ALASKA & THE YUKON 13 DAYS • 18 MEALS $ FROM 4999
land only, per person, double occupancy
CULTURAL EXPERIENCES • Stop in the village of Carmacks to see the famous Five Finger Rapids. • Relax on a scenic sternwheeler cruise on the Chena River.
MUST-SEE INCLUSIONS • An expert guide takes you on a Tundra Wilderness Tour in Denali National Park. • Enjoy a scenic glacier cruise of Prince William Sound. • Marvel at the incredible views along the renowned Top of the World Highway.
IT’S YOUR CHOICE! (Be sure to arrange before trip departure)
Day 7 | Get to know Dawson City’s rich gold rush history on a coach tour or embark on a walking tour with a local guide.
CULINARY INCLUSIONS • 12 breakfasts • 1 lunch • 5 dinners • Savor a local salmon bake featuring delicious all-you-can-eat Alaskan salmon. • Enjoy dinner and a show at the Music of Denali Dinner Theater. • Enjoy breakfast aboard a deluxe dome railcar during your ride to Denali National Park.
ACCOMMODATIONS Hilton Anchorage, Anchorage Young’s Motel or Golden Bear Motel, Tok Days 4, 5 Best Western Gold Rush Inn, Whitehorse Days 6, 7 Downtown Hotel, Dawson City Days 8, 9 Wedgewood Resort, Fairbanks Days 10, 11 Grande Denali Lodge, Denali Day 12 Hilton Anchorage, Anchorage Days 1, 2 Day 3
On some dates alternate hotels may be used.
TOUR ACTIVITY LEVEL
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Glittering glaciers. Raw tundra. Thundering rapids. This is the best of Alaska and the Yukon. START E ARLY Anchorage: Begin your journey in Alaska’s glittering capital city. CALL FOR DETAILS.
Day 1: Anchorage, Alaska - Tour Begins Your journey opens in Anchorage, an urban enclave surrounded by wilderness. It’s the most popular city in the great state of Alaska. From here we embark on a true frontier adventure. Day 2: Anchorage - Whittier - Anchorage Today we travel south hugging the dramatic shoreline along Turnagain Arm, one of the most beautiful stretches of highway in America. In Whittier, embark on a cruise of Prince William Sound and Blackstone Bay, home to seven glaciers, tumbling waterfalls and abundant wildlife. Enjoy lunch onboard during this fully narrated scenic adventure. Then you are invited into the wheelhouse to meet the Captain who has been cruising the Sound for many years. This evening, join your fellow travelers for a welcome dinner at a local restaurant in Anchorage. (B, L, D)
Day 3: Anchorage - Tok Today’s drive to the small town of Tok takes us through incredible landscapes. We make our way along Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve, the largest national park/ preserve in the United States. Overnight in Tok, an old stopover for travelers coming from or heading to Canada on the Alaska Highway. (B) Day 4: Tok - Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada A picturesque day awaits as we travel to Whitehorse, the capital of Canada’s Yukon, an eclectic city filled with miners, artisans and adventurers. En route, ride by Kluane National Park, the “crown jewel” of the Canadian national parks system, and enjoy the spectacular views as we pass by. (B) Day 5: Whitehorse - Skagway - Whitehorse Gold! Travel back to a time when dreams of a big payday were on everyone’s mind. Ride to Skagway, the gateway to the Klondike. Revel in tales of the gold rush as you independently explore the numerous historic buildings still intact from that bygone era. (B, D) Day 6: Whitehorse - Carmacks - Dawson City Today’s destination is Dawson City. En route, stop in the village of Carmacks to see the
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