Begin your Alaska adventure aboard Radiance of the Seas, enjoying a spectacular sail from Vancouver to Seward on your 7-Night Northbound Alaska and Hubbard Glacier cruise.
Debark your ship in Seward, where your Adventure Specialist will be waiting to greet you at the pier. After a visit to the Alaska Sealife Center in Seward, dedicated to the preservation of sea life and marine environments, you’ll enjoy a scenic drive to Alyeska. Upon arrival, you’ll have the opportunity to take a ride on the Mt. Alyeska aerial tramway and enjoy breathtaking views while soaring 2,300 feet to the top of Mount Alyeska. The evening is free for you to explore the Girdwood Valley. After, you’ll spend a peaceful night at the Hotel Alyeska.
Begin your day with a scenic ride aboard a deluxe motorcoach to Anchorage, Alaska’s most cosmopolitan city, where you’ll have time for lunch on your own before continuing to stunning Denali. Enjoy time to explore Denali independently before retiring to your hotel accommodations.
Spend the morning immersed in Alaska’s stunning wilderness on the Denali Natural History Tour*, a guided experience in Denali National Park. Discover beautiful taiga forests and rolling tundra while searching for Alaska’s famous wildlife. The remainder of the afternoon and evening are free for you to explore Denali on your own or to partake in an optional activity, such as the Husky Homestead Tour or Denali Helicopter flightseeing. Enjoy another overnight stay in Denali.
*For an additional charge an upgrade to the Tundra Wilderness Tour is available through your Adventure Specialist
After a restful night’s sleep, you’ll have the rest of the morning to explore Denali on your own. Your Adventure Specialist can help you craft the perfect adventure, with an array of optional activities to choose from, including the Husky Homestead Tour or helicopter flightseeing. In the afternoon you’ll board your deluxe motorcoach for a scenic drive to one of the most picturesque spots in all of Alaska, Talkeetna. The evening is yours to explore this quaint town at leisure before your accommodations at the Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge.
The majority of the day is yours to explore Talkeetna as you desire. Unleash your inner adventurer with a zip-lining excursion, float trip, or flightseeing tour of Mt. McKinley. Midafternoon you’ll embark on a ride aboard the Wilderness Express®, a glass-domed rail car, for a scenic ride to Anchorage, where you’ll spend the night at the Anchorage Downtown Marriott.
After an unforgettable experience in “The Last Frontier,” your Adventure Specialist will see that you are transferred to the Anchorage airport for your flight home.
Note: All Canadian Rockies itineraries are independent travel itineraries and do not include an escort. Independent travel offers all the features of a structured group vacation plus the advantages only true independence can offer. All tours and activities described are included in your Cruisetour vacation. Upgrades for travel on VIA Rail are available for an additional fee. Contact your travel agent for details.