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Alaska & Glacier Bay Cruise

Departs: 7/27/2018 Returns: 8/9/2018

14 Day Land & Cruise Experience | All Airfare Included

Experience Alaska's natural wonders and fascinating sights on this exciting land and cruise vacation.
White Pass & Yukon Route Scenic Railway Train winding through Alaska Mountains
Alaska wildlife, dall sheep, moose bull, and grizzly bear cub
Holland America's ms Volendam cruise ship sailing through Glacier Bay wth guests relaxing on deck
Holiday Vacations guests panning for gold at Gold Dredge 8 in Fairbanks Alaska with costumed guide

Daily Itinerary Items

Day 1 : Fly to Anchorage
We begin our tour enjoying two nights in downtown Anchorage.


Day 2 : Alaskan Scenery
We begin our day traveling along fjord-like Turnagain Arm, on one of the most beautiful stretches of highway in Alaska. Enjoy picture postcard views as we head for the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, a sanctuary dedicated to preserving Alaska's wildlife. Enjoy a special Welcome Lunch and tram ride at Alyeska Resort nestled in the Chugach Mountains. Watch for eagles and moose as we return to Anchorage to enjoy time at your leisure. L


Day 3 : The Iditarod Trail
A scenic morning drive takes us to Wasilla in the Matanuska Valley, an agricultural and supply center for Alaska’s remote interior. At the Iditarod Trail Headquarters, we learn about extraordinary sled dogs and the famous Anchorage-to-Nome race. En route to a Denali Park Lodge, we watch for views of Denali. L


Day 4 : Denali National Park & Preserve
Today we join a naturalist guide for a thrilling journey into the tundra of Denali National Park & Preserve. At six million acres, it is one of the largest unspoiled regions in the world. Watch for grizzly bear, moose, caribou, and Dall sheep. Later, we cross the Alaska Range, with sweeping vistas of untouched wilderness. Upon arrival in Fairbanks, we dine at the famed Alaska Salmon Bake, a true Alaska experience. B,D


Day 5 : Fairbanks
Today we’re introduced to Fairbanks’ history as we trace its development from the gold rush to the discovery of "Black Gold." Get a glimpse of the famed Trans-Alaska Pipeline. At Gold Dredge 8, we learn to pan for gold and keep what we find! Enjoy an all-you-can-eat lunch at Steamboat Landing. We board the Riverboat Discovery sternwheeler for a narrated excursion on the Chena River and go ashore at a recreated Athabascan Indian camp. The evening is at our leisure in Fairbanks. B,L


Day 6 : The Alaska Highway
Following a delicious included breakfast, depart Fairbanks and relive childhood wonderment during a stop at the Santa Claus House in North Pole, Alaska. We travel
the Alaska Highway which was originally built as a military supply road during World War II and now links Alaska to Canada. Tonight’s accommodations are in Tok. B,D


Day 7 : Yukon Territory
Today we traverse the spectacular Yukon Territory, an untouched region of astounding beauty. We enjoy views of the crystal-clear waters of Kluane Lake and stop at Kluane National Park Visitors Center to learn more about this preserved area. We arrive in Whitehorse, the Yukon’s capital for a two night stay. B


Day 8 : Whitehorse
Enjoy a leisurely start to your day before learning about inhabitants of this region during the last Ice Age while visiting the Yukon Berengia Interpretive Center. Later, explore the role of transportation in the development of the Yukon Territory; from aviation to the building of the Alaska Highway. The Yukon Transportation Museum presents that story. The balance of the day is open for independent pursuits. L


Day 9 : Scenic Rail & ms Volendam
Spectacular views of mountains, valleys and waterfalls abound during a scenic train excursion on the White Pass & Yukon Route Railway. This historic route follows the path of the Klondike gold seekers. We arrive in Skagway and embark on the ms Volendam for our four night cruise. The ship stays docked in Skagway into the evening allowing you to go ashore and explore this authentic 1890’s gold rush boomtown. B,L,D


Day 10 : Glacier Bay Cruise
Enjoy front-row seats for one of nature’s most breathtaking sights, Glacier Bay! Our mid-sized ship maneuvers easily along these pristine shores for close views of glaciers, lush forests, and mountains. A National Park Ranger provides insight into this corner of Alaska. Watch for glacial ice to calve, or break off, crashing into the sea. B,L,D


Day 11 : Ketchikan
Call on Ketchikan today, the Salmon Fishing Capital of the World. This charming port is a cultural hub and has a colorful history. Browse the shops and galleries along Creek Street or schedule an optional excursion offered by Holland America. B,L,D


Day 12 : The Inside Passage
Snow-capped mountains, lush forests, and hundreds of islands and coastal inlets mark our progress through an astonishing fjord-like waterway today. We trace the southeastern hook of Alaska and Canada's Pacific Coast and witness firsthand how this vital ocean route still links communities today. B,L,D


Day 13 : Vancouver to Seattle
Disembark in Vancouver, British Columbia and enjoy a scenic drive to Seattle, "The Emerald City." Tonight we toast our amazing journey at a Holiday Vacations Farewell Dinner. B,D


Day 14 : Fly Home
We fly home with great memories.


