Ultimate Alaska & the Yukon

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If you live by the motto, “Go big or go home,” it doesn’t get any bigger than this grand tour of Alaska and the Yukon Territory. Where else can you see bears the size of buffalo, glaciers the size of states, and national parks the size of nations? In this great expanse of pure wilderness, the majestic mountains, never-ending landscapes, and supersize wildlife...
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Trip type
Small Group Tour
Lodging level
Premium - 4 star
Physical level
Very Easy
Trip pace
Balanced schedule

Highlights

    • Wasilla : Visit Iditarod Headquarters
    • Talkeetna–denali : Journey aboard the Alaska Railroad in Deluxe Dome Service
    • Denali national park : Dinner at the Murie Science & Learining Center and an exclusive presentation by a local Naturalist; guided wilderness tour, lunch and tasting at the 49th State Brewery
    • Fairbanks : Sightseeing; cruise aboard the sternwheeler Discovery; visit the University of Alaska-Fairbanks Museum and the Trans-Alaska Oil Pipeline
    • Dawson city : Visit Diamond Tooth Gertie’s, Claim #1, and the Robert Service Interpretive Center
    • Whitehorse : Visit the Yukon Beringia Interpretive Centre and riverboat SS Klondike; presentation at Muktuk Adventures with a special Taste of the Yukon dinner
    • Valdez : Visit the Valdez Museum; cruise on Prince William Sound
    • Anchorage: Farewell dinner
    • Discover the unique beauty of Alaska and the Yukon Territory during this invigorating vacation
    • In Alaska, ride the Alaska Railroad in Deluxe Dome Service to Denali National Park, with its impressive mountains, breathtaking scenery, and amazing wildlife

What's this trip about?

    If you live by the motto, “Go big or go home,” it doesn’t get any bigger than this grand tour of Alaska and the Yukon Territory. Where else can you see bears the size of buffalo, glaciers the size of states, and national parks the size of nations? In this great expanse of pure wilderness, the majestic mountains, never-ending landscapes, and supersize wildlife of the 49th state are waiting to transport you to another state of mind. Big sights are accented by even bigger experiences as you board the Alaska Railroad to the tallest peak in North America, the sternwheeler Discovery for a Fairbanks river cruise, and a small ship to witness the dominating glaciers and playful whales of Prince William Sound. You’ll also follow the tracks of caribou and moose in the 6-million-acre Denali National Park, trace the trail of gold seekers during the Klondike Gold Rush, and follow in the paw steps of Alaska’s famous dogsledding huskies.

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Details

Itinerary focusClassic Highlights
Group sizeStandard Group - 25 + people
Age range6 years and up
Flights and transportN/A
Start City ANCHORAGE, ALASKA
End CityANCHORAGE

Travel Themes

  • 50 plus
  • Cultural
  • National Parks
  • Nature & Wildlife

Destinations

  • North America
  • United States

Attractions

  • Alaska
  • Anchorage
  • Denali National Park
  • Fairbanks
  • Seward
  • Valdez
  • Whitehorse
  • Yukon

Activities

  • Culture

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Itinerary

Travel Map

Day 1: ARRIVE IN ANCHORAGE, ALASKA

Welcome to Alaska! Meet your Tour Director between 3 pm and 7 pm in the hotel reception area.

FREE TIME TIPS EXPLORE MORE in Anchorage with a dinner out in this iconic Alaskan city. Your Tour Director can point you in the right direction. Tap your GlobusGO mobile app for the best bites, brews, and things to do!

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Day 2: ANCHORAGE–WASILLA–TALKEETNA–ALASKA RAILROAD–DENALI NATIONAL PARK

Riding the Rails Travel north into the majestic wilds of Alaska and visit the Iditarod Headquarters, home of the world-famous dogsled race. Continue to Talkeetna, the starting point for climbers attempting to summit Denali (formerly known as Mount McKinley), the high...

Day 3: DENALI NATIONAL PARK

Wilderness Wonders Journey into the 6-million-acre Denali National Park with a Naturalist Driver Guide on the Tundra Wilderness tour exploring the majestic wilderness. Your late afternoon and evening are free for optional adventures such as float trips, a dogsled dem...

Day 4: DENALI NATIONAL PARK–FAIRBANKS

Bites & Brews This morning, spend a little more time marveling at the wonder of Denali National Park. Then, enjoy a friendly atmosphere during lunch at the [LF] 49th State Brewery to taste some local specialties and play Alaska lawn-games. Travel into the heart o...

Day 5: FAIRBANKS

Native American Traditions Start the day by boarding the sternwheeler Discovery for a cruise on the Chena River, with a stop at a recreated Chena Indian Village to learn about Athabascan Native culture. Later, during a city tour, visit the University of Alaska–Fairba...

Day 6: FAIRBANKS–DAWSON CITY, YUKON

Goldminers & Old Timers Continuing the journey into Gold Rush history, motor over the Top of the World Highway and enter Canada’s Yukon Territory. Passing through the village of Chicken, today promises to be filled with breathtaking scenery. Tonight, you have rese...

