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Klondike Gold Rush     11 days land  / 8 days cruise

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Cruise aboard Alaskan Dream Cruises' Baranof Dream.

FLIGHT INFORMATION

This tour begins in Anchorage, Alaska and ends in Sitka, Alaska. Upon completion of the tour, you may return home on flights from Sitka at any time of day.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

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SHORE EXCURSIONS

Shore Excursions Are Included Everyday of Your Cruise!

  • DAY 1: ANCHORAGE, AK

    Fly to Anchorage today, the largest city in Alaska!  Upon arrival at Ted Stevens International Airport, you will be met by a John Hall’s Alaska representative who will assist you with your luggage and transfer you to your accommodations for tonight.  The remainder of today can be spent at your leisure taking in the sights and sounds of Anchorage.

    Dinner Included.

     

    Accommodations:
    Crowne Plaza Midtown

  • DAY 2: TALKEETNA, AK

    Begin with a city tour of Anchorage with time at the

    marvelous Alaska Native Heritage Center. After lunch you will travel through the rich farmlands of the Matanuska Valley into the quaint town of Talkeetna, your home for this evening.

    Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included.


    Hotel Overnight: Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge

    Today's Highlights: Anchorage City Tour, Alaska Native Heritage Center, Talkeetna

  • DAY 3: DENALI NATIONAL PARK, AK

    Travel the George Parks highway this morning en route to Denali National Park. On the way, pass the south face vantage point for Mt. McKinley, your first but not last chance at capturing the mountain in all its glory. Upon arrival, board a private sightseeing bus bound for Kantishna. Keep your cameras ready to capture moose, caribou, Dall sheep, wolf and bear on your way to Kantishna. Tonight you’ll sleep 95 miles deep in the heart of Denali National Park.

    Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included.


    Hotel Overnight: Denali Backcountry Lodge

    Today's Highlights: Denali National Park, First Half of the Kantishna Wildlife Tour, Wonder Lake, Mt. McKinley.

  • DAY 4: DENALI NATIONAL PARK, AK

    Today you can relax in a peaceful setting offering visitors the chance to go one on one with nature and perhaps capture that postcard photo of Mt. McKinley. Hiking, mountain biking, botany walks, gold panning and fishing in Wonder Lake are included with your stay. Optional flightseeing tours of Mt. McKinley are available.

    Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included.


    Hotel Overnight: Denali Backcountry Lodge

    Today's Highlights: Denali National Park. Included Activities to Choose From Include - Fishing in Wonder Lake, Gold Panning, Botany Walks, Hiking, Mountain Biking, Berry Picking (seasonal).

  • DAY 5: FAIRBANKS, AK

    Another opportunity to photograph the “Big Five” awaits as you make your return trip on the 95 mile road back to the park entrance.  Enjoy lunch at the Denali National Park Visitor’s Center before you leave. This afternoon you will ride in luxury on the Alaska Railroad’s GoldStar service cars making your way to Fairbanks, your home for the next two evenings.

    Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included.


    Hotel Overnight: Alpine Lodge

    Today's Highlights: Second Half of Kantishna Wildlife Tour, Alaska Railroad (First Class)

  • DAY 6: FAIRBANKS, AK

    Tour the city of Fairbanks all day today! Begin by boarding the Riverboat Discovery for a three hour narrated journey down the Chena and Tanana rivers. Your tour will make a scheduled stop in an authentic Athabascan village. Next is an educational show and luncheon at Trail Breaker Kennels, home training ground of the 4-time Iditarod Champion, Susan Butcher. Visit the Museum of the North to learn about native cultures of Alaska’s interior before enjoying dinner.

    Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included.


    Hotel Overnight: Alpine Lodge

    Today's Highlights: Fairbanks City Tour, Museum of the North, Trail Breaker Kennels Show, Riverboat Discovery River Cruise.

  • DAY 7: DAWSON CITY, YT

    Departing Fairbanks, you will be traveling on the famed Alaska Highway this morning! After a lunch stop in Tok, visit the busy metropolis of Chicken, Alaska (population 11), which has a history all its own. This afternoon you join the Top of the World Highway for a 79 mile stretch of dramatic roadway offering views that go on seemingly forever. Your home this evening will be Dawson City in Yukon Territory!

    Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included.


    Hotel Overnight: Eldorado Hotel

    Today's Highlights: Chicken (Population 11), Top of the World Highway, Dawson City.

