Picture yourself waking up to a vista of glaciers and snow-capped mountains right outside your window, zip-lining over miles of evergreen forest and seeing whales, grizzlies and other wildlife in their natural surroundings. Alaska is a trip that many travelers dream of, and on a Norwegian cruise your adventure is yours to choose. From the ships to the excursions, Norwegian Cruise Line keeps you immersed in the magic of America’s Last Frontier every step of the way.
Norwegian Cruise Line is all about options. They currently have five cruise ships sailing to Alaska from seven different departure ports. And you can expect all the perks of an Norwegian cruise, including their signature Freestyle Cruising, which gives guests the freedom to pick and choose their own dining, entertainment and experiences. So, one moment you can be racing on the ship’s two-level racetrack and the next you can be enjoying a glacier-side spa treatment or heading out on an excursion.
Of course, you’ll want to take in and absorb the scenery as much as possible. All Norwegian ships are custom built to showcase the majesty of every destination. On the Alaska-bound Norwegian Encore and Norwegian Bliss, The Waterfront is a revolutionary quarter-mile oceanfront promenade lined with restaurants for cruisers to enjoy a meal and drinks with incredible views.
When it’s time to get off the ship and head into Alaska’s vast wilderness, Norwegian has hundreds of unforgettable shore excursions to choose from. See orcas on a whale watching and Mendenhall Glacier photo safari, explore the coastal waters by kayak or Zodiac boat or take a helicopter ride that ends on a glacier. Be as active or as easygoing as you like.
Enhance your trip with Alaska Cruisetours, available on Norwegian Jewel, Norwegian Bliss or Norwegian Encore. Spanning from 11 to 14 days, these cruise vacation packages combine your cruise with an immersive land vacation that include overnight stays in Denali, Anchorage, Fairbanks, Homer, Talkeetna, and Valdez. All Cruisetours are led by local guides that will teach and engage you in the history and culture of Alaska as you navigate the landscape by air, rail and maybe even dog sled.
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