10-night Denali Land + Sea Journey #D7C

Cruise Line:
Holland America Line
Ship:
Noordam
Destination:
Vancouver/Fairbanks
Departure Date:
5/21/2017
Length:
10
Offer ID:
1235574
from
$1149


Launched in 2006, the ms Noordam - named for the Northern compass point - embraces the latest industry and environmental technologies, such as her use of a diesel-electric power plant for optimal energy efficiency and an Azipod® propulsion system that maximizes maneuverability. On board you will discover museum-quality paintings and contemporary art pieces. The ambiance of the elegant ms Noordam will provide a comfortable, spacious, and relaxing backdrop as you sail the sunny Caribbean or romantic Europe.

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*Promotion is subject to availability, may not be combinable with certain fares or other amenity offers, is capacity controlled and may be withdrawn at any time. Other restrictions apply.

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Itinerary

Destination
Arrival
Departure
Vancouver, B.C.
Suggested Private Excursion
5/21/2017
5/21/2017 5:00:00 PM

Vancouver is a thriving metropolis surrounded by natural beauty. With parks, beaches, gardens, museums, art galleries and the second-largest Chinatown in North America, Vancouver lives up to its promise of offering something for everyone. With modern buildings set against green, rolling hillsides, this city is breathtaking; no location offers a more spectacular view than Stanley Park - with a zoo, aquarium, totem poles and honking geese. A short walk from the park leads to Robson Street, which offers the town's best window-shopping. Stores with European flavor share the avenue with delicatessens and tea rooms ready to serve. As architectural heart of the city, Robson Square features a central plaza with a food fair and an old provincial courthouse, which now houses Vancouver Art Gallery. Be sure to stop at 8 Pender St. - "the narrowest building in the world." Other points of interest include the Museum of Anthropology; Japanese-style Nitobe Memorial Garden; and VanDusen Botanical Garden. Capilano Canyon is site of the world's longest and highest suspension footbridge.

Suggested Private Excursions

Vancouver: Private Day Tour to Victoria by Floatplane & Private Vehicle - (7 hours)

Vancouver Highlights Private Tour - 4 hours

Vancouver Mountain Adventure - 8 Hours (with Step-On Guide, admissions included)

Victoria Highlights Tour - 8 Hours (with Step-On Guide, admissions included)

Inside Passage
5/22/2017
5/22/2017

Imagine being confronted with a myriad of mysterious channels. Following each fjord to the interior, encounter massive mountain ranges, towering cliffs, tumbling waterfalls, virginal forests of two-hundred foot tall spruce, while whales, bears, seals, salmon, eagles and other wildlife. Always they were stopped by an inevitable face of ice - glaciers pushing inexorably downward to meet the sea. What must have been a mapmaker's nightmare is today cherished as the continent's last great untouched wilderness, harbouring the world's largest temperate rain forest. An Eden of the North to captivate the every modern-day explorer. The string of islands of the Inside Passage create a protective barrier to the open sea running from the Washington State/Canadian border and the bottom of Vancouver Island all the way up to the top of Chichagof Island, where the Gulf of Alaska begins its curve westward, offering a supremely serene cruising environment in some of the most dramatic surroundings on earth.

Ketchikan
Suggested Private Excursion
5/23/2017 7:00:00 AM
5/23/2017 3:00:00 PM

Ketchikan is known as "Alaska's First City" because it's the first major community travelers come to as they travel north. The city is built on steep hillsides and is billed as salmon capital of the world. A quaint village, the town is three miles long and three blocks wide. With fishing boats sailing in and float planes ascending from the water, this seaside town is bustling with activity. With the world's largest collection of totem poles, Totem Bight State Historical Park offers insight into various native cultures of the Pacific Northwest. These wood-carved creations tell colorful, intricate tales – often showing a family history or depicting a local legend. Ketchikan has many options for adventure of relaxation, including mountain bike tours, sea kayaking, seaplane riding, or strolling down the boardwalk of Creek Street, Ketchikan's most famous section with a historic cable car and quaint boutiques. Blessed with an abundance of hiking trails, Ketchikan offers many breathtaking vistas, including the panoramic, 360-degree view from the top of Deer Mountain.

Suggested Private Excursions

Ketchikan: Private Bears at Anan Remote Observatory - (4 hours)

Ketchikan: Private Sea Kayaking at Orcas Cove - (4+ hours)

Ketchikan: Private Misty Fjords National Monument Adventure - (1.5 hours)

Ketchikan: Private Where the Eagle Walks' Native Tour - (3 hours)

Ketchikan: Private Orcas Kayaking / Misty Fjords Flightseeing - (5+ hours)

Juneau
Suggested Private Excursion
5/24/2017 10:00:00 AM
5/24/2017 10:00:00 PM

Juneau is one of America's most beautiful state capitals, with the looming summits of Mt. Juneau and Mt. Roberts providing a gorgeous backdrop. Once part of Alaska's Gold Rush, the city boasts natural and manmade attractions. Downtown is filled with many vibrant buildings, including must-see St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church, which houses artwork and artifacts dating back to the 18th century. From the bright mural in Marine Park to the carvings in House of Wickersham, downtown is filled with Alaska's own unique brand of culture and architecture. Often hailed as Juneau's most impressive sight, nearby Mendenhall Glacier is approximately 12 miles long and 1.5 miles wide. See the glacier on a float trip or a "flightseeing" adventure, or hike up one of its trails for a closer inspection. For a bird's-eye view, the Mt. Roberts Tramway offers a short, six-minute trek to the top of Mt. Roberts, 1800 feet above the city. If wildlife is your passion, scenic Admiralty Island has the world's highest concentration of brown bears.

