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Alaska & the Yukon

14 Days from $4,455 per person

Style: First Class | Pace: Active

Discover Klondike tales, ethereal frontier landscapes and the continent's highest peaks on this mesmerizing journey through Alaska and Canada's Yukon Territory including Denali National Park.

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Discover Klondike tales, ethereal frontier landscapes and the continent's highest peaks on this mesmerizing journey through Alaska and Canada's Yukon Territory including Denali National Park.

  1. Anchorage stands as proud gateway to the wilderness of Alaska. This evening, you'll join your Travel Director and fellow expeditioners for a Welcome Reception at 6 pm at your hotel.

    meal(s):Welcome Reception
    hotel:Hilton Downtown Anchorage Hotel
  2. Today, we slice through the natural splendor of Alaska's Matanuska Susitna Valley bound for the Switzerland of Alaska, with a stop at Wrangell St. Elias and Worthington Glacier.

    meal(s):Full Breakfast, Dinner
    hotel:Totem Inn
  3. Delve into the rich heritage of Valdez, the Copper River Valley and Prince William Sound during your morning's visit to the Valdez Museum. Then, board a half-day glacier and wildlife cruise, including lunch enjoyed amidst the towering ice cliffs of Prince William Sound.

    meal(s):Full Breakfast, Lunch
  4. Journey along the Top of the World Highway bound for the Yukon, stopping in Chicken. Enjoy a foot-tapping Klondike performance this evening. (Important Note: All guests must have a valid passport to travel into Canada's Yukon Territory from Alaska.)

    meal(s):Full Breakfast
    hotel:Eldorado Hotel
  5. Walk in the footsteps of hopeful prospectors as they trudged to Discovery Claim #1, the site where gold was first discovered. Pan for gold yourself, then visit a historic gold dredge. This afternoon, meet a gold miner and Local Specialist to gain insights into the past and present value of gold.

    meal(s):Full Breakfast
  6. Wind along the Dempster Highway towards the Arctic Circle to Tombstone Territorial Park. Meet a Local Specialist at its Interpretive Center to gain insights into the park's wildlife and tundra landscape.

    meal(s):Full Breakfast, Lunch
  7. Journey south along the Klondike Highway, along the Yukon River, towards Whitehorse, the Yukon capital.

    meal(s):Full Breakfast
    hotel:Best Western Gold Rush Inn
  8. Continue to the port community of Skagway, Alaska, where you can join an optional tour to ride the narrow-gauge White Pass Railroad, which once ferried prospectors into the Klondike goldfields.

    meal(s):Full Breakfast
  9. Visit the Yukon Beringia Interpretive Center and SS Klondike Sternwheeler, one of the old ferries that used to run along the Yukon river. Then, journey to the Yukon Wildlife Preserve this afternoon before enjoying a memorable BBQ Regional Meal.

    meal(s):Full Breakfast, Regional Meal
  10. Return to Alaska today, skirting the snowcapped St Elias peaks, along the Alcan Highway, en route to Tok.

    meal(s):Full Breakfast
    hotel:Young’s Motel
  11. See the snowcapped Alaska Range and Mt. Denali as you travel along the Denali Highway to Denali National Park.

    meal(s):Full Breakfast
    hotel:Denali Park Village
  12. Indulge in a free day to connect with Denali on your terms. This evening, we'll join our Travel Director and fellow expeditioners for a memorable Farewell Dinner.

    meal(s):Full Breakfast, Farewell Dinner
  13. Board a Deluxe Dome Rail car for a scenic journey to Talkeetna. Transfer to your deluxe motorcoach bound for Anchorage where we'll stay overnight.

    meal(s):Full Breakfast
    hotel:Hilton Downtown Anchorage Hotel
  14. Take a transfer to the Anchorage Airport for flight connections home. Guests boarding the Holland America Ship today will transfer to the port community of Seward this afternoon to begin their cruise.

    meal(s):Full Breakfast
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Price is per person and is based on two people sharing a twin bedded room. Single rooms are available at a supplement.

Single Room Supplement: $1,695.

Gratuities: Option to pre-pay gratuities for Travel Director and Driver $155 per person.

Please note: Your vacation will include visits to remote areas that offer a limited choice in accommodation options. In this instance, the very best accommodation available in the area that meets our high standards and offers guests an authentic encounter with their surroundings will be selected. 

