Alaska 2022

When

08/20/2022 - 09/04/2022    
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Event Type

The Alaska Experience JH Travel and Tri State Travel
The “Alaska Land & Glacier Discovery Cruise”
August 20 – September 4, 2022 (16 Days)

Alaska Tour 2022

Our Alaska tours offer the first time-visitor or returning visitor the opportunity to discover more of the “Great Land” in luxury! With over 80 years of experience offering Alaska tours and cruises we are confident that “After you leave Alaska —-Alaska will never leave you! Join us for the adventure of a life time to the Great Land, Alaska!

Day 1 Saturday August 20, 2022 Welcome to Alaska
Arrive Anchorage, Alaska’s largest city. Upon arrival we are met by our local Tour Director and then transfer to our hotel. This evening we have a welcome reception and orientation at the hotel to introduce everyone and discuss our Alaska Adventure!

Overnight: Anchorage, Alaska
Meals: Welcome Reception at hotel

Day 2 Sunday August 21, 2022 Alaska Rail Road, Welcome to Denali National Park
Transfer to Talkeetna, Alaska to board a deluxe Alaska Railroad dome railcar for a scenic trail journey north to Denali National Park. Upon arrival transfer to our lodge with the balance of the day free to explore on your own or purchase optional tours such as a guided hike, flightseeing, rafting, as well as many others to choose from.

Overnight: Denali Park
Meals: Breakfast

Day 3 Monday August 22, 2022 Tundra Wilderness Tour, Denali at Leisure
Experience the narrated “Tundra Wilderness Tour”, as we search the vast wilderness for bears, moose, caribou, and Dall sheep that reside
in this spectacular region. Upon our return to the lodge, the balance of the day is available to explore Denali Park.

Overnight: Denali Park
Meals: Breakfast, Snack

Day 4 Tuesday August 23, 2022 Iditarod Headquarters, Welcome to Wasilla, Alaska
Visit the Iditarod Headquarters to learn about The Last Great Race and (for a small fee) depending on weather, experience a dog cart ride.
We then continue on to Wasilla, Alaska, our home for the next two nights.

Overnight: Wasilla, Alaska
Meals: Breakfast

Day 5 Wednesday August 24, 2022 Musk Ox, Alaska Farming
Visit Alaskan Agriculture; Musk Ox Farm and the largest captive herd of musk ox in the world. We will also tour some unique farms in the heart of Palmer/ Matanuska Valley farming area.

Overnight: Wasilla, Alaska
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 6 Thursday August 25, 2022 Kenai Culture Center
Visit the Kenai Cultural Center and the impressive, permanent collection of Native Alaskan and local history artifacts, art exhibits and
largest collection of mounted Bald Eagles in North America. Continue onto Homer, Alaska the “Halibut Fishing Capital of the World”.

Overnight: Homer,Alaska
Meals: Breakfast

Day 7 Friday August 26, 2022 Dock Walk, Crab Fishing Industry, Peony Farm
Dock Walk to learn about marine wildlife and the 28-foot tidal range. The harbor is also home port to several of the Deadliest Catch
Reality Series TV show ships. Visit a Peony Farm in Homer, Alaska “Peony Capital of the World” with a lunch included while overlooking spectacular Kachemac Bay.

Overnight: Homer, Alaska
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 8 Saturday August 27, 2022 Kenai Peninsula Visitor Center Welcome to Seward, Alaska
Visit the Kenai Peninsula Visitors Center located along the Kenai River. Continue along the peninsula with many photo opportunities before arriving in the port of Seward Alaska.

Overnight: Seward, Alaska
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 9 Sunday August 28, 2022 Glacier & Wildlife Cruise, Holland America ms Noordam
This morning we board an excursion boat for a Glacier & Wildlife Cruise into Kenai Fjords National Park. Explore the face of a glacier and be on the lookout for whales, puffins, sea lions, and many other forms of wildlife. This afternoon we transfer to the port of Whittier, Alaska and clear documentation to board Holland America’s ms Noordam for a Southbound Glacier Discover Cruise. Pamper yourself with seven days of elegant comfort aboard your Five-Star cruise ship. Enjoy a variety of on-board activities including; stage shows, duty free shopping, numerous entertainment venues, nightly stage shows, casino action, fine dining and relaxing spas! Cruise the fabled inside passage with spectacular scenery, experience the majestic Glaciers “up close and personal” and enjoy the excitement of seeing whales, sea lions, otters and other marine life in the wild.

