Ultimate Alaska & the Yukon with Alaska Cruise
Discover the unique beauty of Alaska and the Yukon Territory during this invigorating vacation. In Alaska, ride the Alaska Railroad to Denali National Park, with its impressive mountains, breathtaking scenery, and amazing wildlife. Denali is home to 130 bird species and 37 species of mammals, including lynx, moose, caribou, wolf, and grizzly bear. During your guided wilderness tour, you’ll have an opportunity to seek out some of these animals. Also enjoy the magnificent scenery during your cruise on Prince William Sound, and watch for eagles, whales, mountain goats, and more.You’ll also have an opportunity to experience some of the most majestic scenery in Canada combined with fascinating history. You’ll visit towns important during the Klondike Gold Rush in the Yukon—Whitehorse and Dawson City. In Dawson City, step back in time at the site where the first gold strike was made, and learn how gold changed this land forever. Enjoy entertainment at Diamond Tooth Gertie’s, Canada’s oldest gambling hall, complete with can-can dancers, ragtime music, and an old-fashioned casino. In Whitehorse, visit the premier dogsled facility, Muktuk Adventures, to meet the huskies and their trainers.Enjoy a 7-night cruise with ample opportunity to take in Alaska’s awe-inspiring glaciers and remarkable scenery. Explore the remote and rugged beauty of Alaska’s majestic Inside Passage. Watch for spouting whales, soaring eagles, barking seals, and other wildlife. Marvel at glaciers and witness the amazing spectacle of thunder and spray as tremendous slabs of ice break off and “calve” into the sea.This is just a sampling of the wonderful scenery and sights that await you on this marvelous tour to Alaska and the Yukon. Just imagine the memories you’ll create on this spectacular vacation!
WASILLA Visit Iditarod HeadquartersTALKEETNA–DENALI Journey aboard the Alaska Railroad in Deluxe Dome ServiceDENALI NATIONAL PARK Welcome dinner with [LF] exclusive presentation by a local Naturalist; guided wilderness tour, [LF] lunch and tasting at the 49th State BreweryFAIRBANKS City tour;cruise aboard the sternwheeler Discovery; visit the University of Alaska Fairbanks Museum and the Trans-Alaska Oil PipelineDAWSON CITY Visit Diamond Tooth Gertie’s, Claim #1, and the Robert Service Interpretive CenterWHITEHORSE Visit the Yukon Beringia Interpretive Centre and riverboat SS Klondike; [LF] presentation at Muktuk Adventures with a special Taste of the Yukon dinnerVALDEZ Visit the Valdez Museum; private cruise on Prince William SoundALYESKA Farewell dinner
ANCHORAGE Sheraton Anchorage (SF)DENALI NATIONAL PARK Denali Bluffs (F)FAIRBANKS Wedgewood Resort (F)DAWSON CITY El Dorado Hotel (MF)WHITEHORSE Best Western Gold Rush Inn (MF)TOK Fast Eddy’s/Young’s Motel (BA)VALDEZ Mountain Sky Hotel (F)ALASKA CRUISE Holland America’s MS Statendam or MS Oosterdam
Breakfast (B) daily, 9 lunches (L) including a picnic lunch in Denali National Park, 10 three-course dinners (D) including a farewell dinner in Anchorage
NOTES:This vacation visits remote regions where some facilities are not up to the first-class standards you expect from Globus. However, we have selected the best available hotels that satisfy our high standards of cleanliness and comfort.While wildlife in Alaska is frequently seen, early-season (early June) and late-season (September) departures offer even greater opportunities for viewing a variety of wildlife. Departures after mid-August will enjoy blazing fall colors.