  • DAY 8: DAWSON CITY, YT

    Dawson City is located only 165 miles south of the Arctic Circle and is truly atop the world. While in Gold Rush country, you will visit the Midnight Dome and Discovery Claim.  Perhaps the highlight of the day will be tour of the historic Gold Dredge #4. Later this afternoon will find you at the lovely Palace Grand Theatre for a lively show! Tonight you have the opportunity to visit Canada’s oldest gambling hall, Diamond Tooth Gertie’s Casino.

    Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included.


    Hotel Overnight: Eldorado Hotel

    Today's Highlights: Dawson City + City Tour, Gold Dredge #4, Palace Grand Theatre Show, Diamond Tooth Gertie's Casino.

  • DAY 9: WHITEHORSE, YT

    On your way to Whitehorse today you’ll witness Moose Creek, Pelly Crossing, Five Finger Rapids and Burwash Landing. Spend your afternoon strolling the streets of Whitehorse, viewing the Yukon River and getting to know the charming downtown district.

    Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included.


    Hotel Overnight: Skky Hotel

    Today's Highlights: Yukon Scenery, Whitehorse.

  • DAY 10: SKAGWAY, AK

    Look forward to a full day of gold rush history! Begin with a short drive to Fraser, British Columbia where you will take a ride on the famed and historic White Pass & Yukon Route before arriving at Skagway. Meet your Cruise Manager and board the Baranof Dream for a 7 day Inside Passage cruise experience. Enjoy free time to explore Skagway this afternoon.

    Breakfast & Lunch Included On Land. Dinner On Board Cruise Ship.


    Overnight: On Board Your Cruise Ship

    Today's Highlights: White Pass Historic Train Ride, Skagway City Tour.

  • DAY 11: HAINES & ORCA POINT LODGE, AK

    Port Times Vary
    Awake in Haines, Alaska and join a walking tour of this lovely coastal town. You will have some time to explore Haines before sailing the Lynn Canal towards Juneau. Dinner time will find you at the Orca Point Lodge, located on Colt Island, for an Alaskan Salmon and King Crab dinner and beachcombing. End your day with a cozy beach campfire!

    All Meals On Ship.


    Overnight: On Board Your Cruise Ship

    Today's Highlights: Haines City Tour, Orca Point King Crab & Salmon Bake.

  • DAY 12: JUNEAU, AK

    Port Times Vary
    View beautiful Mendenhall Glacier then explore downtown Juneau.  For a bird’s eye view, you’ll travel up the Mt. Roberts Tram and spend time hiking or just enjoying the mountain scenery. Your afternoon is at your leisure in Alaska's capital city!

    All Meals On Ship.


    Overnight: On Board Your Cruise Ship

    Today's Highlights: Juneau, Mendenhall Glacier Viewing,

    Mt. Roberts Tram Ride.

  • DAY 13: TRACY ARM & TWIN SAWYER GLACIER, AK

    Port Times Vary
    In Tracy Arm your vessel will cruise the length of this glacier-carved, jade-green fjord; tracing the granite cliffs which rise 4,000 feet above the sea. Surrounded by waterfalls, a skiff will be launched for up-close exploration of either North or South Sawyer Glacier. This evening takes you to a private wilderness adventure base camp.

    All Meals On Ship.


    Overnight: On Board Your Cruise Ship

    Today's Highlights: Tracy Arm & Twin Sawyer Glacier Viewing, Wildlife Viewing (seals, whales, birds)

  • DAY 14: WILDERNESS BASE CAMP, AK

    Port Times Vary
    Marvel in the great outdoors all day today! Explore the area with kayaks and skiff rides.  All activities are included at your private wilderness base camp. Watch for abundant marine wildlife including whales as you cruise to Wrangell this evening.

    All Meals On Ship.


    Overnight: On Board Your Cruise Ship

    Today's Highlights: Wilderness Base Camp Exploration Including Kayak and DIB Use, Whale Watching.

  • DAY 15: WRANGELL, AK

    Port Times Vary
    Get set for adventure with a jet boat tour of the Stikine River, the fastest navigable free flowing river in North America. Then have time in the town of Wrangell where you may wish to visit the historic Chief Shakes Tribal House and the Shakes Museum.

    All Meals On Ship.


