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July 8th - July 25th, 2022
18 Days Authentic Alaska Customized Land Tour and Cruise

Fairbanks, North Pole, Chena Hot Springs, Denali, Anchorage, Alyeska, Homer, Seward, Hubbard Glacier, Icy Strait Point, Juneau, Skagway, Ketchikan, Vancouver – Norwegian Jewel

Itinerary in PDF
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DESCRIPTION

This is a special customized tour and cruise package for Heart Cruises’ Guests only.    Group Limit is 65 Rooms

The most complete customized tour of Denali, Homer, Alyeska and Alaskan life in the past and present. For the active, outgoing guest, this tour offers spectacular vantage points of Mt. McKinley with time to purchase an optional all-day fishing excursion.

  • Chena Hot Springs and Santa House in North Pole, Alaska

  • Gold Dredge 8, Riverboat cruise and city tour of Fairbanks including a stop at the Alaska oil pipeline.

  • Three dinners at Musher's House, Alaska Salmon Bake and 49th State Brewery.

  • Travel the Alaska Railroad on a deluxe dome rail car from Talkeetna to Anchorage.

  • Visit Talkeetna one of the best vantage points for Mt. McKinley.

  • Visit an Iditarod Sled Dog Musher’s kennel for a private tour.

  • Kenai Peninsula, views of volcanoes and tour the artsy fishing community of Homer.

  • Opportunity to purchase a full-day Halibut and Salmon fishing excursion

  • Tour the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center where you will see the animals of Alaska in a natural setting.

Land Tours Retail Price

  • $3,599 per person double occupancy

  • $5,259 per person single occupancy

  • $3,129 per person triple occupancy*

  • $2,899 per person quad occupancy*

Rates include bed taxes and motorcoach taxes.

Gratuity for tour guides and drivers are included.

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July 8th, 2022

Transfer between the Fairbanks airport and the hotel is included.


Overnight Fairbanks.

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July 9th, 2022

This morning travel by deluxe motorcoach to the nearby community of North Pole, Alaska for a
visit to the Santa Claus House giftshop. Have a chance to meet some of Santa’s Reindeer! This
afternoon enjoy a brief Fairbanks city tour and a ride in the Riverboat Discovery on the Chena
and Nenana Rivers. The riverboat stops at a recreated Athabascan Indian Village where you will
learn about the Native people’s way of life. This evening a dinner is included at a local musher’s
house. Meet the current and future athletes that participate in Alaska’s official state sport.
Overnight Fairbanks. Meals: Dinner

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July 10th, 2022

Enjoy a brief a visit to the 800-mile Trans-Alaska Oil Pipeline. Next you will learn more about the
area’s rich, gold-rush history as you visit Gold Dredge #8. Spend this afternoon at the resort at
Chena Hot Springs where you will have a chance to soak in the naturally heated pools. Upon
your return to Fairbanks you will have an included, all-you-can-eat dinner at the Alaska Salmon
Bake.
Overnight Fairbanks. Meals: Dinner

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July 11th, 2022

This morning travel by deluxe motorcoach from Fairbanks to Denali. If the weather cooperates
the best views of Mt. Denali are near Nenana. This afternoon is open for optional activities such
as whitewater rafting, flightseeing, hiking or one of the Park Service programs. This evening
enjoy an included dinner at a local restaurant (request 49th State).
Overnight Denali. Meals: Dinner

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July 12th, 2022

Today is open for optional activities such as whitewater rafting, flightseeing, hiking, or one of
the Park Service programs.
Overnight Denali.

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July 13th, 2022

This morning travel by deluxe motorcoach to the quaint and historic community of Talkeetna.
Enjoy some time to explore this town before boarding the Deluxe Dome Railcars for a scenic
train ride to Alaska’s largest city, Anchorage.
Overnight Anchorage.

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July 14th, 2022

This morning enjoy a brief Anchorage city tour. Later, travel by deluxe motorcoach to the quaint
community of Girdwood. This afternoon visit the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center to learn
about the iconic wildlife that lives throughout the Last Frontier. A ride on the Alyeska Tram is
included today.
Overnight Girdwood.

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July 15th, 2022

Today is open for optional activities such as helicopter flightseeing, hiking, a scenic float, or
time on own in the local community.
Overnight Girdwood.

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July 16th, 2022

From Alyeska this morning travel by deluxe motorcoach along the Turnagain Arm, where the
mountains rise out of the sea. Continue through the mountains of the Kenai Peninsula down
the coast of Cook Inlet with views of volcanoes on the other side of the Inlet to Homer.
Included this afternoon is a city orientation tour of Homer including the famous, Homer Spit.
Overnight Homer.

