Discover the very best of Alaska.
Includes return flights from the UK. Join a breathtaking escorted tour through Alaska with Travelmarvel. Beginning with an Inside Passage cruise, admire the scenery of Denali National Park as you travel to Fairbanks.
- Home to stunning glacial rivers, enormous peaks and unspoiled tundra, you’ll soon be enchanted by Denali National Park.
- Venture into breathtaking Denali aboard the McKinley Explorer.
- Cruise Glacier Bay National Park with its rivers of ice, and keep close watch for marine life like whales.
Day 1: Depart London, Arrive Vancouver
Fly to Vancouver. Be met on arrival and transferred to your hotel. Meet your Tour Director and fellow guests during a Welcome Reception this evening.
Accommodation: Vancouver, Marriott Pinnacle Hotel
Day 2: Vancouver, Embark Ship
After breakfast this morning, transfer to board your premium cruise ship. Settle into your cabin and enjoy dinner this evening.
Accommodation: Seven Night Cruise, Holland America Line in an Ocean View Stateroom
Day 3: The Inside Passage
Relax and take in the scenery as your ship journeys past rocky headlands and glides through the Inside Passage. You’ll also have plenty of time to explore the array of onboard facilities available.
Day 4: Ketchikan
This morning after breakfast, you will arrive in the beautiful Alaskan town of Ketchikan, (the salmon capital of the world), renowned for its idyllic scenery and rich Alaska Native culture. Here, you will have free time to relax and explore at your leisure.
Day 5: Juneau
Today your journey brings you to the Alaskan capital of Juneau. Perhaps make your way to the town and explore the rustic shops located here. Alternatively, consider joining a dog sled ride over a glacier, sampling delicious salmon baked over a fire or try panning for gold in this former gold rush town (all at own expense).
Day 6: Skagway
Today you’ll dock at the port of Skagway, which was once a frontier town and gateway to the Klondike. Here you’ll also have the opportunity to learn more about gold prospecting or view some of the local wildlife (own expense).
Day 7: Glacier Bay National Park
Wake to the breathtaking sight of Glacier Bay National Park and discover why the area has received World Heritage status. Gain a more detailed insight into the unique nature of this national park as local rangers join you on board to talk about this region.
Day 8: Day at Sea
Today marks your final day on board. Spend time cruising north through the open water of the Gulf of Alaska, enjoying the fresh ocean air and endless horizon. Relax on board and make the most of your ship’s premium facilities.
Day 9: Disembark Ship, Seward, Anchorage
After a final breakfast on board, you will disembark in the Alaskan city of Seward. From here, travel to Anchorage via the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Centre, where you will enjoy the opportunity to feed a moose and learn about Canada’s national animal on a moose encounter program.
Accommodation: Westmark Anchorage Hotel
Day 10: Anchorage, Denali
On your Insider Experience today, discover the ideal way to journey through Alaska’s stunning wilderness. Enjoy 360-degree views from the large glass-dome windows, which run the full length of the car. This evening, enjoy a hearty meal and music during the Denali Dinner Theatre.
Accommodation: Two Nights, Denali, McKinley Chalet Resort
Day 11: Denali National Park
On today’s Insider Experience, enjoy exploring the work of wildlife biologists and learn why conservation is so paramount to this part of Alaska.
Day 12: Denali, Fairbanks
Get a feel for Fairbanks life today as you cruise the Chena River aboard a sternwheeler. You’ll be transported into the Alaskan wilderness and go ashore for a tour through a replica of a Native Alaskan Athabaskan village. Enjoy a leisurely tour of the river, seeing local wildlife along the way. This evening, join a Farewell Dinner with your fellow travellers.
Accommodation: Westmark, Fairbanks Hotel
Day 13: Depart Fairbanks
Your incredible journey of Alaska comes to an end today. After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK.
Day 14: Arrive London
Arrive back in London today.
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