Cruises


ALASKA AND THE YUKON

08/02/2019 - 08/14/2019

HIGHLIGHTS:     Cruising the Inside Passage, Juneau, Skagway, White Pass & Yukon Train Ride, Dawson City in the Yukon for 2 nights, Cruise on the Yukon River, Gold Dredge # 8, McKinley Explorer Train Ride with Lunch, 2 Nights Denali with Tundra Wilderness Tour, Anchorage, & more

PASSPORT REQUIRED … NO PASSPORT CARD is accepted since there is air involved in Canada

 

            This is your chance to explore Alaska and the rugged Yukon Territory of Canada on this adventure that is not your standard tour. You will experience the luxury of cruising for 3 nights on Holland America’s M/S NIEUW AMSTERDAM.  You will follow the Trail of ’98 into the Yukon over the White Pass and into Dawson City.  You will relive the sights and learn of the hardships that the miners faced as they sought to strike it rich on the Gold Rush!  From Dawson City, you will fly on to Fairbanks.  Motorcoach from Fairbanks to Denali and then take the McKinley Explorer Dome Train on to Anchorage.  Along the way, you will see the wild beauty of the area and understand why this is called the Great Land!

 

AUG 2 … Meet at the airport and fly to Vancouver, the lovely city of the Pacific Northwest, and transfer to our hotel.  Welcome Dinner, and an overnight. 

AUG 3… Today you will be transferred to the Canada Place Pier at the Port of Vancouver.  Here you will board the M/S NIEUW AMSTERDAM and begin your luxury cruise.  ALL MEALS included aboard the ship.

AUG 4  … Cruising the INSIDE PASSAGE

AUG 5  … Cruising to TRACY ARM before arriving in JUNEAU, which is the isolated capital of Alaska, not accessible by land, and a major destination for sea planes.  You may tour this interesting city, explore the shops in town, or even take a float trip out to the Mendenhall Glacier.  You may just want to sit on deck and watch the sea planes land on the water all around you.

 

AUG 6 … Our port of call today is the small, but fascinating town of SKAGWAY, the gateway to the Yukon Gold Rush.  This morning, we disembark the ship and enjoy a city tour of this historic town. (Once off the ship, only 4 meals will be included on the land portion between SKAGWAY & aNCHORAGE) We overnight in Skagway. You have lots of time to browse the shops of the village.

AUG 7 … We transfer to the White Pass Railway to follow the trail of so many fortune hunters. The train ride takes us over the White Pass.  Then we  board a coach and travel to Carcross, a popular stopping off place for Stampeders.  From here we go by motorcoach deeper into the Yukon Territory for one night in WHITEHORSE.      

AUG 8 … Aboard our luxury motorcoach, we follow the Yukon River north, stopping for lunch at Minto, along the famed Klondike Highway. We travel deep into the Yukon to the Gold Rush town of DAWSON CITY.   You will check-in for 2 nights stay in this historic town.

AUG 9 … Leisure time in Dawson City before your Sightseeing Cruise on the Klondike Spirit for a enjoy trip down the Yukon River. 

AUG 10 … Today we transfer for our flight to Fairbanks, Alaska’s Golden Heart City.  We spend one night in this frontier city deep in the heart of Alaska.  

AUG 11 … This morning , you step back in time to pan for gold at the  historic Gold Dredge  8.  This afternoon, we board the our luxury motorcoach for the ride to DENALI.  Sit back and relax as the scenery glides by.  Upon arrival, you will check into your hotel for a 2 night stay in this spectacular location.

AUG 12 … Today adventure is yours as the group will be escorted on a special wildlife & Tundra Wilderness tour of the National Park and a chance to view MT MCKINLEY, the tallest peak in North America.  Enjoy looking for moose, bear, mountain sheep and elk on this most interesting adventure. The in-depth Tundra Wilderness Tour takes you deep into the heart of the national park.   

 AUG 13 … More lovely scenery awaits us as we board the McKinley Explorer for the wonderful train ride across Alaska. Lunch is included on the train. Our destination is the largest city in Alaska as we overnight in ANCHORAGE.

AUG 14  ... This morning we transfer to the airport for our flight back home after a grand experience of ALASKA & THE YUKON TERRITORY. Depending on flight schedules, we may arrive home on the next day.

 

PRICE:    $3899.00   Inside Cabin
                $4499.00   Balcony Cabin     
TRAVEL PROTECTION:  $313.00
With Trip Cancellation/Interruption
DEPOSIT:   $ 600.00 per person
FINAL PAYMENT:  May 1, 2019

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