AYFC: 21 Day Alaska and the Yukon: Full Circle

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Price Day 1: Arrive in Calgary, AB

Your adventure begins as you arrive in Calgary – Alberta’s Cowboy City. Transfer to your downtown hotel and enjoy the rest of the day at leisure before starting your tour tomorrow morning.

Overnight: Calgary
Hotel: International Hotel Calgary

Day 2: Calgary - Grande Prairie, AB

Meet fellow passengers and your guide this morning at a welcome breakfast. Travel north and pass through Edmonton, a city that maintains its ties to the Klondike past. Watch the beauty unfold through Northern Alberta and see grandiose lakes, mighty rivers, abundant wildlife and untapped wilderness.

Overnight: Grande Prairie
Hotel: Service Plus Inns & Suites Grande Prairie
Meals: Breakfast

Day 3: Grande Prairie - Fort Nelson, BC

Travel through the great northern prairie region of Alberta en route to Dawson Creek, stopping at Mile 0 of the Alaska Highway. Continue into British Columbia’s picturesque Peace Country with its abundance of natural history and agricultural land.

Overnight: Fort Nelson
Hotel: Lakeview Inn & Suites Fort Nelson
Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 4: Fort Nelson - Watson Lake, YT

Journey through peaceful valleys and alpine meadows and arrive for a brief stop at Liard Hot Pools, Canada’s most spectacular natural hot springs. Be sure to dip your toes into this natural hot pool. This evening tour the Northern Lights Centre and experience the folklore and the science of the Northern Lights.

Overnight: Watson Lake
Hotel: Andrea’s Hotel
Meals: Breakfast

Day 5: Watson Lake - Whitehorse, YT

The day begins at world famous Sign Post Forest that gives you a down to earth view of global navigation. Did you bring a sign from your home to put up? Cross the Nisutlin Bay Bridge, longest on the Alaska Highway, into Teslin, Yukon. Enjoy the reflections of the glorious mountain ranges in the crystal clear lakes that dot the area en route to Whitehorse, the capital of the Yukon. Your Whitehorse tour includes Miles Canyon, the Fish Ladder and the SS Klondike Sternwheeler National Historic Site.

Overnight: Whitehorse
Hotel: Best Western Gold Rush Inn
Meals: Breakfast

Day 6: Whitehorse - Dawson City, YT

Continue north on the Klondike Highway past Lake Laberge, made famous by Robert Service’s poem, “The Cremation of Sam McGee”. Stop to view the Carmacks Interpretive River Front Boardwalk and the beautiful Five Finger Rapids. Arrive in Dawson City, the heart of the Klondike Gold Rush. Tonight visit Diamond Tooth Gertie’s Gambling Hall, Canada’s oldest and most unique casino featuring can-can girls led by Diamond Tooth Gertie herself.

Overnight: Dawson City
Hotel: Downtown Hotel
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 7: Dawson City, YT

Revisit history today as you experience an enormous Gold Mining Dredge, one of the largest wood hulled, bucket line dredges in North America, then pan for your own fortune in gold. This afternoon relax and enjoy a leisurely afternoon as you explore the boardwalk shops of this town and recall the gold crazed frenzy of Dawson City’s past.

Overnight: Dawson City
Hotel: Downtown Hotel
Meals: Breakfast

Day 8: Dawson City – Tok, AK

North to Alaska! Today you travel over the Top of the World Highway and stop at the unique town of Chicken named after the state bird – the Ptarmigan that resembles a chicken. Then it’s on to the Village of Tok, where the Eagle Trail crosses the Tanana River and the sternwheelers once plied the river.

Overnight: Tok
Hotel: Young’s Motel
Meals: Breakfast

Day 9: Tok - Fairbanks, AK

Mail your postcards this morning at the North Pole, Alaska and stop by Santa Claus House. Continue on to Fairbanks, the hub of Alaska’s heartland. This afternoon board the Sternwheeler Discovery for a cruise of the Chena and Tanana Rivers. You will see a bush plane taking off from a bush-style runway, witness the wedding of the rivers and gain insight into the ancient Athabascan Indian culture on a personalized tour of the Chena Native Village. Tonight step back in time and visit Alaskaland for a delicious baked salmon dinner, followed by a musical revue at the Palace Theatre and Saloon.

