Escorted Great Land – Tour 6FS
Escorted Great Land - 6FS Itinerary
Experience the Alaska you’ve dreamed of on this fully-escorted, 7-day, 6-Night Alaska tour. Your Alaska trip package includes the Kenai Fjords National Park cruise, a sled dog kennel tour with an Iditarod champion, the Tundra Wilderness Tour of Denali National Park and a gold rush tour and riverboat excursion in Fairbanks.
Benefits of a Gray Line Alaska fully-escorted tours to Alaska:
- Treated to special group functions for unmatched camaraderie
- Knowledgeable guides provide local insight and stories about Alaska
- Extra personal service as part of your Alaska trip package
- Logistics, transfers and baggage handling are taken care of for you
- All breakfasts and many other activities are included
Included in your Tour:
Included in your Tour:
- 6 nights hotel accommodations
- Kenai Fjords National Park Cruise
- Travel on the Alaska Railroad route aboard luxury railcar
- Tundra Wilderness Tour in Denali National Park
- Gold Dredge 8 and Riverboat Discovery Cruise
- 5 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 1 dinner, welcome reception & farewell dinner
- All transportation, accommodations, luggage handling, logistics and airport, hotel and rail transfers
Tour does not include home city air.
Please call our Alaska Reservation Specialists for more information.
Day 1: Anchorage
After you arrive in Anchorage, we’ll transfer you to your hotel. Relax or enjoy Alaska's largest city on your own. This evening we will host a welcome reception so you can meet your Tour Director and traveling companions. Overnight Anchorage hotel. (S)
Day 2: Anchorage - Seward
Enjoy breakfast with the group and then make the trip via motor coach to the port town of Seward. Embark on the 11:30 AM departure of the Kenai Fjords National Park Cruise. Experience narration from an onboard naturalist, an included lunch and breathtaking sights, not to mention an abundance of Alaska sealife!
Day 3: Seward - Mt. McKinley
Fuel up at breakfast before you reboard your deluxe motor coach for the epic journey north to Talkeetna. Enjoy the sights of Turnagain Arm and George Parks Highway, keeping an eye out for wildlife as you go. Make a stop for lunch before continuing to Happy Trails Kennels where you'll meet Martin Buser, an Iditarod champion and his champion sled dogs. Afterwards, complete your motor coach adventure when you arrive at the beautiful Mt. McKinley Princes Wilderness Lodge. Take in sweeping views of the Alaska range from the spacious balcony of the lodge or roast a s'more at their outdoor fireside patio. Overnight Mt. McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge. (B, L)
Day 4: Mt. McKinley - Denali
Relax after breakfast before you board a luxury railcar towards Denali National Park. Take in the sights from your glass-domed railcar or order yourself a "Moose Mary" while you learn about Alaska's interior from your knowledgeable Rail guide. Upon arrival at the Denali depot, transfer to your overnight accommodations. Spend the afternoon exploring the Denali Canyon or visit the tour desk where helpful staff will assist you in booking an optional excursion. Overnight Denali-area hotel. (B)
Day 5: Denali - Fairbanks
This morning, grab breakfast before you venture into Denali National Park on the Tundra Wilderness Tour. Keep an eye out for wildlife like moose, bear, dall sheep, caribou and the elusive wolf. Learn about the park from your expert driver guide and if the weather's just right, watch for Mt. McKinley to make an appearance. In the afternoon, reboard your deluxe railcar for an adventure to the Golden Heart City of Fairbanks. Overnight Fairbanks hotel. (B, S, D)
Day 6: Fairbanks
Fill up on some breakfast before a full day of touring Alaska's second largest city of Fairbanks. Relive the gold rush when you visit Gold Dredge 8 and pan for your own gold after an educational tour of the dredge. Afterwards, enjoy lunch before you embark the Riverboat Discovery, an authentic sternwheeler for a cruise on the Chena River. Upon return to the hotel, enjoy a hosted farewell dinner with your entire group. Overnight Fairbanks hotel. (B, L, D)
Day 7: Fairbanks
This morning we'll transfer you to the airport and leave you with fond Alaska memories.