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Alaskan Adventure

Vancouver to Fairbanks

Trip Code: URA13
13 Days
28 Meals
2 Countries
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Trip Inclusions

  • Guaranteed Ocean-View Stateroom on board your seven-night Holland America Line Alaskan cruise
  • Five nights in premium accommodation
  • Services of a Canadian Travelmarvel Tour Director and Cruise Liaison
  • 28 meals - 12 breakfasts, 7 lunches and 9 dinners
  • Cruise through breathtaking Glacier Bay
  • Enjoy a special Farewell Dinner
  • Journey aboard the McKinley Explorer to Denali
  • Join a Tundra Wilderness Tour led by a local ranger

Map & Itinerary

Trip Notes

  • Itinerary and inclusions subject to change
  • Prices based on Ocean-View Stateroom include port charges, airport transfers and gratuities
  • This tour forms the first part of the 23 Day Rockies and Alaskan Adventure. Refer Tour Code: URAJEV23
  • Price are for cruise/land and rail only. Flights not included (unless specified)
Canada & Alaska Map URA13 2023
Vancouver to Fairbanks

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Insider Experience

Enjoy an included special or unique excursion or event

Be met at the airport and then transferred to your hotel.

Stay: Vancouver, Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel

Transfer to board your premium cruise ship. Enjoy dinner tonight.

Stay: Seven Nights: Holland America Line’s Noordam or Nieuw Amsterdam

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Enjoy a full day at sea today.

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Arrive in Ketchikan and perhaps explore on a tour or visit Saxman Native Village (own expense).

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Single and double storey timber homes built on stilts suspended over the river

Today your journey brings you to Alaska’s capital, Juneau. There is time to explore the region’s glacial terrain and gold rush history or perhaps choose to make your way to the town and explore the rustic shops located here. You may also like to experience an exhilarating dog sled ride over a glacier or try one of the other activities available to you. These include sampling delicious salmon baked over a fire or even trying your hand at panning for gold in this former gold rush town (own expense).

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This morning you’ll dock at the port of Skagway, which is located at the northernmost point of the Inside Passage. Skagway was once a frontier town and gateway to the Klondike and still celebrates its gold rush past to this day. You will find a variety of stores and saloons in town that capture the excitement and history of the gold rush days. Here you will also have the opportunity to learn more about gold prospecting or view some of the fascinating local wildlife (own expense).

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Wake up to the breathtaking sight of Glacier Bay National Park this morning, with its formidable rivers of ice, wild coastline and sheltered fjords. As you cruise through the national park, it is easy to see why the area has received World Heritage status. Today, you’ll gain a more detailed insight into the unique nature of this national park as local rangers will join you on board to impart their knowledge, explaining the geological wonders and diverse wildlife found in this remarkable region.

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People on the deck of a cruise ship as it glides through Glacier Bay, in Canada.

Cruise through the open waters of the Gulf of Alaska.

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INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Enjoy the chance to feed a Moose at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Centre.


Disembark in Whittier before travelling to Anchorage via the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Centre.

Stay: Sheraton Anchorage Hotel

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INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Travel aboard the McKinley Explorer to Denali township. Large glass-domed windows offer 360-degree views, while a host guide accompanies each rail car.


Enjoy your Insider Experience today.

Stay: Two Nights: Denali, McKinley Chalet Resort

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INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Enjoy on a Tundra Wilderness Tour led by a local ranger.


Journey into Denali National Park. Watch for local wildlife such as moose, caribou, grizzly bears, Dall sheep and wolves. Enjoy learning about the work of wildlife biologists and discover why conservation is so paramount to this part of Alaska.

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moose turning head to the side in a field of yellow and red

Today, cruise on an authentic sternwheeler on the Chena River.

Stay: Westmark Fairbanks Hotel

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Transfer to the airport for your return flight home.

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Everything was wonderful. There were great sight seeing trips and the guides were very knowledgeable.