Grand Alaska Tour
Featuring Anchorage, Valdez, Fairbanks and Denali National Park
8 Days | May-September
Starting At $Flexible Pricing
This eight day tour begins and ends in Anchorage, with amazing scenery around every corner! By land and by sea, you’ll experience Alaska’s grandeur; a glacier and wildlife cruise through Prince William Sound; a visit to the pristine majesty that is Denali National Park, a ride on the famous Alaska railroad and more!
U S Tours Flexible Pricing:
- Customizable Comps
- Net Rates
- Luxury or First Class Hotels & Meals
- Motorcoach Transportation & Professional Tour Managers are available
Whatever you want, U S Tours will be happy to structure tour prices to match your needs. Just let us know!
Day 1 – Anchorage – Fly into Anchorage, Alaska’s largest city. You’ll be greeted by your Alaska Tour Director and transfer via hotel courtesy shuttle for an overnight in Anchorage.
Day 2 – Anchorage – Valdez – After breakfast, enjoy a city tour of Anchorage featuring the historic downtown area, Lake Hood where 190+ float planes takeoff and land daily, Earthquake Park to learn about the 1964 earthquake, and the Alaska Native Heritage Center where you will have the chance to learn about the history and culture of Alaska. Later, travel south along the scenic Seward Highway to the port town of Whittier. upon arrival, board your marine vessel for a scenic journey through Prince William Sound to the town of Valdez. Enjoy the pristine waters as you look out for marine animals, glaciers, and towering mountains. Overnight Valdeze area. (B)
Day 3 – Valdez – Fairbanks Board your motorcoach for a journey north to the largest city in the interior – Fairbanks, known to the Alaskans as the Golden Heart City. The route takes you along the Wrangell-St. Elias National Park, the largest park in the U.S. and the Trans-Alaska Pipeline. On arrival, check into your hotel for a two night stay. (B)
Day 4 – Fairbanks – Today learn how the gold rush affected Alaska’s interior on a sightseeing tour with an included visit to the Museum of the North. Time is available for shopping, walking or dining on your own in the downtown area. Cruise on the Chena River aboard a sternwheeler and experience the thrill of river travel. Tonight, consider purchasing the optional authentic salmon bake. (B)
Day 5 – Denali – Ride the motorcoach south to Denali National Park. Enjoy an afternoon of exploring this pristine area at your leisure by either participating in a complimentary park service activity or optional tour. There are many to choose from including mild or wild river-rafting, flight seeing, a jet boat safari on the Nenana River or a visit to an Iditarod champions award winning dog kennel. Check into your Denali hotel for a two night stay. (B)
Day 6 – Denali – Today travel deep into Denali National Park on the Tundra Wilderness Tour and search the vast wilderness for bear, moose, caribou, and Dall sheep. This six to eight hour journey is narrated allowing for insight into the animals, flora and fauna of this spectacular region including a snack on the bus. Early May & September tours are shortened due to road conditions. (B, Snack)
Day 7 – Denali – Talkeetna – Anchorage – This morning you will be transferred to the Denali Rail Depot where you will board a deluxe dome railcar for a scenic transfer south to the climbing town of Talkeetna. Watch for a glimpse of Denali (formerly Mt. McKinley) or black bear along the banks of the Susitna River. Transfer to deluxe motorcoach for a scenic ride south to Anchorage. Tonight, share stories of your Alaskan Adventure with your traveling companions at a closing night dinner. (B, D)
Day 8 – Depart – Your adventure comes to an end with a courtesy transfer to the airport. (B)
Please note that tours may operate in a reverse format (Anchorage, Denali, Fairbanks, Valdez).