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July 17th, 2022

Open day in Homer to explore this community. Book a day out on the water for Halibut or
Salmon fishing, ride one of the ferries to the remote communities of Halibut Cove or Seldovia,
or simply stay in town to enjoy the many local galleries and restaurants. A visit to the Alaska
Islands & Ocean Visitor Center is included today.
Overnight Homer.

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July 18th, 2022

Today travel by deluxe motorcoach from Homer to Seward for ship embarkation.

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July 19th, 2022

Cruise Hubbard Glacier

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July 20th, 2022

Icy Strait Point, Alaska

Arrive: 9am

Depart: 6pm

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July 21st, 2022

Juneau, Alaska

Arrive: 7am

Depart: 1:15pm

Endicott Arm & Dawes Glacier - Cruising

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July 22nd, 2022

 

Skagway, Alaska

Arrive: 7am

Depart: 5pm

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July 23rd, 2022

Ketchikan, Alaska

Arrive: 1pm

Depart: 8pm

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July 24th, 2022

Cruise Inside Passage

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July 25th, 2022

Vancouver, BC

Arrive: 7am

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TRIP NOTES

NUMBER OF DAYS: 18

LAND BEGINS/ENDS:

Fairbanks, Alaska to Vancouver, BC

PASSPORT REQUIRED:

Yes

LAND TOURS DATE:

July 8th to 25th, 2022

GROUP SIZE:

120 passengers

DEPOSIT PER PERSON:

$250 Deposit 

FINAL PAYMENT DUE:

March 28th, 2022

INTERPRETERS: 

Norwegian Cruise Line will provide ASL (American Sign Language) Interpreters for this trip.

WHAT'S INCLUDED:

  • Accommodations for 11 Days Land Tour / 7 Days Cruise on Norwegian Jewel

  • ASL Interpreters on Land Tours and Shore Excursions

  • Airport transfers on 7/8/2022

  • All meals in Cruise Main Dining (specialty restaurants have a nominal charge)

  • Port charges, and taxes.

  • Coffee, water, juices, tea.

  • Heart Cruises staff assistance throughout

WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED:

  • Airfare

  • Meals not listed

  • Airport transfers not mentioned

  • Gratuities/Tips not mentioned

  • Internet access, phone, fax and other incidentals

  • Medical attention

  • Soft drinks, bottled water, specialty coffees, alcohol such as wine, beer and cocktails 

  • Travel insurance

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Cruise: Starting from $3581.16 per person
Taxes/Fees/Port Expenses: Approx $242.16 per person
Third / 4th Guest: Please call or email for discount price!

These incredible Penthouses sleep up to four, with a bedroom with queen-size bed and luxury bath and shower. Also includes a living area, dining area and large private balcony that offers an amazing view. Includes butler and concierge service.

Accommodates: 4
Total Approx. Size: 341-824 sq. ft.

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Starting from $2491.16 per person
Taxes/Fees/Port Expenses: Approx $242.16 per person
Third / 4th Guest: Please call or email for discount price!

These Norwegian Jewel mid-ship staterooms sleep up to three guests and come with two lower beds that convert into a queen-size bed and a convertible sofa pulls out to sleep two more. Also includes a sitting area and floor-to-ceiling glass doors that open to a private balcony with a great view. Because they are mid-ship, you'll have easy access to everything on board.

Accommodates: 4
Total Approx. Size: 138-205 sq. ft.

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Starting from $1641.16 per person
Taxes/Fees/Port Expenses: Approx $242.16 per person
Third / 4th Guest: Please call or email for discount price!

These Oceanview Staterooms have enough room for up to four guests. Includes two lower beds that convert into a queen-size bed and additional bedding to accommodate more guests. You’ll also have an amazing view to enjoy from your window, along with room service and many more amenities.

Accommodates: 4
Total Approx. Size: 155-161 sq. ft.

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Starting from $1221.16 per person
Taxes/Fees/Port Expenses: Approx $242.16 per person
Third / 4th Guest: Please call or email for discount price!

These Inside Staterooms are the most affordable way to cruise. There’s room for up to four guests and they include two lower beds that convert into a queen-size bed and of course, you’ll have room service and many other amenities.

Total Approx Size: 138-143 sq. ft.

TRAVEL INSURANCE

Heart Cruises, LLC  recommends that you purchase a travel protection plan to protect yourself and your trip investment from the unexpected. Now more than ever it’s extremely important to think about the unexpected. It is important to purchase the travel protection within 15 days of your initial invoice date in order to receive the most coverage. Consider travel protection for Trip Cancellation/Trip Interruption, Emergency Medical and Emergency Evacuation/Repatriation, Trip Delay, Baggage Delay and more

All itineraries and prices are subject to change without notice.