Overnight: Fairbanks
Hotel: Pike’s Waterfront Lodge
Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Day 10: Fairbanks – Denali, AK

Incredible vistas provide a feast for the eyes today on your journey through the town of Nenana to Denali National Park & Reserve. The panoramic views of the famed Alaska Range continue to take your breath away as you see Mt McKinley – North America’s highest peak. This afternoon experience a wildlife tour into the heart of Denali National Park. This tour offers a great opportunity to see wildlife in the park, in particular, grizzly bears, caribou, moose and even wolves. Return to Denali early evening.

Overnight: Denali
Hotel: Denali Bluffs
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 11: Denali – Anchorage, AK

Your destination today is Alaska’s largest city, Anchorage. Explore the past and experience the first people at the Alaska Native Heritage Centre, Anchorage’s premier cultural attraction. Hear the songs and stories and see the dancers. This evening enjoy a group dinner with your new friends.

Overnight: Anchorage
Hotel: Hilton Anchorage
Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Day 12: Prince William Sound Cruise

Today experience one of the tour highlights, cruising the calm and protected waters of Prince William Sound accompanied by a National Forest Interpreter. The vessel hugs the coastline and icebergs glides silently by. Pulling into a bay, the vessel floats right up to a 1700-foot high active tidewater glacier, a river of ice. See otters, eagles, puffins, sea lions, whales and glacier-wildlife. Delicious onboard lunch includes prime rib and salmon. This is wild and dramatic Alaska up close.

Overnight: Anchorage
Hotel: Hilton Anchorage
Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 13: Anchorage – Tok, AK

This morning see stunning vistas as you travel the Glenn Richardson Highway to Gakona Junction, climbing to Mentasta Summit before descending into Tok, where you rejoin the Alaska Highway.

Overnight: Tok
Hotel: Young’s Motel
Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Day 14: Tok – Whitehorse, YT

Today depart Tok and travel back into the Yukon and historic Burwash Landing. Travel alongside the magnificent St. Elias Range and Kluane National Park & Reserve, home of Canada’s highest mountain. En route, stops are scheduled at Kluane Park Visitor Centre, Kluane Museum of Natural History and Sheep Mountain Visitor Centre near Haines Junction, home of the Dall sheep. Arrive in Whitehorse to settle in for a two-night stay.v

Overnight: Whitehorse
Hotel: Best Western Gold Rush Inn
Meals: Breakfast

Day 15: Skagway, AK

Travel west over the White Pass Summit and see some of the most panoramic views of the terrain en route to Skagway. For those who like to ride the rails an optional train trip to Skagway is offered on the White Pass & Yukon Railway, following the historic Chilkoot Trail, path of the gold seekers. You will fall in love with the quaint port village of Skagway, nestled into the harbour and full of Klondike history. At the end of the day, wind your way back to Whitehorse and join fellow passengers at a Farewell to the Yukon dinner.

Overnight: Skagway
Hotel: Best Western Gold Rush Inn
Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Day 16: Whitehorse - Dease Lake, BC

Say goodbye to the Yukon and head back into the province of British Columbia. Returning over the Nisutlin Bay Bridge, the coach heads south to travel the famous Stewart-Cassiar Highway. Some of the continent’s most inspiring beauty and plentiful wildlife and glimpsed along this route. The communities on this highway provide a contrast of cultures, old and new. A stop is included at Jade City, outlet for the nearby jade mine that provides 90% of the jade in the world.

Overnight: Dease Lake
Hotel: Northway Motor Inn
Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 17: Dease Lake - Stewart, BC

Your continuing journey on the Stewart-Cassiar Highway takes you through Stikine country, passing through the unspoiled wilderness of Mount Edziza Provincial Park. Your destination is Stewart, well known for its surrounding spectacular glaciers and also as a thriving industrial port. A special treat tonight is time at Fisk Creek and the viewing platforms, where you can see bears in the wild fish for their dinner.

Overnight: Stewart
Hotel: King Edward Hotel & Motel
Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 18: Stewart - Prince George, BC

Believe it or not one of the most scenic drives in North America is still waiting today as you motor through towering coastal mountains, icefields and hanging glaciers with rushing waterfalls tumbling down mountainsides. Journey through Burns Lake and Fraser Lake and follow the beautiful rivers and valleys of north central British Columbia on your way to Prince George.

Overnight: Prince George
Hotel: Coast Inn of the North
Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Day 19: Prince George – Jasper, AB

Today enter the great Canadian Rocky Mountains. Stop first at the visitor centre to view the range’s highest peak, Mount Robson. Arrive in the Rocky Mountain town of Jasper, where you visit Maligne Canyon and Pyramid Lake before spending some leisure time in the shops of the town site. This evening join a gentle float trip down the sparkling Athabasca River.

