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Grand Alaska Escorted Land Tour 2016

 

Featuring Anchorage, Valdez, Fairbanks and Denali National Park
Ten Day, Nine Night Alaska Escorted Tour Program
Overnights: Anchorage 1, Valdez 2, Fairbanks 2, Denali 2, Anchorage 2

Day 1 Friday
Fly into Anchorage, Alaska's largest city. Transfer via hotel courtesy shuttle and overnight in Anchorage (or purchase meet/transfer service from Premier).
Meals: N/A

Day 2 Saturday
Breakfast will be included this morning. Board the deluxe motorcoach for today's grand adventure to Valdez. Drive through the Matanuska Susitna Valley where world record monster size vegetables grow in the 24-hour daylight. Stop by Worthington Glacier for a look at this gigantic piece of ice. Early evening arrival into Valdez, Alaska's Little Switzerland. Welcome reception included this evening. Overnight Valdez. Meals: Breakfast, Welcome Reception

Day 3 Sunday
Breakfast will be included this morning. Spend the morning exploring the quaint community of Valdez with included entrance to the Valdez Museum. This afternoon, board a glacier and wildlife cruise and travel through the majestic Prince William Sound. Explore the three-mile face of the mighty Columbia Glacier and hear tales of the region as told by the Alaskan crew. Keep your eyes open for seals, sea lions, otters, whales, and puffins throughout this half-day exploration cruise with lunch included on the boat. Overnight Valdez.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch on Boat

Day 4 Monday
Breakfast will be included this morning. Board the motorcoach for a journey north to the largest city in the interior, Fairbanks; known to Alaskans as the Golden Heart City. The route takes you along the Wrangell- St. Elias National Park, the largest park in the U.S. and the Trans-Alaska Pipeline. Overnight Fairbanks.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 5 Tuesday
Breakfast will be included this morning. Today learn how the gold rush affected Alaska's interior on a sightseeing tour with an included visit to the Museum of the North. Time is available for shopping, walking or dining on your own in the downtown area. Cruise on the Chena River aboard a sternwheeler and experience the thrill of river travel. Tonight, consider purchasing the optional authentic salmon bake. Overnight Fairbanks.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 6 Wednesday
Breakfast will be included. Ride the motorcoach south to Denali National Park. Enjoy an afternoon of exploring this pristine area at your leisure by either participating in a complimentary park service activity or optional tour. There are many to choose from including mild or wild river rafting, flight seeing, a jet boat safari on the Nenana River or a visit to an Iditarod champions award winning dog kennel. Overnight Denali.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 7 Thursday
Breakfast will be included this morning. Today travel deep into Denali National Park on the Tundra Wilderness Tour and search the vast wilderness for bear, moose, caribou, and Dall sheep. This six to eight hour journey is narrated allowing for insight into the animals, flora and fauna of this spectacular region including a snack on the bus. Early May & September tours are shortened due to road conditions. Overnight Denali.
Meals: Breakfast, Snack on Tour

Day 8 Friday
Breakfast will be included this morning. This morning travel by motorcoach to the climbing town of Talkeetna. Watch for a glimpse of the majestic Mt. McKinley or black bear along the banks of the Susitna River. Enjoy time on own to explore this quaint Alaskan town. This afternoon your journey continues south to Anchorage by rail in Deluxe Dome Railcars. Overnight Anchorage.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 9 Saturday
Breakfast will be included this morning. Enjoy a brief city tour of Anchorage, which includes the historic downtown district. Included visit to the Alaska Native Heritage Center, a gathering place that celebrates, perpetuates and shares Alaska Native cultures. Tonight, share stories of your Alaskan Adventure with your traveling companions at a closing night dinner. Overnight Anchorage.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 10 Sunday
Breakfast will be included this morning. Your adventure comes to an end with a hotel courtesy shuttle transfer to the airport
(or purchase meet/transfer service from Premier).
Meals: Breakfast

Tour Includes

• Departures Guaranteed to operate from the first person sold!
• Premier Alaska Tours Tour Director will be with the group throughout the entire land tour.
• All deluxe private transfers throughout, luggage handling, all applicable taxes and sightseeing tours as indicated.
• Tour Director will sell all optional Tours.
• Gratuities for local Tour Director and driver are not included in the tour quote. Recommended amount: $5.00 per person per day for the Tour Director and
$5.00 per person per day for theDriver.
• Meals included: Buffet Breakfast-(9); Lunch-(1); Snack-(1);
Welcome Reception-(1)-Dinner-(1).
• Flights, insurance, and overnight cruises are NOT included.
• 2.5 Star Hotels included in the above pricing based on:

Anchorage-The Lakefront Anchorage (formerly: Anchorage Millennium Hotel)
or similar;

Valdez-Best Western Valdez or similar; Fairbanks-River's Edge Cottages
or similar;

Denali-Grizzly Bear Resort or similar.
* All rooms are run of house (ROH).

• Hotels will be assigned at 30 days prior to tour departure.
• Itineraries are finalized and forwarded 30 days prior to tour departure.

