Alaska and The Yukon Cruise Tour

  • June 18 - July 7, 2017 Southbound
  • June 23 - July 12, 2017 Northbound
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Highlights

Seven nights aboard Celebrity Cruise’s Millennium
Glacier Discovery & Inside Passage Cruise
White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad
Golden Heart Revue
Riverboat Discovery including lunch
Salmon Bake Dinner
Watson Lake Signpost Forest
Gold Panning
Diamond Tooth Gerties
The "Midnight Dome"
Fort Nelson Museum
City Tours
WestWorld Picnics

 

Itinerary

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Day 1 Home Cities to Edmonton, AB

Day 1

Home Cities to Edmonton, AB

Fly from your home cities to Edmonton or take the WestWorld Coach from Regina and Saskatoon at no extra charge.

Day 2 Edmonton to Fort St. John, BC

Day 2

Edmonton to Fort St. John, BC

Dawson Creek is where “Mile 0” of the Alaskan Highway begins and this is one of our stops today.

Day 3 Fort St John to Fort Nelson, BC

Day 3

Fort St John to Fort Nelson, BC

As we leave Fort St John we really feel the Northern adventure has begun!  We will make a stop at the Fort Nelson Museum.

Day 4 Fort Nelson to Watson Lake, BC

Day 4

Fort Nelson to Watson Lake, BC

Get used to the beautiful scenery, you’ll be seeing a lot more of it over the next few days. Our day finishes with a stop at the amazing Sign Post Forest. You are most welcome to bring along your own sign, your tour director will have all you need to put it up!
 

Day 5 Watson Lake to Whitehorse, YT

Day 5

Watson Lake to Whitehorse, YT

On our way into Whitehorse you will be treated to the beautiful scenery of Miles Canyon.

Day 6 Whitehorse to Skagway, Alaska and Return

Day 6

Whitehorse to Skagway, Alaska and Return

We will see yet another side of the amazing Alaska Gold Rush history from a sea perspective. This little town was the gateway for the gold seekers, many of whom never returned, and we get there via the beautiful and historic White Pass and Yukon Railroad.

Day 7 Whitehorse to Dawson City, YT

Day 7

Whitehorse to Dawson City, YT

Dawson City is a true Gold Rush town still boasting gravel roads and wooden sidewalks and history galore. A visit to the “Midnight Dome” is planned for tonight.

Day 8 Dawson City

Day 8

Dawson City

Today you will experience the Gold Rush yourself with a chance to pan for gold and learn about the Gold Rush Days. We will have a local guide for an amazing historic tour of Dawson City area to help us see the way it was here 100 years ago. A visit to the "Midnight Dome" is planned for tonight.

Day 9 Dawson City to Fairbanks, AK

Day 9

Dawson City to Fairbanks, AK

After a special stop to visit the North Pole and “Santa Claus House”, our day will finish in Fairbanks for a two night stay.

Day 10 Fairbanks

Day 10

Fairbanks

An exciting day starts with a city tour of Fairbanks. Board the Riverboat Discovery. You will see a bush plane taking off from a “bush” style runway, visit the home and kennels of the late four-time Iditarod winner Susan Butcher, and gain insight into the ancient Athabascan Indian culture. Alaskan Native guides who have worked and lived in Alaska will take you on a personalized tour of the Chena Indian Village. Your lunch will be included today and to top off the day, a fantastic Salmon Bake Dinner.

Day 11 Fairbanks to Anchorage, AK

Day 11

Fairbanks to Anchorage, AK

See incredible Mt McKinley on our way past Denali National Park. The next two nights will be spent in Anchorage for more fun and adventure.

Day 12 Anchorage, AK

Day 12

Anchorage, AK

The day will start with a City Tour and an interesting stop at the Alaska Wildberry Factory to see the World’s Largest... well maybe it should be kept a surprise ‘till we get there!

 

Day 13 Anchorage and Board the Millennium for the Alaska Cruise

Day 13

Anchorage and Board the Millennium for the Alaska Cruise

This afternoon, board Celebrity’s Millennium for the Alaska Cruise.

Day 14 Cruising Hubbard Glacier

Day 14

Cruising Hubbard Glacier

2:00 PM – 6:00 PM Hubbard Glacier is the one glacier in the world that does not move at a glacial pace.  In 1986, Hubbard Glacier – the largest tidewater glacier on the North American continent – moved an average of just under 5.5 feet per hour. Keep a watchful eye as you sail through the Yakutat Bay, as you may be a witness to geological history. 

Day 15 Juneau port of Call

Day 15

Juneau port of Call

9:00 AM to 9:00 PM. Where Earl Grey meets Eddie Bauer would be a good way to describe the charms of Alaska’s capital city. Here the pioneering spirit lives on in an interesting mix of cosmopolitan chic and frontier ruggedness.

Day 16 Skagway Port of Call

Day 16

Skagway Port of Call

Our stop here is from 7:00 AM to 8:30 PM. By embracing its gold-rush past, Skagway has managed to preserve a frontier spirit complete with saloons and dance-hall revues.  

Day 17 Icy Straight Point

Day 17

Icy Straight Point

6:30 am till 3:00 pm. Fifty miles west of Juneau and at the mouth of Glacier Bay, lies historic Icy Strait Point. Travellers have the unique opportunity to experience Tlingit culture, superior wildlife viewing opportunities and years of Alaskan history. history.

Day 18 Ketchikan Port of Call

Day 18

Ketchikan Port of Call

9:00 am - 6:00 pm: Your first chance to soak up the Alaska experience. In the heart of the Tongass National Forest, immerse yourself in Tlingit Indian culture and view the world’s largest collection of totem poles.

Day 19 Inside Passage Cruising

Day 19

Inside Passage Cruising

This famous passage is one of the most beautiful in the world.

Day 20 Vancouver to Home

Day 20

Vancouver to Home

Sadly it is time to disembark and transfer to the airport for your flight home.

 

 

Day 21 ***Reverse Itinerary for Northbound Cruise

Day 21

***Reverse Itinerary for Northbound Cruise

With the itinerary reversed on the June 23th departure the ports of call will be as follows:

 

Day 1 Vancouver

Day 2 Inside Passage cruising

Day 3 Ketchikan

Day 4 Icy Strait Point

Day 5 Juneau

Day 6 Skagway

Day 7 Hubbard Glacier cruising

Day 8 Seward and start coach tour

Day 9 Anchorage

Day 10 & 11 Fairbanks

Day 12 & 13 Dawson City

Day 14 & 15 Whitehorse

Day 16 Watson Lake

Day 17 Fort Nelson

Day 18 Fort St. John

Day 19 Edmonton

Day 20 Home