Alaska Explorer
for Students

Day 1

Arrive into Anchorage, Alaska’s largest city. A Premier Alaska Tours representative will greet you at baggage claim to assist and transfer you to the Anchorage Hotel.

Overnight: Anchorage
Meals: N/A

Day 2

Today, board the Wilderness Express railcar, north to the mountain climbing community of Talkeetna. Breakfast included on the train. Meet a local bush pilot. Visit the Ranger Station in town and do a virtual climb of North America’s tallest peak: Mt. Denali. Return to Anchorage via motorcoach.

Overnight: Anchorage
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner  

Day 3

Breakfast is included this morning. Travel the Scenic Seward Byway from Anchorage to the port community of Seward. This afternoon enjoy a wildlife and natural history cruise in Kenai Fjords National Park with special emphasis on watching for local marine life such as: whales, eagles, sea otters, puffins and more. View stunning cliffs and coves. Lunch served on board. Dinner will be in Seward this night.

Overnight: Seward
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4

Breakfast is included this morning. This morning, enjoy a Puffin Encounter at the Alaska SeaLife Center. Their education department will lead tours discussing this cold-water research facility. Stop for a hike at Exit Glacier on your way out of town. Then enjoy a visit to the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center en-route to Anchorage to see Alaska’s wildlife up-close. Upon arrival in Anchorage, dinner is included at a local restaurant.

Overnight: Anchorage
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 5

Breakfast is included this morning. Today enjoy a walking Anchorage city tour. Good walking shoes and warm clothing are recommended. Visit the Alaska Native Heritage Center to learn more about Alaska’s Native culture through dance, tool making, storytelling and exploring six authentic life-sized Native dwellings situated in a wooded area around beautiful Lake Tiulana.

Overnight: Anchorage
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6

Breakfast is included this morning. Transfer to the airport for your flight home. Bid farewell to your local guide and driver.

Overnight: N/A
Meal: Breakfast

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Primary Hotel Listing

Primary Hotels by Destination are:

  • Anchorage – Anchorage Hilton or similar
  • Seward – Seward Windsong Lodge or similar

Hotels are confirmed at 30 days prior to the start of the tour and documents for tour are forwarded electronically at that time.

  • Included meals are noted on the tour itinerary.