Grand Alaska Tour

Featuring Anchorage, Valdez, Fairbanks and Denali National Park

10 Days  |  May-Sep 2019

Starting At $2335.00
This ten day tour begins and ends in Anchorage, with amazing scenery around every corner! By land and by sea, you’ll experience Alaska’s grandeur; a glacier and wildlife cruise through Prince William Sound; a visit to the pristine majesty that is Denali National Park, a ride on the famous Alaska railroad and more!

Grand Alaska Tour

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  • Drive the Matanuska Susitna Valley
  • Worthington Glacier
  • Glacier and Wildlife Cruise through Prince William Sound
  • Explore the Columbia Glacier
  • Wrangell-St. Elias National Park
  • Fairbanks City Tour
  • Visit the Museum of the North
  • Chena River Sternwheel Cruise
  • Tundra Wilderness Tour Denali National Park
  • Stop in Talkeetna
  • Alaska Railroad Domed Railcars
  • Anchorage City Tour
  • Visit the Alaska Native Heritage Center
  • Nine Nights First Class Lodging
    • Three Nights Lodging Anchorage
    • Two Nights Lodging Valdez
    • Two Night Lodging Fairbanks
    • Two Nights Lodging Denali
  • Nine Breakfasts, One Lunch, One Snack, One Dinner
  • Meet & Greet
  • Airport Transfers
  • Luggage Handling
  • Taxes & Tips on these Services
  • Professional Tour Director
  • One Free with 16 paid
  • Airfare not included

Tour Options

Prices are per person based on double occupancy. Available for small groups and individuals.

Dates 2019 Price
Fri, May 10 – Sun, May 19 $2,335
Fri, May 17 – Sun, May 26 $2,335
Fri, May 31 – Sun, Jun 9 $2,845
Fri, May 31 – Sun, Jun 9 $2,845
Fri, Jun 28 – Sun, Jul 7 $2,845
Fri, Jul 12 – Sun, Jul 21 $2,845
Fri, Jul 26 – Sun, Aug 4 $2,845
Fri, Aug 9 – Sun, Aug 18 $2,845
Fri, Aug 23 – Sun, Sep 1 $2,845
Fri, Sep 6 – Sun, Sep 15  $2,335

 

Day 1 – Anchorage – Fly into Anchorage, Alaska’s largest city. You’ll be greeted by your Alaska Tour Director and transfer via hotel courtesy shuttle for an overnight in Anchorage.

Day 2 – Valdez – Board the deluxe motorcoach for today’s grand adventure to Valdez. Drive through the Matanuska Susitna Valley where world record monster size vegetables grow in the 24-hour daylight. Stop by Worthington Glacier for a look at this gigantic piece of ice.  Then you have an early evening arrival into Valdez, Alaska’s Little Switzerland, where you will be staying the next two nights.  (B)

Day 3 – Valdez – Spend the morning exploring the quaint community of Valdez with included entrance to the Valdez Museum.  This afternoon, board a glacier and wildlife cruise and travel through the majestic Prince William Sound.  Explore the three-mile face of the mighty Columbia Glacier and hear tales of the region as told by the Alaskan crew.  Keep your eyes open for seals, sea lions, otters, whales, and puffins throughout this half-day exploration cruise with lunch included on the boat. (B, L)

Day 4 – Fairbanks – Board the motorcoach for a journey north to the largest city in the interior, Fairbanks; known to Alaskans as the Golden Heart City.  The route takes you along the Wrangell-St. Elias National Park, the largest park in the U.S. and the Trans-Alaska Pipeline.  On arrival, check into your hotel for a two night stay. (B)

Day 5 – 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 (not available for Sep 6 departure). (B)

Day 6 – 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.  Check into your Denali hotel for a two night stay. (B)

Day 7 – 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.  Early May & September tours are shortened due to road conditions. (B, Snack)

Day 8 – Talkeetna – Anchorage – This morning travel by motorcoach 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.  Enjoy time on your own to explore this quaint Alaskan town.  This afternoon your journey continues south to Anchorage by rail in Deluxe Dome Railcars. Check into your Anchorage hotel for a two night stay. (B)

Day 9 – Anchorage – Enjoy a brief city tour of Anchorage, which includes the historic downtown district. Included is a visit to the Alaska Native Heritage Center, a gathering place that celebrates, perpetuates and shares Alaska Native cultures. Tonight, share stories of your Alaskan Adventure with your traveling companions at a closing night dinner. (B, D)

Day 10 – Depart – Your adventure comes to an end with a courtesy transfer to the airport. (B)

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