THE 14 DAY HEART OF GOLD TOUR
The Inside Passage &
Glacier Bay National Park
Skagway Alaska - Whitehorse &
Dawson City Yukon
Fairbanks & Denali National Park
$3,195.00 PER PERSON/DBL $3,165.00 Seniors 65+
June 7, 21, July 5, 19, 26 August 2, 16, 30
Ferry, Flights, Lodging, Activities, & Transportation Included
Day 1 Friday - Bellingham WA Departure 6:00PM
2 Adults Accommodations: 2 Berth full facility Cabin with window on ferry
Day 2 Saturday - Cruise through the Queen Charlotte Islands
Day 3 Sunday - Ports of Call Ketchikan, Wrangell, Petersburg
1-4 hrs in each port for exploring - times will vary.
Day 4 Monday -
Arrive Juneau & Glacier Bay National Park
Flight included from Juneau to Glacier Bay National Park
30-min flight with incredible views of the Glaciers and Ice Fields.
Accommodations at the Glacier Bay Lodge, located on the shores of Bartlett Cove inside the Park. Spacious and inviting with giant wood beams and cathedral ceilings, private bath in rooms, dining room with spectacular view. Meals not included.
Day 5 Tuesday - The Spectacular Glacier Bay Cruise
Spend the day on the waters of Glacier Bay and see magnificent tidewater glaciers, ancient snow capped mountains, whales, Stellar sea lions, rare birds, coastal bears, seals, eagles and so much more! This 8-hour tour is fully narrated by a National Park Service interpreter. Lunch is included.
Day 6 Wednesday -
Flight see from Gustavus to Skagway
This Piper Cherokee Six is a single-engine six-seat aircraft with large windows and unrestricted views for all passengers. This flight provides a unique perspective and a greater understanding of the movement of the glaciers and their impact on the surrounding terrain.
Skagway--Top of The Inside Passage
Prestons Lodge - Can you remember Canadian Mountie, Sgt. Preston and his faithful dog, Yukon King, battling both the elements and criminals in the Yukon? It's okay if you can't. You still get to stay at this lovely facility in the heart of Skagway.
Day 7 Thursday - White Pass & Yukon Rail to Whitehorse YT
On this 28 mile train ride you will experience the breathtaking panorama of mountains, glaciers, gorges, waterfalls, tunnels, trestles and historic sites from the comfort of vintage passenger coaches on your way to Fraser, BC. The rest of your trip to Whitehorse will be by bus, traveling along the scenic Klondike Highway. Accommodations: Klondike Inn Whitehorse
Day 8 Friday Dawson City Yukon
Travel the historic Klondike Highway between the Yukon capital of Whitehorse and historic gold rush community of Dawson City. This scenic trip offers views of the Tintina Trench (geological fault) and celebrated Five Finger Rapids. Accommodations: Dawson City Inn
Day 9 Saturday Gold Bottom Tours
Tour the traditional goldfields of the Klondike "Gold Bottom", a once thriving, sociable community that boasted a population of close to 5000 people during the hey-day of the 1898 Klondike Gold Rush.
Alternate Day 8 & 9: Pass through Dawson City on the bus along the Top-of-the-World Highway for a two day stay at Chicken Gold Camp for Days 8 and 9.
At the "Gold Camp," you can explore the history of this early mining community, tour the gold dredge, view an actual working gold mine, experience the thrill of panning your own gold or mining on our claims, and enjoy a cappuccino in the Outpost while you browse the many unique gifts. (from www.chickengold.com) [Price may vary] If driving a vehicle, you can choose to do both Dawson City and Chicken.
Price and travel itinerary adjusted if you are bringing a vehicle.
Day 10 Sunday Travel to Fairbanks
Travel the Top-of-the-World Highway, see the Alaska oil pipeline and the 40-Mile Gold Mining District as you pass through the heart of Yukon Territory & Interior Alaska. Accommodations: The Bridgewater Hotel, located on the banks of the Chena River just steps from museums, the Fairbanks Visitor Center, great restaurants, and many shops.
Day 11 Monday The River Boat Discovery Cruise
This authentic Stern Wheel Paddle Boat trip up the Chena River stops at the Chena native village as well as the kennels of four time Iditarod winner Susan Butcher.
Day 12 Tuesday The Alaska Railroad to Denali National Park
All Aboard - Sweeping views of Denali, award-winning glimpses of color-brushed tundra. Look for moose, bear, eagles, swans, and the occasional fox.
Accommodations: The Denali Cabins
Day 13 Wednesday The Denali Back Country Adventure
A full day narrated bus tour along the Denali Park Road to the Backcountry Lodge in Kantishna. This trip into Denali National Park travels the entire length of the restricted 95-mile Park Road. Your Guide/Driver provides history interpretation along the way while searching for bears, moose, caribou, wolf, lynx, and fox. Lunch provided at the Lodge.
Day 14 Thursday - The Alaska Railroad to Anchorage
-Gold Star Glass Dome Car Seating- First Class Service features:
-Upper-level glass dome car seat with panoramic views
-Complimentary non-alcoholic beverages served at your seat -Private outdoor viewing decks
-Tour concludes in Anchorage - Alaska Airlines offers several evening flights from Anchorage to the lower 48 states.
Extra days or activities can be added to this tour
Arctic Tour - Barrow - Nome - or Prudhoe Bay from Fairbanks
Whitewater Rafting or Jeep Safari in Denali
Talkeetna stop with McKinley Fly over & Glacier Landing
Pick up a car rental and tour the Kenai Peninsula
Fishing & Lodge on the Kenai River
Salmon Fishing and Bear Viewing Cook Inlet
Halibut Charter in Homer
Kayaking or Glacier Trail Hiking in Homer
Take the Ferry from Whittier back to Bellingham
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The Spectacular Inside Passage
Did you get the picture?
Ice Calving in Glacier Bay National Park
The White Pass Yukon Route to Whitehorse
Brown Bears--Denali Park
Ferry-cruise tours developed by Alaska Ferry Adventures and Tours allow the independent traveler the opportunity to view Alaska up close and to participate in many activities not available to the cruise ship traveler. There are opportunities to go fishing, view bears, pan for gold, walk the beaches and trails, see glaciers, ride in a dog sled, cruise the fjords and view Alaskan wildlife as well as eat Alaska halibut and salmon freshly caught and served in Alaskan restaurants.
Every tour can be modified to fit your schedule and preference
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