12 Day Classic Alaska with 7 Day Cruise

A 12-Day Gate 1 tour starting from $2,249

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Tour Length: 12 Days
Countries Visited: United States
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Tour Type:
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Tour Category: Partially Escorted
Tour Operator: Gate 1
Tour Code: NOCL-US-12DAKGB-PKG-17
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  • Flights Seattle-Vancouver, Fairbanks-Seattle
    Other departure cities available. Click on date of departure for selection and prices
  • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
  • 11 nights accommodations
  • 7 nights Norwegian Sun, Norwegian Cruise Line®
  • 1 night Talkeetna
  • 1 night Denali
  • 2 nights Fairbanks
  • 26 meals: 11 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 9 dinners
  • Hotel & cruise porterage
  • All transfers
  • Rail service from Denali National Park to Fairbanks
  • Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach (Days 8-11)
  • Services of English-speaking tour manager (Days 8-11)
  • Entrance fees per itinerary (Days 8-11)
  • Visit the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center providing refuge for orphaned animals
  • Enjoy a magnificent day in Denali National Park on the Tundra Wilderness Tour
  • Board the Deluxe Dome service, for a scenic journey from Denali National Park to Fairbanks
  • In Fairbanks, view the trans-Alaska oil pipeline that traverses nearly 800 miles
  • Cruise on an authentic Alaskan sternwheeler along the Chena and Tanana Rivers
  • Norwegian Cruise Line® Complimentary & Specialty Restaurants
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*Not Included:
Norwegian Cruise Line Government Taxes, Port Expenses & Fees, optional tours, shore excursions and gratuities.

Norwegian Cruise Line® reserves the right to charge a fuel supplement without prior notice should the closing price of West Texas Intermediate Fuel increase above US $65 per barrel on the NYMEX (New York Mercantile Exchange Index). In the event a fuel supplement is charged, such supplementary charges are not included in the cruise fare. The fuel supplement charge will not exceed US $10.00 per passenger per day.


Additional Information:
Land only price does not include arrival/departure transfers.

Passengers embarking to the ship should select flights that arrive earlier than 12 pm.

Reservations may only be completed for one cabin. Customers requiring multiple cabins will require one reservation per cabin.

Shore excursions may be booked in advance online or by phone with Norwegian Cruise Line®. Alternatively, tours can be purchased onboard and are subject to advance booking restrictions and availability.

Click here for Ports of Call information.

While sailing with Norwegian Cruise Line®, passengers are subject to the cruise line’s Terms & Conditions which can be viewed at: Norwegian Cruise Line’s Guest Ticket Contract


Accommodation Details:
Triple rooms consist of two double/queen beds for three persons; where available, a fee may be charged by the hotel for the addition of a cot/rollaway.

 
 

DAY 1, Monday - Arrive in Vancouver, Embark Cruise
Arrive in Vancouver and transfer to the cruise port for embarkation. Set sail this afternoon at 4:00 pm
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Dinner

