11-night Denali Explorer Cruisetour #FB4

Cruise Line:
Princess Cruises®
Ship:
Golden Princess®
Destination:
Fairbanks/Vancouver
Departure Date:
5/8/2018
Length:
11
Offer ID:
1260386


Escape completely onboard Golden Princess, a brilliant ray of sunshine in any destination. Pamper yourself with a calming massage in the Lotus Spa® or de-stress as Serenity Stewards offer you refreshing beverages and light snacks in The Sanctuary®. You'll find a wide array of restful venues onboard, including the Piazza and Movies Under the Stars®, making Golden Princess a truly relaxed, rejuvenating retreat at sea.

FREE Stateroom Upgrade, FREE Gratuities, and $200 per Couple Shipboard Credit.

3 for Free Amenities Include: Free Stateroom Upgrade, Free Gratuities and Shipboard Credit that varies by sailing length. Plus, $100 per Person Reduced Deposit.

Please contact your travel consultant for more information.*

*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to availability, may not be combinable with certain fares or other amenity offers, is capacity controlled and may be withdrawn at any time.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
Land Tour: Fairbanks
5/8/2018
5/8/2018

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: Denali National Park
5/9/2018
5/9/2018

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: Denali National Park
5/10/2018
5/10/2018

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: Talkeetna
5/11/2018
5/11/2018

Talkeetna offers the traveler a look at the real Alaska as well as the best
view of Mt McKinley. Reached year round by car, railroad and airplane, it is
a unique town that has been almost untouched by commercialism. Mountain climbers
from all over the world leave from here to climb McKinley and add an international
flavor to the town during the summer months. Winter visits to the area are becoming
increasingly popular, offering dog sledding, Northern Lights viewing and snowmobiling.

Land Tour: Whittier
5/12/2018
5/12/2018

Whittier, a once-isolated town, is gateway to Prince William Sound. The city is a historical landmark, established by the U.S. Army during World War II. Less than 300 people reside in the town supporting the Alaska State Ferry, the Alaska Railroad, the Alaska Hydra Train, the military tank farm for aviation fuel, the Small Boat Harbor and tourism. See wildlife, waterfalls (watch Horse Tail Falls flow up!), and more! Hike Portage Pass Trail or head to Salmon Runs, beachcomb, bird watch and pick berries. Watersports include boating, sailing, kayaking, and scuba diving. Winter sports include snowshoeing, cross country skiing, and snowmobiling. Begich Towers contains 198 apartments and are 14 stories high. The Buckner Building known as "the city under the roof" was central to this isolated Army outpost. Private developers built the Whittier Manor for civilian employees or military personnel ineligible for other housing. This building has been turned into condominiums. Whittier Visitor’s Center is housed in a 1957 rail car, originally built for Union Pacific as a cafeteria.

Land Tour: Transfer to Ship
5/12/2018
5/12/2018

Depart to the cruise ship for embarkation on a trip of a lifetime!

Whittier
5/12/2018
5/12/2018 8:00:00 PM

Whittier, a once-isolated town, is gateway to Prince William Sound. The city is a historical landmark, established by the U.S. Army during World War II. Less than 300 people reside in the town supporting the Alaska State Ferry, the Alaska Railroad, the Alaska Hydra Train, the military tank farm for aviation fuel, the Small Boat Harbor and tourism. See wildlife, waterfalls (watch Horse Tail Falls flow up!), and more! Hike Portage Pass Trail or head to Salmon Runs, beachcomb, bird watch and pick berries. Watersports include boating, sailing, kayaking, and scuba diving. Winter sports include snowshoeing, cross country skiing, and snowmobiling. Begich Towers contains 198 apartments and are 14 stories high. The Buckner Building known as "the city under the roof" was central to this isolated Army outpost. Private developers built the Whittier Manor for civilian employees or military personnel ineligible for other housing. This building has been turned into condominiums. Whittier Visitor’s Center is housed in a 1957 rail car, originally built for Union Pacific as a cafeteria.

