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Majestic Alaska 2019

8 days with Trafalgar   Rating: First Class

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Itinerary
Click for Dates and Prices Day 1 Arrive Fairbanks (2 Nights)
Kick-start your epic adventure through 'The Great Land' in the remote city of Fairbanks, the Arctic gateway to Alaska's Midnight Sun. This evening, Join your Travel Director and fellow expeditioners for a Welcome Reception at 6 p.m. (Welcome Reception)

Day 2 Fairbanks Sightseeing
Dive deep into the history of the Gold Rush in Alaska's largest city in the interior, Fairbanks. A Local Specialist, Fairbanks' Gold Daughters will guide you through the process of panning for gold in real Alaskan paydirt. Board the Riverboat Discovery, to hear tales of the Gold Rush and visit a recreated Athabascan Village. Later today, indulge in a salmon bake Regional Meal. (Full Breakfast, Regional Meal)

Day 3 Fairbanks – Denali National Park (2 Nights)
Admire the soulful expanse of Tanana River Valley, stretching hundreds of miles in every direction until it collides into the snow-capped peaks of Denali National Park. Touch the sky as you wind your way through this untamed wilderness to catch a glimpse of the 'Great One'. Join a Local Specialist at your lodge to learn about the rare Subarctic flora and fauna, before delving into Denali's lively history during a Regional Meal and show at the Denali Dinner Theatre. (Full Breakfast, Regional Meal)

Day 4 Denali National Park
Tune into your unfettered surrounds - a free day to connect with Denali on your terms. Be present amidst the sounds of Bunting and Gray Jays, hike through the wilderness or take the perfect shot of Mount Denali. Today is yours to indulge in the contemplative solitude offered by this national park. (Full Breakfast)

Day 5 Denali – Alaska Railroad – Anchorage (2 Nights)
A leisurely start to our day sees us board the famous Alaska Railroad for the scenic journey south to Anchorage. Epic Alaskan landscapes provide an inspiring backdrop for expert insights into such icons as Hurricane Gulch and Indian River Canyon. Arriving in Anchorage, we enjoy an evening at leisure. (Full Breakfast)

Day 6 Anchorage Sightseeing
Explore Anchorage's historic downtown and view the scenic shores of Cook Inlet as you travel to a nearby local sports fishing hatchery where you'll learn about this complex process and its positive impact on the local communities. We'll visit the Alaska Native Heritage Center where you'll gain a deeper understanding of Alaska's 11 major cultural groups through storytelling and authentic demonstrations. Enjoy some free time to explore before joining your newfound friends at a Farewell Dinner. (Full Breakfast, Farewell Dinner)

Day 7 Anchorage – Kenai Fjords National Park – Seward
We join a Local Specialist on a visit to a wildlife rehabilitation centre before embarking on a sightseeing cruise into the icy heart of Kenai Fjords National Park. Share the choppy waters with Humpback whales and glacial icebergs as you enjoy a lunch made with fresh, local ingredients. Our journey through the Alaskan wilderness at its end, we bid farewell to our newfound friends who will be joining the Glacier Discovery Cruise with Holland America Line. ( Full Breakfast, Lunch)

Day 8 Seward – Depart Anchorage
Spend a leisurely morning soaking up the last exquisite views of Resurrection Bay, before returning to Anchorage. Stops will be made at Anchorage International Airport and the Anchorage Marriott Downtown for guests extending their stay. (Full Breakfast)

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All This Included
Explore the scenic river valleys and snowcapped peaks of Alaska, traversing Denali's tundra and Hurricane Gulch to Kenai Fjords National Park-home to Black Bears and Resurrection Bay.

Dining
  • 7 full breakfasts
  • 1 lunch
  • 4 dinners
Travel Highlights
  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach 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
  • Local Specialist Pan for gold in real Alaskan paydirt, learn about the rare subarctic flora and fauna and the uniqueness of Alaskan wildlife and at a wildlife rehabilitation centre. (Days 2, 3, 7)
Sightseeing Highlights
  • City Tour Anchorage, Fairbanks
  • Cruise in a paddlewheel boat in Fairbanks with the historic Binkley Family's Riverboat Discovery and into Kenai Fjords National Park
  • Iconic Train journey through Alaska's wildnerness aboard the Alaska Railroad
  • Visit Fairbanks, Denali National Park, Anchorage, a sports fish hatchery
Accommodations
Fairbanks: Rivers Edge Resort
Denali National Park: Denali Park Village
Anchorage: Anchorage Marriott Downtown
Seward: Seward Windsong Lodge   
Notes
  • Please ask your Vacations To Go travel counselor for more information.
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