20 DAYS - 2020 Alaska and Yukon Land and Sea

20 DAYS - 2020 Alaska and Yukon Land and Sea

    Alaska and Yukon Land & Sea          deluxe small group 

    Escorted Deluxe Coach Tour plus Cruising the Inside Passage on the 5* Holland America Cruise Lines

    Calgary-Grande Prairie-Fort Nelson-Watsons Lake-Whitehorse-Dawson City-Tok-Fairbanks-Denali-

    Anchorage-Prince William Sound-Cruise to Glacier Bay-Haines-Juneau-Ketchikan

    This tour provides a combination of the Alaska and Yukon Full Circle tour with a cruise down the inside passage with Holland America Line. Enjoy the services of a knowledgeable driver guide as you travel by land from Calgary to Whitehorse and then relax and rejuvenate on your cruise down to Vancouver.

    20days/19nights, Calgary/Vancouver

    2020 depart: Jun 02, Jul 21. Aug 25  (June & July are guaranteed departures)

    Cost from:  $9670 pp twin share (s/supp $4300)

    Note: Pricing is based on Category K, inside cabin, additional categories available on request. Twin Share program not available on this tour.

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day 01   Arrive Calgary

Your adventure begins as you arrive in Calgary - Alberta’s Cowboy City. Transfer to your downtown hotel and enjoy the rest of the day at leisure before starting your tour tomorrow morning.

day 02   Calgary-Grande Prairie            
Meet fellow passengers and your guide this morning at a welcome breakfast  Travel north and pass through Edmonton, a city that maintains its ties to the Klondike past. Watch the beauty unfold through Northern Alberta and see grandiose lakes, mighty rivers, abundant wildlife and untapped wilderness.    

day 03  Grande Prairie-Fort Nelson      

Travel through the great northern prairie region of Alberta en route to Dawson Creek, stopping at Mile 0 of the Alaska Highway. Continue into British Columbia’s picturesque Peace Country with its abundance of natural history and agriculture land.

day 04  Fort Nelson-Watson Lake

Journey through peaceful valleys and alpine meadows and arrive for a brief stop at Liard Hot Pools, Canada’s most spectacular natural hot springs. Be sure to dip your toes into this natural hot pool. This evening tour the Northern Lights Centre and experience the folklore and the science of the Northern Lights.   

day 05  Watson Lake-Whitehorse         

The day begins at world famous Sign Post Forest that gives you a down to earth view of global navigation. Did you bring a sign from your home to put up? Cross the Nisutlin Bay Bridge, longest on the Alaska Highway, into Teslin, Yukon. Enjoy the reflections of the glorious mountain ranges in the crystal clear lakes that dot the area en route to Whitehorse, the capital of the Yukon. Your Whitehorse tour includes Miles Canyon, the Fish Ladder and the SS Klondike Sternwheeler National Historic Site.

day 06   Whitehorse-Dawson City

Continue north on the Klondike Highway past Lake Labergem, made famous by Robert Service’s poem, “The Cremation of Sam McGee”. Stop to view the Carmacks Interpretive River Front Boardwalk and the beautiful Five Finger Rapids. Arrive in Dawson City, the heart of the Klondike Gold Rush. Tonight visit Diamond Tooth Gertie's Gambling Hall, Canada’s oldest and most unique casino featuring can-can girls led by the Diamond Tooth Gertie.

day 07  Dawson City

Revisit history today as you experience an enormous Gold Mining Dredge, one of the largest wood hulled, bucket line dredges in North America, then pan for your own fortune in gold. This afternoon enjoy a leisurely afternoon as you explore the boardwalk shops of this town and recall the gold crazed frenzy of Dawson City’s past 

day 08  Dawson City-Tok

North to Alaska! Today you travel over the Top of the World Highway and stop at the unique town of Chicken named after the state bird – the Ptarmigan that resembles a chicken. Then it’s on to the Village of Tok, where the Eagle Trail crosses the Tanana River and sternwheelers once plied the river.  
day 09   Tok-Fairbanks

