Sapphire Princess, Alaska Northbound Glaciers cruise from Vancouver, August 3, 2024

7-day Alaska cruise to Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway, Glacier Bay, College Fjord and Whittier on board Princess Cruises

Northbound Alaska Glaciers cruise from Vancouver routeCruising from: Vancouver, BC;
Departure Date: August 3, 2024;
Duration: 7-day cruise;
Cruise Line: Princess Cruises;
Cruise Ship: Sapphire Princess;
Ports of Call: Vancouver, Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway, Glacier Bay, College Fjord, Whittier;

Experience wildlife, wilderness, and native culture on this Alaska cruise with Sapphire Princess

Day 0


Vancouver is ideally located and easily accessible, making it the perfect home port from which to embark on or return from an Alaska cruise. It is constantly named as one of the world’s most attractive cities. Over 800,000 cruise passengers pass through the Port of[…]

Day 1

Inside Passage

The Inside Passage is a coastal route between the Pacific Ocean and North America and Canada. The Inside Passage is used regularly by a wide range of ships, including cruise ships, freighters, fishing boats, and ferries. The path stretches from southeast Washington in the United States[…]

Day 2


Due to its position at the southern end of the Inside Passage, Ketchikan is often referred to as Alaska’s “first city.” Ketchikan welcomes tourists from all around the world during the summer. It’s the starting point for most cruises to Alaska and the first place many[…]

Day 3


Juneau, often described as America’s most unusual state capital, is the only center of U.S. government with no roads leading into or out of town. The city is surrounded by nature, namely towering mountains and the waters of Gastineau Channel. The modern city of Juneau is[…]

Day 4


In Skagway, Alaska, the sounds of barroom pianos and boomtown crowds reverberate into the night, while shouts of “gold in the Yukon” still reverberate from the canyon walls. Skagway, Alaska, is the most northern place in Southeast Alaska. It is 80 air miles from Juneau,[…]

Day 5

Glacier Bay

Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve is a must-see for any cruise ship making its way north through Southeast Alaska, thanks to its towering mountains, ice-sculpted fjords, rich marine life, and, most of all, gigantic tidewater glaciers. The scenery of Glacier Bay National Park, which[…]

Day 6

College Fjord

College Fjord, in the northern part of Prince William Sound in the U.S. state of Alaska, is home to a number of glaciers. The College Fjord carves a deep chasm through the Chugach Mountains. College Fjord is a spectacular area to witness glacial calving and[…]

Day 7


Whittier, Alaska Whittier, Alaska, is a community about 58 miles southeast of Anchorage on the Passage Canal. The majority of tourists who venture into Prince William Sound’s breathtaking wilderness do so through Whittier. Whittier’s Harbor on the western side of Prince William Sound receives thousands[…]

Enjoy a seven-night Northbound Alaska cruise from Vancouver to Whittier (Anchorage) through the beautiful Inside Passage, exploring fjords, glacial valleys, and untouched wilderness with Princess Cruises. DIscover Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway, Glacier Bay National Park, College Fjord and Whittier from Vancouver with Princess’ cruise ship Sapphire Princess. Sapphire Princess leaving Whittier for 7 nights from August 3, 2024.

Port order and/or content may vary, please check specific sailing date for details at official cruise line website. Port arrival and departure times are approximate and subject to change without notice. For more information please visit the official cruise line website.