Majestic Alaska

  • 9 Days | Whale-Watching, Denali National Park, Glacier Landing, Arctic Circle, Talkeetna, Girdwood

The Original Small Group Tour
The Comfort of a Small Group.
The Destination of a Big World.


Journey's Alaska is a perfect match for the discerning adventurer.

From $7,455

Journey's unique experiences, special access to venues, and small group tour around 10-16 guests is built for the Modern Traveler.

 
 
 
Meet Journey's Majestic Alaska Tour
Explore America's Last Frontier called Alaska... Majestic Beauty from Sea to Mountain... Look up and discover the incredible Northern Lights... Take in the vastness and variety of life in Denali National Park... Discover the colorful history of Talkeetna... Admire in humility the Humpback Whales as they Play... Walk in the shadow of Great Mountains and Gaze from their Heights.
WHY YOU'LL LOVE THIS JOURNEY THROUGH ALASKA:

  • Journey Tour Director beginning-to-end
  • 13 Meals: 8 Breakfasts, 4 Journey Dinners, 1 Lunch - all with Premium Beverages, Wine & Cocktails
  • Luggage Portage throughout your Journey, WiFi
  • Meet & Greet at Airport with Arrival and Departure Transfers Included
  • 8 nights' accommodation at Hotels: 2 Nights Fairbanks, 2 Nights Talkeetna, 3 Nights Girdwood, 1 Night Anchorage
  • Arctic Circle Air Adventure
  • Pano-Train Ride to Talkeetna
  • Glacier Flight-Seeing Adventure
  • Air Tour to Denali National Park & Glacier Exploration
  • Husky Farm Experience with Lunch
  • Scenic Drive to Mt. Alyeska
  • Helicopter Glacier Landing and Prince William Sound
  • Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center
  • Comfy Transportation throughout the Journey
  • Admission fees, taxes, and gratutities excluding the Journey Tour Director
See the complete Day-by-Day Itinerary
Journey's Prime Located Hotels

Journey's hotels are in and around the heart of the cities and villages.

  • DISCOVER MAJESTIC ALASKA IN OUR SMALL GROUP JOURNEY

    TOUR COMMENCES: FAIRBANKS, 2 Days/2 Nights
    WELCOME TO ALASKA!
    Canvas for the Aurora Borealis, Midnight Sun, and a warm Journey welcome.
    Deluxe: River's Edge Resort or Similar

    TALKEETNA, 2 Days/2 Nights
    NESTLED AT THE BASE OF NORTH AMERICA'S TALLEST PEAK.
    Mining History, Basecamp for Denali.
    Deluxe: Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge or Similar

    GIRDWOOD, 3 Days/3 Nights
    ALASKAN MOUNTAIN TOWN.
    Home to the Northern Lights Wake Up Call.
    Deluxe: Hotel Alyeska or Similar

    TOUR FINALE: ANCHORAGE, 1 Day/1 Night
    ALASKAN WILDLIFE CONSERVATION CENTER.
    We finalé in Anchorage to celebrate our time in Alaska.
    Deluxe: Hotel Captain Cook or Similar

    Is this Trip for Me?

    Our Majestic Alaska is designed for Journey guests who enjoy discovering the amazing outdoors in style, the Journey Way!

    Enjoy our proven approach of sightseeing balanced with ample leisure time so you can really get to know the destination. No rushing around in a traditional large tour group, no big buses, and the perfect sized group around 10 to 16 travelers.



2022-2023 Dates & Pricing
Our tour commences on Wednesdays in Fairbanks, and end on Thursdays in Anchorage. Rates are per person and in US dollars. Traveling solo? A Deluxe Double Room for Solo Use supplement is $1549. Airfare is separate.

ALL-INCLUSIVE SMALL GROUP TOUR PRICING:
Deluxe: $7,455 per person

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Majestic Alaska Trip Routing: Fairbanks to Anchorage

Our Journey begins in Fairbanks, takes in Talkeetna, Girdwood and finalés in Anchorage.