Suggested Private Excursions

Juneau: Private Guided Brown Bear Viewing at Pack Creek - (6 hours)

Juneau: Private Alpine Zipline Adventure - (3 hours, 45 mins)

Juneau: Private Whales & Wilderness Exploration - (4 hours)

Juneau: Private Admiralty Wildlife Kayak and Brown Bear Viewing - (8 hours)

Juneau: Private Helicopter Dog Sledding - (3 hours)

Juneau: Private Alaskan Fly-out Fly Fishing - (5.5 hours)

Juneau: Private Helicopter Glacer Trek - (4+ hours)

Juneau: Private Helicopter Glacier Walkabout - (3+ hours)

Juneau: Private Brown Bear Wildlife Viewing - (5-hours)

Juneau: Private Juneau Jeep Adventure - (4 hours)

Juneau: Private Juneau Highlights - (3-hours)

Juneau: Private Alaska's Whales, Glaciers, & Rainforest Trails Exploration - (5 hours)

Juneau: Private Helicopter Dog Sledding & Icefield Exploration - (3.5 hours)

Juneau: Private Taku Glacier Adventure by Air, Water and Ice - (3 hours)

Skagway
Suggested Private Excursion
5/25/2017 7:00:00 AM
5/25/2017 9:00:00 PM

This "Gateway to the Klondike" watched as fortune-seekers headed to Chilkoot and White Pass Trails during Alaska's Gold Rush. Today, feel like a prospector in Skagway, as you walk along its rustic boardwalks and frontier-style storefronts. This cozy town offers a pleasant respite from the hustle and bustle of most cities. With classic cars and one of the oldest narrow-gauge railroads in the world, the city retains the flavor of days gone by and remains an important link to Alaska's history. A stroll down Broadway is a must. Highlights include Arctic Brotherhood Hall. Other buildings like the Trail of '98 Museum, Corrington's Museum of Alaskan History and the Alaskan Wildlife Adventure and Museum present different facets of prospecting times. Before hitting famous Chilkoot Trail, there are other well-marked trails to try. Hiking to Lower Dewey Lake is an easy, 20-minutes, and there are more adventurous trails to remote Sturgill's Landing, Upper Dewey Lake and Devil's Punchbowl. The White Pass Scenic Railway and Eagle Preserve Wildlife Quest provide additional options.

Suggested Private Excursions

Skagway: Private Celebrate in Alaska-Glacier Bay Flightseeing - (2-hours)

Skagway: Private Naturalist's Paradise Adventure - (6.5 hours)

Skagway: Private Multi-sport Family Adventure - (8+ hours)

Skagway: Private Icefield Flightseeing & Glacier Dogsledding - (2 hours)

Skagway: Classic Skagway (4-hours)

Skagway: Private Chilkoot Lake & Wildlife Kayak Tour - (6.5 hours)

Skagway: Private Deluxe Classic Skagway - (6-hours)

Skagway: Private Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve Rafting - (6.5-hours)

Skagway: Private Flightseeing and Rafting - (6.5-hours)

Skagway: Private Photography Tour to Haines - (6.5-hours)

Glacier Bay
5/26/2017 7:00:00 AM
5/26/2017 4:00:00 PM

Spread across an impressive 3.2 million acres in southeast Alaska, Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve offers an inspirational glimpse of what Mother Nature does best. The head of Glacier Bay is Tarr Inlet, where scientists have found exposed rock believed to be more than 200 million years old. The Tarr Inlet is home to Grand Pacific Glacier, an active body of ice slowly making way toward Margerie Glacier, which it last touched in 1912. Johns Hopkins Inlet is home to no less than nine glaciers. Framed by rocky slopes stretching skyward more than 6,000 feet, these wondrous bodies are eclipsed only by mighty Mount Fairweather, which at more than 15,300 feet is the highest point in southeast Alaska. In northeast Glacier Bay, the snow-covered Takhinsha Mountains feed active Muir Glacier. The brilliant blue glow of a calving glacier and the thunderous roar of ice crashing into the water below are sights and sounds to remember for the rest of your life. With such diverse landscape, the park provides a variety of habitats for animals.

