b'The tour offered key elements to thoroughlyunderstanding Alaska and Alaskan way of life. ~ Gary S, San Antonio, TXDay 1 - Fairbanks Day 4 - Denali Touring Day 7 - Kenai Fjords National ParkArrive in Fairbanks, transfer on your own toTodays touring inside Denali National ParkGet ready to explore glaciers and observe sea your hotel, and meet your Tour Manager andfocuses on the rich natural and cultural historyotters, sea lions, eagles and puffins during your fellow travelers. Overnight Fairbanks, AK.of the park.A local guide will show us thewildlife cruise alongside Kenai Fjords National Day 2 - Riverboat Discovery & Trailoriginal rangers cabin, a memorable AlaskanPark today. This narrated catamaran tour Native presentation and provide background onshares the areas history as we sail to two active Breaker Kennel the geology of the area.Overnight Denali, AK. tidewater glaciers, Holgate and Aialik Glacier, This morning set sail on a 3-hour riverboat touroffering you picture-perfect views. Overnight along the Chena and Tanana Rivers and learnDay 5 - Alaska Railroads Denali StarSeward, AK. (L) about the culture and history of the area. Next,to TalkeetnaAlaskan Native Guides take us into Chena IndianWe board the Alaska Railroads Denali Star inDay 8 - Prince William Sound/Surprise Village, where we learn about the history andGoldStar Service to Talkeetna. En route, soakGlacier/Anchorageculture of these indigenous people. Followingin views of Mt. Denalis south face, cross theThis morning we drive to Whittier for a cruise the tour, we return to Fairbanks with time atsummit of the Continental Divide at 2,363 feetto some of the beautiful places in Prince leisure to explore the city. Tonight, we are in forand enjoy one of the best photo vantage points,William Sound. Out on the open water, we will a quintessential Alaskan experience with a tripthe arched Hurricane Gulch Bridge spanningsee whales, seals and bird rookeries and pass to Trail Breaker Kennel for a special Welcome918 feet across and 296 feet above the creekthrough the beautiful Esther Passage. The to Alaska evening, including dinner and anbed. Enjoy lunch onboard. Overnight Talkeetna,catamaran enters Harriman Fjord, where we will educational presentation about Alaska and oneAK. (B, L)be surrounded by breathtaking mountains and of its favorite sports, dogsledding. Overnightalpine and tidewater glaciers as we make our Fairbanks, AK. (B, D)Day 6 - Anchorage/Kenai Peninsula/ way to the pinnacle of the tour, Surprise Glacier. Day 3 - Alaska Railroads Denali Star toSeward On the way back to Whittier Harbor, we stop This morning, we visit the Anchorage Museumat a working salmon hatchery for a brief tour. Denali National Park for a docent-led tour through some of theOnboard, we are treated to a delicious lunch. All aboard the Alaska Railroads historic Denalimuseums most enthralling exhibits, includingBack in Whittier, we board the Alaska Railroads Star for a scenic journey to Denali National Park.its main exhibition titled Living Our Cultures,Glacier Discovery for our final leg of the tour to The train meanders through the landscape,Sharing Our Heritage: The First Peoples ofAnchorage. Overnight Anchorage, AK. (B, L) giving us a chance to see wildlife, small villagesAlaska. Next, we follow the Turnagain Arm and great stretches of forest and open landto Mt. Alyeska, where we board a tram to theDay 9 - Tour Conclusionbefore arriving in Denali National Park. Sixsummit to admire the stunning views. OurYour tour concludes this morning. A million acres lie ahead in the park, and they areday concludes with the drive down the Kenaicomplimentary shuttle is provided by theyours to explore however you see fit. Overnight Peninsula to Seward. Overnight Seward, AK. (B)hotel to the Anchorage Airport.Denali, AK. (B) For Vacations By Rails complete collection of vacations, visit www.vacationsbyrail.com or call 877-253-9891 29'