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Alaska Land & Cruise

Aug 8, 2021 - Aug 22, 2021

August 8-22, 2021

7 Night Land Tour & 7 Night Cruise

Roundtrip transportation to Airport & Flights




15 Day(s)


Highlights

  • Roundtrip Transportation to Bradley Airport Included
  • Roundtrip flights Included
  • 2 Nights Fairbanks
  • 2 Nights Denali
  • 1 Night Anchorage
  • 2 Nights Seward
  • McKinley Explorer Domed Train between Denali & Anchorage
  • 7 Night Cruise Holland America's Noordam with Glacier Bay!

Itinerary

Day 1

Your adventure begins with your flights to Fairbanks, Alaska… known as the “Golden Heart City”. Transfer to your hotel. Welcome to Alaska! Overnight in Fairbanks.

Day 2

Enjoy a fun-filled day in Fairbanks including a city tour and a memorable cruise down the Chena River on the Riverboat Discovery Sternwheeler. Your day is topped off with a visit to Gold Dredge #8 to pan for Gold! Evening at leisure.

Day 3

Board your deluxe motorcoach bound for Denali & a TWO NIGHT STAY at this magnificent national treasure. Lots of optional activities await you or just sit back and relax and enjoy your gorgeous surroundings. Overnight in Denali.

Day 4

Today you are in for a treat! Head out on the Tundra Wilderness Tour, deep into Denali Park. Look for Alaska’s “big five”: caribou, moose, bear, grey wolves and Dall Sheep. Keep your cameras handy and if you’re lucky, you’ll have a chance to spot Mt. McKinley in all its glory.

Day 5

All aboard the McKinley Explorer, Holland America’s famous Domed Train bound for Anchorage. Sit back and relax onboard this luxurious train - there is nothing between you and the great outdoors! Optional meals & beverages available onboard the train. Overnight in Anchorage.

Day 6

Today we travel the incredibly scenic route along Turnagain Arm to the beautiful seaside town of Seward. En route to your hotel enjoy a cruise on Portage Lake aboard the mv Ptarmigan to within 300 yards of Portage Glacier for fantastic views of the blue-white icebergs that decorate the lake. Overnight at the Windsong Lodge.

Day 7

Today we travel the incredibly scenic route along Turnagain Arm to the beautiful seaside town of Seward. En route to your hotel enjoy a cruise on Portage Lake aboard the mv Ptarmigan to within 300 yards of Portage Glacier for fantastic views of the blue-white icebergs that decorate the lake. Overnight at the Windsong Lodge.

Day 8

Optional tours available to the Kenai Fjords National Park or sit back and enjoy your beautiful surroundings. This afternoon we board our beautiful ship in Whittier- your home for the next 7 nights. All meals are included during your cruise with Holland America’s famous service & cuisine.

Day 9

Cruising—Enjoy a leisurely day of cruising and enjoying all your ship has to offer.

Day 10

Glacier Bay—comprised of ever-changing glaciers, sheltered fjords, rainforests and an abundance of wildlife—this is the most sought after spot in Alaska! Get your cameras ready!

Day 11

Haines & Skagway, Alaska - take a step back into the Gold Rush Era in these quaint ports. Optional excursions include a narrow gauge train you won’t want to miss!

Day 12

Juneau, Alaska - Alaska’s Capital city and home to Mendenhall Glacier

Day 13

Ketchikan, Alaska - lush rainforest, crystalline lakes & so much more

Day 14

Inside Passage Cruising - narrow waterway surrounded by 1,000 foot cliffs

Day 15

Vancouver, British Columbia - we bid farewell to our ship and fly home


Pricing

Inside Staterooms / Prices are Per Person Twin / Starting from:

$4699

Outside Staterooms Category D / Prices are Per Person Twin / Starting from:

$5169

Outside Staterooms Category C / Prices are Per Person Twin / Starting from:

$5199

Veranda Staterooms Category VD / Prices are Per Person Twin / Starting from:

$5599

Veranda Staterooms Category VC / Prices are Per Person Twin / Starting from:

$5629

Veranda Staterooms Category VB / Prices are Per Person Twin / Starting from:

$5669

Government Fees & Taxes Addtitional

$335


Policies

Payment Policy

Deposit: $900.pp due with reservation. Reservations are recommended ASAP for best cabins. Space is subject to availability at time of deposit. Check with the Ship Shop at any time for current availability on this sailing. Final Payment: April 25, 2021

Cancellation Policy

If cancelled after deposit and before April 25/21 fee of $50.pp; Apr 26-May 15/21 fee of 50% of total fare; May 16-Jun 5/21 fee of 75% of total fare; No refunds after Jun 6/21. Air penalties are not included in above and may be additional.

Trip Protection Policy

Trip Protection Coverage is strongly recommended. Aon Affinity administers the NTA Travel Protection plan designed specifically for members of the National Tour Association.

The Pre-existing medical condition exclusion can be waived by purchasing the Enhanced Plan within 14 days of your deposit or initial payment. Purchase of the plan within this time period also provides eligibility for the Financial Insolvency benefit.

Traveling companions / roommates are required to take the same plan (Basic or Enhanced) in order to be properly covered. Premium is non-refundable once paid.

Three ways to enroll:

  1. Website: https://nta.aontravelprotect.com Tour Operator Location #076068. You can also view plan details on this site.
  2. Call Aon 1-800-388-1470. Tour Operator Location #076068. Customer service agents can also answer questions about each plan.
  3. Call Friendship Tours / The Ship Shop 860-243-1630 or 800-243-1630

CANCEL FOR ANY REASON Trip Protection Coverage is available through Travel Insured—ask The Ship Shop for more information


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