DAY 2, Tuesday - Sailing the Inside Passage
Enjoy a day at sea aboard the ship as you cruise Alaska's Inside Passage. Keep an eye out for wildlife such as Orca whales and bald eagles. Humpback whales are often seen breaching by the ship, sometimes even lifting their whole bodies out of the water in a spectacular acrobatic display
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 3, Wednesday - Full Day in Ketchikan
This morning, arrive in Ketchikan, Alaska at 7:00 am. Built out over the water and climbing weathered stairways, Ketchikan clings to the shores of Tongass. Besides the main attractions which include Creek Street, the Tongass Historical Museum, Totem Bight State Park and Saxman Village, try a flightseeing trip to breathtaking Misty Fjords National Monument, an adventure not to be missed. These deep water fjords left by retreating glaciers left granite cliffs towering thousands of feet above the sea and countless waterfalls cascading into placid waters. Set sail this afternoon at 4:00 pm
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 4, Thursday - Full Day in Juneau
This morning, dock at Juneau, Alaska at 11:00 am. Located at the foot of grand mountain peaks on the Gastineau Channel, the town of Juneau has the massive Mendenhall Glacier and the immense Juneau Ice fields at its back door. Juneau is the place to let your imagination run wild. Explore the lush Tongass National Forest, visit the rustic shops in town, or get out and kayak, dogsled, raft, hike, or whale watch. Set sail this evening at 9:00 pm
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 5, Friday - Full Day in Skagway
Arrive in Skagway, Alaska at 8:00 am. This city was originally founded by hopeful adventurers looking for gold, but today the city is the perfect jumping off point for a hike or horseback ride. The Yukon railroad offers scenic rides through the countryside, and the Chilkat Glacier system offers the opportunity for an up close and personal view of icebergs. Set sail at 8:00 pm
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 6, Saturday - Cruising Glacier Bay
Today cruise through Glacier Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and national park protecting a unique ecosystem of plants and animals living within an ever-changing glacial landscape. Watch as huge chunks of ice split off glaciers and crash into the sea, splashing water high into the air and thundering for miles around
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 7, Sunday - Cruising Hubbard Glacier
Enjoy a day at sea while you cruise to the Hubbard Glacier, the longest river of ice in North America and one of the most active glaciers of its kind in Alaska. With 1,350 square miles of translucent blue ice, the Hubbard Glacier offers breathtaking views from the comfort of the ship
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 8, Monday - Disembark Cruise, Travel to Talkeetna
This morning, disembark the ship in the Alaskan port of Seward. Meet your Tour Manager and begin an orientation tour of this coastal city. Continue to the magnificent 200-acre Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center set on the shores of Turnagain Arm. The center’s mission is to provide refuge for orphaned, injured and ill animals that cannot survive alone in the wild and to educate visitors about Alaskan wildlife. Travel to quaint Talkeetna, nestled at the base of Denali.  This evening, enjoy a Welcome Dinner and briefing by your tour manager
Overnight: Talkeetna
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 9, Tuesday - Travel to Denali
Early morning transfer to Denali National Park. Upon arrival, enjoy time at leisure to explore Denali National Park
Overnight: Denali
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 10, Wednesday - Tundra Wilderness Tour in Denali National Park, Travel to Fairbanks
Awake in Denali National Park, a vast region of unspoiled beauty, home to awe-inspiring Denali, the highest peak in North America. Today’s Tundra Wilderness tour takes you through the National Park, and if the weather is clear, you'll see Denali. During the early part of the trip, keep a sharp lookout for the most impressive animal in the park - the Alaskan moose, largest in the world, weighing up to 1600 pounds. As you travel over mountain passes, the highest points offer expansive views of the Alaska Range on the horizon. While glaciers cover one-sixth of the park, the sub-arctic wilderness also supports over 650 species of colorful flowering plants. After, continue to the railway station to board the Deluxe Dome rail for the journey to Fairbanks
Overnight: Fairbanks
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 11, Thursday - City Tour of Fairbanks, Cruise on the Chena & Tanana Rivers
This morning, enjoy an orientation tour including the 48-inch wide trans-Alaska oil pipeline that traverses nearly 800 miles of frozen tundra, forests, rivers and rugged mountain ranges. In the afternoon, enjoy a cruise on an authentic Alaskan sternwheeler that takes you into the heart of Alaska along the Chena and Tanana Rivers. Experience the area's history and beauty first-hand with a guided walking tour of an Athabascan Indian village. This evening, a Farewell Dinner with your Tour Manager and newfound friends
Overnight: Fairbanks
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 12, Friday - Return Home
Transfer to the airport for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

 
         
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Documents
TRAVEL DOCUMENTS: Necessary Travel Documents such as Passports and Visas is the responsibility of the traveler. Passports must be valid six months from your return travel date.

 

Norwegian Sun
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Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge
This tourist class lodge has breathtaking views of Mount McKinley and the Alaska Range.

Denali Park Village
This tourist class lodge is situated nearby the Nenana River.

Bear Lodge
This tourist class hotel is located nearby the Creamer's Field Migratory Waterfowl Refuge.

 

 
 

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