Sample Itinerary: 14-Day Great Alaskan Explorer

From the crystalline waters of Tracy Arm/Endicott Arm to the peaks of Misty Fjords and stops in Juneau, Skagway, Sitka, every day on this 14-day roundtrip from Vancouver is incredible.

Backcountry Zodiac Expedition Tour in Ketchikan photo courtesy of Holland America
Glacier gardens on an cruise to Juneau, Alaska excursion
Mendenhall Glacier, Hatchery & Glacier Gardens tour, Juneau, Courtesy of Holland America


Embarkation Day – Depart from Vancouver, British Columbia (Canada) – depart 4:30pm

View of the city of Vancouver, Canada
Courtesy Holland America

Day 1 – Enjoy a Day at Sea

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Day 2 – Ketchikan, Alaska (US) 7am-7pm

Ketchikan, Alaska Port seen on a Alaska Cruise
Courtesy Holland America

Day 3 – Enjoy a Day at Sea

World Stage
Enjoy shows and music on Holland America’s “World Stage” theater – truly amazing! Photo courtesy Holland America

Day 4 – Juneau, Alaska (US) 9am-10pm

A glacier cave seen on a cruise to Juneau, Alaska shore excursion
Courtesy Holland America

Day 5 – Scenic Cruising Tracy Arm Or Endicott Arm 9am-5pm

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Day 6 – Enjoy a Day at Sea

BB King's Blues Club
You will enjoy the BB King’s Blues Club onboard the Noordam for this sailing in fall 2022! Courtesy Holland America

Day 7 – Icy Strait Point, Alaska (US) 9am-5pm

Icy Strait Point port seen on an Alaska Cruise
Courtesy Holland America

Day 8 – Enjoy a Day at Sea

Lincoln Center Stage
Enjoy Lincoln Center stage, with classical entertainment onboard – music virtuosos perform familiar classics and twists on contemporary favorites – photo courtesy Holland America

Day 9 – Cruising Glacier Bay 8am-5pm

Note: Route time is always subject to weather & ice

View of Glacier Bay across the inlet.  Logo of the national Park Service identifies Holland America Line as an authorized concessioner
Courtesy Holland America

Day 10 – Skagway, Alaska (US) 7am-4pm

View of several buildings and mountains on a Skagway cruise excursion
Courtesy Holland America

Day 11 – Sitka, Alaska (US) 8am-4pm

Note: Tender required, wheelchair access is limited.

Sitka, Alaska port on an Alaska Cruise
Courtesy Holland America

Day 12 – Cruising Misty Fjords, US 9am-3pm

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Day 13 – Prince Rupert, British Columbia (Canada) 7am-4pm

Views on a cruise to Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Canada
Courtesy Holland America

Day 14 – Cruising The Inside Passage

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Disembarkation Day – Vancouver, British Columbia (Canada) 7am

View of a couple walking near the Vancouver, BC skyline while on one of Holland America’s Alaska shore excursions
Vancouver Courtesy Holland America

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An owl seen on the Eagles, Raptors and Rain Forest Experience, one of Holland America Line’s Alaska shore excursions
Eagles, Raptors, & Rain Forest Experience in Ketchikan, photo Courtesy Holland America

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