At Sea
5/27/2017
5/27/2017

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Anchorage (Seward)
5/28/2017 6:00:00 AM
5/28/2017

Seward and its surroundings comprise a land of memorable beauty--saltwater bays, blue glaciers, majestic mountains and alpine valleys. Located on the Kenai Peninsula at the head of Resurrection Bay, the city is one of Alaska's oldest communities, and also one of the most scenic.

Land Tour: Anchorage
Suggested Private Excursion
5/28/2017
5/28/2017

Located at the upper end of Cook Inlet in the Gulf of Alaska, Anchorage is Alaska's largest community. This popular tourist destination and crossroads for global air travel is only minutes away from the recreational areas bordering the Gulf of Alaska.

Suggested Private Excursions

Anchorage City Private Tour - 4 hours

Land Tour: Denali National Park
5/29/2017
5/29/2017

Denali National Park and Preserve defines the Alaskan Experience. Towering above it all is Mt. McKinley, the highest point in North America. At 20,320 feet, its summit beckons more than 1,000 climbers each year who brave the elements for the chance to scale its majestic face. Denali encompasses 6 million acres of forests, tundra, glaciers and mountains. Moose, caribou, sheep and bears free to roam a wide area of land untouched by man. There are ample opportunities for animal watching, whether it is a grizzly foraging for berries or a golden eagle soaring through the crisp, clean Alaskan air. Denali is one of the few places where visitors come in contact with the Alaskan tundra - a "vast, rolling, treeless plain." The tundra starts at 2,500 feet and extends up along the massive Alaska Range. Muldrow Glacier, which descends 16,000 feet from the upper slopes of Mt. McKinley, comes within one mile of the road.

Land Tour: Fairbanks
5/30/2017
5/30/2017

Fairbanks is the focal point for tiny villages scattered throughout the surrounding wilderness and a staging point for North Slope villages such as Barrow and the oil fields of Prudhoe Bay. Fairbanks is called "The Golden Heart of Alaska," a reference to the character of her people as much as to the location of Fairbanks in Alaska's interior, or to the discovery of gold in 1902. The Interior has temperatures ranging from 65 degrees below zero in the winter to 90 degrees above in the summer. Gardening is big in the Interior. Alaska Gardens abound. Fairbanks also has very long summer days. The shortest winter day of the year has less than three hours of sunlight, the longest never really ends, though officially it has over 21 hours.

Land Tour: Fairbanks
5/31/2017
5/31/2017

Fairbanks is the focal point for tiny villages scattered throughout the surrounding wilderness and a staging point for North Slope villages such as Barrow and the oil fields of Prudhoe Bay. Fairbanks is called "The Golden Heart of Alaska," a reference to the character of her people as much as to the location of Fairbanks in Alaska's interior, or to the discovery of gold in 1902. The Interior has temperatures ranging from 65 degrees below zero in the winter to 90 degrees above in the summer. Gardening is big in the Interior. Alaska Gardens abound. Fairbanks also has very long summer days. The shortest winter day of the year has less than three hours of sunlight, the longest never really ends, though officially it has over 21 hours.

Itinerary subject to change without notice. Please confirm itinerary at time of booking.

Rates are capacity controlled, subject to availability and change without notice.

Stateroom Description & Pricing Info

Inside Cruise Only Price  
N - Interior Stateroom $1149
MM - Interior Stateroom $1149
M - Interior Stateroom $1169
L - Interior Stateroom $1189
K - Interior Stateroom $1209
J - Interior Stateroom $1229
I - Interior Stateroom $1249
Obstructed View Cruise Only Price  
H - Oceanview Stateroom $1449
HH - Oceanview Stateroom $1449
G - Oceanview Stateroom $1479
Oceanview Cruise Only Price  
F - Oceanview Stateroom $1549
E - Oceanview Stateroom $1579
DD - Oceanview Stateroom $1609
D - Oceanview Stateroom $1639
C - Oceanview Stateroom $1669
Balcony Cruise Only Price  
VF - Verandah Stateroom $1749
VH - Verandah Stateroom $1749
VE - Verandah Stateroom $1779
VD - Verandah Stateroom $1809
VC - Verandah Stateroom $1839
VB - Verandah Stateroom $1869
VA - Verandah Stateroom $1899
Suite Cruise Only Price  
SY - Signature Suite $2449
SZ - Signature Suite $2449
SS - Signature Suite $2549
SC - Neptune Suite $3049
SB - Neptune Suite $3249
SA - Neptune Suite $3449
PS - Pinnacle Suite $5949

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Departure Date:
5/21/2017
Number of Nights
10
Cruise Inclusions:
  • 7-night cruise, meals and entertainment
  • 3-night/4-day Land Tour
Available Addons:

Pre or post cruise hotel stay.
Optional roundtrip airfare.

Remarks:

Prices are per person, based on double occupancy. Airfare, transfers, Taxes, Fees and Port Expenses additional.

All fares are quoted in US Dollars.

Offer ID:
1235574

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Company Info

Cruise Experts Travel, LTD.
2979 West 41st Avenue
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6N 3C8

(604) 737-8100
(800) 565-2784
 
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