Tuesday, May 14, 2019 Sunrise: 4:31 a.m. Sunset: 11:05 p.m. Weather: 65° Cloudy
Wednesday, May 15, 2019 Sunrise: 4:28 a.m. Sunset: 11:09 p.m. Weather: 66° Cloudy
Gold Dredge 8 & Sternwheeler Riverboat Cruise Enjoy a morning tour with a close up view of the TransAlaska pipeline and a presentation about the history and operation. Then hop aboard the hand-built replica of the narrow gauge Tanana Valley Railroad, which delivered supplies to gold camps in the early 1900s. The conductor will regale you with stories and songs from days of yore along the way. You will then tour Gold Dredge 8, a National Historical Monument. After your tour, you have a chance to pan for gold yourself. You will find gold – we guarantee it! After panning, visit the gift shop and enjoy complimentary coffee and fresh homemade cookies prior to reboarding the train for your return trip.
Thursday, May 16, 2019 Sunrise in Fairbanks: 4:24 a.m. Sunset in Denali: 10:52 p.m.
COACH: FAIRBANKS HOTEL TO DENALI – Motorcoach: Fairbanks to Denali Travel time is approximately 3 hours (121 miles). Weather: 41° Cloudy
|Friday, May 17, 2019 Sunrise: 4:39 a.m. Sunset: 10:55 p.m. Weather: 42° Clouds/Sun
DENALI PARK TOUR OPTIONS
Your cruisetour currently includes the park tour listed below.
NATURAL HISTORY TOUR
Start the morning early with a hearty breakfast . Then between 7 and 8:30, board the Morning Natural History Tour where you can glimpse the epic sweep of Denali National Park on this guided tour that travels 30 miles to the Teklanika River. Hear about the history and culture that surrounds you at a Living History presentation while visiting Savage Cabin. Find out about the local native culture and their stories at Primrose Ridge. The tour is approximately 5 hours in duration and includes bottled water. Due to Park Service regulations, school buses are used. The buses do not have restrooms; however, rest stops are made approximately every 90 minutes. Please check your Welcome Envelope upon arrival for your exact departure time and tour number. Tour times are subject to change without previous notice. The tour departs between 7-8:30 am.
AFTERNOON AT LEISURE
Afternoon at leisure Use this time to enhance your Alaska experience with an optional land excursion. Stop by the Tour Desk for more information, or reserve an excursion in advance by visiting the Cruise Personalizer on princess.com.
|Saturday, May 18, 2019 Sunrise in Denali: 4:36 a.m. Sunset in Anchorage: 10:48 p.m. Weather: 60° Partly Cloudy Rain 20%
TRANSFER: LODGE TO RAIL DEPOT
Direct to the Wilderness Rail: Denali National Park to Whittier Your travel time to Whittier (Anchorage) is approximately 9 1/4 hours (295 miles) with the train scheduled to depart Denali National Park at 8:15 a.m. and arrive in Whittier at 5:30 p.m. Please have your cruise documents and passport in your possession and ready for your arrival in Whittier. Also, please note that luggage storage on the train is limited to the area immediately beneath your feet. Breakfast and lunch are available for purchase while on the train. Smoking is prohibited in the train cars and the outdoor viewing platforms. Board the Royal Princess for our one week cruise. ROYAL PRINCESS DEPARTS: 8:30 p.m.
|Sunday, May 19, 2019 Sunrise: 4:32 a.m. Sunset: 9:58 p.m. Weather: 40° Sunny
Hubbard Glacier (scenic Cruising), Alaska, United States
Day One of School4Santas
|Monday, May 20, 2019 Sunrise: 4:30 a.m. Sunset: 9:40 p.m. Weather: 59° Showers 50%
Glacier Bay National Park (scenic Cruising), Alaska, U.S.
Day Two of School4Santas
|Tue, May 21, 2019 Sunrise: 4:14 a.m. Sunset: 9:42 p.m. Weather: 58° Rain most of the day
Skagway, Alaska, United States
|Wed, 05/22/19 Sunrise: 4:17 a.m. Sunset: 9:32 p.m. Weather: 58° Periods of rain
Juneau, Alaska, United States
|Thu, 05/23/19 Sunrise: 4:24 a.m. Sunset: 9:03 p.m. Weather: 55° Light afternoon rain
Ketchikan, Alaska, United States
|Fri, 05/24/19 Sunrise: 5:30 a.m. Sunset: 9:17p.m. Weather: 60° Rain
At Sea: Day Three of School4Santas and Graduation
|Saturday, 05/25/19 Sunrise: 5:17 am Weather: 66° Thunderstorms
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Docking: 7:30 – 8:00 a.m.
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