WAITLISTED: Wonder of Alaska by Land | July 21-28, 2022

Kendra Kroese

Thursday, July 21
Motor coach transfer with your Siouxland Travel Representatives to the Minneapolis airport. Departure from Minneapolis on a nonstop flight to Anchorage. Upon arrival, enjoy a deluxe tour to beautiful Whittier before we settle down for the evening. (B, D)

Friday, July 22
After breakfast, feel free to explore this little seaside hamlet often referred to as the Gateway to Prince William Sound. In the afternoon, we will enjoy the 26 Glacier Cruise of Spectacular Prince William Sound where we will see towering glaciers, sea otters, bald eagles, whales, and other wildlife, all while enjoying a hot meal onboard. This evening we will spend another night in beautiful Whittier. (B, L, D)

Saturday, July 23
We will start our day with a relaxing breakfast before taking a motor coach to the quaint town of Talkeetna. Along the way, we will have a short stop in Wasilla — home to the Iditarod Museum. We hope Mt. Denali will be in full view when we arrive at the beautiful Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge. In the afternoon, we will enjoy a Wilderness Jet Boat Adventure. We will take in the splendor of Denali and the great Alaska Range from a spectacular vantage point on the Susitna River! The folklore, artifacts, and panoramic views combine to make this unique 20-mile Alaska river adventure unforgettable. This evening, we will head back to the lodge which offers the best of Alaska inside and out. Outside, you are at the doorstep of outdoor adventures. Inside, there’s a crackling fire in a giant river rock fireplace, and a carefully curated selection of Native art in the boutique. (B, D)

Sunday, July 24
After a wonderful Alaskan Breakfast, there will be a chance to go Salmon fishing early this morning as an added excursion. We will then board the Gold Star Glass Domed Alaska Railroad for our beautiful, narrated ride to Denali National Park. The unforgettable route crosses the Susitna River and then heads into a remote valley among the Talkeetna Mountains. The route comes ever closer to Denali — at one point within just 40 rugged miles of the mountain! At Broad Pass, the route opens into a taiga plateau before pulling into Denali. A short hike after dinner would be the perfect ending to a busy day. We will spend the next two nights at the Denali Bluffs Hotel. (B, L, D)

Monday, July 25
Travel deep into the heart of Denali National Park for our comprehensive Full-Day Tundra Wilderness Tour. Incredible scenery, a narrated history of the park road, and some of the best opportunities to view the park’s wildlife inhabitants await you. The “Big Five” animals of Alaska include Dall sheep, Grizzly Bears, Caribou, Alaskan Moose, and Gray Wolves. We hope to see them all! (B, L, D)

Tuesday, July 26
This morning, we will rise early for our departure to Anchorage where you will be able to spend the day enjoying the city. If you’re looking for more adventure, you can take an optional Hop-On Hop Off City Tour. We will spend the next two nights in Anchorage. (B, D)

Wednesday, July 27
This morning we will have the opportunity to go on an amazing bear viewing tour at Katmai National Park. Katmai is one of the premier brown bear viewing areas in the world. At Katmai, visitors will enjoy unparalleled viewing opportunities. This is truly a day you will never forget! (B, D)

Thursday, July 28
We will rise early for our morning flight home to Minneapolis. (B)

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(Based on Double Occupancy)

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