8 Day Classic Alaska with Fairbanks

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Overview

Trip type
Group Tour
Lodging level
Premium - 4 star
Physical level
Moderate
Trip pace
Balanced schedule

Highlights

    • Visit Gold Daughters, to learn about the gold rush in Fairbanks
    • Board the Deluxe Dome service, for a scenic journey to Denali National Park
    • Enjoy a Tundra Wilderness Tour in Denali National Park
    • Cruise on majestic Prince William Sound, boasting the densest concentration of tidewater glaciers in the world
    • Visit to Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, to learn about Alaskan wildlife

What's this trip about?

    2 Fairbanks, 2 Denali, 3 Anchorage

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Details

Itinerary focusClassic Highlights
Group sizeSmall Group - 24 max
Age range18 years and up
Flights and transportAll internal ground transport included
Start CityOperator does not provide
End CityOperator does not provide

Travel Themes

  • 50 plus
  • Cultural

Destinations

  • North America

Attractions

  • Alaska
  • Anchorage
  • Denali
  • Denali National Park
  • Fairbanks

Trip includes

    • Flights Seattle-Fairbanks, Anchorage-SeattleOther departure cities available. Click on date of departure for selection and prices
    • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
    • 7 nights accommodations 2 nights Fairbanks 2 nights Denali 3 nights Anchorage Hotel taxes, fees & service charges
    • Hotel porterage
    • 10 meals: 7 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 2 dinners
    • Rail service from Anchorage to Denali National Park
    • Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach
    • Services of English-speaking tour manager throughout
    • Entrance fees per itinerary

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Itinerary

DAY 1, Saturday - Arrive in Fairbanks
Arrive in Fairbanks, Alaska and transfer independently to your hotel. Balance of the day is at leisure. Your tour will begin with an orientation meeting with your Tour Manager at approximately 7 PM. We recommend that you select flights which arrive no later than 5 PM Overnight: Fairbanks

DAY 2, Sunday - City Tour of Fairbanks
Begin with a city tour of Fairbanks featuring the 48-inch wide trans-Alaska oil pipeline. Continue with a visit to Gold Daughters, to learn about the gold rush in Fairbanks. Experience real Alaska gold panning and get a chance to pan for gold. Tonight, enjoy dinner at a ...
DAY 3, Monday - Deluxe Dome Rail to Denali
Beautiful vistas lie ahead today as you travel on world-famous deluxe dome rail on a scenic journey to Denali National Park. After breakfast on board, enjoy the relaxing ambiance and panoramas of untamed wilderness. Arrive in Denali and visit the Denali Visitor Center. Later, check into your hotel Overnight: Denali Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4, Tuesday - Denali National Park, Tundra Wilderness Tour
The day begins deep in Denali National Park on the Tundra Wilderness Tour. On a clear day, you can see Denali up-close! Look out for the most impressive animal in the park - the Alaskan moose, weighing up to 1,600 pounds. As you travel over mountain passes; the high poin...
DAY 5, Wednesday - Talkeetna en route to Anchorage
Depart Denali this morning, and head south towards Anchorage. En route, visit the old mining town of Talkeetna. Stroll down Main Street with its historic buildings, restaurants, shops, art galleries and a brewery. After lunch on your own, continue to Anchorage. Upon arrival, check into your hotel, and spend the evening at leisure Overnight: Anchorage Meals: Breakfast

DAY 6, Thursday - Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, Prince William Sound Cruise
This morning, visit the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center. Its mission is to provide refuge for orphaned, injured and ill animals that cannot survive in the wild and educate visitors about Alaskan wildlife. Afterward, continue to Whittier and embark on a cruise into Pr...
DAY 7, Friday - Anchorage
Today, tour the Matanuska-Susitna Valley area, which was carved by glaciers creating thousands of lakes. Visit a local farm and the Palmer Visitor Center before lunch on your own. Afterward, visit a Reindeer Farm, where you can view the beautiful animals up close. This e...
DAY 8, Saturday - Return Home
Transfer independently to the airport for your departure flight Meals: Breakfast

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Price From $3,619
Price per day$402
Last Updated: 7/13/2023

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Age Requirements
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Additional Information
Additional Information: Some domestic flights arrive late at night on Day 1. Departure from Anchorage on Day 2 is early.
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