Sea Lions warming themselves in Resurrection Bay.

Sea Lions warming themselves in Resurrection Bay.

Alaska Fieldtrip for Students (sample program)

The Alaska Fieldtrip for Students Escorted Land Tour was created to bring an educational component to the Alaska market. Educational travel to Alaska is an emerging market which allows a hands on approach to learning. This particular program was designed to offer full days and interactive activities to keep kids of all ages entertained.

6 Days (Anchorage 2, Seward 1, Anchorage 2)

TOUR DESCRIPTION

Day 1
Afternoon air arrival into Anchorage. Local Alaska tour director greets tour guests at the airport. Transfer to hotel for overnight accommodations.

Day 2
Breakfast included. Today learn about Alaska culture with a visit to the Alaska Native Heritage Center. Continue motorcoach tour north to the mountain climbing community of Talkeetna. Board the Alaska Railroad for the four-hour scenic journey to Anchorage. Dinner on board the train. Overnight Anchorage. Meals: B, L, D

Day 3
Breakfast included. Travel the Scenic Seward Byway from Anchorage to the port community of Seward. This afternoon enjoy a wildlife and natural history cruise of Resurrection Bay with special emphasis on watching for California Gray Whales. Over 20,000 Gray Whales pass by the mouth of Resurrection Bay as they migrate north in the spring. View stunning cliffs and coves. Deli-style lunch served on board. Scavenger hunt at the Alaska Sealife Center from 4:30- 6:00PM included. Pizza party in Seward tonight. Overnight accommodations in Seward. Meals: B, L, D

Day 4
Breakfast included. This morning, a behind the scenes tour at the Alaska SeaLife Center will acquaint guests with offerings below the ocean waves. Their education department will lead tours discussing this cold-water research facility. Sack lunch included on motorcoach journey north. Stop at Big Game Alaska en-route to Anchorage. Upon arrival in Anchorage, dinner is included at a local restaurant. Meals: B, L, D

Day 5
Breakfast included. This morning, enjoy a visit to the Alaska Zoo for a look at the wild critters of the north. This afternoon, enjoy a downtown Anchorage scavenger hunt where Anchorage history, good walking shoes and warm clothing are a must. Box lunch provided. Overnight Anchorage. Meals: B, L, D

Day 6  
Breakfast included. Morning transfer to the airport for flight connections home. Meals: B

Musk Ox at the Alaska Conservation Center.

Musk Ox at the Alaska Conservation Center.