Alaska Explorer

6 Days from Fairbanks

From $1,299 per person + $159 Taxes and Fees

Experience a wonderful six day escorted tour including Fairbanks, a Riverboat cruise, the Alaska Pipeline, Denali National Park with Tundra Wilderness tour and Anchorage City which includes a visit to the Alaska Native Heritage Center.

Features

  • Escorted; Tour Director and Baggage handling
  • Moderate Hotels
  • All Sightseeing
  • 6 meals and 1 snack, 5 breakfasts, 1 dinner

Day 1 – Arrive Fairbanks

Fly into Fairbanks. Transfer via hotel courtesy shuttle and overnight in Fairbanks, the Heart of the Interior.

Day 2 – Fairbanks Sightseeing and Riverboat Cruise

Today learn how the gold rush affected Alaska’s interior on a sightseeing tour with an included visit to the University of Alaska Fairbanks Museum. Time is available for shopping, walking or dining on your own in the downtown area. This afternoon cruise on the Chena River aboard a sternwheeler and experience the thrill of river travel. Travel back to the time when traditional riverboats plied the waterways of Alaska’s interior during the late 1800’s. Breakfast included (B)

Day 3 – Fairbanks to 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 Mt. McKinley, a jet boat safari on the Nenana River or a visit to the award winning dog kennels of 2006 Iditarod champion, Jeff King. (B)

Day 4 – Denali Sightseeing

Breakfast buffet at the hotel. Open morning in Denali. This afternoon, travel deep into Denali National Park on the Tundra Wilderness Tour and search the pristine wilderness for bear, moose, caribou, and sheep. This tour is approximately eight hours and includes a snack box dinner and hot beverage.
(Continental breakfast included)
(B, Snack)

Day 5 – Denali to Anchorage

Today board your luxury dome rail car for the trip from Denali to Talkeetna, a quaint historic village nestled at the confluence of three glacially fed rivers. The village’s name derives from the Athabaskan word for “river of plenty.” It is also the inspiration city for the community depicted in Northern Exposure, the television series.

In Talkeetna board a motorcoach for the journey from Talkeetna to Anchorage. Keep your eyes open for Alaska wildlife roaming the pristine landscape. Mountains, rivers, lakes, flora and fauna make the trip scenic and enjoyable. Your on board guide will keep you informed of the local history and share tales of the north.  Upon arrival you are transferred to your hotel.  Tonight share the favorite highlights of the trip with your fellow travelers as you join in a farewell dinner this evening.(Continental breakfast and Farewell Dinner included)  (B, D)

Day 6 – Anchorage departure

Today your tour ends with a hotel courtesy transfer to the Airport. (Breakfast included) (B)

 

Tour Start Date (2020) Double 3rd and 4th Single
May 17, May 24, Sep 6 $1,299 $799 $1,799
Jun 7, Jun 21 $1,499 $949 $2,149
Jul 5, Aug 2 $1,499 $949 $2,149
Aug 16, Aug 30 $1,499 $949 $2,149
Taxes $159 $119 $229
* Prices are per person based on the occupancy shown.
* 3rd and 4th person rates are based on sharing with two full fare guests.
* All prices are in U.S. dollars.* Unless otherwise indicated, all rates shown are per person in U.S. Dollars, sharing double occupancy. All rates are subject to change.Unless otherwise indicated all tours are available for daily departure during the effective date range.We offer and strongly recommend travel insurance to protect your vacation. Click Here for details and to purchase.
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Fairbanks, AK: 64.837800, -147.717000
Denali National Park Alaska: 63.540800, -151.724000
Anchorage, AK: 61.216300, -149.895000
Posted in Anchorage, Denali National Park, Escorted, Fairbanks.