Alaska & Yukon – On the Road with Colleen
June 13, 2023 to
June 24, 2023
Join Colleen on her 36th journey to the wilds of the north as she explores her beloved Alaska and the mighty Yukon Territory! Start with fresh air, endless beautiful scenery and the thrill of seeing wildlife in Alaska. Then its off to the Yukon Territory. Dawson City is especially her kind of town, with dirt streets, clapboard sidewalks, crooked buildings, colorful characters and rowdy can-can shows! See the sites and have some fun where the great Gold Rush began!
Your tour includes a 7-night land tour and a relaxing 4-night cruise onboard Holland America`s ship Koningsdam. There`s no doubt you’ll have your own tales to tell after this great adventure!
Welcome to Anchorage, Alaska! Upon arrival, you’ll meet your Holland America Journey Host and Fox World Travel tour manager at the hotel. Our wonderful tour starts tomorrow. Your hotel is in walking distance to many shops, restaurants, museums and more! Head out to explore Alaska’s largest city.
Hotel: Hotel Captain Cook
The McKinley Explorer train departs Anchorage at 9:15 am this morning. Relax as we travel through beautiful scenery. Lunch is included onboard. The train arrives in Denali National Park around 4:50 pm. This evening you are treated to dinner and a show at Music of Denali starting at 7:30 pm. After the show, check out Denali Square’s restaurant, bar, shops, live entertainment and campfires, all with a lovely mountain view (and free Wi-fi)!
Hotel: McKinley Chalets
It’s an early start today on our Tundra Wilderness Tour into Denali National Park. Keep an eye out for the Big-5 wildlife and a glimpse of Denali. Our naturalist guide will show us the way. Snack Box Included. Tours may start as early as 6:00 am and return in the early afternoon giving you more personal time to relax or join a variety of optional excursions.
Hotel: McKinley Chalets
North to Fairbanks today. Our bus departs Denali around 9:00 am and arrives at Steamboat Landing in Fairbanks where lunch is included before a wonderful Discover Riverboat cruise on the Chena & Tanana Rivers. We’ll arrive at our hotel in the early evening.
Hotel: Westmark Fairbanks
Today we board our own charter jet for a flight to Dawson City (flight time is TBA). Grab a window seat for incredible views on this short 1-hour flight. Upon arrival we meet our Yukon driver/guide to explore Dawson and visit a historic gold dredge (buffet lunch included). Tonight, head over to Diamond Tooth Gerties Gambling Hall & Can Can Revue. We’ll provide you with a 2-day pass!
Hotel: Westmark Dawson
Enjoy this unique city on your own today. We recommend the short walk over to the Parks Canada Visitor Center for information. They offer great walking tours of town and helpful tips on restaurants and things to do.
Hotel: Westmark Dawson
Get ready for a long day, but with lots of neat stops along the way. We depart in the morning (7:00 am-ish). After a quick stop at Moose Creek and a few photo opportunities, we’ll have Lunch included in Minto. The scenery is amazing throughout. We arrive Whitehorse in the evening in time to find a great restaurant for dinner in the capital city of the Yukon Territory.
Hotel: Raven Inn (or similar)
It’s an early departure from Whitehorse this morning with a break in the cute village of Carcross. In Fraser, BC we board the White Pass Train to Skagway. Watch for incredible views around every turn! We arrive Skagway around Noon, where we board our beautiful Holland America ship, the Koningsdam. Enjoy lunch onboard and then head back into Skagway to see the sites. Ship departs at 8:00pm.
Today is a full day of cruising scenic Glacier Bay National Park. Immense glaciers surround us at every turn. You’ll see alpine glaciers in the mountains and beautiful tidewater glaciers at sea level. Your day culminates 65 miles into the park at Margerie and Grand Pacific glaciers. Keep an eye out for whales and other marine life, many types of birds and even wildlife on the shore. Park rangers and naturalists onboard will keep you informed as well. Scenic Cruising from 7:00am to 4:00pm
The Port of Ketchikan is our stop today. Of the many excursions offered here, float plane trips to Misty Fjord, totem parks, fishing excursions, zip lining, and even snorkeling are quite popular! It’s also a shoppers haven with a myriad of stores just steps from the ship. Stroll over to famous Creek Street to visit lovely boutique shops, watch for salmon, hike the wooded trails or take in a panoramic view from the Cape Fox Lodge. In port from 11:00am to 7:00pm.
Your final day on board will be for you! Explore the ship, take in a cooking lecture at America’s Test Kitchen, check out the casino, listen to great music at BB King’s, and dine to your heart’s content as we sail through the gorgeous inside passage of British Columbia.