Hubbard Glacier
5/13/2018 3:00:00 PM
5/13/2018 8:00:00 PM

Seventy-five miles long and covering over 1,350 square miles in area, the Hubbard Glacier is the largest tidewater glacier in North America. It is also one of the most impressive, a 300-foot wall of ice rising sheer and jagged from the ocean. You may hear the rumble and see the monumental splash as the glacier breaks off in great ice chunks, known as "calves."

Glacier Bay
5/14/2018 9:00:00 AM
5/14/2018 7:00:00 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.

Skagway
5/15/2018 7:00:00 AM
5/15/2018 8:00:00 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.

Juneau
Suggested Private Excursion
5/16/2018 6:00:00 AM
5/16/2018 4:00:00 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: Channel Islands Kayak & Wildlife Experience (6.5 hours)

Ketchikan
5/17/2018 10:00:00 AM
5/17/2018 6:00:00 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.

At Sea
5/18/2018
5/18/2018

No information currently available.

Vancouver, B.C.
Suggested Private Excursion
5/19/2018 7:00:00 AM
5/19/2018

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 Vancouver's Ultimate City & Nature Tour - (6 hours)

Vancouver: Private Vancouver for the Kids - (6 hours)

Vancouver: Private Different faces of Vancouver (4-hours)

Vancouver: Stanley Park and Seaside Bking Adventure - (3-hours)

Vancouver Highlights Private Tour - 4 hours

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

Victoria Highlights Private Tour - 8 Hours

Vancouver Stanley Park Bicycle Tour - 3 hours

Best of Downtown Tour (Formerly Guilty Pleasures Gourmet Tour) - 3 hours

Granville Island Market Tour - 2 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  
IC - Interior Stateroom CALL
IE - Interior Stateroom CALL
IA - Interior Stateroom CALL
IB - Interior Stateroom CALL
ID - Interior Stateroom CALL
IF - Interior Stateroom CALL
Obstructed View Cruise Only Price  
OV - Oceanview Stateroom CALL
OY - Oceanview Stateroom CALL
OW - Oceanview Stateroom CALL
OZ - Oceanview Stateroom CALL
Porthole Cruise Only Price  
OE - Oceanview Stateroom CALL
Oceanview Cruise Only Price  
O5 - Premium Oceanview Stateroom CALL
OF - Oceanview Stateroom CALL
OC - Oceanview Stateroom CALL
Balcony Cruise Only Price  
B2 - Premium Balcony Stateroom CALL
B4 - Premium Balcony Stateroom CALL
BD - Balcony Stateroom CALL
BE - Balcony Stateroom CALL
BA - Balcony Stateroom CALL
BC - Balcony Stateroom CALL
BF - Balcony Stateroom CALL
BB - Balcony Stateroom CALL
Mini-Suite Cruise Only Price  
ME - Mini-Suite CALL
MB - Mini-Suite CALL
MA - Mini-Suite CALL
MD - Mini-Suite CALL
Suite Cruise Only Price  
S7 - Window Suite CALL
S6 - Vista Suite CALL
S5 - Premium Suite CALL
S4 - Penthouse Suite CALL
S3 - Penthouse Suite CALL
S2 - Owner's Suite CALL
S1 - Grand Suite CALL
S8 - Family Suite CALL

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Rates are cruise only, per person, based on double occupancy. Taxes, Fees and Port Expenses, transfers, and airfare (unless otherwise stated) additional for all guests. Rates are subject to availability and may change without notice. Restrictions may apply.

Departure Date:
5/8/2018
Number of Nights
11
Cruise Inclusions:
  • 4-night/5-day Land
  • 7-night Cruise
Available Addons:
Pre or post cruise hotel stay.
Optional roundtrip airfare.
Optional shore excursions.
Remarks:
Prices are per person, based on double occupancy. Airfare, transfers, Taxes, Fees and Port Expenses additional.

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Offer ID:
1260386

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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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