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					 NATURE’S BEST: ALASKA
 7 DAYS

 WITH GLOBUS THe DeTaILS are DOne.
 You’ll always visit the key sights and enjoy more inclusions; inside
 visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour
 description, including admission charges where applicable. For
 Amenities & Services, see page 7.

 TrIp ScaLe Leisurely      ■       On the Go

     LOcaL FaVOUrITeS
 Globus has created special experiences that will bring you behind the
 scenes, spotlight the unique stories of your journey, and bring to life
 the local flavor of your destination. Just look for the icon to see
 what we’ve included for you.

 ALL THIS IS INCLUDED
 ■ SIGHTSeeInG & mOre
 FaIrBanKS Welcome dinner; pan for gold at Gold Dredge #8; cruise
 aboard sternwheeler riverboat Discovery; enjoy an Alaska Salmon Bake
 FaIrBanKS–DenaLI Journey aboard the Alaska Railroad
 DenaLI naTIOnaL parK Dinner and           exclusive presentation
 at the Murie Science Center by a local Naturalist; guided wilderness
 expedition
 BIG LaKe       Visit Happy Trails Kennels
 ancHOraGe Sightseeing tour; farewell dinner
 KenaI FJOrDS naTIOnaL parK Cruise through Kenai Fjords
 National Park
 ■ HOTeLS FAIRBANKS Wedgewood Resort (F), DENALI NATIONAL
 PARK Denali Bluffs (F), ANCHORAGE Sheraton Anchorage (SF);
 ALASKA CRUISE EXTENSION Holland America’s MS Statendam or
 MS Zaandam
 ■ meaLS Breakfast daily (B), 3 lunches (L) including a picnic lunch in
 Denali National Park (L), 3 three-course dinners (D) including a farewell
 dinner in Anchorage; Alaska Cruise Extension: 19 additional meals

 CUSTOMIZE YOUR VACATION
 ■ eXTra nIGHTS in Fairbanks, Anchorage, and Vancouver
 ■ eXTenD yOUr VacaTIOn with an Alaska cruise (Tour CKI)
 ■ myGLOBUS Personalize your tour ahead of time with additional
 excursions. Visit our Web site for details and conditions.

 nOTe While wildlife in Alaska is frequently seen, early-season (May &
 early June) and late-season (September) departures offer even greater
 opportunities for viewing a variety of wildlife. Departures after mid-
 August will enjoy blazing fall colors.




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                                                                                            NATURE’S BEST: ALASKA
                                                                                            7 DayS                                                                            US & canaDa WeST
DAY 1 ARRIVE IN FAIRBANKS.
Welcome to Fairbanks, the state’s second-largest city. Meet your Tour
Director this evening for a welcome between 6 pm and 8 pm.                                                                          ALASKA
                                                                                                                                                                       2 Fairbanks
                                                                                                                                                         2
DAY 2 FAIRBANKS.                                                                                                              Big Lake                   Denali
Visit GOLD DREDGE #8, then ride the narrow-gauge railroad and                                                                                            National
                                                                                                                         Anchorage                        Park
head inside the mine’s permafrost tunnel. Try your luck as you pan for                                                              2
                                                                                                                            Seward
                                                                                                                Kenai Fjords
gold. Later today, board the sternwheeler DISCOVERY for a cruise on the                                         National Park
Chena and Tanana Rivers with a stop at the Chena Indian Village to learn                                         26 Glaciers                             Valdez
about Athabascan Native culture. You will also have the chance to meet
                                                                                                             Gulf of Alaska
Iditarod mushers and their famed dog teams to learn about breeding, training,
and the big race! This evening, enjoy a special Alaska Salmon Bake. (B,D)
                                                                                                                                              Glacier Bay                   Haines
                                                                                                                                             National Park
DAY 3 FAIRBANKS–ALASKA RAILROAD–DENALI NATIONAL PARK.                                                                                                                      Juneau
Board the world-famous ALASKA RAILROAD for a journey through
untamed wilderness. (See page 34 for information about your train.) Today’s
ride ends at DENALI NATIONAL PARK, where North America’s highest                                                                                     7
peak, 20,320-foot Mount McKinley, majestically dominates the park’s 6
                                                                                                                                                                            Ketchikan
million acres. The afternoon is free. This evening, enjoy dinner at the Murie                                                                      Pacific Ocean
Science Center followed by an exclusive      PRESENTATION on Denali
National Park by a local Naturalist. (B,D)
                                                                                                                                                                                    BRITISH
DAY 4 DENALI NATIONAL PARK.                                                                                                                                                        COLUMBIA
Morning at leisure. Optional activities include a float trip down the Nenana
River and a helicopter ride over the park. Then, dress comfortably for a
                                                                                            1     Overnights                                                       Vancouver
WILDERNESS EXPEDITION into Denali National Park to seek out grizzly                               Start City                                                         Island
bear, caribou, moose, and other wildlife. (B,L)                                                   End City
                                                                                                                                                                      Vancouver
DAY 5 DENALI NATIONAL PARK–BIG LAKE–ANCHORAGE.
Continue your exploration of Denali National Park as you head south toward
Anchorage. Stop along the way at        HAPPY TRAILS KENNELS, home
of four-time Iditarod champion Martin Buser and his dogs. See a demo on
mushing, complete with a mock Iditarod checkpoint, and get a chance to
play with the sled dogs! Upon arrival in Anchorage, take a city sightseeing
tour. This evening, your Tour Director hosts a special farewell dinner. (B,L,D)

