Why I love Alaska

Like many travelers, I am drawn to roads less traveled, isolated frontier regions where spontaneity and excitement rule over certainty and home comforts. Alaska, for me, fits all of these requirements. Challenging, unpolished and, on occasions, a hard nut to crack, it is, in many ways, the antithesis of the country where I grew up (the UK). Like a stranger in a strange land, I never fail to be astonished by the... Read More

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$5699 Small group tours

Vancouver & Alaska by Ferry & Rail

What’s better than seeing the coastal areas of Canada and Alaska? Seeing it by train and ferry to give you the full land-and-sea experience of this amazing region. This 15-day trip takes advantage of both local trains and small ferries to create an authentic – not to mention memorable – journey up the coast and around Alaska. You’ll check out the highlights of Seward, Anchorage, and Denali while on the Alaskan Railroad, with plenty of chances to stretch your legs to explore the terrain firsthand. Rail, boat, mountains, cities – who says you can’t have it all?

$3699 Small group tours

Highlights of Alaska

A vast, rugged land of jaw-dropping beauty and abundant wildlife, Alaska remains America’s last truly unconquered frontier. Up to the challenge? This 15-day adventure will put you in touch with this massive state better than you’d imagined possible, mixing hotel stays with cabins typical of the Alaskan wilderness. Along the way, you’ll sample amazingly fresh seafood in Anchorage, hike Denali National Park, investigate glaciers, and be blown away by the awesome majesty of your surroundings. Prepare to have your horizons expanded tenfold.

$769 Sightseeing tours

3 Day Arctic Circle Northern Lights Adventure

Discover winter in Alaska’s Arctic! Experience for yourself the legendary hospitality and authentic interpretation that made the original Arctic Circle Drive Adventure famous.  Travel north on the famed Dalton Highway. View the remarkable Trans Alaska Pipeline. Experience the mighty Yukon River. Explore up close the amazing arctic tundra. Cross the Arctic Circle and receive an official Arctic Circle Adventure Certificate.

$47.29 Sightseeing tours

Skagway Shore Excursion: White Pass Summit Tour

While in port in Skagway, enjoy a 2.5-hour coach trip to the White Pass Summit, taking in the majestic mountain scenery of waterfalls, rivers, glaciers and forests along the way. Hear from your expert guide about Skagway’s boom times during the 1898 gold rush. You’ll be amazed at the natural beauty of the Alaskan wilderness and how far the gold-seekers traveled to try to hit pay dirt.

$3291 Small group tours

The Iditarod Aurora with Race Checkpoint Fly-Out

Guided 10-day tour of the Iditarod, Anchorage, and Fairbanks6 nights standard accommodation in downtown  Anchorage3 nights suite accommodation in downtown FairbanksBreakfast Included Daily, Lunch Included on Days 2, 5, 6, and Dinner Included on Day 2Guided Dog Sled and Puppy Kennel Tour with Multi-Iditarod Champion, Dallas SeaveyAdmission to the Official Musher's BanquetAttend the Iditarod Ceremonial Start at 81st Fur Rondy FestivalAdmission to the private tent with hot meals and snowshoes at Iditarod Start LineGuided scenic Ski Plane flight to and from the Rainy Pass for Iditarod checkpointVIP Tour of the World Championship Ice Art at the Ice ParkGuided Aurora Borealis Viewing toursAdmission to Chena Hot Springs (swim pass included)Alaska Railroad scenic ride from Anchorage to FairbanksPickup & Drop-Off from airport

$3799 Small group tours

Alaska Journey

Discover the beauty of the great state of Alaska over ten days of jaw-dropping coastline vistas, astounding encounters with wildlife, and the towering majesty of Denali. Spy caribou and moose; keep your eyes peeled for orcas; and go behind the scenes at the celebrated Alaska SeaLife Center in picturesque Seward. Experience the raw beauty of nature on an unforgettable journey to wild Alaska.