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.
A magnificent tour starting with an exclusive traditional breakfast at the countryside of Kusadasi, at Ephesus Theme Park. Indulge in the tantalizing tastes of rural Turkey with organic produce and the freshest of ingredients. A traditional Turkish breakfast is the perfect way to start your day. After breakfast, enjoy exclusive interactive show at the park. Then continue to visit Ancient City of Ephesus where you will see the Magnesia Gate, Odeon, the Fountain of Trajan, Temple of Hadrian and the impressive library of Celsius. Learn all about the life and times around this ancient site and conclude your tour with a shopping stop.
This tour introduces you to the rural life in Aegean region. You'll visit Sirince, a beautiful Aegean village of 600 situated in the Turkish hillside. Here you will see the vast orchards and try some of the local specialties including different fruit wines. The highlight of the day will be when you are taken to the "cherry village" and are welcomed into the home of the local villagers' courtyards and served their favorite Turkish and household dishes. Stop at the Turkish weaving arts, carpet and handicraft village where a carpet presentation will take place. Finally, you will visit Ephesus Theme Park for a refreshment stop and exclusive interactive show.
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.