Majestic Alaska Tour

 
 

Itinerary at a Glance

DAY 1-2 FAIRBANKS| DAY 3-4 TALKEETNA| DAY 5-7 GIRDWOOD | DAY 8: ANCHORAGE | DAY 9: DEPARTURE

FIRST THINGS FIRST: Consider our Flight and Early Arrival Options
Your flight to Fairbanks should land on Day 1 of the itinerary — your round-trip travel time on this Journey is 9 Days (9 Day, 8 Nights Land). Many of our travelers arrive a "full day early" to recover from their flight — inquire with us about a pre-tour overnight hotel room in Fairbanks. Airfare is not included. Inquire about our Business Class and Premium Economy Airfare.

CONSIDER EXPANDING YOUR JOURNEY
Expand the Journey: Join us to Vancouver for a special end of tour extension. Inquire with your Journey Trip Planner about this magical ending!

 

Day-by-Day Itinerary

DAY 1: YOUR ALASKAN JOURNEY BEGINS IN FAIRBANKS

Make your arrival to Fairbanks, Alaska. Upon arrival, meet our representative for our included Meet-and-Greet and Arrival Transfer to our hotel. Once arrived, you may check-in to your room (rooms are typically ready after 2pm) and freshen up before you meet your Journey Tour Director for a very special welcome to Alaska.

Discovery WalkDiscovery Walk

Meet your Journey Tour Director for a discovery walk through Fairbanks and learn about the fascinating history and stories of the city.

Welcome to Alaska!

We're excited to have you on this Journey. Your Tour Director will greet you with our special traditional Journey welcome.

Journey Dinners IconWelcome to Fairbanks Dinner

Your Journey Tour Director will select a variety of appetizers, featuring regional cuisine, and will select your wine for the evening (or if you prefer alcohol-free beverages we've got great offerings!). Then you will be presented with the restaurant's primary menu. It's an intentionally relaxed evening of delight so you can savor the experience. Welcome to Alaska!

Journey Hotels IconAccommodation in Fairbanks, 2 Nights with breakfast

Deluxe: Chinook Wind Cabins or Similar

DAY 2: ARCTIC CIRCLE AIR ADVENTURE, BROOKS RANGE WILDERNESS

Journey Dinners IconBreakfast included daily

Sightseeing IconToday's Adventure: Arctic Circle Flight-Seeing Experience

We will make our way to the local airfield where we begin our included flightseeing adventure and travel north as we wonder at the expanse and remote aspects of the territory below. We will witness remnants of the gold mining that continues nearly 100 years after the yellow metal first brought newcomers rushing north. We will view the remarkable Trans Alaska Pipeline, symbolizing the immense changes brought to Alaska's Arctic by the discovery of oil over 30 years ago. We will fly over the expansive Yukon River Valley, home of traditional peoples that sustain their lifestyle and culture as they have for thousands of years. And we will thrill at the excitement of crossing the Arctic Circle.

The rugged and magnificent Brooks Mountain Range will delight as the flight route passes just south of the Gates of the Arctic National Park. We make our way to a wilderness community on the Middle Fork Koyukuk River and receive an official Arctic Circle Adventure Certificate (you will receive your certificate upon return to Fairbanks). Enjoy an orientation and learn the fascinating story of the surrounding Brooks Range wilderness.

We return to our hotel for the evening at leisure.

DAY 3: PANO-TRAIN RIDE TO TALKEETNA

Enjoy breakfast in the fresh mountain air and then we're off for an adventure onboard the dome railcar through Denali National Park.

Sightseeing IconToday's Adventure: Dome RailCar through Denali

Breakfast and Lunch will be served on the train while you enjoy panoramic views of Denali's magical snow capped mountains and breathtaking landscapes.

Sightseeing includes:

  • Dome Railcar
  • Panoramic Views of Denali
  • Breakfast and Lunch on the Train
  • Journey Adventure through Talkeetna

    About DENALI NATIONAL PARK
    Denali National Park and Preserve encompasses 6 million acres of Alaska's interior wilderness. Its centerpiece is 20,310-ft.-high Denali (fka Mount McKinley), North America's tallest peak. With terrain of tundra, spruce forest and glaciers, the park is home to wildlife including grizzly bears, wolves, moose, caribou and Dall sheep.

