Tour the highlights of Alaska by land and by sea. Cruise through the Inside Passage from Vancouver to Alaska, passing wild coastlines and isolated communities. Disembark in Alaska to explore Denali National Park’s remarkable scenery and gold rush era history in Fairbanks.
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On arrival, transfer to the Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel for a 1-night stay. (N)
This afternoon, board your Holland America Line cruise ship and begin a 7-night cruise. (B, D)
Today will be spent sailing along the icy waters of the Inside Passage. Relax on board as you pass dramatic rocky headlands and move along the British Columbian coast. (B, L, D)
Arrive in the salmon capital of the world and enjoy a day at leisure to explore. Join a walking tour of the town or learn about the Tlingit culture at the Saxman Native Village (payable locally). (B, L, D)
Alaska’s capital is located in the Gastineau Channel with the Juneau icefield to the north. Venture into town to browse the shops and art galleries, or take an optional excursion to sample a traditional salmon bake (payable locally). (B, L, D)
Stop at Skagway, the northernmost point of the Inside Passage with an interesting gold-rush era history. (B, L, D)
Wake up this morning to the sights of Glacier Bay National Park with its wild coastlines and sheltered fjords. During the day local rangers will come on board to discuss the wildlife and geology of this fascinating region. (B, L, D)
Full-day cruising in the Gulf of Alaska with plenty of opportunities to enjoy the scenery. (B, L, D)
Disembark this morning in Seward. Continue to the Alaska Conservation Centre to see native wildlife up close. Afterwards carry on to Anchorage and stay overnight at Anchorage Hotel. (B)
Travel by train to Denali National Park, home to Denali (Mount McKinley), the highest mountain in North America. Stay at the Mckinley Chalet Resort (or similar) for 2 nights. (B, D)
Guided tour deep into the wilderness of Denali National Park and discover why conservation is of such importance to this area. (B)
Journey to Fairbanks and board a traditional sternwheeler (riverboat) for a leisurely cruise along the Chena river. Enjoy a farewell dinner with the rest of the group and taste a traditional salmon bake. Stay 1 night at the Westmark Fairbanks Hotel (or similar). (B, L, D)
After breakfast, continue with onward travel arrangements. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
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 information.
Please note this tour is operated by Travelmarvel by APT. The itinerary and departure dates are provisional and subject to change. For more information, please speak to your Cox & Kings tour consultant.
International and internal flights are not included with this itinerary.
Cox & Kings is acting as an agent on behalf of APT and its cancellation conditions will apply. Please contact Cox & Kings for details.
Please speak to your consultant should you wish to arrange ground services in Canada prior to to the tour.
This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.
can be taken privately on a date that suits
you, for which guideline prices are shown.
Alternatively, it can be tailored to your exact
requirements. Please call 020 3930 5094 or email Info@CoxandKings.co.uk.
The Denali Bluffs Hotel offers comfortable hotel accommodation. The main hotel building and some rooms overlook the Nenana river canyon. Each of the 112 rooms is equipped with a king or two double beds with private bathroom, television, wireless internet access, and a coffee maker. Hotel facilities include the Mountaineer Bar and Grill, open for breakfast and dinner, and a gift...
Taking a maximum of 1,916 guests, the MS Oosterdam features spacious staterooms with private verandas, an Asian-themed spa, indoor and outdoor pools and deck areas for relaxation.
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, the Vista Show Lounge, the Digital Workshop hosted by Microsoft-trained 'techsperts', the Crow's Nest nightclub, and a children's club. Internet access is available during the cruise in certain hotspots. There is an onboard charge for this...
The SpringHill Suites Fairbanks are located next to the Chena river in the downtown area. Each of the 140 suites features a separate area for sleeping, a kitchenette with mini-fridge, wet bar and microwave, and a flexible workspace with ergonomic chair. The Lavelle's Bistro is open for dinner, or take the complimentary shuttle service into town where there are more options. For those staying in late summer when there is a chance to catch a glimpse of the northern nights, wake-up calls are available. There is also a fitness room and swimming...
Located on the south side of Mount McKinley, Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge is just a 10-minute drive from the town centre. The property has 211 spacious rooms set in several lodge buildings. Each room has coffee-making facilities, a satellite television and mountain or forest views. The lodge has a cafe, lounge and restaurant serving traditional Alaskan...
Set against the backdrop of the North Shore mountains, The Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel has a waterfront location just 10 minutes' walk from the city centre. Spacious guestrooms and suites offer plush bedding and flatscreen television, with views of either downtown Vancouver, Coal Harbour or the mountains. Hotel facilities include a restaurant, business centre, health club and indoor lap...
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.
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