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Alaska and British Columbia - Inside Passage Wilderness Expedition (Southbound)

8 days with Hurtigruten   Rating: First Class

Itinerary
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Day 1 Juneau, Alaska – Embarkation
The capital of Alaska’s features the ambiance of a gold rush town with remnant of gold mines in the mountains and valleys.
 
Day 2 Wrangell, Alaska - Full Day
One of the oldest island towns in Alaska. Numerous petroglyphs on the beach and moss-covered totem poles are remnants of the distant past of this area. 
 
Day 3 Petersburg, Alaska - Full Day
Nicknamed “Little Norway,” rarely visited Petersburg is a thriving fishing village with a strong Norwegian heritage. Local residents even celebrate Norwegian holidays.
 
Day 4 Misty Fjords National Monument, Alaska - Full Day
Thick evergreen rainforests, granite cliffs adorned with waterfalls, mountain rivers and coastal wetlands, with milky fog often filling the bays and coves.
 
Day 5 Prince Rupert, British Columbia - Full Day
Gateway to immense wilderness on the northern coast of British Columbia.
 
Day 6 Butedale, British Columbia - Full Day
A day of exploration through the narrow channels of the Canadian Inside Passage. Prince Royal Island offers ghost towns, abandoned canneries, waterfalls and we will enjoy great wildlife spotting.
 
Day 7 Alert Bay, British Columbia – Half Day
A scenic village at the northern tip of Vancouver Island. We will enjoy totem poles, paintings, carvings and ceremonial masks in the local museum. and search for wildlife on the nearby islands.
 
Day 8 Vancouver - Disembarkation
Our journey ends in Vancouver. Guest have to possibility to start the adventure early with a post-voyage program.
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All This Included
Explore the Inside Passage´s protected waterways and beautiful forested islands to experience amazing wildlife aboard our hybrid-powered expedition ship.
 
Voyage
  • Full-board expedition voyage aboard MS Roald Amundsen in a cabin of your choice
  • A choice of three onboard restaurants 
  • All meals include beverages (house beer and wine, sodas, and mineral water in all onboard restaurants)
  • Complimentary tea and coffee
  • Free Wi-Fi on board
  • Complimentary expedition jacket developed for and by explorers
  • Complimentary reusable water bottle made from aluminum to use at water refill stations located throughout the ship
  • Loan of boots, trekking poles, and all equipment needed for included and optional activities
  • No gratuities expected
  • English-speaking Expedition Team organize and accompany activities aboard and ashore
 
Onboard Activities
  • Experts on the Expedition Team deliver in-depth lectures on science, culture, wildlife, biology, geology and history
  • Explorer Science program, with educational and Citizen Science activities that let you learn about the sights you’ll see while contributing to research
  • Use of the ship’s Science Center which has an extensive library and advanced biological and geological microscopes
  • Professional onboard photographer gives top tips and tricks for the best landscape and wildlife photos, and camera settings
  • Use of the ship’s hot tubs, sauna and fitness room with panoramic view
  • Rejuvenating wellness areas with separate treatment rooms, infinity pool, outdoor gym, running track 
  • Opportunities to engage with the Expedition Team and other guests, including a welcome event, daily gatherings to recap the day and prepare for the day to come
  • Opportunities to dine and interact with the Expedition Team and officers 
  • Port presentations providing destination insight
  • A farewell event
Highlights
  • Follow the Inside Passage from the mountains of Alaska to the pacific coastline of British Columbia.
  • Great opportunities to spot whales and rich wildlife.
  • Discover the cultural diversity of Pacific Northwest.
  • Discover the northernmost rainforest in the world.

Accommodations
Cruising: Category onboard MS Roald Amundsen

Notes
  • Cabin upgrades are available.
  • Not Included: International flights, travel Insurance, luggage handling, optional excursions and gratuities.
  • All planned landings are subject to weather conditions.
  • All itineraries are subject to change.
  • Please ask your Vacations To Go travel counselor for more information.
Terms and Conditions
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* The prices shown are U.S. dollars per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability. Prices quoted for land/cruise arrangements are subject to increase without notice. Once we have received your deposit, land/cruise prices are guaranteed. Air prices quoted via phone or email are subject to increase and are guaranteed only from the time that full payment is received. Also, air prices or air promotions mentioned on this site or on the phone do not include baggage fees imposed by airlines.