14-day Premium Alaska Land Tour and Inside Passage Cruise
This wonderful 14 day/13 night escorted coach tour of Alaska with APTouring includes a fabulous 7 night Holland America Lines Cruise through the Inside Passage to Alaska. APTouring’s Travelmarvel service provides most meals, tips, gratuities, transfers and excursions included, there’s nothing for you to do but relax and enjoy the stunning scenery, wildlife and culture on this relaxing tour of Alaska and the Inside Passage.
Day 1. Arrive Vancouver Day 2. Vancouver, Inside Passage Cruise Day 3. Inside Passage cruising Day 4. Ketchikan Day 5. Tracy Arm, Juneau Day 6. Skagway Day 7. Glacier Bay Day 8. Inside Passage cruising Day 9. Anchorage, Talkeetna Day 10. Talkeetna, Denali National Park Day 11. Denali National Park Day 12. Denali National Park, Fairbanks Day 13. Fairbanks Day 14. Depart Fairbanks
PREMIUM INCLUSIONS-EXCEPTIONAL VALUE
YOUR HOLIDAY PRICE INCLUDES
√ Arrival and departure airport transfers in Vancouver & Fairbanks.
√ Dedicated services of the same professional Canadian APT Travelmarvel Tour Director and driver for the entire land component of the tour, plus a cruise escort.
√ The additional services of expert local guides in select locations.
√ All sightseeing, excursions and entrance fees as per the itinerary.
√ Tipping for your Tour Director, driver and local guides, plus hotel, restaurant and cruise staff.
INSIDE PASSAGE CRUISE EXPERIENCE
√ Seven night Inside Passage cruise in a Inside Stateroom aboard a Holland America Line ship.
√ Enjoy three gourmet meals a day on your Inside Passage cruise.
√ Meet an authentic Alaskan Bush pilot at their Lake Hood hangar.
√ Visit award-winning sled dogs and learn about the fascinating Alaska Iditarod race.
√ Enjoy an authentic salmon bake in Fairbanks for your Farewell Dinner.
√ Visit the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center to see native wildlife up close.
√ Discover the historic and charming village of Talkeetna.
√ Explore Denali National Park on a full-day Tundra Wilderness tour.
√ Visit the Santa Clause House
√ Premium accommodation in Vancouver, Talkeetna, Denali National Park and Fairbanks.
QUALITY DINING – INCLUDING 27 MEALS
√ 13 breakfasts (B), 6 Lunches (L), and 8 Dinners (D)
Day 1. Depart London, Arrive Vancouver. On arrival, be met by a Travelmarvel representative and transferred to your hotel. Stay: Vancouver, Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel
Day 2. Vancouver, Embark Inside Passage Cruise. After breakfast, enjoy the remainder of the morning at leisure before boarding your ship for your magical seven-night Inside Passage Cruise. Settle in to your stateroom before enjoying dinner on board.
Stay: Seven Nights: Holland America Line ship, Inside Stateroom. Daily Meals Included: BD
Day 3. Inside Passage. Enjoy a full day at sea as your journey begins along coastal British Columbia and the Alaska Panhandle. Relax and absorb the incredible scenery as your ship wends its way past dramatic rocky headlands and glides over the icy waters. Daily Meals Included: BLD
Day 4. Ketchikan. Arrive in Ketchikan, the salmon capital of the world. After breakfast, disembark and enjoy time to explore the town’s many attractions, including the colourful houses built over the water, at your leisure. Re-board your ship this afternoon and travel towards Alaska’s capital city of Juneau. Daily Meals Included: BLD
Day 5. Tracy Arm, Juneau. Today, arrive in Juneau. Spend some time to take in the lush terrain or perhaps make your way to the town and visit the rustic shops. Alternatively, you may like to experience a dog sled ride, sample salmon baked over a fire or pan for gold (all at own expense). Daily Meals Included: BLD
Day 6. Skagway. Today, dock at Skagway. While you’re here, you may like to explore. Alternatively, discover gold prospecting or view some of the local wildlife (own expense). Daily Meals Included: BLD
Day 7. Glacier Bay. Wake to the breathtaking sight of Glacier Bay National Park this morning. As you cruise through the national park, it is easy to see why the area has received World Heritage status. Today, local rangers will join you on board to explain the geological wonders and diverse wildlife of the region. Daily Meals Included: BLD
Day 8. Cruise the Inside Passage. Relax and absorb the incredible scenery today as your premium ship cruises the Gulf of Alaska. Daily Meals Included: BLD
Day 9. Anchorage, Talkeetna. Disembark your ship and board your coach to the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center. Like a Local – visit an Alaskan Bush Pilot at Lake Hood. Stop off in Anchorage for lunch and free time before travelling to Talkeetna.
Stay: Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge. Daily Meals Included: B
Day 10. Talkeetna, Denali National Park. Like a Local – meet the sled dogs of an Iditarod Musher. Continue travelling to explore the beautiful wilderness of Denali National Park. Stay: Two Nights: Denali National Park, Denali Park Resorts or similar Daily Meals Included: B
Day 11. Denali National Park. Travel into the heart of Denali National Park’s wilderness during a unique tour led by a local. Daily Meals Included: B
Day 12. Denali National Park, Fairbanks. Journey to Fairbanks and learn about the gold rush that affected Alaska’s interior. Later, visit the Trans Alaska Pipeline, then travel to North Pole to see the Santa Claus House. Tonight, perhaps embark on an optional Arctic Circle Flight. Stay: Two Nights: Fairbanks, SpringHill Suites or similar. Daily Meals Included: B
Day 13. Fairbanks. Take a leisurely cruise on the Chena River aboard a sternwheeler. A Taste of Alaska – tonight, enjoy an authentic salmon bake as your memorable Farewell Dinner. Daily Meals Included: BD
Day 14. Depart Fairbanks. Your tour concludes after breakfast with a transfer to the airport for your return flight. Daily Meals Included: B
14 Day/13 night Land/Cruise URA14 2016
Tour prices in £’s per person based
on two adults sharing a double room
14 May 2315 28 May 2555 04 Jun 2595 25 Jun 2675 23 Jul; 13 Aug 2755 27 Aug 2675 Prices include:
13-nights hotel/cruise accommodation, 27 meals, escorted coach tour transportation, transfers, 7-night Inside Passage Cruise with Holland America, Inside Stateroom, port charges, excursions as per the itinerary, driver and local guide tipping and the services of a professional tour directory.
Cruise upgrades are possible – please enquire at the time of booking.
Just America will be pleased to assist with transatlantic flights, additional pre and post tour accommodation and onward travel to other destinations within North America. Call Just America for tour availability on 01489 892329 or email firstname.lastname@example.org