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Alaska and The Yukon featuring the Yukon, Fairbanks and Denali

13 days with Collette Vacations   Rating: Deluxe

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Click for Dates and Prices Day 1 Anchorage, Alaska - Tour Begins
Your journey opens in Anchorage, an urban enclave surrounded by wilderness. It’s the most popular city in the great state of Alaska. From here, set off on a true frontier adventure.

Day 2 Anchorage - Whittier - Anchorage
Today, travel south hugging the dramatic shoreline along Turnagain Arm, one of the most beautiful stretches of highway in America. In Whittier, embark on a cruise of Prince William Sound and Blackstone Bay, home to seven glaciers, tumbling waterfalls and abundant wildlife. Enjoy lunch onboard during this fully narrated scenic adventure. Then you are invited into the wheelhouse to meet the Captain who has been cruising the Sound for many years. This evening, join your fellow travelers for a welcome dinner at a local restaurant in Anchorage. (B,L,D)

Day 3 Anchorage - Tok
Today’s drive to the small town of Tok takes you through incredible landscapes, including Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve, the largest national park/preserve in the United States. Overnight in Tok, an old stopover for travelers coming from or heading to Canada on the Alaska Highway. (B)

Day 4 Tok - Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada
A picturesque day awaits in Whitehorse, the capital of Canada’s Yukon, an eclectic city filled with miners, artisans and adventurers. En route, ride by Kluane National Park, the “crown jewel” of the Canadian national parks system, and enjoy the spectacular views. (B)

Day 5 Whitehorse - Skagway - Whitehorse
Gold! Travel back to a time when dreams of a big payday were on everyone’s mind. Ride to Skagway, the gateway to the Klondike. Revel in tales of the gold rush as you independently explore the numerous historic buildings still intact from that bygone era. (B,D)

Day 6 Whitehorse - Carmacks - Dawson City
Today’s final destination is Dawson City. En route, stop in the village of Carmacks to see the famous Five Finger Rapids mentioned in Jack London’s novel The Call of The Wild. Carmacks is named after George Carmack, the man who struck gold in 1896, sparking the frenzy that turned Dawson City into the center of the Klondike Gold Rush. Within a few years, the population grew from nearly zero to 40,000. After the gold rush, the population plummeted…leaving behind a ghost town. (B)

Day 7 Dawson City
Get to know Dawson City’s compelling history on a fascinating tour by coach that includes Bonanza Creek, site of the first gold strike; and the last sternwheeler, the SS Keno, which once transported silver, zinc and lead. This afternoon, enjoy some leisure time to independently explore this rustic gold rush town. (B)

Day 8 Dawson City - Chicken, Alaska - Fairbanks
An exciting day awaits as you ride along the Top of the World Highway. Discover why it rivals all other scenic roads. Stop in Chicken, one of the last surviving gold rush towns of Alaska. Share a laugh in this small village that retains its frontier spirit. Your home for the next two nights is Fairbanks, a city referred to as the “land of the midnight sun.” (B)

Day 9 Fairbanks
This morning, enjoy a city tour of Fairbanks that includes a stop at the Trans-Alaska Pipeline. Your afternoon features a scenic sternwheeler cruise on the Chena River. This 3-hour journey takes you into the heart of Alaska and introduces a family who has made the rivers of Alaska a way of life. See a floatplane take off alongside the boat and learn about the kennels that are the home of an Iditarod winner. Tonight, dive into life here and enjoy a local salmon bake featuring delicious all-you-can-eat Alaskan salmon. (B,D)

Day 10 Fairbanks - Denali
A delightful day of sightseeing awaits. Board a deluxe domed railcar and enjoy breakfast on your way to Denali National Park. En route, embrace the elegance of first-class Goldstar service. Upon arrival in Denali, the remainder of the afternoon is at leisure to relax or independently explore this magnificent area. Tonight, enjoy dinner and a show at the Music of Denali Dinner Theater where the history of Denali is performed by your wait staff. (B,D)

Day 11 Denali National Park
Travel over 50 miles into the heart of Denali National Park to begin your Tundra Wilderness tour.* This adventure offers a wide range of incredible scenery, narrated history and some of the best opportunities to view the park’s wildlife. (B)

Day 12 Denali - Talkeetna - Anchorage
Relax on your way back to Anchorage. En route, stop in the charming town of Talkeetna. Take a step back in time as you explore the downtown area, a National Historic Site. Perhaps you’ll stop at the historic Nagley’s General Store. Founded in 1921, Nagley’s is still open for business and is known to be the longest continually operated general store in the region. Tonight, celebrate your Alaskan adventure during a farewell dinner. (B,D)

Day 13 Anchorage - Tour Ends
Your tour comes to a close today, leaving you with many wonderful memories of your adventure. (B)
All This Included
Come to know all of the treasures of “the last frontier” – unspoiled landscapes, ancient glaciers, and an array of wildlife. Take a trip through breathtaking Prince William Sound to view its glaciers. Visit the small town of Tok, the original trade center for travelers coming from and returning to Canada. Set out for the “Gateway of the Klondike” – Skagway. Board a scenic sternwheeler for a cruise on the peaceful Chena River. Enjoy breakfast and savor first-class Goldstar service on the Alaska Railroad on an adventure into Denali National Park, and travel deep into the park on a backcountry adventure Tundra Wilderness tour. Enjoy some leisure time in the quaint town of Talkeetna. This is the best of Alaska and the Yukon.
  • 18 meals
  • Centrally-located hotels provide a home away from home
  • Hotel-to-hotel baggage handling
  • A professional tour manager accompanies you throughout your trip
  • Expert local guides provide insightful, personalized tours
  • Unparalleled sightseeing includes all of the "must-sees"
  • Enriching cultural experiences bring the destination to life
  • Private climate-controlled motorcoach enhances your tour
  • Free round trip sedan service that takes you from your home to the airport when you purchase an air-inclusive Collette tour (within 50 miles of nearest airport gateway)
  • Stop in the village of Carmacks to see the famous Five Finger Rapids.
  • Relax on a scenic sternwheeler cruise on the Chena River.
Anchorage, AK: Hilton Anchorage
Tok, AK: Young's Motel 
Whitehorse, YT: Best Western Gold Rush Inn 
Dawson City, YT: Downtown Hotel 
Fairbanks, AK: Pikes Waterfront Lodge 
Denali, AK: Grande Denali Lodge 
Anchorage, AK: The Lakefront 
Pre and Post Add-ons
Pre Night Hotel:
  • Hilton Anchorage
  • This tour requires average physical activity. You should be in good health, able to climb stairs and walk reasonable distances, possibly over uneven ground and cobblestoned streets.
  • Please ask your Vacations To Go travel counselor for more information.
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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.