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Denali Backcountry Adventure & Alaska Cruise - ms Noordam

10 Days / 9 Nights
Anchorage to Vancouver
From USD$3,321 per person

Denali Backcountry Adventure & Alaska Cruise – ms Noordam Anchorage | Denali National Park | Seward | Glacier Bay | Skagway | Juneau | Ketchikan

  • 7 day Alaska Cruise on Holland America
  • Glacier Bay National Park (UNESCO World Heritage)
  • Misty Fjords
  • Alaska Railroad GoldStar
  • Denali National Park

    Early Booking Bonus
    Book by 20 February, 2018, receive up to $450 per couple in added value which can be used for additional hotel nights, city sightseeing tours, activities or private transfers.
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Departure date

Departs Anchorage
Day 1 Anchorage to Denali National Park Entrance (Rail)
Early this morning take the Denali Star train to Denali National Park. Watch for views of Denali and keep an eye out for wildlife. The rest of the day is at leisure. (breakfast & lunch included onboard the train)

Day 2 Denali National Park Backcountry Adventure (Coach/Bush Plane Flight)
This full-day narrated coach trip explores the entire 148km /92mi of the restricted Denali Park Road on your way to the Denali Backcountry Lodge. During your journey to Denali Backcountry Lodge, your experienced driver-guide will help in the search for bear, moose, caribou, Dall sheep and other wildlife while pointing out the biology and geology of the area. There are numerous stops for wildlife viewing, photography and to stretch your legs and enjoy complimentary snacks. Lunch included on this full day journey at the Denali Backcountry Lodge and while at the Lodge you can take a nature walk or try panning for gold. You will return to the park entrance via a flightseeing tour in a small bush plane. (lunch included)

Day 3 Denali National Park Entrance to Seward (Coach). Cruise Embarkation
Early this morning depart Denali aboard a comfortable motorcoach. The driver will provide narration as you travel on the nationally recognized Parks Highway through Alaska’s spectacular scenery and small historic towns. You will have a layover of approximately 90 minutes in Anchorage so that you can purchase lunch. Continue on to Seward along scenic Cook Inlet and Turnagain Arm. Few roads in the United States can offer the diversity of scenic landscapes and unique natural features all concentrated in one area. You will arrive at the cruise dock in Seward at 5:45pm to board your cruise ship. (dinner included)

Day 4 Day at Sea
Enjoy the facilities of the ship while sailing southeast to Glacier Bay. (breakfast, lunch & dinner included)

Day 5 Cruise Glacier Bay
A cruise to Glacier Bay National Park will show you a UNESCO World Heritage Site that protects a unique ecosystem of plants and animals living in concert with an ever-changing glacial landscape. Glacier Bay has more actively calving tidewater glaciers than any place else in the world. (breakfast, lunch & dinner included)

Day 6 Port of Call Skagway
By the end of the 19th century, Skagway was the largest city in Alaska. Klondike booms fade and dreams move on, but the glory days still reverberate through the town. Ride the antique White Pass & Yukon narrow-gauge railway, step into the Red Onion Saloon or peruse the restored buildings and wooden boardwalks of the Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park. (breakfast, lunch & dinner included)

Day 7 Port of Call Juneau
No roads lead to Juneau, which gives the Alaskan capital a misty inscrutability. You need to come by air or water, but when you arrive, the place will delight you with its bounty of water, forests, and mountains. Squeezed between the Gastineau Channel and Coast Mountains, Juneau offers a lot of variety in close proximity. (breakfast, lunch & dinner included)

Day 8 Port of Call Ketchikan
Ketchikan clutches the shores of the Tongass Narrows, with many shops and houses built right out over the water. The town calls itself the Salmon Capital of the World. Besides the main attractions – Creek Street, the Tongass Historical Museum, Totem Bight State Park and Saxman Village – try a flightseeing trip to Misty Fjords National Monument. (breakfast, lunch & dinner included)

