedan airport service provided when you purchase airfare through Member Choice Vacations. One transfer per person, per reservation. (Restrictions apply)
- 11 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 8 dinners
Day 1 - Fairbanks, Alaska - Tour Begins
Your tour opens in Fairbanks,* in the great state of Alaska, on an adventure that brings together the best of both land and sea.
*Accommodations in Fairbanks will be assigned prior to departure.
Day 2 - Fairbanks - Denali National Park
Step aboard an amazing cruise on the popular Sternwheeler Discovery, an unforgettable journey showcasing Alaska's diverse culture and rich history. Make stops along the way to meet the people and get a taste of local life. Take a scenic motor coach ride to Denali National Park. Tonight, enjoy an authentic meal at Fannie Q's Saloon, where you'll dig into dishes inspired by the Alaskan mining pioneer Fannie "Q" Quigley. Today breakfast and dinner will be included.
Day 3 - Denali National Park
This morning, 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 Denali is one of the top three reasons that people visit Alaska. The remainder of the day is at leisure. Today breakfast will be included.
**The Tundra Wilderness tour is a fully narrated 7-9 hour tour, including frequent rest stops. During the off season, this tour will be substituted with a shorter 4-hour tour due to inclement weather.
Day 4 - Denali National Park - Talkeetna - Denali
Your day begins with a scenic train ride to Talkeetna. Savor 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. Head to Mt. McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge where, from the moment you arrive, you'll know you are somewhere special. This comfy Alaskan lodge invites the ultimate experience, overlooking Denali and the Alaskan Range with one of the most inspirational views of the mountain found anywhere. There will be plenty of time to explore the area or enjoy a host of recreational activities. Today breakfast will be included.
Day 5 - Denali - Anchorage - Whittier - Board Cruise Ship
Depart for your ship, stopping en route in Anchorage, Alaska's largest city. Continue with a scenic drive along the Alaska Range. Pass the amazing Turnagain Arm, a deep glacial fjord, and arrive in the port of Whittier where you'll embark on your 7-night Princess cruise aboard a fabulous floating resort designed to make your stay on board 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 breakfast and dinner will be included.
Day 6 - Cruising - Hubbard Glacier
Your ship cruises past the mammoth Hubbard Glacier, one of Alaska's largest glaciers. Have your camera ready and take in the natural beauty of the glacier's stunning surface.
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.
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.
Day 9 - Cruising - Juneau
From massive scenic mountains to historic buildings, there is so much to explore in Alaska's capital city of Juneau.
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 will be included.
Day 11 - Cruising - Inside Passage
A wonderful day of sightseeing awaits as your ship sails along the amazing Inside Passage. Today breakfast, lunch and dinner will be included.
Day 12 - Vancouver, B.C. - Disembark Cruise - Tour Ends
Your cruise ends this morning in the vibrant Canadian city of Vancouver, leaving you with many wonderful memories of your tour to the last of the great frontiers.
Pricing is per person, double occupancy, land and cruise only, based on May 11, 2021 travel date.
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