Carnival Cruises from Vancouver features a single 6-night Northbound Alaska cruise. The cruise departs from Vancouver, BC and ends in Seattle. The itinerary starts with a cruise up the Inside Passage and visits some of Alaska's most colorful towns, including, Ketchikan, with its heavy Native American influence, Skagway and Juneau whose heritage date back to the Alaska gold rush days. ADVISORY: May sailings from Vancouver does not visit Glacier Bay or Prince William Sound. It is unlikely that you will see glaciers on this cruise. If you want to see glaciers while on this sailing, take the flightseeing (helicopter or fixed-wing aircraft) shore excursion over Glacier Bay when the ship is in Skagway.