Tour 4: Alaska Highways Adventure

22 or 29 Days | 7-Night Cruise Vancouver to Whittier
This is the grand tour of Alaska, Yukon Territory and British Columbia, for those who love to follow roads less traveled.
 First, get acquainted with the Great Land by sea—7 days of world-class service and world-class scenery. Then discover the immensity and diversity of this modern-day frontier as you traverse it by land. You’ll travel the entire Alaska Highway, a two-week adventure for connoisseurs of the road.

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22 or 29 Days from $3,599

Nieuw Amsterdam & Noordam  |  Departs Sundays

AT A GLANCE ITINERARY    See Detailed Itinerary »

Day 1  Set sail from Vancouver, BC
Day 2  Cruising the Inside Passage
Day 3  Ketchikan, Alaska port call
Day 4  Juneau, Alaska port call
Day 5  Skagway, Alaska port call
Day 6  Glacier Bay National Park
Day 7  At sea (Gulf of Alaska)
Day 8  Disembark in Whittier, Alaska;
Transfer to Anchorage
Day 9  Anchorage, Alaska
Day 10-11  Denali National Park

Day 12  Fairbanks, Alaska
Day 13  Beaver Creek, Yukon
Day 14  Whitehorse, Yukon
Day 15  Whitehorse, Yukon
Day 16  Watson Lake, Yukon
Day 17  Fort Nelson, BC
Day 18  Dawson Creek, BC
Day 19  Prince George, BC
Day 20  Cache Creek, BC
Day 21  Anacortes, WA
Day 22  Seattle, WA; Tour’s End

Tour 4 Rates & Dates: 22 Days

May 8, 15 NA/NO $3,599
May 22; Aug. 28 NA $3,699
Aug. 14, 21 NA/NO $3,799
May 29 NO $3,999
Aug. 7 NO $4,099
July 31 NA $4,599
June 5 NA $4,699
June 12 NO $4,999
June 19, 26;
July 3, 10, 17, 24
NA/NO $5,099

Tour 4R Rates & Dates: 22 Days Reverse

May 15, 22; Aug. 21, 28 NA/NO $3,799
May 29; Aug. 14 NA/NO $3,999
June 5 NO $4,299
Aug. 7 NA $4,499
June 12 NA $4,999
June 19, 26;
July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
NA/NO $5,199

Tour 4E Rates & Dates: 29 Days

May 8 NA $4,299
May 15 NO $4,399
May 22; Aug. 28 NA $4,899
Aug. 14, 21 NA/NO $4,999
July 31; Aug. 7 NA/NO $5,099
May 29 NO $5,399
July 24 NO $5,599
June 5, 12 NA/NO $5,799
July 17 NA $5,999
June 19, 26 NA/NO $6,099
July 3, 10 NA/NO $6,299

Tour 4ER Rates & Dates: 29 Days Reverse

May 8, 15 NA/NO $4,499
Aug. 7, 14 NA/NO $4,599
May 22 NA $4,899
July 31 NA $5,199
May 29 NO $5,599
July 3, 17 NA $5,899
July 24 NO $5,999
June 5, 19; July 10 NA/NO $6,099
June 26 NO $6,199
June 12 NO $6,399

3rd/4th Adult Share $929; 3rd/4th Child Share (up to age 18) $789. NA=NIEUW AMSTERDAM: [4] Gov’t Fees & Taxes: $391 ppdo; $232 3rd/4th. [4R] Gov’t Fees & Taxes: $258 ppdo; $258 3rd/4th. [4E] Gov’t Fees & Taxes: $517 ppdo; $232 3rd/4th. [4ER] Gov’t Fees & Taxes: $258 ppdo; $258 3rd/4th. NO=NOORDAM: [4] Gov’t Fees & Taxes: $392 ppdo; $234 3rd/4th. [4R] Gov’t Fees & Taxes: $251 ppdo; $251 3rd/4th. [4E] Gov’t Fees & Taxes: $518 ppdo; $234 3rd/4th. [4ER] Gov’t Fees & Taxes: $251 ppdo; $251 3rd/4th. Drivers Insurance: $85 Per Driver. Cancellation Fees Protection: 10% of Total Price. Per Person, Double Occupancy (PPDO) prices are based on Interior Stateroom Category J. Call for Cabin Upgrade pricing. View Terms & Conditions.

Choose Land & Sea!

The Complete Land & Sea Vacation.
Every vacation includes a cruise and up-close and personal experience in your own motorhome. You have several choices, all including the scenic Inside Passage and Denali National Park.

DAYS 1-7. GLACIER DISCOVERY CRUISE, CRUISE THE INSIDE PASSAGE. Board your ship in Vancouver, B.C. Your cruise calls at the ports of Ketchikan, Juneau, and Skagway plus cruising Glacier Bay National Park and the Gulf of Alaska. Don’t forget to look at the wide variety of shore excursion options that are available in in each port to enhance your trip.

DAY 8. WHITTIER-ANCHORAGE. This morning, arrive in Whittier and board a comfortable motorcoach or van for your excursion to Anchorage and a thorough orientation on your RV. Overnight at Anchorage Ship Creek RV Park. Overnight at Anchorage Ship Creek RV Park for the next two nights.

