Denali Explorer  6 days land  / 7 days cruise

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CRUISE OPTION

Choose to cruise aboard Celebrity Cruise Line's Millennium,

Royal Caribbean International's Radiance of the Seas

or Alaskan Dream Cruises' Baranof Dream.

FLIGHT INFORMATION

This tour begins in Anchorage, Alaska

and ends in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Upon completion of the tour, you may return home on flights from Vancouver after 12pm

or Seattle after 4pm.

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TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

35 MEALS INCLUDED

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Everyday Of Your Tour!

GROUP SIZE: MAX 42

This tour is suitable for ALL ACTIVITY LEVELS

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2018's DAILY ITINERARY

  • DAY 1: ANCHORAGE, AK

    Arrive in the metropolitan city of Anchorage, Alaska today! We will greet you upon arrival and escort you to your luxury accommodations for this evening. Anchorage has much to offer if you wish to explore. Downtown offers many quaint shops and unique culinary delights. You might also consider a float plane sightseeing adventure over the Chugach Range.  Dinner Included.

     

    Accommodations:
    Crowne Plaza Midtown

  • DAY 2: ANCHORAGE & DENALI NATIONAL PARK

    Board your luxury motorcoach for a journey to the expansive landscapes of Denali National Park with multiple sightseeing stops along the Park's Highway! Then enjoy a visit to the Denali Visitor’s Center before your overnight at the gates of Denali National Park.

    Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included.


    Hotel Overnight: Grand Denali Lodge - River View Suites

    Today's Highlights: Anchorage City Tour, Denali National Park, Denali Visitor's Center.

  • DAY 3: DENALI NATIONAL PARK TOURING

    Choose to take either the 92.5 mile trip deep into Denali National Park on board the Kantishna Wilderness Tour (10-12 hours) or join the shorter (8 hour) 52 mile Tundra Wilderness Tour today. Be on the lookout for bears, moose, caribou, wolves and Dall sheep. Return to the park gates for the evening.

    Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included.


    Hotel Overnight: Grand Denali Lodge - River View Suites

    Today's Highlights: Denali National Park, Kantishna Wildlife Tour or Tundra Wilderness Tour, Big Five Wildlife Viewing and Mt. Denali.

  • DAY 4: WOLF'S DEN KENNELS & TALKEETNA

    Visit Wolf’s Den Kennel for a private presentation on dog mushing by musher Mike Santos. Next, join the first class cars of the Alaska Railroad for a scenic trip to Talkeetna. You will have time to explore Talkeetna with a quaint downtown that's classified as a National Historic Site, and with buildings dating from the early 1900s.

    Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included.


    Hotel Overnight: Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge

    Today's Highlights: Wolf’s Den Kennel, Alaska Railroad Goldstar (First Class), Talkeetna.

  • DAY 5: TALKEETNA, KENAI PENINSULA & SEWARD

    Wake up to a breakfast at the historic Talkeetna Roadhouse where you can rub elbows with the locals. Return to Anchorage and enjoy lunch before a journey down the Kenai Peninsula to the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center. Arrive in Seward this evening.

    Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included.


    Hotel Overnight: Seward Windsong Lodge

    Today's Highlights: Talkeetna Roadhouse, Kenai Peninsula, Wildlife Conservation Center, Seward.

  • DAY 6: KENAI FJORDS NATIONAL PARK

    Today you will enjoy a 6 hour privately chartered small boat cruise viewing the glaciers and marine wildlife of Kenai Fjords National Park. Have your camera ready to capture the majesty of the mighty Humpback and Orca whales that inhabit these waters during the summer months. Sea lions, otters, harbor seals, puffins and eagles also call this pristine environment home. After your small boat cruise you will be met by your John Hall’s Alaska Cruise Manager and transferred to either the Millennium or Radiance of the Seas, where he or she will assist you for the next seven days on board. If joining us for the land portion only, you will return to Anchorage for dinner and an overnight at the Crowne Plaza Hotel.

    Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included.

    Sail at 8pm


    Overnight: On Board Your Cruise Ship (or Crowne Plaza in Anchorage if doing land only portion of tour)

    Today's Highlights: Kenai Fjords Wildlife & Glacier Tour

  • DAY 7: HUBBARD GLACIER, AK

    Hubbard Glacier Viewing: 2pm - 6pm
    Today’s voyage takes you into Yakutat Bay and alongside the Tongass National Forest where you will soon reach Disenchantment Bay and the impressive ice wall of Hubbard Glacier.  Hubbard is the second most active tidewater glacier in Alaska and has a face that extends over 6.5 miles in length. Stand in awe as at any moment a thunderous crash of glacial ice may come cascading down into the ice choked waters below.

    All Meals On Ship.


    Overnight: On Board Your Cruise Ship

    Today's Highlights: Welcome Aboard Meeting, Ship Tour, Hubbard Glacier Viewing

  • DAY 8: JUNEAU, AK

    In Port: 9am - 9pm
    Maneuver into the Gastineau Channel and dock in Alaska’s capital city, Juneau. Take advantage of your included Juneau walking tour highlighting the history of the Juneau Douglas Mines, local and state museums, and a visit to the state capital. You may wish to tour the Mendenhall Glacier, take a helicopter tour, or travel to the top of Mt. Roberts on the aerial tram.

