Great National Parks Expedition Cruisetour


Days 1-8Cruise

7-night sailing from Vancouver to Seward.

Day 8FridaySeward

Meet your Tour Director in Seward and explore the city before embarking on the Kenai Fjords National Park Cruise. Marvel at the park’s abundant wildlife and glaciers on a 100-mile round-trip fully-narrated adventure.

From 5:30 p.m., Seward is yours to discover. You can find Seward’s stalwart locals at Seward’s watering holes, where you can savor fresh Alaskan seafood, filleted and flayed, straight from the ocean to your plate, or book an optional land excursion, such as a dog sled ride on a glacier.

Day 9SaturdayAnchorage

The morning is yours to experience Seward before departing for Anchorage aboard your deluxe motorcoach. In Anchorage, visit the Alaska Native Heritage Center and learn about the native cultures that call Alaska home.

From 5:00 p.m., Anchorage is yours to discover. With moose known to pass through Anchorage’s neighborhoods, and even whales
surfacing in the waters along the Tony Knowles Coastal Trail, Anchorage’s long summer days mean more time to explore by day and sample the all-embracing culinary fare long into the evening.

Day 10SundayDenali

Set off on a scenic drive to Denali in the morning.

From 4:30 p.m., Denali is yours to explore. Book an optional activity, like fly-fishing for arctic grayling or rainbow trout, or explore the trails that surround your Alaskan Lodge.

Day 11MondayFairbanks

Spend your morning immersed in the beauty of Alaska’s natural landscape as you head deep into Denali National Park on the Tundra Wilderness Tour, after which you’ll embark on a luxurious journey aboard the Wilderness Express, a glass-domed traincar, to Fairbanks.

From 8:00 p.m., Fairbanks is yours to discover. Book an optional land excursion like a flight to the remote wilderness community of Wiseman across the Arctic Circle, or relax at your Alaskan Lodge set on the banks of the Chena River.

Day 12TuesdayFairbanks

After breakfast, you’ll spend a fun-filled day in Fairbanks. Explore the city’s natural beauty and landmarks on the Fairbanks City Tour, after which you’ll cruise down the Chena River on the Riverboat Discovery Sternwheeler.

From 4:00 p.m., Fairbanks is yours to explore. Discover the city’s gold rush roots and hardy locals on a midnight sun stroll, or consult with your Tour Director to book an optional land excursion.

Day 13WednesdayFairbanks

Your Tour Director will see that you are transferred to the Fairbanks airport for your flight home.

Note: All Canadian Rockies itineraries are independent travel itineraries and do not include an escort. Independent travel offers all the features of a structured group vacation plus the advantages only true independence can offer. All tours and activities described are included in your Cruisetour vacation. Upgrades for travel on VIA Rail are available for an additional fee. Contact your travel agent for details.