Alaska Highlights Self-Drive – Tour 1CS
- 7 Days / 6 Nights
Alaska Highlights Self-Drive - Southbound - 1CS Itinerary
This vacation package hits all the top sights in the 49th state and provides ample time to explore in your rental car along the way.
Included in your Tour:
- 6 nights hotel accommodations
- 6 day car rental
- Guided tour into Denali National Park
- Riverboat Discovery Sternwheeler Cruise with lunch
- Airport transfer to Anchorage hotel
Unless noted, tour is not escorted and does not include meals, sightseeing or home city air.
Arrive in Fairbanks. Go to the Fairbanks Airport Avis office where you'll pick up your vehicle. The rest of the day is yours to explore and familiarize yourself with the area. Overnight Fairbanks hotel.
Make your way to Steamboat Landing, where you will enjoy a hearty lunch on the banks of the beautiful Chena River. Spend the afternoon aboard the Riverboat Discovery, an authentic sternwheeler, exploring the Chena and Tanana Rivers. Enjoy your last night in Fairbanks taking advantage of the extended hours of daylight. Overnight Fairbanks hotel. (L)
Day3: Fairbanks - Denali (122 miles)
Get an early start for your drive to Denali National Park. Excellent views of "The Great One" abound on this scenic drive on the open road. Get settled at your hotel and vistit the Tour Desk to check out the variety of optional excursions. Overnight Denali-area hotel.
Today, embark on a guided tour into Denali National Park for opportunities to see bears, caribou, moose, wolves and Dall sheep. The bus will pick you up at your hotel and travel into the park on the famous Denali National Park Road. Once you're back at your hotel, the rest of the day is yours to simply relax or venture out to experience even more of the Denali area. Overnight Denali-area hotel. (S)
Day5: Denali - Anchorage (239 miles)
Enjoy more time to explore Denali today. Take advantage of this extra time by booking an optional excursion or paying a visit to the Denali Visitors Center and the Murie Science and Learning Center. Or, choose to get an early start and head south to Anchorage taking your time along the way. Overnight Anchorage hotel.
The day is yours to explore all that is in and around Anchorage. Consider a drive to the Kenai Peninsula with a stop in Girdwood or Portage Lake. Mileage is unlimited! Spend your last night taking in the cosmopolitan city with a nice meal. Overnight Anchorage.
Your tour ends when you drop your car off at the downtown Anchorage Avis location and we transfer you to the airport.