NATURE’S BEST: ALASKA CRUISE TOUR
From Fairbanks to Anchorage, see what the "Great Land" of Alaska has to offer on this exhilarating Alaska tour and cruise. You’ll visit Denali National Park, where North America’s highest peak—Denali (formerly known as Mount McKinley)—dominates the park’s six million acres. Here, enjoy an exclusive presentation on the park from a local Naturalist and enjoy a wilderness expedition in search of grizzly bear, caribou, moose, and more.
You’ll have an opportunity to ride the thrilling, world-famous Alaska Railroad in Deluxe Dome Service for a journey through untamed wilderness to Talkeetna, where you’ll overnight at the Talkeetna Lodge. With amazing views of Denali, You’ll also cruise aboard a sternwheeler riverboat in Fairbanks and visit Happy Trails Kennels near Willow, the official start of the famous Iditarod Race. Here, you’ll learn about the Iditarod and meet the sled dogs.
You’ve seen photos of glaciers calving into the sea, but nothing compares to being there in person. During your cruise on Kenai Fjords National Park, watch the glaciers crash into the sea and hear the thunderous roar. It’s a spectacular sight! Along the way, watch for wildlife, including sea otters, seals, birds, and more. On your 7-night Alaska cruise, witness even more stunning scenery as you cruise Alaska’s Glacier Bay National Park and scenic Inside Passage. Visit Juneau, Alaska's capital with beautiful forests and mountains; Haines, on the shores of America's longest fjord; and Ketchikan.
Alaska is a destination that should not be missed. So grab your camera, sit back, and let Globus handle all the details on this Alaska tour and cruise—a vacation of a lifetime!
13-day tour with Globus.
Day 1 ARRIVE IN FAIRBANKS
Day 2 FAIRBANKS–DENALI NATIONAL PARK
Day 3 DENALI NATIONAL PARK
Day 4 DENALI NATIONAL PARK–ALASKA RAILROAD–TALKEETNA
Day 5 TALKEETNA–BIG LAKE–ANCHORAGE
Day 6 ANCHORAGE. CRUISE IN KENAI FJORDS NATIONAL PARK. SEWARD (SHIP EMBARKATION)
Day 7 CRUISING: GULF OF ALASKA
Day 8 SCENIC CRUISING: GLACIER BAY NATIONAL PARK
Day 9 HAINES
Day 10 JUNEAU
Day 11 KETCHIKAN
Day 12 SCENIC CRUISING: INSIDE PASSAGE
Day 13 VANCOUVER (DISEMBARKATION)
Itineraries are subject to change. Please contact us for available itineraries for your travel dates.
FAIRBANKS - Cruise aboard sternwheeler riverboat Discovery
DENALI NATIONAL PARK - Dinner and exclusive presentation at the Murie Science & Learning Center by a local Naturalist; guided wilderness expedition
DENALI–TALKEETNA - Journey aboard Alaska Railroad in Deluxe Dome Service.
TALKEETNA - Enjoy a local Alaskan treat at the historic Talkeetna Roadhouse
BIG LAKE - Visit Happy Trails Kennels
ANCHORAGE - Farewell dinner
KENAI FJORDS NATIONAL PARK - Cruise through Kenai Fjords National Park
CRUISE - 7-night cruise aboard Holland America’s MS Westerdam or MS Noordam
To check off your bucket list:
✓ Bears, moose, eagles and other wildlife intheir natural environment
✓ Whales and sea otters frolicking in the water
✓ Glacier calving
✓ Iditarod dog team
✓ Juneau, Alaska’s capital city that can only be reached by air or water
✓ Domed train ride
✓ See the town the TV series Northern Exposure was based off of (Talkeetna)
✓ Ocean cruise
✓ Step foot in Canada