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Majestic Alaska with Glacier Discovery Cruise 2018

14 days with Trafalgar   Rating: First Class

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Itinerary
Click for Dates and Prices Day 1 Arrive Fairbanks (2 Nights)
Welcome to Fairbanks. Spend the afternoon getting settled in or do some sightseeing. At 6 p.m., gather at the hotel with your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception.Welcome Reception

Day 2 Fairbanks Sightseeing
Start your day with a visit to Creamer's Field Refuge where a Local Specialist will take you on a peaceful nature walk to view migratory birds before a visit to the historic farmhouse. Board a paddlewheel riverboat on a journey to a recreated Athabascan village. Enjoy some free time to explore Fairbanks on your own before a salmon bake Regional Meal.Full Breakfast, Regional Meal

Day 3 Fairbanks – Denali National Park (2 Nights)
Wind your way through the scenic Tanana River Valley on your way to vistas of snowcapped Mount Denali-at 20,320 feet (6,194 metres), it is the highest peak in North America and the centrepiece of Denali National Park. Settle into your hotel and enjoy a presentation by a Local Specialist about the uniqueness of the Subarctic flora and fauna before delving into Denali's lively history at a Regional Meal and show at the Denali Dinner Theatre.Full Breakfast, Regional Meal

Day 4 Denali National Park
In 1976 President Jimmy Carter designated Denali National Park as an international biosphere reserve, focusing on ecosystem conservation and prudent use of national resources. Today is yours to completely explore the park as you wish-perhaps take an optional morning rafting trip.Full Breakfast

Day 5 Denali – Alaska Railroad – Anchorage (2 Nights)
Enjoy free time this morning before boarding the famous Alaska Railroad for the scenic journey to Anchorage. Relax in the Deluxe Dome Railcar as onboard experts discuss the spectacular landscapes of Hurricane Gulch and Indian River Canyon. After arriving in Anchorage, the evening is all yours.Full Breakfast

Day 6 Anchorage Sightseeing
Explore Anchorage's historic downtown district and view the scenic shores of Cook Inlet. Stop at a local sports fishing hatchery where over 6 million sport fish are hatched every year. Your Local Specialist will explain this complex process and its positive economic impact on the local communities. Visit the Alaska Native Heritage Center where you can walk along wooded paths past indigenous villages and meet with natives from different parts of the state. After some free time, join your newfound friends at a Farewell Dinner and toast to your Alaskan adventure. Full Breakfast, Farewell Dinner

Day 7 Anchorage – Kenai Fjords National Park – Seward – Cruise (7 Nights)
Visit a wildlife rehabilitation centre before embarking on a sightseeing cruise into the heart of Kenai Fjords National Park with lunch made of local, fresh ingredients while marvelling at wildlife and glaciers. Then bid farewell to your Travel Director as you board your Holland America Line cruise ship and set sail.Full Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8 Scenic Cruising – College Fjord
Admire the massive glaciers of College Fjord in Prince William Sound and keep your eyes open for abundant wildlife and maybe even one of the 40-ton humpback whales.Full Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9 Scenic Cruising – Glacier Bay National Park
Watch as Glacier Bay National Park's immense glaciers, towering peaks and icy rivers pass you by.Full Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10 Cruising – Haines
Haines is home to autumn's Alaska Bald Eagle Festival and lies alongside the longest fjord in the U.S. Visit the quaint downtown.Full Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 11 Cruising – Juneau
Stroll Juneau's picturesque streets, stopping in eclectic shops and saloons from the Gold Rush era. Perhaps embark on an optional trip on the Mount Roberts Tramway for exhilarating views of the harbour and nearby mountains.Full Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 12 Cruising – Ketchikan
Check out the world's largest collection of standing totem poles, intricately carved with native designs. Perhaps take an optional guided tour through town or a floatplane flightseeing trip.Full Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 13 Cruise the Inside Passage
Revel in the scenery as you slowly glide past a maze of bays, glacier-carved fjords and waterways protected from the open sea by rugged, isolated islands.Full Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 14 Depart Vancouver
Sail into Vancouver Harbour early this morning. After disembarking, take your transfer to Vancouver International Airport or to the hotel if you wish to extend your stay. (Full Breakfast)
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All This Included
A once-in-a-lifetime wilderness experience awaits the rugged adventurer in you as you explore the scenic river valleys and snowcapped peaks of Alaska, traversing Denali's tundra, Hurricane Gulch and the fjords to the mountains and glaciers of Kenai Fjords National Park-home to Black Bears, the Harding Icefield Trail and Resurrection Bay.

DINING
  • 7 full breakfasts
  • 3 dinners
  • 1 lunch
TRAVEL HIGHLIGHTS
  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Cherry-picked hotels all tried and trusted
  • Hand-picked Insider Experiences
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and local charges included
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Airport transfers on the first and last day of your guided holiday
  • VIP entry to many sights
Highlights
THE TRAFALGAR DIFFERENCE
  • HIDDEN TREASURES Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure
  • LOCAL SPECIALISTS For included sightseeing on a scenic nature walk in Fairbanks, learning about the uniqueness of Alaskan wildlife and at a sport fishing hatchery in Anchorage
SIGHTSEEING HIGHLIGHTS
  • Cruise in a paddlewheel boat in Fairbanks, into Kenai Fjords National Park
  • Iconic train journey through Alaska's wildnerness aboard the Alaska Railroad
  • Visit Fairbanks, Denali National Park, Anchorage, a wildlife rehabilitation centre
Accommodations
Fairbanks: Rivers Edge Resort
Denali National Park: Denali Park Village
Anchorage: Hilton Anchorage
Cruising: Holland America ship
Notes
  • Cabin upgrades are available. 
  • Please ask your Vacations To Go travel counselor for more information.
Terms and Conditions
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* The prices shown are U.S. dollars per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability. Prices quoted for land/cruise arrangements are subject to increase without notice. Once we have received your deposit, land/cruise prices are guaranteed. Air prices quoted via phone or email are subject to increase and are guaranteed only from the time that full payment is received. Also, air prices or air promotions mentioned on this site or on the phone do not include baggage fees imposed by airlines.