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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
CLARKSTON, WA (Continued) 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. FOR SCHEDULES AND PRICING PLEASE CLICK HERE The following link will show availability for all sailings of this itinerary. 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. 26 27