A deep discovery of Alaska, this vast and intriguing state is uncovered through its national parks, like Denali and Kenai Fjords, and towns like Fairbanks, Anchorage and Seward.
You'll enjoy Insider moments like… hiking in Denali National Park with its wild rivers and breathing in the fresh air, fragrant with wild flowers. Take in the secluded region with the glorious Mount Denali just on the horizon and view the magical valleys, with their moose, caribou, and grizzly bears among local wildlife.
Explore Anchorage's historic downtown district and view the scenic shores of Cook Inlet. Stop at a local sports fishing hatchery where over 6 million sport fish are hatched every year. Your local specialist will explain this complex process and its positive economic impact on the local communities. Visit the Alaska Native Heritage Center where you can walk along wooded paths past indigenous villages and meet with natives from different parts of the state. After some free time, join your newfound friends at a Farewell Dinner and toast to your Alaskan adventure.
Visit a wildlife rehabilitation center with a guide before embarking on a sightseeing cruise into the heart of Kenai Fjords National Park. Enjoy a lunch made of local, fresh ingredients while taking in the views of abundant wildlife and magnificent glaciers. Then, join your the Glacier Discovery Cruise with Holland America.
Admire the massive glaciers of College Fjord in Prince William Sound and keep your eyes open for abundant
wildlife and maybe even one of the 40-ton humpback whales that come to the waters of Alaska each summer.
Watch Glacier Bay National Park's immense glaciers, towering peaks and icy rivers and imagine what Alaska was like before the first humans arrived.
Haines—home to autumn's Alaska Bald Eagle Festival—lies alongside the longest fjord in America. Visit
galleries offering traditional Tlingit art in the quaint downtown.
Stroll Juneau's picturesque streets, stopping in eclectic shops and saloons from the Gold Rush era. Perhaps
embark on an optional trip on the Mount Roberts Tramway for exhilarating views of the harbour and nearby
Check out the world's largest collection of standing totem poles, intricately carved with native designs.
Perhaps take an optional guided tour through town or a float plane flightseeing trip.
Revel in the scenery as you slowly glide past a maze of bays, glacier-carved fjords and waterways protected
from the open sea by rugged, isolated islands.
Sail into Vancouver Harbour early this morning. After disembarking, take your transfer to Vancouver International Airport or to the Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel if you wish to extend your stay.
|Depart Date||Return Date||Price||Discount||Availability||Price|
|14 May 18||27 May 18||$4,415$4,136pp||Early PaymentPay by Jan 11||Request Quote Book Now|
|21 May 18||3 Jun 18||$4,585$4,290pp||Early PaymentPay by Jan 11||Request Quote Book Now|
|4 Jun 18||17 Jun 18||$4,815$4,518pp||Early PaymentPay by Jan 11||Request Quote Book Now|
|11 Jun 18||24 Jun 18||$4,885$4,588pp||Early PaymentPay by Jan 11||Request Quote Book Now|
|2 Jul 18||15 Jul 18||$5,015$4,718pp||Early PaymentPay by Jan 11||Request Quote Book Now|
|9 Jul 18||22 Jul 18||$5,015$4,718pp||Early PaymentPay by Jan 11||Request Quote Book Now|
|16 Jul 18||29 Jul 18||$5,015$4,718pp||Early PaymentPay by Jan 11||Request Quote Book Now|
|6 Aug 18||19 Aug 18||$5,015$4,718pp||Early PaymentPay by Jan 11||Request Quote Book Now|
|20 Aug 18||2 Sep 18||$4,815$4,518pp||Early PaymentPay by Jan 11||Request Quote Book Now|
|27 Aug 18||9 Sep 18||$4,815$4,518pp||Early PaymentPay by Jan 11||Request Quote Book Now|
|3 Sep 18||16 Sep 18||$4,785$4,490pp||Early PaymentPay by Jan 11||Request Quote Book Now|
ms Noordam : This departure features Holland America Line's ms Noordam.
ms Westerdam : This departure features Holland America Line's ms Westerdam.
Price is per person and is based on two people sharing a twin bedded room. Single rooms are available at a supplement.
Single Room Supplement: from $2,195.
Guaranteed Room Share is not available on this trip or cruise.
Single and triple cruise staterooms are on request basis only.
Gratuities: Option to pre-pay gratuities for Travel Director and Driver $85 per person.
Early Payment Discount: Pay in full to save the amount listed above. For details, click here.
AARP Members are entitled to an exclusive Member Benefit Discount on all Grand European Travel vacations. Plus receive a free travel gift! Call Toll Free: 1-866-847-3858 for details.
Past Travelers: Save an additional 5% off the Land Only price of the vacation.
7 nights' accommodations, 7 full breakfasts, 1 lunch, 3 dinners.
At the end of your guided vacation, it’s customary to offer your motor coach driver and Travel Director a gratuity. We recommend $4-5 per person/per day for your driver and $6-7 per person/per day for your Travel Director. Recommended gratuity for a Local Host and Local Specialist is 1-2 dollars per person, paid at the conclusion of each guided visit. A convenient option is to prepay your tips before your departure.
