Pre-Cruise Tour in Vancouver
July 9-11, 2021
The pre-cruise in Vancouver will be at the Century Plaza Hotel and Spa with discounted group rates payable through In This Life. No deposit is necessary currently. On July 10, we will do a tour of Victoria Island to Butchart Gardens, a Butterfly Farm and High Tea at the Empress Hotel. Hotel guests will get priority boarding for the cruise.
Post-Cruise Tour in Talkeetna & Denali
July 18-21, 2021
July 18 Arrive in Seward, Alaska. Have breakfast early at 6:00am for disembarkation approximately 7:30am. We will take a deluxe Motor Coach to Talkeetna for an overnight via a wildlife refuge where we will see rescued animals of Alaska up close and personal. Then it’s on to Talkeetna for an overnight. Optional tours such as flightseeing and hot air ballooning are available. (Breakfast included)
July 19 After breakfast we will transfer to the train depot to board the Great Alaska Railroad in a Dome car for the scenic ride to Denali Park. Upon arrival we will check in to our hotel and get ready for the festive Cabin Night Dinner and Theater Show. The food is great and you may become a star in the show. Tonight be on the lookout for the Northern Lights. (Breakfast & dinner included)
July 20 Following breakfast, we will board our bus for the trek into Denali Wilderness including a box lunch. Make sure your phones are charged as photo ops galore will be a feature of this tour. We will be looking for the Denali “Grand Slam” which is seeing Grizzly Bears, Moose, Dall sheep, Caribou and Wolf. Optional tours will be available upon our return from Denali. Enjoy a leisurely evening with a buffet dinner and speaker meeting with Tom and Annie. We will be on the lookout again this evening for the Northern Lights (Breakfast & dinner included)
July 21 Begin our day with our last speaker meeting with Tom and Annie at breakfast. After the meeting we will board our deluxe Motor Coach for the scenic drive on the Great Alaska Highway for the return to the Anchorage Airport. Options for flights home are that evening or a low-cost airport hotel and fly out the next day. More choices for non-stops to major gateways are available in the morning. Dinner is on our own this evening. (Breakfast included)
Rates are $1695.00 per person. The single supplement is $500.00.
Please book the tour early by sending two separate checks, one for the tour deposit for $150.00 and a second check for the admin fee for $105.00. Refunds are fully covered if Covid prevents the tour from going. Cancelation penalties are loss of deposits starting at 120 days before the start of the pre-cruise trip, same as final payment date for the cruise. If the cruise line changes the final payment date to less than 120 days, the tour cancellation policy will follow suit.