10 Day Classic Alaska

A 10-Day Gate 1 tour starting from $2,699

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Tour Length: 10 Days
Countries Visited: United States
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Tour Type:
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Tour Category: Classic
Tour Operator: Gate 1
Tour Code: US-10DCLAAK-PKG-17
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  • Round trip flights Seattle-Anchorage, Anchorage-Seattle
    Other departure cities available. Click on date of departure for selection and prices
  • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
  • 9 nights accommodations
  • 2 nights Anchorage
  • 3 nights Denali
  • 2 nights Seward
  • 2 nights Homer
  • 13 meals: 9 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners
  • Hotel porterage
  • Rail service from Anchorage to Denali National Park
  • Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Services of English-speaking tour manager throughout
  • Entrance fees per itinerary
  • Board the Deluxe Dome service, for a scenic journey to Denali National Park
  • Enjoy a Tundra Wilderness Tour in Denali National Park
  • View majestic Denali, the tallest mountain in North America
  • Boat cruise to magnificent Kenai Fjords National Park, teaming with marine wildlife
  • Take an interpretive walk with a ranger to the edge of the massive Exit Glacier
  • Visit to Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, to learn about Alaskan wildlife
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*Not Included:
Optional tours and gratuities.


Additional Information:
Land only price does not include arrival/departure transfers.

Some domestic flights arrive late at night on Day 1. Departure from Anchorage on Day 2 is early.


Accommodation Details:
Triple rooms consist of two double/queen beds for three persons; where available, a fee may be charged by the hotel for the addition of a cot/rollaway.

 
 

DAY 1, Wednesday - Arrive in Anchorage
Welcome to Alaska! Arrive in Anchorage, the state’s largest city, where most of the population resides; upon arrival transfer to your hotel. The remainder of the day is at leisure to get familiar with this thriving city located between the Chugach Mountains and the waters of the Cook Inlet. Meet your Tour Manager, who will be available to offer suggestions for your free time. The downtown area in Anchorage has grown into a prosperous and vibrant center with a world-class museum and plenty of gift shops, galleries, and restaurants. Stop to see the bronze statue of Captain Cook at Resolution Park dedicated to his exploration of Cook Inlet in 1778 or visit the monument to President Eisenhower commemorating Alaska’s admission to the Union in 1959
Overnight: Anchorage

