You’ll feel as though you’ve stumble into an award-winning nature documentary as you watch illuminated glaciers shed huge sheets of ice into the sea below while you cruise ever closer to the frozen giants of Alaska.
Explore Anchorage’s historic highlights including trips to the ominously-named Earthquake Park and Lake Hood – the busiest private seaplane base in the world. You’ll also learn about Alaska’s rich cultural heritage at the Alaska Native Heritage Center that brings together the artistic and storytelling traditions of the state’s 11 cultural groups. Outside of the city, you’ll take in the pristine mountain scenery en route to Whittier where you’ll board a high-speed catamaran for a cruise through the frozen landscape of glacier-filled College and Harrimann Fjords. Keep your camera at the ready as you cruise close to the soaring ice cliffs of Hanging, Piedmont and Tidewater glaciers to watch huge chunks of ice falling into the sea.
Anchorage is Alaska’s largest city and home to 40 per cent of the state’s population. This excellent tour combines an insightful overview of the city’s rich heritage and myriad cultural traditions with the state’s breath-taking mountain scenery and postcard-ready glacier views. Your team of experienced local guides and drivers add depth to every experience, and you’ll enjoy comfortable accommodation in the shadows of soaring Mount Susitna.
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Enjoy a private airport transfer with vehicle and driver.
This narrated sightseeing shared tour brings you to Anchorage's historical points of interests, such as Earthquake Park and Lake Hood, the busiest private seaplane base in the world! Next visit the spectacular Alaska Native Heritage Center. Here you will learn about the rich heritage of Alaska's 11 major cultural groups while walking through native village settings representing the five regions of Alaska. You can also experience Alaska native culture firsthand through engaging storytelling, authentic native song and dance, and artist demonstrations. Your tour concludes with a return transfer to downtown Anchorage.
Enjoy time at leisure to explore at your own pace, or relax at your hotel.
Take part on this full-day shared tour adventure to Whittier from downtown Anchorage via coach. Enjoy spectacular scenery as you travel past mountains and through a one-way tunnel. Upon arrival in Whittier, board a high-speed catamaran for a 5 hour cruise through Prince William Sound. Watch for sea otters, whales and birds as you travel through glacier-filled College and Harrimann Fjords viewing Hanging, Piedmont and Tidewater glaciers. The ship will stop a safe distance from a glacier to watch for glacier calving - when large chunks of ice fall off the glacier. A hot lunch is included on board. Reboard the bus following the cruise.
The Ramada Anchorage Downtown (3*) offers fantastic views of Mount Susitna, as well as Cook Inlet and the Ship Creek Valley. All guests enjoy various amenities including complimentary deluxe continental breakfast, free wireless internet access, free parking, and a 24-hour convenience store.
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