Denali Explorer Land & Cruise
June 10 - 23, 2021 (14 Days)
Combine a great Alaskan land tour with a beautiful cruise. Experience the wonders of Fairbanks, Denali, and Mt. McKinley while staying in exclusive, wilderness accommodations. The Princess Direct-to-the Wilderness Rail Service connects us to the beautiful Royal Princess, for our luxurious seven-night Glacier Bay cruise!
We fly to Fairbanks for two nights.
DAY 2 L
First, a cruise on the Chena River aboard a Sternwheeler Riverboat. Then, a Gold Dredge 8 tour, including panning for gold!
We travel to Denali National Park for two nights at the Denali Princess Wilderness Lodge. The rest of the day is at our leisure.
A full day in Denali National Park! After a Natural History Tour, the rest of the day is ours to enjoy as we wish.
This morning we travel by motorcoach to the south side of the park for two nights at the Mt. McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge.
We have a full day to plan as we choose. One option: a visit to the lodge's treehouse, designed and built by Pete Nelson of Animal Planet's Treehouse Masters.
DAY 7 D
We transfer to Talkeetna to board our exclusive Direct-to-the-Wilderness Rail service to Whittier and our waiting ship.
DAY 8 B,L,D
The Hubbard Glacier is the largest tidewater glacier in North America at 40 stories high! We'll have prime viewing of the glacier calving, often expelling icebergs the size of 10-story buildings!
DAY 9 B,L,D
Princess is one of a few cruise lines permitted to cruise the pristine waters of Glacier Bay, part of an American and Canadian UNESCO World Heritage Site.
DAY 10 B,L,D
Skagway was the gateway to the gold fields during the Klondike Gold Rush. It still retains the flavor of that era.
DAY 11 B,L,D
In 1880, Joe Juneau and Richard Harris discovered gold. From their discovery came three of the world’s largest gold mines and the capital of Alaska, Juneau.
DAY 12 B,L,D
Visitors to Ketchikan, located on an island, will be intrigued by its rich Native American heritage.
DAY 13 B,L,D
Enjoy a relaxing day at sea while taking in the spectacular scenery.
DAY 14 B
We disembark our ship and transfer to the Vancouver airport for our flight home, ready to tell stories of adventure and spectacular scenery.
Itinerary subject to change.
NEW PRICES WILL APPEAR SOON!
Roundtrip airfare ABQ to Fairbanks / Vancouver to ABQ (not including baggage & in-flight charges)
7-night cruise with all meals onboard
Prepaid gratuities (not including options or shore excursions)
Transfers to and from the Royal Princess
Government fees and air taxes
Your SUN TOURS Escort (with 20 or more travelers)
New Prices will appear soon.
DEPOSIT: 20%* per person NOW holds your place
FINAL PAYMENT DUE: TBD