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Majestic Alaska

8 Days Tour from £2,949 per Person Including Flights

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Overview

This tour of the spectacular state of Alaska is truly a one-in-a-lifetime experience. Embrace the rugged adventurer in you, as you explore the scenic river valleys and snow-capped peaks of Alaska, traversing Denali’s tundra, Hurricane Gulch and the fjords, to the glaciers and mountains of Kanai Fjords National Park – home to Black Bears, the Harding Ice Trail & Resurrection Bay.

Highlights:

  • Spend two days in the Denali National Park – home to the highest mountain in North America
  • Experience a trip on the famous Alaska Railroad in a Deluxe Dome Railcar
  • Take a sightseeing cruise into the heart of the Kenai Fjords National Park
  • Enjoy a variety of regional meals, with fresh local ingredients and traditional recipes

Details

Day 1

Fairbanks

Arrive in Fairbanks for a two night stay, and spend the afternoon settling in and getting your bearings. At 6pm you will meet with your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception

Overnight: Rivers Edge Resort (Welcome Reception included)

Day 2

Fairbanks

Begin your exploration of Alaska with a visit to Creamer’s Field Refuge, where a local specialist will take you on a peaceful nature walk to spot migratory birds and visit the historic farmhouse. Board a paddlewheel riverboat on a journey to a recreated Athabascan village. Then you’ll have a spot of free time, before you enjoy a salmon bake regional meal this evening.

Overnight: Rivers Edge Resort (Breakfast & dinner)

Days 3

Fairbanks – Denali National Park

Today you will leave Fairbanks and wind your way through the scenic Tanana River Valley on your way to snow-capped Mount Denali – the highest peak in North America. Settle into your hotel, where you will be staying for two nights, and then enjoy a presentation by a local specialist about the unique Subarctic flora and fauna. This evening you will be delving into Denali’s lively history at a regional dinner and show at the Denali Dinner Theatre

Overnight: Denali Park Village (Breakfast & dinner)

Day 4

Denali National Park

A free day to explore this fascinating national park, designated by Jimmy Carter in 1976 as an international biosphere reserve, focusing on ecosystem conservation.

Overnight: Denali Park Village (Breakfast)

Day 5

Denali – Alaska Railroad - Anchorage

Enjoy some free time this morning before boarding the Alaska Railroad for the scenic journey to Anchorage. Relax in the Deluxe Dome Railcar as onboard experts discuss the spectacular landscapes of Hurricane Gulch and Indian River Canyon. You will then arrive in Anchorage for a two night stay

Overnight: Anchorage Marriott Downtown (Breakfast)

Day 6

Anchorage

Explore Anchorage’s historic downtown and view the scenic shores of Cook Inlet. Stop at a local sports fishing hatchery where over 6 million sport fish are hatched every year. A local specialist will explain this complex process and its positive economic impact on the local communities. Visit the Alaska Native Heritage Centre where you can walk along wooded paths past indigenous villages and meet with natives from different parts of the state. This evening you will enjoy a Farewell Dinner with your fellow travellers to toast your Alaskan adventure

Overnight: Anchorage Marriott Downtown (Breakfast & dinner)

Day 7

Anchorage – Kenai Fjords National Park - Seward

Take a guided tour of a rehabilitation centre and then embark on a sightseeing cruise into the heart of Kenai Fjords National Park. Enjoy a lunch made of fresh, local ingredients while taking in the views of abundant wildlife and magnificent glaciers

Overnight: Seward Windsong Lodge (Breakfast & lunch)

Day 8

Seaward – Depart Anchorage

Enjoy a morning at leisure before returning to Anchorage, either to the airport or if you have chosen to extend your stay by a night or two, then to the Anchorage Marriott Downtown. You will be arriving at the airport around 4pm, so please don’t book return flights too early.

  • International flights
  • Internal travel: air-conditioned coach
  • 7 nights hotel accommodation described above or similar
  • 7 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 3 dinners
  • Sightseeing as described above
  • Tour Manager throughout, plus local guides
  • Transfers to your UK airport are available at an additional cost, please ask for details

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