 Journey Dinners IconWelcome Dinner at Journey Lodge

Tonight enjoy a dinner on the grounds of the Lodge with your Tour Director.

Journey Hotels IconAccommodation in Talkeetna, 2 Nights with breakfast

Deluxe: Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge or Similar

Tonight, join your Journey Tour Director for an optional dinner or explore at your leisure.

DAY 4: GLACIER AIR ADVENTURE, DENALI NATIONAL PARK 

Sightseeing IconToday's Adventure: Glacier Flight-Seeing Adventure

We will make our way to the local airfield for our included flightseeing adventure to the west side of Denali National Park. After a beautiful flight, you will land and walk out on a glacier (weather permitting) and experience this wild wilderness firsthand. This experience will take your breath away and leave you speechless at the wonder of this landscape.

Return to your hotel for the balance of the day at leisure.

Tonight, join your Journey Tour Director for an optional dinner or explore at your leisure.

DAY 5: GIRDWOOD

Sightseeing IconToday's Adventure: Husky Farm

Today we make our way to Girdwood with a scenic drive to Mt. Alyeska. We enjoy a delightful experience at a Husky Farm complete with lunch. Upon arrival we check-in, time to freshen up and then join the Tour Director.

Journey Dinners IconWelcome to Girdwood Dinner

Your Journey Tour Director will select a variety of appetizers, featuring regional cuisine, and will select your wine for the evening.

Journey Hotels IconAccommodation in Girdwood, 3 Nights with breakfast

Deluxe: Hotel Alyeska or Similar

DAY 6: GIRDWOOD AT LEISURE

Enjoy a complete day at leisure. Journey has reserved tickets for the Scenic Alyeska Tram if that is of interest to you. The tram summits the mountain so you can view the incredible views.

Other options like Glacier Hiking, Horseback riding, fishing, zip-lining, Bear viewing and more are available. Just inquire.


DAY 7: PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND - GLACIER

Sightseeing IconToday's Adventure: Helicopter Glacier Landing and Prince William Sound

Today we board a helicopter and explore the Lake George Glacier, Lake George Valley and the Colony Glacier.

As you fly through the Chugach backcountry the panorama opens to glacial formed valleys and magnificent fields of ancient translucent blue ice. The highlight will be the glacier landing a top a high ridge with a 360 degree view. On the way back you will have an exciting trip over the pristine waters of Prince William Sound. The clear waters and rocky fjords offer breathtaking landscapes and excellent wildlife spotting opportunities.

Return to the hotel for the balance of the day at leisure.

Tonight, consider joining your Tour Director for an optional dinner.

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DAY 8: ALASKA WILDLIFE CONSERVATION CENTER - TO ANCHORAGE

Sightseeing IconToday's Adventure: Animal Encounter, Earthquake Park, Lake Hood

We set out for the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center which is a wildlife center dedicated to the rehabilitation of orphaned and injured animals in addition to providing wildlife awareness and education to the public. Then we are guided through the AWCC and share the history and personal stories of the resident animals. You'll have a chance to be up close and personal with a porcupine and have the chance to feed some of the animals.

We return to the hotel for the balance of the day at leisure until our events tonight.

Our Special Journey Finalé

Meet early this evening for our special Aperitive to celebrate our time together the Amazing Journey to Alaska. Our days have been filled with new sights, tastes and discoveries - tonight enjoy reflecting on the incredible journey we've had together.

It has been a Journey of Adventure and Discovery, along with making new friends! Until our next Journey — Good Travels!

Journey is Different: After our special event your Journey Tour Director will invite you to join them to an optional dinner, or explore at your leisure.

Journey Hotels IconAccommodation in Anchorage, 1 Night with breakfast

Deluxe: Captain Cook Hotel or Similar


DAY 9: DEPARTURE DAY

The transfer to the airport is included this morning.

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