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13 days from £3,799 per person

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Watching Alaska’s amazing scenery unfold along Parks Highway, Hatchers Pass and Seward Highway.

Summary

Sculpted by ice and fire and characterised by glaciers and snow-capped peaks, Alaska offers adventure in spades. As you journey through the state’s canyons and national parks - by road, rail and sea - you’ll spot incredible wildlife including seals, sea lions and porpoises, learn about the native Athabascan Indian culture, and travel through scenic landscapes and rugged terrain. Our Alaska tours are guaranteed to leave you stirred by the power of Mother Nature.

Your holiday includes:

12 excursions and visits

  • Visits to Valdez Museum; Athabascan Indian Village; and the University of Alaska Fairbanks Museum of the North
  • Prince William Sound cruise with Columbia Glacier
  • Entrance to Wrangell-St Elias Visitor Center; the Alaska SeaLife Center; and Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center (with guided tour)
  • City tours of Fairbanks and Anchorage
  • Riverboat Discovery cruise on board a Fairbanks sternwheeler
  • Scenic drives along Parks Highway, Hatcher Pass and Seward Highway
  • Train ride from Fairbanks to Denali

Plus:

  • 11 nights in hotels and 1 in flight (accommodation as specified or similar)
  • International flights. Prices are based on return flights with Icelandair from London Heathrow or Gatwick via Reykjavik. Supplements may apply from other airports

Plus

  • Titan’s VIP door-to-door travel service
  • Local Titan tour manager
  • Travel in destination by coach
  • Porterage

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Natural Wonders of Alaska


  • VIP Outbound2

    UK - Anchorage

    Titan’s VIP door-to-door travel service collects you from home for your flight to Anchorage.

    Hilton Anchorage (3-star)


  • Day 2 MatanuskaSusitna

    Anchorage - Valdez

    We travel north through the glacier-carved valley of Matanuska-Susitna. They grow the enormous vegetables here, in the 24-hour daylight. We follow the Matanuska River upstream into the mountains and spend the afternoon travelling through the spectacular mountain passes. On our approach to Valdez we’ll witness the majestic waterfalls crashing at the side of the road.

    Best Western Valdez (3-star)


  • Day 3 Prince William Sound

    Prince William Sound - Columbia Glacier

    We take a step back into the history of Copper River Valley with a visit to Valdez Museum.

    The rest of our day is dedicated to the natural wonders of Alaskan sea life, beautiful fjords and magnificent glaciers as we take a cruise into Prince William Sound - the vast fjord created by Alaska’s iconic Columbia Glacier. We’ll view the dramatic cascade of ice into the ocean as we watch out for seals, otters, sea lions and porpoises.

    • Visit Valdez Museum (morning)
    • Prince William Sound cruise with Columbia Glacier (afternoon)

    Best Western Valdez (3-star)


  • Day 4 WrangellSt Elias National Park

    Wrangell-St Elias National Park - Fairbanks

    We continue our journey to the impressive sights and spectacular mountain scenery of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Wrangell-St Elias National Park. We’ll make a stop at the Visitor Center, before continuing to Fairbanks, Alaska’s second-largest city.

    • Entrance to Wrangell-St Elias Visitor Center (morning)

    Bridgewater Hotel, Fairbanks (3-star)


  • akl day 5

    Fairbanks

    Located 200 miles south of the Arctic Circle, Fairbanks enjoys 21 hours of daylight during summer and high temperatures. A city tour this morning brings to life the town’s gold-mining heritage and we’ll stop at the University of Alaska Fairbanks Museum of the North.

    A cruise on board a sternwheeler riverboat, guided by local Fairbanks families, combines the colourful history of the river and native traditions, including a visit to a local village recreated by Athabascan Indians.

    • City tour of Fairbanks, including the University of Alaska Fairbanks Museum of the North (morning)
    • Riverboat Discovery cruise on board a Fairbanks sternwheeler, with Athabascan Indian Village visit (afternoon)

    Bridgewater Hotel, Fairbanks (3-star)


  • akl day 6

    Fairbanks - Denali

    We join the Alaska railroad for a memorable rail journey through some of the most scenic and rugged terrain in Alaska, winding through dramatic canyons as we approach Denali. This afternoon and evening are free.

    • Train ride from Fairbanks to Denali (morning)

    Denali Park Village Lodge (3-star)


  • akl day 7

    Denali

    A day to spend as you choose. Relax, enjoy some of the activities available in Denali or perhaps take in one of the Denali National Park Service Programmes.

    Denali Park Village Lodge (3-star)


  • akl day 8

    Wasilla

    This morning is at leisure in Denali before we travel down the Parks Highway to Wasilla, where, weather permitting, you will get a view of Denali (formerly Mount McKinley).

    • Scenic drive along the Parks Highway (afternoon)

    Grandview Inn, Wasilla (2-star)


  • Day 9 Chugach Range

    Hatcher Pass - Anchorage - Seward

    We travel up to Hatcher Pass, a mountain pass named after Robert Hatcher, a prospector and miner. Situated in the Matanuska-Susitna Valley, it’s a beautiful alpine valley with a spectacular glacier view.

    We continue to Anchorage before heading towards the harbour town of Seward along the picturesque Seward Highway. Brimming with waterfalls, blue glaciers, mountains, tranquil ponds and stormy ocean fjords, this highway is like a destination in itself.

    • Scenic drives to Hatcher Pass and along Seward Highway (all day)

    Seward Windsong Lodge (3-star) or Gateway Hotel (3-star)


  • Day 10 Seward Highway

    Seward

    Our day starts with a visit to the Alaska SeaLife Center, a world-class marine research and rehabilitation facility for sick and injured marine animals including endangered Steller sea lions and harbour seals, as well as sea birds. Situated on the shores of beautiful Resurrection Bay, there’ll be free time to explore here before returning to our hotel.

    The afternoon is free; maybe visit the Seward Museum, which displays the town’s history through photos and documents, from its first native inhabitants through to the earthquake of 1964.

    • Alaska SeaLife Center (morning)

    Seward Windsong Lodge (3-star) or Gateway Hotel (3-star)


  • Day 11 Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center

    Anchorage

    We travel to Anchorage, stopping en route at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center. A local expert will take us on a guided tour, educating us on the land mammals of Alaska with the chance of viewing bears, moose and caribou in their natural setting.

    Enjoy a city tour of Anchorage this afternoon.

    • Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, with guided tour (morning)
    • City tour of Anchorage (afternoon)

    Hilton Anchorage (3-star)


  • Day 12 Anchorage

    Day 12 Anchorage - In flight

    A morning at leisure to follow a local walking trail or do some last-minute shopping before transferring to the airport for your overnight return flight to the UK.

    In flight


  • VIP Inbound 2

    Day 13 UK

    Upon arrival, your Titan vehicle will be waiting for the journey home.

    Arrive Home


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Important information about your destination

Please note: • Due to the nature of the terrain in Alaska, a good level of mobility is required for some excursions • Alaska is a unique and beautiful part of the world; however visitors should bear in mind that the tourism infrastructure can be basic, especially outside major tourist areas.

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Natural Wonders of Alaska

13 days from £3,799 per person