Introduction to Alaska

from £1232
excluding flights *
7 nights May-Sep

Overview

This self drive holiday is the ideal introduction to Alaska's highlights and takes in the mountains and wildlife of Denali National Park and the glaciers and marine wonders of the Kenai Peninsula. Following a circular route from Anchorage, this well-paced itinerary focuses on South Alaska, the home of North America's highest peak, Denali.

Highlights

  • Spot icebergs, whales and seals in Kenai Fjords National Park
  • Watch for brown and black bears in Denali National Park
  • Spot Denali rising in the distance from Talkeetna

What's Included

  • Accommodation in rooms with private bathroom
  • Bus tour into Denali National Park
  • Car rental throughout
  • Unlimited mileage

Full description

Starting and ending in Anchorage, this self drive itinerary is ideal for those short on time and provides a great contrast between Alaska's coastal splendours and the towering peaks of the state's interior.

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Prices & Dates *

Airfares start from around £1,000 per person and are quoted separately to the holiday price. When enquiring, our Travel Specialists will provide the best fare possible from your preferred airline / airport.

From prices per person based on 2 sharing a room with private bathroom, including car hire

Departure Duration Accommodation Car Category Twin Price (pp)
16 - 31 May 2019 7 nights Standard Compact £1,232
16 - 31 May 2019 7 nights Superior Compact £1,591
01 Jun - 31 Aug 2019 7 nights Standard Compact £1,389
01 Jun - 31 Aug 2019 7 nights Superior Compact £1,748
01 - 06 Sep 2019 7 nights Standard Compact £1,232
01 - 06 Sep 2019 7 nights Superior Compact £1,591

What's Included

  • Accommodation in rooms with private bathroom (standard or superior)
  • Bus tour into Denali National Park including snack
  • Car rental throughout (compact, midsize, full size or 4WD)
  • Unlimited mileage, LDW and all taxes
  • Comprehensive travel documentation
  • 24 hour emergency assistance from our team during your holiday
  • No surcharge guarantee

Itinerary & Accommodation

Itinerary & Accommodation

Day 1: Anchorage

Arrive in Anchorage and make your own way to your hotel.

Day 2: Anchorage - Seward (204 km)

Collect your rental car today and drive south to the scenic Kenai Peninsula. Your destination for today is the port town of Seward, gateway to Kenai Fjords National Park.

Day 3 Seward

Full day at leisure. You may wish to visit the fascinating Alaska SeaLife Center, explore Exit Glacier or join a scenic cruise out through the fjords - weaving between icebergs you may spot sea lions and whales against a spectacular backdrop of glaciers.

Day 4: Seward - Talkeetna (384 km)

Departing the coast, today you will head inland and north to the quirky town of Talkeetna. A clear day may afford views of Denali in the distance.

Day 5: Talkeetna - Denali (245 km)

Continue your journey north to Denali - your accommodation tonight is at Denali Village, just outside the national park.

Day 6: Denali National Park

Enjoy a guided excursion into Denali National Park today. Take in spectacular views and keep your eyes peeled for wildlife, which may include bears, moose, herds of caribou or even a lone wolf.

Day 7: Denali - Anchorage (379 km)

Travel back to Anchorage today for your final night in Alaska.

Day 8: Anchorage

Drop off your rental car at the airport and depart Alaska.

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