Overnight: Jasper
Hotel: Mount Robson Inn
Meals: Breakfast

Day 20: Jasper - Banff, AB

Today experience what has been called one of the most spectacular highways in the world: the Icefields Parkway. Our first stop is the dramatic Athabasca Falls, before arriving at the Columbia Icefields. This living glacier’s waters feed three oceans! Visit the Interpretive Centre and take the Ice Explorer ride to the base of the glacier. Additional stops include beautiful Peyto Lake and Lake Louise, truly one of the most picturesque places in the Rockies. Enjoy a stroll along the shore or visit the Chateau’s enticing shops before continuing to Banff, heart of the Rockies and home of Canada’s first national park.

Overnight: Banff
Hotel: Caribou Lodge
Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Day 21: Banff – Calgary, AB

This morning features an area tour of Banff including Bow Falls, Cascade Gardens and a ride on the Banff Gondola to the top of Sulphur Mountain for a panoramic view of the Banff Townsite below. On the journey back to Calgary spend some quiet time reliving the memories of the sights, the sounds, indeed the magic of Alaska and the Yukon. A transfer to a downtown hotel or the Calgary International Airport is included.

Meals: Breakfast

Prices are in US Dollars (USD), before any applicable taxes. The pricing reflects twin-sharing, per-person costs without airfare to/from the tour; however, we can book flights from your home airport for an added cost. Contact us for a no obligation quote.


 

Start Date
End Date
Price
Single Supplement
Tue 4 Jun 2019
Mon 24 Jun 2019
$7,340 USD
$2,275 USD
Sun 2 Jun 2019
Sat 22 Jun 2019
$7,790 USD
$2,350 USD
Sun 21 Jul 2019
Sat 10 Aug 2019
$7,790 USD
$2,350 USD
Sun 25 Aug 2019
Sat 14 Sep 2019
$7,790 USD
$2,350 USD

 

 


 

CAD (does not include 3.5% tax)

Note: Flights can be booked to arrive at any time on the first day. Please do not book flights departing Calgary before 4:00pm on Day 21. A mandatory single surcharge may apply to this tour if you have selected our TwinShare program and we cannot match you with another TwinShare passenger. A Valid passport is required for all travelers to enter the United States. Anderson Vacations will now require a photocopy of each travelers

Highlights



  • Icefields Parkway
  • Jade City and Hyder Fish Ladder
  • Stewart Cassiar Highway
  • Alaska Highway
  • White Pass Summit and Skagway
  • Mile 0 and Sign Post Forest
  • Liard Hot Pools
  • Northern Lights Centre
  • SS Klondike National Historic Site
  • Five Finger Rapids
  • Carmacks Boardwalk
  • Diamond Tooth Gerties
  • Gold Mining Dredge
  • Top of the World Highway
  • Alaskaland
  • Palace Grand Theatre
  • Sternwheeler Discovery Cruise
  • Santa Claus House
  • Chena Native Village
  • Denali National Park
  • Tundra Wilderness Tour
  • Alaska Native Heritage Center
  • Prince William Sound Cruise
  • Kluane National Park Reserve
  • Kluane Museum of Natural History
  • Ice Explorer on Athabasca Glacier
  • Sulphur Mountain Gondola in Banff

 

 

Inclusions



  • 34 meals: 20 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 7 dinners
  • 20 nights of accommodation (3.5–4 star)
  • Professional tour leader
  • Transportation on deluxe motorcoach
  • Transportation on deluxe motorcoach

 

 

Exclusions



  • Optional: Choose to travel by train on the historic White Pass Railroad enroute to Skagway on day 15, return to Whitehore on coach.

 

 

Hotel List



International Hotel Calgary

Rating: 3 Star Accommodation3 Star Accommodation3 Star Accommodation

A 10-minute walk from the Glenbow Museum, this upscale, modern all-suite hotel is 11 minutes from the EPCOR Centre for...
... A 10-minute walk from the Glenbow Museum, this upscale, modern all-suite hotel is 11 minutes from the EPCOR Centre for the Performing Arts.

The relaxed suites feature wet bars with minifridges, plus luxe bedding and flat-screen TVs. Wi-Fi is free. Some suites add separate living or dining areas, balconies or multiple bedrooms.

There's a complimentary breakfast buffet, served in the on-site restaurant. Other amenities include a fitness centre, an indoor pool, a sauna and a hot tub. Indoor parking is available at weekends.

