Multi-Day Tour

Jewels of Alaska and Cruise Inside Stateroom (Summer 2018) (14 days)

Insight Vacations, Inc.

Anchorage, AK, United States To Vancouver, Canada

Valid for Departures: 03 Sep 2018 - 16 Sep 2018

Jewels of Alaska and Cruise Inside Stateroom (Summer 2018) (14 days)

Day 3

Journey Along The Alaskan Railroad.

Day 5

Girdwood And Mount Alyeska.

Day 6

Prince William Sound Cruise.

Day 7

Seward And Return To Anchorage To Join Your

Day 8

Scenic Cruising – College Fjord

Day 9

Scenic Cruising – Glacier Bay National Park

Day 13

Scenic Cruising – Inside Passage

Day 17

Journey Along The Alaskan Railroad.

Day 19

Girdwood And Mount Alyeska.

Day 20

Prince William Sound Cruise.

Day 21

Seward and return to Anchorage to join your Glacier Discovery Cruise.

Day 22

Scenic Cruising – College Fjord

Day 23

Scenic Cruising – Glacier Bay National Park

Day 27

Scenic Cruising – Inside Passage

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
03 Sep 2018
Anchorage, AK United States
Sheraton Anchorage Hotel And Spa None
Upon arrival at Anchorage International Airport, you will be transferred to your hotel. At 18:00, join your Tour Director for a Welcome Dinner at MUSE, located in the Anchorage Museum.(Dinner with Wine)
Day 2
04 Sep 2018
Anchorage, AK United States
Sheraton Anchorage Hotel And Spa. None
Get acquainted with downtown Anchorage. Journey around Lake Hood to visit the largest float plane base in the world. Meet a bush pilot who will share fascinating stories about the joys and hazards of flying in rural Alaska. Visit the Alaska Native Heritage Center and learn about the traditions of Alaska's first people during a private presentation. The rest of the afternoon is yours to browse among the shops or native art galleries. In the evening, savour dinner at a local restaurant.(Full Breakfast / Dinner)
Day 3
05 Sep 2018
Journey Along The Alaskan Railroad.
Grande Denali Lodge None
Journey to Talkeetna, nestled at the base of Mount Denali, North America's tallest peak. After a brief visit to downtown, board the world-famous Alaskan Railroad train for a spectacular journey over swift-rushing streams, toward Denali National Park and Preserve. View the majestic surroundings from the comfort of your dome railcar. Meet a local climber who will regale with you tales of what it's like to brave a climb up Denali. Enjoy a Highlight Dinner accompanied by boisterous theatre, featuring old-time sourdough, song-and-dance and hearty Alaskan fare.(Full Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)
Day 4
06 Sep 2018
Denali National Park, AK United States
Grande Denali Lodge. None
(Relaxed Start) The 6-million-acre Denali National Park and Preserve is just a short walk away from your hotel. The day is completely open for recreation or optional activities. Perhaps take an exciting rafting trip down the Nenana River, or a helicopter flightseeing tour for close-up views of Mount Denali?(Full Breakfast)
Day 5
07 Sep 2018
Girdwood And Mount Alyeska.
The Hotel Alyeska. None
Enjoy a scenic journey on the George Parks Highway. After lunch, meet the champion dog team of four-time Iditarod winner, Martin Buser and learn about the challenges of competing in the 1,049-mile (1,688 km) dogsled race. Continue on the Seward Highway along Turnagain Arm with its dramatic views. Arrive in the town of Girdwood, home of Alyeska Resort and ski area. Ride the aerial gondola for panoramic views of the mountains and sea. The evening is free for you to enjoy.(Full Breakfast / Lunch)
Day 6
08 Sep 2018
Prince William Sound Cruise.
The Hotel Alyeska. None
(Relaxed Start) Today is devoted to the 26 Glacier Cruise through Prince William Sound and College Fjord. Experience the thundering calving of glaciers and keep your eyes open for sea otters, porpoises, and whales. In the evening, join your Tour Director for a wonderful Celebration Dinner, featuring a variety of local seafood specialities, complete with wine and good cheer.(Full Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner with Wine)
Day 7
09 Sep 2018
Seward And Return To Anchorage To Join Your
None None
