Take a snowy peek into Alaska. Visit the friendly local towns of the last frontier and bond with energetic sled dogs. Experience a winter glacier cruise among drifting icebergs and playful otters. Spend one night at the Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge, taking in unparalleled views of Denali and the Alaskan Range. Glimpse into the past at Musk Ox Farm. Search for the northern lights in Fairbanks' star-filled sky. Step into another time at the Antique Auto Museum, where vintage cars sit between timely artifacts and fashionable designer dresses. Travel via Alaska Railroad, take in a landscape of natural beauty, and connect with a deeply rooted heritage.
Call (209) 521-0800 for more information or to book today! Mention code 16012882
- Tour Operator
- Offer valid through 12/31/2021
- 7 Days
|Day 1||Fairbanks||Your journey starts in Fairbanks, in the great state of Alaska. Originally a gold rush boomtown, now known as the "Golden Heart of Alaska".|
|Day 2||Fairbanks||Feel the brisk air and discover Fairbanks, the perfect juxtaposition of nature and civilization. Look into the past at the Antique Auto Museum, where vintage cars sit between timely artifacts and fashionable designer dresses from times gone by. Hop in a car yourself, throw on some flapper accessories, and pose for a perfect souvenir snapshot. In the afternoon, embrace the Iditarod spirit and try your hand at dog mushing, stepping into a sled with an expert guide and gliding over the snow with your very own pack of sled dogs. Tonight, gather with new friends for a welcome dinner in a local restaurant. Later this evening, chase the legendary northern lights, considered one of the most amazing natural spectacles in the world. Walk out in the snow under an unspoiled bed of stars and search for the shimmering hues of purple and green.|
|Day 3||Fairbanks||Enjoy a full day at leisure in the city of Fairbanks. Take this opportunity to relax or flex your sense of adventure with optional excursions: consider flightseeing to the Arctic Circle. Later in the evening, enjoy a final chance to spot the northern lights.|
|Day 4||Fairbanks||Begin your day hopping on Alaska Railroad's Snow Train for a full-day journey to Talkeetna. Sit back and relax as you are whisked away, through snow-covered mountains and striking valleys. Have your cameras ready - the train conductor will point out wildlife as you pass by. Lunch is included in the train's dining car. Tonight, enjoy dinner and beer at one of Alaska's most popular micro-brewers - the Denali Brewing Company.|
|Day 5||Talkeetna||Start your day with a lecture on the down-to-earth Alaskan lifestyle before taking a step into the past when you visit Musk Ox Farm. Learn about the Musk Ox project - a sustainable domestication effort that has worked to preserve, protect, and increase awareness for these wooly creatures since 1954. Your day concludes in Anchorage, an urban enclave surrounded by wilderness.|
|Day 6||Anchorage||Head to Whittier and embark on an incomparable glacier cruise of Prince William Sound, narrated by an expert guide. Blue skies collide with stark white glaciers, and playful otters dip in and out of the calm waters. Embrace the sheer magnitude of Alaska's natural beauty as you venture through a geological wonderland. Toast to your Alaskan adventure at a farewell dinner in a local restaurant.|
|Day 7||Anchorage||Enjoy a relaxing morning before heading to the Anchorage Museum, Alaska's largest museum, tells the story of Alaska and the North. Explore the full diversity of Alaska Native cultures. The remainder of the day is at leisure. Enjoy some free time before departing for the airport.|
- Pikes Waterfront Lodge - Fairbanks, AK, United States
- Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge - Talkeetna, AK, United States
- Hilton Anchorage - Anchorage, AK, United States
- * NOTE: Tour prices are land only rates based on per person, double occupancy. Some dates may feature various changes in hotels, sightseeing and inclusions. Please confirm your specific itinerary at the time of booking. Government taxes and fees are additional. Land rates are guaranteed at time of deposit. Certain taxes and fees are to be paid upon exiting the country in local currencies.
Airfare is additional and is available through Collette Vacations.