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Hurtigruten Group

Alaska and British Columbia

Inside Passage, Bears and Aleutian Islands | Northbound


Departure date
19 days

Cruise Overview

Alaska Cruise | Alaska and British Columbia – Inside Passage, Bears and Aleutian Islands (Northbound)

Explore Alaska’s rugged coastline and the remote Aleutian Islands to Nome.  

Scout for bears in Katmai National Park and on Kodiak Island, and look out for whales, seals, sea otters and rare birds such as the Red-legged Kittiwake.  

Discover the untouched scenery, fascinating history, historic ports, and wild atmosphere of the remote, isolated islands of St Paul and St Matthew.

Wild Alaska 

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

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.

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A taste of Vancouver

Day 1

Your expedition begins

Day 2

Inside Passage

Day 3

Unspoiled Misty Fjords

Day 4

Wrangell's Petroglyphs

Day 5

Blended cultures of Sitka

Day 6

The glaciers of Icy Bay

Day 7

Across the Gulf of Alaska

Day 8

Kodiak's brown bears

Day 9

Brown bears in Katmai

Day 10

Remote bays of the Alaska Peninsula

Day 11

The ghost town of Unga

Day 12

Discover Dutch Harbor

Day 13

Learning and Leisure

Day 14

Aleut life in St Paul

Day 15

Wild St Matthew

Day 16

Crossing the Bering Sea

Day 17

No place like Nome

Day 18

Back to Vancouver

Day 19

What's included


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


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


  • Transfer from the hotel to the ship in Vancouver, including city tour, before the expedition cruise 
  • Transfer from the ship to the airport in Nome 
  • Transfer from the airport to the hotel in Vancouver after the expedition cruise  

Expedition Cruise

  • A stay in a cabin of your choice 
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner including beverages* in restaurants Aune and Fredheim 
  • À la carte restaurant Lindstrøm included for suite guests 
  • Complimentary tea and coffee 
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi on board† 
  • Complimentary reusable water bottle 
  • English-speaking Expedition Team who organise and accompany activities 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 
  • Citizen Science Programme where you can assist with ongoing scientific research 
  • Photography tips and techniques for capturing landscape and wildlife from our onboard professional photographer 
  • Use of ship's hot tubs, infinity pool, panoramic sauna, outdoor and indoor gyms, and running track 
  • Informal gatherings with the crew for daily briefings 

Landing Activities

  • Escorted landings with small expedition boats 
  • Loan of boots, trekking poles and all equipment for activities 
  • Complimentary wind- and water-resistant expedition jacket 
  • Expedition photographers on hand to assist you 


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