DAY 6 ANCHORAGE. CRUISE IN KENAI FJORDS NATIONAL PARK.
Witness one of the world’s most scenic drives as you follow the south shore of
                                                                                            LOcaL FaVOUrITe meeT FOUr-TIme IDITarOD cHampIOn marTIn
lovely Turnagain Arm. Upon arrival in Seward, board your vessel for a cruise of
                                                                                          BUSer & See HIS SLeD DOGS aT Happy TraILS KenneLS
KENAI FJORDS NATIONAL PARK and the opportunity to see glaciers calving
into the sea, orcas, humpback whales, sea otters, and more! (B,L)

DAY 7 ANCHORAGE.                                                                        TOURS CK AND CKI DATES & PRICES
The tour ends this morning with guests departing on individual schedules.               prIceD FrOm $2,119AU
Airport transfers are provided. (B)                                                     Tour CK—7 days from Fairbanks to Anchorage
                                                                                        Tour CKI—13 days from Fairbanks to Vancouver
 aDD an aLaSKa crUISe TO yOUr VacaTIOn TOUR CKI—13 DAYS
                                                                                        Depar-              TOUR CK        TOUR CKI                  Depar-              TOUR CK        TOUR CKI
                                       FrOm $985AU                                      ture     Start     End Land       End Land                   ture     Start     End Land       End Land
                                                                                        Number Fairbanks Anchorage Only Vancouver Only               Number Fairbanks Anchorage Only Vancouver Only
                                       DAYS 1 TO 5
                                                                                        0514    Tue 14 May     20 May    2119    26 May     3104      0716   Tue 16 Jul      22 Jul    2259     28 Jul    3540
                                       Like Tour CK.                                    0521    Tue 21 May     27 May    2119    02 Jun     3160      0723   Tue 23 Jul      29 Jul    2259     04 Aug    3544
                                                                                        0528    Tue 28 May     03 Jun    2119    09 Jun     3244      0730   Tue 30 Jul      05 Aug    2259     11 Aug    3540
                                DAY 6 ANCHORAGE–SEWARD                                  0604    Tue 04 Jun     10 Jun    2259    16 Jun     3440      0806   Tue 06 Aug      12 Aug    2259     18 Aug    3544
                                (EMBARKATION).                                          0611    Tue 11 Jun     17 Jun    2259    23 Jun     3474      0813   Tue 13 Aug      19 Aug    2259     25 Aug    3480
                                After your cruise of Kenai Fjords                       0618    Tue 18 Jun     24 Jun    2259    30 Jun     3540      0820   Tue 20 Aug      26 Aug    2259     01 Sep    3434
                                                                                        0625    Tue 25 Jun     01 Jul    2259    07 Jul     3544      0827   Tue 27 Aug      02 Sep    2259     08 Sep    3290
                                National Park, transfer to the pier to                  0702    Tue 02 Jul     08 Jul    2259    14 Jul     3540      0903   Tue 03 Sep      09 Sep    2119     15 Sep    3144
embark on your Holland America cruise ship, the MS Statendam or                         0709    Tue 09 Jul     15 Jul    2259    21 Jul     3544      0910   Tue 10 Sep      16 Sep    2119     22 Sep    3110
MS Zaandam. (B,L,D)                                                                     Prices are for all land arrangements.                        Prices based on double room occupancy.
                                                                                        Prices are based on Adventure Class service on the           Single Room Supplement: CK/CKG $729; CKI/CKGI
DAY 7 SCENIC CRUISING: GULF OF ALASKA. (B,L,D)                                          Alaska Railroad. Upgrade to GoldStar service (CKG/           from $1460, depending on date and cabin category.
                                                                                        CKGI) for a supplement of $86. Please book early, as         Triple Room Reduction per person: CK/CKG $120;
DAY 8 SCENIC CRUISING: GLACIER BAY. (B,L,D)                                             space is limited.                                            CKI/CKGI from $160, depending on date and cabin
                                                                                        CKI/CKGI pricing is based on inside cabin, category          category.
DAY 9 HAINES. (B,L,D)
                                                                                        K; upgrade to an outside cabin category E or D (CKX/         extra nights per person in Fairbanks:
DAY 10 JUNEAU. (B,L,D)                                                                  CKGX/CKY/CKGY) from $304 or a verandah cabin                 in single room $240; in twin room $125; in triple room $96.
                                                                                        category B or BA (CKV/CKGV) from $1,312.                     extra nights per person in anchorage:
DAY 11 KETCHIKAN. (B,L,D)                                                               Cruise line non-commissionable fare, government              in single room $240; in twin room $125; in triple room $96.
                                                                                        taxes & fees from $351-$355 are included in cruise           extra nights per person in Vancouver:
DAY 12 SCENIC CRUISING: INSIDE PASSAGE. (B,L,D)                                         extension price.                                             May: in single room $349; in twin room $199; in triple
                                                                                        Gratuities per person for Tour Director and driver: $58.     room $157.
DAY 13 VANCOUVER (DISEMBARKATION).                                                      Gratuities for cruise extension are additional and paid      Jun.- Sep.: in single room $371; in twin room $209; in
The vacation ends this morning. Guests depart on individual schedules;                  on ship.                                                     triple room $165.
airport transfers are provided. Please schedule flights after Noon. (B)                  aDD FLIGHTS TO yOUr VacaTIOn–aIrpOrT TranSFerS IncLUDeD!
                                                                                         Competitive prices without the hassle. Free airport transfers included on brochure dates.
nOTe For more details on the ports visited and your cruise ship, please refer to page    Transfers available for purchase if you book extra nights.
32. Cruise itineraries are provided by Holland America Line and are most up to date
at time of printing. Your travel documents will contain the most current information.                                                                                                                         37

				
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