Upon your arrival in Fairbanks, you will transfer to the hotel via the courtesy hotel shuttle service. Overnight in Fairbanks.
Buffet breakfast. This morning, meet your local Alaskan tour director. Learn how the Gold Rush affected Alaska's interior during a city tour of Fairbanks, Alaska's "Golden Heart" city, and a visit to the University of Alaska, Fairbanks Museum. Cruise down the Chena River aboard the grand sternwheeler Riverboat Discovery. Travel back to the late 1800's, when traditional riverboats plied the waterways of Alaska's interior. Overnight in Fairbanks.
Buffet breakfast. 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 mild or wild river rafting, flightseeing Mt. McKinley, a jet boat safari on the Nenana River or a visit to the award-winning dog kennels of 2006 Iditarod champion Jeff King. Overnight in Denali.
Buffet breakfast. Today, travel deep into Denali National Park on the Tundra Wildlife Tour and search the pristine wilderness for grizzly bear, moose, caribou, sheep, and many other animals. This six to eight hour journey is narrated, allowing for insight into the flora and fauna of this spectacular region. Includes a snack box dinner. Overnight Denali.
Buffet breakfast. Enjoy a morning of leisure for exploration on your own. This afternoon, board the world famous Alaska Railroad for the day trip to Anchorage. As you travel along the Susitna River, you may catch a glimpse of the majestic Mt. McKinley or black bear along the riverbanks. Overnight Anchorage.
Day 6 (6-Day Tour Only)
Buffet breakfast. Enjoy an Anchorage city tour including the Alaska Native Heritage Center, a gathering place that celebrates, perpetuates and shares Alaska Native cultures. Afterward, transfer to airport via the hotel shuttle service for your flight home.
Day 6 (7-Day Tour Only)
Buffet breakfast. Enjoy an informative Anchorage city tour including the Alaska Native Heritage Center. Tonight, feast on an Alaskan style meal and share tales from the road with your traveling companions. Overnight Anchorage.
Day 7 (7 Day Tour Only)
Open morning in Anchorage. Transfer to airport via the hotel shuttle service for your flight home.