Alaska Christian Cruise & Tour 13 Day Package
5 Star Cruising aboard the "Celebrity Millennium"
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5 Star Cruising aboard the "Celebrity Millennium"
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Price Includes: Air fare from Newark, arrival transfer, port taxes, government fees, sightseeing on land tour, optional devotional and teaching times, all meals on board ship.
Not Included: Cruise taxes & fees (currently $147.01 per person), port tours and optional land sightseeing, meals on land tour, gratuities to tour and ship personnel, transfer to Vancouver Airport, optional insurance.
Additional categories are also available at a discounted rate.
* Taxes & Port Charges (subject to change): Port fee - (Total $219)
Airport transfers are included only when airfare is purchased from Pilgrim Tours. Taxi service is available for those purchasing their airfare elsewhere.
Deposit Required: $300 per person will reserve your place. A $100 service fee will be charged for cancellation at any time in addition to our normal payment and cancellation policy.
Enjoy great fellowship & daily devotional times.
Day 1: Travel to Anchorage
We begin our adventure to Alaska with a morning flight departing from Newark or the city of your choice to Anchorage. Upon arrival in Anchorage, you'll transfer to your Anchorage hotel where you’ll meet your Tour Director. Enjoy a relaxing stay in downtown Anchorage.
Day 2: Wilderness Express
In the morning enjoy views of the Alaskan scenery than from our glass-domed traincars on the Wilderness Express®, as you travel to the quaint town of Talkeetna. Your afternoon is free for optional activities, including jet boating or Mt. McKinley flightseeing. Relax in a comfortable chair by the fireplace before turning in at the Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge.
Day 3: Mt. McKinley/Denali National Park
In the morning, enjoy the nature trails that surround the lodge before you depart on the Wilderness Express®, our glass-domed traincars, to Denali. The evening is yours to explore Denali or choose an optional land excursion, such as white-water rafting, helicopter flightseeing or dining at the Cabin Nite Dinner Theatre. Retire for a restful night in Denali.
Day 4: Denali National Park
In the morning, take the Tundra Wilderness Tour deep into Denali National Park, where you might see moose, bear or caribou. Your afternoon and evening are open for optional activities, such as white-water rafting or helicopter flightseeing. Spend a second night in Denali.
Day 5: Fairbanks
Travel by deluxe motorcoach on a scenic journey to Fairbanks,. Enjoy a city tour of Fairbanks followed by an afternoon cruise on the Riverboat Discovery Sternwheeler‡ and a visit to an Athabascan Indian Village. Overnight in Fairbanks.
Day 6: Seward/Cruising
In the morning, you will take a flight to Anchorage. Travel south on the Seward Highway. A National Scenic Byway which passes through some of the most spectacular scenery in the country. The landscape varies from the muddy waters of Turnagain Arm to the icy blue glaciers that hang almost to the sea. Wildflowers and waterfalls brighten every corner of the road as it glides below rough mountains that pierce thick, heavy clouds. Only Alaska's Seward Highway can offer this particular mix created by climate, geography, and geology. We take ample time to stop and see the incredible sights and any wildlife as well a couple recommended stops. Seward is not only one of Alaska's oldest communities, it's also one of its most scenic. Visit and discover this picturesque town known as the gateway to Kenai Fjords National Park. You'll find a historic downtown district filled with quaint shops and art galleries, and some of the most exciting outdoor adventures imaginable. Upon our arrival, transfer to our cruise ship, the five star "Celebrity Millennium". After boarding we will have time to familiarize ourselves with the ships amenities before embarkation this evening.
Day 7: Hubbard Glacier
The longest river of ice in North America, the Hubbard Glacier is also one of the most active glaciers of its kind in Alaska. And since our ships are designed to provide our guests with the best viewing possible, you'll be able to see this massive natural wonder, with its 1,350 square miles of blue ice, from just about anywhere on the ship.
Day 8: Juneau
Early morning worship time will begin our dayWe arrive in Juneau, the capital of Alaska. Juneau 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, it faces the water from the mainland side of Gastineau Channel. Several magnificent fjords are located along the channel coast, and the majestic Mendenhall Glacier, a favorite of visitors, is nearby.
Day 9: Skagway
We arrive in Skagway early this morning for a full day of Alaskan experiences. This "Gateway to the Klondike" watched as countless fortune-seekers passed on its streets as they headed to the Chilkoot and White Pass Trails during the heyday of Alaska's Gold Rush. Today, you can still feel like a prospector in Skagway, as you walk along its rustic boardwalks and frontier-style storefronts. With only 750 residents, this cozy town lies at the head of the Lynn Canal and offers a pleasant respite from the hustle and bustle of most cities. We will return to the ship in early evening to continue our cruise, voyaging on the Lynn Canal, which affords breathtaking views of the mountainous landscape.
Day 10: Icy Strait Point
Icy Strait Point is located near the city of Hoonah, the largest native Tlingit Indian settlement in Alaska, and very near Glacier Bay National Park. Home to a historic cannery, the port's connection to the sea is strong. Locals share the sea with humpback whales, orcas, Dall porpoises, seals, sea otters, halibut and all five species of Pacific salmon. It is not uncommon to spot a humpback or an orca while walking along the shore.
Day 11: Ketchikan
We arrive in Ketchikan this morning, located in the Tongass National Forest, the largest in the US at over 17 million acres. Ketchikan is Alaska's first port of call for northbound ships. Originally visited by Tlingit natives, the heart of Ketchikan is downtown Ketchikan Creek, which includes the wooden boardwalks of Creek Street. Take the tram for a bird's eye view of downtown, or browse the many shops and Native cultural displays throughout the town.
Day 12: Inside Passage (At Sea)
We wake up this morning with a full day at sea cruising. Experience the beauty of Alaska as we travel through the Inside Passage. Apart from the Alaska sites we will have the entire day to enjoy what our ship has to offer.
Day 13: Vancouver
We arrive early this morning, disembark and transfer to the airport for our flight home.