Alaska Discovery Land & Cruise
Traverse the Pacific coast by land and sea aboard one of Holland America 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. Enjoy local dishes and a lively musical performance at the Denali Dinner Theater about the first brave men to summit Denali. 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. Explore Alaska's gorgeous capital, Juneau. Visit Ketchikan, the 'Salmon Capital of the World.' This is Alaska as you always imagined.
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- Offer valid through 6/30/2023
- 12 Days
|Day 1||Fairbanks||Your tour opens in Fairbanks,* in the great state of Alaska, on an adventure that brings together the best of both land and sea.|
|Day 2||Fairbanks||Step aboard 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 a musical performance that tells the story of the first brave men to summit Denali followed by dinner.|
|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.|
|Day 4||Denali National Park||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. Check into the iconic Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge, perched on a ridge offering unforgettable views of Denali.|
|Day 5||Talkeetna||Depart for your ship, stopping en route in Anchorage, Alaska's largest city. Continue with a scenic drive along the Alaska Range. Drive along the Turnagain Arm to the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center. With a local guide, discover where orphaned or injured bears, wolves, porcupines, and moose are cared for in a 200-acre rehabilitation site. Arrive in the port of Whittier where you'll embark on your 7-night Holland America 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.|
|Day 6||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||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||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||Juneau||From massive scenic mountains to historic buildings, there is so much to explore in Alaska's capital city of Juneau.|
|Day 10||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.|
|Day 11||Inside Passage||A wonderful day of sightseeing awaits as your ship sails along the amazing Inside Passage.|
|Day 12||Vancouver||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.|
- Fairbanks hotel* - Fairbanks, AK, United States
- McKinley Chalet Resort - Denali National Park, AK, United States
- Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge - Talkeetna, AK, United States
- Holland America Cruises' Noordam or Nieuw Amsterdam - Seattle, WA, United States
- * NOTE: Tour prices are land only rates based on per person, double occupancy. Some dates may feature various changes in hotels, sightseeing and inclusions. Please confirm your specific itinerary at the time of booking. Government taxes and fees are additional. Land rates are guaranteed at time of deposit. Certain taxes and fees are to be paid upon exiting the country in local currencies.
Airfare is additional and is available through Collette Vacations.