Coastal Alaska Land Tour (sample program)
9 Days (Anchorage 1, Seward 1, Homer 2, Anchorage 1, Denali 2, Anchorage 1)
Arrive at the Anchorage airport from your home city where you will be met by your Premier Alaska Tours representative. Overnight Anchorage.
A tour orientation will allow you to meet your fellow traveling companions and local Alaska tour director. Early morning deluxe motorcoach tour from Anchorage traveling south along the spectacular Turnagain Arm towards the place where Alaskans go to play- the Kenai Peninsula. Watch for beluga whales in the murky waters of the Turnagain Arm and for Dall sheep playing high above on the cliffs. In Seward, board your day vessel and spend today on the water in Kenai Fjords National Park where you may view sealife in their natural habitat and hear giant pieces of ice crackle and break away into the water of Resurrection Bay. A light lunch is included on the day cruise. Overnight in Seward. Meals: B, L
This morning, your deluxe motorcoach travels to the central peninsula to the community of Kenai. Visit the Kenai Cultural Center located in Kenai and see the incredible display of Alaskan artifacts. Continue the journey south and see spectacular scenery like volcanoes on the far side of the Cook Inlet, lush green valleys and an array of wildflowers. Overnight in the community of Homer. Meals: B
Fishing is a livelihood for many residents in this area and after breakfast learn about the commercial and/or sports fishing industry with a harbor walking tour. This afternoon is open for optional activities such as a flight to see the mighty brown bear, sea kayaking in Kachemak Bay, halibut fishing or sightseeing the community (due to the seasonal aspect of Homer, these options should be pre-booked by guests at the 90 day mark). Meals: B
Breakfast included. Today, head north to the Kenai Peninsula Visitor Center located in Soldotna and see the world record King salmon on display. Walk down the boardwalk and search for salmon in the Kenai River and learn about the different types of salmon. A sack lunch is included. Continue north and perhaps catch a glimpse of caribou or birds that migrate through this region. Overnight in Anchorage. Meals: B, L
Day 6 Morning ride on Alaska’s world famous rails from Anchorage to Denali National Park. From the train, watch for views of Mt. McKinley if the weather cooperates or for black bear along the banks of the Susitna River. Overnight in Denali area. Meals: B
Day 7 This morning is at leisure to experience the Denali National Park area on your own. Travel deep into Denali National Park on the included, seven hour Tundra Wilderness Tour looking for grizzly bear, moose, caribou, sheep, and many others. Your local naturalist driver/guide will provide educational enhancements throughout the tour. Includes snack box meal. Overnight in the Denali area for second night. Meals: B, S
Today, travel via exclusive motorcoach on a full day adventure between Denali National Park and Anchorage. Along the way, visit the Iditarod Headquarters and learn more about this great race. Arrive into Anchorage and see the sights of Alaska's largest city on a sightseeing excursion. Hear the history of Anchorage, learn about the 1964 earthquake and visit Lake Hood the world's busiest floatplane base. Closing night dinner included. Overnight Anchorage. Meals: B, D
Your program ends with a transfer to the airport for flight connections home.
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