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Ultimate Alaska & the Yukon

Price per person
from £3,937

Check availability and prices for your preferred airport below. To book, please call our travel specialists on 0800 223 0179

Key inclusions

  • VIP private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • 14 days

  • Alaska

  • Globus escorted tours

Discover the unique beauty of Alaska and the Yukon Territory during this invigorating holiday. In Alaska, ride the Alaska Railroad in Deluxe Dome Service to Denali National Park, with its impressive mountains, breathtaking scenery, and amazing wildlife. During your guided wilderness tour, you’ll have an opportunity to seek out grizzly bear, moose, caribou, and much more. Also enjoy the magnificent scenery in Valdez, the "Switzerland of Alaska," during your cruise on Prince William Sound. Get a closer look at the Trans-Alaska Oil Pipeline and cruise aboard a sternwheeler riverboat in Fairbanks.

On this Alaska and Yukon tour, you’ll also experience some of the most majestic scenery in Canada combined with fascinating history. You’ll visit towns important during the Klondike Gold Rush in the Yukon—Whitehorse and Dawson City. In Dawson City, step back in time at the site where the first gold strike was made, and learn how gold changed this land forever. Enjoy entertainment at Diamond Tooth Gertie’s, Canada’s oldest gambling hall, complete with can-can dancers, ragtime music, and an old-fashioned casino.

This is just a sampling of the wonderful scenery and many sights that await you on this marvellous Alaska and Yukon Territory tour. Globus has also arranged special experiences to make your holiday unique. For example, you'll hear an exclusive presentation on Denali National Park by a local Naturalist and in Whitehorse, you'll visit the premier dogsled facility, Muktuk Adventures, to meet the huskies and their trainers. Just imagine the memories you’ll create on this spectacular holiday!

At a glance

  • Wasilla Iditarod HQ
  • Talkeetna Alaska Railroad in Deluxe Dome Service
  • Denali National Park
  • Fairbanks City tour, cruise on a Sternwheeler
  • Dawson City Diamond Tooth Gertie's
  • Whitehorse Yukon Beringia Interpretive Centre
  • Valdez Museum visit

Extend your tour and see even more

  • 8 days: Alaska Cruise

To book your holiday with an extension, call 0330 058 8241 or speak to your travel agent.

What's included

  • VIP private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • Services of a tour director
  • Accommodation
  • Selected meals
  • Porterage
  • All airport taxes
Price match guarantee

With accommodation, transfers, excursions, selected meals, private VIP home pick-up and the services of an expert Tour Director all included in the price, our escorted tour holidays are highly rated by our customers. But should you find a like-for-like tour cheaper elsewhere, we will match its price and give you a further £100 reduction.

Private home pick-up service

Our private home pick-up service is included up to 50 miles to your departure airport. Your driver will happily load and unload your luggage, and drive you to your departure terminal. At the close of your trip, you'll be welcomed by your driver in the arrivals hall and returned home again. A supplement is payable per mile over 50 miles.

Read more about our private home pick-up service.

Overview

Discover the unique beauty of Alaska and the Yukon Territory during this invigorating holiday. In Alaska, ride the Alaska Railroad in Deluxe Dome Service to Denali National Park, with its impressive mountains, breathtaking scenery, and amazing wildlife. During your guided wilderness tour, you’ll have an opportunity to seek out grizzly bear, moose, caribou, and much more. Also enjoy the magnificent scenery in Valdez, the "Switzerland of Alaska," during your cruise on Prince William Sound. Get a closer look at the Trans-Alaska Oil Pipeline and cruise aboard a sternwheeler riverboat in Fairbanks.

On this Alaska and Yukon tour, you’ll also experience some of the most majestic scenery in Canada combined with fascinating history. You’ll visit towns important during the Klondike Gold Rush in the Yukon—Whitehorse and Dawson City. In Dawson City, step back in time at the site where the first gold strike was made, and learn how gold changed this land forever. Enjoy entertainment at Diamond Tooth Gertie’s, Canada’s oldest gambling hall, complete with can-can dancers, ragtime music, and an old-fashioned casino.

This is just a sampling of the wonderful scenery and many sights that await you on this marvellous Alaska and Yukon Territory tour. Globus has also arranged special experiences to make your holiday unique. For example, you'll hear an exclusive presentation on Denali National Park by a local Naturalist and in Whitehorse, you'll visit the premier dogsled facility, Muktuk Adventures, to meet the huskies and their trainers. Just imagine the memories you’ll create on this spectacular holiday!

