2017 SEASON
Jun 2017 - Aug 2017

13 Day Alaska Discovery Land & Cruise

Collette Guided Tour & Cruise starting in Fairbanks and finishing in Seattle

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Book online and enjoy exclusive savings on Collette's 13 Day Alaska Discovery Land & Cruise. Relax for seven nights and enjoy the epic Alaskan scenery from aboard one of Princess Cruise Lines lovely ships. Cruise through the Inside Passage and Glacier Bay, taking in rugged natural wonders. Cruise the Sternwheeler Discovery...read more

Overview

Operator: Collette
Type: Coach Tour & Cruise (Premium)
Style: Classic
Duration: 13 Days
From: Fairbanks to Seattle
Tour Code: COL148
Reviews: Not Yet Reviewed
Visits: USA, Canada, USA
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$ 4,864
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Day By Day

1

Fairbanks, Alaska - Tour Begins

Your tour opens in Fairbanks, in the great state of Alaska. On this adventure we bring together the best of both land and sea. Stay: Fairbanks Princess Riverside Lodge
2

Fairbanks - Denali National Park

Step aboard an amazing cruise on the popular Sternwheeler Discovery, an unforgettable journey showcasing Alaska’s diverse culture and rich history. Make stops along the way to meet the people and get a taste of local life. Take a scenic motorcoach ride to Denali National Park. Tonight, enjoy an entertaining evening at the Music of Denali Dinner Theater which tells the story of the first ascent of Mount McKinley. Stay: Denali Princess Wilderness Lodge (2 Nights) (B/D)
3

Denali National Park

This morning, travel deep into Denali National Park on the Tundra Wilderness Tour* which affords the best opportunities to view the region’s wildlife. Learn about the history of the park and see why Denali is one of the top three reasons that people visit Alaska. The remainder of the day is at leisure. (B)
4

Denali National Park - Anchorage

Today you head to the train station to begin an unforgettable journey to Anchorage. Savor every moment inside your luxury domed railcar. View the incredible landscape from glass-ceiling railcars and open-air observation platforms as rail guides provide expert commentary. Stay: Hotel Captain Cook (B)
5

Anchorage - Whittier - Board Cruise Ship

Begin your day with a scenic drive along the Alaska Range. Pass the amazing Turnagain Arm, a deep glacial fjord, and arrive in the port of Whittier where you’ll embark the ship to begin your 7-night Princess cruise aboard a fabulous floating resort designed to make your stay on board truly memorable. You will be dazzled by the entertainment in the state-of-the-art lounges and a myriad of dining options. While on board, breakfast, lunch, dinner and nightly entertainment are included. Stay: Princess Cruises' Star (7 Nights) (B/D)
6

Cruising - Hubbard Glacier

Your ship cruises past the mammoth Hubbard Glacier, one of Alaska’s advancing glaciers. Have your camera ready as today is filled with amazing natural sights as you linger along its shimmering surface. (B/L/D)
7

Cruising - Glacier Bay

Cruise through Glacier Bay, a spectacular national park and preserve that is a treasure trove of tidewater glaciers and scenic coastal islands. Its rich world of marine life and large concentration of tidewater glaciers is Alaska at its best. (B/L/D)
8

Cruising - Skagway

Relive Alaska's Gold Rush days in this “Gateway to the Klondike” and home of the famed Chilkoot Trail. In historic Skagway, Alaska’s past lives on in a spectacular natural setting and cries of “gold in the Yukon!” can still be heard. (B/L/D)
9

Cruising - Juneau

From massive scenic mountains to historic buildings, there is so much to explore in Alaska’s capital city of Juneau. (B/L/D)
10

Cruising - Ketchikan

Your port of call today is Ketchikan, known as the “Salmon Capital of the World” and the “City of Totems.” Located on the tranquil Revillagigedo Island, Ketchikan is home to the world’s largest collection of totem poles. (B/L/D)
11

Cruising - Inside Passage

A wonderful day of sightseeing awaits as your ship sails along the amazing Inside Passage, an extensive stretch of land known for its natural beauty and abundant wildlife. You will be awestruck with this natural wonder. (B/L/D)
12

Vancouver, B.C. - Disembark Cruise - Seattle, WA Airport Area

Your cruise ends in the vibrant city of Vancouver. Choose an optional city tour featuring Stanley Park, Chinatown and Gastown, home to the world-famous steam-powered clock. Or, explore this lovely city on your own. Next, board your coach for the drive to the Seattle airport area for an overnight stay. Stay: Crowne Plaza Seattle Airport (B)
13

Seattle Airport Area - Tour Ends

Your tour comes to a close today, leaving you with many wonderful memories of your tour to the last of the great frontiers.