DAY 2, Thursday - Denali National Park
Early morning transfer to the railway station to board the world-famous Alaska Railroad's Deluxe Dome Rail for the scenic journey from Anchorage to Denali National Park. Sit back, relax and enjoy this picturesque train ride. View magnificent panoramas along the route, including the Susitna River, the longest in South Central Alaska, with its premier streams sometimes plentiful with salmon and rainbow trout. Arrive in Denali, enjoy a Welcome Meeting, followed by a interactive discussion about Denali National Park. After the Welcome Dinner with your fellow travelers at a local restaurant, return to your hotel
Overnight: Denali
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 3, Friday - Tundra Wilderness Tour, Denali
Awake in Denali National Park, a vast region of unspoiled beauty, home to awe-inspiring Denali, the highest peak in North America. Today’s Tundra Wilderness tour takes you through the National Park, and if the weather is clear, you'll see Denali. During the early part of the trip, keep a sharp lookout for the most impressive animal in the park - the Alaskan moose, largest in the world, weighing up to 1600 pounds. It’s possible that you'll see Dall sheep on the mountainsides, caribous anywhere above the tree line, eagles soaring above and grizzly brown bears too! It’s possible to also see and hear howling wolves in the distance. As you travel over mountain passes; the highest points offer expansive views of the Alaska Range on the horizon. While glaciers cover one-sixth of the Park, the sub-arctic wilderness also supports over 650 species of colorful flowering plants. Return for an evening at leisure or join the optional Denali Cabin Dinner Theatre, featuring a festive musical comedy and dinner
Optional: Denali Cabin Dinner Theatre
Overnight: Denali
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4, Saturday - Full Day in Denali
After breakfast, enjoy a full day at leisure to explore Denali National Park.  Perhaps join the optional Sled Dog Kennel Tour where you will see Alaska's famed sled dogs up close
Optional: Sled Dog Kennel Tour
Overnight: Denali
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 5, Sunday - Depart Denali, Arrive in Seward
Travel today from Denali to Seward on the beautiful Parks Highway. En route, stop for lunch, then continue on one of the world’s greatest scenic drives along the Turnagain Arm, where the mountains rise out of the sea and the ever-changing landscape is abundant with wildlife. Arrive in the coastal community of Seward, the most popular port in Alaska, with its colorful history of Russian fur traders and gold prospectors. Upon arrival, enjoy the remainder of your day at leisure
Overnight: Seward
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 6, Monday - Kenai Fjords National Park
This morning consider joining an optional excursion to the Alaska Sealife Center. Afterwards join a boat cruise from Seward into magnificent Kenai Fjords National Park. The Park features dramatic fjords, calving glaciers, and the massive 300 square mile Harding Ice Field. The waters of Kenai Fjords are teaming with marine wildlife like Steller sea lions, harbor seals, Dall porpoises, sea otters, and humpback, killer and Minke whales. After lunch on board, return to the harbor for an afternoon at leisure
Optional:Alaska Sealife Center
Overnight: Seward
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 7, Tuesday - Depart Seward, Kenai Cultural Center
This morning, begin your day at Exit Glacier. Take an interpretive walk with a guide to the edge of the massive glacier. Depart to Kenai, the largest community on the Kenai Peninsula with its dramatic backdrop of the Alaska Range and three active volcanoes. The Kenai River's legendary salmon is the reason Kenai is one of the oldest inhabited settlements in Alaska, often referred to as one of the greatest sport fishing areas in the world. Visit the Kenai Cultural Center to view the display of Alaskan artifacts and historical exhibits on the city's Russian heritage. Then, continue the journey south, past lush green valleys and fields of wildflowers to the charming and colorful town of Homer. As the road turns east along the bluffs overlooking Kachemak Bay, see the astonishing panorama of mountains, white peaks, glaciers and the famous Homer Spit, a long strip of land that stretches into that beautiful deep blue bay. Upon arrival to Homer, head towards Homer Spit for Dock Walk of the Harbor and learn about marine wildlife and its great tidal range
Overnight: Homer
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 8, Wednesday - Full Day in Homer
Discover the unique coastal town of Homer on your day at leisure; activities like bear viewing, fishing, and sea kayaking are options for your day at leisure. Perhaps try the Islands and Ocean Visitor’s Center, "Your window to the largest seabird refuge in the world." There are exhibits inside as well as interpretive trails throughout its sixty acre site or explore this tempting town with its quirky gift shops and art galleries, and plenty of fantastic seafood restaurants
Overnight: Homer
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 9, Thursday - Travel to Anchorage, Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center
Depart Homer for Anchorage. En route, visit the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center surrounded by mountains and hanging glaciers, the perfect place to learn about Alaskan wildlife. View a variety of Alaska's wildlife in this natural park setting and see the injured animals that are cared for by the Center. Continue to Anchorage. This evening, enjoy a Farewell Dinner on your final night in Alaska with your Tour Manager and fellow travelers
Overnight: Anchorage
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 10, Friday - Return Home
Transfer to the airport for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

 
         
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Documents
TRAVEL DOCUMENTS: Necessary Travel Documents such as Passports and Visas is the responsibility of the traveler. Passports must be valid six months from your return travel date.

 

Sheraton Anchorage Hotel & Spa
This first class hotel is located in downtown Anchorage close to shopping and just three blocks from the Anchorage Museum.

Denali Park Village
This tourist class lodge is situated nearby the Nenana River.

Windsong Lodge
This superior tourist class lodge is about a ten minute ride away from the city center of Seward.

Homer Ocean Shores
This superior tourist class hotel has spectacular views of mountains and Kachemak Bay.

Sheraton Anchorage Hotel & Spa
This first class hotel is located in downtown Anchorage close to shopping and just three blocks from the Anchorage Museum.

 

 
 

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