Denali and Alyeska – Southbound Cruisetour (12 Days)

Cruise Line: Norwegian Cruise Line®
Anchorage, AK, United States to Vancouver, BC, Canada
Tour Segment  Cruise Segment
Anchorage, AK, United States

Welcome to Anchorage. Whether you're exploring Alaska's largest city or the wonderful amenities your hotel has to offer, get ready for an unforgettable journey in the days ahead. Please note that the standard hotel check-in time is 3:00 pm. Enjoy the rest of your day at leisure. Overnight in Anchorage.

Anchorage, AK, United States
Denali National Park, AK, United States

Your Norwegian Cruise Line tour director will greet you at your Anchorage hotel this morning for a group orientation meeting. After the meeting, enjoy traveling along the rails of the Alaska Railroad to Denali with 360-degree views from your deluxe dome-railcar seats. As the gorgeous scenery of Alaska rolls past, be watchful for wildlife and glimpses of Mt. McKinley or, as local Alaskans call it, "The Great One". Full bar and meal service are available for purchase during your rail journey. Evening is open for optional activities such as whitewater rafting, helicopter flightseeing, hiking, or one of the park services programs. Travel from Anchorage to Denali by train at 8:15 am, Arrive in Denali at 3:45 pm. Overnight: Denali.

Denali National Park, AK, United States

More than just the mountain, Denali National Park is six-million acres of wild land. Hop on the National Park Service bus and travel into this pristine region of Alaska on the only road into and out of the park. Along the way, enjoy a fully narrated ride, learning about the flora and fauna of the area while looking out for the wild animals that roam freely and call this park home. While in this beautiful area, set aside time to experience the solitude and tranquility that vast wilderness can provide. During your Tundra Wilderness tour, you will travel 53 miles into Denali National Park, enjoying the incredible scenery and some of the best opportunities to see wildlife in its natural setting. A light snack is included on the tour. Tour duration is approximately 7 hours, with starting times throughout the day. Upon arrival in Alaska, your tour director will advise you of your tour time. The remaining part of the day is open for optional activities. Overnight: Denali.

Denali National Park, AK, United States
Anchorage, AK, United States
Alyeska, AK, United States

Travel from Denali via deluxe motorcoach to Girdwood. On your way, learn about the Alaska state sport of dog mushing with an included stop at a local Iditarod sled dog kennel. You'll be amazed to learn about this fascinating sport, the musher, the dogs, and even get to hold a future champion puppy in your arms. After this authentic visit, we won't be surprised if you are ready to run "The Last Great Race" yourself. Enjoy a brief city tour of Anchorage and then continue south down the Turnagain Arm along the Seward Highway. This "All American Scenic Highway" has spectacular views of the Cook Inlet and Chugach Mountains. In dramatic fashion, see where the mountains meet the sea. Depart Denali at 8:00 am, visit Iditarod Sled Dog Kennel at 12:00 pm, depart for Anchorage at 2:00 pm, brief Anchorage city tour at 3:30 pm, arrive at the Alyeska Resort hotel at 6:00 pm. Overnight: Girdwood.

Alyeska, AK, United States
Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, AK, United States
Seward, AK, United States
9:00 PM

This morning spend free time in the resort to hike on the trails, enjoy the swimming pool, or take a helicopter ride to land on a glacier. Enjoy an included tram ride to the top of Mt. Alyeska. This afternoon, transfer via motorcoach to the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center where you'll get up close to moose, bears, musk ox, and other indigenous animals of the region. Taking in orphaned animals and providing quality animal care year-round, the Conservation Center is dedicated to the protection and preservation of Alaska's wildlife. Animals that cannot be released back into the wild are given a permanent home at the Center. Continue on to Seward to board Norwegian Sun for your 7-Day Sawyer Glacier cruise. Tram to top of Mt. Alyeska at 11:00 am, depart hotel Alyeska Resort at 12:45 am, visit Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center at 1:00 pm, arrive in Seward and embark Norwegian Sun at 3:30 pm.

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Denali and Alyeska – Southbound Cruisetour map

What's Included


  • Accommodations | Meals (not including specialty restaurants) | Entertainment aboard ship

Not Included

  • Specialty restaurants are available with either nominal cover charges or fixed price menus and … la carte pricing in addition to the standard dining program | Items of a personal nature are not included, such as alcoholic beverages and soft drinks, spa treatments, indoor pool relaxation areas, certain specialty exercise classes, laundry, photographs, casino, ship-to-shore phone, email, Internet, fax and Shore Excursions (including all """"Dive In"""" programs) | Government taxes and fees are also not included

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Offers apply to select sailing(s). Fares are cruise only, per person, based on double occupancy, in U.S. Dollars. Government taxes & fees, and onboard service charges are additional. IMPORTANT NOTICE: NCL reserves the right to charge a fuel supplement without prior notice should the closing price of West Texas Intermediate Fuel increase above US$65 per barrel on the NYMEX (New York Mercantile Exchange Index). In the event a fuel supplement is charged, NCL will have sole discretion to apply the supplementary charge to both existing and new bookings, regardless of whether such bookings have been paid in full. Such supplementary charges are not included in the cruise fare. The fuel supplement charge will not exceed US$10.00 per passenger per day. Offers are based on availability, are capacity controlled, and combinability with other offers is subject to change or cancellation at any time per Norwegian discretion.Other restrictions apply. Norwegian is not responsible for typographical errors or omissions. c2011 NCL Corporation Ltd. Ships' Registry: Bahamas and United States of America.

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