Discovering the Wilderness: Alaska’s National Parks

Journey on the Alaska National Parks tour, a guided group adventure showcasing the wonders of the northern state
Embark on the Alaska National Park fully escorted land tour and travel in style and comfort with your companions. Rest assured with the guarantee of a seamless operation as you relax and take in the vast beauty of Alaska through the motorcoach windows. Let your skilled professionals handle both the roads and the adherence to safe travel guidelines throughout. Immerse yourself in the unparalleled beauty of Alaska as you explore two of the nation's most stunning National Parks, Denali and Kenai Fjords. Over eight days, traverse the breathtaking landscapes of the Great State of Alaska
8 Days from $4369/person CAD
Cruise
Guided
Off The Beaten Path

Primary Location

Alaska, United States

Departures

2024 departures: May 16, May 23, June 6, June 20, July 4, August 1, August 15 & September 5

Included:

  • 7 nights accommodation in moderate hotels
  • 7 breakfasts, 1 lunch on a boat cruise and 2 dinners
  • Ground transportation throughout the tour (size of vehicle depends on the group size)
  • Knowledgeable guide throughout
  • Dome-Car rail journey on the Alaska Railroad from Denali to Talkeetna
  • Sightseeing in Anchorage
  • Anchorage Museum admission
  • Kenai Fjords National Park Cruise
  • Bus tour into Denali National Park (depending on weather and road conditions)
  • All taxes and fees
  • Luggage handling is included at hotels for a maximum of two pieces of luggage per person

Not Included:

  • Airfare unless specified in the tour itinerary
  • Meals are not included in order to allow for more flexibility
  • Laundry, telephone, optional excursions and other items of a personal nature
  • Travel Insurance
  • Gratuities
  • Pre and Post Accommodation
  • Everything that is not mentioned in included

Pricing Details

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  • From price is CAD per person, based on double occupancy, and for travel in low season
  • The final price will vary and is also based on the month of travel
  • Prices are subject to change
  • The tour will operate with a driver-guide in a deluxe Sprinter van if there are nine or fewer passengers on the tour
  • Triple and Quad occupancy have two double beds in the room
  • Gratuities to Tour Directors and Drivers are not included unless specified. Gratuity standards are $9 per person, per day for the tour director and $7 per person, per day for the driver

Optional Extras:

  • Elevate your tour experience by adding the following enhanced services:
  • Pre-Paid Tips (All Services)
  • Denali Dinner Theater
  • Lunch on Rail
  • All optional excursions are subject to change and availability. Guests can purchase additional meals or tours with the Tour Director while on the tour
  • Pre and post accommodation

Itinerary

DAY 1: ANCHORAGE ARRIVAL

Upon arrival in Anchorage, Alaska's largest city, you will be greeted by a local representative who will assist with your transfer to the designated hotel. Enjoy an overnight stay in Anchorage, preparing for the adventures that await in this captivating destination.

Accommodation at the Anchorage Hilton, Anchorage, or similar

DAY 2: ANCHORAGE TO DENALI

Indulge in a delicious breakfast to kickstart your day. Board the motorcoach for a scenic journey north towards Denali National Park. Along the way, the Parks Highway will treat you to breathtaking views, and there will be several stops to appreciate the surroundings. Keep an eye out for a glimpse of the majestic Denali and the wildlife that inhabits the area. Cap off the day with a welcome dinner. Rest for the night in Denali, anticipating the adventures that await in this spectacular region. Meals: B, D

Accommodation at the Denali Park Village, Denali, or similar

DAY 3: DENALI NATIONAL PARK

Start your day with a satisfying breakfast before embarking on a journey into Denali National Park. Today's highlight is the Tundra Wilderness Tour, a five to six-hour adventure that takes you deep into the wilderness in search of bear, moose, caribou, and Dall sheep. This narrated tour provides valuable insights into the animals, flora, and fauna of this spectacular region, complete with a snack on the bus for your enjoyment.

As part of the tour, make an interpretive stop at the Adolf Murie cabin, offering a glimpse into the history and science of this vast landscape. The afternoon is yours to explore the pristine area at your leisure. You can choose to participate in a complimentary park service activity or opt for one of the many optional tours available. Options include mild or wild river rafting, flightseeing, a jet boat safari on the Nenana River, or a visit to an Iditarod champion’s award-winning dog kennel. Note that tours in early May and September may be shortened due to road conditions. Meals: B

Accommodation at the Denali Park Village, Denali, or similar

DAY 4: DENALI TO TALKEETNA

Enjoy a delightful breakfast to begin your fourth day. The morning is yours to spend at leisure, with optional tours available for your exploration. Later, you'll be transferred to the Denali Rail Depot, where you'll board a deluxe dome railcar for a scenic rail journey southward to the charming town of Talkeetna. This town has a rich history, starting as a trading post during the gold discovery in the Susitna River. Immerse yourself in the scenic beauty along the way as you relax in the comfort of the railcar. Meals: B

Accommodation at the Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge, Talkeetna, or similar

DAY 5: TALKEETNA TO SEWARD

Indulge in a delicious breakfast to fuel your day. Board the deluxe motorcoach for today's grand adventure to Seward, the gateway to Kenai Fjords National Park. As you traverse the scenic Turnagain Arm, be on the lookout for Dall sheep perched high up in the rocky cliffs. The journey offers opportunities to spot moose, bears, and eagles, adding an extra layer of excitement to your travels. Enjoy the stunning landscapes as you make your way towards Seward for an unforgettable experience in the Kenai Fjords. Meals: B

Accommodation at the Seward Windsong Lodge, Seward, or similar

DAY 6: SEWARD

Start your day with a hearty breakfast before immersing yourself in the coastal community of Seward. Take the morning to explore the charms of this seaside town. Later in the morning, embark on a glacier and wildlife cruise that will lead you through the awe-inspiring Kenai Fjords National Park.

As you navigate the waters, explore the face of a glacier and keep your eyes wide open for the diverse wildlife that inhabits the region. Seals, sea lions, sea otters, whales, walruses, bears, eagles, and puffins are among the remarkable creatures you may encounter during this half-day exploration cruise. Lunch is included on board, providing a delightful experience as you take in the breathtaking scenery and wildlife of Kenai Fjords National Park. Meals: B, L

Accommodation at the Seward Windsong Lodge, Seward, or similar

DAY 7: SEWARD TO ANCHORAGE

Savor a delicious breakfast to start your day. Today's journey involves a motorcoach ride back to Anchorage. Upon arriving in Anchorage, partake in a brief city tour that showcases the historic downtown area and includes a visit to the Anchorage Museum—a world-class institution dedicated to preserving, exhibiting, and interpreting the art and history of Alaska.

In the evening, gather with your fellow travelers for a closing night dinner. Share stories and reflections on your Alaskan adventure, creating lasting memories as you conclude your remarkable journey through this breathtaking part of the world. Meals: B, D

Accommodation at the Anchorage Hilton, Anchorage, or similar

DAY 8: ANCHORAGE DEPARTURE

As your adventure draws to a close, a transfer will be arranged to take you to the airport. Reflect on the incredible experiences and memories gained during your Alaskan journey as you bid farewell to this enchanting destination. Safe travels on your onward journey, and may the memories of your Alaska tour stay with you for years to come. Meals: B

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