1 Night Fairbanks / 2 Nights Denali / 1 Night Anchorage / 1 Night Homer
(Offered before the 7-Day Southbound / after the Northbound Cruise.)
The Norwegian Difference
- Fairbanks city tour
- Riverboat discovery cruise
- Alaska Railroad – Dome Class – Denali National Park to Talkeetna
- Tundra Wilderness Tour, all Cruisetours feature 2 nights in Denali
- Homer city tour
- Islands & Oceans Center
- Soldotna Visitors Center
- Iditarod Musher's Kennel Tour
- Tour the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center where you will see the animals of Alaska in a natural setting
- Fully escorted by local Alaskan tour director
- Airport Meet and Greet by representative
- Deluxe motorcoach transportation
Day 1 Fairbanks
The transfer between the Fairbanks airport and the hotel is included. Overnight Fairbanks.
Gold Rush history • Alaska Pipeline • Riverboat Discovery • Downtown Riverwalk • University of Alaska Fairbanks campus and Museum • Morris Thompson Visitors Center • Midnight Sun • Close to Arctic
Day 2 Fairbanks/Denali
Your Norwegian Tour Director will greet you at the Fairbanks hotel this morning. Enjoy a morning ride in the Riverboat Discovery on the Tanana River. In the afternoon travel in your deluxe motorcoach from Fairbanks to Denali. Open evening in Denali. Overnight Denali for two nights.
Day 3 Denali
Open morning for optional activities such as whitewater rafting, helicopter flightseeing, hiking or one of the Park Service programs. Today travel deep into Denali National Park on the included seven hour Tundra Wilderness Tour bus tour. Overnight Denali. (Itinerary may be altered to do Morning Tundra Wilderness Tour)
Mt McKinley • Wildlife Viewing Opportunities • Denali National Park • Hiking Trails • Lots of Optional Tours: Rafting, Fly Fishing, Golfing, Flightseeing, Dog Demonstrations, Jetboats • Murie Science Center • Denali Visitors Center • Bus Tours
Day 4 Denali/Talkeetna/Anchorage
Morning Husky Homestead tour to learn about the Iditarod Dog Sled Race. Ride in the world famous Alaska Railroad from Denali to Talkeetna. After a brief visit to Talkeetna drive in the deluxe motorcoach to Anchorage. Open evening to explore Anchorage.
• Alaska's Largest City • Shopping • Plenty of Local Restaurants • Local Hiking Trails • Anchorage Museum • Alaska Native Heritage Center • "City of Flowers" • City Parks • Nightlife • Urban
Day 5 Anchorage/Homer
Drive through the mountains of the Kenai Peninsula down the coast with views of volcanoes on the other side of the Inlet to Homer. Included this afternoon is a city tour of Homer and visit to the Alaska Islands & Land Visitor Center. Open evening for exploring Homer or ride one of the ferries to the remote artist communities. Overnight Homer.
Fishing community, local artists/galleries, Islands and Oceans Center, Homer Spit, Normal Lowell Gallery and Homestead, scenic overlook of Kachemak Bay, End of the Road, Culinary delights.
Day 6 Homer/Soldotna/Whittier
Today travel from Homer to Soldotna and learn about the fish that spawn on the famous Kenai River. Continue on in the deluxe motorcoach to Whittier to board Norwegian Sun for your 7-Day Sawyer Glacier cruise.