Alaska - the Wilderness Destination. So incredibly beautiful, you’ll think you stepped into a painting. This is Alaska as seen from the panoramic perspective of your dazzling Norwegian cruise ship. Monumental glaciers are nature’s draw and Alaska’s waterways reveal more of these thrilling Ice Age giants than anywhere else on earth. Alaska’s Inside Passage is one of the most scenic sea-lanes in the world, home to bald eagles, whales, sea lions, otters, brown bears, mountain goats and flocks of seabirds. Plus you’ll visit a variety of flavorful ports of call full of rich history and native culture.
Seattle, Juneau, Skagway, Glacier Bay National Park, Ketchikan, Victoria, BC
Saturday July 13th: Depart home - Seattle
We will depart Columbia via motor coach to Kansas City where we will fly non-stop to Seattle for an overnight stay.
Sunday, July 14th: Seattle - Ship
Today we board the magnificent Norwegian Pearl for our amazing seven day Inside Passage Cruise. We will be stopping in Juneau, Skagway, Ketchikan and Victoria along with a spectacular day in breathtaking Glacier Bay National Park.
Monday, July 15th: Day of Cruising
Today is your day to relax and explore the ship at your leisure. Enjoy a wide range of complimentary dining options all included in your cruise price, and all available on your schedule. The freedom continues with entertainment for everybody; from Broadway shows, to adults-only clubs where you can dance 'til dawn, to supervised activities for kids and teens.
Tuesday, July 16th: Juneau
Today we arrive in Juneau, the capital of Alaska. Juneau is home to some of Alaska’s most spectacular scenery. Nestled at the foot of Mt. Juneau, the city faces the water from the mainland side of Gastineau Channel. Several magnificent fjords are located along the channel coast and the majestic Mendenhall Glacier.
Wednesday, July 17th: Skagway
Just imagine thousands of gold-crazed adventurers seeking the best jumping-off spot for their arduous trek. They found the deepest penetration by boat was at the northern tip of the Lynn Canal. This is how Skagway was born. Here we can ride the world-famous White Pass and Yukon Railroad and then visit one of the historic gold-rush camps, where we can browse though cabins and tents that were once used as a bakery and a saloon.
Thursday, July 18th: Glacier Bay National Park
The icy wilderness of this spectacular national park and preserve displays massive glaciers that stretch from the ice-draped St. Elias and Fairweather mountain ranges to the ends of majestic fjords. The park is also home to an amazing world of marine life, including humpback whales, sea otters, porpoises and harbor seals. See it all through the eyes of a park ranger who comes aboard to add expert insight.
Friday, July 19th: Ketchikan
Ketchikan originated as an Indian fish saltery, but the town’s major growth began when it became a supply base and entry port for miners during the 1898 Gold Rush to the Klondike. Much of the town’s colorful past is still in evidence, especially in the nearby Indian villages, where you’ll see colorfully carved totem poles and hear the fascinating legends that surround them.
Saturday, July 20th: Victoria, BC
Victoria exudes old-world charm and fragrant and colorful flowers are everywhere. Founded in 1843 by James Douglas of the Hudson's Bay Company, the city was first known as Fort Victoria. By 1848, Vancouver Island was a British colony and Victoria was its capital.
Be sure to take a tour of breathtaking Butchart Gardens, a National Historic Site of Canada, where you'll find yourself surrounded by 55-acres of some of the most lavish and lush landscaped grounds in the world. Colorful blooms, rare flowers and themed gardens greet you as you meander through the property over footbridges, passing cascading fountains and charming lily ponds.
Sunday, July 21st: Seattle - Home
Today we arrive back into Seattle. We will disembark the ship in the morning and transfer to the airport. What an adventure we had, and what better way to experience that adventure than with friends!
Balcony - $2,999.00
Twin beds that make up into a queen-size bed, sitting area with sofa, bathroom with a shower, television, and balcony
Inside Stateroom - $1,999.00
Twin beds that make up into a queen-size bed, bathroom with a shower, and television
Rates are per person and based on double occupancy.
Not Include in Cruise Price: ship gratuities (approximately $90 per person), alcoholic beverages, soft drinks, trip cancellation/medical insurance, cruise shore excursions, and airline baggage fees.
Although US passport holders are not currently required to sail with a passport for Alaska, Norwegian highly recommends they are carried.
A $300.00 per person deposit is needed in order to guarantee space for this cruise. Final payment is due by April 12, 2013.
A cancellation fee of $300.00 per person will be assessed for reservations canceled before April 12, 2013.
Cancellations made after April 12, 2013 will result in complete forfeiture of monies paid.
Suzi Davis Travel highly recommends travel insurance which provides reimbursement coverage for trip cancellation for covered medical reasons, and other benefits including Bankruptcy/Default, Trip Delay, Missed Cruise Departure, Accident Medical Expense, Sickness Medical Expense, Common Carrier AD&D, 24-hour AD&D, Baggage & Personal Effects, Baggage Delay. This insurance is available at the rate of $189.00 per person and may be purchased at time of deposit or final payment. Please note, if insurance is purchased at time of final payment, pre-existing conditions are not covered.
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