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 Railroad GoldStar glass-domed cars and Denali National Park wildlife tour
  • Cruise Prince William Sound – view wildlife and glaciers
  • Travel the Keystone Canyon and Denali Highway
  • Visit a working sled dog kennel and tour the Anchorage Museum
  • Five-hour jet boat tour in Devil’s Canyon

Included land highlights:

Anchorage Museum + City Tour
Cordova Pick Your Adventure Day
Cruise to Columbia Glacier
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
Mahay’s Jetboat Devil’s Canyon Adventure​

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Accommodations:

2 Nights – Hotel Captain Cook, Anchorage
2 Nights – Orca Adventure Lodge, Cordova
2 Nights – Totem Hotel & 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: Hotel Captain Cook

Day 2ANCHORAGE & CORDOVA

Today’s highlights are a visit to the Anchorage Museum and the 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, and you are flying in. 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 and kayak; 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 & 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, and southern terminus of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline. Amidst the mountainous backdrop of the Chugach National Forest, watch for whales, sea lions, otters, harbor seals, puffins, and eagles while cruising about the Sound’s many islands and fjords.

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

Day 5PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND & COLUMBIA GLACIER

Board your privately chartered sightseeing vessel this morning and journey through the majestic Columbia Bay on the way to Columbia Glacier, the largest glacier in Prince William Sound. Experience spectacular calving events and close encounters with wildlife. This pristine wilderness is home to a variety of whales, along with Dall porpoise, seals, stellar sea lions and more! Keep your eyes peeled and cameras handy as your captain navigates through the Sound. Lunch will be hosted on board and dinner may be enjoyed at leisure this evening back in Valdez.

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

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

Day 8DENALI PICK YOUR ADVENTURE DAY & TALKEETNA

Enhance your time at Denali National Park this morning 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

Board your luxury motorcoach this morning and head out for a dog mushing demonstration at 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

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: Hotel Captain Cook

Day 11ANCHORAGE

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

Breakfast

Departures and Pricing

Per Person Pricing Includes Accommodations; 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 trademark windbreaker.

June 19, 2024
UNTAMED ALASKA
11-Day Land Tour

June 19 – June 29, 2024

Double Occupancy: $9,939
Single Occupancy: $11,739
ADD PLATINUM INSIDE PASSAGE
Including 7-Day Cruise

June 19 – July 5, 2024

Double Occupancy: $14,599
Single Occupancy: $16,999
August 21, 2024
UNTAMED ALASKA
11-Day Land Tour

August 21 – August 31, 2024

Double Occupancy: $9,939
Single Occupancy: $11,739
2024 TOUR SAVINGS

Booking Discount – Book by December 31, 2023 and SAVE:
SAVE $500 per person on your John Hall’s Alaska land tour departing May-September 2024.
SAVE $800 per person when you book a 2024 John Hall’s Alaska land tour + a Southeast Alaska experience.

Check Discount – Applies to first 2 individuals in each room:
SAVE $50 per person – book 2-3 rooms
SAVE $100 per person – book 4-7 rooms
SAVE $150 per person – book 8-11 rooms
SAVE $200 per person – book 12+ rooms

Group Discount – SAVE $200 per person when you pay your tour balance by check or cash. $500 per person tour deposits may still be made by credit card. (Discounts vary for Platinum Inside Passage and Admiralty Dream guests.)

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 8:00am – 4:00pm, Monday – Saturday

Full Terms and Conditions

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.

PLATINUM INSIDE PASSAGE POST-TOUR: If adding the Platinum Inside Passage Experience to a John Hall’s Alaska land tour, your flight from Anchorage to Sitka is included in your package price. On the last day, flights may depart Juneau after 8am.

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