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Western Canada and Alaska

2014

Spectacular Alaska

Tour Code - AJ

10 days Anchorage to Anchorage

All inclusive prices starting at: $3079


Meals

  • Breakfast - 9
  • Lunch - 4
  • Dinner - 4

Standard Features

VALDEX: Cruise Prince William Sound
DELTA JUNCTION: Visit the living history homestead
FAIRBANKS: Pan for gold at Gold Dredge #8; cruise aboard sternwheeler riverboat Discovery; enjoy an Alaska salmon bake
FAIRBANKS-DENALI: Journey aboard the Alaska Railroad in Deluxe Dome Service
DENALI NATIONAL PARK: Dinner and exclusive presentation at the Murie Science Centre by a local Naturalist; guided wilderness expedition
BIG LAKE: Visit Happy Trails Kennels
ANCHORAGE: Sightseeing tour; farewell dinner
KENAI FJORDS NATIONAL PARK: Cruise through Kenai Fjords National Park
MEALS: Breakfast (B) daily, 4 lunches (L) including a picnic lunch in Denali National Park, 4 three-course dinners (D) including a farewell dinner in Anchorage
Inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, including admission charges where applicable

Spectacular Alaska

Day by Day

Day Description
1

ARRIVE IN ANCHORAGE

Welcome to Anchorage! Meet your Tour Director this evening between 5 pm and 8 pm in the hotel reception area.

2

ANCHORAGE-VALDEZ

Meet your fellow travelling companions at this morning's welcome orientation. Travel through Palmer in the Matanuska Valley, where cabbages can grow to an amazing 70-pounds in the 24-hour daylight, up over Tahneta Pass for wonderful vistas of Matanuska and Worthington Glaciers. Stop at Bridal Veil Falls before arriving in the seaside port of Valdez, often referred to as the "Switzerland of Alaska." (B,D)

3

VALDEZ. CRUISE ON PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND

Board your boat for a CRUISE on Prince William Sound and along the 4.8 km (3-mile) face of Columbia Glacier, keeping a watchful eye out for wildlife, including seals, sea otters, birds, and even whales! Before returning to Valdez, see the Trans-Alaska Pipeline Terminal, where supertankers are loaded with crude oil from Prudhoe Bay. (B,L)

4

VALDEZ-DELTA JUNCTION-FAIRBANKS.

Great scenery all the way as you travel along Richardson Highway. Stop at DELTA JUNCTION, a living history homestead with a museum, original roadhouse, and farm animals. Then, head west on the Alaska Highway to Fairbanks, the state's second-largest city. (B)

5

FAIRBANKS

Visit GOLD DREDGE #8 and ride the narrow-gauge railroad. Then, try your luck as you pan for gold. Later today, board the sternwheeler DISCOVERY for a cruise on the Chena and Tanana Rivers, with a stop at the Chena Indian Village to learn about Athabascan Native culture. You will also have the chance to meet Iditarod mushers and their famed dog teams to learn about breeding, training, and the big race! This evening, enjoy a special Alaska salmon bake. (B,D)

6

FAIRBANKS-ALASKA RAILROAD-DENALI NATIONAL PARK

Board the world-famous ALASKA RAILROAD for a journey through untamed wilderness. Today's ride ends at DENALI NATIONAL PARK , where North America's highest peak, 6193 metre (20,320-foot) Mount McKinley (Denali), majestically dominates the park's 6 million acres. The afternoon is free. This evening, enjoy dinner at the Murie Science Centre followed by an exclusive PRESENTATION on Denali National Park by a local Naturalist. (B,D)

7

DENALI NATIONAL PARK

Morning at leisure. Optional activities include a float trip down the Nenana River and a helicopter ride over the park. Then, dress comfortably for a WILDERNESS EXPEDITION into Denali National Park to seek out grizzly bear, caribou, moose, and other wildlife. (B,L)

8

DENALI NATIONAL PARK-BIG LAKE-ANCHORAGE

Continue your exploration of Denali National Park as you head south toward Anchorage. Stop along the way at HAPPY TRAILS KENNELS, home of four-time Iditarod Champion Martin Buser and his dogs. Meet an Iditarod competitor and learn how they race and care for their dogs. You will also see a demo on mushing, complete with a mock Iditarod checkpoint, and get a chance to play with the sled dogs! Upon arrival in Anchorage, take a city sightseeing tour. This evening, your Tour Director hosts a special farewell dinner. (B,L,D)

9

ANCHORAGE. CRUISE IN KENAI FJORDS NATIONAL PARK

Witness one of the world's most scenic drives as you follow the south shore of lovely Turnagain Arm. Upon arrival in Seward, board your vessel for a cruise of KENAI FJORDS NATIONAL PARK and the opportunity to see glaciers calving into the sea, orcas, humpback whales, sea otters, and more! (B,L)

