Experience the exciting wild beauty of “The Last Frontier” and visit the fun cruise ports along the way. This 10-Day Alaska cruise on the beautiful Grand Princess departs out of San Francisco sailing under the magnificent Golden Gate Bridge to start your journey.
Starting at $2199.00 Balcony; $1249.00 Inside Cabin
Plus: Taxes/Port Charges of $250.00
From San Francisco to Tracy Arm Fjord, Skagway, Juneau, Ketchikan, Victoria, British Columbia and returning to San Francisco
Day 1 August 26: Depart San Francisco Bay passing by the site of the historic Alcatraz Prison and under the massive span of the Golden Gate Bridge before entering the Pacific Ocean.
Day 2 August 27/28: Relaxing days at Sea
Day 3 August 29: Enjoy your time visiting the interesting town of Ketchikan, Alaska famous for its Totem Poles, Lumber Jack Show and shopping on Creek Street. Options to take shore excursions including whale watching, fishing, float plane tours over the icefields and more.
Day 4 August 30: Explore Alaska’s capital, Juneau. Enjoy the town or take an excursion to the massive Mendenhall Glacier not far out of Juneau. Have fun riding the gondola to the top of the mountain with beautiful views overlooking the entire area.
Day 5 August 31: Discover gold in the rustic town of Skagway once the gateway to the Klondike gold fields. Experience stepping back in time with Skagway’s wooden sidewalks, rustic old shops and saloons. Take a historic train ride up the mountain that the miners had to climb during the late 1800”s gold rush. You can even visit the old Boot Hill Cemetery, final resting place to many old time characters.
Day 6 September 1: Experience the beautiful Tracy Arm Fjord. The narrow 26-mile waterway of Tracy Arm Fjord offers dramatic views of the epic twin Sawyer Glaciers as they calve, sending giant chunks of ice crashing into the frigid ice filled waters of this stunning fjord. You will sail past snowcapped mountains, dazzling waterfalls and steep granite canyon walls that disappear into the deep and narrow fjord.
Day 7 September 2: Relaxing day at sea
Day 8 September 3: Enjoy a stop in beautiful Victoria, British Columbia where you can experience the city sites or take a tour of the spectacular Butchart Gardens.
Day 9 September 4: Relaxing day at sea.
Day 10 September 5: Arrive in San Francisco for your trip home.
This cruise will be escorted by Kim Rubel who has escorted many groups for Morris Murdock Travel .