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  • Professional Travel Director Professional Travel Director
  • Expertly Selected Hotels Expertly Selected Hotels
  • WIFI on Coach and in Hotels WIFI on Coach and in Hotels
  • VIP Access VIP Access
  • Cultural Enrichment Cultural Enrichment
  • All Gratuities All Gratuities
  • Sightseeing with Local Experts Sightseeing with Local Experts
  • Hotel Tips Hotel Tips

Meal Summary

19 meals: 13 full breakfasts, 2 lunches, 4 dinners. 

Included Highlights

Local Specialist

  • Meet a local Gold miner who will reveal the past and present value of gold and its influence on the region; learn about Tombstone Territorial Park gaining insights into the park’s wildlife and tundra landscape

Sightseeing Highlights

  • View Worthington Glacier, Top of the World Highway, Dempster Highway, Alcan Highway, Yukon River, Klondike Goldfields, Mt. Logan, Mt. Denali, Alaska Range
  • Visit Anchorage, Valdez, Wrangell St. Elias National Park, Chicken Alaska, Dawson City, Tombstone Territorial Park, Whitehorse, Skagway, Yukon Wildlife Preserve, Denali National Park, Yukon Beringia Interpretive Center, SS Klondike Sternwheeler, Tok
  • Cruise Prince William Sound with its dense concentration of glaciers and waterfalls
  • Iconic Train journey through Alaska's wilderness aboard the Alaska Railroad
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    We promise you’ll enjoy a stress-free travel experience from the minute you start your vacation planning or we’ll refund your deposit. Make your reservation with a $350 deposit. If you change your mind for any reason within 30 days of booking, we’ll offer you a full refund.

  • Add air to your reservation

    Let our Air Specialists handle your air reservations. We have direct access to the most current airfare routes and prices, so you’ll get the best value available when we book your flights. We never charge a booking fee and you’ll enjoy the flexibility to pay for air 60-90 days prior to departure.

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    We promise you’ll enjoy a stress-free travel experience from the minute you start your vacation planning or we’ll refund your deposit. Make your reservation with a $350 deposit. If you change your mind for any reason within 30 days of booking, we’ll offer you a full refund.

  • Add air to your reservation

    Let our Air Specialists handle your air reservations. We have direct access to the most current airfare routes and prices, so you’ll get the best value available when we book your flights. We never charge a booking fee and you’ll enjoy the flexibility to pay for air 60-90 days prior to departure.

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  • We suggest bringing a variety of lightweight clothing items that can be layered to save space in your suitcase and give you more options for how to dress. For more helpful information please refer to our Packing Tips & Packing List.

  • At the end of your guided vacation, it’s customary to offer your motor coach driver and Travel Director a gratuity.  We recommend $4-5 per person/per day for your driver and $6-7 per person/per day for your Travel Director.  Recommended gratuity for a Local Host and Local Specialist is 1-2 dollars per person, paid at the conclusion of each guided visit.  A convenient option is to prepay your tips before your departure.

  • Baggage on our trips is restricted to one large suitcase per person with dimensions not exceeding 30x19x10 inches and a maximum weight of 50 pounds. You are also permitted one piece of hand luggage, which should be small enough to fit under your coach seat or on the small overhead shelf compartment. Please note that luggage with an adjustable handle and wheels will not fit in the overhead compartment of the coach. Hotel porterage is included in your vacation.

  • You will need to be comfortable on your feet, walking and standing for up to three hours in various weather conditions.  All of our vacations involve walking, often on cobblestone and uneven surfaces in historic city centers.  In order to get the most out of your vacation you need to be able to comfortably walk 1-3 miles unassisted in one day, be in good condition and be able to keep pace with the group. 

    If you need any medications, it is important that you bring enough to last you the whole trip and keep them in your carry-on bag while you travel.

  • We highly recommend our optional Travel Protection Plan, which allows you to cancel for any reason up to 24 hours before departure. The plan also includes trip interruption, baggage loss or delay, and medical and emergency assistance. Click here for a summary of coverage details, terms and conditions.

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  • 30 Day Refund Guarantee

    We promise you’ll enjoy a stress-free travel experience from the minute you start your vacation planning or we’ll refund your deposit. Make your reservation with a $350 deposit. If you change your mind for any reason within 30 days of booking, we’ll offer you a full refund.

  • Add air to your reservation

    Let our Air Specialists handle your air reservations. We have direct access to the most current airfare routes and prices, so you’ll get the best value available when we book your flights. We never charge a booking fee and you’ll enjoy the flexibility to pay for air 60-90 days prior to departure.

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