Untamed Alaska

11-Day tour featuring Denali National Park & Prince William Sound

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ALASKA GLACIERS, WILDLIFE & NATIONAL PARKS

Travel by plane, day-boat, and Alaska’s most spacious luxury motorcoach to Denali National Park, Prince William Sound, Cordova, Valdez, Talkeetna, and Anchorage. Glacier and wildlife viewing, Iditarod pups, and Alaska wilderness round out this all-inclusive journey.

  • Two Pick Your Adventure Days – in Cordova and in Denali National Park
  • Alaska Rail GoldStar glass-domed cars and Denali National Park wildlife tour
  • Cruise Prince William Sound – view wildlife and glaciers
  • Travel the Denali Highway and through Keystone Canyon
  • Visit a working sled dog kennel and tour the Anchorage Museum
  • Exclusive 5-hour jetboat tour in Devil’s Canyon

Included land highlights:

Anchorage + City Tour
Cordova Pick Your Adventure Day
Cruise to Columbia & Meares Glaciers
Prince William Sound Wildlife
Denali Highway & Keystone Canyon
Denali National Park Wildlife Tour
Denali Pick Your Adventure Day
Alaska Railroad – GoldStar Service
Iditarod Kennel Visit & Presentation
Devil’s Canyon Jetboat Adventure​
Example Itinerary Map

Accommodations:

2 Nights – The Hotel Captain Cook, Anchorage
2 Nights – Orca Adventure Lodge, Cordova
2 Nights – Totem Inn & Suites, Valdez
2 Nights – Denali Bluffs Hotel, Denali National Park
2 Nights – Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge, Talkeetna

More About Accommodations

Active Rating:

Moderate

Requires ability to walk short distances.

Included Meals:

29

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner on full tour days + arrival day dinner, departure day breakfast

Max Group Size: 36

Itinerary

Day 1ANCHORAGE

Welcome to Anchorage, Alaska – the city of lights and flowers! A John Hall’s Alaska representative greets you on arrival and escorts you to your luxury accommodations for the evening. Colorful Anchorage has much to offer if you are up for a bit of exploring. Dinner is at your leisure.

Dinner | Overnight: The Hotel Captain Cook

Day 2ANCHORAGE & CORDOVA

Today’s highlights are a visit to the Anchorage Museum and a flight to Cordova. Situated near the mouth of the Copper River – known for its prolific salmon runs – the only way to town is by plane or by boat. Settle into the lodge and discover one of Alaska’s best-kept secrets and gateway to Alaska’s wilderness.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner | Overnight: Orca Adventure Lodge

Day 3CORDOVA PICK YOUR ADVENTURE DAY

There is no better way to experience what makes Alaska, Alaska, than a day of adventure. Choose one of these included activities: fishing – for halibut, cod, or salmon; glacier & wildlife helicopter tour; hike to Sheridan Glacier with glacier kayaking; sightseeing along the Copper River Delta with visits to two local museums. Enjoy a cozy bonfire before retiring for the evening.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner | Overnight: Orca Adventure Lodge

Day 4PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND, COLUMBIA GLACIER & VALDEZ

Wilderness, wildlife, and glaciers sum up the day! Board a privately chartered sightseeing vessel and cruise Prince William Sound to the glacier-lined port of Valdez. Watch for whales, sea lions, otters, harbor seals, puffins, and eagles. Take in the massive ice walls of Columbia Glacier – one of the fastest moving glaciers in the world. Named after Columbia University by the Harriman Alaska Expedition in 1899, this actively calving glacier has retreated more than 14 miles since the early 1980s.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner | Overnight: Totem Hotel & Suites

Day 5PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND & MEARES GLACIER

Nestled in the Chugach Mountains sits the massive Meares Glacier – one of the only advancing glaciers in North America and the only tidewater glacier in Unakwik Inlet in the Chugach National Forest. From aboard a privately chartered sightseeing vessel, chances of more whale and wildlife sightings are quite high so keep your eyes peeled and cameras handy. Your captain navigates to the glacier’s one-mile-wide face to view active calving. Lunch will be hosted on the vessel and dinner is at leisure.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner | Overnight: Totem Hotel & Suites

