Explorer Express Land Tour (sample program)Want to include it as much as possible in five days and still tie in with a cruise line? The Explorer Express covers Fairbanks, Denali and Anchorage while highlighting the Alaskan adventures in each destination.
Your Premier Alaska Tours representative will meet you at the Fairbanks airport upon arrival. Transfer to hotel for overnight accommodations in Fairbanks.
This morning, enjoy a city tour of Fairbanks. Learn about the gold rush heritage and the oil pipeline. Afternoon cruise down the Chena and Tanana Rivers aboard the Riverboat Discovery. Visit a recreated Athabaskan Indian village where natives will teach you about their way of life. Your evening is open for optional activities such as AlaskaLand with its museums and salmon bake dinner. Overnight Fairbanks.
Morning ride on the world famous Alaska Railroad from Fairbanks to Denali National Park. This afternoon, travel deep into Denali National Park on a Tundra Wilderness Tour searching for grizzly bear, moose, caribou, sheep, and many others. Overnight at Denali.
Morning at leisure to enjoy an optional activity. This afternoon, board the Alaska Railroad for the continuation of the journey south to Anchorage. The train rides through the mountains and along the Susitna River. Keep your eyes open for animals or a view of Mt. McKinley if the weather cooperates. Overnight Anchorage.
Enjoy a morning Anchorage city tour. At the conclusion, transfer to the central cruise line check in point for transportation connections to the cruise ship.
Quick tour concept - align this with a northbound sailing and have an air departure from Fairbanks! Normally cruise lines offer reduced rates for northbound sailings.