10

ANCHORAGE

The tour ends this morning with guests departing on individual schedules. Airport transfers are provided. (B)

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Accommodation Prices

Pre/Post Tour City Start Date End Date Single Price Twin Price Triple Price
PRE Tour Anchorage 01 Jan 2014 31 Dec 2014 $273 AUD $142 AUD $109 AUD
POST Tour Anchorage 01 Jan 2014 31 Dec 2014 $273 AUD $142 AUD $109 AUD

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Spectacular Alaska

Tour Code - AJ

10 days Anchorage to Anchorage

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Optional Excursions

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Excursions with an AUD price can be PRE-purchased before departure. Excursions with a price in the country's local currency may only be purchased on arrival . Please note Cosmos optional excursions may only be purchased on arrival . Child rates may be available, please see your local representative.

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Details

Name: Glacier and Wildlife Flightseeing
Prices Starting From 283.00 USD
Location: Anchorage
Description: Explore Knik Glacier and Wildlife Tour- Take off over the expansive Knik Glacier rimmed with spectacular hanging glaciers. Sense the motion of the ice and see how it has shaped the land, then fly over the winding Knick Glacier Gorge. Spot mountain goats and moose. Add a landing at a lakeside inn for refreshments. Cost: $283 per person for 1 1/2 hours; or $386 per person for 2 1/2 hours with Lakeside Stop.

Name: Redoubt Bay Bear Viewing Tour
Prices Starting From 615.00 USD
Location: Anchorage
Description: This guided tour will fly 70 miles southwest of Anchorage to the entrance of Lake Clark Wilderness Preserve, home of Redoubt Bay Lodge and incredible bear viewing. An experienced natural history guide will take you by boat through bear country, watch for them as they fish for salmon, and don't forget to look for other wildlife along the way. Relax and enjoy a homemade lunch on the lake or in a cozy lodge before you return to Anchorage in the afternoon. NOTE: This excursion is only available on Pre and Post nights.

Name: Black Diamond Golf
Prices Starting From 70.00 USD
Location: Denali National Park
Description: Golf packages include green fees, club rentals, course balls & tees, personalized certificate, logo ball, and transfer. Includes Power Cart or Pull Cart.

Name: Fixed Wing In Denali
Prices Starting From 375.00 USD
Location: Denali National Park
Description: Enjoy a 60-70 minute fixed wing flightseeing journey following the Alaska Range out to about one mile from Mt. McKinley (weather dependent). This is the flightseeing trip to do if you want to see North America's highest peak.

Name: Fly Fish Denali
Prices Starting From 175.00 USD
Location: Denali National Park
Description: Personalized and fully outfitted fly fishing excursions. Fish for Artic Grayling and Rainbow Trout in Denali.

Name: Husky Homestead
Prices Starting From 59.00 USD
Location: Denali National Park
Description: Step back from the crowds and join an intimate group for a personal tour of the homestead kennel of two-time Iditarod Champion Jeff King. Meet champion sled dogs, visit with puppies and see summer training in action. One and a half-hour narrated kennel tour.

Name: Mt. Mckinley By Helicopter
Prices Starting From 344.00 USD
Location: Denali National Park
Description: Enjoy a helicopter thrill as you soar high above the land and view wildlife, alpine glaciers, the Alaska Range and Mt. McKinley from afar (weather dependent). This tour is highly recommendable for our "once in a lifetime" adventurers. $344 per person- 50 minutes Denali Excursion, $444 per person- Denali Glacier Landing Expedition $479 per person- Heli-Hiking Adventure

Name: Rafting The Nenana River
Prices Starting From 90.00 USD
Location: Denali National Park
Description: Each trip is approximately three hours with a total of two hours on the water. The scenic Wilderness Run is perfect for the family and travels 13 miles through the Alaska wilderness. Perfect for the beginning rafter! The Canyon Run is an exciting whitewater adventure with Class III and IV rapids. This is one ride where you might get wet!

Name: Arctic Circle Air Adventure
Prices Starting From 444.00 USD
Location: Fairbanks
Description: Travel north out of Fairbanks by fixed-wing plane over the Arctic Circle. View the remarkable Trans-Alaska Pipeline, remnants of gold mining, the expansive Yukon River Valley, and the magnificent Brooks Mountain Range. Guests will land in a wilderness community and receive an official Arctic Circle Adventure Certificate. (Mid-day departure; Guests should book a pre night in Fairbanks to be able to do this tour.)

Name: Fairbanks Salmon Bake
Prices Starting From 33.00 USD
Location: Fairbanks
Description: Enjoy an all-you-can-eat Alaskan style meal as you dine on salmon, cod, or ribs with accompaniments. Afterwards, stroll through the neighboring Pioneer Park, an Alaskana theme park featuring historical buildings, transportation venues and shops.
 
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