Day 1 Anchorage
Today we will gather in Anchorage and then transfer via hotel courtesy shuttle and overnight in Anchorage (or purchase meet transfer service).
Day 2 Anchorage - Worthington Glacier - Valdez (185 miles)
Today we will drive to Valdez through the Matanuska Susitna Valley where world record monster size vegetables grow in the 24-hour daylight and stop by Worthington Glacier. In the early evening we will arrive into Valdez.
Day 3 Valdez - Prince William Sound - Valdez (78 miles)
We will spend the morning exploring Valdez and visit Valdez Museum . This afternoon, we will board a glacier and wildlife cruise and travel through the Prince William Sound, explore the three-mile face of the Columbia Glacier. Keep your eyes open for seals, sea lions, otters, whales, and puffins throughout the half-day exploration cruise with lunch included on the boat.
Day 4 Valdez - Wrangell-St. Elias National Park - Fairbanks (379 miles)
Today we will drive to Fairbanks along the Wrangell- St. Elias National Park and the Trans-Alaska Pipeline.
Day 5 Fairbanks
Today we will visit the Museum of North, cruise on the Chena River aboard a sternwheeler and experience the thrill of river travel.Time is available for shopping, walking or dining on your own in the downtown area. Tonight, guests can consider purchasing the optional authentic salmon bake.
Day 6 Fairbanks - Denali National Park (92 miles)
Today we will head for Denali National Park. There are many acitivies 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 champions award winning dog kennel.
Day 7 Denali National Park
After breakfast, we will 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. Early May & September tours are shortened due to road conditions. Overnight in Denali.
Day 8 Denali - Talkeetna - Anchorage (181 miles)
This morning we will drive to Talkeetna. Then we will watch for a glimpse of the majestic Mt. McKinley or black bear along the banks of the Susitna River, enjoy time on own to explore this quaint Alaskan town. In the afternoon our journey will continue south to Anchorage by rail in Deluxe Dome Railcars.
Day 10 Anchorage
Today our adventure will come to an end with a transfer to the airport.