Majestic National Parks & Alaskan Wonders
19 Day Fly, Tour & Cruise Holiday With $2000 Bonus Value including Onboard Beverages, Specialty Dining, Shore Excursion Credit, Wi-Fi & More
Deal Code: MC-96714
Your 18 Day Fly, Tour & Cruise Holiday Includes
Economy Flights to Denver Returning From Seattle
One Way Flight from Salt Lake City to Seattle
Your 10 Day National Parks of America Tour
10 Day Leisurely Guided Coach Tour Through the National Parks of America from Denver to Salt Lake City
9 Night Accommodation in Hand Selected Hotels Whilst Touring
Transportation on a Private Deluxe Motor Coach with the Services of a Professional Tour Director
Your Pre Cruise Experience in Seattle
1 Bonus Nights Hotel Stay to Explore the city of Seattle
Your 7 Night Norwegian Cruise
7 Night Alaska Cruise from Seattle Onboard Norwegian Encore in an Interior Stateroom Onboard Dining Across A Range Of Complimentary Venues
Onboard Entertainment including Live Music & Performances
Bonus Onboard Beverage package including Beer, Wine, Spirits & Cocktails Bonus Onboard Speciality Dining Package
Bonus Onboard Wifi Package
Bonus Shore excursion credit onboard
Bonus Prepaid Onboard Gratuities included
Bonus My Cruises Holiday Savings
General Sail Date Information
Set sail on September 18, 2022, from Seattle, Washington – USA
Day 1: Denver, Colorado
Welcome to Denver, the “Mile High City,” capital of Colorado and gateway to the Rocky Mountains. This evening is free to explore on your own.
Day 2: Touring from Denver to Cheyenne, Black Hills & Rapid City
Depart Denver and travel north to Cheyenne, capital of Wyoming. Then, on through the beautiful Black Hills of South Dakota, immortalised in a famous song from the musical Calamity Jane, to the historic frontier town of Custer. Overnight in Rapid City.
Day 3: Touring from Rapid City to Crazy Horse, Mount Rushmore & Deadwood
Visit Crazy Horse Memorial, a monument carved out of a mountain that pays respect to the great Native American hero, Chief Crazy Horse. Drive deep into the Black Hills, through what was Sioux Indian territory, to see the stunning granite faces of Mount Rushmore, a giant monument to four great American presidents: Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln, and Theodore Roosevelt. On to Deadwood, a lawless frontier town during the 1876 Gold Rush, where Jack McCall murdered Wild Bill Hickok during a poker game. Overnight here, and discover Deadwood’s Wild West ways as you walk in the footsteps of legends like Calamity Jane and Seth Bullock. (CB)
Day 4: Touring from Deadwood to Cody
This morning, head through the high country, where open-range cattle kings made war on the homesteaders in the 1890s. Drive past Sheridan and then ascend into the alpine region of the Bighorn Mountains, and site of the Battle of Tongue River. Overnight in Buffalo Bill’s frontier town of Cody. (CB)
Day 5: Touring from Cody to Yellowstone National Park and West Yellowstone
Proceed through Shoshone National Forest to Yellowstone National Park. Travel along Grand Loop Road to Artist Point for views of the Lower Falls of the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Overnight in West Yellowstone. NOTE: Routing and areas visited in Yellowstone National Park are always subject to favourable weather, gate access, and road conditions; therefore, routings may be adjusted.
Day 6: West Yellowstone, Montana – Day Excursion to Yellowstone National Park
Today, explore more of America’s first national park by returning to visit the geyser basins with bubbling mud paint pots and the reliable “blow” of Old Faithful. In addition to superb mountain scenery, the park is one of the world’s principal wildlife preserves and a photographer’s paradise. (CB)
Day 7: Touring from West Yellowstone to Grand Teton National Park and Jackson
Head south into magnificent Grand Teton National Park, one of America’s last preserves of wild solitude. Its 13,770-foot-high ridges are crested with snow most of the year. Stroll along the shores of beautiful glacier-fed Jenny Lake before ending the day in the Wild West town of Jackson. This evening, join an optional barbecue cookout and Wild West show. Travel by horse-drawn covered wagon into Cache Creek Canyon and experience dinner and entertainment before returning to Jackson. (CB)
Day 8: Jackson, Wyoming
Time to relax in Jackson or maybe join a scenic trip down the Snake River. Enjoy an 8-mile float trip that passes nesting areas of bald eagles, ospreys, and a plethora of other bird species and wildlife. The afternoon is free to explore the historic downtown area of Jackson.
Day 9: Touring From Jackson to Salt Lake City
Today, travel to Salt Lake City, Utah’s vibrant capital. Set on the edge of the Great Salt Lake Desert, this centre of the Mormon religion is where Brigham Young declared to his followers, “This is the place.” An included sightseeing tour offers a glimpse of Temple Square, the Capitol Building, and the beautiful downtown area.
Day 10: Flights Salt Lake City to Seattle, Washington
Your tour ends this morning after breakfast. Make your way to the airport for your flight to Seattle and overnight stay. (B)
Day 11: Seattle, Washington
Seattle sits on the slip of land between Puget Sound and Lake Washington, with the Olympic and Cascade Mountains serving as a dramatic backdrop for this cosmopolitan city. Soar up the futuristic Space Needle and experience the views atop this stunning landmark created for the 1962 World’s Fair.
