Grand Alaska Tour

Trip Itinerary

Day 1

Anchorage Arrival

Fly into Anchorage, Alaska's largest city. Meet your local guide who will transfer you to your hotel and overnight in Anchorage.

Day 2

Anchorage - Valdez

After breakfast (included) this morning board a deluxe motorcoach 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. Welcome reception included this evening. Overnight in Valdez.

Day 3

Valdez

Spend the morning exploring the quaint community of Valdez with included entrance to the Valdez Museum. This afternoon, 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 in Valdez.

Day 4

Valdez - Fairbanks

Board the motorcoach 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 in Fairbanks.

Day 5

Fairbanks

Today learn how the gold rush affected Alaska's interior on a sightseeing tour with an included visit to the Museum of the North. 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. For dinner tonight, consider purchasing the optional salmon bake. Overnight in Fairbanks.

Day 6

Fairbanks - Denali

Ride the motorcoach south to Denali National Park. Enjoy an afternoon of exploring this pristine area at your leisure by either participating in a complimentary park service activity or optional tour. There are many to choose from including mild or wild river rafting, flight seeing Mt. McKinley, a jet boat safari on the Nenana River or a visit to the Iditarod champions award winning dog kennels. Overnight Near Denali National Park.

Day 7

Denali

Today travel deep into Denali National Park on the Tundra Wilderness Tour and search the vast wilderness for bear, moose, caribou, and Dall sheep. This six to eight-hour journey is narrated allowing for insight into the animals, flora and fauna of this spectacular region and includes a snack on the bus. Overnight Near Denali National Park.

Day 8

Denali - Anchorage

This morning travel by motorcoach to the climbing town of Talkeetna. Watch for a glimpse of the majestic Mt. McKinley or black bear along the banks of the Susitna River. Enjoy time on own to explore this quaint Alaskan town. This afternoon your journey continues south to Anchorage by rail in Deluxe Dome Railcars. Overnight Anchorage.

Day 9

Anchorage

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, share stories of your Alaskan Adventure with your traveling companions at a closing night dinner. Overnight Anchorage.

Day 10

Anchorage Departure

Your adventure comes to an end with a hotel courtesy shuttle transfer to the airport.

Prices, Dates, Hotels & Conditions

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DEPARTURES 2017 PRICE FROM
MAY 12 2125
MAY 26 2682
JUNE 16, 30 2752
JULY 14, 28 2752
AUG 11, 25 2752
SEP 1, 8 2682
SEP 8 2125

YOUR ESCORTED MOTORCOACH TOUR INCLUDES
- Services of a professional Tour Manager throughout
- Deluxe air-conditioned motorcoach with onboard restroom facilities
- Hotel accommodations as specified or similar
- Sightseeing as specified
- Hotel taxes; service charges; and baggage (one suitcase per person)

SIGHTSEEING HIGHLIGHTS
- Stan Stephens Glacier & Wildlife Cruises
- Riverboat Discovery cruise
- Fairbanks sightseeing with Museum visit
- Tundra Wilderness Tour
- Anchorage sightseeing with Alaska Native Heritage Center visit

DINING HIGHLIGHTS
- Daily breakfast
- Lunch on boat (Day 3)
- Snack lunch (Day 7)
- Dinner (Day 9)

TRAVEL HIGHLIGHTS
- Meet & Greet Services & Arrival Transfer
- Alaska Railroad transportation

NIGHT CITY HOTEL ACCOMMODATION
1 Anchorage Millennium Hotel
2-3 Valdez Mountain Sky Hotel or Best Western Valdez
4-5 Fairbanks Rivers Edge Resort
6-7 Denali Denali Bluffs or Denali Grizzly Bear Resort
8-9 Anchorage Millennium Hotel

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