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.
Enjoy an unforgettable cruise by night along the Bosphorus, cruise along the shoreline of this narrow waterway, which joins the Black Sea to the Sea of Marmara. You'll see picturesque villas and villages, admire the shoreline of beautiful mosques, lavish palaces and decadent villas, view Rumeli Hisar Fortress and few remaining towers of the Anadolu Hisar, Dolmabahçe Palace and Beylerbeyi Palace, the great Bosphorus Bridge, one of the world's largest suspension bridges. While cruising on the Bosphorus, cocktail & snacks and a Belly Dancer performance in her traditional costumes will make your night memorable.
Discover the wealth of impressive sights all along the shores of the Bosphorus on a boat trip along Istanbul's famous waterway dividing Europe and Asia. Enjoy shopping in the Grand Bazaar, one of the most colorful sites of Istanbul; this Bazaar is composed of two sections namely the covered part and the modern part where you can participate to a carpet presentation.
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.