Mail your postcards this morning at North Pole, Alaska and stop by Santa Claus House. Continue on to Fairbanks, the hub of Alaska’s heartland. This afternoon board the sternwheeler Discovery for a cruise of the Chena and Tanana Rivers. Tonight step back in time and visit Alaskaland for a delicious baked salmon dinner, followed by a musical review at the Palace Theatre and Saloon.  

day 10   Fairbanks-Denali

Incredible vistas provide a feast for the eyes today on your journey through the town of Nenana to Denali National Park and Preserve. The panoramic views of the famed Alaska Range continue to take your breath away as you see Mt McKinley – North America’s highest peak. This afternoon, experience a wildlife tour into the heart of Denali National Park. This tour offers a great opportunity to see wildlife in the park, in particular, grizzly bears, caribou, moose and even wolves. Return to Denali early evening.

day 11   Denali-Anchorage
Your destination today is Alaska’s largest city, Anchorage. Explore the past and experience the first people at the Alaska Native Heritage Centre, Anchorage’s premier cultural attraction. Hear the songs and stories and see the dancers. This evening enjoy a group dinner with your new friends.

day 12    Prince William Sound Cruise 
Today experience one of the tour highlights, cruising the calm and protected waters of Prince William Sound accompanied by a National Forest Interpreter. The vessel hugs the coastline and icebergs glide silently by. Pulling into a bay, the vessel floats right up to a 1700-foot high active tidewater glacier, a river of ice. See otters, eagles, puffins, sea lions, whales and glacier-wildlife. Delicious on board lunch includes prime rib and salmon. This is wild and dramatic Alaska up close.    

day 13    Board Westerdam                              

Transfer to Seward to board Holland America’s Westerdam for 7-day cruise.

day 14    At Sea

Enjoy a full day cruising the Alaska coast   

day 15   Glacier Bay    

With park naturalist, get up close and personal with rivers of ice flowing into the sea. Arrive 08.30, depart 18.30.

day 16    Haines

Situated at the head of America’s longest fjord, go kayaking or fishing for the day. Arrive 06.30, depart 21.0.  
day 17  Juneau

Alaska’s capitol city beckons, with excursions to Mendenhall Glacier. Arrive 08.00, depart 18.00.
day 18    Ketchikan

Visit the town on stilts – and don’t forget the Red Light District! Arrive 11.00, depart 19.00.
day 19    Inside Passage

Full day cruising the scenic Inside Passage of the BC coast   

day 20   Vancouver

Arrive Vancouver at Canada Place at 07.00.  

Your grand experience comes to an end after breakfast with an early morning arrival in Vancouver the tour will end at Canada Place. 

Inclusions: twin share in 3.5 to 4 star hotels, 19 breakfasts, 11 lunches, 10 dinners, professional tour leader throughout, small group (maximum 28 participants), deluxe motorcoach, transfers(airport transfers in Calgary and cruise transfers in Anchorage

and Vancouver. porterage, service charges and taxes.
Sightseeing: Alaska Highway, Mile “O” Post, Liard Hot Pools, Northern Lights Centre, SS Klondike National Historic Site,  Five Finger Rapids, Carmacks Boardwalk, Diamond Tooth Gerties, Gold Mining Dredge, Top ofteh world highway, Alaskaland, Palace Grand Theatre, Santa Claus House, Sternwheeler Discovery Cruise, Chena Native Village, Denali National Park, Tundra wilderness tour, Alaska Native Heritage Centre, Prince William Sound Cruise, 7 day Alaska cruise

Hotels:  Calgary-International, Grande Prairie-Plus Inn, Fort Nelson-Lakeview, Watson Lake-Andreas, Whitehorse-Gold Rush, Dawson-Downtown, Tok- Youngs, Fairbanks-Pikes Waterfront, Denali- Denali Bluffs, Anchorage-Hilton, Holland America 8 day Cruise.

Note: The hotels and the itinerary are subject to change on the tour without prior notice.

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