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, inhabited by wolves, moose, grizzly and brown bears, black-tailed deer and lynx. (B, L, D)
Morning cruise 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 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.
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.
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.
14-night roundtrip cruises from Vancouver, and 7-night cruises to Seward (Alaska).
Featuring some of the most luxurious
accommodation throughout the tour. Prices are
based on the standard category, unless indicated
For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call 020 3930 5094 or email Info@CoxandKings.co.uk.
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