Multi-Day Tour

Jewels of Alaska (Summer 2018) (7 days)

Insight Vacations, Inc.

Anchorage, AK, United States To Seward, AK, United States

Valid for Departures: 03 Sep 2018 - 09 Sep 2018

Jewels of Alaska (Summer 2018) (7 days)

Day 3

Journey Along The Alaskan Railroad.

Day 5

Girdwood And Mount Alyeska.

Day 6

Prince William Sound Cruise.

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
03 Sep 2018
Anchorage, AK United States
Sheraton Anchorage Hotel And Spa None
Upon arrival at Anchorage International Airport, you will be transferred to your hotel. At 18:00, join your Tour Director for a Welcome Dinner at MUSE, located in the Anchorage Museum.(Dinner with Wine)
Day 2
04 Sep 2018
Anchorage, AK United States
Sheraton Anchorage Hotel And Spa. None
Get acquainted with downtown Anchorage. Journey around Lake Hood to visit the largest float plane base in the world. Meet a bush pilot who will share fascinating stories about the joys and hazards of flying in rural Alaska. Visit the Alaska Native Heritage Center and learn about the traditions of Alaska's first people during a private presentation. The rest of the afternoon is yours to browse among the shops or native art galleries. In the evening, savour dinner at a local restaurant.(Full Breakfast / Dinner)
Day 3
05 Sep 2018
Journey Along The Alaskan Railroad.
Grande Denali Lodge None
Journey to Talkeetna, nestled at the base of Mount Denali, North America's tallest peak. After a brief visit to downtown, board the world-famous Alaskan Railroad train for a spectacular journey over swift-rushing streams, toward Denali National Park and Preserve. View the majestic surroundings from the comfort of your dome railcar. Meet a local climber who will regale with you tales of what it's like to brave a climb up Denali. Enjoy a Highlight Dinner accompanied by boisterous theatre, featuring old-time sourdough, song-and-dance and hearty Alaskan fare.(Full Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)
Day 4
06 Sep 2018
Denali National Park, AK United States
Grande Denali Lodge. None
(Relaxed Start) The 6-million-acre Denali National Park and Preserve is just a short walk away from your hotel. The day is completely open for recreation or optional activities. Perhaps take an exciting rafting trip down the Nenana River, or a helicopter flightseeing tour for close-up views of Mount Denali?(Full Breakfast)
Day 5
07 Sep 2018
Girdwood And Mount Alyeska.
The Hotel Alyeska. None
Enjoy a scenic journey on the George Parks Highway. After lunch, meet the champion dog team of four-time Iditarod winner, Martin Buser and learn about the challenges of competing in the 1,049-mile (1,688 km) dogsled race. Continue on the Seward Highway along Turnagain Arm with its dramatic views. Arrive in the town of Girdwood, home of Alyeska Resort and ski area. Ride the aerial gondola for panoramic views of the mountains and sea. The evening is free for you to enjoy.(Full Breakfast / Lunch)
Day 6
08 Sep 2018
Prince William Sound Cruise.
The Hotel Alyeska. None
(Relaxed Start) Today is devoted to the 26 Glacier Cruise through Prince William Sound and College Fjord. Experience the thundering calving of glaciers and keep your eyes open for sea otters, porpoises, and whales. In the evening, join your Tour Director for a wonderful Celebration Dinner, featuring a variety of local seafood specialities, complete with wine and good cheer.(Full Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner with Wine)
Day 7
09 Sep 2018
Seward, AK United States
Holland America Line - Ms Noordam Or Ms Westerdam None
Visit the Alaska SeaLife Center in Seward and enjoy an exclusive presentation about their marine research and rehabilitation program. Explore downtown at your own pace. Return to Anchorage and transfer to the airport or head to the tour hotel for guests extending their stay. Airport arrival will be at 17:00. Guests continuing on the Glacier Discovery Cruise to Vancouver will be transferred to the Port of Seward to board their Holland America Line cruise and set sail in the evening.(Full Breakfast)

Tour Features

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Description

Spectacular Denali National Park, calving glaciers and abundant wildlife combine to create the ultimate Alaskan experience.

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