Baggage on our trips is restricted to one large suitcase per person with dimensions not exceeding 30x19x10 inches and a maximum weight of 50 pounds. You are also permitted one piece of hand luggage, which should be small enough to fit under your coach seat or on the small overhead shelf compartment. Please note that luggage with an adjustable handle and wheels will not fit in the overhead compartment of the coach. Hotel porterage is included in your vacation.
You will need to be comfortable on your feet, walking and standing for up to three hours in various weather conditions. All of our vacations involve walking, often on cobblestone and uneven surfaces in historic city centers. In order to get the most out of your vacation you need to be able to comfortably walk 1-3 miles unassisted in one day, be in good condition and be able to keep pace with the group.
If you need any medications, it is important that you bring enough to last you the whole trip and keep them in your carry-on bag while you travel.
We highly recommend our optional Travel Protection Plan, which allows you to cancel for any reason up to 48 hours before departure. The plan also includes trip interruption, baggage loss or delay, and medical and emergency assistance. Click here for a summary of coverage details, terms and conditions.
Optional Experiences are subject to change. Your Travel Director will supply you with a final list of Optional Experiences available on your trip. Optional Experiences cannot be booked online; they can be purchased during your trip through your Travel Director.
Adult Price: $263.00 | Child Price: $263.00
"Fly over a Glacier! Take a Knik Glacier tour and experience a glacier and wildlife adventure. Soar over towering Knik Glacier - At 25 miles long and 5 miles wide, Knik Glacier is one of Southcentral Alaska’s biggest and most spectacular glaciers. "
Adult Price: $165.00 | Child Price: $165.00
"A trip inside Denali National Park! The number one reason for visiting Denali! Go deep into Denali National Park and search for moose, bear, wolves, caribou, and Dall sheep amongst a spectacular backdrop of valleys and mountains. This tour is led by experienced driver guides, who provide narrative on the many critters that call Denali home. With tales of Mt. Denali and breathtaking photographic opportunities, this is one tour not to miss. Includes a small box snack and beverage. "
Adult Price: $59.00 | Child Price: $59.00
"Visit with an Iditarod Champion! Step back from the crowds and join an intimate group for a personal tour of the homestead kennel of four-time Iditarod Champion Jeff King. Meet champion sled dogs, visit with puppies and see summer training in action. Two and a half-hour narrated kennel tour. "
Adult Price: $92.00 | Child Price: $92.00
"Enjoy a scenic trip or wild canyon run on the Nenana River! Each trip is approximately three hours with a total of two hours on the water. The scenic Wilderness Run is perfect for the family and travels 13 miles through the Alaska wilderness. Perfect for the beginning rafter! The Canyon Run is an exciting whitewater adventure with Class III and IV rapids. This is one ride where you might get wet! "
Adult Price: $375.00 | Child Price: $375.00
"Get an up close view of Mt. Denali, the Great One! Enjoy a helicopter thrill as you soar high above the land and view wildlife, alpine glaciers, the Alaska Range and Mt. Denali from afar. (Weather dependent). This tour is highly recommendable for our “once in a lifetime” adventurers. "
Adult Price: $525.00 | Child Price: $525.00
"Get an up close view of Mt. Denali, the Great One! Enjoy a helicopter thrill as you soar high above the land and view wildlife, alpine glaciers, the Alaska Range and Mt. Denali from afar. (Weather dependent). This tour is highly recommendable for our “once in a lifetime” adventurers. Denali Glacier Expedition (50 minute flight time with 15-20 minutes on the glacier) "
Adult Price: $560.00 | Child Price: $560.00
"Get an up close view of Mt. Denali, the Great One! Enjoy a helicopter thrill as you soar high above the land and view wildlife, alpine glaciers, the Alaska Range and Mt. Denali from afar. (Weather dependent). This tour is highly recommendable for our “once in a lifetime” adventurers. Heli-Hiking Adventure (15 minute flight with 3 hour hike) "
Adult Price: $405.00 | Child Price: $405.00
"Travel like the Bush pilots of Alaska! Enjoy a 60-70 minute fixed wing flightseeing journey following the Alaska Range out to about one mile from Mt. Denali (Weather dependent). "
Adult Price: $110.00 | Child Price: $110.00
"Go for a hike! Take an interpretive, guided walk in the Denali area with a naturalist guide who will point out the landmarks and talk about the amazing geology and glacial history of this part of the world. Walk through boreal forests and discover how plants and animals have adapted to the extreme sub-arctic environment. Walk in the footsteps of animals, and gain a new appreciation for this far north landscape. "
Adult Price: $175.00 | Child Price: $175.00
"Fly Fish in Alaska! Experienced or beginner; you will fish for Arctic Grayling on lakes in the heart of the Alaska Range. The catch and release fly fishing package offers half day opportunities with no experience necessary. This personalized and fully outfitted trip includes gear, guide, equipment, and transportation. Fishing License additional. "
Adult Price: $75.00 | Child Price: $75.00
Learn about the lifestyle of Seward’s own Iditarod racing family and see what it takes to prepare musher and sled dogs for the world’s most demanding race. Tour the racing kennels, cuddle puppies, and climb aboard a comfortable custom wheeled sled for a thrilling two-mile sled ride from the Seavey Homestead to the base of Resurrection Mountain.
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