Part of the
Hurtigruten Group

Alaska and British Columbia

Inside Passage, Bears and Aleutian Islands | Southbound

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Departure date
Duration
18 days
Ships
Multiple Offers

Cruise Overview

Discover Alaska's wild nature and rich culture, exploring the remote Aleutian Islands and fascinating towns of the Inside Passage.

18-day expedition cruise from Vancouver to Alaska, taking in spectacular scenery, diverse cultures and neolithic history

Fascinating heritage 

Encounter Indigenous Tlingit and Aleut cultures, hunt for petroglyphs in Wrangell and follow in the footsteps of gold prospectors and explorers. Visit the picturesque ghost town of Unga and uncover ancient stories on mossy totem poles at Chief Shakes Tribal House. 

Wild Alaska 

Discover the pristine coastal wilderness in Misty Fjords National Monument and visit remote islands on this extraordinary expedition cruise. Look out for black and brown bears on Kodiak Island and in Katmai National Park, and scout for whales, fur seals and rare seabirds.

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Cabin 1
Adults
2
Children
(2-15 years)
0

Available Dates

2024
No available cabins

Itinerary

We'll help you plan where to go, when to visit and how long to stay

A taste of Vancouver

Day 1

Your expedition begins

Day 2

Crossing the Bering Sea

Day 3

Wild St Matthew

Day 4

Aleut life in St Paul

Day 5

Learning and Leisure

Day 6

Discover Dutch Harbor

Day 7

The ghost town of Unga

Day 8

The Remote Bays of the Alaska Peninsula

Day 9

Katmai

Day 10

Kodiak’s Brown Bears

Day 11

Across the Gulf of Alaska

Day 12

The glaciers of Icy Bay

Day 13

Blended cultures of Sitka

Day 14

Wrangell's Petroglyphs

Day 15

Unspoiled Misty Fjords

Day 16

Canada's Inside Passage

Day 17

Back to Vancouver

Day 18

What's included

Flights

  • Flight in economy class from Vancouver to Nome before the expedition cruise Flight surcharge may apply.

Hotel

  • Overnight in Vancouver, including breakfast, before the expedition cruise

Transfers

  • Transfer from the hotel to the airport in Vancouver before the expedition cruise
  • Transfer from the airport to the ship in Nome before the expedition cruise

Expedition Cruise

  • Stay in a cabin of your choice
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner, including beverages* in the Aune and Fredheim restaurants
  • Fine-dining À la carte restaurant Lindstrøm is included for suite guests
  • Complimentary tea and coffee
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi on board†
  • Complimentary reusable water bottle
  • English-speaking Expedition Team who organize and guide activities, both on board and ashore
  • Range of included activities

Onboard activities

  • In-depth lectures and discussions hosted by experts on the Expedition Team
  • Full use of our Science Center, extensive library, and advanced biological and geological equipment
  • The Citizen Science Program allows guests to contribute to ongoing scientific research projects.
  • Our onboard professional photographer will give photography tips and teach techniques for capturing landscape and wildlife photos.
  • The ship has hot tubs, an infinity pool, a sauna, an outdoor and indoor gym, and a running track
  • Join informal gatherings with the crew for daily briefings.

Landing activities

  • Escorted landings with small boats (RIBs)
  • Loan of boots, trekking poles, and all equipment needed for the activities
  • Complimentary wind- and water-resistant expedition jacket
  • Expedition photographers will be on hand to assist you.

Notes

  • All planned activities are subject to weather and ice conditions
  • Excursions and activities are subject to change
  • Please ensure you meet all entry and boarding requirements
  • No gratuities are expected

What's not included

  • International flights 

  • Travel insurance 

  • Luggage handling 

  • Optional shore excursions with our local partners 

  • Optional small-group activities with our Expedition Team 

  • Optional treatments in the onboard wellness and spa area

Penguins perched on the ice of Cuverville Island, Antarctica. Credit: Espen Mills / HX Hurtigruten Expeditions

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