    All Meals On Ship.

    Optional Shore Excursions Available.


    Overnight: On Board Your Cruise Ship

    Today's Highlights: Walking Tour in Juneau

  • DAY 9: SKAGWAY, AK

    In Port: 7:30am - 8pm
    Welcome to the “Gateway City to the Klondike Gold Rush”!  This historic community still has the feel of an 1898 boom town. The voices coming from the saloons and the sound of boots on the boardwalk still echo in the air, while the legend of outlaw “Soapy Smith” lives on in every story. You have the option to take the White Pass and Yukon Route Railroad on an incredible climb, 2500 feet to the top of the renowned “Dead Horse Trail”.

    All Meals On Ship.

    Optional Shore Excursions Available.


    Overnight: On Board Your Cruise Ship

    Today's Highlights: Skagway

  • DAY 10: ICY STRAIT POINT, AK

    In Port: 6:30am - 3pm
    Down the road from Alaska’s largest Tlingit village exists a unique Alaskan place- Icy Strait Point.  Just 22 miles southeast of Glacier Bay National Park, it’s the only wilderness port in Alaska. This has been the home land of the Huna Tlingit Natives for thousands of years. Its beauty, grandeur, history and people offer you a glimpse into the real Alaska.

    All Meals On Ship.

    Optional Shore Excursions Available.


    Overnight: On Board Your Cruise Ship

    Today's Highlights: Icy Strait Point

  • DAY 11: KETCHIKAN, AK

    In Port: 9am - 6pm
    Known as the “Salmon Capital of the World” and the first city for those traveling from the south, this vibrant seaside community offers a number of adventures for its visitors. Today’s included walking tour features stops at the Totems of Whale Park, historic Creek Street, and the Salmon Ladder. Flightseeing to beautiful Misty Fjords is a popular event for many. Others may elect to keep their feet on the ground and visit the totem displays of Saxman Village & Totem Bight Park.

    All Meals On Ship.

    Optional Shore Excursions Available.


    Overnight: On Board Your Cruise Ship

    Today's Highlights: Walking Tour in Ketchikan

  • DAY 12: AT SEA

    At Sea All Day
    Tidal waters permitting, your ship will hug the coastlines of Alaska and stunning British Columbia. The scenery offered by the Inside Passage is far different from that found in other cruise destinations around the globe. Keep an eye open for humpbacks, orcas, and dolphins during your day at sea.  All Meals On Ship.


    Overnight: On Board Your Cruise Ship

    Today's Highlights: Disembarkation Meeting, Farewell Cocktail Party

  • DAY 13: VANCOUVER, BC - FLY HOME

    Dock at 7am - Fly Home Today
    As dawn breaks on the harbor, your vessel will sail under the Lions Gate Bridge and dock at Canada Place Pier. This marks a time for good-byes and well wishes to all of those new friendships that have developed during your dream Alaska vacation. After the disembarkation process is complete, you’ll pass through Canadian customs before being transferred to the Vancouver or Seattle (optional) airport to board your flight bound for home.

    Breakfast On Ship.

  • SEE ALL HIGHLIGHTS

    Land Highlights:

    Anchorage + City Tour

    2 Nights in Denali National Park

    Denali Visitor's Center

    2 Nights Denali Grand Lodge - River View Suites

    Kantishna Wildlife Tour or Tundra Wilderness Tour

    "Big Five" Wildlife Viewing and Mt. Denali

    Wolf’s Den Kennels

    Alaska Railroad - Goldstar First Class

    2 Nights in Talkeetna

    1 Night Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge

    Talkeetna Roadhouse

    Kenai Peninsula

    Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center

    1 Night Seward Windsong Lodge

    Kenai Fjords Wildlife & Glacier Tour

     

    Cruise Highlights:

    Hubbard Glacier Viewing

    Juneau + Walking Tour

    Skagway

    Icy Strait Point

    Ketchikan + Walking Tour

    Inside Passage

    Vancouver

Alaska Tour: Denali Exporer Limited Time Savings

Book a 2018 Denali Explorer package with No Deposits until July 2017!

PER PERSON PRICING INCLUDES:

All listed attractions and highlights with corresponding gratuities, accommodations, fully guided service, meals with corresponding gratuities, luxury land, rail and cruise transportation, airport transfers, port charges and taxes, cruise line gratuities, baggage handling with corresponding gratuities and your choice of inside, outside, verandah or suite cruise cabin.

 

Pricing is based upon double occupancy. Please call for land only, triple and quad pricing.

The land only itinerary will be a round-trip Anchorage journey.

2017 & 2018 Departure Dates & Pricing

RESERVING THIS TOUR:

Check Discount:

SAVE $200 PER PERSON when you pay your tour balance by check or cash versus credit card! $500 per person deposits may still be made by credit card (This check discount is $25 per person for Cruise Only Guests).

 

Friends and Family Discount:

When you book 2-3 cabins SAVE $50 PER PERSON; Book 4-7 cabins SAVE $100 PER PERSON;

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