    Overnight: On Board Your Cruise Ship

    Today's Highlights: Wrangell, Stikine Jet Boat Tour

  • DAY 16: PETERSBURG, AK

    Port Times Vary
    Today you journey to the quaint fishing village of Petersburg where you will have a guided exploration of the charming downtown district and afterwards you will witness the famous Norwegian folk dancers of Petersburg.

    All Meals On Ship.


    Overnight: On Board Your Cruise Ship

    Today's Highlights: Petersburg City Tour, Petersburg Norwegian Folk Dancers

  • DAY 17: KAKE, AK

    Port Times Vary
    You will receive a warm greeting by a Tlingit elder and member of the village of Kake. View the “World’s Tallest Totem” and a carving demonstration before witnessing a traditional Tlingit dance. You will also spend some time at the local hatchery where you will stand on a bear viewing platform.

    All Meals On Ship.


    Overnight: On Board Your Cruise Ship

    Today's Highlights: Kake Tlingit Indian Dancers, Kake Totem Carving, Bear Viewing

  • DAY 18: SITKA, AK

    Port Times Vary

    This morning we will arrive in Sitka where we will dock for the next day. After breakfast on board, you will disembark the Baranof Dream for a city tour of Sitka, Alaska. Sitka was once the Russian capital of Alaska! Spend time at the Raptor Center, the Russian Bishop’s House, the Sheldon Jackson Museum, and St. Michael’s Cathedral. You will also get to watch Sitka's New Archangel dancers.

    Breakfast on Board, Lunch & Dinner on Land.


    Overnight: On Board Your Cruise Ship

    Today's Highlights: Sitka + City Tour, Alaska Raptor Center,

    New Archangel Russian Dancers.

  • DAY 19: SITKA, AK

    Transfer to the Sitka airport where you will board flights bound for home.

    Breakfast on Board.

Alaskan Vacation Packages: Klondike Gold Rush Map

GROUP SIZE: MAX 42

This tour requires the ability to board small boats, walk short distances & climb stairs.

53 MEALS INCLUDED

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Everyday Of Your Tour!

  • SEE ALL HIGHLIGHTS

    Anchorage + City Tour

    Alaska Native Heritage Center

    Talkeetna

    Denali National Park

    Kantishna Wildlife Tour

    2 Nights Stay IN Kantishna

    Alaska Railroad - Goldstar

    ​Fairbanks + City Tour

    Riverboat Discovery River Cruise
    Trail Breaker Kennels Show

    Museum of the North

    Chicken (population 11)

    Dawson City + City Tour

    Gold Dredge #4 & Mine Tour

    Diamond Tooth Gertie’s Casino

    Whitehorse

    White Pass Historic Train Ride

    Skagway

    Haines + Walking Tour

    Orca Point King Crab & Salmon Bake
    Juneau + Mt. Roberts Tram Ride

    Mendenhall Glacier Viewing

    Tracy Arm & Twin Sawyer Glacier

    Private Wilderness Base Camp

    Wrangell

    Jet Boat Tour Of The Stikine River
    Petersburg + City Tour

    Petersburg Folk Dancers

    Kake Tlingit Indian Dancers

    Kake Totem Carving

    Red Bluff Bay Night Bear Watch

    Hidden Falls Salmon Hatchery Tour

    Sitka + City Tour

    Alaska Raptor Center

    New Archangel Dancers

CUSTOMER REVIEWS
Alaskan Vacation Packages: Alaska Savings

Save $500pp on 2016 Land & Cruise Packages booked by January 1, 2016!

PER PERSON PRICING INCLUDES:

All listed attractions and highlights with corresponding gratuities, accommodations, fully guided service, meals with corresponding gratuities, luxury land, rail and cruise transportation, shore excursions, airport transfers, port charges and taxes, cruise line gratuities, baggage handling with corresponding gratuities and your choice of A, AA, AAA or Deluxe cruise cabin.

 

Pricing is based upon double occupancy. Please call for triple and quad pricing.

RESERVING THIS TOUR:

Check Discount:

SAVE $200 PER PERSON when you pay 75% of your tour balance by check or cash versus credit card! $500 per person deposits may still be made by credit card (This check discount is $25 per person for Cruise Only Guests).

 

Friends and Family Discount:

When you book 2-3 cabins SAVE $50 PER PERSON; Book 4-7 cabins SAVE $100 PER PERSON;

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