Alaska & Glacier Bay Cruise

Return To Previous Departs: 8/3/2018 Returns: 8/16/2018

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

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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. 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. Arriving in Fairbanks, we dine at the Alaska Salmon Bake, a truly Alaskan experience. Later we check in for a two night stay. 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
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 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 at our accommodations in Whitehorse, the Yukon’s capital. B


Day 8 : 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 9 : 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 10 : Ketchikan
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 : The Inside Passage
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 12 : Vancouver to Seattle
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 13 : 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

• All airfare, taxes & fuel surcharges
• All cruise port charges, government fees, taxes & fuel surcharges (minimum value of $532 per person)
• Guaranteed prices & low deposit
• Holiday Vacations Tour Director
• Motorcoach & professional driver
• Baggage handling at hotels
 $100 travel voucher for a future tour


23 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
• Gold Dredge 8
• Trans-Alaska oil pipeline
• Riverboat Discovery
• Santa Claus House 
• Kluane National Park & Preserve
• 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: 4/30/2018

Itinerary ID:38803712 | Tour Code: AKKS0803182
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