ALASKA and the YUKON - 2017
ALASKA and the YUKON - 2017

Day 1: Anchorage, Alaska - Tour Begins
Your tour opens in Anchorage, the most popular city in the great state of Alaska. From here we embark on a true frontier adventure.

Day 2: Anchorage - Whittier - Anchorage
Today we journey to Whittier. Upon arrival, embark on a cruise of Prince William Sound and Blackstone Bay to view glaciers and watch for wildlife. Enjoy lunch on board during this fully narrated scenic adventure. This evening, join your fellow travelers for a welcome dinner.
Today Dinner is included.

Day 3: Anchorage - Tok
Today’s drive to the small town of Tok is filled with incredible landscapes. We make our way along Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve, the largest in all of the United States. Overnight in Tok, an old stopover for travelers coming from or heading to Canada.
Today Breakfast is included.

Day 4: Tok - Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada
A picturesque day awaits as we travel to Whitehorse, the capital of Canada’s Yukon. The city was named after the local river rapids’ resemblance to the mane of a white horse. For part of the day we’ll be riding amid Kluane National Park, the “crown jewel” of the Canadian national parks system.
Today Breakfast is included.

Day 5: Whitehorse - Skagway - Whitehorse
Gold! Travel back to a time when dreams of a big payday were on everyone’s mind. Ride to Skagway, the gateway to the Klondike. Revel in tales of the gold rush and local characters like Soapy Smith. Time is available to independently explore this Alaskan coastal community, filled with quaint shops and plenty of history.  
Today Dinner and Dinner are included.

Day 6: Whitehorse - Carmacks - Dawson City
Today’s final destination is Dawson City. En route, we’ll stop in the village of Carmacks to see the famous Five Finger Rapids mentioned in Jack London’s novel, The Call of The Wild. Carmacks is named after George Carmack, the man who struck gold in 1896, sparking the frenzy that turned Dawson City into the center of the Klondike Gold Rush. Within a few years, the population grew from nearly zero to 40,000. After the gold rush, the population plummeted…leaving behind a ghost town.
Today Breakfast is are included.

Day 7: Dawson City
With such a compelling history, Dawson City offers up a fascinating city tour that includes the Bonanza Creek, site of the first gold strike. We’ll make a photo stop at the last sternwheeler, the SS Keno, which once transported silver, zinc and lead. Enjoy some leisure time this afternoon to further explore this rustic gold rush town.
Today Breakfast is included.

Day 8: Dawson City - Chicken, Alaska - Fairbanks
An exciting day awaits as you ride along the Top of the World Highway. Discover why it rivals all other scenic roads. Stop in Chicken, one of the last surviving gold rush towns of Alaska. Share a laugh in this fun little community that retains its frontier spirit. Your home for the next two nights is Fairbanks, a city known as a wonderful place to catch a glimpse of the Northern Lights. Dive into life here and enjoy a local salmon bake featuring delicious all-you-can-eat Alaskan salmon.
Today Breakfast and Dinner are included.

Day 9: Fairbanks
This morning enjoy of city tour of Fairbanks that includes a stop at the Trans-Alaska Pipeline. Your afternoon features a scenic sternwheeler cruise on the Chena River. This three-hour journey takes you into the heart of Alaska and introduces you to a family who has made the rivers of Alaska a way of life. See a floatplane take off alongside the boat; then visit the kennels of an Iditarod winner and see the champion sled dogs in action.
Today Breakfast is included.

Day 10: Fairbanks - Denali
A delightful day of sightseeing awaits as you board a deluxe dome railcar for the ride to Denali National Park. Along the way, embrace the elegance of first-class Goldstar service. Upon arrival in Denali you will have the remainder of the afternoon to relax or independently explore this magnificent area. Tonight, enjoy dinner and a show at the Denali Dinner Theatre where the history of Denali is performed by your wait staff.
Today Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner are included.

Day 11: Denali National Park
Travel over fifty miles into the heart of Denali National Park to begin your Tundra Wilderness Tour.* This adventure offers a wide range of incredible scenery, narrated history and some of the best opportunities to view the park’s wildlife.
Today Breakfast is included.

Day 12: Denali - Anchorage
Relax as we make our way back to Anchorage. Upon arrival, there’s plenty of time to independently explore the downtown area. Tonight, celebrate your Alaskan adventure during a farewell dinner. .
Today Breakfast and Dinner are included.

Day 13: Anchorage - Tour Ends
Your tour comes to a close today, leaving you with many wonderful memories of your adventure.
Today Breakfast is included.


 

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Highlights...
Prince William Sound • Anchorage • Tok • Wrangell-St. Elias National Park (Canada)
Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada • Kluane National Park • Skagway • Dawson City • Fairbanks • Denali National Park

  • An expert guide takes you on a Tundra Wilderness Tour in Denali National Park.
  • Enjoy a scenic glacier cruise of Prince William Sound.
  • Marvel at the incredible views along the renowned Top of the World Highway.
  • Board a deluxe dome railcar for a ride to Denali National Park.

13 Days • 19 Meals:
12 Breakfasts • 2 Lunches • 5 Dinners

Starting at $4,899*

*per person, land only, double occupancy.
Call for airfare from your gateway.


YOUR ITINERARY AT A GLANCE

DAYS 1 & 2
Hilton, Anchorage
DAY 3
Golden Bear Hotel, TOK
DAYS 4, 5
Best Western Gold Rush Hotel, Whitehorse
DAYS 6, 7
Dawson City
DAYS 8, 9
Westmark, Fairbanks
DAYS 10, 11
Grand Denali Lodge
DAY 12
Hilton, Anchorage

On some dates alternate hotels may be used.



For more information call Pam Adair at 216.751.8301 or 888.878.8187


Please Note:

Alaska is 4 hours behind Eastern Standard Time (EST) and The Yukon is 3 hours behind EST.
• This tour includes average physical activity. Walking tours, as well as walking slightly longer distances, up stairs or on uneven walking surfaces should be expected. Some of the most unique sightseeing can mean accessing locations that restrict motorcoaches, especially in historic areas. For your comfort, we recommend bringing walking shoes. If you require a walker or wheelchair, or have difficulty walking, you may not be able to access some of these areas and may want to consider an alternate vacation. Our travel counselors can provide additional information or assistance to help you determine the perfect trip for you.
• Single accommodations are limited and are available on a first come, first served basis.
• To complete your vacation, we include roundtrip airport-to-hotel transfers when purchasing airfare from us with your tour. If you have arranged for your own air, we are pleased to provide you the option of purchasing these transfers. Please note that all transfers will leave at pre-scheduled times.
• Passport is required.

 

Vacation updated: 12/27/2016 1:12:09 PM