12 days through Alaska
Anchorage, Valdez, Denali, Fairbanks
DAY 1 - Fly into Anchorage, Alaska’s largest city. Transfer via hotel courtesy shuttle and overnight in downtown Anchorage. Meals: N/A
DAY 2 - Board the deluxe motor coach for today’s grand adventure to Valdez. Drive through the Matanuska Susitna Valley where world record monster size vegetables grow in the 24-hour daylight. Stop by Worthington Glacier for a look at this gigantic piece of ice. Early evening arrival into Valdez nestled between the waterfront and mountains, giving it the nickname, Alaska’s Little Switzerland. Dinner included this evening. Overnight Valdez. Meals: B, D
DAY 3 – Enjoy on own exploration of this port community this morning with included entrance to the Valdez Museum. Today board a glacier and wildlife cruise and travel through the majestic Prince William Sound. Explore the three-mile face of the mighty Columbia Glacier and hear tales of the region as told by the Alaskan crew. Keep your eyes open for seals, sea lions, otters, whales, and puffins throughout this half-day exploration cruise with lunch included on the boat. Overnight Valdez. Meals: CB, L
DAY 4 - Board the motor coach for a journey north to the largest city in the interior, Fairbanks; known to Alaskans as the Golden Heart City. The route takes you along the Wrangell- St. Elias National Park, the largest park in the U.S. and the Trans-Alaska Pipeline. Overnight Fairbanks. Meals: CB
DAY 5 - Today learn how the gold rush affected Alaska's interior on a sightseeing tour with an included visit to the University of Alaska, Fairbanks Museum. Time is available for shopping, walking or dining on your own in the downtown area. Cruise on the Chena River aboard a sternwheeler and experience the thrill of river travel. Travel back to the time when traditional riverboats plied the waterways of Alaska’s interior during the late 1800’s. Tonight, consider purchasing the optional authentic salmon bake. Overnight Fairbanks. Meals: B
DAY 6 - Ride the motor coach south to Denali National Park. Enjoy an afternoon of exploring this pristine area at your leisure either participating in a complimentary park service activity or speak to your tour director to purchase optional tours such as mild or wild river rafting, flight seeing Mt. Denali, a jet boat safari on the Nenana River or a visit to the award winning dog kennels of Iditarod champion, Jeff King. Tonight, consider purchasing the optional Denali Dinner Theater. Overnight Denali. Meals: B
DAY 7 - Today travel deep into Denali National Park on the Tundra Wilderness Tour and search the pristine wilderness for bear, moose, caribou, and Dall sheep. This six to eight hour narrated journey provides insight into the animals, flora and fauna of this spectacular region including a snack on the bus. Early May & September tours are five hours due to road conditions. Overnight Denali. Meals: B, S
DAY 8 - Enjoy a morning of leisure for on own exploration. This afternoon board the world famous Alaska Railroad for the day trip to Anchorage. Watch for a glimpse of the majestic Mt. Denali or black bear along the banks of the Susitna River. Overnight Anchorage. Meals: B
DAY 9 - Enjoy a brief city tour of Anchorage, which includes the historic downtown district. Included visit to the Alaska Native Heritage Center, a gathering place that celebrates, perpetuates and shares Alaska Native cultures. Tonight, feast on an Alaskan style dinner and share tales from the road with your traveling companions. Overnight Anchorage. Meals: B, D
DAY 10 - Today we visit Girdwood/Alyeska – Alaska’s Skiarea. Visit Crow Creek Mine and try your luck. Wash for gold. We visit Big Game and take a walk to Byron glacier. Optional tours: by helicopter to the glacier. The huskies are waiting for you. Be your own musher or drive in the sled as a guest. An unforgettable adventure. Overnight in Girdwood. 2 nights. Meals: B
Day 11 – Rafting tour to Spencer Glacier. By train and coach. A guided daytour. Meals: B, L
Day 12 - Transfer to the airport. Meals: B
Price per person from Anchorage: double occupancy: $ 3,526.—
Single occupancy: $ 3,987.--
Tour I: June 8 – June 19; Tour II: June 22 - July 3; Tour III: July 6 – 17; Tour IV: August 17. – 28.
Included: - Meet/Greet Services & Transfer; Denali Dinner Theater & Transfer; Pre-Paid Tips (Tour Director & Driver) Fairbanks Salmon Bake & Transfer. Rafting tour Spencer glacier; boat tour Kenai Fjord.
It is possible to extend the tour. There are many different options. For example: fly out to lodges
for bear viewing or fishing. Guided tours to Homer or Nome/Kotzebue. Please inquire within.