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ALASKAN ADVENTURE - 2017

Tour Code - 8420 8 days - FAIRBANKS to ANCHORAGE $2209 AUD

Start your eight-day "Alaskan Adventure" in Anchorage where wildlife viewing is abundant, from bald eagles to beluga whales. Take in Fairbanks, known for its massive glaciers and the highest peaks in North America. Enjoy free time in Denali National Park where there are many optional activities to enjoy. But wait, there's more: visit an Alaska Sealife Centre, ride the Alaska Railroad, and cruise the Chena and Tanana Rivers. These are just a few of the many exciting things that will encompass your adventure.

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Standard Features

Destinations

  • SIGHTSEEING
    In Fairbanks, Anchorage, and Seward; Sternwheeler Riverboat Discovery III, Anchorage Museum, and Alaska Sealife Centre.
  • SCENIC HIGHLIGHTS
    Alyeska Pipeline, Nenana River, Denali National Park & Preserve, Susitna River, National Scenic Byway, Seward, and a recreated Athabascan Indian village.
  • GUIDES
    Services of a professional Tour Director.
  • TRANSPORTATION
    Journey on the Alaska Railroad from Denali National Park to Anchorage; private, deluxe air-conditioned motorcoach while touring.
  • HOTELS
    Twin-bedded rooms with private bath or shower, hotel taxes, service charges, and tips for baggage handling.
  • INSIDE VISITS as shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, including admission charges where applicable.
  • MYACCOUNT
    Personalise your tour ahead of time with additional excursions.

Meals

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Day by Day

  1. FAIRBANKS.
    Welcome to Fairbanks, the state's second-largest city. Your Tour Director is on hand late this afternoon to answer any questions.

  2. FAIRBANKS.
    Morning sightseeing features highlights of this historic city, a chance to learn about the community's Gold Rush heritage, and visits the Alyeska Pipeline. Board the STERNWHEELER RIVERBOAT Discovery III for a cruise on the Nenana River, and visit a recreated ATHABASCAN INDIAN VILLAGE. Listen as the ship's guides discuss the wildlife, history, geology, and customs of the region.

  3. FAIRBANKS-DENALI NATIONAL PARK.
    Today we make our way from Fairbanks to DENALI NATIONAL PARK & PRESERVE. Stop in the town of Nenana, where they drove the golden spike in 1923 to signal the completion of the Alaska Railroad. Your afternoon and evening are free to explore on your own. Take advantage of the park service programs, along with optional activities that can be purchased.

  4. DENALI NATIONAL PARK.
    A free day for independent activities. A hike along the many wilderness trails might be fun. Also take advantage of several optional outings, including a wildlife tour to seek out grizzly bears, caribou, moose, and Dall sheep; a raft trip down the Nenana River; or a helicopter ride over the park. Your Tour Director will have plenty of suggestions.

  5. DENALI NATIONAL PARK-ANCHORAGE.
    Board the world-famous ALASKA RAILROAD for a memorable journey, winding along the Susitna River to Anchorage. Sit back in comfort and enjoy spectacular scenery through wide windows. Be sure to take advantage of the domed-roof car and, if the weather cooperates, you will have the opportunity to view Mount Denali, formerly known as Mount McKinley, from the train.

  6. ANCHORAGE.
    Today begins with city sightseeing in Anchorage. Visit the ANCHORAGE MUSEUM to see a quality display of artifacts from Alaska's Native people. The afternoon is free to explore.

  7. ANCHORAGE. EXCURSION TO SEWARD.
    Travel this morning to Seward, "Gateway to Kenai Fjords National Park," on the Seward Highway, a designated National Scenic Byway. Visit the ALASKA SEALIFE CENTRE, a research facility offering an up-close encounter with marine wildlife from the Gulf of Alaska. Your afternoon is free to join some optional adventures such as a cruise into Kenai Fjords National Park, where you travel up to the face of a glacier, or visit the kennels of the Seavey family, winners of the Iditarod Races from 2012- 2015, and ride behind a dogsled team at Ididaride. If you choose to stay in Seward, enjoy lunch in the charming downtown area and enjoy a scenic walk along the coastal trail. This evening, return to Anchorage.

  8. ANCHORAGE.
    The trip ends today with guests departing on individual schedules. Transfers to Anchorage International Airport are included.

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29 May 2017 05 Jun 2017 $2209 AUD $3074 AUD View Hotels View Excursions Please Call Tour departure is guaranteed to operate
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12 Jun 2017 19 Jun 2017 $2449 AUD $3431 AUD View Hotels View Excursions Please Call Tour departure is guaranteed to operate
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17 Jul 2017 24 Jul 2017 $2449 AUD $3431 AUD View Hotels View Excursions Please Call Tour departure is guaranteed to operate
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04 Sep 2017 11 Sep 2017 $2449 AUD $3431 AUD View Hotels View Excursions Book Now Tour departure is guaranteed to operate
Pre/Post City Start Date End Date Single Price
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PRE FAIRBANKS 01 Jan 2017 31 Dec 2017 $259 AUD $135 AUD $103 AUD
POST ANCHORAGE 01 Jan 2017 31 Dec 2017 $272 AUD $148 AUD $109 AUD
Charge Type Name Price
OPTIONAL Gratuity $109 AUD

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