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Service Plus Inns & Suites Grande Prairie

Rating: 2 Star Accommodation2 Star Accommodation

Across the street from the Great Northern Casino, this straightforward hotel is 5.1 km from Grande Prairie Airport.
... Across the street from the Great Northern Casino, this straightforward hotel is 5.1 km from Grande Prairie Airport.

Understated rooms and suites offer flat-screen TVs, free WiFi, minifridges, and tea and coffeemaking equipment. Family suites add kitchenettes, while others feature whirlpool tubs.

There's a complimentary hot breakfast buffet, as well as a lounge with a fine-dining menu, and a casual cafe. Other amenities include an indoor pool with waterslide, an exercise room and a business centre, plus a free shuttle service.

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Lakeview Inn & Suites Fort Nelson

Rating: 3 Star Accommodation3 Star Accommodation3 Star Accommodation

This traditional hotel is 2 km from Fort Nelson Heritage Museum, 8 km from Fort Nelson Airport and 15 km...
... This traditional hotel is 2 km from Fort Nelson Heritage Museum, 8 km from Fort Nelson Airport and 15 km from Parker Lake Ecological Reserve.

The straightforward rooms offer free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs, plus minifridges, microwaves and coffeemakers. The 1-bedroom suites add separate living areas, whirlpool tubs and fireplaces, while 2-bedroom suites have full kitchens.

Additional amenities include an exercise room and a whirlpool,

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Andrea’s Hotel

Rating: 3 Star Accommodation3 Star Accommodation3 Star Accommodation

This roadside hotel on the Frank Trail parallel to the Alaska Highway is 5 minutes' walk from Wye Lake Park...
... This roadside hotel on the Frank Trail parallel to the Alaska Highway is 5 minutes' walk from Wye Lake Park and 8 minutes' walk from the Sign Post Forest.

Subdued rooms with warm, simple decor offer free WiFi, satellite TV, minifridges and coffeemakers. Suites add in-room whirlpool tubs and living space.

A laid-back restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. There's also a pub-style lounge with a pool table and a flat-screen TV.

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Best Western Gold Rush Inn

Rating: 3 Star Accommodation3 Star Accommodation3 Star Accommodation

This traditional hotel in downtown Whitehorse is a 13-minute walk from S.S. Klondike National Historic Site and 5.7 km from...
... This traditional hotel in downtown Whitehorse is a 13-minute walk from S.S. Klondike National Historic Site and 5.7 km from Erik Nielsen Whitehorse International Airport.

Relaxed rooms and suites come with TVs, coffeemakers, minifridges and microwaves. Upgraded quarters add whirlpool tubs and pull-out sofas. WiFi is free.

Amenities include a rustic bar/steakhouse, a spa, a hair salon and an exercise room.

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Downtown Hotel

Rating: 2 Star Accommodation2 Star Accommodation

A 4-minute walk from the S.S. Keno National Historic Site, this straightforward, low-rise lodging is also a 5-minute walk from...
... A 4-minute walk from the S.S. Keno National Historic Site, this straightforward, low-rise lodging is also a 5-minute walk from Diamond Tooth Gertie's Gambling Hall.

Coffeemakers are offered in each room, as well as free WiFi and cable TV. Kids 11 and under stay free with an adult. Some suites add wet bars.

There's a restaurant and lounge. Amenities also include a hot tub.

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Young’s Motel

Rating: 2 Star Accommodation2 Star Accommodation

This is why you came to Alaska! Experience Alaska in a unique way and relax in one of our cozy...
... This is why you came to Alaska! Experience Alaska in a unique way and relax in one of our cozy cabins. Two queen beds, flatscreen TV with satellite, WiFi, full modern bathrooms, coffee makers, and spacious porch. Reserve early, check-in at Fast Eddy’s Restaurant next door.
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Pike’s Waterfront Lodge

Rating: 3 Star Accommodation3 Star Accommodation3 Star Accommodation

On the banks of the Chena River, this casual hotel is a mile from Fairbanks International Airport, 2.6 miles from...
... On the banks of the Chena River, this casual hotel is a mile from Fairbanks International Airport, 2.6 miles from Pioneer Park amusement center and 4 miles from the University of Alaska Museum of the North.

Unassuming rooms with old-school furnishings offer flat-screen TVs, and most have free Wi-Fi. Some rooms have balconies overlooking the river, minifridges and microwaves. Rustic log cabins feature private decks, kitchenettes and sitting rooms.

There's an understated riverside restaurant, and a lounge with a bar, along with mini-golf and a putting green.

