Featuring – 2 Nights Fairbanks + 1 Night Denali + 1 Night Anchorage, 7 Night Southbound Cruise to Vancouver, British Columbia
August 17-28, 2017
- Roundtrip Air and all Transportation
- 2 Nights Fairbanks Included Salmon Bake Dinner
- Gold Panning, Iditarod Sled Dog Musher Tour
- 1 Night Denali 7-Hour Tundra Wilderness Tour in Denali Nat’l Park
- 1 Night Anchorage Alaska Zoo
- Three Deluxe Dome Railcar Segments on Alaska Railroad
- 7 Night Cruise
- Professional Tour Manager
Price Per Person:
$4,895.00 Picture Window
$400.00 Deposit due with Reservation. Final payment is due 60 days prior to departure, June 20, 2017
Day 1: Fairbanks, Alaska (United States)
Non-stop air included to Fairbanks. (NEED PASSPORT FOR RETURN FLIGHT FROM B.C.) Welcome to Fairbanks! Whether you’re exploring Alaska’s Golden Heart City or the wonderful amenities your hotel has to offer, get ready for an unforgettable journey in the days ahead. The land tour is escorted by a local Alaskan guide. Our Tourco Tour Manager will be with you on this 12 day adventure (once sufficient reservations are received). Enjoy your free time in Fairbanks this afternoon and evening.
Day 2: Fairbanks, Alaska
Our Norwegian Cruise Line Director will greet us at our hotel this morning. Today, you’ll enjoy a visit to the historic Gold Dredge #8 where you will get the chance to do some panning just like the early pioneers of Alaska. Afterwards, we board our motorcoach for a city tour of Fairbanks before stopping in historic downtown for lunch on your own. This afternoon, learn about the Alaska state sport of dog mushing with an included stop at a local Iditarod sled dog kennel. You’ll be amazed to learn about this fascinating sport. An awesome Alaskan Salmon Bake Dinner is included tonight.
Day 3: Fairbanks, Alaska to Denali National Park
This morning, enjoy traveling along the rails of the Alaska Railroad to Denali National Park with 360-degree views from your deluxe dome railcar seats. As you travel through the high tundra plateau into the scenery of the Healy Gorge and Canyon, be watchful for wildlife during your journey. Full bar and meal service are available for purchase. More than just the mountain, Denali National Park is six-million acres of wild land. After lunch, on your own, your tour will take you into this pristine region of Alaska on the only road into and out of the Park. Along the way, enjoy a fully narrated ride learning about the flora and fauna of the area while looking out for the wild animals that roam freely and call this Park home. During your Tundra Wilderness Tour, you will travel 53 miles into Denali National Park. A light snack is included on the tour. Tour duration is approximately 7 hours. You will be advised of this Tundra tour time.
Day 4: Denali National Park, Alaska, to Anchorage
Your morning is open for optional activities in Denali. Later in the day, you’ll take your second segment along the rails of the Alaska Railroad from Denali to Talkeetna in a deluxe dome railcar. As the gorgeous scenery of Alaska rolls past, be watchful for wildlife, as well as glimpses of Mt. Denali, or, as local Alaskans call it, “The Great One.” Full bar and meal service are available for purchase during your rail journey. Continue via motorcoach from Talkeetna to Anchorage. Overnight in Anchorage.
Day 5: Anchorage, Alaska (United States)/Seward
This morning, we visit the Alaska Zoo to see some of Alaska’s indigenous animals such as musk ox, wolves, bears, and caribou. Early this afternoon, we will board the Grandview Cruise train for the journey from Anchorage to Seward in a single-level glass-domed railcar. During the journey, take in the sprawling views of Alaska’s picturesque glaciers. Upon arrival in Seward, we check into and board the “Norwegian Sun” for your 7-day Sawyer Glacier Cruise.
Day 5: Depart on Cruise – Familiarize yourself with the “Norwegian Sun”
Day 6: Cruise Hubbard Glacier, Alaska (United States) – Scenic cruising
Day 7: Cruise Icy Strait Point
Day 8: Juneau, Alaska Port of Call – Optional Tours Available
Day 9: Skagway, Alaska “1898 Gold Rush City” Port of Call – Optional Tours Available
Day 10: Ketchikan, Alaska (United States) – Port of Call -Optional Tours Available
Day 11: Cruising Alaska’s Inside Passage – Scenic Cruising Lynn Canal
Day 12: Vancouver, British Columbia (Canada) Arrive Canada Place, Dock , Disembark