Alaska Cruises

by on October 15, 2007

by | October 15th, 2007  

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Alaska Cruises are one of the most popular ways to see Alaska. These Alaskan Cruise ships are perfect for those who want to see as much as possible in a little amount of time. Alaska is a large state and traveling any time of the year can be troublesome. But with the luxury of an Alaskan Cruises you can see much of Alaska over the course of a week or more.

What to Expect

Often referred to as “floating cities”, Alaska cruise ships have a multitude of things to do and see. Many of the Alaska Cruises numerous restaurants, Broadway style shows, lounges, entertainment, health clubs, movie theaters, casinos, libraries, and much more.

During your Alaska Cruise you will tour the coast of Alaska with picturesque views from the ship daily. These amazing trips let you see firsthand some of Alaska historic ports, unique wildlife, and outstanding glaciers. These Alaska Cruises stop at a number of famous ports where you can chose from a number of day trips.

Many of the Alaska Cruises have a variety of options at each port of call. Typically you have the choice of a group tour or going it alone. Some of the tours you could expect to take at various ports include dog sledding tours, helicopter rides to the top of glaciers, and railroad trips through the state. Should you choose to go it alone, the Alaska Cruises usually have a tour office that can help you with your plans.

Costs

Prices for these amazing Alaska Cruises can range in price from $1500 to over $8000. It all depends on the size of the boat and what tours are included in the package. Despite how much money you spend on your Alaska cruise, you will enjoy every minute of it.

To give you an idea of what you get for your money, heres a sample 11 day Alaska Cruise for around $1,400:

“7 Nt Northbound Cruise & 3 Nt Land Tour
The cruise portion of this tour features either Skagway, Glacier Bay and College Fjord or Icy Strait Point, Sitka, and Hubbard Glacier/Yakutat Bay depending on the departure date you choose. Land Tour highlights include a sightseeing transfer along an Alaska Scenic Byway, flight from Anchorage to Fairbanks, one night in Fairbanks, a Natural History Tour into Denali National Park, and travel on the McKinley Explorer Domed Railcar.

Ports of Call: Vancouver, Inside Passage, Ketchikan, Juneau, Icy Strait Point, Skagway, Juneau, Glacier Bay, Sitka, College Fjord, Hubbard Glacier, Seward

Land Tour Stops: Anchorage/Fairbanks, Fairbanks/Denali National Park, Denali National Park/Anchorage, Anchorage”

Book this Trip on AlaskaCruises.com

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