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Denali Bluffs

Rating: 3 Star Accommodation3 Star Accommodation3 Star Accommodation

Situated on the slopes of Sugarloaf Mountain with panoramic views of the Nenana River and Denali National Park, this seasonal...
... Situated on the slopes of Sugarloaf Mountain with panoramic views of the Nenana River and Denali National Park, this seasonal lodge complex is 2.7 miles from the park's visitor center.

Spread across 12 buildings, all of the traditional, cabin-style rooms have free Wi-Fi, cable TV and coffeemakers. Several rooms include private balconies with mountain views.

The main lodge has a sitting area surrounding a stone fireplace, a casual bar and grill, and a coffee shop.

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Hilton Anchorage

Rating: 3 Star Accommodation3 Star Accommodation3 Star Accommodation

This modern downtown hotel is an 8-minute walk to the Anchorage Museum and 5.3 miles to Ted Stevens Anchorage International...
... This modern downtown hotel is an 8-minute walk to the Anchorage Museum and 5.3 miles to Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport.

All rooms (some with mountain or water views) offer contemporary decor and custom-designed beds, plus desks, 37-inch flat-screen TVs and WiFi. Executive rooms provide access to the Club Lounge, Monday to Friday. Suites add sitting areas.

Amenities include a relaxed bar and a cafe offering Alaskan and American cuisine, plus a fitness center, an indoor pool and a steam room.

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Northway Motor Inn

Rating: 3 Star Accommodation3 Star Accommodation3 Star Accommodation

Off BC-37, this informal hotel is 3 km from Dease Lake, 50 km from the Stikine River Provincial Park and...
... Off BC-37, this informal hotel is 3 km from Dease Lake, 50 km from the Stikine River Provincial Park and 89 km from the Tuktsayda Mountain.

The straightforward rooms include free Wi-Fi, TVs, and tea and coffeemakers, plus kitchenettes.

Amenities include a casual restaurant and BBQs, plus a picnic area.

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King Edward Hotel & Motel

Rating: 2 Star Accommodation2 Star Accommodation

The King Edward Hotel and Motel - conveniently located on the main street of our picturesque town, Stewart, BC. We're...
... The King Edward Hotel and Motel - conveniently located on the main street of our picturesque town, Stewart, BC. We're a full service facility that includes a cozy family style café, Casey's Pub and the Kings Table Dining Room. All our rooms have private bath, air conditioning, cable TV, direct dial telephones and much more.
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Coast Inn of the North

Rating: 3 Star Accommodation3 Star Accommodation3 Star Accommodation

This modern downtown conference hotel is 2.1 km from Fort George Park, 3.5 km from the Pine Centre Mall and...
... This modern downtown conference hotel is 2.1 km from Fort George Park, 3.5 km from the Pine Centre Mall and 9.5 km from Forests for the World park.

The contemporary rooms come with free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, and tea and coffeemaking facilities. Suites add seating areas with sofabeds and balconies, while upgraded suites also have dining tables, soaking tubs, extra bathrooms and/or fireplaces.

There's a Japanese-style steakhouse and a casual restaurant. Other amenities include a spa, an indoor pool, a sauna and a hot tub, plus a gym.

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Mount Robson Inn

Rating: 2 Star Accommodation2 Star Accommodation

This unassuming hotel is 14 minutes' walk from the Jasper train station and 6.4 km from the Jasper SkyTram. ... This unassuming hotel is 14 minutes' walk from the Jasper train station and 6.4 km from the Jasper SkyTram.

Simple rooms offer free Wi-Fi and cable TV, as well as minifridges, microwaves, and tea and coffeemaking equipment. Upgraded rooms have sitting areas. Suites add whirlpool tubs, fireplaces and/or games consoles.

Other amenities include 2 hot tubs, and guest laundry facilities.

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Caribou Lodge

Rating: 3 Star Accommodation3 Star Accommodation3 Star Accommodation

This lodge-style hotel and spa is a 10-minute walk from Downtown and 5.4 km from Banff Upper Hot Springs. ... This lodge-style hotel and spa is a 10-minute walk from Downtown and 5.4 km from Banff Upper Hot Springs.

The unfussy rooms offer free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, minifridges, and tea and coffeemaking equipment. Suites add sleeping lofts, gas fireplaces, whirlpool tubs and mountain views.

Other amenities include an informal steakhouse/bar, a full-service spa with 6 treatment rooms, a hot tub, a steam room and an exercise room.

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