Day 9 Scenic Cruising the Inside Passage
The fabled Inside Passage is one of the most scenic sea-lanes in the world, and one of the few where deep-draft vessels can sail close to steep mountain walls. The scenery is unbelievable, with forests in a hundred shades of green, tumbling turquoise glaciers, and evocative towns loaded with history, culture and adventure. (breakfast, lunch & dinner included)

Day 10 Disembarkation in Vancouver
After breakfast you will disembark in Vancouver, where your Alaska journey ends. (breakfast included)

Departs Vancouver
Day 1 Embarkation in Vancouver
This afternoon make your way to Vancouver cruise terminal and board your ship for the famous journey to Alaska. (dinner included)

Day 2 Scenic Cruising the Inside Passage
The fabled Inside Passage is one of the most scenic sea-lanes in the world, and one of the few where deep-draft vessels can sail close to steep mountain walls. The scenery is unbelievable, with forests in a hundred shades of green, tumbling turquoise glaciers, and evocative towns loaded with history, culture and adventure. (breakfast, lunch & dinner included)

Day 3 Port of Call Ketchikan
Ketchikan clutches the shores of the Tongass Narrows, with many shops and houses built right out over the water. The town calls itself the Salmon Capital of the World. Besides the main attractions – Creek Street, the Tongass Historical Museum, Totem Bight State Park and Saxman Village – try a flightseeing trip to Misty Fjords National Monument. (breakfast, lunch & dinner included)

Day 4 Port of Call Juneau
No roads lead to Juneau, which gives the Alaskan capital a misty inscrutability. You need to come by air or water, but when you arrive, the place will delight you with its bounty of water, forests, and mountains. Squeezed between the Gastineau Channel and Coast Mountains, Juneau offers a lot of variety in close proximity. (breakfast, lunch & dinner included)

Day 5 Port of Call Skagway
By the end of the 19th century, Skagway was the largest city in Alaska. Klondike booms fade and dreams move on, but the glory days still reverberate through the town. Ride the antique White Pass & Yukon narrow-gauge railway, step into the Red Onion Saloon or peruse the restored buildings and wooden boardwalks of the Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park. (breakfast, lunch & dinner included)

Day 6 Cruise Glacier Bay
A cruise to Glacier Bay National Park will show you a UNESCO World Heritage Site that protects a unique ecosystem of plants and animals living in concert with an ever-changing glacial landscape. When a monumental chunk of ice splits off a glacier and thunders into the sea the impact shoots water hundreds of feet into the air. You hold your breath as you catch the moment on film. Then you wait for it all to happen again. And it does: Glacier Bay has more actively calving tidewater glaciers than any place else in the world. (breakfast, lunch & dinner included)

Day 7 Day at Sea
Enjoy the facilities of the ship while sailing north to Alaska. (breakfast, lunch & dinner included)

Day 8 Cruise Disembarkation. Seward to Denali (Coach)
After breakfast, disembark the ship and begin your coach adventure touring north towards Anchorage; you will have the opportunity to enjoy spectacular scenery through Moose Pass and Turnagain Pass. This area is resplendent with alpine scenery and hanging glaciers. After a short stop in Anchorage continue to the Denali National Park Entrance. Your driver will give you some history of the area as you travel the George Parks Highway. Weather permitting, you can admire the marvelous views of Denali (Mount McKinley) - the tallest mountain in North America. (breakfast included)

Day 9 Denali National Park Backcountry Adventure (Coach / Bush Plane Flight)
This full-day narrated coach trip explores the entire 148km /92mi of the restricted Denali Park Road on your way to the Denali Backcountry Lodge. During your journey to Denali Backcountry Lodge, your experienced driver-guide will help in the search for bear, moose, caribou, Dall sheep and other wildlife while pointing out the biology and geology of the area. There are numerous stops for wildlife viewing, photography and to stretch your legs and enjoy complimentary snacks. Lunch included on this full day journey at the Denali Backcountry Lodge and while at the Lodge you can take a nature walk or try panning for gold. You will return to the park entrance via a flightseeing tour in a small bush plane. (lunch included)

