Join Colleen on her 38th 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 8-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!
A Tour Manager from Fox World Travel will guide the group, offering peace of mind as you travel!
8 Night Land Accommodations
4 Night Cruise Aboard Holland America’s Koningsdam
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
Onboard activities, entertainment, Greenhouse Spa & Salon, casino, art auctions, internet café, library, boutiques & more! (some fees may apply)
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 Hook
A full free day in Alaska’s most metropolitan “frontier town!” With so much to do, we didn’t want you to miss spending time in Anchorage. You’ll find the Tony Knowles Coastal Trail for a nice walk, Ship Creek to watch fisherman, shops and restaurants galore on 4th Avenue. Hop on the Anchorage Trolley for a lovely optional tour of the city or explore one of the many museums in the area including the Alaska Native Heritage Center.
Hotel: Hotel Captain Hook
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 fire pits, 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 5:00 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 Discovery 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 take a historic goldfields tour (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: Gold Rush Inn
It’s an early departure from Whitehorse this morning with a break in the cute village of Carcross. We arrive in Skagway around Noon, where we board our beautiful Holland America ship, the Koningsdam. Enjoy lunch onboard and then later this afternoon, we board the White Pass & Yukon Route Rail for an incredible journey. Watch for gorgeous views around every turn from our own parlor car!
Scenic Cruising 7:00 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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 well informed.
11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
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.
Your final day on board will be for you! Explore the ship, take in a game of pickleball, 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. Tonight, join the group for a Farewell Cocktail Party.
Arrive at 7:00 a.m.
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.
Suite with Balcony
*Stateroom photos representative of similar category type, but layouts vary.
Exclusive Early Booking Offer: Book between June 5 – July 7, 2023 and receive:
If complete bliss is the destination, Koningsdam is the journey. Fluid lines, light-filled spaces, and a blend of 21st-century elegance and nautical tradition dazzle at every turn. The ship abounds with innovative dining and entertainment options. Head to B.B. King’s Blues Club for Memphis R&B, take in visually stunning entertainment at World Stage, revisit classic hits at Billboard Onboard, and head to the Rolling Stone Lounge for the best in rock music. There’s so much to see and do on Koningsdam, the first of the cruise ships in our Pinnacle Class.
Pricing: Additional categories may be available. Call for single supplement or 3rd/4th passenger rates.
Initial Deposit: $600 per person at time of booking + Fox Professional Service Fee.
Requirements: Valid passport book is mandatory as this tour enters Canada.
Not Included: Airline flights, travel insurance, some meals on land, optional excursions, medical services, gratuities to transfer drivers, gratuities to Holland America land staff or shipboard staff, airline baggage fees or any personal items.
Terms: Prices do not include air. Taxes are included in the prices in the amount of $235.00 pp for double, $300.00 pp for single and $185.00 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.
Tour manager: 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.
Note: This is a tentative schedule based on past trips. All times are approximate and hotels are subject to change.
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Time of booking to 91 days prior to departure (March 19, 2024): FWT Fees Apply
90 to 76 days prior to departure (March 20 – April 3, 2024): Amount equal to deposit requirement
75 to 61 days prior to departure (April 4-18, 2024): 50% penalty per person
60 to 31 days prior to departure (April 19 – May 18, 2024): 75% penalty per person
30 or less days prior to departure (May 19, 2024): No Refund
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