From a rail journey along the dramatic Turnagain Arm to cruising the famed Inside Passage, this tour brings you the best of wild Alaska.
About the Tour
By land and by sea, discover a land of untamed wilderness and awe-inspiring scenery. Begin by boarding the elegant Holland America Ship in Vancouver, and sail north, past forests and glaciers. Cruise through Alaska’s Inside Passage, and make stops in Alaskan towns like Ketchikan, Juneau, and Skagway. Take a thrilling trip along the scenic Turnagain Arm, and spend three nights in Denali National Park. With an endless array of onshore excursions and exciting tours, this 13-day adventure is the best way to experience Alaska.
- 7 nights aboard a Holland America cruise ship
- Hotel accommodations for 5 nights, including 3 nights in Denali National Park
- All meals aboard the ship
- Scenic rail journey along Turnagain Arm
- Rail excursion aboard the McKinley Explorer
- Denali National Park Tundra Wilderness tour
- Riverboat Discovery tour in Fairbanks
Day 1 - VancouverSail from Vancouver, glide under the Lion's Gate Bridge and enter the scenic wonders of the Inside Passage. Overnight onboard ship.
Day 2 - At SeaRelax and enjoy a full day of scenic Inside Passage cruising, and immerse yourself in the elegance of the Holland America line. Overnight onboard ship.
Day 3 - KetchikanExplore this uniquely Alaskan port, famous for its rich native culture, salmon fishing, and scenic Misty Fjords. Overnight onboard ship.
Day 4 - JuneauEnjoy a full day of exploring Alaska's capital! Choose from exciting shore excursions and still have time to shop. Overnight onboard ship.
Day 5 - SkagwayStep back to the days of the last great gold rush. Skagway was once home to thousands of hopeful prospectors during the Yukon Gold Rush. Many of the original buildings are still standing, and the pioneering spirit remains. You'll have time to explore, partake in shore excursions, and shop. Overnight onboard ship.
Day 6 - Glacier BayCruise the ice-studded fjords of this national treasure for a full eight hours. A Park Ranger narrates your journey through the stunning Glacier Bay. Overnight onboard ship.
Day 7 - At Sea (Gulf of Alaska)Enjoy a leisurely full day of cruising. Take advantage of the ship's onboard amenities, such as the spa, thermal suite, fitness center, casino, and pool. The options are endless. Overnight onboard ship.
Day 8 - AnchorageDisembark and enjoy a scenic rail journey along Turnagain Arm en route to Anchorage. The route alongside Turnagain Arm is one of the most beautiful stretches of rail in America, running past mountains, Chugach State Park, and the Cook Inlet. Overnight Anchorage.
Day 9 - Denali National ParkBoard the luxurious domed rail cars of the McKinley Explorer to Denali for a three-night stay at this magnificent, treasured National Park. Overnight Denali.
Day 10 - Denali National ParkVenture deep into Denali National Park on the Tundra Wilderness tour (snack included). This tour is the best way to encounter wildlife and see Mount McKinley, North America's highest peak. Overnight Denali.
Day 11 - Denali National ParkEnjoy an entire free day in Denali. Take the opportunity to explore on your own, or take advantage of optional excursions. Overnight Denali.
Day 12 - FairbanksToday, you'll head for Fairbanks, Alaska's Golden Heart City, and take a step back aboard the Riverboat Discovery (lunch included). Overnight Fairbanks.
Day 13 - FairbanksYour exploration of Alaska by land and sea comes to an end today in Fairbanks.
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