Day 10 Denali to Anchorage (Rail)
This morning is open for optional activities. At mid-day, board the Alaska Railroad and travel by GoldStar railcar to Anchorage. (lunch & dinner included onboard the train)

Package Includes:

  • 7 day Alaska Cruise on-board Holland America’s ms Noordam
  • Hotel accommodation including taxes for 2 nights
  • Alaska Railroad - Anchorage to Denali, GoldStar Service
  • Coach transfer from Denali train station to hotel
  • Denali Backcountry Adventure Tour with flight back
  • Scheduled coach transfer - Denali to Seward
  • Total # of meals: 8 breakfasts, 8 lunches, 7 dinners
  • Travel Documentation

Not Included:

  • Onboard ship gratuities
  • Port charges and taxes
  • Fuel surcharges
  • Hard copy documentation kit

Hotel & Cruise Ship Information

Moderate Grade

  • Denali National Park Entrance – Denali Bluffs Hotel (Standard Room)
  • Holland America - ms Noordam (Ocean View Stateroom)

Deluxe Grade

  • Denali National Park Entrance – Grande Denali Lodge (Standard Room)
  • Holland America - ms Noordam (Verandah Stateroom)

Moderate Grade

Denali Bluffs Hotel

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Denali

Deluxe Grade

Grande Denali Lodge

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Denali

Departs Anchorage
Day 1 Anchorage to Denali National Park Entrance (Rail)
Early this morning take the Denali Star train to Denali National Park. Watch for views of Denali and keep an eye out for wildlife. The rest of the day is at leisure. (breakfast & lunch included onboard the train)

Day 2 Denali National Park Backcountry Adventure (Coach/Bush Plane Flight)
This full-day narrated coach trip explores the entire 148km /92mi of the restricted Denali Park Road on your way to the Denali Backcountry Lodge. During your journey to Denali Backcountry Lodge, your experienced driver-guide will help in the search for bear, moose, caribou, Dall sheep and other wildlife while pointing out the biology and geology of the area. There are numerous stops for wildlife viewing, photography and to stretch your legs and enjoy complimentary snacks. Lunch included on this full day journey at the Denali Backcountry Lodge and while at the Lodge you can take a nature walk or try panning for gold. You will return to the park entrance via a flightseeing tour in a small bush plane. (lunch included)

Day 3 Denali National Park Entrance to Seward (Coach). Cruise Embarkation
Early this morning depart Denali aboard a comfortable motorcoach. The driver will provide narration as you travel on the nationally recognized Parks Highway through Alaska’s spectacular scenery and small historic towns. You will have a layover of approximately 90 minutes in Anchorage so that you can purchase lunch. Continue on to Seward along scenic Cook Inlet and Turnagain Arm. Few roads in the United States can offer the diversity of scenic landscapes and unique natural features all concentrated in one area. You will arrive at the cruise dock in Seward at 5:45pm to board your cruise ship. (dinner included)

Day 4 Day at Sea
Enjoy the facilities of the ship while sailing southeast to Glacier Bay. (breakfast, lunch & dinner included)

Day 5 Cruise Glacier Bay
A cruise to Glacier Bay National Park will show you a UNESCO World Heritage Site that protects a unique ecosystem of plants and animals living in concert with an ever-changing glacial landscape. Glacier Bay has more actively calving tidewater glaciers than any place else in the world. (breakfast, lunch & dinner included)

Day 6 Port of Call Skagway
By the end of the 19th century, Skagway was the largest city in Alaska. Klondike booms fade and dreams move on, but the glory days still reverberate through the town. Ride the antique White Pass & Yukon narrow-gauge railway, step into the Red Onion Saloon or peruse the restored buildings and wooden boardwalks of the Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park. (breakfast, lunch & dinner included)

Day 7 Port of Call Juneau
No roads lead to Juneau, which gives the Alaskan capital a misty inscrutability. You need to come by air or water, but when you arrive, the place will delight you with its bounty of water, forests, and mountains. Squeezed between the Gastineau Channel and Coast Mountains, Juneau offers a lot of variety in close proximity. (breakfast, lunch & dinner included)

