Alaska Land + Sea
July 15 - 26, 2018
Explore Alaska and all its glorious beauty
by land and sea—Denali, Glacier Bay and more!
12 days / 7-night Cruise and 4-night Land Tour July 15 - 26, 2018
Trip Cost for double occupancy:
Interior Stateroom $4799 per person
Ocean-View Stateroom $5299 per person
Veranda Stateroom $5909 per person
These rates include a $1000 airfare estimate. You will be notified of any adjustments to tour cost due to a change in airfare prior to the balance due date.
Single, 3rd and 4th person rates are available.
Cruise Tour Package Includes:
· 4-night amazing land experience - meals, lodging, and sightseeing per itinerary
· 7-night superior quality cruise - all meals and entertainment on ship
· Round trip airport transfers
· Round trip airfare - Vancouver/St. Louis and St. Louis/Fairbanks
· Deluxe motorcoach transportation throughout the land tour
· Port and air taxes, government fees
· Baggage handling at the airports, piers and hotels
Not included: Airline baggage check fees, optional shore excursions, and optional travel insurance. Contact for travel insurance info and pricing.
Reservations and payments:
Book by completing reservation form and paying $850 deposit per person.
2nd deposit of $350 + airfare is due by February 14, 2018.
Final balance due by April 14, 2018.
Destinations and Ports:
* Vancouver, BC
* Inside Passage
* Glacier Bay
* Gulf of Alaska
* Scenic Alaska by glass-dome train
* Double Denali
* Denali National Park
* Tundra Denali Tour
Holland America Line’s MS NOORDAM
Named for the Northern compass point, ms Noordam features museum-quality art such as an oil painting of the city of Utrecht painted in 1842, as well as contemporary art like the series of photographs of music greats Dizzy Gillespie and B.B. King.
Enjoy onboard cooking shows and hands-on workshops in partnership with America’s Test Kitchen. Learn how to edit, display and share your vacation videos and photographs through our Digital Workshop powered by Windows®. And explore the wonders of our world through exclusive BBC Earth natural history content through onboard activities, concerts and films.
The Greenhouse Spa & Salon offers spa treatments, a thermal pool and lounge and a variety of salon services. Our fully equipped Fitness Center includes state-of-the-art cardio and weight machines, as well as classes in Yoga, Pilates, indoor cycling and more. On deck enjoy two outdoor pools, along with basketball and volleyball courts.
Club HAL® provides a wide variety of youth and teen-friendly activities for kids ages 3 to 17, supervised by qualified, full-time staff.
Noordam guests enjoy dazzling entertainment options from their very first night on board, including B.B. King’s Blues Club. Direct from Beale Street, our B.B. King All-Star band brings the best of Memphis music to sea. From funky and fast to soulful and smooth, the band does it all while you enjoy a signature drink or dance the blues away.
Denali Hotel – McKinley Chalet Resort
McKinley Chalet Resort is situated in the heart of the Denali Canyon on the banks of the Nenana River, less than 2 miles from the entrance to Denali National Park. Featuring modern amenities, comfortable accommodations and warm northern hospitality at the edge of the wilderness, the hotel has everything you need for an unforgettable Denali vacation.
DINING AND LOUNGE FACILITIES:
Experience fine dining in the Alaska wilderness at McKinley Chalet Resort’s Canyon Steakhouse! Enjoy a variety of steak entrées, tasty appetizers, delectable desserts and the finest selection of beverages from local wines, microbrews and specialty cocktails. The bar overlooks the mighty Nenana River.
Hours: Breakfast 6 am – 10:30 am Dinner: 5 pm – 10 pm Bar Menu: 2 pm – late
Karstens Public House Located at McKinley Chalet Resort’s new Denali Square
Karstens Public House is named for the man who helped lead the first expedition of Denali. Guests will enjoy craft brews and authentic Alaska comfort foods like jalapeño cornbread, King Crab Fettucine, Fried Chicken and Waffles, smoked brisket and the ever-popular Caribou burger. Karstens also features an all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet and a Market serving baked goods, sandwiches, and Starbucks beverages.
Hours: Breakfast Buffet 5am – 11am Breakfast a la carte 8am – 11 am All day menu 11am – 10:00pm Late Night Bar Menu 10pm – 11pm
Looking for a pick-me-up or a fresh pastry? Be sure to visit our espresso bar. Follow that fresh coffee aroma to the Main Lodge, where you will find your favorite specialty caffeinated beverage or morning treat. We proudly serve Starbucks.
Hours: Cafe 5am – 9pm
Amphitheater with daily performances and presentations
Complimentary Wireless Internet Access
Daily Shuttle to the Visitor’s Center
12-DAY DOUBLE DENALI - LAND & SEA JOURNEY
Ship: ms Noordam
Day 1 – July 15, 2018
Sail from Vancouver, glide under the Lion's Gate Bridge, and enter the scenic wonders of the Inside Passage
Day 2 – July 16, 2018
Relax and enjoy a full day of scenic Inside Passage cruising and immerse yourself in Holland America Line elegance
Day 3 – July 17, 2018
Explore this uniquely Alaskan port, famous for its rich native culture, salmon fishing, and scenic Misty Fjords
Day 4 – July 18, 2018
Enjoy a full day of exploring Alaska's capital — choose from exciting shore excursions and still have time to shop
Day 5 – July 19, 2018
Step back to the days of the last great gold rush — choose from exciting shore excursions and still have time to shop
Day 6 – July 20, 2018
Cruise the ice-studded fjords of this national treasure for a full eight hours as a Park Service Ranger narrates
Day 7 – July 21, 2018
At Sea (Gulf of Alaska)
Enjoy a leisurely day of cruising
Day 8 – July 22, 2018
Disembark and enjoy a scenic rail journey along Turnagain Arm aboard the cruisetrain to Anchorage
Day 9 – July 23, 2018
Denali National Park
Board the luxurious domed rail cars of the McKinley Explorer to Denali for a two-night stay at this magnificent national treasure
Day 10 – July 24, 2018
Denali National Park
Today features the unforgettable Tundra Wilderness Tour. This 6-8 hour fully narrated sightseeing excursion is a deep dive into Denali National Park — the very best chance of seeing both the mountain itself and Denali’s iconic wildlife (snack included)
Day 11 – July 25, 2016
Today you’ll head for Fairbanks, Alaska's Golden Heart City, and take a step back in time aboard the Riverboat Discovery (lunch included)
Day 12 – July 26, 2016
Your Land + Sea Journey concludes this morning in Fairbanks