|Day 1 ||Wed., August 21st Fly to Fairbanks, Alaska for a Two-Night Stay |
Fly to Fairbanks, Alaska and arriving in the late afternoon and check into the hotel for a two-night stay. Enjoy free time in the evening to explore Fairbanks, known as the “Golden Heart City.”
|Day 2 ||Thurs., August 22nd Riverboat Discovery into the Heart of Alaska |
Enjoy a ride on the Riverboat Discovery, a three-hour journey that will take you into the heart of Alaska. You’ll witness a bush pilot take off and land beside the boat. The tour includes a stop at the Trans-Alaska Oil Pipeline and gives you a great overview of the Fairbanks community.
|Day 3 ||Fri., August 23th Travel by Train to Denali National Park |
This morning, enjoy traveling along the rails of the Alaska Railroad to Denali National Park with 360-degree views from your dome rail car seats. As you travel through the high tundra plateau into the gorgeous scenery of the Healy Canyon, be watchful for wildlife during your rail journey.
|Day 4 ||Sat., August 24th Tundra Wilderness Tour |
More than just the mountain, Denali National Park is six million acres of wild land. This afternoon, your Tundra Wilderness Tour will take you into this pristine region of Alaska on the only road into and out of the park. Along the way, enjoy a fully narrated ride learning about the park.
|Day 5 ||Sun., August 25th Iditarod Sled Dog Kennel and Talkeetna |
Today’s adventure starts with a tour of a local iditarod sled dog kennel. Learn about the Alaska state
sport of dog mushing before continuing on to the unique town of Talkeetna.
|Day 6 ||Mon., August 26th Alaska Wildlife Center & Board Ship |
Visit the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center to view large animals found throughout Alaska before boarding the Norwegian Jewel.
|Day 7 ||Tues., August 27th Cruising Hubbard Glacier |
Get up close and personal with the gigantic Hubbard Glacier, North America’s largest tidewater
|Day 8 ||Wed., August 28th Icy Strait Point |
Located in Alaska’s Native Tlingit village of Hoonah, Icy Strait Point has many activities to choose from.
|Day 9 ||Thurs., August 29th Juneau |
Juneau is the capital of Alaska and offers the only drive-to glaciers from Mendenhall and Hatchery.
|Day 10 ||Fri., August 30th Skagway |
Skagway is home to gold-rush-era buildings, now preserved as part of the Klondike Gold Rush
National Historical Park as well as The White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad.
|Day 11 ||Sat., August 31st Ketchikan |
Ketchikan is known for its many Native American totem poles and well as the Salmon Capital of the World.
|Day 12 ||Sun., Sept. 1st Cruising the Inside Passage |
Enjoy the splendid spectacle of the serene landscapes and the scenery of Alaska’s Inside Passage which
stretches hundreds of miles from the Gulf of Alaska.
|Day 13 ||Mon., Sept. 2nd Disembark & Fly Home |
Disembark in Vancouver, Canada and fly home.