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8 DAY ANCHORAGE, SEWARD & DENALI EXPLORER

CODE
8ASD
STARTING FROM
$2,437 USD
PLACES VISITED
Seward, Fairbanks, Denali, Anchorage
A WILDLIFE PARADISE IN ALASKA
This is the perfect standalone itinerary to Alaska or as an add-on at the beginning or end of an Alaska cruise. Indulge in the natural beauty of Alaska as you travel from Seward to Fairbanks on some of the most scenic routes in the world. Keep your eyes open for moose, black and grizzly bears, caribou, Dall sheep, coyotes, foxes and possibly wolves, bald and golden eagles!
Start Location: Seward End Location: Fairbanks
TOP HIGHLIGHTS
  • Kenai Fiords National Park boat tour
  • Admission to the Alaska Native Heritage Center
  • Alaska Railroad experience between Anchorage, Denali and Fairbanks
  • Full-day Denali Wildlife tour including lunch
  • Sternwheeler and Discover the Gold tour in Fairbanks
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ITINERARY
Day 1: Arrive Seward

Welcome to Seward, the first day of your itinerary, a land surrounded by stunning glaciers, towering mountains and ocean wildlife. This small town is the basecamp to all the adventures in Kenai National Park. During your visit take time to explore the bustling harbour, boutique shops and galleries in downtown Seward, as well as the stunning natural beauty.
Overnight: Seward
Day 2: Kenai Fiords National Park

Today you will join a local boat cruise into the stunning Kenai Fiords National Park. Your captain will take you to the best spots within the park. You will be surrounded forests, towering glaciers, epic scenery and the area is also popular for marine life such as Steller sea lions and sea otters and birds such as puffins and eagles as well as other wildlife. Depending on the time of year you may see Humpback and orca whales.
Overnight: Seward
Day 3: Seward - Anchorage

After breakfast, transfer from Seward to Anchorage on a comfortable coach transfer along the National Scenic Byway. As you depart Seward you'll climb into the Kenai Mountains and through the Chugach National Forest before descending back down to follow along the coastline of the Turnagain Arm. Look out for Moose and Dall sheep along the route. Your destination today is Alaska’s largest city, Anchorage. Set amid the coastal Chugach Mountains and located on the beautiful Cook Inlet, Anchorage is a stunning urban enclave surrounded by wilderness. Explore the enticing history of Alaska at Anchorage’s famed cultural attraction, Alaska Native Heritage Centre.
Overnight: Anchorage
Day 4: Anchorage - Denali

After an early breakfast board Alaska Railroad's Denali Star train and travel from Anchorage to Denali. Explore the rugged wilderness of Denali National Park & Reserve. Marvel at panoramic views of the famed Alaska Mountain Range including famous Mount Denali – North America’s highest peak.
Overnight: Denali
Day 5: Denali National Park sightseeing

Today you will take a wildlife tour through the heart of Denali National Park. Keep an eye out for wildlife as this tour offers a great opportunity to see animals including grizzly bears, moose, and wolves. Return to Denali in the early evening.
Overnight: Denali
Day 6: Denali - Fairbanks

Enjoy this morning at leisure, you would have time to add an optional flightseeing activity this morning and see Denali National Park from a birds-eye-view and maybe even land on a glacier! This afternoon you will board the Alaska Railroad's Denali Star Train once again for your journey from Denali to Fairbanks. Fairbanks is affectionately known for its pristine lakes, captivating sunrises, and rich Alaskan Native culture.
Overnight: Fairbanks
Day 7: Fairbanks sightseeing

Enjoy some local touring in Fairbanks today. Board the Sternwheeler Discovery for an unforgettable cruise of the Chena and Tanana Rivers. These old-time steamboats frequented the river during the gold-rush days. Today you'll also have chance to discover more about the days of gold, maybe even try gold panning for yourself! Tonight, you might choose to explore the city of Fairbanks best restaurants and eateries for your final night in Fairbanks.
Overnight: Fairbanks
Day 8: Depart Fairbanks

After a week of adventure, your package ends upon check out of your hotel.
DATES & PRICES
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ACCOMMODATION
START PLACE
END PLACE
PRICE FROM
Moderate Accommodations
Seward
Fairbanks
$2,437 USD
All prices are per person based on double occupancy and subject to local taxes - GST, PST or HST.

WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • 7 nights of accommodation
  • Coach transfer from Seward to Anchorage
  • Airport transfers
  • Rail Transfers in Fairbanks
  • Alaska Railroad train journeys between Anchorage and Denali, Denali and Fairbanks
  • Attractions and activities as outlined above
EXCLUSIONS
  • Airfare unless specified as included within the itinerary
  • Taxes as applicable
  • Travel Insurance and Cancellation Protection (strongly recommended, ask us for a quote!)
  • Gratuities for Local Guides, Tour Managers, and/or Bus Drivers
  • Meals not specifically mentioned as included in the itinerary
  • Items (attractions and sightseeing & entrance fees) not listed as included in the itinerary

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Booking & Flight Questions

Do you arrange airport transfers?

Yes! We can certainly assist with booking airport transfers for you! Some tours have airport transfers included already. Please inquire for further information and pricing.

Can you assist with booking additional accommodation?

Yes! We can certainly assist with booking additional nights of accommodation for you before and/or after your fully escorted tour! Please inquire for further information and pricing.

Can you assist with booking flights?

Yes! We can certainly assist with booking your flights for you! We do not recommend you book any flights until you receive your booking confirmation directly from Anderson Vacations Tours, as some tours are not pre-guaranteed. Please inquire for further information and pricing.

Is it possible to book a triple share accommodation?

Yes, it is possible to book triple share accommodations on select trips. Please inquire about this option, as pricing may also vary and it will be subject to availability.

Can we book this tour with our exclusive group?

Anderson Vacations Tours can work with private groups to customize a tour to your needs. Please inquire for further information and pricing.
Tour Questions

What is the average age of passengers for this tour?

Our tours are suitable for all age demographics. The average age of travelers is typically 45+

I am a solo traveler. Is there a single surcharge?

There are options for single travelers to join most tours. Solo Travelers can choose to pay the single supplement and have their own room throughout the tour. For those willing to share, we also have a Twin Share option that is offered for the majority of our tours. This means you will be sharing the hotel rooms with another single, same gender traveller who also books the Twin Share option. If this is the case, there will be no single supplement charged to either of you. If we are unable to match you with another Twin Share traveler, there may be a single surcharge applied to cover the full cost of the rooms on some of our longer tours. Please enquire before finalizing your booking for full details.

How physically demanding is this tour? Are you able to accommodate people with mobility restrictions/limitations?

This tour has a low level of physical demand, although there may be some activities or sightseeing tours that require walking short distances. Please inquire if you have any mobility restrictions before completing your booking to ensure this tour is right for you.

How much luggage should I bring?

Each passenger may bring one large suitcase and one carry-on bag. The weight limit for this suitcase is 32 kilograms/60 pounds. Baggage handling is provided at the hotels in our tour packages. Please advise our reservations staff if you will be bringing additional items such as a cane, walker or wheelchair. You may also bring one small soft-sided carry-on bag, which should easily fit into the overhead shelf of the coach. Each person is responsible for his/her own carryon luggage. Remember to check your airline baggage restrictions if you are flying, as they may differ from Anderson Vacations Tours guidelines.

What is your recommended spending amount for non-included meals?

The suggested allowance for non-included meals is $40.00 — $60.00 CAD per day (includes tipping).

Can you accommodate passengers with dietary restrictions (food allergies, vegan, vegetarian etc.)?

Yes! There are many meals included on our fully escorted tours. Please inform us of any dietary restrictions at the time of booking so we can ensure there are alternative meal choices and arrangements made for you.

Are gratuities included in the tour cost?

For your convenience, gratuities for local guides and meals stated on the itinerary are included in the price of the tour. For meals not included in your tour package please remember that it is customary to tip your server 15-20% in North America. Gratuities for your Motorcoach Driver and Tour Director are left to your discretion. We recommend $4.00 - $5.00 CAD per person, per day for your Motorcoach Driver and $6.00 - $7.00 CAD per person, per day for your Tour Director. if you can't find your
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