b"GLACIERS AT PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND YOUR ITINERARY 2 Fairbanks USADay 1London and Fairbanks2 Denali National ParkWe fly from London Heathrow to Fairbanks via Minneapolis.Talkeetna 1Anchorage 1Day 2Alaskan river cruise and trail breaker kennel visitWhittierOur day begins with a riverboat cruise along the Chena and TananaSeward 2 Prince William SoundRivers. With a tour guide aboard, we learn about the culture and historyKenai Fjordsof the area, keeping our eyes peeled for some of the local wildlife andNights in hotel Rail Coach Shipbush planes that take off from these rivers. Next, native Alaskan guides take us into Chena Indian Village, where we learn about the way of lifeUNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCES of these indigenous people. Following the tour, we return to Fairbanks before our evening trip to a nearby trail breaker kennel. Here, we enjoy a special Welcome to Alaska celebration, including dinner and anUncover Alaskan culture on a informative talk about one of Alaskas favourite sports - dogsledding. Weriverboat discovery cruise and a even have the chance to meet some of the hardworking sled dogs.visit to meet with native Chena Indians.Days 3-4The Denali Star and Denali National ParkTour Denali National Park with Its all aboard the historic Denali Star for a scenic rail journey to Denalia local guide. National Park, six million acres of rugged terrain, including Mount Denali, the tallest mountain in North America. We set out into the wildernessTravel to the top of Mount with a local ranger on Day 4, seeing Savage Cabin, constructed by theAlyeska by tram for views of Alaska Railroad Commission in the mid-1920s, and Primrose RidgeTurnagain Arm and Girdwood FJORDS AND NATIONAL PARKS OFbefore turning our hand to some time-honoured gold panning. Valley.Explore glaciers and wildlife on Days 5-6Talkeetna, the Kenai Peninsula and SewardALASKA We re-join the Denali Star for the journey to Talkeetna. Travellinga Kenai Fjords wildlife cruise. in Gold Class, we soak in views of Mount Denalis south face, crossExplore Prince William Sound the Continental Divide, at 2,363 feet above sea level, and the archedon a catamaran cruise. 10 DAYS FROM 4,495 NEW TOUR Hurricane Gulch Bridge. On Day 6, we enjoy a visit to the Anchorage Museum for a tour through some of the museums most enthrallingWHAT'S INCLUDEDExperience the untamed landscapes of Alaska at the summit Mount Alyeska and aexhibits, including the Living Our Cultures, Sharing Our Heritage: The First Peoples of Alaska exhibition. Featuring more than 600 objects from ride on the Denali Star into Denali National Park. We also discover one of the mostthe Smithsonians collection, we get to see a range of historic artefactsUK Tour Manager throughoutmajestic places in southern Alaska, the glacial Kenai Fjords National Park. and culturally important items, selected with help from native Alaskans.Flights from London Heathrow Leaving Anchorage, we follow the route of Turnagain Arm to Mountto Fairbanks, via Minneapolis, Alyeska where we board a tram that takes us to the 2,300 feet to theand from Anchorage to London FLIGHT UPGRADES FROM 400 PER PERSON EACH WAY - SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY summit. From the top, we can spot hanging glaciers, Turnagain Arm andHeathrow via Seattlethe valleys of the Chugach Mountain Range. After, we continue down theAll rail and coach transfersKenai Peninsula to Seward.8 nights 3-Star hotel THE DENALI STARDays 7-8Kenai Fjords National Park and Prince William Sound accommodation We explore ancient glaciers and see sea otters, sea lions, eagles and The Denali Star travels through the stunningpuffins during todays wildlife cruise to Kenai Fjords National Park.9 meals including 5 breakfasts, 3 scenery of Alaska - the last frontier - with on- Transferring to the dock, we board our catamaran and are joined by alunches and 1 dinnerboard guides ensuring we dont miss out on anynaturalist who talks us through the natural attractions. The catamaranAll tour excursionshistorical or scenic points of interest. Our seats areis skilfully navigated through two active tidewater glaciers - Holgate and in Gold and Adventure Class carriages, which haveAialik, offering picture-perfect views of Resurrection Bay. Departing panoramic windows and forward facing seats withfor Whittier on Day 8, along the way, we experience the famous Anton access to an upper deck observation dome so weMemorial Tunnel - the longest one-lane highway tunnel in North can admire the beauty of lower Alaska. America. On arrival, we continue to the towns harbour for a cruise along Prince William Sound, during which, we hope to encounter whales, seals Rugged coast-lines, deep blue waters and soaringand bird rookeries as we pass through the beautiful Esther Passage. mountains, dotted with glaciers and snow, plungeEntering Harriman Fjord, we find ourselves surrounded by breathtaking into dramatic valleys of evergreen groves as wemountains on our way to Surprise Glacier. Back at the harbour, we stop travel between Fairbanks and Talkeetna throughat a working salmon hatchery for a brief tour, followed by a delicious2023 TOUR DATESAlaskas famous backcountry. lunch of fresh Alaskan salmon before we board the Glacier Discovery train for the journey to Anchorage.Aug 30 4,495Days 9-10Anchorage and LondonWe bid farewell to Alaska today, transferring to the airport for our flightTour Code: ALG| per person based on 2 to London Heathrow, via Seattle. We arrive in the UK on Day 10. sharing. Deposit from 650 per person. Supplement for solo travellers from 1,195. For the latest guidance on entry requirements, please visit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice72 USA Call us on 01904 527194 or visit GreatRail.com for more details 73"