Alaska National Parks
Featuring Anchorage, Seward, Talkeetna and Denali National Park
8 Days | May-September
Starting At $Flexible Pricing
An in-depth visit to Alaska that will take you from Anchorage, along the Turnagain Arm with dramatic mountain scenery and coastal vistas; inland on the scenic Parks Highway to Talkeetna; then deep into the Denali National Park on a Tundra Wilderness Tour to search the vast wilderness for bear, moose, sheep and other wildlife. Enjoy a scenic ride on the world famous Alaska Railroad as you return to Anchorage for a final overnight and farewell dinner.
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- Luxury or First Class Hotels & Meals
- Motorcoach Transportation & Professional Tour Managers are available
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Day 1 – Anchorage – Fly into Anchorage, Alaska’s largest city. Meet your local Alaska tour director and transfer to your local hotel for an overnight in Anchorage.
Day 2 – Anchorage – Denali – Board the motorcoach for a journey north to Denali National Park. The route takes you along the scenic Parks Highway where you will make several stops along the way. Watch for a glimpse of the majestic Denali and wildlife along the way. This evening enjoy a Welcome Dinner with your fellow travelers. (B,D)
Day 3 – Denali – After breakfast this morning, travel deep into Denali National Park on the Tundra Wilderness Tour and search the vast wilderness for bear, moose, caribou, and Dall sheep. This six to eight hour journey is narrated allowing for insight into the animals, flora and fauna of this spectacular region including a snack on the bus. Enjoy an afternoon of exploring this pristine area at your leisure by either participating in a complimentary park service activity or optional tour. There are many to choose from including mild or wild river rafting, flight seeing, a jet boat safari on the Nenana River or a visit to an Iditarod champion’s award winning dog kennel. Early May & September tours are shortened due to road conditions. (B, Snack)
Day 4 –Denali – Talkeetna – This morning will be at your leisure for optional tours. You will then be transferred to the Denali Rail Depot to board the Deluxe Dome Railcars for a scenic rail journey south to the quaint town of Talkeetna, which began as a trading post when gold was first discovered in the Susitna River. Check into your Talkeetna hotel for the night. (B)
Day 5 – Talkeetna – Seward – Board the deluxe motorcoach for today’s grand adventure to Seward, gateway of the Kenai Fjords National Park. As you travel along the scenic Turnagain Arm, keep an eye out for Dall sheep high up in the rocky cliffs, as well as moose, bear, and eagle on your journey. Overnight Seward. (B)
Day 6 – Seward – Spend the morning exploring the coastal community of Seward. Later this morning, board a glacier and wildlife cruise and travel through the majestic Kenai Fjords National Park. Explore the face of a glacier and keep your eyes open for seals, sea lions, sea otters, whales, walrus, bears, eagles, and puffins throughout this half-day exploration cruise with lunch included on the boat. (B, L)
Day 7 – Seward – Anchorage – This morning, ride the motorcoach to Anchorage. Upon arrival, enjoy a brief city tour of Anchorage, featuring the historic downtown district as well as the Anchorage Museum, a world-class museum which seeks to preserve, exhibit and interpret the art and history of Alaska. Tonight, share stories of your Alaskan National Parks Adventure with your traveling companions at a closing night dinner. (B,D)
Day 8 – Depart – Your adventure comes to an end with a transfer to the airport. (B)