2019 Alaska and Yukon Adventurer » Escorted Small Group Tours, 24 Days

Would you like to discover the REAL Alaska and Yukon? Our 2019 escorted group tours, offer you the chance to get off the beaten track. Rather than travelling on large cruise ships, our tours feature the Alaska Marine Highway ferries, which allow us to visit the smaller local communities on the Inside Passage. Join us on these small group tours to see black and brown bears up close at the famous AnAn Bear Observatory.

Departure dates:

Summer tour 26 June 2019

Fall tour 31 July 2019

PRICES
Land arrangements
including twin share
$9,780
Internal Air Travel$1,200
TRIP TOTAL$10,980
Day
1

Australia to Vancouver

Depart Australia on flights to Vancouver. On arrival we transfer to our hotel. Pacific Gateway Airport Hotel (1 night)

Day
2

Vancouver to Anchorage

In the morning fly from Vancouver to Anchorage. In the afternoon we enjoy an orientation tour of Alaska’s largest city.

Day
3

Prince William Sound

In the morning fly from Vancouver to Anchorage. In the afternoon we enjoy an orientation tour of Alaska’s largest city.

Meals included: Breakfast
Day
4

Anchorage

Today is at leisure. You might like to enjoy the Anchorage Museum and explore the downtown area.

Meals included: Breakfast
Day
5

Anchorage to Denali

We board our luxury motor coach and drive through the heart of Alaska to Denali National Park. The afternoon is free to explore. Denali Grizzly Resort (2 nights)

Meals included: Breakfast
Day
6

Denali Tundra Wilderness Tour

We join the Tundra Wilderness Tour taking us into the Denali National Park. Our tour provides an opportunity to view the magnificent scenery that makes this wilderness region so famous. During the tour we keep a close watch for wildlife such as bears, moose, wolves and caribou.

Meals included: Breakfast
Day
7

Denali to Fairbanks

We reboard our luxury motor coach and drive to Fairbanks, the “Golden Heart City”

Meals included: Breakfast
Day
8

Riverboat Discovery Cruise

In the morning we board the Riverboat Discovery for a cruise down the lovely Chena River. This tour includes a visit to a recreated Chena Indian Village and demonstration of dog sledding.

Day
9

Fairbanks to Dawson City

We drive along the Top of the World Highway to Dawson City. Along the way we make stops at Tok and Chicken. Eldorado Hotel (3 nights)

Day
10

Dawson City

The day is free to explore the town this national historic site. A base during the 19th -century Klondike Gold Rush, the town has beautifully preserved frontier style buildings.

Day
11

Dawson City

We venture up the Dempster Highway into spectacular Tombstone Territorial Park, which protects over 2100 square kilometers of rugged peaks, permafrost landforms and wildlife.

Day
12

Dawson to Whitehorse

We drive south along the Klondike Highway through ranchlands and the lovely expanses of the Yukon River Valley to Whitehorse. Gold Rush Inn (1 night)

Day
13

Whitehorse to Haines

We drive the scenic Haines Highway through to Haines. Originally a Russian and Native American trading post, this town provides magnificent views of the Chilkat Mountains and Lynn Canal. Captain’s Choice (2 nights)

Day
14

White Pass & Yukon Tour

We travel by water taxi to Skagway to explore this well preserved frontier town before taking a ride on the White Pass & Yukon Railroad. Built during the days of the Klondike Goldrush, this is one of the most interesting rail trips in North America. We can view glaciers, waterfalls and historic sites.

Meals included: Breakfast
Day
15

Haines to Inside Passage

We board an Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) ferry for the overnight journey to Wrangell. On -board cabin with private facilities (1 night)

Meals included: Breakfast
Day
16

Inside Passage to Wrangell

Before arriving in Wrangell our ferry calls into Juneau and Petersburg. You are welcome to have a brief look around these towns whilst in port. Stikine Inn (4 nights)

Day
17

AnAn Bear Observatory

We visit AnAn where we have the opportunity to safely photograph black and brown bears in the wild. We start the tour with a beautiful one hour boat trip to AnAn Creek. On arrival we walk through lush rainforest to the bear viewing platforms. We are accompanied by local guides throughout the tour.

Meals included: Breakfast
Day
18

Stikine River Cruise

We take a jetboat ride through the lower reaches of the Stikine River. This pristine wilderness features glaciers and possible sightings of bears, moose and eagles.

Meals included: Breakfast
Day
19

Wrangell at leisure

The day is free to explore the town including Petroglyph Beach, Rainbow Falls and the local museum.

Meals included: Breakfast
Day
20

Wrangell to Prince Rupert

Board an AMHS ferry for our voyage to Prince Rupert. Pacific Inn (2 nights)

Meals included: Breakfast
Day
21

Prince Rupert

Day at leisure to explore the Cow Bay waterfront area.

Day
22

Prince Rupert to Vancouver to In Flight

Fly to Vancouver where we board our flights back to Australia (international flights are not included. If you would like a quote for fares with Air New Zealand please contact us to discuss).

Day
23

In Flight

Day
24

Arrive back in Australia

Tour Notes & Options

Prices based on twin share accommodation, please contact us for single pricing.

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