Denali-Prince William Sound Explorer – Tour 3PN

Denali-Prince William Sound Explorer – Tour 3PN



  • 7 Days / 6 Nights
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Denali - Prince William Sound Explorer - Northbound - 3PN Itinerary

Experience the majestic wilderness and wildlife of Alaska on this 7-day tour package that takes you along the Alaska Railroad route to Denali National Park, home of the highest peak in North America. Cruise to ice-blue glaciers and explore the thriving hubs of Anchorage and Fairbanks where you will learn more about the culture and history of the Great Land. With deluxe accommodations and breathtaking views, this tour guarantees an unforgettable Alaska adventure.

 

Included in your Tour:

  • 6 nights hotel accommodations
  • Prince William Sound Glacier Cruise with lunch
  • Guided tour into Denali National Park
  • Travel on the Alaska Railroad route aboard luxury railcar from Anchorage to Denali.
  • Travel aboard Alaska Railroad's Adventure Class (picture window) from Denali to Fairbanks (upgrade available)
  • Gold Panning in Fairbanks with lunch
  • Riverboat Discovery Sternwheeler Cruise
  • Airport, hotel and rail transfers

Available at check-out: 
Upgrade your rail experience from Denali to Fairbanks for $100 per person. The standard tour features Alaska Railroad’s Adventure Class for this rail component of the tour. When you choose the upgrade, you will travel aboard Alaska Railroad's GoldStar service instead.  Adventure Class railcars do not feature a dome and meals are available for purchase.  GoldStar service is aboard Alaska Railroad’s domed railcars and dinner aboard the train is included.  

With the standard option, rail travel from Anchorage to Denali is aboard our own luxury, glass-domed rail service (meals not included, but available for purchase) and the upgrade option applies only to the portion of the trip from Denali to Fairbanks.


Unless noted, tour is not escorted and does not include meals, sightseeing or home city air.

 

Day 1: Anchorage

Overnight: Anchorage

We’ll transfer you from the airport to your hotel.

Day 2: Anchorage - Whittier - Anchorage

Overnight: Anchorage

Travel to Whittier where you’ll embark on a 5-hour Prince William Sound cruise for an opportunity to view fjords, glaciers and sealife with lunch included. Return my motor coach to Anchorage for an evening at your own pace. (L)

Day 3: Anchorage - Denali

Departs From: Anchorage, 9:15 AM (Train Departs Anchorage Depot)
Arrives At: Denali, 4:50 PM (Train Arrives Denali Depot)

Travel along the Alaska Railroad route north from Anchorage while enjoying stunning views of the Alaska and Talkeetna mountain ranges through the glass-domed ceiling of your luxury railcar. Keep your eye out for beaver dams, bald eagle nests and trumpeter swans, and marvel at the bridge over Hurricane Gulch. One of the Alaska Railroad’s many engineering marvels, the Hurricane Gulch Bridge stretches 296 feet above the floor of a dramatic canyon. Arrive at the historic Denali rail depot and transfer to your hotel at the park entrance. Spend the afternoon and evening exploring the area independently, or taking advantage of optional outdoor excursions. Overnight at a Denali-area hotel.

Day 4: Denali

Overnight: Denali

Immerse yourself in grandeur of Denali National Park on a guided tour. Keep your eyes peeled for Denali’s “Big Five” – Dall sheep, caribou, grizzly bears, moose and wolves. Bring along binoculars to spot distant animals and have your camera ready. This evening includes dinner and a show at Music of Denali Dinner Theater. Overnight at a Denali-area hotel. (S, D)

Day 5: Denali - Fairbanks

Departs From: Denali, 4:00 PM (Train Departs Denali Depot)
Arrives At: Fairbanks, 8:00 PM (Train Arrives Fairbanks Depot)

The day is yours to continue exploring Denali. In the late afternoon, travel to Fairbanks via railcar. Overnight Fairbanks hotel.

Day 6: Fairbanks

Overnight: Fairbanks

Relive the gold rush with a visit to Gold Dredge 8 and a cruise aboard an authentic sternwheeler riverboat. Enjoy your last evening in Alaska's Golden Heart city. Overnight Fairbanks hotel. (L, S)

Day 7: Fairbanks

We will transfer you to the airport where you will bid farewell to an unforgettable adventure.

Key for Meals Included:
B - Breakfast
L - Lunch
S - Snack
D - Dinner

To view more availability on a similar itinerary, view the soundbound Denali-Prince William Sound Explorer (3PS), which operates in reverse from Fairbanks to Anchorage.

Fares

Per person, double occupancy
  • Value Special (May | Sept) Save $600 per couple
    $1,949.00
  • Value Rate (May | Sept)
    $2,249.00
  • Peak Special Save $600 per couple
    $2,049.00
  • Peak Rate
    $2,349.00

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