Day 8 Port of Call Ketchikan
Ketchikan clutches the shores of the Tongass Narrows, with many shops and houses built right out over the water. The town calls itself the Salmon Capital of the World. Besides the main attractions – Creek Street, the Tongass Historical Museum, Totem Bight State Park and Saxman Village – try a flightseeing trip to Misty Fjords National Monument. (breakfast, lunch & dinner included)

Day 9 Scenic Cruising the Inside Passage
The fabled Inside Passage is one of the most scenic sea-lanes in the world, and one of the few where deep-draft vessels can sail close to steep mountain walls. The scenery is unbelievable, with forests in a hundred shades of green, tumbling turquoise glaciers, and evocative towns loaded with history, culture and adventure. (breakfast, lunch & dinner included)

Day 10 Disembarkation in Vancouver
After breakfast you will disembark in Vancouver, where your Alaska journey ends. (breakfast included)

Departs Vancouver
Day 1 Embarkation in Vancouver
This afternoon make your way to Vancouver cruise terminal and board your ship for the famous journey to Alaska. (dinner included)

Day 2 Scenic Cruising the Inside Passage
The fabled Inside Passage is one of the most scenic sea-lanes in the world, and one of the few where deep-draft vessels can sail close to steep mountain walls. The scenery is unbelievable, with forests in a hundred shades of green, tumbling turquoise glaciers, and evocative towns loaded with history, culture and adventure. (breakfast, lunch & dinner included)

Day 3 Port of Call Ketchikan
Ketchikan clutches the shores of the Tongass Narrows, with many shops and houses built right out over the water. The town calls itself the Salmon Capital of the World. Besides the main attractions – Creek Street, the Tongass Historical Museum, Totem Bight State Park and Saxman Village – try a flightseeing trip to Misty Fjords National Monument. (breakfast, lunch & dinner included)

Day 4 Port of Call Juneau
No roads lead to Juneau, which gives the Alaskan capital a misty inscrutability. You need to come by air or water, but when you arrive, the place will delight you with its bounty of water, forests, and mountains. Squeezed between the Gastineau Channel and Coast Mountains, Juneau offers a lot of variety in close proximity. (breakfast, lunch & dinner included)

Day 5 Port of Call Skagway
By the end of the 19th century, Skagway was the largest city in Alaska. Klondike booms fade and dreams move on, but the glory days still reverberate through the town. Ride the antique White Pass & Yukon narrow-gauge railway, step into the Red Onion Saloon or peruse the restored buildings and wooden boardwalks of the Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park. (breakfast, lunch & dinner included)

Day 6 Cruise Glacier Bay
A cruise to Glacier Bay National Park will show you a UNESCO World Heritage Site that protects a unique ecosystem of plants and animals living in concert with an ever-changing glacial landscape. When a monumental chunk of ice splits off a glacier and thunders into the sea the impact shoots water hundreds of feet into the air. You hold your breath as you catch the moment on film. Then you wait for it all to happen again. And it does: Glacier Bay has more actively calving tidewater glaciers than any place else in the world. (breakfast, lunch & dinner included)

Day 7 Day at Sea
Enjoy the facilities of the ship while sailing north to Alaska. (breakfast, lunch & dinner included)

Day 8 Cruise Disembarkation. Seward to Denali (Coach)
After breakfast, disembark the ship and begin your coach adventure touring north towards Anchorage; you will have the opportunity to enjoy spectacular scenery through Moose Pass and Turnagain Pass. This area is resplendent with alpine scenery and hanging glaciers. After a short stop in Anchorage continue to the Denali National Park Entrance. Your driver will give you some history of the area as you travel the George Parks Highway. Weather permitting, you can admire the marvelous views of Denali (Mount McKinley) - the tallest mountain in North America. (breakfast included)

