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Alaska Explorer
Land Vacations
Multiple Departure Dates 2023

6 Days

May 14 & 28, Jun 4 & 11, Jul 23 & 30, Aug 6 & 27, Sep 3 & 10

*From: $2,079
per person May & Sep
From: $2,199 all other dates

Discover Alaska on this up-close, in-depth exploration featuring all the highlights of one
of the most beautiful destinations in the world!

Experience a side of Alaska many visitors don’t get to see on a land vacation deep into the wilds of our 49th state. Witness breathtaking mountain ranges including Denali, the continent’s tallest mountain as well as all types of wildlife such as black bears and grizzlies in their native habitats, moose, caribou and Alaska’s official state bird, the ptarmigan. Explore native cultures, dine on local favorites and have an amazing adventure that photos just won’t do justice.

*Fares are per person, land, based on double occupancy. The $2079 per person fare is based on May 14, 28 and Sep 10 departures. The $2199 per person is the from price for all other dates. Fares, itineraries, hotels, events, programs and policies are subject to change. Airfare, taxes & fees are additional. Travel must be booked through AAA Travel to receive savings and AAA Exclusives. Tour, itinerary and exclusive amenities are capacity-controlled, based on minimum number of passengers traveling together and may be modified, withdrawn or canceled. Some hotels are rustic “off the grid” to enable your customer to immerse themselves in the beauty and nature of their surroundings. *All departures may operate in reverse if operationally necessary. Tundra Wilderness Tour is subject to change due to weather and road conditions. Other restrictions may apply. The Auto Club Group is not responsible for errors or omissions in the promotion of this tour.

DAILY ITINERARY:

Upon arrival into Fairbanks transfer to your hotel with meet and greet services. Enjoy a 2 night stay at the Heart of the Interior.  

Rivers Edge Cottages or similar – 2 nights

After breakfast, you will learn how the gold rush affected Alaska’s interior on a sightseeing tour with an included visit to the Museum of the North. Time is available for shopping, walking or dining on your own in the downtown area.

Cruise on the Chena River aboard a sternwheeler and experience the thrill of river travel with some amazing experiences along the way.

Tonight, dinner will be a delicious authentic salmon bake! (B, D)


Today, we’ll ride the motorcoach south to Denali National Park. Enjoy an afternoon of exploring this pristine area at your leisure by either participating in a complimentary park service activity or optional tour. There are many to choose from including river rafting, flight seeing, a jet boat safari on the Nenana River or a visit to an Iditarod champions award winning dog kennel.

Tonight, partake in the famous Cabin Night Denali Dinner Theater. (B, D)

Denali Grizzly Bear Resort, or similar – 2 Nights

After breakfast, travel deep into Denali National Park on the Tundra Wilderness Tour and search the vast wilderness for bear, moose, caribou, and Dall sheep. This six to eight hour journey is narrated by a park ranger, allowing for insight into the animals, flora and fauna of this spectacular region. There will be a snack to enjoy while on the bus. (B, Snack Box)

(Early May & September tours are shortened due to road conditions) 

This morning, transfer to the Denali Rail Depot where you’ll board a deluxe dome railcar for a scenic ride south to the climbing town of Talkeetna. Watch for a glimpse of Denali or black bear along the banks of the Susitna River. Enjoy an included lunch on the rail.

Upon arrival into Talkeetna, board your deluxe motorcoach for a scenic transfer south to Anchorage. Tonight, share stories of your Alaskan Adventure with your fellow travelers at a farewell dinner. (B, L, D)

Spring Hill Suites University Lake or similar – 1 Night

After breakfast, your Alaska Explorer adventure comes to an end with a transfer to the airport. (B)

AAA EXCLUSIVE HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Fairbanks Museum of the North
  • Chena River
  • Denali Tundra Wilderness Tour
  • Fairbanks Salmon Bake
  • Alaska Railroad – Deluxe Dome Car
  • Denali Dinner Theater
  • Alaska Native Heritage Center
  • 10 Meals: 5 Breakfasts,
    1 Lunch, 1 Snack, 3
     Dinners
  • Services of a professional tour director

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Colorado call 1.866.212.8639 / Carolinas call 1.877.912.8747