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The mighty glaciers and dramatic fjords of Alaska’s Inside Passage are incredible. Aboard an expedition ship, learn about this untamed land and its stunning diversity of wildlife.
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Program No. 11479RJ
Length
10 days
Starts at
7,299
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Alaska

Alaska's Inside Passage Up Close

The mighty glaciers and dramatic fjords of Alaska’s Inside Passage are incredible. Aboard an expedition ship, learn about this untamed land and its stunning diversity of wildlife.
Length
10 days
Starts at
7,299
Special Offer
Click on Dates & Prices below to see special offer details.
Flights start at
FREE
Program No. 11479 RJ

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DATES & PRICES

Ship Outside Ship Suite
Accommodation Details

A cabin with a window or porthole to view the outside.

Accommodation Details

A larger cabin, often with separate sleeping and living areas; the largest class of stateroom.

May 6 - May 15, 2022
Ship Outside 7,399
Ship Suite 9,799
Special Offer

OFFER EXTENDED: Enroll by March 25, 2022 and receive free air from many cities.

Itinerary Note

This date sails from Sitka to Juneau.

May 27 - Jun 5, 2022
SOLD OUT
Ship Outside 7,399
Ship Suite 9,799
Special Offer

OFFER EXTENDED: Enroll by March 31, 2022 and receive free air from many cities.

Itinerary Note

This date sails from Juneau to Sitka.

Jun 3 - Jun 12, 2022
Ship Outside 7,899
Ship Suite 10,299
Special Offer

OFFER EXTENDED: Enroll by March 31, 2022 and receive free air from many cities.

Itinerary Note

This date sails from Sitka to Juneau.

Jun 10 - Jun 19, 2022
Ship Outside 7,999
Ship Suite 10,399
Special Offer

OFFER EXTENDED: Enroll by March 31, 2022 and receive free air from many cities.

Itinerary Note

This date sails from Juneau to Sitka.

Jul 15 - Jul 24, 2022
Ship Outside 8,999
Ship Suite 11,399
Special Offer

OFFER EXTENDED: Enroll by March 31, 2022 and receive free air from many cities.

Itinerary Note

This date sails from Sitka to Juneau.

Jul 29 - Aug 7, 2022
Ship Outside 8,999
Ship Suite 11,399
Special Offer

OFFER EXTENDED: Enroll by March 31, 2022 and receive free air from many cities.

Itinerary Note

This date sails from Sitka to Juneau.

Aug 12 - Aug 21, 2022
Ship Outside 8,999
Ship Suite 11,399
Special Offer

OFFER EXTENDED: Enroll by March 31, 2022 and receive free air from many cities.

Itinerary Note

This date sails from Sitka to Juneau.

Aug 19 - Aug 28, 2022
Ship Outside 8,499
Ship Suite 10,899
Special Offer

OFFER EXTENDED: Enroll by March 31, 2022 and receive free air from many cities.

Itinerary Note

This date sails from Juneau to Sitka.

Aug 26 - Sep 4, 2022
Ship Outside 7,999
Ship Suite 10,399
Special Offer

OFFER EXTENDED: Enroll by March 31, 2022 and receive free air from many cities.

Itinerary Note

This date sails from Sitka to Juneau.

Sep 2 - Sep 11, 2022
Ship Outside 7,299
Ship Suite 9,699
Special Offer

OFFER EXTENDED: Enroll by March 31, 2022 and receive free air from many cities.

Itinerary Note

This date sails from Juneau to Sitka.

DATES & PRICES

Ship Outside
Accommodation Details

A cabin with a window or porthole to view the outside.

May 6 - May 15, 2022
SOLD OUT
Ship Outside 9,899
Special Offer

OFFER EXTENDED: Enroll by March 25, 2022 and receive free air from many cities.

Itinerary Note

This date sails from Sitka to Juneau.

May 27 - Jun 5, 2022
SOLD OUT
Ship Outside 9,899
Special Offer

OFFER EXTENDED: Enroll by March 31, 2022 and receive free air from many cities.

Itinerary Note

This date sails from Juneau to Sitka.

Jun 3 - Jun 12, 2022
SOLD OUT
Ship Outside 10,399
Special Offer

OFFER EXTENDED: Enroll by March 31, 2022 and receive free air from many cities.

Itinerary Note

This date sails from Sitka to Juneau.

Jun 10 - Jun 19, 2022
SOLD OUT
Ship Outside 10,499
Special Offer

OFFER EXTENDED: Enroll by March 31, 2022 and receive free air from many cities.

Itinerary Note

This date sails from Juneau to Sitka.

Jul 15 - Jul 24, 2022
SOLD OUT
Ship Outside 11,499
Special Offer

OFFER EXTENDED: Enroll by March 31, 2022 and receive free air from many cities.

Itinerary Note

This date sails from Sitka to Juneau.

Jul 29 - Aug 7, 2022
Ship Outside 11,499
Special Offer

OFFER EXTENDED: Enroll by March 31, 2022 and receive free air from many cities.

Itinerary Note

This date sails from Sitka to Juneau.

