Dazzling night skies. Quiet landscapes. Sparkling snow. Alaska is beautiful in the winter. This trip takes you on a journey that’s as awe inspiring as it is relaxed. As a fully escorted tour, it’s perfect for those travelers eager to experience wintertime in Alaska with the help and expertise of a dedicated guide.
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Your trip begins with a city tour of Fairbanks. The afternoon is open for optional tours that your guide can help coordinate. The day concludes with a chance to see the northern lights on an evening aurora tour. Overnight Fairbanks. Breakfast included.
Fairbanks to Denali National Park
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This morning travel by motorcoach from Fairbanks to Denali National Park. Enjoy time at the Murie Science and Learning Center and the chance to go snowshoeing in the park. Tonight take advantage of dark night skies for another opportunity to see the northern lights. Overnight Healy. Breakfast and a box lunch included.
Denali National Park to Anchorage
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Experience first-class winter views from the comfort of a train car on a trip to Anchorage aboard the Alaska Railroad. Keep the camera close throughout this scenic ride. Overnight Anchorage. Breakfast included.
Anchorage & Girdwood
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Travel down the windswept Turnagain Arm south of Anchorage for a visit to the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center. From here you’ll head to Girdwood, a ski town tucked among towering, snow-covered mountains. Take a tram ride 2,000 vertical feet up the face of one of those mountains for some gorgeous views at the top. Overnight Anchorage. Breakfast and lunch included.
Anchorage & Iditarod Headquarters
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Today you’ll head to Big Lake to visit a working sled dog kennel operated by four-time Iditarod champion Martin Buser. A stop at the Iditarod Headquarters on the way back to Anchorage completes the day. Overnight Anchorage. Breakfast included.
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Explore more of Anchorage’s historic landmarks and living culture on a city tour this morning. In the afternoon, dive into Alaskan Native heritage, art, and Alaskan adventure stories at the Anchorage Museum. Tonight enjoy a farewell dinner with your group and guide. Overnight Anchorage. Breakfast and dinner included.