Custom Built Itinerary by Timi's Tours
Operated by John Hall's Alaska
July 4th-16th, 2023
Day 1: Chicago
Your journey begins with a motorcoach transfer to Chicago where you will overnight near the Chicago O’Hare International Airport in preparation for your flight to Alaska tomorrow.
Day 2: Anchorage
Today we arrive in Anchorage, Alaska! You’ll be greeted upon arrival by John Hall’s Alaska and escorted to Hotel Captain Cook, your accommodations for the evening, where we’ll enjoy a welcome dinner.
Day 3: Denali National Park
After breakfast board your luxury motorcoach for a scenic journey north to the expansive landscapes of Denali National Park! We’ll also stop at Dream a Dream Kennels to experience dog sledding, Alaska style. You’ll also have time today to take an optional helicopter trip around Mount Denali (trip comes at an additional cost). Later, we’ll check into Denali Grand RiverView, our home for two evenings.
Day 4: Denali National Park
We’ll start the morning early by embarking on an approximately 5 hour-long, 45-mile journey through Denali National Park. Before returning to the entrance, we’ll enjoy lunch, return to our accommodations, and then you may enjoy the rest of the afternoon at your leisure. It’s truly a spectacular day!
Day 5: Denali National Park to Talkeetna
All aboard the stunning Alaska Railroad Goldstar glass-domed cars! Our ride will deliver breathtaking views on our way to Talkeetna. We’ll check into the Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge, and then you can spend the evening exploring this historic Alaskan town.
Day 6: Talkeetna and Alyeska
The morning starts off with an exhilarating jet boat tour of Devil’s Canyon! Then, we’ll journey south for an overnight stay at famous Alyeska Resort, located south of Anchorage.
Day 7: Seward
After breakfast, we’ll continue the trek down the Kenai Peninsula to Seward, where we’ll enjoy a Kenai Fjords National Park and Wildlife cruise! On your 8-hour cruise, you’ll awe at the glaciers and variety of wildlife that surround you! Afterwards, we’ll return to Seward and spend the evening at the Seward Windsong Lodge.
Day 8: Homer
We’ll head across the Peninsula to the city of Homer, where you’ll experience this beautiful place that many Alaskans go to for a weekend getaway. You’ll have a great time exploring the town between lunch and dinner.
Day 9: Homer Free Day
Today, you’ll enjoy an optional activity including hiking, kayaking, fly-out bear viewing, a winery/brewery tour, or fishing! We’ll regroup in the evening for dinner.
Day 10: Homer and Anchorage
Enjoy breakfast before traveling, via motorcoach, back to Anchorage for a relaxing afternoon and evening. A big day of adventure awaits tomorrow!
Day 11: Katmai National Park
An early flight will take us to Katmai National Park, to see majestic bears feasting on salmon. This unique experience only happens during July, while the salmon run upstream. Alaskan Peninsula Brown Bear, or Coastal Bears, will be a sight to see at iconic Brooks Falls! Lunch will be served at the lodge prior to taking return flights to King Salmon and Anchorage. Dinner awaits at the hotel upon our return to Anchorage.
Day 12: Anchorage Activity Day
After breakfast, the day is yours to enjoy at your leisure or partake in optional excursions you many purchase separately such as flightseeing, bear viewing, golfing, or hiking!
Day 13: Fly Home
We will journey to the Anchorage Airport for our flight home, full of amazing new memories of our experiences in Alaska!
This trip includes 30 meals!
(11 breakfasts, 8 lunches, and 11 dinners)
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Motorcoach Transportation To and From Airports, Roundtrip Airfare, Attractions, Top Tier Accommodations, Fully Guided Service, Gratuities for Meals, Baggage Handling for One Bag, Attractions & Attraction Guides, Luxury Land, Rail & Cruise Transportation, Airport Transfers, Pre-Tour Hotel Night, Airfare & Taxes. Gratuities of $120 per person for the John Hall's driver/guide and $53 per person for the Timi's Tours travel director are also included.
What's Not Included:
Airline Baggage Fees and Trip Cancellation Insurance (please call for a quote). Gratuities for the Timi's Tours driver that takes us to and from the airport is also not included.
**This trip is subject to terms and conditions that are in addition to our usual policy. Please call our office for more information**
Please note luggage fees charged by airlines are NOT included in the price of this trip and may vary based on airline policies, fees, restrictions, etc. The price of these luggage fees are the sole responsibility of each guest and are not determined by Timi's Tours. Also, please be advised many airlines do not provide advance seat assignments until check in at the airport; advance seating will be subject to the airline's terms and conditions.