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Alaska Dawes Glacier 2021

8 days
Alaska & British Columbia
Starting from $1398*

Join us for the Alaska Dawes Glacier 2021 and head to the beautiful land of Alaska and the city Victoria of British Columbia. Take the Celebrity Solstice to see all the sites. There are three separate departure dates for this cruise. May 21, 2021, prices start at $1,398* for an interior stateroom. July 2 and August 6, 2021, prices start at $1,698* for an interior stateroom. 
 

*All prices reflect a 4% cash discount and are per person, based on double occupancy.

What’s Included

  • Cruise
  • Meals on Ship
  • Port Charges

Daily Itinerary

Day 1 Seattle, Washington, USA

4:00 PM Departure

If you arrive in Seattle early enough in the day, try to visit the Space Needle. Built for the 1962 World’s Fair, it offers a breathtaking 360-degree view of Seattle, Elliot Bay and Olympic and Cascade mountain ranges, including Mt. Rainier.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: YOU MUST BOARD THE SHIP AT LEAST 2-3 HOURS BEFORE DEPARTURE.

Day 2 At Sea

Enjoy the ship!

Day 3 Ketchikan, Alaska

7:00 AM Arrival /4:00 PM Departure

Known as the “Gateway to Alaska,” Ketchikan follows along the steep sloping shores of Tongass Narrows. Explore Creek Street, a historic boardwalk built on pilings over the water, and immerse yourself in history and Indian culture at the Tongass Historical Museum, Totem Bight State Park and Saxman Village. Consider an optional flightseeing trip to breathtaking Misty Fjords National Monument.

Day 4 Endicott Arms & Dawes Glacier

5:30 AM Arrival /10:00 AM Departure

Alaska’s Endicott Arm Fjord marks the southern edge of the 653,179-acre Tracy Arm-Fords Terror Wilderness area. As you sail through its 30-mile- long stretch, you can’t help but be amazed by the untouched beauty of the surrounding granite mountains, verdant valleys and numerous waterfalls. Drifting icebergs, deep blue waters and a spectacular tidewater glacier only add to this natural spectacle’s appeal. Along the shore you might also glimpse brown bears, bald eagles, sea ducks, deer, moose and wolves. Your journey through scenic Endicott Arm Fjord ends with a front-row view of the striking Dawes Glacier. Standing over 600 feet tall and a half-mile wide, this very active icecap is known for its spectacular calving displays which noisily produce huge, chunky icebergs that float in area waters.

Day 5 Juneau, Alaska

1:30 PM Arrival / 10:00 PM Departure

Juneau, the capital of Alaska, was founded during a gold rush in 1880. Today, the former gold-mining town counts among its riches some of Alaska’s most spectacular scenery. Nestled at the foot of Mt. Juneau in the Alaska Panhandle, the city faces the water from the mainland side of Gastineau Channel. Several magnificent fjords are located along the channel coast, and the majestic Mendenhall Glacier is nearby. Take a Whale-Watching cruise from Juneau to see the summer feeding grounds for humpback whales.

Day 6 Skagway, Alaska

7:00 AM Arrival / 6:00 PM Departure

During the 1898 Gold Rush to the Yukon, thousands of gold seekers disembarked ships at the new boomtown of Skagway to begin the 600- mile trek to the goldfields. Many Skagway businesses erected elaborate 2-story false fronts on their buildings, hoping the impression of being more stable and prosperous would entice more customers. You can see many of these restored buildings in Skagway’s Historic District. While in Skagway there are many fun activities like hiking, zip lining and rafting. You can also ride an authentic steam train through the White Pass to Fraser Meadows and back to Skagway, passing mountains, gorges, trestles and tunnels.

Day 7 Alaska Inside Passage

6:30 PM Arrival / 10:30 PM Departure

This evening you will cruise through the scenic Inside Passage, a complex labyrinth of fjords and bays where whales and sea lions travel to during the summer months.

Day 8 At Sea

Enjoy the ship!

Day 9 Victoria, British Columbia

5:30 PM Arrival / 11:59 PM Departure

Victoria, the capital of British Columbia, is located on the southern tip on the island of Vancouver. Best known for its mild climate and active outdoor lifestyle, Victoria is very visitor-friendly. Among its many attractions are world-famous gardens, its 150 years of British history, gourmet dining and fantastic shopping. Enjoy a Chinese Lantern lit walk through Butchart Gardens, explore the lavish lifestyle of the old industrialists at Craigdarroch Castle, take a Horse-drawn Trolley on a romantic journey through Victoria or take a Whale-Watching cruise and search for swimming Orcas, Porpoises, Elephant Seals and soaring Bald Eagles.

Day 10 Seattle Washington, USA

6:00 AM Arrival

Return home with memories of God’s beauty in Alaska.

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