Norwegian Jewel - Tue, May 26, 2020 - 13 Nights
Norwegian Jewel - Tue, May 26, 2020 - 13 Nights
Cruise Line: Norwegian Cruises
Cruise Ship: Norwegian Jewel
Departs: Tue, May 26, 2020 Anchorage, Alaska
Arrives: Mon, Jun 08, 2020 Vancouver, Canada
Dates & Prices
Up to $225 onboard credit (spending cash) per cabin on this sailingMention Promo Code: PC-AT100
|May 26, 2020||Anchorage|
Welcome to Anchorage. Whether you're exploring Alaska's largest city or the wonderful amenities your hotel has to offer, get ready for an unforgettable journey in the days ahead fully escorted by a local Alaskan guide. Please note the standard hotel check-in time is 3:00pm. Guests who arrive earlier may have to wait to occupy their rooms. Enjoy the rest of your day at leisure.
* The transfer from Airport to Hotel is included when arriving flight information is provided to Norwegian Cruise Line at least 10 days prior to tour start date. Transfer is offered only on the starting date of the tour. Guests who do not provide flight information within the guidelines forfeit this service. Unused transfers are nonrefundable.
|May 27, 2020||Anchorage/Denali|
Your Norwegian Cruise Line Tour Director will greet you at your Anchorage hotel this morning. Today you'll ride along the rails of the world-famous Alaska Railroad from Talkeetna to Denali with 360-degree views from your deluxe dome railcar seats. As the gorgeous scenery of Alaska rolls past, be watchful for wildlife, as well as glimpses of Mt McKinley, or, as local Alaskans call it, "The Great One." Full bar and meal service are available for purchase during your rail journey. Open evening for optional activities such as whitewater rafting, helicopter flightseeing, hiking, or one of the park service programs.
8:00am Depart for Talkeetna via motorcoach
|May 28, 2020||Denali|
More than just the mountain, Denali National Park is six-million acres of wild land. This morning, your tour will take you into this pristine region of Alaska on the only road into and out of the park. Along the way, enjoy a fully narrated ride learning about the flora and fauna of the area while looking out for the wild animals that roam freely and call this park home. While in this beautiful area, set aside time to experience the solitude and tranquility that vast wilderness can provide.
During your included Tundra Wilderness Tour, you will travel 53 miles into Denali National Park, enjoying the incredible scenery and some of the best opportunities to see wildlife in its natural setting. A light snack is included on the tour. Tour duration is approximately 7 hours. Upon your arrival in Alaska, your Tour Director will advise you of your tour time. Open evening for optional activities.
|May 29, 2020||Denali/Fairbanks|
Today's itinerary includes the morning kennel tour. Learn about the Alaska state sport of dog mushing with an included stop at a local Iditarod sled dog kennel. You'll be amazed to learn about this fascinating sport, the musher, the dogs, and even get to hold a future champion puppy in your arms. After this authentic visit, we won't be surprised if you are ready to run "The Last Great Race" yourself. In the afternoon, continue north to Alaska's Golden Heart City, Fairbanks, on your deluxe motorcoach.
8:30am Iditarod Sled Dog Kennel Visit
|May 30, 2020||Fairbanks|
This morning, enjoy a visit to the historic Gold Dredge #8 where you will get the chance to do some panning just like the early pioneers of Alaska. Afterwards, board your deluxe motorcoach for a city tour of Fairbanks before stopping in historic downtown for lunch on your own. This afternoon enjoy a ride on the Riverboat Discovery, a three-hour journey that will take you into the heart of Alaska. Operated by a family who has made the Alaskan rivers home for five generations, you'll witness a Bush Pilot take off and land beside the boat, and hear stories of flying into remote Alaska firsthand. Halfway through the experience, you'll be immersed in frontier living with a guided walking tour of a recreated Athabascan Indian village. See cabins made of spruce logs, along with other indigenous dwellings that have allowed the strong Athabascan people to survive for thousands of years in this harsh environment. Open evening to explore Fairbanks or take an optional tour.
9:30am Gold Dredge #8
|May 31, 2020||Fairbanks/Valdez|
Today's journey travels south along the Richardson Highway to Valdez, the terminus of the Trans-Alaska Oil Pipeline. Enjoy spectacular vistas of the Alaska Range over one of the rarely utilized highways in Alaska. Enjoy your free evening in the beautiful port community of Valdez.
7:00am Depart Fairbanks
|Jun 01, 2020||Valdez/Seward|
This morning you will cruise through the majestic Prince William Sound and along the 3-mile face of Columbia Glacier, keeping a watchful eye out for wildlife, including seals, sea otters, birds, and even whales! View the Trans-Alaska Oil Pipeline Terminal where supertankers are loaded with crude oil from Prudhoe Bay as you leave the harbor. Continue your day long journey to the port community of Whittier. Light meal included on-board. Upon arrival in Whittier, board your deluxe motorcoach and make a stop at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center to view large animals found throughout Alaska. You'll get up close to moose, bears, musk ox and other indigenous animals of the region. Taking in orphaned animals and providing quality animal care year-round, the Conservation Center is dedicated to the protection and preservation of Alaska's wildlife. Animals that cannot be released back into the wild are given a permanent home at the Center.
Continue towards Seward where you will board Norwegian Jewel for your 7-day Sawyer Glacier cruise.
7:00am Depart Valdez on Prince William Sound Cruise
|Jun 01, 2020||Seward, AK||---||9:00 p.m.|
|Jun 02, 2020||Cruise Hubbard Glacier, AK||---||---|
|Jun 03, 2020||Icy Strait Point, AK||9:00 a.m.||6:00 p.m.|
|Jun 04, 2020||Endicott Arm & Dawes Glacier||---||---|
|Jun 04, 2020||Juneau, AK||7:00 a.m.||1:15 p.m.|
|Jun 05, 2020||Skagway, AK||7:00 a.m.||5:00 p.m.|
|Jun 06, 2020||Ketchikan, AK||1:00 p.m.||8:00 p.m.|
|Jun 07, 2020||Cruise Inside Passage Al||---||---|
|Jun 08, 2020||Vancouver, Canada||7:00 a.m.||---|