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Arrive into Anchorage and make your own way to the Sheraton Anchorage Hotel & Spa for a 2-night stay. (N)Day 2: Anchorage
Day at leisure. Use this time to explore the city or take an optional excursion such as bear viewing in Katmai National Park or a glacier cruise from Whittier (payable locally). (N)Day 3: Talkeetna
Collect your car hire and drive from Anchorage to Talkeetna. Stay at the Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge for 1 night. This evening we would recommend booking a scenic bush plane flight to see Denali (Mount McKinley), with optional glacier landing (payable locally). (N)Day 4: Denali National Park
This morning, join a shared scenic cruise to learn about trapping with possible wildlife viewings. Afterwards, continue north on the Glenn Highway towards Denali National Park, through the Matanuska-Susitna valley and the Denali State Park. Stay at the Grande Denali Lodge for 2 nights. (N)Day 5: Denali National Park
Take a full-day shared tour into Denali National Park in search of moose, wolves, caribou, eagles and bears. Marvel at the spectacular views as you travel through the park. On a clear day, it is possible to see Denali (Mount McKinley), North America’s highest peak. (N)Day 6: Fairbanks
As you head towards Fairbanks, enjoy the beautiful scenery of forest and mountains and pass through several small communities. Overnight stay at Pike’s Waterfront Lodge. We recommend a visit to the Museum of the North to learn about Alaskan art, wildlife and culture. (N)Day 7: Valdez
Journey south-west on the Richardson Highway with spectacular views over the Alaska Range and the St Elias mountains. Part of this route will run parallel with the Trans-Alaska Pipeline. End in Valdez for a 2-night stay at Best Western Valdez Harbour Inn / The Mountain Sky Hotel. (N)Day 8: Valdez
Day at leisure. Hike along one of many walking trails or take a cruise through Prince William Sound to see the Columbia glacier, sea lions and whales (payable locally). (N)Day 9: Seward
Board the Alaska Marine Ferry for the scenic journey through Prince William Sound. Arrive into Whittier then drive towards Seward. We highly recommend a stop at Portage glacier and the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Centre. Stay 2 nights at Seward Windsong Lodge. (N)Day 10: Kenai Fjords National Park
Take a shared cruise into Kenai Fjords National Park to see some impressive coastal scenery and a variety of marine life such as orcas and humpback whales (payable locally). (N)Day 11: Anchorage • Onward travel
Drive on the Seward Highway to Anchorage. Return your hire car at the airport today and fly home, or continue your holiday. (N)Meal basis:
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.Important information * Alaska Marine Ferry:
Itinerary is based on the most recent schedule available at the time of printing; however, this is subject to change.Driving times:
Day 7 involves a drive of approximately 7-8 hours excluding stops. An additional overnight can be made at Glennallen on this day to reduce driving time, although accommodation here is basic.Flights & transfers:
International flights are not included with this itinerary. Transfers are also not included as taxis are easy, reliable and affordable in Alaska. For flight and transfer options and prices, please speak to your Cox & Kings travel consultant.Standard tour
This tour is based in 3- and 4-star accommodation.Tailor-made travel:
For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or enquire online.
Located on the south side of Denali, Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge is set on a ridge just above the town of Talkeetna, offering spectacular views of the tallest peak in North America. The spacious rooms are set in several lodge buildings and the suites offer a jacuzzi bath and gas fireplace with views of Denali. Talkeetna's Great Room has a large floor-to-ceiling Matanuska river rock fireplace where you can relax and enjoy the view. Enjoy a fine dining experience in the Foraker Dining Room, where Alaskan specialities are paired with an award-winning wine list, or dine in the bistro for a more casual meal. Features: 212 rooms, cafe lounge, restaurant, traditional Alaskan souvenir gift shop. Room amenities: Satellite television, coffee maker, hairdryer, Wi-Fi.
Offering some of the best accommodation in the city, the Sheraton Anchorage Hotel & Spa is located in downtown Anchorage with many restaurants, museums and local attractions nearby. The property has 370 spacious rooms, each offering air conditioning, individual climate control and premium bedding. Facilities include a fitness centre, ICE spa, and a steak and seafood restaurant.
The seasonal Seward Windsong Lodge is located on Resurrection river on the outskirts of Seward. The property has 80 rooms and suites, each offering a television, DVD player and complimentary wireless internet access. Facilities include complimentary parking, courtesy shuttle to various downtown areas and a restaurant where fresh Alaskan seafood can be enjoyed.
The 3-star Pikes Waterfront Lodge is located on the Chena river and just a short drive to downtown Fairbanks. The property has 180 rooms and 28 log cabins, each offering individual climate control, television, and coffee- and tea-making facilities. The hotel has a gift shop, steam room and exercise room.
The rustic Grande Denali Lodge is located at the top of Sugarloaf mountain and just 1.5km from the entrance of Denali National Park. The property has 166 rooms housed in two multi-level buildings, each offering air conditioning and a bath. Facilities include a gift shop, free parking and a restaurant serving a range of food.
The Best Western Valdez Harbour Inn overlooks the beautiful harbour area and is within walking distance of downtown Valdez. The property features 45 comfortable rooms, each offering a television, quality linens and complimentary wireless internet. The hotel has a fitness centre, lounge and a restaurant which has a diverse menu and great views.
Low season from £3445 per person
High season from £35950 per person
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Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£), based on two people sharing a twin-room. The prices which were valid at the time of publication, may be subject to change, particularly as a result of variable flight costs. You will be informed of any such changes prior to booking.
*Itinerary: Note that for the 06 Feb 2014* departure date only the itinerary is different to the regular 2014 tour, with a visit to the countryside in Mai Chai and an extra night in Hanoi, and one less night in Hoi An.
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