Overnight: ms Noordam
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10 Monday August 29, 2022 Cruising, College Fjord
College Fjord was so named due to the popularity of colleges and universities interested in studying these different types of glaciers. Be
sure to have your cameras ready for the opportunity to photograph these glaciers calving!
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 11 Tuesday August 30, 2022 Glacier Bay, Cruising
This will be our opportunity to get up close and personal with glaciers as our captain maneuvers our cruise ship in position for spectacular
views of these captivating glaciers, some receding and some expanding.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 12 Wednesday August 31, 2022 Port of Call Skagway, Alaska
The Trail of “98” Skagway, Alaska one of the most documented events of the Gold Rush days! Tour the museum of the gold rush, visit the shops and merchants of Skagway or purchase a ride on the White Pass and Yukon Railroad noted as one of the top ten rail adventures in North America!
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 13 Thursday September 1, 2022 Port of Call Juneau, Alaska
Enjoy the day in Juneau, the capital of Alaska. There is an abundance of activities; sport fishing, Mt. Robinson Tram, historic city tours,
capital & governor’s mansion tour and flight sightseeing tours of glaciers, wildlife and marine life!
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 14 Friday September 2, 2022, Port of Call Ketchikan
Known as the “Salmon Capital of the World”, Ketchikan has a colorful history as it was an all year open port and provided a trade and
supply center for gold seekers, fishing, lumber and explorers alike. Today tourism and salmon are its two main industries.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 15 Saturday September 3, 2022 Inside Passage Cruising
One last day to sit back, relax, and enjoy all the amenities, of Five-Star cruising aboard Holland America’s ms Noordam.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 16 Sunday September 4, 2022 Vancouver and Home
We bid farewell to our Alaska adventure as we disembark our ship and transfer to the airport for our return flight home and motorcoach
transfer.
Meal: Breakfast

Your Tour Includes*:
• All deluxe motorcoach transfers of Newton, Iowa/Anchorage, Alaska and Vancouver, BC.
• Deluxe motorcoach transportation of Alaska itinerary
• Round trip coach class air Chicago/Anchorage Vancouver/Chicago
• Eight night’s land hotel in Alaska and luggage handling
• Holland America 8 day/7 night Southbound Discovery Glacier Cruise
• All Attractions as highlighted in itinerary
• Selective farm tours per itinerary
• Alaska Railroad Anchorage to Denali National Park
• 32 Meals, 1 Reception, 1 snack lunch
• Tri-State Travel Tour Director
• Alaska Guide (land portion)
• JH Travel Host
• Port taxes, Government Fees, Service charges on above. (Subject to surcharges)
• Gratuities to drivers, guides, shipboard personnel, attractions, meals, and hotel luggage handling
Not Included:
• Travel Protection Plan
• Luggage Fees Assessed by The Airline
• Items of a personal nature