Day 6KEYSTONE CANYON & DENALI HIGHWAY

En route to Denali National Park today, pass through Keystone Canyon to witness an impressive display of cascading waterfalls and steep slate walls. On what National Geographic referred to as one of the top ten scenic highways in the world, travel the Denali Highway – extremely beautiful and mostly unpaved. Look for caribou that roam the area, as well as bear, moose, and wolves. Enjoy an evening of comfort at the gates of Denali National Park and Preserve.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner | Overnight: Denali Bluffs Hotel, Rivierview

Day 7DENALI NATIONAL PARK

The sun rises early in Alaska, and it’s likely you will too! There is a lot to squeeze in today – a sightseeing bus ride 42 miles deep into the outback of Denali National Park, lunch, and time on your own. During the drive be on the lookout for moose, caribou, Dall sheep, wolves, grizzly bears, and of course Denali. After returning to the gates of the park, take a minute to take in the day. Relax this evening surrounded by nature.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner | Overnight: Denali Bluffs Hotel, Riverview

Day 8DENALI PICK YOUR ADVENTURE DAY & TALKEETNA

From sunup to sundown, it is a busy day. Enhance your time at Denali National Park with your choice of one included activity – backcountry ATV excursion, zipline tour with 360 views, flightseeing around Denali, or whitewater rafting trip on the Nenana River. Afterward, board the glass-domed cars of the Alaska Railroad for a luxury GoldStar experience with lunch on board. Listed on the register of National Historic Places, there is time in Talkeetna to explore its early pioneer roots.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner | Overnight: Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge

Day 9IDITAROD KENNEL EXPERIENCE & TALKEETNA

After a hearty breakfast, it is time to board your luxury motorcoach and head out for a visit to Dream ∙a∙ Dream, a working sled dog kennel. At a private presentation on dog mushing, learn what it takes to prep for a race like the Iditarod and spend time with the pups. After lunch and puppy time, enjoy the afternoon at leisure in town, relax at the lodge, or perhaps squeeze in an optional flightseeing excursion.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner | Overnight: Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge

Day 10DEVIL’S CANYON & ANCHORAGE

It is a vast and remote wilderness and this morning, join the Mahay family for a 5-hour jet boat adventure through Devil’s Canyon and a chance to get closer to Denali! Guided by naturalists, enjoy a nature walk to an encampment of early settlers, get acquainted with wildflowers and plants along the river, and search for wildlife. Later, wind up the day back in Anchorage for your final evening and enjoy a Farewell Dinner with the group.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner | Overnight: The Hotel Captain Cook

Day 11ANCHORAGE

After breakfast, transfer to the Anchorage airport to board your homebound flight.

Breakfast

Departures and Pricing

Per Person Pricing IncludesAccommodations; fully-guided service; luxury land and plane transportation; airport transfers; daily activities and tours; meals, baggage handling, and corresponding gratuities; taxes; and personalized John Hall’s Alaska’s signature windbreaker.

June 19, 2023
UNTAMED ALASKA
11-Day Land Tour

June 19 – June 29, 2023

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July 24, 2023
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11-Day Land Tour

July 24 – August 3, 2023

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August 14, 2023
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11-Day Land Tour

August 14 – August 24, 2023

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2023 Tour Savings

Booking Discount – Book by February 1, 2023, to SAVE $500 per person on your John Hall’s Alaska land tour, or SAVE $800 per person on a land tour + cruise package. For bookings made after February 1, 2023 – SAVE $500 per person by attending a John Hall’s Alaska travel seminar any time of year.
Check Discount – SAVE $200 per person when you pay your tour balance by check or cash versus credit card! $500 per person deposits may still be made by credit card.
Group Discount – SAVE $50 per person with 2-3 rooms booked; SAVE $100 per person with 4-7 rooms booked. SAVE $150 per person with 8-11 rooms booked; SAVE $200 per person with 12+ rooms booked. Group discount applies to the first 2 individuals in each room only.

HOW TO RESERVE THIS TOUR

A deposit of $500.00 USD per person is required within ten days of booking your reservation. Deposits are fully refundable up until 90 days prior to departure.
Mastercard, Visa, Discover, American Express, and personal checks are acceptable forms of deposit payment. To confirm your space by credit card, please contact our office: 800.325.2270. Alaska Specialists are available for tour bookings 7:30am-5:30pm M-F and 8am-4pm on Saturday.
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ARRANGING YOUR FLIGHTS

LAND: This tour begins and ends in Anchorage, Alaska. On Day 1, flights should arrive by 6pm; early check-in cannot be guaranteed before 4pm. On Day 11, flights may depart Anchorage after 8am.

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