DAY 9. ANCHORAGE. Spend the day exploring Anchorage, Alaska’s largest city. With long summer days, 120 miles of paved bicycle trails and breathtaking scenery, cycling is a wonderful way to explore Anchorage or go for a drive along Turnagain Arm. If conditions permit, you may witness the tidal bore—a wall of water rushing up the inlet. Overnight at Anchorage Ship Creek RV Park.

DAY 10. ANCHORAGE-DENALI. Drive the Glenn and Parks Highways to Denali, with mountain ranges to right and left. Overnight near the entrance to Denali National Park. For the next two nights overnight near the entrance to Denali National Park.

DAY 11. DENALI NATIONAL PARK. There are many optional tours at the Park to choose from, sign up for the optional13-hour scenic wilderness tour. Watch for the abundant wild creatures and, weather permitting, that most elusive wild wonder of all, Denali.

DAY 12. DENALI-FAIRBANKS. On the road again, head for Fairbanks, where the sun hardly sets at all in summertime. In late summer you might see the aurora borealis. You may want to visit the University of Alaska-Fairbanks, with its excellent museum and demonstration gardens, or inspect a retired gold dredge and try gold panning.

DAY 13. FAIRBANKS-BEAVER CREEK. Head out on the Alaska Highway to Beaver Creek, near the Yukon-Alaska border. Enjoy the scenery. Watch for wildlife along the road, and the TransAlaska Pipeline, snaking its way over hills and valleys.

DAY 14. BEAVER CREEK-WHITEHORSE. Drive the Alaska Highway along beautiful Kluane Lake, Yukon’s largest lake. In Whitehorse you might tour the S.S. Klondike, a retired sternwheeler. At the sod-roofed McBride Museum, discover a trove of Gold Rush history.

DAY 15. WHITEHORSE. Free day to explore Whitehorse. Overnight.

DAY 16. WHITEHORSE-WATSON LAKE. On the way to Watson Lake, make sure to see the Sign Forest, a thicket of more than 10,000 highway signs—still growing. Overnight at Watson Lake, gateway to the Yukon.

DAY 17. WATSON LAKE-FORT NELSON, B.C. Watch for caribou and Stone sheep along the highway—and, of course, sensational mountain views.

DAY 18. FORT NELSON-DAWSON CREEK. Take your leave of Fort Nelson and head off south toward Dawson Creek, Mile 0 of the Alaska Highway. Overnight Dawson Creek.

DAY 19. DAWSON CREEK-PRINCE GEORGE. Following Highway 97, you drive on, taking your time and stopping when you like. By evening you are in Prince George, “hub of the North.” This remote city has galleries, theaters and fine dining. Overnight Prince George.

DAY 20. PRINCE GEORGE-CACHE CREEK. Drive along the route of the old Cariboo Wagon Road to Cache Creek, once a major supply point for the goldfields. Good side trips: fantastic rock formations called “hoodoos” at Pinnacle Provincial Park; and Barkerville, a reconstructed gold rush town.

DAY 21. CACHE CREEK-ANACORTES, WASHINGTON. From Cache Creek, head south into Anacortes. Check out the Anacortes Museum which contains Fidalgo and Guemes Island artifacts. Overnight in Anacortes.

DAY 22. ANACORTES-SEATTLE, TOUR’S END. Early this morning depart for the Seattle RV Depot where you will bid farewell and transfer to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport for your flight home.

CUSTOM SELECTION 4R: RV Land Tour First, then Cruise Afterward. Similar to Highway Cruise 4 in reverse except as noted. On day 1 transfer from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to pick up your RV; RV orientation then overnight in Anacortes, WA. Days 2 through 14 of Highway Cruise 4-R are the reverse of days 9 through 21 of Highway Cruise 4. On day 15 return the RV, transfer to Whittier and cruise for 7 nights to Vancouver, B.C.

CUSTOM SELECTION 4A: Adds Tok and Dawson City. Deletes Beaver Creek and a Night in Anchorage. Denali and Fairbanks overnights are moved forward by one day (days 9-11). On day 12 drive from Fairbanks to Tok, Alaska. On day 13 drive from Tok to Dawson City, Yukon. On day 14 drive to Whitehorse. Days 15 through 22 remain unchanged from Highway Cruise 4. Add $100 per party for this Custom Selection.

CUSTOM SELECTION 4E: Extends Highway Cruise 4 to 28-nights/29-days by Adding the Kenai Peninsula and Extra Nights in Several Other Locations. Adds 2-nights in Homer (days 10 & 11), a night at Cooper Landing (day 12), one night in Whittier (day 13) and an extra night each in Anchorage (day 14), Fairbanks (days 17 & 18), and Whitehorse (days 20, 21 & 22).

CUSTOM SELECTION 4ER: Extends Highway Cruise 4-R to 28-nights/29-days by Adding Extra Nights in Several Locations and includes the Kenai Peninsula. On day 1 transfer from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to pick up your RV; RV orientation then drive to Anacortes for overnight. Days 2 through 21 of Highway Cruise 4-ER are the reverse of days 9 through 28 of Highway Cruise 4. On day 22 turn in the RV, transfer to Whittier, and cruise for 7-nights to Vancouver, B.C.