Day 1 Anchorage
Today, guests will meet in Anchorage. The tour director will be on hand in the evening to answer any questions.
Day 2 Anchorage - Valdez (140 miles)
Today we will take a cruise of Prince William Sound, from which we can get amazing views of the Alaskan landscape, such as the Columbia Glacier. Upon disembarking, we will make our way to Valdez, AK for the night.
Day 3 Valdez - Tok (253 miles)
Leave Valdez, home of the Alyeska Pipeline Terminal, and enjoy views of Bridal Veil Falls, Worthington Glacier, and Thompson Pass. Overnight in Tok, the "Dog Sled Capital of the World."
Day 4 Tok - Whitehorse (386 miles)
Join the Alaska Highway and follow along the Tetlin National Wildlife Refuge. Skirt the shores of Kluane Lake, once a meeting place for crews constructing the Alaska Highway. Behold spectacular vistas of the rugged mountains of Kluane National Park, home to 19,625-foot-high Mount Logan, Canada's highest peak. The next two nights are in Whitehorse, capital of the Yukon and the territorial headquarters of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
Day 6 Whitehorse - Dawson City (330 miles)
Today we will continue southeast through the Yukon to the town of Dawson City, YT. Along the way, we will make a stop at the rumbling Five Finger Rapids on the Yukon River. Upon our arrival in Dawson, we will head to Diamond Tooth Gertie's Saloon, which features ragtime music, can-can girls, and an old-fashioned casino.
Day 7 Dawson City
We will spend the day today exploring Dawson City. Stops on the tour include Bonanza Creek, site of Claim #1, where the first gold strike was made; Robert Service's cabin; and a photo stop at the SS Keno, the last sternwheeler to run between Dawson and Whitehorse.
Day 8 Dawson City - Fairbanks (387 miles)
Today we will make the long drive back northwest into Alaska. Our destination is the town of Fairbanks, AK.
Day 9 Fairbanks
Today, we will explore Fairbanks by visiting the Trans-Alaska Pipeline and taking a Riverboat Cruise on the Chena and Tanana Rivers. Then, we will have a chance to join a personalized tour of the Chena Indian Village.
Day 10 Fairbanks - Denali National Park (92 miles)
Today, we make our way from Fairbanks to Denali National Park and Preserve, where we will have the afternoon to explore on our own.
Day 11 Denali National Park
Today, guests will have the entire day to explore Denali National Park at their leisure.
Day 12 Denali National Park - Anchorage (180 miles)
On our way back to Anchorage, we will stop at the Iditarod Visitor's Center to learn more about this amazing dogsled race. Upon our arrival back in Anchorage, guests will be transferred to the airport. Flights should be booked to depart after 5:00pm.