Antarctica & Arctic
Alaska is a destination that brings out the explorer in everyone and this journey of breathtaking scenery, spectacular adventures and unforgettable experiences will only enhance that!
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6 nights’ hotel accommodation, travel on the Alaska Marine Highway ferry from Bellingham, WA to Juneau, AK including passenger fare and cabin for overnight sailings only, Best of Juneau Tour, Alaska Airlines flight (economy class) Juneau to Anchorage, train Anchorage to Denali (standard rail car seating), 6-8 hr bus tour into Denali National Park with snack and bus transfer Denali to Anchorage.
Fridays, 20 May – 26 Aug 2016
Wildlife & Safari
Experience some of the most breathtaking scenery Alaska has to offer on this journey through the spectacular coastline and fjords of the Inside Passage to the towering mountain peaks and abundant wildlife of Alaska’s interior in Denali National Park. Explore the waters of Juneau on a whale watching cruise, take in breathtaking mountain scenery onboard the Alaska Railroad and observe wildlife at Denali National Park.
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Viewing Alaska’s abundant wildlife, keep an eye out for whales in the Inside Passage and bears and caribou in Denali National Park.
Experience the spectacular scenery of Alaska’s Inside Passage, from lush coastal rainforest to brilliant blue fjords.
Admire magnificent scenery, including the famous Mendenhall Glacier, as you explore the waters of Juneau on a whale watching cruise.
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Make your own way to the Bellingham ferry terminal to check in for your Alaska Marine Highway ferry.
Enjoy the spectacular scenery as you make your way through the Inside Passage. Relax and take in the stunning coastal landscapes and magnificent glaciers and fjords from the comfort of the observation lounge.
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Arrive in Juneau, the capital city of Alaska, and one of the most beautiful cities in North America.
Admire magnificent scenery as you explore the waters around Juneau on a whale watching cruise, including the famous Mendenhall Glacier, one of the largest glaciers in Alaska. Watch for humpback and orca whales as they make their annual migration to the nutrient rich waters surrounding Juneau, and keep an eye out for other wildlife including sea lions, bald eagles and other birdlife. Afterwards, enjoy a meal at the Gold Creek Salmon Bake. More than just a meal, the great food, live music, activities and rainforest setting make this an ultimate Alaska experience.
Fly from Juneau to Anchorage and enjoy the remainder of the day at leisure to explore this fascinating city.
Board the Alaska Railroad and take in the spectacular mountain scenery as you travel north to Denali National Park. Enjoy an afternoon at leisure at the Denali National Park entrance.
Travel along the restricted Denali Park Road, deep into Denali National Park, and keep watch for wildlife including moose, bears and caribou, which call Denali National Park home. If the weather is clear there will be opportunities to see Mt McKinley, North America’s highest peak.
Return to Anchorage by coach this morning, and enjoy the afternoon at leisure in Anchorage. Leave the city behind and take a walk or ride along the Tony Knowles Coastal Trail or immerse yourself in the history and culture of Alaska at the Alaska Native Heritage Centre.
Check out of the hotel and make your own way to the airport for your onward journey.
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