Alaska Unveiled

14 Days
Vancouver to Fairbanks
From (AUD)
$ 5,295
Dates & Pricing

2019 Vancouver > Fairbanks

Tour Map
Tour Code:
EPRO
Duration:
14 days
Departure City:
Vancouver
Return City:
Fairbanks

14 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Arrive Vancouver

    Welcome to Canada! You will be met at Vancouver International Airport and transferred to your hotel. Vancouver is a picturesque city that is a perfect blend of nature and cityscape. This evening meet your Tour Director and fellow travellers for a welcome dinner at your hotel.
    Overnight Stay: Pinnacle Hotel or similar

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - Vancouver – 7 Night Alaskan Cruise

    This morning board your luxurious cruise ship Coral Princess or Golden Princess for an unforgettable 7 night voyage through the Inside Passage and Alaska. Get comfortable in your oceanview stateroom (upgrade to balcony stateroom at additional expense) and discover the many services, facilities and activities on offer.

    Please be advised that shore excursions are an additional expense and can be purchased online prior to departure or onboard your cruise ship. It is recommended to book as early as possible through the cruise company’s’ Cruise Personaliser to ensure availability.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Scenic Cruising

    Sit back and enjoy the scenery. Canada and Alaska’s coastline reveals North America’s last great wilderness. Keep a look out for wildlife such as orcas, humpback whales and bald eagles.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Ketchikan

    Ketchikan is known as Alaska’s first city because it’s the first major community travellers come to as they journeyed north. Today it’s known as the salmon capital of the world and visitors will be intrigued by its rich Native heritage.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Juneau

    Surrounded by the Gastineau Channel, the Mendenhall Glacier and the Juneau Icefields, Alaska’s capital is famed for its scenery and isolation.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Skagway

    Cruise into Skagway, the gateway to the Klondike. Enjoy free time to go ashore and stroll along the weathered boardwalks admiring the shop front facades, reminiscent of the gold rush era.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Glacier Bay

    Enter the iceberg strewn waters of Glacier Bay National Park, the highlight of the voyage. This breathtaking national park boasts some of the world’s most spectacular tidewater glaciers, such as Margerie Glacier, which often drops colossal chunks of ice into the sea. During your scenic cruise, friendly Park Rangers will join the ship to share their knowledge of this amazing place. Take in the awe-inspiring scenery as you enjoy an unforgettable day of sailing through this dazzling park, where you’ll glide along emerald waters and past calving icebergs and abundant wildlife.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - College Fjord

    Within Prince William Sound lies College Fjord and it’s collection of glaciers, some reaching forty stories above sea level, dwarfing even the largest of cruise ships. Stretching for miles, College Fjords massive rivers of ice tumble down from mountains and through valleys, dipping into the pristine waters. There you’ll have a chance to watch the awe-inspiring process of glaciers calving, or dropping enormous pillars of ice into the sea, as they crack and land with a thunderous splash. College Fjord not only boasts the world’s largest collection of tidewater glaciers, but it features magnificent snowcapped mountains as far as the eyes can see.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Whittier – Anchorage

    Disembark in Whittier and travel via the Alaska Wildlife Refuge to Anchorage. After a brief orientation tour of Anchorage, the rest of the day is free.
    Overnight Stay: The Hotel Captain Cook

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Anchorage – Denali State Park

    You’re Invited: Visit the home of Iditarod (sled dog racing) champion Martin Buser. Meet the friendly dogs and take a virtual trip along the Iditarod trail including a sled dog demonstration. Continue our journey deep into the Alaskan wilderness arriving in Denali State Park. Nestled in a prime location, this gorgeous lodge is the perfect starting point for your wilderness adventure.
    Overnight Stay: Mt. McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge

     Discover More: Scenic flight up close to Mt. Denali (additional cost)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Midnight Sun Express Train – Denali National Park

    Board our full dome railcar on the ‘Midnight Sun Express’ train. Open-air viewing platforms allow you to step outdoors for the perfect snapshot. The highlight this evening is a Music of Denali Dinner Show.
    Two Night Stay: Denali Princess Wilderness Lodge

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  12. Day 12 - Denali National Park

    Denali is deep in the Alaskan wilderness and this unique location gives you the opportunity to witness the fascinating landscape and wildlife. Embark on a Tundra Wilderness Tour which takes you into the park for a once in a lifetime experience of wildlife viewing and magnificent scenery including Mt. Denali. A narrated history of the park and some of the best opportunities to view wildlife await you on this tour.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  13. Day 13 - Fairbanks

    Continue your journey into the heart of the last frontier, Fairbanks. Fairbanks was founded by miners consumed with the gold fever that swept Alaska at the turn of the century. As gateway to Alaska’s rugged interior, Fairbanks is where the real Alaska begins. Board the only remaining authentic Alaskan sternwheeler ‘Discovery III’ for a cruise along the Chena and Tanana rivers. Get a feel of an old-time steamboat that frequented the river during the gold rush days. Tonight, enjoy a farewell dinner.
    Overnight Stay: Fairbanks Princess Riverside Lodge

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  14. Day 14 - Depart Fairbanks

    Transfer to Fairbanks Airport to board your homeward flight.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

Tour inclusions

Included in your price
  • The services of an Evergreen Tour Director
  • 7 Nights on a luxury cruise ship – Royal or Golden Princess#
  • 6 Day Alaskan Coach & Rail Tour
  • Premium First Class hotels including all hotel service charges and porterage
  • Return airport transfers
  • Port taxes and charges
  • All tipping and gratuities
  • See the breathtaking views of Alaska from your included balcony cabin when sailing on Royal Princess
  • Witness the magnificent scenery from your full dome rail car on board the Midnight Sun Express train
  • Take a Tundra Wilderness Tour in Denali National Park, giving you the perfect opportunity to spot wildlife and take in the scenery
  • Cruise the spectacular waterways of the Inside Passage
  • Experience the wildlife rich waters of Glacier Bay National Park
  • Explore Juneau, the colourful Alaskan capital
  • View College Fjord, home to 16 spectacular glaciers
  • Explore the wild landscapes of Denali National Park
  • Visit the Alaska Wildlife Refuge and learn about the local wildlife
  • Spend time in the gold rush town which is the heart of the last frontier, Fairbanks
  • Cruise on board the only remaining authentic Alaskan sternwheeler ‘Discovery III’

Dining highlights
  • 31 superb meals including: 13 Full Breakfasts (FB), 6 Lunches (L), 11 Dinners (D) & 1 Highlight Dinners (HD)
  • Dine on a traditional meal while enjoying the musical comedy, the Music of Denali Dinner Show

You’re Invited
  • Live the Alaskan Iditarod with a visit to four time champion Martin Buser’s home and kennel

Pricing & Availability