Day 9 Denali National Park Backcountry Adventure (Coach / Bush Plane Flight)
This full-day narrated coach trip explores the entire 148km /92mi of the restricted Denali Park Road on your way to the Denali Backcountry Lodge. During your journey to Denali Backcountry Lodge, your experienced driver-guide will help in the search for bear, moose, caribou, Dall sheep and other wildlife while pointing out the biology and geology of the area. There are numerous stops for wildlife viewing, photography and to stretch your legs and enjoy complimentary snacks. Lunch included on this full day journey at the Denali Backcountry Lodge and while at the Lodge you can take a nature walk or try panning for gold. You will return to the park entrance via a flightseeing tour in a small bush plane. (lunch included)

Day 10 Denali to Anchorage (Rail)
This morning is open for optional activities. At mid-day, board the Alaska Railroad and travel by GoldStar railcar to Anchorage. (lunch & dinner included onboard the train)

Package Includes:

  • 7 day Alaska Cruise on-board Holland America’s ms Noordam
  • Hotel accommodation including taxes for 2 nights
  • Alaska Railroad - Anchorage to Denali, GoldStar Service
  • Coach transfer from Denali train station to hotel
  • Denali Backcountry Adventure Tour with flight back
  • Scheduled coach transfer - Denali to Seward
  • Total # of meals: 8 breakfasts, 8 lunches, 7 dinners
  • Travel Documentation

Not Included:

  • Onboard ship gratuities
  • Port charges and taxes
  • Fuel surcharges
  • Hard copy documentation kit

Hotel & Cruise Ship Information

Moderate Grade

  • Denali National Park Entrance – Denali Bluffs Hotel (Standard Room)
  • Holland America - ms Noordam (Ocean View Stateroom)

Deluxe Grade

  • Denali National Park Entrance – Grande Denali Lodge (Standard Room)
  • Holland America - ms Noordam (Verandah Stateroom)

Moderate Grade

Denali Bluffs Hotel

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Denali

Deluxe Grade

Grande Denali Lodge

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Denali

Departure dates

(Tour Code: CRA304) Departs from Anchorage on Fridays Jun 8, 22 Jul 6, 20 Aug 3, 17, 31 (Tour Code: CRA305) Departs from Vancouver on Sundays Jun 3, 17 Jul 1, 15, 29 Aug 12, 26

Pricing

All pricing is in United States of America USD$

TWIN SINGLE TRIPLE CHILD
Moderate Grade

Departs Anchorage 08 Jun, 2018 22 Jun, 2018 06 Jul - 17 Aug, 2018 31 Aug, 2018 Port Charge Departs Vancouver 03 Jun, 2018 17 Jun, 2018 01 Jul - 12 Aug, 2018 26 Aug, 2018 Port Charges

-
$3,487
$3,607
$3,727
$3,487
$350
-
$3,321
$3,501
$3,621
$3,453
$350

-
$5,772
$6,012
$6,252
$5,772
$350
-
$5,426
$5,786
$6,026
$5,738
$350

-
$3,060
$3,140
$3,220
$3,060
$350
-
$2,954
$3,074
$3,154
$3,026
$350

-
$1,548
$1,548
$1,548
$1,548
$350
-
$1,564
$1,564
$1,564
$1,542
$350

Deluxe Grade

Departs Anchorage 08 Jun, 2018 22 Jun, 2018 06 Jul - 17 Aug, 2018 31 Aug, 2018 Port Charge Departs Vancouver 03 Jun, 2018 17 Jun, 2018 01 Jul - 12 Aug, 2018 26 Aug, 2018 Port Charges

-
$4,033
$4,393
$4,633
$4,393
$350
-
$3,927
$4,167
$4,527
$4,239
$350

-
$6,864
$7,584
$8,064
$7,584
$350
-
$6,638
$7,118
$7,838
$7,310
$350

-
$3,450
$3,690
$3,850
$3,690
$350
-
$3,383
$3,543
$3,783
$3,575
$350

-
$1,625
$1,625
$1,625
$1,625
$350
-
$1,641
$1,641
$1,641
$1,619
$350

Prices are per person and include all land taxes, cruise ship port taxes are not included. Child age 10 yrs & under

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