A luxurious Alaskan cruising adventure can be enjoyed when you choose to cruise to this magnificent North American destination.
Luxury cruising is the epitome of relaxing vacations
A person that chooses a cruise holiday does so for the pure decadence of the entire experience.
The ever attentive staff and crew, the glamorous evening dinners and onboard entertainment are the basis upon which the experience is formed.
The beautifully designed, sumptuous surroundings of the ship’s main areas will leave you feeling completely pampered. The copious amount of superior standard foods, conveniently available, makes you feel completely indulged.
Another important factor involved in the experience of a good cruise is the destination and the ports visited.
Some cruise operators exclusively use large capacity ships, this only enables them to visit the common locations along the usual routes.
Therefore, it’s a good idea to choose to cruise with an operator that sail lower capacity boats also. This will mean that you get to visit less popular ports in more cultured and unspoilt places. Expeditions to these kinds of locations make for very unique holiday experiences and memories that will last you a lifetime.
A destination that is not as popular as some of the classic cruise routes, is Alaska
This North American state is a vast and bountiful land. It is known for its collection of different types of open space terrains. These elements attract adventurers who wish to enjoy outdoor activities such as mountain biking, hiking, kayaking, skiing and much more. You can find more details about here.
Choosing to cruise to this destination means that you will be able to take in the breathtaking views of Alaska’s beautiful landscapes. The majestic mountains and coniferous forests will provide picturesque moments you can capture and keep as reminders of the amazing experience you’ve had.
The route offers very good views of the Glacier Bay National park as well as opportunities for stopovers where you can venture into traditional villages and meet the locals living there.
Also, depending on the time of year that you choose to travel you may get to witness one of the most magical wonders of the world -The Northern Lights.
Alaska is one of the best places to see this almost mystical phenomenon of scattered lights, glowing across the nights’ sky. Take your trip between the months of August to April, where the early sunsets provide the maximum chance of observing the unforgettable spectacle.
Ponants offer Alaskan cruise packages that visits some of the ideal locations where you can view the Northern lights from the perfect positions of the ship’s decks.
The stop offs between Alaska and Eastern Siberia provides expedition itineraries that allows adventurers to enjoy a variety of experiences. From daily dinghy explorations by sea to unspoilt nature parks visits, such as the Wrangel Nature Reserve and hikes into the preserves of the Pribilof volcanic islands.
Sometimes referred to as the ‘roof of the world’, When Alaska’s seasons change we get to witness the transformation of the nature of the states. During the spring and summer months when the ice begins to melt, the start of the new season for local wildlife can be seen all around.
After sailing along the coast of Greenland, decorated with its record topping icebergs and Inuit villages, are Buffin Bay and Beechey Island, where you can visit the site of the Franklin expedition. The incredible canyon at Fury Beach is a sight that must be included on the bucket list of every adventurous cruiser.
Fairway Rock is the main home of Alaska’s wildlife. Arctic foxes and polar bears can be spotted emerging from their winter hibernation. While the thrilling sighting of seabird colonies, bowhead whales and many kinds of marine mammals are common there.
Whether your interests lie in National Geographic inspired tours or in following the trails carved out by the historical prospectors of the 19th century’s Gold Rush, Ponants offers a wide variety of themed Alaskan cruise holidays.
You can decide exactly how much excitement, adventure, relaxation and luxury you indulge in during your holiday. With Ponants day excursions involving Zodiac dinghies and hydroplane rides as well as their ship’s facilities including gyms, salons, theatres and bars -you are guaranteed to find the balance of activities that will create the ultimately unique luxury cruise vacation of your dreams.