Princess Cruises announced its 2020 Alaska season with voyages and cruisetours, on sale starting on November 15.
The new season features 8 ships offering a total of 11 cruise-only itineraries, along with 25 cruisetour itineraries, such as Glacier Bay National Park, with Denali National Park, home to the tallest mountain peak in North America, and up-close glacier viewing.
Highlights of 2020 Princess Cruises Alaska season, running from May through September, include:
- The Golden Princess ship debuts a full season of 14-day Inside Passage cruises, sailing roundtrip from Los Angeles CA with a call at Hubbard Glacier.
- Royal Princess returns as the biggest cruise ship sailing in the Gulf of Alaska on a 7-day Voyage of the Glaciers itinerary, together with Coral Princess, Grand Princess, and the return of intimate Pacific Princess.
- Sister ships Emerald Princess and Ruby Princess sail on 7-day Inside Passage itineraries from Seattle, while Star Princess from San Francisco CA on 10-day Inside Passage voyages.
Princess' enrichment program, North to Alaska, easily immerses guests both onboard and ashore in all Alaska things, like meeting real Alaskans who come onboard to share stories and feasting on Alaska seafood.
Discovery and Animal Planet shore trips provide opportunities to catch a glimpse of Alaska's unique wildlife, including whales, bears, bald eagles.
With 25 cruisetour itineraries, passengers can combine a 7-day Voyage of the Glaciers journey, plus 3 or more nights in Alaska wilderness, including stays at Princess-owned lodges and scenic rail travel. New for 2020, Princess Cruises features a 17-night Ultimate Cruisetour, with ten nights on land including 2 nights at each Princess Wilderness Lodge.
The cruise line also offers exclusive Direct-to-the-Wilderness rail service from the ship to Whittier and Denali-area as well as custom-built wilderness lodges on the doorsteps of Alaska's legendary national parks.