Visit the aquariums of the Alaska Sealife Center in Seward and enjoy an exclusive presentation about their marine research and rehabilitation program. Have lunch and explore downtown at your own pace. Guests continuing on the Glacier Discovery Cruise to Vancouver are transferred to the Port of Seward to board the ms Zaandam or ms Noordam. Set sail in the evening.
Day 8
10 Sep 2018
Scenic Cruising – College Fjord
Holland America's Ms Nieuw Amsterdam None
Admire the massive glaciers of College Fjord in Prince William Sound and keep your eyes open for abundant wildlife and maybe even one of the 40-ton humpback whales that come to the waters of Alaska each summer.(Full Breakfast)
Day 9
11 Sep 2018
Scenic Cruising – Glacier Bay National Park
Holland America's Ms Nieuw Amsterdam None
Watch Glacier Bay National Park's immense glaciers, towering peaks and icy rivers and imagine what Alaska was like before the first humans arrived.(Full Breakfast)
Day 10
12 Sep 2018
Haines, AK United States
Holland America's Ms Nieuw Amsterdam None
Haines—home to autumn's Alaska Bald Eagle Festival—lies alongside the longest fjord in America. Visit galleries offering traditional Tlingit art in the quaint downtown.(Full Breakfast)
Day 11
13 Sep 2018
Juneau, AK United States
Holland America's Ms Nieuw Amsterdam None
Stroll Juneau's picturesque streets, stopping in eclectic shops and saloons from the Gold Rush era. Perhaps embark on an optional trip on the Mount Roberts Tramway for exhilarating views of the harbour and nearby mountains.(Full Breakfast)
Day 12
14 Sep 2018
Ketchikan, AK United States
Holland America's Ms Nieuw Amsterdam None
Check out the world's largest collection of standing totem poles, intricately carved with native designs. Perhaps take an optional guided tour through town or a floatplane flightseeing trip.(Full Breakfast)
Day 13
15 Sep 2018
Scenic Cruising – Inside Passage
Holland America's Ms Nieuw Amsterdam None
Revel in the scenery as you slowly glide past a maze of bays, glacier-carved fjords and waterways protected from the open sea by rugged, isolated islands.(Full Breakfast)
Day 14
16 Sep 2018
Vancouver, BC Canada
None None
Sail into Vancouver Harbour early this morning. After disembarking, take your transfer to Vancouver International Airport or to the Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel if you wish to extend your stay.(Full Breakfast)
Day 15
17 Sep 2018
Anchorage, AK United States
Sheraton Anchorage Hotel And Spa None
Upon arrival at Anchorage International Airport, you will be transferred to your hotel. At 18:00, join your Tour Director for a Welcome Dinner at MUSE, located in the Anchorage Museum.(Dinner with Wine)
Day 16
18 Sep 2018
Anchorage, AK United States
Sheraton Anchorage Hotel And Spa. None
Get acquainted with downtown Anchorage. Journey around Lake Hood to visit the largest float plane base in the world. Meet a bush pilot who will share fascinating stories about the joys and hazards of flying in rural Alaska. Visit the Alaska Native Heritage Center and learn about the traditions of Alaska's first people during a private presentation. The rest of the afternoon is yours to browse among the shops or native art galleries. In the evening, savour dinner at a local restaurant.(Full Breakfast / Dinner)
Day 17
19 Sep 2018
Journey Along The Alaskan Railroad.
Grande Denali Lodge None
Journey to Talkeetna, nestled at the base of Mount Denali, North America's tallest peak. After a brief visit to downtown, board the world-famous Alaskan Railroad train for a spectacular journey over swift-rushing streams, toward Denali National Park and Preserve. View the majestic surroundings from the comfort of your dome railcar. Meet a local climber who will regale with you tales of what it's like to brave a climb up Denali. Enjoy a Highlight Dinner accompanied by boisterous theatre, featuring old-time sourdough, song-and-dance and hearty Alaskan fare.(Full Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)
Day 18
20 Sep 2018
Denali National Park, AK United States
Grande Denali Lodge. None
(Relaxed Start) The 6-million-acre Denali National Park and Preserve is just a short walk away from your hotel. The day is completely open for recreation or optional activities. Perhaps take an exciting rafting trip down the Nenana River, or a helicopter flightseeing tour for close-up views of Mount Denali?(Full Breakfast)
