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A SELECT Distinctive Voyages Host to assist you throughout your journey
An invitation to a Private Welcome Reception to meet like-minded VIPs
An Exclusive Shore Event to truly connect to the local culture
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10-Day Alaskan Grandeur

Sailing 08/10/2019 - 08/20/2019

Start your journey in Vancouver, Canada by staying at one of these SELECT hotels

Westin Grand Vancouver

Family Friendly Food & Wine Pet-friendly Swimming Pool Pre/Post Cruise
433 Robson Street, Vancouver, BC, V6B 6L9

Pan Pacific Vancouver Hotel

Family Friendly Adventure Pool & Beach Nature & Wildlife Culture Food & Wine Pet-friendly
300-999 Canada Place, Vancouver, BC, BC V6C 3B5
Aug 10, 2019
Vancouver, Canada
Embarkation

At Sea
Day #2

Ketchikan, Alaska (Exclusive Shore Event)
Day #3

Juneau, Alaska
Day #4

Skagway, Alaska
Day #5

At Sea
Day #6

Sitka, Alaska
Day #7

Prince Rupert, Canada
Day #8

At Sea
Day #9

Victoria, Canada
Day #10

Aug 20, 2019
Vancouver, Canada
Disembarkation

Cruise Overview

10 Days
Length
Crystal Cruises
Cruise Line
Crystal Symphony
Ship Name

Exclusive Shore Excursion

Ketchikan, Alaska
Cultural Ketchikan: City Tour, Totem Heritage Center, Saxman Native Village and Crab Feast at George Inlet Lodge

Nestled between the sea and the rainforest, Ketchikan is rich in turn of the century history and has earned many nicknames—such as “Alaska’s First City” and “Sport fishing Capital of the World.” Explore Ketchikan on this exclusive shore event to the native cultural center of Southeast Alaska. Your adventure begins when you board your private coach and tour through downtown Ketchikan. You’ll pass by the infamous “Creek Street,” and hear the stories about the times when both men and salmon went upstream to spawn. After an insightful narrated drive past City Park, Ketchikan Creek and the infamous Married Man's Trail on your introduction to Ketchikan you’ll soon arrive at Saxman Native Village to explore a large collection of totem poles carved by Native artists. Stroll down “Totem Row” with your drive guide and hear stories behind some of the more famous poles carved by the Native ancestors. Visit an authentic Native gift shop. This community is a present time Native community still alive with their rich Southeast Alaska history. Following your visit a scenic coastal drive out to George Inlet Lodge. No Alaskan adventure would be complete without a feast of fresh Dungeness Crab, baby red potatoes, fresh oriental salad and a scrumptious blueberry cheesecake dessert will round out this hearty meal. This feast tends to be a very robust gathering and has been called a "Rowdy good time!" Your hosts lead you through a panorama of local tall tales then assist each table in the Crab Shell Stacking Competition that is the finale of every Crab Feed. The remote location only adds to your dining pleasure at the rustic, yet elegant, George Inlet Lodge. This historic building was once an old cannery bunkhouse, towed for five years by barge to its current location, originally the site of a gold mine. The lodge's warmth and charm create a relaxing experience that will be the highlight of your Alaskan journey. After this fascinating insight into Native Alaska rejoin your coach and return to the pier.

Meals Included
Lunch
Activity Level
Moderate
Event Length
4 hours
Date of Shore Event
08/17/2019
Time of Shore Event
10:30

Shore Excursion Highlights

10-Day Alaskan Grandeur offers these amenities and attractions for you to enjoy; Contact your agent for more details.
  • Enjoy a scenic drive through Ketchikan
  • Discover Saxman Native Village and learn the history behind totem pole artwork
  • Picturesque coastal drive to George Inlet Lodge where you'll enjoy a "rowdy good time" during an exclusive, robust crab feast at George Inlet Lodge

Extend your vacation with a stay at one of these SELECT hotels in Vancouver, Canada

Fairmont Hotel Vancouver

Family Friendly Food & Wine Pet-friendly Swimming Pool Spa Pre/Post Cruise
900 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC, BC V6C 2W6

Opus Hotel Vancouver

Family Friendly Food & Wine Pet-friendly Pre/Post Cruise
322 Davie Street, Vancouver, BC, V6B 5Z6

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