Norwegian Jewel - Wed, Aug 19, 2020 - 13 Nights
Norwegian Jewel - Wed, Aug 19, 2020 - 13 Nights
Cruise Line: Norwegian Cruises
Cruise Ship: Norwegian Jewel
Departs: Wed, Aug 19, 2020 Fairbanks, Alaska
Arrives: Mon, Aug 31, 2020 Vancouver, Canada
Dates & Prices
Up to $250 onboard credit (spending cash) per cabin on this sailingMention Promo Code: PC-AT100
|Aug 19, 2020||Fairbanks|
Welcome to Fairbanks. Whether you’re exploring Alaska’s Golden Heart City or the wonderful amenities your hotel has to offer, get ready for an unforgettable journey in the days ahead.
Please note the standard hotel check-in time is 3:00 pm. Guests who arrive earlier may have to wait to occupy their rooms. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure.
|Aug 20, 2020||Fairbanks|
Your Norwegian Cruise Line Tour Director will greet you at your Fairbanks hotel this morning for a group orientation meeting. After the orientation, you‘ll enjoy a city tour of Fairbanks in a deluxe motorcoach. The tour includes a stop at the Trans-Alaska Oil Pipeline and gives you a great overview of the Fairbanks community. That 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.
9:00 am Depart Hotel for Fairbanks City Tour
(Itinerary may be altered with a morning Riverboat Discovery Cruise and afternoon Fairbanks City Tour)
|Aug 21, 2020||Fairbanks/Denali|
This morning, enjoy travelling along the rails of the Alaska Railroad to Denali National Park with 360-degree views from your dome rail car seats. As you travel through the high tundra plateau into the gorgeous scenery of the Healy Gorge and Canyon, be watchful for wildlife during your rail journey. Full bar and meal service are available for purchase during your rail journey.
8:15 am Deluxe Dome Rail, Fairbanks to Denali
|Aug 22, 2020||Denali|
More than just the mountain, Denali National Park is six-million acres of wild land. This afternoon, your Tundra Wilderness 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 seven hours, with starting times throughout the day. Upon arrival in Alaska, your Tour Director will advise you of your tour time. The remaining part of the day is open for optional activities.
|Aug 23, 2020||Denali/Talkeetna|
Today’s itinerary begins with an included stop at a local Iditarod sled dog kennel where you’ll learn about the Alaska state sport of dog mushing. You’ll be amazed 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.
|Aug 24, 2020||Talkeetna/Seward|
This morning, you’ll head south to Seward. Stop in Anchorage for a brief Anchorage City Tour before continuing this afternoon down Turnagain Arm. Make a stop at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center to view large animals found throughout Alaska. You'll get 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 of the region 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 permanent home at the Center.
Continue via motorcoach to Seward to board Norwegian Jewel for your 7-day Sawyer Glacier cruise.
8:00 am Depart Talkeetna by motorcoach
|Aug 24, 2020||Seward, AK||---||9:00 p.m.|
|Aug 25, 2020||Cruise Hubbard Glacier, AK||---||---|
|Aug 26, 2020||Icy Strait Point, AK||9:00 a.m.||6:00 p.m.|
|Aug 27, 2020||Endicott Arm & Dawes Glacier||---||---|
|Aug 27, 2020||Juneau, AK||7:00 a.m.||1:15 p.m.|
|Aug 28, 2020||Skagway, AK||7:00 a.m.||5:00 p.m.|
|Aug 29, 2020||Ketchikan, AK||1:00 p.m.||8:00 p.m.|
|Aug 30, 2020||Cruise Inside Passage Al||---||---|
|Aug 31, 2020||Vancouver, Canada||7:00 a.m.||---|