2016 Grand Alaska Rates

Tour Start Date Tour End Date Double Per Person-From
Fri-13-May-2016 Sun-22-May-2016 $2047
Fri-27-May-2016 Sun-05-Jun-2016 $2541
Fri-10-Jun-2016 Sun-19-Jun-2016 $2642
Fri-24-Jun-2016 Sun-03-Jul-2016 $2642
Fri-08-Jul-2016 Sun-17-Jul-2016 $2642
Fri-22-Jul-2016 Sun-31-Jul-2016 $2642
Fri-29-Jul-2016 Sun-07-Aug-2016 $2642
Fri-12-Aug-2016 Sun-21-Aug-2016 $2642
Fri-19-Aug-2016 Sun-28-Aug-2016 $2541
Fri-02-Sep-2016 Sun-11-Sep-2016 $2047
     
* Single, Triple, and Quad rates are available upon request


Tour Enhancements (per person)

Meet/Greet Services & Transfer $52
-Denali Dinner Theater * $81
-Pre-Paid Tips (Tour Director & Driver) $97-Fairbanks Salmon Bake* $44
-Dinner on Rail* $52

Pre/Post Night Anchorage: includes Bed Tax and breakfast
Per Person/based on occupancy-$156 Double

TOUR PAYMENT & CANCELLATION DETAILS-2016

Guaranteed Departure Tours

TOUR INCLUDES
•Premier Alaska Tours local, professional tour director will provide a seamless tour experience
throughout their Alaska tour.
•Guaranteed departures include use of hotel courtesy shuttle unless private meet and greet
transfers are purchased prior to receipt of final payment.
•Luggage handling included at hotels for a maximum of two pieces of luggage per person.

NOT INCLUDED
•Air travel, travel insurance and health insurance are not included in the tour.
•Tips to Tour Directors and Drivers are not included unless specified. Tipping standards are $5 per person, per day for the tour director and $5 per person, per day for the driver.

BOOKINGS & BLOCK TOUR SPACE
•Hotel allocations finalized at 30 days prior to travel and information will be provided in tour
documents.
•Detailed tour itineraries completed at 30 days prior to travel and sent via email.

PAYMENT TERMS
•The total payment is due 90 days prior to tour departure date.
•Additions are allowed inside of 30 days based on space availability. If confirmed, payment is
due immediately.

FORMS OF PAYMENT
•Credit Card-Personal Check-no later than 90 days prior to the start of the tour.

CANCELLATION FEES
•All cancellations must be sent in via fax or e-mail to Discover Alaska office-please call to
confirm receipt.
•Cancellation fees will be assessed as follows:

90 to 31 days prior to departure incur a $100.00 per person cancellation fee.
30 to day of arrival incur a 100% cancellation fee.
All name changes within 30 days of departure will incur a $30.00 administrative fee.
Primary Hotels by Destination are:
• Anchorage-Millennium Hotel or Similar
• Valdez-Mountain Sky Hotel, Best Western Valdez or Similar
• Fairbanks-Rivers Edge Cottages, Alpine Lodge, or Similar
• Denali-Denali Bluffs or Similar
Hotels are confirmed at 30 days prior to the start of the tour and your documents will be forwarded to you at this time.
Included meals are noted on the tour itineraries and correspond to the following:
B Buffet Breakfast
D Dinner
L .Lunch
S Snack Box Meal

Alaska Explorer Escorted Tour

Featuring Fairbanks, Denali National Park and Anchorage
Seven Day, Six Night Escorted Tour Program
Overnights: Fairbanks 2, Denali 2, Anchorage 2

Day 1 Monday
Fly into Fairbanks, Alaska's Golden Heart City. Transfer via hotel courtesy shuttle and overnight in Fairbanks (or purchase meet/transfer service from Premier).
Meals: N/A

Day 2 Tuesday
Breakfast will be included this morning. Today learn how the gold rush affected Alaska's interior on a sightseeing tour with an included visit to the Museum of the North. Time is available for shopping, walking or dining on your own in the downtown area. Cruise on the Chena River aboard a sternwheeler and experience the thrill of river travel. Tonight, consider purchasing the optional authentic salmon bake. Overnight Fairbanks.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 3 Wednesday
Breakfast will be included. Ride the motorcoach south to Denali National Park. Enjoy an afternoon of exploring this pristine area at your leisure by either participating in a complimentary park service activity or optional tour. There are many to choose from including mild or wild river rafting, flight seeing, a jet boat safari on the Nenana River or a visit to an Iditarod champions award winning dog kennel. Overnight Denali.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 4 Thursday
Breakfast will be included this morning. Today travel deep into Denali National Park on the Tundra Wilderness Tour and search the vast wilderness for bear, moose, caribou, and Dall sheep. This six to eight hour journey is narrated allowing for insight into the animals, flora and fauna of this spectacular region including a snack on the bus. Early May & September tours are shortened due to road conditions. Overnight Denali.
Meals: Breakfast, Snack on Tour

