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 ship
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
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.
round-trip cruises from Vancouver, and 7-night
cruises to Seward (Alaska).
For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or
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HIP2019: 7 Nights
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