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14 Days | 13 Nights
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. Minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding, and rewarding, programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Start of Program
Aug 11, 2014
Fairbanks, AK. Hotel registration begins at 3:00 PM. Program meet and greet begins at 5:00 PM, followed by dinner at 5:45 PM.
You will be staying at the Westmark Fairbanks that night.
Location: Fairbanks, AK
Nearest city or town: Fairbanks, AK
Nearest airport: Fairbanks International Airport, Anchorage International Airport

End of Program
Aug 24, 2014
Vancouver, BC. Disembarkation typically occurs between 8:30 and 10:30 AM.
You will be staying at the M/S Statendam the night before.
Location: Disembark ship in Vancouver
Nearest airport: Vancouver International Airport (YVR)
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: The Westmark Fairbanks is conveniently located in downtown Fairbanks.

Contact info:
813 Noble St
Fairbanks, AK 99701 USA
phone: 907-456-7722
web: www.westmarkhotels.com/fairbanks

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Call for rate
Contact the hotel directly to make arrangements for additional nights. The toll free number is 800-544-0970. Mention you are part of the Holland America booking. The hotel will not be able to guarantee you'll have the same room for the length of your stay. Better rates may be available online.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Type: Cruise Ship

Description: One of the smaller vessels in Holland America’s fleet of modestly sized cruise ships, Statendam challenges the notion that bigger is better. features a theme of Dutch life and exploration, with more than $2 million worth of art and artifacts beautifully displayed throughout the ship. The Van Gogh Theater is a work of art in itself, commemorating Dutch artist Vincent Van Gogh's paintings "The Starry Night" and "Irises". In the center of the ship, a three-story atrium showcases an elaborate 26-foot-high "Fountain of the Siren" sculpture.

Ship Information: Length is 720 feet and was originally launched in 1993 and last refurbished in 2010. It cruises at 22 knots and has a maximum occupancy of 1258 passengers.

Contact info:
300 Elliott Ave W.
Seattle, WA 98119 USA
phone: 877-932-4259
web: www.hollandamerica.com/cruise-vacation-onboard/Statendam

Room amenities: All staterooms feature beds with premium plush Euro-top mattress and high-quality cotton bed linens, flat-screen TVs and bathroom enhancements ranging from deluxe bathrobes to lighted, magnifying make-up mirrors.

Facility amenities: Ship has a fitness center, spa, movie theater, tennis court, pools and hot tubs. All staterooms (cabins), showrooms, and most other indoor areas are designated non-smoking. While smoking is not permitted in staterooms, guests are allowed to smoke on stateroom verandahs. Smoking is also permitted on certain other designated, outside decks, and in the Casino.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Bathroom: Bath entrances have thresholds in the doorway.

Elevator: Yes

Check out time: 9:00 AM

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

at no additional cost on this date ...
13 nights of accommodations
37 meals: 13 breakfasts, 11 lunches, 13 dinners
13 Expert-led lectures
11 Field trips
1 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances


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