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13-Night Alaska Wilderness Spectacular

Land Tour/Cruise combination
June 29, - July 12, 2024

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DAY 1 – Fly into Fairbanks, Alaska. From the airport, your transfer brings you to your hotel to meet your Adventure Specialist. The Golden Heart City is then yours to explore. Overnight at Sophie’s Station Suites.

DAY 2 – Fairbanks - Spend the day exploring local history, heritage and culture, beginning with a city highlights tour and a visit to the Museum of the North. Enjoy free time downtown for lunch and shopping, then embark on a cruise on the Chena River aboard an old-fashioned sternwheeler. From 6:00 p.m., your time in Fairbanks is your own. Enjoy a hearty frontier meal at a local restaurant or at a dinner theater that tells the story of the gold rush through musical comedy. Overnight at Sophie’s Station Suites.

DAY 3 – Fairbanks | Denali - Take in the spectacular scenery from the glass-domed railcars of the Wilderness Express on the train trip to Denali. From 3:30 p.m., the wonders of Denali are yours to explore. Your Adventure Specialist can recommend optional excursions, from guided hikes to adventures like flightseeing trips or rafting down the Nenana River. Overnight at Denali Park Village.

DAY 4 – Denali - The Tundra Wilderness Tour takes you deep into Denali National Park along its lone road for the best chances at seeing wildlife. After your tour, spend time at the museum-like visitor center or take advantage of the biking and hiking trails that begin near the park entrance. Overnight at Denali Park Village.

DAY 5 – Denali | Talkeetna - There’s time to walk the trails around the lodge before boarding the Wilderness Express heading to Talkeetna. From 5:00 p.m., enjoy a free evening in this funky small town. Locals and visitors mix and mingle in the restaurants, brew pubs, cafes and shops along the historic main street. Overnight at the Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge.

DAY 6 – Talkeetna | Anchorage - The day is free for your style of adventure in this hub for outdoor fun. Your Adventure Specialist can recommend optional activities like flightseeing, river rafting and more. Then relax and take in the views from the Wilderness Express on the scenic rail journey into Anchorage. From 8:00 p.m., experience big-city nightlife under the evening sun, with restaurants, craft breweries and urban trails all part of the eclectic scene. Overnight at the Anchorage Marriott.

DAY 7 – Anchorage | Seward - Discover the state’s diverse indigenous traditions on a guided tour of the the Alaska Native Heritage Center. Then enjoy free time downtown for lunch, shopping or just strolling around before the drive along the Turnagain Arm and along the Chugach Mountains to the coast. Your Adventure Specialist will wish you bon voyage as you say goodbye at the ship terminal.

DAY 7-14 – CRUISE: 7-night sailing from Seward to Vancouver. Fly home from Vancouver following the cruise.

Special Notice: $500.00 deposit per person to reserve space. Balance is due March 20, 2024. Cancellation penalties begin at $500.00 per person after March 20, 2024. Trip cancellation insurance is available and advised.

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