Fairbanks • Sternwheeler Discovery • Music of Denali Dinner Theatre • Denali National Park • Tundra Wilderness Tour • Luxury Domed Rail • Whittier • Hubbard Glacier • Glacier Bay • Skagway • Juneau • Ketchikan • Inside Passage
Day 1: Fairbanks, Alaska - Tour Begins
Your tour opens in Fairbanks, in the great state of Alaska. On this adventure we bring together the best of both land and sea.
Day 2: Fairbanks - Denali National Park
Step aboard an amazing cruise on a the popular Sternwheeler Discovery, and 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 motorcoach ride to Denali National Park. Tonight, enjoy an entertaining evening at the Music of Denali Dinner Theater which tells the story of the first ascent of Mount McKinley. 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 possible 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.
Day 4: Denali National Park - Anchorage
Today you head to the train station to begin an unforgettable journey to Anchorage. Savor every moment inside your luxury domed railcar. View the incredible landscape from glass-ceiling rail cars and open-air observation platforms as rail guides provide expert commentary. Today breakfast will be included.
Day 5: Anchorage - 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 where you'll embark the ship to begin 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 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 will be 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 will be 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 will be 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 will be 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 will be 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 will be 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 will be 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.
Economy air rate and schedule are applicable for groups of 10 or more traveling on the same flights and dates.
Port taxes and fees starting from $575 USD, quoted at time of printing, per person are not included in the land only tour cost. Single cabins, if confirmed, are higher.
*The Tundra Wilderness tour is a fully narrated 7-9 hour tour, including frequent rest stops. The tour includes a box snack lunch. We suggest that you bring along supplemental food and/or snacks as there are no provisions available for purchase once inside the park.
To complete your tour, we include roundtrip airport-to-hotel transfers when purchasing our airfare with your tour. If you have arranged your own air, we are pleased to provide you the option of purchasing these transfers. Please note that all transfers will leave at prescheduled times.
Order of ports may be changed by the cruise line.
Triple accommodations are limited and will be confirmed upon request and availability from the cruise line.
Cruise ships have a limited quantity of cabins available in each cabin category. We will make every effort to accommodate your cabin category preference at the time of booking. If the cabin category preferred is not available at the time of booking, the next closest category available will be offered and a surcharge may apply.
Single accommodations are limited and are available on a first come, first served basis.
Some attractions may not be available during the off-season months and is reflected in the price of your tour.
Onboard gratuities are not included in the price of your tour. For your convenience, Princess Cruise Lines automatically applies a 12.95 USD per guest per day service charge to your shipboard account. All of the service personnel on board receive gratuities from this service charge and there is no need for you to think about additional tipping. Separately, a 15% gratuity is added for bar drinks and spa services.
This cruise has ports of call in Canada, therefore a passport is required.
Please be advised many airlines do not provide advance seat assignments until check-in at the airport. Advance seating will be subject to the airline's terms and conditions.
Prior to full payment for the program, the cruise line reserves the right to impose a supplemental fuel charge. Should this occur, you will be notified of the additional charges.
The following categories will be utilized when confirming cabin assignments: Balcony Cat BD; Outside Cat OC; Inside Cat ID.
This tour requires average physical activity. You should be in good health, able to climb stairs and walk reasonable distances, possibly over uneven grounds and cobblestone streets.
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