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Glaciers and Gold Rush Bonanza Holiday

Discover the spectacular landscapes, thrilling wildlife habitats, Gold Rush history and expansive national parks of Alaska and the Yukon Territory, on a unique cruising and guided tour experience.

What's included

• International Flights with Air Transat based on London Gatwick in economy class
• Includes seat selection on Air Transat
• Internal flight from Whitehorse to Vancouver (1 baggage per person)
• 8 nights' accommodation
• 7 nights' aboard Holland America (Inside Cabin)
• Full board on the cruise
• Day trip to Denali National Park
• Transfers - Seward cruise terminal to Denali Hotel, Whitehorse Hotel to Whitehorse airport.
• Admission to 'Diamond Tooth Gerties' Casino and Gold Digger's Museum, Dawson City
• Transportation by modern van or midsized coach
• Experienced Tour Director
• Standard hotel accommodation
• All National Parks fees while in Alaska

Upgrades
Celebrating anything?
Why not upgrade your flights to Club Class on Air Transat
Treat yourself and upgrade your cruise to an Oceanview or Balcony Stateroom

Itinerary

Day 1 Arrival in Vancouver

After landing, independently transfer to your downtown Vancouver hotel. Enjoy the spectacular scenery of the Pacific Coast city. Overnight in Vancouver.

Day 2 Port of Vancouver/ Cruising Sunshine Coast

Independently transfer to Canada Place where you board. Overnight on board the ms Westerdam.

Day 3 Inside Passage

The ship weighs anchor and sets sail this morning for one of the most beautiful passages in the world. Overnight on board.

Day 4 Port of Ketchikan

Cruise down the coast to arrive in Ketchikan – the ancestral home of the Tlingit tribe. Overnight on board. aOvernight on board the ms Westerdam.

Day 5 Port of Juneau

80km west of Juneau at the mouth of Glacier Bay lies the historic Icy Strait Point. Overnight on board the ms Westerdam.

Day 6 Skagway

Today we continue cruising and arrive at Skagway, an important outpost during the days of the Klondike. Overnight on board the ms Westerdam.

Day 7 Glacier Bay

Today a marvel at a natural show unlike any other. This area of Glacier Bay National Parks boasts more active calving (splitting off) tidewater glaciers than anywhere in the world. Overnight on board the ms Westerdam.

Day 8 Cruising at sea

Take a day at sea to relax and enjoy the amenities of the ship. Overnight on board the ms Westerdam.

Day 9 Port of Seward / Seward to Denali

After disembarking, departing the city along the George Parks Highway, travel northbound towards Denali National Park. Overnight close to Denali National Park.

Day 10 Denali National Park

Enjoy a Denali wildlife tour. Admire the expansive Wonder Lake renowned for its wildlife viewing opportunities. Overnight close to Denali National Park.

Day 11 Denali National Park to Fairbanks

Get back on the George Parks Highway. First stop is Nenana, to visit the Alaska Railroad Museum.Overnight in Fairbanks.

Day 12 Fairbanks to Dawson City

Head south passing innumerable lakes and rivers in this beautiful landscape. Overnight in Dawson City

Day 13 Dawson City

People still dig for gold in this historical town located where the Klondike flows into the Yukon River. Overnight in Dawson City

Day 14 Dempster Highway / Dawson City

We drive up the Dempster Highway – the only connection to the remote town of Inuvik at the Polar Sea. Overnight in Dawson City.

Day 15 Dawson City to Whitehorse

On the Klondike Highway you will repeatedly see the mighty Yukon River. Overnight in Whitehorse

Day 16 Whitehorse to Vancouver - End of the tour

Transfer to Whitehorse Airport for your flight to Vancouver International Airport before your flight home.

Please note: For all optional activities purchased during a Classic 2018 Escorted Holiday, you must pay by Visa or MasterCard credit card only. Cash or other methods of payment cannot be processed by your Tour Director.

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Dates

2018


Jun             23

Jul              7, 21

Aug             4, 18

Sep             01

Price based on London Gatwick departure airport, please call for any other airports.

Please note prices and availability are subject to change

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At a glance


15 nights, 16 days

  • International flights with Air Transat
  • 15 nights accommodation
  • Seat selection included
  • Holland America Cruise to Alaska
  • Full board on the cruise
  • Day trip to Denali National Park
  • Available from London Gatwick, Manchester & Glasgow, prices & durations may vary

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Winner of British Travel Awards 2017 - Gold award for Best Holiday Company to Canada (Large)
Winner of British Travel Awards 2017

Gold award for Best Holiday Company to Canada (Large)


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from only €4,205 per person

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At a glance


15 nights, 16 days

  • International flights with Air Transat
  • 15 nights accommodation
  • Seat selection included
  • Holland America Cruise to Alaska
  • Full board on the cruise
  • Day trip to Denali National Park
  • Available from London Gatwick, Manchester & Glasgow, prices & durations may vary

Trusted travel partner


Winner of British Travel Awards 2017 - Gold award for Best Holiday Company to Canada (Large)
Winner of British Travel Awards 2017

Gold award for Best Holiday Company to Canada (Large)


Fully protected - We are members of ATOL, ABTA and IATA
Fully Protected

ATOL, ABTA and IATA logos

We are members of ATOL, ABTA and IATA.

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