Tour 1: Gold Rush Memories
12 Days | 3-Night Cruise Vancouver to Skagway
Cruise the scenic Inside Passage including Tracy Arm and Twin Sawyer Glaciers—then tour the famous Alaska Highway, Klondike Gold Rush territory, the Yukon, Denali, Fairbanks & Anchorage in your comfortable motorhome. Reserved campgrounds every night, including two nights near Denali National Park.
12 Days from $2,599
ms Volendam | Departs Wednesdays
AT A GLANCE ITINERARY See Detailed Itinerary »
Day 1 Set sail from Vancouver, BC
Day 2 Cruising the Inside Passage
Day 3 Tracy Arm & Sawyer Glaciers*
Day 3 Juneau, Alaska port call
Day 4 Disembark in Skagway
Day 5 Whitehorse, Yukon
Day 6 Beaver Creek, Yukon
Day 7 Fairbanks, Alaska
Day 8 Denali National Park
Day 9 Denali National Park
Day 10 Anchorage, Alaska
Day 11 Anchorage, Alaska
Day 12 Tour’s End
Rates & Dates
|June 6; August 15, 22||VO||$2,799|
|June 13, 20; August 1, 8||VO||$2,899|
|July 4, 11, 18||VO||$3,099|
VO=MS VOLENDAM; 3rd/4th Adult Share $529; 3rd/4th Child Share (up to age 18) $449; Gov’t. Fees & Taxes: $125 ea; $84 3rd/4th; Drivers Insurance: $75 Per Driver; Cancellation Fees Protection: 10% of Total Price; Per Person, Double Occupancy (PPDO) prices are based on Ocean View Stateroom Category E. Cabin Upgrades »
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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.
EXPLORE TOUR FEATURES:
DAYS 1-3. Cruising the inside passage. Juneau port of call. Board your cruise ship in Vancouver, B.C. and prepare for an unforgettable adventure. Cruise the beautiful Inside Passage including Tracy Arm and Twin Sawyer Glaciers enroute to Juneau, Alaska’s capital. Here, enjoy exciting optional Juneau shore excursions like the Whale Watching Adventure, Mendenhall Glacier Float Trip, Historic Gold Panning Adventure & Salmon Bake, Glacier View Sea Kayaking, Historic Gold Mining & Panning Adventure, Mendenhall Lake Canoe Adventure, Whale Watching & Salmon Bake, Best of Juneau® and the Gold Creek Salmon Bake.
DAY 4. SKAGWAY. Pick up your motorhome at the Skagway RV Depot and receive a through orientation. You’ll still have plenty of Alaskan daylight left to stroll down Broadway and try out Skagway’s shops and saloons. We’re handy if you have last-minute questions about your motorhome.
DAY 5. SKAGWAY-WHITEHORSE. Today you can seek out adventures in Skagway, including the optional Liarsville Gold Rush Trail Camp & Salmon Bake or the Yukon Sightseeing Adventure by Hummer®, or just sleep late before beginning your motorhome tour with a drive up the scenic Klondike Highway to Whitehorse. You’ll have an overview of the arduous White Pass Trail, used by stampeders of the Klondike Gold Rush. In Whitehorse you overnight at your reserved campsite.
DAY 6. WHITEHORSE-BEAVER CREEK. Drive along blue, glacier-fed Kluane Lake, with the snowy peaks of the Kluane Ranges to the west. Take time for fishing, gold panning, hiking. Then arrive at Beaver Creek on the Yukon-Alaska border via the Alaska Highway.
DAY 7. BEAVER CREEK-FAIRBANKS. Watch for the TransAlaska Pipeline as you continue on the Alaska Highway to Fairbanks. Summertime daylight lasts far into the night; in late summer you might see the Aurora Borealis.
DAY 8. FAIRBANKS-DENALI. While in Fairbanks, consider an optional riverboat cruise on the Discovery, a genuine sternwheeler, try gold panning at Gold Dredge #8, or visit the excellent museum at the University of Alaska. Then it’s a short drive south to Denali area campground, where you’ll spend two nights.
DAY 9. DENALI NATIONAL PARK. Now for Denali National Park, home of North America’s tallest mountain: 20,320-ft. Denali. Consider an optional tour. Perhaps a flightseeing tour with a local naturalist to help you spot Dall sheep, moose and caribou in the peaks and valleys below.
DAY 10. DENALI-ANCHORAGE. Drive south on the Parks Highway, with mountain views to amaze you and friendly small towns along the way, such as Talkeetna— headquarters for Denali climbers. In Anchorage take in some city sights, or a great seafood dinner. Overnight.
DAY 11. ANCHORAGE. Free day in Anchorage. With long summer days, 120 miles of paved bicycle trails and breathtaking scenery, cycling is a wonderful way to explore Anchorage. Recommended optional tours include the 26 Glacier Cruise or Kenai Fjords National Park tour. Overnight at Anchorage Ship Creek RV Park.
DAY 12. ANCHORAGE, TOUR’S END. This morning, drop off your RV, and we transfer you to the airport for your flight home, or on to your next adventure!
CUSTOM SELECTION 1A: Deletes Beaver Creek and 2nd night in Anchorage. Adds Dawson City and Tok. On day 6 drive Whitehorse to Dawson City and overnight. Day 7 drive Dawson City to Tok. On day 8 overnight Fairbanks, days 9 and 10 overnight Denali and day 11 overnight Anchorage. Add $100 per party for this Custom Selection.