Nature's Best: Alaska
About Fairbanks, Alaska
From Fairbanks to Anchorage, see what the “Great Land” of Alaska has to offer on this exhilarating vacation. You’ll have an opportunity to ride the thrilling, world-famous Alaska Railroad for a journey through untamed wilderness into Denali National Park, where North America’s highest peak—Mount McKinley—dominates the park’s six million acres. In Denali, enjoy a wilderness expedition in search of grizzly bear, caribou, moose, and more. You’ll also mine for gold in Fairbanks and visit Happy Trails Kennels near Anchorage, where you’ll learn about the Iditarod and meet the sled dogs.You’ve seen photos of glaciers calving into the sea, but nothing compares to being there in person. During your cruise on Kenai Fjords National Park, watch the glaciers crash into the sea and hear the thunderous roar. It’s a spectacular sight! Along the way, watch for wildlife, including sea otters, seals, birds, and more.Alaska is a destination that should not be missed. So grab your camera, sit back, and let Globus handle all the details on this vacation of a lifetime.
FAIRBANKS Pan for gold at Gold Dredge #8; cruise aboard sternwheeler riverboat Discovery; enjoy an Alaska Salmon BakeFAIRBANKS–DENALI Journey aboard the Alaska Railroad in Deluxe Dome ServiceDENALI NATIONAL PARK Dinner and [LF] exclusive presentation at the Murie Science & Learning Center by a local Naturalist; guided wilderness expeditionBIG LAKE [LF] Visit Happy Trails Kennels ANCHORAGE Sightseeing tour; farewell dinner KENAI FJORDS NATIONAL PARK Cruise through Kenai Fjords National Park
FAIRBANKS Wedgewood Resort (F)DENALI NATIONAL PARK Denali Bluffs (F)ANCHORAGE Sheraton Anchorage (SF)
Breakfast (B) daily, 3 lunches (L) including a picnic lunch in Denali National Park, 3 three-course dinners (D) including a farewell dinner in Anchorage
NOTE:While wildlife in Alaska is frequently seen, early-season (May & 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.