Alaska including the Arctic Circle

From Vancouver to Fairbanks, experience Alaska's spectacular beauty over 13 incredible days. Enjoy a Special Stay at Mt McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge.

13 Days
Vancouver to Fairbanks
From (AUD)
$ 7,850
$ 7,100
Dates & Pricing

2019 Vancouver > Fairbanks

Wild at heart

From the wonders of the Inside Passage and the dramatic beauty of Glacier Bay to the wilderness of Denali National Park, this magnificent journey will capture your heart.
Immerse yourself in the beauty of this extraordinary region as you travel from Vancouver along the Inside Passage, visit frontier towns such as Ketchikan and Skagway and come face to face with towering glaciers in Glacier Bay and College Fjord. Delve deep into Alaska’s interior as you visit Denali National Park and thrill at the excitement of flying across the Arctic Circle and receiving a certificate to prove it.
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13 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Vancouver > Alaskan Cruise

    Welcome to Vancouver (please book flights to arrive by 11am). Join your Tour Director for a luxurious seven night Alaskan voyage on board Princess Cruises in your verandah stateroom. Enjoy included drinks with dinner each night.

    Please be advised that shore excursions are an additional expense and can be purchased online prior to departure or onboard your cruise ship. It is recommended to book as early as possible through the cruise company’s’ Cruise Personaliser to ensure availability.

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - Scenic Cruising

    Cruise northwards on board your elegant cruise ship. Your welcome lunch is a great way to celebrate your adventures at sea.

    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 ship. Celebrate the end of your cruise with a toast at your farewell reception.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Anchorage > Talkeetna


    Visit Alaska’s Wildlife Conservation Centre.

    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, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Talkeetna > Denali National Park


    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


    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


    Thrill at the excitement 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 adventure.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  13. Day 13 - Fairbanks

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

    Meals Included: Breakfast

Tour inclusions

5-star luxury inclusions
  • Verandah Staterooms on board your cruise
  • Complimentary drinks# with dinner throughout your cruise
  • The intimacy of small group touring – a maximum of 40 guests
  • 5 exclusive Scenic Enrich experiences
  • Your choice of 4 Scenic Freechoice activities and dining
  • 2 memorable Scenic Special Stays
  • 28 meals – 12 breakfasts (B), 6 lunches (L) and 10 dinners (D)
  • Fully escorted by expert local Tour and Cruise Directors
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi at selected hotels
  • All tipping and gratuities

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