On board service charges for your stateroom attendants, dining room and bar waiting staff are included in your voyage fare.
Please note: Spa gratuities are not included in your voyage fare. For your convenience 18% gratuity will be added to your on board account for Spa services.
Day 1: Fly UK » Vancouver
Fly from the UK to Vancouver. A private transfer will be waiting for you to take you to your 4* hotel for a 3-night stay.
Day 2-3: Vancouver
The only thing rising higher than the Vancouver skyline is its snow-capped mountains. In Vancouver, you can experience summer and winter on the same day! Start with a morning on the slopes at one of the nearby ski hills, then hit the beach for an afternoon relaxing by the water. After, try some delicious meals from all around the world and discover why Vancouver is the culinary capital of Canada.
Day 4: Embark in Vancouver
Check out of your 4* hotel and a private transfer will take you to the cruise terminal to embark Azamara Quest for your 8 night cruise.
Day 5: Day at Sea
Spend the day sailing in style aboard your boutique hotel at sea. Indulge in a treatment at Sanctum Spa, stay ship shape with a class at the fitness centre, or lounge the day away on the sunny pool deck.
In the evening, savour inspired Italian cuisine at Aqualina, or relish in a classic steakhouse experience at Prime C. Plus, you’ll find plenty of exciting evening entertainment, from thrilling shows at Cabaret Lounge to intimate performances in the Living Room.
Day 6: Ketchikan, Alaska
Surrounded by lakes, rivers, and streams, the “Salmon Capital of the World” is an angler’s paradise. Hop on a charter and keep an eye out for Ketchikan’s other marine residents like orca and humpback whales, seals, and porpoises. Hike Married Man’s Trail, kayak the Misty Fjords, visit the Totem Heritage Center, and stroll Creek Street for quaint restaurants, bars, gift shops, and scenic views.
Day 7: Juneau
Stretching from the Juneau Icefield to the waterfront downtown, Juneau is a treasure trove of sights. Dig into the city’s gold mining history at Juneau Douglas City Museum, stroll down Historic South Franklin Street, go whale or iceberg watching, tour Mendenhall Glacier and the Tongass National Forest, or board the Mount Roberts Tramway for great dining, shopping, and easy access to hiking trails.
Day 8: Haines, Alaska
Hiking, biking, and kayaking are just a few ways you can explore the rugged mountain vistas and seascapes of this glacial paradise. Haines is also a birder’s paradise, with nearly 400 bald eagles and 260 different species. Be sure to visit Fort William H. Seward Base, the first permanent post in Alaska, and local watering holes like the Port Chilkoot Distillery and Haines Brewing Company.
Day 9: Sitka, Alaska
A walk around the city’s downtown brings you closer to its history with views of the Blockhouse, Russian Bishop’s House, St. Michael’s Russian Orthodox Cathedral, and the storied Castle Hill. Visit the Fortress of the Bear and the Alaska Raptor Center to get an up-close look at orphaned brown bear cubs, injured bald eagles, and other birds, and learn about both centres’ commitment to serving Alaska’s wildlife.
Day 10: Icy Strait Point
Icy Strait Point is built on the site of a salmon cannery. The restored outbuildings now house a variety of restaurants, a museum, and local arts and crafts shops. The port is a cultural hub for the original inhabitants of the area—the Huna people. Enjoy an array of activities indigenous to the area including native dance performances, brown bear viewings, whale watching, fishing, birding, and hiking.
Day 11: Hubbard Glacier
Named after National Geographic’s first society president, Gardiner Hubbard, this frosty-blue glacier is a sight unlike anything you’ve ever seen. The longest ice river in North America, this 76-mile stretch of glacier water meanders its way through Alaska to the Russell Fjord Wilderness. Witness this awe-inspiring phenomenon from onboard, while keeping an eye out for whales, harbour seals, and otters.
Day 12: Seward, Alaska
Disembark Azamara Quest and a private transfer will take you to the airport for your flight back to the UK.
Day 13: Overnight flight to the UK
Day 14: Arrive in the UK
Terms & Conditions: Fares shown are 'from' per person based on two adults sharing the lead grade of stateroom. All promotional discounts have been applied to fares displayed. Promotional details, fares and itineraries were correct at time of publish (11 December 2018) but are subject to availability and can be changed/withdrawn at any time without notice. E&OE.