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Set sail from the contemporary city of Seattle and be transported into a world of sparkling summits and endless photo opportunities along Alaska’s Inside Passage on this bucket list voyage. Your round trip will take you through Alaskan townships and the historical port of Victoria in British Columbia before returning to Seattle and travelling to the Golden State for a post cruise stay in San Francisco.
Days 1 - 2
Fly into Seattle for a two night stay at the 5 Star Fairmont Olympic Hotel, staying in a Deluxe King Double Room. Enjoy two days at leisure to take in the highlights of this bucket list city, with access to numerous attractions courtesy of your complimentary Seattle CityPASS. Enjoy the hotel’s state-of-the-art health club and indoor pool, boasting fine dining options and a superb downtown location.
Days 3 - 4
Set sail on board the Celebrity Solstice, cruising from Seattle to Alaska. Settle in to your luxurious stateroom and rejuvenate from your city stop-off with a signature treatment at the Canyon Ranch Spa. Indulge in a refreshing facial and an Aromatherapy Muscle Soother massage, before treating your taste buds with the array of delectable dining options available on board.
Days 5 - 6
Dock at Ketchikan in Alaska and marvel at the panoramic landscapes and snow-capped mountain peaks. Catch a glance of the abundant wildlife, including black bears and bald eagles, then soak up the American history as you spot Native American totem poles dotted around the town. The next day, cruise by Endicott Arm and Dawes Glacier, an awe-inspiring fjord guaranteed to take your breath away. Take advantage of the ample photo opportunities as you admire the unparalleled natural beauty.
Dock in Juneau, Alaska’s capital city. Visit the Mendenhall Glacier, where you could be lucky enough to spot black bears fishing for salmon from the carefully positioned viewing platforms. If you’re on the hunt for marine wildlife, enjoy an organised whale watching tour and cruise by humpbacks playing in the glacial waters. Before returning to the ship, be sure to sample the local speciality at the celebrated Tracy’s King Crab Shack.
Stop off at Skagway and lose yourself in a world of glacial lakes and towering glaciers. Learn about the history of this Alaskan town on a guided tour then journey through the ethereal White Pass Summit. Reach dizzying heights on a bucket list helicopter excursion and marvel at the snow-kissed landscape sprawled below, or enjoy a scenic rafting float trip along the Taiya River.
Days 9 - 10
One of the highlights of this dazzling itinerary is spent over the next few days cruising along Alaska’s famed Inside Passage. Drift by magnificent glaciers, spot whales and sea lions in the natural habitat and capture some magical photographs.
Days 11 - 14
Dock in Victoria in British Columbia and stroll through the expansive parkland and colourful blooms. Spend the day exploring by foot, then return to the ship for your final night at sea. The next day, you’ll arrive in Seattle, where you’ll catch the sleeper train to San Francisco. Here, you can enjoy time at leisure to explore the USA’s famed Golden City.