Discover the spectacular landscapes, thrilling wildlife habitats, Gold Rush history and expansive national parks of Alaska and the Yukon Territory, on a unique cruising and guided tour experience.
• International Flights with Air Transat based on London Gatwick in economy class
• Includes seat selection on Air Transat
• Internal flight from Whitehorse to Vancouver (1 baggage per person)
• 8 nights' accommodation
• 7 nights' aboard Holland America (Inside Cabin)
• Full board on the cruise
• Day trip to Denali National Park
• Transfers - Seward cruise terminal to Denali Hotel, Whitehorse Hotel to Whitehorse airport.
• Admission to 'Diamond Tooth Gerties' Casino and Gold Digger's Museum, Dawson City
• Transportation by modern van or midsized coach
• Experienced Tour Director
• Standard hotel accommodation
• All National Parks fees while in Alaska
Why not upgrade your flights to Club Class on Air Transat
Treat yourself and upgrade your cruise to an Oceanview or Balcony Stateroom
Day 1 Arrival in Vancouver
Arrive at Vancouver International Airport and transfer independently to your Vancouver hotel. Enjoy the spectacular scenery of the Pacific Coast city. Overnight in Vancouver.
Day 2 Port of Vancouver/ Cruising Sunshine Coast
Independently transfer to Vancouver cruise terminal & board the Holland America Line ship. Overnight on board the ms Noordam.
Day 3 Inside Passage
The ship sets sail for one of the most famously beautiful passages in the world. Overnight on board the ms Noordam.
Day 4 Port of Ketchikan
Today you cruise down the coast to arrive in the town of Ketchikan - the ancestral home of the Tlingit tribe. Overnight on board the ms Noordam
Day 5 Port of Juneau
There are many places to visit in Juneau including Alaska State Museum and its exquisite collection of Russian Orthodox and Gold Rush relics. Overnight on board the ms Noordam.
Day 6 Skagway
Today we continue cruising and arrive at Skagway, an important outpost during the days of the Klondike. Overnight on board the ms Westerdam.
Day 7 Glacier Bay
The area of Glacier Bay National Parks boasts more active calving (splitting off) tidewater glaciers than anywhere in the world. Overnight on board the ms Noordam.
Day 8 Cruising at Sea
Take a day at sea to relax and enjoy the amenities of the ship, inquire with the cruise director as to what activities are underway aboard ship. Overnight on board ms Noordam.
Day 9 Port of Seward / Seward to Denali
After breakfast disembark the ship at Denali, departing the city along the George Parks Highway, travel northbound towards Denali National Park. Overnight in Denali.
Day 10 Denali National Park
Without a doubt this expansive parkland is one of the highlights of Alaska. Enjoy a Denali wildlife tour of the most scenic landscapes in North America. Overnight close to Denali National Park.
Day 11 Denali National Park to Fairbanks
Get back on the George Parks Highway, the first stop is Nenana, a visit the Alaska Railroad Museum. The remainder of the day is at leisure. Overnight in Fairbanks.
Day 12 Fairbanks to Dawson City
Head south passing innumerable lakes and rivers in this beautiful landscape. In the afternoon cross the Yukon River by ferry to reach Dawson City. Overnight in Dawson City.
Day 13 Dawson City
People still dig for gold in this historical town located where the Klondike flows into the Yukon River, you may wish to try your luck panning for gold yourself. Overnight in Dawson City
Day 14 Dempster Highway / Dawson City
Drive up the Dempster Highway – the only connection to the remote town of Inuvik at the Polar Sea. Overnight in Dawson City.
Day 15 Dawson City to Whitehorse
You will repeatedly see the mighty Yukon River, stretching over 3200 km making it one of the longest waterways in North America Overnight in Whitehorse.
Day 16 Whitehorse to Vancouver - End of the tour
This morning you are transferred to Whitehorse Airport for your flight to Vancouver International Airport before your flight back home
Please note: For all optional activities purchased during a Classic 2018 Escorted Holiday, you must pay by Visa or MasterCard credit card only. Cash or other methods of payment cannot be processed by your Tour Director.Want to alter anything?
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June 22 (SOLD OUT)
July 06, 20
Aug 03 (SOLD OUT),17, 31
Please note prices & availability are subject to change. The Tour price is based on a London Gatwick departure for 2019, call us for other departure airports.