Nature’s Best: Alaska
From Fairbanks to Anchorage, see what the “Great Land” of Alaska has to offer on this exhilarating Alaska tour. You’ll visit Denali National Park, where North America’s highest peak—Denali (formerly known as Mount McKinley)—dominates the park’s six million acres. In Denali National Park, enjoy an exclusive presentation on the park from a local Naturalist—a special experience offered by Globus—and enjoy a wilderness expedition in search of grizzly bear, caribou, moose, and more.
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Day 1: Arrive In Fairbanks
Welcome to Fairbanks, the state’s second-largest city. Meet your Tour Director this evening between 4 pm and 8 pm in the hotel reception area.
Hotel: Pike’s Waterfront Lodge
Day 2: Fairbanks – Denali National Park
This morning, board the sternwheeler Discovery for a cruise on the Chena and Tanana Rivers, with a stop at the Chena Indian Village to learn about Athabascan Native culture. You will also have the chance to meet Iditarod mushers and their famed dog teams to learn about breeding, training, and the big race! We then continue to Denali National Park, home to North America’s highest peak, 6195 metre (20,320-foot) Denali (formerly known as Mount McKinley), majestically dominating the park’s 6 million acres. This evening, enjoy dinner at the Murie Science & Learning centre, followed by an exclusive Presentation on Denali National Park by a local Naturalist.
Hotel: Denali Park Village, 2 nights
Day 3: Denali National Park
Morning at leisure. Optional activities include a float trip down the Nenana River and a helicopter ride over the park. Then, dress comfortably for a Wilderness Expedition into Denali National Park to seek out grizzly bear, caribou, moose, and other wildlife.
Day 4: Denali National Park – Alaska Railroad – Talkeetna
Continue your exploration of Denali National Park and then board the world-famous Alaska Railroad for a journey through untamed wilderness (see page 49 for information about your train). Today’s ride ends in the unique town of Talkeetna, a model for the TV show Northern Exposure.
Special Feature: Overnight at the Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge, where you can enjoy hiking, flightseeing, jet boating, or just relaxing on the deck with amazing views of Denali.
Hotel: Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge
Day 5: Talkeetna – Big Lake – Anchorage
This morning, enjoy a traditional Alaskan TREAT at the historic Talkeetna Roadhouse. Then, head south toward Anchorage. Stop along the way at Happy Trails Kennels, home of four-time Iditarod champion Martin Buser and his dogs. See a demonstration on mushing, complete with a mock Iditarod checkpoint, and get a chance to play with the sled dogs! This evening, your Tour Director hosts a special farewell dinner.
Hotel: Sheraton Anchorage, 2 nights
Day 6: Anchorage – Cruise In Kenai Fjords National Park
Witness one of the world’s most scenic drives as you follow the south shore of lovely Turnagain Arm. Upon arrival in Seward, board your vessel for a cruise of Kenai Fjords National Park and the opportunity to see glaciers calving into the sea, orcas, humpback whales, sea otters, and more!
Day 7: Depart Anchorage
The tour ends this morning with guests departing on individual schedules.
|2020 Dates & Prices||Twin Share||Solo Traveller|
|May: 12, 19, 26||$3,779.00||Price on Application|
|June: 02, 09, 16, 23, 30||$4,129.00||Price on Application|
|July: 07, 14, 21, 28||$4,129.00||Price on Application|
|August: 04, 11, 18, 25||$4,129.00||Price on Application|
|September: 01, 08||$3,779.00||Price on Application|
|Meals:||6 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 2 dinners|
|Transport:||Luxury air-conditioned coach|
|Rail:||Alaska Railroad Ticket: Denali National Park - Talkeetna|
|Accommodation:||6 nights accommodation|
|Guide:||An expert Travel Director|
|Entrance Fees & Touring:||Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary|
* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.