Embarkation day. Today you will set sail on your 7 Night Alaska Cruise from Seattle Onboard Norwegian Encore.
Day 12: At Sea
Your day at sea will allow you to take full advantage of everything the ship has to offer. Seek out hidden treasures and make the most of the facilities onboard. All of the ship’s activities can be found on the vessel’s daily newsletter. If relaxation is on your mind then your sea day will allow you to sit back, soak in ship life and watch the world as it floats by you.
Day 13: Juneau, Alaska
The only state capital in the USA that can only be reached by boat or seaplane. With no road access and its extremely remote location, the wildlife and wilderness in Juneau are second to none! Go sea kayaking, pan for gold, visit a salmon hatchery, or take a whale-watching trip. Don’t miss the Mendenhall Glacier and a glimpse back to the ice age!
Day 14: Skagway, Alaska
Gold was discovered nearby in 1896, causing Skagway to grow quickly. You can see gold rush era buildings preserved in the Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park. Another activity from this period, the Yukon Route Rail Road will take you on a vintage locomotive tour of the area with fantastic views out over the mountains.
Day 15: Glacier Bay (Scenic Cruising)
One of the highlights of this cruise is exploring Glacier Bay National Park. Comprised of 3.3 million acres of natural wonders, it is home to magnificent glaciers (especially Sawyer Glacier), snow-capped mountains, and an abundance of birds and wildlife.
Day 16: Ketchikan, Alaska
Today’s adventure brings us to Ketchikan, another fascinating location on the Alaskan coast. Visit a Native American village, watch a lumberjack show, take a trip to the Misty Fjords or go crab fishing!
Day 17: Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Roam the spacious lawns of stunning Butchart Gardens with its exotic flora, unusual topiary, and exquisite fountains. Explore historic Bastion Square, the treasures of Chinatown, and the many sights and sounds of the Inner Harbour.
Day 18: Seattle, Washington
Disembark from Norwegian Encore and make your way to the airport for your return flight home.
Introducing the Norwegian Encore! This current & revolutionary ship grants on boarders with endless activities & unparalleled experiences from The Caribbean to Miami (her home port) & everywhere in between.
Relish in 360° ocean vistas from the 2-story Horizon Lounge & make use of the chic Observatory Lounge, complete with live entertainment, captivating views & a full-service bar, spread across 2 expansive decks. These lounges remain exclusive to guests of The Haven. The world is your luxury oyster on Norwegian Encore with a host of exquisite dining options, myriad of lavish bars & lounges as well as world-class live performances. What more could you want? For those seeking some much-needed R&R, look no further than Norwegian Encore. This ship exudes extravagance & tranquillity with her elegant and stylish suites, designed for comfort.
Travel based on Cruise Departure 18 September 2022
Prices are per person twin share in AUD, and subject to availability and currency fluctuations.
Pricing is subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Accommodation is subject to change and availability.
Surcharges may apply. Flights may not be direct or operate daily. Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change.
Disruptions to cruising and itinerary may occur. ^Flexible Booking Conditions: At any time prior to the due date of your second deposit, you have the option to: 1. Change your departure dates OR 2. Cancel your booking, in which case My Cruises will hold all funds paid in the form of a credit; which can used for a future booking with My Cruises. Changes made after the second deposit payment are subject to standard cancellation terms & conditions. Departure date changes are subject to availability & blackout dates. No refund will be given if you are not able to change your departure date as a result of alternate dates not being available. Your My Cruises Specialist will provide further details at time of booking. Shore excursions and other items such as alcoholic beverages & laundry are an additional cost. Should gratuities or hotel service charges not already be included in your package, these are mandatory and charged by the cruise line to your onboard account on a day by day basis.
Itineraries are subject to change at any time without notice.
Please note – onboard benefits valued at has been converted into Australian Dollars from the onboard currency. Details of the onboard currency can be provided by your consultant at the time of enquiry.
Due to security reasons, all guests must be on board 2 hours before sailing.
Disembarkation usually begins 2 hours after docking.
These fares/prices may change due to availability or currency fluctuations.
Please note upgrade amounts advertised may be based on lead in obstructed view staterooms.
Please note that a majority of US based (including Hawaii) hotels impose a daily mandatory additional charge that is automatically added to your bill by the hotel. There are various inclusions provided for these resort fees. These fees are separate from, cannot be prepaid prior to arrival and are in addition to our advertised package.
Please note many European hotels charge a nominal daily City Tourist Tax which is utilised locally for tourism-related purposes and to improve the local infrastructure in the area. This tax is collected by the hotels directly from the customer and the amount can vary by region, hotel size or type. Local regulations state this must be collected by the hotel and cannot be prepaid.
All passports, vaccinations and visas are the responsibility of the travelling guest to secure prior to departure from Australia.
Please check Visa requirements for all countries visited on this itinerary.
China, Russia, India, Canada and the USA require visas to be arranged prior to sailing for all Australian passport holders.
For Non-Australian passport holders please check with the appropriate embassy.
** Low Deposit Policy
A second deposit (part payment) will be required/date & amount will be supplied by the consultant at time of booking.
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