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W ith nearly 46,600 miles of shoreline, 3 million lakes, 100,000 glaciers and 2,600 islands, there is so much to explore in Alaska! Hurtigruten offers an exciting array of itineraries; discover amazing natural beauty, unique native culture and a variety of wildlife while enjoying the advanced, hybrid, electric-powered expedition ship, Roald Amundsen. On these exciting voyages, you’ll get up close to remote, pristine nature and scenic highlights. Alaska’s wild frontier features snowy mountain peaks, icy fjords, majestic glaciers and small, colorful Inuit communities, where you’ll learn about the local people and their culture. Encounter the highlights of the legendary Inside Passage or follow in the footsteps of gold miners in remote Alaskan towns. Wildlife lovers can watch for whales, dolphins, orcas, bears, sea otters, seals and sea lions frolicking throughout the journey. Or, enjoy fabulous bird-watching, as Alaska is an important habitat for more than 500 species of birds, including four types of eagles. Hurtigruten is an exploration company in the truest sense of the word, offering unparalleled experiences in the most remote corners of the world. As the largest expedition cruise operator in both poles, and with more than 125 years of know-how, their captains, crew and expedition teams have incomparable expertise in all the destinations they travel to. Hurtigruten’s expedition team is comprised of experts in their field — ornithologists, biologists, geologists, historians, photographers and more. They love to share their knowledge during presentations on board, while leading a hike on shore or simply sharing their insights while out on deck. No matter how you choose to spend your time, exploring Alaska with Hurtigruten will be an authentic, immersive and educational experience. ALASKA Explore the last, great, untouched wilderness in America Discover stunning fjords, glaciers, icebergs, mountain ranges and virgin forests Scout for magnificent creatures like bears, whales, caribou and eagles Learn about the region’s rich indigenous history and culture Hubbard Glacier, Alaska Whale watching Creek Street Boardwalk in Ketchikan, Alaska Contact Our Agency to Plan Your Personalized Escape · 27