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Alaska Air, Land & Cruise

7 Night Northbound Cruise, Roundtrip Air, 1 Night Anchorage, 3 Rail Segments, 1 Night Denali, 2 Nights Fairbanks

September 3-14, 2018

Tour Includes:

  • Roundtrip Air and all Transportation and Transfers
  • 7 Night Cruise with Inside Passage Port-O-Calls
  • 1 Night Anchorage including Alaska Zoo
  • 1 Night Denali 8-hour Tundra Wilderness Tour in Denali National Park
  • 2 Nights Fairbanks Touring and Gold Panning
  • 3 Rail Segments on Alaska Railroad
  • Alaska Salmon-Prime Rib Farewell Dinner
  • Professional Tour Manager

Price Per Person:

$4,595.00 PP Double
$4,995.00 PP Double
$5,595.00 PP Double

$400.00 Deposit per person to hold your reservation. Final payment is due 60 days out (May 8, 2018)

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Day 1
Meet Tourco Travel rep at Minneapolis-St.Paul International Airport to handle your check in for our non-stop flight to Vancouver, British Columbia. (PASSPORT REQUIRED)  A Norwegian Cruise rep will be awaiting our arrival and escort us to a waiting motorcoach after your luggage is collected. Welcome to beautiful Vancouver! Our destination is “Canada Place Pier” to be checked in and board the “Norwegian Jewel” Ship for our 7 day Alaska Voyage! After getting welcomed aboard and finding your stateroom, you will meet your stateroom captain and he/she will answer all your questions and explain your room amenities.  A stroll around the “Jewel” will open your eyes to all she has to offer on your Alaska Cruise.  A “Life Boat” drill is always mandatory and you disembark at 4:00 pm with plenty of time to enjoy your first dinner on board.  Enjoy your evening!

Day 2
After a breakfast option of being served in a lovely dining room or at the buffet, you’ll be ready to plan your day at sea.  A ship newsletter is delivered to your stateroom each day so you can scan all the many events your ship has to offer. We will be cruising beautiful scenery part of our day as we enter the Pacific and head for the Inside Passage or Lynn Canal towards our first Port-of-Call, Ketchikan in the Eastern Rain Forest of Alaska.  You will keep busy on this first day at sea.

Day 3
The “Jewel” docks at 7:00 am in Ketchikan.  You may have a “Shore Adventure” planned or taketime to check out Ketchikan, the “Totem Pole Capital of the World”!  Our ship departs at 4:00 pm.

Day 4
Cruising the Inside Passage during the night, we arrive in Alaska’s Capital City of Juneau at 11:00 am.Same options apply. You will be advised later on “Shore Adventures”.  We depart at 9:00 pm.

Day 5
Historic Skagway…the “Gold Rush City of 1898” unfolds before you today with lots of things to do.  The town is charming and shopping is great! The Ship will be docked by 8:00 am. The Visitor’s Center has a most interesting free movie with real photo footage about the overnight jump start from a few to thousands because of “gold”.  You can book an “Adventure” here as well. The ship departs at  8:00 pm.

Day 6
Kick back and enjoy a leisurely breakfast as we have a “day at sea” but will cruise into massive baysand experience glaciers that are unbelievable! We’ll hopefully witness “calving” of glaciers in GlacierBay.  Keep your cameras ready today!

DAY 7
Last day of cruising…enjoy all the onboard activities. Prepare for departure from ship.

DAY 8
Docking in the port of Seward, Alaska, will begin at 5:00 am.  Disembarking of passengers  is very organized.  On the pier, our luggage is taken care of and we  board our first train segment and can relax and watch the inlets and glaciers pass us by.  At our arrival in Anchorage, our Norwegian Cruise Manager will direct us from the  rail station to our waiting coach and on to our hotel for the evening..

DAY 9
After breakfast on own, the Norwegian Tour Mgr. will give you  an “all aboard” for short ride from the hotel to a visit to the big Alaska Zoo in Anchorage.  At rail station, you board for an enjoyable train ride to Denali National Park.  Full bar and food service are available. As we travel in our deluxe dome car we will be watchful for wildlife in the high tundra plateaus.   Upon arrival in Denali, Alaska, our driver and coach will be waiting to transfer us  to our Lodge for the evening.

DAY 10
Our “Tundra Wilderness” Tour will take us to the pristine 6 million acres Denali National Park on the only road going in and out on an 8-hour awesome journey.  Along the way, enjoy a fully narrated ride learning about the flora and fauna of the Park while looking for wildlife that roams freely and calls this Park “home”.  A box lunch is included.   Our third train ride awaits us for the shorter ride to Fairbanks later today.  Upon arrival at the train station, our driver and coach will be waiting to take us to our hotel for our 2-night stay.  

DAY 11
After breakfast on own, we board our coach and look ahead to a fun day of touring.  The historic Gold  Dredge #8  is included in a tour and gold panning.  We reboard our coach for a city tour of Fairbanks.  We’ll learn about the Alaska state sport of dog mushing with a stop at a local Iditarod sled dog kennel.  You’ll be amazed to learn about this fascinating and popular sport. This evening we will enjoy an included Alaskan Salmon Bake as a Farewell Dinner.

DAY 12
Prepare for departure from hotel to Fairbanks’s International Airport for your return flight to Minneapolis-St.Paul International Airport.  Tourco vans will be waiting for your arrival.