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Glaciers of Prince William Sound and Anchorage

  • Anchorage
  • 4 nights from
  • £1,249 per person
  • Trip Code: 1289

Holiday Overview

The perfect addition to your Alaskan Cruise

This 4-day package is a great way to explore Anchorage before or after your Alaskan Crusie. Board the Alaskan Railroad Glacier Discovery train in Adventure Class as you see the magnificent Glaciers in Prince William Sound, viewing different types of Glaciers including Alpine Hanging and Tidewatch. 

Discover Anchorage's wilderness and wildlife on a choice of excursion on a wildlife tour where you can spot bears, bald eagles and reindeer, hatcher hike tour and hike along the Mill Loop Trail and view the breathtaking alpine area Hatcher Pass. 

This package can be done in reverse starting in Seward and finishing in Anchorage. 

Glaciers of Prince William Sound and Anchorage includes:

  • 3 Night's Accommodation
  • Prince William Sound 26 Glacier Cruise
  • Anchorage to Seward Scenic Tour
  • Alaskan Railroad, Glacier Discovery Train in Adventure Class
  • Transfer from Anchorage Hotel to Cruise
  • Meals as per Itinerary
  • Choice of excursion in Anchorage
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Day 1 - Arrive in Anchorage

Upon arrival in Anchorage make your own way to your hotel, the rest of the day is at leisure to enjoy the sights.

Transfer Suggestion – We recommend a local taxi bookable at the airport or speak to your consultant if you require a private transfer.

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Hilton Anchorage

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Hotel Captain Cook

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Day 2 - Anchorage, Freedom of Choice

Today you can personalise your day by choosing one of these excursions

Option 1. Anchorage Brew Tour Get the inside scoop on Anchorage’s beer culture and brewery history on a half-day guided tour. Sample six tasty offerings at three different venues, including three classic breweries that you’re sure to enjoy.

Option 2. Turnigan Arm Wildlife Tour with Alyeska Tram This full day tour from Anchorage includes a aerial tram ride up Mt. Alyeska, fresh lunch in Girdwood and tour of the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Centre home to moose, brown and black bears, wolves, bald eagles, musk oxen, and reindeer, giving guests an opportunity to view each species up close.

Option 3. Hatcher Pass Hike and History Tour This half-day afternoon excursion from Anchorage includes a local guide, a tour at Independence Mine State Historical Park, gold panning and an interpretive hike along the Mill Loop Trail (an easy .9-mile train with 177-feet of elevation gain). Travel along the Knik Arm, ascend into the Talkeetna Mountains and witness the breath-taking alpine area known as Hatcher Pass.

Option 4. Anchorage Flightseeing Safari View Alaska’s largest city from above! On this 30-minute introductory flight, you’ll launch from Lake Hood and fly to some of the most scenic sites in the area.

Option 5. Upgrade Option: Alaska Bear Viewing Tour Enjoy a half day guided tour with an opportunity to see Alaska’s black and brown bears in their natural habitat. Depending on the time of year and where the bears are foraging for food, you will fly southwest of Anchorage by float plane to either Lake Clark National Park, Redoubt Bay or Chinitna Bay. Here you can view Alaskan resident brown bears up close.

Option 6. Upgrade Option: Fly-in Guided Fishing Excursion Experience some of the world’s best salmon and trout fishing in Alaska’s back country, only 35 minutes away from Anchorage by seaplane. The entire day is a not to be missed fishing & wilderness adventure. Fishing trips cater to both the experienced and novice fisherman.

Option 7. Upgrade Option: Helicopter & Glacier Dogsled Excursion Start this adventure with a spectacular helicopter ride over glaciers and icebergs. We often see moose, black bears, Dall sheep, and mountain goats. Land on a huge snowfield high on a glacier and enjoy a whole hour with Alaskan sled dogs and their mushers. Take the dog team for an exhilarating dogsled ride through real snow.

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Hilton Anchorage

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Hotel Captain Cook

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Day 3 - Prince William Sound 26 Glacier Cruise & Alaska Railroad

Depart Anchorage on Alaska Railroad for an adventure into the exciting world of Alaska’s glaciers. In Whittier, board the 26 Glacier Cruise and venture deep into Prince William Sound, finding yourself so close to glaciers that you can “hear” them move and gaze at their brilliant blue hues. Discover several types of glaciers including Alpine hanging, Piedmont and Tidewater, plus watch for glacier calving’s (broken pieces of ice that have fallen into the water and become icebergs). Back in Whittier, board Alaska Railroad’s Glacier Discovery train for the final leg of the tour to Anchorage. 

 

Meals Included - Lunch

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Hilton Anchorage

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Alaska Railroad

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Day 4 - Anchorage to Seward Cruise Ship Terminal

Today’s scenic journey takes you along Cook Inlet to the glacier-filled Chugach Mountains. Take an aerial tram up Alyeska for views of Turnagain Arm, up to seven “hanging” glaciers and endless peaks, then visit the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Centre which provides care and rehabilitation for injured and orphaned wildlife. Here you can safely observe and photograph some of Alaska’s largest land mammals. If time allows, stop at Exit Glacier for magnificent views before arriving in Seward where you’ll be transferred to the cruise ship terminal.

 

Meals Included - Lunch 

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