On this trip, you’ll experience everything there is to love about Alaska. Glaciers creaking in the distance, bears snoozing in national parks and a tiny community on the Kenai Peninsula. Adventure is at the heart of this journey, so get ready!
- Home to glacial rivers and soaring peaks, discover the beauty of Denali National Park on a Tundra Wilderness Tour.
- You'll be regaled by the intrepid tales of a mountaineering expert who has scaled North America's highest peak, Denali.
- Step aboard a sternwheeler and cruise through Fairbanks. Discover Alaska's history with every turn of the paddlewheel.
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Day 1: Arrive Vancouver
Arrive in Vancouver and be transferred to your hotel. Enjoy the rest of the day to yourself, to relax or explore as you please.
Accommodation: Vancouver, Fairmont Waterfront Hotel
Day 2: Vancouver, Embark Ship
Head to the harbour and step aboard your ship, ready for your cruise. Enjoy your first dinner on board this evening.
Accommodation: Seven Nights, Princess Cruises’ Royal Princess, Grand Princess or Coral Princess, in a Balcony Stateroom
Day 3: The Inside Passage
Your day is enjoyed on board. Take in coastal views or relax and enjoy the facilities.
Day 4: Ketchikan
Dock in Ketchikan today and spend some time exploring as you please.
Day 5: Juneau
Disembark in Alaska’s picturesque capital and spend your time exploring at leisure or with an optional excursion (own expense).
Day 6: Skagway
Arriving in Skagway, a delightful frontier-style atmosphere is still evident in the colourful heritage buildings.
Day 7: Glacier Bay National Park
Wake to the World Heritage-listed Glacier Bay National Park. Learn from local rangers who explain the geological wonders.
Day 8: College Fjord
Cruise through College Fjord, with its five tidewater and large valley glaciers.
Day 9: Whittier, Disembark Ship, Cooper Landing
Visit the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center.
Accommodation: Two Night Stay, Cooper Landing, Kenai Princess Wilderness Lodge
Day 10: Cooper Landing, Kenai Peninsula
Choose how you’d like to explore Cooper Landing.
Day 11: Cooper Landing, Denali
Continue to your next wilderness lodge.
Accommodation: Mt McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge
Day 12: Denali, Talkeetna, Denali National Park
Ride a Princess Rail Service dome car into Denali National Park.
Accommodation: Two Nights, Denali National Park, McKinley Chalet Resort, in a Denali Suite
Day 13: Denali National Park
Enjoy some free time after today’s activity.
Day 14: Denali National Park, Fairbanks
Continue to Fairbanks.
Accommodation: Two Nights, Fairbanks Princess Riverside Lodge
Day 15: Fairbanks
Take a trip back through Alaska’s gold rush history as you travel along the Tanana Valley Railroad to Gold Dredge 8. Attend a farewell dinner tonight.
Day 16: Depart Fairbanks
With a goodbye, you’ll be taken to the airport.
Touring with APT
It’s the extra little things APT think of that make your journey totally unforgettable. Whether it’s the inspirational destinations; eye opening experiences; or the fact that so much is included in the price, rest assured APT takes care of everything.
Learn from expert inside knowledge whilst you explore iconic sites – as well as discovering undiscovered gems at lesser known locations. Experience a new perspective on the world as the sights, sounds and flavours of unfamiliar cultures are vividly brought to life by their hand-picked local guides. And enjoy the unparalleled level of care and attention APT has refined over 90 years of family ownership.
APT offer a choice of Luxury or Essential river cruises and tours (Essential holidays are operated by APT Travelmarvel). There’s so much included from excursions, tipping, port charges and flights. Luxury even includes private home-to-airport transfers and a range of Signature Experiences, giving you once-in-a-lifetime moments. And because everyone is different, the Freedom of Choice concept allows you to tailor your sightseeing in select locations, your way, at no additional cost.
But it’s the attention to detail in their personal service that truly sets APT apart. Their guests think so too. They’ve given them a 5 star TrustPilot rating.
Delight in every detail. That’s the APT Difference.