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COMPLIMENTARY PRE-CRUISE PACKAGE in Portland , OR
We always recommend arriving the day before your cruise for traveling convenience . Our Pre-Cruise Package makes boarding the ship seamless and offers time to explore Portland at your leisure . It is also a great way to meet other guests before beginning your cruise .
Complimentary Pre-Cruise Package includes :
« Pre-cruise hotel stay in the heart of downtown « Breakfast « Shuttle to the ship on the morning of the cruise for easy boarding « Transportation of your luggage to your stateroom on the ship
Echoes of Our Ancestors
Join a Nimippuu (Nez Perce) guide
on a fascinating jet boat ride up the
Snake River into Hells Canyon. Listen to
ancient legends of these native people
and explore the places their ancestors
called home. Learn the importance
of “Tsceminicum” (She-mi-ni-cum),
where the waters meet, and why water
is considered sacred. Explore sites,
where Nimiipuu encampments where
once located, and visit fishing, hunting,
gathering places. Along the rocks of
Buffalo Eddy, view ancient messages left
in the petroglyphs. End your amazing
journey with a Pow Wow dance and drum
performance by the native Nimippuu,
which celebrates the sacred landscape
and echoes the voices of their ancestors.
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Nez Perce National Historic Park
Led by an expert guide, take a narrated
excursion through this historic park.
Hear stories of the Nez Perce tribe, best
remembered for having saved the Lewis
and Clark Expedition Team from starvation
following their journey through the
Bitterroot Mountains. Witness preserved
sites, stories, and artifacts associated
with the Nez Perce tribe.