Alaska Wildlife Encounter Cruisetour


Day 8FridayAlyeska

Meet your Tour Director in Seward, where you’ll board your deluxe motorcoach and travel to the Alaska Sealife Center, dedicated to the preservation of sea wildlif , then continuing to the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, where you’ll meet Alaska’s famous wildlife up-close Arrive at beautiful Alyeska (Girdwood). Take a spectacular ride on the Mt. Alyeska tramway for breathtaking views, while soaring 2,300 feet above the ground.

After your tour, Alyeska is yours to explore. Enjoy the luxury amenities of the Alyeska Resort, like the heated swimming pool with mountain views, or book an optional alpine hike on the Alyeska Glacier.

Day 9SaturdayTalkeetna

In the morning, enjoy a scenic drive on your deluxe motorcoach. Visit the cosmopolitan city of Anchorage, after which you’ll continue to the charming town of Talkeetna.

From 4:00 p.m., Talkeetna is yours to discover. Relax at the Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge, situated in full view of Denali, affording breathtaking views of the tallest peak in North America. Book an optional flight with your Tour Director and let seasoned bush pilots take you over the Alaska Range, or enjoy a leisurely hike on a quiet wooded trail.

Day 10SundayDenali

Begin your day with a deluxe motorcoach ride from Talkeetna to Denali, where you’ll explore Denali National park on the Denali Natural History Tour Admire the pristine beauty of Alaska’s unspoiled wilderness as you discover incredible taiga forests and gaze at miles of rolling tundra, while on the lookout for wildlife.

Denali is yours to explore. Stroll the trails that surround Denali National Park Visitor’s Center, or book an optional river rafting adventure down the Nenana River.

Day 11MondayAnchorage

After spending a leisurely morning in Denali, depart for Anchorage on the Wilderness Express, soak in spectacular views of the stunning landscape from your glass-domed traincar.

From 8:30 p.m., Anchorage is yours to discover. Enjoy the lively bars and eclectic dining this youthful city offers, or take a stroll on the Tony Knowles Coastal Trail.

Day 12TuesdayAnchorage

Your Tour Directors will see that you are transferred to the Anchorage airport for your flight home.

Note: All Canadian Rockies itineraries are independent travel itineraries and do not include an escort. Independent travel offers all the features of a structured group vacation plus the advantages only true independence can offer. All tours and activities described are included in your Cruisetour vacation. Upgrades for travel on VIA Rail are available for an additional fee. Contact your travel agent for details.