Ultimate Alaska & the Yukon

Price per person
from £4,254

Price based on
London Heathrow
12th Jun 2018 departure

Key inclusions

  • VIP private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • 14 days

  • Alaska

  • Platinum escorted tours

Discover the wilderness of Alaska and Canada's Yukon on this Platinum tour.

At a glance


  • Wasilla Iditarod HQ
  • Talkeetna Alaska Railroad in Deluxe Dome Service
  • Denali National Park
  • Fairbanks City tour, cruise on a Sternwheeler
  • Dawson City Diamond Tooth Gertie's
  • Whitehorse Yukon Beringia Interpretive Centre
  • Valdez Museum visit

What's included

  • VIP private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • Services of a tour director
  • Accommodation
  • Selected meals
  • Porterage
  • All airport taxes
Price match guarantee

With accommodation, transfers, excursions, selected meals, private VIP home pick-up and the services of an expert Tour Director all included in the price, our escorted tour holidays are highly rated by our customers. But should you find a like-for-like tour cheaper elsewhere, we will match its price and give you a further £100 reduction.

VIP home pick-up service

Our VIP home pick-up service is included up to 50 miles to your departure airport. Your driver will happily load and unload your luggage, and drive you to your departure terminal. At the close of your trip, you'll be welcomed by your driver in the arrivals hall and returned home again. A supplement is payable per mile over 50 miles.

Overview

Discover the wilderness of Alaska and Canada's Yukon on this Platinum tour.

Total meals included:

  • 12 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 4 dinners

UK - Anchorage

Day
1

Fly to Anchorage where on arrival transfer to your hotel.

Your Tour Director will be in the hotel reception this evening to meet you, however if your chosen flight arrives later then information will be left for you to meet up the following morning.

Anchorage - Wasilla - Talkeetna - Alaskan Railroad - Denali National Park

Day
2

Travelling north into the majestic wilds of Alaska, visit the Iditarod Headquarters, home of the world-famous dogsled race. Arrive in Talkeetna, the jumping-off point for climbers attempting to summit Denali (formerly known as Mount McKinley), the highest peak in North America at 20,320 feet. Board the historic Alaska Railroad for a scenic trip to Denali National Park. Enjoy dinner at the Murie Science & Learning Centre, followed by an exclusive presentation on Denali National Park by a local naturalist.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Denali National Park

Day
3

Today, a guided wilderness tour takes you into 6-million-acre Denali National Park to explore the majestic wilderness and seek out grizzly bear, caribou, moose, and other wildlife! Your afternoon is free for optional adventures such as raft trips, a dogsled demonstration, a helicopter ride over the park, or a delicious dinner and musical comedy performed in a camp house reminiscent of the Gold Rush era.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Denali National Park - Fairbanks

Day
4

This morning, spend a little more time marvelling at the wonder of Denali National Park. Then, enjoy a friendly atmosphere during lunch at the 49th State Brewery, where you will have a chance to sample some local specialities. Travel into the heart of Alaska to Fairbanks, where the remainder of the day is at leisure.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Fairbanks

Day
5

This morning, board the sternwheeler Discovery for a cruise on the Chena and Tanana Rivers, with a stop at a recreated Chena Indian Village to learn about Athabascan Native culture. Later, visit the University of Alaska-Fairbanks Museum during your Fairbanks city tour, and also stop at the Trans-Alaska Oil Pipeline.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Fairbanks - Dawson City

Day
6

Continuing the journey into Gold Rush history, journey over the Top of the World Highway and enter the Yukon. Passing through the village of Chicken, today promises to be filled with breathtaking scenery. Tonight, you have reservations at Diamond Tooth Gertie's, featuring ragtime music, can-can girls, and an old-fashioned casino.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Dawson City.

Day
7

Today, step back in time at the site of Claim #1, where the first gold strike was made. Continue to the Robert Service Interpretive Centre and learn about the “Bard of the Yukon” and the numerous poems and ballads he composed while exploring this remote area. The remainder of the day is at leisure. Your tour director will have suggestions for additional sightseeing, shopping, and dining.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Dawson City - Whitehorse

Day
8

Today, trace the trail of the gold seekers on their way to the Klondike. View the Five Finger Rapids, which once posed a major obstacle to the hordes of fortune seekers stampeding into the Yukon. Your day concludes in Whitehorse, capital of the Yukon.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Whitehorse

Day
9

A city tour stops at the Yukon Beringia Interpretive Centre, where you can meet the Ice Age giant mammals that once ruled the ancient subcontinent. See the SS Klondike Riverboat and learn about its importance on the Yukon River in the Gold Rush days. Later, head to Whitehorse’s premier dogsled facility, Muktuk Adventures, where you will personally meet the huskies and their trainers. Here, learn about the training and care of Alaskan Huskies, as well as the lifestyle required to race in world-famous competitions such as the Iditarod and Yukon Quest. Afterward, enjoy a special Taste of the Yukon dinner.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Whitehorse - Tok

Day
10

Return to Alaska, travelling along the rugged mountains of Kluane National Park, home to 19,625-foot Mount Logan, Canada’s highest peak. Continue on the Alaskan Highway to Tok, the “Dog Sled Capital of the World.”

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Tok - Valdez

Day
11

Head to Alaska’s northernmost ice-free port, Valdez, home of the Alyeska Pipeline Terminal. As you travel toward some of the highest coastal mountains in the world, enjoy views of Thompson Pass, Worthington Glacier, and Bridal Veil Falls before arriving in the “Switzerland of Alaska”—Valdez. Visit the unique Valdez Museum late this afternoon.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Valdez - Whittier - Anchorage

Day
12

Board a boat today and get a closer look at the Trans-Alaska Pipeline Terminal, the many massive glaciers, and the playful sea life of Prince William Sound. Keep your eyes open for eagles, whales, mountain goats, dolphins, and sea lions! This evening, enjoy a farewell dinner.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Anchorage - UK

Day
13

Your tour ends today.

Transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK, or extend your stay with a spectacular Alaskan Cruise.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Home landing in the UK

Day
14

Things to note

This platinum tour is operated by our sister company Globus.

Hotels

Tour hotels will be as specified or alternatives of a similar standard.


  • Anchorage: Sheraton Anchorage
  • Denali National Park: Denali Park Village
  • Fairbanks: Wedgewood Resort
  • Dawson City: Eldorado Hotel
  • Whitehorse: Best Western Gold Rush Inn
  • Tok: Young's Motel or Fast Eddy's
  • Valdez: Mountain Sky Hotel

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