Alaska- 8 Days

Explore The Last Frontier

Program Highlights & Inclusions

  • Professional ETA Tour Manager throughout your trip
  • Transportation throughout your trip
  • Guided boat tour through the Kenai Fjords
  • Visit the Kenai Fjords National Park
  • Hike up to Exit Glacier
  • Visit to the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center
  • Admission to the Alaska Native Heritage Center
  • Admission to the Anchorage Museum
  • Free time for shopping in Downtown Anchorage
  • Stop in the historic village of Talkeetna
  • Visit to Denali National Park
  • Riverboat sightseeing cruise through Fairbanks
  • Guided tour in Tanana Valley - the heart of the gold fields

  • Daily Itinerary

    Day 1

    You'll depart on your flight.

    When you arrive in Anchorage, you will meet your tour manager.

    Your bus will pick you up and continue on your tour.

    You'll drive to Seward.

    You will have dinner.

    You'll arrive at your hotel and check in.

    Day 2

    You'll have breakfast.

    You'll take a 6 hour Kenai Fjords boat tour on this popular wildlife and glacier cruise! You'll depart from Seward, Alaska, and enjoy an in-depth experience of Kenai Fjords National Park’s abundant wildlife, alpine and tidewater glaciers.

    You'll hike up close to Exit Glacier on your Ranger led tour and experience the dense blue ice while listening to it crackle. Walk the lower trail (a gentle half mile) to get a good photo in front of the glacier face. The upper trail provides an overlook, as if you're standing right on the glacier. You can see the changes in vegetation with the gradual melting of the glacier, and note the signs pointing out the glacier's reach in years past.

    You will have dinner.

    You will return to your hotel for the evening.

    Day 3

    You'll have breakfast.

    You'll check out of your hotel room.

    You'll begin your drive to Anchorage. On your way back, you'll stop at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center.

    You'll visit the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center which is committed to the conservation of Alaska’s Wildlife and is involved in several programs that further their commitment to this worthy cause. From taking in orphaned and injured animals when they can not fend for themselves, to the Wood Bison Restoration Project, AWCC is involved in projects great & small.

    You will have dinner.

    You'll arrive at your hotel and check in.

    Day 4

    You'll have breakfast.

    You'll visit the Alaska Native Heritage Center which offers a unique experience for you to learn and explore the traditional and contemporary ways of Alaska’s Indigenous cultures. More than a museum, the Center is a place to engage and interact - to ask questions and discover. The living cultures continue to flourish in a changing world and although the world changes, the values and traditions remain. Your visit today will take you on a journey through 10,000 years of Alaska Native history and culture through art, dance and Native Games demonstrations, exhibits, traditional Native dwellings, movies and more.

    You'll visit the Anchorage Museum, the largest museum in Alaska. The Anchorage Museum is a community-based institution with exhibits and programs on the art, history and cultures of Alaska. Over 20 exhibitions are presented each year to more than 200,000 visitors.

    You'll have free time to shop and explore in Downtown Anchorage.

    You will have dinner.

    You will return to your hotel for the evening.

    Day 5

    You'll have breakfast.

    You'll check out of your hotel room.

    You'll begin your drive to Denali.

    You'll make a stop en route to Denali at the historic village of Talkeetna, nestled at the base of North America's tallest peak Mt. McKinley. Talkeetna has an outstanding panoramic view of the Alaska Range that can be enjoyed and photographed from several places as you wander through town, and discover what this unique location has to offer.

    You will have dinner.

    You'll arrive at your hotel and check in.

    You'll arrive at your hotel and check in.

    You'll arrive at your hotel and check in.

    Day 6

    You'll have breakfast.

    You'll visit Denali National Park, six million acres of wild land, bisected by one ribbon of road. Travelers along it see the relatively low-elevation taiga forest give way to high alpine tundra and snowy mountains, culminating in North America's tallest peak, 20,310' Denali. Wild animals large and small roam un-fenced lands, living as they have for ages. Solitude, tranquility and wilderness await.

    You will have dinner.

    You will return to your hotel for the evening.

    Day 7

    You'll have breakfast.

    You'll check out of your hotel room.

    You'll begin your drive to Fairbanks.

    You'll take a 3 hour sightseeing riverboat cruise where you'll see a bush floatplane takeoff alongside the boat, visit the home and kennels of the late four-time Iditarod winner Susan Butcher and see her champion sled dogs in action. You'll be immersed into the ancient Athabascan Indian culture when the Alaskan Native Guides take you on a personalized tour of the Chena Indian Village.

    You'll take two-hour tour into the heart of the gold fields of the Tanana Valley where you will feel the history come alive!

    You will have dinner.

    You'll arrive at your hotel and check in.

    Day 8

    You'll have breakfast.

    You'll check out of your hotel room.

    You'll head to the Fairbanks Airport for your return trip home.





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    Once your group enrolls in a trip, the price will never change. Here is what you will get on every trip:



    Customization

    Every single tour that we operate is unique and tailored for your group.

    Private Tours

    We do not combine your tour group with others.

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    Flexible Payments

    We offer a variety of online, scheduled and recurring payment options.

    Affordability & Quality

    We focus on providing the best experience with the best value for your dollar.

    Chaperones travel for free!

    Just tell us how many free places you need.

    Medical & Trip Delay Insurance

    ETA includes up to $50,000 per person in medical coverage and insurance protection for travel delays.

    Optional Trip Cancellation Insurance

    This even includes a "cancel for any reason" option.

    24 Hour Support

    We have staff available 24/7 via phone for any emergency.

    Full-time Tour Manager

    ETA's professional Tour Manager will be with you throughout your trip.

    Air, Land & Water Transportation

    We include all transportation... to, from and during your trip.

    Accommodations

    Hotel, homestay and/or hostel options are customized according to your preferences, itinerary and budget.

    Sightseeing & Entrance Fees

    If it is included in your itinerary, any fees and/or tickets are covered.

    Meals

    You choose which meals are included in your program.