BY LAND AND SEA
15 days / 14 nights
July 19 - August 2, 2020
The ms Noordam
Outside staterooms from $5796 Balcony staterooms from $5997
Day 14 - SCENIC CRUISING THE INSIDE PASSAGE
Serene, silent and beautiful are the words to describe your inside passage cruising. ALL MEALS
Day 15 - VANCOUVER/PHL AIRPORT/HOME
We disembark our beautiful ship this morning and return to Vancouver airport for our non-stop flight to Philadelphia where transportation will be waiting to return you Wilmington, Newark or Independence. Meals:B
Day 9 - AT SEA
A leisurely day cruising the Gulf of Alaska, where two oceans meet! Great for photographs! Explore the ship, the Spa, try your luck at the Casino, or relax a while. Tonight, enjoy your choice of entertainment: B.B. King’s Blues Club, Lincoln Center Stage with outstanding chamber music performances or The Mainstage with a variety of performances. ALL MEALS
ALASKA, beyond your expectations! It’s a breath of fresh air with snow-topped mountains, incredible Dawson City high above the Arctic Circle, the silent Inside Passage, great Glacier Bay fjord with ice-blue glaciers sparkling in the sun and sleepy seals sunning on chunks of ice, and Denali National Park. Explore friendly, frontier ports including Juneau, the Mendenhall Glacier and the Alaska State Museum; delightful Skagway boasting restored buildings, wooden boardwalks and the Red Onion Saloon; Ketchikan, home of the Totem Heritage Center. It is all very beautiful and exciting!
Holland America Line is our choice for Alaska, the only cruise line that includes the Yukon. P.S. The ms Noordam is our favorite Holland America ship!
Day 8 - SEWARD/BOARD YOUR CRUISE SHIP, THE ms NOORDAM
A scenic afternoon rail journey along Turnagain Arm enroute to Seward to board your ship and begin your cruise. Meals:D
Day 11 - HAINES (SKAGWAY)
Dock in Haines for an uncrowded experience where nature has provided lots of wildlife, magnificent mountains and opportunities to experience it. Or go to Skagway, a delightful small town, with boardwalks, shops, dog sledding and excursions. ALL MEALS
Day 1 - INDEPENDENCE/NEWARK/ WILMINGTON/PHL AIRPORT/VANCOUVER
Morning departure for Philadelphia Airport to board your flight to Vancouver, a bustling seaport. Overnight in Vancouver.
FAIRMONT AIRPORT HOTEL
Days 2 & 3 - VANCOUVER/DAWSON CITY
Fly to Dawson City on Yukon’s own Air North, meet your Journey Host and learn about your upcoming adventure. Two nights in Dawson City.
Day 10 - GLACIER BAY CRUISING
Cruise the ice-studded fjords of this national treasure for a full eight hours as a Park Service Ranger narrates for you. Seals lounging on ice rafts, humpback whales, glacier ice crashing into the bay, and rugged mountains are just a small part of this beautiful bay and the millions of acres once covered in ice that formed it. ALL MEALS
Day 13 - KETCHIKAN
Another great day as you explore this uniquely Alaskan port, famous for its rich native culture, totem poles, salmon fishing and scenic Misty Fjords. ALL MEALS
Days 4 & 5 - DAWSON CITY/FAIRBANKS/DENALI NATIONAL PARK
Today a short flight to Fairbanks. Pan for gold at the historic Gold Dredge 8, then head out to Denali National Park for a two-night stay at the McKINLEY CHALET RESORT. Next day features the unforgettable Tundra Wilderness Tour, a 6 - 8 hour fully narrated sightseeing excursion in the Park through forest and alpine tundra! You may see moose, Dall sheep and bears, depending on weather, along with North America’s highest peak at 20,311 feet. Return to your lodge for a relaxing evening. You will have had an opportunity to select your activity for today such as river rafting, flight seeing or visiting the home of an Iditarod dog musher.
MCKINLEY CHALET HOTEL
Days 6 & 7 - ANCHORAGE
This morning board the luxurious domed rail cars of the McKinley Explorer bound for Anchorage, a city where you can see the northern lights on a clear night. Next day enjoy exploring on your own.
WESTMARK OR SIMILAR
Day 12 - JUNEAU
It’s the capitol city of Alaska and can be reached only by airplane or boat! Visit the Alaska State Museum, take a tramride up Mt. Roberts and don’t miss the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. ALL MEALS
CRUISE INCLUSIONS: roundtrip transportation to Philadelphia Airport from Independence, Newark and Wilmington * roundtrip air Philadelphia/Vancouver (air taxes subject to change until ticketed) * one night hotel accommodation in Vancouver, two nights hotel accommodations in Dawson City, two nights’ accommodations in Denali National Park and two nights Anchorage based on double occupancy * accommodations for 7 nights aboard the ms Noordam in staterooms as selected * all meals aboard ship * onboard cocktail party * port taxes * government taxes (subject to change until ticketed) * transfers between airports, hotels and cruise ship * luggage handling * services of a Tour Director from 4 Seasons Tours *
Not included: passport fee, shore excursions, shipboard gratuities, any additional luggage fees at airports.
Conditions: A deposit of $600 per person is due with each reservation. Final payment is due April 12, 2020.
Cancellations: Deposits are refundable until April 12, 2020. After April 12, 2020, there are no refunds.
Responsibility: B & B Travel Inc. d/b/a 4 Seasons Tours and Travel acts only as agent for cruise line and all other suppliers providing transportation and services in this tour/cruise. 4 Seasons Tours and Travel is not liable for loss, damage, injury, death or expenses on account of delay, failure or accident of any conveyance or service or from any cause whatsoever, whether or not due to or caused by negligence of any company or person. The cruise line reserves the right to alter or change the cruise itinerary.
We highly recommend trip interruption/cancellation insurance. Applications available from 4 Seasons Tours.
A passport valid for 6 months after your return is required for this cruise/tour!