Our ship arrives this morning in Vancouver and disembarks soon after docking. If you have time before your flight or want to stay an extra day or two, Vancouver is a beautiful city to spend time. We recommend flights after 11:00 am for Holland America airport transfers. Arrival in port at 7:00am.
Note: This is a tentative schedule based on past trips. All times are approximate and hotels are subject to change.
7 Night Alaska Land Tour
One night in Anchorage
Two nights in Denali National Park at McKinley Chalets
- Music of Denali dinner theater – Fox Plus!
- Denali National Park Tundra Wilderness Tour (5 to 6 hours, with snack box included)
- Lunch included on McKinley Explorer Rail – Fox Plus!
One night in Fairbanks
- Discovery Riverboat with lunch included – Fox Plus!
Two nights in Dawson City, Yukon
- Dawson City Discovery Tour & Gold Dredge National Park with lunch included – Fox Plus!
- Diamond Tooth Gerties Gambling Hall & Can-Can Revue (2 Day Pass) – Fox Plus!
One night in Whitehorse, Yukon
- White Pass and Yukon Route Rail Journey to Skagway
4-Night Inside Passage Cruise
- Cruise aboard Holland America’s Koningsdam
- Southbound from Skagway, Alaska to Vancouver, British Columbia
- Ports of Call: Ketchikan
- Glacier Bay National Park scenic cruising
- Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Snacks, 24-hour Room Service (fees apply for specialty restaurants)
- “As You Wish” Open Dining – enjoy dinner with a flexible schedule between 5:15 pm to 9:00 pm
- Choice of Suites with Balcony, Balcony, Oceanview Window or Interior Cabins
- Onboard activities, entertainment, Greenhouse Spa & Salon, casino, art auctions, internet café, library, boutiques & more! (some fees may apply)
More Fox Plus Exclusives
- Hosted by Colleen Alsberg, professional Fox World tour manager & certified Alaska expert, on her 36th trip to the Great Land!*
- Holland America Journey Host throughout the land tour
- Fox World Travel “Alaska” jacket
- Have It All Onboard Package, includes $100 pp excursion credit, drink package, Wi-Fi & specialty dining
- Private cocktail party onboard the ship
- Fox World Tour Tips, Packing Advice & Travel Documents
Airline flights, travel insurance, optional excursions, medical services, gratuities to airport porters or transfer drivers, gratuities to Holland America land staff or shipboard staff, restaurant surcharges (if applicable), baggage fees, other fees charged by the airlines or any personal items. Holland America transfers are available.
*Minimum of 30 travelers required for the Fox World Travel tour manager to accompany the group. In the event the minimum number is not reached, the tour will still operate with a professional local guide in the destination.
Prices Starting at $3,793.00 per person double occupancy*
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*Starting price is for the Interior Category J cabin
Deposit: $600.00 per person
Fox World Travel Professional Fee: $50.00 per reservation, charged at time of booking
Final Payment Due: March 1, 2023
Taxes are included in the prices in the amount of $215.00 pp for double, $260.00 pp for single and $180.00 pp for 3rd/4th pax. Taxes and Fees are subject to change at any time prior to departure. Fuel surcharges may be added at any time prior to departure.
Meet Your Host
Fox World Travel Tour Manager Colleen Alsberg is a Certified Alaska Expert and has over 20 years of experience traveling to the Last Frontier! Join her to Alaska as she shares her extensive knowledge and welcomes you to Alaska!
Colleen began her career with Fox World Travel in 1995. After escorting her first tour, a motorcoach group to Canada, she fell in love with the job and hasn’t stopped since. In her 25+ years of being a tour manager, her travels have taken her throughout the Americas & Europe. She has met wonderful people and shared a multitude of experiences with them in destinations like Alaska, Hawaii, Italy, Ireland, France, the Mediterranean, the Caribbean & Mexico and so many more!
Her personal travels have extended throughout the world including Australia, New Zealand, Africa, Scandinavia, Russia, South America, the South Pacific and the Middle East. Her travel list is never-ending! She’s been truly blessed and hopes to continue exploring new destinations throughout our amazing world!
Airport & Ship Transfers
Airport transfers are included in the price. To utilize Holland America’s transfers, flight arrival into Anchorage can be at any time on the first travel day, and departure from Vancouver should be after 11:00 am. Transfers can be arranged for early arrival into Anchorage if flight schedule is provided (some restrictions apply, Seattle transfers available).
- Time of booking to 91 days prior to departure (March 14, 2023) – Fox World Travel fees applies
- 90 to 76 days prior to departure (March 15 – 29, 2023) – Amount equal to deposit requirement
- 75 to 61 days prior to departure (March 30 – April 13, 2023) – 50% of gross fare per person
- 60 to 31 days prior to departure (April 14 – May 13, 2023) – 75% of gross fare per person
- 30 days or less (May 14, 2023) – No Refund
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