Alaska including the Arctic Circle

13 Days
Vancouver to Fairbanks
From (AUD)
$ 8,075
$ 7,775
Dates & Pricing

2021 Vancouver > Fairbanks

Mesmerising frontiers

This journey through the heart of Alaska reveals a land with a rugged but undeniable charm, one that has not yet relinquished all of its mysteries.
The Alaskan wilderness still boasts spots that have managed to remain untouched by man. In travelling to this wondrous frontier land, you’ll be among the privileged few. This itinerary will treat you to places of pristine wilderness and exquisite beauty, from Denali National Park, with its snowy mountains and sweeping vistas, to the majestic College Fjord in Prince William Sound. You’ll even cross the Arctic Circle.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
RPRO
Duration:
13 days
Departure City:
Vancouver
Return City:
Fairbanks

Selected Itinerary

13 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Vancouver > Alaskan Cruise

    Welcome to Vancouver (please book flights to arrive by 11am) and embark on your luxurious seven night voyage in a Balcony Stateroom on board Princess Cruises.

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - Scenic Cruising

    Cruise northwards on board your elegant cruise ship.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Ketchikan

    Explore Alaska’s first city, now known as the ‘salmon capital of the world’.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Juneau

    Alaska’s state capital is only accessible by air or sea. This is one town you can explore without ever getting lost.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Skagway

    Discover the historic shop facades, wooden boardwalks and echoes of the gold rush that typify Skagway.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Glacier Bay

    A steaming cup of hot chocolate will keep you warm as you are mesmerised by the dramatic ice walls of Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - College Fjord

    Some of the glaciers of College Fjord are 40 storeys high and tower over even the largest cruise ships. Celebrate the end of your cruise with a farewell dinner.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Anchorage > Talkeetna

    Visit the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Centre, then enjoy a jet boat ride before your Special Stay at Mt. McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge

    Denali flightseeing - Optional flightseeing over Denali, with glacier landing (additional expense, subject to seasonal operation. Replaces jet boat ride).

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Talkeetna > Denali National Park

    Enrich

    Visit Joanne Porterfield’s homestead and learn about early Alaskan life.

    Journey on Princess Rail to McKinley Chalet Resort for a two night Special Stay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Denali National Park

    Freechoice

    Explore Alaska’s rugged wilderness today.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  11. Day 11 - Denali National Park > Fairbanks

    Cruise into the heart of Alaska on the ‘Discovery III’ Sternwheeler. See a bush floatplane take off, meet champion sled dogs, and discover village life. Stay two nights at Fairbanks Princess Riverside Lodge.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  12. Day 12 - Fairbanks > Arctic Circle

    Enrich

    Experience the thrill of crossing the Arctic Circle by air and receive a certificate to prove it. Stop at a wilderness community for a fascinating insight into the history of the region and life today. Truly a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  13. Day 13 - Fairbanks

    It’s time to bid farewell after a wondrous journey.

    Please note: Pre-release itinerary subject to change.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

Tour inclusions

Highlights
  • Venture beyond Alaska’s coastline for an exploration into its rugged interior
  • Experience the thrill of a flight over awe-inspiring landscapes, crossing the Arctic Circle
  • Hear the fascinating stories of the Porterfield family who have lived in the harsh Alaskan wilderness for over five and a half decades
  • Join astronomers from Jasper Planetarium for an exclusive Dark Sky Experience
  • Learn photography tips to capture the wonders you’ll see on your journey on your mobile device

Pricing & Availability