Day 7: DAWSON CITY

There’s Gold in the Yukon! Step back in time at the site of Klondike Gold Rush Claim #1, where the first gold strike was made. Continue to the Robert Service Interpretive Center to learn of the numerous poems and ballads he composed while exploring this remote area. ...

Day 8: DAWSON CITY–WHITEHORSE

Roaring Rapids & Rip-Roaring Times Trace the trail of the gold seekers on their way to the Klondike. View the Five Finger Rapids, which once posed a major obstacle to the hordes of fortune seekers stampeding into the Yukon. Your day concludes in Whitehorse, capit...

Day 9: WHITEHORSE

A Dog’s Life A city tour stops at the Yukon Beringia Interpretive Centre, where you can meet the Ice Age giant mammals that once ruled the ancient subcontinent. See the historic SS Klondike Riverboat and learn about its importance on the Yukon River in the Gold Rush ...

Day 10: WHITEHORSE–TOK, ALASKA

Depart the Yukon Territories and head to Alaska along the rugged mountains of Kluane National Park, home to 19,625-foot Mount Logan, Canada’s highest peak. Continue on the Alaska Highway to Tok, the “Dog Sled Capital of the World.” (Breakfast)

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Day 11: TOK–VALDEZ

Sights on the Sound Head to Alaska’s northernmost ice-free port, Valdez, home of the Alyeska Pipeline Terminal. As you travel toward some of the highest coastal mountains in the world, enjoy views of Thompson Pass, Worthington Glacier, and Bridal Veil Falls before ar...

Day 12: VALDEZ–WHITTIER–ANCHORAGE

True Fish Stories Board a boat today and get a closer look at the Trans-Alaska Pipeline Terminal, the many massive glaciers, and the playful sea life of Prince William Sound. Keep your eyes open for eagles, whales, mountain goats, dolphins, and sea lions! Continue to...

Day 13: ANCHORAGE

Safe travels until we meet again! Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (Breakfast)

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Sheraton Anchorage Hotel & SpaThe hotel is located in the heart of Anchorage and just moments from Anchorage's best restaurants, museums and attractions. The hotel has a fitness center, hot tub, business center, concierge service, gift shop, lounge, and 24 hour room service.AnchorageUnited States401 East 6th AvenueDenali Park VillageApproximately seven miles south of Denali National Park & Preserve sits the Denali Park Village Lodge. Positioned along the banks of the Nenana River, and spread over 20 acres, the lodge offers hiking trails throughout the facility from lighter trails to the more rugged. You'll be close to the action of Denali, yet enjoy the evening solitude as you relax to the sound of the river sweeping by. The new Summit Lodge is eco-friendly and features a high-timber lodge look and feel and is home to the Gold Rush Dining Room, Lucky Miss Saloon, Quigley's Coffee Station, Summit Gift Shop and 24-hour concierge desk.Denali National ParkUnited States240 George Parks HwyPike's Waterfront LodgeAlong the banks of the impressive Chena River sits Pike's Waterfront Lodge. You'll rest easily in comfortable rooms, all with Aveda aromatherapy room amenities and many featuring scenic views, a steam room & sauna, riverside deck, restaurant, and a cozy lounge. The hotel is minutes from the Fairbanks Alaska airport and next door to famous Pike's Landing restaurant. It's a convenient and stunning spot for your time in Fairbanks.FairbanksUnited States1850 Hoselton DriveEldorado HotelEldorado has a charming history blended with modern updates and blessed with a beautiful location overlooking the river. A short distance from the city center, the Eldorado allows you to relax and take in the quiet scenery of the wild Yukon Territory. You can also enjoy nearby activities like golfing, bicycling, fishing, or an outdoor pool during the summer months.Dawson CityCanadaBox 338, 902 Third AvenueBest Western Gold Rush InnNewly renovated and ideally placed in the heart of Whitehorse, the Best Western Gold Rush Inn provides comfortable accommodations and excellent service. With easy access to shopping, outdoor adventures, beautiful trails and scenery, and one of the "best bars across Canada," it's the perfect place to relax and enjoy the rustic and one-of-a-kind beauty of the Yukon Territory.WhitehorseCanada411 Main StYoung's MotelYoung's Motel offers some of the most comfortable accommodation in Tok, and certainly offers the best food. Fast Eddy's is famous for its American fare - hamburgers, pizza, and steak. With clean and welcoming amenities, it's simple and perfect for your stay in Tok.TokUnited States1313 Alcan HighwayValdez HotelMountain Sky Hotel offers a complete range of amenities, attentive staff, and comfortable and spacious guestrooms, just a short walk from harbor in the heart of Valdez.ValdezUnited States100 Meals AvenueBest Western Valdez Harbor InnThe Best Western Harbor Inn offers beautiful views of Valdez Harbor and is conveniently located near Valdez Glacier Park, Old Town Park and the Alaskan Pipeline Terminal across the bay. The hotel is equipped with high-speed Internet access, cocktail lounge, gift shop, barbershop, and guest laundry. ValdezUnited States100 N Harbour Drive,
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