PRICE PER PERSON STATEROOM Verandah (VA/VD) Outside (G) Inside (L)
Double (2 to a room and one or two beds) $9,423.00 $8,379.00 $7,999.00
Reservation Policy For All Alaska Tours:
• $750.00 per person deposit due with reservation
• Final date for sign up (subject to availability) and final payment is May 1, 2022
Options available for Land Only or Cruise Only:
For those customers that wish to only participate on the land or cruise independently of the 16-day
program we are offering the following options:
9-Day August 20-28, 2022, Land Only Tour Includes:
• Deluxe motorcoach transportation of itinerary
• All Attractions as highlighted in itinerary
• Selective Farm Tours per itinerary
• Kenai Fjords National Park Full Day Cruise
• Alaska Railroad (Talkeetna to Denali National Park)
• 8 Breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners, 1 Reception, 1 snack lunch
• Tri-State Travel Tour Director
• Alaska Local Guide
• JH Travel Host
• Taxes and Gratuities for Included Accommodations, Attractions and Meals
• Gratuities to drivers, guides, escorts, luggage handling for one 50Lb suitcase
Not Included:
• Travel Protection Plan
• Airport Transfers at home city airports
• Air Fares (Tri-State Travel can help arrange your independent air needs)
• Items of a personal nature
Your Tour Price:
$4,599.00 per person – 4 to a room (2 beds)
$4,729.00 per person – 3 to a room (2 beds)
$5,029.00 per person – 2 to a room (1 or 2 beds)
$5,809.00 per person – Single (1 or 2 beds)
9-Day August 27- September 4, 2022, South Bound Glacier Discovery Cruise:
Your Tour Includes:
• Cruise ship transfer in Anchorage and Vancouver, BC
• One-night pre cruise hotel and luggage handling Anchorage, Alaska
• All admissions as per itinerary
• 21 Meals
• Seven nights inside passage glacier cruise aboard Holland America ms Noordam
• Tri-State Travel Tour Director
• JH Travel Host
• Gratuities to shipboard personnel, transfer drivers and Tri-State Travel Tour Director
Your Tour Price:
$4,149.00 per person Verandah Stateroom (with balcony)
$3,029.00 per person Outside Stateroom (no balcony)
CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS WILL BE ASSESSED A 4 % CONVENIENCE FEE
TRAVEL PROTECTION PLAN:
The Travel Protection Plan is not included but is available and strongly recommended. Premium is non-refundable unless the entire tour cancels. We offer a travel protection plan through Trip Mate Travel Insurance, a division of United States Fire Insurance Company Eatontown, NJ. Any surcharges and/or tax increases received from suppliers for this package (Airlines, Cruise Companies, Hotels, etc.) may result in an increase in the per person price of your tour package. For those individuals who may have purchased the Travel Protection Plan, this may also result in an increase in your Travel Protection Plan Premium. Please refer to www. tripmate.com/Plan TPD13 for information regarding detailed coverages and limitations to the insurance policy. Waiver of Pre-Existing Condition Exclusion…The exclusion for Pre-Existing conditional will be waived provided (a) your payment for this plan is received within 7 days of the date your initial payment or deposit for your trip is received; and (b) You are not disabled from travel at the time your plan payment is paid.
*Tri-State Travel reserves the right to change any arrangements listed in this itinerary. Should conditions necessitate changes: substitution of equal value or cancellations of the arrangements may occur.
*Tri-State Travel reserves the right to add any fuel surcharges that we receive from all of our vendors ie: airlines, cruise lines, motorcoach companies, etc.
Additional costs may be added any time prior to travel.
Responsibility Clause:
Tri-State Travel and JH Travel in offering this tour, do so only as agents as outlined in this brochure. Therefore, Tri-State Travel and JH Travel shall not become liable or responsible for any loss, injury or damage to person, property or otherwise in connection with any accommodations, transportation or other services or resulting directly or indirectly from acts of God, pandemics, dangers incident to the waters, fire, breakdown in machinery or equipment, acts of governments, or other civil disturbances, strikes, riots, thefts, pilferage, defaults, delays, quarantines or cancellations of or changes in itinerary, accommodations or schedules. The right is reserved to decline, to accept or retain any person should a person’s health, mental or physical conditions or general deportment impede the operation of the tour or the rights or welfare or enjoyment of the other passengers and a refund of the unused land tour services is the limit of the agent’s liability should such a person be required to terminate the tour. The right is reserved to withdraw the tour at any time and liability
is limited to refund of all monies received in accordance with the disclaimer redemption disclaimer. No refunds will be granted for unused portions of this tour unless arranged with the operator’s approval in writing in advance. Application for membership and/or posting deposit for this tour shall constitute the participant’s consent to the above terms and conditions.
To assist the traveler in understanding the general physical activity levels associated with a tour, we have assigned a Physical Activity Rating LEVEL 3 to this program; Walking associated with several city blocks, including airport terminals, waiting in security lines, climbing stair wells on sightseeing cruise boats, observation areas not equipped with elevators and handling your carry-on bag.
VOUCHER REDEMPTION:
If an individual has in his/her possession a Tri-State Travel Travel Voucher and wishes to apply it to a tour sponsored by Tri-State Travel, he/she may do so by submitting the voucher with the appropriate reservation form. Should the individual elect to cancel his/her reservation for non-medical reasons, the applicable cancellation policies of the tour shall apply. In addition, the value of the voucher will be deducted from any refunds. The value of the voucher may still be applied to a future tour so long as that tour is completed prior to the expiration date on the voucher. This voucher has no cash value and is non-refundable. Only under the following conditions will the voucher value be included as cash in the refunds:
A. The entire tour is cancelled due to lack of participation
B. The entire tour is cancelled due to situations as outlined in our responsibility statement
C. The individual that applied the voucher to a tour and purchased the Travel Protection Plan and had to cancel due to a medical condition as outlined in the Travel Protection Plan Coverage
Cancellation Policy For All Alaska Tours:
• Cancellations received prior to May 1, 2022 will receive a full refund less a $300.00 per person administrative handling fee
• Cancellations received after May 1, 2022 and prior to May 15, 2022 will be assessed 50% of the per person tour price
• Cancellations received after May 15, 2022 and prior to June 1, 2022 will be assessed 75% of the per person tour price
• Cancellations received after June 15, 2022 will forfeit the full price of the tour
For Additional Information or to Make A Reservation Contact:
JH Travel
Janie Haunsperger
P O Box 1023
Newton, IA 50208
Phone: (641) 792-1980
Email: janie@jhtraveltours.com
Web page: www.jhtraveltours.com
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