Day 5 Friday
Breakfast will be included this morning. This morning travel by motorcoach to the community of Talkeetna. Watch for a glimpse of the majestic Mt. McKinley or black bear along the banks of the Susitna River. Enjoy time on own to explore this quaint Alaskan town. This afternoon your journey continues south to Anchorage by rail in Deluxe Dome Railcars.
Overnight Anchorage.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 6 Saturday
Breakfast will be included this morning. Enjoy a brief city tour of Anchorage, which includes the historic downtown district.
Included visit to the Alaska Native Heritage Center, a gathering place that celebrates, perpetuates and shares Alaska Native cultures. Tonight, share stories of your Alaskan Adventure with your traveling companions at a closing night dinner.
Overnight Anchorage.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 7 Sunday
Breakfast will be included this morning. Your adventure comes to an end with a hotel courtesy shuttle transfer to the airport
(or purchase meet/transfer service from Premier Tours).
Meals: Breakfast
End of Tour

2016 Alaska Explorer Rates. ( Per Person)

Tour Start Date Tour End Date Double Per Person-From
Mon-16-May-2016 Sun-22-May-2016 $1468
Mon -30-May-2016 Sun-05-Jun-2016 $1657
Mon -13-Jun-2016 Sun-19-Jun-2016 $1788
Mon -27-Jun-2016 Sun-03-Jul-2016 $1788
Mon-11-Jul-2016 Sun-17-Jul-2016 $1788
Mon-25-Jul-2016 Sun-31-Jul-2016 $1788
Mon-1-Aug-2016 Sun-07-Aug-2016 $1788
Mon-15-Aug-2016 Sun-21-Aug-2016 $1788
Mon-22-Aug-2016 Sun-28-Aug-2016 $1657
Mon-05-Sep-2016 Sun-11-Sep-2016 $1468
* Rates are per person, double occupancy

Tour Includes

• Departures Guaranteed to operate from the first person sold!
• Premier Alaska Tours Tour Director will be with the group throughout the
entire land tour.
• All deluxe private transfers throughout, luggage handling, all applicable taxes
and sightseeing tours as indicated.
• Tour Director will sell all optional Tours.
• Gratuities for local Tour Director and driver are not included in the tour quote.
Recommended amount
: $5.00 per person per day for the Tour Director and $5.00 per person per day
for the Driver.
• Meals included: Buffet Breakfast-(6); Lunch-(1); Snack-(1); Dinner-(1).
• Flights, insurance, and overnight cruises are NOT included.
• 2.5 Star Hotels included in the above pricing based on:
Anchorage –The Lakefront Anchorage (formerly: Anchorage Millennium Hotel)
Or similar;
Fairbanks-River's Edge Cottages or similar;
Denali-Grizzly Bear Resort or similar

** All rooms are run of house (ROH).

• Hotels will be assigned at 30 days prior to departure.
• Itineraries are finalized and forwarded via email at 30 days prior to the
start of the tour.

Tour Enhancements ( per person)
Meet/Greet Services & Transfer $52
-Denali Dinner Theater * $81
-Pre-Paid Tips (Tour Director & Driver) $97
Fairbanks Salmon Bake* $44
-Dinner on Rail* $52

Pre/Post Night Anchorage: includes Bed Tax and breakfast

Per Person/based on occupancy-$156 Double

TOUR PAYMENT & CANCELLATION DETAILS-2016

Guaranteed Departure Tours

TOUR INCLUDES
• Premier Alaska Tours local, professional tour director will provide a seamless tour experience
throughout their Alaska tour.
• Guaranteed departures include use of hotel courtesy shuttle unless private meet and greet
transfers are purchased prior to receipt of final payment.
• Luggage handling included at hotels for a maximum of two pieces of luggage per person.

NOT INCLUDED
• Air travel, travel insurance and health insurance are not included in the tour.
• Tips to Tour Directors and Drivers are not included unless specified. Tipping standards are $5 per person, per day for the tour director and $5 per person, per day for the driver.

BOOKINGS & BLOCK TOUR SPACE
• Hotel allocations finalized at 30 days prior to travel and information will be provided in tour
documents.
• Detailed tour itineraries completed at 30 days prior to travel and sent via email.

PAYMENT TERMS
• The total payment is due 90 days prior to tour departure date.
• Additions are allowed inside of 30 days based on space availability. If confirmed, payment is
due immediately.

FORMS OF PAYMENT
•Credit Card-Personal Check-no later than 90 days prior to the start of the tour.

CANCELLATION FEES
• All cancellations must be sent in via fax or e-mail to Discover Alaska office-please call to
confirm receipt.
• Cancellation fees will be assessed as follows:

90 to 31 days prior to departure incur a $100.00 per person cancellation fee.
30 to day of arrival incur a 100% cancellation fee.
All name changes within 30 days of departure will incur a $30.00 administrative fee.

Primary Hotels by Destination are:
• Fairbanks-Rivers Edge Cottages, Alpine Lodge, or Similar
• Denali-Denali Bluffs or Similar
• Anchorage-Millennium Hotel, Clarion Suites or Similar
Hotels are confirmed at 30 days prior to the start of the tour and your documents will be forwarded to you at this time.
Included meals are noted on the tour itineraries and correspond to the following:
B Buffet Breakfast
D Dinner
L Lunch
S Snack Box Meal