Grand Alaska - 10 Day Tour
Experience the best of Alaska on this 10-day escorted tour. Beginning and ending in Anchorage, visit Valdez, Alaska’s Little Switzerland; the Golden Heart City of Fairbanks; and, lush Denali National Park. Highlights of your travels include a cruise on Prince William Sound, a riverboat cruise along the Chena and Tenana Rivers, and an excursion on the Alaska Railroad from Denali to Anchorage.
Scenic highlights of your trip include:
- Hotel accommodations for 9 nights
- Transportation by deluxe motorcoach
- Excursion aboard the Alaska Railroad
- 8 meals
- Services of a professional tour manager
- Worthington Glacier
- Columbia Glacier
- Prince William Sound
- Denali National Park
Day 1 - Welcome to Anchorage
Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel. Depending on your arrival time you may want to explore Alaska's largest city. Overnight Anchorage.
Day 2 - Anchorage/Valdez
Board your deluxe motorcoach for today's grand adventure to Valdez. Drive through the Matanuska Susitna Valley where world record monster size vegetables grow in the 24-hour daylight. Stop by Worthington Glacier for a look at this gigantic piece of ice. You’ll arrive early this evening in Valdez, Alaska's Little Switzerland. There will be a welcome reception this evening. Overnight Valdez. (B, R)
Day 3 - Excursion to the Columbia Glacier
This morning is free to explore Valdez. This afternoon enjoy a cruise to the mighty Columbia Glacier. The tour will give you an insight into the sensitive Prince William Sound eco-system. Overnight Valdez. (CB)
Day 4 - Valdez/Fairbanks
Today explore the Richardson and Alaska Highways as you traverse the eastern part of the state. You'll arrive in Fairbanks and overnight in the Golden Heart City. Overnight Fairbanks. (CB)
Day 5 - Fairbanks Sightseeing and Riverboat Discovery
This morning board your coach for a tour of Fairbanks including the Museum, and the Alaska Pipeline. This afternoon board the Riverboat Discovery for a cruise on the Chena and Tanana Rivers. Overnight Fairbanks. (B)
Day 6 - Fairbanks/Denali
After breakfast board your motorcoach for the drive to Denali National Park. After checking into your hotel, the afternoon is free to take advantage of the many activities in the Park. River rafting and flightseeing are examples of the things you can do. Overnight Denali. (B)
Day 7 - Denali Sightseeing
The morning is free to enjoy more optional activities in the Park. This afternoon, travel deep into Denali National Park on the Tundra Wilderness Tour. This tour is approximately eight hours and includes a snack box dinner and hot beverage. Overnight Denali. (B)
Day 8 - Denali/Anchorage
The morning is free for hiking or going to the Park's visitor center. Depart at 12:30pm on the Alaska Railroad for your trip to Anchorage. One of the highlights today is the fertile Matanuska/Susitna Valley farming area, famous for the oversized vegetables, which result from the long hours of daylight. Overnight Anchorage. (B)
Day 9 - Anchorage Sightseeing
Enjoy a city tour of Anchorage, which includes the historic downtown district and the Alaska Native Heritage Center. Tonight, feast on an Alaskan-style meal and share tales from the road with your traveling companions. Overnight Anchorage. (B, D)
Day 10 - Tour Conclusion
Your tour ends with a transfer to the Anchorage Airport for your flight home.
Add a 7-day Glacier Discovery cruise aboard Holland America’s ms Statendam to your vacation! Cruise travels along Alaska’s Inside Passage to Vancouver with scenic ports of call including Juneau, Glacier Bay, and Ketchikan. Ask a rail specialist for details.
Prices are land-only, per person. Prices are correct at the time of this web page being published; however, prices are subject to change.
Call 877-929-7245 today to book your Grand Alaska vacation.
If adding post-tour cruise extension, please note passport is required.