Total meals included:

  • 11 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners

UK - Anchorage

Day
1

Fly to Anchorage where on arrival transfer to your hotel.

Welcome to Alaska! Meet your Tour Director this evening between 5 pm and 8 pm in the hotel reception area.

Anchorage – Wasilla – Talkeetina – Alaska Railroad – Denali National Park

Day
2

Travelling north into the majestic wilds of Alaska, visit the IDITAROD HEADQUARTERS, home of the world-famous dogsled race. Arrive in Talkeetna, the jumping-off point for climbers attempting to summit Denali (formerly known as Mount McKinley), the highest peak in North America at 20,320 feet. Board the historic ALASKA RAILROAD for a scenic trip to DENALI NATIONAL PARK (see page 43 for information about your train). Enjoy dinner at the Murie Science & Learning Center, followed by an exclusive PRESENTATION on Denali National Park by a local Naturalist.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Denali National Park

Day
3

Today, a guided WILDERNESS TOUR takes you into 6-million-acre Denali National Park to explore the majestic wilderness and seek out grizzly bear, caribou, moose, and other wildlife! Your afternoon is free for optional adventures such as float trips, a dogsled demonstration, a helicopter ride over the park, or a delicious dinner and rollicking musical comedy performed in a camp house reminiscent of the Gold Rush era.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Denali National Park - Fairbanks

Day
4

This morning, spend a little more time marvelling at the wonder of Denali National Park. Then, enjoy a friendly atmosphere during lunch at the 49th STATE BREWERY, where you’ll have a chance to sample some local specialties. Travel into the heart of Alaska to Fairbanks, where the remainder of the day is at leisure.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Fairbanks

Day
5

This morning, board the sternwheeler Discovery for a CRUISE on the Chena and Tanana Rivers, with a stop at a recreated Chena Indian Village to learn about Athabascan Native culture. Later, visit the UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA–FAIRBANKS MUSEUM during your Fairbanks city tour, and also stop at the Trans-Alaska Oil Pipeline.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Fairbanks - Dawson City

Day
6

Continuing the journey into Gold Rush history, motor over the Top of the World Highway and enter Canada’s Yukon Territory. Passing through the village of Chicken, today promises to be filled with breathtaking scenery. Tonight, you have reservations at DIAMOND TOOTH GERTIE’S, featuring ragtime music, can-can girls, and an old-fashioned casino.

Dawson City

Day
7

Today, step back in time at the site of CLAIM #1, where the first gold strike was made. Continue to the ROBERT SERVICE INTERPRETIVE CENTER and learn about the “Bard of the Yukon” and the numerous poems and ballads he composed while exploring this remote area. The remainder of the day is at leisure. Your Tour Director will have suggestions for additional sightseeing, shopping, and dining.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Dawson City - Whitehorse

Day
8

Today, trace the trail of the gold seekers on their way to the Klondike. View the Five Finger Rapids, which once posed a major obstacle to the hordes of fortune seekers stampeding into the Yukon. Your day concludes in Whitehorse, capital of the Yukon.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Whitehorse

Day
9

A city tour stops at the YUKON BERINGIA INTERPRETIVE CENTRE, where you can meet the giant Ice Age mammals that once ruled the ancient subcontinent. See the SS KLONDIKE RIVERBOAT and learn about its importance on the Yukon River in the Gold Rush days. Later, head to Whitehorse’s premier dogsled facility, MUKTUK ADVENTURES, where you will personally meet the huskies and their trainers. Here, learn about the training and care of Alaskan Huskies, as well as the lifestyle required to race in world-famous competitions such as the Iditarod and Yukon Quest. Afterward, enjoy a special Taste of the Yukon dinner.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Whitehorse - Tok

Day
10

Return to Alaska, travelling along the rugged mountains of Kluane National Park, home to 19,625-foot Mount Logan, Canada’s highest peak. Continue on the Alaska Highway to Tok, the “Dog Sled Capital of the World.”

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Tok - Valdez

Day
11

Head to Alaska’s northernmost ice-free port, Valdez, home of the Alyeska Pipeline Terminal. As you travel toward some of the highest coastal mountains in the world, enjoy views of Thompson Pass, Worthington Glacier, and Bridal Veil Falls before arriving in the “Switzerland of Alaska”—Valdez. Visit the unique VALDEZ MUSEUM late this afternoon.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Valdez - Whittier - Anchorage

Day
12

Board a BOAT today and get a closer look at the Trans-Alaska Pipeline Terminal, the many massive glaciers, and the playful sea life of PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND. Keep your eyes open for eagles, whales, mountain goats, dolphins, and sea lions! This evening, enjoy a farewell dinner.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Anchorage - UK

Day
13

The tour ends this morning.

Transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Home landing in the UK

Day
14

Extend your tour and see even more

To book your holiday with an extension, call 0330 058 8241 or speak to your travel agent.

Seward (Embarkation)

Transfer to the pier to embark on your Holland America cruise ship.

Meals included:

  • Dinner

Cruising: Gulf of Alaska

A relaxing day at sea provides time to explore the ship’s many amenities. Animal and marine life are abundant in this area and, with a little luck, you may spot a pod of mighty yet graceful killer whales.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Scenic Cruising: Glacier Bay

This incredible Biosphere Reserve protects a unique ecosystem, hosting an amazing spectacle as tremendous slabs of ice break off and “calve” into the sea.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Haines

Nestled along a scenic fjord, Haines features the impressive Sheldon Museum, as well as galleries, shops, and Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve, where the world’s largest gathering of bald eagles occurs each year.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Juneau

Accessible only by air and water, history, Native culture, wildlife, and nature come to life here. Shop for gold nuggets, saunter through the swinging doors at the Red Dog Saloon, or visit mighty Mendenhall Glacier.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Ketchikan

This self-proclaimed “Salmon Capital of the World” boasts the largest totem collection on the planet and a former red-light district-turned art district on historic Creek Street.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Scenic Cruising: Inside Passage

One of the most picturesque sea lanes in the world, the natural beauty here is unbelievable, featuring thick emerald-green forests and expansive turquoise glaciers.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Vancouver (Disembarkation)

Disembark this morning after breakfast.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

To book your holiday with an extension, call 0330 058 8241 or speak to your travel agent.

Things to note

This platinum tour is operated by our sister company Globus.

Hotels

It may occasionally be necessary to use alternative hotels of a similar standard to those shown.

Anchorage - Sheraton Anchorage Hotel & Spa

The amazing comfort of this hotel is shown through the rooms as the beds and reclining chairs look over the mountain views and beyond. This hotel also offers free wifi so you can still stay in contact with family and friends.

  • Location

    401 E 6th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501, USA

  • Facilities

    • Restaurant and Bar
    • Free WiFi
    • Room Service
    • Spa
    • Fitness Centre

Denali - Denali Park Village

This hotel sits right on the banks of the Nenana River which means that you don't have to look at your TV screens in your hotel room you can look straight out on to the beautiful river. The furniture in the room is built from all the local wood that you see outside your window.

  • Location

    Mile 237 George Parks Highway, McKinley Park, 99755, USA

  • Facilities

    • Restaurant and bar
    • WiFi available

Fairbanks - Wedgewood Resort

Wedgewood Resort is an ideal location to experience the natural beauty of Fairbanks. Spread out in an expansive residential-style one or two bedroom suite with fully-equipped kitchen or relax in a spacious guest room at Bear Lodge.

  • Location

    212 Wedgewood Dr, Fairbanks, AK 99701, USA

  • Facilities

    • Restaurant and bar
    • WiFi available
    • Fitness Centre

Dawson City - Eldorado Hotel

Offering a Jacuzzi, Eldorado Hotel Dawson Canada is situated in Dawson and each guest room have a private bathroom as well as a 40' HD television to help you relax and rewind. Each room has fine linens and a coffee machine availble to use.

  • Location

    Third Ave, Dawson, YT Y0B 1G0, Canada

  • Facilities

    • Restaurant and bar
    • Wifi available

Whitehorse - Best Western Gold Rush Inn

All of the hotels relaxed rooms come with TVs this hotel is really relaxing but there are up to date and modern rooms offer alot of space, you can enjoy the Wifi while relaxing in your room.

  • Location

    411 Main St, Whitehorse, YT Y1A 2B6, Canada

  • Facilities

    • Restaurant and Bar
    • Free Wifi
    • Hot Tub
    • Fitness Centre

Tok - Young's Motel

These Cabins mean that you can experience Alaska in a new way. These cosy cabins keep you warm with heating and out of the cold of Alaska. These Cabins also offer free wifi and a flat screen TV to help you to relax.

  • Location

    1313 Alaska Highway, Tok, AK 99780, USA

  • Facilities

    • Restaurant
    • Free Wifi

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