Make the most of your vacation with a shore and land excursion that appeals to your interests. Knowledgeable, professional guides lead all excursions and offer special insights into the culture, history, wildlife, and geology of each destination. Discover first-hand how islanders went about the business of growing, harvesting and refining sugar in 18th century Barbados. Take an invigorating mush across a snow-covered glacier aboard an Alaskan dogsled. Or stroll through the maze of tiny streets in Mykonos, the birthplace of Apollo.
OVERVIEW: Hike to the summit of Mt. Vesuvius for incredible views of the volcano's crater and the Bay of Naples. Then take a guided walking tour of Pompeii; one of the world's most amazing archaeological wonders.
HIGHLIGHTS: Hike the final 1,000 feet to the top of Mt. Vesuvius and enjoy the wonderful view from the rim. Explore Pompeii and see what Roman life was like in the 1st century AD.
NOTES: Guests must be able to walk approximately 2.5 miles over varying terrain. A portion of the route will be uphill so guests should be in good physical condition. Guests suffering from heart disease and high blood pressure should not participate on this excursion.
Important: Please remember you have up to 4 days prior to your sail date to purchase your regular shore excursions online. If you are within the 4 days, you will then need to purchase your shore excursions onboard; land excursions would need to be purchased directly through your Tour Director on the land portion of the Alaska Cruisetour. For example, if you are sailing on October 18, you can make Shore & Land Excursion purchases online until October 13.