b'The tour offered key elementsto thoroughly understandingAlaska and Alaskan way of life.~ Gary S., San Antonio, TXDay 1 - Fairbankshistory of the park.A local guide will showHolgate and Aialik Glacier, offering youArrive in Fairbanks, transfer to your hotel andus the original rangers cabin, a memorablepicture-perfect views. Overnight Seward, AK. meet your Tour Manager and fellow travelers.Alaskan Native presentation and provide(L) Overnight Fairbanks, AK.background on the geology of the area.Overnight Denali, AK. Day 8 - Prince William Sound/Surprise Day 2 - Riverboat Discovery & TrailGlacier/Anchorage Breaker KennelDay 5 - Alaska Railroads Denali StarThis morning we drive to Whittier for a cruise This morning set sail on a 3-hour riverboatto Talkeetnato some of the beautiful places in Princetour along the Chena and Tanana Rivers We board the Alaska Railroads Denali Star inWilliam Sound. The catamaran entersand learn about the culture and history ofGoldStar Service to Talkeetna. En route, soakBlackstone Bay where we are surrounded the area. Next, Alaskan Native Guides take in views of Mt. Denalis south face, cross theby breathtaking mountains and alpine and us into Chena Indian Village, where we summit of the Continental Divide at 2,363tidewater glaciers as we make our way tolearn about the history and culture of thesefeet and enjoy one of the best photo vantagethe pinnacle of the tour, Blackstone andindigenous people. Following the tour, wepoints, the arched Hurricane Gulch BridgeBeloit Glacier. Onboard, we are treated to areturn to Fairbanks with time at leisure to spanning 918 feet across and 296 feet abovedelicious lunch. Back in Whittier, we board explore the city. Tonight, we are in for athe creek bed. Enjoy lunch onboard. the Alaska Railroads Glacier Discovery for quintessential Alaskan experience with a Overnight Talkeetna, AK. (B, L)our final leg of the tour to Anchorage.trip to Trail Breaker Kennel for a special Day 6 - Anchorage/Kenai Peninsula/ Overnight Anchorage, AK. (B, L) Welcome to Alaska evening, includingdinner and an educational presentationSewardDay 9 - Tour Conclusion about Alaska and one of its favorite sports,This morning, we visit the Anchorage Your tour concludes this morning. Adogsledding. Overnight Fairbanks, AK. (B, D)Museum for a docent-led tour through somecomplimentary shuttle is provided by the of the museums most enthralling exhibits,hotel to the Anchorage Airport with prior Day 3 - Alaska Railroads Denali Starincluding its main exhibition titled Living reservations.to Denali National ParkOur Cultures, Sharing Our Heritage: The FirstAll aboard the Alaska Railroads historic Peoples of Alaska. Next, we follow theDenali Star for a scenic journey to Denali Turnagain Arm to Mt. Alyeska, where we National Park. The train meanders throughboard a tram for the summit to admire the the landscape, giving us a chance to seestunning views. Our day concludes with the wildlife, small villages and great stretches drive down the Kenai Peninsula to Seward. of forest and open land before arriving in Overnight Seward, AK. (B) Denali National Park. Six million acres lieDay 7 - Kenai Fjords National Park ahead in the park, and they are yours to Get ready to explore glaciers and observeexplore however you see fit. Overnight sea otters, sea lions, eagles and puffins Denali, AK. (B)during your wildlife cruise alongside Kenai Day 4 - Denali TouringFjords National Park today. This narratedTodays touring inside Denali National Parkcatamaran tour shares the areas history as focuses on the rich natural and cultural we sail to two active tidewater glaciers,For Vacations By Rails complete collection of vacations, visit www.vacationsbyrail.com or call 877-253-9891 99'