Trip Inclusions

Exclusive to Collette

  • Enjoy an unforgettable rail journey from Denali to Anchorage in a luxury domed railcar.
  • Enjoy an expert guided Tundra Wilderness Tour in Denali National Park.
  • Relive Alaska's Gold Rush days in historic Skagway.

What's Included:

  • A professionally planned itinerary
  • Strategically located hotels (4 stars and above)
  • The services of a professional tour manager
  • Expert local guides who provide insider knowledge
  • Attraction & museum entrance fees with preferential access
  • All on-tour gratuities (excludes on-board cruise gratuities)
  • Unparalleled sightseeing
  • Enriching cultural experiences
  • Breakfast every day and over 50% of dinners
  • Comfortable on-tour transportation
  • Hotel-to-hotel baggage handling
  • Attraction & museum entrance fees with preferential access
  • Wi-Fi available on tour

Activity Level

  • This tour requires average physical activity. You should be in good health, able to climb stairs and walk reasonable distances, possibly over uneven ground and cobblestoned streets.

Flight Information

  • Arriving Flight: The closest arrival airport is Fairbanks Intl Airport (FAI) Airport, please make sure your flights arrive before 12:00am
  • Departing Flight: The closest departure airport is Seattle Tacoma Intl Airport (SEA) Airport, please do not book flights departing earlier than 12:00am on the last day

Trip Notes

  • Airport transfers at your arrival and departure destination are not included in the price of the tour.
  • Accommodation, itinerary and inclusions subject to change.
  • Prices are for land/cruise only. International flights not included.

Roundtrip Home to Airport Chauffeur Drive Service

  • Chauffeur service is included for all air-inclusive tour bookings. This personalised service is included within a 40km radius from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Canberra, Darwin, Cairns and Hobart airport gateways. Service is available between 41-70 kms for a small fee.

 

Optional Activities

The optional activities below can be pre-booked & included in your trip quote.

Dog Sled and Helicopter Flight

Location: Juneau, AK. Cost: $771.
Experience Alaska's most famous mode of travel during this 'once in a lifetime' excursion operated by qualified Iditarod Mushers. Your very special adventure begins as you board your helicopter. The helicopter flight is only one part of this legendary...read more

Helicopter and Glacier Walk

Location: Juneau, AK. Cost: $491.
Nothing compares to the total exhilaration of soaring above some of the most incredible scenery the world offers. Step aboard a helicopter for the adventure of a lifetime as you fly over Mendenhall Glacier, Juneau's Ice Field and breathtaking mountains....read more

Jet Boat Whale Watching

Location: Juneau, AK. Cost: $212.
Climb aboard your Jet Boat ? a marine mammal-friendly mode of transportation ? and set sail for an incredible experience! Discover the Alaskan wildlife during an expedition that takes you up close to the whales, porpoises, sea lions, seals, eagles and...read more

Misty Fjords Flightseeing

Location: Ketchikan, AK. Cost: $358.
Experience the magnificent beauty of Misty Fjord National Monument, a 2.3 million acre park covered by glaciers ages ago. Your pilot will narrate as you soar over majestic fjords, cascading waterfalls, and jewel-like lakes to discover some of Alaska's...read more

Skagway Tour and Summit Overlook

Location: Skagway, AK. Cost: $100.
This is the ideal tour for the traveler seeking a short but in depth look at Skagway's natural and historical wonders. This tour showcases the best of everything that has made Skagway famous and parallels much of the train route to the White Pass Summit...read more

City Tour of Vancouver

Location: Vancouver, BC. Cost: $54.
Prepare for an unforgettable journey to see the most popular and fascinating highlights of Vancouver, British Columbia. Experience the splendor of the city with a comprehensive tour that begins in Stanley Park. See the park's famous totem poles; each...read more

Operator Details

Region: Canada & Alaska
Style: Classic
Accommodation: 4+ Star
Location: Various
Guided: Tour Host & Local Guides
Transport: Luxury Coach
Age Range: Open (min 5 years)
Flights: Optional Inclusion
Airport Transfers: Available, Not Included
Gratuities: All Included in Price
Max Group Size: 44 (Avg. 36)
Free WiFi: Onboard
* Source: Collette for trips in Canada & Alaska. Some variances may occur on individual tours and information is provided as a guide only. Refer to Trip Inclusions section for more details.

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2017 SEASON
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