Alaska Denali and the Yukon August 2018 | Craig Travel

Alaska Denali and the Yukon August 2018

Alaska, Denali and the Yukon
Anchorage to Vancouver
Holland America Line
ms Volendam
August 10, 2018 to August 22, 2018
13 Days
Meals:
28
Escorted By:
Challenging
CT Rating:
3.5

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Alaska and the Yukon are the last frontiers of North America. This is a land too wild to be tamed, with rugged peaks and raging rivers; a land of grand vistas and hardy people. Its history is relatively short, having only been really explored during the gold rushes at the end of the nineteenth century. In recent years a new ‘gold’ rush has taken place, in search of oil, but the land remains wild and inviting. Come with us as we too discover this new land. We will spend eight days touring the north, both Canadian and American. Visiting such well known locations as Anchorage, Denali National Park, Fairbanks, and the Gold Rush city of Dawson. Then enjoy four nights of pampered luxury as we cruise on the ms Volendam to Glacier Bay and south along the Inside Passage to Vancouver. 

Rates include meal plan and gratuities - a value of over $1000 per person!

Travel Info - Cruise

Challenging
CT Rating:

This cruise/tour involves early starts, long travel days, numerous types of transportation and relatively strenuous travel conditions. Members should be in good physical condition to undertake this journey.

Highlights Inclusive Features
  • McKinley Explorer: Witness Alaska’s pristine wilderness from Anchorage to Denali National Park, on board the McKinley Explorer, enjoying fabulous views from our reserved seats in the full-domed double-decker railcar. The lower level is a private dining area where we have two included meals.
  • Yukon Gold Rush Experience: Experience Dawson City, capital of the Yukon Gold Rush and then follow the Trail of ‘98 to Whitehorse and Fraser aboard a luxury coach, ensuring unobstructed views of the passing scenery.
  • White Pass and Yukon Railway: Descend the infamous Trail of ‘98 from the heights of the White Pass to Skagway.
  • Inside Passage Cruise: Relax on board the gracious ms Volendam as we cruise to Glacier Bay, Ketchikan and south along the Inside Passage to Vancouver.
  • 8 nights first class hotels, as indicated or similar
  • Full day wilderness excursion and two overnight stays in Denali National Park
  • Luxury rail car on the McKinley Explorer
  • Land travel by deluxe motorcoach
  • Travel the ‘Trail of ‘98 on the White Pass and Yukon Railroad
  • 4 night cruise on the ms Volendam, based on sharing a twin bedded stateroom in category selected
  • Meal Plan covering most meals on the land tour as coded - BLD (a value of over $800pp)
  • All meals and entertainment on board the ship
  • All gratuities for included services

Ports of Call

ms Volendam
Holland America Line

The ms Volendam is breathtaking in every detail, from the truly spacious staterooms to the priceless antiques that line the halls. At 61000 tons, she carries just 1,432 guests in truly spacious comfort. Fifteen different lounges and restaurants are ours to enjoy from the Frans Hals Lounge, two decks high and a lounge stage that will fill your evenings with entertainment, to the twin levels of the Rotterdam Dining Room with its grand staircase and floor to ceiling windows. Recent additions to the ship are the beautiful Explorations Café (with its in depth library, internet access and coffee bar) and the Culinary Arts Centre (for cooking classes and presentations). Ample deck area, a complete Promenade Deck, two pools (one of which can be covered) and the superb Greenhouse Spa and fitness area are all ours to enjoy. Luxurious accommodations await and each stateroom will feature two lower beds (most of which can convert to a king-size bed), plush pillow top mattresses, fine Egyptian cotton sheets, personal terry cloth bathrobes, a private bathroom, individually controlled air conditioning, telephone, multi-channel in-room music and ample closet space. Each has a flat screen television and DVD player. All staterooms feature a separate sitting area and vanity and average stateroom size is over 190 square feet, some of the largest in the industry. Most outside staterooms feature picture-window viewing and all feature a bathtub/shower. The deluxe mini-suites feature a private balcony, floor to ceiling windows, mini-bar, whirlpool bath and more.

Pricing

Cruise cost in Canadian Dollars, per person:
Category – Stateroom Description (Deck)SingleDouble
K Inside Twin (Main, Veranda, Navigation)
$9,565
$5,455
I Inside Twin (Lower Promenade, Veranda, Navigation)
$9,625
$5,515
E Outside Twin (Dolphin, Main, Lower Promenade)
$10,095
$5,715
DA Outside Twin (Main, Veranda)
$10,195
$5,765
D Outside Twin (Dolphin, Lower Promenade)
$10,245
$5,795
C Outside Twin (Main)
$10,295
$5,825
B Vista Suite (Veranda, Navigation)
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$6,815
AA Vista Suite (Veranda, Navigation)
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$6,865
A Vista Suite (Veranda, Navigation)
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$6,945

Rates include meal plan and gratuities - a value of over $1000 per person!

Above rates are cruise/tour only and are per person based on sharing the category chosen and include all of the applicable Inclusive Features. See Deck Plan for full details on various categories available. For Single rates, ask for prices or visit our website.

Pricing

Sample Airfares from cities across Canada
Departure LocationDeparture Price
Vancouver (Vancouver transfers not included)
$595
Calgary / Edmonton
$925
Regina / Saskatoon
$945
Winnipeg
$945
Toronto
$1,155
Ottawa / Montreal
$1,285
Halifax / St John’s
$1,435

Airfares for Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Regina, Saskatoon and Winnipeg are estimated on an individual basis and will not be routed through Toronto with the group. Airfares from other gateways are available on request. Airfares and air carrier are subject to change and will be confirmed prior to final payment. Refer to Inclusive Features for details. Cruise price is based on sharing a twin-bedded stateroom with private bathroom. Prices are based on a minimum 20 members and on rates, taxes and fees effective March 2017. Prices are subject to change due to factors beyond our control. Itinerary is based on the air/sea program offered by the cruise line. Due to air schedules passengers from Atlantic Canada may require an overnight hotel before and/or after the cruise (cost not included).  

Pricing Details

Prices DO NOT INCLUDE the cost of insurance which is available and is highly recommended.  Premiums vary with the cost, length of the trip, and the traveller’s age. For passengers up to and including 74 years on departure date, premiums will range from $280 to $486 pp plus applicable taxes.  Cost supplements for travellers aged 75-85 will range from $186 to $404 pp plus applicable taxes.  This insurance is effective from the date of purchase and carries limitations on pre-existing medical conditions.  Please discuss your insurance coverage prior to booking.  Refer to terms and conditions for more details.  

Deposit Amount:
$900
Final Payment Date:
Monday, May 21, 2018
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