Vancouver, Seattle & Norwegian Bliss
Vancouver, Seattle & Norwegian Bliss
Vancouver, Canada
Vancouver, Canada
Seattle, Washington State
Seattle, Washington State
The Norwegian Bliss
The Norwegian Bliss
Juneau & Ketchikan, Alaska and Victoria, British Columbia
Juneau & Ketchikan, Alaska and Victoria, British Columbia

Vancouver, Seattle & Norwegian Bliss Alaska Cruise

11 Nights from £2,399 Including Flights

Overview

This 11 night itinerary starts you off in western Canada with two nights in the vibrant & contemporary city of Vancouver where you can spend your days at leisure enjoying the many sights and attractions including whale watching tours, float plane experiences and foodie tours before catching the Amtrak Cascades line to Seattle where you will spend another two nights. Seattle is a diverse city offering something for everyone from the many sports which are played here, the wide choice of coffee shops, the Pike place market and the selection of micro-breweries, cute restaurants and gourmet fare.

After your two nights in Seattle you will board your seven night Alaska highlights cruise and what a way to experience the most breath-taking landscapes in Alaska than on-board the brand new Norwegian Bliss. A cruise ship like no other, allow the Bliss to embark you on a journey full of unravelled dining experiences, first class service, beautifully decorated staterooms and facilities that you won’t find on-board any other ship.

Highlights

  • Experience the best of Vancouver; enjoy the finest global cuisine, stroll along the waterfront, explore Gastown and browse the indoor market on Granville Island
  • Take Seattle’s pretty waterfront or enjoy the view from the observation deck of the famous space needle
  • Make the most of the range of facilities on board – a lovely spa, waterpark, go-karts and a fantastic range of restaurants and bars
  • Experience sheer awe from the 180-degree indoor observation lounge, offering Norwegian’s most expansive views at sea.
  • Kayak in one of the areas many protected waterways offering unparalleled glacier viewing  
  • Take a ride on the White Pass Scenic Railway, try your luck at some Gold Panning or embark on a Glacier point Wilderness Safari.
  • Roam the spacious lawns of stunning Butchart Gardens with its exotic flora, unusual topiary and exquisite fountains
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  • Accommodation
  • Checked baggage
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  • In resort assistance & 24 hour contact centre
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Day 1 - 2

Vancouver

Fly into Vancouver and transfer independently to your hotel for your two night stay – Experience the best of Vancouver, enjoying lingering lunches on the waterfront, exploring Gastown and browsing the indoor market on Granville Island. In the evening you can enjoy the vast range of restaurants on offer, including seafood and farm to table, with influences from around the world such as Japan, Italy and Latin American restaurants

Hotel: Sheraton Vancouver wall

Day 3

Vancouver - Seattle

You have this morning at leisure before making your own way to the train station ready to catch the afternoon train to Seattle. There is also an early morning departure if you wanted to take that option instead. Once you arrive into Seattle you will transfer independently to your hotel for your two night stay.

Hotel: Kimpton Alexis

Day 4

Seattle

You have a day at leisure so a great opportunity to tour the city, taking in the pretty waterfront or enjoying the view from the observation deck of the famous space needle.

Hotel: Kimpton Alexis

Day 5

Check out of your hotel and transfer independently to the cruise terminal where you will board your ship, NCL Bliss, which will depart late afternoon.

Day 6

At sea

Your first full day will be spent at sea so you could go for a race around the go-kart track or if you are saving some thrill and excitement for when you arrive in Alaska then an afternoon in the on-board spa may be more your thing.

Day 7

Ketchikan, Alaska

This morning your will arrive at 07:00am into your first port of call, Ketchikan. Its Tlingit Indian name, Kach Khanna, means "spread wings of the eagle." Chances are you'll see one of these magnificent birds perched atop a Sitka tree. Thanks to its abundant rainfall, Ketchikan is surrounded by some of the world's most lush wilderness but don’t worry, if it is raining then make your way to the observation lounge where you experience sheer awe from the 180 degree indoor observation lounge, offering Norwegian’s most expansive views at sea. You will be departing at 3pm ready to sail to your next destination.

Day 8

Juneau, Alaska

Juneau, Alaska’s peak experience. Unparalleled glacier viewing is second to none from such places as Tracy Arm Fjord, the Juneau Icefields and Glacier Bay National Park. Spend the morning kayaking in one of the areas many protected waterways or tour historic downtown. You will depart here at 1.30pm and spend the afternoon Cruising the Sawyer Glacier so grab a drink and find the perfect picture spot.

Day 9

Skagway, Alaska

Today’s stop will be Skagway, and you have a full day to enjoy the many experiences on offer. Why not take a ride on the White Pass Scenic Railway, try your luck at some Gold Panning or embark on a Glacier point Wilderness Safari.

Day 10

At Sea

After the busyness of the last few days you have a full day to enjoy the wonders of this magnificent vessel. Take a splash in the waterpark, enjoy a taste sensation of Texas at the smokehouse or enjoy a drink or two in one of many stunning bars on board. If you have a sweet tooth you must try Norwegian Cruise Lines first ever Chocolate Café, Coco’s, a desert lover’s dream.

Day 11

Victoria, British Columbia

You will arrive in at 4pm so you will have time to 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 to be found along the boardwalk of the Inner Harbour.  You will depart here at 10pm.

Day 12

Seattle

Arrive back into Seattle where you will disembark and transfer yourself independently to the airport ready for your overnight flight home.

Day 13

UK

Arrive back into UK.

What’s included

  • Flight to Vancouver and home from Seattle
  • 2 nights in Vancouver at Sheraton Vancouver Wall, room only
  • Amtrak train from Vancouver to Seattle
  • 2 nights in Seattle at Kimpton Alexis, room only
  • 7 nights on board NCL Bliss ona Full Board basis
  • Inside Cabin (upgrades available)
  • All Tips & Gratuities on-board the ship

Our suggested hotels for this itinerary are...

Kimpton Alexis Hotel

An upscale boutique hotel boasting one of the best locations in the city.

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