B - Breakfast; CB - Continental Breakfast; L - Lunch; D - Dinner; T - Tea

Additional Tour Information

Your Holiday Vacations Experience Includes
All airfare, taxes & fuel surcharges
All cruise port charges, government fees, taxes & fuel surcharges (minimum value of $532 per person)
• Holiday Vacations Tour Director
• Motorcoach and professional Driver
• Baggage handling at hotels
$100 travel voucher for a future Holiday Vacations tour


24 Excellent Meals Featuring
• Welcome Lunch at the Alyeska Resort
• Dinner at the Alaska Salmon Bake
• Lunch at Steamboat Landing
• Holiday Vacations Farewell Dinner


Exclusive Cruise Ship Benefits
• 4 nights aboard the ms Volendam with oceanview stateroom
• All meals aboard the ship with As You Wish Dining
• Included Shore Excursion: White Pass & Yukon Route Scenic Railway (minimum value of $125 per person)
• Ports of Call: 
  Skagway, Alaska
  Ketchikan, Alaska
  Vancouver, British Columbia


All Accommodations Featuring
2 nights at The Anchorage Hilton
1 night near Denali National Park
2 nights in Fairbanks


Attractions & Highlights
• Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center
• Alyeska's Aerial Tram
• Iditarod Trail Headquarters
• Denali National Park Tundra Tour
• Trans-Alaska oil pipeline
• Gold Dredge 8
• Riverboat Discovery
• Santa Claus House
• Kluane National Park & Preserve
• Yukon Berengia Interpretive Center
• Yukon Transportation Museum
• Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve


Highest Elevation: 3,895 feet.

Tour Pricing

Category - Occupancy Price (Per Person)
Airport Oceanview - Double $5999
Airport Oceanview - Triple $5849
Airport Oceanview - Single $7699

Final Payment Date: 4/24/2018

Guaranteed Airport Departure Cities

All tour prices include airfare from the guaranteed airports listed below. Additional cities, including flights from states not listed, are availible on request. Additional fees may apply. for more information, please call 1-800-826-2266 and one of our friendly Tour Consultants will be happy to assist.


TSA'S SECURE FLIGHT PROGRAM

The requirement to collect your date of birth, gender and full name as it appears on the government issued photo identification you will use on your tour is federally mandated by the Transportation Security Administration. TSA's privacy policy as well as additional details can be found at www.tsa.gov using the keywords Secure Flight.


Alabama

Birmingham

Arizona

Phoenix

Arkansas

Little Rock, Fayetteville

California

Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego, San Francisco

Colorado

Denver

Connecticut

Hartford

District of Columbia

Washington D.C.

Florida

Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Jacksonvillle, Orlando, Tallahassee, Tampa/St. Petersburg, West Palm Beach

Georgia

Atlanta

Idaho

Boise

Illinois

Chicago, Moline/Quad Cities

Indiana

Indianapolis, Evansville, Fort Wayne, South Bend

Iowa

Des Moines, Cedar Rapids

Kansas

Wichita

Kentucky

Louisville, Lexington

Louisiana

New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Lafayette, Shreveport

Maryland

Baltimore

Massachusetts

Boston

Michigan

Detroit, Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, Lansing, Saginaw

Minnesota

Duluth, Minneapolis/St.Paul, Rochester

Mississippi

Jackson, Gulfport/Biloxi

Missouri

St.Louis, Kansas City, Springfield/Branson

Montana

Billings, Bozeman, Missoula

Nebraska

Omaha, Lincoln

Nevada

Las Vegas

New Jersey

Newark

New Mexico

New York

New York City, Albany, Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse

North Carolina

Charlotte, Greensboro, Raleigh/Durham

North Dakota

Fargo, Bismark, Grand Forks

Ohio

Cleveland, Cincinnati, Columbus, Dayton

Oklahoma

Oklahoma City, Tulsa

Oregon

Portland

Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, Allentown, Harrisburg/Middleton, Pittsburgh

South Carolina

Charleston, Greenville/Spartanburg

South Dakota

Sioux Falls, Rapid City

Tennessee

Nashville, Knoxville, Memphis

Texas

Houston (IAH) George Bush InterContinental Airport, Austin, Dallas/Ft.Worth, San Antonio

Utah

Salt Lake City

Virginia

Norfolk, Richmond

Washington

Seattle/Tacoma, Spokane

West Virginia

Charleston

Wisconsin

Milwaukee, Appleton, Eau Claire, Green Bay, Madison, Central WI/Wausau/Mosinee


AIRFARE, TAXES, & FUEL SURCHARGES INCLUDED

Tour prices are guaranteed and include airfare, federal taxes, airport security charges, airline segment fees, airport passenger facility charges and fuel surcharges, if applicable. International airfare also includes applicable airport fees and taxes assessed by individual countries. Airline luggage fees are an additional charge and are payable directly to the airlines at check in.

AIRLINE SEATING

Seat assignments are controlled by the airline. We will no longer solicit requests and seating cannot be guaranteed by Holiday Vacations

AWARD MILES

PLease be advised that some commercial airlines offer reduced award miles to travelers booked on a group reservation. Holiday Vacations is happy to submit your frequent flyer number to the airlines, but makes no guarantee that full mileage will be awarded.

AIRPORT DEPARTURE CITIES

Departue cities are subject to change due to limited or discontined airline service. The availablility of airline seats may be limited from each departure city. Holiday Vacations reserves the right to provide ground transportation to or from a larger or alternate airport.

DEPARTURE FROM CITIES NOT LISTED

You may request a departure from a city not listed. Holiday's air department will determine the feasibility of your request and advise you of any additional cost, if applicable.

LAND ONLY PRICE

You may request a land only price. If the tour is purchased as land only, it will be your responsibility to meet the group at the arrival airport at the time designated by Holiday Vacations. If you prefer, you can join the tour at the first night's hotel. Taxi or other airport transfer costs are not included for independant arrival or departure.

Itinerary ID:35864691 | Tour Code: AKKS0727182
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