Princess unveils 'Alaska Sampler'

LOS ANGELES -- Princess Cruises debuted a series of Alaska Sampler cruises for this season.

The cruises, which range from three to four days in length, will sail roundtrip from Vancouver and offer calls at one or two ports.

Passengers can choose from four ships offering three different itineraries.

Regal Princess and Dawn Princess will sail on a four-day voyage that includes a call to Ketchikan. The voyage departs Sept. 15.

The Sea Princess will head to Victoria, British Columbia, and Seattle. Sun Princess will embark on a four-day itinerary Sept. 17 with a stop at Sitka.

The Sea Princess will depart Sept. 22 on a three-day journey calling at Victoria, British Columbia, and Seattle.

A variety of shore excursions are available, including kayaking, mountain lake canoeing or bike touring in Ketchikan, and a guided nature walk through Sitka.

Alaska Sampler fares range from $329 to $839 per person, double.

For more information, call (800) 421-1700.

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