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Alaska & the Yukon


Tour Details

15 Days: Saturday August 23, 2014 - Saturday September 6, 2014
Featuring Inside Passage Cruise  Travel by AIR…CRUISE SHIP…DOMED RAIL CAR…MOTOR COACH!  We are thrilled to present a trip of a lifetime, featuring an elegant Inside Passage cruise with Holland America Line, and the very best of Alaska and the Yukon from land. This unique combination provides the best opportunity to see this spectacular part of the world in a truly worry-free way. Our travellers have been asking for a tour like this for years; and we think we have found the perfect itinerary. Read on, then plan to join us for this ‘bucket-list’ experience. We’re planning well in advance, but we are confident that space will fill quickly. Please make your reservation early and join us for an unforgettable vacation.
Day One – To Anchorage: We fly from Toronto to Anchorage, Alaska, where we check into our downtown hotel. We’ll have a get-together to meet your travelling companions. 

Day Two – Denali National Park: We board the luxurious domed rails cars of the McKinley Explorer train to Denali National Park, where we enjoy a three night stay. 

Day Three: Today we venture deep into Denali on the Tundra Wilderness Tour, the best way to see wildlife. Watch for magnificent Mount McKinley, the highest mountain peak in North America. 

Day Four – Denali National Park: Today is free for you to explore on your own or take advantage of an optional sightseeing excursion. 

Day Five – To Fairbanks: Today we travel to Fairbanks, Alaska’s Golden Heart city, and take a step back in time to pan for gold. 

Day Six – To Dawson City: We board a plane for the short flight to Dawson City, Yukon, where we spend two nights. 

Day Seven – Dawson City: A number of optional tours await today including a nostalgic Paddle-wheeler cruise on the Yukon River aboard the Klondike Spirit. 

Day Eight – Whitehorse: Today we follow the route of the Klondike gold stampeders to Whitehorse, with an included lunch in historic Minto. 

Day Nine – Skagway: We travel along the Klondike Trail by coach to Fraser, then board the historic White Pass and Yukon train to Skagway, where we spend two nights. 

Day Ten – Skagway: Enjoy a full day to experience colourful Skagway, and choose from many optional excursions or just explore on your own. 

Day Eleven – Skagway: Today we board the elegant Holland America cruise ship, the MS Zuiderdam. This Vista-class series ship embraces the latest technologies as well as an elegant and artful environment. A Waterford Crystal Seahorse is suspended in a three-story atrium, artworks by Andy Warhol, Frank Lloyd Wright and Charles Ben are seen throughout this elegant ship. Many staterooms feature verandahs, a popular feature for the Inside Passage cruise. On board, meals and entertainment are included, as well as scenery that is indescribably beautiful. 

Day Twelve – Glacier Bay: We cruise by the icestudded fjords of this national treasure for a full eight hours as a Park Service Ranger narrates. 

Day Thirteen – Ketchikan: Today we visit this uniquely Alaskan port, famous for its rich native culture, salmon fishing and scenic misty fjords. Day Fourteen – At sea: Relax and enjoy a full day of scenic Inside Passage cruising and immerse yourself in the luxurious elegance of Holland America Line. Day Fifteen – Vancouver: We leave the ship this morning, as we arrive in Vancouver. A quick transfer takes us to Vancouver International Airport for our convenient flight home.
Price Includes:
  • Flight from Toronto to Anchorage, and Vancouver to Toronto
  • Transfer from your home town to Pearson International Airport
  • 14 nights accommodation
  • 4 night cruise aboard Holland America Line’s MS Zuiderdam including meals and entertainment
  • Admission to Denali National Park
  • Tundra Wilderness Tour
  • Domed Rail Car excursion from Anchorage to Denali
  • Gold Panning excursion in Fairbanks
  • Flight from Fairbanks to Dawson City
  • Paddle-wheeler cruise on Yukon River aboard the Klondike Spirit
  • Lunch in historic Minto White Pass and Yukon Rail excursion to Skagway
  • Glacier Bay narrated cruise tour
  • Services of a tour director
  • HST
  • Port taxes
  • Air taxes
Twin: $5595 Triple: n/a Quad: n/a Single: n/a
All prices in Canadian Dollars