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Northern Lights cruises Alaska

Alaska was nicknamed the great land by the Indians. It is a country known to provide teaching on the full meaning of wonderment.
The Northern lights cruises in Alaska are known to be one of the major reasons that would practically have Alaskans stand without a coat in January as a result of shimmering brightened skies in different color shades. This is an opportunity for all to take out their cameras and enjoy the beautiful scenery laid out. So great is the scene that some hotels and lodges offer winter packages for travelers who will want to have a chance to see the brighter and more colorful lights.

The package is wholesome for passengers who are willing to have a cruise. Popularity is wide and the passengers are offered with the opportunity to visit the Prince William Sound, the Gulf of Alaska and the Bering Sea. There is a historic treat for the passengers who are able to view the historic and romantic scenery. Besides, they also have the opportunity of seeing the wildlife of Alaska which includes whales, bears and the bald eagles.

The cruise offers a round trip or one way. With the round trip passengers will cruise delightfully and board at Seattle, Wash or Vancouver, British Colombia for one week. As for the one way passengers, boarding is at Seattle or Vancouver. The travelling extends to as far as Seaward or Whittier. On reaching land, passengers are requires to board either a bus,
car or train which will take them further. The trip is on the reverse for passengers boarding from the south. What better way is there to tour Alaska but by a cruise ship. The advantage is that it neither requires bringing a vehicle on board nor making separate bills for tour meals as this is all catered for in the cruise. It includes entertainment, a state of the art room, all meals and some beverages.

Alaska has several ports of call which include Juneau, Haines, Petersburg, Ketchikan, Skagway, Sitka, Wrangell, Whittier, Valdez, Homer, and Anchorage among many others. All these ports of call have several museums for passengers to tour. There is the elimination of boredom as each port of call has different activities that passengers can actively take part in. There is the availability of having different types of cruises. This is because each cruise has its different destination with a different package. This decision will depend on the individualís choice, taste and preference. Some of these cruises include royal Caribbean, Kenai fjords tours, Alaska tour and travel among many others.

There is assurance of safety despite queries on ship inspections which have been reported to cause viral infections. The National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH) maintains a database of inspections which contains reports for the whole year on vessel sanitation inspection. The report includes the name of the vessel, number of passengers and crew, ship owner, port of inspection and the inspection date which comes with a score and a summary of violations, if any.

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