Day 19
21 Sep 2018
Girdwood And Mount Alyeska.
The Hotel Alyeska. None
Enjoy a scenic journey on the George Parks Highway. After lunch, meet the champion dog team of four-time Iditarod winner, Martin Buser and learn about the challenges of competing in the 1,049-mile (1,688 km) dogsled race. Continue on the Seward Highway along Turnagain Arm with its dramatic views. Arrive in the town of Girdwood, home of Alyeska Resort and ski area. Ride the aerial gondola for panoramic views of the mountains and sea. The evening is free for you to enjoy.(Full Breakfast / Lunch)
Day 20
22 Sep 2018
Prince William Sound Cruise.
The Hotel Alyeska. None
(Relaxed Start) Today is devoted to the 26 Glacier Cruise through Prince William Sound and College Fjord. Experience the thundering calving of glaciers and keep your eyes open for sea otters, porpoises, and whales. In the evening, join your Tour Director for a wonderful Celebration Dinner, featuring a variety of local seafood specialities, complete with wine and good cheer.(Full Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner with Wine)
Day 21
23 Sep 2018
Seward and return to Anchorage to join your Glacier Discovery Cruise.
None None
Visit the aquariums of the Alaska Sealife Center in Seward and enjoy an exclusive presentation about their marine research and rehabilitation program. Have lunch and explore downtown at your own pace. Guests continuing on the Glacier Discovery Cruise to Vancouver are transferred to the Port of Seward to board the ms Zaandam or ms Noordam. Set sail in the evening.
Day 22
24 Sep 2018
Scenic Cruising – College Fjord
Holland America's Ms Nieuw Amsterdam None
Admire the massive glaciers of College Fjord in Prince William Sound and keep your eyes open for abundant wildlife and maybe even one of the 40-ton humpback whales that come to the waters of Alaska each summer.(Full Breakfast)
Day 23
25 Sep 2018
Scenic Cruising – Glacier Bay National Park
Holland America's Ms Nieuw Amsterdam None
Watch Glacier Bay National Park's immense glaciers, towering peaks and icy rivers and imagine what Alaska was like before the first humans arrived.(Full Breakfast)
Day 24
26 Sep 2018
Haines, AK United States
Holland America's Ms Nieuw Amsterdam None
Haines—home to autumn's Alaska Bald Eagle Festival—lies alongside the longest fjord in America. Visit galleries offering traditional Tlingit art in the quaint downtown.(Full Breakfast)
Day 25
27 Sep 2018
Juneau, AK United States
Holland America's Ms Nieuw Amsterdam None
Stroll Juneau's picturesque streets, stopping in eclectic shops and saloons from the Gold Rush era. Perhaps embark on an optional trip on the Mount Roberts Tramway for exhilarating views of the harbour and nearby mountains.(Full Breakfast)
Day 26
28 Sep 2018
Ketchikan, AK United States
Holland America's Ms Nieuw Amsterdam None
Check out the world's largest collection of standing totem poles, intricately carved with native designs. Perhaps take an optional guided tour through town or a floatplane flightseeing trip.(Full Breakfast)
Day 27
29 Sep 2018
Scenic Cruising – Inside Passage
Holland America's Ms Nieuw Amsterdam None
Revel in the scenery as you slowly glide past a maze of bays, glacier-carved fjords and waterways protected from the open sea by rugged, isolated islands.(Full Breakfast)
Day 28
30 Sep 2018
Vancouver, BC Canada
None None
Sail into Vancouver Harbour early this morning. After disembarking, take your transfer to Vancouver International Airport or to the Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel if you wish to extend your stay.(Full Breakfast)

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This stunning tour is immensely popular with guests seeking the perfect combination of informative sightseeing, thrilling wilderness experiences and tranquil relaxation. Firstly, soak up the grandeur of Alaska with two nights in Anchorage, Denali National Park and Mt. Alyeska Resort. Then, after a full-day cruise excursion counting glaciers on Prince William Sound, many guests choose to join the 7-day luxury cruise along the Alaskan coast to Vancouver.

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