Aug 12 - Aug 21, 2022
SOLD OUT
Ship Outside 11,499
Special Offer

OFFER EXTENDED: Enroll by March 31, 2022 and receive free air from many cities.

Itinerary Note

This date sails from Sitka to Juneau.

Aug 19 - Aug 28, 2022
SOLD OUT
Ship Outside 10,999
Special Offer

OFFER EXTENDED: Enroll by March 31, 2022 and receive free air from many cities.

Itinerary Note

This date sails from Juneau to Sitka.

Aug 26 - Sep 4, 2022
SOLD OUT
Ship Outside 10,499
Special Offer

OFFER EXTENDED: Enroll by March 31, 2022 and receive free air from many cities.

Itinerary Note

This date sails from Sitka to Juneau.

Sep 2 - Sep 11, 2022
SOLD OUT
Ship Outside 9,799
Special Offer

OFFER EXTENDED: Enroll by March 31, 2022 and receive free air from many cities.

Itinerary Note

This date sails from Juneau to Sitka.

10 days
9 nights
25 meals
9B 7L 9D
2
Explore Sitka, Free Time, Embark Ship, Daily Preview
Northern Southeast Alaska - Inside Passage
3
Kake, Frederick Sound
Northern Southeast Alaska - Inside Passage
4
Hobart Bay, Inside Passage Lecture
Northern Southeast Alaska - Inside Passage
5
Tracy Arm Fjord, Waterfalls, Wildlife Watch
Northern Southeast Alaska - Inside Passage
6
Exploration, Orca Point Lodge
Northern Southeast Alaska - Inside Passage
7
White Pass Railway, Skagway & Gold Rush, Free Time
Northern Southeast Alaska - Inside Passage
8
Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve
Northern Southeast Alaska - Inside Passage
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At a Glance

Famed for deep glacial fjords, spectacular mountains and lush temperate rainforest, Alaska’s Inside Passage and Glacier Bay National Park offer natural and scenic gifts rivaled only by the rich histories of the indigenous nations who have lived here for millennia. Experience magnificent sights and sounds as our experts create opportunities to view glaciers up close. Study Alaska's history at the newly renovated Alaska State Museum in Juneau, and explore secluded bays via sea kayak or watercraft, all in the company of experts who narrate your experience with in-depth analysis of this yet untamed land.
Activity Level
Easy Going
Optional walking up to one mile on trails; some uneven or wet terrain. Elevation of 3,000 feet on train. Ship decks are accessed by narrow ladder like stairs. Climbing in and out of kayaks and rafts.

Best of all, you’ll…

  • Traverse the waters of 30-mile-long Tracy Arm, a narrow fjord enclosed within soaring cliffs of granite and dotted with glittering icebergs.
  • Board the White Pass narrow-gauge railway for an evocative journey back through a frenzied time of uncertainty and adventure: the gold rush era.
  • Experience chances to see whales, puffins, otters, bears, mountain goats and sea lions—the wealth of wildlife is amazing!

General Notes

Order of ports will vary subject to Glacier Bay schedule approved by the National Park Service. This program has a maximum group size of 50 participants.
Visit the Road Scholar Bookshop
You can find many of the books we recommend at the Road Scholar store on bookshop.org, a website that supports local bookstores.
Travels in Alaska
by John Muir
Take a trip to last century's Alaska through Muir's clean, easy-going, enthusiastic prose. He wrote the way he took pictures, with insight, attention, care and genuine feeling.
Coming Into The Country
by John McPhee
Coming into the Country is an unforgettable account of Alaska and Alaskans. It is a rich tapestry of vivid characters, observed landscapes, and descriptive narrative, in three principal segments that deal, respectively, with a total wilderness, with urban Alaska, and with life in the remoteness of the bush.
The Klondike Fever: The Life and Death of the Last Great Gold Rush
by Pierre Berton
Alaska Trees and Shrubs
by Leslie Viereck and Elbert Little
Alaska's History: the People, Land and Events of the North Country
by Harry Ritter
This is a small, easily readable "digest" of Alaska's history. It is great for a quick overview and it is a good size for tucking into a suitcase or reading on a plane.
Guide to the Birds of Alaska
by Robert Armstrong
This comprehensive guide provides the most current knowledge about the birds in Alaska.
The Sea Runners
by Ivan Doig
Alaska
by James Michener
Roadside Geology of Alaska
by Cathy Conner and Daniel O'Haire
Looking at Indian Art of the Northwest Coast
by Hilary Stewart
An Alaska Anthology: Interpreting the Past
by Edited by Stephen w. Haycox and Mary Childers Mangusso
Tlingit Tales: Potlatch and Totem Pole
by Lorie K. Harris
Legends of the Tlingit people.
Guide to Marine Mammals of Alaska
by Kate Wynne
This book covers all 29 marine mammal species of Alaska. Each whale, porpoise, dolphin, seal, sea lion, walrus, sea otter, and polar bear is described and illustrated. Color photos and surface profile drawings show all Alaska marine mammals and compare similar species, and color range maps show distribution.
Nature of Southeast Alaska: A Guide to Plants, Animals, and Habitats
by Robert Armstrong
The Island Within
by Richard Nelson





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