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Alaska Explorer Escorted Tour

Alaska Explorer Escorted Tour

6 DAYS – 5 NIGHTS

86Rates per person

Departure Dates 2022

May 15, 29, Sep 11

SGB DBL TPL QUA
$2095 $1486 $1312 $1225

June 5, June 19, July 10, Aug 7, Sep 4

SGB DBL TPL QUA
$2412 $1703 $1498 $1392

Description

A truly unique tour, which includes a mix of transportation by land and sea aboard deluxe coach, day boat and railroad.

In Denali, search the pristine wilderness for grizzly, moose, caribou while viewing incredible flora and fauna found around every curve. In Anchorage, immerse yourself in native culture and hear historic accounts of this thriving cosmopolitan city. Explore the Kenai Fjords National Park and come face to face with a glacier.

 

Your Alaska Explorer Tour comes to an end with a hotel courtesy transfer to the airport.

Meals: Breakfast

Later, you will be transferred to the Denali Rail Depot where you will board a deluxe dome railcar for a scenic transfer south to the climbing town of Talkeetna. Watch for a glimpse of Denali (formerly Mt. McKinley) or black bear along the banks of the Susitna River. Upon arrival into Talkeetna, board your deluxe motorcoach for a scenic transfer south to Anchorage. Tonight, share stories of your Alaskan Adventure with your fellow travelers at an included closing night dinner.

Overnight Anchorage — Meals: Breakfast, Dinner.

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 including a snack on the bus.

Overnight: Denali — Meals: Breakfast and snack box meal on tour.

Early May & September tours are shortened due to road conditions

Itineraries

DAY 1 – Fairbanks Arrival

Fly into Fairbanks, Alaska’s Golden Heart City. Transfer via hotel courtesy shuttle. Overnight: Fairbanks.

DAY 2 – 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. Tonight, consider purchasing the optional authentic salmon bake.

Overnight: Fairbanks — Meals: Buffet Breakfast

DAY 3 – 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, a jet boat safari on the Nenana River or a visit to an Iditarod champions award winning dog kennel. Overnight: Denali — Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4 – 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 including a snack on the bus. Overnight: Denali — Meals: Breakfast and snack box meal on tour.

Early May & September tours are shortened due to road conditions

DAY 5 – Denali – Anchorage

Later, you will be transferred to the Denali Rail Depot where you will board a deluxe dome railcar for a scenic transfer south to the climbing town of Talkeetna. Watch for a glimpse of Denali (formerly Mt. McKinley) or black bear along the banks of the Susitna River. Upon arrival into Talkeetna, board your deluxe motorcoach for a scenic transfer south to Anchorage. Tonight, share stories of your Alaskan Adventure with your fellow travelers at an included closing night dinner. Overnight Anchorage — Meals: Breakfast, Dinner.

DAY 6 – Anchorage Departure

Your Alaska Explorer Tour comes to an end with a hotel courtesy transfer to the airport. Meals: Breakfast

Important Notes

Tour Includes:

  • 5 nights accommodation including baggage handling (1 piece per person)
  • 5 buffet breakfasts + 1 lunch + 1 snack in Denali + 1 dinner
  • Coach transportation
  • Train transportation in deluxe dome railcar
  • Sightseeing in Fairbanks including Alaska Museum and Sternwheeler cruise
  • Alaska Heritage Center in Anchorage
  • Tundra Wilderness Tour in Denali
  • All taxes
  • TOUR MIGHT BE OPERATED IN REVERSE ORDER DUE TO HOTEL AVAILABILITY

 

Tour Enhancements:

  • Meet & Greet $48
  • Pre-paid tips (tour director and driver) $85
  • Denali Dinner Theatre $65
  • Fairbanks Salmon Bake $35
  • Lunch on Rail $25
  • Cruise Ship Transfer $65

 

Primary Hotels by Destination:

  • Anchorage: Springhill Suite University Lake or similar
  • Denali Grizzly Bear Resort or similar
  • Fairbanks: River’s Edge or similar

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