This classic round trip from Vancouver
cruises through the Inside Passage,
travelling up to Skagway in Alaska before
returning to Canada, past a backdrop
of snowy peaks and visiting historic
ports en route. Experience nature’s
awesome beauty as you pass immense
rocky headlands, waterfalls and calving
glaciers, with the chance to learn about
the area’s ancient native traditions and
history along the way.
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Board your Holland America Line cruise for your
7-night cruise. (D)
Cruise along the coast of British Columbia
and up to the Alaska Panhandle, passing rocky
headlands, cascading waterfalls and virgin
forests as you sail through the picturesque
Inside Passage. (B, L, D)
Cruise through Tracy Arm and see the imposing
Sawyer glacier before docking in the late
evening at Juneau, Alaska’s capital. Founded in
the gold-rush era of 1880, today the scenery
and fauna are the town’s treasures, with
wild mountains, fjords and glaciers. Optional
excursions include panning for gold, whale
watching and bear watching. (B, L, D)
Early morning arrival into Skagway, the
northernmost point of the Inside Passage.
Spend the day exploring, or join an optional
excursion such as learning about the Klondike
Gold Rush in a narrow-gauge rail car or travelling
into Canada’s Yukon province. (B, L, D)
In Glacier Bay vast chunks of ice can occasionally
be seen calving from the glacier into the sea.
Along one side of the bay is the Glacier National
Park, home to wolves, moose, grizzly and brown
bears, blacktailed-deer and lynx. (B, L, D)
Morning shore excursion to the town of
Ketchikan, where the ship will be anchored for
most of the day. Much of the town’s colourful
past is still in evidence, such as the world’s largest
collection of totem poles. A range of cultural-,
natural- and culinary-based optional excursions
are available. Alternatively, spend time exploring
the Tongass Historical Museum, the Totem Bight
State Park or Saxam Village before the ship
departs in the early evening. (B, L, D)
Cruise back through the Inside Passage, passing
Haida Gwaii (Queen Charlotte Islands) and
Vancouver Island. (B, L, D)
After breakfast, disembark in Vancouver and
begin onward arrangements.
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
Based in 5-star cruise
accommodation. Cabins are based on the
Availability is limited and
excursions must be booked direct with the cruise
line on a first-come, first-served basis. Please
ask your Cox & Kings tour consultant for further
International and internal
flights are not included with this itinerary. For
flight options and prices, please speak to your
Cox & Kings tour consultant.
When on board the cruise,
the transfers and excursions relevant to that cruise
are operated as a group with other passengers
who may or may not be Cox & Kings clients.
Cox & Kings is acting as
an agent on behalf of Holland America Line and
its cancellation conditions apply.
cruises from Vancouver, and 7-night cruises to
Holland America Line Cruises operate four
ships on the 7-night Inside Passage round
trip from Vancouver
Launched in 2006, the MS Noordam is the newest member of Holland America's renowned Vista Class ships, with a capacity for up to 1,924 guests and a crew of 800. Named after the northern compass point, she 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 maximises manoeuvrability.
Onboard dining options include the Vista Dining Room for five-course menus including continental cuisine, vegetarian and low-carb options; the Pinnacle Grill; Canaletto Italian restaurant; the Lido Restaurant; the Culinary Arts Center demonstration kitchen for gourmet presentations, tasting events and intimate cooking classes; and the Explorations Café serving hot drinks and with an extensive library. Other facilities include the Greenhouse Spa & Salon, a swimming pool, Vista Show...
Regional air connections are available from within the UK. Please contact your travel consultant for current prices from your nearest city.
We can also arrange flights from overseas, simply give us a call to find out more.
If you choose to take the tour without flights arranged through Cox & Kings, please contact one of our travel consultants prior to booking the flights to ensure that you are aware of the tour timings and all the implications of not booking through us. We strongly advise you not to book flights independently of Cox & Kings if significant charges would apply in case of cancellation.
Flight details may be subject to change prior to departure.
This tour can be booked / reserved online by clicking on one of the coloured links below.
HIP2016: 7 Nights